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'Vietcong' - New Multiplayer Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 9:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

After a beta version, Pterodon has now released the final version of their 'Frontiers' multiplayer map for their tactical shooter Vietcong. Unfortunately no specific details as to what modes it supports, or anything else for that matter, are available at this time. Read more for screens & download links ...

'Bad Boys II' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Ships In The UK

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 4:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

ike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett of the Tactical Narcotics Team are back and oh so bad in the officially licensed game of the action-packed Simpson-Bruckheimer blockbuster Bad Boys II featuring superstars Will Smith and Martin Lawrence. Playing as Mike or Marcus in 1st or 3rd person viewpoints as they mix it with the bad guys, Bad Boys II takes you through 15 stages of fast paced, all-action gameplay featuring multiple mission objectives. Grab an arsenal of weapons from pistols, shotguns, sub-machine guns, assault rifles and sniper rifles and smash Miami's Underworld, clearing the streets of wrong doers.

'Mortyr 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 3:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the year 2093 the Nazi's control Earth after winning the Second World War. They appear to possess a time machine, which gives them ultimate power. As one of the members of the conspiracy, you decide to move back to the year 1944 to change the course of the war. Unfortunately the mathematical calculations fail and instead of landing in the time machine room you find yourself just outside the snowy castle.

'Syberia 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 3:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Syberia II, the sequel of the 2002 Adventure Game of The year, is currently in development at the developer/publisher Montreal-based studios. Syberia II will be the second and final installment of Kate Walker's joint adventures with Hans Voralberg. After leaving behind all her worldly possessions with the sole purpose in joining the heir of the Voralberg family on his journey, Kate's role will undergo a remarkable change. From being the pursuant, she becomes Hans' main acolyte, his support to attain the elapsed terra firma of the mammoths. Check out these new screens ...

'Soldner: Secret Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 2:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In SĂ–LDNER - Secret Wars the player takes command of one of these special teams. As Commander he leads the small high tech army consisting of soldiers, light armoured vehicles, helicopters and VTOLs to fulfill a wide variety of mission. The Simulation of a highly complex political system creates a dynamic campaign: each decision has direct impact on the flow of the game. Read more to check some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2004 @ 2:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Universal Combat' - Demo Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2004 @ 9:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

3000 AD has released the demo for their futuristic 3D action game Universal Combat. The Universal Combat demo is missing two asset images. This would cause a crash when trying to access those assets to repair them while playing the first scenario. Read more for details and download links ...

'Desert Combat Extended' - Updated Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2004 @ 9:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'Desert Combat eXtended' is a mod for a mod, believe it or not. The DCX team has released an update patch for their latest v7.1 to be compatible with the latest Desert and BF1942 v1.6. This DCX 7.2 resolves the death/spawn bug and allows the play of all bf maps. Read more for download links ...

North American Edition Of 'Sacred' Will Be Bloodless

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2004 @ 3:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

An interesting tidbit appeared in Ascaron's official Sacred forum when forum member asked whether the US version of Sacred would have the same blood & gore level as the European edition. Ascaron's Ingo Mohr replied : "Our partner Encore wanted to get a 12+ rating for Sacred and they did. We will do nothing to endanger the rating or the distribution policy of Encore in the US. I think this is quite understandable" (thanks RPGDot). Very weak if you ask me, very weak ...

'War Times' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2004 @ 3:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

War Times is a Real-Time Strategy game that lets players follow the tumultuous era of the Second World War through the actions of Germany, Great Britain, the USA or the USSR; each nation is totally different and uses unique strategies in their attack and defense and all the campaigns are based on real historical events, bringing an unparalleled realism to the fight. Check the new screens...