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Got Game To Publish 'A Quiet Weekend in Capri' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 5:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today announced a North American publishing deal for "A Quiet Weekend in Capri", an adventure game for the PC. In what becomes anything but a quiet weekend in Capri, this magical island off the coast of Italy serves as backdrop to a captivating mystery. Read more for details and screens...

'Future Tactics: The Uprising' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 1:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment announced today the release of Future Tactics: The Uprising, an all-new action/role-playing game for the PlayStation2, in early 2004. Future Tactics: The Uprising is a tale of love, loss, redemption, hope and a slew of "ugly green muthas."

'Halo' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 1:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft has issued a new patch for Gearbox/Bungie's first person shooter Halo: Combat Evolved. This upgrade brings your retail copy to v1.031 and addresses a start-up crash related to the intro movies, and sets anisotropic filtering off by default (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'C&C Generals: Zero Hour' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 1:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA has released the promised patch for EA pacific's 3D RTS Command & Conquer Generals Zero Hour. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.01 and includes the prevoiusly released multiplayer maps as well as a slew of bug fixes and game tweaks... Read more for detailed fix list & download links ...

'Chrome' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 1:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First has released the announced patch for Techland's sci-fi first person shooter Chrome. Thisd upgrade brings your retail game to v1.1.3.0 and includes faster game performance, new multiplayer maps (Autobahn, Deadlock, Chillout, TreasureIsland2, Carbius, Skirmish, Battledust2 and Soilent2) and vehicles (ArmoBeatle Mark 4 & Speeder), anti-cheating protections, and various other improvements and bug fixes. You will need this patch to play on the new official North American servers. Please note that previous single-player saved games will not be compatible with the new version. Read more for details and download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 12:03 p.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 :

  • Far Cry - Trailer


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

'Black & White' - Mod/Dev Tools Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 11:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Lots of people have been waiting for these, and now here they are. Lionhead has finally released the BWDevNet Tools for Black&White. They are designed to work with the latest version of Creature Isle and won’t work if you don’t have Creature Isle installed. Apart from that you will also need the latest patch of B&W. Read more for download links ...

'Romance Of The Three Kingdoms IX' (PS2) Coming To The US - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

KOEI announced today its plans to release 'Romance Of The Three KingDoms IX' for the PS2. The ninth installment of the longest running simulation series in console history will ship to North American Retailers in February 2004. Read more for details and screens ...

NVIDIA and Activision Bundle 'Geforce FX 5900' & 'Call of Duty'

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 10:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NVIDIA Corporation and Activision, Inc. today announced that the top-selling, critically acclaimed PC game, Call of Duty, will be bundled with select GeForce FX graphics cards. Beginning today, participating add-in card vendors will offer a complete retail version of the intense, World War II-based, first person action title for free with select GeForce FX 5900 series graphics cards, delivering a stellar out-of-box gaming experience to consumers this holiday season.

'Crime Scene Investigation: Dark Motives' Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 15, 2003 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Dark Motives will be available for the PC in March 2004. The game is based on the hit CBS television series with an exclusive license from CBS Consumer Products. CSI: Dark Motives gives players the opportunity to solve a series of crimes with members of the CSI team.