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'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' - Online Flash Game

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Starting today, a special edition Flash game based on the original Prince of Persia (with a new layout and objective) will be available on select Web sites, including GameSpot, IGN and the official Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time site. The game is expected to be live on DATE. Players can compete against each other, their favorite online gaming editors and members of the Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time development team - can they beat the time-based scores of the experts, including original Prince of Persia creator Jordan Mechner?

'Journey to the Center of the Earth' Shipping To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 3:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Viva Media announced today that the PC game, Journey to the Center of the Earth, the latest title published under its Viva Adventure label, will ship on October 6, 2003 to stores nationwide. Epic in scale, this extraordinary adventure will offer PC gamers an incredible voyage at a remarkably affordable price.

'Half-Life 2' - Source Code Leak Confirmed

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 3:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

By now everybody heard about the leaked source code for Half-Life 2. While at first it was not certain these files were actually legit, it has now been confirmed by Valve's own Gabe Newell and he issued the following statement about it (thanks VE3D). Read more for the full deal ...

'Champions of Norrath' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 2:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Published by the creators of EverQuest and developed by the team behind Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance, Champions of Norrath is an Action RPG like none other on the PlayStation 2. Create your own champion, each with unique powers, appearances and skills. Experience an epic adventure filled with powerful action and ominous intrigue. Battle vicious monsters where your mastery of weaponry and spells is the only thing between you and supreme evil. Read more to check out the latest batch of screens!

'Lords of EverQuest' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 2:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lords of EverQuest brings the best elements of the real-time strategy world together with the epic storyline and depth of the legendary EverQuest fantasy roleplaying game. By capitalizing on the rich history, detailed characters and literally hundreds of monsters found in EverQuest, and building upon successful feature sets of the RTS genre, Lords of EverQuest creates a revolutionary gaming experience. Check out 10 new screens ...

'Conspiracies' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 1:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today announced that "Conspiracies", its upcoming game of murder, mystery, and adventure has "gone gold". The PC game, packaged with both CD and DVD formats in one box, should hit store shelves in just a couple of weeks. With a futuristic setting, intriguing detective crime story, Full Motion Video, dozens of characters, non-linear gameplay and loads of challenging puzzles, early reviews of the game are already ranking it with the adventure game classics.

'Halo' - Dedicated Server Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 1:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bungie, not willing to let the first weekend go by with no dedicated server in the hands of the fans, has made available this pre-release version of the dedicated server. It's completely standalone; it doesn't require anything, not even a copy of Halo PC. Again, Bungie stresses that this is a pre-release version of the server; it's here for the die-hards who want to host games NOW. A more polished version will be coming soon (thanks Andy). Read more for details & download links...

'World Racing' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK has released a new patch for their recently released racing game Mercedes-Benz World Racing. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.23, works for all language versions and features an improved SL-Cockpit as well as the fixes from last weeks demo patch (thanks Tiscali). Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 12:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Spellforce - Trailer
  • Colin McRae Rally 4 - Trailer
  • Trainz 2004 - Trailer
  • Civ3: Conquests - Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Power Rangers Ninja Storm' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 11:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Power Rangers Ninja Storm for Game Boy Advance and PC features gameplay based on the new season, "Power Rangers Ninja Storm." The PC version will include a collection of mini-games in a classic arcade style and the GBA version will feature traditional side-scrolling gameplay. In the GBA version, players must defeat the minions of the evil ninja master who is threatening the earth. Each Power Ranger will feature special moves and gadgets and when joined with their teammates will form a powerful Megazord that will enter the final battle. Read more for some screens ...