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'Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II' (PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 24, 2003 @ 8:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi and Interplay today announced the development of Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II, the sequel to the award-winning hit Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance. This unique action/role-playing game is being developed by Interplay's Black Isle Studios, known for their high quality role-playing games, and will be released for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox. Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II will be distributed by Vivendi Universal Games. Read more for features and the first initial screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 24, 2003 @ 12:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Medieval Total War: Viking Invasion' - Screens

by Rainier on March 23, 2003 @ 7:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Medieval: Total War - Viking Invasion challenges players to control eight new factions, including the Vikings themselves, the Saxons, Scots, Irish, Welsh and Picts, and embark on a campaign to dominate the British Isles. With a wealth of new historical heroes, players can lead a range of new units into battle, including Viking Berserkers, Saxon Huscarles and Fyrdmen, while conducting sieges enhanced by the introduction of flaming arrows and boiling oil. Check these 8 new screens ...

'BattleField 1942' - New Add-on Revealed?

by Rainier on March 23, 2003 @ 1:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A post from last week on Gameplanet says that the latest New Zealand release schedule from Electronic Arts lists a new add-on called Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons scheduled to ship in September of this year. No further details are provided other than a listed $49.95 MSRP or $28.00 in the U.S (thanks Bluesnews).

'Devastation' - Updated Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 23, 2003 @ 1:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ARUSH Entertainment, Groove Games and Digitalo are pleased to announce that the 2-level multiplayer demo of the much-anticipated FPS Devastation has been released. The demo lets gamers play Devastation’s “Streetwar” (just like Deathmatch) and Capture the Flag game types over a LAN or online. It features two amazingly detailed environments, the Embarcadero Depot, and the abandoned Union Rail Yard. The maps are stocked with amazing weapons, including the powerful P*Laser and the remote-controlled Rat Drone. They have now updated the multiplayer demo and included the fix issued yesterday. Read more for download links ...

'Wreck'n Krew' (Xbox/NGC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2003 @ 12:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Article pulled at request of publisher, game/developer no longer exists ...

'Gorky Zero' Revealed - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2003 @ 12:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Metropolis team, developers of ArchAngel, revealed more details on their new game project with the code name, Gorky Zero. The game is a prequel to the highly acclaimed PC title, Gorky 17, and it's a tactical sneak-em-up action game set in military environment. Gorky Zero story has been written by a highly acclaimed writer and publicist Rafal A. Ziemkiewicz, three times laureate of Janusz A. Zajdel Award. Read more for additional details and the first screens ...

'Devastation' - Multiplayer Demo Performance Fix Available NOW

by Rainier on March 21, 2003 @ 9:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ARUSH Entertainment, Groove Games and Digitalo have just released a performance fix for the Devastation Multiplayer Demo. This is a performance fix and not a full patch. This performance fix addresses specific problems that may cause players to experience extreme frame rate loss and connection lags even when running a local LAN game. Read more for further details and download links ...

'Big Mutha Truckers' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 21, 2003 @ 5:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Big Mutha Truckers sees the player take command of an 18-wheel rig, trucking from city to city, wheeling and dealing and upping the stakes as they battle to build up a personal fortune. Along the way players will run into the local biker gangs, corrupt sheriffs and even their own redneck siblings, who are also out to amass their own fortune – even if it’s at the player’s expense! This demo lets you play as one character (Rawkus Jackson) and two levels in mission mode. Read more for download links ...

'Galleon' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 21, 2003 @ 1:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Galleon can be summed up in a single phrase: "The Voyages Of Sinbad". The game is set across six unique islands that will take the player from the bustling port of Ackbah to islands populated with giant monsters, evil slave lords and of course damsels in distress in a story of intrigue, magic, love, obsession and revenge. Read more to check out some new Xbox screens ...