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'BF1942: Battle Of Britain' Map - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this new Battlefield 1942 map, German forces must disable four RAF radar towers as well as the heavily-protected Harwich Weapons Factory on the coast of England. If the British can defend these targets until the German tickets run out, they can wrest victory from the jaws of defeat. With one new vehicle and one new weapon entering the fray, the Battle of Britain is set to be Battlefield 1942's fiercest campaign yet. As announced, the first screens are now available, read more to check them out ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Nexagon Deathmatch - Trailer 2
  • Sacred - E3 Trailer
  • Hunter The Reckoning Wayward - Trailer
  • XIII - Alternate Fire Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Korea: Forgotten Conflict' - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 10:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Korea: Forgotten Conflict is a 3D Real Time Strategy game based on the war that no-one, save for those involved, wants to remember. In game film sequences will reinforce the atmosphere and realism within this fully interactive environment. Although there were 450,000 Allies lost in conflict (and, to date, there are still more than 8,000 servicemen unaccounted for), Communist casualties amounted to nearly 2 million. Maybe you can lessen these numbers.

'Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield' - New MP Map Available NOW

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UbiSoft released yet another multiplayer map for their squad-based tactical shooter Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield. "BB-combatzone1" was inspired by the de_Clan1_mills map for Counter-Strike, and supports the Bomb and Team Survival gameplay modes. (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance' Sells Two Million And Counting

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance has sold-through more than two million units worldwide in combined sales, across all platforms, between its November 22, 2002 launch and July 8, 2003. The game is currently available for the PlayStation2, Xbox, GameCube and Game Boy Advance.

'Premier Manager 03/04' (PS2/GBA) Revived - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 9:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After years in the wilderness, mismanagement and, in the words of Johnny Hate's Jazz, shattered dreams, Premier Manager once the nations favourite management franchise, is back in the hands of its original owner and promising a return to form that captures its former days of glory. True, Premier Manager has spent the past few years lying dormant in the French second division and, as anyone who remembers the glory days of the Amiga will tell you, that's a crying shame. ZOO Digital Publishing has breathed life into the sleeping giant, reclaiming the license from Infogrames and bringing back several members of Gremlin's original Premier Manager team for a November comeback on PS2, GBA and PC.

'F-ZERO GX' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo and SEGA—both accomplished masters of high-speed fun—have collaborated to create the fastest, most visually stunning racing game ever! F-Zero GX is the race to end all races, as fearless pilots risk everything to claim the title of the top speedster in the universe. Captain Falcon and 29 other pilots head to exotic star cities, like the neon-lit Mute City, lush Green Plant, wealthy Port Town and the storm-wracked streets of Lightning to race at supersonic speeds. In addition, players can save their racer to a Memory Card and race with it at arcades on F-Zero AX. Read more to check the screens ...

'Pillage' (NGC/PS2/Xbox ) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zed Two has announced it is working on a stunning story-based and dual-player role-playing epic, entitled Pillage. The game will be released across all leading console formats, with the developer currently negotiating with a number of leading publishers. Pillage has been created by the respected Zed-Two team - now part of the Warthog set-up - and is set in an unspecified future, where man has reverted to a feudal state and has formed a number of combative castes determined to wipe each other out. Read more for details & screens...

'Outlaw Volleyball' (Xbox) Ships to Retail

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive announced today that "Outlaw Volleyball," the humorous, gameplay driven sports title for Xbox has shipped to retailers and will be on store shelves this week (Rated "M" by the ESRB; $49.95 estimated street price; Xbox Live enabled). Developed by New Jersey-based Hypnotix Inc., OUTLAW VOLLEYBALL will deliver a spanking good time with exciting online multiplayer action (Xbox Live), the hottest babes in any videogame, and the trademark humor for which the 'Outlaw Sports' series is known.

Mutable Realms And Themis Group Plan For 'Wish' Beta

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 8:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mutable Realms today announced the signing of a contract with Themis Group, an international provider of outsourcing and consulting solutions and services to the interactive entertainment industry. Under the terms of the agreement, Themis Group will provide critical and quantifiable beta phase services for Mutable Realms upcoming game Wish, aimed at ensuring that Wish emerges from the closed beta phase ready to successfully scale up to open beta and commercial launch