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'SÖLDNER: Secret Wars' - Dedicated Win32 Server Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 8:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood has released the standalone server for Wing Simulations' multiplayer shooter SÖLDNER: Secret Wars. This v28054 dedicated Win32 server features includes all you need to host a multiplayer game session, only for the European edition of the game. Read more for details and download links ...

'Call of Duty' - Fusion Pack v1.0 Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 7:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the makers of the popular replacement pack for Counter-Strike comes a brand new pack for Activision’s WWII themed shooter title Call of Duty. Fusion Pack CoD introduces new visual and audio effects to the game, enabling gamers to have a more intense gameplay experience. This version includes higher-res model textures, a new US Airborne skin set, new sounds, gameplay effects, one new map, new console graphics and more! Read more for download links ...

'Singles: Flirt Up Your Life' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 6:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rotobee has released a new patch for their adult 3D relationship sim title Singles: Flirt Up Your Life. This update brings your retail game to v1.4 (for international version) and adresses the usual crashes, fixes as well as adding new extension and customization options (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

Daredevil (PS2) Cancelled

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 5:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Navarre, owner of US publisher Encore, has released its quarterly financial numbers in which is revealed that the console title based on the Daredevil movie has been cancelled. Paulson concluded, “Included in our results, is our management decision to shut down the development of Encore’s video game console projects which primarily consisted of the Daredevil video game project. As a result, the Company wrote off $4.3 million of development costs during the quarter and a total of $5.6 million for the fiscal year. We have refocused Encore on its core competencies of software publishing.” Read the full financial press release...

'Cops 2170: The Power Of Law' - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 3:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

COPS 2170: The Power of Law is a colorful hybrid of tactical strategy and RPG elements where players take on the role of a rookie cop as she patrols the mean streets of a futuristic, cyberpunk metropolis. Read more for details and a few new screens ...

'Counter-Strike: Condition Zero' v1.2 Coming Next Week

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 3:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Version 1.2 of CS:CZ will be released next week via Steam. The update includes high-definition hostage models with all-new AI, 2 new player models, brand new maps, and other enhancements. The improved hostages will show emotions such as fear, attempt to escape on their own if ignored, and even talk to the player to give clues about what they've seen. The new player models feature the Russian SPETSNAZ counter-terrorist and Militia terrorist.

Microsoft's Xbox - PC CrossOver ?

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 2:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While Microsoft has publicly avoided discussing its next generation machine, it has been quietly conducting studies on the consumer appeal of a hybrid device that would play both PC and Xbox games. The B/R/S Group, a California-based market research company that lists Microsoft and the Xbox division specifically as clients, has been gathering consumer feedback on a device it refers to as Xbox Next PC – "a videogame console system with a hard drive and a built-in fully functional PC." Mention of the device came on one of several slides shown to focus groups. Read more of it over at CNN Money.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 12:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' is an innovative Post-Apocalyptic Role Playing Game with tactical combat and a highly original, disturbing storyline. The game is scheduled for Q3, 2004. The Fall will be the first 3D-RPG set in an endtime scenario on the market. Read more for details and some new screens ...

'IndyCar Series 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 27, 2004 @ 11:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Officially licensed by the Indy Racing League, IndyCar Series 2005 gets a boost with a host of new features to complement the action-packed oval track racing at speeds up to 235mph! The game's new online racing will see up to 12 players getting fiercely competitive out on the circuits on Xbox, with up to 8 players on PS2.