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'Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 10:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced that Dungeon Siege: Legends of Aranna has blazed a trail onto retail shelves in North America for an estimated retail price of $29.95 (U.S.). Legends of Aranna, the expansion pack to the award-winning action fantasy role-playing game Dungeon Siege, takes place on the mysterious Island of Utrae, where mystery and danger confront would-be adventurers at every turn. As an extra bonus, the Legends of Aranna expansion pack also includes the full version of the original Dungeon Siege.

New World Order - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 4:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Project Three Interactive has released a new and updated playable demo for its FPS game New World Order. With this new version the game’s playable demo is now upgraded to version 1.42, the same version as the full game has already been upgraded to earlier. To celebrate this final demo release, the demo will feature two frequently played maps from the full game: ‘Restaurant’ and ‘Mansion’, playable in single & multiplayer. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 3:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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

  • Dungeon siege: Legends Of Aranna - Trailer
  • Medal Of Honor: Rising Sun - Trailer
  • Metal Arms: Glitch In The System - Trailer
  • Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance 2 - Trailer
  • 1080 Avalanche - Trailer


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

'Zombies' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 3:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Zombies is a FPS/survival/horror game, under development at French Krysalide. The game features 20 hours of intense gameplay, 11 levels to test your survival instincts, 20 weapons and 12 sidekicks. Zombies is expected in Q1 2005 for PS2, Xbox, and PC. Read more for details & screens...

'Horizons: Empire of Istaria' - European Release Date Moved Up

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 3:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari is bringing forward the release date of Horizons: Empire of Istaria to December 5th, to ensure eager gamers can get their hands on this highly anticipated massively multiplayer online role-playing game in plenty of time before Christmas. Available for PC, Horizons: Empire of Istaria will allow players to experience online gaming like never before in a single massive online world primed for exploration, brimming with adventure and rife with danger. The game is expected in North America on December 9th, in the meantime, read our preview ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 3:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 11, 2003 @ 11:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes: DeathMatch, CTF, Cooperative, various team games and much more. Read more to check out some new screens and in game trailer showing off the "Day & Night" cycle...

'Mafia' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 11, 2003 @ 11:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take 2 has released a new patch for Illusion Softworks' 3rd person action/adventure game Mafia. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.2 and mainly addresses gfx card and other hardware issues, as well as overall performance tweaks. Read more for detailed fixlist and download links ...

'TRON 2.0' - Updated Multiplayer Deathmatch Addon

by Rainier on Nov. 11, 2003 @ 10:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TRON 2.0 is a story-driven, first-person action game that propels the player into an alternate universe inside a computer. Monolith has released an updated version of last weeks TRON 2.0 multiplayer deathmatch patch. This update requires you to have the latest v1.030 patch, is NOT compatible with the previous version and adds Derez (deathmatch) and Team Derez game modes, as well as three multiplayer maps designed by Touchdown Entertainment. Single-player save games are affected and will no longer work after applying this patch. The official patch requires WinXP to install, but there is also an unsupported 3rd party version that works on all Windows versions (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for details & download links ..

'Need for Speed Underground' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 11, 2003 @ 6:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enter the world of urban street racing and high performance tuner cars with the latest title in the hit Need for Speed series: Need for Speed Underground. Take on today’s most popular tuner cars from Mitsubishi Motors, Subaru, Toyota and many more, building the ultimate street machine by earning cash to pay for custom body kits and a host of licensed car performance mods. But just creating a custom street racing machine will not get you to the top; it takes a certain amount of attitude and razor sharp driving skills to compete in the tough world of urban racing (thanks Tiscali). Check out them shiny screens!