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by Rainier on Jan. 2, 2003 @ 10:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midnight Club II (PS2) - Screens & Art

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2003 @ 1:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midnight Club II moves racing games from tracks to the city streets. The world's most notorious drivers meet each night in three of the world’s greatest cities - LA, Paris, and Tokyo, driving the latest performance enhanced cars and bikes and competing head-to-head to make a name for themselves. Now it's your turn. There are no rules. Drive anywhere in the city. Find the fastest route, and win the car. Check out the new batch of screens and art...

'Another War 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2003 @ 1:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Another War 2 is the sequel to Mirage/Cenega's Another War (released esrlier this year), an RPG game with story localised in occupied Europe during WWII. The witty and humorous plot combined with the sophisticated character development system gives the player days of the addicting fun. Check the interesting batch of screens ..

'Dungeon : Gladiator' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 31, 2002 @ 7:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Welcome to Verlorn, an island of a rich and troubled history, recently devastated by the feuds and wars of the foul Tyrants holding dominion here. In days passed, when humankind's Empire yet held an unsteady peace with its allies the Krehl, Verlorn was once known by a different name. Looking further back, remnant archives tell of the island when two great races once dominated. Beyond this, all that remains are sparse legends of creation full of myth and speculation. Where would you begin your quest for knowledge? A new batch of screens, njoy!

'Final Fantasy X2' (PS2) - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 31, 2002 @ 3:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today we have a brand new trailer showing off some in game footage from Square's next installment of their epic console RPG series Final Fantasy X2. They claim the game will have both offline and online components (unlike FFXI, which will be the series' first online foray), but have not commented further on exactly what's in store. Yasumi Matsuno from the Final Fantasy Tactics team and Hiroyuki Itou from the FFXI team are reported to be heading up the development of FFXII. Read more for links where to grab the goods (converted to windows media format for your convenience) ...

'Runaway: A Road Adventure' - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 31, 2002 @ 12:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Runaway: A Road Adventure follows Brian, a student on the verge of graduating from college, is suddenly and mysteriously attacked by Mafia gangsters. During his desperate flight, in the company of a mysterious striptease dancer, he ends up meeting a wide range of unusual characters. But he has to figure out who's trying to help him or kill him. The player will have to be very ingenious to figure it out who's his friend or foe in this explosive mixture of murder, money, ambition, rituals and deception...a whole lot of deception. Today we have a new trailer showing off some in game action and cinematics...

Multiple 'HPS Sims' Strategy Game Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2002 @ 11:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

HPS Sims has released a slew of new patches for some of their most recent strategy games, such as : Panzer Campaigns: NORMANDY '44 v1.07 - Modern Campaigns: FULDA GAP '85 v1.02 - Modern Campaigns: MIDEAST '67 v1.03 - Naval Campaigns: JUTLAND v1.01 - Napoleonic Battles: ECKMUHL v1.04. Read more for detailed fix lists and links where to download either or all of em ...

'Black Crypt' Coming to PC - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2002 @ 11:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Well, after a few years of a break, Raven Software's Rick Johnson started to re-port Black Crypt (Raven's original game on the Amiga) over to the PC again rendering it with GL. He is hoping to have it mostly finished by the end of the Holiday Season. An initial test will probably be released soon, consisting of the first level, just to make sure the game works well. It currently requires a video card which supports 1024 texture sizes. All nvidia hardware supports this, but most 3dfx hardware does not (VooDoo3 and below). Read more for a few screens ...

'LoTR : The Two Towers' (Xbox/NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2002 @ 4:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has just announced they have started shipping The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers for Xbox and GameCube. Based on the JJR Tolkien's novel and recently released movie, The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers follows Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli as they go head to head with Sauron’s army. The game spans 13 missions, boss monsters covering the first two movies, and includes movie content such as scenes from the movie and interviews with the stars of the film. The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers is rated “T” for teen, and retails for around $49.99 USD.

'Highland Warriors' Goes Gold!

by Rainier on Dec. 30, 2002 @ 3:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

British Beware! The Highland Warriors are coming! Data Becker Corp. announces that its wildly anticipated 3D RTS game, Highland Warriors, has gone gold over the holiday weekend. The game, developed by Soft Enterprises, features breakthrough graphics (200,000 polygons per screen); brutal historic tales of battle and revenge, and game play elements to interest and excite new and experienced gamers.