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by Rainier on July 17, 2003 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'WarCraft III: The Frozen Throne' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 11:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Apparently missed this one last night but Blizzard has also released a new patch for their 3D real-time strategy game 'WarCraft III: The Frozen Throne'. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.11 and fixes some map crashes and a few localization issues. (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for a detailed fix list and download links ...

'BF 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII' - Demo Coming Soon

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 6:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

PlanetBattlefield has a mention of an upcoming playable demo for EA's Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII. No additional details and tp specifically when or what it will include are available at this point (thanks VE3D).

'Space Empires: Starfury' Delayed

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 3:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Originally slated for a summer release, with a pre-release order phase through mid-July, Shrapnel Games regretfully announces that the eagerly awaited next chapter in the Space Empires saga, Space Empires: Starfury, will be delayed until early autumn. Gold status is currently projected as September 1st , and the five-dollar pre-release discount will now extend until July 31st.

'Silent Storm' - Official Website Launched

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 12:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood has just launched the official Silent Storm website offering some more information on Nival Interactive's upcoming 3D turn-based tactical combat & role-playing game set against the background of the WWII. The site offers extensive store background, features and a few familiar looking screenshots. Go check it out!

Stars of 'Star Wars' Coming to Gen Con Indy

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since 1977 the public has been enamoured with the Star Wars film sagas, and now fans of the five films will thrill to learn the line-up of celebrities from these films who will be attending Gen Con Indy. Gen Con, LLC and C2 Ventures are pleased to announce the official line-up for the Star Wars saga celebrities who will be on hand at to meet and greet fans and sign autographs at Gen Con Indy, July 24 – 27, 2003.

'Ghost Recon: Island Thunder' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 11:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This first-ever campaign disk for the Xbox will not require players to have a retail copy of the original game to enjoy a new Ghost campaign. Both new recruits and seasoned vets who earned their stripes playing the original Xbox game will enjoy the camaraderie of the shared battlefield. Xbox Live soldiers can experience the intensity of the front lines side-by-side with their battlefield brothers while covering each others' backs and calling out commands using the Xbox Live Communicator headset. Check these 10 new screens showing off multiplayer action ...

'Breed' - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 11:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Breed is a cutting-edge science-fiction shoot-em up, which skillfully blends addictive, accessible, free-roaming gameplay with cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technology to expand not only the gameplay potential, but also the player's perceived freedom within the game world. Utilising both first- and third-person viewpoints, players can freely take control of a variety of units and vehicles – from standard ground troops to APCs and Dropships – to do battle with The Breed, both in orbit and on the Earth's surface. The objective is simple: Halt the invasion of The Breed and stop the destruction of mankind. Check these 5 new screens ...

'NCAA Football 2004' (PS2/NGC/Xbox) In Stores Today

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kicking off the 2004 EA SPORTS videogame season, NCAA® Football 2004, the fastest growing football videogame franchise from Electronic Arts Inc., is available in stores today. Last year, NCAA Football 2003 was the number two selling football game behind Madden NFL 2003, but ahead of the pro football games from every other publisher.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 16, 2003 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Half-Life 2 - 'Docks' Trailer
  • Dungeon Siege 2 - Trailer
  • Hunter The Reckoning Redeemer - Trailer
  • Dungeon And Dragons Heroes - Trailer
  • Endless Ages 'Battle Of Chaos' - Trailer


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