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Rockstar Announces 'Smuggler's Run: Warzones' (Gamecube) - Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 10:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.'s high-end videogame publishing division, is pleased to announce that "Smuggler's Run: Warzones" is crossing the border and heading for a release on GameCube this summer. The first Smuggler's Run title to grace the GameCube console, this off-road driving adventure offers the most dynamic smuggling challenge yet with five huge maps, over 30 missions and 2-4 person multiplayer action. "Smuggler's Run: Warzones" is set for release July 2002.

Sammy Delivers 2-Fisted Anime Action (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 9:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Entertainment today announced release dates for two new 2D anime-style fighting games based on the powerhouse Guilty Gear and The King of Fighter franchises for Nintendo Game Boy Advance. Guilty Gear X Advance Edition, releasing June 7, and The King of Fighters EX: Neo Blood, releasing Summer 2002, bring two 2D fighting series that amassed a huge following in arcades and on previous consoles to the GBA. Both games have an MSRP of $29.99 and are Rated T for Teen.

'Resident Evil' GameCube Ships Now!

by Thomas on April 30, 2002 @ 8:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of console video games, today announced the release of the newly created Resident Evil for Nintendo GameCube. Capcom executive producer, Shinji Mikami, mastermind of the blockbuster Resident Evil franchise and creator of the survival horror genre, takes reign again re-inventing his original masterpiece.

Sudden Strike II - (German) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 7:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the people who cant wait until the English version of the Sudden Strike II is released you can now grab the German demo from gamesweb. The demo is about 57mb and contains a complete single-player campaign in Japan and also a multi-player map in which Japan, USA and Russia fight against eachother.

Universal Studios Monsterville - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Universal Studios Monsters all have one overriding ambition, to win the election! Recently they have taken up politics with a single aim: to become Mayor of the city. But when your opponents are Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster, Quasimodo and Metaluna Mutant there are no limits!

Ubi Soft Reveals E3 2002 Lineup

by Thomas on April 30, 2002 @ 7:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the world's largest videogame publishers, today revealed its plans for the Electronic Entertainment Expo, one of the industry's major events of the year. Focusing on powerful brands, Ubi Soft is showcasing two never before seen Tom Clancy games - Tom Clancy's Rainbox Six Raven Shield and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell. Ubi Soft will also unveil the new sequel to the 10 million plus, best-selling Rayman franchise with the eagerly anticipated Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc. Also new this year, Michel Ancel's new creation, creator of Rayman. This top secret game will finally be revealed for the first time at the show. In addition, Ubi Soft plans to show its versatility with the debut of XIII, a first person shooter that contains a completely interactive graphic novel.

Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader No1 Pre-Order Game On Gamecube

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 7:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It’s official! UK gamers are crazy about Star Wars. On May 3, 2002 LucasArts releases the highly anticipated Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader as a day one GameCube launch title. Already a number one selling third party smash hit in the US, retailers have confirmed that Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader is the No.1 pre-order on the GameCube in the UK.

'Dinotopia' Ships (GBA) To Stores

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 6:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc., announced today that "Dinotopia : The Timestone Pirates" for the Game Boy Advance has shipped to stores. The release of the game coincides with the premiere of Dinotopia, the eagerly anticipated miniseries from Hallmark Entertainment, beginning May 12 on ABC. This “mega-series” is the largest production ever brought to television.

Sim Golf Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 6:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released a new patch for Sid Meier's Sim Golf. The v1.03 patch fixes "an obscure crash related to the selection of female golfer heads on the customization screen which affected theme packs and importation of custom heads". Read more for a detailed list and links where to grab this puppy.

'Steel Beasts Gold Edition' Ships To Stores Nationwide

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 5:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and EsimGames announced today that a Special Gold Edition of the award-winning tank simulation, Steel Beasts has shipped to stores in North America.

EA Sports Ships 'Knockout Kings 2002' For PS2 & Xbox In The UK

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 5:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bone crushing combos, dazzling footwork, epic knockouts and boxing’s biggest moments are prominently featured in the fastest, most intense version of the Knockout Kings series to date. Knockout Kings 2002 for the PS2/Xbox ships to stores.

'New World Order' - New Update and Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A week ago we had a little coverage on the NWO's progress and specifically the highly anticipated MultiPlayer Test Termite and Project3 are planning to release. Last week Jim Malmros said they "hoped" to announce a release date 'end of the month', which just happens to be today... Read on to find out more and check some new screens.

FreekStyle (PS2) - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 4:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the Sony PlayStation 2 action gamers, Freekstyle by EA SPORTS is the most dangerous motocross game around. Freekstyle dares you to harness the power of your bike while pulling off sick stunts in insane, over the top worlds. Check these 40 + screens and you will know why!

Battlefield 1942 - Screen Gallery!

by Thomas on April 30, 2002 @ 4:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the multiplayer-focused Battlefield 1942, players can heroically storm the beaches of Normandy, direct artillery at Kursk, pilot a fighter at Midway, shell an airstrip at Gaudalcanal, and command a tank in Tobruk - experiencing some of the most dramatic moments of WWII. The game will be available on the PC in 2002. Loads of new screenshots to check out below!

