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'Mythica' Gets Cancelled

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 4:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on a careful evaluation of the competitive MMORPG landscape, Microsoft Game Studios has decided to cancel the Windows-based game “Mythica.” As a result of this effort, job eliminations within Microsoft Game Studios will take place, and up to 40 employees may be impacted. Read more for details or check out the official Mythica website...

'Nemesis Of The Roman Empire' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 4:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enlight announced today they have acquired the North American rights to release Nemesis of the Roman Empire (known in Europe as 'Celtic Kings The Punic Wars'). Continuing on the traditions of the award-winning original Celtic Kings: Rage of War from Haemimont Games, Nemesis of the Roman Empire will explore the three Punic wars between Rome and Carthage in 264-146 B.C. and will include the famous campaigns of Hannibal and Scipio Africanus. Read more for 27 new screens ...

'World of Warcraft' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 3:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

World of Warcraft is an online role-playing experience set in the award-winning Warcraft universe. Players assume the roles of Warcraft heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest across a vast world. Being "Massively Multiplayer," World of Warcraft allows thousands of players to interact within the same world. Whether adventuring together or fighting against each other in epic battles, players will form friendships, forge alliances, and compete with enemies for power and glory. Check these new screens ...

Painkiller - Demo Launches 16th February

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 2:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games has today confirmed that the long-awaited demo of its first-person shooter, Painkiller, will be available for download around 2PM PST on February 16th. This single-player demo will feature 3 action-packed levels, including one that has never been seen before and will be 200MB. Read more if you want some more detailed information about the 3 levels that will be featured in the demo. Of course we will have it on our fileservers the moment its available.

'Jack the Ripper' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 1:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Adventure Company has issues the demo for their recently released adventure game Jack the Ripper, giving you a chance to it try out part of the game (walkthrough included). Jack the Ripper is a “warp advanced game” that features the story of James Mortimer, a reporter of the “New York Today”, investigating on murders that strangely look like Jack the Ripper’s style in White Chapel 15 years earlier. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 12:29 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 :

  • A.I.M. (Artificial Intelligence Machines) - Trailer
  • Splinter Cell : Pandora Tomorrow - Trailer
  • Power Of Law - Trailer
  • Kuma War - Trailer

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

'Legacy of Kain: Defiance' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 12:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crystal Dynamics has released an unofficial patch for the North American edition of their third-person action adventure Legacy of Kain: Defiance. This patch brings your retail game to v1.1, in sync with the European editions. This compatibility patch was created by the developer but is unsupported, and it adds a 'compatibility mode', cheat codes, control improvements, gameplay tweaks, and bug fixes (Thanks Blinc). Read more for details and download links ...

'Supreme Ruler 2010' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 11:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Supreme Ruler 2010 represents the next generation of strategy game. Not another build and attack 'click fest', but a challenging simulation of political and military leadership. You control the agenda of your region as you maintain its economy, grow the support of your population, and strive to influence your neighbors. Through skilled management your influence and popularity will grow.... Will you be a successful diplomat, who can increase your power through an incredibly flexible diplomacy model, or will you be a ruthless and ambitious ruler that lets your tanks and missiles speak for you?

'Etrom' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 11:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Etrom is an epic adventure among realms and cities, democracies and “nazi” dictatorships, a journey through space-time portals, among the Thrones of the Abyss, beyond the gates of the City of Light and many more locations, situations, rituals, secret-services plots, dark spells. Etrom is an endless journey with AND against demons, secret divinities, dragons, mech, hovertanks, different races and intelligent entities from everywhere in space and time… Dark atmospheres in many cities, worlds, universes, men and gods projected in the absolute infinity.

'Rainbow Six 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2004 @ 11:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Ubisoft's Shanghai studio, the game offers the most thrilling and realistic single- and multi-player counter-terrorist experience available anywhere. The PS2 version features exclusive content (single- and multi-player missions) and a very cool split screen feature for 2-player, offline cooperative gameplay. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 will be released for the PlayStation2 in March 2004, in the meantime, check these 18 new screens ...