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'American Conquest: Divided Nation' - 16 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2005 @ 3:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Experience the American Civil War and key events immediately prior to and following the conflict that changed the United States. In Divided Nation, players take on multiple roles in 19th century America, including Civil War General, pirate commander and militia leader in the Texas War of Independence.

White Birds Productions Working On Two Adventure Titles

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2005 @ 2:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A community developer chat on Adventure Europe with Michel Bams, one of White Birds Productions' founders, reveals that besides Paradise, Beniot Sokal's studio is working on an additional two titles, "Sinking Island" and "Aquarica." Sinking Island is a dark detective adventure story, set on a tropical paradise, at a millionaire's hotel a crime is commited, and while the island seems to be sinking for unknown reasons, you have to find out who did it. Aquarica is still in the early stages of development but will have full 3D graphics and be a tie in with a movie.

'Sid Meier's Civilization IV' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2005 @ 2:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sid Meier's Civilization IV expands on the beloved gameplay of its predecessors with countless new gameplay changes and improvements, including religion, great people and for the first time in the Civilization series, a full 3D engine. 2K Games has released a demo for Firaxis' Civ IV allowing you to try out a tutorial and a 100 turn demo level (thanks GameDemos). Read more for download links ...

GarageGames Releases New 'Torque Game Engine'

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2005 @ 1:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GarageGames announced the release of the new Torque Game Engine (TGE), version 1.4, featuring hundreds of technology enhancements, from improved work flow and tutorials, to localization support and editor updates.

'Faces of War' - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2005 @ 1:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A few weeks ago Ubisoft announced that it will publish Faces of War (previously known as Outfront II), a World War II squad-based, RTS game developed by Best Way, the people behind Soldiers: Heroes of World War II. Read more for additional details ..

Kylotonn Terminates 'Bet on Soldier' Publishing Agreement with Digital Jesters

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2005 @ 12:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Kylotonn announces that it has terminated the distributing and publishing agreement Digital Jesters due to non-payment and breaches of contract perpetrated by the Digital Jesters management. Kylotonn owns Bet on Soldier and will shortly arrange a new agreement with another publisher for this title in the UK and in the US.

'Untold Legends 2' (PSP) and 'Field Commander' (PSP) Coming To Europe

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2005 @ 10:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft Europe is pleased to announce that it is extending its publishing agreement with Sony Online Entertainment to introduce two new games for the PSP: Field Commander and Untold Legends: The Warrior’s Code. Both games are scheduled for release in spring 2006 throughout Europe, Asia and Australia/New Zealand.

'80 Days' - Demo #2 Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2005 @ 9:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Journey on every existing means of transport, making you to use all inventiveness ingenuity, full of discoveries of unseen and unheard beauties. New gentleman, new bet, but it is up to you to choose itinerary. Frogwares has released a new demo allowing you to try out the train level. You are traveling aboard the super train "Goliath." Your goal is to reach the destination as fast as possible.

'Flying Range II: Long Way Home' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2005 @ 7:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Flying Range II: Long Way Home is an action-arcade set in the year of 2026. You are the captain of the first hyperspace engine equipped battleship. You get lost in the galaxy and as the captain, it is your task to bring the ship and its crew back home. This demo is fully functional but will only let you play for 20 minutes after which you can unlock the full content by purchasing a registration key.

'Half-Life 1' and 'Day of Defeat Source' Get Steamy Update #32

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2005 @ 7:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding the latest update for its online delivery system Steam. This release updates the DoD:Source gameinfo.txt to support the Source SDK, and applies a few fixes to the Half-Life 1 engine, and a few tweaks to the H-L1 dedicated server. Just restart Steam for the effects to take place.