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'Wakeboarding Unleashed' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2003 @ 9:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hang on for your life in Wakeboarding Unleashed featuring Shaun Murray as you get ripped across a lake by a high-powered speedboat and trick through dangerous terrain. Feel the rush as you crash into houseboats and catch huge air in nine exotic levels with seven world-class wakeboarders. Tired already? Then drive the boat and help your friend pull off challenging technical tricks on the most realistic looking water ever. A new batch of screens as well as a new trailer. Njoy!

'Warrior Kings : Gold Edition' Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2003 @ 8:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Empire Interactive announces a further agreement with Black Cactus on the exclusive rights for the original, multiple award winning, top 10 chart success Warrior Kings title. Empire will publish its sequel, Warrior Kings: Battles, a real time strategy title for the PC, in March 2003. Following on from this Empire and Black Cactus will release an updated and enhanced version of the original, called Warrior Kings: Gold Edition in June at mid price. Empire also has the rights to release the game as a double pack with Warrior Kings: Battles and on its budget label, Xplosiv later in the year.

'Syberia' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2003 @ 8:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microids has just released a patch for their top selling adventure hit, Syberia. This upgrade is for European and Canadian versions only and addresses the random freezing problem in the area with the Giant Robot in Komkolzgrad and the characters freezing bug for the Pentium 4 Hyperthreading or Xeon processors users. Additionally, it addresses a problem with overlapping character voices, and a problem with character movement speeds on portable computers. Read more fore links where to grab it ..

'Total Club Manager 2003' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2003 @ 8:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has just released a new patch for Total Club Manager 2003 is now available bringing your retail copy to v1.22. The v1.22 patch fixes two small issues in the Database Editor. Please note this patch is ONLY for the English version. Read more for links where to download this puppy!

'Söldner: Secret Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 24, 2003 @ 8:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Initially, Söldner: Secret Wars was designed to only offer a third person view because of the incorporation of stealth elements in gameplay. However, the huge online community that have followed each stage of Söldner: Secret Wars development expressed a desire for a first person view. In an attempt to create the ultimate gameplay experience, the developer, Wings Simulations, have listenened carefully and have now included an optional first person view. To make perspective changes as easy as possible, gamers will be able to switch view at any time with a simple key stroke. Read more for details and a few new screens to show off the different views ...

'Empire Of Magic' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 11:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Somewhere far away lays the land of powerful demons and breath taking beauty. The land of brave knights, doom and salvation. Land of many faces where marvelous adventures await your arrival. Sharpen your swords and gather up enough magic power because in the end of this spring a strategic delicacy arrives – Empire Of Magic. A batch of new screens magically appeared, check them out ...

'Foo' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 3:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in ancient China, Foo will challenge you and your competitors to enter palaces and temples before dawn, loot them for as much treasure as you can carry, and escape before the sun rises. Before setting out carefully plan what traps to take with you for your unwitting competitors - but beware, the more trap components you take in the less treasure you'll be able to carry out and the slower you'll move and react to the traps set out by other players. Foo is a unique "sneak, steal and trap-em-up" game of malicious pleasure with gameplay summarized as "Thief" meets "Spy vs. Spy", with the general feel of an animated feature crossed with the comical morbidity and brutality of "Itchy and Scratchy ".

'Pro Race Driver' - Multiplayer Demo Coming Up?

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 1:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

German PCGames revealed (thanks Racedriver-portal.de, where they also snapped 30 new screens) reports that we can expect a ProRaceDriver (aka Toca Race Driver, v8 Challenge and DTM Race Driver depending on the localization) multiplayer demo on March 14th. If all of that is not enough for you race freaks you can check our previously posted 100 screens of racing madness.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 3:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2003 @ 12:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter takes place hundreds of years in the future, where both human and alien settlers are rapidly colonizing the galaxy. The player will assume the role of an ex-Special Ops officer, Mace Griffin. Against a backdrop of corporate, political and religious intrigue, Mace Griffin is framed for being involved in his comrades’ deaths. After spending time in prison, he becomes a Bounty Hunter, a vocation that gives him access to classified information and a means to aggressively pursue his search for the people who framed him. Today we got a load of screens, artwork and sketches to keep you busy on a boring Sunday ;)