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Win Tickets To 20th Century Fox's Premiere Of 'X-Men 2' Movie

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 11:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

What could be better than walking the red carpet next to your favorite X-Men character? This week, Activision, Inc. will unleash a national radio promotion that will offer eight lucky grand prize winners the experience of a lifetime - a trip for two to the "X2" feature film premiere in Hollywood, CA. on April 28, 2003. The promotion, "The Hunt for X2 Wolverine's Revenge," which began this week, will run in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Boston, Atlanta and Dallas and use the synergy of popular radio stations, select retail locations, participating malls, concerts, sporting events and local clubs to promote this unique contest that offers one winner and a guest from each city an all expense paid trip to Los Angeles.

Casting Call For Disney's 'Extreme Skate Adventure'

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It is the kid version of the American dream and after a month-long nationwide casting call search Activision, Inc. has cast the "Extreme Skate Crew" - 10 lucky kids who will become a part of the company's upcoming Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure skateboarding game. The next phase of this unique casting search begins today through April 30 as consumers nationwide can log on to the official Extreme Skate Adventure website to view the "Extreme Skate Crew" and choose one boy and one girl from the group who will become Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure's "Super Stars" with starring roles and special prizes.

'American Conquest: Fight Back' Revealed

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The name of the official add-on to CDV's real time strategy hit American Conquest has been confirmed - American Conquest: Fight Back! The add-on will be released in Germany on May 30, 2003. The international release dates have yet to be announced. You'll be able to play American Conquest: Fight Back! without the original game. The new game will feature a complete new battle mode as well as five new nations. There are also 10 single player and multiplayer maps for the new battle mode, 50 new units and 25 new missions in eight campaigns. It's clearly a must-have for all American Conquest fans! (thanks Voodoo).

'Pro Race Driver' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's going to take all your courage, all your skill and all your driving passion to take Ryan from rookie to a world-beating race driver, in this first-of-its-kind cinematic thrill-ride of a game. Power slide around the opposition, face your challenges head-on, cheer the successes and mourn the losses, but above all of these WIN. Codemasters has released a new patch to bring your 'Pro Race Driver' (aka Toca Race Driver) retail game to v1.1_120 improving multiplayer stability over LAN/Internet, enhancing s force feedback on wheel controllers and expanding the amount of players to 12. Read more for details and download links ...

DreamCatcher Announces 'SuperPower 2'

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Interactive today announced a deal to publish SuperPower 2 for the PC. Created by GolemLabs, the game is expected to ship in late 2004. SuperPower 2 gives gamers ‘God-like’ powers as they seek world domination. The game demands intelligence, political-savvy and a touch of guile to succeed! With the addition of multiplayer support, the game also brings a new edge to the genre. SuperPower 2 further improves on the original with new 3D graphics, improved missions and a wickedly intelligent A.I.

Atari Reveals 'Kya: Dark Lineage' (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on April 9, 2003 @ 7:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Answering the demand for information behind the concealed project known as Kya: Dark Lineage, Atari today revealed the first public details of the game. Developed by Infogrames' Eden Studios and scheduled for release this fall exclusively on the PlayStation2, Kya: Dark Lineage is an adventure-action game whose beauty, depth and immersion could potentially make it the benchmark by which all others are judged. Check the first screens ...

Xbox Drops To £129

by Thomas on April 9, 2003 @ 7:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MCV reports that Microsoft will tomorrow drop the price of Xbox to £129. In a move that once again proves that the Seattle software giant means business in the console sector, it will undercut arch rival Sony's PS2 by £40, whilst matching the 'official' retail price of GameCube.

'Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Melee' (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on April 9, 2003 @ 7:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

New Monster, New Arenas, Improved Gameplay and Graphics Highlight Xbox Version of Smash Monster-on-Monster Fighting Game.. Based on the classic movie characters created by Toho Co., Ltd. , the game recreates the look and feel of the titanic film legends and challenges players to punch, kick, stomp, throw and blast each other in massive, city-wide arenas. Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Melee, developed by Pipeworks Software, is currently available on the Nintendo GameCube and coming to Xbox Spring 2003.. Read more for some new screens!

'Dungeons & Dragons Heroes' (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on April 9, 2003 @ 6:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dungeons & Dragons Heroes gives you a chance to taste the victory as one of four heroes. It beckons you to take a journey through the world of the classic Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game, to live as one of the great ones, and to do the legendary stuff that Heroes are meant to do!

'RTCW: Operation Resurrection' (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on April 9, 2003 @ 6:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Made for the PlayStation 2 - For the first time ever, B.J. is introduced to Agent One in a brand new campaign and expanded storyline that takes both characters throughout Egypt and eventually to Castle Wolfenstein. Players are also rewarded with new items, exclusive secrets and special bonuses for finding all of the secrets or silently eliminating the enemy. While every combat situation has been specifically crafted to reward a strategic approach. Developers: Executive produced by id Software, Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Operation Resurrection is developed by Raster Productions.

