Baseball Mogul 2003 In Stores Now

by Thomas on April 2, 2002 @ 10:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Baseball Mogul 2003 is now on sale and available for download. In addition to buying the download, users can also pre-order the boxed game, and then download the electronic version now at no extra charge, so they can start playing immediately! Find out more here. (thanks Gone Gold)!

New 'Divine Divinity' Movie Available NOW

by Thomas on April 2, 2002 @ 9:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Larian Studios today tossed up a new 30 MB - 5:47 min movie from their upcoming game Divinity. In this new movie there are five scenes. Four of them show non-combat situations and one shows how’s it like to leisure through a forest being of a much higher level than the enemies you’re meeting. Grab this new movie here!

'New World Order' False Rumour

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 8:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It seems that somebody angry with the delay surrounding the New World Order MP demo tried (and succeeded) to fool people by hacking into the NWO Forum and posted a msg under one of the P3/Termite Games admins stating we could expect the demo today at 6pm. After other admins read about this they dug up the logs/ips and found the culprit.. alas.. the demo is NOT released nor is a new date given. SOB!

'Splashdown' To Whet Gamers' Appetites On Xbox - Screens

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 8:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Squeegee your TV 'cause Xbox is getting wet. Infogrames, Inc. , a leading global publisher of interactive entertainment software, is adding another smash title to its Atari lineup this summer when its wild water racer, Splashdown, races onto the Xbox from Microsoft. Complete with authentic Sea-Doo watercraft, a crazy cast of characters and the most insane waters found on Earth, Splashdown brings the speed and skill of watercraft racing to the stunning world of Xbox.

1503 A.D. Part XVI: An Ambush in the South Seas

by Thomas on April 2, 2002 @ 6:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The 1503 A.D. Website is updated today with Part XVI: An Ambush in the South Seas... 1503 A.D. is an exciting new PC title that blends the action of real-time strategy with the depth of empire building. Here is a snap from the update:

We take the African tribal chief's advice and follow the sun for a whole day. The wind becomes a bit stronger, and I greatly enjoy the breeze. As I have decided not to mention it, Jeremy, too, ignores the fact that our pursuers are still visible on the horizon. Just before we reach the island inhabited by the African tribe's friends, I disclose my plans to Jeremy. Read more HERE!

G3 Studios Releases 'Black Jack Pro'

by Thomas on April 2, 2002 @ 5:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

G3 Studios, a developer and publisher of video games for handheld devices, Pocket PC and other platforms, today released its first title, "Black Jack Pro," which is now available for Pocket PC and Desktop PC platforms. 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 that will build G3 Studios' product catalog.

'Cenega' & 'Buka' Sign A Strategic Deal

by Thomas on April 2, 2002 @ 5:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Buka Entertainment today announced it has signed a major license agreement with CENEGA N.V. – the leading entertainment software distributor and publisher in Central and Eastern Europe. The agreement covers seven PC games including the highly anticipated tactical RPG Paradise Cracked, the high-class action game MARCH: Offworld Recon, the perfect mix of RPG and trade simulation Spells of Gold, and more, for the territories of The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary.The two companies have already worked together successfully with Cenega publishing Echelon in The Czech Republic.

The Pepsi Chart To Develop Two Games

by Thomas on April 2, 2002 @ 5:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ZOO, a leading interactive entertainment company, has signed deals with Emap’s flagship Q brand – the UK’s biggest selling monthly music magazine - and The Pepsi Chart to develop two games for touch screen gaming terminals located in pubs throughout the UK. Although both games are music related they cover very different genres, enabling ZOO to attack different market segments simultaneously and extend their expertise within the interactive entertainment arena... Bizarre licensing. Oh yes!

F-ZERO Arcade & Console Entertainment

by Thomas on April 2, 2002 @ 5:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA Corporation and Nintendo Co., Ltd. today announced that the two companies have teamed up to develop "F-Zero (working title)" video game titles for the next-generation 3D-CG Triforce arcade board and the Nintendo GameCube. As part of the agreement, SEGA and Nintendo will collaborate on the projects using a new game system that will enable the arcade and console games to interact via "Memory Card 59." The announcement builds off the previously announced alliance between SEGA and Nintendo on February 18, 2002 to develop the Triforce arcade board and reinforces the companies' strategies to integrate arcade and home console entertainment.

Trilunar's 'Dragonkind' - Q&A

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 3:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier today we revealed Trilunar's upcoming "Dragonkind" for the XBOX & PS2, now we give you some more detailed information in the form of a short Q&A ... if you have not read our previously posted announcement (and the included screens are a MUST SEE) check it HERE... or read more for the Q&A... Njoy!

Thurstmaster & Konami Team Up for 'Deadly Skies'

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 2:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami of Europe and peripheral specialist Thrustmaster have joined forces to release a flightstick specially optimized for use with Konami’s highly anticipated Deadly Skies air combat title for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft.

