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'Fire Bugs' & 'Formula One Arcade' Coming To PSOne - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2002 @ 11:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is delighted to announce the forthcoming release of 'Formula1 Arcade' on the PSone® - a chance to enjoy the authenticity, glamour and speed of Formula 1 racing without having to worry about car setup. Just jump in and hit that accelerator! Also coming to the PSOne is 'Fire Bugs', the game that promises to deliver fast and furious racing action like you've never seen before, due for release in September 2002. Njoy!

'Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria' - Screens

by Rainier on May 26, 2002 @ 10:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft announces Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria, the highly-anticipated sequel to the award-winning Warlords III: Reign of Heroes. Developed by Strategic Studies Group (SSG), Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria is a unique blend of turn-based strategy and fantasy role-playing that features battle-tested heroes that increase in special abilities and skills while accumulating magic items and treasures. The heroes of Warlords IV show their mastery of sword and sorcery in the tactical combat system, casting spells, smiting foes and boosting morale of shaken troops on their quest to rule the land of Etheria. Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria is scheduled to ship to retail shelves in Holiday 2002. Njoy the screens!

Q&A With 'Deathrow' Developers - Screens

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 9:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Deathrow, a fast-paced team combat sport where full-contact aggression is not only legal, it’s required! Combining the lightning-fast gameplay of a third person action game and the cooperative team play and gritty roughness of rugby, Deathrow is a groundbreaking title offering a unique gaming experience. Deathrow is an Xbox exclusive scheduled to ship to retail shelves worldwide in Fall 2002. Check out Q&A to Anders & Daniel Jeppsson below!

Q&A With 'XIII' Producer 'Julien Bares'

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 9:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

XIII is a conspiracy ridden FPS title featuring cel-shaded graphics and unique flashback visuals. XIII is a completely interactive graphic novel that creates a visually stunning effect unique to the action genre. XIII will appear on the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo GameCube, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and PC CD-ROM and is scheduled to ship to retail shelves in Q1 2003. Read more below for the Q/A!

Colin McRae Rally 2.0 (GBA) - Q&A

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 8:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

With realistic physics, cars that react as they would in the real world slightly losing control after landings and sliding because of momentum as you turn. Colin McRae Rally 2.0 for the Game Boy Advance is a virtual tour-de-force of rally racing action. Players must learn to master the balance between throttle and brakes while utilizing sliding techniques to cover ground as fast as possible. Read more below to check out Q&A to Project Manager Martyn Lane at Spellbound of Colin McRae Rally 2.0 GBA.

'Sly Cooper & The Thievius Raccoonus' - Features & Screens

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 8:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is pleased with the forthcoming release on PlayStation2 of Sly Raccoon, a beautifully animated crime caper starring the charming and charismatic young thief, Sly Raccoon. Njoy the screens!

'Treasure Planet' For PSOne & PS2 Announced - Screens

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 8:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is delighted to announce the forthcoming release of Treasure Planet on PS one and PS2, the action adventure based on Disney's forthcoming animated movie.

JoWooD Expance With 'SÖLDNER: Secret Wars'

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 8:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions Software AG is expanding this year's product portfolio with the addition of the tactical action game "SÖLDNER - Secret Wars", a game developed by Wings Simulations.

BG&E (PS2) - NEW E3 Screens and Q/A

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 8:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the world’s largest video game publishers, recently announced BG&E [working title], the latest creation by Michel Ancel, designer of the critically acclaimed Rayman series. BG&E is scheduled to ship to retail shelves in 2003 with availability on all next generation consoles and PC. Check out new screens, features/story and a Q/A below!

The Thing (PC/PS2/XB) - Screens

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 7:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We got our hands on 30 new screens from Vivendi and their upcoming title, The Thing. "A sequel to Universal Studios' and John Carpenter's 1982 cult-classic horror film "The Thing," the video game picks up where the movie left off and features an all-new cast of characters. The player becomes Blake, a military squad captain sent into the frozen Antarctic to investigate the mysterious disappearance of an American scientific expedition. As fast as scuttling alien beasts, the questions arise: Is Blake a trustworthy leader? Are his fellow soldiers on his side? Or have they been infected by The Thing?"

New Doom III Movie

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 5:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

There is a new Doom III movie available for download from the E3 presentation in L.A. a few days ago. This new "46MB" DivX movie is 11 min long, showing of some of the gameplay in Doom III. Grab it from following mirrors: Gamesweb, Dailyrush, Fragland.

UPDATE: Todd Hollenshead just asked several sites thats hosting this new movie to remove it from their sites. The video was recorded with a handheld camera and the footage showed the complete 11 minute presentation in L.A.

X-Men: Wolverine’s Revenge (PS2 XB) - Screens

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 5:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After more than 300 comic books, an animated series and most recently a blockbuster feature film featuring the X-Men, Wolverine is the one character that grips the public’s attention more than any of the other X-Men,” states Larry Goldberg, executive vice president, Activision Worldwide Studios. “X-Men: Wolverine’s Revenge allows you to play as Wolverine, explore the enigmatic hero’s past and carve up a host of bad guys along the way. X-Men: Wolverine’s Revenge is expected to ship in the spring of 2003 and has not yet been rated by the ESRB.

True Crime: Streets Of L.A. (PS2 XB) - Screens

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

True Crime: Streets Of L.A. allows players to move freely through a 400 square mile living, breathing re-creation of the City of Angels. Players will be able to visit popular L.A. landmarks, or buy services from local gun merchants, mechanics or doughnut shops and improve Kang’s abilities by visiting auto simulators, dojo’s and gun ranges around town. True Crime: Streets Of L.A. is slated to ship in 2003.

UFO: Aftermath Website

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 10:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The new UFO: Aftermath website is now online! The site contains artwork, fan corner, developer's diary, discussion board and much more including screenshots! "UFO: Aftermath combines global strategy with small squad tactical combat in the fight against an alien invasion. It features run-time generated tactical missions, completely in 3D, with innovative simultaneous action combat; strong RPG elements and strategy game on the planetary level. "

UT 2k3 Demo Delayed!

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic Games Mark Rein let us know that the demo of Unreal Tournament 2003 isn't quite ready yet. It will probably be a few weeks before they are ready to release it. Full scoop below!

E3 Preview of Neverwinter Nights

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 10:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frictionless Insight has posted an hands-on E3 Preview of Neverwinter Nights. Neverwinter Nights is both an extensive single-player game in the Forgotten Realms setting, and a complete toolset for creating and playing adventures using the 3rd Edition Dungeons & Dragons rules.