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'O.R.B' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 11:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First just let us know that they have just released the first patch for their recently released 3D space-based RTS, OffWorld Resource Base (O.R.B.). This update patch fixes a few bugs and mainly adds some scenario issues. Read more for detailed fix list and links where to get it ...

'Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 11:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Spellbound announced earlier today that they have released a small patch for their game, Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood. “We recognize that there is a lag problem while running on Windows 98 or ME and this patch will rectify any and all of the issues the consumer might encounter,” says Adam Phillips, Executive Producer of Third Party Development. Read more for details and links ...

'Battlefield 1942: Road to Rome' Officially Announced

by Thomas on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 10:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts is excited to announce the expansion pack, Battlefield 1942: The Road to Rome for the PC. The multiplayer-focused expansion pack will give players more of what they have grown accustomed to with the original BattleField 1942 title, including more maps, more vehicles, and more fighting forces. The Road to Rome will focus exclusively on the largely underpublicized Italian and Sicilian campaigns of WWII. Players can choose to fight on six new maps including Operation Husky (Sicily) and the battles for Anzio and Monte Cassino. Each map comes with highly detailed environments such as Italian houses, Mediterranean trees and even the Monte Cassino Monastery.

'Rocky' (NGC/GBA) Ships To Stores Nationwide

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 8:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced Rocky for Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance has shipped. Developed by UK-based Rage Games, LTD, Rocky lets gamers relive each dramatic fight and memorable moment from the Rocky through Rocky V movies. Rocky is rated "T-Teen" on GameCube and "E-Everyone" on Game Boy Advance, and is available for a suggested retail price of $49.99 and $29.99, respectively.

'Xenus' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 8:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The game begins when Kevin Myers receives a call from magazine his sister works for. He is told that she didn't contact them more than 10 days and they are afraid she missed in Colombia during her journalist investigation. So, Kevin departures to this country in order to rescue her. Having arrived he finds himself in the world of violence where 70 out of 100 hundreds people are killed each year. There are many forces fight for the power in Colombia. They are officials, guerrilla, narco mafia, Indians, bandits, CIA. The player has to maneuver between them to reach the main goal to find lost sister. The scenery that looks banal in the beginning step-by-step gets mixed up and finally becomes semi-mystic. Some new screens, damn this puppy looks GOOD!

'Nightcaster II: Equinox' (XB) Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 8:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

To coincide with the one-year anniversary of the Xbox, Jaleco Entertainment announces a whole new world of spell-casting with the brilliant action shooter Nightcaster II: Equinox, crafted exclusively for Xbox. Nightcaster II: Equinox is a vibrant 3D action spell-shooter set in a dark fantasy world. This fast moving adventure features multi-directional spell-casting combined with intense melee combat to create an exhilarating and captivating gameplay experience. Read more for details, features and screens ...

'X-Men : Wolverine's Revenge' (CONSOLE) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 7:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Releasing simultaneously with the "X-Men 2" feature film, X-MEN: Wolverine's Revenge is the only PlayStation2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance and PC action-adventure that allows players to assume the role of Wolverine. After discovering that a deadly X-Virus has been activated within Wolverine's body, the player has 48 hours to acquire the antidote from the evil organization that not only gave them the disease, but also their mutation. Today we got a bunch of new slice & dice screens from the GBA, Xbox, Gamcube and PS2 versions .. Njoy!

'Ultimate Survivor' Ships To Stores

by Thomas on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 7:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames together with CBS Consumer Products is offering the ultimate challenge this holiday season. Shipping today to software retail is Survivor Ultimate, the official game of the hit CBS series, Survivor. Incorporating the past four Survivor seasons, Survivor Ultimate immerses fans in the Survivor experience more fully than ever before, taking players on a breathtaking series of new adventures, featuring more than 80-custom edited video clips from past seasons, 24-fast paced, exhilarating new challenges and multi-player gameplay. To add to the Survivor excitement, players can challenge up to six other Survivor fans via the LAN or Internet or via online play through GameSpy Arcade. Enthusiasts can find out if they truly have what it takes to become the Ultimate Survivor.

'Wild Arms 3' (PS2) Making Its European Debut - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 7:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced the release of Wild Arms 3. This new game for PlayStation2 developed by Sony Computer Entertainment covers all PAL territories and is expected to ship in January 2003. A few screens for you to enjoy, but i tell you, it looks weird to me...

'Robot Alchemic Drive' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 6:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enix America Inc. has recently shipped Robot Alchemic Drive (R.A.D.) and if you haven't played this innovative robot-fighting game, you're missing out. It's like eating one of those white pizzas - you know, the all-cheese kind? - if there's no tomato sauce, then it's not a pizza. Likewise with R.A.D. You haven't experienced colossal destruction on an enormous scale until thrown your opponent's robot through a building. Read more for some devastating screens ...

'Spells of Gold' - Exclusive Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 6:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Spells of Gold is a role-playing game with strong trade influence from BUKA Entertainment. The game is set in the world of fantasy, inhabited by humans, beasts, undead ones and other creatures. The universe of the game - Lokatrienn - is large indeed. It consists of a number of separate worlds. Each one has several cities, which represent isolated economic and political systems. The Hero is able to transit from one world to another through special space Gates, called Portals. His main activity is trade, that is buying goods in one town and selling or exchanging them in another. For this purpose the Hero has got a special item - a Magic Sack of Monroke. Thanks to it, he can easily carry a vast amount of goods. Read more for some (27) NEW screens..

