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Platoon - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the cinema release in 1986, Platoon was widely-acclaimed as the most important Vietnam movie ever produced. 16 years later, Platoon on PC will go a paddy field further by capturing all of the uncertainty, drama, sweat, fear and horror of this Oscar-winning classic into a masterpiece of real time strategy gaming.

'Robin Hood : The Legend of Sherwood' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Robin Hood, a new game of tactics and action, thrusts players into an amazing and realistic medieval environment where they are hauled from the depths of Sherwood Forest to the ramparts of Nottingham Castle. A few new screens below.. njoy!

Update: Tiscali Games have posted the first video from the tactical strategy Robin Hood: Legend of Sherwood, which contains 2 minutes of gameplay footage - attack style previews like brutal & close combat, pre choice action & arrow shoot and smart & knock out. It's available in two resolutions (720x540 4,5 MB and 360x270 2,5 MB) in DivX format.

Kemco Announces New Release Dates For 'Batman: Dark Tomorrow'

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Japan-based videogame publisher Kemco has announced new U.S. release dates for Batman: Dark Tomorrow, the first Batman video game based on the DC Comics epic comic book series. Dark Tomorrow, slated for the Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation®2 and the Xbox, will ship in Q1, 2003.

NeverWinter Night - English Patch v1.26 Available

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 9:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bioware has once again released a new patch for their RPG Neverwinter Nights, bringing the game up to v1.26. You can download the patch through the game's auto-updater or read more for a detailed fix list and links where to get the goodies (including the dedicated linux server).

Atari Announces Spring 2003 Release Of 'Transworld Surf: Next Wave'

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 9:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari is bringing the franchise that redefined the surfing video game genre, TransWorld Surf, to the Nintendo GameCube this spring with the release of a completely reinvented edition of the game: TransWorld Surf: Next Wave. The GameCube title improves upon and follows up TransWorld Surf for PlayStation 2 and Xbox, which has been hailed as “the best surfing title ever.”

Soldier Of Fortune 2 - SDK Update 101b Released

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 9:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ravensoft just let us know that they have released an update to the Single Player SOF2 SDK which includes animatEd and sklview. Read more for details and links where to download the goodies

'Davis Cup Tennis' (GBA) Ships To Stores - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 8:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that it has shipped Davis Cup Tennis for the Game Boy Advance to U.S. retail stores. Davis Cup Tennis is an easy-to-pick-up, arcade-style tennis game that recreates the thrill of tennis on the Game Boy Advance. Featuring more than 140 teams to choose from, realistic court surfaces, and players that grow in skill as you play, Davis Cup Tennis recreates the full experience of competing in one of Tennis' most prestigious tournaments. Davis Cup Tennis is rated "E" for everyone and has an MSRP of $29.99.

Serious Sam's Serious Website Goes Live

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 6:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Video game publisher Gotham Games announced the launch of the official Web site for Serious Sam, which enters the next-gen console market this fall exclusively on the Microsoft Xbox. Serious Sam puts players in control of Sam "Serious" Stone, the only man that has what it takes to repel the alien forces determined to turn planet Earth into their personal trash can.

'Project Entropia' - Updated Website

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 6:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We know many of you are anxiously awaiting your turn to be next inside the exciting virtual universe of Project Entropia. Don't worry - the time is near. But while you're in the queue, why not enjoy some of Project Entropia's exciting real world offerings.

Strategy First Announces 'MSTS Paint Shed'

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 6:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and Developer Auran are pleased to announce MSTS Paint Shed, the perfect addition to any train buff’s collection, scheduled for release on November 19, 2002.