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by Rainier on May 5, 2003 @ 1:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on May 5, 2003 @ 12:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • True Crime:Streets OF L.A (Activision)
  • Mythica (MicroSoft)


  • Read more for download links ...

Offworld Resource Base (O.R.B) - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 5, 2003 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

O.R.B. is a visually stunning 3D Real-Time strategy game that pits the forces of two races against each other in a desperate struggle to control the resources they need to expand their empires. O.R.B. stands for Off World Resource Base and what happens in the ‘Off World’ is the stuff that dreams or nightmares are made of. This update (v1.04) adds 4 new playable units, 2 new Alien units, 8 new Skirmish/MP scenarios, new weapons, new and improved sound effects, improves multiplayer stability, AI behavior, loading time, and more. This update works for US/UK versions. Read more for download links ...

'Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus' - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2003 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus takes place during the year 2741 AD, roughly 300 years after the events in the original game. The democratic and freedom caring Northern Star Alliance (NSA) is being hard pressed by the warmongering Terran Empire. The war has recently entered a new stage; a brutal and deadly ground war, as the Empire has managed to land their first troopships on the last NSA controlled planet – Morningstar Prime... Read more for a few new screens!

'Impossible Creatures: Insect Invasion' - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2003 @ 11:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Available for free download in Spring 2003, "Insect Invasion" is an add-on MOD for Impossible Creatures, the latest 3-D real-time strategy game from Alex Garden and Relic Entertainment, creators of the critically acclaimed "Homeworld." Building on the popularity of "Impossible Creatures" and its' MOD-friendly engine, Relic ups the ante with 15 new creatures, 9 new abilities and other game enhancements that add even more to Impossible Creatures already unprecedented gameplay features. Check out the new screens!

'Dynasty Tactics 2' (PS2) Coming To The US - Screens

by Rainier on May 4, 2003 @ 11:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Dynasty Tactics series chronicles the turmoil that took place after the fall of China’s Han Empire. The civil war that followed was a dagger into the heart of China. Bandits, warlords, and legions of mercenaries ravaged the once noble land, and ripped the empire into three warring states. On those battlefields, the heroes of the Three Kingdoms were born.

'IndyCar Series' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters has confirmed that IndyCar Series, the official video game of the U.S. open-wheel Indy Racing League, has gone gold. The title will ship to retail outlets nationwide for the PlayStation2 on May 20 – prior to the Indianapolis 500 (Indy 500), the largest attended one-day sporting event in the world. Dedicated versions for the Xbox and PC-CD ROM to follow shortly.

Beyond Good & Evil (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with her camera, aikido staff, and resolute investigative skills, Jade sets out to expose the truth and to liberate the minds of her deceived people. Pushed to the very edge of her physical and spiritual will, she soon discovers that even these limits are not what they seem … Her quest for the truth knows no bounds. Check these spiffy new PS2 screens ...

'Star Trek Elite Force II' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the Star Trek: The Next Generation® universe, Star Trek Elite Force II allows players to break out of the confines of ship bulkheads and spacestation corridors to explore all new locations including alien worlds and zero-g environments. New and more powerful weapons will be at the player’s disposal and branching levels offer a more varied gameplay experience. As announced the singleplayer demo has npow been released allowing you to try out two missions from Ritual's Star Trek shooter sequel. Read more for download links ...

'Rebels Prison Escape' Revealed

by Rainier on May 2, 2003 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rebels Prison Escape is a real-time tactical 3D game, ingenious melting of Infiltration, Escape and final Sabotage through 6 original and huge worlds, offering indoor and outdoor levels. You take control of a team of 5 unique characters, each of whom possesses their own individual characteristics and skills to protect. They can use voodoo magical curse, charm, illusionism, sciences but also brute force !