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'POSTAL 2: Share The Pain' Goes Linux

by Rainier on May 3, 2004 @ 3:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Of all the so-called "heartless" videogame developer/publishers in this cruel world, Running With Scissors has reached deep into their hairy chest and clutched their cold, cold heart to take pity on the bastard stepchildren of the gaming world by teaming up with Linux Game Publishing to offer POSTAL 2: Share The Pain, the MULTIPLAYER Edition, to the Linux community.

'Panzers' - Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2004 @ 2:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stormregion made massive tanks a crucial element in this tactical combat action title set in World War II. Russian, German and Allied troops fight in three campaigns and more than 30 breath taking single player missions. Over a hundred authentic 3D vehicles are at disposal as well as a wide range of ground troops. Read more to check 30 new screens and also check our Panzers preview!

'EverQuest II' - Beta Sign-up Now Live!

by Rainier on May 3, 2004 @ 2:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As announced before, beta sign-ups begin today for EverQuest II, the next-generation massively multiplayer online (MMO) game from Sony Online Ent. Inc. (SOE). Thousands of players are expected to apply in order to test the game beginning this June. EverQuest II will be available at retail in North America after the Beta program is complete later in the year.

'True Crime: Streets of L.A.' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 3, 2004 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision announced today True Crime: Streets of L.A. for the PC has gone gold and will soon be shipping to retail. The new version takes the driving, fighting and shooting action to a new level with sleek new PC graphics, new weapons, unlockable characters, and all-new multiplayer features.

'Enthusia Professional Racing' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2004 @ 10:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami today announced Enthusia Professional Racing, a new racing game developed by KCES, scheduled for release on the PlayStation2 in 2005. Designed to bring all of the white-knuckle energy and thrill of car racing to life, Enthusia features groundbreaking gameplay mechanics, enhanced physics and pixel-perfect graphics to deliver an unprecedented racing experience. Read more for details & screens...

'Pro Rugby Manager 2004' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 3, 2004 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Jesters has released a new patch for Cyanide Studios' rugby manager Pro Rugby Manager 2004. This upgrade brings your retail gamr to v1.05 and adresses a TNT2 & WIN98 crash, online database loading problem, withdrawal crash and a few other things. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

Mutable Realms Licenses Wish Engine To 'Shanghai Cartoon'

by Rainier on May 3, 2004 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mutable Realms, creators of the upcoming Ultra Massive Online Role Playing Game "Wish", today announced they have licensed the Wish engine to Shanghai Cartoon for their upcoming game "Sui Tang Online".

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on May 3, 2004 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Shadow Ops: Red Mercury - Trailer
  • Psychotoxic: Gate way To Hell - Trailer

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

'Zoo Tycoon 2' - Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2004 @ 5:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Adults and kids alike will walk with the animals when a new, graphically stunning 3-D version of America's best-selling* virtual zoo debuts on store shelves this fall. "Zoo Tycoon 2," the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning "Zoo Tycoon" game from Blue Fang Games will launch in time for holiday gift-giving. "Zoo Tycoon 2" adds a spectacular new chapter to the wildly popular franchise.

Signature Devices Licenses Crytek Engine For PC/Xbox title

by Rainier on May 3, 2004 @ 4:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Signature Devices announced that it has entered into an agreement with Crytek to license their 3D engine for the PC and XBOX gaming platforms. While no specific details are being revealed, a tentative "Spy Game" name is mentioned and juding from the screens it would seem to be a spy/stealth/infiltration game. Check out the first screens...