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MoH: Assault Breakthrough - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2003 @ 1:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As U.S. Army Sergeant John Baker, players join the battle at Kasserine Pass in North Africa, race to capture Messina in Sicily, and finally repel the German army at the historic battle of Monte Battaglia in the heart of Italy. Armed with a new arsenal of weapons, players will fight alone and with squad mates as they rush to stop the Axis powers. Some more screens ...

'BF1942: Secret Weapons Of WWII' - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2003 @ 1:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII, the second expansion pack to the highly acclaimed Battlefield 1942 title, significantly enhances the gaming experience by bringing the most bizarre and deadly weapons from the German and Allied laboratories to the Battlefield. From top secret, cutting edge weapons to secret forces and secret places, a new level of drama and excitement will be added to the Battlefield experience. Check these new screens!

Pre-E3 (PS2) Screens Gallery

by Rainier on May 6, 2003 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we have another motherload of new screens from various PlayStation 2 titles that will be displayed at the coming E3 event. We got screens from : BattleStar Galactica, Big Mutha Truckers, Alter Echo, Arc The Lad, Baldur's Gate:Dark Alliance II, Celebrity DeathMatch, FireWarrior, Finding Nemo, The Great Escape, Dead Aim, Futurama, The Hulk, Splashdown2, Hit & Run, Speedkings, Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain and Hot Wheels Highway 35 World Race.. Njoy!

'Port Royale' - Demo & Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 6, 2003 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Port Royale presents a dynamically open ended world, featuring a unique style which is totally unscripted. Discover the secret pirate and player hideouts as you battle with up to 12 ships in 3D sea battles. You have the freedom to trade in each town, each with over 100 dedicated missions. The computer will randomly generate new missions, giving you thousands of possible outcomes, displaying expansive gameplay. Try your hand at real-time 16th and 17th Century piracy, trading, construction, and buccaneering in this fully playable demo of Port Royale! The v1.4.0.2 update patch rectifies errors relating to the Autosave Crash, Copy Protection, Allgemeine Exception, and Scripting on Mission Descriptions. Some language translation issues have also been addressed. Read more for details and download links ...

'Space Colony' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2003 @ 9:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In production at Firefly Studios, the creators behind the million selling Stronghold series, Space Colony promises a gaming experience that's out of this world. Through a series of unique and pioneering missions players will be given the opportunity to combine all the intricacies of running a Space Colony with the most disfunctional crew ever assembled, whilst fighting off aliens and attempting to make a profit. Read more for details and the first screens ...

'Die Hard: Vendetta' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2003 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take on the role of John McClane, probably the unluckiest cop in motion picture history. Die Hard: Vendetta is a first person shooter (FPS) where tactics and stealth are as important as having a big gun and being a quick shot. With unprecedented character interaction, superbly rich environments and some amazing in-game cinematics, this game will explode Die Hard into the 21st century. We've seen the Gamecube and PS2 version, now its turn for John McClane to get on the Xbox. Check out the first screens!

'Memorick: The Apprentice Knight' (Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2003 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microïds is proud to announce today the development of Memorick, The Apprentice Knight, an innovative 3D action adventure platformer based on the Arthurian legends and exclusive to the Xbox. The game is being created at the developer/publisher's Montreal-based studios and is scheduled for a Christmas 2003 release date. Read more for details and first screens ...

'Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines' Officially Announced

by Rainier on May 6, 2003 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed yesterday, but today the official announcement rolled in. Activision, Inc. will plunge players into the dark and gritty vampire underworld of modern Los Angeles with the announcement of Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines for the PC. Seamlessly combining role playing with intense first-person action combat, Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines allows players to become a dangerous creature of the night as they assume the role of a recently embraced fledgling vampire in the service of the city's dark prince. Vampire: The Masquerade- Bloodlines is being developed by Troika Games, whose founding members' credits include the award-winning Fallout, and is based on White Wolf's renowned pen-and-paper Vampire: The Masquerade RPG series. Built using Valve's Source Technology - the same game technology used to power Half-Life 2, Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines has not yet received an age rating and is expected to ship in 2004.

Xicat's E3 LineUp

by Rainier on May 6, 2003 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xicat Interactive, Inc. today announced that it will present a fresh line up of titles at the 2003 Electronic Entertainment Expo May 14 -16 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California. Xicat is set to exhibit highly anticipated titles such as ChopLifter: Crisis Shield for the PS2, Motor Trend presents Lotus Challenge for the Xbox, GameCube and PC, and Zanzarah: The Hidden Portal for Playstation2, Xbox and GameCube. In addition, several new titles will be announced at the show and others displayed behind closed doors, including one GameCube title, one Xbox title, and two PC titles. The stand will also feature live demos, interactive media, and exclusive contests.

'Wish' - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2003 @ 8:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unlike other Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (MMORPG) that confine the player to a server with only several hundred other players, Wish raises the bar by defining Ultra Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (UMMORPG). Wish employs a server cluster architecture that scales to tens of thousands of players in a shared and seamless 3D fantasy world. Read more to check out 10 new screens ...