'Söldner: Secret Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In "Söldner: Secret Wars" the player takes command of one of these special teams. As Commander he leads the small high tech army consisting of soldiers, light armoured vehicles, helicopters and VTOLs to fulfill a wide variety of mission. The Simulation of a highly complex political system creates a dynamic campaign: each decision has direct impact on the flow of the game.

'Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA just announces that their highly anticipated racing game 'Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2 has gone gold. "Attention racing fans! Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2 PC has officially GONE GOLD and will be in stores on Monday, October 21. Need For Speed (NFS) is back and better than ever in Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2! Engage in the thrill of arcade racing with over 22 exclusive and exotic cars from the world's most coveted licensors including Ferrari, Porsche and Lamborghini… to name a few. 12 tracks (48 variations) and two career event trees, for a grand total of 66 events, provide the widest variety of driving challenges. The PC version will support up to eight-player LAN/Internet racing."

Platoon - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the cinema release in 1986, Platoon was widely-acclaimed as the most important Vietnam movie ever produced. 16 years later, Platoon on PC will go a paddy field further by capturing all of the uncertainty, drama, sweat, fear and horror of this Oscar-winning classic into a masterpiece of real time strategy gaming.

'Robin Hood : The Legend of Sherwood' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Robin Hood, a new game of tactics and action, thrusts players into an amazing and realistic medieval environment where they are hauled from the depths of Sherwood Forest to the ramparts of Nottingham Castle. A few new screens below.. njoy!

Update: Tiscali Games have posted the first video from the tactical strategy Robin Hood: Legend of Sherwood, which contains 2 minutes of gameplay footage - attack style previews like brutal & close combat, pre choice action & arrow shoot and smart & knock out. It's available in two resolutions (720x540 4,5 MB and 360x270 2,5 MB) in DivX format.

Kemco Announces New Release Dates For 'Batman: Dark Tomorrow'

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Japan-based videogame publisher Kemco has announced new U.S. release dates for Batman: Dark Tomorrow, the first Batman video game based on the DC Comics epic comic book series. Dark Tomorrow, slated for the Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation®2 and the Xbox, will ship in Q1, 2003.

NeverWinter Night - English Patch v1.26 Available

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 9:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bioware has once again released a new patch for their RPG Neverwinter Nights, bringing the game up to v1.26. You can download the patch through the game's auto-updater or read more for a detailed fix list and links where to get the goodies (including the dedicated linux server).

Atari Announces Spring 2003 Release Of 'Transworld Surf: Next Wave'

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 9:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari is bringing the franchise that redefined the surfing video game genre, TransWorld Surf, to the Nintendo GameCube this spring with the release of a completely reinvented edition of the game: TransWorld Surf: Next Wave. The GameCube title improves upon and follows up TransWorld Surf for PlayStation 2 and Xbox, which has been hailed as “the best surfing title ever.”

Soldier Of Fortune 2 - SDK Update 101b Released

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 9:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ravensoft just let us know that they have released an update to the Single Player SOF2 SDK which includes animatEd and sklview. Read more for details and links where to download the goodies

'Davis Cup Tennis' (GBA) Ships To Stores - Screens

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

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that it has shipped Davis Cup Tennis for the Game Boy Advance to U.S. retail stores. Davis Cup Tennis is an easy-to-pick-up, arcade-style tennis game that recreates the thrill of tennis on the Game Boy Advance. Featuring more than 140 teams to choose from, realistic court surfaces, and players that grow in skill as you play, Davis Cup Tennis recreates the full experience of competing in one of Tennis' most prestigious tournaments. Davis Cup Tennis is rated "E" for everyone and has an MSRP of $29.99.

Serious Sam's Serious Website Goes Live

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 6:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Video game publisher Gotham Games announced the launch of the official Web site for Serious Sam, which enters the next-gen console market this fall exclusively on the Microsoft Xbox. Serious Sam puts players in control of Sam "Serious" Stone, the only man that has what it takes to repel the alien forces determined to turn planet Earth into their personal trash can.

'Project Entropia' - Updated Website

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 6:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We know many of you are anxiously awaiting your turn to be next inside the exciting virtual universe of Project Entropia. Don't worry - the time is near. But while you're in the queue, why not enjoy some of Project Entropia's exciting real world offerings.

Strategy First Announces 'MSTS Paint Shed'

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 6:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and Developer Auran are pleased to announce MSTS Paint Shed, the perfect addition to any train buff’s collection, scheduled for release on November 19, 2002.

