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'Against Rome' - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2003 @ 6:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based in a small village, the player and his barbarians roam the vast forests of Germania or the barren steppes of eastern Europe to raid other settlements in their search for food, weapons and gold. These resources will help the barbarian chieftain expand his settlement and, above all, increase his reputation. While his tribe grows and flourishes, the leader obtains fame and experience and grows to be a master of warfare, until the player's barbarian empire is finally ready to take on the superpower of the time - the mighty Roman Empire and its apparently invincible army.

'Lethal Dreams: Circle Of Fate' - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2003 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

New Role Playing Strategy game "Lethal Dreams" involves player into events taking place in a fantasy world on the side of one of the six magicians. Each of them is a specialist in one of the six paths of magic: Evocation, Incarnation, Necromancy, Portals, Enchantment and Transmutation. Yesterday we had a multilanguage patch for the international version of the game (not out in North America yet) and today we have a fresh batch 'o screens...

Xbox To Hook Up With PC For 'Digital Entertainment Lifestyle'

by Thomas on May 26, 2003 @ 3:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Canadian Press reports that Microsoft has a vision for just how its Xbox video game console should fit in consumers' homes. It's a hub-and-spoke strategy. The personal computer is at the hub of the home, where people store their music, digital photos and other files. But when people want to share that experience, it's usually in front of the family TV.

All you need is Music Mixer, a product unveiled at the recent E3 Convention in Los Angeles. It allows you to transfer digital music and photos from the PC to the Xbox, play DVDs or CDs, strip lyrics off music - even karaoke. You can also customize your own soundtrack and visuals.

Check out the full scoop here!

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on May 26, 2003 @ 2:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • BattleMages Trailer
  • Iridion II (GBA)
  • Fair Strike
  • The Hulk Interview/Trailer
  • The Entente: World War I Battlefields
  • Full Spectrum Warrior (Xbox)

  • Read more for download links ...

'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2003 @ 2:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in 19th Century China, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a martial arts fighting game based on the classic teachings and techniques of the Wudan style. Combining adventure and intense, dynamic combat with the ability to explore lush, interactive environments, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon suspends the laws of space, gravity, and the human body. Players represent one of four characters: Li Mu Bai, Yu Shu Lien, Jen Yu, or Lo. A few new PS2 screens on this slow news day...

'Armed And Dangerous' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2003 @ 2:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take a band of gun-toting rebels -a robot, a madman, a mole and a criminal mastermind. Put them in a vividly stunning fantasy realm. Then give them an impossible mission - pulling off the biggest heist of all time in the middle of a war. All you have to do is battle your way through dastardly enemies, giant war machines and an army of psychopathic robots. But don't worry; you have plenty of ammo and absolutely no common sense. Victory is yours in 12,000 bullets or less!

'Iron Storm' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 26, 2003 @ 1:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wanadoo has released a new patch for Iron Storm, bringing the European edition of the first- and third-person shooter by 4X Studio to v1.041. This is a small upgrade that merely activates a pair of cheat codes (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

Arxel Tribe Signs 'Etherlords 2'

by Rainier on May 26, 2003 @ 1:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arxel Tribe is proud to announce it has secured the publishing and distribution rights for most European countries (France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Spain, Portugal, Slovenia and Croatia) to Nival Interactive's upcoming PC game ETHERLORDS 2, the sequel to the critically acclaimed ETHERLORDS released in 2001.

'Bandits: Phoenix Rising' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 26, 2003 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grin has released a new patch for their racing/combat game Bandits bringing your retail game to v1.1.1 "An update version of the patch is now available adressing some issues with reading from the BANDITS CD which occured on the European verison of the game." This is crucial for EU and Australien users as the may have problems with the previous patch. Read more for download links ...

'Men of Valor: Vietnam' - Site Launch!

by Thomas on May 26, 2003 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TWENTY FIFTEEN today tossed up the official site for their upcoming PC/Xbox Vietnam War game Men of Valor: Vietnam. The site includes screens and general gaming news..

Men of Valor: Vietnam follows new recruit Dean Shepard and his squad of Marines through the wartorn jungles of Southeast Asia during America's most controversial conflict. The atmosphere of the troubled 1960s filters through sixteen historical missions that take the player from coastal plains of Chu Lai to the ancient city of Hue at the height of the Tet Offensive.

'Ultima Online' Monthly Service Rate Will Change

by Thomas on May 26, 2003 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fragzone let us know that the Ultima Online monthly service rate will be changed June 25:

The Ultima Online monthly service rate will change from $9.95 per month to $12.99 per month on June 25, 2003. This rate change will allow us to increase the level of quality we provide our players. To make the change easier for you, we’re also introducing the following two multi-month discount packages, which will be available on June 25th:

  • 3 Month Prepaid Discount Package — $34.99
  • 6 Month Prepaid Discount Package — $59.99

    You can find out more details regarding these changes here!