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'Soldner: Secret Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 2:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In SĂ–LDNER - Secret Wars the player takes command of one of these special teams. As Commander he leads the small high tech army consisting of soldiers, light armoured vehicles, helicopters and VTOLs to fulfill a wide variety of mission. The Simulation of a highly complex political system creates a dynamic campaign: each decision has direct impact on the flow of the game. Read more to check some awesome screens ...

Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast - Updated Linux Server

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 1:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Raven Software has released an updated version of their dedicated linux server for Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast. Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab it.

'Combat Mission: Afrika Korps' Is Shipping

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 11:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The game is only be available through BattleFront and not sold in retail. Each game contains three language versions – English, German and French. Customers in Western Europe will find localized German, French and English versions in stores this year, and CMAK will be available in Japan with a localized manual also. The game is being released for PC and Mac OS 9 and the price is $35 plus S&H. A 2 scenarios and fully multiplayer capable demo is available for download . All pre-orders have shipped out today. All orders are being shipped out of our US and EU warehouses for quick delivery typically within 2-4 days.

'Armed and Dangerous' (Xbox/PC) In Stores NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 11:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Armed and Dangerous, an outrageous and blast-happy LucasArts action game is in stores now for Xbox and PC. With very strong review scores and positive accolades pouring in, Armed and Dangerous is set to steal all the laughs and keep the holiday season very jolly indeed! To make the season even merrier, in the coming weeks LucasArts will offer a playable PC demo as well as additional downloadable levels of explosive, over-the-top Armed and Dangerous fun for Xbox through Xbox Live and for PC via the Internet. Stay tuned for more information and details regarding the Armed and Dangerous demo and downloadable bonus content coming soon.

'Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter' Coming To The US After All

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 10:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MumboJumbo announced today that the sci-fi action shooter Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter will be shipping to retail stores nationwide for personal computer systems. The product, to be published and distributed by MumboJumbo, is currently in production and expected to hit retail shelves in early December. MumboJumbo signed an agreement with Vivendi Universal Games earlier this month for the PC publishing and distribution rights.

'IL-2 Sturmovik: the Forgotten Battles ' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft has released another patch for 1C Maddox's WW II flight sim IL-2 Sturmovik: the Forgotten Battles .This upgrade brings your retail game to 1.21 and has once again quite an impressive amount bug fixes, new maps, better network code, improved AI, grahics enhancements etc. Read more for a detailed fix list and download links ...

'Age of Castles' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In a distant realm of sword and sorcery, a great evil had swept across the land. Demons from the underworld and their evil minions poured across the kingdoms of man, until the great cities lay in ruin, and there were naught but a handful of cowering souls remaining. The people were in need of a King. Someone of great strength and courage who could rid the land of the evil plague, and rebuild the cities. You are that King... You alone must travel to the end of the world, build a mighty castle, slay the undead hordes, and convert the people of the land to loyal subjects of your domain... in the Age of Castles!

'MoH: Breakthrough' - Update Patch Coming Soon

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 10:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The official Medal of Honor Allied Assault Website has put up a new community update about an upcoming patch for EA's WW2 shooter MoH: Breakthrough. This patch will include two new maps, new weapons and address a few technical issues with the game (thanks Blues). Read more for a detailed list of what the patch will cover ...

Spike TV 'Video Game Awards' Announces 2003 Winners

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 10:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The first annual Spike TV "Video Game Awards" (VGAs), hosted by David Spade, were held last night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and revealed winners in sixteen wide-ranging video game categories. The two-hour fete will telecast on Spike TV this Thursday, December 4 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).

'Space Hack' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2003 @ 10:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Space Hack is a sci-fi RPG/action title with Diablo-inspired gameplay mechanics. The storyline puts you on board of a quite 'peculiar' spaceship, trapped inside a space warp. Being a tough guy, whose axe is almost as quick as his wit, it's not surprising that you promptly find yourself confronting angry monsters, one wave after another. Space Hack is scheduled to be released in first half of 2004. Read more for a few new screens ...