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'Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 11:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed with the full support of creators Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert, and Bruce Campbell, Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick allows players to assume the role of Ash, the chainsaw-armed hero from the Evil Dead trilogy. Players will fend off hordes of Deadites with several weapons including the shovel, gatling gun, shotgun and chainsaw. Massive game environments include all new Evil Dead locations as players attempt to save the town of Dearborn from the influence of the Necromonicon ex Mortis – the Book of the Dead. Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick mixes the comedy and fun of a campy horror movie with intense combat missions for the most complete Evil Dead game yet. Some excellent looking screens for you to enjoy!

'BattleField 1942' - v1.2 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 10:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has finally released the long-awaited 1.2 patch for Digital Illusions's WWII multiplayer shooter Battlefield: 1942. The 22mb patch fixes a number of single and multiplayer bugs in the game. There is also a new stand alone dedicated server available (thanks HoOmeLan). Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab the goods ...

'Summoner: The Prophecy' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 9:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

On a storm-swept ship, the adventure begins. You are the Queen of Halassar. Thousands have fought and died for you. Millions adore you as the “goddess reborn.” Your fate is written in the Book of the Prophets. You are the savior of all creation. But your enemies are strong. The King of Galdyr wants you dead. Sinister factions plot your downfall. The armies of Urath march on your borders. Below Munari City, the mysterious Unseen weave a dark conspiracy. And now one of your own has betrayed you. A thief robs your inner sanctum. Intrigue lures you to the Midnight Sea. In a howling tempest, your destiny begins to unfold. Today a new batch of screens, njoy!

'Fire Warrior' Announced (PS2/PC) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 9:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ Inc. announced the first title based on the recent agreement with Games Workshop for worldwide, interactive rights to the Warhammer 40,000 universe: Fire Warrior. Fire Warrior is a unique, first person action game based on the world’s leading table-top wargame and will be available worldwide for the PlayStation 2 computer and the PC in summer 2003. Read more for details and the first screens ...

'Guilty Gear X2' & 'Galerians: ASH' (PS2) - Release Dates & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 9:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sammy Studios Inc. today announced the release date for two upcoming action-packed titles for Sony PlayStation 2. Guilty Gear X2, the newest sequel in the exceptional 2D anime fighter series, and Galerians: ASH, a third-person 3D action game that continues the sci-fi horror saga that began on the PlayStation, will be available on February 4, 2003. The titles are both rated T for Teen and will have an MSRP of $39.99. We added a fresh batch of Galerians Ash screens .. yummie!

'Dark Angel' (PS2/Xbox) & 'Die Hard: Vendetta' (NGC) Ship to Retail

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 8:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment, Inc. and Fox Interactive announced today that James Cameron's Dark Angel and Die Hard: Vendetta have shipped to retail locations nationwide. James Cameron's Dark Angel is available on the Playstation2 and Xbox while Die Hard: Vendetta is available exclusively on the GameCube. If you haven't yet, check out our Dark Angel (PS2) preview ...

OffWorld Resource Base (O.R.B) - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 8:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Now’s your chance to see what all the fuss is about! Strategy First has teamed up with Gigex to bring you a demo from the recently released, stunning 3D Real-Time Strategy game, O.R.B. The O.R.B demo lets you jump into this game and try out 6 tutorials, 2 missions from the Malus Campaign and 1 skirmish map. Read more for details and links where to grab it (we will of course add more links as they become available).

'MONOPOLY Party Game' Ships For XB/PS2/NGC

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 7:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames raises the stakes for America's favorite game with the MONOPOLY Party game, the new fast and furious kids and teens title available in time for the holidays on PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube video game system. The MONOPOLY Party game comes to next generation video game systems with rules and clever design twists that make for action-packed, fun and frenzied gameplay for both friends and family alike.

