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'1914 : The Great War' - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 4:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fishtank just send us some screens from "1914 - The Great War", their upcoming round-based strategy game for PC. The player takes on the role of an officer of World War I. In two detailed campaigns (either Allies or Germans) with 30 versatile missions in total you will have to fight on different front lines in Western Europe. Njoy

'Warrior Kings' Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just noticed over at Blues that Microids has just released new patches for the UK and French versions of Warrior Kings. The new patch upgrades those 2 version of their 3D real-time strategy game to v1.3. Both are aprox. 3.5mb big and mainly fix game balance & Gamespy issues ...

Downforce (GBA) - Official Announcement

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 12:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Adorning a leather jumpsuit and sitting on a new set of rubbers, Titus Software is all set to enter the highly oiled world of ‘no rules’ motor racing with Downforce, due to be published for Game Boy Advance in May 2002. We already posted some screens several days ago, but here is the official announcement.

Radica Confirms 'Gamester GameCube' Launch Line Up - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Radica U.K Ltd, manufacturers of the highly regarded range of Gamester accessories have announced their launch line up of GameCube peripherals. The product range has been developed by a team of key designers in the UK and US and each accessory has been designed to be ergonomic and durable, giving gamers an “Unfair Advantage” across the complete range of GameCube games.

'Bridge Commander' Update Patch v 1.1 Available Now

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 1:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thanks to Bluesnews to inform us that Activision has just released a new update patch for their "Star Trek : Bridge Commander". This 8mb patch upgrades your currect game to v1.1 and fixes mainly multiplayer issues.

Unreal Tournament 2003 - New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Been so busy with this new Sof2 multiplayer demo that one would forget to post other news and screens ... These rolled in a little while ago .. Some new screens from Digital Extremes highly anticipated UT 2003.

New 'Civilization III' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 1:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames has just released the new Civilization III patch upgrading their Tunr Based Strategy to v1.21f. The 8.8 MB download has a very large amount of fixes, tweaks and additions. Click "read more" for a detailed update list and links where to grab this 8mb puppy.

New 'Counter-Strike' Update v1.4 Coming Next Week

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Steam-administered beta of Half-Life 1.1.0.9 and Counter-Strike 1.4 are almost finished, and the final versions of these updates will be released to the public next week. Hurray for THAT! 'Read more' for details.

'SoF II: Double Helix' Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 18, 2002 @ 10:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Soldier of Fortune 2: Double Helix is the ultra-realistic sequel to the groundbreakings hit from Raven Software. Based on the popular military-enthusiast magazine, Soldier of Fortune 2 offers the most realistic covert-operative FPS experience ever. The test gives gamers a chance to compete in one map across four different game modes including deathmatch, team deathmatch, elimination and infiltration. Gamers who choose to participate in the test will also have access to 20 skins and all the weapons available in the multiplayer portion of the full game. Click Read More for links.

CDV Brings 'Sudden Strike 2' To North America - Screens

by Rainier on April 18, 2002 @ 7:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nothing we did not know yet but now its official! CDV Software Entertainment, one of the leading German publishers and distributors of gaming software, today announced "Sudden Strike II" for the PC. Critically acclaimed as "a rare gem," the original "Sudden Strike" sold 650,000 copies worldwide. Now the sequel, "Sudden Strike II," returns players to World War II battlefields with all-new campaigns and 50 never-before-seen units. CDV has added Japan to the list of playable nations in the real-time strategy game, including Germany, Russia, Great Britain and the United States. "Sudden Strike II" is scheduled to ship late August 2002.