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'Rails Across America' Releases A New Patch

by Rainier on July 24, 2002 @ 7:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Flying Labs announced today that they have released a patch for their award winning strategy game, Rails Across America. The patch allows players to navigate the map and view financial reports even while the game is paused, giving them more time to make decisions and to explore the Rails Across America environment. The patch also includes a new map editor that allows players to create their own maps (for single player mode only), as well as some minor bug fixes and tweaks to gameplay.

Frontline Attack: War over Europe - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on July 24, 2002 @ 7:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frontline Attack: War over Europe, a 3D real-time strategy game in the works at Poland-based development teams In Images and Reality Pump. Frontline Attack: War over Europe uses the Earth III engine known from games such as Earth 2140, Earth 2150. Eidos seems to have picked up the rights to Zuxxez Entertainment's "World War II: Panzer Claws", the 3D RTS that was already in development since last year. German RTS fans can rejoice, the game will be released a full month earlier than anywhere else. Njoy the screens!

Serious Sam (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 24, 2002 @ 7:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gotham Games seems to be going for a strong start after earlier today bringing us goodies for Conflict Desert Storm they now gave us some screens for Croteam's Serious Sam. After Sam terrorized the PC he is now aiming for the Xbox. Njoy the goodies!

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield - Character Art

by Rainier on July 24, 2002 @ 7:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield is the sequel to the immensely popular Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear, 2000 Action Game Of The Year, and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, 1999 Action Game Of The Year. It will be the third game in the Rainbow Six line, which has sold more than 6.7 million copies worldwide. Today we serve up 13 skins of various characters in the game ... hawaian shirts included ...

'Soldiers Of Anarchy' Movies

by Rainier on July 24, 2002 @ 5:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tonight Blues News serves up some movies from Soldiers of Anarchy, the 3D tactical RTS being developed at Silverstyle Entertainment. There is a gameplay movie that sports some three and a half minutes of action-packed footage, demonstrating combat with the game's eponymous soldiers and a variety of vehicles, complete with a rocking soundtrack for the price of a 17.2 MB download in AVI format. The second movie demonstrates the game's editor in more than six minutes of AVI footage (18.3 MB), complete with German commentary by lead designer Carsten Strehse.

'Settlers 4' Add-on Expected & BlueByte Server Update

by Rainier on July 24, 2002 @ 5:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UbiSoft and Bluebyte let us know that tomorrow between 16.00-17.00PM (Euro time) you might experience problems accessing Settlers lobby and Bluebyte servers due to maintenance work. nor the other Ubisoft servers will be affected (unless lightning strikes) by this. At the same time we can also announce that a new Settlers 4 mission cd is expected in Oktober (last mission cd was August 2001) bringing new campaigns to the game.

Tony Hawk Extends Exclusive Agreement With Activision

by Rainier on July 24, 2002 @ 4:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. announced today that the company has extended its successful partnership with world-renowned skateboarder Tony Hawk through an exclusive multi-year video game licensing agreement that expires in 2015. Mr. Hawk will continue to headline Activision O2’s flagship action sports franchise, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, which has generated approximately $500 million worldwide through March 31, 2002 and which was the single largest independent U.S. video game franchise during calendar 2001, according to NPD.

Gotham Games Announces 'Conflict: Desert Storm' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2002 @ 9:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Time to put your training to use as you snake across the sands of Iraq to battle Saddam and his ruthless army. Gotham Games, a new division of Take Two Interactive Software Inc., announced today the new title Conflict: Desert Storm, available this fall for the PlayStation┬«2, Xbox and PC. Command Troops From The World’s Most Feared Special Operations Units And Take On Saddam’s Forces. Former British Special Air Service Officer Cameron Spence Signed On To Lend Gulf War Expertise To Ultra-Realistic Desert Combat Game. Check the screens!

Crashed (PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2002 @ 8:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's not the winning. It's the taking apart. Crash is a fast-paced, furious and fun step into the world of classic cars and their subsequent destruction. Check the explosive screens!

TimeSplitters 2 (Xbox/GC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2002 @ 7:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prepare to battle through history as the evil TimeSplitters get ready to rise again. TimeSplitters 2 is the sequel to the hugely successful and critically acclaimed TimeSplitters, which was released to coincide with the US and European launches of PlayStation 2. The game is being developed by Free Radical Design of Nottingham, England, and is set for release in September. Check the Xbox, Gamecube and PS2 screens ...