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'Simon The Sorcerer 3D' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 8:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Headfirst Productions & Vivendi have released a patch for Simon the Sorcerer 3D upgrading their 3D adventure game to v2.0. Read more for some details and links where to grab it. (Thanks Blues).

Warcraft III: Collector's Edition In Europe

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 8:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard Entertainment announced today that Warcraft III Collector's Edition will be available in limited quantities for those who demand the ultimate Warcraft III experience. Available in Europe exclusively through www.warcraft3collectors.com.

MindArk Raided By 70 Officials Of The Swedish Court

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 8:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MindArk AB, the Swedish creators of the 3D Virtual Universe "Project Entropia" was raided by 70 officials of the Swedish court, acting on behalf of Microsoft and three other software companies.

'Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos' - Official Strategy Guide

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 8:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A war like you've never experienced. A strategy guide like you've never seen and a collector's book like you'll never find. Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos has taken years to develop, test and perfect, and is now slated for release on July 3, 2002. The overwhelming excitement surrounding this legendary PC game has prompted BradyGames to publish both the Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos Official Strategy Guide and The Art of Warcraft, a unique collectible art book.

Games Bike: Street. Vert. Dirt. Ships For PS2

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 8:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Sports Asylum, the action-sports brand of leading software industry publisher and developer Midway Games Inc. announced today that Gravity Games Bike: Street. Vert. Dirt., an all-new and unique entry into the action-sports bike-riding genre, will ship tomorrow for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system.

'Return To Castle Wolfenstein: Game of the Year' Ships

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 8:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software and Activision, Inc. have joined forces to enlist gamers in the ultimate blitzkrieg with the release of Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Game of the Year, a special edition of the blockbuster PC hit that has shipped more than 1.2 million units worldwide. The Game of the Year edition features the original award-winning Return to Castle Wolfenstein, new multiplayer maps, the WolfRadiant map editor, the making of Return to Castle Wolfenstein feature AVI and the full version of the game that started it all, Wolfenstein 3D. The title is currently available at retail outlets nationwide at a suggested retail price of $44.99 and is rated “M” (Mature) for blood, gore and violence by the ESRB.

PC Review : Legion

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on June 26, 2002 @ 7:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Legion transports players back in time, two thousand years ago, before the world was ruled by Rome and when the next great empire was set to rise. Players take control of one of the many tribes, city states or leagues in Italy at the time Rome was rising to dominate the area. In this epic game, players must control cities, allocate workers to collect resources, build fortresses for protection and train new regiments on some of the most spectacular battlefields based on accurate maps of ancient Rome. Check out our verdict!

Mythic Entertainment Announces 'Imperator'

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 6:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment, creator of the multiple award winning massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Dark Age of Camelot, today announced that design work has begun on its next-generation MMORPG, code-named Imperator. The game is being developed exclusively by Mythic Entertainment and is designed to be a radical departure from the current generation of online games.

Frontline Attack: War over Europe - Features & Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 6:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos Germany has announced Frontline Attack: War over Europe, a 3D real-time strategy game in the works at Poland-based development teams In Images and Reality Pump. Frontline Attack: War over Europe uses the Earth III engine known from games such as Earth 2140, Earth 2150. Eidos seems to have picked up the rights to Zuxxez Entertainment's "World War II: Panzer Claws", the 3D RTS that was already in development since last year. German RTS fans can rejoice, the game will be released a full month earlier than anywhere else. Njoy the screens!

'Americas Operations' Available For Download 4th Of July

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 6:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The America's Army site is today updated with the words that 'The Operations' will be available for download on the 4th of July!! The Operations is a first person action game produced by U.S. Army.

'Arx Fatalis' & 'Rise of Nations' Fan Site Kit Now Available

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 6:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced that the official Rise of Nations Fan Site Kit (FSK) is now available. The Rise of Nations FSK file (6 MB) contains the following items to help webmasters achieve global supremacy with a Rise of Nations site of their own. Also JoWooD and Arkane Studios have not forgotten about the web community and made the Arx Fatalis FSK available today. Read more for details and links where to grab the files.

