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'Strike Fighters: Project 1' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 5:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and Developer Third Wire are pleased to announce that Strike Fighters: Project 1, the flight simulation that will have people lighting the fires under their PCs, has gone gold for a full North American release.

Ubisoft Brings 'Scrabble' To PC/PS2

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 5:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced the extention of it’s range of interative Scrabble board game products with the release of Scrabble 2003 Edition for PC CD-ROM and PlayStation2 and Scrabble Junior for PC CD-ROM. Both games will be released in November 2002.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 7:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'AquaZots' - Sign Up For Beta 1.1

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

AquaZots (formerly known as DeepSea Tycoon) Beta 1.1 has just been released! Would you like to be one of the few, proud testers of AquaZots Beta version 1.1? You've come to the right place, but you'd better be quick! The first 50 people to signup will be part of the elite few for this special focus group. Are you in? Read more to find out how and where to sign up

'Söldner: Secret Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In "Söldner: Secret Wars" the player takes command of one of these special teams. As Commander he leads the small high tech army consisting of soldiers, light armoured vehicles, helicopters and VTOLs to fulfill a wide variety of mission. The Simulation of a highly complex political system creates a dynamic campaign: each decision has direct impact on the flow of the game.

'Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA just announces that their highly anticipated racing game 'Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2 has gone gold. "Attention racing fans! Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2 PC has officially GONE GOLD and will be in stores on Monday, October 21. Need For Speed (NFS) is back and better than ever in Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2! Engage in the thrill of arcade racing with over 22 exclusive and exotic cars from the world's most coveted licensors including Ferrari, Porsche and Lamborghini… to name a few. 12 tracks (48 variations) and two career event trees, for a grand total of 66 events, provide the widest variety of driving challenges. The PC version will support up to eight-player LAN/Internet racing."

Platoon - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the cinema release in 1986, Platoon was widely-acclaimed as the most important Vietnam movie ever produced. 16 years later, Platoon on PC will go a paddy field further by capturing all of the uncertainty, drama, sweat, fear and horror of this Oscar-winning classic into a masterpiece of real time strategy gaming.

'Robin Hood : The Legend of Sherwood' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Robin Hood, a new game of tactics and action, thrusts players into an amazing and realistic medieval environment where they are hauled from the depths of Sherwood Forest to the ramparts of Nottingham Castle. A few new screens below.. njoy!

Update: Tiscali Games have posted the first video from the tactical strategy Robin Hood: Legend of Sherwood, which contains 2 minutes of gameplay footage - attack style previews like brutal & close combat, pre choice action & arrow shoot and smart & knock out. It's available in two resolutions (720x540 4,5 MB and 360x270 2,5 MB) in DivX format.

Kemco Announces New Release Dates For 'Batman: Dark Tomorrow'

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Japan-based videogame publisher Kemco has announced new U.S. release dates for Batman: Dark Tomorrow, the first Batman video game based on the DC Comics epic comic book series. Dark Tomorrow, slated for the Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation®2 and the Xbox, will ship in Q1, 2003.

NeverWinter Night - English Patch v1.26 Available

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 9:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bioware has once again released a new patch for their RPG Neverwinter Nights, bringing the game up to v1.26. You can download the patch through the game's auto-updater or read more for a detailed fix list and links where to get the goodies (including the dedicated linux server).