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'Castle Strike' Officially Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed a while ago, Data Becker today officially announced its upcoming PC game Castle Strike. Developed by Related Designs (previously known for America & the upcoming No Man's Land), Castle Strike is a fast paced RTS game with a very detailed and authentic presentation of medieval Germany, England and France. Although strategically demanding, its core is based on action. That's why all the time consuming handling of resources and civilians is reduced to a minimum with the help of a special, never before seen peasant management system and lots of automatic functions. Castle Strike is scheduled for Q4 2003. Read more for details ...

'Rainbow Six 3' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Command an elite, multinational squad of special operatives against a hidden terrorist foe. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3, the third installment in the wildly popular Rainbow Six series, Team RAINBOW races against time to stop terror and unravel a mystery. In locations around the world, from London to the Cayman Islands to Rio de Janeiro, lead Team Rainbow in a desperate effort to battle a madman and foil his doomsday plot. Some new screens rushed in, read more to check them out!

'C&C Generals: Zero Hour' Rolls Into Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's Zero Hour and time to square off against the world's most powerful generals as Electronic Arts announced that Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour is available in stores under the EA GAMES brand. The first expansion pack to one of the best-selling PC games of 2003, Command & Conquer Generals, Zero Hour gives players more weapons, more power, new battlefields, three new single player campaigns, 15 new missions, and new game modes.

'MoH AA: Breakthrough' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 9:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Clear a path to victory as Electronic Arts announced that Medal of Honor Allied Assault Breakthrough is now available for the PC. Published under the EA GAMES brand, the new expansion pack for the critically acclaimed hit title Medal of Honor Allied Assault takes players from combat with Rommel in North Africa to the heart of Italy in the struggle to breakthrough the fortified lines of the Third Reich.

New Camecube Price Officially $99

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just in time for the biggest video game thrills of the fall, Nintendo of America Inc. today announced a new MSRP of $99.99 for its Nintendo GameCube, effective tomorrow, Sept. 25. This great new price opens an $80 price advantage over its two console competitors. While the price of GameCube hardware is falling, the variety and affordability of great software is soaring. Coupled with expansion of the GameCube library to more than 320 games by the end of the year, the new MSRP of $99.99 and added exclusive offers will further boost momentum for the console throughout the holidays.

'Battle Of Britain 1940' Will Feature First Auto-Pilot

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

History Channel’s Battle of Britain 1940, published by Activision Value, Inc. and developed by iEntertainment Network Inc., brings brand new functionality and features to the flight simulation game market with the new AUTO CO-PILOT feature that gives players auto takeoffs, auto landings, auto formation, and auto attack. AUTO CO-PILOT makes a real authentic flight simulation accessible to all gamers without ANY flight simulation experience! Read more for details ...

'I-Ninja' Going PS2 Exclusive In Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Continuing its successful partnership with Namco, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is delighted to announce the Quarter One release of I-Ninja exclusively for PlayStation2. Developed by Argonaut Games PLC, this exciting character-based action game follows "Ninja", an ultra cool ninja with extreme attitude, as he masters weapons and hones his skills in order to save his world. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'Starsky And Hutch 2' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire announced today it has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to develop a sequel to the Starsky & Hutch video game. The new game will include new city locations, enhanced graphics and classic music tracks from the 70's and a key new game play feature, which will allow villains to be chased on foot together with new spectacular car chases. It will be published for all current video game consoles and PCs.

'True Crime: Streets of L.A' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 2:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In True Crime: Streets of L.A., players assume the role of rogue Elite Operations Division (E.O.D.) operative Nick Kang, a no-holds-barred badass, whose brutal reputation and lethal skills have landed him the nasty task of taking down the Chinese Triad and Russian Mafia cartel that has turned the City of Angels into a war zone. Read more to check out a few new Gamecube screens!

Ubisoft Signs 'Fame Academy ' (PS2/PC) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2003 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced it entered an agreement with French producer Monte Cristo to publish Fame Academy for PlayStation2 and PC in the UK, tying in with the popular television program currently running on BBC One in the country. Read more for details & screens...