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'Far Cry' - Patch & SDK Delayed

by Rainier on June 11, 2004 @ 5:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Far Cry website has word that the much anticipated v1.2 patch for Crytek's FPS Far Cry has been delayed, no new release date has been mentioned. "The Far Cry Patch and SDK were found to contain a few remaining bugs which justify extra testing -- better safe than sorry. More information to follow as it becomes available." You can read the full story over at the Far Cry website.

'SNK vs. Capcom: SVC Chaos' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2004 @ 4:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The clash between the popular characters of SNK and CAPCOM comes to the Xbox. This time SNK takes the baton from the previously released "Capcom vs SNK" to again bring players the dream match of fighting games, all with the unique SNK touch. An incredible clash of 36 characters from world famous SNK and Capcom franchises such as Fatal Fury, Samurai Shodown, The King of Fighters and Street Fighter.

'Mortal Kombat: Deception' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2004 @ 4:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shocking and evil, Mortal Kombat: Deception pushes martial arts-style fighting and the Mortal Kombat franchise to new heights with an innovative fighting system, unparalleled depth and brutally intense action that will appeal to long-time Mortal Kombat fans as well as next-generation gamers. The game features lightning-fast hand-to-hand and special weapons combat, secret and returning characters, moves and combinations with new death-dealing battles and fatalities. Read more for some new screens ...

'Ghost Recon 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2004 @ 4:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Ubisoft's award-winning Red Storm studio, Ghost Recon 2 launches on next-generation consoles and PC this Holiday season. The game is set in the chaotic battlefields of tomorrow, and will offer gamers an insider's view of the way large scale conflicts will be fought in the near future. Read more for a few new screens...

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' (Xbox) - Downloadable Content & Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2004 @ 3:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today that premium downloadable content for Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow on Xbox is now available. Thanks to its multiplayer mode that critics are calling "the most revolutionary online mode since deathmatch," Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow stands among the most played game on Xbox Live. Sam Fisher's fans can now do wnload 2 new maps -"Federal Reserve Bank" and "River Mall"- via Xbox Live for $5.

'Gates of Troy' Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 11, 2004 @ 11:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Slitherine Software is pleased to announce that Gates of Troy has gone gold! Gates of Troy is a Trojan themed stand-alone expansion pack for SPARTAN. This stand-alone expansion for Spartan has been approved by QA and we are now burning the final disks, ready to be sent to the factory, where they will make glass masters. Gates of Troy is compatible with all versions of Spartan & in all languages.

'Psychotoxic' - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2004 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Psychotoxic is a first person shooter with an exceptionally exciting story line. The setting is New York, in the year 2020. Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse have caused terrible damage on Earth. The fourth horseman is now preparing for his return. Violence and aggression are increasing drastically. Humanity's last hope is protagonist Angie Prophet. Check the new batch of screens ...

'Shadow Hearts: Covenant' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2004 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shadow Hearts: Covenant, the sequel to the critically acclaimed fantasy-style RPG Shadow Hearts, is a mix of turn-based strategy and RPG elements. Shadow Hearts: Covenant (known as Shadow Hearts 2 in Japan) provides players with an even greater magical quest than its predecessor. Read more for some new screens...

'Besieger' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2004 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher has released the first patch for Primal Software's RTS Besieger. This patch will bring your retail game to v1.2.5, adds GameSpy support and fixes MP lag issues. A Real-Time 3D Strategy, Besieger is set in a medieval fantasy world in which rival players wage war as either Viking or Cimmerian warriors. As well as the bloody battles, each player must build, protect and attack fortified citadels. Read more for download links ...

'ESPN NFL 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 11, 2004 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It’s the season of the fan. The year of people coming together to celebrate sport. And uniting everyone is ESPN NFL Football, a coupling of “the most responsive and intense gameplay around” and the richest multi-player gaming experience possible. Everyone is getting in on the action with the help of our innovative V.I.P. system – allowing you to play your friends or the elite as if they were sitting right next to you! So dust off those extra controllers, grab some chairs, and get your game on!