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'Pro Rally' (NGC) Has Shipped To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 11:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced Pro Rally has shipped for the Nintendo GameCube. The first and only Rally Racing game made exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube, it delivers white-knuckling action, challenging racecourses and officially licensed cars. Pro Rally has a rating of "E" for Everyone and an MSRP of $49.99.

Various Games Shipping & Official Website Launch

by Thomas on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 10:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Real-time-strategy fans rejoice! Age of Mythology has started hitting stores across North America. Combat Flight Simulator 3 has hit store shelves! Also Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 for console is now out in North America and Canada. The official site for 3DO's Four Horsemean went alive today, loaded with screens and gameinfo (flash required).

'Zapper' (Consoles) Coming November 5 - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 10:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames' one wicked cricket, Zapper is coming November 5 to all next-generation systems - an ideal holiday gift the entire family will enjoy! In this action-packed, addictive character-action game, Zapper, is on a mission to save his brother, make his way through four interactive worlds, each with dangerous hazards he must avoid, eggs he must capture, and all the while meeting both friends and enemies that help and hinder his progress. We have a bunch of GBA screens for you to enjoy!

'BMX XXX' - New Trailer & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 9:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With the launch of this year's most talked about video game only weeks away, AKA Acclaim today announced it has released a second trailer for BMX. The Company's first trailer was met by incredible demand from consumers, who downloaded the film more than one million times from the game's official site. Read more for some new screens and links where to grab the trailer ...

'Shadowbane' Releases Aerynth Travel Guide Update

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 9:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Official Shadowbane Web site just updated its new series detailing the stories and legends inside the worlds of Aerynth. This new series is called the Aerynthian Codex: A Bard's Travel Guide which concentrates on the landmarks, villages, and cities inside the newest world fragment of the Shadowbane beta test. The Codex contains close to 30 screenshots of the newbie continent of Tyrranth Minor, including stories and legends about the founding of Silverlance, one of the starting cities for players.

'Hegemonia: Legions of Iron' Has Gone Gold - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 8:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Interactive and Digital Reality are pleased to announce that Hegemonia: Legions of Iron has gone gold in North America. The game will ship on November 14th. Read more for some new screens ...

The Adventure Company Ships 'The Cameron Files: Pharaoh's Curse'

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 7:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today shipped The Cameron Files™: Pharaoh's Curse for the PC. The second in The Cameron Files™ series, Pharaoh's Curse transports gamers to Egypt to investigate an ancient curse.

Eidos Announces 'Hitman 2' For Gamecube - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 7:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos Interactive announces that the No.1 selling Hitman 2: Silent Assassin is to be released on GameCube. Since its release on PlayStation 2, PC and Xbox in October this year, the game has enjoyed worldwide success having shipped in excess of one million units. Hitman 2: Silent Assassin on GameCube is currently being developed by IO Interactive and will be released in Spring 2003. Check out the first few screens from the Gamecube version!

JoWood Announces 'Spellforce : The Order of Dawn' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 7:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Spellforce – The Order of Dawn", the latest game by Volker Wertich, inventor of the successful "Settlers" series, is an exquisite combination of well-known RTS elements and the best features of roleplaying and tactical games. Check out the first 3 breathtaking screens ...

'Mistmare' - Movies

by Thomas on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 6:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Arxel Tribe just updated their Mistmare site with three short movies from the game.. "Mistmare is a fantasy role playing adventure game"

  • Combat Schools: Isador is showing different combat school poses.

  • Defensive Spell: In this movie one of the enhancement spells is being used. They are used to improve spiritual or corporeal abilities of a living creature. In combat, they are cast as defensive, fortification or restoration spells.

  • Offensive Spell: The shrieks are offensive spells. They are used to corrupt spiritual or corporeal abilities of a living creature. In combat, they may be cast as aggressive spells. The shrieks are more efficiently vocalized by chaotically aligned characters.

Xbox Review - 'Bloodrayne'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 6:37 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

At the end of World War I, a group of Nazi war criminals fled to South America. There, they heard rumors of strange creatures in the area… and what they uncovered promised to give them the ability to reclaim their intended glory. Their evil research has pieced together ancient lore connecting three ancient artifacts that promise a power never before seen on earth if all are brought together. However, to the Nazi’s chagrin, there is an older, deeper evil at work here. And the only person who can save the world from these two terrible evils, is our super-sexy, super-lethal, super-natural heroine. Check out our horrific review!

'Batman 2' Announced (PC/CONSOLE)

by Thomas on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 6:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the world's largest video game publishers, announced today that it will release Batman 2 (working title) during the Fall of 2003. A licensing agreement signed with DC Comics and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, divisions of Warner Bros., provides Ubi Soft with full production and publishing rights for the game. The brand new arcade-style action game features enhanced fighting scenes and will be available for next generation consoles.

'Galactic Civilizations' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 6:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The holidays are still months away, but Strategy First has some gifts for all of us in the meantime. They just send us 9 brand new screenshots from Galactic Civilizations, the new strategy game from developers Stardock that is going to have people racing for their PCs in February 2003. Check them out!

'Big Mutha Truckers' (PS2/XB) - Shots

by Thomas on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 5:36 p.m. PST | 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. Today we serve up a lorryload of brand new screenshots. Well, six. Njoy!

Space Empires IV Gold Digital Art Print

by Thomas on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 4:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games announced today that the Space Empires IV Gold has surpassed the one half million dollar mark in internet sales. To mark this momentous occasion, Shrapnel Games is releasing a Commemorative Space Empires IV Gold digital art print.

