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'Rainbow Six 3: Ravenshield' & 'Athena Sword' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 10:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft has released the first patch for Rainbow Six 3: Ravenshield and Athena Sword. These update patches bring your Ravenshield retail game to v1.54 or 1.55, the Athena Sword retail game to v1.01 and brings compatibility between the original Rainbow Six 3 and the Athena Sword add-on, as well as a minor sound looping bug. Read more for download links ...

'Alias' (PC/Xbox/PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 10:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Alias" is a third-person action adventure video game that allows players to step into the role of the series’ lead character, Sydney Bristow, an agent for the CIA. Bristow must use her cunning, extensive knowledge of martial arts and array of high-tech gadgetry to accomplish dangerous missions. Read more for some new screens ...

'Far Cry' Goes Gold & 3rd Demo Coming

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced its highly-anticipated tactical tropical shooter, Far Cry has gone gold. Far Cry is scheduled to release on March 23. The Far Cry "Research" demo is currently available online and appears as the featured demo on PC Gamer's April issue demo disc, which hits newsstands on March 16. The third and final demo, entitled "Boat," is a Windows XP demo that will release worldwide on March 15. Far Cry will be available for the PC for a suggested retail price of $39.99.

'Pariah' (Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 10:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Extremes and Groove Games today announced their partnership on a new first-person action game based on an original intellectual property created and owned by Digital Extremes. The new game, ominously named Pariah, has been quietly in production for the past two years and is currently planned for the Xbox and PC. Hip Interactive's UK division lets us know that they have signed Pariah for European distribution. Read more for details and screens ...

'Perimeter' - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 10:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Perimeter is a real-time strategy game built on the concept of territory seizure using detailed terraforming and on the subsequent encircling of these zones with a special protective perimeter. The game combines proven principles of controlling resources and unit groups with titles featuring a clear-cut seizure of living space. Read more for some new screens ...

'Tales of Symphonia' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 10:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Using characters designed by renowned Japanese artist Kosuke Fujishima, Tales of Symphonia unfolds with beautiful anime-style cel-shaded graphics that make the expansive 3D worlds feel like a 2D comic book. The storyline is an emotionally charged, epic adventure that redefines the role-playing genre. Tales of Symphonia will ship exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube in Summer of 2004. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' Goes Mobile

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft and Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications today announced an in-game product promotion for Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow, one of the most anticipated video games of 2004. The alliance puts the new P900 smart phone and the T637 camera phone in the hands of operative Sam Fisher, as he wages a one-man war against terrorism.

'International Golf Pro' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Following on from the success of Perfect Ace last summer, International Golf Pro is Oxygen Interactive's second sports title, founded on the same firm principles of ease-of-play and accessibility. From the power of the drive to the precision of the putt, International Golf Pro puts you in control. Expected in UK storers March 29th. Read more for some new screens ...

'KnightBlade: Final Flight' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

KnightBlade: Final Flight is a combat action game which follows the battle hardened crew of the GCV-KnightBlade, a Terran Military Megaron class carrier, into hostile territory. Commanded by April Gage, the KnightBlade is sent to a remote region of space to assist in the extraction of friendly forces caught behind enemy lines. Read more for details ...

'Universal Combat: Edge To Edge' Announced

by Rainier on March 9, 2004 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Universal Combat: Edge To Edge is a combat action game based on various tried and proven technologies pioneered by 3000AD Inc across its Battlecruiser line of products. Taking place in a much smaller world (two space regions and four planets to be exact), the game allows players to engage in class based combat on seamlessly integrated space and planetary worlds. It features eight marine classes and two pilot classes with player access to a variety of weapons, vehicles, gunship, fighter and shuttle crafts as well as various naval vessels.