'Rayman 3 : Hoodlum Havoc' - Enemies Revealed & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 10:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc, everyone's favorite limbless wonder is back and this time he's going head-to-head against the baddest enemy army ever to hit the platform genre. With over 20 different enemies, each with their own special strengths and weaknesses, Rayman will have his hands full if he wants to save the world from the plum juice-addicted Hoodlum Army and the Evil Dark Lum Lord. Check out bio's for the enemies and a few new screens, Njoy!

PC Preview - Real War : Rogue States

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 9:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In this modern military RTS the United States has learned that the Independent Liberation Army (ILA) is being backed by a rogue state. It was thought the ILA was destroyed, but this new sponsor has re-energized the ILA and equipped it with even more lethal technology. The gamer’s task is to destroy this alliance and punish the offending country. Did Rival succeed in their second attempt? Read more and find out!

'Face of Mankind' Site Update

by Thomas on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 9:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Face of Mankind homepage is updated with a completely redesigned overall layout to make it easier for you to locate the information you want. Additionally there are a lot of new screenshots, render images and music clips available for download. Just take a look at the respective sections.

'Prisoners Of War' (PC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 8:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Global publishing giant Codemasters announced that its PC title Prisoner of War has shipped. The unique third-person action/adventure game emphasizes stealth over violent confrontations and forces gamers to use logic and tactical planning throughout the missions. POW is available at retail outlets nationwide with an SRP of $ 49.99.

'Harry Potter & Chamber Of Secrets' (PC NGC XB GBA PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 8:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take the wheel of a flying car and don’t be late for a second term at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets! Based on J.K. Rowling’s second book in the worldwide best-selling series, players face a magical multitude of new challenges and mysteries as the famous “Boy Who Lived” for the PlayStation2, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox, PC, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation and Game Boy Color. We got screens for all formats .. check them out, its looking GOOD!

'NOLF 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way' Ships to Retail

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 7:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment and Fox Interactive announced today No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way has shipped to retail locations nationwide. Top UNITY operative, Cate Archer, continues her adventures in the sequel to the award winning The Operative: No One Lives Forever. H.A.R.M. is back and the United States has uncovered a top secret Soviet project that, if successful, could bring about a third World War. Can Cate avert a nuclear holocaust and simultaneously stay out of H.A.R.M.'s way?

Phantasy Star Online: Episode I & II (NGC)

by Thomas on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 7:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. today announced that "Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II," the company's 20th online game and the first online-enabled game for the Nintendo GameCube, will feature exclusive downloadable quests as part of the game's online service package. The "Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II" service package will be available from SEGA for $8.95 per month beginning at the game's launch in the U.S. on October 29, 2002. "Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II" can be played offline with up to four players for free.

Sony Christmas PS2 Line Up

by Thomas on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 7:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe today announced the line-up of exclusive titles for the PlayStation 2 in the run up to Christmas. With blockbuster titles to suit all tastes and age groups this Christmas, PlayStation gamers will be able to choose from 18 exclusive titles, in a range of over 100 new titles launched for the coming Christmas gift season. With eagerly awaited games such as The Getaway, Lord of the Rings, GTA Vice City, Tomb Raider - Angel of Darkness, Ratchet and Clank, WRC ll Extreme, This is Football 2003 and Kingdom Hearts there has never been a more exciting time to own a PlayStation 2.

'BuzzingCars' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 6:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EPSITEC has just released a new patch for BuzzingCars, updating the retail version of their arcade racing game to v1.2. This patch addresses some bugs and tweaks and also adds a few new additions to the game. Read more for details list and links where to grab it. (thanks 3DGamers)

'Minority Report' - New Movie

by Thomas on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 5:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Relive the Movie Experience - Players take a thrill ride into explosive third-person sci-fi action/adventure, as all of the nonstop action of Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film comes to life on PS2, GameCube, XBox and Game Boy Advance. The 'mpg' movie is 10.2MB to grab, runs for 1min and 30seconds, showing some action from the game! Factsheets and links to the movie below!

'Medal of Honor: Frontline' (XB/NGC) - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 4:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this latest installment of the award-winning Medal of Honor series, Lt. Patterson returns and must use the confusion of the real-world offensive Operation Market Garden to infiltrate the German frontline and steal the HO-IX flying wing, an experimental Nazi weapon so powerful that it could turn the tide of World War II. The player will choose from a cache of weapons in their quest to steal the HO-IX flying wing. Players can select a single-player experience or battle friends head-to-head in the split-screen multi-player mode for up to 4 players. New XBOX/Cube screens below!

