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'Empires' - BF1942 Mod Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 8:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Empires introduces buildable and destroyable buildings, a resource economy system, team commanders, and many other features modders of Battlefield 1942 have declared to be impossible due to no available SDK. This patch brings the mod to v0.11 and fixes most of the lag and crashing, and dedicated servers now work. We recommend running dedicated servers now, with the patch. There were no gameplay changes made to this release, however gameplay changes are now our main focus. Read more for download links ...

'Savage: Battle For Newerth' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 3:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

S2Games has released the anticipated patch for their online RTS/FPS game Savage: Battle for Newerth. This upgrade brings your retail game to v2.0 and adds a few new maps, updates their gfx engine and a slew of other fixes, tweaks and additions. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 3:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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

  • Breakdown - Trailer
  • Joan Of Arc - Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

Vivendi's European 2004 Release Schedule

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 2:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After we had the Vivendi US release list, their European colleagues have releaved their 2004 release schedule. No major surprises or revelations, nor release dates for HL2 or World Of Warcraft, but CS: Condition Zero & Lords of the Realm III are listed for March 2004, Van Helsing (PS2/ Xbox), The Fast and The Furious (PS2/Xbox) and Ground Control 2 are all scheduled for the first half of 2004. Read more for the full release list ...

'Half-Life 2' Source Code Theft Developments

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 1:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Over on Slashdot they have a mention of a weblog on recent developments regarding the Half-Life 2 source code theft from last year. Apparently there is progress made by the FBI who have raided a San Francisco resident's home in relation to the leaking/theft of Valve's upcoming hit product. The article shows a scanned FBI search warrant. Go check it out!

'Alias' (PC/Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 1:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Alias" is a third-person action adventure video game that allows players to step into the role of the series’ lead character, Sydney Bristow, an agent for the CIA. Bristow must use her cunning, extensive knowledge of martial arts and array of high-tech gadgetry to accomplish dangerous missions. “Alias” will encompass all of the key elements behind the series’ success, including high-action combat, stealth missions and time-based objectives, espionage, intriguing plot twists, high-tech weaponry and stunning gameplay locations that span the globe.

'Vietcong' - New Multiplayer Map Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 1:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pterodon has released a new "beta" multiplayer map for their tactical shooter Vietcong. This 'Riverdale' map will be features in the next update patch, but you can have a little sneak peek (thanks Tiscali). Read more for screens & download links ...

Win a Chance to Play Against OutKast on Xbox Live

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 1:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Step up to the mic and get ready for celebrity gaming on Xbox Live! Gamers who think they can tackle a round of ESPN NFL Football against today's hottest hip-hop act, OutKast, should sign up before February 2, 2004 at Xbox Live!. Players who register could win a chance to play against Big Boi on February 4, the week of the Grammy Awards Show. Lucky Xbox Live members will be able to play against the Grammy Award nominees online through Xbox Live. Future contests will offer gamers the chance to play online against some of today’s hottest stars of stage, screen and sound, including The Strokes, Phantom Planet, Fefe Dobson, Crystal Method and Skrape, with many more lined up to take on gamers around the world.

'Lagsters' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 12:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Lagsters is an arcade racing title, where the action takes place in closed environments - tubes. The player will be able to use a vast number of different weapons and upgrades to their cars to become the winner of one of the 32 races. The tracks are compiled into 4 different championships of the single player mode. The multiplayer mode will offer three different modes of play: 'Last Man Driving', 'Fox and Hounds' and 'Divided Glory' where up to 8 players may participate in one race.

'Metalheart: Replicants Rampage' - Website Launched

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 12:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Akella, mostly known for the naval titles like Pirates of the Caribbean and Sea Dogs, is launching a new website for the Metalheart: Replicants Rampage project, their tactical role-playing game set on a deserted planet where the main characters find themselves after the spaceship crash. Read more for some new screens or check out the freshly launched Metalheart: Replicants Rampage website.

'NVIDIA' Signs Deal With NASA

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 12:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NVIDIA Corporation today announced that NASA is using its technology to reconstruct Martian terrain from transmitted rover data in photorealistic virtual reality, allowing scientists to explore Mars in 3D as if they were actually moving freely on the planet's surface. This NVIDIA-powered environment serves as a precise vision and planning system for NASA scientists, allowing them to rehearse a variety of Mars rover scenarios, mapping out moves and experiments, prior to directing the vehicle to undertake actual tasks by "flying" through highly realistic, 3D reconstructions of the Martian surface.

'Soldner: Secret Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 3:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In SĂ–LDNER - Secret Wars the player takes command of one of these special teams. As Commander he leads the small high tech army consisting of soldiers, light armoured vehicles, helicopters and VTOLs to fulfill a wide variety of mission. The Simulation of a highly complex political system creates a dynamic campaign: each decision has direct impact on the flow of the game. Read more to check some awesome screens ...

'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 3:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Reflections Interactive, DRIV3R is an action-packed driving adventure game that stays true to its roots, incorporating the cinematic gameplay and gritty street crime of its predecessors with ground-breaking graphics and three mammoth, wide-open city environments: Miami, Florida; Nice, France; and Istanbul, Turkey. check out some new screens...

'FBI Hostage Rescue' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 3:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Deployed to any location at any time - if there are innocent lives at stake, you will be there. You are a member of a highly trained team to handle negotiations, mobile assaults, high-risk arrests, and manhunt operations. You must rely on your training to help you make the tough calls and split-second decisions that can mean life or death for you and the hostages.

PS2 Review - 'Star Trek: Shattered Universe'

by Geson Hatchett on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 2:45 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The universe is not as you know it… Think fast, shoot faster! Experience high-intensity space combat in a sinister alternative to the classic era setting of Star Trek: The Original Series. The opportunity awaits to pilot 10 unique, never-before-seen fighters into battle where you’ll engage enemies across 19 levels of incredible action. A good Star Trek game, could it be?

PC Review - 'Anito: Defend A Land Enraged'

by Velvey on Jan. 19, 2004 @ 2:13 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Anito is a Single-Player Isometric Adventure RPG game set in 16th century Asia, in the land of Maroka. Maroka is an island besieged both by internal conflict and armored invaders from a faraway land who are slowly turning Maroka into their monarch's colony. When Datu Maktan, leader of the Mangatiwala tribe and the land's most influential peacemaker, mysteriously disappears, it is up to his children Agila and Maya to find him and restore the delicate peace that their father has kept in balance, before conflicting forces tear the land apart.