Serious Sam 2 and Smuggler's Run 2 on GC

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 10:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Cube-Europe reports that Take-Two Interactive announced the planning to release Serious Sam 2 and Smuggler's Run 2 on the GameCube. The games will be released somewhere mid 2002.

Grand Prix 4 (XBox) - First Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 9:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Geoff Crammond's Grand Prix 4 is the latest instalment in a hugely successful PC racing series, having sold over 2 million units worldwide. The new edition will launch on both PC and Xbox in June 2002, bringing the sheer exhilaration of real F1 racing to a massive global audience. Check out first screens below!

Star Trek: Bridge Commander is Gold

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 8:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. and Totally Games highly anticipated space combat sim, Star Trek: Bridge Commander, has gone gold and is on its way to manufacturing. The game puts the player in command of a Galaxy-class starship tasked with identifying the cause of a mysterious solar eruption that destroyed a Federation colony. During the journey, players battle the Romulans, align with the Klingons, investigate the treacherous Cardassians, and reveal a secret plot that threatens the balance of power in the Alpha Quadrant. Star Trek: Bridge Commander is rated “E” for everyone by the ESRB and carries a suggested retail price of $49.99.

Trading in 1503 A.D.

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 8:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

This month, SUNFLOWERS and Max Design are releasing details about trading in “1503 A.D.”. Trade is one of the five challenges players will have to master in 1503 A.D. alongside settling, exploration, diplomacy and combat. Read more about it here!

'Solaris 104' Release Dates Announced

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 3:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GameActive Networks is happy to announce that versions of the localized adrenaline-pumping unrelenting action Solaris 104 have just hit Poland and Italy; in Poland the game is distributed by TopWare Poland, while in Italy it's being distributed by Microforum Italia. The English wide-European version will be hitting shelves in the UK, Germany, Austria, Scandinavia, Benelux and Switzerland in the end of February (distributed by Akaei PLC), while the North American version will be hitting stores in March. The official English demo will be coming soon. Stay tuned!!

Hooligans: Storm over Europe Demo

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 3:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

JD over at tiscali.cz let us know that they have a premiere demo of Hooligans: Storm over Europe, "recently released controversial real-time strategy from Darxabre". The object is to become the most notorious group of Hooligans in Europe. You must kill, maim and destroy the opposing Hooligan teams. You muster and control your faithful troops by administering drugs, alcohol and ofcourse a good dose of violence every now and then.The demo is 63 MB to grab and you find it here.

THQ Now Holds Exclusive Worldwide Rights

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 2:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nickelodeon today named THQ Inc. master interactive licensee for several of Nickelodeon leading properties. THQ now holds exclusive, worldwide interactive rights to publish games based on all existing and future individual Nickelodeon animated TV and movie properties targeting kids ages 6-11 on every game system through 2005. Game systems include those manufactured by Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft, as well as PC.

Tak and The Power of JuJu Scheduled

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 2:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and Nickelodeon today announced the first two properties scheduled for release under their previously announced relationship dedicated to creating, developing and publishing original video game content with multi-media franchise potential through Nickelodeon’s television, movie, on-line, magazine and consumer product network.

Nintendo GameCube Line Up

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 1:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo of America Inc. announced today upcoming releases for NINTENDO GAMECUBE slated for the first half of 2002. Star Fox Adventures and Eternal Darkness just part of a total library of 60 games expected by the end of June..

Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 1:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Yesterday Sierra Entertainment, Inc., a studio of Vivendi Universal Publishing, and Impressions Games announced the development of "Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom," the newest addition to their award-winning City Building Series of games. Today we bring you five screenshots of Impressions' oriental city-building game. Enjoy!

Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars GBA Gold

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 1:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment today announced that its highly anticipated graphic adventure Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars for Game Boy Advance has gone gold, indicating the product has completed testing and is ready for manufacture. Developed by York-based studio, Revolution, the Broken Sword series is renowned for its excellence among adventure gaming fans. The Game Boy Advance version is set to ship to retailers in March.

'Largo Winch' Announced for PC, PS2 and XBox

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 12:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft proudly announces of a five-year licensing agreement with Dupuis Publishing to bring the world of Largo Winch to video games. Ubi Soft will develop and publish an adventure game for the PlayStation 2, PC and X-Box in September 2002.

The I of the Dragon Movie

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 12:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Primal Software "Moscow-based developer" today released a movie of their upcoming 3D action RPG, The I of the Dragon. The movie comes in two formats, high-res 121.4 MB and regular 29.9 MB. Find out more and grab it HERE..

'Crash' Exclusive XBox Features and Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 12:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rage, the UK-based computer games publisher and developer, is pleased to reveal some brand new exclusive features that will be contained within its eagerly awaited driving game 'Crash' - due for release on the Xbox video game system from Microsoft shortly after the launch of the hardware across Europe.

Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter XBox - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 11:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Yesterday we tossed up the announcement from Crave Entertainment and details regarding their upcoming title for PC and XBox, Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter. Today we bring you two XBox screens from this game..

Update: We just tossed up 15 NEW PC-cum-Xbox shots. Enjoy!

Dynasty Warriors III PS2 - Facts and Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 10:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Become a warrior from the ancient Chinese era of the Three Kingdoms with Dynasty Warriors 3. We just recived game facts and some pretty kewl new screens.. Check out facts and screens below. Njoy!

Kessen II (PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ send over some screens and game facts from their upcoming Playstation 2 title, Kessen II. Kessen II is an action-strategy game set in Imperial Japan. Featuring up to 500 soldiers on-screen, including elite-Horsemen and Elephant Cavalry, the game is a large-scale historical fantasy combat game for fans of the real-time-strategy genre. Release date: 15-March-2002. Read more below for all facts and 35 screens.

Tony Hawk Pro Skater 3 XBox - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 9:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 is the revolutionary sequel to the best-selling action sports game of 2000. Offering eight massive levels filled with people, traffic, and other interactive elements, the environments are brought to life with richer graphics and advanced special effects. Smoother life-like animations and significantly improved tricks capture the style of 13 of the world's best skateboarding pros. New screens below!

THQ to distribute Koei titles

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ International Ltd, a division of THQ Inc. today announced an exclusive distribution agreement granting THQ rights to distribute games originally published in Japan by Koei Co. Ltd. Under the terms of the agreement, THQ will perform the sales, marketing and distribution of four Koei titles in the UK, France, Germany, Australia, Spain, Italy and other PAL territories.

Circus Maximus: Chariot Wars XBox Golden

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 9:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Encore today announced that the highly anticipated Circus Maximus: Chariot Wars for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft has gone gold. This combat-racing game - which captures the power and excitement of chariot racing during the glory days of ancient Rome - is expected to be on store shelves at leading videogame retailers nationwide by the end of February. The "Teen" rated game will retail for approximately $50.

Counter-Strike: Condition Zero Press

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2002 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment, Inc., a studio of Vivendi Universal Publishing, and Valve, LLC today announced a Q2 2002 release for Counter-Strike: Condition Zero, an extensive new product that introduces single player and co-op gameplay modes to the number-one online action game in the world*.