Stratics Central has opened a Darkfall site today! For the opening of the site Razorwax has provided them with an exclusive video showing the dwarf walk cycle animaton! Darkfall stratics also features an exclusive Pre-Alpha journal, including a couple of new screenshots. Check out Darkfall stratics here!
Today's Big Story
AquaNox: Revelation is the name of the stand-alone product scheduled for release in autumn 2002. Revelation is a new story set in the underwater world of Aqua and takes place during the same time frame as the original game. Officially announced yesterday, here are the FIRST screens!
Got Game Entertainment today announced that its upcoming PC action game, Tsunami 2265, has "gone gold". The anime-style shoot 'em up is set to hit retail shelves in early August. Based on the same style as best-seller Oni, we will be looking forward to this one .. check the screens!
TDK Mediactive, Inc. a global publisher of interactive entertainment software, and Disney Interactive today announced a worldwide licensing agreement for two popular Disney properties coming to movie theaters. A Disney theme park icon, "Haunted Mansion," will make its way to the big screen in 2003. The theatrical release of "Haunted Mansion" will be supported by TDK Mediactive on most major video game platforms in time for Halloween and the all-important holiday selling season. "Pirates of the Caribbean," the namesake of one of the most popular theme park attractions, will hit theaters as a major motion picture and will debut on major video game platforms, as well. Specific release dates for the movie and the games will be confirmed at a later date.
Yesterday we tossed up 11 new screenshots to herald Enclave's swiftly approaching 19th July release date. Today we bring you 16 new ones again. Njoy!
With the imminent release for the massive PC Strategy Game, Global Power, set for September, GMX Media today announces its second title set for release this year. Napoleon is a Real-Time Strategy game based on the battles that took place between 1803-1812. The game allows players to simulate Napoleon's historical battles on a large scale. With realistic special effects that simulate weapons and battle sequences, realistic physics and an unprecedented attention to detail, Napoleon is set to take Europe by storm. The title is set for release on October 25th 2002.
Emerging video game platforms are poised for rapid growth, as a confluence of factors enables advanced multiplayer experiences on consoles and PCs, improved games on mobile phones and other handheld devices, and simple, yet engaging interactive TV games. According to a new study commissioned by the European Leisure Software Publishers Association (ELSPA) and carried out by Screen Digest, spending on these emerging services by European consumers will grow from Euros 127m in 2001 to Euros 6.5bn in 2006, a growth of over 5000 per cent.
Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided will immerse players in a persistent online recreation of the Star Wars universe, as portrayed in the classic Star Wars film trilogy. Players will be able to participate in the civil war, the legendary battle between the courageous Rebel Alliance and the oppressive Galactic Empire. The beta test program, which will allow many of the site's community members to experience the game for the first time, is scheduled to begin July 15, 2002. Read more below for a galaxy of screenshot stars.
The official site for Day of Defeat today announced the linux build release at 11am PST(2pm EST) followed by the Windows client at 3pm PST. Day of Defeat is a World War II multiplayer total conversion of "Half-life." DoD attempts to recreate WWII battles in both fictional and non-fictional environments. DoD puts you in the shoes (rather, combat boots!) of either an Allied or Axis soldier circa 1944, Western Europe.
Warthog have announced that they have signed the publishing rights to their original property X10 to Conspiracy Entertainment. Conspiracy has worked with Warthog before in creating games for The Warner Bros. Licenses Tiny Toons and Animaniacs , via Conspiracy’s joint venture with SWING! X10 is a first person shooter for PC, Xbox, GameCube and PlayStation2. X10 places a gamer as a soldier, who, under strict instructions, must explore the world of X10 and tackle anything the environment throws at them, including political intrigue, military factions and deadly predators.
Update: A single, solitary in-game shot is added!
Update: A single, solitary in-game shot is added!
TOCA Race Driver will feature 42 real cars, 13 championships and an incredible 38 real-life, internationally renowned race circuits. See the cars that star in an all-new TOCA Race Driver video. Read more below! This is the first in a series of 4 (so yes that means 3 more coming).
Today begins the first in a five-part series on Atriarch's naming conventions. A new area has been added to the Language Section under World of Atriana where they discuss how they come up with those alien names and terms. Each day this week, a new species guideline will be published.
3DGamers tossed up a 99MB English playable demo of Auryn Quest, superseding the earlier German demo of this first-person platform action adventure by Discreet Monsters. The demo includes an intro movie for the game's story and allows you to try out same section of the full game as before, called "Gaya's Lava Dungeon."
The Junkyard has a brief Q&A with members of the Battlefield: 1942 team talking about the upcoming WWII multiplayer shooter from Digital Illusions and Electronic Arts. Thanks Blues. GDXbox.com (Xbox fan site) has a Q&A with members of Southend Interactive talking about their upcoming futuristic sports action game Deathrow. Computer & Video Games has a new Q&A with Chris Hadley and Andrew Curtis of Computer Artworks talking about their work on the upcoming action-horror game for the PC and NextGen consoles, The Thing. Gamer's Hell has a Q&A with Eugen Systems' Lead Designer Alexis Le Dressay talking about their upcoming Roman Empire based RTS game, The Gladiators. GameSpot has a new Q&A with EA Pacific's Mark Skaggs talking about their upcoming 3D RTS game, Command & Conquer: Generals.
The saga continues as Sierra Entertainment and Fox Interactive announced today the development of the Aliens versus Predator 2: Primal Hunt expansion pack. Aliens versus Predator 2: Primal Hunt continues the nail-biting terror and suspense from the award-winning Aliens versus Predator 2. With all new single-player and multi-player levels, weapons, and new player characters, this original interlocking story is an all out battle of three of the deadliest species in the universe as the Aliens versus Predator 2 saga begins. More goodie screens!
With an innovative 3D engine allowing for ultra-realistic graphic detail, extreme frame rates, and a robust mission builder, Lock On is the most advanced combat flight simulation title ever produced, providing for near limitless replayability. Check out the new screens!