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'Dragon's Lair 3D: Return To The Lair' (Xbox/PC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 8:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced Dragon's Lair 3D: Return to the Lair for the Xbox and the PC has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Developed by Dragonstone Software, Dragon's Lair 3D features the same fun, pick-up-and-play gameplay that made the arcade version a blockbuster hit in 1983. Now gamers will be able to experience Dragon's Lair 3D with the highest quality graphics and sound available today. Dragon's Lair 3D is rated "T-Teen" and is available for a suggested retail price of $49.99 on Xbox and $29.99 on PC.

'NASCAR Racing 2003' - Screenshots

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 7:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NASCAR Racing 2003 Season showcases new dynamic 3D graphics including a populated pit row, team war wagons, pit signs, aerial objects such as planes, helicopters, blimps, and more. In addition, the enhanced AI automatically adjusts to match the player's driving ability, allowing both rookies and veterans the opportunity to trade paint with the pros. Inspired by the exhilarating world of actual NASCAR Cup racing, drivers can also choose to compete against a full field of 42 NASCAR drivers online via Internet or LAN in NASCAR Racing 2003 Season.

'Outlaw Golf' (XB) - Courses & Characters

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 7:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Get ready for the most outrageous and humorous sporting experience to date with the latest release from TDK Mediactive Europe. 'Outlaw Golf' for the Xbox is a caddy-beating, full contact whirlwind of a game that will have golf fans and gamers alike spinning, slicing, hooking, putting, breaking and reaching for the sunscreen. The game is exclusive to Xbox this Christmas.

'Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell' (Xbox) Ships Nationwide

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 7:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Video game fans rejoice! The hottest title to hit the Xbox this holiday season, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, is on its way to United States store shelves today. Developed by Ubi Soft's Montreal studio only for Xbox this holiday season, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell has won numerous awards including the E3 Game Critics Award for best action game and the ECTS overall best game of the show award.

2003 Euro GameCube Schedule

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 7:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

2002 has been a great year for NINTENDO GAMECUBE. Since launching with a bang in May, the console has been crammed with top games and over 1 million gamers across Europe have been playing them. Mario introduced his latest repertoire of skills and new water cannon in Super Mario Sunshine, Pikmin and Luigi's Mansion won BAFTAs and Capcom's next generation Resident Evil game arrived as a NINTENDO GAMECUBE exclusive, all part of an awesome line up of over 100 games.

Thrustmaster Presents New 'Sound System 5.1'

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

Thrustmaster just enveiled their newest addition to their line of audio pheripherals. The Sound System 5.1 with decoder and remote controll will turn your home into an amazing movie theater! Compatible with the latest consoles and DVD equipment.

New 'GeForce FX' UnVeiled - Info & Details

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 6:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NVIDIA today announced that the Company's new GeForce FX graphics processing unit (GPU) has garnered the support of some of the best game development talent in the world. World-renowned game developers such as id Software, Epic Games and Mythic Entertainment, as well as publishing powerhouses including Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Konami and Ubi Soft , to name a few, plan to leverage the power and performance of the NVIDIA GeForce FX GPU to further bridge the gap between games and Hollywood productions. Announced earlier today, the GeForce FX GPU is recognised as the industry's first GPU to enable real-time, cinematic-quality graphics and special effects on desktop PCs. A lenghty article with all the latest info you might want...

'Echelon: Wind Warriors' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 6:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Echelon: Wind Warriors is the next evolution in futuristic flight combat that delivers the latest technical and gameplay innovations demanded by today's experienced game playing audience without sacrificing accessibility for newcomers. Players fly a variety of futuristic aircraft through a number of new missions set on a spectacular continent that takes seven hours of real-time flying to cross. Echelon: Wind Warriors is expanding the futuristic universe of Echelon - the "first-rate flight-combat title that set some lofty new standards for a joystick-controlled game." Echelon : Wind Warriors is being published by Buka Entertainment. A few days ago we had a huge batch of screens, earlier today a trailer and now we have a few more explosive screens ...

'Choplifter: Search and Rescue' (PS2) Preparing For Lift-Off

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 5:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Xicat has given the thumbs up to ChopLifter: Search and Rescue, slated for release on February 15, 2003, for PlayStation 2. This remake of the arcade classic is sure to please action fans with its additional adrenaline soaked levels and realistic flight control systems.

'Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory' Standalone - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 4:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software and Activision are putting gamers in command of the Allies finest troops for squad-based frontline combat in Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, an all-new chapter in the Wolfenstein series. Introducing a totally new gameplay style and a distinctive arsenal of features, Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory enlists solo players to command an elite allied squad in a series of single player campaigns; then take the frontlines online in epic Axis versus Allies multiplayer warfare. Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory is being developed by Splash Damage and Mad Doc Software, with assistance from Gray Matter Software and is executive produced by id Software. The stand-alone game is expected to be available in the first-half of 2003 and is rated "RP" (Rating Pending) by the ESRB.

Sega Classics Coming To The PC

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 4:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sega.com Inc. today announced a distribution agreement with RealNetworks, Inc. to bring classic SEGA Genesis games to the RealOne Arcade games service. For the first time gamers may now download the official versions of four classic titles to their PC with the debut of the SEGA Channel on RealOne Arcade. Additional Genesis games are scheduled to be offered on a regular basis. Sega.com and RealNetworks are also planning to make a custom version of RealOne Arcade with a SEGA-branded interface available for download from www.sega.com this holiday season.

'Haven: Call Of The King' (PS2) Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 4:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that Haven: Call Of The King, a groundbreaking action and fantasy console videogame, has shipped for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. Haven: Call Of The King is also scheduled to ship for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCubeTM in 2003. "Haven: Call Of The King provides gamers with truly breathtaking real-time, fully open worlds, which offer an entirely new style of gameplay. The FreeFormer technology in Haven allows the player to experience an impressive cinematic-style smoothness as the game mechanics unfold," said Helene Sheeler, vice president of marketing, Midway.

Get 'Primed' For The Holidays - Metroid Has Arrived!

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 4:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

For eight years, her disciples around the globe have waited. Today, Samus Aran returns: leaping forward to explore a foreboding, sci-fi future . . . tilting backwards in tribute to past days of pure video game adventure. With not one, but two brand new games-Metroid Prime for NINTENDO GAMECUBE and Metroid Fusion for Game Boy Advance -- this intergalactic bounty hunter expands her exploits from the comfort of your couch to anywhere a portable Game Boy Advance can be carried.

'New World Order' Ships In Europe

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 12:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Project 3 earlier announced a release date of November 15th in Europe. Due to logistics and local arrangements you can expect NWO in shops in your country on the following dates:

  • Germany, Austria, Switzerland - Nov 16th
  • Benelux - Nov 16th
  • Italy - Nov 18th
  • France - Nov 22nd
  • Scandinavia - Nov 29th
  • Spain - Nov 29th
  • UK & Eire - Nov 29th

'Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided' - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 12:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Star Wars Galaxies online game series is designed to immerse literally thousands of players into the rich Star Wars universe. The series will feature dynamic role-playing adventures across multiple planets during the classic Star Wars timeframe. Game play will offer a unique combination of combat, exploration, social interaction, specialized missions, and daring quests.

PC Preview - 'Galactic Civilizations'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 10:40 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

The game is set in the 23rd century as human civilization is expanding into the galaxy. Players will compete against up to five other computer-controlled races for control of the territory. Part of the challenge will be to determine the best use of humankind's limited resources. The game is designed to give players a number of ways to win, including military conquest, diplomatic alliances, economic domination, technological advancement, and other strategic methods. Off into space we wandered, read more to find out about our journey!

Monday Movie Madness

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 10:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today we are serving us several trailers from Buka's upcoming lineup of PC titles. Buka has quite a few interesting products coming up, so read more for links where to grab the trailers, we have :

  • Spells Of Gold
  • Battle Mages
  • Paradise Cracked
  • Midnight Nowhere
  • MARCH!: Offworld Recon
  • Echelon: Wind Warriors

'Age of Mythology' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 7:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A few days ago Ensemble Studios issued the first patch for their 3D real-time strategy, Age of Mythology, but was only available through the in-game updater. Today you can now also download it manually and upgrade your retail game to v1.01. This patch fixes several networking problems and has a couple of client fixes. Read more for detailed fix list links where to grab the patch...