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

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 11:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood comes from the same team that brought us Desperados and it features all the famous characters depicted with incredible accuracy, from Little John’s jubilant laugh to Maid Marian’s soft kindness, and historical locations such as Sherwood Forest and Nottingham Castle are recreated with a detailed realism that brings the legend to life. A legendary story with an adventurous twist! A few weeks after the US patch there is now a patch for the European version of this RTS beauty, fixing some crashes and sound problems. Read more for details and links where to get it ..

'Rayman 3 : Hoodlum Havoc' (GBA/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 10:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft , one of the world's largest video game publishers, proudly presents Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc. The multi-platform video game is a cartoon fantasy in which the ever-popular hero Rayman, comes face-to-face with some of his greatest adversaries yet. Epic game play and series trademark humor will mark Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc out as one of the biggest games of 2003. In addition to vibrantly detailed worlds and innovative game play, it features a deep story line that will immerse players in this unique experience. Rayman 3 will give gamers the quality they have come to expect from the 11 million selling series.

'The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 8:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

2003 will see the return of Link in the new Legend of Zelda. The previous two games on the Nintendo 64 are frequently cited among the greatest games ever conceived, and the Gamecube version is even more remarkable. Join Link as he attempts to escape Monster Island, elude the guards and rescue his sister from the evil clutches of the feathered marauder. Check out these 100 new screens ...

'1080°: Avalanche' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 8:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

1080°: Avalanche brings its unique tradition of authentic 3-D snowboarding action to Gamecube. Game play satisfaction snowballs as players master snowboarding physics and an all-new trick system. Favorite boarders, such as the well-balanced Kensuke, the technical master Rob or the incredibly fast Dion, charge jumps, grab huge air and complete twisted combos. Watch out though, a potentially impressive stunt could lead to a board-breaking disaster. Chheck out the 8 brand new screens ...

'Run Like Hell' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 8:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier today we had the Interplay announcement that they were bringing Run Like Hell to the Xbox and now we have the first screens for you to enjoy! Check them out!

Babel Goes Viral For 'Robot Wars: Extreme Destruction' Website

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 8:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Games outsourcing specialist Babel Media has designed and built the product website for BBC Multimedia's Robot Wars - Extreme Destruction videogames. The company will also manage viral marketing activity aimed at gamers and fans of the TV show.

Logitech 'Cordless Xbox Controller' Now Available In Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 7:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Logitech announced today that the Logitech Cordless Controller for the Xbox is now available on retail shelves in the U.S. and at the Logitech web site for a suggested retail price of $69.95 USD.

'FireStarter' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 7:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The game is set in year 2010 where player's conscience is entrapped by an up-to-date virus-infected virtual reality-playing machine called FireStarter. The virus-caused failure resulted in computer changing the rules of the game - to break out of the trap, the player is to complete the game within 48 hours. Immerse in an unbelievable world, created by super-modern playing machine, where you are to make it a winner of the adrenaline-brimming action. GSC World just send us 6 new screens for your enjoyment and also let us know they revamped the FireStarter website!

Vietcong - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 7:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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. A bunch of new screens for you to enjoy!

'The Gladiators' Are Coming To Northern America

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 6:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Arxel Tribe announced today a distribution deal with Tri Synergy to distribute The Gladiators in North America. The Gladiators is a 3D real-time strategy game featuring a heavy emphasis on tactics and action. Arxel feels that The Gladiators could be a real hit in the North American market and wants to make sure it gets there in a timely fashion. The Gladiators is scheduled for a February 2002 release in North America.

'Street Hoops' Ships For NGC

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 6:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo owners can now rule the courts street-style with the release of Activision Street Hoops for the Nintendo GameCube. The game features playground legends Half Man Half Amazing, Headache, Hot Sauce and more, as featured in the AND 1 Mix Tape Series; a powerful hip-hop soundtrack; authentic apparel; and some of the toughest courts like NYC's "The Cage" and Rucker Park...