'Medal of Honor Frontline' (PS2) - Characters & Screen Gallery

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Head back behind enemy lines with Lt. Jimmy Patterson in 'MoH : Frontline'. In this installment of the smash-hit Medal of Honor series, Lt. Patterson returns and must use the confusion of the real-world offensive Operation Market Garden to infiltrate the German frontline and steal the HO-IX flying wing, an experimental Nazi weapon so powerful that it could turn the tide of World War II. These screens simply rock!

Matrox Gets New UK Distro For 'Matrox Graphics Cards'

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 3:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrox Graphics UK today announced the appointment of Avnet Applied Computing Inc, Graphic Solutions Group as a new distributor in the UK. Avnet will add the full range of Matrox graphics cards to its current high end product range. Avnet Graphics Solutions is the ideal choice to broaden Matrox's distribution channel alongside existing distributors: Microtronica, Boston, Imagine and Actebis UK.

'Counter Terrorist Special Forces' (GBA) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 2:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

You are a part of the CTSF unit, the elite Counter-Terrorist Special Forces commando and have all the necessary means for putting an end to the threat of terrorism. Some screens and a packshot.. Njoy!

'Space HoRSE' Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy lovers everywhere rejoice as game is sent to duplication. Shrapnel Games is proud to announce that their latest game, developed by Gilligames, Space HoRSE, has Gone Gold. Read more for details/info on this game and how/where to pre-order.

Midway & DC Comics Sign Deal For More Super Hero Games

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc., announced that it has secured the license from DC Comics and Warner Bros. Consumer Products to publish videogames based on the Justice League comic book franchise and animated television series featuring the world’s greatest super heroes and some of the most well-known villains. Midway plans to feature the popular characters in videogames slated for development on next-generation systems and the Nintendo Game Boy Advance.

'The Code of Honor' - Poster Graphic

by Thomas on April 30, 2002 @ 1:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday we posted the story about DS Interactive, Inc. will introduce a new RPG named 'The Code of Honor' (third installment of the Three Kingdoms series) at E3 this year. Today DS Interactive send us a poster graphic that you can check out below. "Screenshots and facts will be posted as soon as it becomes available".

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield - Screens

by Thomas on April 30, 2002 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield is the sequel to the immensely popular Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear, 2000 Action Game Of The Year, and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, 1999 Action Game Of The Year. It will be the third game in the Rainbow Six line, which has sold more than 6.7 million copies worldwide. Today we bring you 20 screens to check out below. Njoy!

2002 E3 'Pool World Cup'

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 12:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Continuing a tradition launched at the 2000 E3 showcase, Smoking Gun, in conjunction with The Producers, are proud to unveil plans for the 2002 E3 Pool World Cup. The event is open to anybody attending the LA show, with participants engaging in a World Cup style tournament, encompassing group stages, knockout stages, and even featuring the dreaded “penalty shoot-outs”!

Dragon EmpiresÂ’ Mighty 'Empire Dragons' - Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first guardians of Dragon Empire's world unveiled. Wrapped in mystery and mythology, the lands of Dragon Empires, Codemasters’ forthcoming epic fantasy MMORPG, are protected by grand empire dragons.

Global Operations Update Coming Soon

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gaminggroove got the latest scoop on an upcoming patch for Global Operations. They detained Mike Arkin the Executive Producer over at Crave Entertainment and questioned him on specifics on the patch and he handed over all his intel and some screens to go along with that ... go check it out!

The Three Stooges (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday we announced that 3D Metro was coming up with a GameBoy Advance version of "The Three Stooges", today we bring you some of the first screens from this legendary comic trio...

1503 A.D Update - Part XX: After the Battle

by Thomas on April 30, 2002 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 1503 A.D. Web team today updated their Community section A King's Tale with next chapter "Part XX: After the Battle". Here is a clip:

When I finally awake from my fever, I soon realize that my crews, the soldiers and my other men have not been idle. Zang Phoon and Jeremy have tirelessly been taking care of myself and all the other people who were wounded in the battle.. Read more!

New 'Xenus' Shots

by Thomas on April 30, 2002 @ 8:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xaos in Russia updated their Xenus gallery with four brand new screenshoots where you for the first time can see how city streets looks in this game. They also got some new characters posted. Check them out! "Xenus is a first-person action RPG thats being developed at Deep Shadows".

'Rainbow Six : Raven Shield' - Official Site

by Thomas on April 30, 2002 @ 7:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today the official Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6: Raven Shield site is open for business. There aint much posted on the site at current time but seven new screenshots and some concept images is now available. "More to come"

'Barbarian' Makes Its Way To Consoles

by Thomas on April 30, 2002 @ 7:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In need of a little barbaric behavior? Well rest easy because Titus Software is preparing to launch Barbarian on the GameCube and the Xbox this summer. Get ready for some serious action as all of your favorite Barbarians hack, slash and pillage their way through your living room. Oh, the carnage... Oh, the mayhem... Oh, the excitement!