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'Blitzkrieg' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 10:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV has released a new patch for WWII real-time strategy gaming Blitzkrieg, bringing your retail game to v1.2 This upgrade adresses multiplayer issues (as well as adding 2 new maps), some graphics card issues, and several other game tweaks. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

Tri Synergy Bringing 'Paradise Cracked' To North America

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tri Synergy today announced that it has signed a Joint Publishing Agreement with Buka Entertainment a leading Russian developer and publisher for Paradise Cracked. Through this agreement, Tri Synergy will have exclusive rights to publish Paradise Cracked in the North American market. The addition of such a creative and quality title is the perfect compliment to the Tri Synergy line-up. If you dont know what Paradise Cracked is all about, check our Paradise Cracked preview!

'Sitting Ducks' (PC/PS2/Xb) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

L.S.P announced today that they have signed a licensing agreement with Universal Studios Consumer Products Group to develop interactive games inspired by Sitting Ducks, the whimsical CGI children's animated series based on the world-famous characters created by renowned pop artist Michael Bedard. Sitting Ducks, the game, will be released for PS2, Xbox, PC and Game Boy Advance in the fourth quarter of 2003. A few screens for the youngsters amongst us ...

'EVE Online: The Second Genesis' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2003 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crowd Control Productions has issued another patch for EVE Online: The Second Genesis, bringing their just-released MMO space game to v1031. This patch (comes in 2 versions, from retail to v1031, or upgrade from the latest v1022 patch) can be used if the auto-updater doesn't work, and as usual there are no details on the changes in this patch. Read more for download links ...

'Against Rome' - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2003 @ 6:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based in a small village, the player and his barbarians roam the vast forests of Germania or the barren steppes of eastern Europe to raid other settlements in their search for food, weapons and gold. These resources will help the barbarian chieftain expand his settlement and, above all, increase his reputation. While his tribe grows and flourishes, the leader obtains fame and experience and grows to be a master of warfare, until the player's barbarian empire is finally ready to take on the superpower of the time - the mighty Roman Empire and its apparently invincible army.

'Lethal Dreams: Circle Of Fate' - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2003 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

New Role Playing Strategy game "Lethal Dreams" involves player into events taking place in a fantasy world on the side of one of the six magicians. Each of them is a specialist in one of the six paths of magic: Evocation, Incarnation, Necromancy, Portals, Enchantment and Transmutation. Yesterday we had a multilanguage patch for the international version of the game (not out in North America yet) and today we have a fresh batch 'o screens...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on May 26, 2003 @ 2:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • BattleMages Trailer
  • Iridion II (GBA)
  • Fair Strike
  • The Hulk Interview/Trailer
  • The Entente: World War I Battlefields
  • Full Spectrum Warrior (Xbox)


  • Read more for download links ...

'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2003 @ 2:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in 19th Century China, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a martial arts fighting game based on the classic teachings and techniques of the Wudan style. Combining adventure and intense, dynamic combat with the ability to explore lush, interactive environments, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon suspends the laws of space, gravity, and the human body. Players represent one of four characters: Li Mu Bai, Yu Shu Lien, Jen Yu, or Lo. A few new PS2 screens on this slow news day...

'Armed And Dangerous' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2003 @ 2:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take a band of gun-toting rebels -a robot, a madman, a mole and a criminal mastermind. Put them in a vividly stunning fantasy realm. Then give them an impossible mission - pulling off the biggest heist of all time in the middle of a war. All you have to do is battle your way through dastardly enemies, giant war machines and an army of psychopathic robots. But don't worry; you have plenty of ammo and absolutely no common sense. Victory is yours in 12,000 bullets or less!

'Iron Storm' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 26, 2003 @ 1:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wanadoo has released a new patch for Iron Storm, bringing the European edition of the first- and third-person shooter by 4X Studio to v1.041. This is a small upgrade that merely activates a pair of cheat codes (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...