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'Sacred' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 1:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Sacred the player can choose from 6 playable characters, each with their own individual characteristics and style. The more reserved role-player might prefer the Battle Mage or the Wood Elf, while admirers of traditional fantasy characters can take on the role of the Gladiator or Dark Elf. If the player fancies a different approach then the Seraphim, a follower of the mystical Angels, or the bloodthirsty Vampiress might clench their thirst. Check out these new screens ..

'Shadow Ops: Red Mercury' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 1:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Using the latest Unreal Technology from Epic Games, developer Zombie Games is creating an ultra-realistic game world spanning Middle Eastern cities and towns to the secret military bases in the frozen backcountry of Russia to other global hotspots in the Philippines, Bosnia and Western Europe. Check the new screens ...

GMX Media Signs '8th Wonder Of The World' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2003 @ 12:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media today announced that it has secured the rights to publish the PC Adventure-Strategy title – 8th Wonder in most European territories, North America and Asia. "We are glad to bring this great title to the market." Commented Barry Leonard COO of GMX Media. “We’ve had so much fun play-testing it.”

'Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 11:25 p.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.

'Caribbean Crisis' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 9:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

1C and G5 Software companies will develop a new 3D RTS on motives of the Caribbean crisis. Game engine will be a modified Blitzkrieg engine. But game will not carry a historical reliability, in this Caribbean crisis the USSR and the USA will exchange nuclear attacks. In game there will be 4 campaigns: for the USSR, France, Germany, China, the USA and Great Britain. Read more for a few screens ...

'C&C Generals Zero Hour' - Update Patch Coming

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 6:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has put up a community update for C&C Generals Zero Hour with word on the upcoming patch for the latest C&C expansion pack Zero Hour. The v1.01 patch is expected Monday the 15th (unless for some reason it gets delayed, but thats their target date) and will feature 10 new multiplayer maps and a slew of fixes, tweaks and improvements (thanks Bluesnews). Read more for a detailed fix list.

'Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 5:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Nintendo GameCube version of Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde ships to stores today (Friday), Jaleco Entertainment announced. Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde is an action-strategy video game designed specifically for next-generation consoles. Experience the rush of amassing hordes of goblins under your control, embark on thrilling adventures, and engage in spectacular battles with enemy clans.

'Fame Academy' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 5:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MonteCristo has released a demo for their superstar sim Fame Academy (picked up by Ubisoft, also coming for the PS2). In this demo "You will find the first level of the game here, with a tutorial to help you begin to play. This demo gives you the opportunity to create your own Star, to build your house and to set up your first concert. Now it’s your turn to play!" Read more for download links ...

'Deer Hunter 2004' - Update Patch & Map Editor Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 4:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released the first update patch for the latest installment in their hunting franchise Deer Hunter 2004. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.1 and addresses various crashes, bug fixes and gameplay tweaks as well as graphics and network issues. To coincide with this patch they have also made available an updated map editor. Read more for details and download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2003 @ 4:17 p.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 :

  • Fight Night 2004 - Trailer
  • Desert Rats vs Afrika Korps - Trailer
  • Universal Combat - Trailer


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