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Empire Interactive Signs 'Bad Boys II' (ALL)

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2003 @ 9:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Empire Interactive announces that it has signed the global publishing rights to Sony Pictures’ summer blockbuster film, Bad Boys II, through a license from Sony Pictures Consumer Products.Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are back on the streets of Miami in Bad Boys II, reuniting them with producer Jerry Brukheimer and director Michael Bay for a Summer 2003 release. Read more for extra information ...

'Scrapland' Unveiled - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2003 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mercury Steam Entertainment, the game developer founded in May 2002 by staff from Rebel Act Studios (Severance: Blade of Darkness) has presented his new game entitled SCRAPLAND. SCRAPLAND is a 3D sci-fi game with action, speed and air combat that takes place in Chimera, a gigantic city inhabited by robots. The player assumes the role of D-Tritus, an extraordinary robot -and very nice guy- who has made himself in a distant space junk dump and gambles on finding work in Chimera.

'Horse Racing Manager' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2003 @ 9:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bigben Interactive is to publish the forthcoming Horse Racing Manager on PC. French developers, Cyanide, have created this all-encompassing management simulation. Horse Racing Manager will be released in the UK at the end of March. Horse Racing Manager lets you enjoy the sport of kings at all levels. Choose whether to play the game as an owner, breeder, trainer, jockey or punter. Each activity will require specific know-how that you will be able to acquire with each play.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2003 @ 12:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Sacred' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2003 @ 10:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

German publisher Ascaron will released their latest RPG/Fantasy Adventure game Sacred in Spring 2003, but no word about English release date. Sacred wil allow you to choose one of 6 (3 male/3 female) totally different characters, ranging from Magicians, Gladiators, Dark Elves and more. Your journey will take you to the wastelands of "Ancaria", far at the southern border of the human kingdom, where the evil Magician 'Shaddar' hides in his tower after he was banished for his on-going cruelties. Check out these new promising screens ..

'Halo 2' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2003 @ 10:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Halo 2, a sci-fi action/first-person shooter game, is a full sequel to the best-selling original and will continue the story of the Master Chief, a genetically enhanced supersoldier who is the only man that has successfully defied the Covenant, a coalition of alien races on a murderous march toward Earth. “Halo 2” surpasses its predecessor both in graphical beauty and combat intensity. Bungie has released 4 new Halo2 screens, read more to check them out ...

SeeMePlayMe/CWN Tournaments

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2003 @ 8:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Clan World Network and SeeMePlayMe have combined forces to provide the most stable and fair gaming tournaments on the planet. CWN will be providing tournament administration while SeeMePlayMe provides the gaming software and hosting for each tournament. By eliminating the ip/server guessing game SeeMePlayMe provides a stable environment for fast and fair tournaments and practice. The following games have tournaments scheduled for February : America's Army, Jedi Outcast, Quake 3, Unreal Tournament 2003. Teams may view the schedule and sign up now. The winning teams will be awarded various prizes from SeeMePlayMe. Good Luck.

'Postal 2' Is Going Gold - Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2003 @ 6:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Proving once again that good taste and common decency have no place amongst hardcore videogamers, Running With Scissors took its best and most twisted shot at putting "fun" back into "dysfunctional" by hosting the biggest game press machine gun shoot in history to warn the world that POSTAL 2 is going Gold this quarter! We also have a local link to the new "explicit" trailer (aren't all Postal trailers?). Read more for details and download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring 'Mods'

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2003 @ 5:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today was a busy mod news day with the final release of Fusion Pack 10 (we mentioned this a few days ago) as well as the fifth chapter of the team-play Half-Life modification, The Vampire Slayer (thanks Homelan). To top it all of there is also a new v1.7b patch for the Half-Life mod Frontline Force. The changes in this v1.7b update reside on the CLIENT side, however for clients to utilize this update, servers must upgrade. Both Win32 AND Linux server files are included in this archive. Read more for further details and download links on all these mod related files ..

'Europa Universalis II' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2003 @ 4:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Europa Universalis II is the sequel to one of the greatest strategy games ever made - Europa Universalis. It invites you to a global struggle for supremacy from the dark times of Jeanne D'Arc to the flaming wars of Napoleon. As the leader of a country you have to guide domestic and foreign policies. Engage in religious struggles, set up expeditions to claim the New World, lead your country to prosperity and victory. This patch contains fixes for features, game balance issues, general bugs, multiplayer, stability and plenty more. NA (North America) and UK versions are avilable. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...