Ubi Soft Entertainment, a world leader in interactive entertainment, today announced that it's highly accurate, combat flight simulation, Flanker 2.5, has landed on U.S. retail shelves with an MSRP of only $9.99. Flanker 2.5 offers high adrenaline gameplay with a level of realism that until now had only been experienced by Russian military pilots. Flanker 2.5 can be purchased from ubi.com at: http://shopping.ubi.com/gameinfo.php?id=369.
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DreamCatcher let us know that Inspector Gadget Advance Mission for Game Boy Advance has been shipped to retailers. It will be available for purchase next week.
Majesco, one of the fastest-growing publishers of interactive entertainment software, today announced Earthworm Jim 2 for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance. Developed by Moscow-based Super Empire, the side-scrolling, action-adventure game will be released this spring.
We grabbed a bunch of new screens "34" from the beta version of Blizzards upcoming RPS game Warcraft III. The game "beta" is so far really awesome.. Check out our screens below and Enjoy!
Shrapnel Games is proud to announce that All American: The 82nd Airborne in Normandy has entered late alpha and should go gold in May of 2002.
Activision, Inc. today announced that its mission-based driving game WRECKLESS: The Yakuza Missions was the #1 best-selling title nationwide in dollars and units for the Xbox videogame system from Microsoft during the week of February 3 - 9, 2002. This outstanding mark was made with only four days in distribution.
There is a bunch of new game movies released today and here they are.. Westwood tossed up a 8.1 MB C&C Renegade movie of in-game action titled "Infiltrating the Temple of Nod". SpelletjesGarnaal smacked up a new 25.5 MB WarCraft III: Reign of Chaos movie preview. Tiscali Games posted up a 10.8 MB Team Factor movie "new official game site here" and Multiplayer.it has posted two movies from Dungeon Siege here 6.3 MB and here 3.9 MB.
Ubi Soft send us some lovely GBA screens from their upcoming rock'n roll racing title, Colin McRae Rally 2.0 (an intriguing prospect). More than 30 screens to check out below!
Computer games developer and publisher NovaLogic Ltd. today unveiled new features exclusive to Delta Force Urban Warfare the first title published by NovaLogic Ltd. on the PlayStation.
Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast is the sequel to LucasArts' 1997 smash hit game Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II. Today LucasArts send us 17 very exciting looking shots. Take your time and check them out below. Njoy!
BAM! Entertainment, today expanded upon its growing next generation portfolio with the announcement of its second coming title for the Xbox from Microsoft. Chase, a vehicle based stunt game, is due for release in summer 2002 and is the first title to be approved from Microsoft’s Incubator Program, an internal support system put in place by Microsoft to ensure that the full potential of both Xbox and external developers is met. Chase is in development by I-Imagine (South African) and will be an exclusive Xbox title.
Once there were two Cossacks-addicts, one in New Zealand and one in Germany. Except for their addiction they had two more things in common: ICQ and the desire to create a Cossacks mod. Thanks to never ending ICQ sessions in December and January, those two huge Cossacks fans, German Stefan Hertrich, and New Zealand's Shaun Fletcher, managed to collaborate and create a Cossacks mod that has been downloaded several thousand times in the course of a few days. Sounds interesting? Then read more below!
Today on the Lancers Reactor site they got it confirmed that Freelancer will use the Havok physics engine - the same physics engine that will feature in an impressive lineup of products including Deus Ex 2, Thief 3 and WarCraft III. The Havok engine features rigid body dynamics, soft bodies, cloth, particles, fluids and floatation, rope and advanced collision detection and response. There is also new screens posted from the newest ship model to the TLR family. Bring me there!
The human soldiers have the possibility to travel from the human mother ship, Darwin, to Earth. As battles take place on Earth and in space, players will have hands full fighting battles on both grounds. Take control of flying units, enter Earth's atmosphere and invade the Breed forces on land. How that scene might look like is displayed on the bundle of new screens, to be found on the official website. Today the holiday pics show a USC dropship carrying a unit of ready-to-rock light grunts. Enjoy!
One of the most eagerly awaited RTS titles of 2002 is Sudden Strike II, developed by Fireglow and CDV. Developers Fireglow have added an array of new features to the second part of the Sudden Strike series. One of the highlights in the follow-up to blockbuster Sudden Strike is the new nation: Japan, which is introduced today. Get ready for some Japanese action and take a look at what they can do: Here are some examples on what will delight any RTS gamer's heart. Over 50 new units, ships, trains and airplanes that you can control. The follow-up to blockbuster Sudden Strike will hit German shelves in the first half of 2002 and its release in the UK and USA is scheduled for the second half of 2002. More about it...
Neocron Central is holding a competition to find out who can dress up as their favourite Neocron Character. Do you look like a Spy at night? Or an Aggressor in the morning? Well then you're perfect for the contest. They are giving away 5 Official Neocron T-Shirts as prizes, so get out the clothes or make-up and take a picture of yourself! Competition Page.
CDV's 3D action adventure Project Nomads takes place in a fantastic world set high up in the clouds. This wonderful visual and free-flowing adventure, in which the gamer flies around the remains of the world once known as the Earth and now only consists of huge floating islands in the clouds. Nomads Goliath, John and Susi will either have to face obstacles caused by the weather or, on the good days, will profit from it: while "normal clouds" have barely any influence on the course of the game, the 3D volumetric clouds are a new and central feature in the game. The gamer can hide his protagonist or flying units within these clouds! Take a look for yourself! Put on your raincoat and go!
Today it was announced that on 21 March 2002 Ubi Soft Entertainment will publish a bundle of the Worms series. The edition will contain the following Worms PC title at an extremely attractive price: Worms 2, Worms Armageddon and Worms World party.
TDK today announced that "Dinotopia:The Timestone Pirates" for the Game Boy Advance will ship in April 2002. The release coincides with the premiere of the six-hour Dinotopia mini-series from Hallmark Ent. which will air on the ABC television network starting May 12. In addition, ABC and Hallmark have announced the start of production of an all new Dinotopia television series. Here are the first few screens ...