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'Total Club Manager 2004' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 11:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Total Club Manager 2004 puts you straight into the dugout of your favourite football team. Whether you are fighting for league survival or challenging to win the championship, TCM 2004 will put you in total control. EA has released a demo letting you checking out this upcoming football management, no speicifc details are available at this point as to what the demo features. You may have seen another but incomplete version floating around on the web, this is the full, 400mb big, deal. Read more for download links ...

'Imperium Galactica 3' Is Back As 'Nexus' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 11:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Just when it looked like the game formerly known as 'Imperium Galactica 3' would be lost in space, it is now back on track as one of the most eagerly awaited hits of 2004 thanks to a worldwide rights deal announced by Benelux's leading independent publisher HD Interactive of Amsterdam. Earliest views of the game have inspired such descriptions as 'visceral, futuristic and captivating' and 'absolutely gorgeous', and now the real-time mission-based tactical space game for PC has not only found a new publishing home with HD Interactive, but also a new focus with the title: 'Nexus' (thanks Blues). Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Counter-Strike' (Xbox) In Stores NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 10:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios and Valve today announced that Counter-Strike" for Xbox has stormed store shelves in North America for an estimated retail price of $49.99 (U.S.). Counter-Strike, the most popular action game on the planet, explodes onto Xbox and Xbox Live, bringing with it unparalleled multiplayer tactical combat and new content exclusive to Xbox. Counter-Strike for Xbox includes all new counter-terrorist and terrorist teams, an impressive array of graphical enhancements and ultra-responsive controls optimized for Xbox. The heart-pounding action spans over 18 highly diverse maps including seven new multiplayer maps and 11 completely enhanced Counter-Strike fan favorites, as well as upcoming maps downloadable via Xbox Live.

'Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 9:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Attention future Jedi! LucasArts is pleased to announce that Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy for the Xbox has shipped and is in stores now. Immerse yourself in the Star Wars universe as you take on the role of an eager Jedi apprentice ready to learn the ways of the Force from Master Luke Skywalker. Create your own character, customize your lightsaber and choose your adventure through a variety of missions in classic Star Wars locations. Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy which was developed by Raven Software and Vicarious Visions is rated "T" for Teen by the ESRB and retails for $49.95.

'Combat Mission: Afrika Korps' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Experience combat in a true 3D battlefield as machinegun tracers arc overhead and exploding artillery shells shake the earth! Watch the famous Deutsches Afrika Korps storm the fortress of Tobruk, or help the US and British forces defend against powerful German counterstrikes at Anzio. Fight with the elite German Fallschirmjäger units in Crete, or follow General Patton's sweep across the island of Sicily. Battlefront.com has released a multi-language demo (German, French & English) for their upcoming turn-based/realtime 3D WWII tactical combat sim letting you try out 2 scenarios (Fruhlingswind and Line of Defense) in single/multiplayer mode. Read more for download links ...

'Dragon Empires' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 3:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragon Empires promises to be a groundbreaking MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game). The world will be filled with embattled clans, each striving to prove their superiority in head-to-head group combat, as they aim to take political and economic control of the game's 50 magnificent cities and, ultimately, 5 empires. A few new screens trickled in, check them out ..

'Lords of EverQuest' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 2:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Lords of EverQuest brings the best elements of the real-time strategy world together with the epic storyline and depth of the legendary EverQuest fantasy roleplaying game. By capitalizing on the rich history, detailed characters and literally hundreds of monsters found in EverQuest, and building upon successful feature sets of the RTS genre, Lords of EverQuest creates a revolutionary gaming experience. Check out some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 2:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'¡Mucha Lucha!: Mascaritas of the Lost Code' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 4:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Honor, Family, Tradition...and Donuts!" Ubisoft announces that "¡Mucha Lucha!: Mascaritas of the Lost Code" has shipped on the Game® Boy Advance. Based on the hugely popular Warner Bros. Animation series airing on Kids' WB!, "¡Mucha Lucha!: Mascaritas of the Lost Code" places gamers into the wild, colorful world of "¡Mucha Lucha!" and is set in The Foremost World-Renowned International School of Lucha. If you are like me and have no idea what this is about, read more to check out some screens & trailer...

'Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel' (PS2/Xb) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 2:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In this gritty and darkly humorous 3rd person action adventure, players join the courageous Brotherhood of Steel, whose mission is to maintain peace in the grim post-apocalyptic world of Fallout. Battling raiders, mutants and a host of radioactive nightmares, players attempt to save the scattered remnants of the human race. Life is hard, mutation is rampant and the closet thing to law and order is the fusion-powered pistol that you carry on your hip. Read more for some juicy screens and a new trailer ...