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by Rainier on March 19, 2003 @ 12:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 19, 2003 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | 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 :

  • Rise of Nations (MicroSoft)
  • XIII (UbiSoft)
  • Devastation (Arush)
  • City States (Wanadoo)

    Read more for download links ...

'Purge Online' - Class Guide ::Cyborg::

by Rainier on March 18, 2003 @ 10:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Purge is an online-only computer game. It is a First-Person-Shooter / hybrid Role-Playing-Game set in the near future accounting a war between the diametrically opposed forces of science-fiction (the Order) and fantasy (the Chosen). Technology versus magic. Science versus religion. Purge is being developed by Freeform Interactive LLC and utilizes the LithTech Talon system. Over the course of next few Mondays, an avid fan Roy Smart will discusss one type of character. We were introduced to Wastelander last week, and today's guide discusses the Cyborg. Monk, Fighter, and Mage will be coming up soon ...

'Amped 2' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2003 @ 10:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Amped 2 is the ultimate freestyle snowboarding experience offering the largest, most varied trick library of any snowboarding game. Explore vast areas of wide-open, spectacularly rendered real mountains packed with terrain parks designed by world-famous snow park architect, Chris Gunnarson. Play head-to-head with friends to compare skills or challenge up to 7 others in various multiplayer modes. When ready to take it to the next level, connect to Xbox Live to check rankings and challenge the world’s best virtual riders.

'Out of the Park Baseball 5' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 18, 2003 @ 9:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Out of the Park Baseball 5 is the newest version of the award-winning baseball simulation that offers a sports gaming experience unlike any other. Multiple play options, a career mode, an exhaustive financial model, an open-ended design allowing you to completely customize your gaming experience, and much more. .400 software has just released a new update patch which fixes a number of minor issues and adds a few new features. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Red Faction II' (PC/NGC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2003 @ 9:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earth. Twenty-second century. Five years after the rebellion on Mars. For the last 15 years the corrupt dictator, Sopot, has oppressed the people of the Commonwealth. His relentless pursuit of unification with the neighboring United Republic has left the country soaked in unnecessary bloodshed. A battle for power and control that leaves the people of the Commonwealth in poverty. As not so ordinary citizens, a squad of super soldiers injected with nano-technology is formed. Fed up after years on the front lines each member vows to unify with the common goal of replacing the dictator. Today we serve up a whopping 80 PC, Xbox and Gamecube screens .. Njoy!

'Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2003 @ 9:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon is a skillfully-woven global adventure and a landmark in interactive story-telling. George and Nico return in this epic adventure as they fight through the steaming jungles of Congo, eerie castles in Prague, the chic back-streets of Paris and the historic village of Glastonbury – amongst many other locations - to unravel the secrets of the Sleeping Dragon and save mankind from the threat of a global catastrophe. Read more to check out 20+ new screens.

'Tournament Dreams College Basketball' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 18, 2003 @ 9:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Its all here in .400 Software Studios' Tournament Dreams College Basketball, the most comprehensive basketball simulation available for the personal computer. Hit the ground running with any of 320 Division I schools, and build a dynasty to last the ages. Recruit players from over 3,000 actual U.S. high schools and junior colleges, and also foreign players. .400 Software release a demo that lets you play a single-season. Read more for download links & details

'Black Hawk Down' - Screens

by Rainier on March 18, 2003 @ 9:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in Somalia in 1993, Delta Force – Black Hawk Down is based upon and around the Operation Restore Hope and Task Force Ranger campaigns and follows members of the elite Delta Force and US Army Rangers as they participate in a number of daring raids against the oppressive Somali warlords in and around Mogadishu. Read more for a batch of 30+ new screens ..

'Enigma Rising Tide' Goes Double Gold

by Rainier on March 18, 2003 @ 8:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Noticed on GameSpot that Enigma Rising Tide has reached 'Gold' status meaning that the boxed retail version of Tesseraction's naval combat game is complete, and we can expect it to reach US stores around May15th. This is the offline part of the game, offering graphical enhancements compared to the previously released demo's, and does not include the original multiplayer portion, as originally planned. Back on Sept 26th the game already went gold once before, but since GMX Media picked up the offline rights, who knows what happened inbetween now and then...