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'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time takes place within an exotic, mysterious world representing Persian architecture, animals and attire. After his father invades the palace of the Maharajah, the Prince, tricked by a treacherous vizier, uses a magic dagger to release the dangerous Sands of Time from an ornate hourglass. With the aid of a beautiful, mysterious, and potentially untrustworthy ally, players embody the Prince to recapture the Sands of Time and restore peace to the land. Check out the new screens ...

'BattleField 1942' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After we had a leaked version, EA has now finally released the official v1.4 update patch for BattleField 1942. This upgrade includes two new rifles replacing earlier versions, some gameplay tweaks, graphical enhancements, networking improvements, bug fixes etc. The update comes in two flavors, one from the last v1.31 update or the full (and much larger) version. Read more for details and download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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

  • The Sims 2 - E3 Trailer
  • Need For Speed: UnderGround - E3 Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers became available. Read more for download links ...

'Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Command an elite, multinational squad of special operatives against a hidden terrorist foe. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3, the third installment in the wildly popular Rainbow Six series, Team RAINBOW races against time to stop terror and unravel a mystery. In locations around the world, from London to the Cayman Islands to Rio de Janeiro, lead Team Rainbow in a desperate effort to battle a madman and foil his doomsday plot. Some new Xbox screens just rushed in. Check them out!

'Joan of Arc' Announced & Website Launched

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed by GameSpot yesterday but the official announcement came today. Enlight announced today that its next title will be based on the major conquests of Joan of Arc. Under development for more than a year, Joan of Arc allows players to relive and command forces in the Hundred Years War between France and England. The official Joan Of Arc website is now also live but apart from some concept art and the storyline, there is not much there yet ...

'Vegas: Make It Big' - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vegas: Make It Big comes from the team that brought you the successful Monopoly Tycoon (600,000 sales to date). The game tasks the player to start his own hotel casino at the lower end of the famous Vegas Strip and gradually work his way to the top end and the millions waiting there. Check out some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 12:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Gem Smashers' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on June 10, 2003 @ 11:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BAU, BAM and BOM became Gem Smashers, traveling the world to spring, spin and smash the crystal cells where their friends are imprisoned. It’s up to you to help our little heroes survive! Use their magic energy, which makes them change colors; it is only possible for them to break down the gems and free their friends if they are the same color as the gem. Smash the gems, crack the puzzle, check the screens. It’s that simple!

'Joan Of Arc' Game Unveiled

by Rainier on June 10, 2003 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on GameSpot that Enlight Studios is working on a third-person 3D game based on the life and battles of Joan of Arc. The game will feature a new proprietary 3D graphics engine designed to render detailed terrain and vast legions of French and English troop. The game will combine fast-action combat, RPG character development, and real-time strategy elements in an epic military campaign that will include some of the most intense historical battles of medieval Europe. Expected in November. Read the full article at GameSpot.

Microsoft Xbox Group Product Manager Talks About Xbox 'Half-Life 2'

by Rainier on June 10, 2003 @ 2:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday there was, initally, the story that Half-Life 2 was not coming to xbox, then GameSpy got the confirmation from Valve that it WAS scheduled. Now GameSpy has talked to Microsoft Xbox Group product manager David Hufford that it is coming and explaining how the confusion about the fate of the Xbox version of HL2 came into existence in the first place. Check out the soap story!