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'LotR: The Battle for Middle-earth' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 3:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Battle for Middle-earth utilizes the Generals game engine, and in the game players can select from the different "good" or "evil" campaigns, where they will be given the freedom to command a variety of major armies from the films, each with their own distinct strengths and weaknesses. Prepare for war by creating offensive and defensive strategies set in the memorable battle locations taken straight from the big screen. The Battle for Middle-earth RTS game will utilize the digital assets created for the films and will feature exclusive voiceover from the real actors as well as actual movie footage from the three films.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 2:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games & TriSynergy Sign 'World War II Online'

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 1:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and TriSynergy have signed a development agreement with Playnet and Cornered Rat Software. Playnet and Cornered Rat Software are the online operators and developers of the award-winning MMOG, "World War II Online".

'Desert Combat' - Updated Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 12:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The DesertCombat team has released the next major public alpha of DesertCombat. Public Beta 0.5L features a slew of bug fixes and additions aimed at creating on of the best war game experiences on the PC. In this stage of development each is roughly balanced with some minor advantages to each, making gameplay much more fun and exciting. Read more for download links ...

GMX Media Signs 'Journey to the Centre of the Earth' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 7:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media today announced that it has secured the rights to publish the PC adventure title – Journey to the Centre of the Earth in the UK, Scandinavia and Portugal. “Inspired by the classic Jules Verne novel with the same name, the game promises to be as exciting as the book.” Commented Barry Leonard COO of GMX Media. Read more for details & screens ...

'Medal of Honor: Rising Sun' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 6:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pack your gear, head to the Pacific, and fight Japanese imperialism in Medal of Honor Rising Sun. In this installment of the top-selling Medal of Honor series, Marine Corporal Joseph Griffin must endure some of the fiercest battles fought during WWII; crucial assignments ranging from surviving the devastating attack on Pearl Harbor, destroying the Bridge over the River Kwai, a midnight raid on Guadalcanal, and triumphing in the final showdown with Colonel Shima. Check a few new screens and a few trailers ...

'Tokyo Xtreme Racer 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 6:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment in association with top video game developer Genki Co., Ltd., is offering gamers the opportunity to rev up their engines as they tear up 200 miles of scenic highway in its new racing game, Tokyo Xtreme Racer 3, for the PlayStation2. For players who enjoyed navigating the open roads of Tokyo in Tokyo Xtreme Racer Zero, the game offers realistic drives along the highways of Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya. Check these 35 screens ...

'The Sims Bustin' Out' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 6:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sims Bustin' Out features an all-new neighborhood with over a dozen new unlockable locations and a cast of over 40 new zany characters to socialize with. Players will purchase a car or scooter in order to get out of the house and head to the Gym to work out with exercise fanatic Goldie Toane or to Club Rubb to rave with club owner Bing Bling. Players will be able to crash parties, create havoc, or just drive their neighbors crazy! Read more for some new screens ...

'Roadkill' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 4:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced that RoadKill, a mission-based, post-apocalyptic combat driving game, has shipped for the Nintendo GameCube. Set in a post-apocalyptic world destroyed by a plague and ruled by gangs, RoadKill allows players to unleash havoc in 40 vehicles with weapons such as machine guns, guided missiles and homing rockets. Assuming the role of the mercenary, players must build a gang following as they battle rival gangs, city guards and anyone else that gets in the way.

'America's Army: Operations' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 6, 2003 @ 3:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The US Army has released the promised patch for America's Army: Operations. This upgrade brings their team-based multiplayer game to v 2.0 and adds a new Special Forces character class, new Indigenous Forces, new SF weapons (the SOPMOD M4 carbine, Special Purpose Rifle and Thermite Grenade), new OpFor weapons (Vss Vintorez and AKS-74U), 3D Ironsights, in-game IRC Chat Client, half a dozen new maps, and numerous other improvements and fixes (thanks Blues). Read more for details and download links ...