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'Hearts of Iron' Ships To Retail Stores Nationwide

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 5:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eventhough an update patch was already released yesterday, Publisher Strategy First and Developers Paradox Entertainment, the team behind the award-winning Europa Universalis II, are proud to announce that Hearts of Iron¸ the first World War II game of true grand strategic scope, has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Devil May Cry 2' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 7:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Twice the game as the original -- Devil May Cry 2's level design far exceeds the original. Much of the game's environment is outdoors and will include a Gotham-like cityscape and an old European town. More environments will be announced as the release date approaches! Check out the new batch of screens ...

'The Gladiators' & 'Heart Of Iron' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 2:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A new patch for The Gladiators: Galactic Circus Games has been released, updating the UK edition of this 3D action RTS by Eugen Systems to version 1.2. This release adds 17 new multiplayer maps, multiplayer and co-operative enhancements and fixes, and other changes. Strategy First has release a tiny patch for the just released WWII strategy game Hearts of Iron with a number of fixes for the North American version of the Paradox Entertainment developed game. Read more for detailed (and long) fix lists on both patches and links where to grab them ..

'Evolution Snowboarding' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 2:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamers Fight Their Way Downhill In Konami’s New Extreme Sports Title For Sony PlayStation2. Konami of America, Inc. announced today that Evolution Snowboarding for PlayStation® 2 has shipped to retail outlets nationwide.

'Civilization III: Play the World' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 12:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Firaxis has released a new patch for Civilization III: Play The World that fixes the multiplayer bugs in their recent turn based strategy game expansion (thanks HomeLan). Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab it ...

'Island Xtreme Stunts' & 'Drome Racer' (PC/PS2/GBA) Ship on Dec 6th

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2002 @ 10:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Quiet on the set... and action! Join the excitement and take on the role of stuntman extraordinaire, Pepper Roni, in Island Xtreme Stunts from LEGO Interactive and Electronic Arts. The game, geared toward young gamers, will be released for Game Boy Advance, PS2 and for the PC on December 6th 2002. It's time to put the pedal to the metal and hit the road in Drome Racers from Electronic Arts and LEGO Interactive. Released for the PS2 and for the PC on December 6th 2002, this multi-terrain "anything goes" racing experience gives young racers the challenge of a lifetime as they race for the coveted Drome Championship.

America's Army - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2002 @ 8:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The promised update of America's Army: Operations is now available, bringing this team-based tactical shooter by the U.S. Army to version 1.4.0. This release adds the new River Basin map, a new scoring system, a new Report-In feature, binoculars for team leaders, an improved Honor system, and other tweaks and bug fixes. (thanks 3DGamers).

'Enigma: Rising Tide' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2002 @ 8:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enigma: Rising Tide is an exciting, massively-multiplayer game featuring fast-paced ship-to-ship battles with very high player densities. Enigma: Rising Tide will unfold a detailed backstory in which three Great Power "Empires" wage war against each other using submarines, destroyers, destroyer escorts, corvettes, tankers, merchantmen, and aircraft. The game is designed to be action-filled and easy-to-learn while providing depth of strategy and cinematic cat-and-mouse suspense. Eventually, player actions and decisions will steer the direction of the alternate history story and the evolution of the online war. A new updated demo is now available, read more for links and details.

'Ultimate Trainz Collection' Ships To Stores Nation Wide

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2002 @ 8:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Ultimate Trainz Experience has arrived – get onboard now! Publisher Strategy First and Developer Auran are pleased to announce that the Ultimate Trainz Collection has shipped to retail stores nationwide.