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BaldurÂ’s Gate: Dark Alliance (XB) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It’s the massively popular world of Baldur’s Gate as you have never seen it before. Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance is a revolutionary action adventure with an epic tale of intrigue, fierce alliances, explosive spell effects and highly detailed creatures and environments. Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance is a benchmark of technology and gameplay. 13 new screens for you to enjoy while waiting for the game to appear on the shelves .. Njoy!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 7:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Game Chronicles has up a Q&A with John Linn of Xicat talking about the recently released Lithtech engine powered first person shooter, Sniper. GameZone has a new Q&A with LucasArts' Jon Knoles talking about the upcoming PS2-GameCube action game centering on Episode II villian Jango Fett, Star Wars: Bounty Hunter. Apolyton has a new Q&A with Big Huge Games co-founder Jason Coleman as he talks about their upcoming historical RTS game, Rise of Nations. Gamer's Click has a Q&A with Maxis' Kevin Hogan talking about their upcoming next game in their city simulation series, Sim City 4. The GSpot has a Q&A with Yuji Naka from Team Sonic (Sega) talking about Phantasy Star Online Version 1 & 2 (GameCube and Xbox). The Wargamer has a Q&A GSC Gameworld's Mario "Mayo" Gerhold talking about upcoming their RTS stand-alone expansion. Cossacks: Back to War. GameSpyDaily has a Q&A with Rival Interactive's lead designer Jim Omer, talking about their just gone gold military RTS game, Real War: Rogue States.

'Soldier of Fortune' - .Map Source Released

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 11:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This file contains the .map file source for the multiplayer maps in the Original Soldier of Fortune (+Gold and Platinum Editions) for all Deathmatch, Control, Conquer the Bunker and Capture the Flag maps released by Raven. Read more for details and links where to grab it!

'Real War: Rogue States' Goes Gold!

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 11:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive announced today the next game in the best-selling "Real War" series titled "Real War" titled "Real War: Rogue States." (Windows® XP, 2000, ME, 98, 95, Rated "T" by the ESRB, available: Early October 2002). Featuring new missions and co-operative multiplayer battles, gamers will be able to do battle against terrorists around the world.

'The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian' Ships To Stores - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 11:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Universal Interactive, Inc. announced that its video game based on Universal Pictures' blockbuster feature film The Scorpion King, which stars World Wrestling Entertainment Superstar The Rock, has shipped to retailers nationwide. The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian is available for the PlayStation2 and Nintendo GameCube and will be available in stores simultaneously with the home video/DVD release of The Scorpion King film. We also scored a little trailer with some ingame footage and comments from The Rock man himself, check it out!!!

Arx Fatalis - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 10:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWood has released the final English playable demo of their already gone gold first-person role-playing game, Arx Fatalis (developed by Arkane Studios). This demo has updated code (v1.13) and lets you check out the first part of the game. Read more for links where to grab it ...

'Run Like Hell' (PS2) Is Shipping To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 9:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Mission to Run Like Hell Has Commenced!! Interplay Entertainment Corp today announced the arrival of the intense sci-fi video game Run Like Hell to retail. Described as a survival-horror game on steroids, Run Like Hell features state-of-the-art 3D environments, third person heroic action and camera works straight out of Hollywood.

'Spirit : Stallion of the Cimarron' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 8:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After sneaking off to gather fruit for the herd, Spirit returns to find Homeland empty and his herd missing. Suddenly, Spirit is surprised by rustlers and captured. Spotting Rain already captured by the men, Spirit struggles to break free but is overpowered and separated from Rain... A few screens are included, check them out!

EA Announces Public Test For 'C&C:Generals'

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 7:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beginning this fall, 3,000 lucky gamers from around the world will get an early look at Command & Conquer Generals. Electronic Arts announced today that it will hold a public test for the multiplay mode of the game beginning Oct. 25. Command & Conquer Generals will be published by EA under the EA GAMES brand this winter. Thank god our rumour from yesterday was WRONG!

SimCity 4 - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 7:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In SimCity 4, you don't just build your city, you breathe life into it. With god-like powers, you sculpt mountains, gouge riverbeds, and seed forests to lay the groundwork for your creation. Then construct the most realistic metropolis you can imagine. Your city comes alive with the hustle and bustle of construction crews, the snarl of traffic and the activity of your Sims. Build mansions on mountainsides, cross canyons with bridges and raise skyscrapers downtown. The impact of your touch will be immediate but not entirely predictable. Cap an erupting volcano to save your city, but don't be surprised if lava explodes from another source. Read more for links where to grab the trailer...