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'NBA Live 2003' Busta Rhymes (erm...)

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 8:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts and J Records just announced a co-marketing venture beginning with EA SPORTS NBA LIVE 2003. Platinum J Recording artist, Busta Rhymes will act as a spokesperson for the game. Busta will also be an unlockable character within NBA LIVE 2003. The two companies will develop further initiatives including viral marketing, street teams, and grass-roots initiatives, as well as retail alliances.

Never Miss A TV Show With 'SHOWSHIFTER'

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 8:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOCH Media just announced the signing of an exclusive deal with Home Media Networks, developer of the highly successful ShowShifter home media centre. Compatible with the vast majority of TV tuner cards on the market, once installed, ShowShifter turns your PC into the ultimate home media centre. ShowShifter is jam packed with features to enhance the users viewing pleasure. Pause live television broadcasts using ShowShifter. When paused, the software records the continuing program to your PC. While you watch the resumed show, ShowShifter enables your computer to record ahead while you watch.

'Big Mutha Truckers' (XB/PS2) Product Information

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 8:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EMPIRE send over some new handy facts from their latest project, Big Mutha Truckers ("BMT") for the Sony PlayStation 2 and the Xbox video game system. Did you know, for example, that the K-Rok DJ's voice is done by Tony the Tiger? Well, read more below!

Rabid Dogs Interview

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 8:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GGMania got a chance to chat with Development Director on Rabid Dogs, ZUXXEZ's upcoming turn-based strategy game with a twisted story about corruption, crime, sex and money. The topic include the storyline, the characters, the weapons, the enemies, the gameplay and the current status of the game's progress. Bring it on..

Medal of Honor Allied Assault Spearhead Shots

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 6:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamezone today tossed up some new screens from the Medal of Honor Allied Assault Expansion Pack. This Expansion Pack for the PC represents a unique addition to the Medal of Honor franchise. Players will assume the role of Sgt. Jack Barnes as he endures the final months of World War II, from Operation Overlord to the Battle of the Bulge and culminating with the fall of Berlin. The Medal of Honor Allied Assault Expansion Pack combines nine expansive single-player levels with over 12 new multi-player maps and includes new locations, new weapons, and new soldiers.

UT2003 First Patch in Beta Stage

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 6:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Infogrames forum offers a huge list about the changes that will be in the upcoming Unreal Tournament 2003 patch. "Some topics for CHANGE LIST: Gameplay, HUD/Menus, AI, Editor, Networking, Compatibility, D3D Fix and OpenGL fix". (thanks EvilAvatar)

Shattered Galaxy 1.5

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 10:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shattered Galaxy, the futuristicmassive online warfare PC game from Nexon, will be taking huge leaps forward in game play and look and feel. Through the summer, the Shattered Galaxy development team has worked on the game's mostsignificant evolution to date. The result of the development is the Shattered Galaxy 1.5 upgrade.

Shinobi (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The legendary ninja returns, hunted by demons, haunted by the dead and hindered by the very rage that spurs him on... Following a massive earthquake, Tokyo lies in ruin as mysterious forces seek out and obliterate what is left of the Oboro clan. Players take the role of Hotsuma, leader of the Oboro clan, as he battles through the demon-filled streets of a post-apocalyptic Tokyo in search of answers. Serving up today are 16 brand new screens .. Njoy!

'Panzer Dragoon Orta' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Years ago, a legacy was born that ruled the skies. As time passed and memory grew dim, distant times progressed from History into Legend. Now, the era of human prosperity has come to a grinding halt, with all but a few pockets of civilization destroyed by years of devastating battles. The population clings precariously to the brink of extinction, scattered across the desolate land, living in the darkest age in history. A new Empire rules with an iron grip, and a band of rebels begins a revolt in an attempt to become masters of their destiny once again. As the world is engulfed in the flames of war, a mysterious Hero on the Dragon becomes mankind's only hope and stands alone against the empire. 16 new screens to show off a few levels.. njoy!

New 'Star Wars Bounty Hunter' (PS2/NGC) - Trailer

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Through Jango -- father of Boba Fett, one of the most intriguing and enduring characters in the Star Wars universe -- players will plunge into the dark, deadly world of a bounty hunter, a role Star Wars game fans have long awaited to play."

Watch a never-before-seen cutscene action and in-game footage in the new game trailer for Star Wars Bounty Hunter. Bounty Hunter is expected to release fall 2002 on PlayStation 2 and GameCube.. Read more below for links!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 9:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

James Bond 007: Nightfire Web Site

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has launched the official James Bond 007: Nightfire web site. The site is loaded with screens, movies, info and etc. NightFire is being developed simultaneously for four platforms - the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube and PC-CD. The game will offer unique, yet complimentary, 007 experiences to each system.

Infogrames To Release More Hunter Games

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The number one leader in the outdoor sports genre, Infogrames, Inc. is delivering the next generation of highly anticipated outdoor sports games to loyal fans country wide. The creator of the best-selling outdoor sports franchise has raised the bar with its next three releases: Deer Hunter 2003, Trophy Hunter 2003, and Bird Hunter 2003, all at retailers this October.

Graeme Devine To Speak At University of Utah

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 5:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Student International Game Developers Association at the University of Utah is pleased to present Graeme Devine, Designer and Programmer of Id Software and Chairman of the International Game Developers Association. This event is free and is open to the public. The lecture will take place on October 15, 2002 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the University of Utah, Engineering Mines Classroom Building (EMCB) in room 105.

Team Factor - New Update Patch & Linux Server

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

7FX has released another new patch for Team Factor, bringing the Euro edition of their team-based first-person shooter to v1.2. This upgrade addresses animation improvements, more view options, gameplay tweaks and a bunch of bug fixes. Also available is the updated v1.2 dedicated Linux server. (thanks 3DGamers)

'Post Mortem' - Website Live

by Rainier on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 12:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paris in the 20's. A retired American private detective, Mac Pherson, is hired by a mysterious yet sensuous lady, Sophia Blake, to find out who murdered her sister and her brother-in-law, the Whytes. The beheaded couple were killed in a mysterious ritual way in one of Paris most luxurious hotel. In this rich and intriguing adventure, Mac Pherson will soon discover a world where bloody murders are committed according to ancestral mystic beliefs. It will be his most mysterious case yet. Microids has just launched the official site with game info, a trailer and word of an upcoming demo .. check it out!