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'Black & Bruised' Announced For PS2

by Thomas on March 20, 2002 @ 10:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Majesco, one of the fastest-growing publishers of interactive entertainment software, today announced Black & Bruised for the PS2 and Nintendo GameCube. Developed by Digital Fiction, Black & Bruised is scheduled for release across both game consoles this holiday.

No One Lives Forever (PS2) Goes Gold!

by Rainier on March 20, 2002 @ 9:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Get the PlayStation2 controllers ready for the super sexy heroine, Cate Archer. The Operative : No One Lives Forever for PlayStation2 has gone gold and the warehouse is preparing to ship to stores nationwide. Now you will be able to play the "Action Game of the Year" winner - The Operative:No One Lives Forever - on your PlayStation2 console gaming system. Plus don't forget the four extra missions exclusive to the PS2 featuring Cate Archer in her younger days as a thief. The Operative: No One Lives Forever for PlayStation2 will be available in retail locations after April 16, 2002 for a suggested retail price of $49.99.

Total Annihilation II Confirmed

by Rainier on March 20, 2002 @ 9:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

We mentioned the rumor yesterday and today the story has been confirmed with Korean developer Phantagram, who are picking up the reigns of the RTS, rights to which are owned by Infogrames (who are not forthcoming with any detail on this at this point). Infogrames picked up the rights to Total Annihilation after purchasing GT Interactive, who published the original game, which was developed by now-defunct Cavedog Studios (thanks blues)

'Shrek Swamp Kart Speedway' Ships For GBA

by Thomas on March 20, 2002 @ 7:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc., a global publisher of entertainment software, today announced that "Shrek Swamp Kart Speedway" for the Game Boy Advance has shipped to stores. Competition and fun collide in this upbeat new title, featuring everyone's favorite ogre and other characters from "Shrek," DreamWorks Pictures' 2001 blockbuster feature film.

Frogger: The Great Quest (PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on March 20, 2002 @ 7:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Many Hoppy Returns! Frogger, one of the most enduring of the ‘old school’ classic video games, is to make a welcome return as Konami of Europe resurrects the amphibian hero for a new PS2 title: "Frogger - The Great Quest". Hop on over to the screens ;)

'UT 2003' Coming This Summer - 'Unreal II' Arrives For Christmas

by Rainier on March 20, 2002 @ 6:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

We already knew this a few days ago, but here is the official announcement. Infogrames announces release dates for two of the most highly anticipated sequels in the Unreal family of action games. "Unreal Tournament 2003," who won numerous awards, is poised to deliver non-stop multiplayer action starting this summer. And, "Unreal II," sequel to the blockbuster hit "Unreal," will bring single-player story-based action to new heights when it ships this winter in time for Christmas.

Savage Skies - Movies & Screens

by Thomas on March 20, 2002 @ 5:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

iROCK Games today updated their Savage Skies site with two new kickin' gameplay videos showing both single and multiplayer gameplay as well as 4 screens from some of the game's prerended animations. Take me there.

Final Fantasy XI Online - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on March 20, 2002 @ 5:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today we bring you 50 some screens from Square's upcoming Final Fantasy XI Online. Some new, some older ... all packed in one for you to enjoy ...

Liverpool Hero 'Ray Houghton' Signs Up For 'Championship Manager 4'

by Rainier on March 20, 2002 @ 1:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sports Interactive, the team responsible for developing the record breaking Championship Manager series of football management simulations published by Eidos Interactive, is extremely pleased to announce that Ray Houghton has been retained as a consultant to advise on the eagerly anticipated Championship Manager 4.

BAM! Ent. Shoots For The Stars (GBA) With 'Star X' - Screens

by Rainier on March 20, 2002 @ 12:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment today announced that it will publish the action game, Star X, for the Game Boy Advance. Currently in production at UK-based developers, Graphic State, the futuristic flight title is due for release in May of this year. Star X places the player in control of a highly advanced fighter aircraft capable of both atmospheric and space-based flight. The title is set to take advantage of both Nintendo’s handheld technology and the extensive development experience of Graphic State.

Heroes of Might & Magic IV - Movie

by Thomas on March 20, 2002 @ 12:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

3DO was so kind to send us a new 4.7 MB zipped QuickTime movie from their upcoming title, Heroes of Might and Magic IV. Link #1 here and Link #2 here!

We also tossed up same movie for your window media player "wmv" and the size is 3.3 MB. Grab it here or here!

'Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos' - New Battle.net features

by Rainier on March 20, 2002 @ 11:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard will be implementing a slew of groundbreaking enhancements to Battle.net for WarcraftIII: Reign of Chaos. The following list highlights many of the new features designed to streamline your Battle.net experience and help you get the most out of Warcraft III.

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 - Award

by Thomas on March 20, 2002 @ 10:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc.’s top-selling game of 2001, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 was honored with the Best Console Sports Game of the Year award by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences. The award was presented at the 5th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards ceremony, held at the D.I.C.E. Summit in Las Vegas.

'Robin Hood' Update - New Exclusive Screens

by Rainier on March 20, 2002 @ 10:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on an common idea by Wanadoo and Spellbound, Robin Hood will be created in Spellbound’s studios in Kehl, Germany. The game is scheduled for release on PC and game consoles in the third trimester of 2003. Robin Hood will be the first tactical game released by Wanadoo, whose policy of releasing alternative video games has led them to identify the tactical game as one of the genres which is most popular with the wider public and casual gamers. We got some new screens showing off the current progress, and its looking GOOD!

