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Largo Winch: Empire Under Threat - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2002 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world of Largo Winch lends itself perfectly to video games: the character is the epitome of the ultimate hero, and his adventures are packed with action and suspense. In the beginning, Largo - a Yugoslavian orphan - is adopted by the world's wealthiest man, who is in search of an heir. When his adoptive father dies, the now 26-year-old Largo inherits the Winch Corporation, a financial consortium worth more than 10 billion dollars. Drawn to the challenge of presiding over such a vast empire, Largo takes over from his father, and plunges headfirst into a new, unexpectedly vicious world. You know we like to get snap crazy, so here go another 40 or so screens!

'Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2002 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday Blizzard let us know their newest patch v1.02 was available through the auto-updater and today they have released the manual/standalone patch to upgrade their recently released 3D RPG Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos to v1.02. Read more for details and links where to grab it ...

Strategy First & Monte Cristo Strike GOLD!

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 10:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Monte Cristo are pleased to announce that the first four titles in their multiple title co- publishing agreement, Airline Tycoon Evolution, Dino Island, The Partners and Micro Commandos have gone gold this week.

Agetec Announces 'Disaster Report' (PS2)

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 9:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Agetec, Inc today announced that it has secured the rights to release IREM's sleeper hit, Zettai Zetsumei Toshi, for the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system in the United States and Canada. Zettai Zetsumei Toshi, which garnered the #3 ranking in Famitsu Weekly Magazine upon its April release in Japan, will be localized and released under the name Disaster Report. Disaster Report is currently slated to reach store shelves during the fourth quarter of this year.

Syberia - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 9:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The owner of the factory, Anna Voralberg, has just died. The Heir to the factory, Anna's brother, Hans, who is a genius inventor, has been missing for decades; lost somewhere between the Alps and Siberia… Kathe must find this enigmatic man to finalise the deal. But, in her journey from the West to the East, she will progressively discover and understand the reasons, which have made Hans, leave his family and never return. Dreamcatcher will release this game in Northern America and send us some screens to show off how beautiful this 3D adventure game truely is ... Njoy!

'Total Club Manager 2003' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 8:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Europe has just released a playable demo for their upcoming football manager sim, Total Club Manager 2003. Weighing in at a whopping 270mb the EA page claims the demo is playable to the max, it'll give you the TCM experience you need before the game is released in September. Go get it and live out every single one of your manager dreams.

'Hard Truck: 18 Wheels Of Steel' Trucks Into Stores - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 7:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ValuSoft, Inc. today announced the release of Hard Truck: 18 Wheels of Steel. Gamers can now be their own boss behind the wheel of 6 big rig trucks, including 18 wheelers, flatbeds and tankers, as they build their trucking business. Players will bid on jobs, weighing the hazards and payoffs of each delivery, and then hit the road to deliver their goods faster than the competition.

Batman: Dark Tomorrow (GC) - Exclusive Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 6:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Explosions echo throughout the mean streets of Gotham as rival gangs battle for control of the city. Anarchy reigns supreme with the sudden disappearance of Police Commissioner James Gordon and the lockdown of Arkham Asylum, home for the criminally insane. By using all of his skills, both mental and physical, as well as a variety of gadgets, Batman must stop the gang war, infiltrate Arkham Asylum and rescue the Commissioner. During this time, Batman must also piece together clues to discover the mastermind behind these seemingly unrelated events and stop an evil plan that threatens the fate of the entire world! Yesterday we met up with some Kemco people (cant beat free food and drinks!), check out the 26 exclusive Gamecube screens!

'Europa 1400 : The Guild' - Official Website Live!

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood just informed us that they have opened the official website for "Europa 1400 - The Guild". "Europa 1400 - The Guild" takes players into the fascinating world of the Middle Ages after 1400: A world full of luxury and wealth, conspiracy and intrigue. In one of five German cities, up to 500 virtual inhabitants pursue their daily business- trading and competing for titles and offices each of which bestows reputation and influence. All this is presented in a wealth of detail.This site offers the first look into the sequel to Europa 1400 - The Guild. Even now, at the site's launch, you can already see detailed game information and screenshots here. Check it out!

'Neocronicle' - Issue 4 Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 5:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Neocron is one of the three remaining cities on Earth emerged from the ruins of World War III. Partake in criminal activities, live peacefully, become a spy, choose to be a PSI-Monk with extraordinary powers or be a Tank Warrior, and go for some evil destruction. But bear in mind one thing… “It’s a new world, a new life… live it!”. Read more for links and previous issues...