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'RalliSport Challenge' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 10:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft has release a demo of the recent PC version of Digital Illusions' racing game RalliSport Challenge. The demo contains two drivable Pro class cars, four tracks and two game modes from the full version of the game, and is a whopping 221 mb big! (thanks Homelan). Read more for links where to grab the demo ...

'Murakumo:Mech Hunter' (Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 9:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft today announced plans to launch the popular Japanese mech-based shooter, Murakumo: Mech Hunter, exclusively for the Xbox. Murakumo: Mech Hunter is a fast-paced, "pursue and destroy" action game that features a variety of innovative, original mechs and adrenaline-pumping action set in city street and skyscraper environments. Murakumo: Mech Hunter is targeted to ship in February 2003.

'Dakar 2' (PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 9:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dakar 2 is the all-action arcade version of the most radical endurance rally in the world. The game sees a radical departure from Paris Dakar Rally, offering a wealth of options and gameplay advancements which will leave off-road race fans gripped and on the edge of their seat as they battle for the finish line. Check out the PS2 screens gallery...

'ATV: Quad Power Racing 2' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 8:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"ATV: Quad Power Racing has been one of our most consistent performing brands, having struck a definitive chord with mass-market gamers," said Evan Stein, Vice President of Brand. "We're excited to leverage our technological resources to bring this brand to the next-generation systems, and deliver an entirely new gameplay experience that will further entertain and captivate the masses." A few days ago we had new Xbox and PS2 screens, today we have a brand new load of screens for the Gamecube version. Njoy!

'Dragon's Lair 3D:Return To The Lair ' For GameCube Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 7:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Encore today announced that Dragon's Lair 3D-Return to the Lair for the Nintendo GameCube™ has gone gold. This completely new, built-from-the-ground-up version of the legendary Dragon's Lair coin-op phenomenon is scheduled to ship to store shelves by year end; the "Teen" rated game will retail for approximately $50. The PlayStation2 version,­ which will have identical content and gameplay, ­is still scheduled for release at the end of first quarter next year.

Vietcong - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 7:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Set during the Vietnam War, "Vietcong" is a first person shooter with tactical elements. Acting as an elite soldier, players of "Vietcong" command the A-team, part of the U.S. Special Forces, in realistically represented Vietnamese environments. Players will lead as many as six expertly trained soldiers through 20 dramatic missions, and follow a storyline that captures the danger, fear and unpredictability of the war itself. The full-featured multiplayer mode also allows gamers to play as U.S. Special Forces or Vietcong soldiers and to battle over specially designed levels. The game is expected to hit store shelves this fall.

'Platoon' Is On Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 6:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

All the excitement of the big screen has finally landed on your PC! Co-publishers Strategy First and Monte Cristo with Developers Digital Reality (Hegemonia, Imperium Galactica II) are happy to announce that their new tactical strategy adventure title, Platoon, has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

'Söldner : Secret Wars' - Web Site Updated

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 6:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Jowood just let us know that they have update their Söldner – Secret Wars website with a new addition, the Soldier Weapon Systems (SWS). Mastery of weapons is one of the most important factors to becoming a successful Söldner (or Mercenary). Söldner – Secret Wars offers you a wide range of armaments via the Soldier Weapon Systems (SWS). It introduces the basic equipment like pistols and small arms, but also goes into detail with specialized items like sniper rifles, explosives and rocket launchers. Every week they will add new weapons and screens, so go check it out!

'World Of WarCraft' - Stranglethorn Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 4:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

World of Warcraft is an "upcoming" online role-playing experience set in the award-winning Warcraft universe. Players assume the roles of Warcraft heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest across a vast world. Being "Massively Multiplayer," World of Warcraft allows thousands of players to interact within the same world. Whether adventuring together or fighting against each other in epic battles, players will form friendships, forge alliances, and compete with enemies for power and glory. Read more to check out 10 screens from the lands of Stranglethorn.

'Nightcaster II: Equinox' Casts A New Spell On Xbox

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 3:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

To coincide with the one-year anniversary of the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, 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 combines spell and melee combat as the husband-and-wife team of Arran and Madelyn use tactical skills and practical magic to battle goblins, trolls, dragons and other demons in a lush, 3D fantasy world.

'James Bond 007: NightFire' - Ships (PC/CONSOLE)

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 3:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take James Bond higher and deeper than ever before. EA announces that it has released the new James Bond game that delivers a complete 007 experience filled with action-packed excitement and intrigue that leaves players shaken...and stirred! James Bond 007: NightFire takes Bond fans higher and deeper than any previous Bond game with intense, action-packed gameplay on the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo GameCube and Xbox video game system from Microsoft. The PC version will ship the following week starting on Monday, November 25.

'Hunter: The Reckoning' (NGC) Ships - New Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 3:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Interplay and Vivendi Universal today announced the arrival of Hunter: The Reckoning for the GameCube to retail establishments. Developed by High Voltage, Hunter: The Reckoning is an action game based on the characters and fiction found in the popular role-playing game Hunter: The Reckoning and the immersive World of Darkness created by White Wolf Publishing Inc. Bet you didn't reckon on ten new grabs from the GameCube version.

'Homeplanet' - New Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 3:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

HomePlanet is a spacesim game with lots of action in it. Really lots of action, believe us. It is pretty obvious that from the very beginning of the game the player will have to look for his home planet, where he can live his life in peace. While searching for the new home, you, as the main hero of the game, will have a chance to fight against different opponents from different clans, which play a very important role in the game.

