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August 2018


'Forza Motorsport' (Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 18, 2005 @ 10:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Forza Motorsport" gives Xbox gamers who are passionate about cars and racing the opportunity to own, customize, and race their favorite cars in a realistic driving simulation. From sport compacts to LeMans prototypes, players use earnings from hundreds of races to buy upgrades and aftermarket parts so they can transform real production cars into high-performance race cars.

'Pacific Fighters' - v3.04 Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on Jan. 18, 2005 @ 10:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft has yet again released new patches for 1C Maddox's WW2 flight sim Pacific Fighters. This update brings your retail game to v3.04 (for both the standalone and merged installations) and corrects take off acceleration of the carrier based aircraft making it easier to take off with the fully loaded aircraft, tuned maximal speed of F2A and fixes various glitches on ATI cards. Read more for download links.

'EverQuest II' Adventure Pack Details

by Judy on Jan. 18, 2005 @ 9:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

While it was already revealed several days ago, Sony Online Entertainment today officially announced the forthcoming Adventure Packs for EverQuest II, a content release strategy intended to give players access to new content between traditional game expansions. The first Adventure Pack is scheduled for digital release in March 2005 for $4.99.

'World Championship Poker: Deluxe Series' (NDS) Announced

by Judy on Jan. 18, 2005 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment today announced the upcoming release of their first game for the Nintendo DS - World Championship Poker: Deluxe Series, with an MSRP of $29.99. WCP is currently available for the PS2, Xbox and GBA.

'Soldner: Marine Corps' Unveiled - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 18, 2005 @ 9:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the first official Soldner addon, Soldner: Marine Corps, you will be faced with all new challenges on the virtual battleground. In Soldner you became familiar with land and air combat, various weapons and means of transportation, Soldner: Marine Corps adds a new playground to the mix, water. But that is not all, the Marine Corps will also have you face a totally different enemy, a total lack of waterm the desert. Read more for the first screens ...

'Pilot Down: Behind Enemy Lines' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 18, 2005 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on the inspirational survival stories of American pilots shot down over occupied Europe during the Second World War, this action-adventure sees US Airman Bill Foster stranded and alone in Germany in the Winter of 1944. Bill must survive against both the elements and the elite German forces and only upon reaching the Swiss border is his survival assured.

'GTR: The Ultimate Racing Game' Gets Additional Cars - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 18, 2005 @ 8:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GTR: The Ultimate Racing Game represents the most intense and immersive racing experience ever to grace a PC or games console. Already released in Germany, the international version introduces five totally new car models for the player to choose from. In addition to these, there are also several additional team entries running the Viper, Ferrari 360, and Porsche 911/996 GT3 cars, so 16 uniquely designed opponents are waiting on the track.

DreamCatcher Signs 'Domination' - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 18, 2005 @ 8:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced it will publish Domination, a 3D turn-based tactical strategy game previously known as Phantom Renaissance. Domination is slated for release during February in North America and during April in Europe. Read more for details and screens...

Sony Online Forms Publishing Label and Signs 'Asheron's Call'

by Judy on Jan. 18, 2005 @ 8:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment today announced the formation of Station Publishing, a new distribution label within the company. Station Publishing will focus on distributing interactive entertainment products licensed from external content providers for the PC and game console market. The first titles due from Station Publishing will be Turbine Entertainment Software's Asheron's Call: Throne of Destiny and Asheron's Call 2: Legions.

Project 3 Signs 'Cross Racing Championship'

by Judy on Jan. 18, 2005 @ 8:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dutch publisher Project Three Interactive today announced it has signed the European rights for the racing game Cross Racing Championship for PC. The game has a scheduled pan-European releasedate of April 15th 2005.

