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'Highway To The Reich' Virtual Tour Now Available

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 11:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Panther Games are pleased to announce an innovative new Virtual non-Interactive Demo of the award-winning Highway to the Reich. Based on the popular Macromedia Flash plug-in, this tour of the game and its features offers wargamers a closer look at what Highway to the Reich is all about. Read more for details ...

Unreal Tournament 2004 - Bonus Map Available NOW

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 10:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A new Unreal Tournament 2004 multiplayer map has been released, and while it is not officially supported by Digital Extremes and Epic Games, it is created by is now available. The onslaught map is called Icarus Plaza and although it is not an official release, it is designed by UT2004 level contributor Chris Blundell (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'WarCraft III' - Bonus Map Available NOW

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 9:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard has released yet another new Warcraft III map, this time called "Shamrock Reef"... Map info: "There's lush greenery in every direction, but nary a spare coin to be found. Still, with a wee bit o' luck, you and your neighbor can earn a bounty by slaying any beasties nearby." This is a Medium map and the suggested no. of players is 2v2, 4v4 or FFA. It is based on the "Ashenvale" tileset. Go download it here!

'Kuma: War' - Public Beta Available NOW

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 9:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Supported by true-to-life satellite imagery and authentic military intelligence, Kuma Reality Games’ Kuma: War provides players with the opportunity to jump from the headlines right into the frontlines of international conflict. This public beta offers two missions set in Afghanistan and North Korea, driveable vehicles, and new weapons and other improvements over the previous closed beta. Read more for download links ...

'Sabotain: Break The Rules' - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 4:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In this 3D PC action role playing game the gamer moves through the populated streets of “Miracle City”, a town in the distant future. He works for an enemy empire and carries out his special secret missions in whatever way he can: with the help of tricks, guile or raw violence – depending on what the situation requires. Read more for details & screens ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 2:15 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 :

  • Judge Dredd vs. Death - Trailer
  • Far Cry - Trailer

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

'Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed' (ALL) Unlock Game Content

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 2:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ today announced that a code revealed in the Warner Bros. Pictures feature film "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" unlocks an alternate ending in the GBA game of the same name and a mini-game in the PC version. The code, along with gameplay footage, appears on the silver screen as Scooby-Doo plays a GBA during the credits sequence.

'Fable' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 12:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fable is a ground-breaking role-playing adventure game from Peter Molyneux, in which your every action determines your skills, appearance, and reputation. Create your life story from childhood to death. Grow from an inexperienced adolescent into the most powerful being in the world (thanks FableFrance). Check these new screens ...

'War Times' Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 11:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First Inc. and developer Legend Studios announced today that their World War II real-time strategy game War Times has gone gold and will ship to retail stores nationwide later this month. War Times gives players the opportunity to fight some of history’s most prolific battles as the country of their choice: the USA, England, the Soviet Union or Germany.

'Lords Of The Realm 3' - Update Patch & Castle Editor Available NOW

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 11:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

After it was released & yanked a few weeks ago, Sierra has re-released the v1.1 update patch for Lords Of The Realm 3 addressing a couple of game crashes, applies a few multiplayer lobby enhancements, and fixes over a dozen gameplay bugs. They have also released the Castle Editor for Impressions Games' 3D RTS Lords of the Realm III which can be used to make custom castle for use with the game. Read more for details and download links ...

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 10:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft has released the single-player demo for Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow. This demo features the full 'Paris-to-Nice train' mission wherre you your objective is to locate and question a man called Norman Soth. Read more for download links ...

'Crashday' - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 10:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Crashday puts the player in a world of stunts, dents and adrenalin. His task is to scrap his vehicle with breathtaking stunts or to wreck cars in aggressive street races, showing his opponents that they made a fatal mistake in choosing him as their enemy. The battle setting place in maps partly created by the player is sponsored by a crazy video shop owner who sells new vehicles, weapons and other upgrades from time to time. Read more for screens ...

'EXtreme Demolition' - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EXtreme Demolition is the most over-the-top demolition game ever! Cars and levels are more varied than any other. High tech eXtreme level designs will have you ramping between skyscraper rooftops and dealing with artificial gravity that changes direction and makes driving up walls and on ceilings an option. Add to this a bevy of game modes, ranging from single player to online team modes, and you have a demolition experience like no other.

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 10:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in the 60s and using the Cold War as its inspiration, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater forces the player to adopt a number of new skills to survive in Snake's new jungle environment. Danger lurks everywhere as Snake explores the beautifully-realised forests, encampments and rivers, with guards patrolling key routes, dangerous animals to contend with, and the uneven terrain and noisy foliage making the silent approaches the Metal Gear hero is famed for virtually impossible. Read more for some new screens ...

'Project Entropia's Land Grab Event'

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 9:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Project Entropia, the world's only virtual universe incorporating a real economy with a convertible currency, announces the first great virtual land grab, scheduled for June 2004! Any person in the world who has a reasonably fast internet connection and a normal PC may participate in the land grab.

'Naval Ops: Commander' (PS2) Coming To Europe

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 9:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

KOEI is pleased to announce that Naval Ops: Commander will sail into the European harbours in June 2004. Naval Ops: Commander is set in an alternate reality where the powerful nations of Virshia have deployed an armada of "Superships" around the globe. Through Virshia's aggressive assault on the world's oceans, nations quickly fell while others still hang in the balance. In the game, players command a lone Tactical Battle Group committed to fighting the Virshian fleet.

'Crystal Key II' Ships To Stores - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 9:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that it has shipped Crystal Key II on PC. Crystal Key II is the sequel to the best-selling, Crystal Key, which has sold upwards of 500,000 units in North America. A sci-fi fantasy adventure, players embark on a new journey of discovery and attempt to uncover the whereabouts of a mythical key. Legend tells of the Crystal Key’s magical powers and its ability to bring peace to those who unlock its secrets...

'Earth & Beyond' Closing Down

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 9:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The official E&B website has this statement "Starting September 22, 2004, Earth & Beyond will no longer be in service. After an amazing two years of galactic adventure, Electronic Arts has made the decision to close Earth & Beyond in order to focus resources on future games. Please check your email associated with your Earth & Beyond game account for updates and more information on what this closure means to you. We hope you've enjoyed the game as much as we have and that we'll see you again in another great EA game!"

'Thief: Deadly Shadows' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 2:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The game that introduced stealth gameplay is back. Ion Storm has implemented a new 3rd person cinematic action view as well as the classic 1st person perspective from the previous Thief chapters. Breaking and entering, stealing, sabotage, combat, assassination, and setting up ambushes - tasks master thief Garrett is well equipped to perform. Players will enter into Garret's dark world of thievery on both Xbox and PC this Spring 2004 in "Thief: Deadly Shadows". Read more to check out some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 2:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

PC Preview - 'Alpha Black Zero'

by Nathan Mourfield on March 17, 2004 @ 1:51 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Alpha Black Zero is a fast-paced mission based 3rd person tactical shooter with a gripping storyline to test both your fighting abilities and your intelligence. Dozens of different enemies, all possessing strong Artificial intelligence, will punish your mistakes across huge and challenging levels. We had a chance to play a press build, and were literally blown away ...

'Advent Rising' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 17, 2004 @ 12:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Advent Rising, a common legend pervades the galaxy - that of a powerful, ancient race that will one day unite the universe. Millions of cultures from vastly distant worlds revere and hallow these mythological beings known as humans. One race, the Seekers, know humans actually exist and are threatened by their potential power. Under the guise of benevolent explorers, the Seekers travel throughout the galaxy in a desperate attempt to eradicate any human society they unearth. Check out some new screens ...