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UFC: Throwdown (Gamecube) - Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 11:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"UFC: Throwdown is the first "real fighting" game, for the Playstation 2 and Nintendo GameCube, that offers the raw, full contact mixed martial arts fighting found in the pay-per-view phenomenon known as Ultimate Fighting Championship," said Craig Owens, Senior Group Marketing Manager at Crave Entertainment. "Each version of Throwdown has its own subset of exclusive UFC fighters and both have the most in-depth create-a-fighter and career modes to date."

X-Men: Next Dimension (Gamecube) - Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 11:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men: Next Dimension begins when Bastion, the leader of Operation: Zero Tolerance, and his legions of Prime-Sentinels have captured Forge as part of their mission to eradicate all mutants. The race is on as Forge’s team mates set out to rescue their captured comrade before Bastion can coax secrets from him that are capable of destroying all mutant-kind. In order to do this, the X-Men must ally themselves with their greatest enemies, the Brotherhood of Mutants and their cunning leader, Magneto.

'Die Hard: Vendetta' (Gamecube) - Features & E3 Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 11:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Die Hard: Vendetta is a first person shooter (FPS) where tactics and stealth are as important as having a big gun and being a quick shot. With unprecedented character interaction, superbly rich environments and some amazing in-game cinematics, this game will explode Die Hard into the 21st century. Take on the role of John McClane, probably the unluckiest cop in motion picture history - in this brand new adventure created specifically for Ninentdo GameCube.

Jion The Army With 'Platoon' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 11:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few months ago we had some early screens from Digital Reality's upcominf project under the name of "some 3D Vietnam based war game". Well today there is confirmation that the game is steaming along very well and will be named "Platoon : The 1st Airborne Cavalry Division In Vietnam". We got some game features and screens ... yummie!

Ubisoft Will Bring Localized Servers For 'EverQuest' In Europe

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 7:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft announced today that it has signed a major new European publishing and support agreement with Sony, to launch localized versions of EverQuest - the world's most successful massively multiplayer online game.

'Robot Wars : Extreme Destruction' Activated On Xbox - Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 7:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the success of its acclaimed versions of Robot Wars on PlayStation 2, PC and Game Boy, BBC Multimedia is publishing a heavy metal successor - Robot Wars - Extreme Destruction.

'Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos' - SinglePlayer Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 6:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As the multiplayer beta test has already proven a success, all eyes await the single-player missions, which chronicle the events that will forever change the world of Azeroth. Warcraft III will be shown throughout E3, May 22-24, at booth #1200 in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center. With the game near completion, this summer will mark the first time in years that players will be able to return to the Warcraft universe, where Blizzard made its PC debut. For the first time, a Blizzard real-time-strategy game will be rendered in full 3D, allowing a more immersive and compelling experience.

Warcraft III: E3 2002 Report

by Thomas on May 24, 2002 @ 6:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Here follows a clip from Blizzard and their recently posted Warcraft III: E32002 Report "pretty nice reading":

Following our World of Warcraft demonstration we were ushered away to check out the Warcraft III single player. After testing the Beta for quite some time, it was going to be interesting to see first hand how the single player was shaping up. Our demo-master for the session was Jason Hutchins Producer on the project. Read full article here!

'Splinter Cell' Exclusive On Xbox

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 5:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xbox today announced that Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell from Ubi Soft, a third-person stealth action title based on the Tom Clancy universe and one of the hottest games on show at E3 2002, is a console exclusive for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in 2002. This "only" means no other consoles will get this game, does 'not' mean no PC version ;)

Thrustmaster Captures Magic Of 'Harry Potter & The Chamber Of Secrets'

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 5:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thrustmaster announced today that it will produce a range of video game console accessories based on the magical world of Harry Potter™ for the European market.

FireStarter - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 5:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GSC Game World just let us know that they have updated the official FireStarter site with some new screens, wallpapers, art and a few trailers. Their server doesnt seem to be handling itself very well (thus being very slow) so we mirror's some of their stuff here... read more to check the screens and a few links for the trailers. Njoy!

'Breed' & 'Imperium Galactica 3 : Genesis' - E3 Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 4:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV just send us some screens from Breed and Imperium Galactica3 : Genesis ... Two of their high profile titles ... and judging from the screens they are quite impressive indeed .. Njoy!

PS2 Review : 'The Operative: No One Lives Forever'

by The Cookie Snatcher on May 24, 2002 @ 4:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Assume the role of Cate Archer, a beautiful but deadly Operative working for UNITY - a super secret organization fighting to free the world from the clutches of H.A.R.M. From tense subterfuge to in-your-face combat, No One Lives Forever ups the ante for plot-driven, 1960's-influenced spy action with killer weapons, vivid international locales and deadly arch villains. Equipped with an arsenal of powerful weapons and spy gadgets, you must rely on your quick wit and stealth to protect humanity from twisted madmen bent upon world domination. Did the game get stuck in the 60's ? Or did we wish we were born in the 60's? Find out!

