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Encore Signs 'Soldner: Secret Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 10:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Waging war on the PC will never be the same come February 2004, when Encore and JoWooD release Soldner for the PC. Featuring realistic, modern-day weapons, vehicles, aircraft and technology, Soldner takes the battle online as 32 players vie for supremacy on the ground and in the air in this military tactical shooter. Camping is not an option with Soldner's revolutionary level of fully destructible buildings, trees and fences. Read more for details & screens...

'Greyhawk:Temple of Elemental Evil' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 10:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released the long promised update patch for Troika's RPG Temple of Elemental Evil. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.0 and adresses a slew of quest, spell and rule fixes (thanks Blues). Read more for details and download links ...

'Riftrunner' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 9:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Larian Studios upcoming RPG Riftrunner is based on the award winning fantasy universe first introduced in Divine Divinity. Riftrunner is set to capture the imagination of RPG players yet again, and provides a strong stepping stone for the planned extension of the Divinity World. Read more for some screens ...

'Curse: The Eye of Isis' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 9:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Curse: The Eye of Isis centers on Darien Dane and his assistant, Victoria Sutton as they investigate the disappearance of an ancient sacred Egyptian statue. Protected by an evil curse, the statue causes madness (or violent death) to those who come in contact with it. Darien must battle hordes of zombies and evil mummies to find this statue and return it to its pyramid home before total carnage ensues. Read more for some 90+ Xbox screens ...

'Middle-Earth Online' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 9:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

From the far corners of Middle-earth, new adventures come forth to face the growing evil in the East. The forces of Mordor are mobilizing as the Nazgül hunt for the One Ring. The land itself is in peril and its fate lies in the hands of those who possess it. Adventuring alone or in groups, join thousands of players online in the massive world that is Middle-earth. Support the forces of good in an epic struggle to drive back the forces of Sauron. This is Middle-Earth Online, your home in the world of Tolkien. Read more to check some screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 2:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jaleco Launches 'Get Lowrider' (PS2) Contest

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2003 @ 6:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Jaleco Entertainment announces that TVT Records has launched the "Get Lowrider" sweepstakes to help promote the soon-to-be released Lowrider video game. The record label represents Lil' Jon & the East Side Boyz and The Ying Yang Twins, award-winning crunk artists whose current smash hit, "Get Low," is featured in Lowrider. Go to for more information on how to win cash and other 'crunktastic' prizes.

'Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2003 @ 6:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II will feature more monsters, graphically stunning environments and five new and unique customizable player characters to choose from, hidden areas to explore, as well as a new item creation system that will allow players to create their own ultimate magical artifacts. Read more for a slew of new screens, as well as a new in-game trailer...

'Zombies' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2003 @ 5:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Zombies is a FPS/survival/horror game, under development at French Krysalide. The game features 20 hours of intense gameplay, 11 levels to test your survival instincts, 20 weapons and 12 sidekicks. Zombies is expected in Q1 2005 for PS2, Xbox, and PC. Read more for details & screens...

'Mission Impossible: Operation Surma' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2003 @ 2:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Can you save the world from the ICEWorm microchip? You are special agent Ethan Hunt — back to battle international espionage as the fate of the free world hangs in the balance! A microchip nicknamed ICEWorm is disabling the security systems of the world’s largest organizations, and providing free access to the highest bidder. Your mission – should you choose to accept it – is to destroy the chip and prevent its creators from bringing the free world to its knees. Serving up today are some new PS2/Xbox screens...