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Tri-Synergy Signs 'Massive Assault'

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games, Tri-Synergy and Wargaming.net are pleased to announce a partnership to publish and distribute the new strategy game Massive Assault. "Wargaming.net have produced a challenging and addictive futuristic 3D strategy game in their new title Massive Assault. To gamers familiar with their excellent work on DBA Online, the quality of this title should come as no surprise. We are delighted to have been selected to work with the Wargaming.net team as their exclusive distributors in North America for this exciting new release." said David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games.

PC Preview - 'Halo: Combat Evolved'

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

“Halo” contains all the action-packed combat and thrilling gameplay that made it a smash hit for video game fans everywhere. Armed with a new arsenal of weapons and vehicles, “Halo” delivers challenges and surprises as well as intense online multiplayer competition exclusively for the PC. We recently attended a Halo LAN party as well as a morning meeting with Gearbox to check out the progress on this highly-anticipated PC port. Read more and find out all the details, including some brand new screens!

'NHL 2004' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This year’s NHL 2004 includes a new fight system, new hitting animations, and complete right analog stick control with improved deking and hitting that makes it the most physical hockey game ever. With a significantly enhanced EA SPORTS Dynasty Mode, the addition of three new international elite leagues, and all new commentary from Craig Simpson, NHL 2004 puts players in the rink for authentic hockey competition. In addition, new EA SPORTS online gameplay for the PS2 takes competition nationwide. Take the ice with NHL 2004.

'SSX 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 1:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SSX 3 allows gamers to go anywhere gravity will take them. Players will discover a colossal mountain where they can immerse themselves in a free-roaming snow paradise. The ultimate all-mountain experience, SSX 3 features all-new events and courses, awe-inspiring tricks, and a cast of cool, customizable characters. Discover the open terrain, explore its hidden crevices, and conquer its peaks. Some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'GhostHunter' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2003 @ 12:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Few people have the ability to see ghosts, and few spirits are able to communicate with the outside world, but the earth is nonetheless full of supernatural forces – the remnants of every creature killed before its time. Some degenerate into monstrous creatures, others exist for centuries increasing in power and retaining a human mind. A number of these creatures have formed 'The Parliament of Spooks' and their sole aim is to steal back life from the living.

'Call Of Duty' - New Wallpapers

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Players assume the role of different characters from multiple sides of the Allied forces and experience the bonding and brutality of war as they fight along side their squad mates through a variety of missions, including battlefield assaults, search and rescue, stealth, sabotage, vehicle chases and tank battles. Heeding the call of duty, gamers step into the boots of a U.S. paratrooper, a British commando and a Russian infantryman as they take on the Nazi War machine through pivotal World War II battles and authentic military campaigns. Activision has released some new wallpapers.. If thats your bag, read more and check them out ...

'Command & Conquer Generals: Zero Hour' - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 11:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's Zero Hour, and time to unleash the absolute latest in modern weapons technology in a quest to become the world's most powerful General. In C&C Generals: Zero Hour, the first expansion pack to C&C Generals, players will wage a global war for control of the modern world and face the ultimate challenge by squaring off against the world's most elite commanders. Selecting from a variety of new units and an arsenal of new high-tech weaponry, players will use whatever it takes to remove enemy Generals from power. Some new screens zero'd in ...

'World of Warcraft' - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 5:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

World of Warcraft is an online role-playing experience set in the award-winning Warcraft universe. Players assume the roles of Warcraft heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest across a vast world. Being "Massively Multiplayer," World of Warcraft allows thousands of players to interact within the same world. Whether adventuring together or fighting against each other in epic battles, players will form friendships, forge alliances, and compete with enemies for power and glory. Check the new screens showing off the Night Elf island of Kalidar.

'IL-2: Forgotten Battles' - Update Patch Coming

by Rainier on July 24, 2003 @ 5:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official IL-2 Sturmovik website has been updated and has mention of an upcoming patch for UbiSoft's WWII Flight Simulator game. The first patch for IL-2 Forgotten Battles is currently being finished and is planned to be released during the week commencing 4 August 2003 (thanks Bluesnews). Read more for a detailed list of fixes, but there could be additions in the final/complete patch.