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'Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon' (PS2/PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 11:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon is a skillfully-woven global adventure and a landmark in interactive story-telling. George and Nico return in this epic adventure as they fight through the steaming jungles of Congo, eerie castles in Prague, the chic back-streets of Paris and the historic village of Glastonbury – amongst many other locations - to unravel the secrets of the Sleeping Dragon and save mankind from the threat of a global catastrophe. Read more to check out the new screens.

'No Mans Land' - English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV has now released the English version of the No Man's Land demo featuring two thrilling missions. In the first mission, gamers play as a Spanish commander sent to North America to rid a colonized town of a plundering pirate. Look for the secret sub-quests and enjoy the Caribbean flavor! In the second mission, players step into the boots of a Patriot leader and must defend a fort against British attack (thanks VE3D). Read more for download links ...

'Command And Conquer: Generals' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released the promised C&C Generals update patch bringing your retail game to v1.06. There are patches for the English, French and German version of the game. Read more for detailed fix list download links ...

'Jak II: Renegade' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 10:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The legendary duo return in Jak II, where Jak has grown into a mature young hero with a cynical attitude and hardened edge. Following the finale of Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy, Jak and Daxter investigate a strange energy portal that propels them 500 years into the future where they find themselves in a foreign city. The city, under siege and ruled by the tyrannical Baron Praxis, is surrounded by a dark wasteland on the brink of destruction with menacing Metal Heads destroying the land.

'Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown' - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 10:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is based on Cinemaware’s hit game Defender of the Crown, first released in 1986 on the Commodore Amiga and subsequently to a variety of platforms where sold over 1,000,000 units worldwide. Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is a re-imagining of the beloved classic, with a deep storyline, a rich cast of characters, and the same commitment to stunning graphics and unique, varied gameplay that first made Cinemaware famous. Today Cinemaware released some new screens, read more to check them out!

'Navy SEALs: Weapons of Mass Destruction' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ValuSoft today announced the release of Navy SEALs: Weapons of Mass Destruction for PC. This action-packed sequel to the original top-selling Navy SEALs combat game is rated "M" for Mature and will be available at retailers nationwide for $19.99 SRP.

'Cypher: Sequel To Traitor’s Gate' - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 10:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world has seen all kinds of weapons of mass destruction: nuclear, chemical and biological. Now the threat is digital. A virus, simple in concept yet catastrophic in effect, has been developed. Its target is the communication systems of the world. It will shut down all digital entertainment, economic trade and cripple the military, causing breaches in all security systems and global mass chaos. There is only enough time to send one operative. His codename: Raven. His mission: to find the virus, copy it and then destroy the research lab where it is located. A new batch of screens just arrived ...

'Airport Tycoon 3' - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 9:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Airport Tycoon 3 features a challenging 3D management simulation of an airport but with many new and thrilling features. As the player controls numerous variables of a congested international airport, such as finances, contractual obligations, construction and improvements, many new challenges arise from the midst of hectic travelers, striking union representatives, and the always unexpected welcome of fierce weather. Read more for some new screens ...

'Battlefield Command: Europe at War 1939 - 1945' - Screens

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take command of a wide range of military units in some of WWII's most significant battles in this groundbreaking Tactical RTS. The game's epic visual style redefines the standard for real-time strategy titles; whilst the outcome of the player's commands are experienced through depth of detail and stunning cutting edge graphics. An incredibly detailed game, Battlefield Command, will cover WWII's major European battles from the invasion of Poland and France in 1939-40, through the war on the Eastern front, and the fall of Germany in 1945. You got to check these sweet screens!

'Shanghai Dragon' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 21, 2003 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shanghai Dragon is a first-person arcade rail-shooter by Chinese company E-Pie Entertainment (already released in China). They have released a playable demo letting you try out the first two missions from the full game. The new demo has a new optional setting in it for turning down the blood factor a bit when enemies get shot. Read more for download links ...