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'No Mans Land' - Screens

by Rainier on June 18, 2003 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westward Ho! In No Mans Land, the player leads the colonization of the American continent between 1600 und 1900. In three campaigns, divided into 30 diversified missions, the player sees the historical development of this era from the viewpoint of six different ethnic groups: Englishmen, settlers, American patriots, Spaniards and forest- and prairie Indians. Read more to check out the 4 new screens ...

'Breed' - Screens

by Rainier on June 18, 2003 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Breed is a cutting-edge science-fiction shoot-em up, which skilfully blends addictive, accessible, free-roaming gameplay with cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technology to expand not only the gameplay potential, but also the players perceived freedom within the game world. Utilising both 1st and 3rd person viewpoints, players can freely take control of a variety of units and vehicles – from standard ground troops to APCs and Dropships – to do battle with The Breed both in orbit and on the Earths surface. The objective is simple: Halt the invasion of The Breed and stop the destruction of mankind. Check the screens ...

Sega Changes '2K' Brandname To 'ESPN'

by Rainier on June 18, 2003 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA's sports studio, Visual Concepts Entertainment, maker of the acclaimed '2K' sports game series, and ESPN, the worldwide leader in sports, today announced at a press conference at the ESPN Zone, a deeper alliance and new branding for the former SEGA Sports "2K" sports videogame series which will now be called ESPN Videogames. Further reinforcing the brand's greatest benefits - ESPN integration and presentation - ESPN Videogames will continue to deliver some of the best sports videogames on the market.

'The Kore Gang' (Xbox) - Website Launched

by Rainier on June 18, 2003 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV just send word that they launched the official website for their upcoming Xbox action/adventure game 'The Kore Gang' (being developed by UDS). The site contains a game overview, as few new screenshots, the usual forum, and more. Go check it out!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 18, 2003 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Magic: The Gathering Battlegrounds' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 18, 2003 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just as in the "Magic" card game, in "Magic: The Gathering - Battlegrounds" players will choose a duelist and up to two of "Magic's" five colors -- red, green, white, blue, and black -- to attempt to reduce their opponent's life to zero. Of course, getting an opponent to zero will not be easy; players will have to utilize lightning reflexes, strategic brilliance and, on occasion, raw power to overcome an enemy. Check these spiffy 20 new screens ...

'Horizons: Empire Of Istaria' - Screens

by Rainier on June 18, 2003 @ 12:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Horizons is the next generation online epic adventure. It is based in the massively multiplayer fantasy world, Istaria. A world of legend and lore filled with humans, fiends, dragons and many other traditional fantasy roles, Horizons allows thousands of players to adventure together in the civilized and untamed regions of the world. It's been a while since we had some good Horizons screens, so njoy!

Unreal II Coming To The Xbox?

by Rainier on June 17, 2003 @ 6:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After some investigative work Gamespot has noticed that online retailers EBGames and GameStop have both updated their sites with listings for an Xbox version of Legend Entertainment's first-person shooter Unreal II, which was originally released on the PC earlier this year. While EBGames has no additional info, the GameStop listing features some info and a boxshot. Gamespot contacted an Atari representative for comment and they said that no official announcements have been made about Unreal II for the Xbox. To be continued...

'Will Rock' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 17, 2003 @ 6:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Will Rock is an FPS with mind-blowing visuals, heavy-duty weapons and opponents that you just want to blow to bits. The game takes place in over 12 levels in three settings, Ancient Greece, Ancient China and Medieval Russia. You play the role of William Rockwell, aka Will Rock, a former accountant who leaves his job, nagging wife and suburban home behind to find biblical treasures described in an old diary written by his grandfather, a world-renowned archaeologist. Ubisoft has released the first update patch bringing your retail game to v1.1, no details available yet. Read more for download links ...

'Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield' - Patch Issues & Temp Solution

by Rainier on June 17, 2003 @ 5:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on BluesNews that a post on Raven Shield Platoon describes a problem they've found with the newly released v1.3 patch for Raven Shield, as well as the workaround that will at least allow you to get out without rebooting should it happen to you. Here's the deal: The 1.3 patch has an error that causes servers to crash on the "deploying countdown". The crash has you (and everyone else in the server) sitting in the game staring at the countdown stuck on 1. This happens at random times. The only way to exit is to open console and type in either disconnect or quit.