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A New Era of 'FaitH' Begins on the Battle Server

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Claw Studio announced today that their massive multiplayer game, FaitH starts a new Era this week on the Battle Server. The new Battle Server Edition of FaitH, unveiled last Era, allows players to compete in a faster environment with hourly Tax Seasons and without having to read the Quests or read massive amounts of texts while still retaining what people love about FaitH. As usual, FREE trials are still unlimited in length and allow you to play one of the nine church options and one of the five class options.

'Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 23, 2004 @ 6:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Novalogic has released the first update for their recently released online multiplayer shooter Joint Operations. This update brings your retail game to v1.1.0.16 and addresses several known issues, including Co-Op mode and some connectivity problems experienced by a few people. This update also includes the Stand Alone Server option, and Remote Access Tools (RAT) for managing servers remotely. Read more for a detailed fix list or download links ...

'Spyro: A Hero's Tail' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 23, 2004 @ 6:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spyro: A Hero's Tail, developed Eurocom and scripted by Emmy Award-winning writer J. Stewart Burns, is a new 3D action platformer and will feature five fully-playable characters, brand-new Spyro breath attacks, power-ups and moves. Spyro: A Hero's Tail will be available on Gamecube, PS2, Xbox and is expected to hit retail shelves Q4 2004. Read more for new screens...

Middle-Earth Online - Screens

by Rainier on June 23, 2004 @ 6:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the far corners of Middle-earth, new adventures come forth to face the growing evil in the East. The forces of Mordor are mobilizing as the Nazg├╝l hunt for the One Ring. Read more to check some screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 23, 2004 @ 5:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

Def Jam: Fight For New York (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 23, 2004 @ 4:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Def Jam Fight For NY challenges players to step into the shoes of a ruthless street fighter battling for control of the hip-hop underground. The game features an all-new fighting engine including weapons, interactive environments and five unique fighting styles that can be combined to form dozens of customized hybrid styles for the ultimate edge on the streets. Def Jam Fight For NY features more than 40 of the most well-known artists and personalities in hip-hop today. Read more for some new screens & teaser trailer...

'Soldner' - Community Hub & Update Patch Coming

by Rainier on June 23, 2004 @ 4:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jowood has announced that they are launching a Soldner Community Hub to inform the players about the progress on the current developments, and keep everyone up-to-date on what the team is creating and what to expect in the next update. At the same token Wings Simulation is working on yet another patch, due later this week, for their multiplayer FPS, read more for detailed fix list ...

'Total Club Manager 2005' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on June 23, 2004 @ 2:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While EA has not released any specific info on the latest edition of their 'Total Club Manager', 2005 edition, they have however released a few screens. Read more to check them out ...

'Silent Hunter III' - Screens

by Rainier on June 23, 2004 @ 2:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Silent Hunter III' will add new dimensions to the simulation experience. The player will engage in a compelling ocean environment, featuring dynamic weather, and experience the intensity of historical naval warfare. Taking the role of the U-boat commander, players will seek their enemy with sonar and periscope, attack the enemy with torpedoes, destroy them with the deck gun, or command their crew to do the job.

'Minions of Mirth' Revealed - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 23, 2004 @ 12:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Minions of Mirth is an open-source "Massively Single Player" RPG under development at Prairie Games. There will be 15 character careers from 3 character archetypes, multiclass characters with primary, secondary, and tertiary class, 8 playable character races, 16 incredible zones to explore, hundreds of spells and PLENTY more (thanks RPGCodex). Read more for details, screens and in game footage trailer.