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'SX Superstar' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 22, 2003 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Step into the world of SX Superstar, an ultra-realistic trip into the essence of supercross, chock full of smokin’ arcade-racing action that will release the rock star within. In SX Superstar, you are the star. Take your rider from the poorhouse to the penthouse in the only supercross title that focuses on the lifestyle aspect of professional supercross. Pull huge air and squash the comp for a big win, then line your pockets with cold, hard cash. Rake in enough bucks and start living the good life with better bikes, bigger houses and of course, hotter chicks! It’s like your life, only better! Check the PS2 & Xbox screens...

'Day of Defeat' Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 22, 2003 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamers get ready to finalize war plans and ready the reinforcements as Valve's Day of Defeat has gone gold. The multiplayer action-packed WWII game pits players in Axis vs. Allies squad-based combat in Western Europe at the height of the war in 1944. Day of Defeat is powered by Valve's Half-Life technology and is the first title to be published by Activision, Inc. under its new strategic partnership with Valve. The title is scheduled for release this May.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 22, 2003 @ 12:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Devastation' - Dedicated Windows Available NOW

by Rainier on April 21, 2003 @ 10:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digitalo has released a dedicated Windows server for the retail edition of Devastation, the new first-person shooter by Digitalo Studios. The server is compatible with clients updated to the latest (version 380) patch, and word is that running a devastation server is very much like running a UT2003 server, so most of the stuff at UnrealAdmin.org is relevant. This is an updated Windows server (v380) for the retail version of the game (not for the demo). Read more for details and download links ...

'Indiana Jones & The Emperor's Tomb' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 21, 2003 @ 7:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

You’re Indiana Jones. Legendary adventurer. Daring rogue. And the most butt-kicking archaeologist the world has ever seen. It’s 1935 and this time you must prevent a powerful Chinese artifact from falling into evil hands. This globe-spanning adventure pits you against evil Nazis and the Asian underworld with a mysterious and alluring partner, Mei Ying. It’ll take more than just a trusty whip and pistol to avoid deadly traps and navigate through all the dangerous environments. Do you have what it takes to make it back alive? The update fiddles with the game controllers' sensitivity settings and fixes a bunch of graphical bugs. Read more for download links ...

'Bandits: Phoenix Rising' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 21, 2003 @ 7:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bandits: Phoenix Rising immerses players into a vast, desert wasteland, where they must control a cannon-mounted combat car in order to defeat heavily armed enemies and ultimately defend their gang. The Bandits: Phoenix Rising patch will update you to v1.1 focusing on game balance issues, adds a new level, and fixes a few bugs. Read more for download links ...

'EVE Online' - Beta Test GiveAway

by Rainier on April 21, 2003 @ 6:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

There was an email sent to the global beta sign up list this afternoon about pre-ordering EVE and getting into the beta (and pay for it). This does NOT apply to those who signed up for the beta through Worthplaying. Those that have signed up via WP site will be in for FREE, hence the word "beta give-away." You can still signup for the Eve Online beta, either click here or use the banner at the top of the page

'Impossible Creatures: Insect Invasion' - Free Add-On Revealed

by Rainier on April 21, 2003 @ 5:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Available for free download in Spring 2003, "Insect Invasion" is an add-on MOD for Impossible Creatures, the latest 3-D real-time strategy game from Alex Garden and Relic Entertainment, creators of the critically acclaimed "Homeworld." Building on the popularity of "Impossible Creatures" and its' MOD-friendly engine, Relic ups the ante with 15 new creatures, 9 new abilities and other game enhancements that add even more to Impossible Creatures already unprecedented gameplay features. Read more for details and the first screen..

'StarShift: The Zaran Legacy' - Beta Test Begins

by Rainier on April 21, 2003 @ 12:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The countdown is over to StarShift's first Beta Test. Starting Tuesday April 22 at 7:00PM (GMT-4:00), between 25 and 30 lucky gamers, who were chosen randomly from different countries, will get the opportunity to have the first public look at CODECO's newest title: StarShift - The Zaran Legacy. This initial phase of beta testing is a limited access test, but during a second phase of beta testing, gamers from around the world will be able to play StarShift on CODECO's servers. Read more for details ...

'Battlefield 1942' Sequel Coming?

by Rainier on April 21, 2003 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on GameSpy that according to the results of a search of the US Patent and Trademark Office's Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS), Digital Illusions has trademarked the name "Battlefield Vietnam" for a PC computer game project. The Trademark was submitted February 12th of this year. Could this be the official sequel to Digital Illusion's ultra popular action game series, Battlefield 1942? Of course this has not been confirmed by EA nor Digital Illusions, but maybe we will hear more about it during the E3