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'New World Order' Multiplayer Demo Available NOW!

by Rainier on June 1, 2002 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Believe it or not but Project3 FINALLY has released their multiplayer demo for their "eagerly" anticipated New World Order first person shooter. I'm downloading it as we speak .. read more for links where ot grab it as i'll be addin links as we cruise along ...

UPDATE: More links added and some solutions for people that having problem to run the game.

'Jedi Knight 2 Tools' Release 2 Available NOW

by Rainier on June 1, 2002 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few weeks ago Raven released their initial Jedi Knight II tools for the mod community and today they let us know they have updated their package to version 2. Read more to get a detailed list and links where to grab the goodies!

Infogrames Ships 'Test Drive' For PS2 & Xbox

by Rainier on May 31, 2002 @ 9:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. announced today that "Test Drive" the latest title in its Atari line-up, is now available for Sony's PlayStation2 and is shipping soon for the Xbox. The game's stunning visuals and arcade handling are complemented by the new story mode to ensure a power-packed ride. Featuring more than 20 beautifully modeled licensed sports cars and a blockbuster soundtrack of thumping driving music from DMX, Ja Rule, Saliva and others, "Test Drive" promises to outshine, outwax and outrace the competition.

US Open 2002 - Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2002 @ 6:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Have you ever dreamed of stepping into a famous player’s shoes, playing on the centre court or having your winning shot applauded by a jubilant crowd? For those of you who want to try your luck on the courts this summer, US OPEN 2002 will give you access to the most prestigious tennis courts in the world. Check the screens !

'DirectX 9.0' Being Beta-Tested

by Rainier on May 31, 2002 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. announced the release of beta version 1 of the Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 API, the latest version of Microsoft’s suite of multimedia application programming interfaces. Beta 1 features Microsoft’s innovative new high-level shader language (HLSL), a powerful new programming model that offers the easiest-to-use graphics creation toolset for developers.

Akira Psycho Ball (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 31, 2002 @ 4:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames is working on a pinball game, "Akira Psycho Ball", for the PS2. So here we have a few (rather fuzzy) screens of what it looks like. No specific details nor a scheduled release date is known yet, but we will keep you posted.

Galactic Civilizations - Intro Movie

by Rainier on May 30, 2002 @ 8:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Galactic Civilizations is a space-based strategy game in which the player becomes the leader of the human civilization at the dawn of the 23rd century. The galaxy has 6 major civilizations including humans and a race is on to colonize, conquer, and dominate the galaxy using whatever means necessary. Read more for links where to grab the intro movie

'Age Of Wonders II: The Wizards Throne' Has Gone Gold

by Rainier on May 30, 2002 @ 7:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already announced earlier we now have more specific details on the going GOLD of Gathering Of Developers and Thriumph Studios TBS ''Age Of Wonders II: The Wizards Throne". Delivering an invigorating mix of empire building, role-playing, and warfare, "Age of Wonders II: The Wizards Throne" offers the ultimate in fantasy turn-based strategy. This game is set to ship June 2002.

Club Football's Most Realistic Players - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 30, 2002 @ 7:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters will digitally recreate Europe’s finest soccer players in striking photo-realistic visual detail for its series of Club Football games, coming to America next year to the PlayStation®2 and the Xbox .

UFO : Aftermath - Screens

by Rainier on May 30, 2002 @ 7:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Altar Interactive is developing a PC game for which old school strategy fans are hungering. UFO: Aftermath combines small squad tactical combat and global strategy pitting the player against an alien threat. The game looks and feels similar to X-COM and Jagged Alliance, but also has interesting new features such as simultaneously planned turn-based combat, randomly generated tactical missions, strong role-playing elements, and an alien setting complete with powerful technologies and unique abilities. Check the first 8 screens!