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New 'Kohan: Ahriman’s Gift' v1.3.5 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 8:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and TimeGate Studios announced today that they have released a patch, version 1.3.5, for the genre busting fantasy real-time strategy game, Kohan: Ahriman’s Gift.

'New World Order' - Demo Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 5:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'New World Order' set for release in September 2002 is a single and multiplayer team based shooter developed in Sweden by Termite Games. This highly anticipated game promises to take the first person shooter genre to the next level by combining uncanny graphic detail with adrenaline pumping realistic action. Last week Project3/Termite released a single player demo, get it here ... IF you can get it to work properly that is! Njoy!

Online Game Market Set to Grow According To 'DFC Report'

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 2:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A new research report from DFC Intelligence forecasts that 114 million people worldwide are expected to be playing online games by the year 2006. Furthermore, online game usage is expected to increase nearly six-fold in that period. According to David Cole, president of DFC Intelligence, "Online games should garner significant usage over the next few years. The major question mark is whether individual companies will be able to monetize that usage."

'Dark Ore' Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 12:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

RayLogic has updated their demo for Dark Ore due to a launch problem for Win98/ME users. They had already released their 1.0 version yesterday, but the new 1.1 version of the Dark Ore beta demo is now available at the RayLogic website and as before it requires a 15.2 MB download (thanks Blues).

Gnostic Labs Announces Team Action Strategy Title 'Eschaton' - Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gnostic Labs, a startup formed to create better worlds, announced plans for their initial product. Evolving the genres of strategy and action games, Gnostic Labs is developing Eschaton, a team combat game. Check the screens!

'Will Rock' - New Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Saber Interactive unleashes a new batch of 'Will Rock' screens, their upcoming first-person shooter. Using their own Saber 3D engine the game is in development for PC and next-gen consoles. William Rockwell, aka Will Rock, goes on the hunt for treasures spread over 12 levels bringing him in Ancient Greece, Ancient China and Medieval Russia. Njoy the screens!

Gore - Exclusive Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher is shipping gore to stores so its only a matter of time before everybody get their hands on this quite interesting First Person Shooter. Today we serve up 30 some screens to show you what Gore looks like. Full review is coming up soon! Njoy

Purge Online - New Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we serve up twenty new screenshots from a pre-beta build of Freeform Interactive's class based, multiplayer-focused action game, Purge (using the LithTech Talon game Engine). Njoy!

Timegate Studios Releases Mod Tool For 'Kohan'

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 12:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TimeGate Studios and Strategy First announced the release of an exciting new Kohan Mod Tool available exclusively to TimeGate newsletter subscribers in the upcoming June 17th, 2002 issue. Click and visit HERE to join the newsletter distribution list.

'Monster Jam : Maximum Destruction' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 5, 2002 @ 8:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft announces Monster Jam : Maximum Destruction shipped for the PlayStation 2. The game will be available in retail stores nationwide for $49.99 MSRP. A review on this title coming soon!