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'The Hobbit' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 12, 2003 @ 3:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"The Hobbit" is a third-person action/adventure game set in the world of Middle-earth. In the game, you take the persona of Bilbo Baggins, an unassuming Hobbit who has been unwittingly thrust into an epic adventure. Explore the mystical world of Middle-earth where you'll need to jump gaping chasms, climb treacherous mountains, solve mind bending puzzles and battle hordes of enemies just to survive. Meet enchanting Elves, battle-ready Dwarves, a powerful Wizard, massive Trolls, bloodthirsty goblins, and more as you traverse from the peaceful lands of the Shire to the harrowing forests of Mirkwood. And that's just the beginning.

'No Man's Land' Ships This Summer In North America - Screens

by Rainier on March 12, 2003 @ 3:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV Software Entertainment today announced "No Man's Land," the historical real-time strategy game for the PC, will be in North American retail stores this summer. Covering expansion of North America from 1600 to 1900, "No Man's Land" features lush environments, accurately detailed units, and heart-pounding battle sequences. Read more for details and a few new screens ...

'Bandits' - Single & MultiPlayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 12, 2003 @ 2:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in a Mad-Max style post-apocalyptic wasteland, Bandits is a vehicular-based combat game that offers unprecedented action packed gameplay in single-player campaign mode or up to 8 players, over LAN or Internet, in multiplayer mode. Bandits is the game where your cannon mounted combat car takes you on an adventure across green fields, desert canyons and deep snow, bombing and blasting all sorts of enemies and cargo trucks, defending your gang and your glory! In charge of the action are the notorious leaders of the Wolfpack gang, Fennec and Rewdalf. You take control of the action while Fennec & Rewdalf do the talking – they do a lot of that. Expected in the US any day now, TriSynergy now released a singleplayer as well as multiplayer demo.

'Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel' (PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 12, 2003 @ 1:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games and Interplay Entertainment Corp. today announced the development of Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox. Read more for details & the first screens ...

'LionHeart' - Screens

by Rainier on March 12, 2003 @ 1:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It is 1588 A.D., a critical year of an alternate history hauntingly familiar yet fantastically alien to our own. Because of one fateful event during the Third Crusade, the history of this world diverged. This event, the Disjunction, ripped open a long-sealed breach to other worlds. Magic energy and powerful spirits flowed into the world, changing the lands and the people forever. Cast into this world, you are a character of your own devices, strengths, and abilities. Set upon by human factions and powerful spirits, you must decide how to best develop your skills in order to triumph over obstacles that lie between you and your true fate. A fresh batch of Lionheart screens has arrived!

'Restaurant Empire' - Screens

by Rainier on March 12, 2003 @ 12:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

From the creator of award-winning Capitalism series and Seven Kingdoms series, Trevor Chan, here comes a break through in business simulation genre. The game that takes the art of cooking and running a restaurant to new heights, Restaurant Tycoon is a gastronome's dreams come true. Starting with nothing except some cash, a passion for food and a great idea, you start by building a restaurant from the bottom up - hiring waiters, decorating, even cooking the meals. Buy, build, outsell and undermine your competition in the world's culinary capitals, all faithfully recreated in stunning 3D environments.

'No One Lives Forever 2' - Map Pack 2 & Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 12, 2003 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra has just released the v1.3 patch for No One Lives Forever 2 as well as map pack #2. This new patch will include two NEW multiplayer mods - Team Deathmatch and Doomsday. Read more for a complete list of details/features! Read more for details and download links ...

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost' - Screens

by Rainier on March 12, 2003 @ 10:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes: DeathMatch, CTF, Cooperative, various team games and much more.

'No Mans Land' - Screens

by Rainier on March 12, 2003 @ 10:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Westward Ho! In No Mans Land, the player leads the colonization of the American continent between 1600 und 1900. In three campaigns, divided into 30 diversified missions, the player sees the historical development of this era from the viewpoint of six different ethnic groups: Englishmen, settlers, American patriots, Spaniards and forest- and prairie Indians.

'World Airliners' Lands In Stores

by Rainier on March 12, 2003 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First Inc. and developer Just Flight are happy to announce that their Microsoft Flight Simulator Add-on, World Airliners, has shipped to retail stores nationwide.