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PS2 Review - Pryzm Chapter One: The Dark Unicorn

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 4, 2002 @ 10:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Pryzm Chapter One: The Dark Unicorn is a fast-paced, gothic fantasy action/adventure game that thrusts players into a world of Elves, Nymphs, Gnomes and Trolls. In this first and third person title the player assumes the roles of Pryzm, a noble young unicorn, and Karrock, a powerful troll mage, as they seek the cause of a plague of corrupt magic that has blighted the lands and hideously deformed the inhabitants. Read more, its verdict time!

Babel Launches Europe's First Sound Studio For Games

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 9:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ambitious outsourcing games specialist Babel has announced the next stage in its expansion by launching a London sound studio aimed specifically at the games industry.

New Breed Screenshots

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 8:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today the official Breed site is updated with a bunch of new screens. Breed is an upcoming sci-fi first person shooter game... and judging from the screens they are quite impressive indeed. Check them out!

Darkfall Update

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 7:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After razorwax released the screenshots featuring the Dwarf Character Model yesterday, they received lots of both praise, criticism and questions from the Darkfall community, on their boards, in emails and on IRC. They therefore decided to post a new Team Comment today, explaining the model, and answering some of the questions raised on their boards. You can find the Dwarf Model Comments here.

Treasure Planet (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 7:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Treasure Planet brings Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson's epic adventure of bloodthirsty pirates and buried treasure, not just right up-to-date, but into the future - a future in which the spaceship Legacy is over-run by mutinous pirates, led by the cyborg, John Silver.

Delta Force: Task Force Dagger - Screens

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 7:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game fiction is based on missions from Operation Enduring Freedom. Take control as 1 of 10 different Special Forces soldiers over 25 intense and varied missions set in Afghanistan. Only the best of the best are selected to become members of the 2/75th RANGER, SEAL Team 6, CIA Spec Ops, the UK SAS 22 Regiment, SFOD-SF Viper Team (Green Berets), Australian SASR, Canadian JTF-2, Marine Force Recon, USAF CSAR (Air Force Para rescue) and of course SFOD-DELTA!

Timekeepers Military World Released For Pc

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UK Development Company, Vulcan Software, are proud to announce the release of Military World, the third installment of their simplistically complex puzzle game, Timekeepers, for the PC. Timekeepers is a conversion of the 1995 Amiga Classic with enhanced graphics, new sounds and music, and additional character animations. Compared to Lemmings in it's day, but instead of assigning commands to the characters, the command icons are pasted directly onto the level terrain. The Timekeepers obey the commands as they walk over them.

WWE Smackdown! 4: Shut Your Mouth (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In one corner stands the immortal Hulk Hogan. In the other stands the Undisputed World Wrestling Champion Triple H. Tensions mount, but suddenly Y2J’s music blares as he enters the arena and grabs the mic. Fans boo and chant “has-been”! Backstage, The Great One gets ready to layeth the smacketh down while Mr. McMahon sits with his personal assistant Stacy Keibler. It’s SmackDown! as you’ve never seen it before for the PlayStation 2. All-new Superstars, enhanced season mode and more matches then ever. Check out our new screens!

Dragon Claw Studio Announce Official Release of FaitH

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FaitH is a massively multiplayer web-based strategy and role-playing game with 2-dimensional graphics and an interface that's out of this world! And you wanted quests? Read more below for full pressrelease!

FireStarter - New Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 5:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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....

'Soldier Of Fortune II' - Update Patch Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 3:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision released another batch of screenshots from the upcoming Soldier of Fortune 2 patch. The patch for Raven's First Person Shooter is to be expected somewhere mid next week. The screens show off some of the new maps that will be included. Njoy!

''America's Army : Recon'' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 3:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NVIDIA jumped the gun and is first to offer the Recon demo of America's Army: Operations, the free first-person shooter game that was developed by the U.S. Army using the Unreal engine. Wonder why NViDIA was in a rush, sure a few other sites wont be too happy about this. Read more for details and links where to grab it ... (Thanks Blues).

'City Of Heroes' Powers Revealed

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

What Claws, Super Speed and Body Armor can do for you. City of Heroes Powers Cryptic Studios has revealed three new powers that will be available in its upcoming online Super Hero role-playing game, City of Heroes Today the offer details on Super Speed, Claws and Body Armor. (thanks Gamespy)

Day Of Defeat 3.0 Is Coming!

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 1:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve and the Day of Defeat team today announced an official partnership for continued development of the World War II-based Half-Life MOD. In addition, Day of Defeat 3.0 is due to launch next week, and will mark the introduction of new missions and gameplay types, a new player class, and more. First shown at the Third Annual Half-Life MOD Expo in San Francisco late last year, Day of Defeat is a team-based action game based upon the great battles, equipment, and scenarios of WWII. For more information, visit the Day Of Defeat Mod Site.

Colin McRae Rally 3's Cars Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Colin McRae Rally 3 is about giving gamers the professional rally driving experience in what’s being touted as one of the most anticipated games of the year. Today Codemasters reveals the full list of rally-spec cars and stages that will be featured in the game. Check these awesome looking new screens!

MIB2 Opens With Music By Chance Thomas (Quest For Glory V)

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chance Thomas, the award-winning composer most widely known for his innovative work in interactive games, has created the music for The ChubbChubbs, which is currently playing at 1500 theaters nationwide in front of this summer’s blockbuster movie, Men In Black 2. Released by Columbia Pictures, The ChubbChubbs is a CG animated short film developed and produced by Sony Pictures’ Imageworks.