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'Star Wars Galaxies' (PC/Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 24, 2003 @ 10:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Star Wars Galaxies online game series is designed to immerse literally thousands of players into the rich Star Wars universe. The series will feature dynamic role-playing adventures across multiple planets during the classic Star Wars timeframe. Game play will offer a unique combination of combat, exploration, social interaction, specialized missions, and daring quests. Check out these delicious looking new screens ...

'X-Men: Wolverine's Revenge' (NGC/XB//PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 24, 2003 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring an original storyline written exclusively for Activision by comics' industry legend Larry Hama, and featuring the voices of Mark Hamill and Patrick Stewart, X-Men: Wolverine's Revenge allows players to assume the role of Wolverine, everyone's favorite X-Men tough guy. In the game, Wolverine faces a race against time to find an antidote to the viral time bomb that's just been discovered in his system. With only 48 hours to live, Wolverine returns to the clandestine Department H facility deep in the Canadian wilderness, to uncover the terrible secrets behind the Weapon X laboratory and the experiments that turned the mutant hero into a precision killing machine. Check out the new screens for each platform...

'Celtic Kings: Rage of War' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 24, 2003 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Celtic Kings is an RTS which combines strategy and role-playing elements in single mode, and which also includes online multi-player functions. Players must take control of the destiny of the heroic Larax and try and lead him to victory by developing a personal strategy and showing a mastery of military tactics. After a little hiccup a few days ago (due to bugs in the patch) Haemimont has released a proper patch, read more for details and download links.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Jan. 24, 2003 @ 12:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced ' (GBA) - Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2003 @ 10:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced is the sequel to the smash hit Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure. The story takes place directly after the events of the first, but takes gameplay to a whole other dimension. The nefarious N. Tropy is back and up to no good again. This time, he has teamed up with an all new partner-in-crime, the hypnotically evil N. Trance, to brainwash Crash's friends and turn them into bad guys! Now Crash must face off against his friends and bring them back to the side of good... or lose them to the villainous duo forever! We now have a trailer showing off some in game singleplayer as well as multiplayer action...

'Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2003 @ 9:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The newest installation in the acclaimed stealth ninja series, Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven delivers the most realistic, stealth-based, ninja-action/adventure game ever. Coming to the PlayStation 2, Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven features impressive new stealth attacks, an enhanced fighting engine, new weapons and tools, larger levels, improved character animations, new multiplayer options and hidden characters. One of those hidden characters, Tesshu, has been revealed now...

'RTX Red Rock' (PS2) - Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2003 @ 9:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Radical Tactics Experts, who evolved out of the military's special forces, are the smartest and toughest members of the armed services, uniquely known for their strategic thinking, adaptability, and pure military muscle. Individuals from this elite unit are trained for insertion into undefined combat situations where even a small team is too large and unwieldy. In RTX Red Rock players immerse themselves into the role of Wheeler, who engages in fierce tactical combat, investigates mysterious, foreboding environments, and solves challenging puzzles to reclaim the Red Rock colony on Mars. We now have the intro of the game ready for you to download and find out why Wheeler was chosen to save the Red Rock colony, all 6 minutes worth of it!

'Far Cry' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2003 @ 6:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Far Cry, the player finds himself abducted and taken to a group of beautiful islands in Polynesia where he finds sun, sea, sand and... sub-machineguns! Our unlikely hero soon finds himself fighting for survival against highly trained and heavily armed opponents, whilst becoming ever more embroiled in a deeper conspiracy. Check these new screens, damn its looking GOOD!

'Etherlords II' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2003 @ 1:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Etherlords II is the sequel to the innovative turn-based strategy game originally released in November 2001. Similar to Etherlords I, which was highly praised for its tactical depth and stunning graphics, Etherlords II promises to be even more spectacular, changing the emphasis of the game from simple exploration and resource gathering to a more enriching story-driven adventure. check out these 4 brand new screens ...

'Sacred' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 23, 2003 @ 1:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

German publisher Ascaron will released their latest RPG/Fantasy Adventure game Sacred in Spring 2003, but no word about English release date. Sacred wil allow you to choose one of 6 (3 male/3 female) totally different characters, ranging from Magicians, Gladiators, Dark Elves and more. Your journey will take you to the wastelands of "Ancaria", far at the southern border of the human kingdom, where the evil Magician 'Shaddar' hides in his tower after he was banished for his on-going cruelties. Check out these new promising screens ..