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'Micro Mayhem' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 2:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jaleco has released some new screens from their upcoming PS2/Xbox title 'Micro Mayhem.' The title is expected in stores Q1 2004. Read more to check out the goodies...

'Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 2:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II will feature more monsters, graphically stunning environments and five new and unique customizable player characters to choose from, hidden areas to explore, as well as a new item creation system that will allow players to create their own ultimate magical artifacts. Read more for a slew of new screens...

'KnightShift' - Update Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 1:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Zuzzexx has released a new update for their RPG/RTS title KnightShift (known in North America as Atari's Once Upon A Knight). This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.109 and adds several new features to the game, is available for International and German editions of the game and adds 4 new multiplayer maps, RPG rebalancing as well as various bug fixes and game tweaks. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'X2: The Threat' - Update Patch Available

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 1:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Enlight has sent out notice that there is a new patch for X2: The Threat Update 1.1 is available for download exclusively at Egosoft’s website. Since there are several different versions of the patch out already and many will follow once the European territories have released, Enlight is directing everyone to download the patch from www.egosoft.com. This way, EgoSoft can monitor that customers are receiving the correct version of the patch through their registration key. Read more to check a detailed fix list...

Rainbow Six 3 (Xbox) - New Downloadable Content

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 12:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Get festive with Team RAINBOW - just in time for those empty holiday hours, there's a new multiplayer map (a wicked cool carnival dust-up) for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 for Xbox available now on Xbox Live. Read more to check out some screens from the new map.

'Halo: First Strike' - Comic Book

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Critically acclaimed science fiction writer and HALO alumnus Eric Nylund leads thrilled readers back into the maelstrom of the Human-Covenant War¯and explores the further adventures of the enigmatic Master Chief¯in HALO: FIRST STRIKE (Del Rey Mass Market Original; December 15, 2003; $6.99), the official prequel to the highly anticipated Xbox game HALO 2 from Bungie and Microsoft Game Studios.

'Uru: Ages Beyond Myst' Soundtrack Available On Amazon

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2003 @ 12:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cyan Worlds, Inc. today announced that the highly acclaimed soundtrack for URU: Ages Beyond MYST is now available at Amazon. Composed and produced by Tim Larkin, the soundtrack features over 50 minutes of original music including bonus tracks from future updates to URU live content. The CD also features a special "URU: The Makers" video and exclusive interviews with Tim Larkin and Rand Miller.

'Live For Speed' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 17, 2003 @ 8:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LFS Team does not stop updating their game, nor their demo. They have released an updated demo for their racing sim Live For Speed. This version is up to date with the latest v0.3E patch for the retail game and lets you try out the XF GTI and XR GT on the Blackwood circuit single & multi-player). Read more for download links ...

'Railroad Tycoon 3' - Bonus Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 17, 2003 @ 7:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take Two has released a bonus map for PopTop Software's 3D business management strategy game Railroad Tycoon 3. This single-player map is for the Eastern China region, after a period of civil unrest, the People's Republic of China takes power under the leadership of Mao Zedong. The future of China's economy now depends on revitalizing a mostly ignored railroad system in China's heartland. Read more for download links....

'Riding Spirits II' (PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 17, 2003 @ 4:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom Europe today confirmed it will be publishing Riding Spirits II for the PlayStation2. Developed by Spike, this highly realistic motorcycle simulation, is scheduled for release this coming March. Riding Spirits II builds on the success of the original title adding more bikes, tracks and gameplay modes to deliver the PlayStation 2’s most comprehensive road bike racer. Read more for details and screens ...