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North American Edition Of 'Sacred' Will Be Bloodless

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2004 @ 3:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

An interesting tidbit appeared in Ascaron's official Sacred forum when forum member asked whether the US version of Sacred would have the same blood & gore level as the European edition. Ascaron's Ingo Mohr replied : "Our partner Encore wanted to get a 12+ rating for Sacred and they did. We will do nothing to endanger the rating or the distribution policy of Encore in the US. I think this is quite understandable" (thanks RPGDot). Very weak if you ask me, very weak ...

'War Times' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2004 @ 3:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

War Times is a Real-Time Strategy game that lets players follow the tumultuous era of the Second World War through the actions of Germany, Great Britain, the USA or the USSR; each nation is totally different and uses unique strategies in their attack and defense and all the campaigns are based on real historical events, bringing an unparalleled realism to the fight. Check the new screens...

'Soldiers: Heroes of World War II' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2004 @ 12:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Soldiers: Heroes of World War II (previously known as Outfront) is a dramatic, fast-paced tactical strategy game, due summer 2004 exclusively for PC. Created by Ukrainian company Best Way, under the development title of "OutFront", Soldiers is a further signing for Codemasters from 1C Company. Codemasters will also publish two other 1C Company titles: Perimeter and Wartime Command. Read more for screens...

'One Must Fall: Battlegrounds' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2004 @ 12:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Diversions Entertainment has issued yet another patch for their 3D fighting/action game One Must Fall: Battlegrounds. This upgrade brings your retail game to v2151, no details as to what it fixes are available (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 21, 2004 @ 2:43 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 :

  • Advent Rising - Trailer
  • MTX Mototrax - Trailer


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

'Monster Garage: The Game' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 21, 2004 @ 1:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Invictus has released the first patch for Monster Garage, car building game based on the Discovery Channel's TV series, published by Activision Value. This update patch brings your retail game to v1.03 but no details as to what it fixes are available at this time. Read more for download links ...

'Lifeline' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 21, 2004 @ 2:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Lifeline is a heart-pounding action adventure set high above Earth in the futuristic surroundings of a space station hotel. Players will begin LifeLine by finding themselves mysteriously trapped in the hotel’s security monitor room. In the first-ever voice activated action adventure, players must work together with their virtual partner by verbally directing them through numerous obstacles and challenges including deadly duels with horrifying creatures. Read more for some new screens ...

'Ninja Gaiden' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 21, 2004 @ 2:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ninja Gaiden is on the cutting-edge of action as the player takes on the role of powerful ninja, Ryu Hayabusa, who seeks revenge after his clan is massacred by the Vigor Empire. Taking full advantage of three-dimensional space, you follow the story with only your wits, your ninja skills, and your deadly sword, cutting down opponents in the Vigor Empire as you attempt to beat the Holy Emperor and reclaim the magic sword "Ryuken". Realistic battle actions and acrobatic ninja actions add another dimension to the game, restoring Ninja Gaiden to its rightful place in the gaming pantheon.

'Unreal Tournament 2004' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 21, 2004 @ 1:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Unreal Tournament 2004 is the next evolution of the greatest competitive computer game ever created," said Jean-Philippe Agati, senior vice president and general manager of Atari's Los Angeles studio. "The addition of new modes, mods and maps as well as the controllable land-, air- and space-based vehicles, means Unreal fans are getting an entirely new experience featuring devastating vehicular combat and wide scale warfare." Check out some new screens ...

'Conflict Desert Storm II: Back to Baghdad' (Xbox) - Downloadable Content

by Rainier on Feb. 21, 2004 @ 12:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

No discriminating special forces operative wants to be caught in the heat of battle with just one set of fatigues. Xbox gamers no longer need worry about this messy predicament as Gathering announces the first Xbox Live downloadable content for its hit title Conflict: Desert Storm II - Back to Baghdad. Four new alternate uniform patterns for special forces operatives Bradely, Foley, Conners and Jones are now available for download to Xbox users who own a copy of Conflict: Desert Storm II - Back to Baghdad and have active Xbox Live accounts.