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Batman: Dark Tomorrow (Gamecube) - New Screens

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

Kemco brings stealth-based animation and detective elements to their highly anticipated Batman: Dark Tomorrow. Based on an original storyline written by Batman writer Scott Peterson and Kenji Terada from Final Fantasy I, II and III, Batman must stop the gang war, infiltrate Arkham Asylum and rescue Commissioner Gordon while facing evil foes such as Black Mask, Scarface and the Ventriloquist, Killer Croc, Mr. Freeze, Poison Ivy and the Joker.

New Half-Life & Counter-Strike Update Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on June 12, 2002 @ 8:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As expected, the version 1.1.1.0 patches for Half-Life and version 1.0.0.5 patches for the retail edition of Counter-Strike are now available for download. This release includes the Ricochet mod, a new demo recording facility, additional anti-cheat measures, the new C-S map de_piranesi, and various other improvements and bug fixes. You can use the SierraUp utility (from the "Configuration->Update" menu) that was distributed with previous releases, and Steam users should be able to upgrade around this time as well. (thanks Blues). Read more for links on where to grab these hot patches (and dont be surprised if half of the links will be out of service due to high traffik).

Capcom Unveils 'Dino Crisis 3' - Screens

by Rainier on June 12, 2002 @ 8:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today unveiled Dino Crisis 3 for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. Created by the mastermind of Shinji Mikami, the esteemed producer of the Resident Evil series of products, Dino Crisis 3 is the next blockbuster in the acclaimed series that has sold more than 3.5 million units worldwide. In Dino Crisis 3, players venture to the outer limits of space where all new dinosaurs await.

A.R.S.E.N.A.L 'Extended Power' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 12, 2002 @ 7:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A.R.S.E.N.A.L "Extended Power" is a real time strategy game based on 2nd World War units. 40 different units are featured over GROUND, AIR and SEA: 15 ground units, 10 navy units, 10 aircraft and 5 fixed defense units. Read more for details and links where to get the demo.

FireStarter - New Screens

by Rainier on June 12, 2002 @ 6:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game is set in year 2010 where player's conscience is entrapped by an up-to-date virus-infected virtual reality-playing machine called FireStarter. The virus-caused failure resulted in computer changing the rules of the game - to break out of the trap, the player is to complete the game within 48 hours. Immerse in an unbelievable world, created by super-modern playing machine, where you are to make it a winner of the adrenaline-brimming action....

Will Cable Unplug the File Swappers?

by Rainier on June 12, 2002 @ 6:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jon, a computer programmer, is exactly the kind of music lover the Recording Industry Association of America has in mind as it tries to shut down music file-swapping services such as KaZaA. He has downloaded about 5,000 songs off the Internet in the past two years. The vast majority, Jon concedes, were pirated copies, including the latest album from rapper Eminem.

Visiontek Announce 2 New Editions To The 'Xtasy' Range

by Rainier on June 12, 2002 @ 6:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

VisionTek today announce two new additions to its award winning range of graphic accelerator cards marketed under the Xtasy brand, the Xtasy GeForce4 MX420 PCI and the Xtasy GeForce4 Ti 4200.

Formula One Arcade (PSOne) - Screens

by Rainier on June 12, 2002 @ 5:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

There are still some decent Playstation games coming out, proof of that is this formula One Arcade from Sony. We had a bunch of screens a few weeks ago and here are 32 more ... Let the race begin!

Infogrames Expands Arcade-Style Battle Lineup

by Rainier on June 7, 2002 @ 4:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Expanding on the success of Operation Blockade, Infogrames, Inc. announced the summer and fall releases of three additional "operation" titles: Operation Tiger Hunt, Operation Steel Tide and Operation War in the Pacific. The impressive lineup of battle titles brings classic arcade-style fun to a new level. Compelling action and strategic game play elements combine to entice war enthusiasts and non-enthusiasts alike.

Divine Divinity - New Trailer

by Rainier on June 7, 2002 @ 4:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Divine times are to begin and for starters immerse in the fantastic world of role-playing uniqueness by taking a look at the trailer of Divine Divinity, straight from E³! It will give you a taste of what it means to fight evil and try to save the world of Rivellon! Get the trailer here!