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'Next Generation Tennis 2003' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wandoo has released a demo for 'Next Generation Tennis 2003'. This singleplayer demo lets you play one match from the US open against computer. Aimed at both casual and die-hard tennis fans, 'NGT 2003' (aka Roland Garros 2003) combines responsive gameplay with breathtakingly realistic environments. Indeed, playing 'Next Generation Tennis 2003' is like watching a match live on TV: slow-motion replays, umpire comments, player behaviour, crowd noise - the only difference is you're on the court taking part! With seven game modes (including 2 hidden), 'NGT 2003' offers players a wide range of excitement, from the most traditional to the most innovative. Read more for download links ...

'Combat Mission 2' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV sent out word that they have a released a new (UK, French & German)) patch for Battlefront's strategy title Combat Mission 2. The update brings your retail game to v1.03 and brings several game tweaks such as "Russian blunt-nose APBC ammo is reduced in effectiveness versus homogenous armor (e.g. Tiger, late StuG III) but increased versus face-hardened armor (some Pz IV, early/mid StuG III)." Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

UPDATE : We now also have the US v1.03 patch available!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'E3' Booth Screens Gallery

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While most of the staff people present at the E3, we sent our mobile booth babe armed with a big smile and a camera to snap pretty pictures. This is what she came back with. Featuring various booths such as EA, UbiSoft, Blizzard, Sony, Nintendo, Acclaim and others ... Read more to check them out!

'Crashday' - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crashday puts the player in a world of stunts, dents and adrenalin. His task is to scrap his vehicle with breathtaking stunts or to wreck cars in aggressive street races, showing his opponents that they made a fatal mistake in choosing him as their enemy. The battle setting place in maps partly created by the player is sponsored by a crazy video shop owner who sells new vehicles, weapons and other upgrades from time to time.

'Men of Valor: Vietnam' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 1:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The storyline follows the player through the major actions in the conflict, from search and destroy missions around Danang airbase to the Tet offensive and the counterattack on Hue. A cast of AI controlled characters accompanies the player through the missions, and he learns their value and mourns their loss as the war progresses. The game will support a cooperative mode that allows the player to experience the entire tour of duty with his friends, and various multiplayer modes allow the player to experience the war from the perspective of North Vietnamese Army or Viet Cong guerillas as well as US Forces. A batch of screens, some familiar looking, but all in high res. Check them out!

PC Review - 'Rise Of Nations'

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 1:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Rise of Nations, you'll create new cities, improve city infrastructures and expand national borders. Conquer foes through military might using everything from sling-shots to cannons to stealth bombers to nuclear weapons; corner the market on key commodities and consolidate power under your rule; wheel and deal across time with history's eminent cultures.

'Space Colony' Mini Game 'Alien Horde' - Available NOW

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 2:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following their recent chart success with the million selling Stronghold series on PC, London-based developer, Firefly Studios, have catapulted their creativity into the not-so-distant future announcing, Space Colony, due for release this Fall on PC. Space Colony is best described as a space-based People Sim meets a City Builder. The player manages and nurtures a group of dysfunctional space dwellers colonising the most unearthly corners of the galaxy. In the meantime FireFly has released a minigame "Alien Horde", a little arcade shooter in which you must "defend your planet against horde of nasty aliens". Read more for download links ...

America's Army 2x2 'Enter the Arena' Tournament

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultimate Arena and Clan World Network are running an America's Army 2x2 "Enter the Arena" Tournament. Sign-ups start on June 4th and end on Saturday June 14th. There are no entry fees. Sign up now, right here! The first place prize will be two Microsoft XBOX systems. All America's Army teams and individuals are encouraged to register and participate in this free tournament. All tournament matches will be played at Ultimate Arena's game lobby either as free trial matches or for money using Ultimate Arena's platform that lets gamers create their own matches for cash prizes.

'Vietcong' - v1.2 Patch Coming Tomorow

by Rainier on June 4, 2003 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thanks to Unrealik for sending word that the official Vietcong website has a little notice announcing the upcoming patch for Take2's recently released Vietnam based FPS. This new multi-region patch updates and improves numerous features of the retail game, and is expected tomorrow. In the meantime, read more for a detailed fix list ...