Activision Officially Scrap 'Rally Fusion: Race of Champions'

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 5:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TVG let us know that after heated rumours the publisher officially cancels the GameCube version of Rally Fusion: Race of Champions. "Rally Fusion: Race of Champions will not be appearing on the Nintendo GameCube platform as originally planned," said an Activision spokesperson. "Due to unforeseen problems in development, the release date has slipped beyond the Christmas period and we are no longer able to schedule its expected completion date. As a result, the decision has been taken not to precede any further with the project."

'The Land Before Time: Big Water Adventure' (PSOne) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 5:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc. announced today that "The Land Before Time: Big Water Adventure" has shipped for the PlayStation. Based on the upcoming December 10, 2002 home video release, The Land Before Time: Journey to Big Water, the new game introduces Mo the Ophtalmosaurus, a completely new character in The Land Before Time family. The action adventure game will be available at major retail outlets throughout North America and carries a suggested retail price of $9.99.

'Hearts of Iron' Ships To Retail Stores Nationwide

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 5:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eventhough an update patch was already released yesterday, Publisher Strategy First and Developers Paradox Entertainment, the team behind the award-winning Europa Universalis II, are proud to announce that Hearts of Iron¸ the first World War II game of true grand strategic scope, has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

'Neverwinter Nights: Shadows of Undrentide' Announced

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 4:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari, BioWare Corp. and Floodgate Entertainment are joining forces to expand the universe of the smash hit Neverwinter Nights, the award-winning fantasy role-playing game based in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms world created by Wizards of the Coast. Neverwinter Nights: Shadows of Undrentide is the first official expansion pack and is scheduled for release in Spring 2003.

'Star Trek Starfleet Command III' - Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 2:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

PC gamers can now command the most powerful ships in the Star Trek universe with the release of Activision and Taldren's highly anticipated tactical starship simulator, Star Trek Starfleet Command III. The first title in the series to take place in the Star Trek: The Next Generation timeline, Star Trek Starfleet Command III allows players to take control of their own ship and crew, and join the battle for control of the galaxy. Star Trek Starfleet Command III is available now in retail stores in North America, is rated "E" for everyone by the ESRB and carries a suggested retail price of $49.99.

'Lynx' Wireless Controller For Xbox

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 2:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mad Catz announced today the launch of the company's first Lynx wireless controller for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. This is the second in the Mad Catz family of Lynx wireless controllers that was first introduced last July with the Lynx wireless for PlayStation 2, PS one and PlayStation. The Mad Catz Lynx wireless controller for Xbox is currently available in major retail stores for a suggested price of $59.99 (U.S.).

THQ To Publish 'GT Advance 3: Pro Concept Racing' For GBA

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 2:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ today announced that it will publish GT Advance 3: Pro Concept Racing for the Game Boy Advance. Scheduled to ship in Spring 2003, players can get behind the wheel of the world's top cars, race multiple tracks spanning various weather climates and challenge the world's best drivers for the championship.

'Xenus' - New Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 2:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Xenus is a upcoming RPG and action game by Deep Shadows. Killing is not the goal of the game. There are no predefined enemies in the game. There are a lot of characters but almost all of them are neutral to you at start. Actually, there are six sides in the game: officials, guerrilla, narco mafia, Indian, bandits, CIA. When you help to one of the side you inevitably spoil your relations with others. In the world of Xenus everything costs money. Therefore you have to purchase weapons, ammo, armament take a car for a rent. Money is also helpful to get necessary information... Here are 4 new screenshots, this time from a town called Pueblo Faro...

'Walther P99 Light Gun' Announced For PS2

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 11:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

4Gamers are pleased to announce the exclusive license for the light gun version of the Walther P99, the chosen weapon of the world's most famous agent.

'Championship Manager: Season 02/03' Release Date

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ignore dribbling, elderly relatives and forget about boring old repeats of movies after Christmas dinner because Eidos Interactive and Sports Interactive have the perfect Christmas present for you. The release date of the Xbox-exclusive Championship Manager: Season 02/03 has been announced as 6th December 2002.

