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'Besieger' - Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2003 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Besieger introduces a world filled with feudal rivalry in which players can wage war as either Viking or Cimmerian warriors. Contenders can build flying vehicles for combat or siege towns on horseback in an effort to conquer factions such as Ogres, Werewolves, Centaurs, and other non-human races. The armored walls of a barricade can be shattered using a battering ram and competitors can pocket enemy buildings and equipment. Players can also retreat and accumulate forces behind their own armored citadel for a counterattack. Read more for some new screens...

'No Man's Land' - Info Brochure Available For Download!

by Thomas on June 7, 2003 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV created a special info brochure about No Man´s Land for their guests at the E3, and it was very successful. This is why they now offering this brochure for download. It's a zipped PDF file about 7MB in size. Find out anything and everything about No Man´s Land. You'll find in-depth information about the multiplayer features as well as descriptions of the key characters. Everything is finely portrayed in this brochure. Get it here...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 7, 2003 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PS2 Review - 'IndyCar Series'

by Hank on June 7, 2003 @ 12:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

IndyCar Series delivers the Indy Racing season, including the Indianapolis 500 (Indy 500) race, "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing". The season is an open-wheeled championship on short ovals and superspeedways throughout the US, including California and Texas, with the Indy 500 as the highlight of its racing calendar. Indy cars are similar to F1 but are powered by 3.5-litre V8 engines, used by all teams. Fast and furious, the 650 bhp cars reach 0-100 mph in less than three seconds.

'Dance:UK' - Bemami Style Dance Mat Game

by Thomas on June 7, 2003 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bigben Interactive UK Ltd. is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of Dance:UK on both the PS one and PlayStation2 formats. As the title suggests, Dance:UK is a 'bemami'-style dance-mat game. The game will be released into an already tough market sector. However, rather than simply emulating existing dancing games, Bigben Interactive UK commissioned extensive research with the game's target audience. A range of focus groups were quizzed with the aim of discovering what the public really want in a dance game. Bigben Interactive believes that the knowledge gained will enable it to deliver the game the masses desire.

RAM Supplier For PS3 Confirmed

by Thomas on June 7, 2003 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another part of the PlayStation 3 jigsaw puzzle slotted into place today, as Sony announced a partnership with Elpida Memory to supply the Rambus-based memory technology for the console. Japanese firm Elpida is a subsidiary of NEC and Hitachi, and specialises (as the name suggests) in various RAM technologies. The chips it will be supply for Sony are based on the Rambus Yellowstone technology.

'Combat Command 2 Gold Edition' Goes Gold

by Thomas on June 7, 2003 @ 12:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games is pleased to announce that Combat Command 2: Danger Forward Gold Edition has just recently passed the Gold milestone and is expected to begin shipping on June 20th. The Gold Edition is an enhanced version of the award-winning grand tactical game, Combat Command 2: Danger Forward.

Origins 2003 And Shrapnel Games

by Thomas on June 7, 2003 @ 12:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

From June 26th until June 29th thousands upon thousands of gamers will descend upon Columbus, Ohio for an orgy of game playing. If it's a game, it'll be at Origins 2003. Collectible card games, live action role playing, traditional role playing, and of course, the granddaddy of all tabletop gaming, wargames, will all be represented. Scores of companies will also be on hand, to showcase their latest and greatest products. Among these companies will be none other than Shrapnel Games.

'Rise of Power' Announced

by Thomas on June 7, 2003 @ 12:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rise of Power is a game built on Garage Games' Torque engine and aims to be one of the first Role Playing first person shooter games. It is designed for multiplayer online play and will keep a database of player statistics. Its primary purpose is to provide a persistent world in which the player can advance through the ranks and develop skills and experience. Cash and bank accounts will be used to purchase weapons, bots and vehicles used by the player in battle. The player will maintain rank and be able to switch sides / teams at will. The game will feature two major opposing forces. The game pits Police forces against the Underworld. Battles and win / loss data will be kept to help the ranking system... Find out more about this game and check out screens at the official site here!