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August 2018


'Jungle Warfare' - Beta 1 Now Available

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 11:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jungle Warfare is a new mod for Unreal Tournament 2003 and the first public beta is now available for download. Jungle Warfare is a blend of realism and unrealism. It features a huge range of modern weaponry and provides team and class based gameplay that is frantic, fun, but at the same time, realistic to a certain degree. There is already a small patch available which fixes some bugs & various issues. This mod is an entry in Epic's "Make Something Unreal" contest. Read more for download links ...

'Counterstrike 1.6' Available Now Via Steam

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 5:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vavle just send over word that the Steam Beta is entering its final phase, and is now open to the public. To enter this beta, simply download and run the 500K installer. Steam, a broadband platform for the deliver and management of digital content, currently features a variety of Valve games including Counter-Strike 1.6, which introduces the new riot shield, the official CS bot and more. Visit the Steam Powered website or read more for details & download links ...

'NFL Street' (PS2/Xbox/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 1:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the developers of Madden NFL Football comes a new brand of football where style is BIG: NFL STREET. NFL STREET blends fast paced arcade action with street culture to create a unique new gameplay experience where NFL stars become larger than life personalities. Players battle to earn the enhanced gear and attributes necessary to dominate the urban environments. Read more for some new screens...

'Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory' - Map Editor Available NOW

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As expected & announced, the Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Map Editor is now available for download. This will allow anyone to create maps and content for Enemy Territory. Please note, these tools are not supported by Activision, id Software, or Splash Damage. Help is available via a community forum located right here where you'll find open discussions on working with the editor.

Diablo Veteran to Lead Blizzard North Development Team

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 11:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard Entertainment today announced that lead programmer Rick Seis has accepted the role of development team lead for Blizzard North. In his new position, Seis will focus on leading Blizzard North's concentrated team of developers while assuming the day-to-day responsibilities for maintaining and promoting the group's success. Additionally, Blizzard North will be streamlining their teams into one core group in order to focus their development efforts on one key project. Further information regarding the specifics of their next project will be announced at a future date.

'Breed' - Delayed Until September

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The release of the new tactical 3D action-shooter BREED will be postponed and put off until September. Many fans from the BREED community and the entire action-shooter scene had made worthwhile suggestions. The British BREED developer, Brat Designs, took these suggestions to heart and even further increased the game's complexity. Since the publication of the beta demo at the beginning of June, the 3D action-shooter has undergone a lot of fine tuning. The full support of DirectX9 and NVIDIA's enhanced rendering technology have turned BREED into a visual masterpiece!

'OutRun 2' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Talk about golden oldies! Already known as a big rumour but today Sega Japan officially announced that they are working on a follow-up to the classic arcade racing game created by Yu-Suzuki in 1986, OutRun 2. The game is currently being developed for the Chihiro arcade board and is expected to be available this Winter in Japan. The Chihiro arcade board is similar to the Xbox hardware, so more rumours predict that we may expect a port shortly after (thanks TVG). Read more for some screens...

'Soccer Manager Pro' - Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lead your team to the championship. Surprise your opponents with a range of tactics, optmise training programs and negotiate with your advertising partners down to the very last euro. Experience exciting football matches with fun and depth for 1-4 players. Soccer Manager Pro unites a stunning 3D-Graphics engine with tactical possibilities never before seen. Instruct your team and watch how each of your plays is accurately conveyed on the 3D pitch. Shout commands to your players and change your tactics at any time. Read more for some new screens ...

'Area 51' (PS2/Xbox) Announced - Facts & Features

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

And they go for a hattrick as Midway Games Inc. announced today that Area 51, the ultimate "sci-fi meets government cover-up" first-person shooter videogame, is scheduled to ship in 2004 for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox. Read more for additional details ...

'Justice League' (GBA) Announced

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that it will ship a new videogame based on the hit animated Cartoon Network television series, Justice League, for next-generation platforms in 2004. Read more for details ...

'NARC' (PS2/NGC/Xbox) Announced - Facts & Features

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed during the E3, Midway Games Inc. today officially announced that NARC, a stylized third-person action/shooter game, is in development and expected to ship in 2004 for the PS2, Xbox and GameCube. Read more for details and features ...

'War Times' - Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

War Times is a Real-Time Strategy game that lets players follow the tumultuous era of the Second World War through the actions of Germany, Great Britain, the USA or the USSR; each nation is totally different and uses unique strategies in their attack and defense and all the campaigns are based on real historical events, bringing an unparalleled realism to the fight. Check the new screens...

'BF1942: Battle of Britain' Map Available NOW

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As expected EA has now released the free Battle of Britain map for BattleField 1942. The objective-based map includes the German Junkers Ju88 heavy bombers and a host of British coastal defenses, including squadrons of Spitfires and the newly developed radar defense towers. The Germans must disable the RAF's coastal defense towers and the Harwich Weapons Factory for Operation Sea Lion to have a chance of success. To win, the Germans must destroy the five objectives before their ticket count hits zero, while the British must defend the objectives until the German tickets run out. The new map requires the latest v1.4 patch installed. Read more for download links ...

'Phantasy Star Online Episode III: C.A.R.D. Revolution' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 1:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Phantasy Star Online Episode III: C.A.R.D. Revolution expands the Phantasy Star Online (PSO) universe, offering a new style of strategic combat. Combining the excitement of card collection and deck settings with team-based battle tactics, PSO Episode III allows users to chat in the lobby about status upgrades and tactics, and then journey to the planet surface to engage in strategic combat using a turn-based Card system. The game continues the story arc of the previous PSO games, as players once again become Hunters and explore the mysteries of the planet Ragol. Featuring both online and offline play, as well as multiplayer modes, PSO Episode III adds new content and players to the ever-growing PSO community.

PS2 Preview - 'Hunter: The Reckoning Wayward'

by Thomas Wilde on July 11, 2003 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

'Hunter: The Reckoning Wayward' is a 3rd person action-shooter set in the fantasy world of White Wolf role-playing, players act as human monster-hunters protecting and defending lives of the innocent. One to two players choose from 5 playable Hunters, each possessing a vast array of weapons, edges (spells) and supernatural abilities. The nice folks over at Vivendi sent over a build so read more to find out how our hunting trip went ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 11, 2003 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PS2 Review - 'Chessmaster'

by Hank on July 11, 2003 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Chessmaster brings a grandmaster-strength engine, the strongest ever in a console product, to the PS2. With opponents of every skill level from beginner to grandmaster, anyone can find a challenge that matches their abilities, or inspiration to become a master. Chessmaster for PS2 also has a library of tools to elevate your game, including the complete tutorial content from Josh Waitzkin and renowned chess coach Bruce Pandolfini as found in the Chessmaster 9000 PC product.

GBA Review - 'The Incredible Hulk'

by Chad on July 11, 2003 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Incredible Hulk is based on the original Marvel Comics' classic series' The Incredible Hulk and Tales to Astonish comic books from Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, among others - telling the true origin and initial tales of the world famous green goliath. Players must guide the Hulk, smashing their way through military compounds, barren deserts, subterranean cities, underground caves, and even earth's distant future in order to escape from the never-ending conflict...until finally, the Hulk faces off with the most lethal creation of gamma radiation, the evil Abomination!