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'Icewind Dale II' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2002 @ 4:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Isle Studios just let us know that they have released a new patch for their recently released RPG game, Ice Wind Dale II. This patch upgrades your retail copy to v2.01 and is for the ENGLISCH versions only, international patches will come later. This patch addresses a slew of fixes, tweaks, spells, interface updates and tons more. Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab this puppy...

'Battlefield: 1942' - Patch Update

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2002 @ 4:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Battlefield: 1942 web site has posted up another of their weekly updates concerning the upcoming 1.2 patch for Digital Illusions and Electronic Arts' best selling WWII multiplayer shooter. While there is still no word on a release date for the patch, they did say that improvements in the game's client prediction will have to wait for another patch down the road (thanks Homelan).

Several Game Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2002 @ 4:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters has released a new patch for Prisoner of War, if you are running WinMe or Win98 then get this update off the Codemasters downloads page. It address a problem with the wrong language chosen by the launcher and a problem where the launcher may start minimized. There is also a Privateer's Bounty patch available, updating the game to v1.04.151. This upgrade addresses improves multiplayer stability, a couple of bugs, damaged system and long distance views of the models. A few weeks after the English patch, there is now a German patch for Ghost Recon, likewise updating this edition of the squad-based tactical shooter by Red Storm Entertainment to version 1.3. As before, this release adds a huge number of changes, including gameplay, graphics, AI, editor and multiplayer improvements and fixes.

The Cube Traveller - Info & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2002 @ 4:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Cube Traveller is the answer to every Nintendo GameCube owners' dreams. It is a carry bag which not only houses everything the gamer needs to take the GameCube on the move, but also acts as a platform to allow in-car gaming when used in conjunction with the 4Gamers 5.6 inch LCD Game Screen (SPC601).

'Medal of Honor Allied Assault : Spearhead' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2002 @ 3:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Medal of Honor Allied Assault Expansion Pack for the PC represents a unique addition to the Medal of Honor franchise. Players will assume the role of Sgt. Jack Barnes as he endures the final months of World War II, from Operation Overlord to the Battle of the Bulge and culminating with the fall of Berlin. The Medal of Honor Allied Assault Expansion Pack combines nine expansive single-player levels with over 12 new multi-player maps and includes new locations, new weapons, and new soldiers. 35 new screens from EA .. Njoy!

Serious Sam (Xbox) - Multiplayer Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2002 @ 10:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today we announced Serious Sam hitting gold status (the US version only) and is on its way to appear in stores somewhere in November. Now we got some new nifty screens to show off the multiplayer action (up to 8 players, xbox's networked)... Njoy!

'Earth 2150: Lost Souls' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2002 @ 10:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First has announced that a brand new demo for Earth 2150: Lost Souls has been released. The Lost Souls Demo includes the first mission from the United Civilized States (UCS) campaign, the UCS tutorial as well as a skirmish map. This is NOT the same demo as released a few years ago, that was the European version, and this is the US version (and according to Strategy First bigger and better ;). Read more for links where to grab it ...

'Serious Sam' (Xbox) Seriously Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2002 @ 9:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Croteam's web site has been updated with the announcement that the Xbox port of Serious Sam has gone gold. The wait is now over. At least for the US version. The US Xbox version of Serious Sam is officially approved and it is going into gold mastering. European version still needs to go over the approval.

'Guilty Gear X2' (PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2002 @ 8:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Studios Inc. today announced a new sequel based on the powerhouse Guilty Gear anime fighting series, coming to PlayStation2 in Q1 2003. Guilty Gear X2 promises to deliver the next-generation of blistered thumbs, bringing players the fastest, most visually stunning 2D fighter on the PS2. Based on the franchise now famous for its unique, out-of-this-world characters, stunningly detailed graphics and lightning-paced and fluid gameplay, Guilty Gear X2 will combine a number of firsts and new features with the trademarks that have propelled the series to the forefront of 2D anime fighters.

UPDATE : We added features and 12 brand new screens .. njoy!

TDK Launches New Impulse Label

by Rainier on Oct. 18, 2002 @ 7:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive Inc. announced a new video game publishing imprint dubbed TDK Impulse. The division officially launches today with the shipping of its first game, Shrek Treasure Hunt for the PlayStation. Available at major retail outlets nationwide, the title will carry a suggested retail price of $9.99 (U.S.).