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'Earth & Beyond' Goes GOLD

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 1:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The countdown to launch has begun! EA announced today that the massively multiplayer online role-playing galaxy, Earth & Beyond, has gone gold and will ship to stores in North America Sept. 24. The game is being developed by Westwood Studios and will be published by Electronic Arts under the EA GAMES brand.

Rocky (Xbox) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rocky Balboa vs Apollo Creed in the 1976 academy award winning movie, Rocky, is one of the all-time greatest movie fights of all time. In the movie, the underdog, Rocky takes the champion, Apollo Creed, the distance, and as everyone knows, Creed wins by decision. Now gamers, can rewrite history in the upcoming Rocky game for PS2/Xbox/GameCube and GBA, and see if they have what it takes to go up against Creed, Clubber Lang and Ivan Drago. Following are new Rocky screenshots of Rocky I vs. Apollo I -- the game's fights are just as brutal as the film, thanks to the Rocky game's real-time bruising technology. What Rocky game would be complete without blood, sweat and a few black eyes?

'UFO: Aftermath' - Developer Chat

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 12:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Official chat with ALTAR Interactive on September 19th! That's right! Thursday the 19th of September there will be an official chat with two representatives of ALTAR Interactive. Jiri Rydl and Martin Klima will join in the unofficial #UFO: AFTERMATH chat room. They will visit from 21-23 CET (+1 because of summer time). While there they will answer all reasonable questions about UFO: AFTERMATH, and any other questions you may have... If you want more info about the event check this place...

'Shadowbane' - New Screenshots

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2002 @ 11:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Although the game is delayed that does not prevent is from showing you some new Shadowbane screenshots now does it? ;) First look of the Aracoix and Irekei races. Also, screenshots of the Elvish City and the Temple of Flame. Njoy!

'Heroes of Might & Magic IV' - Multiplayer Patch FINALLY Available

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2002 @ 11:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fileplanet is now offering the eagerly awaited Heroes of Might and Magic IV multiplayer (via network or TCP/IP) patch, nearly six months after the initial game release of Heroes of Might and Magic IV. You can get the Heroes IV US 1.0 to 2.0 here or the Heroes IV UK 1.3 to 2.0 here. Install instructions can be found here.

SuperPower - New Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2002 @ 11:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher has just released a new patch for SuperPower bringing GolemLabs world simulator game to v1.3. The patch fixes and tweaks numerous things in the game aswell as adding custom modifications from Eclzeastes (which is probably the reason why its 37mb!). Read more for a detailed fix list and links where to grab it.

FIFA Football 2003 (PS2/PC/XBX) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2002 @ 11:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world's most successful football franchise returns to classic form by focusing on the fundamentals of football. FIFA Football 2003 provides an immersive, authentic experience driven by an ALL NEW game engine. This is football gaming that lives by the rules of the real sport and absorbs the users in a world of detail and culture. FIFA is TOTAL FOOTBALL. Today we serve up a boatload of screens for the Pc, PS2 and Xbox version .. njoy!

'Delta Force: Black Hawk Down' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2002 @ 10:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NovaLogic releases the Delta Force: Black Hawk Down Official Multiplayer Demo, the demo features one multiplayer level and includes day and night settings. The demo is playable over the NovaWorld Games Network and via LAN. The 60 MB file is available on this NovaLogic Downloads Page which has a list of mirrors. Or grab it directly off 3DGamers.

UPDATE NovaLogic sends word that there is an updated version of the Delta Force Black Hawk Down Demo available that removes the NetQuartz ezpad technology that's been causing problems. Update 11 can be apply by clicking the "update game" button. Word is "once this update has installed, consumers will then be able to uninstall the ezpad technology and play with the demo as normal. To fully uninstall ezpad, right click on the ezpad icon on the task bar, and select quit, then uninstall the software via the ADD/REMOVE Programs option in the control panel."

'Devastation' - Official Website Opens

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2002 @ 6:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ariush just let us know that the official site for Devastation, www.DevastationGame.com is now open, and we have released three brand-spanking new screenshots of this next-generation Unreal engine powered game. Devastation is a cyber-punkish FPS set in a technology dark age in the near future. A handful of huge corporations control the remaining technology, and command a ruthless force of Pacification Squad troopers who terrorize the citizens of the various territories. The only law is martial law in this future, but you and a group of "disloyalists" have banded together and formed a resistance.

'Industry Giant II' Addon Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 12, 2002 @ 5:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions is proud to announce official details for the official Add On for the critically acclaimed Industry Giant II which is scheduled for a UK release on 29th November for PC CD Rom. Read more for details and some new screens ...