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'Blitzkrieg' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 7, 2003 @ 7:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

From the publishers of Sudden Strike Blitzkrieg is the fine art of strategy, but with more finesse! Dissect your enemy with surgical precision, halt the enemy's advance and maintain your offensive momentum. Prove your tactical skills in the various historical campaigns during WWII commanding German, Soviet or Allied troops."Attack is the best form of defence". For people who can not wait until next week to lay hands on the Englisch demo, we now serve up the German version.. Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Feb. 7, 2003 @ 12:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Enter the Matrix' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2003 @ 11:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enter the Matrix is the story-within-the-story. It features awesome gunplay and spectacular martial arts that bend the rules of the Matrix, as well as insane driving and stunts, and the chance to pilot the fastest hovercraft in the fleet. This game isn’t just set in the Matrix universe – it’s an integral part of the entire Matrix experience, weaving in and out of the highly anticipated 2nd installment in the film trilogy, The Matrix Reloaded . Earlier todyya there wasa batch of PS2 screens released, read more to check them out ...

'Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2003 @ 8:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The newest installation in the acclaimed stealth ninja series, Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven delivers the most realistic, stealth-based, ninja-action/adventure game ever. Coming to the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven features impressive new stealth attacks, an enhanced fighting engine, new weapons and tools, larger levels, improved character animations and new multiplayer options.

'ChopLifter: Crisis Shield' (PS2) - Screens

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

ChopLifter: Crisis Shield puts players through a series of gut-wrenching rescue missions that test both their flying skills and their ability to handle the incredible pressure of having lives on the line. Players choose from six different helicopters, each with realistic flight physics and characteristics of the actual aircraft, all have true to life cockpit views with moving gauges and working mechanisms. Based on skill level, players progress through 22 missions ranging from saving victims of a hotel fire, an erupting volcano, airlifting survivors of a boating accident, chasing an explosive-packed bus around a city and a mountaintop plane crash. Players can even relive their hair-raising experience in the replay mode. Check the fresh batch of screens ...

Xicat To Release 'Top Angler' (NGC) In March

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2003 @ 5:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Xicat is looking to send gamers reeling with the mid-March release of bass fishing title - Top Angler. Currently available for PlayStation2, Top Angler will be the first fishing game for the Nintendo GameCube game console. Read more for details as well as an ingame trailer filled with fishy action.

'MoH: AA Spearhead' - SDK Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2003 @ 4:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has released the Software Developers Kit (SDK) for Medal of Honor: Allied Assault Spearhead today and FilePlanet has it available for your perusal. The MOH:AA Spearhead SDK gives enthusiast in the community the ability to modify various aspects of the game. Read more for download links ...

'Eve Online: The Second Genesis' - Developer Chat Tomorrow

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2003 @ 4:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive announced today the developers of their forthcoming Massive Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG) "Eve Online: The Second Genesis" will be guests of an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) on Friday, February 7. The chat will begin at 10 pm GMT/ 5 EST and will last approximately an hour. Attending from Crowd Control Productions (CCP) will be Kjartan Pierre Emilsson, Lead Designer and Reynir Harðarson, Art Director. Login details for the chat: Friday, February 7 (10 PM GMT / 5 PM EST / 2 PM PST) Servers : stratics.frws.com / irc.glowfish.de IRC Channel: #eveonlinehoc

'Jurassic Park Operation Genesis' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2003 @ 2:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by leading Australian team Blue Tongue Software, Jurassic Park :Operation Genesis offers two very distinct game styles, giving the player the opportunity to run and maintain their own dinosaur theme park and also challenging them to run the gauntlet through 12 missions where the park attractions have broken loose and are running wild. Blue Tongue Software and Universal Interactive have released a demo for the PC version of Jurassic Park Operation Genesis, giving people a taste of this upcoming park sim-action game that's due out in mid-March for the PC, Xbox and Playstation 2. Read more for download links.

'Indiana Jones & The Emperor's Tomb' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2003 @ 11:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Indy's latest adventure plays out in dramatic fashion thanks to new gameplay features such as brawling combat. This time, in addition to using his trademark whip and pistol, Indy can engage in fierce hand-to-hand combat against foes, many of whom are well-versed in martial arts. Improvised weapons such as shovels, chairs and table legs also can be used to fend off adversaries. The result is a more immersive and more Indy-like gameplay experience, set amidst spine-tingling movie-like action sequences, such as a rickshaw chase in Hong Kong and a spectacular battle atop moving gondolas in the South China Sea area.