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'Will Rock' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 3:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Players will experience fast-paced shooter action through 10 huge varied levels and additional expertly designed multiplayer maps. The Ancient Greek/Roman setting allows for unique weapons that support the game's theme, including a Medusa Gun, Flaming Crossbow and Acid Rifle. The game's "real-time shattering" technology allows for a wealth of breakable objects, providing gamers with the experience of a truly interactive environment. With Will Rock's advanced gameplay technology and level design, players must rely on both quick thinking and reactions to solve environmental puzzles and survive the hardcore action!

'James Bond 007: NightFire' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 2:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has just released the long-anticipated patch for James Bond 007: NightFire, bringing the superspy first-person shooter by Gearbox Software to version 1.1. This release adds two new multiplayer maps (Combat Training map Istanbul and CTF map Space Station), a dedicated server executable, gameplay tweaks, AI and crash fixes, and more (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details and download links ...

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 12:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced today that the popular squad-based combat game Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon for the Nintendo GameCube has shipped and will arrive on store shelves shortly.

Activision Cancels 'Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory'

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 11:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software and Activision announced today they are canceling the retail release of Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory. Despite a strong effort from talented developers, the single player portion of the game did not progress as anticipated. Canceling the release was a difficult decision made in the best interest of the Wolfenstein franchise and fans. However, we remain excited about the progress and direction of Enemy Territory multiplayer. Over the next several months the focus of our development will be to complete the multiplayer portion of Enemy Territory and provide it as a free downloadable expansion to Return to Castle Wolfenstein.

CodemastersÂ’ Adds Penske Racing Team In 'IndyCar Series' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 11:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters, a UK-based videogame publishing giant, today announced that its upcoming title, IndyCar Series, will feature Penske Racing, the most successful Indy car racing team in history. Read more for details and a batch of fresh screens ...

Infogrames & Thurstmaster Team Up For 'House of the Dead III'

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames Europe and Thrustmaster are pleased to announce that they have joined forces to take aim at the world of Xbox gaming with two exclusive new offerings for hours of adrenaline-filled excitement. Thrustmaster will launch its Beretta 92FS light gun for Xbox to coincide with Infogrames' European release of The House of the Dead III, the latest installment in Sega's blockbuster series and the first Xbox title to feature light gun support.

'YU-GI-OH! Dungeon Dice Monsters (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 10:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami of America, Inc. announced today that Yu-Gi-Oh! Dungeon Dice Monsters for the GBA has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. We'll try to get our hands on a copy asap and give it the WP treatment (not sure wether that is a good thing or not though ;)

'Sabotage 1943' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sabotage 1943 is an upcoming WWII FPS by German developers Replay Studios. Not much information is yet available as their website is mainly in German. Read more to check out the promising looking screens and stay tuned for more details shortly!

'Nam : Tour of Duty' Revealed (Xbox/NGC/PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Nam - Tour of Duty, is Atomic Planet's exciting new take on the first-person action game: an innovative blend of adventure and tactical gameplay recreating all the tension and ferocity of combat in the Vietnam War. 'Nam - Tour of Duty is currently in development for the PlayStation2 and all other major platforms. Today we got some screens and a trailer to show you what its all about ... Read more to check out the candy!

'Rainbow Six : Raven Shield' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 10:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Ubi Soft's Montreal studio in close collaboration with Red Storm Entertainment, Raven Shield features a brand new Tom Clancy storyline in which Team RAINBOW is led all over the world in a series of dramatic operations. The game will utilize graphics technology provided by the next-generation Unreal engine to power 15 new single-player missions that include the discovery of a cache of biological weapons and stopping an armed gang from terrorizing a London bank. Yesterday we had some screens and a trailer showing off the opening door maneuver, today we yet again got some brand new screens as well as a new trailer showing off some in-game footage that highlights a few basic commands from the Fluid Peek and Door Opening maneuvers in the game. Read more to check out the goodies!