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Strategy First Signs With 'Monte Cristo'

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and French developers, Monte Cristo, are delighted to announce that they have signed a multiple title co-publishing deal, in which Strategy First retains exclusive North American publishing rights for six of Monte Cristo’s most popular PC titles.

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield - Multiplayer Update

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For a number of business and technical reasons, Raven Shield will not be playable on the Microsoft Gaming Zone. All of the Ubi Soft studios, including Red Storm, are committed to providing multiplayer features through the game service. Read more ...

America's Army: Recon 'Marksmanship Pack' Update

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 3:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got great news from HQ: the Marksmanship Pack is nearly complete, troops! Even better, the Marksmanship Pack is packed with much, much more than just the single-player U.S. Army Sniper School missions. Responding to the feedback from our community, we've decided to add a number of additional features in this release. Read more for details...

Updated 'Dungeon Siege' Website

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 2:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today the official Dungeon Siege website has added a new Siege University class that covers the SiegeFX system. In addition, Siege University 203B: Triggers II has expanded text along with plenty of example images to guide you through creating new triggers. Go check it out ...

Cold Zero: The Last Stand - Screens

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 12:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cold Zero is an action adventure game where the player takes the role of John McAffrey, a former marksman with a SWAT team who was discharged from service after shooting a hostage by accident. His skills helped him get a job providing high level security for high profile corporations. One of his clients is BioResearch Inc, a company that created the genetic weapon known as Cold Zero.

Iron Storm - New Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2002 @ 11:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The gameplay in IronStorm combines shoot’em-up, action and reflection.The player undertakes an infiltration mission and must possess combat skills as well as stealth if he is to survive as he penetrates behind enemy lines.Depending on the circumstances, the player can choose between first and third person views.The player must pass through 6 worlds in a Germany ripped apart by the front line: the Friedrich line (the Western front), the Anton Denikin line (the Russo-Mongol front), the “Tzar Ivan” armoured train, Wolfenburg (an enemy-occupied town), the Mad Baron’s heavy water factory and the Reichstag in Berlin. A title to look out for, check 9 new the screens!

Strategy First Signs 'Inquisition'

by Rainier on July 25, 2002 @ 10:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A game of action and medieval adventure set to release in Fall/Winter for PC and console .Inquisition is a game of medieval action and adventure that plunges players 650 years back in time to the 14th century - a turbulent century rocked by a war that was to last for 100 years, ravaged by the diabolical curse of the Black Plague, and tormented by the torturers of the Inquisition.

Babel Lights Up 'Neverwinter Nights' Commercial

by Rainier on July 25, 2002 @ 8:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Bioware, the creators of Baldur's Gate, Neverwinter Nights is using the 3rd Edition of the rules of Dungeons and Dragons and has been widely anticipated by gamers worldwide. Since its release three weeks ago, it has topped the PC charts in both the US and Europe and has received critical acclaim from the gaming media.

Interview With 'X10' Project Leader

by Rainier on July 25, 2002 @ 7:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Today we snuck up on Hal Sandbach Project Leader over at Warthog in charge of their recently announced X10 title. X10 is a first person shooter for PC, Xbox, GameCube and PlayStation2. X10 places a gamer as a soldier, who, under strict instructions, must explore the world of X10 and tackle anything the environment throws at them, including political intrigue, military factions and deadly predators. Included are 6 early screens...

Sports Interactive Announces Eastside Hockey Manager

by Rainier on July 25, 2002 @ 6:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sports Interactive, developer of the phenomenally successful Championship Manager series, has announced its first title based outside the world of football.