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'Xtreeme Forces' - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2003 @ 12:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The player starts of as a normal citizen in the society governed by the UCF. The "Freedom Front" offers the player a chance to join the group. The player can either join, or decline and join the UCF group. The player is then assigned the post of an army general, commanding a small army. From here, the story can go in any direction based on the way the player plays. Raptor Entertainment released some new screens, njoy!

Strategy First Signs 'Victoria – Empire Under the Sun'

by Rainier on May 21, 2003 @ 8:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First Inc. and developer Paradox Entertainment have announced their latest title based on the award-winning Europa Universalis engine, Victoria – Empire Under the Sun.

'Unreal Championship' (Xbox) Auto-Update Complete

by Rainier on May 21, 2003 @ 7:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Utilizing the technical prowess of the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Xbox Live!, Digital Extremes, the developers of Unreal Championship in conjunction with Epic Games and Atari have completed the auto-update for the game. It will be available for download through Xbox Live! tomorrow, May 22 (thanks EvilAvatar). Read more for details ...

'The Fast and the Furious' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2003 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Japan-based video game developer Genki is revving up to immerse players in the "fast and furious" street racing lifestyle defined by cool cars and non-stop action. Players will feel the ultimate rush of nitrous-infused speed as they race their ultimate rides through the beautifully rendered city streets of Los Angeles to the pulsing beat of more than 35 musical tracks. Check these 8 furious screens!

'The Italian Job' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2003 @ 3:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Italian Job lets gamers recapture the high-octane thrills of the blockbuster movie. Taking on the role of Charlie Croker and his gang members, you are left for dead in Venice after being double-crossed during one of the biggest gold bullion heists ever. Now you and your team of professional thieves must wreak vengeance on the man who betrayed you and reclaim the gold. In order to achieve this, you need to create the biggest traffic jam in L.A. history and attempt your getaway in super-charged new MINI Coopers.

'Curse of Atlantis: Thorgal’s Quest' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 21, 2003 @ 1:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company announced today that it has shipped Curse of Atlantis: Thorgal’s Quest for the PC. The Adventure Company’s latest release sends gamers on an epic journey where they must change the fated future of a mighty Viking warrior’s family. Set in ancient times, when Vikings ruled the earth, players take on the persona of Thorgal Aegirsson, a descendant of Atlantis. After witnessing a vision of Thorgal murdering his own son, players follow an intriguing story-line as they seek to solve this magical mystery.

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2003 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment confirms the next Splinter Cell installment: Pandora Tomorrow, the new episode of the critically acclaimed stealth action game. Ubi Soft confirmed today that development has begun on the next Splinter Cell game, subtitled: "Pandora Tomorrow." Readm ore for details and the first "teaser" screens !

Civ III: Conquests - Beta Test Sign-up

by Rainier on May 21, 2003 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on HomeLAN that developer Breakaway Games has launched a beta test sign-up web page for Civilization III: Conquests, giving folks a chance to test their upcoming official expansion pack to Firaxis' hit historical strategy game. The sign-up page will expire on May 27th.

'Soldner: Secret Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2003 @ 10:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In SÖLDNER - Secret Wars the player takes command of one of these special teams. As Commander he leads the small high tech army consisting of soldiers, light armoured vehicles, helicopters and VTOLs to fulfill a wide variety of mission. The Simulation of a highly complex political system creates a dynamic campaign: each decision has direct impact on the flow of the game. Read more to check out in game as well as vehicle screens, no less than 80 in total...

'Atlantica' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 21, 2003 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The story of the game takes place in a past, about 3000 years B.C. Two greatest nations on the Earth - nations of Incas and Atlantis are rivals. The Atlantis are on a greater evolution level, while Incas have dominance in citizen count. The situation is balanced until an alien space ship lands on a tenth planet of the Solar System. Aliens are interested in earth raw materials, and due this reason they start to communicate with Inca nation. For trading the ore from the earth, Incas receive an alien technologies and weapons from space visitors. Read more for screens & trailer or check out the freshly launched official website!