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'Fair Strike' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 2:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buka has now released the official demo (after the previously leaked E3 demo) for their upcoming helicopter game Fair Strike. This demo contains three missions (Invasion, Seasonable Aid, and River Convoy) from the first two campaigns, and lets you fly the Ka-50 Hokum and AH-64a Apache. It also sports a 4 player (LAN only) deathmatch multiplayer map 'DM Carribean fourth'. Read more for download links ...

'Interplay' Terminates 'Vivendi Universal Games'

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 2:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After yesterdays news about Interplay sueing Vivendi, this is not really a surprise. Interplay Entertainment Corp. announced today it has terminated its distribution agreement with Vivendi Universal Games.

'Battlefield 1942' - Update Patch Info

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 12:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has posted new information on the upcoming Battlefield 1942 v1.5 patch. This patch is primarily a content upgrade which modifies the Japanese and US forces in the Pacific Theater. It also introduces a new map for the Pacific. This patch also includes a fix for the CD-Swapping issue introduced with 1.45. No release date is mentioned though. Read more for a detailed list ...

'City of Heroes' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 12:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

City of Heroes is the first superhero themed online RPG and will offer a host of exciting and compelling gameplay features. Players create their own heroes, choosing from hundreds of different powers, skills, abilities, and items and design their own unique costumes. Then they can band together with other players to fight evil, build their own secret headquarters and strive to become the premiere hero group in the city.

'Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 12:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon is a skillfully-woven global adventure and a landmark in interactive story-telling. George and Nico return in this epic adventure as they fight through the steaming jungles of Congo, eerie castles in Prague, the chic back-streets of Paris and the historic village of Glastonbury – amongst many other locations - to unravel the secrets of the Sleeping Dragon and save mankind from the threat of a global catastrophe. Read more for some new screens ...

'Battlefield: Vietnam' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 11:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefield Vietnam will drop players into some of the Vietnam War's fiercest battles. Fighting in theatres from jungles surrounding the Ho Chi Minh Trail to the city streets of Hue, players will choose from two well-equipped forces, the United States or the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) and Vietcong. Read more for screens and the first in game action packed trailer....

'Riftrunner' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 11:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Larian Studios upcoming RPG Riftrunner is based on the award winning fantasy universe first introduced in Divine Divinity. Riftrunner is set to capture the imagination of RPG players yet again, and provides a strong stepping stone for the planned extension of the Divinity World. Read more for some screens ...

'Lowrider' (PS2) Gets Funky Music

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 11:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The gamers will be bumping and grinding in the upcoming rhythm-action video game Lowrider as the hip-hop hit "Get Low" is featured on the game's soundtrack, video game publisher Jaleco Entertainment announced.

'Law & Order II: Double or Nothing' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legacy Interactive has released a playable demo for its highly anticipated title, Law & Order II: Double or Nothing. The demo gives players a first taste of the new game, including exploration of the investigation and trial proceedings. Additionally, the demo contains several areas where players can directly link to the game’s website where they can order the game. Read more for download links ...

'TrackMania' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2003 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brand new concept, TrackMania drags the player in a funny universe of track building and driving. For the first time, the player has to build his track before racing. Will he find the right way to do the best time ? He has to collect all the blocks of the Trackmania set, a truly virtual construction game enabling the creation of increasingly larger and higher tracks with a capacity exceeding 2000 blocks ! Read more for details and screens ...