DreamCatcher Launches New Division

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 11:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

DreamCatcher, a fast-growing publisher of PC and console entertainment software, is pleased to announce the launch of their new division and brand, The Adventure Company. While DreamCatcher (the parent company) will be catering to a more hard-core gamer with its launch of Project Earth and Fuel, The Adventure Company will devote itself entirely to publishing an exclusive line of titles geared toward adventure gamers.

Warcraft III Update

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 11:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard has updated the Warcraft III Beta FAQ today and at the same time they have released a new Warcraft III themed wallpaper.

Russobit Partners with Jowood For Distribution

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 10:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Russobit-M company will be the russian and CIS publisher of wide range of products from JoWood Productions Software AG. The games "Conseal", "Cultures 2", "Aquanox 2", "Cold Zero", "Neverlands", "Secret Ops", "Reality Deathmatch", "PanzerElite" will be localized and will appear on russian and CIS gaming market this year.

A Tale in the Desert - Beta#2 Signup

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 10:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A Tale in the Desert is a radically different massively multiplayer role-playing game. It contains no combat: no monsters, no player-killers, no swords or armor. Your character advances by completing, participating in, or leading large projects. Now eGenesis looking for new people to test their game. Signup Start Time: Friday, Jan 25 at 12:00 Noon, EST End Time: Sunday, Jan 27 at 8:00PM.

Orchid Announced for X-Box

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 9:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Argonaut Games have announced the development of a new Xbox game called Orchid. Orchid is a free-roaming fighting game set in a 3D comic book styled world. Release TBA. Check out overview, features and screens below!

Grand Theft Auto 4 in the Works

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 8:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Good news for all PS2 fans. PlayStation2 Era got information from a contact at Rockstar Games that their hailed game of the year title, Grand Theft Auto III will see a sequel on PlayStation 2 by year's end. Apparently the game has been in development for some while now with confirmed development on PS2 and rumored development on Xbox. The cities will be even more functional than GTA3, with characters you see on the street a lot more interactive than what was seen in previous titles.

Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast Update

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 7:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The official Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast website has today been updated with five new screenshots. Launch the gallery here.

XBOX Sales Going Strong!

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 6:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. announced today at the 2002 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that the Xbox™ video game system had one of the most successful launches in video game history. Microsoft sold 1.5 million units in North America between the Nov. 15 launch and the end of calendar year 2001. In addition, the NPD Group Inc. has reported that gamers bought more than three games with every Xbox system, the highest-ever game attach rate for a video game console launch.

Star Wars Galaxies Update

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 4:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Star Wars Galaxies Official Site has been updated with new FAQ that offers some new info on the skill and profession system. They also presents their new senior artist, Andrew Collins. Beam over to the news.

Army Men: RTS - PC & PS2 Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 3:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A lot of screens today.. We have tossed up 7 new screens from Army Men: RTS. This title is developed by Pandemic Studios, and will be published by 3DO in Europe 29-march-2002 (propbably same, or sooner in US). It will also come for PS2. ToTheGame has also posted up 10 other new screens from this title. Read more below to check out our screens and click here to check out ToTheGames screens. Enjoy!

Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 2:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As development continues on Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing for PlayStation 2 and Xbox, Codemasters is promising the most intuitive and responsive play created for a boxing video game. Check out some new screens and more facts below!

Rayman Rush (PS) - Screens & Facts

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 12:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Kick into multiplayer overdrive in crash course trials over 12 challenging maps, when the armless' one hits the PSone in March 2002. Facts and screens below.

Gun Valkyrie (Xb) - Screens & Facts

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 11:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In a world much like our own, in a time much like the 19th century, a lone scientist, Dr. Hebble, is able to make a string of incredible technological breakthroughs. But these advances accelerate beyond his own intentions, resulting in a revolutionary form of energy that, once harnessed, could propel mankind into a new era or lead to complete annihilation.

Pac-Man World 2 (PS2 & GC) - Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 11:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pac-Man is on a brand new adventure and once again dealing with the pesky Ghost Gang. His new quest takes him through 6 new lands with plenty of new surprises. Brand new features include ice skating, roller blading, submarine diving and many other exciting puzzles to solve. Coming soon for PlayStation2 and Nintendo GameCube.

GameCube makes Euro debut ahead of launch at MILIA

by Rainier on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 10:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo will showcase its GameCube just a few weeks ahead of its official Euro consumer launch at Milia 2002, Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France - 4th to 8th Feb. 2002. Nintendo will preview the GameCube alongside 20 brand new, revolutionary games affording Milia visitors a unique opportunity to see the GameCube for themselves. Already on the market in Japan and North America, GameCube has received unanimous praise from both the international press and consumers.

Smashing Court Tennis Pro Tournament (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Smashing Court Tennis Pro Tournament is a fully licensed sports title. Participate as one of eight Top-ranked players in the world in four of the most prestigious tournaments. Coming soon for PlayStation2. 19 screens and some facts about the game is available below. Enjoy!

Salt Lake 2002 - Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 9:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GamingGroove have six brand new screenies from Eidos' upcoming sports game -- Salt Lake 2002 -- for Sony's Playstation II. Skate over to the screens.

Soldier of Fortune II - Movie

by Thomas on Jan. 8, 2002 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GameSpot, tossed up a small movie from Raven Software's mercenary shooter Soldier of Fortune II. The movie is a 2.9 Mb MPEG download and shows off the dismemberment zones on a game model. Here it is.