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Beta Test 'Empire Earth Expansion'

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 11:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beta test the release of The Art of Conquest, an upcoming Empire Earth expansion. This beta will allow you to play a single multiplayer map through all 15 of the expansion pack's ages and test out the new units, powers, and buildings being added to the original game. It also offers a look a the new multiplayer interface. Grab this 278.6MB dowlnoad from Sierra or FileShack. (thanks ShackNews)

Review Roundup

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 10:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unreal II: The Awakening Movie

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 9:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiscali Games tossed up an new 6.5MB DivX video of Unreal II: the Awakening, showing a minute of gameplay footage. (thanks Blues)

Soldier Of Fortune II 'Punkbuster' Support Coming Soon

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 8:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision are pleased to announce that Even Balance, Inc. is working on integrating PunkBuster into Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix by Activision and Raven Software. They will release more details as they become available. Any PB supporters who have specific knowledge of where to download hacks and cheats for multiplayer SOF2 should send information to

'Dark Age of Camelot: Shrouded Isles' Screens and Gameinfo!

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 8:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As you may know, Mythic Entertainment’s Dark Age of Camelot has become a huge hit in the U.S. and abroad. This fall, Mythic will ship the Dark Age of Camelot expansion, called Shrouded Isles. Eric Morse today send us a bunch great information about this expansion and some new screens.. Read on!!

Brand New Game Copy Protection System

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 7:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ever wondered how to achieve the maximum level of game protection against cracking and pirate copying without studying a thick manual and even without the source code? StarForce Technologies™ reveals StarForce Professional 3.0, the feature-rich protection system, to combat illegal copying of software distributed on CD-ROM. Exhibitors and visitors of the international game exhibition ECTS, which takes place on August 29 - 31 in London, will be introduced to a beta version of StarForce Professional 3.0. Don't miss it; come to StarForce Technologies' stand #1414.

American Conquest German Non-Playable Demo

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 7:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

3D Gamers tossed up a 49.3MB big German rolling demo of American Conquest, the isometric real-time strategy game with 3D terrain that's under construction at GSC Game World. The non-playable demo sports around four minutes of gameplay action, along with a German overview of the game's features.

Pillage (GC/PS2/PC) - Screens & Story

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 6:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pillage is a turn based, action strategy game where a gang of brave warriors must fight an evil band of creatures and avenge the destruction of their tribe. The game is currently under development for the Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation2 and PC with all versions scheduled for release in 2003.

RAGE Announces Software Lineup (Screens)

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 5:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rage, one of the UK's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, is pleased to announce that it has been invited by Sony Computer Entertainment to participate at the forthcoming PlayStation Experience event taking place at London’s Earl’s Court from 29-31 August. Rage will be unveiling several exciting PlayStation 2 titles at the event, including Rocky, Crashed, Twin Caliber, Rolling and the world exclusive first showing of Lamborghini. Read full pressrelease below and check out the new Twin Caliber and Lamborghini candy!

Metroid Prime (GC) - Screens & Features

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 5:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metroid Prime is an upcoming action/adventure game for Nintendo GameCube. (release date December 18th) Today we recived 24 new screenshots that you can check out together with game story and features!

'Shade: Wrath of Angels' - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 4:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Element Software under the direction of Bohemia Interactive Studio (developers of the award winning Operation Flashpoint) brings you a new epic in horror action/adventure that will extend the rules of gaming entertainment. Utilising the smart, original 3D engine, the cinematic storytelling is spiced with a thrilling atmosphere. Check out the candy!

'Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven' - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 3:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mafia brings the 1930's underworld to life in this 3rd person 3D action game. Rise from the lowly but well-dress Footsoldier to the envied and feared Made Man in an era of big bands, zoot suits, and Model T's. Take on the role of a hitman, enforcer, getaway driver and more in your struggle for respect, money and power with the Salieri Family. New screens below!

THQ ‘Have a Go Show’ MX Superfly

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MX Superfly to be unveiled for first public showing alongside live Freestyle Motocross display.. THQ International Ltd, a subsidiary of THQ Inc. today announced that it will be sponsoring the ‘Freestyle’ Motocross arena at the ‘Have a Go Show’, at Newnham Park, Plympton, Plymouth, to promote its forthcoming MX Superfly game, due for release October 2002. ‘Have a Go Show’ is a brand new 3-day event and is expected to attract around 12,000-15,000 people. The event is being held from Friday 9th-Sunday 11th August 2002, and will be a unique opportunity for the general public to experience an extensive range of outdoor activities, some of which will include, rally car ‘hot rides’, climbing, paintball and quad bikes.

Being Blizzard Entertainment: Bill Roper Interview

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 8:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frictionless Insight has posted an interview with Bill Roper of Blizzard Entertainment, called Being Blizzard Entertainment: Bill Roper on business, fun and everything else. The article covers the discussion Rob de los Reyes had with Bill Roper on games emerging into the mainstream, the international success of Blizzard games like StarCraft, Blizzard's relationship with their fans and a bit about Roper himself.