Jedi Knight II : Jedi Outcast - Support Page & FAQ Update

by Rainier on May 1, 2002 @ 11:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raven Software just informed us that the Jedi Knight II : Jedi Outcast Support Page has been update as well as the FAQ. Includes the recently released bot tutorial, updated awards page, and several FAQ updates regarding the SDK/Tools, Bots and possible Source Code release. Check out our Jedi Knight II : Jedi Outcast review.

'Black Isle Studios' To Unveil New Role-Playing Game At E3

by Rainier on May 1, 2002 @ 11:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interplay Entertainment Corp., announced today its exciting lineup of highly anticipated game titles to be shown at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) taking place May 22 - 24 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Interplay will be showing demonstrations of Hunter: The Reckoning, Run Like Hell, Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance and Galleon. Black Isle Studios, the renown, role-playing game (RPG) division of Interplay, will be showing (by appointment only) Icewind Dale II, and an exciting, new RPG title to be announced in the coming weeks. Interplay's booth will be located in Concourse Hall, booth #5010.

Summer Jobs Won't Suck With Nintendo

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 7:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Apply For The Ultimate Summer Job: Playing Video Games! School's almost out and it's time to get the ultimate summer job: playing video games and getting paid for it! Forget flipping burgers, stocking shelves or bagging groceries. Thanks to Nintendo, nearly 50 individuals will have an opportunity to beat the job market blues by becoming a part of the Nintendo Street Teams in six markets across the country.

'Pac-Man World 2' (PS2) - Game Overview

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 7:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deep in the heart of Pac-Land lies the small, hidden village of the Pac-People. In the center of the village grows an ancient tree with five Golden Fruit. Legend has it that as long as the Golden Fruit remain undisturbed, Pac-Land will be bountiful and everyone, even the littlest Pac, will be happy.

Asheron's Call 2 - Update & New Screens

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 5:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The officiall Asheron's Call 2 website today got updated with some new screenshots of the game and a letter from the development team, where they talk about the direction MMORPG's are heading.

'Legion' - Screenshots

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 4:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gaminggroove today tossed up 7 new screenshots from Strategy First's upcoming game, Legion. Legion is a revolutionary, high-level strategy game, which unfolds during the rich history that was the Roman Empire. The game features both strategic and tactical elements. At the strategic level, you control vast armies and attempt to carve an Empire from the assortment of tribes and city-states that occupied ancient Italy, France and Britain. At the tactical level, you must position your armies to take advantage of terrain and make use of the best formations, in order to achieve victory.

'Shrek' License Agreement Extends To A Sequel

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc. a global publisher of interactive entertainment software, and DreamWorks SKG, announced today the extension of their exclusive video game license agreement for the "Shrek" franchise, including the "Shrek" sequel. The agreement is worldwide for all current game platforms and exclusive to TDK Mediactive.

'Ratchet & Clank' Comes To PS2

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced today the winter 2001 release of Ratchet & Clank, an innovative action-platform game created exclusively for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. Developed by Insomniac Games, the creators of the highly acclaimed and best-selling Spyro the Dragon series, Ratchet & Clank reinvents the action category, blending action-platform, exploration, adventure, puzzle-solving, strategy and racing genres, and fuses these elements into a creatively original, sci-fi fantasy.

'The Mark of Kri' - Exclusively For PS2

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 10:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony America Inc. announced today the July 30, 2002 release of 'The Mark of Kri', exclusively for the PS2. Featuring gorgeous animation sequences with an immersive storyline and a unique combat system, The Mark of Kri is the first fully internally designed and developed title by Sony America’s San Diego development studio.

'Necrocide: The Dead Must Die' Canceled

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gone Gold wrote to Marcus Beer, head of PR for Novalogic, to find out what was going on with 'Necrocide: The Dead Must Die'.. Here is what Marcus from Novalogic had to say:

After recently giving the green light on the development of a hugely exciting multi-format project with a world-wide license, we have decided to pull Necrocide: The Dead Must Die from our current development schedule. Our attention and internal resources are now turned towards these forthcoming PC and console titles. More details will be announced at E3.

New Blizzard Job Available

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard Entertainment has an immediate opening for a Web Designer. The ideal candidate is well versed in HTML, Javascript, and Photoshop and is experienced in all manner of web elements such as the design and layout of buttons, links, menus and text. The Web Designer's primary duties will be to help design and implement the HTML pages for their growing web site. Find out more here!

Capcom's E3 Lineup

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom just tossed up their official E3 page. To check out what console titles Capcom has to show at E3 just click here!

Grand Theft Auto 3 - Site Update & Screens

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 9:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Meriting another visit, the official Grand Theft Auto 3 website beckons you. The main page has been updated to include a brand new dedicated area in honor of the forthcoming PC version of Grand Theft Auto 3. Hit read more below for some new screens. Njoy!

'Burnout' Ships For Xbox & GameCube

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Once again taking to the streets with a next-generation adrenaline rush of fast moving steel, Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has shipped its award-winning arcade driving game Burnout for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube. Created by Criterion Games Limited, Burnout was one the most heralded games this past fall for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, and offers stunning graphics and white-knuckle, foot-to-the-floor gameplay.

TriLunar Announces New Vice President Of Technology

by Rainier on May 1, 2002 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TriLunar, LLC, a leading developer of interactive entertainment products, today announced the addition of David O’Connor as their Vice President, Technology. As a member of the TriLunar executive team, O’Connor will be responsible for technology leadership for the firm, including strategic planning of core technologies, planning and execution of product-related technical development, and human resource management of the technical team.