Soldier of Fortune II System Development Kit (SDK) is out!

by Thomas on May 24, 2002 @ 4:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raven Software has released the multiplayer SDK for Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix, offering prospective mod authors everything needed to start creating modifications for this new mercenary FPS. The SDK includes editors and tools, game code, documentation and a few samples, and some of the content also applies to single-player modding. Grab it here "5.71MB"!

'The I of The Dragon' Demo Available NOW

by Thomas on May 24, 2002 @ 3:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Primal Software has released an 184MB demo of their 3D action RPG, The I of The Dragon. "A mystical land filled with magical creatures is your playground. And this time you are a not some puny magician, or a stupid barbarian. You are a Dragon! A power to be reckoned with... Fly with the wind. Protect the people, fight the monsters, set fire to forests, level entire mountain ranges!" Grab it from 3D Gamers.

Industry Giant II - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 3:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This brand-new business simulation starts in America at the turn of the 19th to the 20th century. Trade and economy range from the rise of industrial revolution to the age of information technologies. The player, as in IndustryGiant, again takes over the role of an super-entrepreneur, trying to establish a global organization by managing the buying of resources, processing products, logistics and sales. As expected, this successor offers significantly more than the first Industry Giant. Get the demo HERE!

UbiSoft Booth & Game Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 2:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Snap .. snap .. a boat load of photo's from Ubisoft's products, booth and booth babes (well at least that XIII chick on the left is hot). Products featured are Rayman3, XIII, Project BG&E, Rayman3, Ravenshield and Splinter Cell.... Njoy!

America II - Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 1:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few days ago we announced that Data Becker was working on a sequel for America, their hit title from a while back, amazingly named America II... Go Figure ;) Now we have a few screens to show you what its all about .. i know i want to play as that busty babe, thats for sure!

TDK Mediactive & Activision Team Up

by Thomas on May 24, 2002 @ 10:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc. and Activision, Inc. today announced a strategic agreement to co-develop and co-publish video games. The companies have agreed that their initial collaboration will be based on TDK Mediactive's existing license to the sequel to DreamWorks Pictures' blockbuster Academy Award-winning feature film "Shrek."

New 'Soldier of Fortune II' Single Player Demo

by Thomas on May 24, 2002 @ 10:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision and Raven Software just released a new single player demo from Raven's realistic first person shooter, Soldier of Fortune II, that lets you play two levels (Columbian Jungle and Seaward Star) as mercenary-for-hire, John Mullins. The demo is nifty 136.9 MB to grab and you find it over at Fileplanet!

Dungeon Siege Update Beta v1.09B

by Thomas on May 24, 2002 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gas Powered Games just released the Dungeon Siege Update Beta v1.09B, and they are asking for the help of the community in its testing. They are looking for a few good testers to provide them with information that will help/make the update a success. More informátion here!

Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos Update

by Thomas on May 24, 2002 @ 10:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time, the Blizzard site features new screenshots showing the World Editor for Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos. This editor can be used to create your own maps, campaigns, and more!

'KiPulKai: The Secret of the KiBoa' Announced

by Thomas on May 24, 2002 @ 9:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gibcom Multimedia – the French developer and publisher founded by gaming visionary Roland Oskian – is about to shake up the world of children’s gaming with the release of its first PC title KiPulKai: The Secret of the KiBoa this August.

DreamWorks Spooked by Tecmo's 'Fatal Frame'

by Thomas on May 24, 2002 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At its E3 press conference, Tecmo announced that it has entered into a deal whereby DreamWorks will produce a film based on Tecmo's popular survival-horror game "Fatal Frame." The agreement, which is still being finalized, gives DreamWorks the exclusive option to the live-action production rights for Tecmo's "Fatal Frame." In March of 2002, Tecmo shipped "Fatal Frame" for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system to critical acclaim and rave customer reviews.

UT 2003 & Unreal Championship Get Their Own Action Figures

by Thomas on May 24, 2002 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

If all you want for Christmas is a six-inch tall blood-thirsty predator-esque Alien carrying a time-traveling chainsaw, then Epic Games and RadioActive Clown can make your wish come true. The creators of the hit computer game franchise, Unreal, today announce a partnership with the first toy company to focus on action figures from computer games. Together the companies will design, manufacturer and distribute a series of characters from the Unreal Tournament 2003 and Unreal Championship games. The first series will be available in both toy and game retail outlets in time for the 2002 holidays.

Microsoft & Tremor Teams Up For Xbox

by Thomas on May 24, 2002 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. today announced that it has signed Tremor Games of Burbank, Calif., a division of Tremor Entertainment, to create exclusive content for the Xbox video game system under the Microsoft label.