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'Space Empires IV GOLD' - Patch 1 Available NOW

by Rainier on April 10, 2002 @ 5:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games let us know that they have released the first patch (v1.67). Space Empires IV is widely considered the grandest Space Empire Building 4X games of all time, the winner of numerous awards and accolades from the online and print media. Read more for a detailed list of tweaks and updates as well as download links.

CDV Signs GSC World's American Conquest - Features

by Rainier on April 10, 2002 @ 3:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you know of Cossacks, you're going to love American Conquest - the EPIC real-time strategy blockbuster! GSC World cranks out one game after the other ... And as usual it sounds mighty tasty! Stay tuned for more info

The First Interactive Football Pitch For Consoles - Screens

by Rainier on April 10, 2002 @ 2:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thrustmaster is pleased to inform you about the 2002 FIFA World Cup Football Stadium, the first pitch dedicated to soccer games for video game consoles, an officially licensed product of the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan.

Take2 Signs 'Conflict: Desert Storm' & 'The Italian Job'

by Rainier on April 10, 2002 @ 2:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCi Entertainment Group Plc, one of Europe’s leading publishers of computer games, announced the signing of North American publishing agreements with Take Two Interactive for its eagerly awaited game 'Conflict: Desert Storm' and for the PC version of the number one Playstation hit 'The Italian Job'.

Atrox - Artwork

by Rainier on April 10, 2002 @ 1:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The story of the game involves a Doctor who invented two cells call the Black and White angels (good and bad). Black Angel created Createse-specially made human cyborgs, White angel created Inteliom and Hominians are the last humans on earth. All fight for their own land called the ‘Atrox War'. Atrox can be played with up to eight players to play with or against each other and you have a wide choice of areas to fight in. Atrox can be played on Windows 95, 98,Me, 2000 and even XP.

Thrustmaster's 2002 Fifa World Cup LineUp - Screens

by Rainier on April 10, 2002 @ 1:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thrustmaster is pleased to present its complete 'team' of console accessories, officially licensed by the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan.

Empire Signs 'Big Mutha Truckers'

by Rainier on April 10, 2002 @ 12:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive plc today announced it had signed the publishing rights to respected industry developer Eutechnyx’ latest project, Big Mutha Truckers for the Sony PlayStation┬« 2 and the Xbox™ video game system from Microsoft.

'Dark Planet' Patch v1.0001 Available NOW

by Rainier on April 10, 2002 @ 12:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft just released the first update patch for their recently released "Dark Planet : Battle For Natrolis". Read more for detailed update information and where to grab this 5mb patch. Fixes some multiplayer issues, minimap and install issues etc..

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 10, 2002 @ 12:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ritualistic has concluded a a Q&A with Ritual's Chris Stockman talking about the recently announced Quake III engine powered shooter Star Trek: Elite Force II. HomeLAN's Junkyard (I couldnt resist, it sounded too funny :) has posted up a brief Q&A with GarageGames co-founder Rick Overman as he talks about the company, the Torque Engine, and their first GarageGames community project Realm Wars. GameGuru has posted up a Q&A with ALTAR interactive's Jiri Rydl as they talk about UFO: Aftermath, their upcoming sci-fi turn based strategy game. HomeLAN chats with Triumph Studios' Lennart Sas as he talks about their upcoming turn based strategy game sequel Age of Wonders II. Strategy Gaming Online has a pretty discriptive Q&A on Crusader Kings, the upcoming strategy game from Paradox Entertainment announced earlier today. Over at PC Paradox there is an Arx Fatalis Q&A with Arkane Studios' CEO Raphael Colantonio, of course talking about their RPG 'Arx Fatalis'

HoveRace - New Screens

by Rainier on April 9, 2002 @ 11:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

HoveRace is futuristic arcade races on battle hovercraft. The gameplay combines engrossing race, with speeds pinning over 500 km/h, and intensive action, with various weapons, equipment and bonuses making the game pacey and gripping. The game events take place amid a highly detailed and worked out sci-fi environment, where a player is to participate in hazardous competitions - HoveRace races. Some new screens from GSC World ... Njoy!