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'Beyond Divinity' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 26, 2004 @ 8:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Larian Studios has released the first patch for their Divinie Divinity RPG sequel Beyond Divinity. This update patch brings your English retail game to v1.45 and fixes various settings, a savegame problem and several other small issues and other. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Blood Magic' - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2004 @ 8:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In ‘Blood Magic’ the weapon of choice is magic. Graphically stunning, the game is set in a richly detailed medieval-style world, allowing the player a wide variety of choices both in individual quests and character development. There are a dozen different fields of magic, over 100 weapons in the game and nearly limitless spell possibilities.

'Chaos League' - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2004 @ 7:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chaos League combines sports, fantasy and brutal, chaotic action on a playing field where the primary objectives are typical but the gameplay is anything but. Players must score points, win games, advance to championship rounds, and of course compete for the ultimate trophy, but Chaos League serves up some extra excitement with its absence of rules, corrupt referees and mythical, powerful opponents.

'Need for Speed Underground 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2004 @ 4:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking place in a massive, free-roaming city featuring five distinct interconnected neighborhoods, Need for Speed Underground 2 delivers an immersive game world where the streets are your menus. As players explore the city, they’ll encounter rival racers who will school them in the ways of the underground and tip them off to the hottest racing spots in town. Read more for some new screens ...

Various 'Game Trailers' Available NOW

by Rainier on May 26, 2004 @ 4:37 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 :

'Gates Of Troy' Announced

by Rainier on May 26, 2004 @ 12:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Gates Of Troy" is a Trojan themed expansion pack for SPARTAN, the award winning turn-based strategy game from Slitherine Software. Slitherine have been secretly working on "Gates Of Troy" for months and are now finally ready to announce it to the strategy gaming world.

'Far Cry' - SDK & New Patch Coming Soon

by Rainier on May 26, 2004 @ 12:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft updated the official Far Cry website letting us know that they are working on the next patch (v1.2) for Crytek's FPS FarCry, and can be expected between June 7th-14th. Crytek is also working on the promised Mod SDK, also scheduled for released June 14th. Totop it all off the Win/Linux dedicated FarCry servers will be released between June 15th and June 18th. Of course we will have all the goodies on our fileserver network...

XS Games Brings 'Chicago 1930' To North America

by Rainier on May 26, 2004 @ 12:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

By the creators of Desperados and Robin Hood, The Legend of Sherwood, Chicago 1930 will plunge players into the 30's and drag them from the Chicago shallows to a pretended respectable community. The Mafia rules the city. A special police task force is formed to take down his gang. This squad is managed by two cops. An open war breaks out throughout the city of Chicago. Now it’s your turn to choose your side! XS Games has signed Chicago 1930 for North American released, expected in stores June 18, 2004

'Impersonator' Tools For UT2004 Available NOW

by Rainier on May 26, 2004 @ 11:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Epic Games and OC3 Entertainment released tools, samples, and documentation for Impersonator. Epic integrated a licensed version of the Impersonator speech and facial animation tool from OC3 Entertainment, making it easy for mod authors to create realistic and emotive talking characters. Impersonator support is integrated directly into the UT2004 game editor, UnrealEd, once UT2004 is patched to version 3204. Read more for download links ...

'Dark Age of Camelot: Catacombs' - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2004 @ 11:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Catacombs" is an expansion pack for "Dark Age of Camelot" in which players are given the opportunity to explore underground cities – with attached adventuring areas – based on the backstory of one underground player race per Realm. Many of these new adventures will be instanced, giving the player the chance to explore the underground world of "Catacombs" on their own schedule. The expansion also introduces one new player class per Realm.