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'Conan: The Dark Axe' (NGC/PS2/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 5:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Black-haired and sullen-eyed, a thief, a reaver, a slayer. The legends that surround his name, speak of the world before history, where shadows of magic and dark alien gods shrouded the known world and the fate of whole empires were dependent on the strength and skills of a single sword. And this is one of those legends. Conan is a 3rd person action game, with few elements of RPG and adventure. The game is divided into chapters, each chapter with different environments and creatures. Each chapter contains several levels. Read more for some new screens ands a small development trailer...

'Gangland' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 1:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Whiptail Interactive announced today that a content patch for their recently released action game Gangland is now available online. The patch addresses minor stability issues with certain system configurations and enhances some gameplay features. Read more for download links..

'Anno 1503' - Multiplayer Patch Gets Canned

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 11:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The official ANNO 1503 website has word that Sunflowers has cancelled the Anno 1503 multiplayer patch (already in development since August 2003). After more than 20 attempts they could not get the multiplayer patch/addon to work for more than 2 hours gameplay time and thus decided to call it quits (thanks Gamestar.de). You can read more about it on the German Anno 1503 website.
UPDATE :Sunflowers just sent us the English translation, read more to check it out ...

Ubisoft Announces 'CSI: Miami'

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 11:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft CBS Consumer Products and Alliance Atlantis today announced an exclusive licensing agreement for Ubisoft to publish games based on the popular television series CSI: Miami for the PC. This new CSI game is slated to launch worldwide on PC for Winter 2004-05. Read more for details ...

'Getica' Announced

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Summoners announces the Getica project, a series of two single player RPGs placed in ancient Europe. Getica is a project that includes two 3D, third person, single player RPGs. The foundation of the games is formed by the classic concepts of the RPG: assuming a role in a story, developing the playing character, becoming part of a class, solving quests, acquiring items and special abilities. The first part is called Cult of the Elders, and will act as an introduction into the atmosphere, accomodating the player with the Getae and their culture.

'Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm' (PS2) Has Gone Gold

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 10:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Ghosts are ready for dispatch as Ubisoft announced today that Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm for the PlayStation2 has Gone Gold! Marking a new era in the Ghost Recon franchise, Jungle Storm is the first Ghost Recon game to feature online multiplayer gameplay for the PlayStation 2.

'The Suffering' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 10:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that The Suffering, the all-new, action horror game today has shipped for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox.

'Unreal II XMP' Community Bonus Pack Available NOW

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 10:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Unreal II XMP Community Bonus Pack has been released featuring ten of the best maps and seven of the best mutators from the Unreal II XMP community (thanks BeyondUnreal). Read more for download links ...

'Shade: Wrath of Angels' - Screens

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 10:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cenega Publishing's Shade: Wrath of Angles is a third person horror / action adventure, which has been in development for a while now! Since last year’s E3 the development studio, Black Element Software, have re-worked the graphic’s engine and storyline to produce a greater gaming experience in every possible way. The new engine supports all the latest technology, including full compatibility with DirectX 9. Read more for details & screens ...

'Blitzkrieg: Burning Horizon' - Screens

by Rainier on March 8, 2004 @ 9:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The official add-on Blitzkrieg: Burning Horizon, throws you in even more dramatic battles of WWII. Burning Horizon offers a huge 18-missions-campaign around General Rommel, giving you the opportunity to play famous battles like Ardennes, Tripolis, Tobruk, El Alamein, Sicily and, of course, Normandy. Furthermore, the add-on contains 8 single missions, with an entire new nation at war: Japan. Read more for some new screens.