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Purge Online - New Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we serve up twenty new screenshots from a pre-beta build of Freeform Interactive's class based, multiplayer-focused action game, Purge (using the LithTech Talon game Engine). Njoy!

Timegate Studios Releases Mod Tool For 'Kohan'

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 12:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TimeGate Studios and Strategy First announced the release of an exciting new Kohan Mod Tool available exclusively to TimeGate newsletter subscribers in the upcoming June 17th, 2002 issue. Click and visit HERE to join the newsletter distribution list.

'Monster Jam : Maximum Destruction' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 5, 2002 @ 8:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft announces Monster Jam : Maximum Destruction shipped for the PlayStation 2. The game will be available in retail stores nationwide for $49.99 MSRP. A review on this title coming soon!

HoveRace - New Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2002 @ 5:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GSC-World have updated their HoveRace gallery with a few new screenshots showing off the futuristic arcade combat racing game. HoveRace is futuristic arcade races on battle hovercraft. A fusion of speeds exceeding 500 km/h and intensive action integrating various weapons, equipment and bonuses mould pacey and gripping gameplay of HoveRace. Njoy!

UbiSoft Announces 'Battle Realms : Winter Of The Wolf'

by Rainier on June 5, 2002 @ 5:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In October the high-praised real time strategy play BATTLE REALMS is extended by the ADD on WINTER OF THE WOLF. As the name already indicates, the fearless Wolf Clan will be the center of the official AddOn. The game features and all details of the extension will soon be announced on the official Battle Realms site!

'Global Operations' MultiPlayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 5, 2002 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed over at Blues that Barking Dog Studios has released the final multiplayer demo of Global Operations, available for download from Electronic Arts' ftp server. This version 2.0 demo offers the Antarctica map (as opposed to the Quebec map in the beta demo) from their team-based tactical shooter, and it requires a 98.6 MB download. Also available is a version 2.0.2.3 upgrade (4.8 MB) for the dedicated Linux server.

'Jagged Alliance' Franchise Licensed To Strategy First

by Rainier on June 5, 2002 @ 4:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As part of its restructuring plan, Sirtech Canada Limited has signed an agreement with Strategy First Inc. to manage all business matters connected with the Jagged Alliance series. The series consists of Jagged Alliance 1, Deadly Games, Jagged Alliance 2, and Jagged Alliance: Unfinished Business, released in 1995, 1996, 1998, and 2000 respectively.

'Buzzing Cars' Demo Available NOW - Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2002 @ 4:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BuzzingCars is a totally crazy racing game where you'll not only need to be fast but also smart. You must carry out various missions such as drive robots around, chase flying saucers, electrocute aliens and of course race against the clock. Read more for some screens and links on where to grab the demo!

Gladius (Xbox/GC/PS2) - Concept Art

by Rainier on June 5, 2002 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The brutal and spectacular gladiator battles of the ancient world serve as inspiration for Gladius, a turn-based action role-playing (RPG) game from LucasArts. Gladius follows the grand saga of two young heroes, Ursula and Valens, as they recruit and train a team of warriors to contend in the fiercely competitive gladiator games. The game supports both single and multiplayer modes and is expected to release spring 2003 on PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube.

Kakuto Chojin (Xbox) - New Screens

by Rainier on June 5, 2002 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Kakuto Chojin" is a gritty street fight. Dark, edgy and mysterious battles take place in dark alleys and on rain-soaked rooftops. Combatants fight with raw emotion using their own styles. There is nothing cute, comical or cartoon-like about these battles. It's a life-or-death battle for survival. When a fighter strikes, his or her opponent will know it. "Kakuto Chojin" represents the next level in street-fighting realism.