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'Asterix & Obelix XXL' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 10:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Asterix & Obelix are returning in style on next-generation consoles, with an XXL game in which they battle hordes of Romans at a time. Asterix & Obelix XXL makes full use of the technical features of new consoles to produce an extraordinary image of the universe of Asterix and Obelix, through 6 large levels and 49 challenges, each more astounding than the next. Read more for screens...

GMX Signs 'Martin Mystere' - Screens

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 6:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media today announced that it has secured the Pan-European rights for Martin Mystere. “This is our first title based on a comic book and TV show, Martin Mystere is currently being aired across Europe in notable TV channels such as Canal Plus in France and is proving very popular with viewers. Read more for details & screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 6:50 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Caribbean Crisis - Trailer
  • Galactic Conquest - Trailer
  • Dark Horizons: Lore - Trailer
  • Flat-Out - Trailer


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

'Battlefield 1942' - Win32 Server Hotfix Available NOW

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 5:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has released a small hotfix for Digital Illusions' Battlefield 1942 Win32 dedicated server. This hotfix has a new BF1942_w32ded.exe executable and it is intended to correct an exploit which is currently in the Battlefield 1942 dedicated server. Read more for download links ...

'Vietcong' - New Multiplayer Map Available NOW

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 5:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pterodon has released a new "final" version of their 'Riverdale' multiplayer map for their tactical shooter Vietcong. Unfortunatle no details as to what modes it supports are available. Read more for screens & download links ...

'Conan: The Dark Axe' (NGC/PS2/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 5:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Black-haired and sullen-eyed, a thief, a reaver, a slayer. The legends that surround his name, speak of the world before history, where shadows of magic and dark alien gods shrouded the known world and the fate of whole empires were dependent on the strength and skills of a single sword. And this is one of those legends. Conan is a 3rd person action game, with few elements of RPG and adventure. The game is divided into chapters, each chapter with different environments and creatures. Each chapter contains several levels. Read more for some new screens ands a small development trailer...

'Gangland' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 1:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Whiptail Interactive announced today that a content patch for their recently released action game Gangland is now available online. The patch addresses minor stability issues with certain system configurations and enhances some gameplay features. Read more for download links..

'Anno 1503' - Multiplayer Patch Gets Canned

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 11:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The official ANNO 1503 website has word that Sunflowers has cancelled the Anno 1503 multiplayer patch (already in development since August 2003). After more than 20 attempts they could not get the multiplayer patch/addon to work for more than 2 hours gameplay time and thus decided to call it quits (thanks Gamestar.de). You can read more about it on the German Anno 1503 website.
UPDATE :Sunflowers just sent us the English translation, read more to check it out ...

Ubisoft Announces 'CSI: Miami'

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 11:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft CBS Consumer Products and Alliance Atlantis today announced an exclusive licensing agreement for Ubisoft to publish games based on the popular television series CSI: Miami for the PC. This new CSI game is slated to launch worldwide on PC for Winter 2004-05. Read more for details ...

'Getica' Announced

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Summoners announces the Getica project, a series of two single player RPGs placed in ancient Europe. Getica is a project that includes two 3D, third person, single player RPGs. The foundation of the games is formed by the classic concepts of the RPG: assuming a role in a story, developing the playing character, becoming part of a class, solving quests, acquiring items and special abilities. The first part is called Cult of the Elders, and will act as an introduction into the atmosphere, accomodating the player with the Getae and their culture.