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'Punch King' (GBA) - Screens

by Thomas on May 13, 2002 @ 11:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Punch King, is a new boxing game for the Game Boy Advance in the spring. Punch King is being developed by Full Fat, the heralded developer of the Company's premier Game Boy Advance title, Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2, which has been extremely well received by consumers and the media. New screens below!

Sony Online E3 Lineup

by Thomas on May 13, 2002 @ 11:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Next week at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), in Los Angeles, Sony Online Entertainment reinforces its commitment to multiplayer online gaming with the announcement of a ground breaking lineup, including: EverQuest: The Planes of Power, PlanetSide and EverQuest II. Capitalizing on its game expertise and well-known properties SOE also announced that the company will be taking its popular EverQuest property to the console audience with the upcoming EverQuest Online Adventures for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. In addition, SOE will become an official PlayStation 2 developer, specializing in massively multiplayer online games, an entirely new genre for the console player. SOE will be expanding massively multiplayer games into new genres with PlanetSide and Star Wars Galaxies, both of which are currently in development.

Nintendo Reveals Online Gaming Plans

by Thomas on May 13, 2002 @ 11:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo of America Inc. unveiled plans for its online gaming initiative for NINTENDO GAMECUBE, slated to begin this fall. The first announced product is Sega's Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II launching this fall in North America. Sega's game will be playable at the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) starting May 22 in Los Angeles.

SpyHunter (GBA) Ships To Stores - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2002 @ 11:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway announced today that a revamped version of the classic game, SpyHunter, will ship tomorrow for the Game Boy Advance. SpyHunter is available now for the PS2, the Xbox and the GameCube. Check the screens!

Official 'Unreal Tournament 2003' WebSite Open

by Rainier on May 13, 2002 @ 10:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unreal Tournament 2003 is the sequel to 1999's multiple 'Game of the Year' award winner. It uses the very latest Unreal Engine technology - where graphics, sound and gameplay are taken beyond the bleeding edge. The official website has just been opened, not a lot of "new" stuff there but it DOES contain some sweet looking screens, info and a FAQ!

'Soldier Of Fortune 2 : Double Helix' Gone Gold - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2002 @ 8:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. and Raven Software’s Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix has gone gold and is on its way to manufacturing. The sequel to the award winning Soldier of Fortune, Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix drops players into the ranks of America’s shadow soldiers in a gritty and intense battle for survival. Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix is rated M for MATURE (17 and above) for animated blood, violence and gore. To celebrate this most excellent news we added a mere 20 screenshots for your enjoyment! Bring it on!

PlayStation 2 Shipments Reach 30 Million

by Thomas on May 13, 2002 @ 6:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc, the Tokyo based parent of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe announced that cumulative world-wide factory shipments of the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system had reached 30 million units.

Eidos's E3 Lineup

by Rainier on May 13, 2002 @ 6:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos Interactive announces its lineup for the forthcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), held May 22-24 in Los Angeles, California. The key featured games on Eidos’ stand include: Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness (PS2/PC); TimeSplitters 2 (PS2/Xbox/GameCube); Hitman 2: Silent Assassin (PC/Xbox/PS2); Praetorians (PC) and Deus Ex 2: Invisible War (PC/Xbox). The Eidos stand (#1300) will be located in the South Hall.

Skinning Tutorial For 'Soldier of Fortune 2'

by Rainier on May 13, 2002 @ 6:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This tutorial was written using the MP Beta Test and assuming you have Photoshop, ModView, a good digital camera or scanner, lots of skills & patience. Check it out!

Gateway's 'Jedi Outcast' Contest

by Rainier on May 13, 2002 @ 5:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Test your skills playing "Star Wars Jedi Knight® II – Jedi Outcast" by using the Force to destroy 12 opponents. Plus, you’ll get a chance to win some very cool prizes (Win over $60.000 in prizes)! Register today to join our largest Gateway Gaming Challenge to date!

Time Is Ticking For 'Earth 2150' Sequel - Screens

by Thomas on May 13, 2002 @ 5:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Akaei announces that it is to publish Earth 2150: Lost Souls, the third Real Time Strategy (RTS) title in the Smash hit Earth 2150 series. Both previous 2150 titles received critical acclaim and scooped a mass of awards.

Jerusalem - Game Overview & Screens

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 3:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After POMPEII, Cryo and Mindscape introduces the second episode of the Adrian Blake trilogy. Some facts, info, screens and art to "enlighten" you ;)

'The Secret Of The Nautlius' – Facts & Screens

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 3:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 21st century, somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic. The USS Shark, a nuclear submarine on an exploration mission, detects a strange echo on its sonar. No one on board can identify it – is it a creature from the depths or a man-made creation? One thing is sure, never in living memory has a sonar operator ever heard anything like it. The crew of the Shark is divided: should they go and investigate or wait and observe? The Secret of the Nautilus - inspired by 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - is released for PC CD-Rom priced £29.99 in May 2002.

