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'Uru: Ages Beyond Myst' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2003 @ 1:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Uru is the next saga in the Myst universe. The retail product allows players to experience an all-new single-player adventure that will be more stunning and visually captivating than ever. Ubisoft has released a new patch for Cyan World's Uru:Ages BEyond Myst. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.2 and adresses some ATI gfx card issues as well as a dozen or so bugfixes. Read more for details & download links ...

Nyko Re-Launches Web Site With Online Contest

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2003 @ 12:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nyko Technologies will re-launch the company web site with an online contest: "Online Gamer's Ultimate Fantasy." Gamers can enter and play to win thousands of dollars in prizes at www.nyko.com today through Jan. 25, 2004. Nyko's web site will feature a new design of the Nyko logo to reflect the current direction of Nyko, and comprehensive information on the manufacturer's full product lineup.

'Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2003 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tecmo announced today that Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly, the sequel to the terrifying survival-horror game, Fatal Frame, has gone gold and will be available in stores from December 9th. Fatal Frame 2: Crimson follows the tale of twin sisters trapped in an abandoned village and forced to deal with spirits of a once sacred, now demonic ritual. The "psychological thriller" features a unique camera-combat system that is now upgradeable, a more disturbing atmosphere and setting, and lots of ghoulish apparitions. Tecmo’s game will be available Dec 9th on the PlayStation 2.

'Fighter Ace' Hosts Largest Air Combat Event Ever

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 9:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Jaleco Entertainment presents the First Annual Massive Air Combat Event (MACE) Invitational, to be held on the company's Fighter Ace game servers on the weekend of January 2-4, 2004. MACE will pit the best virtual combat pilots from around the world against each other in a weekend full of individual and team-based tournaments and historical recreations. Read more for details ...

'Terminator 3 : Redemption' (PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 6:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari today announced the development of a second game based on Terminator3: Rise of the Machines, the summer blockbuster motion picture from Intermedia, IMF and C2 Pictures. Terminator 3: Redemption will take players for another ride into the post-apocalyptic universe presented in the feature film as they become the series signature icon, Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Terminator. A playable demo of the new action game is available with the retail version of Atari’s Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, which is currently available at retail stores nationwide.

Unlock 'Star Wars' Vehicles in 'Secret Weapons Over Normandy'

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 5:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts has unveiled the "top secret" news that players of Secret Weapons Over Normandy will have the ability to unlock and pilot the Incom T-65 X-wing and Sienar Fleet Systems TIE Fighter vehicles from the classic Star Wars universe. Read more for details & screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 5:35 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy - Trailer
  • DEactivation - Trailer
  • Backyard Wrestling - Trailer
  • Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance 2 - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Deus Ex: Invisible War' (Xbox/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 3:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos are pleased to report that Deus Ex: Invisible War has OFFICIALLY GONE GOLD for both the Xbox and PC!!!! The day is now almost at hand when gamers no longer follow the leader being spoon fed their experience when they pick up the controller. Invisible War lets the player take the lead in their own gaming experience and create the world around them. The choices you make, the actions you take the directives you follow...or choose not to...will all play a key role. On December 3rd, Deus Ex: Invisible War hits retail shelves across North America....how will YOU choose to fight?

'Storm Angel' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 3:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Storm Angel combines the latest 3D visual effects with the classic side-scrolling shoot'em up formula. Storm Angel is a very fast-paced action game with 13 full-action packed level. The player will have to take control of the Storm Angel, an attack and defense ship ,which can support 10 different weapons with 7 levels of power. Loaded Studio let us know that the game is finished and they have released a demo. Read more for download links ...

'Carve' (XBox) Coming In January - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2003 @ 3:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software’s Global Star publishing division is set to release Carve, an exciting new watercraft racing game for the Xbox. Featuring thrilling, water-based racing action, the title will include Xbox Live compatibility, allowing up to eight players to battle it out across the waves online, as well as up to four-player split-screen action. Carve, developed by Argonaut Games, will be available in January at an attractive retail price of $19.99. Read more for some details and screens ...