FileFront Network Insider #9 - Network News
Posted by: Big_Daddy on 08-12-2005 @ 20:52 - Source: FileFront.com
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The FileFront Network is back for yet another week of great gaming news and files. We've worked all week to bring you the latest and greatest. If you have anything you'd like included next week, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll be sure to include it.
On a special note this week, a staff member from one of our Network sites would like to draw attention to a Cystic Fibrosis fund that has been set up in a friends honor. http://www.melissasfund.org is accepting donations for charity for this worthy cause.
Here's this week's top files,
N E T W O R K N E W S
Battlefield 2/BF1942 News and Files
The Experience World War 2 has just released their final version of the mod for BF1942 today. After this, they intend on porting to BF2. Also, Project Reality has released a mini-mod to us. Rounding out the week are several new videos and the very first custom BF2 maps have reached us. To check out all these great items head to BF2 Files today!
UT200X News and Files
We have a collection of the most important Items on UT200XFiles for the week ending August 12th, 2005
Altered State mod team hiring.
The Altered State mod team is looking for modelers, skinners, animators, and
Epic Games now hiring
Available positions include but not limited to concept artists, engine
support/documentation managers, effects artists, high resolution modelers,
level designers, motion graphics/graphic designers, programmers (every type),
and texture artists.
COR Project Mapping Contest Winners Announced
Note: There were no major file submissions for the site this week.
Stargate SG1: The Alliance News
The Game is still alive! After rumors of it being cancelled, it has been confirmed that the game is infact progressing towards completion.
Read all about it at SG1 Files.
New Star Wars: Empire At War Screenshots
Star Wars:EAW Files is reporting on several new screenshots from the game today.
Take a look at Star Wars:EAW Files for these and more.
D E M O S
Armada 2250: The Rebellion Demo
Here is the the demo for Armada 2250: The Rebellion is an action/adventure game in which you play as a lieutenant in the US Colonies Navy.
Download: Armada 2250: The Rebellion Demo
Many more: FileFront
Battles of Norghan Playable Demo
Battles of Norghan is a unique fantasy turn-based strategy game with RPG and team managing elements (computer game).
Download: Battles of Norghan Playable Demo
Horizons: Empire of Istaria Free Trial
Horizons takes place in the fantasy world of Istaria and, in addition to Dragons, includes ten other unique player races. Horizons has dramatic combat spells, awesome monsters, player-built cities and the best crafting system of any MMORPG.
Download: Horizons: Empire of Istaria Free Trial
Download: Horizons: Empire of Instaria Client Installer
Many more: FileFront
V I D E O S
Ninety-Nine Nights Trailer #2
A trailer for the action game Ninety-Nine Nights showing intense gameplay footage.
Download: Ninety-Nine Nights Trailer #2
Neuro Hunter Trailer #2
Neuro Hunter is a cyberprunk action/role playing game with a versatile story which does not get boring. This story consists of 36 main and 6 side quests, and you will have the possibility to construct new objects from collected items as well as cyberbattles in the matrix - a kind of "game in the game".
Download: Neuro Hunter Trailer #2
Sniper Elite Trailer
Namco Hometek Inc. has released an exciting new video for their upcoming World War II sniper simulation, "Sniper Elite(TM)." Using authentic sniping physics, players must guide an elite American sniper through World War II Berlin in hopes of keeping German nuclear secrets from falling into the hands of Stalin’s Red Army. Scheduled for release this September, "Sniper Elite" will be available for the PlayStation(R) 2, Xbox(R) and PC game systems.
Download: Sniper Elite Trailer
Ducati World Championship Xbox/PC Trailer
The first trailer showing Xbox/PC gameplay footage for Ducati World Championship.
Download: Ducati World Championship Xbox/PC Trailer
Kao Challengers PSP Trailer
The first trailer for Kao Challengers, a single player story-based adventure mode featuring 6 different worlds and over 30 unique characters.
Download: Kao Challengers PSP Trailer
DICE DNA Integrated Cybernetic Enterprises Trailer
In “DICE - DNA Integrated Cybernetic Enterprises,” players enter the Sarbylion galaxy and join DICE, a company dedicated to handling all intergalactic problems that arise. When the team’s special training and skills aren’t enough, they call upon the Dinobreakers – special robotic dinosaurs that transform into different vehicles.
Download: DICE DNA Integrated Cybernetic Enterprises Trailer
Tomb Raider Legend Africa Level Trailer
This is a nearly 4 minute trailer for Eidos' Tomb Raider Legend, showing some gameplay footage from the Africa level.
