Sudden Strike 3 Arms For Victory Pack

December 30, 2007 · Filed Under News, Strategy · Comment 

Fireglow Games Publishing releases a small yet pleasant pack (97,5 Mb) consisting of two multiplayer maps (all control points can be captured only one time) and a single-player mission. The pack (97,5 Mb) also contains a patch with numerous improvements and bug fixes.

Description of the maps:

Tongs – This peculiar map contains a large island in the middle. It can be played by 2 to 6 people. There are 5 bridges on the map and a lot of flags to fight for.

Elimination – This map features kill-em-all style on a flat map.

Untermehmen VII “C” – This hardcore single mission features the old good Sudden Strike play. You have limited amount of reinforcements … and the enemy has much more. You will like it.
This pack requires the original Sudden Strike 3 Arms for Victory DVD.

About Sudden Strike 3: Arms for Victory:
Sudden Strike 3: Arms for Victory is the latest installment in the award-winning, critically acclaimed and hugely popular Sudden Strike series. It features historically authentic models built to scale, fully interactive giant maps and full 3-D state-of-the-art graphics in the popular Sudden Strike style. Only Sudden Strike plays like the ‘real thing’. WW2 gaming at its best: on land, at sea and in the air!

Features:

  • Fully interactive landscape (all objects can be destroyed, all buildings and pillboxes can be used as shelter)
  • Massive operations on big maps, strategic scale of the maps (front line can be a few kilometres long)
  • Thousands of units fighting in real time
  • More than 300 tanks, ships, soldiers, guns and planes with original weapons built to scale
  • Great sounds, 5.1 supported, nations speak native languages
  • New feature – advanced Micro AI-behaviour allows your troops to act exactly as you plan
  • Joint naval and ground operations, air raids, artillery strikes etc.
  • State-of-the-art technology to render 3D landscape, realistic lines of sight and fire
  • Spectacular visual & lighting effects
  • Multiplayer mode: up to 8 players, GameSpy® supported
  • Five campaigns playable for American, British, German, Japanese and Soviet sides

For additional information, please contact:
Max Dolmar
Max.Dolmar@fireglowgames.com

New Content For Pirates Of The Caribbean Online Coming In February

December 29, 2007 · Filed Under News, Online · Comment 

Just after the launch of Pirates of the Caribbean Online, Disney Online has already announced new content that will give players the opportunity to give their customized Pirate avatars a whole new look!

In Pirates of the Caribbean Online, players create and customize their own pirate choosing from over a million combinations – from gender, body type, face, and hair, to clothing and names. Adding to the already extensive character creation system, Disney Online will introduce new customization options in February. Just a few of these include:

– Clothing: New pants, hats, coats, and more
– New hairstyles
– Tattoos
– Jewelry: Including earrings, nose rings, necklaces and more

In addition to new character customization features, Disney Online has additional content planned for 2008 including expanding ship customization, extending quest story lines, and adding more enemies and challenges.

Pirates of the Caribbean Online, developed and published by Disney Online, is rated E10+ and features lower PC and Mac system requirements than most other games in this genre, allowing for easier access to a broader audience of players.

Players can download the game directly and access additional information at the game’s Web site, www.PiratesOnline.com. A portion of the game is available for free and players can get unlimited access for a monthly subscription fee.

The Santa Express

December 22, 2007 · Filed Under News, Online · 2 Comments 

Santa needs a little extra help this Christmas after reviewing his naughty and nice list. Help Santa deliver toys to good children and lumps of coal to not-so-nice kids this holiday season with The Santa Express, a new, free, online casual game released December 11th and available at JenkatGames.com

Jenkat Media, Inc., a leading casual game developer and distributor, founded by veterans of Fox Interactive Media and Intermix Media (parent company of MySpace.com), today announced the release of The Santa Express in time to spread some holiday cheer among fans of online arcade-style games. The Santa Express is a free online casual game where players help Santa with his Christmas deliveries.

As the classic Christmas song goes, Santa “knows if you’ve been bad or good.” This Christmas, Santa will make his deliveries of presents for good little boys and girls and lumps of coal for naughty children with the help of The Santa Express – his souped-up sleigh fully-equipped with turbo boosters to help him through the Christmas rush.

