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Majorem Announces 'OPIUM' - Massively Multiplayer Technology

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 10:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majorem Ltd., a developer of massively multiplayer games and technology, is pleased to officially announce the development of a software development kit to provide solutions for both server-side and client-side needs in facilitating the creation and running of massively multiplayer worlds.

Sign Up For Free 'Red Faction 2' Demo Disk

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Red Faction 2 web site now has a sign-up page where people can fill in to receive a free Playstation 2 demo disk containing a partial build of Volition and THQ's upcoming "destroy everything" first person shooter sequel. Only the first 20,000 people who sign up will receive demo disks and only accept US and Canadian entries.

New 'Neverwinter Nights' Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 3:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bioware has just released a new patch for the English language version of Neverwinter Nights, updating their high profile RPG to v1.24 (previously only as beta). The new release applies a variety of enhancements and bug fixes. Accompanying the new patch there is a v1.24 Neverwinter Nights Linux Dedicated Server (thanks blues). Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab the files ...

'Midway: Naval Battles' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 3:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway is a real-time 3D tactical/strategy game that adapts the naval battles of the Second World War. It introduces how the naval warfare changed during WW2 - from the dreadnaughts protecting the memory of Battle of Jutland to the forerunners of modern carriers. The player may control different vessels in real or hypothetical naval battles. The fleet comprises ships, captains, officers and crew of different abilities. In order to achieve victory, an effective team should be forged. Check the new in-game screens ... Today some screens from Japanese Zero in action.

Panzer Dragoon Orta (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 3:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamers take to the skies aboard their own dragon for intense aerial combat through 10 branching stages as they battle to save humanity from the brink of extinction. Dragons morph in real time, allowing players to constantly change their fighting styles as they master devastating techniques that influence both the action and the storyline in this Xbox exclusive. A bunch of screens, a mixture of new and old... Njoy!

'World War II: Frontline Command' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 3:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Currently in development at The Bitmap Brothers, World War II: Frontline Command is a squad-based action RTS game that captures the heroism of some of World War II’s most significant and bloody battles. As a commander of Allied forces in Europe in the last year of World War II, the player will enter into combat with the Axis forces to drive the enemy back deep inside its own territory. 9 new screens to drool over!

Zapper (GC/PC/PS2/Xb) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zapper is an action-packed and addictive game that starts with the “avoid-em-up” game play mechanics of Blitz Games’ own Frogger 2: Swampy’s Revenge, and then takes the action to a whole new level. In this action-adventure game, Zapper (a cricket) hops his way through six interactive worlds in a quest to find his brother, held captive by the evil magpie queen. Dangerous traps and even more dangerous enemies await Zapper. It will take fast-footed skill and timing to conquer all the worlds and survive the final showdown with the magpie queen.

Blizzard To Announce New Product At Tokyo Game Show

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 2:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard Entertainment will be making their next product announcement at the Tokyo Game Show. The press conference will be held at the Hotel New Otani Makuhari on Friday, September 20th, at 9:00 AM. A second press conference will be held immediately following at 10:15 AM. Additionally, Blizzard will be holding press meetings at the New Otani Makuhari on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21st and 22nd. Everybody is invited .. errr.. yea, lemme check my schedule ;)

Myst III: Exile's Edanna The Nature Age (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The next age in the upcoming game, Myst III: Exile for PS2 and Xbox -- Edanna the Nature Age. Edanna is a fantastic, living edifice that rises some 200 feet above the ocean. This nature-infused Age is a tree-like structure, that grows inward. Knotted, sun-bleached branches weave a labyrinth down the trunk's interior, creating three distinct ecosystems: the dry Deadwood Ridge, the lush canopied forest and the murky saltwater swamp. To find Edanna's unique symbol, players must discover how various plants and animals in the Age react to different stimuli.

Riding Spirits (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 12:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment today announced that it has commenced shipping the motorcycle racing game Riding Spirits for PS2 to North American retailers. The critically acclaimed title includes more than 200 licensed motorcycles from Yamaha, Honda and Suzuki, as well as licensed accessories and gear from Shoei, Alpinestars and other major race sponsors. Called "BAM! Entertainment's two-wheeled answer to Gran Turismo" by online video game magazine IGN.com, Riding Spirits has been in development by Spike in Japan for the past two years.