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'Real War : Rogue States' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2002 @ 5:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this modern military RTS the United States has learned that the Independent Liberation Army (ILA) is being backed by a rogue state. It was thought the ILA was destroyed, but this new sponsor has re-energized the ILA and equipped it with even more lethal technology. The gamer’s task is to destroy this alliance and punish the offending country. Check the 12 brand new screens!

'C&C Renegade' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2002 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westwood has released a new patch for their FPS, Command & Conquer: Renegade. The v1.034 patch mainly fixes some server issues (click here for details). An updated Win32 server is also available for download from 3Dgamers.

Day Of Shiping The Games!

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2002 @ 3:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today several games have shipped to stores so you can expect them to actually BE on the shevles in the next few days ... Almost a month after the PS2 release and a good week since the gold announcement, Eidos Interactive has announced the shipping of Commandos: Men of Courage for Xbox. As with the PlayStation 2 version, the Xbox version of the game has players taking control of an elite group of commandos in the midst of WWII. The game was developed by Pyro Studios and carries an MSRP of $49.99 USD. Capcom has announced the release of Dino Stalker for PlayStation 2. With a script written by those behind Resident Evil and Onimusha, Dino Stalker puts players in the role of WWII veteran pilot Lt. Mike Wired. After being hurled back in time, Wired must venture through various pre-historic lands and battle fourteen species of dinosaurs to return home. The game supports the GunCon 2 light gun and is rated “M” for mature by the ESRB. Microsoft Game Studios announced today that it has shipped its futuristic racer, Quantum Redshift, to stores nationwide. Developed exclusively for the Xbox by Curly Monsters Ltd., Quantum Redshift allows players to race on 16 tracks from around the world at speeds reaching 650 mph, compete against friends in the four-player split-screen mode, choose from 16 different pilots, and more.

Rallisport Challenge - Official Site Opens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2002 @ 9:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios just let us know that they have launched the Rallisport Challenge official Web site for the PC version. Rallisport Challenge is a slick racing game first popularized on the Xbox. The site has all the latest on the game such as a features, a screenshot slideshow, streaming video footage, system requirements (and list of supported video cards), details on the four race types, the various racing classes and the 29 fully licensed cars in the game. Click here to check it out ...

'Kirby : Nightmare in Dream Land' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2002 @ 9:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo's famous pink round amorphous blob-o-joy - Kirby - is set to star in an all-new adventure on the GBA. Today we serve up 26 new screens from Kirby's next adventure .. Njoy!

'Grandia Xtreme' (PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2002 @ 8:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enix America's sequel to Grandia for PS2, Grandia Xtreme has gone gold and will be available in stores on September 30th. This adventure-RPG hybrid, featuring voices from Hollywood actors such as Mark Hamill, Dean Cain and Lisa Loeb, is set in a fully 3D-rendered world and contains an elaborate mix of real-time and turn-based battle systems in which the elemental powers of Fire, Air, Earth and Water can be wielded against opponents. Grandia Xtreme comes on the heels of the re-released version of the Dreamcast-title Grandia 2 for PS2 and the PC.

'Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2002 @ 7:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment today announced that Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest has shipped to retail stores in North America. Developed by Mad Doc Software, Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest is the official expansion pack for Gamespy.com's 2001 "PC Game of the Year," Empire Earth. The real-time strategy game has sold over one million copies worldwide.

TimeSplitters 2 (GC/PS2/Xb) - Character Art & Bio

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2002 @ 7:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prepare to battle through history as the evil TimeSplitters get ready to rise again. TimeSplitters 2 is the sequel to the hugely successful and critically acclaimed TimeSplitters, which was released to coincide with the US and European launches of PlayStation 2. The game is being developed by Free Radical Design of Nottingham, England, and is set for release in September. Today we scored some Character bio's for Harry Tipper, Kitten Celeste, Captain Ash and Jungle Queen. More to follow, Njoy!

Silent Hill 2: Inner Fears (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2002 @ 6:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Silent Hill 2: Inner Fears takes players to the eerie town of Silent Hill, where they assume the role of James Sunderland. James has received a cryptic letter from his wife, asking him to meet her in Silent Hill, a place that holds great meaning for the couple. What would normally be a comforting, romantic letter scares and confuses James, as his wife has been dead for three years. The mystery of the letter compels him to return to the surreal horror and all-too-real danger in the monster-ridden town of Silent Hill.

'No One Lives Forever 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2002 @ 6:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As expected the demo version of No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way has been released and can be found on FilePlanet (registration required) and also at Gigex. The demo is a 158 MB download, and according to plan, offers "four levels total from three of the game's 15 chapters. The locations will include Japan, Siberia and the never before seen, Underwater Base." (thanks Blues). Some new screens can also be found at NOLFGIRL.com.