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'War Times' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 31, 2004 @ 11:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and developer Legend Studios announced today that War Times has shipped to retail stores nationwide. War Times is a World War II real-time strategy game that gives players the opportunity to fight some of history’s most prolific battles as the country of their choice: the USA, England, the Soviet Union or Germany. War Times has a SRP of $39.99 and has been rated T for Teen.

'Van Helsing' (GBA) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 31, 2004 @ 11:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi today announced that "Van Helsing", based on the highly-anticipated film from Universal Pictures, is also coming to the GBA. Van Helsing, the new epic action-adventure film from writer-director Stephen Sommers (The Mummy, The Mummy Returns), draws inspiration from the studio’s classic horror properties and introduces Van Helsing, Bram Stoker’s fabled monster hunter, who is summoned to a distant Eastern European land on a quest to vanquish evil.

'Fable' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 31, 2004 @ 11:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fable is a ground-breaking role-playing adventure game from Peter Molyneux, in which your every action determines your skills, appearance, and reputation. Create your life story from childhood to death. Grow from an inexperienced adolescent into the most powerful being in the world. Check these 50+ new screens ...

'Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 31, 2004 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Novalogic has released a demo for their upcoming FPS multiplayer game Joint Operations. the demo features one 'Twin Island' multiplayer map with day and night settings. The demo will be playable over the NovaWorld Games Network and via LAN. Other features in the demo include:Up to 100 player games via NovaWorld with 32 players on a LAN, 19 land sea and air drivable vehicles,27 Weapons,5 classes: Rifleman, Gunner, Engineer, Sniper & Medic. Read more for download links ...

'Darkfall' - Screens

by Rainier on March 31, 2004 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Darkfall is a next generation Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game that combines real-time action and real-time strategy in a fantasy setting. Darkfall is currently in internal beta testing and preparing for the open playtesting. RazorWax has launched/revamped the official DarFall website, go check it out, or read more for some new screens ...

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' (Xbox) Optimatch Issues Resolved

by Rainier on March 31, 2004 @ 10:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft and Microsoft are pleased to announce that an autoupdate is now available online to address the issues with optimatch that Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow players experienced. The game will automatically update itself the next time you connect to XBOX Live. The updated game will no longer freeze when displaying optimatch or quickmatch results. Read more for details ...

'Pacific Fighters' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on March 31, 2004 @ 10:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that its new flight combat title, Pacific Fighters, will launch this fall. WWII's Pacific theater was the backdrop for some of the most famous aerial battles in history. In places like Midway, Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima, allied fighters and bombers went head-to-head against the air power of the Japanese empire. Pacific Fighters provides the opportunity for players to experience the realistic action, intense flight combat and immersive gameplay of WWII's Pacific air war. Read more for details & screens ..

'Vaishvanara' - Screens

by Rainier on March 31, 2004 @ 10:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vaishvanara is a computer role playing game based upon Ancient India epos. With the help of deities the player descends into the depths of chaos to fight with the Asuras, elder brothers of gods. Vaishvanara is built on custom 3-D engine developed from scratch, and using 3rd person perspective view. Read more for some new screens ...

'Massive Assault Network' - Beta Test Closed

by Rainier on March 31, 2004 @ 8:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News reports Massive Assault Network beta test has been successfully completed. The final version is scheduled for release on April 12th, 2004.

'Sid Meier’s Pirates' - Screens

by Rainier on March 31, 2004 @ 8:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sid Meier’s Pirates! is among the most popular and loved titles in gaming history. Originally released in 1987, Pirates! received unprecedented critical acclaim for crossing multiple game genres to offer unique, unrivaled gameplay options. Pirates! set the industry standard for innovative game design with its unique blend of open-ended role-playing, real-time adventures and thrilling action sequences. Read more for some new screens ...