'Medieval: Total War' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 5:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Creative Assembly has released a playable demo of Medieval: Total War, their upcoming 3D real-time and turn-based strategy game, for download from Games Domain. The demo was previously available on the cover-disk of PC Gamer UK, which may be a more convenient way of obtaining a copy of the massive 235.3 MB file, and this Battle Tutorial demo offers eight tutorials and a single-player mission (the Battle of Jaffa) from the full game. Read more for links where to grab it (as we'll be updating as more links become available, (Thanks Blues)).

Men in Black 2: Alien Escape (PS2) Cheat Codes

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 4:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames Europe today send us some cheat codes for their 3rd person view action shooting game, Men in Black 2: Alien Escape. Njoy!

MicroMachines Are Back

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

Infogrames is delighted to announce that MicroMachines is back. They've dusted themselves off and escaped from their packaging to bring their unique style of miniaturised racing action to Playstation2 and the Xbox.

Westlife Fan-O-Mania Release Date Confirmed

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 2:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive Europe, a division of TDK Recording Media Europe S.A., confirmed today the release dates of its highly anticipated Westlife Fan-O-Mania game for PlayStation and PC. 'Westlife Fan-O-Mania' will feature hundreds of revealing questions about the boys' music, videos, lives and loves along with plenty of exclusive, and never-before-seen video footage of the boys themselves. Hosted by Tara, your animated hostess, fans will be guided through five different sections of Westlife's virtual lives including The Tour Bus, The Recording Studio, On Location, Live and back at The Hotel.

Delta Force Urban Warfare Goes GOLD

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 12:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Entertainment software developer and publisher NovaLogic Ltd. announced today that the PlayStation game console title Delta Force Urban Warfare, has reached gold master status.

TransWorld Snowboarding (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Welcome to the TransWorld lifestyle. With rails and downed trees to jib and grind, natural snow kickers and ramps to launch off and multiple half-pipes and quarter-pipes to perform tons of tricks on, TransWorld Snowboarding is action sports gameplay at its pinnacle. Six new screens below!

MechWarrior 4: Vengeance Maps

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

FASA Studios released two new multiplayer maps for their 3D action game, MechWarrior 4: Vengeance. These Coliseum and Gagetown maps were included with the Inner Sphere 'Mech Pak expansion but can now be played online with just the original game and the recent version 3.0 patch.

Carmen Sandiego Games Announced

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Riverdeep, Inc. and BAM! Entertainment today announced they have entered into an exclusive agreement to extend the award-winning Carmen Sandiego brand to the video game market. The first Carmen Sandiego video games are scheduled to be in stores for the 2003 holiday season.

Austerlitz: Napoleon's Greatest Victory Ships July 8th

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Shrapnel Games announced that their latest product, Austerlitz: Napoleon's Greatest Victory, has been delayed at the printers. This first game in The Greatest Battles Series will begin shipping on July 8th. , has been delayed at the printers. This first game in The Greatest Battles Series will begin shipping on July 8th.

'Gary Coleman' & 'Postal 2'

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 6:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The most dangerous videogame developers still alive and killing in the Free World, Running With Scissors, has today released for the world to see a pictorial spread of television star Gary Coleman. His highness Sir Gary has indeed been mo-capped and now the LA based House of Moves motion capture studios will never be the same!

Skygunner (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A., Inc., announced today that SkyGunner, the anime, aerial combat videogame, has shipped for the PS2. SkyGunner follows the story of 3 ace pilots, Ciel, Copain and Femme, who are hired to protect the "Eternal Engine" an engine capable of perpetual motion without the need for an outside power source. Little do they know, that the criminal genius, Ventre is planning to use the town's celebration aboard the luxury airship, Merveilleux... as an opportunity to steal the Eternal Engine for his own evil ends...

3DO Announces Army Men: Sarge’s War For GameCube

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 3DO Company today announced the development of the first Sarge’s Heroes title for the Nintendo GameCube, Army Men: Sarge’s War. The Sarge’s Heroes games were some of the most successful third-party titles for the Nintendo 64, having sold over a million units between the two games. The Army Men: Sarge’s War game is planned to ship in Spring 2003.