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Ubisoft To Recruit New Beta Testers For 'Shadowbane'

by Rainier on May 28, 2002 @ 8:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi.com and Ubi Soft, the publishers of Shadowbane, are now accepting additional applications to be a beta tester of Shadowbane, the fantasy-based, massively multiplayer online (MMO) game slated for launch later this year. Shadowbane has been in a closed beta test since January 2002. Ubi.com will be letting thousands more players into the test this year. Read More!

The Looney Tunes Speed onto Playstation2 in Space Race

by Thomas on May 28, 2002 @ 7:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc challenges players to step astride their rocket-powered space racer, rev up and takeoff in the craziest, winner-takes- all contest in the galaxy with Space Race for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. Shipping to software retailers everywhere today, Space Race is a classic kart racing video game where being the fastest is not the only deciding factor in who takes the checkered flag - players might have to be a little bit despicable.

Infogrames and Six Flags Teams Up!

by Thomas on May 28, 2002 @ 7:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. and Six Flags theme parks today announced an exclusive interactive entertainment licensing agreement that will make five Six Flags theme parks and 25 of the most exciting Six Flags roller coasters available to players of Infogrames' upcoming RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 CD-ROM game for personal computers. Players will be able to recreate Six Flags theme parks from around the world and compare their rides and parks to those created by Six Flags professionals.

'Legends of Wrestling' Ships For XB and GC

by Thomas on May 28, 2002 @ 7:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stepping into the squared circle with a mighty tag-team of next-generation wrestling action, Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. a leading global video entertainment software developer and publisher, today announced that it has shipped Legends of Wrestling for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube.

Various 'Simon & Schuster' (PC/XB/GC/GBA) Screens

by Thomas on May 28, 2002 @ 6:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Well, we just recived a bunch of new "96" screens from Simon & Schuster and following upcoming titles: BMX Trick Racer (GBA) - Darkened Sky (GC) - EVE Online: The Second Genesis (PC) - Farscape: The Game (PC) - The Last Ninja (Xb) - Outlaw Golf (GC Xb) - Real War Rogue States (PC) - SeaBlade (Xb) - Soldiers of Anarchy (PC) - Warbirds III (PC).. Welcome to the party! Njoy the screens!

PS One Review: Hooters Roadtrip

by The Cookie Snatcher on May 28, 2002 @ 6:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Gas-Up and Buckle-In for some good ol' Full-Throttle Action as you 'Bust-Out' on a White-Knuckle Rally Race across Hooters USA for the Ultimate Prize: a chance to Kick Back with the Fun-Lovin' Hooters Girls of Hooters USA! Hooters Girls: Take first place for your chance to hang out with georgoeus Hooters girls! Ermmm think i prefer to keep my money and waste it on some Hooters Girls instead of this game ... find out why!

'Graphic State' Reveals Cuttin Edge Technology For GBA - Screens

by Rainier on May 28, 2002 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Building on the technology behind previous titles such as Dark Arena and STAR X, Graphic State has created a new set of 3D game routines which represent a major advance for handheld gaming. Game Boy Advance games can now far more accurately represent their console/PC counterparts - with detailed 3D environments and hundreds of on-screen sprites. Handheld game players can now experience 3D gameplay similar to games previously seen on the original PlayStation. Included are screens from 3 upcoming titles.

Various 'Crave' Titles (Xbox/PS2/GCB) - Screens

by Rainier on May 28, 2002 @ 4:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we have some Crave titles that seem to have slipped under most people's radar, and of course we're here to save the day (yea i know i'm losing it). Featured games are : The Lost (Xbox/PS2)- Whirl Tour (PS2/Gamecube) and H2o Overdrive (PS2)

'Restaurant Tycoon' (Xbox) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 28, 2002 @ 3:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the creator of award-winning Capitalism series and Seven Kingdoms series, Trevor Chan, here comes a break through in business simulation genre. The game that takes the art of cooking and running a restaurant to new heights, Restaurant Tycoon is a gastronome's dreams come true. Starting with nothing except some cash, a passion for food and a great idea, you start by building a restaurant from the bottom up - hiring waiters, decorating, even cooking the meals. Buy, build, outsell and undermine your competition in the world's culinary capitals, all faithfully recreated in stunning 3D environments.

'Phantom Crash' (Xbox) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 28, 2002 @ 1:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Year is 2025. The Japanese government, in order to cope with the massive air pollution and endless economic loss of Tokyo, transfers the capital to “Neo Tokyo”, a dome city built on the Tokyo Harbor. A few years later, abandoned “Old Tokyo” becomes the battleground for “Rumbling”. In Rumbling, the contenders face each other while riding highly mobile armored land vehicles called “Scoobees”, and receive fortune and fame by destroying others. It’s now the year 2031, the Rumbling is the biggest hit the entertainment business ever had!

'Kingdom Under Fire : The Crusaders' (PC/Xbox) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 28, 2002 @ 1:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kingdom Under Fire : The Crusaders is thrilling real-time strategy game that virtually places you in the epic battlefield of a fantasy world achieved by the epochal graphic power of Xbox. Remember the gigantic scale war-scene at the beginning of the movie, “The Lord of the Rings” and “Gladiators”? Ever wished you could be part of this battle for the destiny of the world? Ever wished you could take the control of the army and decide the outcome of this battle? The Crusaders delivers this dream of all RTS, action and fantasy fans, powered by the Xbox. Njoy!

'Duality' (Xbox) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 28, 2002 @ 12:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

An Action RPG title developed by the former core development team from Pyro Studios. Serious message and deep storyline will be delivered through easy control, fast game play, and stimulating graphics. There are two sides to the reality, namely the real space and the cyber space, and the player will experience the same time-line through the eyes of three different characters, thus seeing various sides of the reality and understand the story as a whole at the end. Njoy the screens

Various 'UbiSoft' Titles - Screens

by Rainier on May 28, 2002 @ 11:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

There's light at the end of the tunnel ... the end is in sight .. today we serve up a batch of screens from several Ubisoft titles such as : Shadowbane (PC) - IL-2 Sturmovik Add-on (PC) - Donald Duck as PK (Ps2/Gamecube) - Evolution Worlds (Gamecube) - Rayman Arena (Ps2/Xbox/Gamecube) ... Njoy them!

Todays E3 Previews

by Thomas on May 28, 2002 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frictionless Insight has posted a series of E3 Previews, which can be found at the following locations: Shadowbane, the upcoming MMORPG from Ubi Soft and Wolfpack Studios - Warcraft III, the upcoming RTS from Blizzard - BloodRayne, the upcoming action game from Majesco and Terminal Reality, for PC and Next-Gen Consoles - America's Army, the Official U.S. Army Game - Shrek Super Party, the upcoming party game for the Xbox from TDK Mediactive and Mass Media - Outlaw Golf, the extreme golf game for the Xbox from Simon & Schuster and Hypnotix.

'Age of Wonders II' Gone Gold

by Rainier on May 28, 2002 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to 'Gone Gold', Age of Wonders II: the Wizard's Throne has gone gold, as was already hinted at in a recent GameSpot story. We can expect this Turn-Based Strategy (TBS) sequel by Triumph Studios in stores around June 12. (Thanks Blues)

'Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc' (All) - Screens & Features

by Rainier on May 28, 2002 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rayman 3 will give gamers the quality they have come to expect from the 10 million selling series. Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc is scheduled to ship to retail shelves in Autumn 2002 for the PlayStation2, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance, the Xbox and PC. Njoy the screens!