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'Empire Earth 2' Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2005 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment announced today that its has launched the official Empire Earth II website, MadDoc's historical real-time strategy game. The site will thrill fans with the latest screenshots, news, and behind-the-scenes videos from this upcoming epic. Empire Earth 2 will build upon the award-winning formula of its predecessor by adding features requested both by casual game players interested in a brief spin through history and by more hard core gamers who demand a real-time strategy game that will challenge them for dozens, if not hundreds, of hours.

Nintendo Reveals European Q2 Product Lineup

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2005 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo Europe is set to release a strong software line up for the second quarter of 2005, with games such as Star Fox Assault for GameCube, WarioWare Twisted! for the GBA and Yoshi Touch and Go for the Nintendo DS among the selection of titles on offer. With all these games to choose from you won't want to leave the house until summer! Read more for details ...

'COPS 2170: The Power of Law' - v1.22 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2005 @ 8:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Mist Land-South have released a patch today for the North American version of their strategy title COPS 2170: The Power of Law. This update brings your North American retail game to v1.22 and fixes game crashes and sound related issues when using WinXP/2k. Read more for download links ...

'Ford Racing 3' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Coming To North America

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2005 @ 7:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

2K Games today announced that it has signed an agreement with Empire Interactive to distribute Ford Racing 3 for the PS2, Xbox, and PC in North America. The first two titles of the Ford Racing series, which were also distributed by Take-Two, sold over 1 million units in North America.

'Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 23, 2005 @ 3:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has released a demo for Splinter Cell Chaos Theory giving you the chance to check out the "Lighthouse" level, as well as tutorial and multiplayer map. This is a PC Gamer cover cd demo, a slightly smaller version (but identical in content) will be released in a few days. Read more for download links ...

'Tin Soldiers: Alexander the Great' - v1.01 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 10:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Matric Games has released the first update for its strategy game Tin Soldiers: Alexander the Great. This update brings your retail game to v1.01 fixes a problem with the AI exposing their rear flank when attacking and repaired a small bug that caused a menu hang in certain machines. Additionally a spelling error was found and fixed. Read more for details and download links ...

'Blitz: Playmakers' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Is Now Called 'Blitz The League'

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 10:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blitz: The League will feature a powerful story mode that, for the first time ever in a football videogame, explores the realism, lifestyle and drama found in professional football. Players will take the helm of a downtrodden football franchise and retool the players and coaching staff in a quest to guide them to the league championship. Additional features include intense multiplayer action with head-to head online play and complete customization of players, teams, stadiums and more.

'S.C.S. Dangerous Waters' Now Available For Online Purchase

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 9:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefront.com and Sonalysts announce today that the inaugural title of the Sonalysts Combat Simulations brand, named S.C.S. Dangerous Waters! is now available for order and shipping! S.C.S. - Dangerous Waters! is not sold in stores, and is only available via mail order directly from www.battlefront.com.

'Killer 7' (NGC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 8:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Killer 7, players take on the role of Harman Smith an unlikely assassin who lives life at his own pace. Switching between seven different personalities, he employs each character’s abilities to terminate targets he deems "deserving to die." Read more to check out some screens ...

'SWAT 4' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 22, 2005 @ 5:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SWAT 4 allows players to take control of a squad of up to five police officers tasked with performing dangerous operations such as high-risk arrests, hostage rescue and counter-terrorism. This single-player demo features one mission, a hostage situation in Victory Imports Auto Center, and also the Quick Mission Maker, allowing you to make your own variations of this mission (thanks Boomtown). Read more for downloadl inks ...