'VEXX' & 'Dave Mirra BMX 3' (GBA) Updated Fact Sheets

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 9:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Acclaim send over a handy product sheet of info from Dave Mirra BMX 3 and VEXX for Game Boy Advance. These fact sheets let us know that the release date has gone back a week for Dave Mirra BMX 3 and that VEXX will be available next year.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Sweet 16' Ships for NGC/PS2

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Building on its #1 selling girls' video game brand, Dualstar Interactive, the video game division of Mary-Kate and Ashley's Dualstar Entertainment Group, and Club Acclaim, a division of Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that they have shipped Mary-Kate and Ashley Sweet 16 for the Nintendo GameCube and PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. Club Acclaim is supporting the title with an integrated marketing campaign, including targeted TV and print advertising, and cross-promotions with the Mary-Kate and Ashley brand's best selling books, videos and fashion dolls.

'The Powerpuff Girls: Relish Rampage' (PS2) Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 8:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment today announced that it is shipping The Powerpuff Girls: Relish Rampage for the PlayStation 2 to North American and European retail outlets. This fast-paced, action-packed adventure marks the first time the popular trio will make their way to a 128-bit gaming system. Arriving in time for the holidays, The Powerpuff Girls: Relish Rampage is designed to appeal to kids of all ages with exciting high-speed action, straightforward controls and classic gameplay, capturing the sights and sounds of Cartoon Network's popular animated TV series. Airing daily on Cartoon Network, The Powerpuff Girls debuted in November 1998 and attracts nearly 19 million viewers per week. According to Cartoon Network, the series, created by Craig McCracken, consistently ranks among its top-rated programs across a wide range of demographics, including boys, girls, tweens, teens and even adults.

'Devil May Cry 2' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 7:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Twice the game as the original -- Devil May Cry 2's level design far exceeds the original. Much of the game's environment is outdoors and will include a Gotham-like cityscape and an old European town. More environments will be announced as the release date approaches! Check out the new batch of screens ...

Gamecube Review - 'Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath Of Cortex'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 6:56 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Everyone's favorite marsupial makes his GameCube debut in his biggest adventure yet. This time Neo-Cortex has had enough. Having been defeated one too many times, Cortex has developed a Super Secret weapon to finally rid himself of his arch-nemesis, Crash Bandicoot. Cortex has been busy building Crunch, a genetically engineered super-creature designed for one thing only, to defeat Crash Bandicoot once and for all!

Interview With 'Hegemonia' Project Manager

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 6:13 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

In Haegemonia: Legions of Iron you will explore and conquer the galaxy at the head of your fleet, plan colonisations, terraform planets, manage your resources and decide on the appropriate technological research to lead mankind where you want it to go. Diplomacy combined with a top-notch spy network will enable you to survive in a stellar system which is much more dangerous than it would at first appear. Who says that space is empty? Black Holes, asteroid fields, nebulas, cosmic clouds and wormholes, and alien races make each fleet sortie a perilous affair... We sat down with Laszlo Peller,lead designer and project manager of Hegemonia, and fired off a few questions ...

'The Gladiators' & 'Heart Of Iron' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 2:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A new patch for The Gladiators: Galactic Circus Games has been released, updating the UK edition of this 3D action RTS by Eugen Systems to version 1.2. This release adds 17 new multiplayer maps, multiplayer and co-operative enhancements and fixes, and other changes. Strategy First has release a tiny patch for the just released WWII strategy game Hearts of Iron with a number of fixes for the North American version of the Paradox Entertainment developed game. Read more for detailed (and long) fix lists on both patches and links where to grab them ..

'Evolution Snowboarding' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 2:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamers Fight Their Way Downhill In Konami’s New Extreme Sports Title For Sony PlayStation2. Konami of America, Inc. announced today that Evolution Snowboarding for PlayStation® 2 has shipped to retail outlets nationwide.

'Civilization III: Play the World' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 12:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Firaxis has released a new patch for Civilization III: Play The World that fixes the multiplayer bugs in their recent turn based strategy game expansion (thanks HomeLan). Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab it ...