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'Rig 'n' Roll' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2003 @ 12:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Players will step into the shoes of a young man in the year 2024 as he arrives in the Independent State of California to pursue his dreams of road domination and capture the Californian cargo transportation market. There are miles of highways to conquer and cities and towns to reach as he becomes the greatest trucker on the highways. But for now, he's starting small. With only a small amount of cash and his huge desire to rule the road. Read more for some truckin' good screens...

'The Bloody Magic' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2003 @ 12:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Bloody Magic is single and multiplayer, 3rd person RPG for PC where the weapon of choice is magic. The game is set in a richly detailed medieval-style world, allowing the player a wide variety of choices both in individual quests and character development. The Bloody Magic is different from most other popular RPG titles in that the player characters are all of one type: magician. There are over a dozen different fields of magic, allowing players many choices for specialization. Check a few new screens...

'Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2003 @ 12:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ has released a new patch for Kuju Entertainment sci-fi shooter Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior. This upgrade brings your retail game to v.F00 (the North American version ships as v.F00). Unfortunatly there are no available details as to what exactly is addresses, but probably to bring non-US versions in synch, as well as adding join/host option to the start menu (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ....

'Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines' - Producer Interview

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2003 @ 2:37 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines will - for the first time on next-generation console systems - allow players to become the Terminator Series signature icon, Arnold Schwarzenegger as the original Terminator. This marks the first time Arnold Schwarzenegger's voice and likeness has ever appeared in a home videogame. Just released on all platforms in Europe and the US, Atari has issued a pre-made interview with Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines senior producer Peter Wyse. Read more to check it out!

'Conan: The Dark Axe' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2003 @ 2:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Black-haired and sullen-eyed, a thief, a reaver, a slayer. The legends that surround his name, speak of the world before history, where shadows of magic and dark alien gods shrouded the known world and the fate of whole empires were dependent on the strength and skills of a single sword. And this is one of those legends. Conan is a 3rd person action game, with few elements of RPG and adventure. The game is divided into chapters, each chapter with different environments and creatures. Each chapter contains several levels. Read more for some new screens ...

'Brisk' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2003 @ 2:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

High-speed race set in futuristic moody environments. A player will collect different items during race and he will be able to use the collected weapons to stop opponents. Cars used in the game are a tuned version of characteristic cars from motorization history. (Special shields and utilities are added.) Many tracks guided through futuristic industrialized towns and tunnels providing full-strain amusement for many hours. High speed, sharp turnings and crazy pursuits. You have this all the time. High speed and quick feedback are more important then gun-wielding.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2003 @ 2:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Xyanide' (Xbox) Also Coming For GBA & PSP - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 28, 2003 @ 4:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sensational graphics, awesome game play and absorbing scenarios will keep you riveted to this enthralling shooter, 3D extravaganza. Determination, skill and reflexes will all be required in huge amounts… Playlogic today announced that Engine Software is also coverting the shoot-'em-up Xyanide to the Game Boy Advance platform (GBA), a title that will be released in February/March. Xyanide was originally developed for Xbox Live, a version that will be available at the same time. Nine people are working on Xyanide for PSP right now. Read more for some new Xbox & GBA screens ...

Playlogic Announces New Titles At 'GameExpo'

by Rainier on Nov. 28, 2003 @ 3:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Game publisher and developer Playlogic today announced more new releases. The company will invest between 12 and 15 million euro in the development of games next year. The titles are a strong addition to the scheduled releases. In February/March the first four Playlogic titles will be available worldwide: Cyclone Circus (PS2), Xyanide (Xbox Live/GBA/mobile), Alpha Black Zero (PC) and Airborne Troops (PS2/PC). The new titles will be released by the and of 2004 and in 2005.

Ubisoft Cancels 'Harpoon IV'

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2003 @ 12:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that it has officially ceased production on Harpoon IV and has chosen not to release the title. "Ubisoft is committed to making the best military simulation games possible, and unfortunately, the Harpoon IV project wasn't meeting this goal. In our judgment, the product quality could never reach a level that meets or exceeds consumer expectations," said Tony Kee, vice president of marketing, Ubisoft. "We will never intentionally ship a product that is sure to disappoint our discerning customer base." While the game will not be finished or published by Ubisoft, discussions are underway to license the source code to a third-party group within the community in order to finish the game. Information regarding this development will be available soon at the game's community website.