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'Universal Combat' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2003 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Universal Combat brings the greatest components of war together in a single game. Conceived in late 2001 as Battlecruiser Generations, the fifth in the Battlecruiser series, the game has grown into much more than a massive space simulation. Universal Combat is due to be distributed by Mindscape in the UK in November 2003. Unfortunately due to time constraints and a looming Gold date, plans for the demo have been put on hold. Once the game goes Gold this Thanksgiving holidays, work will resume on the demo. Expect it around the end of November. In the meantime, check the new screens ..

'Tron 2.0' - Updated Level Editor Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 5:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buena Vista has released an updated level editor for Monolith's sci-fi FPS Tron2.0, allowing you to create your own single/multiplayer maps. This version of the level editor has been updated "with new installation instructions and pre-fabs for the sample maps" (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links.

'Blade And Sword' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 5:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining Diablo-like action elements and Street Fighter combats together, Blade and Sword blends computer Role-Playing and Action-RPG with amazing action and breath-holding martial arts from ancient China. This multiplayer game allows players to design up to five different combo attacks and features more than 30 levels. Developed by Pixel Studio, Blade and Sword is anticipated to be released for PC in Q4 2003. Read more for screens ...

Winners of IGC '03 Players Choice Awards - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 5:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GarageGames announced today the winners of Indie Games Con ’03 (IGC) Players Choice Awards sponsored by nVIDIA. 21-6 Productions returned to take 1st Place Overall for the second year in a row with their new game GravRally. 21-6's first racing title also edged out Dark Horizons: Lore from Max Gaming Technologies to win Best in Category for Multiplayer. A tie-breaker with Lore decided the Best in Category for Game Art which was awarded to Fuzee Teevee by Gastronaut Studios.

'Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 5:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mafia is a 3D action game, seen through the eyes of third person. Player assumes the role of a gangster in an American town of the thirties, and gets a chance to live through gangsters rise and fall. In a spell-bounding story of human hunger for power, he will be able to live through everything that was taking place in underworld during this stormy period: mad car chases, bootlegging, assassinations, and bank robberies. Read more for some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 4:58 p.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 :

  • Railroad Tycoon 3 - Trailer
  • Fugitive Hunter - Trailer
  • Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon - Trailer
  • Otogi 2 - Trailer


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

'Ghost Master' - Special Halloween Edition

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 2:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive today announces that a Collector's Edition of the hit PC title Ghost Master is now shipping. This Collector's Edition includes the original game, plus a host of extras (a DVD copy of Scary movie, amongst other things) that will send a shiver down your spine and grin to your face in time for Halloween. Read more for details ...

'World Rally Championship 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 1:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Evolution Studios have broken technological boundaries with the special effects in WRC3. Shrapnel particle emitters allow for bodywork and glass to come flying off the cars and a more detailed collision and damage model further intensifies the action. Additionally, working in-car instrumentation, enhanced car handling models and a new artificial intelligence system for driving computer controlled cars adds to the authenticity of the experience. Read more to check out 80+ screens ...

'Battlefield 1942' - Mod Development Tool Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has released a beta version for the Battlefield 1942 Mod Development Tool. The MDT introduces tools and guides for both the beginning and advanced Battlefield 1942 modder. The MDT is designed to help you make a mod that works with Battlefield 1942. If you are interested in contributing to the development of the MDT please download v.9a and post your comments and suggestions on the open beta forum. Read more for download links ...

'Judge Dredd: Dredd vs. Death' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rebellion has released the first patch for their 3D action game Judge Dredd: Dredd vs. Death. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.01 and adresses a slew of general changes, gametype-specific improvements, bug fixes, new server commands and plenty more (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details and download links ...