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Various Game Trailers #470

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 6:11 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 :

  • DOOM 3 [Xbox] - Trailer #3
  • Darkwatch - Trailers (2)
  • Empire Earth 2 - Peter Calabria Dev Diary Part 1
  • Splinter Cell Chaos Theory - TV Commercial #2

'Elite Warriors: Vietnam' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 3:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Elite Warriors: Vietnam, you will fight along side Green Beret commandoes as you conduct classified missions deep in Southeast Asia. By using patrol techniques still being used today in Iraq and Afghanistan you will rescue downed pilots, ambush convoys, seize enemy prisoners, and discover targets for air attacks. This single/multiplayer demo contains five tutorials missions, one singleplayer campaign, and two multiplayer maps playable in deathmatch and co-op (thanks GameSpot). Read more for download links ...

'Domination' - v2.0.127 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 3:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher has released the first patch for Wargaming's turnbased strategy game Domination. This patch brings your retail game to v2.0.127 and addresses various game crashes, bugs and implements a few gameplay changes. Read more for details and download links ...

'Jade Empire' (Xbox) - 17 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 3:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Jade Empire is set in a new fantastical world based on mythical China, where sinister events have upset the peaceful harmony of an isolated martial arts school. Featuring furious action previously found only in Hong Kong cinema, the game lets players master more than 30 fighting styles and a wide range of mystical powers.

'Empire Earth II' - Multiplayer Demo Coming

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 2:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

VUGames dropped us a note to inform Empire Earth II fans out there that a multiplayer demo will be released Monday April 4th. The demo will offer three of the game's fifteen epochs (Renaissance, Imperial, and Enlightenment), and three of the game's nine multiplayer modes (Conquest, King of the Hill, and Territory Control), playable for up to 10 players. The demo will also include the previously released singleplayer contentbut with updated content, new features, and the ability to set variables such as: game pace, starting resources, population cap, diplomatic settings, and weather & environment details before the game starts. Of course we will have the demo available on our fileserver network the minute its released.

'Flipnic: Ultimate Pinball' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 2:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom today announced Flipnic: Ultimate Pinball for the PS2. Forget all you think you know about pinball – it’s not just about flippers and bumpers anymore! Flipnic redefines the pinball experience as players go on a wild journey through surrealistic 3D environments and encounter outrageous gameplay variations that must be seen to be believed.

'SpecForce' - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 2:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SpecForce is Techland's latest futuristic tactical shooter with a plot connected to already known Chrome. Game development has been underway for some time now, and will use an optimized Chrome Engine. Read more for some new screens ...

10Tacle Signs Exclusive 'Oktoberfest' License

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 1:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Every year, Oktoberfest in Munich attracts millions of people from across the world. The event is synonymous with fun, a great atmosphere and wild partying, a good enough reason for 10Tacle Studios to now also develop PC, video and mobile phone games set in the pavillions, fun rides and fairground booths of the famous venue Münchner Wiesn. Consequently, 10T recently secured the exclusive worldwide licensing rights with regards to the biggest public festival and its official mascot, a Bavarian dachshund referred to as "Wies'n Wastl."

'Rebelstar Tactical Command' (GBA) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 12:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Namco today announced "Rebelstar Tactical Command" for the Game Boy Advance. A turn-based strategy and combat game with role-playing elements, "Rebelstar Tactical Command" transports players to a not-so-distant future in which Earth is ruled by an evil empire.

'Conker: Live and Reloaded' (Xbox) - 47 New Screens

by Rainier on March 30, 2005 @ 11:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Conker: Live and Reloaded' features intense deathmatch and campaign storyline modes via Xbox Live and system link, players can compete as one of six combat specialists across multi-mission campaigns covering Old War and Future War. Also included is the critically acclaimed single-player game, "Conker's Bad Fur Day," completely recreated for the Xbox with stunning graphics and unparalleled attitude.