'DragonKind' Announced For Next-Gen Consoles - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 2:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TriLunar, LLC announced today their newest game title, Dragonkind. Combining the action and exploration of classic platform games with the depth of story and character found in console role-playing games, Dragonkind promises to deliver a unique experience that is only possible with the power and flexibility of today’s newest generation of console platforms.

Renting Video Games On-Line, Is It Worth It?

by The Cookie Snatcher on April 2, 2002 @ 1:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Its true, a lot of gamers don't have access to a large selection of video games at their local rental outlets. So when the corner video store fails us where do out-of-luck gamers turn for their fix of digital entertainment? Enter On-line video game rentals. With selections over 10 times larger then that of your local Blockbuster Video (not to mention import titles that you will never see at your local video store) delivered straight to your door, on-line rental programs may very well be the answer to many would-be gamer's prayers. Yes friend, salvation is near. We've spent the time putting a few companies who offer this service to the test so you don't have to.

Jowood Announces 'The Soccer Manager'

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 1:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions is proud to present a new, fast and frantic football management game unlike anything else available. The Soccer Manager provides action packed Premier League and European Cup gaming, thrusting football fanatics and gamers alike into the hot seat.

Hey Arnold! (GBA) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 12:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Follow Arnold and friends through a whirlwind adventure to try and save the neighbourhood from a mean businessman who wants to build a Super Beeper Emporium. Throughout different levels of the game, help Arnold sneak past security guards, Gerald as he gets the word out for the Blockaoalooza party and Grand ma as she escapes from Jail!

XBOX Review : Knockout Kings 2002

by The Cookie Snatcher on April 2, 2002 @ 12:10 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

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. A long list of the greatest boxers of all time allows the fight fan to create countless dream bouts with such legendary fighters as Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, Roberto Duran, and Sugar Ray Leonard. Did the game REALLY knock us out, or did we just pass out of boredom?

Activision’s Xbox Games Take Top Spots In Germany

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 11:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. announced that WRECKLESS: The Yakuza MissionsTM and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 were the #1 and #2 best-selling third-party titles by units for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in Germany for the week of March 18 – 24, 2002, according to Media Control. These results followed the successful European launch of Xbox on March 14, 2002.

Nintendo's "Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem" Comes To Life

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 11:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

This summer, video game publisher Nintendo of America and film entertainment company Hypnotic combine efforts to promote the upcoming NINTENDO GAMECUBE title, Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem, via a pioneering online filmmaking competition, Eternaldarknessfilms.com. Nintendo is searching for a short film that perfectly embodies the haunting themes of its new video game thriller launching this summer.

Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast - Multiplayer Screens

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 11:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

We have covered a boat load of Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast single player screens last week ... in case you were still not convinced that this title is totally excellent we bring you some multiplayer action screens .. which adds extra to the replay value of this brilliant title! Njoy!

Codemasters Announces 'Shoot to Kill: Colombian Crackdown'

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 10:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gavin Raeburn, Codemasters’ Studio Head today confirms a dramatic departure for his studio’s next development project and his intention to shake up the “predictable” first-person action game market with Shoot to Kill: Colombian Crackdown.

Up Your Arsenal In 'IGI 2: Covert Strike' - Screens

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 1:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The powertool of global special forces, the .50 Sniper Rifle, is one of agent David Jones’ most effective weapons in IGI 2: Covert Strike. Check the info & screens.

"Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza" Has Gone GOLD!

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 1:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra just confirmed us that Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza has reached Gold status! 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 McClane 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 McClane's stealth maneuvers, desperately crazy antics, and witty comebacks will save the hostages and thwart the terrorists. Expect it in stores end of April

Are You A Power Gamer?

by The Cookie Snatcher on April 2, 2002 @ 12:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Did you know that the circular-lid insertion on top of your GameCube could be easily removed and replaced? It’s true; soon companies will begin to promote this aesthetic modification en masse. How cool would it be to replace that boring default Nintendo lid insert with a custom-made Sonic the Hedgehog design? Keep an eye out, they’re coming. There are tons of customization options available for all major video game platforms that not only provide mad bragging rights but can also increase the functionality of your lean, mean, gaming machine. One thing I think we can all agree on is that video games are fun -- a 5-year-old playing Pokemon can tell you that. The question is; are you a standard-issue gamer or are you a power-gamer?

Monster Jam Web Site Launched

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 12:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Monster Jam Web site has launched for your viewing pleasure. Visit Monster Jam Web site for detailed information on Monster Jam: Maximum Destruction for PS2 and GBA. The GBA version launched on arch 26th and the PS2 version is targeted to launch later in May. The Monster Jam Web site features new screenshots, movies and information about the game. The site also links to the United Hot Rod Association's Web site and MonsterMania.com for in-depth information about the actual Monster Trucks featured in the games