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'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!

'NBA Ballers' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 10:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NBA Ballers is the exclusive one-on-one basketball game highlighting the “bling-bling” lifestyle of today’s NBA superstar; chromed-out cars, ice, cribs and your crew all hinge on the killer cross-over. Experience your favorite NBA Superstars up-close and personal with 60 current NBA stars. NBA Ballers also features 24 of your favorite NBA legends dropping dimes and dunking in your grill to determine who IS the greatest baller of all time. You got game? Then bring it and bling it with NBA Ballers (coming to courts near you in April 2004).

'Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 10:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps is Real-Time Tactical game in full 3D with highly realistic graphics, real time shadows, localised damage effects, explosions, weather effects and much more. Missions range from recon operations in the desert and escort missions to large-scale sieges of desert fortresses. All missions start with a briefing, a recap of the historical background and a management phase. Head on over to the freshly launched website, or read more to check out some new screens

Get your Face Featured In Your Own VideoGame

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2004 @ 10:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has signed an agreement with Digimask Ltd, the company behind the games technology that enables you to create real-life 3-D heads, that will literally change the face of video gaming forever. This summer use your Eye-Toy camera to stick yer ugly mug onto PS2 cameras. Read more for details ..