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'SÖLDNER: Secret Wars' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2004 @ 1:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood has released the first patch for Wing Simulations' multiplayer shooter SÖLDNER: Secret Wars. This v28446 contains improved vehicle physics, Netcode Optimisation, extended Commander and Player Map Options, Crash Fixes and also an additional vehicle (Tank, Merkava) + two new weapons (Pistol, Glock 18 ; Sniper Rifle, VSS Vintirez). Read more for details and download links ...

'Airborne Assault: Conquest of the Aegean' Announced

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 10:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Panther Games are pleased to announce the development Airborne Assault: Conquest of the Aegean, a new wargame covering the battles for Greece, Crete and a hypothetical Malta operation during World War II. Designed by the talented historical wargame specialists at Panther Games and planned for release during fall 2004, Conquest of the Aegean will bring to life 20th Century warfare on ancient battlegrounds.

'Emergency Mayhem' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 6:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Acclaim Europe reveals Emergency Mayhem, a frantic arcade action game that puts you at the helm of the three emergency services trying to hold together a city that’s falling apart at the seams. Read more for some new screens ...

'Phantom Brave' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 4:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantom Brave improves upon the tactical gameplay found in Disgaea and La Pucelle in every way. Its redone, open-ended battle system is limited only by the user’s imagination. If you fell in love with Disgaea, you definitely won’t want to miss out on what’s sure to be this year’s best Strategy RPG. Read more for 150 or so new screens...

'City of Heroes' Content Update - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

City of Heroes enables players to realize their comic book dreams. Heroes protect the fine citizens of Paragon City in a colorful 3-D world where the victims of crimes not only thank players for their help, but they even compliment players on their costumes! With the release of the first update to City of Heroes just weeks away, Cryptic Studios and NCsoft have released some new screens.

Arrests Made In Relation To 'Half-Life 2' Source Code Theft

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arrests have been made in several countries related to the break-in to Valve's network, theft of the Half-Life 2 source code, and release of the source code on the Internet. Read more for some additional details ...

'Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus' - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 12:23 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...

'Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow improves upon the most successful Xbox Live game of all time with new single- and multi-player missions, new online modes, split-screen for cooperative gameplay, and a host of new features that maximizes the possibilities of Xbox Live. In fact, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Black Arrow will be the one of the first games to deliver the new Xbox Live 3.0 features to the gaming community.

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announces that Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow has gone gold for the PS2. Scheduled to hit store shelves on June 18th, Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow is this Summer's most highly-anticipated action game for the PS2. With an offline original story so compelling and realistic it could have been ripped from the headlines, Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow will dazzle gamers with its graphically rich environments, revolutionary light and shadow effects, and technologically advanced animations.

Various 'Game Trailers' Available NOW

by Rainier on June 10, 2004 @ 11:00 a.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 :