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'A Tale in the Desert' French Version Launched

by Rainier on Sept. 1, 2003 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Egenesis and Alchemic Dream announce the launch of the French version of A Tale in the Desert. Egenesis and Alchemic Dream propose a free trial period and the game is downloadable on the English website atitd.com or on the French website alchemicdream.com.

'RtCW: Enemy Territory' - ATI Gaming Tournament

by Rainier on Sept. 1, 2003 @ 1:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Totalfrags.com is pleased to announce that registrations for its ATI-RTCW tournament has opened. Based on the immensely successful game, Return To Castle Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, the tournament will feature 2,400 gamers from across the world. Two First Prize Winners shall receive an ATI RADEON 9800 Pro 128Mb 3D graphics card worth US $399. Four Second Prize Winners will receive ATI RADEON 9600 Pro 128Mb boards worth US $199 each. Ten Third Prize Winners will receive ATI Radeon 9200 Pro 128Mb boards worth US $129 each. Visit Total Frags' website to register and compete in this tournament.

'Battlefield: Pirates' - v0.21 Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2003 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you get excited about the idea of sailing uncharted waters, searching the fog for rival ships, and maneuvering into the perfect position to lay iron unto your enemy before he can do the same to you, then you've come to the right place. Battlefield: Pirates is a mod for EA's Battlefield 1942 (updated for the coming bf1942 v1.45 patch). Can you hold the center long enough to win? A new v0.21 Alpha version has been released with lots of balancing done to direct and splash damage, reworking of Scurvy_Cove, and a new "preview" map, similar to Komodo_Island. Read more for download links ...

'Battle Engine Aquila' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2003 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

You alone must pilot the fearsome Battle Engine Aquila, a behemoth war machine and the single most destructive unit on the battlefield, capable of patrolling from the ground or attacking from the air. One-on-one you can destroy most individual enemy units, but you cant take them all out single-handed - there are simply too many of them!

'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2003 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time takes place within an exotic, mysterious world representing Persian architecture, animals and attire. After his father invades the palace of the Maharajah, the Prince, tricked by a treacherous vizier, uses a magic dagger to release the dangerous Sands of Time from an ornate hourglass. With the aid of a beautiful, mysterious, and potentially untrustworthy ally, players embody the Prince to recapture the Sands of Time and restore peace to the land. Check out the new screens ...

'Arx Fatalis' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2003 @ 12:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arx Fatalis is a first-person RPG, which plunges players into an amazingly complex fantasy-world of trolls, goblins and 'Snake-women'. Creating weapons, solving puzzles and completing amazing quests, gamers become heroes as they battle in an evil world. Players will also need to master a unique real-time magic system to cast more than 50 different spells based on 20 different runes... Read more for a few screens!

'Middle-Earth Online' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2003 @ 3:46 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. The land itself is in peril and its fate lies in the hands of those who possess it. Adventuring alone or in groups, join thousands of players online in the massive world that is Middle-earth. Support the forces of good in an epic struggle to drive back the forces of Sauron. This is Middle-Earth Online, your home in the world of Tolkien. Read more to check some screens ...

'Painkiller' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2003 @ 3:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Painkiller is a nickname of a pretty unusual mercenary, who is dealing with supernatural. There are places on Earth where demons and other evil creatures have their nests: abandoned prisons, private castles, deep caves in the mountains. "Cleaning" those places is good money, and our hero needs a lot of it, since he loves living the life to its fullest. One day he gets what seems to be a pretty simple job: to retrieve a religious artifact from one of the nests. When after a furious battle he realizes he might have been tricked into the war between two competing clans of the undead, he tries to play his own cards. If you haven't yet, check our Painkiller preview or read more to check out the new screens ...

'Thief III' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2003 @ 3:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this chapter of Thief, you once again take on the role of Garrett, a master thief who is rarely seen, never caught and capable of breaking into the most ingeniously secured places. Garrett steals from the wealthy and gives to himself, making his living in the dark and foreboding City. Although Garrett would prefer to be left alone to ply his trade, the prophecies of an impending Dark Age dictate a different plan for the thief. In his efforts to prevent the Dark Age, Garrett has inadvertently roused an ancient, hidden evil. He finds himself without allies, standing alone between the City and the forces that would crush it.

MOH: Breakthrough - Demo Coming

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2003 @ 1:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While we already announced a few weeks ago that the demo was coming in September, the Electronic Arts Medal of Honor website has more details of what exactly we can expect. The demo will include two new multiplayer maps based on the Allied Italian operations of WWII, Anzio and Palermo and is scheduled for September 10th (although Gamespot is reporting Sept. 9th). Of course we'll have the puppy right here on the Worthplaying servers, so stay tuned!