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Microsoft Train Simulator Add-On 'PRO TRAIN' Now Available

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 6:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First is pleased to announce that Pro Train: Rhine Valley Cologne- Frankfurt, one of the first commercially available add-ons for Microsoft’s Train Simulator has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

PC Review - 'Soldier Of Fortune II : Double Helix'

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 5:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Soldier of Fortune 2 players once again assume the role of John Mullins, a military consultant working for the top-secret anti-terrorist group known as The Shop. In the game, players must tackle a wide-range of missions from hostage rescue and intelligence gathering, to search-and-destroy. Level design in Soldier of Fortune 2 is flexible enough to allow for multiple styles of play. Gamers can “hit ‘em hard” with a frontal assault or use stealth weapons for a subtle approach. I got a bit trigger happy, not only with the game but also with the screenshots .. 80 beauties for you people to enjoy (so it might load a little slow) .. this game ROCKS!

Reign Of Fire's Dragons Unveiled - Screen

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 4:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bam! Entertainment, has today finally bowed to public demand and unveiled its infamous Reign of Fire dragons. Based on the upcoming multi-million dollar Spyglass Entertainment movie, Reign of Fire is a sizzling, fast-paced game that's currently in development at Kuju Entertainment's London based studio. A mere 1 screen, but hey ... got to start somewhere!

Inquisition (PS2/PC) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 3:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inquisition is game of medieval action and adventure that plunges you 650 years back in time to the 14th century - a turbulent century rocked by a war that was to last for 100 years, ravaged by the diabolical curse of the Black Plague, and tormented by the torturers of the Inquisition. We scored a boat load of screens for as well the PC as the PS2 version .. Njoy!

BAM! Announces 'Reign Of Fire' For GameCube & GBA

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 3:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment today announced that its action title, Reign of Fire, based on Spyglass Entertainment's upcoming film is also to be released on Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance in addition to the previously announced PlayStation 2 and Xbox™ versions.

Halloween (Gamecube/PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 2:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Halloween night… a group of children enter a strangely quiet deserted run-down house to look for sweets. Ann, a clever young girl dressed up as a witch, and Greg, a solid young boy dressed up as a devil, are squabbling and lagging behind the others. Suddenly, as they turn a corner, they discover that all their friends have been turned to statues! Lying inanimate on the ground along the corridor, they are frightening and grotesque. Njoy the screens!

'Deus Ex 2: Invisible War' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 2:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Like its predecessor, Deus Ex 2 allows players to participate in the telling of a powerful story, rich in mystery, lies and intrigue. In addition to a host of new conspiratorial friends and foes, players can expect encounters with a variety of characters from the original Deus Ex game. And, once again, players visit a variety of real world locations made more exotic by the passage of time. Today we scored 6 screens from the Pc version as well as 6 from the Xbox port ... yummie stuff!

V-Rally 3 (GBA) - Trailer

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 1:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

V-Rally 3 for Game Boy Advance utilizes a brand new 3D engine, allowing the display of several hundred polygons in 256 colors. In addition, the engine uses more than a hundred textures and runs at 20 images per second for fluid animations. V-Rally 3 includes two multiplayer modes for ultimate two-player Game Boy Advance fun. Check out this rather impressive trailer!

Ubi Soft Ships 'The Sum of All Fears'

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 12:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft's PC game based on Tom Clancy's novel and the upcoming Paramount Pictures' release, The Sum of All Fears, has shipped to U.S. retail stores and will be on store shelves when the movie opens this Friday, May 31, for U.S. audiences. Featuring a compelling storyline, adrenaline-pumping gameplay and scalable difficulty, The Sum of All Fears will introduce the tactical-action genre to casual gamers as they travel through the game's parallel storyline. In the game, players are immersed in a high-stakes adventure as members of an FBI elite hostage rescue team reassigned to track down the conspirators of a major plot against the United States.

'Zone Of The Enders 2 : Second Runner' - E3 Movie

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 12:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami has just released another trailer, this time for their upcoming 'Zone Of The Enders 2 : Second Runner'. Read more for info and links where to grab this puppy.