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by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2004 @ 2:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Dinosaur Hunting' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2004 @ 1:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dinosaur Hunting takes place in 1910, when the British Geologist Norton Klast discovered dinosaurs living on the highlands of Guiana in the Amazon interior. Due to a tectonic shift, the highlands became enclosed by towering cliffs which cut the dinosaurs off from the rest of the world. Defying fate, the dinosaurs have survived for thousands of years, but now are facing extinction. The dinosaurs must be transported to a new location at all costs. Read more for some new screens ...

'Dungeon Lords' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2004 @ 1:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dungeon Lords is a new breed of epic Fantasy RPG, a unique combination of RPG and Fighter game action in full 3D, featuring a deep storyline shrouded in mystery, surprise, and betrayal. Dungeon Lords is loaded with quests, personal missions, extensive skills and special abilities for customizing your own character hero from a variety of races and multiple class specializations, as you journey through an enchanted land of ancient castles, dark forests, and dungeon lairs braving an army of diabolical foes in real time action packed combat to uncover the secrets lying hidden within the depths of an evolving storyline. Dungeon Lords can be played either single-player stand alone, or in multi-player group sessions.

'Shining Force Resurrection of the Dark Dragon' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2004 @ 1:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shining Force is a strategic RPG battle game with incredible graphical detail and unique strategic battle system. Shining Force Resurrection of the Dark Dragon is the latest from the incredibly popular Shining Force franchise published on Genesis / Mega Drive in 1992. Shining Force is a strategic RPG battle game with incredible graphical detail and unique strategic battle system.

'Empires' - BF1942 Mod Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 8:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Empires introduces buildable and destroyable buildings, a resource economy system, team commanders, and many other features modders of Battlefield 1942 have declared to be impossible due to no available SDK. This patch brings the mod to v0.11 and fixes most of the lag and crashing, and dedicated servers now work. We recommend running dedicated servers now, with the patch. There were no gameplay changes made to this release, however gameplay changes are now our main focus. Read more for download links ...

'Savage: Battle For Newerth' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 3:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

S2Games has released the anticipated patch for their online RTS/FPS game Savage: Battle for Newerth. This upgrade brings your retail game to v2.0 and adds a few new maps, updates their gfx engine and a slew of other fixes, tweaks and additions. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 3:34 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Breakdown - Trailer
  • Joan Of Arc - Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

Vivendi's European 2004 Release Schedule

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 2:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After we had the Vivendi US release list, their European colleagues have releaved their 2004 release schedule. No major surprises or revelations, nor release dates for HL2 or World Of Warcraft, but CS: Condition Zero & Lords of the Realm III are listed for March 2004, Van Helsing (PS2/ Xbox), The Fast and The Furious (PS2/Xbox) and Ground Control 2 are all scheduled for the first half of 2004. Read more for the full release list ...

'Half-Life 2' Source Code Theft Developments

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 1:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Over on Slashdot they have a mention of a weblog on recent developments regarding the Half-Life 2 source code theft from last year. Apparently there is progress made by the FBI who have raided a San Francisco resident's home in relation to the leaking/theft of Valve's upcoming hit product. The article shows a scanned FBI search warrant. Go check it out!

'Alias' (PC/Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 1:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Alias" is a third-person action adventure video game that allows players to step into the role of the series’ lead character, Sydney Bristow, an agent for the CIA. Bristow must use her cunning, extensive knowledge of martial arts and array of high-tech gadgetry to accomplish dangerous missions. “Alias” will encompass all of the key elements behind the series’ success, including high-action combat, stealth missions and time-based objectives, espionage, intriguing plot twists, high-tech weaponry and stunning gameplay locations that span the globe.