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'Grand Theft Auto: Vice City' (PS2) - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 9:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Grand Theft Auto: Vice City web site has posted up a new trailer in its movies section showing off more gameplay from the upcoming Rockstar Games PS2 crime action game follow up that's due out in stores late this month. Of course we had to snag it and make it all nice and small for you all, read more for links where to grab it! (Thanks HomeLan)

Reign of Fire (PS2) Is Coming To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 8:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment announced today that it will begin shipping Reign of Fire for PS2 and Game Boy Advance to retailers worldwide next week. Xbox and GameCube versions of the game will ship to retail by mid-November. Inspired by the feature film from Spyglass Entertainment, the action-packed game is supported by a multi-million dollar marketing campaign that includes a nationwide TV advertising effort, print and online advertisements, special retailer promotions, pre-order incentives and a multi-product rebate offer tied to the movie's DVD release slated for November 19th.

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Raven Shield - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 8:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Raven Shield is the third in the critically acclaimed Tom Clancy series, and follows Rainbow Six which pioneered the 'tactical shooter' genre and Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear which was awarded PC Game of the year on both sides of the Atlantic. The specialist gaming press have already widely acknowledged that Raven Shield is not just something new to the series, but will bring a whole new level of realism and pure gaming enjoyment to the genre. Check out these 2 new beauties!

'Europa 1400:The Guild' - Facts & Features

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 7:47 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 released on 18th October 2002 in the UK and on 30th of October 2002 in US.

'Gi Combat' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 7:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

G.I. Combat is a 3D, Tactical Strategy game that engulfs you in the dynamic conflicts of World War II. Storm the beaches of Omaha in a historically detailed campaign set in Normandy, June 1944. The fully three-dimensional environment provides unsurpassed detail for terrain, armor penetration, vehicle movement, morale, and combat resolution! Immerse yourself in the agonizing struggle to hold back enemy offensives, lead an assault to capture key objectives, and charge into the fray with gritty, determined grunts! Take part in that experience and rewrite history! Read more for links where to get the demo ...

'TimeSplitters 2' (GC PS2 Xb) - Screensaver

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 7:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TimeSplitters 2 is the sequel to the hugely successful and critically acclaimed TimeSplitters and has been developed by Free Radical Design. TimeSplitters 2 improves on the original in every conceivable way. The game offers a more involving story mode, featuring a complex narrative set across nine different time periods, from twentieth century Siberia to the Wild West to Futuristic Neo Tokyo. If you fancy a TimeSplitters 2 screensaver, get it here...

'Blackstone: Magic and Steel' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 6:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blackstone, AKA Ex-Chaser (in Japan) has been extremely popular and has enjoyed many excellent reviews," says Bradley Flack, Director of Sales at Xicat Interactive. Xicat has renamed the Japanese game - Black Stone: Magic & Steel. Check a 20-some new screens ...

CDV Releases Free 'Cossacks Back To War' Mission Pack

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 6:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

To celebrate this Friday's UK launch of Cossacks: Back to War, CDV Software Entertainment has a free gift for all Cossacks players – a brand new campaign entitled 'Enemy of the Crown'. The campaign – which has previously only been accessible as part of individual media promotions – is now available to all Cossacks fans free of charge. Read more for links where to grab the 'Enemy of the Crown' extra mission.

'Metal Dungeon' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 6:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the distant future, man and machine are one. Twisted, robotic cyborgs walk the planet ravaging the land and destroying all that they find. Mankind retreats to metal fortresses, and holds out for the future. Underneath the scorched earth, evil awaits, magic returns to life, and terrible creatures of myth are revived. A group of battle cyborgs must now journey below the surface of the planet, to tame the Metal Dungeon. A few new screens and some character art work ...

