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'Battlefield: Pirates' - New Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 27, 2003 @ 12:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Battlefield: Pirates team has just released a little Christmas present for everyone. It’s a new official map showcasing the new “Montgolfier” hot air balloons from the upcoming Beta 3 release. They also now have an official server running this map along with all the others. Read more for details & download links ...

'Battlefield: Vietnam' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 27, 2003 @ 12:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield Vietnam will drop players into some of the Vietnam War's fiercest battles. Fighting in theatres from jungles surrounding the Ho Chi Minh Trail to the city streets of Hue, players will choose from two well-equipped forces, the United States or the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) and Vietcong. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Sid Meier’s Pirates' - Details Revealed

by Rainier on Dec. 26, 2003 @ 9:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sid Meier’s Pirates! is among the most popular and loved titles in gaming history. Originally released in 1987, Pirates! received unprecedented critical acclaim for crossing multiple game genres to offer unique, unrivaled gameplay options. Pirates! set the industry standard for innovative game design with its unique blend of open-ended role-playing, real-time adventures and thrilling action sequences. Read more for details ...

'Massive Assault' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 26, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Wargaming.net has released the first update patch for their recent 3D strategy game Massive Assault. This update brings your retail gamer (only for ) to v1.0.190 and mainly addresses the game's Artificial Intelligence performance, 3 AI's difficulty levels have been implemented for all playing modes as well as game tweaks, bug fixes and graphics improvements. Read more for download links ...

'Etherlords 2' - Update Patch & Map Editor Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 26, 2003 @ 9:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First has released a new patch for Nival Interactive's RPG title, Etherlords II. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.03 and makes changes to the balance of spells and creature abilities, improves interface and combat mechanics as well as providing free camera to the adventure mode. etc.. The Etherlords II Map Editor is designed for creating and editing single-player missions. Maps created using the Editor can be freely distributed and uploaded to the Internet. All maps are fully compatible with various language versions of the game. Read more for details and download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 26, 2003 @ 2:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Postal 2: Share the Pain' - Linux Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 25, 2003 @ 7:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today the Linux version of the Postal 2 multiplayer addon Postal 2: Share the Pain has become available. Just as the windows version, this demo includes multiplayer gameplay featuring Gary Coleman, Rednecks and, of course, The Postal Dude. The demo features the Ponderous level in Snatch (CTF) mode, as well as Cemetary & Shantytown maps for the Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch and Grab modes (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

Worthplaying Wishes A 'Merry Christmas' To All!

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2003 @ 7:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The entire Worthplaying staff would like to say "MERRY CHRISTMAS" to our readers all around the world. We hope everybody has a wonderful holiday, loads of good food, and a joyful time with friends & family. May Santa bring you all the games you wished for, but above all, stay safe! Our news coverage will not slow down, but the news itself might be lacking. If there is anything worthy of your attention, you can be sure to read it here ...

'Anito: Defend A Land Enraged' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2003 @ 4:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Philippine indie game developer Anino Entertainment has sent us a little Chrismas present by means of a demo for their recently released adventure/RPG game "Anito: Defend A Land Enraged." This demo features one of 2 playable character (Agila), has one of 5 towns (Villacredo), contains South Siliman forest, and the area outside Fort Ortañez and contains a tutorial and some of Agila's early quests (the quests may not be exactly like the full version, some were modified to fit the demo). Read more for download links ...

Tron 2.0 - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 24, 2003 @ 4:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Buena Vista has released a new patch for Monolith's 3D cyberspace action game TRON 2.0. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.042 and adresses a rendering bug, some memory leaks, and makes some cosmetic changes to the user interface (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links.