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'Alias' (PC/Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 1:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

“Alias” is a third-person action adventure video game that allows players to step into the role of the series’ lead character, Sydney Bristow, an agent for the CIA. Bristow must use her cunning, extensive knowledge of martial arts and array of high-tech gadgetry to accomplish dangerous missions. “Alias” will encompass all of the key elements behind the series’ success, including high-action combat, stealth missions and time-based objectives, espionage, intriguing plot twists, high-tech weaponry and stunning gameplay locations that span the globe. Read more for a massive load of butt-kicking screens ...

'Midtown Madness 3' (Xbox) - New Downloadable Content

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2003 @ 3:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As was promised last month, Microsoft Game Studios has once again released new downloadable content for Midtown Madness 3 through their Xbox Live service. This new content pack features as bunch of new cars & tracks. Read more for details and to check out some screens of what to expect ...

'Plague of Darkness' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2003 @ 3:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Plague of Darkness, Namco transports players to ravaged Medieval Europe during the time of the Black Death. Eight brooding environments with 58 sub-locations will put players to the test, each containing new objectives, enemies and obstacles. A linear storyline with deadly puzzles, fascinating characters and chilling discoveries allow players to experience unique game play mechanics and participate in over-the-top fantasy combat.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 3' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2003 @ 12:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami has released the first patch for their recentrly released soccer sim Pro Evolution Soccer 3. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.10.2 and addresses various fixes and game tweaks. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'C&C Generals: Zero Hour' - New Multiplayer Map

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2003 @ 12:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has released yet another new multiplayer map for their 3D RTS add-on Command & Conquer Generals: Zero Hour. This map is titled Iron Dragon but no additional details are known at this point. Read more for download links ..

'Vietcong' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2003 @ 12:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pterodon and Illusion Softworks have released a new patch for their squad-based tactical shooter Vietcong. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.41 and addresses some game crashes, anti bunny hop (aka kangaroo) and various other cheats as well as several small gameplay improvements. This new patch requires to have the previous v1.30 patch installed first (thanks Tiscali). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Xpand Rally' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2003 @ 11:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Xpand Rally races take place in different parts of the world, the player gets to race in different environments – from deserts to polar snows. This gives him opportunity to experience cars’ physics changing in different weather and on different surfaces (gravel, sand, snow, ice and asphalt). This enabled the XR team to create realistic and abundant in flora terrains of a few dozens of square kilometers. It will give the players a completely different feeling from driving in a narrow gutter known from most racing games... Read more for some new screens!

'Cyclone Circus' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2003 @ 11:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cyclone Circus is a global arcade racer that introduces the functionality of sail-trim as an acceleration interface. It is the year 2078, and the climate has changed dramatically because of global warming. Antarctica and the North Pole have seen their mass reduced by 80%, resulting in a huge rise of ocean levels. This rapid environmental change has caused extremes in weather patterns, such as the abundant increase in wind velocities. Boasting high speeds in high-tech wind-propulsed vehicles, the mastering of the sail trim, unique vehicle physics and over the top trick system are key elements in becoming World Champion.

'Airborne Troops' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2003 @ 10:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Airborne Troops, developed by Widescreen Games, is an absorbing infiltration action-adventure game that takes place in occupied France during the Second World War. On a mission to drop two secret agents into occupied territory the Sergeant’s aircraft is shot down leaving one of his agents seriously wounded. It is now the Sergeant’s duty to replace the ailing agent and complete the stealth missions himself. The gamer takes part in commando missions based on real events in the places where they actually happened, accurately recreated from archives and historical documents. Read more for a batch of new screens ...

'Lock On: Modern Air Combat' Ships In North America

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

Ubisoft, announced today that Lock On: Modern Air Combat, the highly-anticipated flight simulation game has shipped to retailers nationwide. Developed by The Fighter Collection, Lock On features today's most modern, technically advanced military aircraft in the most graphically rich, audio-intense game environment ever created for a combat flight simulation. Lock On: Modern Air Combat is rated "E" for Everyone and is available for a suggest retail price of $39.99.