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'The Bard's Tale' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2004 @ 4:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bard's Tale combines the development team's collective knowledge of compelling RPG gameplay with brilliant graphics and major motion picture quality story and dialogue. The Bard's Tale eschews genre cliches in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience.

'Jackie Chan Adventures' Gets Dated

by Rainier on June 28, 2004 @ 4:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEE announced today the Autumn launch of Jackie Chan Adventures exclusively for PlayStation2. Developed by Atomic Planet, Jackie Chan Adventures is the only official game for home consoles based on the popular action cartoon series of the same name.

'U Move Super Sports' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on June 28, 2004 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of Europe has announced it will release U Move Super Sports, a fun sports-themed video game developed for use with the EyeToy USB Camera for PlayStation 2, in September.

'NHL Eastside Hockey Manager' Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 28, 2004 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sports Interactive is putting its immediate future on ice, with the announcement that NHL Eastside Hockey Manager will be available to the public for the first time from Friday, July 2nd in Europe, with releases to follow in Czech Republic in August, and the US in September. The PC version of the game will also be available as a digital download from the 2nd July, with more details to follow in the coming weeks.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 26, 2004 @ 12:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Purge Jihad' - Updated Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 26, 2004 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Freeform Interactive has issued yet another patch for their 3D RPG/action game Purge Jihad. This update brings your retail game to v2.1.1 and addresses the usual gameplay enhancements, balance tweaks and bug fixes. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Close Combat: First to Fight' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2004 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Close Combat: First to Fight is a team-based first-person shooter created under the direction of active-duty United States Marines. Close Combat: First to Fight is being developed by Destineer and Atomic Games, and will be distributed by Take2, expected release date is late 2004.

'Interplay' Reveals Plans For Online Multiplayer 'Fallout' Title

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interplay today reported operating results for the first quarter of 2004. Interplay Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Herve Caen also announced the company's strategic decision to enter Massively Multiplayer Online Gaming (MMOG) with Interplay's wholly owned intellectual properties, namely Fallout (thanks Blues). Read more for details ...

North Korea Angered By 'Ghost Recon 2'

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 6:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon 2' is a first-person shooter game from Red Storm Entertainment, is due for a November release on Nintendo Game Cube and PCs. It’s already attracted North Korea’s attention. In a curt review, one of its government newspapers called the game “proof” of U.S. warmongering. “Through propaganda, entertainment and movies,” read a recent online commentary in the Tongil Newspaper, Americans “have shown everyone their hatred for us. This may be just a game to them now, but a war will not be a game for them later. In war, they will only face miserable defeat and gruesome deaths.” Read the full statement over at Stars & Stripes...

'Battlefield Vietnam' - v1.1 Update Coming Soon

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 5:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As mentioned in previous community updates, DICE has been hard at work putting the Battlefield Vietnam v1.1 update together for a pending release. Today EA has given more information on some of the tweaks and fixes coming in the new patch. No specific release date has been given yet. Read more for a detailed fix list ...