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'Dragon Empires' - Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2004 @ 8:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Empires promises to be a groundbreaking MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game). The world will be filled with embattled clans, each striving to prove their superiority in head-to-head group combat, as they aim to take political and economic control of the game's 50 magnificent cities and, ultimately, 5 empires. Read more for some new screens ...

'The Settlers V' - Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2004 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest Settlers game takes the franchise and pushes it to the next level. Fans will enjoy fully animated 3D technology and enhanced gameplay features, but still be able to relive the experience that makes the Settlers series such a big hit. The game will take the player to a medieval setting, to re-conquer the kingdom currently under the domination of an evil tyrant. Read more for details & screens ...

'Aura: Fate of the Ages' - Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 7:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aura is a challenging first person puzzle exploration game that uses an easy to navigate mouse driven, point and click interface. The game features vast panoramic landscapes and some of the best pre-rendered graphics adventure has ever seen (and we mean it!!). Players will need to solve a variety of ingenious fully-animated puzzles using logic, reasoning and common sense. Read more for new screens ...

'Rome: Total War' - Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 6:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rome: Total War is the next generation in epic strategy gaming from the critically acclaimed and award winning Total War brand. The aim of the game is to conquer, rule and manipulate the Roman Empire with the ultimate goal of being declared as the “Imperator” of Rome. Read more to check out the new screens ...

'Battlefield 2' Revealed

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 6:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The July issue of Computer Gaming World magazine will have the first information about Digital Illusions-Electronic Arts' BattleField 2 (working title). The game isn't a direct follow-up to Battlefield 1942 or Battlefield: Vietnam. Instead, it jumps forward to the world of modern warfare. The sequel will feature the latest in modern small arms, heavy weapons, and fighting vehicles -- M-4 carbines with IR scopes; M-60 machineguns with steadying bipods; M-1 tanks with reactive countermeasures; and of course, much more (thanks HomeLan). Almost makes it sound like Desert Combat ...

'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 5:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the next generation of The Sims, The Sims 2, players control their Sims over an entire lifetime for the first time. Every choice that is made has a relevant and dramatic effect on the life of a Sim. More life-like Sims, all-new gameplay, and the ground-breaking addition of genetics, with the DNA of Sims passed down through generations gives players a more vivid, realistic, and in-depth Sims experience. All of this takes place in a new, amazingly life-like 3-D world.

DreamCatcher's E3 2004 LineUp

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 3:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today will showcase another strong roster with four new products on the show floor. “DreamCatcher is excited about our 2004 line-up,” commented DreamCatcher Games CEO, Richard Wah Kan, “With the recent release of Painkiller, we’ve proven we’re serious about our action titles, and this year’s line-up reinforces that.”

UFC: Sudden Impact (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 1:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

UFC: Sudden Impact brings real fighting to the "Ultimate" fans! Experience the full contact intensity found only in the Octagon. Create the Ultimate Fighter, train him to be a master and brawl your way through five different modes of play including the fan favorite Tournament Mode and an all-new, enhanced Story Mode. Read more for some new screens ...

'Warlords BattleCry 3' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 11:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enlight has released a demo for their strategy game Warlords BattleCry 3 featuring two playable races, four hero classes and two skirmish maps, the single-player demo will provide players with a glimpse of the disorder and madness that has swept the land of Etheria in Warlords Battlecry III. Read more for download links ...

'Crusader Kings' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 16, 2004 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox & Strategy First have released the first patch for their latest strategy game Crusader Kings. This update brings your retail game to v1.01 and addresses various game bugs & fixes, AI tweaks, UI improvements and plenty more. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...