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Mobile Forces Demo - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2002 @ 9:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

I grabbed the demo of Mobile Forces earlier today and snapped some screens for all of you to enjoy. Mobile Forces is a First Person Shooter being developed by Rage, using the unreal engine. I must admit, driving that buggy or humvee was REAL great .. with one of your team mates in the back (much like HALO) giving you cover fire was pretty damn cool! Check out the demo (featuring a single player and multiplayer map) if you havent yet!

'Warlords Battlecry II' - 1.02 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 16, 2002 @ 12:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft opened the official site Warlords Battlecry II just in time for the release of SSG's isometric fantasy RTS sequel earlier this week. The site offers the usual foray of game information, screenshots, a FAQ and more. Also, the first patch is now available to upgrade the game to version 1.02, and the 3.0 MB download includes a couple of gameplay changes, several multiplayer improvements and some bug fixes as listed on the patch page. Get the patch HERE or off the official Warlords Battlecry II website. Read More to get info on the specific fixes/updates this patch has in store for you

'Tony Hawk Pro Skater 3' Is On Its Way To Stores!

by Rainier on March 15, 2002 @ 9:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision announced today that it has shipped Tony Hawk Pro Skater 3 for the Xbox and Gameboy Advance to stores (make sure to call ahead to see if its in stock). “Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 for Xbox has great new features including an exclusive level, enhanced graphics, and multiplayer support that allows up to four friends to hang out and compete against each other via System Link,” said Larry Goldberg, executive vice president, Activision Worldwide Studios. “The Game Boy Advance version marks the first time the Create-A-Skater feature has ever been brought to the handheld system, and gamers can now play with up to three of their buddies with the Game Link Cable.”

Sneakers (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2002 @ 9:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft seems to be publishing a title by the name of "Sneakers" and thats about all the info available at this time ... dont look at me .. but the screens are full of mice and its not my fault! If and when we get more information we will of course keep you updated

'Eastern Thunder' Mission Pack For 'IL2 Sturmovik' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2002 @ 8:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Go glory hunting - fly 28 exciting and challenging new missions in IL-2 Sturmovik for only £19.99. This new campaign, specially designed by experts on the air war over the Eastern Front, puts you in the freezing Russian skies with bomber sorties, ground support, escorts, intercepts and more. Add to this the five bonus skins for co-op play, a price that wouldn’t break a babushka’s purse and you can see why this is an essential addition for all IL-2 fans. Product ships March 20th. Enjoy our screens!

Run Like Hell (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2002 @ 8:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The state-of-the-art title will contain real 3D environments, feature incredibly dynamic camera angles throughout, and take place entirely from a third person perspective. Veterans of both the small and big screens, Lance Henriksen, Clancy Brown and Cree Summer, have all lent the voices to this high profile project. It’s been likened to an Aliens™ versus The Thing™ action-adventure. And in this world, there are things far worse than death.

Global Ops Demo - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2002 @ 7:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In case you were fighting the Taliban in some Afghan caves and missed the Global Ops demo announcement.. well, its out .. and after a few long nights i finally pulled myself away from the demo long enough to put up some screens ... good game, good netcode, BIG choice of weapons, lots of action .. the demo level is a bit on the dark side (its a night mission quite obviously) but there's are thermo and nightvision goggles ... excellent game so far .. lets see the full product ;)

'GI-Combat' From Freedom Games - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2002 @ 7:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The flood of WWII based games keeps on coming. Seems like all companies want to have their piece of the cake and some are more likely to get some than others. GI Combat is one of the promising games and we now have some more up to date screens ... Way To Go FreeDom Games!

New Disciples II Scenarios Available

by Rainier on March 15, 2002 @ 5:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First sends along a note that four new scenarios for Disciples II: Dark Prophecy are now available for download from the official site for their recently released turn-based strategy game. There's one scenario called Cornered Beast by Strategy First, while scenarios Armageddon, The Longest Journey and The Renegade Wizards were designed by fans.

Daily Dose of Boring Q&As aka Interviews

by Rainier on March 15, 2002 @ 5:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Since this seems to be a slow St. Patrick's Day Weekend, I decided to round up a few Q&As ... SoF 2 Q&A at SLCentral, Mod Central offers up an interview with Raven Software's Chris Foster on Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, MGON managed to corner Relic entertainment frontman Alex Garden for a down and dirty pow-wow about Impossible Creatures and HomeLAN offers up an interview with New World Computing's David Mullich to talk about Heroes of Might and Magic IV.