“The holidays are when we all get to be kids again and enjoy the lighter side of life,” said Malcolm Michaels, President and co-founder of Jenkat Media. “The Santa Express is a free online game where players of all ages can get into the Christmas spirit, whether during a short work break or playing as a family. Because The Santa Express can be played online for free, players can take a little bit of holiday cheer with them no matter where they go.”

In addition to their latest casual free online game in The Santa Express, Jenkat offers a number of downloadable games for purchase, including the recently-released Finders Keepers (an underwater, arcade-style, treasure-hunting game) as holiday gift ideas for casual gamers.

About Jenkat Media:
Based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Jenkat Media has over ten years of collective experience as a developer and publisher of socially-based websites and casual games on multiple platforms (including PC and mobile devices). The management team at Jenkat Media has previously created and produced over one hundred casual game titles, which have been played online over one billion times worldwide, resulting in multi-million dollar revenues.

For more information about The Santa Express or other casual game titles from Jenkat Media, please visit www.JenkatGames.com or www.JenkatMedia.com

Elf Online Leveling Competition

December 21, 2007 · Filed Under News, Online · Comment 

To celebrate the upcoming Elf Online Open beta. Happymmo will held a leveling competition.

Players are expected to jump into the game and experience the fun and excitement that Elf Online brings. Want to see who has the best pet and who is most skillful in battle, just be tested by leveling up competition

The event will lasts for 2 week from Est 8:00 PM Dec 21st 07 (the open beta time for Elf Online) to Jan 7th 08.

On Jan 7th 08. Elf Online team will announce the winner of the leveling competion.The top ten players with the hightest level character and the hightest pet trainning level will be rewarded.

Character Level
1st Place: 10 Lucky Box, 10,000 item mall points
2nd Place-4th Place: (for each one) 5 Lucky Box, 3,000 item mall points
5th Place-10th Place: (for each one) 3 Lucky Box, 1,000 item mall points

Pet Trainning Level
1st Place: 10 Lucky Box, 10,000 item mall points
2nd Place-4th Place: (for each one) 5 Lucky Box, 3,000 item mall points
5th Place-10th Place: (for each one) 3 Lucky Box, 1,000 item mall points

We will also pick ten lucky players form 11th to 100th players.
Lucky Prize: (for each one) 1 Lucky Box, 500 item mall points

For more details about leveling competition please visit our official site http://elf.happymmo.com
Official forum http://forum.happymmo.com
Do not hesitate, leveling with Elf Online now.

LEGENDS OF NORRATH Online Strategy Game Deals Out First Expansion – Forsworn

December 20, 2007 · Filed Under MMO, News, Online, Strategy · 2 Comments 

French and German Launch of Legends of Norrath to Happen Simultaneously

LEGENDS OF NORRATHSony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) announces today that Forsworn, the first expansion set for the popular online strategy game Legends of Norrath™ (LoN), is available for purchase via digital download at www.station.com. Based on the legendary MMOs EverQuest® (EQ) and EverQuest® II (EQII), Forsworn expands upon the immersive Norrathian story arc, high-fantasy art style and thrilling gameplay offered with the premiere set of virtual trading cards, Oathbound, which was released in North America this past summer. Localized versions of the original online game and the new expansion are now live for players in France, Germany and the UK.

“Challenging even the most seasoned strategist, Forsworn presents further opportunities to duel friends and defeat foes with the addition of more than 230 unique cards, several new game mechanics and highly sought after loot items,” said Scott Martins, Director of Development, SOE Denver. “Bringing Legends of Norrath to the international markets of France, Germany and the UK has been a goal for us since the beginning of the development process and we are proud to see that come to fruition.”

Forsworn, the second release in the Legends of Norrath storyline, features enhanced multiplayer support that allows team-based 2 vs. 2 games, as well as cooperative multiplayer “raid” games against powerful AI opponents. Forsworn also boasts 22 additional loot items each for EQ and EQII, including player mounts, potions, clothing and spells and introduces an updated client with new content and bonus features for all registered users.

Available in both 58-card digital starter decks and 15-card digital booster packs, Forsworn cards will be available via digital download only from SOE’s Station Store. The digital starter decks (58 cards) will be available for $9.99USD (plus any applicable taxes), with digital booster packs (15 cards) selling for $2.99USD (plus any applicable taxes).

