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'EA' Finally Including 'Xbox Live' In Its Future Titles

by Rainier on April 24, 2004 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

IGN got some interesting information regarding recent rumours that EA might be supporting Xbox Live in its future titles. "After years of discussions, Electronic Arts and Microsoft are putting the final touches on a partnership enabling four of EA's sports titles, and possibly three non-sports games, to go online with Xbox Live this fall. The Redwood City, Ca.-based publisher will announce its strategy at the annual Electronic Entertainment Exposition this May, but it may reveal plans earlier to investors during its upcoming fiscal announcement this April 29."

'SÖLDNER: Secret Wars' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 23, 2004 @ 9:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore has released an updated beta demo for Wings Simulations online multiplayer shooter SÖLDNER: Secret Wars. This beta demo features the same 2 maps (Cold Winter & River Side), 3 game modes (Conquest, TDM & Hostage Rescue) and already has several of the weapons and vehicles enabled as before but with a ton of fixes and game balancing. Read more for details & download links...

'Dead Man's Hand' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 23, 2004 @ 9:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has released the European version of th patch for Human Head' western based FPS Dead Man's Hand. This upgrade #1 addresses various bugs, multiplayer fixes and 6 new maps (Sawdust, Backlot, OnTheTable, Silverado, Prison, Hacienda for DM, TDM & Bounty modes). Read more for details and download links ...

'Counter-Strike: Condition Zero' - Patch Coming Next Week

by Rainier on April 23, 2004 @ 8:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Version 1.1 of CS:CZ will be released next week and will include a new "Buy Package" system for buying favorite loadouts quickly, the CS:CZ Custom Mission Creation Kit, all new player and weapon models, new audio content, and other enhancements. Read more for details ...

'Natural Selection' - Mod Update Available NOW

by Rainier on April 23, 2004 @ 8:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Natural Selection team has released an updated patch for the latest version of their Half-Life mod Natural Selection v3.0. The beta 4 patch contains map updates, HLTV fixes, balance changes and...the ns_bast remake. Read more for details and download links for the Windows client and dedicated server files patches ...

'Chaos League' Coming To North America - Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2004 @ 1:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First announced today that it will be bringing Chaos League, a fantasy sports game that combines strategy with hard-hitting action from French developer Cyanide, to the North American market. Chaos League is scheduled to ship in North America in Q2 2004 for the PC. Read more for details & screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on April 23, 2004 @ 1:15 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 :

  • ShellShock: Nam '67 - Trailer
  • Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 - Trailer
  • Project Freedom - Trailer

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

'England International Football' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 23, 2004 @ 1:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Proudly made in England and the only official game of The FA, England International Football is coming to PlayStation 2 and Xbox on April 30th and Codemasters today announces that every copy will come with a free 2-hour DVD England video as an additional in-pack disc. Read more for screens & trailer...

'Rise of Nations: Thrones and Patriots' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 23, 2004 @ 12:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has released a demo for Big Huge Games' 'Rise of Nations: Thrones and Patriots'. The demo features four nations: the Persians from the expansion pack, and three others from the original game. Players will be able to play through the tutorial and then get a taste of the Alexander the Great campaign, one of four historical campaigns in the retail version. Gamers will also be able to try their hand on the battlefield on one of three different random map types.

'Trackmania' - Screens

by Rainier on April 23, 2004 @ 11:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The North American version of Trackmania will contain enhanced Internet play, a unique avatar system, a new survival mode, ghost competition cars and 60 new building blocks such as tunnels, land transitions, signs and turbos. TrackMania's multiplayer network game is built to allow every player to participate, from the casual gamer with a low-speed connection to the more experienced gamer with a high-speed connection. Check the freshly launched official Trackmania website or read more for some new screens ...