'Dash 8-300 Professional' - Screens & Facts

by Thomas on April 9, 2003 @ 6:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cutting a dash! Here comes a real commuter special – the boxed edition of Phoenix's acclaimed download version of Dash 8-300 for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002... More about it below!

Konami Announces 'Le Tour de France: Centenary Edition' (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on April 9, 2003 @ 5:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of Europe is to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the legendary Le Tour de France cycling competition with an all-new simulation of the racing tournament for PlayStation 2. Entitled Le Tour de France: Centenary Edition, the game will be released to coincide with the 2003 tournament.

MindScape Reveals 'Kasparov Chessmate' & 'Hard Rock Casino'

by Thomas on April 9, 2003 @ 5:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mindscape is pleased to announce the May 30th 2003 release of Kasparov Chessmate and Hard Rock Casino, under license from Hexacto Games. Both of these premium PC titles have robust online multiplayer and mulitplatform capabilities combined with exceptional depth of gameplay and eye-popping graphics. Kasparov Chessmate and Hard Rock Casino are bundled with bonus Pocket PC and Palm versions that enable players to save games and transfer play effortlessly between formats.

'Golden Sun: The Lost Age' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the climatic ending of Golden Sun, Isaac and his companions fought a fierce battle at the top of the Venus lighthouse. Despite claiming victory, they weren't able to keep the lighthouse from being ignited, and a tremendous explosion followed. The Lost Age picks up where Golden Sun left off, with characters from the original game regrouping to prevent the destruction of their world. The plot has countless twists and turns as the group grows ever closer to releasing alchemy-with all its potential benefits and perils-on the land.

'Priest' Is Coming To North America

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 12:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JC Entertainment's massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) and a horror-action PC title, Priest, is coming to North America. Priest is a multiplayer, head-to-head combat game that introduces controversial themes in a Wild West setting. It is an action-horror RPG that creates a grim and gruesome ambiance while providing a healthy dose of gory, violent action. In a departure from the scores of medieval fantasy games, Priest is set in the midst of a lost land of the American Wild Western Frontier. Priest follows the trials of Ivan Isaacs, a disillusioned former priest who sold his soul to battle the evil fallen archangel, Temozarela. Combining elements of both classic simulation and action games, Priest introduces a unique player vs. player/NPC structure and item/pet fusion system to create an FPS-like role-playing game in an entirely new genre.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 9, 2003 @ 12:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Sphinx And The Shadow Of Set' (PS2/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2003 @ 11:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Sphinx And The Shadow Of Set' (previously known just as "Sphinx") is an enchanting adventure filled with mystery, action and a deep, compelling storyline. The game is set in an entirely original universe that is styled upon ancient Egypt where players will embark on an epic quest exploring new worlds, uncovering dark secrets, interacting with hundreds of fantastic creatures and discovering new abilities. Traveling the world via magic portals to foil the evil plans of Set, players will guide Sphinx on a journey requiring all his wits, agility and special powers in an attempt to find the stolen mystical crowns of Egypt. Read more for some new screens & character art...

'Warship Gunner' (PS2) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2003 @ 10:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

“The company’s P.T.O. series of Naval games has received critical acclaim. We are pleased to continue KOEI’s long-standing tradition of providing consumers with the finest Naval Combat games,” said Amos Ip, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at KOEI Corporation. “Gamers will encounter a variety of scenarios, and will have unprecedented real-time navigation and firing control to deal with the constantly changing battle conditions. We believe gamers will enjoy the fearsome power of actively building and controlling their own naval gunship.” KOEI Corporation today provided a briefing on plans for the North American release of Warship Gunner, exclusively for the PS2. Read more for additional details & screens!

'Burnout 2: Point of Impact' (Xbox) Developer's Cut - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2003 @ 9:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In less than three weeks Xbox owners will finally get what they've been asking for, Burnout 2: Point of Impact. Not only will the award winning arcade racer be making its way onto Xbox, but the Xbox version will be packed to the gills with additional content. Criterion, the developers of the Burnout franchise have coined the Xbox version of Burnout 2: Point of Impact their 'Developer's Cut'. The Xbox version has been pushed to the limit and filled with exclusive content. Read more to find out details & added screens ...

X2 Movie Pass When You Order 'X2 Wolverine's Revenge'

by Rainier on April 8, 2003 @ 8:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Consumers can receive a complimentary movie pass to Twentieth Century Fox's upcoming "X2" feature film, based on Marvel Comics top selling comic book franchise The X-Men, when they either pre-order or purchase Activision, Inc.'s highly anticipated X2 Wolverine's Revenge at participating North American retail outlets nationwide including Best Buy, Circuit City, Electronics Boutique, Future Shop Canada, GameStop, Kay Bee Toys, Musicland, Target, Toys 'R Us Canada and Wal-Mart Stores.