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'Fallout 2' - Editor Available NOW

by Rainier on April 11, 2003 @ 5:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Here is the Fallout 2 editor, the scripts, and the script compiler. BlackIsle was were able to take some time and put together some documentation for it (and an installer), but a lot of it will require some trial and error. If you want to hammer away at it, well, here it is. Please keep in mind that this editor is not the holy grail. It was never meant to be released to the public. As a result, you may boot the editor up and realize that it doesn't match your expectations for a commercially-released RPG editor. You may suffer some retina burn. Perhaps a strange itching sensation. Constipation. So be prepared - you are about to experience a game editor, intended only for developers. Read more for download links ...

'Postal 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 11, 2003 @ 2:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sequel to the notorious original, this iteration of the envelope-pushing franchise puts players once again in the well-worn shoes of the hair-trigger Postal Dude. POSTAL 2 operates on Epic's Unreal Warfare Engine and benefits from a host of new features including: fully-explorable open-ended 3D environments, innovative first person shooter action and interaction with well over a hundred unique non-playable characters (NPC's) including Gary Coleman (Arnold from 80's TV show 'Different Strokes'). Running With Scissors/WhipTail have now released a 1 level demo, read more for download links.

'The Lord of the Creatures' - Screens

by Rainier on April 11, 2003 @ 12:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

“The Lord of the Creatures” is the title of the game that Arvirago Entertainment is now developing. In a fantasy universe, the player will be immersed in an epic adventure, which takes place in imaginary worlds inhabited by unbelievable creatures. The player will be able to confront on his own the challenges of the universe of “The Lord of the Creatures”, or will be able to interact online with other players around the world. Read more for a few screens ...

'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 11, 2003 @ 12:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Ubi Soft and Jordan Mechner are channeling their combined talents to breathe new life into the action/adventure genre. They’re creating rich characters, white-knuckle action and a plot with more twists than the exotic, elaborate castle featured in the game,” said Serge Hascoët, Editor in Chief, Ubi Soft Entertainment. “We’re thrilled to move forward with the legendary Prince of Persia brand and eagerly await the launch of the next masterpiece from our world-famous Montreal studio.

'Myth III: The Wolf Age' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 11, 2003 @ 12:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A new Myth III: The Wolf Age has been officially released bringing Myth 3 up to v1.1. The patch fixes over 40 game play and stability issues for both Mac and PC as well as bringing the bonus maps Pepper Heights and Tides Of Rhi'anon into the general release. Additional variations of the existing maps are also included with enhanced unit sets. Also added are the multiplayer game types Assassins, Stampede, and Balls On Parade which had been previously omitted. This patch also introduces the Fetch and Journeyman units into the Myth 3 World (thanks GameSpyDaily). Read more for download links ...

'HILL Project' Announced - Facts & Details

by Rainier on April 11, 2003 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

HILL Project is a real-time 3D shoot'em up with non-stop action. Between the Earth and the Moon, the player will have to defy hordes of drones, destroy gigantic bosses, get through asteroid fields and fulfill various challenges proposed during the game. The game also features an equipment and levelling system directly inspired of RPGs : the player will be able to collect and use new abilities that will let him change the course of his adventure. Read more for additional information ..

'Warrior Kings: Battles' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 11, 2003 @ 10:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Warrior Kings: Battles' maintains the excitement that made Warrior Kings a leading RTS, but now introduces the player to a proficiency of computer Artificial Intelligence not yet seen in an RTS product. Empire Interactive & Black Cactus have released the first patch for their recently released RTS, Warrior Kings Battles. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.1 and fixes problems related to multiplayer games (this patch is valid for ALL versions). There are also 2 German only patches available adressing fixes problems with music & sound (and are much larger). Read more for details and download links ...

GMX Media Announces 'Moon Tycoon' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on April 11, 2003 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media today announced that it has secured the rights to publish the Moon Tycoon in most European territories. Moon Tycoon is part of a two-title deal signed with the developers. MOON TYCOON allows players to have total control of all aspects of colony life, from building construction to commerce, colony morale and monthly expenses. Read more for additional details & screens ...

'Chicken Shoot' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 11, 2003 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zuxxez is proud to announce the PC demo release for it's casual gaming phenomena Chicken Shoot. Featuring one great level of this excellent shooting orgy, players find themselves in the Nevada Desert portrayed in a wonderful hand drawn backdrop and with no end of gags and hilarious chickens. This is only a small taste of what is to come when the very promising full version is released very soon and this small taste is quite a mouthful. Read more for download links ...

'Splinter Cell' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 11, 2003 @ 9:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UbiSoft has released a new patch for their stealth third-person action game Splinter Cell, bringing your European ONLY edition to v1.2. This release implements a variety of graphics enhancements and fixes, as well as gameplay tweaks and other bug fixes. The US patch is expected soon (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details and download links ...