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'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked!' - Update Patch #1 No Longer Available

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 7:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Soaked! the park guests will catch rays and ride the waves on more than fifty new rides and coasters including super- splash flume rides, massive water slides, wave pools and more. Atari has released a patch for RCT3 Soaked! bringing it in line with the recent Wild! expansion pack, including some features like custom billboards and tunnels etc, as well as optimizing RCT3's first expansion pack.

Various Game Trailers #656

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 7:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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

  • Hammer & Sickle - Trailer
  • Pursuit Force [PSP] - Trailer
  • Grand Raid Offroad [X360/PC] - Trailer


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

'Day of Defeat Source' And 'Rag Doll Kung Fu' Get Steamy Update #33

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 6:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Valve's SteamPowered website has been updated with details regarding the latest update for its online delivery system Steam. This release updates the DoD:Source with the previously announced new map dod_argentan, and Rag Doll Kung Fu gets fixed up so you can now play past the second level transition. Just restart Steam for the effects to take place.

'Rainbow Six: Lockdown' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 4:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Team Rainbow is called into action and unfamiliar territory to battle a bioterrorist threat but are personally targeted by an evil terrorist organization. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown will ship worldwide in early 2006 for the PC, until then, read more for some new PC screens ...

'The Chronicles of Spellborn' - 13 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 3:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Chronicles of Spellborn is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game set in the Enclave of the Five Sacrifices. Developed by Dutch studio Khaeon Games, previously known for Alpha Black Zero, Spellborn uses the Unreal 2.5 Engine. The closed beta test is currently underway, more people will be allowed to join in the coming months.

Next 'Battlefield 2' Patch Already In The Works

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 3:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A Battlefield 2 community update reveals that EA/DICE are keeping up the BF2 patch works. "We wanted to let you know that we're already hard at work on a post 1.12 update. While we can't go into details about it, yet, rest assured that we're checking the forums, listening to our customer support teams and working hard on the features that YOU'VE asked for. As soon as we can give more concrete details, we will. Just know that we're all 100% into making Battlefield 2 the very best that it can be."

'Half Life 2: Aftermath' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 2:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Half Life 2: Aftermath will pick up where the original left off and, as has been rumored for a while, will feature an all-new story line with the focus on Alyx, although not necessarily alongside Gordon Freeman. While no release date has been set, strong indications are that it may only be available through Valve's online delivery system, Steam.

'Dead or Alive 4' (X360) Release Date Gets Pushed Back ... Again

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 12:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

If the "three strikes and you're out" rule would apply to games, DoA4 would be dead before arrival. Initially scheduled as an X360 launch title on November 22nd, it was slightly delayed for a week until December 1st, then another week, and now it seems online retailers have postponed Tecmo's brawler for another seven days until December 14. DOA4 features online capabilities via Xbox Live, new interactive stages, an all-star lineup of old and new favorite characters, and the most complex countering system yet.

'Dark Horizons: Lore Invasion' - v2.0.2 Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 11:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MaxGaming has released an updated demo for its mecha MMO game Dark Horizons: Lore Invasion, where the player’s stats will affect the outcome of the war and ultimately write the history of the Dark Horizons universe. This demo features a Team Deathmatch map, an Assault level titled Sector 2, and a Capture the Core map called Crash Site in a choice of four mechs on either side (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Rush for Berlin' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 30, 2005 @ 11:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rush for Berlin is a tactical real time strategy game, set on the European battlefields of World War II, during 1944-45. The player's goal; to capture the German capital, as either the British/US/French alliance or the Red army of the Soviet Union.