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'Spartan' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 30, 2004 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Slitherine Strategies has released a new patch for their strategy game Spartan. This update brings your retail game to v1.013 and addresses various AI and gameplay issues. Read more for details & download links ...

'KumaWar' Launches 'Iran Hostage Rescue' - Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2004 @ 10:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

To coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Iran Hostage Crisis, KumaWar, an online game service featuring accurate re-creations of real-world events, has launched its newest mission, Iran Hostage Rescue, based upon the April 24, 1980 failed attempt to rescue 53 American hostages held in Tehran.

'Citizen Zero' (Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on April 30, 2004 @ 10:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Micro Forté is proud to officially confirm that its long-awaited MMOG Citizen Zero is being developed for PC and Xbox. Combining the guts and muscle of action shooters with the depth and broad scope of online RPGs, Citizen Zero is set to change the way people think about online gaming. Visit the freshly launched Citizen Zero website or read more for details...

'Dragon Ball Z' (GBA/PS2) 2004 LineUp Revealed

by Rainier on April 30, 2004 @ 9:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. today announced its DBZ lineup for 2004. The three titles, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 for the PS2 and Dragon Ball Z: Supersonic Warriors and Dragon Ball Z: Buu's Fury for the GBA find Goku and his fellow Z-Warriors in a new realm of challenges and missions. Read more for details ..

'Crash 'n' Burn' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 30, 2004 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prepare to enter the nitrous-fuelled world of Crash 'n' BurnTM where dangerous driving is not only encouraged, it is the only way you'll survive. Crash 'n' Burn is being developed by Climax's Brighton studio, and will be available on PlayStation 2 and Xbox this autumn. Read more for details, screens & trailer ...

'Campaigns on the Danube 1805 & 1809' - Update Patch Available

by Rainier on April 30, 2004 @ 2:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Adanac Command Studies has released the first patch for Adanac Command Studies. This update brings your retail game to v2.1 and focuses on bugs reported by customers since the initial release. The list of fixes includes Army Commander attachments, Some rare text overlaps and blank combat screens, PBEM issues and map display issues. With this patch, virtually all reported bugs have been addressed and the play experience should be improved.

SEGA Europe Unveils 'OutRun2' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2004 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA Europe Ltd, today announced the development of SEGA's OutRun2 exclusively for the Xbox. The new game, which will feature enhanced modes for the home console version, is due to be unveiled at the forthcoming E3 2004 Expo, May 12-14, Los Angeles. Read more for details & screens...

'Blinx 2: Masters of Time & Space' (Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 5:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced that Blinx 2: Masters of Time & Space, the sequel to one of the best-selling Xbox action-platformers, is in development and slated for a Holiday 2004 release. Blinx 2: Masters of Time & Space is the world's first 5-D game, giving players control over both Time and Space. Using customized characters, gamers can play Battle Mode either on one Xbox or over Xbox Live.

'Def Jam: Vendetta 2' & 'TimeSplitters 3' Renamed

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 5:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today EA released their financial results (and as expected they are doing great, making more money as we speak), and while no new hidden titles were disclose it did reveal that 'Def Jam: Vendetta 2' is now known as mention 'Def Jam: Fight for New York'. On top of that Free Radical's Timesplitters 3 also got its final name and will henceforth be known as 'TimeSplitters: Future Perfect'

'Codename: Panzers' - MultiPlayer Modes Revealed

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 4:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codename: PANZERS will not only with thrill you with its 30 exciting singleplayer missions, but also with a multiplayer mode that'll knock your socks off!! Along with the familiar modes like Assault, Skirmish and Deathmatch, two other modes (2 player Coop & Domination mode) will put PANZERS players to the test. Read more for details ...