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'Humvee Assault' - Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2003 @ 11:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Track down and eliminate dangerous forces from behind the wheel of the world’s most relied upon front-line vehicle — the Humvee. Whether rumbling through a sun-baked desert, steaming tropical jungle or frozen tundra, it’s up to you to deliver a knockout punch to America’s enemies. With simple pick-up-and-play controls and immediate arcade-style action, this is your war to win. This is Humvee Assault! Read more for details and a few hi-res screens ...

'Worms 3' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2003 @ 10:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Worms 3 will utilise the full power afforded by next-generation platforms, featuring ground-breaking fully deformable landscape technology, and will continue the wild humor and intensive, addictive fun that gamers expect from the Worms franchise. Worms 3 will showcase a raft of new gameplay features, while retaining all the familiar chaos of the original titles, complete with bizarre power-ups, loopy weaponry, and crazy cartoon graphics -- in both single and multi-player modes. Check out these 12 new wormelicious screens ..

Activision & Valve Announce Multi-Title Publishing Partnership

by Rainier on April 4, 2003 @ 10:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Already revealed a few days ago but now its official. Activision, Inc. and Valve, L.L.C. jointly announced today a strategic partnership that grants Activision exclusive worldwide publishing rights to upcoming games created by the premiere PC game developer. The multi-title agreement underscores Activision's commitment to partner with top development talent and will expand the company's PC portfolio.

Hercules Reveals Their New 'XPS 2.100' Speakers

by Rainier on April 4, 2003 @ 10:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Hercules send us some details of their new upcoming speakers, the XPS 2.100 and it suffices to say they look awesome. The speakers are made with neodymium, a new material with a higher magnetic value than ferriet used in most traditional speakers (for the tech savvy people neodymium has 12.000 Gaus vs. 4,200 Gaus in ferriet magnets). This allowed Hercules to make a small neodymium speaker that has as much power as big ferriet speakers. Apart from that you can also attach them to the walls. Read more for some screens and details ...

'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 4, 2003 @ 9:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation game, you become a CSI agent working alongside Gil Grissom, Catherine Willows and the rest of the CSI team. A classic, first-person adventure, the CSI game will test players' nerves and intellect as they question witnesses, examine crime scenes, and analyze evidence utilizing the latest in forensic equipment. UbiSoft has released the first patch for their recently released CSI. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.01 and fixes minor logic bugs hindering players getting 100% scores. Read more for download links ..

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 4, 2003 @ 12:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Street Legal Racing' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 4, 2003 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Street Legal Racing is a high-octane streetcar creation simulation for the PC where players experience the exhilaration of creating their own street legal machines and then pushing them to the limit in no-holds-barred street races for money, parts and the pink slips to their cars. Hungarian developer Invictus has issued a new patch for Street Legal, updating their budget-priced racing simulation to version 3. This release brings improved handling and physics, skidmarks, improved control options, crash fixes, enhanced sound, and more. Read more for download links ...

'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4' Heading For The PC

by Rainier on April 3, 2003 @ 5:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GameSpyDaily got word from Aspyr Media that it will publish Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 for both the PC and Mac. Full details will be released tomorrow, but we do know that the game will offer just about all the great features of the PS2 version along with support for up to eight players online or via LAN. No word yet on the official release date, but Aspyr says that a demo and a trailer are in the works, though didn't specify when they would be made available. Read more for details & screens or check out the mini website.

'Rainbow Six 3 : RavenShield' - Upcoming Patch Details

by Rainier on April 3, 2003 @ 5:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

UbiSoft just send us word that next week we can expect a new patch for Rainbow 6 Ravenshield. This patch is released mostly to respond to problems some people have encountered with the CD Key system. The problem can occur when players have more than one network interface and the first one isn't their Internet connection. UbiSoft are now checking to see if the network interface used by Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield is the one connected to the Internet. To know exactly where the error was coming from, they have added some other error messages. Read more for an error list list and their cause.

'Priest' - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on April 3, 2003 @ 4:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Priest is a multiplayer, head-to-head combat game that introduces controversial themes in a Wild West setting. It is an action-horror RPG (role-playing game) that creates a grim and gruesome ambiance while providing a healthy dose of gory, violent action. In a departure from the scores of medieval fantasy games, Priest is set in the midst of a lost land of the American Wild Western Frontier. Priest follows the trials of Ivan Isaacs, a disillusioned former priest who sold his soul to battle the evil fallen archangel, Temozarela. Combining elements of both classic simulation and action games, Priest introduces a unique player vs. player/NPC structure and item/pet fusion system to create an FPS-like role-playing game in an entirely new genre. Read more to check 60+ screens...