'Hot Wheels: Velocity X' (PC/PS2/NGC) - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Put your driving skills to the ultimate test as you defend Monument City from a criminal gang of racing villains. Combine the cool cars, wild aerial stunts, blazing crashes, huge loops, banked turns, and lightning-fast speed that Hot Wheels is known for with a destructible 3D Hot Wheels world, an arsenal of futuristic weapons, missionbased game play, and an immersive story to create a racing adventure.. Check out some fresh new PC, PS2 and NGC screens!

'The Sims Online' Play Test!

by Thomas on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 3:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Sims Online Play Test gives you the opportunity to play The Sims Online early, before it's released to the public! It also gives Maxis the ability to test and tune the game while real people -- Sims fans like you -- are playing. Find out more and sign up HERE!

'Xpand Rally' - Game Info & Screen

by Thomas on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 3:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we received some more information from Techland Software and their upcoming racing game Xpand Rally.. "The player sits behind the wheel of a tuned-up rally car, whose power reaching 800 ps, to race on the wilderness of the world. Winning races allows the player to buy enhanced parts, such as super nitro, v-tech chip and many more to make his car even more powerful". Check out full story below and included is one new screen!

Capcom (PS2) Screenshot Mix

by Thomas on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 2:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we serve up a bunch of PS2 screens from Capcom and following titles: Devil May Cry 2, Clock Tower 3, Capcom Fighting All Stars and Breath of Fire V: Dragon Quarter. Njoy!

Starsky & Hutch (PC/CONSOLE)

by Thomas on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 2:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With a host of top grade titles heading for Christmas and the New Year, Empire have acquired the services of leading game music composers Richard Jacques and Tim Follin, to ensure that up and coming products sound as good as they look and play. Richard and Tim are experienced industry musicians and come with an impressive CV of classics under their belt.

ArchAngel - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 10:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the dark and atmospheric world of Archangel, players discover that Michael Travinsky, an innocent family man, has been tragically killed in a horrific car crash. However, the Lord of Light decides to resurrect Travinsky as he believes he has the potential to become a hero and save the world from a deadly evil that looms in the shape of vicious demons and ghosts. Their presence is growing yet humans continue their existence utterly oblivious to their impending doom. Today we serve up the demo so all you people can check it out! Njoy!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 8:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gameguru Mania has a new Q&A with Massive Development Managing Director Alexander Jorias talking about their upcoming submersive shooter, AquaNox 2: Revelation. Action Vault has a new Q&A with Spellbound Studios' Jean-Marc Haessig talking about their upcoming strategy game, Robin Hood - The Legend of Sherwood. InGaming has a new Q&A with Reflexive's Ion Hardie talking about their upcoming medieval RPG, Lionheart. HomeLan Fed has a new Q&A with Chris Taylor from Black Label Games talking about upcoming multiplatform Tolkien novel based game, The Fellowship Of The Ring. GameSpyDaily has a Q&A with Tesseraction Games' President Kelly Asay talking about their upcoming naval combat MMORPG (and just gond gold single player part), The Enigma: Rising Tide.

New 'Serious Sam' Game For PC & XBOX?

by Thomas on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 8:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PC.IGN.COM reports that Serious Sam 3, is apparently far into development and scheduled for release in 2003. Here is a clip:

The new game, Serious Sam 2, ironically now possibly referred to either factually or mistakenly by reps as Serious Sam 3, is apparently far into development and scheduled to hit in 2003, completely compatible with the Xbox's own Live multiplayer setup. Even fewer details are known of the PC version, but assumedly it is in concurrent development, since musings of that one have been around since well before the Second Encounter even hit.

'IL-2: Forgotten Battles' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 7:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Owners of IL-2 Sturmovik and the gaming community as a whole will warmly welcome the news of the add-on. Following its release last November, IL-2 Sturmovik set new standards of realism and gameplay and swept almost every gaming award on its way to become the most critically acclaimed flight simulation title for 2001. In addition to the new campaigns set on the Finnish and Hungarian fronts and new single and multiplayer missions, several new playable and AI controlled Russian, German and British aircraft will be featured in IL-2 Sturmovik: The Forgotten Battles. Check out the new screens ...

Divine Divinity - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 4:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Larian has just put up the second patch (names Hotfix Nr2) on the official Divine Divinity websitel updating all English versions of Larian Studios' RPG (including the U.S. version) to v1.32. This patch addresses a few bugs and tweaks. Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab this puppy. (thanks bluesnews).

Majesco Announces 3D Shooting Action In 'Iridion II' (GBA)

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2002 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Heading back into space to destroy an invading armada, Majesco, one of the fastest-growing publishers of interactive entertainment software, announces Iridion II for Game Boy Advance. The sequel to the original Iridion 3D, Iridion II maintains the intense graphic detail of its predecessor, while adding exciting new features.