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The Adventure Company Ships 'The Cameron Files: Pharaoh's Curse'

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 7:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today shipped The Cameron Files™: Pharaoh's Curse for the PC. The second in The Cameron Files™ series, Pharaoh's Curse transports gamers to Egypt to investigate an ancient curse.

Eidos Announces 'Hitman 2' For Gamecube - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 7:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos Interactive announces that the No.1 selling Hitman 2: Silent Assassin is to be released on GameCube. Since its release on PlayStation 2, PC and Xbox in October this year, the game has enjoyed worldwide success having shipped in excess of one million units. Hitman 2: Silent Assassin on GameCube is currently being developed by IO Interactive and will be released in Spring 2003. Check out the first few screens from the Gamecube version!

JoWood Announces 'Spellforce : The Order of Dawn' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 7:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Spellforce – The Order of Dawn", the latest game by Volker Wertich, inventor of the successful "Settlers" series, is an exquisite combination of well-known RTS elements and the best features of roleplaying and tactical games. Check out the first 3 breathtaking screens ...

'Galactic Civilizations' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 6:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The holidays are still months away, but Strategy First has some gifts for all of us in the meantime. They just send us 9 brand new screenshots from Galactic Civilizations, the new strategy game from developers Stardock that is going to have people racing for their PCs in February 2003. Check them out!

'Four Horsemen of Apocalypse' (PC/CONSOLE) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 9:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In a timeless battle for the fate of the Earth and all humanity, the player assumes the role of the archangel Abaddon (name meaning “Destroyer”). Set in a dark contemporary environment, the fallen angel faces possessed zealots, demons and four giant, eternal forces of the Apocalypse: Pestilence, War, Famine, and Death. During this epic struggle, Abaddon must find and protect the three humans known as the Chosen. By strategically using and combining the powers of the Chosen, the archangel prepares for the ultimate battle against the Horsemen. Hand-to-hand, sword, and projectile combat combine with fantastic abilities to create a surreal, cinematic experience. Especially for HalloWeen, 3DO released screens from one of the characters, WAR. Check him out!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'The Westerner' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 5:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

“The Westerner”, developed Revistronic, is the sequel to “3 Skulls of the Toltecs”, released by Warner Interactive in 1996, with more than 180.000 copies sold in Europe. Today we serve up some screens and game info ...

'Etherlords II' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 4:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Etherlords II is the sequel to the innovative turn-based strategy game originally released in November 2001. Similar to Etherlords I, which was highly praised for its tactical depth and stunning graphics, Etherlords II promises to be even more spectacular, changing the emphasis of the game from simple exploration and resource gathering to a more enriching story-driven adventure.

'Splinter Cell' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 4:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Splinter Cell invites gamers to delve into the dark shadows of cyber-terrorism, shadow agencies, and covert operations. The player controls Sam Fisher, a solo operative directed by a top secret, "black ops" wing of the National Security Agency. Alone, yet armed with some of the best hi-tech weapons on the market, Sam walks the fine line between what is legal and what is necessary. He must infiltrate enemy territory and neutralize the opponents—all without leaving a trace. Check these 6 new screens .. Njoy!

EA Announces 'Def Jam Vendetta' (NGC/PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 30, 2002 @ 11:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts and Def Jam Records just unveiled their new fighting game, 'Def Jam Vendetta'. Read more for some screens, features and some in game footage movie ...