Download: Tomb Raider Legend Africa Level Trailer
NHL 2K6 Trailers
These trailers for NHL 2K6 highlight the individual practice gameplay.
Download: NHL 2K6 Practice Trailer [PS2/Xbox]
Download: NHL 2K6 Chemistry Trailer [PS2/Xbox]
HistWar: Les Grognards Beta Gameplay Movie #1
The following movie is from the Beta version of the game and should not be considered final in content, appearance or performance.
Download: HistWar: Les Grognards Beta Gameplay Movie #1
NIBIRU Trailer #2
This trailer shows cinematic footage of the game's premise.
Download: NIBIRU Trailer #2
Half-Life 2: Aftermath Trailer
Half Life 2: Aftermath will pick up where the original left off and, as has been rumored for a while, will feature an all-new story line with the focus on Alyx, although not necessarily alongside Gordon Freeman.
Download: Half-Life 2: Aftermath Trailer
Total Overdose Trailer #2 [PS2/Xbox/PC]
Total Overdose is an over-the-top, adrenalin-fuelled, free-style action, 3rd person cinematic adventure with a strong whiff of tequila. Crash cars, steal hats, shoot bad guys with style, jump bikes, fight in the street, meet girls, shoot more bad guys, find your fathers killer, hot-wire tractors, eat Burritos, catch planes, drink tequila; the Mexican heat can make people do the strangest things.
Download: Total Overdose Trailer #2 [PS2/Xbox/PC]
Painkiller: Hell Wars Trailer
In "Painkiller: Hell Wars," gamers play the role of Daniel Garner, who after an unfortunate car accident is trapped between Heaven and Hell. To escape purgatory and find his salvation, he must fight mobs of hellish monsters to stop an imminent Unholy War.
Download: Painkiller: Hell Wars Trailer
Holotruck: The Picture of a New World Trailer
More constant conflicts and crises each time had taken the world to a war of catastrophic ratios, during 6 centuries the nations were decimated, finishing finally in a stroke of nuclear weapons. During 1400 years, the few survivors had inhabited in underground shelters that with passing of the years had been changedded into true cities, and later these cities they had been changedded into small countries with its proper laws and customs.
Download: Holotruck: The Picture of a New World Trailer (English Version)
Download: Holotruck: The Picture of a New World Trailer (Portuguese Version)
Blitz: The League Trailer #4 (PS2/Xbox)
Blitz: The League exposes the harsh realism and troubling, behind-the-scenes stories of a fictional professional football league. Blitz: The League is being developed by Midway's Chicago in collaboration with a writer from ESPN's controversial "Playmakers" TV series.
Download: Blitz: The League Trailer #4 (PS2/Xbox)
LA Rush Trailer #2
Here's the second trailer showing gameplay footage for L.A. Rush.
Download: LA Rush Trailer #2
The Suffering: Ties That Bind Trailer #3
The Suffering: Ties That Bind is an action-horror game that emphasizes the disturbing terror of its predecessor, with all-new twisted creatures and a few familiar faces. Set in the slums and prisons of Baltimore, the player once again controls Torque as he seeks revenge against the mysterious grand manipulator Caleb Blackmore, a man somehow tied to the death of Torque's family.
Download: http://files.filefront.com/The_Suffering_Ties_That_Bind_Trailer_3_WM/;4030249;;/fileinfo.html" target="_blank">The Suffering: Ties That Bind Trailer #3 (WM)
Download: The Suffering: Ties that Bind Trailer #3 (640x480)
Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War Trailer #5
A new movie trailer for Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War has been released, again showing off the ancient 3D real-time strategy game being crafted at Stainless Steel Studios. This clip comes in two resolutions to demonstrate the game's premise and features in a minute and a half of narrated in-engine footage.
Download: Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War Trailer #5 (480x360)
Download: Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War Trailer#5 (640x480)
From Russia With Love QLab Trailer
From Russia With Love, the game, will be based on the classic Bond film but will also feature some new plot twists, gadgets and characters. Sir Sean Connery, appearing in his first-ever videogame, lent his voice and likeness to the project.
Download: From Russia With Love QLab Trailer
WarDevil: Unleash the Beast Within Trailer #2
WarDevil: Unleash the Beast Within is an innovative next-generation 3D title with graphical style & visual look unlike any other current game. Drawing upon strong filmic narrative, a complex story unfolds, immersing the player into a vivd and complex world, far beyond that from conventional video games. Taking the role of a WarDevil, the player must negotiate the barren world, ruled by the iron fist of the Chun Federation... in a quest to find ultimate truth ...and discover how to queel the "Beast Within."
