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'Operation: Matriarchy' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 13, 2004 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Buka announced 'Operation: Matriarchy' an upcoming first-person shooter under development at MADia, due 1st quarter 2005. You are a trooper of the government army sent with the expeditionary force to attack Velian. As you accomplish missions given to you at the headquarters, you get new opportunities in selection of weapons and military equipment. Each mission will also get you closer to the secret of the origin of the Velian anomaly of the human race. Read more for details & screens ...

'Strategic Command 2 Blitzkrieg' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 13, 2004 @ 2:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Currently in development (scheduled for a Q4, 2004 release), the new grand strategy masterpiece from award winning game designer Hubert Cater! Combining the ease of play and accessibility of the original "Strategic Command", "Strategic Command 2 Blitzkrieg" adds tons of new features including many player submitted suggestions. Bigger, better and expandable, Strategic Command 2 Blitzkrieg is an evolutionary as well as revolutionary new grand strategy game.

The Adventure Company Signs 'Agatha Christie' Games Deal

by Rainier on April 13, 2004 @ 1:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company, and Chorion PLC, the owner, developer and manager of branded entertainment content, have announced a strategic partnership to develop interactive PC games based on the works of the world’s most popular writer of detective fiction, Agatha Christie.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 13, 2004 @ 1:55 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 :

  • Hitman: Contracts - Trailer
  • Men Of Valor - Trailer (2)
  • Van Helsing - Trailer
  • The Egyptian Prophecy - Trailer
  • Tales of Symphonia - Trailer


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

'Massive Assault Network' - Trial/Demo Version Available NOW

by Rainier on April 13, 2004 @ 12:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wargaming.net has released a new demo version for Massive Assault Network, an online 3D strategy game based on original Secret Allies political concept, where two commanders fight for global domination in sci-fi environment. This demo lets you practice in Single Player mode against challenging AI: 8 Training Missions, 3 Scenarios and unlimited World Wars (i.e. Deathmatches), play online games on Emerald planet against other live players (no time limited), built in chat and online assistance. Read more for download links ...

Bungie Studios Relaunches Bungie.net

by Rainier on April 13, 2004 @ 12:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

What is the most anticipated release from Bungie Studios this year? Yep! You guessed it, the launch of the new Bungie.net. (There's also that little game they are working on...) Bungie, the development studio that brought gamers the award-winning Halo and is currently developing the highly anticipated Halo 2 for Xbox, today announced the relaunch of the popular Bungie.net site. Read more for details and a brand new Halo 2 screen...

'Caribbean Crisis' - Screens

by Rainier on April 13, 2004 @ 11:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

1C and G5 Software companies will develop a new 3D RTS on motives of the Caribbean crisis. Game engine will be a modified Blitzkrieg engine. But game will not carry a historical reliability, in this Caribbean crisis the USSR and the USA will exchange nuclear attacks. In game there will be 4 campaigns: for the USSR, France, Germany, China, the USA and Great Britain. Read more for a few screens ...

'Hell Forces' - Screens

by Rainier on April 13, 2004 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hell Forces is a classical FPS. Stephen Geist – the main hero of HF is trying to find out, what has happened to his missing friend. During this search he is mired in a satanic conspiracy, and is trying to stop dread forces of Baphometh, the servant of Satan. Infernal legions are uncountable, but Stephen is not. Only with Your help he can find out the truth and stop the invasion...

'Hitman: Contracts' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 13, 2004 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos today announced that its highly-anticipated, action-stealth game Hitman: Contracts, developed by IO Interactive, has gone gold for the PlayStation2, the Xbox and the PC and will be available at retail beginning April 21, 2004 in North America. The release of Hitman: Contracts will be supported by a massive multi-million dollar marketing campaign ­ one of the largest to-date by Eidos North America.

'Dragon Empires' - Screens

by Rainier on April 13, 2004 @ 10:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Empires promises to be a groundbreaking MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game). The world will be filled with embattled clans, each striving to prove their superiority in head-to-head group combat, as they aim to take political and economic control of the game's 50 magnificent cities and, ultimately, 5 empires. Head on over to the newly revamped website, or read more for some new screens...