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'Reign of Fire' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2002 @ 11:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Play as either a human or a dragon: As a human, you take the role of a resistance fighter, controlling a variety of well-equipped vehicles. Your purpose is to defend the last remaining humans from attack and eventually to make your way to the site of the sole male dragon – London now lying in ruins. As a dragon, the player will take the role of an infant led by instinct to attack its foe at any opportunity and attempt to eradicate the human race. The plot follows the maturing of the dragon, gradually getting more powerful, as the game progresses. Check a few new Reign Of Fire screens from the upcoming Xbox version .. Njoy!

'Echelon' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2002 @ 11:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Echelon uses a proprietary 3D graphics engine that allows for spectacular effects, such as dust and particle effects, highly realistic environments, beautiful landscapes, detailed building models, more than 25 types of friendly and enemy craft, 100 vehicles, and over 100 additional objects. In addition to several single-player campaigns, Echelon will support several multiplayer options including death match and co-op modes in a variety of game types.

'Dr. Muto' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2002 @ 11:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Redefining the image of the proverbial "mad scientist," players take on the personality of the crazed genius, Dr. Muto, whose latest experiment accidentally destroyed his home planet, except for his laboratory. With ingenious morphing technology, Muto hopes to rebuild his destroyed world by harvesting resources from other nearby worlds while dashing through a stylized universe - overcoming dangerous challenges, freakish monstrosities and battling his arch nemesis, the evil Professor Burnitall. Check out these new Playstation2 and Xbox screens ...

'Praetorians' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2002 @ 11:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Praetorians is the stunning new real-time strategy game from Spanish based Pyro Studios, the developers of the multi-million selling Commandos series. Played out in jaw dropping 3D visuals, from the immense scale of the Pyramids right down to the individual centurion, Praetorians is stunning in its detail, scale and beauty. The game is also incredibly intuitive allowing skilled strategy gamers and beginners alike to fully immerse themselves in the game with absolute ease. Check out these new screens ...

'Sword Of The Samurai' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2002 @ 11:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

From Lightweight, the developer of the acclaimed Kengo and Bushido Blade series, Sword of the Samurai is an authentic Japanese sword fighting title, which challenges gamers to become a grand master sword fighter. Some new screens to show off the sword wielding samurai ..

'Civilization III: Play The World' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2002 @ 11:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. and FIRAXIS Games today announced the next evolution of the Sid Meier's Civilization III gaming experience with the shipment of Sid Meier's Civilization III: Play The World game expansion pack. This major expansion to the game that won the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences' prestigious Strategy Game of the Year Award includes full multiplayer support, eight additional civilizations, new map features and interface controls, and a new scenario editor that will provide fresh challenges and ways to play for veteran and novice Civilization game players alike.

'OffWorld Resource Base' (O.R.B) Has Gone Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2002 @ 10:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

You’ve had trailers, screens, interviews and now comes what you have all been waiting for… O.R.B has GONE GOLD! Yes, it’s no lie!

'Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2002 @ 9:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announces Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows shipped today for the PlayStation 2. Gamers can become Donald Duck's alter ego, PK, in this futuristic cyber action video game that enlists players as the superhero of the world, fighting evil space warriors who have invaded the earth! Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows is rated "E" for everyone and has an MSRP of $19.99.

Age of Mythology - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2002 @ 9:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Age of Mythology " transports players to a time when heroes battled with monsters of legend and gods intervened in the affairs of mortal men. Players create armies, develop their civilizations through the ages and manage economics through resource gathering and trade. Ensemble Studios' new 3-D engine adds a deep richness of graphical detail to create an innovative new title based on the ancient history of the Greek, Norse and Egyptian mythologies. The demo allows you to play as the Zeus civilization through two maps, five scenarios, and three Ages of time and its a massive 337mb large! Read more for features and links where to grab the demo...

Platoon - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 29, 2002 @ 9:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Co-publishers Monte Cristo and Strategy First along with developers Digital Reality have just send us 10 new screens from their highly anticipated game Platoon. In the coming weeks there will also be a brand new trailer and a demo available, so stay tuned!