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by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2003 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Beyond Good And Evil' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2003 @ 2:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Uploaded from French magazine "Joystick" is yet another Uibsoft demo, this time for Michel Ancel's upcoming action/adventure game Beyond Good & Evil. This demo includes 3 levels (Domz Attack, The Alpha Sections and The Matrix) from the final game. Read more for details and download links ...

'Savage: The Battle for Newerth' - Demo Coming Up!

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2003 @ 1:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

iGames and S2 Games today announced that a demo for Savage: The Battle for Newerth is in the final stages of development and testing. Its public release is imminent, expected October 6th. The long awaited Real Time Strategy FPS hit the shelves September 9th and earned accolades from the media, driving the gaming community to clamor for a demo. iGames and S2 have answered the fan requests and will release a demo featuring two levels of gameplay thrusting players into the role of commander or warrior in the Human forces. Of course we will have it on our fileservers as soon as it becomes available!

'The Temple of Elemental Evil' - Update Patch Coming!

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2003 @ 1:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari today announced plans to develop a patch for its recently released PC game, The Temple of Elemental Evil, set in the Dungeons & Dragons World of Greyhawk created by Wizards of the Coast. The patch, which is initially slated to release later this month, will address a number of issues associated with the retail release of the product, including: technical fixes and general fine tuning; a variety of quest clarifications; corrections for some race and class inconsistencies, such as miscalculated attack modifiers and incorrect weapon and spell use; as well as a number of interface updates. Of course we'll have it on our fileserver network as soon as its available!

'WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2003 @ 1:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The drama comes to life like never before in WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain. Players can create, play and develop their own Superstar through storylines developed exclusively by the WWE. The game features enhanced gameplay elements with new match types and sensational production values that recreates all of the electricity of actual WWE programming. Players can track their progress with seasonal stats, earn money to build up Superstar abilities and unlock hidden features.

'XIII' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2003 @ 12:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Believe it or not, the XIII madness continues! Ubisoft has now released the US XIII Multiplayer demo. Players can choose between two action-packed 6-player maps for either Deathmatch or Team Deathmatch action. XIII's 15 deadly weapons are featured in the demo along with a few surprise armaments, allowing players to discover their favorite weapons before the game ships in October. Read more for download links ...

'Rainbow Six 3' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2003 @ 11:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Command an elite, multinational squad of special operatives against a hidden terrorist foe. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3, the third installment in the wildly popular Rainbow Six series, Team RAINBOW races against time to stop terror and unravel a mystery. In locations around the world, from London to the Cayman Islands to Rio de Janeiro, lead Team Rainbow in a desperate effort to battle a madman and foil his doomsday plot. Some new screens rushed in, read more to check them out!

'XIII' - Multiplayer Demo Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2003 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As i meantioned earlier today, patching demo's is the thing to do these days, and seem like UbiSoft heard me. A patch is now available for yesterday XIII Demo which fixes the multiplayer bug that was uncovered after release. A full updated demo is expected as well (thanks IGN). Read more for download links ...

'Universal Combat' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2003 @ 10:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A playable demo is expected in the first week of October. Universal Combat brings the greatest components of war together in a single game. Conceived in late 2001 as Battlecruiser Generations, the fifth in the Battlecruiser series, the game has grown into much more than a massive space simulation. Universal Combat is due to be distributed by Mindscape in the UK in November 2003.

'Yager' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2003 @ 10:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's a new trend, after update patches for full games, we're now onto updating demo's. THQ has released another updated demo for their sci-fi flying action game Yager. This v5.20 demo once again features the same missions as before but has been updated with fixes that were implemented in the recent German retail update patch, such as controller improvement, bug fixes and graphics enchancements (thanks Bluesnews). Read more for download links.