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'Eve of Destruction' - Updated Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2004 @ 11:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eve of Destruction is a mod for EA's Battlefield 1942, and they have released a new & massive v0.3 update that includes 8 new vehicles, 6 new weapons, 5 new levels, and a huge number of tweaks and fixes. Eve Of Destruction will contain not only new skins, vehicles and new objects, it features 8 complete new custom maps. Each map is different in their own way (from realistic to fun maps) and partially adapted to the Indochina Vietnam Conflict. Head back to the jungles in this modification replicating the deadly and vicious Vietnam War. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2004 @ 10:43 a.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 :

  • Dead Mans Hand - Intro Movie
  • Zombies - Trailer
  • Within Temptation 'Knights Of The Temple' - Music Video

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Colin McRae 04' - Demo Coming Next Week

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2004 @ 10:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters has revealed that they are going to release a demo for their upcoming racing game 'Colin McRae 04'. For Colin McRae Rally 04, the gear grinding action is more intense than ever as the series' superb car handling combines with new championships, custom rallies, new single and multiplayer gaming modes, and unique car part testing challenges to win advanced technology for your car. The demo will feature the Citroen Xsara and the USA, Japan, Finland tracks and is expected Tuesday Feb. 24. Of course we will have the demo on our fileservers as soon as its available...

'Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2004 @ 10:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft is pleased to announce that Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword has gone gold. Developed at Ubisoft's Milan studios, the mission pack to Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield promises to deliver the same action-intensity expected from a Clancy game. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword is scheduled to ship on March 9, 2004.

'Far Cry' - Developer Q&A

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2004 @ 9:51 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Far Cry features its critically acclaimed, proprietary CryENGINE, huge game environments, deadly A.I., and the longest view-distance ever witnessed in a first-person shooter - all features destined to become benchmarks in the genre. The newly released Far Cry video showcases all of its standout features, including its never-seen-before long-range gameplay and crystal clear graphics utilizing polybump technology, in action-packed detail. Ubisoft sent out a Q&A with Crytek's lead producer Chris Natsuume, lead explaining how the team created the breath-taking effects visualized in the movie.

'Links 2004' (Xbox) - Downloadable Content

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2004 @ 9:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios announced today that the Plantation Course at Kapalua is now available to Xbox Live subscribers worldwide for $4.99. The arrival of the new downloadable content bolsters an already feature packed experience for the popular Xbox golf series, “Links 2004.”

'Gran Turismo 4' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2004 @ 9:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gran Turismo 4 further demonstrates its mission to provide the most authentic driving simulation available in the marketplace. New features will extend above and beyond just pure automotive racing, providing a unique destination for automotive and PS2 enthusiasts to enjoy car culture in every dimension – extending that goal will be highlighted through the new "GT Photo Mode."

'Blitzkrieg II' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2004 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Blitzkrieg II" builds upon the success of our best selling RTS "Blitzkrieg" with a new focus on fast-paced gameplay, a strategic layer and new tactical opportunities. A completely new engine takes WWII into full 3D where players can command famous aces and units, strategically plan battles in multiple theatres, choose their reinforcements and use a wide range of new unit types such as aircraft and ships. Players will also be able to compete against each other online supported by a matchmaking server with a new multiplayer mode and a rating system.

Uwe Boll Acquires 'Far Cry' Movie Rights

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2004 @ 9:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Boll KG has picked up another video game title, building on the company's growing reputation for bringing interactive entertainment properties to the big screen. Director-producer Uwe Boll will turn German game developer Crytek's first-person shooter PC game "Far Cry" into a $25 million horror movie that is planned to shoot next year.

'Ultima X: Odyssey' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2004 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ultima X: Odyssey is a next generation massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) from the award-winning Origin studio team. Powered by the latest version of the Unreal Engine and based on the renowned Ultima single-player role-playing series, UXO will enable players to create personalized legacies in a massive new online world and will be one of the first of its kind to offer private areas on demand within the game. Some more screens goodness ...