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'Yager' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 5:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has now released an updated demo for their sci-fi flying action game Yager . The demo offers the same 3 missions as before but includes mouse support and now works on older processors without SSE instructions (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Mace Griffin: Bounty Hunter' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 5:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games UK has released a demo for their space combat-FPS Mace Griffin: Bounty Hunter. The PC version of Mace Griffin: Bounty Hunter will NOT be released in the US, it was cancelled a few weeks ago, so seems that the US folx will either have to import it, or be content with this demo (thanks C&VG). Read more for download links ...

'Mission Impossible: Operation Surma' - Office Website Launched

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 4:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari sent out notice that they have launched the official website for their upcoming stealth action game Mission Impossible: Operation Surma. The site features trailers, latest screenshots, message forums, details about the game, weapons & gadgets, and more. You can expect Mission: Impossible Operation Surma in stores November for the Gamecube, PS2, Xbox and GBA. Head on over to the official Mission Impossible: Operation Surma website to check out the goods ...

'Lords of EverQuest' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 4:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by the world of online gaming phenomenon EverQuest, Lords of EverQuest features an enthralling storyline drawing gamers to the land of Antonica as they control one of 15 Lords and manage massive armies in their quest for domination. As expected the 2nd demo for Lords of EverQuest has been released on the Nvidia website. This demo allows you to play online as the Elddar Alliance faction, including the previously released Shadow Realm tutorials. Read more for download links ...

Wanadoo Sells Offline Games Business To MC2 Entertainment

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wanadoo today announced the sale of its subsidiary Wanadoo Edition (28.2 million euros of revenues in 2002) to MC2 Entertainment, the company created in order to take over Microids on June 27 of this year. Upon completion of the transaction Wanadoo will hold 12 percent of MC2 Entertainment.

DreamWorks and Tecmo Announce 'Fatal Frame' Movie

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 12:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tecmo and DreamWorks Studios, the movie studio headed by Steven Spielberg, announced new details surrounding the movie based on Fatal Frame, the hit survival-horror series that will once again unleash its terror with a sequel, Fatal Frame 2, coming out this November.

'Xbox Live Now' Keeps Friends Connected

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that the new Xbox Live update “Xbox Live Now” is now available for download. "Xbox Live Now" is a free update that gives gamers what they want most: a host of innovative features they can use to interact with friends online. With "Xbox Live Now", gamers are always connected to Xbox Live, so from the moment the Xbox power indicator glows green gamers are plugged into their online network of friends.

'Empires: Dawn of the Modern World' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 11:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A real-time strategy game of epic scope and breadth, Empires: Dawn of the Modern World lets players command legendary civilizations as they battle to forge mighty empires during the days of longbows and charging knights to the awesome land, air and sea battles of WWII involving Tiger Tanks, Storm Troopers, Spitfires, and stealthy submarines. Read more for some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 11:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer - Trailer
  • LotR: Return of the King - Trailer
  • Chrome - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Warlords IV: Hereos of Etheria' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria, its upcoming turn-based strategy game, has gone gold! Warlords IV is a unique blend of role playing and turn-based strategy gaming with a tactical combat system unique to the Warlords franchise. Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria will be available on the PC in October.