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Grand Theft Auto 3: Double Pack (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2003 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games, the world-renowned publishing division of Take-Two Interactive Software announced today that it plans to ship the award-winning Grand Theft Auto 3 and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City as a "double pack" for both the PlayStation2 and the Xbox. The Grand Theft Auto "double pack" is set to hit shelves in North America on October 22, 2003 for PlayStation2 and on November 4, 2003 for Xbox. Read more for some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2003 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Indie Games Con ’03 - Game Lineup

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2003 @ 12:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GarageGames announced today the line-up of games for the Indie Games Con ’03 (IGC). IGC allows independent game developers to bring there games to “ShowOFF.” Developers can get unbiased reviews from their peers, have the opportunity to play these games at the LAN party and of course, compete for the coveted IGC Player’s Choice Awards. Read more for details ...

'Secret Weapons Over Normandy' Official Web Site Launched

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 6:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts sent out word that the official Secret Weapons Over Normandy web site has launched! The new site features a new Secret Weapons Over Normandy game trailer, the first wave of aircraft from the game, along with a look at the weapons and locations, wallpapers, screensavers and MP3s. Read up on exciting game features in the Game Info area, such as types of aircrafts, weapons and combat theaters! Infiltrate the site today!

'Mistmare' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 5:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arxel Tribe/Sinister Systems have released a new patch for their RPG/adventure game Mistmare. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.7, updates the LithTech engine update, adresses some mission fixes, sound tweaks, adds Pause key and various other tidbits (thanks RPGDot). Read more for details and download links ...

'XIII' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 5:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As expected and announced, Ubisoft has now released the multiplayer demo for their upcoming cell shaded action/FPS game XIII. This demo includes two levels for you to play deathmatch and team deathmatch on. This is a European 'work in progress' demo, an updated U.S. version is expected next week (thanks IGN). Read more for download links ...

UPDATE : There is a bug in the demo which does not affect the 'Bot Challenge' but multiplayer hosting. A new version will be released soon.

'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' - Online Flash Game

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Starting today, a special edition Flash game based on the original Prince of Persia (with a new layout and objective) will be available on select Web sites, including GameSpot, IGN and the official Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time site. The game is expected to be live on DATE. Players can compete against each other, their favorite online gaming editors and members of the Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time development team - can they beat the time-based scores of the experts, including original Prince of Persia creator Jordan Mechner?

'Journey to the Center of the Earth' Shipping To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 3:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Viva Media announced today that the PC game, Journey to the Center of the Earth, the latest title published under its Viva Adventure label, will ship on October 6, 2003 to stores nationwide. Epic in scale, this extraordinary adventure will offer PC gamers an incredible voyage at a remarkably affordable price.

'Half-Life 2' - Source Code Leak Confirmed

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 3:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

By now everybody heard about the leaked source code for Half-Life 2. While at first it was not certain these files were actually legit, it has now been confirmed by Valve's own Gabe Newell and he issued the following statement about it (thanks VE3D). Read more for the full deal ...

'Champions of Norrath' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 2:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Published by the creators of EverQuest and developed by the team behind Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance, Champions of Norrath is an Action RPG like none other on the PlayStation 2. Create your own champion, each with unique powers, appearances and skills. Experience an epic adventure filled with powerful action and ominous intrigue. Battle vicious monsters where your mastery of weaponry and spells is the only thing between you and supreme evil. Read more to check out the latest batch of screens!