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Conquest : Frontier Wars 1.02 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 9:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Feverpitch Studios just let us know that they have released the 1.02 update patch for Conquest : Frontier Wars. The Patch comes in 2 versions .. to upgrade from a previously patched 1.1 version to 1.02 (2mb) Click HERE and to go from 1.0 to 1.02 (23mb) HERE. Read "more" if you want a detailed list of fixes/tweaks.

DreamCatcher's 'Casino Mogul' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 9:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Have you ever dreamed of running your own casino? Here's your chance! Start with the bare building and build, design and manage you own casino. Invest in games and decor, hire & fire your employees, manage your clients' every need and sign the best entertainment in town to make YOUR casino the hottest spot of the strip, in this one-of-a-kind exciting sim game!

Grandia II Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 9:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft’s Grandia II for the PC has reached gold status. Already available for PS2 and Dreamcast, Grandia II for the PC will be in stores on March 12 for a suggested retail price of $49.99. A role-playing game, Grandia II follows the story of Ryudo, who has been hired to protect a young priestess destined to take part in a ceremony that could halt the rebirth of Valmar, the God of Darkness. The game delivers a 3D world with vast cityscapes and dungeons, and a unique battle system featuring a combination of real-time and turn-based combat. Japanese developers Game Arts and Rocket Studios are responsible for bringing Grandia II to the PC.

'Rayman3 : Hoodlum Havoc' - New Trailer

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 8:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier today we announced the UbiSoft's Upcoming "Rayman3 : Hoodlum Havoc". A few days ago we had a "mystery" Hoodlum trailer and today we have a new trailer in either Windows Media format or RealPlayer format .. both are 40 sec/1mb big! Njoy!

Stung! - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 8:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

STUNG! is a unique new slant on the first person 3d action kill ‘em up, offering groundbreaking new gameplay elements, incredibly realistic environments and a cast of crazy creepy crawly characters! The game reminds me of "A Bugs Life" with bugs on the warpath. Must be Good!

Sabre vs. Mig - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 7:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

If you've been active on the web in the last couple of weeks you may have heard about Flight One's new baby for Combat Flight Simulator 2: Sabre vs. MiG. Early reports from the likes of Avsim.com have been ecstatic and words such as "spectacular", "remarkable" and "top notch" have been plentiful from Avsim and other reviewers.

Legacy Of Kain: Blood Omen 2 - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 7:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Are you ready to take on the mantle of Kain - the most evil character in gaming history? Blood Omen 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain, which was released on PlayStation and PC in 1995. Continuing the bloodline of the PlayStation 2 and Xbox versions, Blood Omen 2 will now be unleashed on PC CD in Spring 2002. Crystal Dynamics of Menlo Park, USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eidos, is developing the game.

Op. Flashpoint Red Hammer - Order NOW and Save 50%

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 7:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

For gamers who are already part of the Flashpoint Elite and own the original game, Red Hammer is an entirely new 20-mission campaign that has the player fighting as part of the Soviet Force. Click here to download ($6.99) or a boxed version ($14.99) .

UbiSoft Announces 'Rayman3 : Hoodlum Havoc' - Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 6:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the largest video game publishers in the world, today announced plans to release Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc in the U.S. and Europe this fall with availability on all next generation consoles and PC.

'Trainz' Plug-In Getting Attention

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 6:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Auran, creators of Trainz, have reported a significant increase in download traffic on their website since the announcement of a gmax game pack for Trainz yesterday.