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GarageGames Releases Torque Game Engine 1.2 Demo at IGC '03

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 11:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GarageGames announced today has launched the official Demo of the Torque Game Engine version 1.2 on Windows, OS X and Linux. The Torque Game Engine (TGE) is a commercial quality AAA game engine available to Independent game developers (those making less than $500,000 annual income) at a special license price of $100. TGE is the game engine that powers Tribes 2 developed by Dynamix. TGE features the latest in scripting, geometry, particle effects, animation and texturing, as well as award winning multi-player networking code.

'Firestarter' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 9:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game is developed on original high-tech engine The Firestarter Engine, which uses the possibilities of the latest accelerator generation GeForce3/4. Among the engine possibilities are work with outdoor and indoor areas, coloured dynamic lighting, dynamic shadows, vertex and pixel shaders, T&L, procedure textures, various classes of particle system-based effects, interactive and destructible level objects, realistic physics, high-polygonal character and monster models (up to 5000 of polygons), skeleton animation. The official site has once again been updated with 3 new screens, read more to check them out...

'Gladiator Sword of Vengeance' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 5:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A Warrior Slave…Chosen by the Gods…to Re-store the Glory of an Empire In the Year 106AD the Roman Empire is in terrible decline. After the untimely death of the much-liked Emperor Trajan, the despotic Emperor Arruntius has bled the once powerful Rome to its knees. Badly fought wars, famine and plague are rife in all corners of the Empire, whilst the Emperor and his elite enjoy every excess and vice that the emptying coffers can afford. As herald to this age of degradation, Arruntius has destroyed large portions of the city of Rome to create the battleground for the bloodiest gladiator event ever staged. Check the new screens!

'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 4:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA Sports has released another demo for the latest installment in their Tiger Woods PGA tour fanchise. This updated demo lets you tee up for holes 16 through 18 on the Bethpage, Black Course. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 4:40 p.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 :

  • Prince Of Persia - Trailer
  • Ford Racing 2 - Trailer

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

'Total War: Viking Invasion' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 4:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Article removed by request of Activision, patch was released ahead of completion. Patch is still in QA and will be coming up later...

'Resonance' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imagine a time where everything you believe and think you know becomes blurred and uncertain, a time where your darkest secrets, emotions and desires can be painstakingly extracted from your very soul and brought to light. Imagine a troubled age where speaking a few lighthearted words can turn into a death sentence and where religion mixes with politics to bend a changing society. These confusing times are recorded by history as ‘The Renaissance’. Read more for the first screens ...

'Karaoke Revolution' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 12:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take center stage with Konami's Karaoke Revolution! Turning the PlayStation 2 into the ultimate karaoke party machine, Karaoke Revolution is the only interactive karaoke game to score gamers on pitch and rhythm with a virtual audience reacting in real time to their performance. Designed for amateur singers of all ages and all levels of musical abilities, Karaoke Revolution brings the only interactive karaoke experience into the gamer's living room. Read more to check out a few new screens ...

'Tron 2.0' - Update Patch & Level Editor Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 12:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buena Vista has released a new patch for Monolith's 3D cyberspace action game TRON 2.0. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.030 and adresses a skipping issue with the light cycle single player maps, a multiplayer exploit, fixes Intel 865G integrated graphics chipsets, and a Disc Arena 2 problem. On top of that they also released a level editor allowing you to create your own single/multiplayer maps (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links.

Atari Unveils The 'Neverwinter Nights' Gold Edition

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2003 @ 11:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Neverwinter Nights, developed by BioWare Corp. and published by Atari, under license from Hasbro, Inc., has captured the minds and hearts of PC gamers worldwide with one of the most captivating Dungeons & Dragons role-playing experiences to ever grace a computer screen. Based in the Forgotten Realms, created and published by Wizards of the Coast, the Neverwinter Nights Gold Edition game will give gamers a chance to rediscover the magic, extend the experience or even explore it anew this November.