Download: WarDevil: Unleash the Beast Within Trailer #2
Quake 4 QuakeCon 2005 ShakyCam
This is the first footage shot from the QuakeCon 2005, showing some Quake 4 multiplayer action.
Download: Quake 4 QuakeCon 2005 ShakyCam #1
Download: Quake 4 QuakeCon 2005 ShakyCam #2
This trailer was made when the first pieces of in-game graphics were done in order to see approximately how they would look in the game.
Download: Dreamlords Trailer
Quake 4 Web Movie with M
After the earlier shakycam footage, Activision has now released the ofifical Quake 4 QuakeCon 2005 trailer.
Download: Quake 4 Web Movie with M
P A T C H E S
Boiling Point Road to Hell v2.0 Patch (Euro)
This update addresses AI, physics and stability issues, as well as a ton of bug fixes, game tweaks, and game optimizations.
Download: Boiling Point Road to Hell v2.0 Patch (Euro)
Imperial Glory Retail v1.1 Patch
This patch is for ALL versions, however a small problem has been found with the CZECH version (the tutorial text gets displayed incorrectly - does not affect ANY other version and will be fixed for Czech shortly)
Download: Imperial Glory Retail v1.1 Patch
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.01 Patch
Besides removing the controversial sex scenes, this update adds 720p and 1080i resolutions and fixes several bugs.
Download: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.01 Patch (US)
Download: GTA: San Andreas 1.01 Patch (German)
Download: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas 1.01 Patch (Euro)
Far Cry v1.33 Retail Patch
This patch will update versions 1.31 and 1.32 to Far Cry 1.33.
Download: Far Cry v1.33 Retail Patch
Falcon 4.0 Allied Force Retail v1.0.2 Patch
This patch takes the game to v1.0.2.
Download: Falcon 4.0 Allied Force Retail v1.0.2 Patch
Alien Arena v4.02 Patch
Here is the Windows version of the 4.02 patch for CodeRed Alien Arena.
Download: Alien Arena v4.02 Patch (Windows)
Download: Alien Arena v4.02 Patch (Linux)
Sid Meier's Pirates! US Retail v1.02 Patch
This patch updates the game to v1.02.
Download: Sid Meier's Pirates! US Retail v1.02 Patch
M O D I F I C A T I O N S
Doom 3 EMZ Multiplayer Mod v1.1
This is the full install for version 1.1 of the Enhanced Military Zone mod for Doom 3. It includes new features and fixes from v1.0.
Download: Doom 3 EMZ Multiplayer Mod v1.1 Full Install
Download: Doom 3 EMZ Multiplayer Mod v1.1 Patch
We truly hope that this week's insider has been informative and helpful in your gaming adventures. Until next week,
- The FileFront Network Staff
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Total comments: 5 | Last comment: 08-14-2005 at 13:29
|Guest (ACC89A9F.ipt.aol.com) |
Joined: December 31st, 1969
|Good Job File Front! |
|SeVeReD (V.I.P. Member) |
Joined: December 22nd, 2004
|Woot, awesome-ness good to be kept up to date on other files and such. |
Joined: March 19th, 2003
|ugh! the Half-Life 2: Aftermath Trailer is 125 megs for only 34seconds of uncompressed DV-PCM ? thats crazy! besides its just a 34s trailer of some girl cowering in a cell with stalkers. |
i did a test with virtualdub-mpeg2 mod, using xvid & lamemp3 encoder codec, the file shrank down to 20megs. the quality was good.
My settings for xvid where :
unrestricted, 2 pass, used "filesize" to set bitrate automatically (went for a 20480kb filesize). the rest are set to xvid default. As for audio, i used lame encoder in vdubmpeg2 @ 192kbps.
The file was much smaller yet played the same and only took me 3mins to accomplish both encoding passes!
best to just replace it with an xvid version. its too big just for those measly 34seconds (10 of wich are just game title and valve logo!) . tell valve to compress it with xvid next time so we dont waste our time downloading huge crap like this.
And no im not on 56kmodem but it still took me 10mins to dl this 30sec video. Not worth our time.
Joined: March 22nd, 2003
|125megs? definently wasnt when i downloaded it, and it still isnt, being 47.34 mb, even 4.94 mb, so i have no idea what you're talking about but ok, i'm on 26.4k connection right now, i downloaded it, there's no way it was 125mb |
From: (Houston TX)
Joined: February 26th, 2005
|meh, i saw the aftermath trailer on G-phoria. If you would like to know about those zombie things that walk around at the end of half-lfe 2, get this game. If you would not have to deal with steam anymore, forget it. |
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