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Xenus - New Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 11:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The story begins when Kevin Myers receives a call from magazine his sister works for. He is told that she didn't contact them more than 10 days and they are afraid she missed in Colombia during her journalist investigation. Kevin departures to this country to rescue her. Having arrived he finds himself in the world of violence where 70 out of 100 hundreds people are killed each year. In the country where there are many forces that fight for the power. You must rescue the sister and keep alive. The scenery that looks banal in the beginning step-by-step gets mixed up and finally becomes semi-mystic.

Paradox Entertainment Acquires Rights To 'Conan' Franchise

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 11:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Entertainment announced today the two-step acquisition of Conan Sales Company holding all the rights to Conan, one of the most successful character franchises in the world. The agreement allows Paradox to acquire 20% of the company with an option to purchase all remaining stock. Effective immediately, the management of CSC will be represented by Paradox Entertainment. Does this mean we'll see some decent Conan games for the PC soon?

XBOX Review - Prisoner Of War

by The Cookie Snatcher on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 10:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Capturing the intrigue, danger and heroism of Allied escape attempts from POW camps during World War II, Prisoner of War is a new kind of escape adventure. Its gameplay delivers a tense third-person gaming experience where the only weapons are the player’s bravery, stealth and cunning. This unique adventure begins as Captain Lewis Stone, the game’s lead character, is imprisoned in the German POW camp system after his surveillance aircraft was shot down over enemy territory.

Thrustmaster's New GamePad For PC

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 10:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ever played a PC game with a Upad from Thrustmaster? The answer to this question is probably "no". Thrustmaster presents the '360 Modena Upad Force', the First Ferrari Licensed Vibrating Gamepad For PC.. Read more for details

BAM Ships 'Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever' (GBA) This Week

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 9:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment today announced that its action title based on the film Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever, begins shipping this week. Coinciding with the recent theatrical debut of the Franchise Pictures film starring Antonio Banderas, Lucy Liu and Ray Park, Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever Game Boy Advance marks Ecks and Sever's second appearance on the handheld unit. BAM! Entertainment shipped the critically acclaimed Ecks vs. Sever the video game last fall as part of its multi-title agreement with Franchise Pictures.

THQ Ships 'Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius' For PS2 & GBA

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 9:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and Nickelodeon today announced that "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius" for PlayStation2 and "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron vs. Jimmy Negatron" for Game Boy Advance are now available at retail outlets nationwide. The PlayStation 2 version features Jimmy Neutron, star of Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies' Academy Award-nominated, digitally animated motion picture, "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius." The Game Boy Advance version is based on the new television series on Nickelodeon, "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius," Nickelodeon's highest rated TV premiere to date.

NCsoft Announces 'Wreckage'

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 9:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft Corporation announced plans today to publish an upcoming massively-multiplayer (MMP) game currently under development by NetDevil studios, under the working title 'Wreckage'.

'Malice' & 'NOLF2' - Trailers

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 9:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Sierra released a few trailers for some of their upcoming titles. We have a 'Malice' and 'No One Lives Forever 2' trailer in various formats for the bandwith impaired or broadband people .. read more for links where to grab all the goodies!

'Dino Island' & 'Micro Commandos' Are Shippping To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 8:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and Developer/Co-publisher Monte Cristo are happy to offer general admission to Dino Island¸ a Management Simulation title that will surely put Six Flags to shame. Strategy First and Monte Cristo also announced that Micro Commandos has shipped to retail stores nationwide today.

TimeSplitters 2 (GC/PS2/Xb) - Character Art & Bio

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 7:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prepare to battle through history as the evil TimeSplitters get ready to rise again. TimeSplitters 2 is the sequel to the hugely successful and critically acclaimed TimeSplitters, which was released to coincide with the US and European launches of PlayStation 2. The game is being developed by Free Radical Design of Nottingham, England, and is set for release in September. Today we scored some Character bio's for Jake Fenton, Lady Jane, Ghost and Chastity. More to follow, Njoy!

Nvidia Announces 'AGP 8X GPU & Core Logic Solutions'

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 7:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NVIDIA Corporation today introduced the industry’s first and only comprehensive family of AGP 8X-based products. Based on Intel’s AGP 3.0 specification, NVIDIA now offers an extensive range of top-to-bottom graphics processing units (GPUs) and platform processors for next-generation digital media, gaming, and business PC platforms. NVIDIA’s AGP 8X product line-up, which includes the NVIDIA® GeForce4 Ti 4200 with AGP 8X and the GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP 8X desktop GPUs, as well as the new nForce2TM platform processors, forms the technology foundation for the world’s most advanced PCs.

