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New 'IL-2 Sturmovik' Update Patch Coming Soon

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2002 @ 7:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment will release an upgrade for its multi-award winning World War II combat flight simulation title, IL-2 Sturmovik. The IL2-Sturmovik version 1.2 upgrade includes four new flyable aircraft including theYak-9, Yak-9D, Bf-109-E-7/NZ and Ju-87B-2, and features 10 new single player missions and six new cooperative online missions for the IL-2 community. Version 1.2 will be available for download in three weeks from the official il2sturmovik website and also check some early screens here.

'Industry Giant II' Made Endless - Part 2

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2002 @ 7:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As an added bonus and thank you to all IG2 players, the level designers in Ebensee have restructured the mission levels so that they are suitable as endless games. This time, Mission Emerald Creek can be downloaded as an endless level. Every effort has again been made to maintain the original character of the level to the maximum possible extent. Get the redesigned 'Mission Emerald Creek' here.

UbiSoft Gives Previous 'Chessmaster' Owners a Rebate!

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2002 @ 7:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced a rebate program for its forthcoming Chessmaster 9000 PC title. Under the program, current Chessmaster owners will receive a $10 rebate when they upgrade to Chessmaster 9000 from any previous version of Chessmaster, starting with Chessmaster 4000. Chessmaster 9000 has an MSRP of $39.99, and will ship to U.S. and Canadian retail shelves on August 27, 2002.

'Devastation' Comes To Europe - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2002 @ 6:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Recreating the association that brought Duke Nukem – Manhattan Project across the Atlantic, the Amsterdam-based powerhouse of innovative and exciting gameplay has teamed up yet again with Arizona-based publishers Arush Entertainment to secure European publishing rights to the amazing cyber thriller Devastation.

'Santa Claus Jr. Advance' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2002 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions promises that the festive season will be filled with fun for gamers as Santa Claus Jr. Advance launches on GameBoy Advance on 1st November 2002.

IceWind Dale II - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2002 @ 7:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Return to the frigid north of the Forgotten Realms in the sequel to the critically acclaimed Icewind Dale. This exciting high-fantasy action adventure unites 3rd Edition Dungeons & Dragons rules, new character classes and races. Enhancements such as auto balancing game-play and an upgraded Infinity Engine allow for more dynamic battles than ever before. Icewind Dale II delivers the depth of gameplay expected by Action-RPG fans while providing an attractive entry point players new to the genre. Check the nifty screens we snapped!

Turok Evolution (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2002 @ 6:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turok: Evolution is a prequel that takes us back to the origins of the Turok lineage. In the beginning of the game, we see our hero, Tal'Set, fighting his nemesis Captain Tobias Bruckner in 1886 Texas. During the battle, a rift between their world and the Lost Lands opens and Tal'Set is sucked into it. Turok: Evolution is an epic adventure of treachery, exploration, and war in a land of lush jungles, suspended cities, mysterious temples, reptile armies, and towering dinosaurs. Njoy the show!

'GI Combat' - Dedicated Mod Site Has Opened

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2002 @ 6:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eric Young from Freedom Games lets us know that a new site for modding 'GI Combat' has been opened. The site has a picture upload facility, that you can use to upload screens of your mods and other screens you may need to link to on the forums. If you would like to start a mod and would like hosting, you can fill in the hosting application form.

TimeSplitters 2 (PS2/GC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2002 @ 5:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prepare to battle through history as the evil TimeSplitters get ready to rise again. TimeSplitters 2 is the sequel to the hugely successful and critically acclaimed TimeSplitters, which was released to coincide with the US and European launches of PlayStation 2. The game is being developed by Free Radical Design of Nottingham, England, and is set for release in September. Today we serve up some screens for the Playstation2, xbox and gamecube version .. njoy!

'Big Scale Racing' - Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2002 @ 5:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Big Scale Racing is a simulator-based, action packed, highly addictive and fun racing experience. With multi-player LAN options for up to eight drivers; split-screen two player mode or single player, BSR features an extremely advanced physics engine, realistically detail weather effects and a series of increasingly difficult tracks designed with the help of model race club experts. Read more to download our 3min in-game action trailer ... Njoy!