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German version of Return to Castle Wolfenstein Changes

by Thomas on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 10:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

There will be no Nazi forces in the German version of Return to Castle Wolfenstein. The content has been changed to get the game in those territories.. Well if you are in Germany then you won't see Nazis in Return To Castle Wolfenstein. According to source over in Germany, they have "replaced the Nazis with a cult called The Wolves" and "renamed Heinrich Himmler to Heinrich Höller." Yakk that sucks.. Post your thoughts about this over at XGR.COM !

Curly's Adventure Demo Press, Facts & Screens

by Peter on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 9:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Well here it is. The Curly's Adventure demo that's been sitting on gamedevs hard drives for years. This demo was created for publishers to show what Curly could have been. So now you can enjoy it.

No GTA3 for Australia?

by Peter on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 9:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GameSpyDaily tossed up some information about GTA3 is Banned in Australia.. Here is a snip from the posting:

The OFLC has refused to grant Grand Theft Auto 3 classification and hence this title can no longer be sold to any consumer under any circumstance. Take 2 Interactive Software has lodged an appeal regarding this decision and the matter has been set down to be heard on Tuesday the 11th of December. Get the full story over at Games Warehouse.com !

DuelField Disciple Available for free!

by Peter on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 8:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today DuelField beta has ended, and that means this one-on-one online RTS is now available for download right here. DuelField Disciple is free to grab and it comes in 3 diffrent versions, full version is 145 Mb, medium is 50 Mb big and then the small version comes in 7Mb. Enjoy!

PC Preview: Loch Ness (c) Wannadoo

by Patrick on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 6:45 p.m. PST | Filed under Previews

LOCH NESS is a pre-calculated 3D Warp game in which the player plays the part of the hero in a first-person view. During the investigation the player has to collect a certain number of objects in an inventory which he then has to use judiciously. In order to proceed with the investigation the player also has to question various people who will give him clues allowing him to continue his quest. Does this adventure game have what it takes to stand out ?

Wild 'n Wacky Strategy Game, 'DIGGLES' Comes To Market - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 5:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First , a leading worldwide developer and publisher of PC games, announced today that it has signed a North American publishing agreement with German developer, Innonics for their exciting new game, Diggles.

Babel Ties Up Exclusive Deal With Infogrames Europe.

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 3:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Babel has been appointed as the exclusive localisation test house for Infogrames Europe. The leading services provider will carry out localisation testing on the entire range of the French publisher's new and re-published titles.

No Playstation Ones in the Netherlands

by Peter on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 3:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dutch officials have banned the sale of the Playstation One console and related accessories from the country in November because the cables used in the system contained too much cadmium. The ban effectively blocked the sale of 1.3 million units in the country.

Multiplayer PlayStation 2 service on course for 2002 launch

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 3:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The PlayStation ® 2 broadband revolution is a step closer, as Telewest Broadband begins trials of the world’s first PlayStation 2 broadband network. The closed-trials began this week, and are expected to continue into the new year, with a limited public trial expected to commence in early Q1.

Neocron To Prompt Surge In High-Speed Internet Subscribers

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 3:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A survey conducted by computer games publisher CDV Software Entertainment has revealed that 86 per cent of those interested in purchasing the forthcoming PC title Neocron are considering upgrading to a broadband Internet connection – making the game one of the most important motivators in getting Britain hooked up to the high-speed Internet.

Microsoft busted for software piracy

by Peter on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 3:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Was just over to BluesNews and found a interesting article they linked to.. Here is a spot from the article: The Commercial Court of Nanterre fined Microsoft France 3 million francs (around £290,000) in damage and interest for software piracy. "It's a start," said a lawyer for the plaintiffs, "although Microsoft continues to stall on the provisional execution of the judgment." Read full article here!

New Nations in Cossacks 'Art of War' Explained - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 1:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Four hundred years ago, mainland Europe resounded to the sounds of bloody battles, as nations were created and fell, fortunes made and lost, and new military tactics were developed. Cossacks: The Art of War recreates these battles on an epic scale.

Now MicroSoft's XBOX Claims To Be The Fastest Selling Console

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 12:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Xbox (TM) video game system from Microsoft Corp. had the best-selling video game console launch on record after two weeks of sales, according to The NPD Group Inc., the definitive source for sales and market data on the video game industry. Attach Rate for Xbox Launch Is Highest Ever; Weekly Shipments of Xbox Systems Ensures Strong Sales Through Holiday Season

Project Entropia and aspects of MindForce

by Peter on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 10:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

This week John-Anders Pettersson and Fredrik Andersson discusses the aspects of MindForce. "Different areas of the development process"

TDK Mediactive Announces 17 Games for The Coming Year

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc. , a global publisher of entertainment software, announced today a list of 17 games it anticipates publishing for it's 2002-03 fiscal year ending March 31, 2003. With exciting brands like "Shrek", "Robotech", "Mercedes-Benz", "Dinotopia", "Aquaman", "Lady Sia", and "UBOS", TDK is unveiling titles for all next generation consoles, including the NINTENDO GAMECUBE video game system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Sony PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, and Nintendo's handheld Game Boy Advance system.