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'Gunfighter II' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 7, 2002 @ 4:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced today plans for the publication of Gunfighter II : The Revenge Of Jesse James for PlayStation2. Gunfighter II is an First Person/Arcade Shooter and is scheduled for release in Spring 2003. The action takes place in a Spaghetti Western scenario featuring an outstanding animated 3D environment.

'CS : Condition Zero' Changes Developers .. AGAIN

by Rainier on Dec. 7, 2002 @ 2:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As was rumored earlier today (due to CPL's schedule mentioned Ritual giving a CS Condition 0 workshop) it has now been confirmed that the singleplayer version of the ever popular CS franchise has moved developers once again, the 3rd to be exact. Designated to finish the product is Ritual Ent, who are also working on Elite Force2). Valve has finally confirmed this : "The primary development of Counter-Strike: Condition Zero (CS:CZ) has moved to Ritual Entertainment. Counter-Strike: Condition Zero introduces single player gaming to the world's #1 online action game. Representatives from Ritual and Valve will be presenting the latest on CS:CZ during a seminar at the The CPL's upcoming Counter-Strike Championships in Dallas, Texas". Will we ever see this product or will it go the same route as Duke Nuke'm? Delayed, delayed and delayed!

GMX Media Signs 'Runaway: A Road Adventure' - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2002 @ 8:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media today announced that it is to publish the blockbuster PC title – Runaway: A Road Adventure. The game follows Brian, a student on the verge of graduating from college, is suddenly and mysteriously attacked by Mafia gangsters. During his desperate flight, in the company of a mysterious striptease dancer, he ends up meeting a wide range of unusual characters. But he has to figure out who's trying to help him or kill him. The player will have to be very ingenious to figure it out who's his friend or foe in this explosive mixture of murder, money, ambition, rituals and deception...a whole lot of deception. Also available are 2 new trailers showing off some in game action and cinematics...

'Neverwinter Nights' - Demo NOW Available

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2002 @ 8:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Though the full game has been out for several months, BioWare has now finally released a playable demo of their latest role playing game Neverwinter Nights. The demo offers the Prelude from the Neverwinter Nights single-player campaign. Modem users can stay away as the demo requires a 390mb download. Read more for links where to grab the goods ...

'All-Star Baseball 2004' (Xbox/PS2/NGC/PC) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2002 @ 7:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Acclaim Entertainment and Austin Studios create a home run with All-Star Baseball 2004, the next installment to the #1 baseball franchise. The product will launch on PS2, GC, Xbox and GBA February '03 and on PC May '03. Check out the new batch of screens...

'MoH: AA Spearhead' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2002 @ 6:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has just released the first patch for their WWII first-person shooter expansion, Medal of Honor: Allied Assault Spearhead. This upgrade brings your retail game to v2.11. No specific details on what this patch actually fixes is available (we will add when more info comes available), read more for links where to grab the goods ..

'Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2002 @ 8:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets players enter fantastical free-roaming 3D environments from Harry's world. Players become Harry Potter and delve not only into Harry's world, but also into his personality, via an internal "voice." Conversing with unique characters like Moaning Myrtle, shopping in Diagon Alley, and exploring the convoluted corridors of Hogwarts, players make crucial and independent decisions within Harry's world. The demo offers two levels from the full retail PC game, which is based on the movie of the same name. The demo serves as a tutorial that teaches the basics of gameplay including movement, spell casting, and more. Read more for links where to grab the goods!

'Dominus Online' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2002 @ 7:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dominus is a unique mix of persistent world gaming in a fantasy setting similar to Everquest, owned by Sony Entertainment, and Dark Ages of Camelot, which Mythic Entertainment developed and began selling October 2001. Regulator Studios builds on this principal with highly flexible and extensive Player vs. Player, Guild vs. Guild, and Player vs. Environment action mixed with its own unique gaming twist of up-tempo combat, intense game-play and ongoing storyline.

A New 'X-Files' Title Coming For PS2/Xbox

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2002 @ 5:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

PS2.IGN confirmed with Sierra Studios today that an original, forthcoming X-Files game is in development for PS2 and Xbox in spring 2003. The upcoming X-Files game, as of yet untitled, is a single-player survival-horror game in development with Black Ops (Street Hoops, Knockout Kings, BlackDawn) for PS2 and Xbox, and scheduled for a Q2 2003 release date. Actors Jillian Anderson and David Duchovny will pitch in to do the voices for their X-Files characters Dana Scully and Fox Mulder.

'Freedom: The Battle For Liberty Island' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2002 @ 12:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Freedom: The Battle for Liberty Island provides two layers of gameplay -- a strategic turn-based mode centering around base operations in the underground sewer and an action mode that unfolds in the streets where fierce battles are won or lost and resources are captured. In this mode players will experience intense urban guerilla warfare scenarios ranging from small sabotage missions to large battles where players have to conquer enemy installations. Chekc out EA's 8 latest screens ..