BMX XXX (GC PS2 Xb) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 6:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"BMX XXX is the talk of the industry, sparking heated debates over how video games have become older and bolder," said Ben Fischbach, Senior Brand Manager. "Our site reflects the game's over-the-top humour and offers a sneak-peak at the ground-breaking direction that we are taking interactive entertainment. The fact that certain media outlets would not run our print advertisements from our 'Keep it Dirty' marketing campaign, reinforces our belief that we are creating something truly unique that will change the way people play and think about video games." Here are some screens so you can see what the fuzz is all about ...

Private Dancer - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 6:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It may be hard to believe, but pole-dancing has just achieved PC status with the announcement that Kaboom Studios is to launch Private Dancer, a state-of-the-art game for Windows computers, endorsed by the Spearmint Rhino chain of gentlemen's clubs. The game features 21 beautiful digital girls performing increasingly exotic dances in astonishingly lifelike 3D style. Read more for some stripper filled screens, njoy!

Acclaim Responds To Controversial 'BMX XXX' Launch

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 6:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today responded to the widespread controversy surrounding the launch of its forthcoming mature rated release, BMX XXX.

'Red Faction II' Vehicles - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 6:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Red Faction II" expands and builds upon the experience and technology of the original game. Players will defend their country as Alias, a demolitions expert, with the help of five elite squad members, each specialized in their own means of destruction. Tasked with completing multiple mission objectives in a number of diverse levels, players will have a number of vehicles and an arsenal of powerful weapons at their disposal in a rampage to overthrow the government. Refined graphics, enhanced enemy AI and dynamic environments are also featured in "Red Faction II" along with four-player split screen action including customizable computer opponents. Read more to check out some of the vehicles you will be able to use in the game ..

'Rugrats Royal Ransom' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 5:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Rugrats embark on a magical adventure to Stu Pickles' Play Palace 3000 (PP3K). As Tommy, Chuckie, Kimi, Phil and Lil all take turns climbing up to the PP3K, they soon find that something's amiss. Every time they climb higher, the Palace moves further out of their reach. Angelica, the self-appointed Queen of PP3K, has dubbed the rest of the Rugrats her loyal subjects who will need to obey her commands. As the Rugrats defiantly refuse Queen Angelica's demands, they each find their most treasured items haven fallen in her possession. Tommy and company must now begin their adventure to reclaim their treasures so they too can play in the PP3K.

Serious Sam (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 5:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Serious Sam is a high-adrenaline arcade-action 3D-shooter heavily focused on frantic arcade-style action. In a world where cyberpunk meets fantasy-fiction and advanced technology is mixed with black magic and psychic-powers, Sam travels from the beautiful world of ancient Egypt through many diverse planets, confronting Mental's hideous minions on his way to the final showdown at Notorious Mental's lair. Check out the 27 fresh screens ...

'Extinction' - Developer Interview

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Extinction is a Real Time Strategy Game of Adventure and Survival. The game begins with a small tribe that has simple skills and limited resources. Using a dynamic technology tree, players learn new skills and discover new technologies to help their tribe advance and survive. Explore diverse geographic regions, adapt to environmental conditions, capture new species, and try to avoid erupting volcanoes, meteor strikes and the advance of ice-age glaciers. Dinosaurs are captured and used as powerful weapons against enemy tribes. Man and dinosaur fight side by side as tribes compete for territory, resources and survival from Extinction! Read more about this quite interesting game in our interview with Jim Omer from Rival Interactive. A few exclusive screenshots are also included ..

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4 Soundtrack Announced

by Thomas on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 8:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thirty-five tracks of high-octane music will fuel big air tricks in Activision, Inc.’s Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4, the sequel to the #1 action sports video game of 2001. The game, which allows players to experience the ultimate skating challenge, features tracks from rock royalty and hot new artists. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4 will be available October 23, 2002 on the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation game console and Game Boy Advance. Read more for a list of artists and tracks.

