So ever since I started reading gaming forums regularly, Baldur's Gate 2 has been one of those games against which all other similar games are judged. It constantly shows up in gamers' top 5 lists and every review I've read about it has been absolutely glowing. So well over a year ago I began to keep an eye on it in the stores.
As noted at several places already, Stardock is going to release the free add-on to their Galactic Civilizations today. A nice move, isn't it? GalCiv was one of the titles I skipped due to time constraints when it came out.
Â"You wanna go somewhere?Â" After four and a half years with my gamer, I have learned to recognize what this means. It means that we are taking a trip to EB. For some reason that I donÂ't fully understand, but has to do with establishing dominance among his fellow gamers, Certis likes me to Go With when he goes game shopping.

Sept 15th - 21st

Am I the only one really looking forward to The Temple of Elemental Evil this week? The video on Fileplanet shows a good nine minutes of gameplay with commentary done by a few guys working on the game and it really got my motor running. Aside from that we have quite a few solid titles coming out this week, I'm sure some of them will tickle your fancy.
A few days ago I vomitted some heavy PC bias upon you all, and though it was a cleansing experience for me, I should probably apologize for getting you dirty like that.  You took it in fine stride.  The things of which I proselytized in that article are all positions I hold stubbornly that resist any evidence you may provide to the contrary. posted an interview with Gabe Newell. Surprisingly talking about Half-Life 2. He mentions some information on the three release versions, physics and mod aspects among other things. The release date happens to be one of the topics that were not covered. Q: The Steam delivery method is sure to be very popular for the nearing HL2 release.

Xbox Bundles

The bundle freaks among you who plan to buy an Xbox, might want to take a closer look at this Microsoft press release.The specially priced promotion, available at some retailers as early as Sept.
The Gamestar crew has done some research on the next Unreal engine generation. The "hear-say"-department hints at an official announcement and demonstration in early 2004. Major focus: better textures and improved shadow casting.
Along with a new video Gamespy features an extensive interview on EA's recently announced Ultima X: Odyssey. Rick Hall and Jon Hanna try to explain their approach on the MMO genre and how it is supposed to appeal to the Diablo fanbase among other things. You'll also get to read more information on the battle system and the implementation of quests and instanced dungeons.
We've just received official word that The Temple of Elemental Evil will be shipping one week earlier than expected! Rather than the 23rd of this month we will see the game on shelves and ready for your greedy paws on the 16th!