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Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 10:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in the 60s and using the Cold War as its inspiration, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater forces the player to adopt a number of new skills to survive in Snake's new jungle environment. Danger lurks everywhere as Snake explores the beautifully-realised forests, encampments and rivers, with guards patrolling key routes, dangerous animals to contend with, and the uneven terrain and noisy foliage making the silent approaches the Metal Gear hero is famed for virtually impossible. Read more for some new screens ...

'Project Entropia's Land Grab Event'

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 9:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Project Entropia, the world's only virtual universe incorporating a real economy with a convertible currency, announces the first great virtual land grab, scheduled for June 2004! Any person in the world who has a reasonably fast internet connection and a normal PC may participate in the land grab.

'Naval Ops: Commander' (PS2) Coming To Europe

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 9:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

KOEI is pleased to announce that Naval Ops: Commander will sail into the European harbours in June 2004. Naval Ops: Commander is set in an alternate reality where the powerful nations of Virshia have deployed an armada of "Superships" around the globe. Through Virshia's aggressive assault on the world's oceans, nations quickly fell while others still hang in the balance. In the game, players command a lone Tactical Battle Group committed to fighting the Virshian fleet.

'Crystal Key II' Ships To Stores - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 9:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that it has shipped Crystal Key II on PC. Crystal Key II is the sequel to the best-selling, Crystal Key, which has sold upwards of 500,000 units in North America. A sci-fi fantasy adventure, players embark on a new journey of discovery and attempt to uncover the whereabouts of a mythical key. Legend tells of the Crystal Key’s magical powers and its ability to bring peace to those who unlock its secrets...

'Earth & Beyond' Closing Down

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The official E&B website has this statement "Starting September 22, 2004, Earth & Beyond will no longer be in service. After an amazing two years of galactic adventure, Electronic Arts has made the decision to close Earth & Beyond in order to focus resources on future games. Please check your email associated with your Earth & Beyond game account for updates and more information on what this closure means to you. We hope you've enjoyed the game as much as we have and that we'll see you again in another great EA game!"

'Thief: Deadly Shadows' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 2:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The game that introduced stealth gameplay is back. Ion Storm has implemented a new 3rd person cinematic action view as well as the classic 1st person perspective from the previous Thief chapters. Breaking and entering, stealing, sabotage, combat, assassination, and setting up ambushes - tasks master thief Garrett is well equipped to perform. Players will enter into Garret's dark world of thievery on both Xbox and PC this Spring 2004 in "Thief: Deadly Shadows". Read more to check out some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 2:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Advent Rising' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 12:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Advent Rising, a common legend pervades the galaxy - that of a powerful, ancient race that will one day unite the universe. Millions of cultures from vastly distant worlds revere and hallow these mythological beings known as humans. One race, the Seekers, know humans actually exist and are threatened by their potential power. Under the guise of benevolent explorers, the Seekers travel throughout the galaxy in a desperate attempt to eradicate any human society they unearth. Check out some new screens ...

'Highway To The Reich' Leads All The Way To Australia and New Zealand

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 10:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Panther Games are pleased to announce an agreement with Red Ant Enterprises to expand the distribution of the award-winning Highway to the Reich to wargamers in Australia and New Zealand.

Rainbow Six 3 (Xbox) - Downloadable Content

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 5:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3, Team RAINBOW races against time to stop terror and unravel a mystery. Where's the beef? On Xbox Live, where a brand new downloadable multiplayer mission for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 Xbox awaits. This one takes place in a meatpacking plant - delicious! Read more to check out some beefy screens ...