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'Time of Defiance' - Client Update Available Now

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 10:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Time of Defiance is a massively multiplayer real time strategy game, with astonishing graphics, based upon many thousands of small floating islands on the remains of the planet of Nespanona. The Cog Tribes are locked into a battle of supremacy with each other. The player takes on the role of one of the Cog tribes and plays against hundreds or thousands of other players to gain control of the Northern Continent. Players expand their empires through exploration, negotiation, war or peace - using the strategies and tactics of their choice. Nicely Crafted Entertainment have now released version 4.410B of Time of Defiance. Read more for download links & detailed fix list ...

'Shadow of the Sun' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shadow of the Sun is a story based first person action adventure game set in an alternate universe. The player takes the role of a once powerful vampire who has been incarcerated for hundreds of years by the Vampire council. Visited by a haunting vision of a beautiful woman pleading for help he must escape the confines of his prison and set out on a quest which will lead him on a path of love and revenge. Read more for details and a load of screens and character art ...

JoWooD Reveals 'Neighbours From Hell' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD today unveiled Neighbours From Hell, the "game of neighbourhood nastiness and community commotion. Creep around your neighbour ’s house performing ever more elaborate tricks upon the unsuspecting resident. As the star of a fantastic new TV show, cameras will track your every move as you set your fiendish traps. Your objectives are to create more and more disarray, increase ratings and maybe even winning prestigious awards". The game will be released next month. Read more for details and some screens ...

'Söldner: Secret Wars' Wants Your Skin

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD announces that the official website to their forthcoming online tactical military shooter, Söldner: Secret Wars, will be updated today with information on the unique Unit Customisation System feature. Söldner: Secret Wars will revolutionise the traditional 'skins' approach to character and unit customisation featured in other similar games, an approach which often makes customisation a hugely time consuming and technically challenging process.

Ubi Soft Announces 'Harvest Moon' (GBA/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 9:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft announced today an exclusive agreement with Natsume Inc. to distribute Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life on the Game Cube and Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town on the GBA. The agreement will cover all PAL territories and is expected to ship on both formats in October 2003. "Ubi Soft is looking forward to distributing the delightful Harvest Moon games later this year. The series has a loyal following and a well-deserved reputation for top-quality gameplay" Commented Sally Cormack, Product Manager for Ubi Soft "The latest titles will bring many exciting new elements to the series"

'Devastation' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set on post-apocalyptic Earth where survival and ultimate dominance are all that matters, Devastation is a high action, teamplay oriented first person shooter. Powered by heavily modified, next generation Unreal Engine technology, it pits teams of rebelling street fighters, gang leaders, mercenaries and ex-military fighters against overwhelming armies of high-tech corporate troopers. Check out fresh batch of devastating screens...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 27, 2003 @ 1:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2003 @ 11:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today several trailers for various games were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • Praetorians (Eidos
  • Black Hawk Down (Novalogic)
  • NBA Street 2 (EA)
  • Dakar 2 (Akklaim)
  • Evil Dead Fist Full Of Boomstick (THQ)
  • Yager (THQ)

    Read more for download links ...

'The Incredible Hulk' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2003 @ 8:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Caught in the heart of a nuclear explosion, a victim of gamma radiation gone wild, Doctor Bruce Banner now finds himself transformed in times of stress into one thousand pounds of unfettered fury—the most powerful creature ever to walk the earth—the Incredible Hulk! Now you must guide the Hulk, smashing your way through military compounds, barren deserts, subterranean cities, underground caves, and even earth’s distant future in order to escape from the never-ending conflict…until finally, the Hulk faces off with the most lethal creation of gamma radiation, the evil Abomination!

'SWAT: Global Strike Team' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 26, 2003 @ 8:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The SWAT: Global Strike Team was founded in 2018 as an international offshoot of the U.S. SWAT organization. Primarily established to supplement the income of the U.S. SWAT establishment, the Global Strike Team contract their personnel and expertise to companies and countries around the world to help “resolve” situations for those who have the funds but not the means to do so. The GST is made up of specially selected SWAT officers and ex-military personnel who have shown the ability to adapt to and overcome any situation they encounter. Like the U.S. SWAT organization, SWAT: GST is a life-saving institution whose mission is to uphold the laws of its operating country, so all efforts must be made to use only necessary force.