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Mutable Realms And Themis Group Plan For 'Wish' Beta

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 8:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mutable Realms today announced the signing of a contract with Themis Group, an international provider of outsourcing and consulting solutions and services to the interactive entertainment industry. Under the terms of the agreement, Themis Group will provide critical and quantifiable beta phase services for Mutable Realms upcoming game Wish, aimed at ensuring that Wish emerges from the closed beta phase ready to successfully scale up to open beta and commercial launch

'Gangland' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 8:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Budding Al Capone's across the world are set to play out their gangster dreams thanks to leading game publisher Whiptail Interactive's latest offering Gangland, developed by Danish gaming experts MediaMobsters, which is due to be released across the UK, Europe and North America in November 2003. In a new hybrid format that combines the best elements of real-time strategy, role-play and simulation gaming genres with a totally new style of in-game combat, Gangland delivers a menacingly fresh PC gaming experience. Read more for details and screens ...

'Psychotoxic' Coming This Fall

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 2:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV announces the autumn release of the mystic 3D first person shooter, Psychotoxic. NuClearVision has created an action-packed adventure that takes place in New York 2020. The game sees the arrival of the fourth horseman of the apocalypse with mankind on the brink of survival. By stepping into the role of the attractive ‘Angie Prophet’, the player has to track down the forth horseman and wipe him out. Half-human and half-angel, she has an extrasensory perceptionthat enables her to enter others’ minds and influence them to her advantage. The player has to struggle through futuristic environments and become immersed in psychedelic dream worlds.

'Singles' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Singles (also known as Living Up) is the upcoming simulation game from German developer Robotee, published by Koch Media. In Singles it is all about living together, relationships, love and ... well, you know. We will certainly hear more from this "erotic" sim, it is expected to appear in stores in a few months, in the meantime, read more and check out the screens ...

'Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Some men do not accept the rules. They create their own. It is 1930. Due to circumstances he couldn't possibly have predicted, Tommy's life as a cabdriver is about to be exchanged for a life in the Mafia. At first he continues his work as a driver and nothing could be better. He soon becomes good friends with his sidekicks Paulie and Sam, and although the work is sometimes risky, he earns more money than he did as a cabdriver. But as time goes on he is ordered to undertake more and more unpleasant jobs and he starts to become disillusioned with the life he has chosen. Read more to check out 40 new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Battlefield 1942' Battle of Britain Map Announced

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 8:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this new Battlefield 1942 map, German forces must disable four RAF radar towers as well as the heavily-protected Harwich Weapons Factory on the coast of England. If the British can defend these targets until the German tickets run out, they can wrest victory from the jaws of defeat. With one new vehicle and one new weapon entering the fray, the Battle of Britain is set to be Battlefield 1942's fiercest campaign yet. More info is expected tomorrow (thanks Blues).

'Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War' - New Unlockable Map

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 3:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fusing epic World War II battles with heart-stopping covert operations and tactical combat, RtCW: Tides of War uncovers Hitler's horrific obsession with the occult, living dead, and genetic mutations.

'Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde' (PS2/Xbox/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 2:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde, players battle their way through the war-torn land of Ogriss, a world ruled by goblins. Spawned by the mighty wizard Fraziel, the goblins have fallen under a corrupt influence that now threatens the balance of power. Advancing through dark subterranean caves, lush woodland cities and towering storm-swept castles; the player wages war with an army of specialized goblin warriors and fearsome monsters to prevent the ultimate destruction of Ogriss. Read more to check out some screens ...

'Command & Conquer Generals: Zero Hour' - Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's Zero Hour, and time to unleash the absolute latest in modern weapons technology in a quest to become the world's most powerful General. In C&C Generals: Zero Hour, the first expansion pack to C&C Generals, players will wage a global war for control of the modern world and face the ultimate challenge by squaring off against the world's most elite commanders. Selecting from a variety of new units and an arsenal of new high-tech weaponry, players will use whatever it takes to remove enemy Generals from power. Earlier today we had the announcement, and now some screens...