PS2 Broadband Network Gaming Plans For Europe

by Thomas on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 1:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) today announced that PlayStation 2 broadband network gaming will be launched in the Spring of 2003, beginning with the UK. This will be followed by a phased rollout into Germany, France, Spain, Australia other SCEE territories throughout 2003.

CDV Announces 'PANZERS' - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 1:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV Software Entertainment AG has today signed the rights to publish the 3D tactical combat title PANZERS. The game, to be published on the PC format, is developed by Hungarian studio Stormregion and to be released end of 2003. More info below with some early screens!

'Brave Dwarves' are Back! - Info & Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 12:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GameOverGames and Russia's developer and publisher Alawar Entertainment signed an agreement on the publishing of the localized version of Brave Dwarves 2. More info and screens below!

'Top Spin' (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 11:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios yesterday announced its first tennis title for the Xbox video game system is in development. Developed by Power and Magic Developments, "Top Spin," an Xbox exclusive and Xbox Live enabled tennis experience, will offer gamers and tennis fans a pulse-pounding glimpse into professional tennis. Today we bring up some screens, Check them out!

American Conquest: The Aztecs!

by Thomas on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the 13th century, the Aztecs lived in the north of Mexico. The name "Aztec" derives from the name of their legendary former home Aztlan. Under the reign of a glorious chief, the Aztecs moved, until finally settling on the banks of Texcoco, on the Chapultepec (or "grasshopper") hill. The Aztecs lived on fish, crawfish and waterfowl, and procured land on which to sow seeds from the bottom of the lake. They bought everything else, including stone, wood, and drinking water (the water of lake Texcoco being salty) from their neighbors. More info regarding the Aztecs HERE!

GMX Media Releases 'Heath' Movies

by Thomas on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 10:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GMX Media has today released the movies for its upcoming PC RPG game – Heath. Heath is a massive RPG game with loads of innovative features including;

  • Unpredictable ending of the game
  • 35 unique filled playing locations
  • over 150 different kinds of NPC
  • over 50 kinds of enemies
  • about 30 quests, that can be solved in a different ways
  • over 500 useful items

    Video clip now available, if you're wondering what GMX's RPG looks like on the move, read more for download links!

'Four Horsemen of Apocalypse' (PC/CONSOLE) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 9:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In a timeless battle for the fate of the Earth and all humanity, the player assumes the role of the archangel Abaddon (name meaning “Destroyer”). Set in a dark contemporary environment, the fallen angel faces possessed zealots, demons and four giant, eternal forces of the Apocalypse: Pestilence, War, Famine, and Death. During this epic struggle, Abaddon must find and protect the three humans known as the Chosen. By strategically using and combining the powers of the Chosen, the archangel prepares for the ultimate battle against the Horsemen. Hand-to-hand, sword, and projectile combat combine with fantastic abilities to create a surreal, cinematic experience. Especially for HalloWeen, 3DO released screens from one of the characters, WAR. Check him out!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Revolutionizes With FreeFormer Gameplay

by Thomas on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 9:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. a leading software industry publisher and developer, announced today that revolutionary FreeFormer gameplay will be featured in Haven: Call Of The King, a groundbreaking action and fantasy console videogame, which is in development and scheduled to ship Nov. 18 for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. The title is also scheduled to ship for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube in 2003. Haven: Call Of The King is being developed by acclaimed U.K.-based developer, Traveller's Tales.

'The Hunted' Episode #1

by Thomas on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 8:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stratics Central Fiction recently began publishing their own fictional series, "The Hunted".. "Welcome to a world of mighty warriors, dark magic, majestic bards, devious villains, and chaotic gods. "The Hunted" follows the story of the young bard Lanister ty`Val and a mysterious young woman on the run named Kalisha. For reasons unknown, she is hunted by the sinister Zen Rahl, a Mord Sedehi from the capital city of Andor. The plot goes far deeper than it seems, as the pair soon find themselves, along with others, on the run from forces far greater than they ever could have imagined. Visit a tale full of friendship, war, betrayal, and a grand political struggle for the Iron Throne of Andor, and even control of the world of Aryth itself." The feature will be published every Wednesday.

'Sabotain' Website Goes Live!

by Thomas on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 8:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sabotain combines a classic first person shooter style with role playing elements and a fascinating mission design. As an undercover agent you are on a secret mission in Miracle City, and will be faced with a myriad of choices and direction to reach goals, either in a rather peaceful matter or by force of arms if necessary. Following old traditions, the website launch today features the start of the banner contest:

'Dragon Empires Stratics' Site

by Thomas on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 8:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragon Empires Stratics site launched earlier this week. The site includes an FAQ, dev diaries, dev musings (quotes), dev profiles, an extensive clan database and guide, and exclusive bird armor concept screenshots.

'The Westerner' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 5:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

“The Westerner”, developed Revistronic, is the sequel to “3 Skulls of the Toltecs”, released by Warner Interactive in 1996, with more than 180.000 copies sold in Europe. Today we serve up some screens and game info ...

'Etherlords II' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 4:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Etherlords II is the sequel to the innovative turn-based strategy game originally released in November 2001. Similar to Etherlords I, which was highly praised for its tactical depth and stunning graphics, Etherlords II promises to be even more spectacular, changing the emphasis of the game from simple exploration and resource gathering to a more enriching story-driven adventure.

'Splinter Cell' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2002 @ 4:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Splinter Cell invites gamers to delve into the dark shadows of cyber-terrorism, shadow agencies, and covert operations. The player controls Sam Fisher, a solo operative directed by a top secret, "black ops" wing of the National Security Agency. Alone, yet armed with some of the best hi-tech weapons on the market, Sam walks the fine line between what is legal and what is necessary. He must infiltrate enemy territory and neutralize the opponents—all without leaving a trace. Check these 6 new screens .. Njoy!