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'Spellforce: The Order of Dawn' - UK Edition Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 15, 2004 @ 11:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first Add-on to the critically acclaimed genre-spanning Role-Playing-Strategy hit Spellforce - The Order of Dawn has gone gold. In store in the UK on June 25th, the game features an extensive 40h single player campaign and the new "Free Game" mode, allowing one to three players to compete against the computer with their own Avatars on a large range of separate maps. The add-on has undergone extensive testing with participation from the fan community and seen large improvements especially in the multiplayer network code.

'Aura: Fate of the Ages' Goes Gold

by Rainier on June 15, 2004 @ 11:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company* today announced that "Aura: Fate of the Ages" has gone gold. A challenging first-person adventure game, "Aura" features an in-depth fantasy storyline, stunning graphics, inventive puzzles and an intuitive point and click interface. "Aura" is rated E for Everyone, and will be available in retail stores on June 24th.

'Purge Jihad' - Updated Trial & Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 15, 2004 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Freeform Interactive releases Purge Jihad 2.1.0. This new version adds several new attacks and weapon modifications, large experience point boosts for teamwork, and new rules for the character attributes Energy and Tenacity. Also, significant features have been added based on player requests. Purge Jihad 2.1.0 comes in a full installation and patch format for both Registered users and Free users.

'Rainbow Six 3' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 15, 2004 @ 10:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today that Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six 3 for the Nintendo GameCube is available this week at retail outlets across the U.S. Developed by Ubisoft’s Shanghai studio, the game offers the most thrilling and realistic counter-terrorist experience available anywhere.

Kemco Brings 'Yager' (PC/Xbox) To North America

by Rainier on June 15, 2004 @ 9:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After more than 2 years Yager is FINALLY coming to North America. Kemco announced today that they have signed a publishing agreement with Yager Development Team to bring the long awaited shooter to North America, expected in stores September 2004. With 22 levels, this 3rd or 1st person sci-fi flight action shooter will be sure to please. With free roaming huge levels, intense flying action, and an involving storyline, Xbox/PC fans everywhere are in for a treat. Read more for details ...

'Kick Off' Developer Signs On For New Soccer Game

by Rainier on June 15, 2004 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

An agreement between games developer DC-Studios and games guru Dino Dini is set to show football videogames the red card. Dino Dini is the godfather of the football game genre and creator of some of the most influential football games ever to appear on home computers and games consoles. His most famous games include Kick Off, Player Manager, Goal and Dino Dini's Football. Read more for details ...

'Knights Apprentice: Memoricks Adventures' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 15, 2004 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Knights, on guard! MC2-Microids announces the launch of its very latest title, Knight's Apprentice: Memorick's Adventures, developed exclusively for the Xbox platform. In the company of Memorick, an apprentice knight, we will be carried off to the enchanted world of Merlin on the island of Avalon where he will fight valiantly to protect his native land against the forces of evil.

'NHL Eastside Hockey Manager' - Screens

by Rainier on June 15, 2004 @ 9:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring all 30 NHL teams, plus teams from all the other major hockey leagues of North America and Europe, NHL Eastside Hockey manager provides ice hockey fans complete franchise control of their favourite ice hockey team. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Conspiracies' - UK Release Date Announced

by Rainier on June 15, 2004 @ 8:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take control of Nick Delios, an ex-scientist fallen from grace living on the edge as a detective with a penchant for gambling and booze. Specialized in solving cases of industrial espionage, by using his medical studies and also his acquaintances of the underworld Nick finds himself in a world of trouble... GMX Media today announced that Conspiracies will be launched across the UK exclusively on PC on June 25th 2004.

Cenega Signs 'UFO: Aftershock'

by Rainier on June 15, 2004 @ 8:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UFO: Aftershock is the sequel to the highly successful 2003 title - UFO: Aftermath - and follows directly from one of the endings of the first title, where the player agrees to hand over the Earth to the Alien scientists, who are trying to change the planet into a giant living organism. The Council of Earth and their followers take refuge on an orbiting satellite prepared for them by the aliens, but not all the survivors of the original invasion where re-located.