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Cuban American Bar Association Attacking 'GTA: Vice City'

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 9:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Cuban American Bar Association ("CABA") has sent a letter to the manufacturers of the video game "Grand Theft Auto-- Vice City" condemning the game's use of racially charged remarks promoting the hate and killing of Haitians and Cubans (thanks Blues). Any other organizations nobody ever heard of, or cares about, want to get their name in the press?

'X-Men: Legends' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 8:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

X-Men: Legends features favorite characters from the powerhouse Marvel franchise in an immersive action RPG. The story begins when the X-Men learn that Magneto, their greatest adversary, has devised a plan to give mutants the power to reign supreme over humans. The X-Men are then forced to battle Magneto to prevent global chaos and stop their foes from imprisoning the human race.

'Guild Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 8:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Guild Wars takes place in a fantasy world, where guilds of characters of a wide range of professions can make a mark on history. The reason we chose the fantasy realm is that we wanted a place that was instantly familiar to gamers, and also one that offers us near-limitless opportunities for new and exciting types of friends and foes. Like the evolving worlds of Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo that we helped to build over the years, we’re creating a new place that we believe you’ll want to visit over and over. Check some new screens ...

'Call Of Duty' Getting Punked & Busted

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 6:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision dropped us a note to inform everybody that they have signed an agreement with Even Balance to incorporate their Punkbuster in Call OF Duty. "We know concerns about cheating are a big issue in the fan community right now, so we wanted to pass along the following update: Infinity Ward has signed a deal with Even Balance to include PunkBuster for Call of Duty. As more information, including timing, develops on releasing PB support for Call of Duty, we'll let you know. Thanks!"

'The FirePower' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 4:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

FirePower for Microsoft Combat Simulator 3, commemorates the brave individuals that fought in the air over Europe during World War II, their skill and sacrifice by providing the player with an air combat experience like never before. This was accomplished by using authentic military test data and combat footage along with the input from over thirty real warbird pilots. This time we have screens & trailer showing off the Messerschmitt Me 210...

'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox) - Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 3:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As promised Atari has launched the first of 3 promotional trailers directed by Scott Ridley. The "Run The Gaunlet" episode 1 is only available on the official Driv3r website in streaming format, so head on over there to check it out (registration is required).

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

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 2:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Getting under the hood and into the very heart of street racing, Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has signed an exclusive global publishing agreement with Juice Games for their next-generation racing game, Juiced due this Autumn. Combining the best elements of simulation and arcade-style play, Juiced will feature more than 50 licensed vehicles; real-time modding with hundreds of authentic aftermarket parts; realistic car physics and damage; and online head-to-head play, including for the first time ever, "crew based" team racing. Read more for details and 50+ new screens ...

'Rainbow Six 3 Raven Shield' - New Patch Coming

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 1:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The official Raven-Shield website has word that we can expect a new Raveshield v1.52 update patch for Ubisoft team based tacitcal shooter next week Tuesday Jan 27th. The main focus of this patch is to fix the wall-peek glitch introduced in 1.5 & 1.51. However, some other optimizations and tweaks were also aimed at fixing some other gameplay issues, notably frag and ladder lock. Of course we will have it available on our fileservers ....

'Vietcong: Fist Alpha' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 1:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Placing you in the highlands of Vietnam, Vietcong Fist Alpha brings 7 brand new single player missions as well as 8 new multi-player maps to expand that jungle experience of Vietnam in 1967. With 6 new weapons as well as bayonets for weapons and machetes along with even more artillery raining shells down on both US and NVA alike, Vietcong Fist Alpha also brings the ubiquitous B52 Bomber and F-105 Thunderchief and F4 Phantom fighters into play. Read more for some new screens ...

'CT Special Forces 3: Bioterror' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 12:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The world's intelligence services suspect the evil terrorist organizations. These criminals would have created a new molecule capable of modifying human DNA. By reinforcing agression and strength genes, they create a new breed of superwarriors. Only the CT Special Forces can defeat such powerful enemies. You will need to lead your team through the most dangerous and demanding missions. Use your skills and all the modern weaponry available! Put an end to the threat of terrorism!