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'Europa Universalis II' - v1.08 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 27, 2004 @ 1:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Europa Universalis II is the sequel to one of the greatest strategy games ever made - Europa Universalis. It invites you to a global struggle for supremacy from the dark times of Jeanne D'Arc to the flaming wars of Napoleon. This patch brings your retail game to v1.08 (works for ALL English versions) and contains fixes for features, game balance issues, general bugs, multiplayer, stability and plenty more (thanks Blues). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Race Driver 2: The Ultimate Racing Simulator' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2004 @ 12:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Slated for release in Spring 2004 for the Xbox and the PC, Race Driver 2 will provide gamers the most diverse and thrilling range of motor sports ever seen in one game. Designed as the definitive racing experience, the game will feature complete head to head Xbox Live and PC online functionality. Read more for new screens ....

'Black & White 2' - Screens

by Rainier on March 27, 2004 @ 3:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Black & White 2 includes other new elements, such as improved graphics and Miracle effects such as rivers of fire and earthquakes that yield mass destruction. The game also includes weather systems that impact gameplay; players will see the impact of a drought that scorches the arid plains of Egypt or the effect of a heavy snowfall on the Norse Mountains. Players can also tap new resources and disciples by creating ties with the Japanese or dueling the Aztecs. Players will also have the ability to construct new buildings including armories and a harbor, and explore new islands each with their own culture and climate.

'The Egyptian Prophecy' - Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 6:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ramses is doomed by what appears to be an evil curse surrounding this pact. His fate lies in the hands of one… Maia, a beautiful young sorceress favoured by the gods. If she fails to uncover the mystery, Ramses will die, and with him Egypt shall fall. This first person adventure has an easy to use point-and-click interface with high quality cinematics, and integrated 3D real-time puzzles. Read more for new screens ...

'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 5:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In the next generation of The Sims, The Sims 2, players control their Sims over an entire lifetime for the first time. Every choice that is made has a relevant and dramatic effect on the life of a Sim. More life-like Sims, all-new gameplay, and the ground-breaking addition of genetics, with the DNA of Sims passed down through generations gives players a more vivid, realistic, and in-depth Sims experience. All of this takes place in a new, amazingly life-like 3-D world.

'MVP Baseball 2004' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 4:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has released a demo for their latest installment in the MVP Baseball franchise. Step up to the plate and master the true art of hitting with MVP Baseball 2004. Featuring rich new presentation, realistic player models, enhanced animations, and an immersive audio experience, MVP Baseball 2004 takes you out to the ballgame like never before. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 4:00 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • PT Boats: Knights of the Sea - Trailer
  • Driv3r - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Stalingrad' - Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 3:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stalingrad is a real-time strategy (developed by DTF Games) based on the modified Blitzkrieg engine. The game tells a story of one of the most dramatic periods of World War II and covers all major events from June 1942 till January 1943. The game consists out of two campaigns. During the first one players will lead the advancing German forces and after that will assume the role of a Soviet commander, whose aim is to liberate the city and smash the 6th Army of Wehrmacht

'Far Cry' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 2:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As announced Ubi Soft has released the first patch for Crytek's FPS Far Cry. This update brings your retail game to v1.1 and adds anti-cheat bug-fixes along with additional PunkBuster anti-cheat support, ASE support, new network fine-tuning commands, etc. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' - Multiplayer Demo Patch

by Rainier on March 26, 2004 @ 2:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released a small patch for the Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow multiplayer demo from a few days ago. This patch will bring your demo to v1.01 and fixes a desktop crash that occured when connecting to a server when a game session is no longer available. A fully updated demo is now also available, with aforementioned patch included. Read more for download links ...