Eidos announced a new golf title called Swingerz Golf which will make its way to the Nintendo GameCube this Fall. The game is an English version of Japanese development studio Telenet's game, Wai Wai Golf. Swingerz Golf offers six different courses, 14 insane characters, lots of mini-games, and four modes of play (1-4 players) including Tournament, Stroke, Match and Short Course. This is not your daddy's golf game.
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Gathering of Developers, a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., along with Triumph Studios announced today that "Age of Wonders II: The Wizards Throne" has shipped to stores. By wisely choosing alliances, building forces, researching the magical arts and resources in the game, players can dominate the land and ultimately restore order in their quest for the Wizard's Throne.
Kemco brings stealth-based animation and detective elements to their highly anticipated Batman: Dark Tomorrow. Based on an original storyline written by Batman writer Scott Peterson and Kenji Terada from Final Fantasy I, II and III, Batman must stop the gang war, infiltrate Arkham Asylum and rescue Commissioner Gordon while facing evil foes such as Black Mask, Scarface and the Ventriloquist, Killer Croc, Mr. Freeze, Poison Ivy and the Joker.
Battle.net reports that an increasing number of customers are reporting that their computers have been exposed to viruses by running programs they downloaded from web sites claiming to offer hacks, item-duping programs, and non Diablo II related video files (movies). They have found that many of the programs these sites are distributing are actually designed to give hackers access to the Diablo II user’s Battle.net accounts and to other personal information stored on the user’s computer.
Today there is new Neverwinter Nights models for the model viewer available for download. Penguin - The common penguin, or Vile Sea Panther, is forged by the merciless cold of the extreme north. Doomknight - Once glorious beacons of all that is good, right and recently bleached to rash-raising cleanliness, the Doomknight is a fallen undead Paladin of puppy-kicking evil. Spell Effects - You have three diffrent spell effect to grab aswell.
Eidos Interactive announces that the original Tomb Raider video game is to appear on Windows Powered Pocket PC PDAs (Personal Digital Assistants). Tomb Raider for Pocket PC will be released worldwide in July. It will be available for download exclusively from www.handango.com and will retail around $29.99. A one level demo is currently available from www.tombraidertogo.com.
As expected, the version 220.127.116.11 patches for Half-Life and version 18.104.22.168 patches for the retail edition of Counter-Strike are now available for download. This release includes the Ricochet mod, a new demo recording facility, additional anti-cheat measures, the new C-S map de_piranesi, and various other improvements and bug fixes. You can use the SierraUp utility (from the "Configuration->Update" menu) that was distributed with previous releases, and Steam users should be able to upgrade around this time as well. (thanks Blues). Read more for links on where to grab these hot patches (and dont be surprised if half of the links will be out of service due to high traffik).
Capcom today unveiled Dino Crisis 3 for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. Created by the mastermind of Shinji Mikami, the esteemed producer of the Resident Evil series of products, Dino Crisis 3 is the next blockbuster in the acclaimed series that has sold more than 3.5 million units worldwide. In Dino Crisis 3, players venture to the outer limits of space where all new dinosaurs await.
A.R.S.E.N.A.L "Extended Power" is a real time strategy game based on 2nd World War units. 40 different units are featured over GROUND, AIR and SEA: 15 ground units, 10 navy units, 10 aircraft and 5 fixed defense units. Read more for details and links where to get the demo.
The game is set in year 2010 where player's conscience is entrapped by an up-to-date virus-infected virtual reality-playing machine called FireStarter. The virus-caused failure resulted in computer changing the rules of the game - to break out of the trap, the player is to complete the game within 48 hours. Immerse in an unbelievable world, created by super-modern playing machine, where you are to make it a winner of the adrenaline-brimming action....
Jon, a computer programmer, is exactly the kind of music lover the Recording Industry Association of America has in mind as it tries to shut down music file-swapping services such as KaZaA. He has downloaded about 5,000 songs off the Internet in the past two years. The vast majority, Jon concedes, were pirated copies, including the latest album from rapper Eminem.
VisionTek today announce two new additions to its award winning range of graphic accelerator cards marketed under the Xtasy brand, the Xtasy GeForce4 MX420 PCI and the Xtasy GeForce4 Ti 4200.
There are still some decent Playstation games coming out, proof of that is this formula One Arcade from Sony. We had a bunch of screens a few weeks ago and here are 32 more ... Let the race begin!
G3 Studios, a developer and publisher of video games for handheld devices, Pocket PC and other platforms, today released an updated windows version of its best-selling "Black Jack Pro." Now making use of high resolution displays with remastered graphics, the new Windows version is a direct result of customer feedback.
Leading video game developer and publisher Jester Interactive is close to completing the exhaustive pre-production for its forthcoming official Isle of Man T.T. title for PlayStation 2. Scheduled for release in 2003, Isle of Man T.T. will be the definitive motorcycle road racing game. To this end, a Jester party led by three enthusiastic company Directors travelled to the island to capture footage of the 38 mile-long course, and to take extensive measurements for use in the PlayStation 2 game.
Infogrames, Inc. today announced that the long awaited and highly anticipated epic, Neverwinter Nights, has completed development and will ship to retail stores under the Company’s Atari label before the end of June. The most complete software adaptation of the classic pen-and-paper Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game ever, Neverwinter Nights is the latest game from BioWare Corp., creators of the 4 million selling Baldur’s Gate series.