'Highland Warriors' - New Release Date & Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 5:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Entertainment software publisher NovaLogic Ltd. today announced that the release of the eagerly awaited PC RTS Highland Warriors has moved to March 21st 2003. 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... Eight screenshots to stick in yer sporran.

SEGA Sports 'NCAA College Basketball 2K3' Ships For PS2

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 5:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America announced today the release of "SEGA Sports NCAA College Basketball 2K3" for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. Produced by Visual Concepts Entertainment, a SEGA development studio, and developed by Kush Games, "SEGA Sports NCAA College Basketball 2K3" delivers a number of innovative features including an impressive roster of more than 300 Division I schools, online play, an ESPN telecast-style presentation and more than 600 college-specific animations. SEGA Sports' new franchise features everything college hoops fans will expect from the makers of "SEGA Sports NBA 2K3," the game Rolling Stone Magazine calls "the best basketball simulation out there."

'FIM Speedway Grand Prix' - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 5:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A few days ago the director of Techland signed an official contract, by virtue of which Techland has been given a licence of Benfield Sports International - the official owner of rights to Speedway Grand Prix - to make a fully licenced cinder-track game. Thanks to this contract, for the first time in the history of speedway, players will be given the possibility to play an exceptionally realistic and original cinder-track game Speedway Grand Prix... Find out more below and check out some screens!

'Mafia' - Illusion Softworks Interview Part 1

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 5:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tiscali Games got a chance to chat with Petr Vochozka, CEO of Czech-based developer company Illusion Softworks about their recently released action game Mafia for PC. First part of interview includes questions and answers about fulfilling of their expectations, amount of sold copies during first months, problems with release in Italy, average rating in reviews, patch plans and possibility of multiplayer addon or AI improvements.

'Dark Age of Camelot: Shrouded Isles' Ships

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 5:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today announced that the highly anticipated expansion pack to the fastest growing online game of all time has been shipped to retail outlets throughout North America. Dark Age of Camelot: Shrouded Isles will be available in stores beginning December 3, 2002.

Multi-Player Middleware (NGC/PS2)

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 5:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With the online console gaming market expected to reach 114 million players in the next four years, the world's pioneer in online console game technology, Sega.com Inc., announced today that they have signed middleware agreements with two of the top console manufacturers.

'Run Like Hell' Available For The Xbox This Spring

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 3:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Interplay and Vivendi Universal Games today announced the development of the sci-fi video game Run Like Hell for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. This survival horror game previously released on the Sony PlayStation2 has been modified to take full advantage of the Xbox technology, including in game support of Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound to accompany the state-of-the art 3D environments. In addition to expanding the existing gameplay area, an exclusive new level has also been created, as well as downloadable content that will be available via Xbox Live. Run Like Hell for the Xbox will be available in the spring of 2003.

'TOCA Race Driver' Confirmed for Xbox - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 2:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Expanded, enhanced and an even more professional racing experience, Codemasters confirms "TOCA Race Driver" for Xbox, the video game system from Microsoft, is in development and will launch in March 2003.

Midtown Madness 3 (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 11:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midtown Madness 3, the latest in Microsoft Corp.'s popular "Midtown Madness" franchise, allows gamers to get behind the wheel of more than 30 vehicles while competing in exciting race modes such as Blitz, Checkpoint and Cruise. With a robust Career mode featuring 14 driving careers, "Midtown Madness 3" delivers the rush and excitement of street racing while challenging gamers to put their driving skills to the ultimate test. Four new shots, this time of the Hummer smashing into things.

'Evil Dead: A Fistful of Broomstick' (PS2) - Screen

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 11:33 a.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.. Today we have a single screenshot, but we think it'll be the one that survives.

Game Boy Advance - One Million Systems Sold In 10 Days

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 11:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The early leader in this season's favorite holiday high-tech gift is Nintendo's Game Boy Advance. Initial checks with U.S. retailers indicate the world's only handheld video game system sold through to approximately one million shoppers in the 10-day period running through the busy Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

'Racing Evoluzione' (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 11:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Driving expensive sports cars is very cool. Owning a legendary brand of sports car is even more desirable. Compete against the world's most famous cars. Driving machines you created and beating them is the ultimate dream. This is what Racing Evoluzione is all about... Today we serve up 49 new screens. Njoy!

