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'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' - Interview

by Rainier on March 25, 2003 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time takes place within an exotic, mysterious world representing Persian architecture, animals and attire. After his father invades the palace of the Maharajah, the Prince, tricked by a treacherous vizier, uses a magic dagger to release the dangerous Sands of Time from an ornate hourglass. With the aid of a beautiful, mysterious, and potentially untrustworthy ally, players embody the Prince to recapture the Sands of Time and restore peace to the land. We now have a interview with original Prince Of Persia creator Jordan Mechner.

'Delta Force: Black Hawk Down' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 25, 2003 @ 10:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NovaLogic, Inc. is pleased to announce that the eagerly awaited PC Game Delta Force - Black Hawk Down has shipped and will be in stores shortly. Set in Somalia in 1993, Delta Force - Black Hawk Down is based upon and around the Operation Restore Hope and Task Force Ranger campaigns immortalized in the book and movie of the same name. The game follows members of the elite Delta Force, US Army Rangers and 10th Mountain Division as they participate in a number of daring raids against the oppressive Somali warlords in and around Mogadishu.

'Shadowbane' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 25, 2003 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shadowbane is the first MMO to incorporate the Dynamic World Model, in which players' actions and decisions permanently change the history, politics and landscape of the game. Each player impacts this dynamic world whether they choose to be a simple adventurer, shopkeeper or heroic leader. Fresh in stores, UbiSoft already released the first patch for the massively multiplayer online world fixes and optimizes a number of features for the release of Shadowbane (thanks Blues). Read more for details and download links ...

'Destruction Derby Arenas' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 25, 2003 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Not much detailed information known about Sony's online automobile devastation (due out Autumn 2003), but here are some screens to get you by until we dig up more details ... Njoy!

'Highland Warriors' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 25, 2003 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Highland Warriors has over 30 single player missions and allows players to create an infinite number of multi-player missions and stage epic battles using the game’s map editor and hundreds of battle units. The game’s unique customizable game interface allows users to redesign the game presentation to suit an individual player’s ability. Drag and drop buttons, screens, a mini map, and direct access to characters can be customized according to a player’s sensibility. DataBecker just let us know that the first patch for Highland Warriors has been released! The patch updates graphics, bugs, and adds some features to the game. Read more for download links ...

'Star Trek Elite Force II' - Screens

by Rainier on March 25, 2003 @ 8:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in the Star Trek: The Next Generation universe, Star Trek Elite Force II allows players to break out of the confines of ship bulkheads and spacestation corridors to explore all new locations including alien worlds and zero-g environments. New and more powerful weapons will be at the player’s disposal and branching levels offer a more varied gameplay experience. Read more for some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 25, 2003 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Black9' (PC/XB/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 25, 2003 @ 12:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In 2080, nine powerful illuminati are engaged in a struggle for the control of mankind. As the manipulative illuminati head towards a perilous endgame, you are a mercenary walking the gray line of right and wrong, operating in the shadows and executing dangerous missions on their behalf. Black9 is the exciting new action/RPG that weaves intense gameplay through an engrossing story line with streamlined RPG-style character development.

'Unreal 2' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 24, 2003 @ 7:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Unreal 2: The Awakening incorporates the same absorbing story-driven gameplay, cunningly ferocious enemies and nail biting tension that made the original title the top choice for first person action fans worldwide. Developed by Infogrames' Legend Entertainment, Unreal 2: The Awakening uses next-generation Unreal technology created by the masterminds at Epic to deliver intense life-or-death action in the most breathtaking scenery ever displayed in a computer game. Legend has finally released the announced update patch bringing your retail copy to v2001. This upgrade increasing performance, fixes EAX and various other sound related issues. Read more for detailed fix list and download links!

'Blowout' (Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 24, 2003 @ 6:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As Major John “Dutch” Cane, you will be leading an elite platoon of mercenary commandos. Officially, these guys don't even exist. Mercenaries outfitted with some of the most deadly experimental weaponry the military wouldn't even dream of issuing to their troops. You will lead your team into a space station that has been overrun by mutated alien parasites or “bugs”. Your orders are to take out the enemy before they have a chance to zero in on the station's control center and threaten colonized space. You must secure the station by eliminating the alien threat, or life as you know it will cease to exist. Today we got a batch of Xbox & PC screens, as well as character art and a trailer .. Njoy!