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by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2003 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Halo - Dedicated Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2003 @ 9:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Halo Dedicated Server 1.02 has been released; it adds the ability to run multiple instances of the server on a single machine, and enables RCON functionality (you can remotely control the server, without needing direct access to the machine). Gearbox and Bungie are making this available tonight, so that folks running dedicated servers can be prepared when the client patch goes live, DO NOT INSTALL THIS YET, nobody will be able to play on your server. Simply get it to your server tonight, so that you're ready when the switchover occurs tomorrow. The mapfiles are not included, they will be released tomorrow, for those who don't already have them.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2003 @ 8:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • War Of The Ring - Good & Evil Trailer
  • Total Club Manager 2004 - Trailer
  • Metal Arms: Glitch In The System - Trailer
  • Korea: Forgotten Conflict - Trailer
  • Hunter The Reckoning Redeemer - Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'The Hobbit' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2003 @ 7:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra has released a demo for their upcoming action/adventure title The Hobbit. In cooperation with McDonalds they are releasing 3 separate demo's (only available in North California, Portland, Eugene & Medford OR) but we managed to bribe Ronald with some extra cheeze burgers and for your convenience we merged all of them into one. This is the complete demo, all 3 parts of it! Read more for download links ...

'Battlestar Galactica' (Xbox/PS2) - Screens

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

Battlestar Galactica delivers a compelling and immersive space action experience as players move seamlessly between stunning cinematics and epic space battles against the insidious, mechanical power of the Cylons. Fight the insidious Cylons in epic space battles utilizing advanced tactics and an arsenal of weaponry, including the greatest weapon mankind ever conceived — The Battlestar Galactica. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2003 @ 6:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shortly after the demo, Cinemaware/Capcom sends word that they have released the first patch for their recently released 3D action strategy Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.01 and addresses 3 minor bugs. Read more for details and download links ...

'Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel' (PS2/Xb) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2003 @ 5:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this gritty and darkly humorous 3rd person action adventure, players join the courageous Brotherhood of Steel, whose mission is to maintain peace in the grim post-apocalyptic world of Fallout. Battling raiders, mutants and a host of radioactive nightmares, players attempt to save the scattered remnants of the human race. Life is hard, mutation is rampant and the closet thing to law and order is the fusion-powered pistol that you carry on your hip. Read more for some juicy & exclusive screens, wallpapers and some new trailers ...

'Robin Hood: Defender Of The Crown' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2003 @ 3:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After a long exclusivity period, Cinemaware has finally released the demo for their 3D action strategy remake "Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown". This is a limited DEMO version which covers the introductory part of the game, the player can play the entire Sherwood Forest sequence and try to defeat the Sheriff. It ends once you open up to England.. Read more for download links ...

'Viewtiful Joe' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2003 @ 2:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today announced the release of Viewtiful Joe for the GameCube. An all-new concept in video games, Viewtiful Joe blends the latest cel-shaded graphic advancements with classic side-scrolling action gameplay tointroduce the world’s quirkiest action superhero, Joe! Viewtiful Joe redefines the action genre by mixing innovative “viewpoint” fighting and amazing cartoon-noir environments, resulting in a visual experience unlike any other.

'Storm Angel' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2003 @ 2:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Loaded Studio is working on a new upcoming fast-paced action game Storm Angel. It combines the latest 3D visual effects with the classic side-scrolling shoot'em up formula. Storm Angel is a very fast-paced action game with 13 full-action packed level. The player will have to take control of the Storm Angel, an attack and defense ship ,which can support 10 different weapons with 7 levels of power. Read more for some screens ...