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Off World Resource Base (O.R.B.) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 10:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yes, it’s Friday the 13th but Strategy First will brighten your day! As expected, your weekly screenshots from their upcoming 3D RTS Space game, O.R.B (Off World Resource Base). Fingerlicking good!

PS2 Review - 'Dual Hearts'

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 8:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Immerse yourself in a luscious, 3D dream world with jaw-dropping boss battles. Test your wits and skills in 40 stages of exciting sword-swinging and puzzle-solving gameplay. Upgrade your weapons to unlock their full potential. Shipping to stores somewhere next week, we give you a glance at what to expect from this rather "different" title.

'Robotech: Battlecry' (PS2/Xbx) Goes Gold!

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 8:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive Inc. today announced "Robotech: Battlecry" for the PlayStation2 and Xbox has gone gold and into manufacturing in preparation of shipping to major retail outlets nationwide. The Xbox and PlayStation 2 ships later this month, the GameCube and Game Boy Advance versions following in October. Thats about all the info we have on it for now ...

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell (XB) - Trailer

by Thomas on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 6:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We received a 4MB trailer today from Ubi Soft and their upcoming X-Box/PC title "Splinter Cell". The trailer runs for nearly 2 minutes and showing of some gameplay footage. Splinter Cell is a third person stealth action game featuring cyber-terrorism, shadow agencies, and covert operations, and is set in the realistic, highly detailed geopolitical universe as portrayed by Tom Clancy. Read more for download links!

Rocky (Xbox) - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 6:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Rocky series of games are based on the movie anthology starring Sylvester Stallone and feature all of the lead characters from the five Rocky films - Apollo Creed, Clubber Lang, Ivan Drago and Tommy Gunn. Rocky is scheduled for simultaneous release on the Sony PS2, Xbox, GameCube and Game Boy Advance in Europe and North America in November 2002. We had some screens up yesterday and today we have 46 more from Rocky vs. Drago, Clubber and Apollo Creed... Njoy!

Gothic II - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 5:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD steps into the light to reveal Gothic 2's innovative new fog-system. Adding this feature to the game will allow the developers to control how far the player can see in different situations, forcing them to overcome hardships even when they lose their bearings completely... Check out the new screens, the fog looks ... real!

Red Faction II (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 5:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed exclusively for the PlayStation 2 by THQ's studio, VolitionT, Red Faction II is the sequel to one of the best-selling and most critically acclaimed original game franchises of 2001. Featuring an enhanced Geo-ModT engine that allows players to strategically alter and destroy the game environment in real-time, Red Faction II builds upon the experience and technology of the original game with more blistering action, highly detailed graphics, new multi-player options and an engaging storyline. Red Faction II is scheduled to release in November 2002 in the UK.

'Darkfall' - New Screens

by Thomas on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 5:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Claus Grovdal from Razorwax AS let us know that they just updated the Darkfall site with four screenshots featuring the Darkfall Worldbuilder - the inhouse developed toolset they use to make the Darkfall world come to life. You can find the screenshots here.

'Prisoner of War' - New Video

by Thomas on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 4:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As the tension mounts for the September 27th release of Prisoner Of War on PC CD-ROM, Codemasters has released a new PC video of gameplay. Prisoner of War is already a massive success on PlayStation 2 and Xbox. The PC edition of the game will be launched on September 27 and carry a RRP of £34.99.

XIII (GC/PC/PS2/Xb) - Gameplay Footage

by Thomas on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 1:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

XIII is the first FPS to utilize cel-shaded graphics to create a visually stunning effect unique within the action genre. The next-generation animation and Unreal II gameplay technology combine to illustrate XIII's complex and immersive story. XIII features a conspiracy of epic proportions, and players will unravel clues behind the story's compelling and mysterious events through the game's unique flashback visuals. Today we received a small 765KB RealVideo gameplay footage, read more for links!

