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'IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles' - Dedicated Win32 Server

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2003 @ 5:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

UbiSoft has now also released the dedicated Win32 server for 1C Maddox's WW II flight sim IL-2 Sturmovik: the Forgotten Battles to synchronize it with yesterdays v1.21 client patch. Read more for download links ...

'Halo: Combat Evolved' - Update Patch Coming

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2003 @ 5:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Gearbox has revealed that they are working on yet another patch for their PC port of Halo: Combat Evolved. The v1.03 update patch is expected to be released early next week and will add several new features (anti team killing, increased network performance, etc.) as well as various game fixes and dedicated server updates. Read more for a detailed fix list.

'Unreal 2 Expanded Multiplayer' - Demo Tomorrow

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2003 @ 4:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Right after the Unreal II SE announcement, Atari now also revealed that a demo version of Unreal 2 Expanded Multiplayer a.k.a. XMP, will be released tomorrow. The demo will not require a copy of Unreal 2 to try out and will feature one map entitled XMP-Garden. The full version of XMP, which is included with Unreal 2: Special Edition, will be a free download for existing owners of Unreal 2, and is absolutely brilliant (thanks Andy). Stay tuned for we WILL have it on our fileservers of course ..

'Mercedes Benz World Racing' - Update Patch & Add-on

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2003 @ 4:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TDK has released a new patch for Synetic's racing game World Racing. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.4.4 and adresses some control issues, fixes bugs and some sound improvements. This patch also allows you to download new cars and the first one "slipstream" is already included (thanks Read more for details and download links ...

'Unreal II: The Awakening Special Edition' Coming Next Week

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2003 @ 4:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari is expanding the gameplay of Unreal II: The Awakening this December with Unreal II: The Awakening ­ Special Edition for the personal computer. The Special Edition package will include the original single-player campaign, first released in February 2003, as well as an all-new multiplayer experience called XMP, or “Expanded Multiplayer.” Developed by Legend Entertainment (an Atari studio) in conjunction with Epic Games, Unreal II: The Awakening is the follow-up to Epic Games’ 1998 smash hit Unreal and incorporates the same story-driven gameplay, cunningly ferocious enemies and nail-biting tension that made the original title a best seller.

'The Elemental' - Alpha Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2003 @ 4:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Elemental is a total conversion of Gas Powered Games Dungeon Siege. Elemental is set in an alternate mythical version of ancient Judea that is gritty, mean, and profane. In a world full of Romans, thieves, and monsters the only real way to describe the Elemental experience is with one word, Biblepunk (thanks Jason). Read more for details and download links ...

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2003 @ 3:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. has announced that the sequel to last year's hugely successful Dragon Ball Z: Budokai game has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 for the PlayStation2, takes the best-selling fighting game of 2002 and 2003 (through October)*, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai, and transforms it into a heart-pounding new way to immerse fans in a quest to recover the seven Dragon Balls and the battles between good and evil that define the DBZ world.

'World Series Baseball 2K' Now Known As 'ESPN Major League Baseball'

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2003 @ 3:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ESPN Videogames has announced its newest sports title set to debut in Spring 2004 - ESPN Major League Baseball. Formerly known as the "World Series Baseball 2K" series, ESPN Major League Baseball will deliver the exhilarating drama and heart-pounding action of the "Major Leagues." ESPN Videogames is proud to announce that New York Yankees slugger Jason Giambi will be the official spokesperson and cover athlete for ESPN Major League Baseball. Providing players with the complete ESPN experience, ESPN Major League Baseball will feature two stalwart ESPN baseball veterans: Jon Miller and Karl Ravech. Miller, who is set to begin his 15th season on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball, will handle the play-by-play duties on the virtual diamond, while Ravech, the host of ESPN's Baseball Tonight, will provide the in-studio analysis. Read more for details & screens ...

'Coliseum' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2003 @ 2:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games and Stormcloud Creations has released an updated for the upcoming fantasy gladiatorial management sim, Coliseum. The demo gives players an enormous taste of what to expect in the full title to be released later this month. This v1.01 fixes a few bugs but also adds or modifies many features and addresses some perceived balance issues. Read more for download links ...

'I of the Enemy' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2003 @ 2:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enemy Technology has released a demo for their upcoming sci-fi RTS game I of the Enemy, featuring 2 extra missions (a total of 5) from the first campaign. I Of the Enemy is a "science fiction, real-time strategy war game in the genre of Command & Conquer and Warcraft and will blast its way onto the retail scene in a simultaneous launch across all territories across the world in Spring 2004." Read more for download links ...