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'Armed and Dangerous' (Xbox/PC) In Stores NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 11:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Armed and Dangerous, an outrageous and blast-happy LucasArts action game is in stores now for Xbox and PC. With very strong review scores and positive accolades pouring in, Armed and Dangerous is set to steal all the laughs and keep the holiday season very jolly indeed! To make the season even merrier, in the coming weeks LucasArts will offer a playable PC demo as well as additional downloadable levels of explosive, over-the-top Armed and Dangerous fun for Xbox through Xbox Live and for PC via the Internet. Stay tuned for more information and details regarding the Armed and Dangerous demo and downloadable bonus content coming soon.

'Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter' Coming To The US After All

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 10:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MumboJumbo announced today that the sci-fi action shooter Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter will be shipping to retail stores nationwide for personal computer systems. The product, to be published and distributed by MumboJumbo, is currently in production and expected to hit retail shelves in early December. MumboJumbo signed an agreement with Vivendi Universal Games earlier this month for the PC publishing and distribution rights.

'IL-2 Sturmovik: the Forgotten Battles ' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft has released another patch for 1C Maddox's WW II flight sim IL-2 Sturmovik: the Forgotten Battles .This upgrade brings your retail game to 1.21 and has once again quite an impressive amount bug fixes, new maps, better network code, improved AI, grahics enhancements etc. Read more for a detailed fix list and download links ...

'Age of Castles' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In a distant realm of sword and sorcery, a great evil had swept across the land. Demons from the underworld and their evil minions poured across the kingdoms of man, until the great cities lay in ruin, and there were naught but a handful of cowering souls remaining. The people were in need of a King. Someone of great strength and courage who could rid the land of the evil plague, and rebuild the cities. You are that King... You alone must travel to the end of the world, build a mighty castle, slay the undead hordes, and convert the people of the land to loyal subjects of your domain... in the Age of Castles!

'MoH: Breakthrough' - Update Patch Coming Soon

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 10:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The official Medal of Honor Allied Assault Website has put up a new community update about an upcoming patch for EA's WW2 shooter MoH: Breakthrough. This patch will include two new maps, new weapons and address a few technical issues with the game (thanks Blues). Read more for a detailed list of what the patch will cover ...

Spike TV 'Video Game Awards' Announces 2003 Winners

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 10:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The first annual Spike TV "Video Game Awards" (VGAs), hosted by David Spade, were held last night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and revealed winners in sixteen wide-ranging video game categories. The two-hour fete will telecast on Spike TV this Thursday, December 4 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).

'Space Hack' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 10:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Space Hack is a sci-fi RPG/action title with Diablo-inspired gameplay mechanics. The storyline puts you on board of a quite 'peculiar' spaceship, trapped inside a space warp. Being a tough guy, whose axe is almost as quick as his wit, it's not surprising that you promptly find yourself confronting angry monsters, one wave after another. Space Hack is scheduled to be released in first half of 2004. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Terminator3: War of the Machines' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 9:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari shipped "Terminator3: War of the Machines" today to retail stores for the personal computer, a single-player and online multiplayer first-person shooter set in the ravaged battlefields of the Tech Com-versus-SkyNet conflict. Developed by Hungary-based Clever's Games, "Terminator 3: War of the Machines" allows up to 32 players to face off online as either technologically-advanced SkyNet Terminators or battle-hardened Tech Com Special Forces in an epic multi-player struggle for supremacy.

'Battle Over Europe' Revealed - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 9:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The action in Forgotten Battles is moving to the West. While the war rages in the East the Allies are attacking Germany's heartland. Round-the-clock bombing and the D-Day invasion means that the second front is now in action. The Luftwaffe is defending Germany with everything they've got, and now you can take part in twelve campaigns (six USAAF, six Luftwaffe) that chart the progress of this bitter battle form June 1944 to May 1945. Read more for details & screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 3:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News