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'MotoGP 2' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MotoGP 2 for PC and Xbox Live! offers eight different racing modes including: Stunt, GP, time trial, Training challenges, tag, Live, multi-player & single race, customizable bikes and all of the riders from the real 2002 MotoGP class. Players can create custom riders and race them online at 60 frames per second with up to 16 riders on one track during a single race. Players can also utilize Microsoft’s online voice communication to talk trash with the nearest competitor at speeds that will make their voices crack and their knees buckle. Check out these new Xbox/PC screens...

'Next Generation Tennis 2003' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 2003 version of this game includes many innovations: exclusive new animations with no more latency in controls, super realistic courtside details like ball boys, showtime match presentations, experience points to increase your player's skills, bonus courts and players etc. And of course, for even more realism, you will find the official courts of Roland Garros and US Open as well as real life tennis stars. NGT: the true ace of tennis games.

'Breed' - Intro Movie Available NOW

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 10:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Breed is a cutting-edge science-fiction shoot'em-up, which skilfully blends addictive, accessible, free-roaming gameplay with cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technology to expand not only the gameplay potential, but also the player's perceived freedom within the game world. (thanks VE3D). Read more for download links ...

'VietCong' - Single Player Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Acting as an elite soldier, players of “Vietcong” command the A-team, part of the U.S. Special Forces, in realistically represented Vietnamese environments. Players will lead as many as six expertly trained soldiers through 20 dramatic missions, and follow a storyline that captures the danger, fear and unpredictability of the war itself. The full-featured multiplayer mode also allows gamers to play as U.S. Special Forces or Vietcong soldiers and to battle over specially designed levels. This new single player demo features the "Crash In The Jungle" mission. After your huey goes down, you and your five-man squad need to make your way through the jungle to rescue another team. Read more for download links ...

'Restaurant Empire' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Starting with nothing except some cash and a passion for food, build your restaurant from the ground up. Hire waiters, decorate your restaurant and even cook the meals! Buy, build, outsell and out-price the competition. Enlight Software has just released a new patch for their restaurant sim bringing your retail copy to v1.14 (it comes in US and UK versions). The upgrade mainly seems to adress issues already listed in last patch. Read more for detailed list and download links ...

'Call of Duty' - Screens

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set on the battlefields of the 20th century's most monumental conflicts, the series will thrust players into gripping, cinematic, authentic warfare. As unsung heroes, players experience the war from the perspective of multiple characters from numerous countries, each with varying roles and duties and who fight along side fellow soldiers in epic battle sequences. The Call of Duty brand will support Activision's multi-platform strategy and include both console and PC games. Check out these 4 impressive screens ...

'Chaser' - Screens

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chaser is set in the year 2044 with players taking the role of John Chaser who, at the beginning of the game, wakes up suffering from amnesia on board the spaceship HMS Majestic being pursued by a crack team of heavily armed shocktroop soldiers. The game then takes players into an apocalyptic future set on Earth and Mars. Some new screens for you to enjoy ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'World War II Online' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 1, 2003 @ 12:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World War II Online is a combined arms simulation in an online, persistent, action-packed 3D world. Now you can command and crew a variety of accurately modeled vehicles and aircraft or you can sling a weapon and fight as a foot soldier with and against thousands of other players. Playnet and Cornered Rat Software are still releasing new patches for World War II Online bringing your retail copy to v1.8.6. This new patch fixes various vehicle bugs, adresses a memory leak and various other tweaks. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'The Sims Superstar' - Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2003 @ 11:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today we announced that EA's The Sims Superstar went gold and is expected to ship to stores next week. The Sims Superstar is a new expansion pack to the top-selling PC game of all time, The Sims. Players can now realize their fantasies of fame and fortune as they pursue the dream of being a Rock Star, Movie Star or a Supermodel and live the lifestyle of a celebrity. All new gameplay, new social interactions and a whole new in-game destination offer players an all access pass to the world of superstardom. In The Sims Superstar, The Sims are ready for their close up. Check these new screens ...