Westwood Studios announced today that it will release a content update of Earth & Beyond this month that includes several new missions, high-level items, new information on trade goods, and enhancements to the embedded browser. Earth & Beyond is an online role-playing galaxy that is published by Electronic Arts under the EA GAMES brand.
Got Game Entertainment today announced that its upcoming PC adventure game, "Tony Tough and the Night of Roasted Moths" went gold last week and will hit retail shelves on Halloween. With a title like that, GOT to get it ;)
Electronic Arts announced today the North American release of The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers video game for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and revealed plans to bring this highly-anticipated title to the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube later this year. The Nintendo Game Boy Advance version will ship on Tuesday, November 12.
DreamCatcher Interactive announced today that it has shipped the epic battle game, Iron Storm on PC in North America. Set amidst an extended 1st World War (still going strong in 1964), Iron Storm gives the gamer new weapons and modern technology to reap havoc on the Russo-Mongol tyrants.
The official site for Tecmo's upcoming XBox horror title, Fatal Frame, is today updated with some new screens, gameplay story - details and more. "Fatal Frame a horror adventure game, leaves its victims breathless as they become immersed in a world full of supernatural spirits and sheer terror. Fatal Frame takes place in a dilapidated, haunted mansion and nearby surrounding area".
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. announced today that EverQuest: The Planes of Power will be available in retail stores tomorrow. The Planes of Power introduces high-level EverQuest gamers to an arching storyline and takes players on an adventure of epic proportions with hundreds of powerful new weapons, spells and creatures, 20 action-packed zones and an increased level cap maximum to 65 allowing players to become more powerful than ever before.
More than 20 new aquatic creatures soon will have gamers nationwide glued to their PCs. The "Zoo Tycoon: Marine Mania" expansion pack hits store shelves this week as Microsoft Corp. announces that more than 1 million licensed units of its family-friendly "Zoo Tycoon" PC game have been sold. Since its debut in October 2001, "Zoo Tycoon" has reached top-selling* status on the software charts, and it continues to grow in popularity with players of all ages. The latest addition to the franchise, "Zoo Tycoon: Marine Mania," adds aquatic-themed content and oceans of fun to this award-winning series that challenges players to create and manage the ultimate zoo.
Resident Evil Zero features two main characters: Rebecca, a rookie Raccoon City Police Officer who first appeared in the original Resident Evil, and Billy, a framed convict on the run. This new system allows players to follow the adventure of both characters successively by using the 'Zapping' ability. Read more below for 22 screenshots of Rebecca and Billy walking around, fighting zombies and more.
Midway Games Inc. announced today that Defender, an all-new 3-D version of the popular 1980s arcade classic, has shipped for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. Defender is scheduled to ship for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube and the Game Boy Advance on Nov. 4, 2002.
THQ Inc. today announced that "Toxic Grind," the first story-driven, mission-based BMX game, has shipped exclusively for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. "Toxic Grind" immerses players in a completely unique, story-driven experience, where they must "ride for their life" as fictional BMX rider Jason Hayes. "Toxic Grind" is now available at major retail outlets nationwide.
Japan-based videogame publishing powerhouse Kemco and comic book giant DC Comics announced together that they will create a limited edition, two-part comic book that will serve as a prequel to the storyline of Kemco's upcoming action/adventure title, "Batman: Dark Tomorrow." The first of two collectible comic books will be included as a pack-in within top-tier platform-specific enthusiast publications, distributing over 1.4 million comic books nationwide.
The Elder Scrolls III: Tribunal, is an expansion pack for the critically acclaimed and multi-award winning RPG, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind for PC. Tribunal will introduce additional content and features, and adventures into the already staggering game world of Morrowind. The Elder Scrolls III: Tribunal will be released in Europe this November in an English language version, with localized French and German versions following in early 2003.