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'Jetfighter V: Homeland Protector' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 10:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Global Star Software has released a patch for InterActive Vision's modern combat flight sim Jetfighter V: Homeland Protector.This update will brings your retail game to v1.01. and adds a keyboard configuration menu, full Internet multiplayer support with a new deathmatch mode, a chat feature, a save option for the mission generator, etc (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details and download links ...

'Syberia 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 9:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microids has released a demo for Benoit Skokal's adventure sequel Syberia 2. No specific details are available at this time but this demo gives you the chance to try out an early part of the game. Stay tuned for our soon coming Syberia 2 preview. Read more for download links.

'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas' Officially Announced

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 9:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar Games is pleased to announce Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, the next iteration in the globally successful Grand Theft Auto franchise. Developed by world-class designers Rockstar North, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas will be available exclusively for the PlayStation2 and is expected to be in stores in North America on October 19, 2004 and in Europe on October 22, 2004.

'Stalingrad' Announced

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stalingrad is a real-time strategy (developed by DTF Games) based on the modified Blitzkrieg engine. The game tells a story of one of the most dramatic periods of World War II and covers all major events from June 1942 till January 1943. The game consists out of two campaigns. During the first one players will lead the advancing German forces and after that will assume the role of a Soviet commander, whose aim is to liberate the city and smash the 6th Army of Wehrmacht

'Star Wars Battlefront' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 2:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts officially announced today the exciting details regarding Star Wars Battlefront, an intense open-ended multiplayer action game set in the Star Wars universe due out this fall for the PlayStation2, Xbox and the PC. Star Wars Battlefront will put fans and gamers in the heat of the action as they re-live all of the epic battles from the classic and prequel eras of the Star Wars universe. Read more for the first details and some new screens ...

'Unreal Tournament 2004' - Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 2:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Unreal Tournament 2004 is the next evolution of the greatest competitive computer game ever created," said Jean-Philippe Agati, senior vice president and general manager of Atari's Los Angeles studio. "The addition of new modes, mods and maps as well as the controllable land-, air- and space-based vehicles, means Unreal fans are getting an entirely new experience featuring devastating vehicular combat and wide scale warfare." Check out some new screens ...

'Back Alley Brawl' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 2:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ogreforce Animation has released a demo for their arcade style fighting game 'Back Alley Brawl'. No specific details as to what the demo contains are given, just a general "Battle against your friends or fight the AI with The Ogreforce Taffy Pull Artificial Intelligence which continually adjusts to your fighting and gives you the fight of your life." This trial version can be unlocked to full game by purchasing a serial key. Read more for download links ...

'Crash Bandicoot Purple: Ripto's Rampage' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 2:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Crash Bandicoot Purple: Ripto's Rampage, Dr. Neo Cortex (Crash's nemesis) and Ripto (Spyro's nemesis) have accidentally met up through underground portals and are set on taking over the entire universe. In an attempt to share resources and expand their territories, Cortex and Ripto are using portals to flood their two worlds with their evil minions. Crash and Spyro must team up with each other to discover the identity of the new menace and save the universe from this evil plot!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 1:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wars Battlefront Q&A with Pandemic's Jens Andersen on

Fallen Earth Q&A with Icarus Studio’s James Hettinger on GameBunny

Midway's 2004 Line Up - Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2004 @ 12:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway has updated its press site with new information and assets for its 2004 line up. Read more to check out new material for :

  • NBA Ballers
  • Area 51
  • NARC
  • Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy
  • The Suffering (PC/Xbox)
  • MLB Slugfest: Loaded