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PC Review: Nascar Racing 2002 Season

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 10:04 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Building on the highly acclaimed 3D physics engine of NASCAR Racing 4, NASCAR Racing 2002 Season's new sound system and enhanced photo-realistic graphics capture the heart-pounding intensity of actual NASCAR racing better than ever. In addition, the innovative new replay editor allows users to add sound and graphics to saved replays in order to create highlight reels of their favorite races. Did it race to the finish? Or did it crash and burn?

Casino Empire Announced

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 8:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra, a Vivendi Universal studio, today expanded their line-up of best-selling Hoyle games by announcing development of "Casino Empire," a casino simulation that will deliver all the glitz, glamour, sights, and sounds of Las Vegas when it is released worldwide this Fall.

Zoo Tycoon: Dinosaur Digs Announced

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

The modern zoo has evolved. Microsoft Corp. today announced it will launch “Zoo Tycoon: Dinosaur Digs”, an expansion pack for use with the “Zoo Tycoon” PC game, in May 2002.

Monte Cristo Announces 'Airline Tycoon Evolution'

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 7:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Monte Cristo has just signed with german studio Spellbound (Desperados) to develop the game :Airline Tycoon Evolution. The game takes all the parts of the original game released in September 2000 and adds two new elements of gameplay : Security and personal plane construction. The player will be able to create their own planes , use them in the game and even swap them over the internet. Expected : June 2002

'Die Hard: Vendetta' (NGC) - First Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 6:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bits Studios Reveals First Images of Die Hard: Vendetta on Game Cube. Take on the role of John McClane, probably the unluckiest cop in motion picture history - in this brand new adventure created specifically for Ninentdo GameCube.

Val d'Isère – Ski Park Manager

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

An exciting challenge has arisen to run a premier international skiing resort. Microids are looking to fill the newly appointed position of Ski Park Manager. The successful candidate must be able to maintain a cool head at times of crisis, and a capacity to multitask in a continually demanding environment. Do you have the right credentials? Then read on…

Tekken Advance (GBA) - Movie

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 5:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames send us a new 2 MB movie showing some game footage from their upcoming GBA title, Tekken Advance. Grab it here

Knockout Kings 2002 (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 4:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Knockout Kings 2002 features an all new game engine with the fastest, most intense boxing action in the series. Lace on the gloves and experience first-hand the thrills of boxing's biggest moments, most devastating combinations, improved mobility, dazzling footwork, crushing blows and the best looking boxers ever... Even more eye candy, this time we got 22 new screens from EA. Enjoy!

Freedom Force Preview

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 4:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Voodooextreme tossed up first part of a two-part Freedom Force Preview which focuses squarely on the character creations system in Irrational Games upcoming superhero flavored RPG. Here is a blurp..

The game really revolves around prestige and you'll have to spend a lot of prestige if you want to create an uber superhero. Prestige is used for the whole ball of wax. You'll need it for your five basic stats (Strength, Speed, Agility, Endurance & Energy), your special attributes (special strengths and weaknesses -- more on that in a bit) and on the actual powers you'll want your character to have.

Sled Storm 2 (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 4:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA was so kind and send us a server-melting 106-odd new screens from Sled Storm 2.. Take your time to load them all below!

Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast - Movie

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 4:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tiscali.cz just let us know that they posted a new movie from Jedi Outcast which appeared in latest issue of PC Gamer UK and shows over 2 minutes of gameplay action. It is available for download in high-res (360x270, 12 MB) or low-res (180x135, 5 MB) versions.

Operation Flashpoint: Resistance Announced

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 3:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With over one million copies shipped of the award-winning Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis, Codemasters today confirms details of a dedicated expansion for the PC best seller titled Operation Flashpoint: Resistance. We sure cant resist to get it!

'Abort Mission! Famous Five Are On The Case!'

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 3:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A mysterious plane crash on Kirrin Island marks the start of another exciting adventure for the Famous Five in their newest interactive PC adventure - Five on A Secret Mission.

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 3:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA send over 33 new screens from the Playstation 2 version of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2. Check them out below!

'Quadro4' Family Of Professional Graphics Solutions

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 3:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NVIDIA Corporation today introduced the Quadro4 family of professional graphics solutions. The Quadro4 family of professional graphics solutions includes the Quadro4 XGL series and the Quadro4 NVS series - all of which deliver industry-leading performance and innovative features, strengthening NVIDIA’s position as the technology leader in the professional graphics market.

Monopoly Tycoon Extra's Pack 1

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 2:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Deep Red Games let us know that Extra's Pack 1 now available for Monopoly Tycoon! This free pack includes 2 new scenarios, 2 new building textures, 1 new sky/fog texture and a texture picking utility. It's the first of many packs they are providing free for Monopoly Tycoon.

Super Bubble Pop Xtreme - Demo & Facts

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 11:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Super Bubble Pop xtreme is a fantastic action-packed arcade 3D puzzler from Sticky Entertainment. As a funky DJ, you must wipe out advancing rows of bubbles before they trap you. Just line up 3 or more bubbles of the same colour and watch them burst in a Super Bubble Pop! Clear the dance floor of bubbles or collect the level bubble token to advance to the next bubblicious level! Fully playable demo now available online..

Matrox Millennium G450 32MB PCI Graphics Card

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Matrox Graphics Inc. today announced the Matrox Millennium G450 32MB PCI graphics card, providing the ultimate in features and flexibility to the corporate and industrial markets.

Downforce (PS2) - First In-Game Screens & Facts

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the near future motorsport has become dull - too many rules and regulations mean that all the excitement has gone from the sport. A few adrenaline-hungry drivers decide to break away and form their own high octane racing league. Enter the world of Downforce on PlayStation 2. Check out first screens and facts below!

Halo Music: Just the Right Sense of 'Ancient'

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 10:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Xbox.com tossed up an interview with Marty O'Donnell, audio director for Bungie Studios at Microsoft. They talk about sound and music on all Bungie products. Here is a snip from the interview.

Xbox.com: A little bit of your background: What is your position at Bungie?

Marty O'Donnell: I'm audio director for Bungie Studios at Microsoft, which means I oversee everything that has to do with sound and music on all Bungie products. Luckily, I don't actually have to do it all (that would be horrible) and I've got really talented people that work with me. Jay Weinland is my right-hand man... Full interview HERE!

About Kreed : 'Leaked' Alpha-Technology Demo

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 9:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Russian gamedeveloper Burut reports that the recent Kreed: Alpha-technology demo was leaked. Here is the report from Burut:

Today on the Net appeared information that Kreed demo-version was released. We, as the team of developers, want to tell you, that this demo became available for public download only because of the leak. Firstly this Alpha-technology demo was publisher-only. This demo has some bugs with collisions and optimized only for GF3 cards. In FINAL KREED will be much more features and other stuff. You'll see it in public demo, which will be release in the end of summer and will work on every 5th and 6th gen. cards.

Rage Has 'KARMA TWO ZERO'

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rage chooses Karma physics for use in forthcoming game based on the exploits of best-selling author and former SAS soldier Andy McNab.

Black Jack Pro Announced

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 9:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

G3 Studios, a developer and publisher of video games for handheld devices, Pocket PC and other platforms, today unveiled its first title, "Black Jack Pro," scheduled for release later this month. It marks the first title in a series of video games specifically designed and developed for handheld devices, such as the Pocket PC platforms and Sharp Zaurus.