'Kuju' To Develop 'Warhammer 40K' (PS2) For THQ

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kuju Entertainment is delighted to announce that it has signed a contract with THQ Inc. to develop the first ever, fully licensed Warhammer 40,000 game for the PS2. In securing the project, Kuju Entertainment fought off stiff competition from approximately 30 other developers, a feat which serves as a glowing tribute to the company's incredible pool of talent and its growing stature within the games industry.

'Stealth Combat' - Game Overview & Screens

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 3:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stealth Combat is a tactical action game for PC CD-Rom set in the near future, where a war is raging between the EMA (Economic and Military Alliance) and the Great Empire. Choose your side and immerse yourself in more than 25 infiltration, reconnaissance or destruction based missions in the cockpit of the best mobile military equipment the Special Forces have to offer. Stealth Combat is released in June 2002, priced £34.99.

THQ Announces 'Red Faction II' At E3

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 2:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. announced that it will unveil "Red Faction II" at the (E3) in Los Angeles on May 22. Developed exclusively for the PS2 by THQ's studio, Volition, "Red Faction II" is the sequel to one of the best-selling and most critically acclaimed original game franchises of 2001. Featuring an enhanced Geo-Mod engine that allows players to strategically alter and destroy the game environment in real-time, "Red Faction II" builds upon the experience and technology of the original game with more blistering action, highly detailed graphics, new multi-player options and an engaging storyline. "Red Faction II" is scheduled to release in holiday 2002.

'Knights of the Cross' - Features & Screens

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 2:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Free Mind Software turns back the clock for strategy games with Knights of the Cross. Based on a period in time surprisingly undiscovered by the gaming industry, the 15th Century conflicts between the Polish and German nations, KotC revives a game format that many will follow: that of the turn based strategy game.

'Another War' - Features & Screens

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 2:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In an attempt to come up with something different to the normal Role-Playing features of magic, fiction, quasi science fiction, and strange creatures, the setting of Another War is a possible first for the genre: that of W.W.II, possibly the darkest era in our history. Although using 1940 as the period, Another War can be compared with games such as ‘Diablo’ and ‘Planescape Torment’. Njoy the screens & expect a preview SOON!

'The Bitmap Brothers' Restructure Ready For Expansion

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 2:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The renowned UK development veterans, The Bitmap Brothers, creators of hit titles across almost every generation of hardware today announced a significant internal restructure to allow for expansion and diversification across current and future products and platforms.

Nefandus - Features & Screens

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 2:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Element Software under the direction of Bohemia Interactive Studio (developers of the award winning Operation Flashpoint) brings you a new epic in horror action/adventure that will extend the rules of gaming entertainment. Utilising the smart, original 3D engine, the cinematic storytelling is spiced with a thrilling atmosphere.

THQ's E3 Lineup

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 2:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ, developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software worldwide for a variety of hardware platforms including PC CD-ROM, wireless devices and those manufactured by Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo will be at the biggest trade show (E3) for interactive entertainment, being held May 22-24, 2002 at the Los Angeles Convention Centre

ZooCube (Gamecube/GBA) - Screens

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Created by PuzzleKings, ZooCube takes puzzlers to a whole new dimension - the third dimension. Around the world, animals have been transformed by shape-altering science experiments and need help in returning to their natural state. Players use their ZooCube to rescue and return the animals to the flying ark.

Paradox sends 'Legion' to Poland

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 12:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Entertainment appoints CD Projekt to publish the Polish, Czech and Hungarian versions of Legion, the revolutionary strategy game based on the history of Roman Empire.

Wanadoo's E3 Lineup

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 12:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since E3 is just around the corner so the past few weeks all major companies have send in their E3 lineup with titles they will be showing off during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in LA. Today Wanadoo send us their list showing off quite a few interesting titles to look out for in the coming year. Read more ...

Weekend Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on May 13, 2002 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

HomeLAN chats with Amazing Games's James R. Shiflett as he talks about their upcoming super hero action-adventure-RPG Hero-X for publisher Infogrames. HomeLAN chats with Tesseraction Games' Kelly Asay and Blake Hutchins as they talk about their upcoming massively multiplayer combat game Enigma: Rising Tide. PC.IGN has posted up an extensive Q&A with Blizzard's Bill Roper as he talks about their upcoming and long awaited RTS title Warcraft III. Games-Fusion have Interviewed Oleg Yavorsky from GSC Game World to find out about their upcoming racing shooter, HoveRace. PC.IGN has up a brief Q&A with Big Huge Games's Brian Reynolds as he gives an update report on their upcoming RTS game Rise of Nations. GameSpot has a lenghty Q&A with Lionhead Studios founder Peter Molyneux talking about the upcoming Xbox RPG, Project Ego.