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'City of Heroes' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 4:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

City of Heroes is the first superhero themed online RPG and will offer a host of exciting and compelling gameplay features. Players create their own heroes, choosing from hundreds of different powers, skills, abilities, and items and design their own unique costumes. Then they can band together with other players to fight evil, build their own secret headquarters and strive to become the premiere hero group in the city.

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

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 4:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts has not yet officially confirmed it but a few weeks ago Gamespot revealed it and today some first screens have trickled through. Star Wars: Battlefront, a Battlefield: 1942 style game set in the Star Wars universe is said to be in the works for PS2, Xbox as well as the PC. Read more for the first few screens ...

'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 4:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has launched the official DRIV3R web site with info, screenshots and more from Reflections Software's upcoming action game sequel. Driv3r, being developed for PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC, is expected in stores Spring 2004. In the meantime, head on over to the official website...

'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 1:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

For the first time, players control The Sims over an entire lifetime for the very first time. Every choice that is made has a relevant and dramatic effect on the life of a Sim. More life-like Sims, all new gameplay, and the ground-breaking addition of genetics, with the DNA of Sims passed down through generations, gives players a more vivid, realistic, and in-depth Sims experience. All of this takes place in a new amazingly life-like 3-D world...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 12:53 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Soldner - Intro Movie
  • Face Of Mankind - Trailer


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

'America's Army: Operations' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 12:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The US Army has released an early Christmas gift in the form of a new patch for America's Army: Operations. This upgrade brings their team-based multiplayer game to v 2.0a and adds a various improvements and fixes as well as adding a totally new map. Read more for details and download links ...

'Lord Of The Rings: War Of The Ring' - $40,000 Tournament

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 11:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today an online multiplayer tournament for their newly released PC real-time strategy game, The Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring. The War for Middle-earth, Co-sponsored by ATI Technologies Inc., BAWLS Guarana, and Tolkien online fan-sites TheOneRing.net, TolkienOnline.com, WarCry.com, and WaroftheRing.net, will culminate in a final match on March 20th, 2004 and carries a grand prize of $40,000 in cash. Read more for details ..

'Homeworld 2' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 10:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra has released the first patch for Relic Ent.'s sci-fi 3D RTS title Homeworld 2. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.1 and addresses game crashes, gameplay & balance tweaks as well as various multiplayer imporvements etc (thanks Bluesnews). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Massive Assault' - Bonus Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Wargaming.net releases the first additional map (planet) for its turn-based strategy game Massive Assault. This planet called 'Emerald' can be used both for World Wars against the A.I. and for the online games. It was crafted according to the preferences of our players - Massive Assault's players tend to prefer smaller planets providing more dynamic gameplay and quicker games in the Internet play mode. Read more for download links ...

'Civilizations III: Conquests' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 23, 2003 @ 10:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released a new update patch for the latest installment in Sid Meiers strategy franchise Civilizations III: Conquests. This upgrade (suitable for the English, German, Italian, Spanish, and French versions of the game) brings your retail game to v1.12 and fixes a crash with MP Random Civ selection. Read more for details and download links ...