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'Rise of Nations' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2002 @ 4:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rise of Nations is a new historical real time strategy game from Big Huge Games’ Brian Reynolds, designer of PC game classics such as Civilization 2 and Alpha Centauri. In Rise of Nations, you'll create new cities, improve city infrastructures and expand national borders. Conquer foes through military might using everything from sling-shots to cannons to stealth bombers to nuclear weapons; corner the market on key commodities and consolidate power under your rule; wheel and deal across time with history's eminent cultures. Check out the batch of 24 new screens ...

'Shattered Galaxy 1.5' Is Online And Combat Ready

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2002 @ 2:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nexon is pleased to announce that Shattered Galaxy, "SG 1.5", the next phase in Massive Online Warfare, has just been launched. The full SG 1.5 game client and patch download are available and the SG 1.5 server is online.

'Zanzarah' Ships To Stores In North America

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 11:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Xicat Interactive Inc. announces that Zanzarah, its new fantasy game targeting teenage girls, is shipping. This stunning adventure, set in a mythical world of fairies and goblins, revolves around Amy; a strong teenage heroine who must save the land of Zanzarah. If you have not yet checked out our review, get to it NOW!

'Perimeter' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 11:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Perimeter is a real-time strategy game built on the concept of non-stop terraforming. The gamer will embark on territory seizure by means of especially designed units thus turning it into the principal energy resource. Then the subsequent encircling of the zones with an impenetrable perimeter will follow. Alongside unique terraforming and protecting perimeter opportunities the game provides powerful nanotechnologies, which allow managing groups of modifiable combat units. The necessity of efficient strategic territorial planning and tactical flexibility of combat units make the game appealing to any admirer of strategy genre. Check out these 8 fresh screens ...

MechAssault (Xbox) Live Content - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 10:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

New Content Soon via Xbox Live Gamers who think unlocking the Ragnarok BattleMech is the end of what "MechAssault" has to offer are in for a surprise. Starting in January, Microsoft Game Studios and Day 1 Studios will begin rolling out new content for "MechAssault" via Xbox Live. Players with Xbox Live will be able to access the new content at no additional charge. Read more for detailed info and some screens ...

'Hegemonia: Legions of Iron' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 9:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

There is a new patch for Hegemonia: Legions of Iron, upgrading the 3D space strategy game by Digital Reality to version 1.07. This release adds a save/load feature to the multiplayer skirmish mode, along with a variety of gameplay tweaks and bug fixes (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab the goods ...

'SuperFarm' (PS2/Xbox/NGC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 8:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Octagon Entertainment, Inc. has come together with Asobo Studio S.A.R.L. to find worldwide publishing for SuperFarm, a working title for the Playstation2, GameCube and Xbox. SuperFarm is a single and multi-player action/combat party game packed with hysterical antics and is scheduled for launch in late 2003. Read more for details and the first 4 screens ...

'Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 8:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth" is an eagerly anticipated first-person horror adventure based on the award winning RPG from Chaosium that in turn is based on the writings of the acclaimed American horror author H. P. Lovecraft. Check out the new batch of spooky screens ...

'Daredevil' (GBA) - New Website

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 6:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Daredevil videogame for Nintendo Game Boy Advance -- scheduled to launch in conjunction with the February 2003 premiere of the highly anticipated New Regency/20th Century Fox/Marvel Studios Daredevil movie starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner -- now has its own website. Encore, a majority-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation, today announced that this website is now live, offering up-to-the-minute information on the videogame, a brand-new trailer, screenshots, and links to recent publicity and Daredevil fan sites. We also have a new DareDevil movie trailer (and local links for the GBA game trailer), so read more for details where to grab the goods

'Super Bubble Pop' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 9:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Super Bubble Pop is a hyper-addictive puzzle challenge set to pulsating, electronica music. Super Bubble Pop incorporates "Power Ups" that give players abilities not available in any puzzle game to date. In the Head-2-Head multi-player game mode, characters can initiate a special "Super Attack" which greatly accelerates game play and will challenge even the most avid game players. Today we have a brand new trailer showing off some gamecube action and also screens for the GBA, Xbox, PS1 and Gamecube version. Read more and check out the goods!