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'Europa 1400: The Guild' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 3:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWood has released a new patch (although its still in beta stage) for 4Head Studios's RPG/strategy game Europa 1400: The Guild. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.05. and adresses tons of bug and crash fixes, multiplayer tweaks, AI enhancements, balance changes, and more (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Conan: The Dark Axe' (PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 1:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black-haired and sullen-eyed, a thief, a reaver, a slayer. The legends that surround his name, speak of the world before history, where shadows of magic and dark alien gods shrouded the known world and the fate of whole empires were dependent on the strength and skills of a single sword. And this is one of those legends. Conan is a 3rd person action game, with few elements of RPG and adventure. The game is divided into chapters, each chapter with different enviroment and creatures. Each chapter contains several levels. Read more for some new screens ...

'Mercedes-Benz World Racing' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mercedes-Benz World Racing offers training missions, race and championship modes and also mission based play. Advanced technologies allow each driver to develop its own character and driving history to enable them to master and accomplish different skills and missions successfully. Check these 12 new screens ...

'Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu' (GBA/NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 11:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Criminals of Gotham City Beware! Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu makes history as the first video game to debut a brand new Batman character, the villain Sin Tzu. Ubi Soft, DC Comics and Warner Bros. have partnered to showcase the talents of renowned comic book artist, Jim Lee, as the creator and character designer for Sin Tzu. Jim Lee is America's best-selling comic book artist of all time and is currently the artist on the monthly DC comic book BATMAN, which is the nation's #1 comic book. Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu will be released for the PS2, Xbox, GameCube and GameBoy Advance. In the meantime njoy some new screens ...

'Live for Speed' Is Ready - Updated Demo

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 10:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Live for Speed, developed by Scawen Roberts, Eric Bailey and Victor van Vlaardingen, is a realistic racing simulator for the PC platform. Live for Speed has proved to be doing what they have focussed on: Bringing realistic, intense and fun driving on the PC for everyone. 'Live for Speed' is now ready for commercial release and so they released a new demo (contains one track and can be played in single and multiplayer mode), a full downloadable version (you need to purchase an unlock key), as well as a dedicated server for hosting online games. Read more for download links ...

'Rome: Total War' - Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rome: Total War is the next generation in epic strategy gaming from the critically acclaimed and award winning Total War brand. The aim of the game is to conquer, rule and manipulate the Roman Empire with the ultimate goal of being declared as the “Imperator” of Rome. Read more to check out the new screens ...

'Commandos 3: Destination Berlin' - Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Commandos 3 takes the stunningly detailed graphics and compelling gameplay of the series to a whole new level. The game features a new interior engine that enables you to rotate the detailed environments and zoom in and out. Prepare your Commandos as enemy bombing raids lay waste to environments, requiring you to change your tactics and approach. Not only does Commandos 3 featutred a compelling single player game, it also support LAN & online multiplayer. Read more to check out some multiplayer goodness ...

'Desperados 2: Coopers Revenge' Revealed

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German developer Spellbound (known for Robin Hood & the Airline Tycoon series, as well as the original Desperados) has let us know that they are working on a sequel for their Real-Time Team-Based Adventure Strategy released in 2002. Not many details, at all, are available on 'Desperados 2: Coopers Revenge' (working title) apart from the fact that it is in the works, will be more complex, in a 3D environment and is scheduled for release in November 2004. To be continued...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | 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 :

  • Natural Selection 2.0 - (DiVX & WMV) Trailer
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Trailer
  • Conflict Desert Storm II - Trailer
  • Legacy of Kain: Defiance - Trailer

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

'Voodoo Island' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on July 18, 2003 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fight and evade the powerful military force of the Conquistadors, as they seek to vanquish the seas of the pirate insurgence. Only a pirate captain who masters the power of the voodoo spells, who can outwit their foes and seize the treasure, will truly be ruler over the “Voodoo Islands”. Koch Media announced that their game went out of beta testing, no specific release date is given yet. To celebrate Koch Media released some new screens, read more to check them out ....