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'Final Fantasy X2' (PS2) - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 31, 2002 @ 3:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today we have a brand new trailer showing off some in game footage from Square's next installment of their epic console RPG series Final Fantasy X2. They claim the game will have both offline and online components (unlike FFXI, which will be the series' first online foray), but have not commented further on exactly what's in store. Yasumi Matsuno from the Final Fantasy Tactics team and Hiroyuki Itou from the FFXI team are reported to be heading up the development of FFXII. Read more for links where to grab the goods (converted to windows media format for your convenience) ...

'Runaway: A Road Adventure' - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 31, 2002 @ 12:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Runaway: A Road Adventure follows Brian, a student on the verge of graduating from college, is suddenly and mysteriously attacked by Mafia gangsters. During his desperate flight, in the company of a mysterious striptease dancer, he ends up meeting a wide range of unusual characters. But he has to figure out who's trying to help him or kill him. The player will have to be very ingenious to figure it out who's his friend or foe in this explosive mixture of murder, money, ambition, rituals and deception...a whole lot of deception. Today we have a new trailer showing off some in game action and cinematics...

Multiple 'HPS Sims' Strategy Game Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2002 @ 11:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

HPS Sims has released a slew of new patches for some of their most recent strategy games, such as : Panzer Campaigns: NORMANDY '44 v1.07 - Modern Campaigns: FULDA GAP '85 v1.02 - Modern Campaigns: MIDEAST '67 v1.03 - Naval Campaigns: JUTLAND v1.01 - Napoleonic Battles: ECKMUHL v1.04. Read more for detailed fix lists and links where to download either or all of em ...

'Black Crypt' Coming to PC - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2002 @ 11:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Well, after a few years of a break, Raven Software's Rick Johnson started to re-port Black Crypt (Raven's original game on the Amiga) over to the PC again rendering it with GL. He is hoping to have it mostly finished by the end of the Holiday Season. An initial test will probably be released soon, consisting of the first level, just to make sure the game works well. It currently requires a video card which supports 1024 texture sizes. All nvidia hardware supports this, but most 3dfx hardware does not (VooDoo3 and below). Read more for a few screens ...

'LoTR : The Two Towers' (Xbox/NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2002 @ 4:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has just announced they have started shipping The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers for Xbox and GameCube. Based on the JJR Tolkien's novel and recently released movie, The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers follows Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli as they go head to head with Sauron’s army. The game spans 13 missions, boss monsters covering the first two movies, and includes movie content such as scenes from the movie and interviews with the stars of the film. The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers is rated “T” for teen, and retails for around $49.99 USD.

'Highland Warriors' Goes Gold!

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2002 @ 3:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

British Beware! The Highland Warriors are coming! Data Becker Corp. announces that its wildly anticipated 3D RTS game, Highland Warriors, has gone gold over the holiday weekend. The game, developed by Soft Enterprises, features breakthrough graphics (200,000 polygons per screen); brutal historic tales of battle and revenge, and game play elements to interest and excite new and experienced gamers.

'Street Legal Racing' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 28, 2002 @ 10:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hungarian developer Invictus has issued a new patch for Street Legal Racing, updating their budget-priced racing simulation to v2.2. This upgrade brings more crash bug fixes, gameplay tweaks, performance enhancements, save game improvements, and other changes. read more for detailed fix list and links where to get the goods ...

'Drag-On Dragoon' (PS2) - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 28, 2002 @ 9:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Drag-On Dragoon is being developed by Cavia, a developer comprised of some former Namco employees that worked on Ace Combat, and will ship for the PlayStation 2 during Spring 2003. Enix has released an all Japanese site for their action-RPG Drag-On Dragoon and we have local mirrors for the first trailer showing off some intro movie and in game action. Read more for download links ...

'Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness' (PC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 28, 2002 @ 4:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A series of grisly murders brings Lara into conflict with a sinister Alchemist from the past, and a secret alliance of powerful individuals shrouded in mystery. Accused of the murder of her one time mentor, Lara Croft becomes a fugitive on the run. Pursued by the police, she follows the Alchemist into a dark world of blood, betrayal and vengeance where it is up to her to defeat this unholy alliance, and stop them from unleashing their incredible powers on the world. A bunch of new character art of Lara posing (yiha) and a few familiar screens ...

'Gunfighter II: Legend of Jesse James' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 28, 2002 @ 4:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gunfighter II is an Arcade game, in which from a covered position, you have to reveal yourself, take aim and fire at you opponents. The game is light gun compatible and will contain two different game modes : Story and Arcade mode. Three different difficulty levels represented by bronze , silver and gold spurs and a set of mini shooting games each provide many hours of fun. The use of the Asura engine allowed us to implement a lot of cut sequences into the game, in order to drive the action in front. Some new screens and character art ...