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'Kombat' - Screens

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Kombat is the 3D RTS game with tactical wargame and RPG elements. The game uses the real army structure of years 39 - 45 with all main and specialized branches including reconnaissance, counterespionage and medical squads etc. All main countries - participants of that time war are playable in the game. Other countries activities are managed by AI. The gameplay is based on officer’s training system that was used during the WWII. The unique system of global and local AI provides a lot of gameplay innovations. The powerful in-house engine allows to use new strong technical features, read more to check out some screens ...

'Men of Valor: Vietnam' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Men of Valor: Vietnam is an historical action experience that portrays infantry combat during the Vietnam War. Combining the latest Unreal technology with the gameplay expertise of 2015, Men of Valor: Vietnam immerses the player in the humid jungles of Southeast Asia in the most controversial conflict of the modern era. Read more for some new screens ...

'Championship Manager 5' - Game Details & Screens

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 10:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos' Championship Manager series is undoubtedly the greatest football management game of all time. Over the last decade it has gone from strength to strength, making armchair managers out of millions of gamers. With it now being a truly mass-market game, Eidos has put together a dream team to ensure that Championship Manager 5 continues this fine heritage. Beautiful Game Studios boasts a 30-strong squad including 18 programmers, three researchers, two producers, two designers, an artist and a community manager, all aiming to maintain the addictive qualities that make the game such a winner. Read more for plenty of game details and the first screens ...

'Painkiller' - IRC Developer Chat

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 10:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Representatives from Dreamcatcher Games, developer People Can Fly and NVIDIA, will gather for an IRC chat session on Tuesday, March 2 @ 9:00 PM PST to discuss and answer questions about the highly-anticipated FSP "Painkiller." To participate, download the mIRC client at http://www.mirc.com, log onto the EnterTheGame server and proceed to the #PainKiller channel. Co-hosted by NVIDIA and the EnterTheGame Network, participants in the chat will also have an opportunity to win a GeForce FX 5700 Ultra graphics card.

'Phantom' Gaming System Playable At E3 2004

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 9:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Infinium Labs, Inc. announced today it will be exhibiting at the 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo, the annual videogame industry conference being held May 12-14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

'Drakengard' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 9:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Enix U.S.A., Inc. announced that Drakengard for the PlayStation2, ships to North American retailers today. Drakengard weaves action-packed gameplay with complex character and weapon development in the setting of a mysterious kingdom.

'Dead Man's Hand' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dead Man's Hand, a western-themed first-person-shooter, has shipped to retail outlets nationwide, Atari, Inc. announced today. The only first-person-shooter that turns gamers into cowboys, Dead Man's Hand features dramatic saloon fights, horseback chases and exploding gun powder barrels. Developed by Human Head Studios, the creators of the Rune series, Dead Man's Hand uses the Unreal technology from Epic Games to provide amazing graphics, non-stop action and enhanced multiplayer capabilities through Xbox Live. A PC version of the game will be released later this month.

'Scooby-Doo! Mystery Mayhem' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 9:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced that Scooby-Doo! Mystery Mayhem, licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and based on the classic Scooby-Doo! television series, is now available for the PlayStation2, Xbox and GameCube at retailers throughout North America.

'Spartan' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Spartan is the third in a series of empire-building strategy games that includes the best-selling Legion and Chariots of War. partan focuses on one of the most influential civilisations in the history of mankind – the Ancient Greeks, and allows players to choose from 100 nations to lead to victory, including Sparta, renowned for its total dedication to the art of war and for producing the ultimate fighting machine of the ancient world – the Spartan Hoplite; probably most famous for the courageous last stand of 300 Spartans at the Battle of Thermopylae in 480BC.

'SpellForce: The Breath of Winter' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 2, 2004 @ 2:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions Software AG today officially announced the Add-On to SpellForce: The Order of Dawn named SpellForce: The Breath of Winter. The multi award winning RPS (Role-Playing-Strategy) Game has enthralled Real Time Strategy and RPG gamers alike and has been received to critical acclaim, winning a range of awards for its market performance. Read more for details ...