Nintendo GameCube Game Boy Player In Europe In 2003

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 1:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The most successful video game system in history is finally ready for its debut on the big screen. Nintendo today announced it will introduce the Nintendo GameCube Game Boy Player in Europe in 2003, allowing a library of more than 1,000 games designed for the original Game Boy, Game Boy Color and the current Game Boy Advance to be displayed on home televisions through the Nintendo GameCube console.

'Stake' (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 1:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stake is the ultimate third person, multi-player 3-D arena fighting game exclusively for the Xbox. It boasts a deep action combat experience, intriguing characters and superior graphics. This game represents the essential elements of a fighting game but goes beyond that with multiple power-up weapons, lots of collectable items, insane combo attacks, special tricks, secret characters, inspiring graphics, 3-D isometric camera views, exciting locations and multiple multi-player modes. Check out 12 screenshots of prize-fighting action, to go with the press release from a few days back.

Gamester 'Sportsboard' For PS2

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 1:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Virtual boarders can now be dope on the slopes, improve their carves in the bowl or chase bigger air on the waves thanks to a fantastic new Sportsboard from Gamester - the UK's leading video games accessories brand from Radica. Following the success of quality PlayStation 2 titles like Tony Hawks and Tricky SSX, Gamester has designed a quality board to match. The board's innovative design promises to leave it way out in front of any other products currently on the market, and offers gamers a real chance to improve their performance on the powder, in the park and on the water.

Xbox Review - Baldur's Gate : Dark Alliance

by Justin on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Immerse yourself in the fast- paced, dynamic world of Baldur's Gate : Dark Alliance. In this epic action RPG, play one of three unique characters as you explore visually stunning environments like bone chilling ice caverns, marshy swamplands and forlorn tombs. Battle immense Frost Giants, brutal Dragons and hordes of other Dungeons & Dragons creatures. Use your wits, battle fiercely and emerge victorious! Read more and check out our verdict ...

PS2 Preview - 'Dark Angel'

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 9:52 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

James Cameron's Dark Angel is a 3rd person action adventure game, with emphasis on stealth and fighting, based on the hit TV series of the same name. Set against the backdrop of a post-apocalyptic Seattle, players take on the role of Max, a genetically-enhanced super-soldier, on a quest to reclaim her past by finding her sister and fellow genetically-altered escapees. The game should be in stores later this week but we had a sneap peak at a build and here's the skinny!

SWG Developer Chat on November 25th

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 8:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts has announced that they will hold the next Star Wars Galaxies developer chat on Monday, November 25th at 6 P.M. Pacific. The topic of the chat is general and open to your questions about SWG. The Devs will also talk about the progress in beta testing. The event will be held in the SWG Chat Room.

BAM! Ships 'Pooh' and 'Mickey' For PS2

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 8:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Everyone's favorite animated characters make their way to the PlayStation for the holidays. BAM! Entertainment a publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software, today announced it is shipping Disney's Winnie the Pooh Preschool, Disney's Winnie the Pooh Kindergarten and My Disney Kitchen for PlayStation to North American retailers.

'Enigma: Rising Tide' - Recruiting Demo

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 8:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fileplanet posted up the first recruiting demo that was released to promote the single-player portion of naval simulation title, Enigma: Rising Tide. The demo is 81MB to download and you find it here!

AOL and EA Roll Out the Red Carpet for Celebrity Sims

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 8:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Comprehensive Promotion On AOL Leading Up To The Release of EA's The Sims Online Brings Exclusive Assets and Experiences to AOL Members In anticipation of the launch of Electronic Arts' The Sims Online, the online version of the most popular PC game of all time, America Online, the world's leading interactive service, will present musical artists Avril Lavigne, Beyonce Knowles, LL Cool J and Ludacris as Sim characters appearing in exclusive scenes available only on AOL. The first "Celebrity Sim," Avril Lavigne, debuts today and a new character will be introduced each week until the launch of EA's and Maxis' highly anticipated The Sims Online. More about it..

'Archangel' Ships To Retail

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 7:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions is pleased to announce that they have begun shipping Archangel. This gripping third-person PC action-adventure game is hitting retail shelves now. Archangel is set in a dark and atmospheric world, where players discover that Michael Travinsky (an innocent family man) has been tragically killed in a horrific car crash. The Lord of Light resurrects Travinsky, as he believes that Travinsky is the next Chosen One and that only he can save the world from a deadly evil that looms in the shape of vicious demons and ghosts. The presence of these demons is growing, but humans continue to be utterly oblivious to their existence and to their own impending doom.

Highland Warriors' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 12:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Highland Warriors is the epic story of bloody feuds, Scottish patriotism and English Invaders begins with the original founding of Scotland around 850 AD and peaks with the fight for independence during the 13th / 14th century. Play as one of three Scottish clans or risk your life for the British Crown in 35 historically founded missions. Highland Warriors also supports up to eight players through the Internet or LAN. Today we present a description and screens from the MacKay Clan. Njoy!

'Evolution Worlds' (NGC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 12:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced Evolution Worlds for the Nintendo GameCube has gone gold. Evolution Worlds is the highly anticipated, epic RPG adventure exclusive to GameCube, which combines the stories from the best-selling Dreamcast RPGs, Evolution and Evolution 2. Evolution Worlds is scheduled to ship December 2.