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'Big Scale Racing' Developer Interview

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 6:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

We send our dear friend Rik Teerling over at BumbleBeast some cookies as bribe for a small interview and he decided the rest of the team ought to join in and give us some smart ass answers (and they demanded milk to go with the cookies, go figure). So have a nice read and njoy the included screens. Big Scale Racing is distributed by HD Interactive in Europe and SummitSoft in the US.

PC Preview - Prince Of Qin

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on July 31, 2002 @ 8:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In the year of 10 BC, the First Emperor made his rounds patrol eastward and unfortunately he died of a sudden and mysterious death. Chaos emerged all over the land with the fall of the king star. The peasants in Dazexiang county raised their flags to rebel. The uprising fire later spread throughout the entire realm. At the same time, the minorities outside of the Great Wall also turned their eyes to this rich land in chaos. Though the dynasty was facing its last days, like a caged tiger, how can it be willing to submit without.

Shadow of Memories - Screens

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on July 31, 2002 @ 8:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

PC and Xbox conversions of the popular PlayStation 2 adventure Shadow of Memories will herald the new European studio's arrival. As a showcase of KOE R&D's talent, however, the PC and Xbox conversions will also offer a graphically enhanced version of Konami's stunning tale of time travel and the repercussions of changing fate.

PC Preview - Nexagon : The Pit

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on July 25, 2002 @ 7:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Strategy First has a big slew of upcoming titles in the near future, either 3rd party developed or in-house titles. One of those is, the at first odd looking, Nexagon : The Pit offering a combination of action and real time strategy in a science fiction setting. Check our verdict (and njoy the screens).

'Soldiers Of Anarchy' - Interview & Screens

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on July 11, 2002 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

As the leader of a small group of survivors of an apocalyptic inferno, it is all a matter of your personal tactical and strategic abilities. Find your place in this new world and discover the secret behind the destruction of mankind. The most powerful weapons of the past will aid you to build a new future. But keep your eyes open! If you underestimate your enemy, mankind will perish forever. Today we managed to ambush the Lead Designer of "Soldiers Of Anarchy", and fired off some questions ...

PC Review : Legion

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on June 26, 2002 @ 7:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Legion transports players back in time, two thousand years ago, before the world was ruled by Rome and when the next great empire was set to rise. Players take control of one of the many tribes, city states or leagues in Italy at the time Rome was rising to dominate the area. In this epic game, players must control cities, allocate workers to collect resources, build fortresses for protection and train new regiments on some of the most spectacular battlefields based on accurate maps of ancient Rome. Check out our verdict!

PC Review - Cultures 2 : Gates of Asgard

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on June 18, 2002 @ 8:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

After the exciting adventures in Cultures- The Discovery of Vinland, the Vikings are on the march again in Cultures 2. It is the end of the first millennium and Bjarni the lead character has a vision, he sees himself battling with three unknown figures against a terrifying snake and fighting to save the world. Bjarni travels to Europe in search of answers. During his travels, he meets the brave Franconians, the technologically superior Byzantines and the mystical Saracens. The goal of the game is to unite these three groups and then to go fight the final battle with the snake. Did we fight the snake? Or did we weasel out?

PC Review - Warlords BattleCry II

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on May 21, 2002 @ 2:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Experience a unique combination of role-playing heroes and real-time strategy game play. Build Hero warriors in the Warlord's fantasy world of Etheria and develop them into unique classes such as Death Knight, Assassin or Ice Mage. A new single player campaign delivers 12 unique sides, new terrain and new magical effects. Create multiple heroes and track their courage in the single player campaign or over the Internet. Does this sequel capture our interest, or did it capture dust? Read on!