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'Jagged Alliance 2 Gold' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2003 @ 4:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and SirTech have just released a new patch for the Gold edition of Jagged Alliance 2. This upgrade brings your JA2 Gold retail copy to v1.12 and brings several tweaks and game fixes. Read more for a detailed list and links where to grab it...

Total Immersion Racing - US Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2003 @ 2:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Total Immersion Racing is a driving game with an emphasis on the highest quality driving technology linked to compelling and immersive gameplay. The player can choose a career path that leads from being the lowest ranked driver of a GT sports car all the way to becoming a world champion driving a massively powerful 8-litre prototype. On the way team engineers and managers will give advice and input to guide the player. Empire and Razorworks have just released a new patch for the Total Immersion Racing US edition fixing a few DirectX related issues. Read more for details and download links...

'Rome: Total War' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2003 @ 1:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rome: Total War is the next generation in epic strategy gaming from the critically acclaimed and award winning Total War brand. The aim of the game is to conquer, rule and manipulate the Roman Empire with the ultimate goal of being declared as the “Imperator” of Rome. Read more to check out the new screens ...

Strategy First Brings The Tracks Of Germany To North America

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2003 @ 1:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First, leading worldwide publisher and developer of PC games, is happy to announce they have signed a publishing agreement with German developer German Railroads to bring two new add-ons for Microsoft Train Simulator to the North American market.

'Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2003 @ 12:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is based on Cinemaware’s hit game Defender of the Crown, first released in 1986 on the Commodore Amiga and subsequently to a variety of platforms where sold over 1,000,000 units worldwide. Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is a re-imagining of the beloved classic, with a deep storyline, a rich cast of characters, and the same commitment to stunning graphics and unique, varied gameplay that first made Cinemaware famous. Check the new batch of screens ...

'Steam' - Beta 2.0 Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2003 @ 12:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Steam Beta 2.0 begins today at 3 pm Pacific. The beta is open to the public, anyone can join by downloading and running the 4MB install applet. For the first few days, this beta will include the coming versions of Counter-Strike (v1.6) and Team Fortress Classic. Further updates to these games, as well as additional content, will be made available to participants throughout the beta. Read more for links where to download... UPDATE : Seems the demand was/is overwhelming and they have temp. suspended the streaming...

'IGI 2: Covert Strike' - Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2003 @ 11:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

To further promote their upcoming action/stealth title IGI 2: Covert Strike, Codemasters has just released a new trailer showing off some graphical bliss of what to expect in the full product. The Scope video showcases IGI 2: Covert Strike's incredible visuals, with detailed internal locations and massive outdoor environments with vistas rendered as far as the eye can see. Read more for download links and check it out!

Koch Media Signs 'WWII: Frontline Command'

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2003 @ 10:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bitmap Brothers' upcoming RTS title WWII: Frontline Command has found a new publisher. The game was originally scheduled to be published by Codemasters, but last year, they suddenly dropped the product without a specific reason. WWII: Frontline Command will now be published in Europe by Koch Media this May. No North American date (or publisher) has yet been assigned.

'Downtown Run' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2003 @ 10:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft seems to be working on a Midtown Madness type game for the Nintendo Gamecube. Not much info is available apart for these 10 new screens. Check out them out!

'Eve Online: The Second Genesis' - Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2003 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EVE ONLINE is a new breed of computer game. Played online with thousands of other players, EVE draws people into what is essentially an alternate universe set some time far in the future in a place one can only dream of. SSI and CCP have just released a 2 min in-game action trailer showing off the plans and intentions of an ambitious player in the world of EVE. Read more for links to check it out!