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Adventure Company Ships 'Post Mortem' In U.S.

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2003 @ 12:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced it has shipped Post Mortem in the United States. Set in 1920s Paris, the game challenges gamers to solve a chilling mystery. Read more for game details, and if you havent yet, check our Post Mortem preview here...

'X-Men2: Wolverine's Revenge' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2003 @ 10:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring an original storyline written exclusively for Activision by comics' industry legend Larry Hama, and featuring the voices of Mark Hamill and Patrick Stewart, X-Men2 : Wolverine's Revenge allows players to assume the role of Wolverine, everyone's favorite X-Men tough guy. In the game, Wolverine faces a race against time to find an antidote to the viral time bomb that's just been discovered in his system. Check out the new batch of screens ...

'Lost Kingdoms II' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2003 @ 10:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The sequel to the critically acclaimed RPG for the GameCube, Lost Kingdoms II takes the immersive Real Time Action/RPG gaming experience to the next level with an expanded game world, new cards and exciting perils to face. Set 200 years after the events of the original Lost Kingdoms, the Kingdom of Argwyll is on the brink of destruction. All hope lies in the hands of a new heroine Tara. Abandoned as a child and raised by a gang of thieves, Tara must use the force of her magical Runestone and summon Guardian Creatures to battle the invading evil force, uncover its terrible origins and save the kingdom. Read more for the first few screens ...

'Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne' - Screens Gallery

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2003 @ 10:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Following in the tradition of previous Blizzard expansion sets, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne provides gamers with a vast new chapter in the epic Warcraft saga. In the single-player campaign, players revisit the war-torn world of Azeroth. Several months have passed since Archimonde and the Burning Legion were defeated at the battle of Mount Hyjal, yet a new threat has arisen throughout the land... Blizzard has updated their website so we mirror'd the new screens for you to enjoy

New Polish Publisher 'City Interactive'

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2003 @ 9:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

While Poland's winter freeze hit world headlines with a low of minus 29C, things have certainly been hotting up on the country's gaming front. The cream of Poland's development community have joined forces to form a new Warsaw-based publishing and development house that promises a strong line-up of quality titles for 2003 and is on the lookout for distribution partners.

'The Hobbit' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2003 @ 9:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"The Hobbit" is a third-person action/adventure game set in the world of Middle-earth. In the game, you take the persona of Bilbo Baggins, an unassuming Hobbit who has been unwittingly thrust into an epic adventure. Explore the mystical world of Middle-earth where you'll need to jump gaping chasms, climb treacherous mountains, solve mind bending puzzles and battle hordes of enemies just to survive. Meet enchanting Elves, battle-ready Dwarves, a powerful Wizard, massive Trolls, bloodthirsty goblins, and more as you traverse from the peaceful lands of the Shire to the harrowing forests of Mirkwood. And that's just the beginning.

'Homeworld 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2003 @ 9:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Homeworld 2 is the massive sequel to 1999's Game of the Year and the best 3D space game in the universe. Years after the Higarans reclaimed their Homeworld, there is still no peace. Now a new war, a prophecy, and a deadly new enemy threaten to make the recent journey home all for nothing. In Homeworld, you helped them reclaim their home. Now, help them reclaim their destiny. Read more for details and 9 new screens ...

'Vegas: Make It Big' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2003 @ 9:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vegas - it's like nowhere else on Earth. It looks bizarre in pictures and on TV and even madder to the naked eye. Fairy tale castles, pirate ships, roman palaces and even a pyramid; top quality restaurants, high class entertainers, world champions sports events and shows with albino tigers, it's got the lot all thrown together... and in the middle of a desert. But it works. Millions of people flock there every year and millions of dollars are lost at the gambling tables, but the people are still happy and they still keep coming.

'Splinter Cell' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2003 @ 9:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Last week there was a Splinter Cell patch for the US version and now UbiSoft has released a similar patch for the European version of their stealth action game Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell. This upgrade brings your retail version to v1.1 and enhances graphics quality and performance, fixes map and AI issues, and more. Read more for details and download links ...

'Die Hard: Vendetta' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 28, 2003 @ 2:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Die Hard: Vendetta features an original plot set a few years after the latest film, Die Hard: With A Vengeance. Assuming the role of John McClane, players embark on an explosive new mission featuring as much intrigue, suspense, stealth and surprises as any of the Die Hard movies. Players battle through several distinct locations - including a return to the original Nakatomi Plaza, as well as a host of unique and inventive set pieces designed to bring the Die Hard world vividly to life. Todya we serve up 18 brand new screens, njoy!