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'Heaven And Hell' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 4:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

1500 B.C.: four different peoples in a biblical land are waiting to be converted. The gamer is working with a God-simulator and has to convert the inhabitants to the good or the evil side. For this purpose, each side has seven prophets at their disposal, as well as an amount of wonders and plagues (lightning, flood, grasshopper ...) A few weeks ago we had the German demo, now CDV has released the English version. The demo sports a tutorial as well as 1 game mission playable in three different difficulty settings. Read more for download links ...

'Republic: The Revolution' - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the fall of the mighty Soviet Union, the Republic of Novistrana verges on collapse, and numerous factions struggle for power. Starting with nothing more than a small base of local support, challenge the state and build a nationwide faction powerful enough to oust the President and enforce a new Republic…by any means necessary. Check the new screens ...

'Blupimania 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 12:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Blupimania 2' is a real brain-crusher. In this original puzzle game, you have to solve different kinds of puzzles. Some are easy, but don't be fooled, some are really hard. Blupi, the little round yellow fellow climbs onto a really high tower. Each floor is a game level with a puzzle that has to be solved. You must help Blupi find his balloon. As soon as he grabs it he flies up to the next floor, where a new puzzle is waiting... Check out the demo, letting you check out 16 of 80 puzzles in the final product. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

  • Metallica: The Game - Teaser Trailer
  • Lock On - Trailer
  • World Of Warcraft - GamePlay Trailer
  • IndyCar Series - Tracks Trailer
  • Shade: Wrath Of Angels - E3 Trailer


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'Unreal Tournament 2004' - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Unreal Tournament 2004 is the next evolution of the greatest competitive computer game ever created," said Jean-Philippe Agati, senior vice president and general manager of Atari's Los Angeles studio. "The addition of new modes, mods and maps as well as the controllable land-, air- and space-based vehicles, means Unreal fans are getting an entirely new experience featuring devastating vehicular combat and wide scale warfare." Check out the first screens!

'Smash Cars' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Smash Cars drivers steer remote-control cars in a high-speed race where daily life is in full swing with giant objects and people interacting with and hindering the path of your tiny car. Don’t drop the hammer too fast or people, animals, cars and a variety of other real-world obstacles may spin you into trouble. A one- or two-player game, Smash Cars provides special control features including power boosts, jumps, and the most realistic physics for enhanced driving action. In case you didnt have enough with last weeks load, check the new batch of screens ...

'RtCW: Tides Of War' (Xbox) - New Downloadable Content

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 10:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fusing epic World War II battles with heart-stopping covert operations and tactical combat, RtCW: Tides of War uncovers Hitler's horrific obsession with the occult, living dead, and genetic mutations.

'Port Royale' Sets Sail For Retail Stores!

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tri Synergy and Ascaron Entertainment announced that Port Royale, the empire-building, real-time strategy PC game, which allows players to become traders, buccaneers or pirates, has shipped in the U.S. Port Royale introduces gaming fans to the excitement of the lifestyles and civilizations of the 16th and 17th century, and immerses gamers in the historical rivalries and fragile relationships commonly held between yesteryear’s village commoners.

'Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria' - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest installment in the award-winning series, Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria is a unique blend of role playing and turn-based strategy gaming. Set in the troubled land of Etheria, old foes such as Dwarves, Elves, and Orcs have resumed their ancient hostilities and the Undead legions of Lord Bane have returned. The game centers on the actions of your Warlord, who plays a pivotal role in the success or failure of your military efforts. Read more to check some new screens ...

'Next Generation Tennis 2003' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 5, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wandoo has released a demo for 'Next Generation Tennis 2003'. This singleplayer demo lets you play one match from the US open against computer. Aimed at both casual and die-hard tennis fans, 'NGT 2003' (aka Roland Garros 2003) combines responsive gameplay with breathtakingly realistic environments. Indeed, playing 'Next Generation Tennis 2003' is like watching a match live on TV: slow-motion replays, umpire comments, player behaviour, crowd noise - the only difference is you're on the court taking part! With seven game modes (including 2 hidden), 'NGT 2003' offers players a wide range of excitement, from the most traditional to the most innovative. Read more for download links ...