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'Earth 2160' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2003 @ 11:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EARTH 2160 is an RTS game based on the popular and successful EARTH series. Including single and multiplayer modes. The game uses the latest Earth III engine. Storing objects in a format based on the mathematical model of Bezier-curves instead of polygons. Giving an as yet unseen level of detail, only limited by the hardware used. A native T&L rendering module supports per pixel shaders and bone calculation directly on advanced graphic cards. Read more for features and some screens ...

'Planet Prison' - Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2003 @ 10:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the depths of space an empire controls a planet of prisoners, enslaved for evil needs.You as a starship captain survive an emergency landing on the planet, and have to find your way home. Lots of different futuristic locations wait to be exploredin real-time street battles against rival gangs. Use a big amount of skills and resources to overcomethe evil forces of a mean and powerful empire in single or multiplayer game modes. Load your blasters and sharpen your senses to survive a thrilling tactical strategy game in an apocalyptic world, coming out Xmas '03.

'BattleField 1942' - Updated Dedicated Server Available NOW

by Rainier on March 7, 2003 @ 10:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hot on the heels of the just released BF1942 v1.31 patch is the updated dedicated Win32 server. This update is needed to host games bringing it on par with the update patch. The upgrade optimizes network and client issues. Read more for links where to grab the goods ...

'State of Emergency' (Xbox) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2003 @ 10:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

State of Emergency is a "man against the mob" arcade-like fighting game where you are a member of an underground resistance movement, dedicated to liberating your people from the oppressive Corporation. Use hand to hand combat, weapons, and anything you can find on the street. Hundreds of people are rioting as you fight for freedom - be careful! A fresh batch of screens, njoy!

'Futurama' (NGC/PS2/Xb) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2003 @ 10:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SCi Games is very pleased to announce its forth-coming release Futurama. Based on the smash hit and 2002 Emmy® Award Winner for Best Animated Program, Futurama the game is a 3rd person action shooter featuring the four main characters from the show, Fry, Bender, Leela and Dr Zoidberg. Each of these characters will be fully playable and have their own select moves and weapons as well as different playing styles. Read more for details and screens ...

'Warrior Kings Battles' - Collectors Edition

by Rainier on March 7, 2003 @ 9:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Battle your way to the sales counter March 21st - There's a Limited Edition Collector's Edition Pack - While Stocks last! Just to add to the wonder that is Warrior Kings: Battles, Empire Interactive have announced that a special limited edition pack will be available at launch, but at launch only. Reversing the trend for certain companies to milk the franchise after the first couple of months, forcing the die-hards to purchase the game twice - Damn their eyes! The Collector's Edition contains a set of art prints as well as other items that will not be available after the first print run - so I guess if you want it, you'd better hurry or even better still pre-order to be certain of getting one. You have been warned!

'Battlefield 1942' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 7, 2003 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has let us know that they have just released a new patch for their hit title BattleField 1942. This update patch will bring your BattleField 1942 retail game to v1.31 and mainly optmizies network and client issues. Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab the goods ...

'Flight Simulator 2004' - Fact Sheet

by Rainier on March 7, 2003 @ 8:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

One hundred years ago, Wilbur and Orville Wright left the ground and soared in the first successful powered aircraft, the 1903 Wright Flyer. And 20 years ago, Microsoft's first Flight Simulator software flew off store shelves and onto PCs. Beginning this July, the two aviation milestones will come together, as aviation enthusiasts can experience the past and the present with "Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004: A Century of Flight."

'Chaser' - Game Engine Details & Screens

by Rainier on March 7, 2003 @ 8:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions is proud to announce the first official details of the gaming engine that will power the cutting-edge first-person shoot ‘em up, Chaser, the PC CD Rom game scheduled for a UK release in Q2 2003. Read more for details as well as a few new screens ...

Thrustmaster Enters The Era Of 'GBA SP'

by Rainier on March 7, 2003 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Thrustmaster is pleased to announce the upcoming release on themarket of three accessories for Game Boy Advance SP, Nintendo’s latest handheld console:the Thrustmaster Starter Pack, Thrustmaster Carry Bag and Thrustmaster Protector Pouch.These three accessories will be available in Europe at the end of March 2003, to coincide with the GBA SP’s release.