'Iron Storm' (ALL) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 6:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Interactive and Wanadoo Edition are pleased to announce that Iron Storm has just gone gold for North America! The game will be shipping October 21. We encourage you to download the demo for a taste of this incredible game, featuring an alternative history storyline where World War One rages for 50 straight years. The demo can be found at www.iron-storm.com.

Majesco Ships 'BloodRayne' To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 6:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

An interactive journey into the terrifying world of the occult awaits as Majesco today announced their supernatural thriller, BloodRayne, has shipped two full weeks earlier than originally scheduled. Supported by a multi-million dollar "lethal erotica" marketing campaign, BloodRayne is now available for the Xbox, PlayStation2, and GameCube.

Op Flashpoint Resistance Server

by Thomas on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 5:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday we posted up the Op Flashpoint Resistance v1.85 upgrade, now today the Op Flashpoint Resistance Dedicated Server is available for download! This patch is just only 1.41MB to grab and you can find it here! (thanks Blues).

New GBA Bloke

by Thomas on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 5:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo, the world's leading games company, have announced today that it is expanding its marketing department with the appointment of a European Marketing Manager for the highly successful handheld console Game Boy Advance. Effective immediately, Tim Freystedt, 30, will join Nintendo of Europe to handle all elements of marketing and sales concerning the Game Boy Advance, the worlds biggest selling games console, bringing with him over three years of European brand management experience.

Gary Oldman Joins Allied Assault Spearhead

by Thomas on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 4:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced today that acclaimed theatre and film actor Gary Oldman has joined the ranks of Hollywood talent enlisted by EA and will lend his voice-over talents to Medal of Honor Allied Assault Spearhead. Mr. Oldman will provide the voice-over for the historical video segments and briefings that appear between each mission in the World War II themed game. The game is currently under development by EALA and is scheduled for release on PC this November under the EA GAMES brand.

'Europa 1400 : The Guild' - Details

by Thomas on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 4:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions is proud to announce official details of the stunning life simulation PC CD game, Europa 1400 - The Guild. The game will be release on 18th October 2002 in the UK with a 3+ ELSPA rating.

'Grand Theft Auto: Vice City' Has Gone Gold

by Thomas on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 4:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games, the world-renowned publishing division of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announces that "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City" for PlayStation2 has gone gold and is currently in manufacturing. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City will be in retail stores in North America on October 29th and in Europe on November 8th.

'Söldner : Secret Wars' - Website Opens

by Thomas on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions is today proud to announce the opening of their official website for Söldner - Secret Wars, the highly anticipated online tactical shooter. The Website will be an interactive site, where gamers can find up-to-date news, screen shots, trailers, forums and much more on the game. Söldner - Secret Wars is scheduled for world wide release in Q2 2003. For an exclusive preview JoWooD invites you to visit the website at www.secretwars.net.

Retailers Shun New Acclaim 'XXX' Game

by Thomas on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 9:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Three of the nation's top retailers, including Wal Mart, on Monday said they had refused to carry a new video game billed as the first major release to feature full-action nudity and with prostitutes and pimps as major characters. Using the tagline "Keep it Dirty," video game publisher Acclaim Entertainment Inc. is gearing up for the Nov. 19 launch of "BMX XXX," a game that also features copulating pink poodles and a variety of racing bike stunts. But major retailers Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Toys R Us Inc. and KB Toys all said they would not carry the game, a potential blow for the game's exposure. Full scoop here!!

'Panzer Dragoon Orta' (Xbox) - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Dragon will rise again. It’s been 7 years since Panzer Dragoon for SEGA Saturn brought a brand new wave into the shooting game category. Dragon is back with exciting action shooting and stunning graphic quality and sound for the Xbox system... They really orta get this one finished soon, 57 more new shots below!!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 8:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Q&A With 'Real War : Rogue States' Developer Jim Omer

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 5:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

A few weeks ago we sat down with Jim Omer during a presentation of their just released Real War sequel, Rogue States. Unfortunatly the interview was put on the backburner due to the imminent release of the title, but not forgotten. Here it is...

Silent Hill 2 (PC) - Movie

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 4:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of America has just released a new trailer for their PC debut of Silent Hill 2, one of the most terrifying videogames ever released. Offering players a glimpse into the many improvements made for the PC CD-ROM version, this chilling preview will have horror fans excited to make their first foray into the mysterious town Silent Hill. Read more for links where to grab the goods (in the udual high and medium resolutions)!