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'Industry Giant II' Made Endless

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2002 @ 7:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As an added bonus and thank you to all IG2 players, the level designers in Ebensee have restructured the mission levels so that they are suitable as endless games. Mission Bart County is now available for all fans of endless games. The original structure was maintained as far as possible. Get the redesigned 'Mission Bart County' here.

'Legion' Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2002 @ 6:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As mentioned yesterday Strategy First has now released the first patch for their recently released Romanic strategy game 'Legion'. The Legion update patch bring Slitherine Strategies latest to v1.0.6. This cutie add a few new campaigns and other tweaks and update. Read more for details and links where to grab it ...

No One Lives Forever 2 - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2002 @ 6:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We just received 4 new screens from Monolith/Sierra's upcoming first person shooter No One Lives Forever 2 : A Spy In H.A.R.M.'s Way. The first two are way cool shots from Ohio. Then we have two very nice shots where Cate is taking on z mimes! in . Check them out ...

Codeco Announces 'Starshift : The Zaran Legacy'

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2002 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codeco is proud to announce the development of their new online strategy game, "StarShift: The Zaran Legacy". StarShift: The Zaran Legacy will please strategy fans with its captivating atmosphere and its ease of use, which will provide an incredibly dynamic experience to players.

Shadow of Memories - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2002 @ 10:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday we had the first 5 screens of Konami's PC (and also coming to Xbox) conversions of the popular PlayStation 2 adventure Shadow of Memories, today we got 5 more . As a showcase of KOE R&D's talent, however, the PC and Xbox conversions will also offer a graphically enhanced version of Konami's stunning tale of time travel andthe repercussions of changing fate.

Zoo Tycoon: Marine Mania - First Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2002 @ 9:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dolphins, elephant seals and jellyfish are swimming into cyberspace. Microsoft Game Studios today announced it will launch "Zoo Tycoon: Marine Mania," an expansion pack for use with the "Zoo Tycoon" PC game, in October 2002. "Zoo Tycoon: Marine Mania" is an entertaining and engaging game for the entire family, with more than 20 aquatic creatures including sea otters and octopuses, additional zoo-enhancing objects such as aquatic shows and marine scenery, and 10 new scenarios to test players’ zoo-building skills. For all you fishy people out there, check the 4 first screens ...

'No One Lives Forever 2' Official Website LIVE!

by Rainier on July 31, 2002 @ 6:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The clock is ticking. Can Cate avert a nuclear holocaust and simultaneously keep herself out of H.A.R.M.'s way? The countdown begins with the debut of the teaser site for No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way (tomorrow, July 31st, at 9:00am PST and the first No One Lives Forever 2 trailer available for download. The sequel to the award winning The Operative: No One Lives Forever (continues the adventures of super spy Cate Archer, pitting her once more against H.A.R.M. and the ever-present threat of global catastrophe. Head on over to the official website, download the trailer (available in several formats/qualities) or check the screenshots.

'Prince of Qin' & 'Celtic Kings' Gone Gold

by Rainier on July 31, 2002 @ 6:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and developer Object Software are pleased to announce that the action RPG Prince of Qin has gone gold. At the same token Strategy First is also pleased to announce today that Celtic Kings, the highly praised real-time strategy game, developed by Haemimont Games, has gone gold.

World War 3 - Patch v1.2 Available NOW

by Rainier on July 31, 2002 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood just let us know that they have have just released a new World War 3 Update Patch. This upgrades your WW3 Black Gold to v1.2 and mainly seems to address a few LAN/Inet fixes and tweaks. Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab it.

'Gore' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 31, 2002 @ 5:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher just let us know that they have released a fresh new patch for their recently release 3D FPS "Gore". The patch/bonus pack upgrades your Gore to v1.48, includes 3 new maps (Steps of Cygnus, Coal Miner's Slaughter, Shafted), adds several new features and fixes lots of bugs. Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab it...