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'ESPN NBA Basketball' (PS2/Xbox) - '24/7' Mode

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2003 @ 12:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ESPN Videogames today announced details surrounding 24/7 mode, the hottest new way to play ESPN NBA Basketball, where gamers can create a player and participate in a series of one-on-one match-ups to gain access to a locker full of unlockable, virtual items. ESPN NBA Basketball will be available at retailers nationwide this October for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox. ESPN Videogames titles are produced by Visual Concepts - Sega's sports studios.

'Dark Age of Camelot' Now Available At Budget Price

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2003 @ 11:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment, developer and publisher of massively multiplayer online role-playing game "Dark Age of Camelot," announced today that "Dark Age of Camelot" is available at retail stores for the low price of $9.99. This "Best Seller” re-release includes all patches for "Dark Age of Camelot" from the last two years, including "Foundations," the expansion that added player and guild housing.

'American Conquest: Fight Back' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2003 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV Software Entertainment, one of the leading German publishers and distributors of gaming software, announces that "American Conquest: Fight Back" for the PC is available in retail stores. A stand-alone add-on expansion to the popular real-time strategy title "American Conquest," this latest add-on game from the makers of "Cossacks" features new missions and nations, as well as a new "battlefield" mode of gameplay sure to engage strategy enthusiasts.

'Warrior Kings: Battles' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2003 @ 10:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Empire Interactive are pleased to announce that their exciting RTS Warrior Kings: Battles has shipped to retail stores across North America! “Warrior Kings: Battles is an Epic real-time strategy game,” says Steve Milburn, Director of Marketing at Strategy First. “With superior AI and all new multiplayer modes, WKB is a must-have for all RTS fans. Warrior Kings: Battles maintains all of the excitement that made Warrior Kings a leader in the RTS genre. It’s a stand-alone title that adds a new strategic and tactical dimension to the series.

'Riftrunner' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2003 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Larian Studios upcoming RPG Riftrunner is based on the award winning fantasy universe first introduced in Divine Divinity. Riftrunner is set to capture the imagination of RPG players yet again, and provides a strong stepping stone for the planned extension of the Divinity World. Read more for some screens ...

'Full Spectrum Warrior' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2003 @ 9:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Full Spectrum Warrior is based on a light infantry-training simulator designed by Pandemic Studios for the U.S. Army as a tool to reinforce Army doctrine and squad tactics amongst troops. Full Spectrum Warrior is a squad-based, tactical-action game that delivers the experience of squad level command in the heat of battle. Check a few new screens ...

'MX Unleashed' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2003 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rainbow Studios, creator of ATV Off Road Fury and Motocross Madness, returns to their heritage of motocross by developing the definitive next generation MX game. MX Unleashed is a unique blend of racing and freestyle that provides a realistic experience where the rider is now affected by real-world forces. Read more to check out some new Xbox screens ...

'Halo:Combat Evolved' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2003 @ 8:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Master Chief has a new mission, and this time he is battling the Covenant on Microsoft Windows-based personal computers. Microsoft Game Studios, Bungie Studios and Gearbox Software today announced that "Halo" for Windows is available at retailers across the United States for an estimated retail price of $49.99 (U.S.).

'Wars & Warriors: Joan of Arc' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2003 @ 8:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Joan of Arc is a 3D epic saga that allows players to relive some of the most intense battles during the Hundred Years War. In Joan of Arc, players will slowly transform from a single warrior into a forceful military leader as they develop and master the art of chivalry and tactical warfare. Read more for some new screens ...

'Space Colony' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2003 @ 8:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Colony Activated! Gathering announced today that Space Colony, the much anticipated personality sims-style strategy PC game has gone gold. In Space Colony, players are challenged to build and establish a colony, manage a motley crew of 20 operatives and defend the bases from attacking aliens, all while trying to make a profit. Developed by Firefly Studios, the masterminds behind the wildly successful Stronghold series, Space Colony is set to ship nationwide October 14, 2003.