'Freelancer' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 5:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Freelancer" offers cutting edge space combat within a vibrant, living universe on an intensely epic scope. The player can freely navigate, providing vast opportunities for exploration, trade and combat. Additionally, "Freelancer" offers a seemingly endless pool of missions that the players can choose from to create their own adventures. For players who are more interested in a structured experience, "Freelancer" also features a compelling storyline that draws the player deeper and deeper into the mysteries of the human colonies in the distant Sirius System and against a villain unlike any mankind has faced before. Long in the making, we score 38 new screens for your enjoyment today.

'Justice League: Injustice for All' Ships For GBA

by Thomas on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 3:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games announced today that Justice League: Injustice for All, based on the DC comic book franchise and hit animated Cartoon Network television series, will ship for the Game Boy Advance on Monday, Nov. 18, 2002. The popular super hero characters will also be featured in videogames currently in development for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube.

'Midnight Club II' Announced For PC/XB

by Thomas on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 3:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar Games, the world-renowned publishing division of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. proudly announces Midnight Club II, the sequel to the best-selling PlayStation2 computer entertainment system launch title Midnight Club. Developed by Angel Studios, Midnight Club II is expected to hit retail shelves in the United States for PlayStation2 on February 11, 2003, with versions for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and the PC expected to hit in Spring 2003.

'IGI 2: Covert Strike' - New Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 3:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With "IGI 2: Covert Strike" set for a PC release in February 2003, Codemasters today reveals stunning new images that show the game running under its enhanced graphics engine. Innerloop, the team developing the stealth-themed first-person shooter, has invested additional time and resources in advancing the game's visual quality and level of detail. Read more for 16 screens showing off the enhanced graphics engine.

'Splinter Cell' (Xbox) - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 3:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, went gold a while back and will be in stores November 18. Developed by Ubi Soft Entertainment's Montreal studio, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell has won numerous awards including the E3 Game Critics Awardfor best action game and the ECTS overall best game of the show award. The game received a 9.6, the highest review score ever given by Official Xbox Magazine, earning it an Editor's Choice Award. According to the editors of Electronic Gaming Monthly, "Splinter Cell will change the way people look at video games." Today we serve up 10 new screens. Njoy!

'Gothic II' - Official Weapon Details & Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 1:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions is proud to announce official details on the 150 weapons featured within the epic role-playing PC game Gothic II, each of which will require specific strength and dexterity prerequisites to successfully use, and every one causing a different level and style of damage. Included are 6 brand new screens showing off some of the weapon action!

'Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4' (XB/PS2/NGC) Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 1:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The sequel to the #1 action sports video game of 2001, Activision, Inc.’s Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4 has again delivered the ultimate skateboard challenge to retail outlets nationwide. Currently available for the PlayStation game console, Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4 lets players take on the role of legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk and 13 other athletes as they skate through enormous free roaming levels, choose from 190 progressively harder goals and build their skills to perform 14 of the greatest skateboarding stunts of all time.

Do You Have A 'Heart of Iron'

by Thomas on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 12:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

KOCH Media today announced the signing of Paradox Entertainments Global Strategic War Game, Hearts of Iron. Set during the entire Second World War global struggle, Hearts of Iron is the first ever PC game to truly give players the decisions, that will change the course of history.

'Harry Potter and Chamber of Secrets' (PC/CONSOLE) Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 12:53 p.m. PST | 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! Electronic Arts announced today it has shipped Harry Potter and Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling's second book in the worldwide best-selling series on seven game platforms. The games will be on store shelves November 15, 2002, the same day the highly anticipated movie sequel from Warner Bros. Pictures is released in U.K. and U.S. theatres. Debuting for the first time on next generation game consoles, players get to "Be Harry Potter" on the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube in addition to PC, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation and Game Boy Color.

'MX Superfly' (Xbox) - Movie

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 8:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Reap the rewards of racing through an entire season of pulse pounding motocross action while upgrading your gear and bike along the way. For free ride madness compete in the all-new freestyle career mode dazzling the crowd with new tricks and sick maneuvers. Or simply ride the open terrain searching for secret areas without the burden of competition. It's your bike – now ride! The game is due in stores next week, in the meantime enjoy this new trailer showing off a mix from tv commercials and in game Xbox footage...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 8:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GBA Review - 'Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 8:23 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever is the sequel to the original title Ecks vs. Sever on Game Boy Advance. Ecks and Sever have joined forces in a mission-based narrative that follows their progress as they combat a multi-national weapon-running cartel abroad and on home soil. As the story unfolds, they realize that the whole world is in extreme danger...

'Star Wars: The New Droid Army' (GBA) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 2:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Star Wars: The New Droid Army will help quench the die-hard fan's thirst for everything Star Wars," said Alison Locke, executive vice president, North American publishing, THQ. "With nearly 12 million Game Boy Advance units in U.S. homes, THQ continues to develop exciting content to strengthen its position as the as the #1 third party publisher for Game Boy Advance." Today we have a 40 some screens and a little trailer showing off over a minute of in game lightsabre action. ReEad more for links where to get the goods ...

Sierra Announces 'NASCAR Racing 2003'

by Rainier on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 2:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment, Inc., announced today the latest addition to their NASCAR racing franchise. Developed by Massachusetts-based Papyrus Racing Games, NASCAR Racing 2003 Season will feature new 3D graphics, an enhanced physics model developed with the input of official NASCAR team engineers, and informative driving aids for both seasoned and novice drivers. In addition, the game will include 2003 NASCAR Cup series teams, sponsors, and tracks.