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'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 4, 2003 @ 9:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation game, you become a CSI agent working alongside Gil Grissom, Catherine Willows and the rest of the CSI team. A classic, first-person adventure, the CSI game will test players' nerves and intellect as they question witnesses, examine crime scenes, and analyze evidence utilizing the latest in forensic equipment. UbiSoft has released the first patch for their recently released CSI. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.01 and fixes minor logic bugs hindering players getting 100% scores. Read more for download links ..

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 4, 2003 @ 12:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Street Legal Racing' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 4, 2003 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Street Legal Racing is a high-octane streetcar creation simulation for the PC where players experience the exhilaration of creating their own street legal machines and then pushing them to the limit in no-holds-barred street races for money, parts and the pink slips to their cars. Hungarian developer Invictus has issued a new patch for Street Legal, updating their budget-priced racing simulation to version 3. This release brings improved handling and physics, skidmarks, improved control options, crash fixes, enhanced sound, and more. Read more for download links ...

'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4' Heading For The PC

by Rainier on April 3, 2003 @ 5:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GameSpyDaily got word from Aspyr Media that it will publish Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 for both the PC and Mac. Full details will be released tomorrow, but we do know that the game will offer just about all the great features of the PS2 version along with support for up to eight players online or via LAN. No word yet on the official release date, but Aspyr says that a demo and a trailer are in the works, though didn't specify when they would be made available. Read more for details & screens or check out the mini website.

'Rainbow Six 3 : RavenShield' - Upcoming Patch Details

by Rainier on April 3, 2003 @ 5:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

UbiSoft just send us word that next week we can expect a new patch for Rainbow 6 Ravenshield. This patch is released mostly to respond to problems some people have encountered with the CD Key system. The problem can occur when players have more than one network interface and the first one isn't their Internet connection. UbiSoft are now checking to see if the network interface used by Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield is the one connected to the Internet. To know exactly where the error was coming from, they have added some other error messages. Read more for an error list list and their cause.

'Priest' - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on April 3, 2003 @ 4:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Priest is a multiplayer, head-to-head combat game that introduces controversial themes in a Wild West setting. It is an action-horror RPG (role-playing game) that creates a grim and gruesome ambiance while providing a healthy dose of gory, violent action. In a departure from the scores of medieval fantasy games, Priest is set in the midst of a lost land of the American Wild Western Frontier. Priest follows the trials of Ivan Isaacs, a disillusioned former priest who sold his soul to battle the evil fallen archangel, Temozarela. Combining elements of both classic simulation and action games, Priest introduces a unique player vs. player/NPC structure and item/pet fusion system to create an FPS-like role-playing game in an entirely new genre. Read more to check 60+ screens...

Ubi Soft Launches New 'Warlords IV: Heroes Of Etheria' Website

by Rainier on April 3, 2003 @ 2:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today launched a new website for the upcoming turn-based strategy game, Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria. The new site lets Warlords fans get the latest information on the game, download media such as screen shots, movies, and Warlords-themed wallpapers, and connect with other players.

Majesco Launches 'BlowOut' Website

by Rainier on April 3, 2003 @ 1:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

BlowOut, a next-generation, 3D side-scrolling shooter arriving this Fall gets a new home on the web, as Majesco launches the official BlowOut Web site. The site will offer an exciting array of features such as a "Shoutbox" section giving gamers the opportunity to chat in real-time, downloadable movies, screen shots, and special character art designed by the famed Yasushi Nirasawa, who is best known for designing demonic creatures for top video games, including Soul Calibur and has worked on character designs in movies such as Final Fantasy and Men in Black. Via BlowOut's user-friendly level editor, gamers can create and upload their own levels, or download pre-designed levels from the developer. BlowOut is a pick-up-and-play, side-scrolling combat action game that uses 3D character models and will be shipping this October 2003 for PS2, Xbox, and PC.

Strategy First Signs 'World War II: Frontline Command'

by Rainier on April 3, 2003 @ 1:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First Inc and developer The Bitmap Brothers have teamed up to bring World War II: Frontline Command to the North American gamer just in time for summer. Read more for additional information and features ...

'Pirates of the Caribbean' (PC/Xbox) Website Launched

by Rainier on April 3, 2003 @ 1:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks is pleased to announce that the official Pirates of the Caribbean Web site has been launched. The site features game information, new Xbox and PC screenshots, and more. Created by an outstanding team of developers at Akella in partnership with Bethesda Softworks, Pirates of the Caribbean is a role-playing game on land and sea scheduled for release this June. Inspired by one of this summer’s most anticipated blockbusters, the Pirates of the Caribbean game features stunning graphics, deep role-playing elements, and thrilling quests, and provides a unique opportunity to prove your mettle against the legendary buccaneers of the Caribbean. Read more to check out the new screens.