'SpellForce: Shadow of the Phoenix' - v1.52 Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on Jan. 18, 2005 @ 2:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jowood has released a new patch for its RTS/RPG game SpellForce bringing your retail game to v1.52 (for all language versions) and fixes some minor problems and logic issues, addresses multiplayer incompatibility problems between the Gold Edition and Shadow of the Phoenix addon, optimized netcode allowing players with different language versions to play, both in coop and pvp games. Read more for download links ...

'Swords of Destiny' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Jan. 18, 2005 @ 1:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Swords of Destiny is an action-packed sword combat game from Marvelous Interactive, with hyper-active, high-flying battling focusing on air combat action (including "Sword Time" for intense juggling airborne combos.) Not much info is available, as for now this is a Japan only title, no details who might bring this to Europe or North America are available...

'Dragonshard' - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 18, 2005 @ 12:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Dragonshard" will incorporate classic role-playing themes, a powerful and dynamic real-time strategy engine all woven together with a rich storyline involving a global conflict for an immensely powerful artifact with the power to change the fate of Eberron itself.

'Silent Hunter III' Gets Delayed

by Judy on Jan. 17, 2005 @ 8:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft has announced that its naval combat game Silent Hunter III has been delayed, luckily only a few weeks. "We are sorry to announce that Silent Hunter III has been postponed a couple of weeks in order to be polished and fine-tuned, the new release date is 17th March 2005. However, we do have a live chat scheduled for Tuesday 25th at 18:00 CET, server type: beyondIRC (, channel: #SH3." In 'Silent Hunter III' you take the role of the U-boat commander, seek your enemy with sonar and periscope, attack the enemy with torpedoes, destroy them with the deck gun, or command their crew to do the job.

'Will of Steel' - Official Website Launched

by Judy on Jan. 17, 2005 @ 8:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Will of Steel is a modern warfare tactical 3D Real Time Strategy game set in the early 1990s. As a young Marine officer, William Steel is the son of the highly decorated USMC General Thomas Steel. Players must assume command and responsibility of the battalion at his control and defeat your opposing in forces in hostile locations around the globe. Head on over to the official Will of Steel website for the latest screens, movies, artwork and gameplay information.

'The Punisher' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Pummels Its Way To Stores

by Judy on Jan. 17, 2005 @ 8:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ today announced the release of the highly anticipated title The Punisher for the PlayStation2, Xbox, and PC. The Punisher is based on Marvel's darkest antihero, a revenge-driven vigilante from the popular comic book series. Developed by THQ's Volition studio, The Punisher has shipped nationwide with a suggested retail price of $49.99 on console and $39.99 on PC.

'Flat-Out' - v1.1 Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Jan. 17, 2005 @ 6:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Empire has released an updated demo for Bugbear's racing game, Flat-Out, bringing it in synch with the previously released retail patch. The demo features 3 tracks: Finchley Forest, Fairgrass Grounds and Grand Slam Stadium (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Star Fox: Assault' (NGC) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 17, 2005 @ 5:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A few years after disaster was barely averted on Dinosaur Planet, Lylat Central Command gets wind of a new threat spreading throughout the solar system. The Star Fox team is sent in to engage this new enemy but what begins as a standard combat mission quickly takes a drastic turn. Classic team members, Fox McCloud, Slippy Toad, Peppy Hare and Falco Lombardi, join forces with some new faces to create the most formidable team in the history of this celebrated series: the Star Fox armada!

'Counter-Strike: Source' Update Released

by Judy on Jan. 17, 2005 @ 4:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As we mentioned a few days ago, Valve announced it would release the official Counter-Strike Bot, as well as an updated version de_tides, rebuilt by Turtlerock Studios. True to their word, it is now available through steam, which also updates a few other maps and a few other tweaks. Read more for details ...

'TimeSplitters Future Perfect' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 17, 2005 @ 4:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In TimeSplitters Future Perfect, Cortez - the hero from previous installments - returns with humanity on the brink of destruction. With the help of some familiar faces (some very familiar!) he must chase a mystery foe across different time periods to trace the origins of the TimeSplitters and save the day.