'Trailer Park Tycoon' - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 10:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Get out of the cul-de-sac and meet your new neighbours with Trailer Park Tycoon, the irreverent resource management game for the PC from Jaleco Entertainment.. And - yeehaw - them be yer three new screens.

ZooCube ZQ Edition

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 10:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

ZooCube, the award-winning video mind game from PuzzleKings, has now been launched on the PC as a digital download in "try-before-you-buy" form using Trymedia Systems' secure digital distribution technology, ActiveMARK.. Find out more below!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

PC Review - 'Zanzarah : The Hidden Portal'

by Judy on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 8:49 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

An exciting tale of two worlds...one fantastical, the other the world as we know it today. Once they were joined as one, but they now exist separately without knowledge of their former link to each other. Yet there exists a person able to reunite the two worlds: A girl, soon to turn 18, unaware of her power and her significance to both realms. Our resident mastah editor had her go with it, read more for the conclusion!

PC Review - 'ArchAngel'

by Justin on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 8:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In the dark and atmospheric world of Archangel, players discover that Michael Travinsky, an innocent family man, has been tragically killed in a horrific car crash. However, the Lord of Light decides to resurrect Travinsky as he believes he has the potential to become a hero and save the world from a deadly evil that looms in the shape of vicious demons and ghosts. Their presence is growing yet humans continue their existence utterly oblivious to their impending doom. Read more for the final verdict!

'Evolution Worlds' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 1:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced Evolution Worlds for the Nintendo GameCube has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Evolution Worlds is the highly anticipated, epic RPG adventure exclusive to Nintendo GameCube, which combines the stories from the best-selling Dreamcast RPGs, Evolution and Evolution 2. Evolution Worlds is rated "E-Everyone" and is available for a suggested retail price of $49.99.

Xicat Teams Up With Motor Trend Magazine In 'Lotus Challenge'

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 1:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Xicat tears up the track with its latest release, Motor Trend presents Lotus Challenge, to be released for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in late 2002 in North America. This is the first auto racing video game to bear the Motor Trend name and seal of approval.

'Rainbow 6 : RavenShield' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 1:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Ubi Soft's Montreal studio in close collaboration with Red Storm Entertainment, Raven Shield features a brand new Tom Clancy storyline in which Team RAINBOW is led all over the world in a series of dramatic operations. The game will utilize graphics technology provided by the next-generation Unreal engine to power 15 new single-player missions that include the discovery of a cache of biological weapons and stopping an armed gang from terrorizing a London bank. 4 new screens for you to enjoy.
UPDATE : The links were broken earlier today, they are fixed now!

'Neverwinter Nights Patches' - Update patch

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 12:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Neverwinter Nights Patches Page now offers downloads of a new version 1.27 patch for Neverwinter Nights for the English, German, French, Italian and Spanish versions of BioWare's D&D RPG. The new version adds a couple of game resources, support for ATI shiny water, some campaign fixes, a new plot wizard for the Aurora toolset, and more. It is warned that modules created and saved under the new version cannot be played with older versions of the game, and they supply a reversion patch to go back to version 1.26 if this is required to play custom modules and such (thanks Bluesnews).

Indie Developer Roundtable - Fun vs. Tech

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 12:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GarageGames in cooperation with CyPR Media presents the final Indie Developer Roundtable of 2003: How To Focus on Fun And Avoid The Technological Arms Race. The series of monthly moderated chats is designed to improve the visibility of the "indie" community and give access to its leaders on topics of importance to the indie developer. Roundtables are normally hosted on the last Thursday of each month on IRC (IRC server: irc.maxgaming.net Channel: #garagegames). This roundtable will be held Thursday, Dec. 5 at 3 p.m. PST.