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'Spells of Gold' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2004 @ 4:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Spells of Gold is a role-playing set in the world of fantasy, inhabited by humans, beasts, undead ones and other creatures. The universe of the game - Lokatrienn - is large indeed. It consists of a number of separate worlds. Each one has several cities, which represent isolated economic and political systems. The Hero is able to transit from one world to another through special space Gates, called Portals. His main activity is trade, that is buying goods in one town and selling or exchanging them in another. For this purpose the Hero has got a special item - a Magic Sack of Monroke. Thanks to it, he can easily carry a vast amount of goods.

'Stalingrad' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2004 @ 3:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Situated between July 1942 and January 1943 Stalingrad desribes the events of one of the most dramatic episodes in World War 2. In Stalingrad the player will be able to take part in 2 campaigns (36 missions in total, 7 'secret' missions) where you must first lead the attack on Stalingrad and the subsequent seizure of city, after which, you take command of the Red Army, to defeat the Wehrmacht's 6th army. Read more to check out some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2004 @ 2:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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

  • The Sims 2 - Trailer
  • X-Files: Resist or Serve - Trailer
  • Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2004 @ 2:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

New 'Ultima Online Expansion Pack' Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2004 @ 1:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced the development of the next expansion pack for the massively multiplayer online game, Ultima Online. Expanding the world and advancing the franchise, the new title will give consumers considerable player vs. player capabilities, two additional professions and a vast new land to explore. The UO expansion pack is scheduled for release in Fall 2004. The game name has not been announced.

'Restricted Area' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2004 @ 8:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Restricted Area is an action-based roleplaying game with realtime combat, which combines a fascinating gameplay similar to Diablo 2 with innovative technology, tactic-shooter elements and a dark future scenario. Read more for a few new screens ...

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow Of Chernobyl' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2004 @ 7:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes: DeathMatch, CTF, Cooperative, various team games and much more. Read more to check out 2 new screens...

Midway Financial News Reveals 'The Suffering' For PC And More

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2004 @ 7:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Midway Games had their financial results conference call for the 4th quarter of 2003 and while we could dazzle you with meaningless numbers of net losses and revenue's the interesting part was where Midway looked ahead and revealed some new/upcoming titles. Their upcoming action/horror titles (check our Xbox preview) now also seems to be heading to the PC. The next, yet unnamed, Mortal Kombat 6 is scheduled for Fall 2004, will feature online multiplyer for both Xbox & PS2, same goes for Inevitable's (previously know for The Hobbit) Area 51. Overall the conference called revealed Midway has about 20 upcoming titles, including several PC titles. Stay tuned for more ...

'X²: The Threat' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2004 @ 4:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enlight has released the demo for EgoSoft's sci-fi shooter 'X²: The Threat'. Expanding on the original, X: Beyond the Frontier, X²: The Threat allows players to construct a massive fleet of ships to aid them along whatever path they choose within the open-ended X-Universe. This demo features 4 tutorials for trade, fight, build and think (each representing one of those themes), one additional tutorial for beginners and four sectors of the actual game, playable for 4 hours with a medium ship and 1 million credits (thanks Factornews). Read more for download links ...

'Far Cry' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2004 @ 3:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Far Cry is set around 2020 on a set of tropical islands in the pacific. And has a strong tropical-paradise feel, scenic in its beauty, but, harbors a terrible threat. It is a mix of jungle / primal / and next-gen technology. As the player you find yourself drawn into a secretive plot involving secret research facilities with scientists involved in military genetic-research, a secret "security" force of mercenaries, and, advanced next-generation weaponry and equipment. Check these 4 new screens...