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'Burnout 3: Takedown' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 4:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Burnout 3 takes the series even further, now featuring a unique 'crash and burn' racing concept and a one-of-a-kind special effects engine that delivers spectacular visuals. The intensity heats up as players race, and often crash, their way through oncoming traffic in an attempt to claim the top spot. Check the new screens ...

'US Racer' (GBA) Revealed

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

US Racer is an arcade-style racing game that takes you across the USA. Not only will you be able to race through never before seen photo-realistic streets of New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Las Vegas, Washington DC and Miami, but this unique racing adventure will also take you off-road along the toughest and yet most beautiful trails in Yosemite and the Grand Canyon - the US’ best known National Parks. Read more for additional details ...

'Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising' Breaks Record

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 3:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NovaLogic, Inc. is delighted to announce that the groundbreaking new multiplayer FPS title Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising has set a new world record for simultaneous players in an online FPS game.

NCSoft Launches 'City Of Heroes' Content Update

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 3:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the far corners of the world, heroes have responded selflessly to the distress call of Paragon City. Heroes like you have taken up the gauntlet, standing tall between an ever-encroaching night and a new dawn. Thanks to you and your fellow heroes, the streets of Paragon City are safer, and evildoers throughout this majestic city no longer rule with impunity. You have earned a job well done and the thanks of a grateful city... but that was yesterday. Today, new threats are upon you. Today, you have to bind up your wounds, strengthen your powers and take a heroic leap--

'Mashed' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 1:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive has released the first patch for their arcade racing game Mashed. This update brings your retail game to v1.1 and fixes problems with the taunt function in the game (for Win98/Me only). Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 12:54 p.m. PDT | 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 :

'World Championship Tennis' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 12:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just in time for Wimbledon, O~3 Entertainment today announced details about the upcoming World Championship Tennis for PC. Developed by Espa├žo Inform├ítica's, the game is expected to be released in North and South America in late summer 2004. Read more for details & screens ...

Konami Ships Two Yu-Gi-Oh! (GBA/PC) Titles To Stores

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami today announced that it has shipped Yu-Gi-Oh! Reshef of Destruction for GBA and Yu-Gi-Oh! Power of Chaos: Joey The Passion for PC. In Yu-Gi-Oh! Reshef of Destruction, players have access to 800 unique cards, including all three of the powerful Egyptian god cards, as they embark on an all-new role playing game adventure. For PC gamers, Yu-Gi-Oh! Power of Chaos: Joey the Passion delivers the ultimate PC trading card game battle featuring two-player LAN play for the first time in the series.

'Far Cry' - v1.2 Patch Coming Soon

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 10:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After previously being delayed for an undetermined period of time, the official Far Cry website has now been updated with word that the Far Cry v1.2 patch is in its final stages and is expected to be released soon. During the past few days, the FarCry mod community (especially German based mods) went "on strike" and threatened to take their mod development to other game engines if UbiSoft did not release the promised patch & SDK soon. Read more for an updated fix list.

'Dark Age of Camelot: Platinum Edition' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 29, 2004 @ 10:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today released “DAoC: Platinum Edition,” containing the original game and all four expansion packs. The retail expansions, “DAoC: Shrouded Isles” and “DAoC: Trials of Atlantis,” as well as free expansions, “DAoC: Foundations,” and the recently released “DAoC: New Frontiers,” are included in the "Platinum Edition," along with an introductory player’s guide, a one-month free subscription to the game and a complimentary trial copy of the game that players can give to a friend.