'Turbo Turtle Adventure' (GBA) Site Launch

by Thomas on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iridon Interactive is pleased to announce that the official website for its original Game Boy Advance action puzzler, Turbo Turtle Adventure, has been launched. The website contains new screenshots, movies, and information. Future updates will include hints and tips, interviews with the development team, and much more. Turbo Turtle Adventure for the Game Boy Advance will ship in the US during October 2002, courtesy of Majesco Games, Inc. (European release date TBD).

Ballerium: Developers Chat

by Thomas on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majorem Ltd. And The Stratics Massively Multiplayer Gaming Network are pleased to announce a dev-chat with the developers of Ballerium, the Massive multiplayer strategy game. The Chat will be held on September 17th at 7PM GMT in #BalleriumHoC on the Stratics IRC servers. Topic this evening will be "General Discussion". They will also be discussing the games current development status as well as the upcoming Beta test so make sure to join them that evening! Read more for server list!

'True Fantasy Live Online' (Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Thomas on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 12:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios announced today that it is currently developing a massively multiplayer online role-playing game in conjunction with Level-5 Inc., tentatively titled “True Fantasy Live Online" that is compatible with the Xbox online gaming service, Xbox Live. "True Fantasy Live Online" will utilize broadband and voice chat features to provide an online gaming experience only possible on Xbox Live. This game will be shown to the public at Tokyo Game Show 2002 starting on September 20, 2002. Check the first screens!

PS2 Review - Egg Mania: Eggstreme Madness

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 8:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

"Egg Mania" has all you need for fun: falling blocks, a time limit, a competition mode, rising water, and Eggos! The Eggos, eight (plus five secret ones) egg-shaped heroes, catch the blocks, rotate them, and use them to build towers on little islands. Their aim is to escape the rising water and to be the first one to reach the goal far above. A wild race begins, will we finish it? Or will we eject prematurely? Expected in stores this week!

'No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way' Demo Next Week

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 1:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The UNITY Operatives have uncovered several internal confidential memorandums and phone taps revealing that Sierra and Fox Interactive are planning to release the highly anticipated No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way Demo sometime in the next week! All UNITY Operatives in training have had the chance to face off with the H.A.R.M. Ninjas while overcoming a treacherous tornado on the recent mission to Ohio. All UNITY Operatives in training will have to get ready for the three new levels and be prepared to face even more dangerous H.A.R.M. foes. UNITY Headquarters are expected to receive additional details and will transmit to all UNITY operatives in training. Be on the lookout for more details on how to get your hands on these confidential levels!

'Earth & Beyond' Goes GOLD

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 1:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The countdown to launch has begun! EA announced today that the massively multiplayer online role-playing galaxy, Earth & Beyond, has gone gold and will ship to stores in North America Sept. 24. The game is being developed by Westwood Studios and will be published by Electronic Arts under the EA GAMES brand.

Rocky (Xbox) - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rocky Balboa vs Apollo Creed in the 1976 academy award winning movie, Rocky, is one of the all-time greatest movie fights of all time. In the movie, the underdog, Rocky takes the champion, Apollo Creed, the distance, and as everyone knows, Creed wins by decision. Now gamers, can rewrite history in the upcoming Rocky game for PS2/Xbox/GameCube and GBA, and see if they have what it takes to go up against Creed, Clubber Lang and Ivan Drago. Following are new Rocky screenshots of Rocky I vs. Apollo I -- the game's fights are just as brutal as the film, thanks to the Rocky game's real-time bruising technology. What Rocky game would be complete without blood, sweat and a few black eyes?

'UFO: Aftermath' - Developer Chat

by Rainier on Sept. 13, 2002 @ 12:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Official chat with ALTAR Interactive on September 19th! That's right! Thursday the 19th of September there will be an official chat with two representatives of ALTAR Interactive. Jiri Rydl and Martin Klima will join in the unofficial #UFO: AFTERMATH chat room. They will visit from 21-23 CET (+1 because of summer time). While there they will answer all reasonable questions about UFO: AFTERMATH, and any other questions you may have... If you want more info about the event check this place...