'Star Wars Jedi Starfighter' For Xbox - Screens

by Thomas on March 20, 2002 @ 10:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC will unleash the power of the Force on the Xbox video game system this May with the release of Star Wars Jedi Starfighter. The game, which launched to critical acclaim last week on PlayStation 2, will give Xbox gamers a chance to experience the exhilaration of piloting the Jedi starfighter from the upcoming film Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones.

Xbox Has Taken Europe By Storm

by Thomas on March 20, 2002 @ 10:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The dust has cleared from the European launch of Xbox, the future-generation video game system from Microsoft, and preliminary reports indicate it’s a runaway hit.

Blitzkrieg Home-Page

by Thomas on March 20, 2002 @ 10:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nival Interactive just opened Blitzkrieg home-page! The site includes Info, features, FAQs and screens from this upcoming fast-paced real-time strategy set during WW II.

Command & Conquer Generals Announcement

by Thomas on March 20, 2002 @ 10:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The war you might see on TV in 20 years is about to be interactive. EA announced Command & Conquer Generals today, a 3D real-time strategy game for the PC that will deliver the intensity and chaos of modern war. Generals will be published by EA under the EA GAMES brand this winter.. Our earlier posted screens is available here!

GB Airports - Features & Screens

by Thomas on March 20, 2002 @ 9:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take 12 of the best... the best of British that is, for Flight Simulator 2002.. Just Flight just send us some screens and game features from their addon GB Airports. Check it out below!

The World Cup On Your Screen Sooner Than You Dreamed

by Rainier on March 20, 2002 @ 9:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With the new World Cup Manager game by Reality-Game you can already get into the action of the 2002 World Cup. World Cup Manager is online on reality game website . This virtual reality game will allow Internet users to simulate managing a national football team which will compete against 31 other teams and managers.

Sega Launches Sega Soccer Slam For GameCube

by Thomas on March 20, 2002 @ 8:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sega of America announced today the release of "Sega Soccer Slam," an action-packed, smash-mouth soccer spin off for the Nintendo GameCube. Produced by Visual Concepts, makers of the acclaimed Sega Sports 2K series, "Sega Soccer Slam" is easy to learn, challenging to master, and incredible to watch. Employing sophisticated motion-captured 3D models and multiple modes, "Sega Soccer Slam's" wild cast of characters will dazzle gamers with their detailed expressions, athletic prowess and exaggerated personality traits. Prepare for pandemonium when this addictive game, which takes an unorthodox approach to the world's most popular sport, hits the market.

'GUNVALKYRIE' Blasts On To XBOX

by Thomas on March 20, 2002 @ 8:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced the launch of "GUNVALKYRIE," a science-fiction-fueled action title available exclusively for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. Developed by SEGA's legendary Smilebit studios, the developers behind the hit "JSRF - Jet Set Radio Future," "GUNVALKYRIE" delivers a rich anime-inspired storyline, jaw-dropping graphics and innovative 360-degree third person action.

Home Run KING For GameCube Released

by Thomas on March 20, 2002 @ 8:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sega of America announced today the release of "Home Run KING"for the Nintendo GameCube. Arriving in time for the 2002 season, "Home Run KING" expertly recreates the look and feel of baseball while delivering pick-up and play controls and exciting Major League Baseball action. This fully licensed arcade winner includes every team, player, and stadium in incredible detail. Featuring tight fielding controls and fast-paced, arcade-style gameplay along with an intuitive pitching/hitting interface, "Home Run KING" creates a high-scoring slugfest that will have every gamer chanting "Going, Going, Gone!"

Disciples II : Dark Prophecy GIVEAWAY !!

by Thomas on March 20, 2002 @ 8:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Good morning folks! WorthPlaying is giving away 5 copies of the PC game Disciples II : Dark Prophecy from Strategy First, the sequel to the original award winning Disciples: Sacred Lands. Enter this new GIVEAWAY here!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 20, 2002 @ 2:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The RPG Vault posted the second installment of its Dungeon Siege developer's Q&A with Gas Powered Games. Blues noticed that Computer & Video Games posted an interview with Rage Software about its upcoming Unreal engined title - Mobile Forces. GameZone goes Oprah Winfrey on Object Software this morning, getting their candid and provocative views on love, relationships and their real-time Chinese flavored strategy game, Dragon Throne. Armchair Empire took some time out of making more crack babies to whip out this interesting interview with Derek Smart about the Battlecruiser 3000AD series, his interaction with his detractors & fans and a host of other topics related to game development. HomeLAN manages to corner Red Storm's Richard Dansky for a chat about Desert Siege , the expansion pack to the team-based tactical action game, Ghost Recon. There's an EVE Q&A on Eve Gate (thanks Voodoo Extreme) talking about EVE: The Second Genesis with Sigurdur "Siggy" Olafsson of CCP. Three Degrees With... Jonathan Hanna on Arcadian Del Sol Online talking with the Electronic Arts developer about Ultima Online.

G.A.N.G. Promotes Excellence In Interactive Audio

by Rainier on March 20, 2002 @ 12:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.), the first organization focusing on the advancement of interactive audio and the community surrounding it, will make its debut during the 2002 Game Developers Conference in San Jose.

Fishtank Announces 'Silent Storm' For the PC - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on March 20, 2002 @ 12:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fishtank Interactive, a division of Ravensburger Interactive, announces "Silent Storm," a new turn-based tactics and role-playing game title for the PC. Developed by Nival Interactive, "Silent Storm" promises multiple gameplay styles and truly interactive environments for spring 2003.