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'Combat Mission: Afrika Korps' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Experience combat in a true 3D battlefield as machinegun tracers arc overhead and exploding artillery shells shake the earth! Watch the famous Deutsches Afrika Korps storm the fortress of Tobruk, or help the US and British forces defend against powerful German counterstrikes at Anzio. Fight with the elite German Fallschirmjäger units in Crete, or follow General Patton's sweep across the island of Sicily. Battlefront.com has released a multi-language demo (German, French & English) for their upcoming turn-based/realtime 3D WWII tactical combat sim letting you try out 2 scenarios (Fruhlingswind and Line of Defense) in single/multiplayer mode. Read more for download links ...

'Dragon Empires' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 3:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragon Empires promises to be a groundbreaking MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game). The world will be filled with embattled clans, each striving to prove their superiority in head-to-head group combat, as they aim to take political and economic control of the game's 50 magnificent cities and, ultimately, 5 empires. A few new screens trickled in, check them out ..

'Lords of EverQuest' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 2:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Lords of EverQuest brings the best elements of the real-time strategy world together with the epic storyline and depth of the legendary EverQuest fantasy roleplaying game. By capitalizing on the rich history, detailed characters and literally hundreds of monsters found in EverQuest, and building upon successful feature sets of the RTS genre, Lords of EverQuest creates a revolutionary gaming experience. Check out some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 2:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'¡Mucha Lucha!: Mascaritas of the Lost Code' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 4:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Honor, Family, Tradition...and Donuts!" Ubisoft announces that "¡Mucha Lucha!: Mascaritas of the Lost Code" has shipped on the Game® Boy Advance. Based on the hugely popular Warner Bros. Animation series airing on Kids' WB!, "¡Mucha Lucha!: Mascaritas of the Lost Code" places gamers into the wild, colorful world of "¡Mucha Lucha!" and is set in The Foremost World-Renowned International School of Lucha. If you are like me and have no idea what this is about, read more to check out some screens & trailer...

'Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel' (PS2/Xb) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 2:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In this gritty and darkly humorous 3rd person action adventure, players join the courageous Brotherhood of Steel, whose mission is to maintain peace in the grim post-apocalyptic world of Fallout. Battling raiders, mutants and a host of radioactive nightmares, players attempt to save the scattered remnants of the human race. Life is hard, mutation is rampant and the closet thing to law and order is the fusion-powered pistol that you carry on your hip. Read more for some juicy screens and a new trailer ...

Third Wave of Xbox Platinum Hits Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 2:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. today announced the third wave of Platinum Hits titles for Xbox. The Xbox Platinum Hits lineup provides gamers with a choice of the most proven and critically acclaimed titles for Xbox, all available for an estimated retail price of $19.99 (U.S.) at most retailers.

'Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 1:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft's Paris studio is currently developing a brand new game from the popular Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon series - exclusively for the PS2. Scheduled to ship for the late 2003, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm is poised to become the latest success story in a series of hit Tom Clancy games from Ubi Soft. Check these 8 new screens ...

'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 1:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft's highly-anticipated Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time has officially shipped for all major consoles, with the Nintendo GameCube version heading for retail today. The PC version will follow in the coming weeks. With fluid animations, ingenious and challenging level design, a gripping story and an inimitable hero with the ability to manipulate time, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time delivers an extraordinary, singular gaming experience - one that's been repeatedly mentioned as a strong candidate for Game of the Year by several industry heavyweights.

Whiplash (PS2/Xbox) Shipping To North American Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2003 @ 1:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos today announced that it has shipped Whiplash for PlayStation2 and Xbox to retailers in North America. Developed by Crystal Dynamics, Whiplash delivers an innovative approach to the character-based action genre by combining a unique "chain" gameplay mechanic with in-depth enemy and environment interaction, rich combat and slapstick humor. The result is an action-packed game where player choice triggers an unscripted chain of chaotic, humorous events.