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'Silent Storm' - Screens

by Rainier on May 30, 2003 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Silent Storm is a true 3D game combining turn-based tactical combats and role-playing set against the background of the WWII. As the war rages on, you will lead a squad of elite troopers deep behind enemy lines to perform secret missions and prevent a disaster the true scale of which could be fully appreciated by neither of the involved parties. Pick your mercenaries from a pool of more than 40 elite soldiers of 30 different nationalities. Check the new goods ...

'EVE Online: The Second Genesis' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 30, 2003 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crowd Control Productions has issued another patch for EVE Online: The Second Genesis, bringing their just-released MMO space game to v1031. This patch can be used if the auto-updater doesn't work, and as usual there are no details on the changes in this patch. Read more for download links ...

'Vietnam War: Ho Chi Minh Trail' - Screens

by Rainier on May 30, 2003 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

You, part of a Special Forces commando team with the 101st Airborne, follow orders to go behind enemy lines on a damage assessment reconnaissance mission. In the confusion of an enemy ambush, you are separated from the group. There you find yourself in a living hell, encircled and outnumbered by the enemy, but commanders back at the base order you to hold out at all costs and be the last one to evacuate. Check the new explosive screens...

'DroneZ' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 30, 2003 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In DroneZ, players lead characters, Sidd or Eva on a mission to free mankind from the deadly V-Space Network, the computer enemy that controls the future. DroneZ dominates the V-Space Network – cyber-insects who forbid people to disconnect. With the help of a “real world” hacker, players must fight to stay alive as they travel from various network memory locations and avoid the DroneZ deadly lasers. A free-aiming weapon scanner, tons of bonus powers, shield generators and secondary equip players for pinpoint attacks. Defeat the DroneZ protections with rapid-fire weapons and players steal victory. A big batch of new screens just landed! Check them out!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on May 30, 2003 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Voodoo Vince' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 29, 2003 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Go ahead and dive under the falling safe, jump into the high-speed blender and flail into the blazing fire - the man of burlap can handle it! "Voodoo Vince" allows players to explore and fight as a tattered but unrelenting voodoo doll as he explores the depths of the Louisiana Bayou full of outrageous levels and over-the-top characters. "Voodoo Vince" is the only game where kicking your own butt leads to victory! check out the batch of new screens!

'Duke Nukem: For-Never' - Latest News?

by Rainier on May 29, 2003 @ 1:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shacknews has got some new dirt on the ever elusive Duke Nukem: For-Never, titled Duke4 Not A 2003 Game", quoting a Take 2 conference call where the publisher mentions that there's no "possibility under the sun" that Duke Nukem Forever will be released by this year's holiday season. Also saying that since they have already accounted for the fee paid to Infogrames for the project, "right now we're just hopeful that the team in Dallas will finish it." The story also mentions their hopes of releasing Max Payne 2 in January 2004.

CDV Ships 'Combat Mission: Special Edition'

by Rainier on May 29, 2003 @ 1:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV announces that "Combat Mission Beyond Overlord: Special Edition" for the PC is available in retail stores. Lauded by GameSpot as "one of the best war games ever made for the computer," "Combat Mission" combines turn-based and real-time tactical action. Previously only offered for sale online, the special retail version of this World War II game includes more than 100 additional scenarios, improved in-game environments, and new vehicles, uniforms and enhanced sound.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on May 29, 2003 @ 12:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • Battlefield Command - E3 Trailer
  • Painkiller - E3 Trailer
  • Exarch - Trailer
  • The Saga Of Ryzom - Trailer


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'Charlie’s Angels: Angel X' - Trailer Available NOW

by Rainier on May 29, 2003 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Pictures Digital Networks has released an exciting new movie trailer previewing the action-packed life of an “Angel” in Charlie’s Angels: Angel X, a network-driven game, which will be available soon at a PC screen near you. Inspired by the motion picture “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle,” which is set for release in theaters nationwide on June 27, 2003, gamers are charged with the mission of catching the Thin Man before his army of assassins destroys his secret lair. Utilizing martial arts skills that only an Angel could master, players must pack some serious power as they encounter murderous thugs, junkyard dogs, shot-gun toting security guards and a plethora of other foes as they progress through various levels. Players who accomplish their mission will become full-fledged “Angels” and prove to Charlie, yet again, that there is no mission too difficult for his beloved trio. The trailer can be viewed right here!