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'Sabotage' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2003 @ 10:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sabotage is intended to be the first game that will give the player complete freedom in complex interior environments as well as in huge exterior surfaces. It takes place in a near (and pretty depressing) future where the player is in charge of a company that buys off employees’lives in order to give them dangerous and highly strategic missions: from industrial espionage to sabotage... Sabotage combines real time strategy and ultra-fast action to offer a unique experience. The game should run on PC and Xbox platforms. Check out the new batch of screens ...

'Humvee Assault' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2003 @ 9:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames just revealed details about a new upcoming title "Humvee Assault". 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 new screens ...

'Jurassic Park Operation Genesis' - Official Website

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2003 @ 8:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra has just launched the official website for their dinosaur theme park sim Jurassic Park Operation Genesis (developed by Blue Tongue Software). The new web site features a bunch of new but lo-res screenshots, links to the previously released demo (which we have mirror'd here), as well as a new trailer (also mirror'd here). Go check it out!

'Cold Zero: The Last Stand' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2003 @ 8:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cold Zero is an action adventure game where the player takes the role of John McAffrey, a former marksman with a SWAT team who was discharged from service after shooting a hostage by accident. His skills helped him get a job providing high level security for high profile corporations. One of his clients is BioResearch Inc, a company that created the genetic weapon known as Cold Zero. After a terrorist group attacks the laboratory and steals this virus, John sets our to find the terrorists before they have a chance to unleash a catastrophe of global proportions. It has been a while since out last Cold Zero screens, but here they finally are .. Njoy!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2003 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Praetorians' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 11:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Praetorians is an epic 3D strategy game set at the time of Julius Caesar's campaigns to expand the frontier's of the Roman Empire. Taking on the role of a Roman General you are transported back to the deserts of Egypt, the frozen lands of the Gauls and to the heart of the Empire itself, Italy. Eidos has released some screens earlier today giving us a glimpse at the Gauls showing "Barbarian troops destroying armies, villages, basically anything that stands in their way".

'Lufia' (GBA) Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 11:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Lufia: The Ruins of Lore", the next title in the wildly popular Lufia role-playing series has been delayed from its original shipping date in March to late April. Developed for the Game Boy Advance, the title will be released in North America in the Spring of 2003. This exciting new chapter follows the adventures of Eldin and his childhood friends, Torma and Rami, as they strive to solve the mystery of the ancient ruins and halt the resurrection of an evil beast whose power could eradicate humanity.

'Darkened Skye' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 5:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

You are Skye of Lynlora, a shepherd with a restless spirit, a taste for adventure, and a smart mouth. Your humdrum existence of Dwentil herding is changed forever the day you find a strange orange object - a Skittle. No sooner do you seize it than you are gifted with mysterious power - of the fireball hurling variety. Unfortunately, a nasty rift also opens up in reality, belching forth a horde of nightmare creatures who seem to regard you as Public Enemy Number One. They want your little discovery. There was never a demo released by US publisher SSI, but now UK publisher Oxygen released an official demo featuring one playable level from the retail product (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 5:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefront.com has just released the v1.02 patch for Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin (PC Gamers Turn Based Strategy Game of the Year). This patch includes 17 new and improved vehicle and gun models, refinements to several commands and further tweaks to the fatigue and moral systems. Added Features include a new "pure armor" Quick Battle force type which will only allow "armor" units to be purchased plus dozens of unit and weapon/armor data updates and bug fixes. CDV will be releasing the v1.02 for the European Windows version of CMBB in the next few days, if not sooner. Read more for download links and detailed fix list ...

'Empire Of Magic' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 11, 2003 @ 5:28 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 summer a strategic delicacy arrives - Empire of Magic. Check out the new batch of screens as well as a DiVX trailer ...