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.

'Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer' Rides Onto North American Retail Shelves

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2002 @ 10:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Surf’s up! Action sports fans can now ride the waves like a pro with the release of Activision, Inc.’s Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer, which is currently available at North American retail outlets. The game lets players join six-time world champion surfer, Kelly Slater and eight other top pros as they travel to 13 of the most popular and recognizable surf spots in the world in search of the perfect wave.

Tribes II - Update Patch Now Available

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2002 @ 10:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just noticed on Bluesnews that Sierra has released another BIG update patch for their hit title, Tribes II. The patch includes changes made since the previous beta patch, the Team Rabbit 2 and TRIBES 2 classic game types, a new Torque Game Engine mission editor, along with various bug-fixes. These fixes will also be included in the soon to be available Tribes 2 jewel case version. Read more for detailed fixl ist and links where to grab it.

'Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance' (Xbox) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2002 @ 8:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Isle Studios announced today that Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft has gone gold and will be available at retail in November.

'DOOM' Coming To A Theatre Near YOU!

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2002 @ 8:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warner Bros. Pictures is in final negotiations to pick up the feature film rights to id Software Inc.'s video game property "Doom" in a progress-to-production deal that will see the project go in front of the cameras in 15 months, or the rights revert back to the software company.

'Incoming Forces' Invade Retail Shelves

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2002 @ 7:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Co-publishers, Groove Games and Hip Interactive, announced that the PC title Incoming Forces has shipped. The game, developed by Rage, is the sequel to the hugely successful, multi-million unit selling, Incoming. Bundled with the original game, Incoming Forces will be available through North American retailers for a value price of $19.99 (U.S.).

X02 LineUp Part 2 - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2002 @ 7:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We had a slew of Xbox info and screens yesterday from the X02 held in Spain, today we have some more to offer. On deck are :

  • X-Men: Next Dimension
  • Minority Report
  • Robotech: Battlecry
  • Mercedes-Benz World Racing
  • Eggo Mania
  • Batman - Dark Tomorrow
  • Terminator: Dawn of Fate
  • Brute Force
  • NBA Inside Drive 2003

Whirl Tour (PS2/NGC) - Music LineUp

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2002 @ 7:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment and Vivendi Universal Publishing today announced the lineup of musicians slated for inclusion in Whirl Tour, their upcoming arcade platformer/trick sports game.

Unreal Championship (XB) - Shots

by Thomas on Sept. 25, 2002 @ 7:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest addition to the Unreal universe will immerse console gamers in the adrenaline packed first-person frag-fest that has revolutionized PC gaming. Designed specifically for Xbox and the Xbox controller, Digital Extremes has incorporated console-specific features such as joypad-activated special moves, double jump, power-ups, unlockable features and more to keep gamers glued to their couches with knuckle-whitened tension.

'Shrek Super Party' - Screens & Features

by Thomas on Sept. 25, 2002 @ 6:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive Europe announced today that the fun and games are set to commence with the release of 'Shrek: Super Party' for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. Shrek: Super Party will be the second title to be developed for Xbox based on the blockbuster computer animated comedy smash hit from DreamWorks Pictures.. Read more about it below and check out five small screens!