The Star Trek Action Pack

by Thomas on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 8:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. gives shoppers a jump on the holiday season by beaming down a four-pack of Phaser filled fun with the release of the Star Trek Action Pack. Currently available at retail stores nationwide, the Star Trek Action Pack contains the full retail versions of Star Trek Armada, Star Trek Armada II, Star Trek: Voyager Elite Force and the Star Trek: Voyager Elite Force Expansion Pack. The Star Trek Action Pack for the PC carries a suggested retail price of $29.99. Star Trek Armada and Star Trek Armada II are rated “E” by the ESRB, while Star Trek: Voyager Elite Force and the Star Trek: Voyager Elite Force Expansion Pack have been rated “T” for Teen.

Big Mutha Truckers (XB/PS2) MP3's

by Thomas on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 7:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BMT sees the player take command of an 18-wheel rig, trucking from city to city, wheeling and dealing and upping the stakes as they battle to build up a personal fortune. Along the way players will run into the local biker gangs, corrupt sheriffs and even their own redneck siblings, who are also out to amass their own fortune – even if it's at the player's expense! Big Mutha Truckers will be released on November 29th. Read more for four MP3s from Yeehaw FM, the in-game radio station. Possibly a bit rude, so don't let your granny hear.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 7:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Medal of Honor Allied Assault Spearhead' - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 4:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The MoH AA Spearhead expansion pack will allow owners of Medal of Honor Allied Assault to assume the role of Sergeant Jack Barnes and continue their fight from behind enemy lines in Normandy on D-Day to the Battle of the Bulge to the Fall of Berlin and the defeat of the thousand year Reich. The game will include nine new single-player levels and over twelve new multi-player levels. Players will also have the opportunity to play as British, American, German and Soviet troops in an enhanced multi-player mode. The official MoH AA Spearhead Website now offers downloads of a four part movie showing off gameplay from the MoH AA Spearhead which we merged and covnerted into .wmv for your convenience. Read more for links where to grab the new trailer.

'Evolution Worlds' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 3:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Evolution Worlds, Adventures like Mag Launcher, Chain Gun and Pepper Box possess Cyframes, or magical body weaponry. These Cyframes give special, skilled attacks that are learned through experience. Players can also find or buy parts to upgrade their Cyframe for more types of attacks. For example, Mag Launcher has a Cyframe that starts with a Hand and Hammer parts to do punching and pounding attacks, but he can find other parts such as a Spray for gassing, Boulders for rock attacks, Spinner for yo-yo attacks, etc. Players can add slots to carry as many as 100 parts, and upgrade the parts for more attack power.

'Guilty Gear' (GBA) - Movie

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 3:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Studios is very pleased to present a short Guilty Gear movie based on the wildly popular 2D fighting franchise. Previously only available on the last Japanese installment in the franchise, Guilty Gear X Plus, this movie is finally making its way across the ocean for its North American debut. Just in case you didn’t already know, read more for some highlighted facts about the Guilty Gear franchise and links where to get the trailer.

'World's Greatest Coasters' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Global Star Software announced that they have gone gold with their upcoming Roller Coaster Simulator for the PC platform, World's Greatest Coasters. This exciting new 3D simulation will feature 5 of the greatest roller coasters on the planet, as well as a virtual coaster workshop in which players can build and experience their very own thrill rides, and challenge themselves in the scenario-based game mode.

Creators of 'Shadowbane' - Interviews & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shadowbane is much more than a game. It is the culmination of years of work and sacrifice by the developers, fans, and publishers who believe in the same vision of a dynamic and evolving world, an environment where everyone who touches the world changes it, and is changed by it. Read more to check some One-on-One Shadowbane video interviews with the people and personalities behind the Shadowbane phenomenon. These are the men and women of the Shadowbane revolution. Also check out some brand new screenshots ...

'Hearts of Iron' & 'World War II Online Mac Edition' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 12:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

World War II Wednesday has come around again. Read more to check the latest screenshots for Hearts of Iron and World War II Online Mac Edition.