Empire Announces Bulletproof Monk (PC/PS2/NGC/Xbx)

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 6:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive plc, a leading AIM listed computer games developer and publisher, today announced it had signed the publishing rights to the eagerly awaited Hollywood martial arts film, Bulletproof Monk. The game will closely follow the film, which is based on the comic book first published by Flypaper Press in 1999. The film is being produced by John Woo's and Terrance Chang's production company, Lion Rock Productions, responsible for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.

Splinter Cell (Xbox)- Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 6:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Your name is Sam Fisher and you are the best field-operative of the secretive "black-ops" NSA sub-agency THIRD ECHELON. Sent to execute desperate missions, you're the last resort of your government, on the edge of legality and morality. Alone, yet armed with some of the best hi-tech weapons on the market, you are geared up to infiltrate and neutralize every enemy - all without leaving a trace. We cant get enough of Splinter Cell screens, this game just looks TOO sweet!

'Mercedes-Benz WorldRacing' (Xbox) Gets Musical

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 6:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Are you a racing fanatic, a music enthusiast and ready for the ultimate driving challenge? If yes, then get ready, get set, to go, go, go as TDK Mediactive Europe, a leading entertainment software publisher announces today that its highly anticipated 3D racing-simulation game 'WorldRacing' for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft will feature unique soundtracks created by the Ministry of Sound.

Empire Announces 'Bubble Bobble - Old & New' (GBA)

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive plc, a leading AIM listed computer games developer and publisher, today announced it had signed the publishing rights to the classic GBA title, 'Bubble Bobble - Old and New'.

Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 6:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Jedi Outcast is a dynamic action experience that continues the saga of the once-powerful Jedi Knight, Kyle Katarn, as he struggles with the power – and dangers – of the Force. Through a multitude of complex and richly detailed Star Wars environments, players face a variety of powerful enemies and once again fight for the Rebel cause. Armed with the power of the Force and an arsenal of weapons, including a Jedi Knight's signature lightsaber, players hold the fate of the Star Wars galaxy and the destiny of Kyle Katarn in their hands.

'LotR: The Fellowship of the Ring' Goes HDTV (XBX) - Screens & Info

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 6:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Label Games would like to share information with you regarding the HDTV/wide-screen capabilities exclusive to The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring for the Xbox. Read more for info and a dozen or so screens...

GarageGames Announces IndieGamesCon '02

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 5:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GarageGames, the online developer community and indie games publisher, has announced the first Independent Games Conference. IndieGamesCon '02 (IGC - www.indiegamescon.com) will be held this fall November 1, 2 & 3. IndieGamesCon will be an informal and informative gathering of independent developers from around the world. The conference will providing an unprecedented opportunity for independent developers, professional guest developers, hardware manufactures as well as the GarageGames staff to exchange ideas and promote independent gaming.

'Conflict : Desert Storm' #1 Spot On All Format Charts In UK

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 5:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Released only 10 days ago, SCi Games’ newest title, CONFLICT: DESERT STORM, has created a storm of its own and has taken the number one spot across all formats, according to recent Charttrack figures. The game, which was released simultaneously across Xbox, Sony Playstation 2 and PC on 13th September, is now the best selling computer and video game in the UK.

'Heath: The Unchosen Path' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media today announces its fourth game in what line up - Heath. Heath is the first of at least 7 games planned for 2003 covering most platforms. "2003 will be a very interesting one for us, we have a lot planned for the year." Commented Barry Leonard COO of GMX Media. "Heath promises to offer RPG gamers something new and different." Today we serve up 40+ screens to show you what its all about .. njoy!

Essential Reality Announces Launch Date For Its 'P5' Controller

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Essential Reality, Inc., a developer and integrator of leading-edge sensory and real-time remote tracking devices, announced today that its highly anticipated P5 glove is set to debut nationwide during the week of October 21st 2002.

Evolution Worlds (NGC) - Intro Movie

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 8:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Evolution Worlds is coming exclusively to GameCube this November! Evolution Worlds combines the stories from the best-selling Dreamcast RPGs, Evolution and Evolution 2, and the game is the ONLY traditional RPG for GameCube this Christmas. Players will join Mag Launcher, Linear Cannon, Gre Nade, Chain Gun and Pepper Box on their adventure to find the mysterious Evolutia! Today we scored the intro movie for the game, for your pleasure! Watch out for additional Evolution Worlds movies in the coming weeks. Read more for link where to grab it ...

'Enigma : Rising Tide' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 4:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tesseraction Games, Inc. announced today it has gone Gold with the limited edition offline version of ENIGMA: RISING TIDE, its upcoming massively-multiplayer cinematic naval combat game. The game’s release is scheduled for September 27. ENIGMA: RISING TIDE will be available for purchase over the Internet from Gigex (gigex.com) and other online sites for a price of $20, which will include, upon registration, a free 30-day subscription to the multiplayer game.