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Max Payne Coming To The Big Screen

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 9:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dimension Films and Abandon Entertainment have inked a deal with Shawn Ryan, creator-exec producer of FX series "The Shield," to adapt shoot-'em-up vidgame "Max Payne" for the studio. Critically acclaimed, "The Shield" scored the most watched original series premiere in cable history.

New 'Team Factor' Demo v1.3 Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 8:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Man.. Its been demo heaven the past 24 hours or what? Just noticed over at Blues, that 7FX has just released a new version of the Team Factor demo, their upcoming team-based multiplayer shooter. Team Factor is a stand-alone multi-player action game designed with team play in mind. The games mission, environment and objective is inspired by the "shadow" military operations - whether real or fiction style. Read more for links where to grab this puppy.

“NBA Inside Drive 2003“ Coming To The Xbox

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 6:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft just announced it will release “NBA Inside Drive 2003,” its exclusive basketball title for the Xbox, this fall in time for the start of the 2003 NBA season.

Kanal 5 Brings Games Into Swedish Living Rooms

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 6:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MGON and STO-CPH have joined forces to pioneer a new format in TV programming combining competitive online game play with televised reporting. Swedish Kanal 5 is the first station to pick up the show for a fall 2002 run.

Climax Announces 'Robot Wars 2' For Xbox & PC

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 6:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the success of its acclaimed versions of Robot Wars on PlayStation 2 and PC CD-ROM, Climax is pleased to announce the development of heavy metal successor Robot Wars 2. To be published on XBox and PC formats by BBC Multimedia for Christmas 2002, this all-action sequel is set to deliver a whole new bot battling experience.

TOCA Race Driver (PC/PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 6:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TOCA Race Driver brings the drama of real life touring car racing to PlayStation 2 and PC screens this summer. Gamers will really experience the aggressive close contact Touring Car races at a world class level when they become Ryan McKane, the game’s central character

'Soldier of Fortune 2 : Double Helix' - New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 5:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Soldier of Fortune 2 players once again assume the role of John Mullins, a military consultant working for the top-secret anti-terrorist group known as The Shop. In the game, players must tackle a wide-range of missions from hostage rescue and intelligence gathering, to search-and-destroy. Level design in Soldier of Fortune 2 is flexible enough to allow for multiple styles of play. Gamers can “hit ‘em hard” with a frontal assault or use stealth weapons for a subtle approach.

Strategy First' Legion - New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 5:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legion transports players back in time, over two thousand years ago, before the world was ruled by Rome and when the next great empire was set to rise. Players take control of one of the many tribes, city states or leagues in Italy at the time prior to Rome’s domination of the area. The time would come when armies would have to become organized, take advantage of terrain and make sure that the best formations were implemented to ensure victory. Njoy the new screens!

Aero the Acrobat (GBA) - Features

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 5:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The classic mascot is back! Aero the Acrobat dazzles you with amazing feats of bravery in his mission to stop the evil Edgar Ektor. As Aero you blast out of cannons, dive through hoops of fire and hang onto speeding roller coasters to protect the circus park for the fun-loving spectators. But danger looms as you defy psycho circus performers and fairground freaks in the quest to save the show from disaster.

'Die Hard : Nakatomi Plaza' - Exclusive Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 5:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza combines the exciting elements of the original blockbuster movie with a pulse-pounding adventure game set in an interactive 3D environment. This single-player game features an event-driven storyline that follows John McClain in his life and death struggle to overcome a group of greedy terrorists, and in the process, save his wife, the other hostages, and hopefully himself. Staying true to the original story, the entire game takes place in the 40-story Nakatomi Plaza office building on Christmas Eve, with our hero "accidentally" called upon to thwart a large-scale burglary attempt by a band of trigger-happy terrorists. By the end of the night, only McClain's stealth manoeuvres, desperately crazy antics, and witty comebacks will save the hostages and thwart the terrorists. Njoy these exclusive puppies taken from the gold version! More to follow shortly...

'1914 : The Great War' - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 4:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fishtank just send us some screens from "1914 - The Great War", their upcoming round-based strategy game for PC. The player takes on the role of an officer of World War I. In two detailed campaigns (either Allies or Germans) with 30 versatile missions in total you will have to fight on different front lines in Western Europe. Njoy

'Warrior Kings' Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just noticed over at Blues that Microids has just released new patches for the UK and French versions of Warrior Kings. The new patch upgrades those 2 version of their 3D real-time strategy game to v1.3. Both are aprox. 3.5mb big and mainly fix game balance & Gamespy issues ...

'Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind' - New Release Date

by Thomas on April 19, 2002 @ 1:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced today that it will be moving up the European release dates for the highly anticipated role-playing game, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, by Bethesda Softworks. The PC CD-ROM version will be available in May, whilst the European release date for the Xbox version is still to be finalised.

Downforce (GBA) - Official Announcement

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 12:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Adorning a leather jumpsuit and sitting on a new set of rubbers, Titus Software is all set to enter the highly oiled world of ‘no rules’ motor racing with Downforce, due to be published for Game Boy Advance in May 2002. We already posted some screens several days ago, but here is the official announcement.

Radica Confirms 'Gamester GameCube' Launch Line Up - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Radica U.K Ltd, manufacturers of the highly regarded range of Gamester accessories have announced their launch line up of GameCube peripherals. The product range has been developed by a team of key designers in the UK and US and each accessory has been designed to be ergonomic and durable, giving gamers an “Unfair Advantage” across the complete range of GameCube games.

SoF2 Multiplayer Test - Information

by Thomas on April 19, 2002 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rick Johnson from Ravensoft today updated his .plan file with following SoF2 MP Test information:

If you are playing SoF2 MP Test and can't connect to any servers because of an invalid game version, you are playing with leaked version. You must download the official version that was released today!

'Red Ace: Squadron' Ships

by Thomas on April 19, 2002 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Global Star Software, the makers of such titles as Flight Unlimited and the popular Search & Rescue franchise, have begun shipping Red Ace: Squadron. This brand new title, developed by Small Rockets, is the follow up to the original Red Ace, which was released by Global Star early last year. Red Ace: Squadron builds on the original premise of fast-paced WW1 era flight sim action, while adding substantial multiplayer capabilities.

'MotoRacer 3' Patch v1.2.4.1 Available NOW

by Thomas on April 19, 2002 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Delphine Software has now issued the final retail patches for MotoRacer 3, upgrading their motorbike racing sim to version 1.2.4.1. As before, they offer improved joystick and keyboard control, more set-up options, some graphics enhancements, and other changes and bug fixes. Read More to find a detailed fix list and links where to grab it...

'PureSim Baseball' Has Gone Gold!

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

That's right, after 3 years of development, over 30 public previews and 6 weeks of intensive beta testing, PureSim Baseball has gone gold! The game will be available for download April 20th. PureSim will be "try before you buy" software, so you have no excuse not to download the fully functional 10-day trial. PureSim Baseball's focus is on career-oriented, GM/Team Building play. A rich financial model, simulation and scouting engine, and excellent production values come together to form an extremely addictive, enjoyable, game. Find out more about this game HERE!

Dungeon Siege Demo Available

by Thomas on April 19, 2002 @ 8:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gas Powered Games is very happy to announce the release of the Dungeon Siege demo. The 183 MB demo contains the first 10% of the game in either single player or multiplayer mode. You can grab this demo at following mirrors: FilePlanet, Download.com, GameSpot and 3D Gamers.

'Bridge Commander' Update Patch v 1.1 Available Now

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 1:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thanks to Bluesnews to inform us that Activision has just released a new update patch for their "Star Trek : Bridge Commander". This 8mb patch upgrades your currect game to v1.1 and fixes mainly multiplayer issues.

Unreal Tournament 2003 - New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Been so busy with this new Sof2 multiplayer demo that one would forget to post other news and screens ... These rolled in a little while ago .. Some new screens from Digital Extremes highly anticipated UT 2003.

New 'Civilization III' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 1:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames has just released the new Civilization III patch upgrading their Tunr Based Strategy to v1.21f. The 8.8 MB download has a very large amount of fixes, tweaks and additions. Click "read more" for a detailed update list and links where to grab this 8mb puppy.

New 'Counter-Strike' Update v1.4 Coming Next Week

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Steam-administered beta of Half-Life 1.1.0.9 and Counter-Strike 1.4 are almost finished, and the final versions of these updates will be released to the public next week. Hurray for THAT! 'Read more' for details.