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'Call of Duty' - Website Launched

by Rainier on April 19, 2003 @ 1:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has launched the teaser website for Infinity Ward's PC, and Spark Unlimited's console, version of the upcoming WWII action series, Call of Duty. Apart from a few screens of the PC version the website merely offers some info. More to come...

'Tactical Commanders' - BetaTest SignUp

by Rainier on April 19, 2003 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tactical Commanders is an on-line real time strategy game that definetely earns the name massive: Up to 100.000 players fight in a connected universe at the same time for the supremacy of their faction, for resources and areas. In battles, with which each faction commands up to 400 units per battleground the adrenaline shock is guaranteed. From infantry robots to air and air defense units, from artillery and armored units to support units the warlord gets unlimited tactical possibilities. Sign up at the betatest registration site NOW, or read more for details ...

'Kaan: Barbarian's Blade' - English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2003 @ 1:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kaan: Barbarian's Blade (developed by Eko Software) is an upcoming hack & slash arcade game. Kaan is a young and fierce Barbarian hero who must retrieve the Orb to save his world. Eko/Adventure Company released a playable demo (English), allowing you to play 2 levels from the full game. Kaan will be published by The Adventure Company on PS2 and PC next month (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 19, 2003 @ 2:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'MechAssault' (Xbox) - New Downloadable Content

by Rainier on April 18, 2003 @ 5:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'MechAssault' is a futuristic sci-fi third-person shooter game that will allow gamers to command a huge walking tank known as a BattleMech. Players will battle foes and take out enemy structures while manoeuvring a huge BattleMech, or ’Mech, through a variety of environments. A dozen powerful BattleMechs are available in 'MechAssault', each with massive firepower. 'MechAssault' features complete destruction on a level never seen before – everything in the world can be destroyed bit by bit. Gamers can play a variety of missions with multiple objectives that require tactics and skill. Day1 Studios & Microsoft are gearing up to release yet again new content in form of 2 new maps (Midtown Mayhem& Desert Storm), 2 new mechs (Loki&Hellfire) all in a nice CTF jacket! Check out some new screens ..

'Ice Nine' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2003 @ 5:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ice Nine takes place in first person mode. The player will not only have access to gadgets such as bugs and a high-tech PDA but also heavy ballistic equipment such as rocket launchers and remote mines. The player is also able to take on many disguises in the course of the game from enemies he has neutralized. Mission briefings are supplied at the beginning of each mission, and also updated mid-mission as the scenario changes to reflect the player's decisions. Read more for screens ...

BattleField 1942 - Upcoming Patch Details

by Rainier on April 18, 2003 @ 4:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA's official BF1942 website features a new Community Update, revealing details on the upcoming 1.4 patch. This patch addresses a ton of stuff ranging from cheats to new weapons, as well as word of a dedicated linux server. Read more for details ...

'The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon' - Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2003 @ 3:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks released some new screens for The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon, the second expansion for its RPG-of-the-Year, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind for PC. Scheduled for release in May, Bloodmoon takes you to the frozen Island of Solstheim where the Empire is establishing a new mining colony - a venture being threatened by the prophecy of the Bloodmoon and rumors of werewolves. Read more to check them out ...

'Secret Weapons Over Normandy' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on April 18, 2003 @ 3:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by its celebrated Secret Weapons series of classic World War II flight combat games, LucasArts announces Secret Weapons Over Normandy, which brings the historic air battles of that era to PS2, Xbox, and PC this fall. Secret Weapons Over Normandy presents a dynamic, deeply engaging story-driven flight action experience that puts players in control of authentic World War II aircraft and challenges them to undertake the war's most dangerous missions. Read more for details & some screens ...

'Delta Force: Black Hawk Down' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 18, 2003 @ 2:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in Somalia in 1993, Delta Force – Black Hawk Down is based upon and around the Operation Restore Hope and Task Force Ranger campaigns and follows members of the elite Delta Force and US Army Rangers as they participate in a number of daring raids against the oppressive Somali warlords in and around Mogadishu. NovaLogic has released another patch for Delta Force: Black Hawk Down, upgrading their new special forces tactical FPS to v1.2.0. This upgrade adds more cheater validation checks and a new server option, tweaks several single-player levels, and fixes an "erroneous punting problem. Read more for download links ...