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'King Arthur: Pendragon Chronicles' Announced - Features & Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 12:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The action-RTS PC game entitled King Arthur: Pendragon Cronicles takes us back to the heroic epic of the founder King Arthur, whose figure is lost in the mist of time. The choice of topic was inspired by the King Arthur film produced by Jerry Buckheimer coming out soon. The game is created in European cooperation (using GarageGames' Torque Engine), the game design is provided by Game Consulting, while the artistic and programming part is done by a group of professionals of veteran developers of Spore Games. Read more for details, features & screens.

Soldiers: Heroes of World War II - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 12:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Soldiers is a third-person tactical action complete with a stunning 3D visual engine. Pitching the player headlong into the war-torn battlegrounds of Europe, gameplay delivers extremely realistic yet explosive combat scenarios. Commanding a highly trained team of special forces behind enemy lines, your job is to get them in, execute the mission your way and get out - fast! Check the new screens ...

'MISSING: Since January' Located - In Stores NOW

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 11:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that "MISSING: Since January" has shipped for PC in North America. Journalist, Jack Lorski and his companion disappear while investigating a series of serial killings. Soon after, SKL-Network, the agency Jack works for, receives a disturbing CD-ROM showing video footage obtained during his investigation. More than a simple CD, this disc marks the start of a chilling game of cat-and-mouse with a mad killer known only as “The Phoenix.”

'NHL Eastside Hockey Manager' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 11:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring all 30 NHL teams, plus teams from all the other major hockey leagues of North America and Europe, NHL Eastside Hockey manager provides ice hockey fans complete franchise control of their favourite ice hockey team. This updated GOLD demo is a fully featured version of the game that lasts for six months of game time. Read more for download links ...

'Spellforce: The Order of Dawn' - UK Edition Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 11:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first Add-on to the critically acclaimed genre-spanning Role-Playing-Strategy hit Spellforce: The Order of Dawn has shipped to stores in the UK. Spellforce: The Order of Dawn features an extensive 40h single player campaign and the new "Free Game" mode, allowing one to three players to compete against the computer with their own Avatars on a large range of separate maps. The add-on has undergone extensive testing with participation from the fan community and seen large improvements especially in the multiplayer network code.

'Colin McRae Rally 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 11:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Colin McRae Rally 2005 features over 30 incredible cars, and rally fans will drool over some of the stars in this year's lineup. So, choose your poison: whether it's the Celica GT4, Lancer Evo VIII or Subaru 22B STI, you're going to need your wits about you to clock a world-beating time and bring the car home in one piece. Check out the new screens & trailer...

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' (PS2) Multiplayer Tournament

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announces a PlayStation 2 multiplayer tournament to celebrate the launch of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow for the PlayStation 2.

'Showdown: Legends of Wrestling' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Packing more raw power and legendary names than any pay-per-view event or video game before it, Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today unleashed the ultimate wrestling supercard with SHOWDOWN: Legends of Wrestling for the PlayStation2 and Xbox.

'Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Silver Earring' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playing as both the detective Sherlock himself and his no less-loved sidekick Dr Watson, the player must investigate their way around massive, sumptuous levels rich in graphical detail, which will delight knowledgeable fans and newcomers alike. An expansive adventure that spans the globe, The Silver Earring delivers a deep and involving experience that will, in all likelihood, completely destroy any social life that hopeful PC owners aspire towards. Read more for screens & trailer...

'Spartan' - Updated Demo & Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 24, 2004 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Slitherine has released a new patch for the US version of their 3D Turns based Strategy game Spartan. This update patch brings your retail game to v1.017 and focuses on improving the gameplay by rebalancing the difficulty levels, major improvements in the AI and more feedback to the player about why the AI is making the decisions it does. An updated demo is also available with the lastest v1.017 code and includes a new 'Crete' campaign mission. Read more for download links ...