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New ``America's Army`` Update Coming This Week

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 11:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

America's Army just send out a press release to inform everybody the U.S. Army will release America's Army Airborne and Ranger Training Missions (60mb expansion pack) somewhere this week that will conclude the the initial Internet launch of the America's Army: Operations RECON edition. Read more for details...

Arthur's Quest: Battle for the Kingdom Ships

by Thomas on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 8:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ValuSoft, a division of THQ Inc. and leading global publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and productivity software, today announced the release of "Arthur's Quest: Battle for the Kingdom". The epic struggle for the kingdom continues as players, taking on the role of Arthur, step into his armor for a colossal first-person perspective battle of good verses evil. With Merlin and Lady of the Lake offering guidance and weapons, gamers must defeat the legendary evil that threatens to keep Arthur from his place as the greatest king of all time.

Thrustmaster's New 'USB Joystick' & 'Firestorm III' - Details

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 7:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thrustmaster announces the launch of the third generation of Firestorm gamepads for PC: Firestorm Dual Power 3, Firestorm Dual Analog 3 and Firestorm Digital 3. This new range is the next step in offering the best gamepads at the best price in all categories. Also Thrustmaster launches the latest joystick of its range, the USB Joystick for aprox. only 20 Euro/Dollar. Read more for details ...

Primal Hunt Review & BANDITS Interview

by Thomas on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 7:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zengamers today reviewed Aliens Vs. Predator : Primal Hunt for the PC and GGMania got a chance to chat with GRIN's producer Martin Waern to find out more about BANDITS, soon to be released vehicle combat game set in a post apocalyptic world.

'Big Scale Racing' Developer Interview

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 6:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

We send our dear friend Rik Teerling over at BumbleBeast some cookies as bribe for a small interview and he decided the rest of the team ought to join in and give us some smart ass answers (and they demanded milk to go with the cookies, go figure). So have a nice read and njoy the included screens. Big Scale Racing is distributed by HD Interactive in Europe and SummitSoft in the US.

'Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Island Thunder' Announced - First Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 6:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the world's largest video game publishers, today announced the forthcoming release of the Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Island Thunder mission pack. In the tradition of its multi-award winning predecessor, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon - Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Island Thunder is expected to blow PC gamers away with its gritty, realistic battlefield action, and is set for release November 2002. Tour of Duty: Cuba. Read more for features and the 3 first screens ...

Sudden Strike 2 Tournament : When Two Tribes Go To War

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 6:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV and The VGA hold the first official Sudden Strike 2 tournament in the UK. CDV have teamed up with The VGA to organise a nationwide tournament using the soon to be released game, Sudden Strike 2.

'Delta Force Black Hawk Down' - MP Demo Info

by Thomas on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 3:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Entertainment software publisher NovaLogic Ltd. said today that the open multiplayer beta test for the eagerly awaited title Delta Force - Black Hawk Down has been completed, with over 200,000 successful downloads recorded over the 7 day availability period. This number included over 115,000 downloads directly from www.novalogic.com. The beta was also successfully mirrored by a number of other sites, each one contributing heavily to the overwhelming response. NovaLogic plans to release an official multiplayer demo for the title at the end of August 2002. Delta Force - Black Hawk Down will ship on PC CD - ROM during October 2002

'Turok: Evolution' Goes Gold (XB/PS2/NGC/GBA)

by Thomas on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 3:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set to Launch 9-01-02 Across All Gaming Platforms. Eagerly Anticipated Return of Video Game Icon Delivers All-New Epic Adventure of Exploration, Treachery and War Amid Ultra-Realistic Environments and Dinosaurs.. The countdown to the return of the premier first-person action icon has officially begun, as Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that its eagerly anticipated title, Turok: Evolution, has "gone gold" and into manufacturing in preparation for its "Turok Bloody Sunday - 9-01-02" launch across all next-generation systems.

'Earth 2150 : Lost Souls' - Release Date & Features

by Thomas on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 3:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Oxygen Interactive can today confirm that they have set the 20th September 02 for the launch of their first title on the PC, EARTH 2150 : Lost Souls. Earth 2150 : Lost Souls is the third title in the multi-award winning Earth 2150 series. Previous titles, Earth 2150 Escape from the Blue Planet and Earth 2150 : Moon Project sold over 100 000 units in the UK market alone and sales expectations for Lost Souls are encouraging.

Timekeepers World 5 Released

by Thomas on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 10:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UK Development Company, Vulcan Software, is proud to announce the release of Hieronymus World Revisited. World 5 of their simplistically complex puzzle game, Timekeepers, for the PC platform. Timekeepers is an 'over-head' scrolling puzzle game, in which you must guide your platoon of 14 soldiers through the 15 levels that comprise each world. Find out more here!

Codemasters Ships 'Prisoners Of War' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 6:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters just let us know that they have shipped Prisoner of War. The unique third-person action/adventure game for the Xbox‘ video game system from Microsoft hits retail outlets nationwide and has an MSRP of $ 49.99.

IronStorm - Sketches, Weapons & Artwork

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 2:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The gameplay in IronStorm combines shoot’em-up, action and reflection.The player undertakes an infiltration mission and must possess combat skills as well as stealth if he is to survive as he penetrates behind enemy lines.Depending on the circumstances, the player can choose between first and third person views.The player must pass through 6 worlds in a Germany ripped apart by the front line: the Friedrich line (the Western front), the Anton Denikin line (the Russo-Mongol front), the “Tzar Ivan” armoured train, Wolfenburg (an enemy-occupied town), the Mad Baron’s heavy water factory and the Reichstag in Berlin. Today we give you some character artwork, screens of all weapons and sketches of what to expect .. Njoy!

'No One Lives Forever 2' Demo Coming Up - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 2:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

You've been asking for it and it is on its way! Sierra and Fox Interactive confirmed that the official demo for NO ONE LIVES FOREVER 2: A SPY in H.A.R.M.'s WAY will be available in September. Make some room on your hard drive for this one. The demo will include 3 levels from the game which is being developed by Monolith. No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way will be shipping in October. Read more if you are up for 11 new screens ;)

PC Review - The Thing

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2002 @ 12:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

After the enigmatic disappearance of an American scientific expedition in the uncharted and frozen wastelands of the Antarctic, a military rescue team is sent in to investigate. Within these inhospitable surroundings the team encounters a strange shape-shifting alien life-form that assumes the appearance of people that it kills. The game brings fear and suspense to unimaginable levels, with a compelling plot and unique gameplay elements based upon action, evasion, trust and fear. Forget everything you ever learned about obliterating alien species with a simple barrage of violent ammunition - this monster is difficult to see, hard to kill, and seemingly impossible to evade. And when you actually see The Thing, it's often too late…