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'Impossible Creatures' Goes GOLD - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 7:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced that Impossible Creatures has gone gold and is scheduled to ship to stores in North America on January 7... After a limited-scale stress test, Relic Entertainment has now opened the multiplayer test of their imminent 3D real-time strategy game Impossible Creatures for everyone. This test version offers the tutorial, a skirmish mode, animal combiner and online play, along with 14 of the 51 creatures from the full game. Note that the test contains the EZ Pad digital rights management software (which will no longer be present in the final game, of course), and DirectX 8.2 (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for links where to grab the goods ...

Christmas Issue Of The 'Neocronicle'

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 5:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Once again the editorial staff of the Neocronicle let the creative vibes flow and today present the brilliant 6th edition of the best fanzine ever: the Neocronicle.Deadlines were tight, but the dedicated team behind the Neocronicle have come up with the goods yet again. Download the latest Christmas issue of the Neocronicle.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 8:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Praetorians' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 6:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Praetorians is an epic 3D troop based strategy game centred around the historical battles from the campaigns of Julius Caesar. Taking on the role of a Roman General you are transported back to the deserts of Egypt, the frozen lands of the Gauls and to the heart of the Empire itself, Italy. You will be given the opportunity to command the forces of not only the Romans, but also the ferocious Gauls and the religiously fanatical Egyptians. Check the new batch of screens ..

'Enclave' (PC/NGC) - Official Website

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 5:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Black Label Games has launched a new official web site for Enclave with info, screenshots, and movies from the Starbreeze Studio fantasy action game that's already out for the Xbox and is due out for the PC and GameCube in 2003 (thanks HomeLan).

Microsoft Xbox Screenshot Gallery

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 5:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today we are serving up another batch of upcoming Xbox titles from Microsoft. Tao Feng: Fist of the Lotus, 'Sudeki and 'Capcom vs. SNK 2'. Read more to check out the goods!

'Tomb Raider' Launches On 'Sky Gamestar'

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 3:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The world's most famous videogame character – Lara Croft makes her interactive TV debut in the UK and Ireland today, following an exclusive agreement between BSkyB and Eidos Interactive, publisher of the Tomb Raider series. Lara Croft fights her way into over 6 million Sky digital homes in exclusive new game and we got the first screen to prove it!

'Horizons' - Castles Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 12:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Game developer and publisher, Artifact Entertainment, has released a new trailer for Horizons, one of the most anticipated PC games of 2003. The latest video installment offers a first look at the player owned castles featured in the forthcoming MMORPG. Read more for links where to grab the Castles trailer. UPDATEThe files were broken, they have been fixed now so all is well...

'Silent Hill 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 12:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Silent Hill 3 contains even deeper and darker secrets that are waiting to be uncovered. Fans and newcomers to the series will find their wits tested, as they grapple with clever puzzles, foreboding environments, and mysterious new characters. In addition, players will be able to use new weapons and items to battle grotesque creatures. Developed by the same team that created the first two critically acclaimed games, Silent Hill 3 promises to be the most horrifying game to date. Check out the new batch of freakolicious PS2 screens ...

'Combat Mission 2: Barbarossa to Berlin' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 17, 2002 @ 11:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Big Time Software and Battlefront.com have just released an updated demo of Combat Mission 2: Barbarossa to Berlin bringing this 3D turn-based war game by to v1.01, in sync with last month's retail patches. This release brings a huge list of changes so read more for the super long list of details and links where to grab this puppy (thanks 3DGamers).