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Mercedes-Benz World Racing - Features

by Rainier on April 16, 2002 @ 3:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive Europe and DaimlerChrysler today confirmed the title of their highly anticipated 3D racing-simulation game. Mercedes-Benz World Racing as it will be known, will be available for next generation consoles and PC. The first conversion of the game will make its debut Autumn 2002.

Jane's Attack Squadron - Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2002 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The next generation World War II flight combat simulation for the PC that allows the player to take control of a number of pivotal battles in the European Theatre of Operations, from either the Allied or Axis side. Some 5 air combat screens to show off the action.

'Stealth Combat' Site Update - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 16, 2002 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In 2038, a war rages between the EMA (Economic and Military Alliance) and the Great Empire. Comandeer over 20 vehicles for infiltration, reconnaissance, escort and combat missions. Read more for some screens and links to the trailer.

MotoRacer 3 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 16, 2002 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Delphine Software just released a "beta" update patch for Motoracer 3. The v1.2.4.1 patch still contains a network bug it already offers improved joystick and keyboard control, more set-up options, some graphics enhancements, and more. The network bug is the reason why its in beta stage ... read more for full update list and links on where to grab it (Euro and Us version available, each 12mb).

LucasArts Announces 'Wrath'

by Rainier on April 15, 2002 @ 11:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lucasarts has just announced that they’ve sign an agreement with The Collective for the publishing rights to Wrath. Wrath, one of the most sought after games in the industry, is an arcade-style game that utilizes turn-based gameplay with both action and strategy. Expected in 2003 on all next-gen platforms.

'Beam Breakers' English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 15, 2002 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BonusWeb just informed us that the English demo of Beam Breakers is now available for download. The demo is available in 2 versions : with DirectX (137.7 MB) and without DirectX (113.1 MB). The English version has 3 missions, a training map and 2 multiplayer maps. You can choose between 4 different cars (unlike the german demo which only had 2). Check our screen archive if you want to see what its all about. Update : Tiscali has a mirror now as well.

Warlords Battlecry II Website Updated - New Screens

by Rainier on April 15, 2002 @ 4:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft's "Warlords BattleCry II" is on the move and today the official website has been updated with plenty of goodies for the fans ... new wallpapers, new scenario's and other additions .. read more for full info, links and some fresh screens (thanks blues).

Sierra Goes 'Hoyle' Crazy

by Rainier on April 15, 2002 @ 4:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra has announced, the launch of four new versions of the popular Hoyle games, : Hoyle Casino, Hoyle Card, Hoyle Board and Hoyle Word. Several of these games include versions playable on handheld units using the Palm Operating System.

Weekend Dose of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 15, 2002 @ 1:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ActionTrip has a Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter Q&A with Mike Arkin, executive producer on Crave Entertainment's upcoming PC/Xbox science fiction shooter. MGON has an Earth & Beyond Online Q&A talking with producer Eric Wang about Westwood's upcoming science fiction MMORPG (thanks Blues). ActionTrip once again has a Q&A with Lennart Sas of Triumph Studios discussing their upcoming magic-based strategy game sequel, The Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's has posted an interview with ARUSH Entertainment president Jim Perkins talking about Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project, the upcoming third-person platform action game by Sunstorm Interactive. GameSpy has posted a small Q&A with Ubi Soft's Scott Herrington talking about their upcoming massively multiplayer RPG Shadowbane, developed by Wolfpack Studios. HomeLAN chats with Bohemia Interactive Studios' Mark Spanel as he talks about Operation Flashpoint: Resistance, the upcoming expansion pack to their hit military shooter (thanks HomeLan).

Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds: Clone Campaigns - Screens & Art

by Rainier on April 15, 2002 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The great conflicts of the Star Wars universe become larger and more dynamic this spring with Galactic Battlegrounds: Clone Campaigns, a collection of new scenario enhancements for last year's acclaimed RTS game from LucasArts. Clone Campaigns is inspired by the large-scale battles in Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones, as well as the classic and expanded Star Wars universe.