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'Chrome' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 9:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Techland are please to announce that their tactical FPS title, CHROME has shipped to retail stores in North America! “Chrome is a thinking man’s shooter,” says Steve Milburn, Director of Marketing at Strategy First. “In the same vein of games like System Shock and Deus Ex, players must choose their weapons and ammo carefully, use implants to improve their performance and know when to come in with guns blazing or sneak in undetected. It can mean the difference between life and death!”

'The Sims: Makin' Magic' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 9:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced the release of The Sims Makin' Magic, a new expansion pack to the top-selling PC game of all time, The Sims. In this supernatural edition, Sims are granted magical powers to cast playful or mischievous spells. Players can venture to an all-new magical, carnival-themed destination, experience exciting new gameplay, gain over 175 new items, and encounter a whole new cast of quirky characters in this powerful pack of magical high jinx.

'Call Of Duty' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Call of Duty transports fans into a gripping, movie-like World War II combat experience where they must survive the chaos of battle as ordinary soldiers fighting together as a squad.

'LotR: The Return of the King' - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 3:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA’s second “The Lord of the Rings” action adventure game, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, will allow players to journey through multiple gameplay paths, taking control of the motion picture trilogy’s heroes. Defend the walls of Minas Tirith as Gandalf, raise the Army of the Dead as Aragorn, Legolas, or Gimli, and with Frodo and Sam, deliver the ring to the fiery depths of Mount Doom. This second trailer, which is cinematic in style as befitting the game's epic scope, is nonetheless entirely composed of gameplay footage. In it, all the main playable characters--Aragorn, Gimli, Legolas, Gandalf, Sam, and Frodo--are shown in action.

'Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 3:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Command the world's most elite, multinational squad of counter-terrorist operatives in their latest mission. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 Mission Pack 1, Team RAINBOW tracks the desperate remnants of a dangerous terrorist organization into exotic regions of the Mediterranean to prevent their agenda of international anarchy and devastation. Check these new screens....

'He-Man: Defender of Grayskull' (NGC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 3:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Direct from the popular television series, He-Man, the ultimate hero, battles his greatest enemies on foot or astride his trusty Battle Cat through 34 levels within three huge environments. Spectacular sword fights and hand-to-hand combat await you at every turn in this epic world of magic and mystery. Read more for some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2003 @ 1:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'The Sims Online' Introduces New Features

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 11:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced the release of an updated version of its The Sims Online PC online game. The Sims Online’s vast world just grew bigger and better. For the first time ever, Sims can embark on a whole new range of exciting job opportunities, where Sims actually get to do the work instead of having the work action happen off-screen; own pets for a new level of mischievous fun; and employ service Sims to help Sims take care of their properties and daily activities, and new hobbies. With the inclusion of these new features, new and old Sims players will encounter new levels of interaction, new ways to advance in the game and more online fun.

'IL-2 Sturmovik: the Forgotten Battles' - Win32 Server Update Patch

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 9:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft has released a new patch for 1C Maddox Games' IL-2 Sturmovik: the Forgotten Battles v1.1 dedicated Win32 server. This patch is "optional". requires the full v1.1 server install, and allows administrators to set up open servers that bypass the servers (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

Gametime Entertainment Launches DVD Strategy Guides

by Rainier on Oct. 28, 2003 @ 7:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With today's games becoming more complex and time consuming, GameTime Entertainment, Inc. today announced a ground-breaking solution by introducing a lineup of DVD-based strategy guides for best-selling video game properties. Known as digital video guide or dvG, the full-motion video and voice-over provides players with expert solutions on how to best navigate a game. Read more for details ...