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PC Review - Battle Realms

by Rainier on May 20, 2002 @ 12:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Battle Realms is a fantasy real-time strategy innovation inspired by kung-fu movies and Japanese mythology. Players assume the role of the hero Kenji as they develop a village of peasants into a clan of highly specialized warriors. They must defend their village against barbarians, evil magicians and deadly ninja. Battle Realms puts the focus of gameplay on the battlefield and features detailed 3D environments, realistic weather effects and a unique battle gear system to advance the abilities of your warriors. It was a long battle, but our review is finally here ;) Njoy!

Xenus - Game Features & Story

by Rainier on May 20, 2002 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deep Shadows "Xenus" is coming together nicely. Periodically they feed us some screens and today they informed us about the actual game features, storyline and the hit calculation ... read on soldier!

Codemasters Will Bring It Top-Titles To The GameCube

by Rainier on May 20, 2002 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters, one of the leading video game developers and publishers, confirms its commitment to the Nintendo GameCube console with a blockbuster portfolio of titles planned for 2003.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on May 18, 2002 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PC.IGN.com has posted their a Q&A with Sierra's Jon Payne and Steve Beinner talking about 'Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest', Mad Doc Software just-announced 3D RTS expansion for Empire Earth. GamersClick has a short SWAT: Urban Justice Q&A talking with Sierra's Rod Fung about their squad-based tactical shooter currently still in development. GameSpot has a Q&A with Sony Online's Dave Georgeson, producer of 'PlanetSide', Sony's upcoming massively-multiplayer first-person science fiction game. EuroGamer has is next up in the list to offer an interview with Sergiy Grygorovych designer of 'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost', GSC Game World's upcoming first-person shooter. RPG Vault chats with Blizzard's Bill Roper on WarCraft III discussing the upcoming installment in the WarCraft series. (Thanks Blues)

'Space HoRSE' Delayed!

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games is proud to announce that the latest game from Gilligames, Space HoRSE, has added TCP/IP network play. Shipping date of game pushed back to accommodate new feature.

'Mutant Chronicles' To become MMORPG

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 11:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Entertainment will publish the massively multi-player on-line RPG version of its post-apocalyptic techno-fantasy property Mutant Chronicles in Spring 2003. It is a joint venture with Dubai-based Imaginations FZ-LLC which has been working on the project for some time.

Activision Set To Debut 'Tenchu 3: Wrath Of Heaven' At E3

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 11:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Attendees of this years E3 will get a chance to peer inside the secret shroud of the Ninja, when Activision, Inc.’s unveils Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven™ for the PS2 at its booth #1224 in the South Hall on May 22 - 24.

Infogrames Announces 'Fugitive Hunter' (PS2)

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 10:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. is working with leading developer Black Ops Entertainment to create Fugitive Hunter, a realistic first-person action game for the PS2 . Fugitive Hunter will put players in the shoes of Jake Seaver, a bounty hunter whotracks down and captures the world's most dangerous fugitives alive.

'New World Order' - Trailer Available NOW

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 9:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Well its better than nothing ... The long promised demo isn't available yet or should we say STILL not, but at least we can now drool over a 2min divx "New World Order movie" with some in-game footage. For the few people out there who have no idea what NWO is about, its a first person shooter developed by Termite Games/Project3. It is commonly said to be the only game being a TRUE Counter Strike killer (thanks blues).

Activision Announces 'XXX'

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 8:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. today announced that it has obtained the exclusive worldwide rights to develop and publish interactive entertainment games based on Revolution Studios’ upcoming feature film “XXX” starring Vin Diesel of “The Fast and the Furious.” The film reunites Diesel with Rob Cohen and Neal H. Moritz, respectively the director and producer of “The Fast and the Furious.”