Developed at SOE’s Denver, CO studio, Legends of Norrath is the first online strategy game based on and playable from within SOE’s popular franchises EverQuest and EverQuest II, as well as from a free stand-alone client. Launching from a menu within either MMO or using a free SOE Station ID (available at www.station.com) in the stand-alone client, players can challenge opponents on their game server and across other EQ and EQII servers.

Sudden Strike 3 Arms For Victory Addon – Ardennes Offensive

December 19, 2007 · Filed Under News, Strategy · Comment 

Fireglow Games Publishing reports on the development of an add-on for Sudden Strike 3: Arms for Victory. The main focus of this add-on is Ardennes Offensive. Two campaigns playable for Germans and Allies will be included, plus a campaign playable for the German and Soviet sides. Multiplayer maps and new features will also be included. Estimated release date is April 2008.

We are also preparing a FREE add-on for all Sudden Strike 3 players. It contains two multiplayer maps and a single mission. We are going to make such additions on a regular basis.

 
About Sudden Strike 3: Arms for Victory:

Sudden Strike 3: Arms for Victory is the latest instalment in the award-winning, critically acclaimed and hugely popular Sudden Strike series. It features historically authentic models built to scale, fully interactive giant maps and full 3-D state-of-the-art graphics in the popular Sudden Strike style. Only Sudden Strike plays like the ‘real thing’. WW2 gaming at its best: on land, at sea and in the air!

 

Demo for Sudden Strike 3: Arms for Victory (276 Mb, US South)

Demo for Sudden Strike 3: Arms for Victory (276 Mb, US North)

 

Features:

  • Fully interactive landscape (all objects can be destroyed, all buildings and pillboxes can be used as shelter)
  • Massive operations on big maps, strategic scale of the maps (front line can be a few kilometres long)
  • Thousands of units fighting in real time
  • More than 300 tanks, ships, soldiers, guns and planes with original weapons built to scale
  • Great sounds, 5.1 supported, nations speak native languages
  • New feature – advanced Micro AI-behaviour allows your troops to act exactly as you plan
  • Joint naval and ground operations, air raids, artillery strikes etc.
  • State-of-the-art technology to render 3D landscape, realistic lines of sight and fire
  • Spectacular visual & lighting effects
  • Multiplayer mode: up to 8 players, GameSpy® supported
  • Five campaigns playable for American, British, German, Japanese and Soviet sides

Publisher: Fireglow Games Publishing

New NVIDIA nForceE 780I SLI MCP Is The Must-Hanve Gaming Platform For Intel Yorkfield CPUs

December 18, 2007 · Filed Under Business, News · Comment 

Support for NVIDIA 3-Way SLITM and Extreme Overclocking Make Gamers’ Wishes Come True This Holiday Season

Just in time for the big guy’s annual holiday sleigh ride, NVIDIA Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the world leader in visual computing technologies, today introduced the Company’s next-generation NVIDIA nForce® 780i SLI media and communications processor (MCP), designed specifically for 1333FSB Intel QX9650 (Yorkfield) processors. The new nForce 780i SLI MCP brings a multitude of new functionality to Intel platforms, including support for the new Enthusiast System Architecture specification and PCI Express Gen 2.0. It is also the first motherboard solution to also support the Company’s new 3-way SLI™ technology, the industry’s preeminent multi-GPU platform solution based on NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics processing units.

“Our customers aren’t going to bed with visions of sugar-plums dancing in their heads. They’re dreaming of playing games like Crysis in their entire splendor, running on NVIDIA SLI technology,” said Kelt Reeves, president of Falcon Northwest. “With nForce 780i and an Intel Yorkfield CPU under the hood, those visions will quickly become a reality. We’re excited to offer our customers fully-equipped rigs with not one, not two, but three of NVIDIA’s most extreme gaming GeForce graphics processors, the perfect platform for experiencing the most advanced games ever developed.”

NVIDIA 3-way SLI technology offers an unmatched PC gaming experience, delivering up to a 2.8x performance boost over traditional single graphics card platforms. For playing this year’s most cutting-edge games, including Crysis and Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, 3-way SLI technology lets gamers ratchet up the resolution to 1900×1200 and 2500×1600 respectively, while partaking in all of the tasty eye candy, including high-dynamic range lighting, motion blur, and realistic environmental effects.

