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'Advent Rising' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 12:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Advent Rising, a common legend pervades the galaxy - that of a powerful, ancient race that will one day unite the universe. Millions of cultures from vastly distant worlds revere and hallow these mythological beings known as humans. One race, the Seekers, know humans actually exist and are threatened by their potential power. Under the guise of benevolent explorers, the Seekers travel throughout the galaxy in a desperate attempt to eradicate any human society they unearth. Check out some new screens ...

'Highway To The Reich' Leads All The Way To Australia and New Zealand

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 10:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Panther Games are pleased to announce an agreement with Red Ant Enterprises to expand the distribution of the award-winning Highway to the Reich to wargamers in Australia and New Zealand.

Rainbow Six 3 (Xbox) - Downloadable Content

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 5:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3, Team RAINBOW races against time to stop terror and unravel a mystery. Where's the beef? On Xbox Live, where a brand new downloadable multiplayer mission for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 Xbox awaits. This one takes place in a meatpacking plant - delicious! Read more to check out some beefy screens ...

'Battlefield Vietnam' - Bonus Map Available NOW

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 4:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

There is a new multiplayer only map for Digital Illusions' 3D action game Battlefield Vietnam. Although created by DICE's Marc Brassard, this is an "unofficial" map called Valley Assault. Read more for download links ...

'Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 3:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take 2/Gathering have released the a new patch for their fantasy strategy game Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.30 and address several gameplay changes and fixes, unit balacing and plenty more. Read more for details and download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 3:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Ground Control II: Operation Exodus - Trailer
  • X-Files: Resist Or Serve - Trailer
  • Battlefield: Vietnam - Trailer
  • Lagsters - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Lords of the Realm III' - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 3:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Lords of the Realm III (Lords 3) is a real-time strategy game of historic medieval conquest that spans castle building, siege, politics, religion, and conquest. The game is set in the Middle Ages, between 850 AD and 1350 AD, and features authentic castle designs and characters. Various scenarios and campaigns encompass the British Isles, Germany, France, Normandy, Brittany, Flanders and Denmark. Read more for some new screens ...

'Time of Defiance' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 2:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Nicely Crafted Entertainment have released a demo for their Massively Multiplayer Online-only RTS title Time of Defiance. This is a fully feature complete demo that gives you access to the online world for 10 days upon registration. Read more for download links ...

'ESPN Major League Baseball' (PS2/Xbox) Delayed

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 1:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ESPN Videogames is proud to announce several new original features found only in ESPN Major League Baseball. Key features include Power Pitching, First Person Baseball, and online play. ESPN Major League Baseball will be available across North America on April 15, 2004.

NCsoft Reveals 'City of Heroes' Launch Details

by Rainier on March 16, 2004 @ 12:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NCSoft knows you all have questions about pre-orders, the how and when about getting into the beta and (yeah!) launch day. The following information answers your pre-order and beta questions and gives you an excellent timeline in regards to important dates to know - including the official launch day. Pre-order customers will be let in to the Beta in controlled groups (by the thousands) beginning March 22nd! Read more for details ...