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Saturday, Aug 02, 2003

Saturday Cinema

A Gorky Zero: Beyond Honor trailer is now available, offering about 90 seconds of footage from Metropolis Software's upcoming tactical action game. The 48 MB movie can be downloaded from the Metropolis-Software Website or the mirrors on 3D Gamers and Gamer's Hell. Also, Happy Puppy (registration required) is offering downloads of a Final Fantasy XI trailer, showing off the upcoming MMO installment in their popular RPG series. Finally, a new Martin Mystere trailer has been released showing off a couple of minutes from Martin Mystere: Operation Dorian Gray, an upcoming adventure game from Italian developer Artematica based on the comics of Alfredo Castelli. The movie can be found on Gamer's Hell.

Saturday Q&As

  • Jedi Academy
    The Jedi Academy's Jedi Academy Q&A is their chat with Raven Software about the upcoming chapter in the Star Was shooter series. The conversation covers various aspects of Jedi Academy gameplay, and contrasting Jedi Academy plans with the gameplay in its predecessor, Jedi Outcast.
  • UFO: Aftermath
    There's a UFO: Aftermath Q&A on UFOAftermath.co.uk chatting Cenega Publishing about plans for this upcoming xenophobic strategy game. On a related note, the official UFO AM HQ now reflects a two week delay in the game's EU release date, which is now September 26.
  • Conan
    RPGDot's Conan Q&A chats with Cauldron's Michal Smrkal about their upcoming fantasy action/adventure based on Robert E. Howard's famed fictional barbarian.

Navy SEALs 2 Patch

A new patch is now available for Navy Seals 2: Weapons of Mass Destruction, updating ValuSoft's value-priced shooter sequel to version 1.02. The 42 KB patch can be found on this ValuSoft Tech Support Page, 3D Gamers, and Gamer's Hell.

Saturday Screenshots

Competitions

Rick Johnson's .plan file throws down the gauntlet to those willing to take on him and Caryn 'Hellchick' Law on in DOOM II on the GBA at this year's QuakeCon. Also, nZone is now accepting sign-ups for NVIDIA's overclocking contest to be conducted at this QuakeCon 2003.

The Mod Squads

HomeLAN Fed's Conquest Marines Q&A talks with the project leader on the Unreal Tournament 2003 modification Conquest Marines 2003 about the mod, and possible future plans.

Game Development & Mods

JoeCodeGood has the second in Joes series on the ins and outs of programming with the Abducted game engine, going into per pixel mathematics used in Abducted and similar engines.

Hardware Reviews

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Thanks Mike Martinez

  • Eidos Interactive has unveiled their new logo, now with 50% more phallicness. Thanks Frans...
  • The Killer Robot Showcase on Machinima.com offers downloads of this "surprisingly peaceful movie directed by award-winning film-maker Peter Rasmussen"...
  • Targetware announces the availability for testing of the Targetware Online Flight Sim System, "a massively-multiplayer, high-fidelity combat flight sim system that gives players total control over their flight sim environment"...
  • Version 0.5.0 of ScummVM, the classic adventure game interpreter, is now available, now including support for Beneath a Steel Sky, which has been released as freeware...
  • Educators Turn to Games for Help...
  • Fast, cheap and everywhere. "Games produced by independent developers offer a little something for everyone"...
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