“You can forget the cookies and milk this year,” said Alabaster Snowball, administrator of the North Pole’s naughty & nice list. “What Santa really wants is the ability to play Bioshock on a new gaming rig configured with an nForce 780i SLI-based motherboard and 3-way SLI graphics.”

Global system integrators and industry-leading motherboard partners planning to offer NVIDIA nForce 780i SLI MCP-based products include: Arlt, Asus, Atelco, Biohazard Computers, Chiligreen, Colorful, CyberPower, Digital Storm, Ditech, EVGA, Falcon Northwest, Gigabyte, HP, Hypersonic, Ibuypower, K&M Elektronik, Maingear, Meijin, MSI, Puget, Rombus, Vigor Gaming, Voodoo PC, Warmachine, XFX, Xi, and more.

For more information on the NVIDIA nForce 700-series, which today include the nForce 780i SLI and nForce 750i SLI MCPs, please visit: www.nvidia.com/object/nforce7_intel.html

Top Silkroad Online Player To Win Five Thousand Dollars

December 3, 2007 · Filed Under MMO, News, Online · Comment 

World’s Best Players Compete in Joymax’s Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game

SAN JOSE, CA – November 30, 2007
– Joymax, an independent developer of interactive entertainment for the global market, will host the worldwide championship of Silkroad Online in Seoul, Korea for cash prizes. Silkroad Online, a massively multiplayer online role-playing game taking place along the historic Silk Road trade route, is one of six games included in this year’s Game & Game World Championship (GNGWC) on December 1st.

Two U.S. players, including last year’s champion, battled their way through the North American qualifying round in October. For their efforts, they will travel to Korea at Joymax’s expense to compete in the global finals, along with finalists from Germany, Korea, Vietnam, Taiwan and Japan. In addition to the adrenaline-filled competition, the finalists will be treated to tours of Seoul, fine dining, and cocktails with Silkroad Online staff and Game Masters. At the conclusion of the final round, the top player will head home with $5,000 US, with second and third place receiving $3,000 US and $1,000 US, respectively.

Finalists will compete for cash and prizes on December 1st at the SoftExpo & Digital Content Fair 2007 in Seoul. More information about GNGWC is available at www.gngwc.com.

About Silkroad Online

Silkroad Online is a massively multiplayer online RPG that puts the player deep into ancient Chinese and European civilizations along the historic Silk Road trade route.. Traveling across Jang’an, China to Constantinople, players can make their fortunes as merchants, prey on the rich as thieves, or be protection-for-hire as hunters. Silkroad Online is free to play, and offers the unique chance for players to develop their characters free of restrictions or fixed paths.

More information about Silkroad Online is available at http://www.silkroadonline.net.

About Game and Game
Game and Game is a free online game service provided by the Korean Software Industry Promotion Agency (KIPA). The site is a one-stop portal to the latest Korean-made beta games and related information, all for free. Upon finalizing each beta program, gameNgame.com’s listed games will become available as fee-based services in North America. From the site, American online gamers can also visit each of the four game companies’ web sites to learn more about how to participate in upcoming promotional events and tournaments, and how to win great prizes. For more information on gameNgame.com, please visit its web site at http://www.gamengame.com.

About KIPA

KIPA is a subsidiary of the Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) of the Government of the Republic of Korea. KIPA is assisting the industry in continuous expansion of markets and nurturing its global companies. Its activities also include building infrastructure and creating markets for the digital content industry, and promoting those companies’ advancement into overseas markets. KIPA also provides support programs for Korean digital content developers to enter overseas markets. Through this program, it helps expand exports while providing the developers with opportunities to entering new markets. For more information on KIPA and its partners, please visit its Web site at http://www.software.or.kr.

About Joymax

Since its establishment in April 1997, Joymax has been developing quality games for the rapidly-growing interactive entertainment market. Based in Seoul, Korea, the company has published numerous titles for the PC platform, and its first MMORPG, Silkroad Online, has grown to offer service to over 200 countries since its 2004 launch. Joymax is a global entertainment company providing multimedia content. For more information, please visit http://www.joymax.co.kr/eng/.