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'Samurai Warriors' (PS2) Coming To The US - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2003 @ 10:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

KOEI unveiled details on Samurai Warriors for the PlayStation2. Known as Sengoku Musou in Japan, the Japanese-themed Tactical Action game signals the culmination of KOEI's 25th Anniversary and will ship to North American Retailers in March 2004. Read more for details and screens ...

'Rainbow Six 3 Raven Shield' - Patch Coming Tuesday

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2003 @ 2:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The official Raven-Shield website has word that we can expect a new Raveshield v1.5 update patch for Ubisoft team based tacitcal shooter next week Tuesday. The new patch adresses several game fixes and general improvements, read more to read the full list and of course we will have it available on our fileservers ....

Just Play Signs 'Spartan' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2003 @ 8:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Just Play today announced that it had finalised an agreement with Slitherine Strategies to publish their latest strategy game Spartan in the UK, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, BeNeLux and Scandinavia plus several other European territories. Spartan is the third in a series of Empire-building strategy games that includes the best-selling Legion and Chariots of War, Spartan is expected March 2004. Read more for details & screens ...

'SpellForce: the Order of Dawn' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2003 @ 7:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jowood have now released a new patch for Phenomic Game Development's 3D RTS/RPG game SpellForce: the Order of Dawn. This update patch brings your retail game to v1.03 and addresses some game play issues, save game fixe, multiplayer game version check, quest fixes and more .. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'SpellForce: the Order of Dawn' - Anti Aliasing Problem

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2003 @ 2:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD and Phenomic send us a notice to inform the public that they are aware of the problems if you forcing the Anti Aliasing option through the control panel for your ATI videocard. Jowwod approached ATI regarding this problem to which they responded: "ATI has already addressed the driver problems seen when forcing AA through the control panel. A solution will be provided in one of the next driver releases, most likely in December but possibly in the very early new year."

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2003 @ 1:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Superpower 2' - Developer Diary

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2003 @ 11:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GolemLabs has posted its first developer diary of six on its official website today, detailing the development of its upcoming real-world strategy game SuperPower 2. DreamCatcher Games will publish the title in late 2004. The sequel to SuperPower is, like its predecessor, a global geopolitical simulation game that gives gamers the power to control four aspects of a chosen country: politics, economy, military and demography. Compared to the original game, however, SuperPower 2 has been improved with new gameplay, 3D graphics and an incredibly smart A.I.

'IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles' - Dedicated Win32 Server

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2003 @ 5:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

UbiSoft has now also released the dedicated Win32 server for 1C Maddox's WW II flight sim IL-2 Sturmovik: the Forgotten Battles to synchronize it with yesterdays v1.21 client patch. Read more for download links ...

'Halo: Combat Evolved' - Update Patch Coming

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2003 @ 5:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Gearbox has revealed that they are working on yet another patch for their PC port of Halo: Combat Evolved. The v1.03 update patch is expected to be released early next week and will add several new features (anti team killing, increased network performance, etc.) as well as various game fixes and dedicated server updates. Read more for a detailed fix list.

'Unreal 2 Expanded Multiplayer' - Demo Tomorrow

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2003 @ 4:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Right after the Unreal II SE announcement, Atari now also revealed that a demo version of Unreal 2 Expanded Multiplayer a.k.a. XMP, will be released tomorrow. The demo will not require a copy of Unreal 2 to try out and will feature one map entitled XMP-Garden. The full version of XMP, which is included with Unreal 2: Special Edition, will be a free download for existing owners of Unreal 2, and is absolutely brilliant (thanks Andy). Stay tuned for we WILL have it on our fileservers of course ..