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'Battlefield Vietnam' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 9, 2004 @ 9:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released the promised patch for DICE's multiplayer FPS Battlefield: Vietnam. This update brings your retail game to v1.02 and addresses an issue where the client got disconnected and crashed to desktop. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Port Royale 2' - Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2004 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Caribbean in the 17th Century; You will trade with over 60 towns and create your own production facilities. You will not only increase your trading empire, but you will also have a larger influence on the development of the New World. Trade is not everything though, as pirates and military fleets threaten your trade convoys. Ascaron sent us some new screens...

'Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 9, 2004 @ 8:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Novalogic has released an updated demo for their upcoming FPS multiplayer game Joint Operations. The demo features one 'Dormant Volcano Isle B' multiplayer map with day and night settings. The demo will be playable over the NovaWorld Games Network and via LAN. Other features in the demo include: Up to 100 player games via NovaWorld with 32 players on a LAN, 19 land sea and air drivable vehicles,27 Weapons,5 classes: Rifleman, Gunner, Engineer, Sniper & Medic. Read more for download links ...

'Hidden & Dangerous 2' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 9, 2004 @ 8:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take 2 has released a new patch for Illusion Softworks' squad based shooter Hidden & Dangerous 2. This will bring your retail game to v1.06 and addresses various multiplayer/server issues in the retail game as well as the demo (server patch also available). Read more for details and download links ...

'Galleon' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2004 @ 7:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Galleon can be summed up in a single phrase: "The Voyages Of Sinbad". The game is set across six unique islands that will take the player from the bustling port of Ackbah to islands populated with giant monsters, evil slave lords and of course damsels in distress in a story of intrigue, magic, love, obsession and revenge. Read more to check a new batch of screens ..

'Warhammer Online' Gets SpeedTree - Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2004 @ 7:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warhammer Online, developing a much-anticipated online version of its popular fantasy roleplaying system, has licensed SpeedTree to ensure an outstanding level of realism and efficiency with the game's trees. Read more for details & some new screens...

'Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament 2' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 9, 2004 @ 7:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Leading video games developer and publisher Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that the company has begun shipping Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament 2 to retail outlets nationwide. Exclusively for the PlayStation2, the game is rated “E” for everyone and has a suggested retail price of $39.99.

'Transport Giant' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 9, 2004 @ 7:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood has released a playable demo for their train simulation/strategy game Transport Giant, featuring the first US campaign mission. Read more for download links ...

'Hidden & Dangerous 2: Sabre Squadron' Officially Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 9, 2004 @ 6:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed several weeks ago, Gathering today officially announced that it will release Hidden & Dangerous 2: Sabre Squadron, a new expansion disk for its hit WWII PC title Hidden & Dangerous 2 this fall. Sabre Squadron features nine new single-player campaign missions in four new locations plus the added ability to play all of these nine missions cooperatively over the Internet.

'Ground Control II: Operation Exodus' Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 9, 2004 @ 6:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games and Massive Entertainment are announcĂ­ng today that Ground Control II: Operation Exodus, has gone gold. "On behalf of the development team it is extremely satisfying to finally announce that our latest game is completed. After having worked on the project for more than two years we're now very eager to see the response from gamers and gaming media worldwide," said Martin Walfisz, CEO of Massive Entertainment. Ground Control II: Operation Exodus will ship to retail on June 22nd in North America and will be released on June 25th in Europe and Asia.