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'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2004 @ 10:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

For the first time, players control The Sims over an entire lifetime for the very first time. Every choice that is made has a relevant and dramatic effect on the life of a Sim. More life-like Sims, all new gameplay, and the ground-breaking addition of genetics, with the DNA of Sims passed down through generations, gives players a more vivid, realistic, and in-depth Sims experience. All of this takes place in a new amazingly life-like 3-D world...

GMX Media Signs 'Battle Mages' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2004 @ 10:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media today announced that it has secured UK rights to publish The PC title – Battle Mages. ”Battle Mages promises to be a fantastic title, we look forward to releasing it in the UK.” Commented Barry Leonard COO of GMX Media. "Buka Entertainment is proud of one of The Entente and believes that GMX Media will present it to the UK audience in the best way", said Maxim Mikhalev, Buka's Vice-President International. Read more for details & screens ...

'Rainbow Six 3' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2004 @ 9:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 will be released for the PlayStation2 in March 2004. Developed by Ubisoft's Shanghai studio, the game offers the most thrilling and realistic single- and multi-player counter-terrorist experience available anywhere. Read more for details & 20+ screens ...

'Empire Deluxe Enhanced Edition' Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2004 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Empire Deluxe Enhanced Edition (a.k.a. EDEE) will be version 4.0 in the continued evolution of the classic abstract turn-based strategy games of the Empire Series which has been popular for almost three decades. In Empire Series the basic objective of Empire Deluxe is global domination on a strategic scale. Read more for details ...

'One Must Fall: Battlegrounds' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2004 @ 2:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Diversions Entertainment has issued the first patch for their 3D fighting/action game One Must Fall: Battlegrounds. This upgrade brings your retail game to v2097, no details as to what it fixes are available. Read more for download links ...

'Codename: Panzers' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 4, 2004 @ 2:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stormregion, who have previously developed highly acclaimed S.W.I.N.E., made massive tanks a crucial element in this tactical combat action title set in World War II. Russian, German and Allied troops fight in three campaigns and more than 30 breath taking single player missions. Over a hundred authentic 3D vehicles are at disposal as well as a wide range of ground troops (thanks GenGamers). Check these new screens...

'Guild Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 3, 2004 @ 12:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Guild Wars takes place in a fantasy world, where guilds of characters of a wide range of professions can make a mark on history. The reason we chose the fantasy realm is that we wanted a place that was instantly familiar to gamers, and also one that offers us near-limitless opportunities for new and exciting types of friends and foes. Like the evolving worlds of Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo that we helped to build over the years, we’re creating a new place that we believe you’ll want to visit over and over. Check some new screens ...

'Desperados 2: Coopers Revenge' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 3, 2004 @ 12:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

German developer Spellbound (known for Robin Hood & the Airline Tycoon series, as well as the original Desperados) has released the first screens for their 2002 Real-Time Team-Based Adventure Strategy sequel 'Desperados 2: Coopers Revenge'. Not many details, at all, are available on 'Desperados 2: Coopers Revenge' (working title) apart from the fact that it is in the works, will be more complex, in a 3D environment and is scheduled for release in November 2004. Read more to check them out ... Launched

by Rainier on Jan. 3, 2004 @ 1:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GarageGames announced today the launch of its partner site and the demo version of the content now available for independent game developers who want to contribute to gain membership in the nonprofit organization.

'Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 2, 2004 @ 5:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Interplay Entertainment Corp. and Vivendi Universal Games announced today that the highly anticipated "Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II has gone gold and will ship to retail on January 20, 2004. The game will be distributed by VU Games in North America and Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan).