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'Painkiller' - Developer Q&A

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 11:49 p.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Painkiller is a pure first person action shooter supported by an adventure-based plot and is currently being developed for the PC. Adrenaline-pumping gameplay, a gripping storyline, and visually striking backdrops propel Painkiller into a league of its own. We had a chance to sit down with game designer and co-owner of People Can Fly Adrian Chmielarz, and turned up the heat!

PC Review - 'Age Of Mythology'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 11:39 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Age of Mythology transports players to a time when heroes did battle with monsters of legend and the gods intervened in the affairs of mortal men. Players wage war using human armies and diplomacy, progress through development ages, enhance military and economic performance with improvements and manage economics through resource gathering and trade. Mythology enters the mix when players call upon the gods to act on their behalf or reinforce their armies with more than 20 mythological creatures. Is the game a hit or a miss? Read more and find out!

'Horizons' - New Combat Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 7:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Artifact Entertainment is pleased to deliver the latest installment of in-game trailers for Horizons, one of the most anticipated PC games of 2003. This new trailer highlights the forthcoming MMORPG's trade skills and combat features as it follows the adventures of our heroine, Mia, on a quest. Read more and download the movie for yourself.

'Massive Assault' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 3:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Massive Assault is's upcoming 3D global domination strategy game. Take the command of "Axis-of-Good" forces and defeat the secret alliance of "Shadow Clique" on one of 6 distant planets. The rebels decided to seize the power on Earth by first conquering the space colonies, which provide vital energy resources to A.O.G. The war for global domination will unroll on continents, at sea and in the air. Lead your divisions, fleets and air squadrons against those, who dared threaten our freedom and democracy! Wargaming was so nice to send us some new screens showing off the new graphics and effects.

'Strike Fighters: Project 1' - Service Pack 1 Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 2:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take control of some of the most renowned aircraft of the era, including the F-4 Phantom II, considered one of the most versatile combat aircraft of all time. Along with a historical timeframe, Strike Fighters: Project 1 has a thrilling Middle Eastern setting that puts gamers high above the now controversial desert sands. Now available for download is Service Pack 1 for Strategy First and Third Wire’s Flight Sim, Strike Fighters: Project 1. The service pack includes many updates, most notably the co-op multiplayer fix. Read more for details what this pack contains and download links

'American Conquest' - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 2:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

American Conquest depitcs the first European landing in the New World, development and growing of colonies, setting up and forming of the USA, Canada, Mexico, Colombia and other American countries, the dramatic events dealing with their history. The plot of the game embrace the time span starting from the moment of Christopher Columbus's discovery of the American continent and up to the 18. century, the time of the independent USA forming, which totals in over 300 years packed with various historical events. A new multiplayer demo is now available featuring the British army vs. the Colonial Army (being the US side) commemorating the launch of the War-of-Independence website. Read more for download links ...

'Rainbow Six : Raven Shield' - Demo Patch Tomorrow

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 1:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Noticed on Bluesnews that there is a demo patch expected for UbiSoft's eagerly awaited 'RainBow Six : Raven Shield'. A note on the official RavenShield web site states to expect it tomorrow and it should address some multiplayer cheats like preventing players from using the thermal scope and high capacity magazines. Of course we will have this patch ready for download when it becomes available!

'Warcraft 3' Expansion Confirmed - Features

by Thomas on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 12:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A while back the rumors was flooding around about a expansion to Warcraft 3, and today blizzard confirms this upcoming expansion pack.. Here you have the announcement!

Following in the tradition of previous Blizzard expansion sets, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne provides gamers with a vast new chapter in the epic Warcraft saga. In the single-player campaign, players revisit the war-torn world of Azeroth. Several months have passed since Archimonde and the Burning Legion were defeated at the battle of Mount Hyjal, yet a new threat has arisen throughout the land. The evil Lich King Ner'zhul has been imprisoned inside the Icecrown glacier, deep within the arctic continent of Northrend. Although the former Orc Shaman lacks physical form, his soul lives on, forever seeking a means to escape his icy prison. As the saga continues, it is revealed that both the Night Elf renegade, llidan, and the traitorous Death Knight, Arthas, seek he Icecrown glacier and the mysterious powers found inside. While it is uncertain as to what is being sought inside the icy tomb, players must traverse uncharted lands and battle treacherous new enemies to uncover the schemes of these nefarious beings, and save all of Azeroth from the forces of darkness... Read more for features!

Majesco's 'Black & Bruised' (NGC/PS2) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 12:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bringing wacky humor and over-the-top arcade-style boxing to the PlayStation2 and Nintendo GameCube, Majesco today announced that Black & Bruised has gone gold and will ship to stores January 28. Supporting the release of the title is an integrated marketing campaign highlighted by strategic cross-promotions including a national mall tour and in-store kiosks.

'Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Melee' Coming To Xbox In Spring 2003

by Thomas on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 12:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari is bringing "Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Melee," a one-to-four player monster-on-monster fighting game, to the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in Spring 2003. Based on the classic movie characters created by Toho Co., Ltd., the game recreates the look and feel of the titanic film legends and challenges players to punch, kick, stomp, throw and blast each other in massive, city-wide arenas. "Godzilla®: Destroy All Monsters Melee," developed by Pipeworks Studios, is currently available on the Xbox.

EA To Develop 'Looney Tunes:Back In Action' (GBA/PS2/NGC)

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 10:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Warner Bros. Consumer Products announced today an exclusive co-publishing agreement with Electronic Arts to produce, market and distribute Looney Tunes: Back In Action, a video game to be released on multiple platforms with the upcoming live action feature film starring the Looney Tunes characters. The partnership marks the first time Warner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered to co-publish a video game title. UK-based Warthog is developing the game based on the film, which will debut worldwide in November 2003 excluding the UK(debut February 2004)

'Club Football' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Europe's top footballers step out onto their virtual club pitches today as Codemasters reveals the first PlayStation 2 in-game images from its forthcoming 15-game Club Football series. The screenshots show star players in action at their home grounds as featured in the unique series of team dedicated games. Codemasters has also released a stadium video for each of the 15 featured stadiums. Read more to check out the soccer madness...

'Lethal Dreams' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 9:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Once an astral pilgrims presented to Wintrix a beautiful crystal flower that was found in one outmost world. It seemed that the artifact possessed enormous hidden power and unknown abilities. One evening after invisible wave of tremendous power broke out from the Wintrix's cabinet the students found out that their teacher disappeared. The crystal flower buzzed like a cracked bell and radiated gradually fading light. And one of its petal vanished. What really happened? Who can survive in that hostile world? Who can resist insane agony of those miserable more-dead-than-alive?

'Jurassic Park :Operation Genesis' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 8:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by leading Australian team Blue Tongue Software, Jurassic Park :Operation Genesis (based on Steven Spielberg's box office smash Jurassic Park series) offers two very distinct game styles, giving the player the opportunity to run and maintain their own dinosaur theme park and also challenging them to run the gauntlet through 12 missions where the park attractions have broken loose and are running wild. The dinosaur-infested game is being developed for PlayStation 2, Microsoft's Xbox system and PC and will be released on March 21st.

Coming Soon '1503 A.D' English Demo

by Thomas on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 4:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The 1503 A.D. Web team @ Sunflowers let us know that on February 7th 2003 they will be presenting the English 1503 A.D. demo! Here is the announcement:

On February 7th 2003 we will be presenting the English 1503 A.D. demo for download!

The demo offers all those who have so long yearned for the chance to finally be able to play 1503 A.D. themselves to get a feel for the games 5 different elements: Exploration, Settlement, Trade, Diplomacy and Combat. Specially selected scenarios put your skills and strategies to the test, helping bridge time until release in March.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Jan. 21, 2003 @ 1:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News