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'Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 5:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mafia is a 3D action game, seen through the eyes of third person. Player assumes the role of a gangster in an American town of the thirties, and gets a chance to live through gangsters rise and fall. In a spell-bounding story of human hunger for power, he will be able to live through everything that was taking place in underworld during this stormy period: mad car chases, bootlegging, assassinations, and bank robberies. Read more for some new screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 4:58 p.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Railroad Tycoon 3 - Trailer
  • Fugitive Hunter - Trailer
  • Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon - Trailer
  • Otogi 2 - Trailer


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

'Ghost Master' - Special Halloween Edition

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 2:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive today announces that a Collector's Edition of the hit PC title Ghost Master is now shipping. This Collector's Edition includes the original game, plus a host of extras (a DVD copy of Scary movie, amongst other things) that will send a shiver down your spine and grin to your face in time for Halloween. Read more for details ...

'World Rally Championship 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 1:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Evolution Studios have broken technological boundaries with the special effects in WRC3. Shrapnel particle emitters allow for bodywork and glass to come flying off the cars and a more detailed collision and damage model further intensifies the action. Additionally, working in-car instrumentation, enhanced car handling models and a new artificial intelligence system for driving computer controlled cars adds to the authenticity of the experience. Read more to check out 80+ screens ...

'Battlefield 1942' - Mod Development Tool Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has released a beta version for the Battlefield 1942 Mod Development Tool. The MDT introduces tools and guides for both the beginning and advanced Battlefield 1942 modder. The MDT is designed to help you make a mod that works with Battlefield 1942. If you are interested in contributing to the development of the MDT please download v.9a and post your comments and suggestions on the open beta forum. Read more for download links ...

'Judge Dredd: Dredd vs. Death' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rebellion has released the first patch for their 3D action game Judge Dredd: Dredd vs. Death. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.01 and adresses a slew of general changes, gametype-specific improvements, bug fixes, new server commands and plenty more (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details and download links ...

'Halo: Combat Evolved' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As announced last night Gearbox has now released the demo for their recently released Halo:Combat Evolved. This demo features "The Silent Cartographer" mission from the single-player campaign, as well as the "Blood Gulch" map for multiplayer action. The demo supports up to 16 players in online Slayer and CTF matches. There's no save-game support, and vehicle selection is limited (thanks IGN). Read more for download links ...

'Korea: Forgotten Conflict' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Plastic Reality/Cenega have released an updated version of yesterdays demo for their squad-based Korean War game Korea: Forgotten Conflict. The demo features a tutorial level and one mission in Seoul, where you have to rescue medic and few allied soldiers and then leave by train. No specific details as to what is exactly "updated". Read more for download links ...

'Donkey Konga' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 9:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Donkey Konga icons will scroll from right to left, when they reach the circles on the left side of the screen, players will have to act. The game will mainly revolve around two main actions : hitting the drum with your hands or clapping. The game will be playable by one to four players. Donkey Konga for the GameCube will be available on Japanese shelves on December 12. Read more for some screens ...

'Ground Control II: Operation Exodus' Coming Q2 2004

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2003 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today that Ground Control(tm) II: Operation Exodus, the sequel to the award-winning PC real-time strategy game, will ship to North American stores in the second quarter of 2004.