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'Devastation' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 10, 2003 @ 12:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ARUSH Entertainment, Groove Games and Digitalo have released the prevously announced patch for their recently released FPS Devastation, bringing your retail game to v380. The major fixes include sound changes for weapons, stability fixes for multiplayer, tweaks to the Territories gametype, a new server browser interface, and tons of other improvements that will make the game smoother and better. Read more for download links ...

'Mistmare' - Updated Demo & Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 6:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arxel Tribe & Sinister Systems have released another updated Mistmare demo to bring the alternate-history adventure/RPG demo to v1.4 (thanks 3DGamers). No specific details are know as to what exactly this new version brings to the plate. Read more for download links ..

'The Sydney Mystery' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 3:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sydney Mystery is a mystery adventure game fully photographed on location in Sydney, Australia. The full game features over 240 scenes, 17 real Sydney locations, and 11 characters. Your uncle, a retired private investigator, has been kidnapped, and as his niece you must explore this rich world, talk to an intriguing cast of suspicious people and ultimate solve the mystery. As announced earlier Twilight Software has just released a demo featuring Act 1 (including 2 characters) of the full product, read more for download links ...

'Red Shark' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Russian Secret Service has developed special technology that allows visits to the past. As the most fearless of all Russian Fighter Pilots, you are chosen to go it alone: sent back in time to destroy the Nazi's and their attempts to control the globe. Take control of Red Shark: a heavily armed KA-50 Combat helicopter in a Top Secret campaign that transports you back to Nazi Germany. The history of time is ready to be altered and you're in control - and in the cockpit. Buka has released a playable demo, read more for download links ...

iGames Announces Unveiling Of 'Savage' At E3

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ground-breaking publisher iGames Publishing, LLC will reveal its highly anticipated, genre-busting title Savage: The Battle for Newerth™ at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in May, 2003. Developed by iGames’ sister company, S2 Games, LLC., Savage is the first-ever real-time-strategy-shooter (RTSS), combining a complete first-person shooter and a complete real-time strategy game into one innovative online gaming experience. iGames will demonstrate Savage at booth #2466, in the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Win Tickets To 20th Century Fox's Premiere Of 'X-Men 2' Movie

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

What could be better than walking the red carpet next to your favorite X-Men character? This week, Activision, Inc. will unleash a national radio promotion that will offer eight lucky grand prize winners the experience of a lifetime - a trip for two to the "X2" feature film premiere in Hollywood, CA. on April 28, 2003. The promotion, "The Hunt for X2 Wolverine's Revenge," which began this week, will run in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Boston, Atlanta and Dallas and use the synergy of popular radio stations, select retail locations, participating malls, concerts, sporting events and local clubs to promote this unique contest that offers one winner and a guest from each city an all expense paid trip to Los Angeles.

Casting Call For Disney's 'Extreme Skate Adventure'

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It is the kid version of the American dream and after a month-long nationwide casting call search Activision, Inc. has cast the "Extreme Skate Crew" - 10 lucky kids who will become a part of the company's upcoming Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure skateboarding game. The next phase of this unique casting search begins today through April 30 as consumers nationwide can log on to the official Extreme Skate Adventure website to view the "Extreme Skate Crew" and choose one boy and one girl from the group who will become Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure's "Super Stars" with starring roles and special prizes.

'American Conquest: Fight Back' Revealed

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The name of the official add-on to CDV's real time strategy hit American Conquest has been confirmed - American Conquest: Fight Back! The add-on will be released in Germany on May 30, 2003. The international release dates have yet to be announced. You'll be able to play American Conquest: Fight Back! without the original game. The new game will feature a complete new battle mode as well as five new nations. There are also 10 single player and multiplayer maps for the new battle mode, 50 new units and 25 new missions in eight campaigns. It's clearly a must-have for all American Conquest fans! (thanks Voodoo).

'Pro Race Driver' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's going to take all your courage, all your skill and all your driving passion to take Ryan from rookie to a world-beating race driver, in this first-of-its-kind cinematic thrill-ride of a game. Power slide around the opposition, face your challenges head-on, cheer the successes and mourn the losses, but above all of these WIN. Codemasters has released a new patch to bring your 'Pro Race Driver' (aka Toca Race Driver) retail game to v1.1_120 improving multiplayer stability over LAN/Internet, enhancing s force feedback on wheel controllers and expanding the amount of players to 12. Read more for details and download links ...

DreamCatcher Announces 'SuperPower 2'

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Interactive today announced a deal to publish SuperPower 2 for the PC. Created by GolemLabs, the game is expected to ship in late 2004. SuperPower 2 gives gamers ‘God-like’ powers as they seek world domination. The game demands intelligence, political-savvy and a touch of guile to succeed! With the addition of multiplayer support, the game also brings a new edge to the genre. SuperPower 2 further improves on the original with new 3D graphics, improved missions and a wickedly intelligent A.I.