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'Joint Operations' - Multiplayer Demo Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 3:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Novalogic has released the first patch for their Joint Operations multplayer demo addressing server stability, game fixes and weapon balancing. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Wildlife Park: Wild Creatures' - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Wildlife Park AddOn "Wild Creatures", appearing in spring 2004, will transfer you into a world of amazingly exotic and wild animals from the present - and from the past! The new research centers and genetic labs offer you the possibility to breed back endangered animals and even extinct species, as well as different kinds of plants. Read more for some new screens ...

'Crimson Tears' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 1:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crimson Tears takes place in Tokyo--50 years from now--where a biotechnology company named Weponix secretively controls the world as an underground manufacturer of war machines. Crimson Tears consists of randomly generated dungeons. In the beginning of each dungeon, the player is situated in a base where characters and equipment can be chosen. Once in the dungeon, the player must fight enemies, find items, beat the middle boss, and then return back to the base.

'Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2004 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the 60s and using the Cold War as its inspiration, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater forces the player to adopt a number of new skills to survive in Snake's new jungle environment. Danger lurks everywhere as Snake explores the beautifully-realised forests, encampments and rivers, with guards patrolling key routes, dangerous animals to contend with, and the uneven terrain and noisy foliage making the silent approaches the Metal Gear hero is famed for virtually impossible. Read more for some new screens ...

'DeltaAdvance' (GBA) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2004 @ 8:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the GBA’s large market and relentless good sales, established studio; Talos Interactive announces the public revealing of their “DeltaAdvance Engine” . The “DeltaAdvance Engine” supports First-Person Shooter games in a full 3D dynamic experience. The engine even boasts MIP-mapping so that means no more random pixel-fests as you otherwise find in many games on the GBA!

'Paper Mario 2' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2004 @ 3:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developer Intelligent Systems, who brought us the original Paper Mario on the N64, is back to make the sequel Paper Mario 2 for GameCube. Mario and the other characters are 2D, but they move in a fully 3D world. The result is a game like no other, a full-bodied adventure with a whimsical look and feel and all those great touches you've come to expect.

'Rise Of Nations: Thrones and Patriots' - Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2004 @ 3:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thrones and Patriots adds a multitude of new features to Rise of Nations, introducing six new nations, a wide variety of new single player campaigns, more than 20 new units, new wonders and an innovative new Government feature. With the new Government feature, any nation, old or new, can choose exactly how to be governed, which has far-reaching effects on how units perform in various situations. All-new single player campaigns will allow gamers to control the course of history during historical events that changed the world. Read more for a batch of new screens ...

'Painkiller' - Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2004 @ 3:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Painkiller is a first-person horror shooter, designed to satisfy the gamer's hunger for intense, fast-paced action. You are Painkiller, a mercenary for hire, charged with cleaning out nests of the undead. But an unholy pact with a demon unknowingly puts you square in the middle of a fight for control of the underworld... with the future of humanity hanging in the balance. Read more for 30+ new screens ...

'Civilizations III: Conquests' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 3, 2004 @ 9:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari has released a new update patch for Civilizations III: Conquests. This upgrade (suitable for the English, German, Italian, Spanish, and French versions) brings your retail game to v1.22 and addresses a few minor issues uncovered since the v1.20 patch from a few days ago (thanks Blues). Read more for details and download links ...

'Terminator 3: The Redemption' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 2, 2004 @ 6:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Terminator 3: The Redemption will take players for a thrill ride into the post-apocalyptic universe as they play the series’ signature icon, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger’s voice and likeness, Terminator 3: The Redemption will surprise players with innovative and exciting gameplay presented in a number of different styles utilizing vehicles and machines straight from the Terminator universe, pitting the Terminator against numerous ground and air-based and enemies. Read more for 20 new screens ...