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Various 'Game Trailers' Available NOW

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 4:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

'Combat Elite: World War II Paratroopers' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Go behind enemy lines with the military's most elite force – paratroopers – as they wage battles throughout the European theater of World War II, including D-Day, Operation Market Garden and the bitter winter defense of Bastogne. With over 60 authentic WW II missions and weapons, co-operative two-player gameplay and visually stunning environments, Combat Elite: World War II Paratroopers enlists gamers to undertake history's most dangerous missions where "failure was never an option." This June marks the 60th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.

'StarCraft' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 3:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard has released a new patch for their RTS StarCraft and its expansion pack StarCraft: Brood War. This update brings your retail game to v1.11b and although there are no balance changes with this patch, it does implement some minor bugs fixes. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising' Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 3:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NovaLogic, Inc. is proud to announce that the PC title, Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising has hit ‘Gold’ status and is in production. Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising will hit the streets on June 16th 2004 (US). Joint Ops will retail at $39.99 USD.

'Interplay' Getting Evicted Today?

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 3:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We all know by now that Interplay is in serious financial trouble and today fansite No Mutants Allowed is reporting that "The Property management company is shutting the doors effective 5pm for lack of payment. All employees are in the progress of gathering their belongings, since the offices are being closed at 5pm. They were also told that they would be advised in the "future" what was being done......" Read more about it right here...

'Middle-Earth Online' - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 1:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the far corners of Middle-earth, new adventures come forth to face the growing evil in the East. The forces of Mordor are mobilizing as the Nazg├╝l hunt for the One Ring. Read more to check some screens ...

'America's Army: Operations' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 12:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The US Army has released a new updated version for America's Army: Special Forces (Downrange). This upgrade brings their team-based multiplayer game to v 2.1 and adds a new map and also fixes various bugs. Read more for details and download links ...

'Blitzkrieg: Burning Horizon' & 'Panzers' North American Release Date

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV today announced the North American release dates of two upcoming real-time strategy titles for the PC platform. 'Blitzkrieg: Burning Horizon,' the sequel to 2003's hit title 'Blitzkrieg' is scheduled for a release date of June 8. 'Codename: Panzers,' a fully 3D World War II real-time strategy game, is slated for retail stores on August 31.

'Crash Bandicoot' and 'Spyro' (GBA) Ship To Stores

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crash Bandicoot and Spyro the Dragon have ventured into each other’s worlds to save the universe in a groundbreaking pairing in the latest installments from these top-selling videogame franchises. Vivendi today ships Crash Bandicoot Purple: Ripto’s Rampage and Spyro Orange: The Cortex Conspiracy on the Game Boy Advance.

'Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 1, 2004 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Ubisoft's Montreal studios, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow improves upon the most successful Xbox Live game of all time with new single- and multi-player missions, new online modes, split-screen for cooperative gameplay, and a host of new features that maximizes the possibilities of Xbox Live. In fact, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow will be the one of the first games to deliver the new Xbox Live 3.0 features to the gaming community. Read more for 20 new screens...