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'Rayman 3 : Hoodlum Havoc' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2002 @ 6:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc will feature many brand new game elements. Its action adventure format will be familiar to many fans but advanced combat will form the heart of this latest installment. Rayman will have new movements and powers including, The Power Fist, Grapple and Super Helicopter, and he will certainly need them as he comes up against over 20 powerful enemies, including the savage Hoodlum tribe. The new Tactical Arcade Combat System will ensure players use their brains, as each enemy has specific strengths and combat strategies, and will only be defeated by the correct fighting techniques. Today some new ennemies are unveiled, we got the latest screens and screens ..

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2002 @ 8:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Return To Castle Wolfenstein' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2002 @ 7:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision has just released a new update patch for their first person shooter smash hit Return to Castle Wolfenstein. This upgrade brings your retail copy to v1.41 patch and addresses some anti-lag issues in the code and weapon prediction. The patch comes in Win 32, Linux and there is also a new Win32 and Linux game source available. Read more for links where to grab the goods ...

PS2 Review - 'Rayman Arena'

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2002 @ 6:10 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Rayman’s world kicks into multiplayer overdrive in this total competition crash course with the cast of Rayman 2. Smoke the competition on mind-bending racecourses, or spark up a lum-flinging firefight in the battle arena. And with 8 characters, 24 maps and up to 4 combatants, now Rayman’s got more ways to reign supreme than ever.

'Rise of Nations' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2002 @ 4:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rise of Nations is a new historical real time strategy game from Big Huge Games’ Brian Reynolds, designer of PC game classics such as Civilization 2 and Alpha Centauri. In Rise of Nations, you'll create new cities, improve city infrastructures and expand national borders. Conquer foes through military might using everything from sling-shots to cannons to stealth bombers to nuclear weapons; corner the market on key commodities and consolidate power under your rule; wheel and deal across time with history's eminent cultures. Check out the batch of 24 new screens ...

'Shattered Galaxy 1.5' Is Online And Combat Ready

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2002 @ 2:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nexon is pleased to announce that Shattered Galaxy, "SG 1.5", the next phase in Massive Online Warfare, has just been launched. The full SG 1.5 game client and patch download are available and the SG 1.5 server is online.

'Zanzarah' Ships To Stores In North America

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 11:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Xicat Interactive Inc. announces that Zanzarah, its new fantasy game targeting teenage girls, is shipping. This stunning adventure, set in a mythical world of fairies and goblins, revolves around Amy; a strong teenage heroine who must save the land of Zanzarah. If you have not yet checked out our review, get to it NOW!

'Perimeter' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 11:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Perimeter is a real-time strategy game built on the concept of non-stop terraforming. The gamer will embark on territory seizure by means of especially designed units thus turning it into the principal energy resource. Then the subsequent encircling of the zones with an impenetrable perimeter will follow. Alongside unique terraforming and protecting perimeter opportunities the game provides powerful nanotechnologies, which allow managing groups of modifiable combat units. The necessity of efficient strategic territorial planning and tactical flexibility of combat units make the game appealing to any admirer of strategy genre. Check out these 8 fresh screens ...

MechAssault (Xbox) Live Content - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 10:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

New Content Soon via Xbox Live Gamers who think unlocking the Ragnarok BattleMech is the end of what "MechAssault" has to offer are in for a surprise. Starting in January, Microsoft Game Studios and Day 1 Studios will begin rolling out new content for "MechAssault" via Xbox Live. Players with Xbox Live will be able to access the new content at no additional charge. Read more for detailed info and some screens ...

'Hegemonia: Legions of Iron' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 9:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

There is a new patch for Hegemonia: Legions of Iron, upgrading the 3D space strategy game by Digital Reality to version 1.07. This release adds a save/load feature to the multiplayer skirmish mode, along with a variety of gameplay tweaks and bug fixes (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab the goods ...