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IGI2: Covert Strike - 'DockSide' MultiPlayer Map Available NOW

by Rainier on May 24, 2003 @ 5:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters has released a new multiplayer map for its stealth-based FPS, IGI 2: Covert Strike. IGI2 must be installed on your PC before you can download/install this new "Dockside" beta map. Read more for download links ..

'Empire of Magic' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 24, 2003 @ 1:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mayhem Studios has released a new patch for Empire of Magic (thanks Bluesnews). The update fixes some minor bugs as well as the problem appearing in the eighth level of the game. Its main goal is to improve the game and (players) will (also) be (rewarded) with a new multiplayer level." Read more for download links ...

'Cunyngas' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 24, 2003 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cunyngas is the third game in the STG genre made by Akatora. A vertical scrolling shooter enhanced with the thrills of modern 3D graphics. The game is continuing the line with the same level of intensive action and wonderfully modeled 3D graphics to support the strictly two dimensional gameplay as its predecessors. This time with a heavy metal influence in the music to make it even more intense than the two earlier outings (thanks VE3D). Read more for download links...

'Grabbed By The Ghoulies' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 5:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Grabbed by the Ghoulies" is a humorous beat-'em-up adventure game that takes place in a haunted house full of crazed ghoulies. Gamers play the role of Cooper, a kid on a mission to rescue his girlfriend, who has been "grabbed by the ghoulies." Read more and check out a few new screens..

'Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines will -- for the first time on next-generation console systems -- allow players to become the Terminator Series signature icon, Arnold Schwarzenegger as the original Terminator. This marks the first time Arnold Schwarzenegger's voice and likeness has ever appeared in a home videogame. A few new Aaahhhnold screens...

'StarCraft: Ghost' - Delayed

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In order to meet our goals and deliver the outstanding gameplay experience our customers have come to expect from Blizzard products, we have decided to extend our StarCraft: Ghost development schedule through the end of 2003. That said, the Ghost development team remains hard at work, and we look forward to bringing you an outstanding tactical-action console game in 2004. We firmly believe that this additional development time will prove invaluable, ensuring that the game will truly expand on the legendary gameplay experience found in the previous StarCraft titles. As with all Blizzard products, our goal is to make StarCraft: Ghost the best it can be, and we will not release the game until it's ready. Announcements regarding further details and specifics on the release of the game will be available in the near future. We encourage you to check our official Web site for updates, and as always, we're grateful for your interest and enthusiasm.

'The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon' Goes Gold - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 12:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks announced today that The Elder Scrolls III: Bloodmoon - the expansion pack for its critically acclaimed RPG, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind for PC - has gone to gold master and will ship to stores the first week of June. In Bloodmoon, you'll help build a mining colony and face the threat of werewolves, or decide to become a werewolf and indulge your thirst for the hunt. Either way, Bloodmoon offers a completely different experience from anything you've seen in Morrowind. To celebrate Bethesda sent us 3 new screens, as well as a cutscene trailer ...

EA Bringing Namco's 'Dead To Rights' (PS2/NGC) To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today officially announced plans to publish the hugely successful game Dead to Rights on the PS2 and GameCube. Both versions will be released next August in all PAL territories. Dead To Rights is an intense, hard-hitting, action-thriller game in which police officer, Jack Slate, discovers and unravels a conspiracy that threatens not only himself, but the city he’s sworn to protect, Grant City. Jack Slate’s adventure has him progressing through various game chapters by taking out hostile threats, solving challenging puzzles and mini-games, and defeating sinister bosses. Check out the screens ..

'Conker: Live and Uncut' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 10:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Conker is a cartoon rodent with a penchant for booze, wild women and lewd conduct, and the world he lives in is a reflection of him. With a wide variety of customizable multiplayer scenarios available, the game centers on teamwork and fun. Each scenario has its own objectives, rules, environment and back story that provide hilarious gameplay and wacky entertainment. Also included is the original, critically acclaimed single-player game, “Conker’s Bad Fur Day,” with never-before-seen, uncensored content and completely revamped, only-on-Xbox graphics and sound. Check out some new screens ...

'Shade: Wrath of Angels' - Delayed

by Rainier on May 23, 2003 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cenega has delayed the PC version (Xbox release TBA) of Shade: Wrath of Angels and will now be releasing it in 2004. With a very successful E3 show, where Cenega showed an early playable pre-alpha code of Shade: Wrath of Angles, almost all the visitors were blown away with the ability of the graphics engine made for this title. It has become necessary to delay the game for some months in order to ensure the other elements of the game live up to a great level of detail, as well as gamers' high expectations for this title.