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'Close Combat: First to Fight & 'Red Phoenix' (Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 8:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gathering and Destineer Publishing Corp., today announced the next two titles in the Close Combat series; Close Combat: First to Fight and Close Combat: Red Phoenix, Xbox, PC, and Macintosh systems. Read more for details and the first screenshot...

'Battle For Troy' - Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 3:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Paris, King of Troy, has stolen the heart and soul of Helen, Queen of Sparta. Feel the wrath and fury of a king betrayed as Menelaus rages to return his queen. Now two great legions stand poised on the brink of war. May the Gods be with you as you choose sides in an alliance that will soon drown the city of Troy in a sea of blood, all for the love of a woman. Read more for a few low res screens ...

Larian Studios Reveals New Project 'CaRPG' - Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 3:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Have you ever wondered what an RPG would look like when bringing it to the street? Well, here's your chance. In “CaRPG” you are a Cyrborg: half man, half car. During your dangerous journey through Mutant infested cities, you'll have to face uncountable adventures entangling your Cyrborg in the city’s intrigues, adrenalin-pumping car chases, challenging fights and all the cool features of an RPG. While being hunted by the various villains of a post-nuclear future, your goal is simple: to survive! About 12 different Alien races with simulated culture and complete daytime rhythm will make that very hard...

'SpellForce: the Order of Dawn' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 2:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jowood have now released a new patch for Phenomic Game Development's 3D RTS/RPG game SpellForce: the Order of Dawn. This update patch brings your retail game to v1.11 and adds additional convenience functionality to the game, which displays the number of existing buildings and buildings being build in the tool-tips of the selected buildings. It also patches a few issues appearing with the previous patch regarding bindstones and hot-swapping heroes. Lastly some quest bugs were fixed. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Def Jam Vendetta II' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 1:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts is again partnering with urban music and lifestyle powerhouse Def Jam to bring gamers Def Jam Vendetta II, the ultimate hip-hop-fueled fighting video game. Currently in development under the EA GAMES brand, Def Jam Vendetta II features more than 70 characters, including more than 35 of the most renowned artists and personalities in hip-hop today, including Busta Rhymes, Lil' Kim, Ludacris, Method Man, Redman, Slick Rick, Snoop Dogg, Carmen Electra and many more. Read more for details & screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 1:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Marine Sharpshooter 2 - Trailer
  • War Times - Trailer
  • Shadow Ops: Red Mercury - Trailer
  • EUFA Euro 2004 - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'RuneScape 2' Launches - Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 1:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jagex today announced that the completely upgraded version of its online adventure game RuneScape has gone live and can now be played by all new and existing players at www.runescape.com. Read more for details & screens ...

'Headhunter Redemption' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 1:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Maintaining law and society order is veteran Headhunter Jack Wade, older, wiser and battle hardened. At his side is the reluctant new sidekick, the rebellious street kid Leeza X. Whether ripping up the highways of the silver metropolis on a super bike or stalking the criminal masterminds of the shadowy underworld, they are led into the greatest danger of their lives and must overcome something much more sinister than a simple human threat. Each must face their darkest fears. Together they must redeem a world facing chaos...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 1, 2004 @ 1:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Civilizations III: Conquests' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 31, 2004 @ 9:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released a new update patch for the latest installment in Sid Meiers strategy franchise Civilizations III: Conquests. This upgrade (suitable for the English, German, Italian, Spanish, and French versions of the game) brings your retail game to v1.20 and implements a bunch of changes and bug fixes, old save games are incompatible with the new version (thanks Blues). Read more for details and download links ...