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'Blade Mistress' Adds Pet Dragons For Players

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 10:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blade Mistress Online has expanded its content to include pet dragons, creatures that hatch from eggs, eat, grow, and fight for their owners! Pet dragons have different colors, powers, and can be bred to produce even more powerful pets!

'Black Hawk Down' Being Delayed

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 9:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Entertainment software developer and publisher NovaLogic, Inc. today announced that the release of the eagerly awaited PC title Delta Force - Black Hawk Down has been pushed back a month. The release is now scheduled for November 19th, 2002 in the US.

'Logitech PS2 Cordless Controller' Obtains Official Sony License

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 8:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Logitech announced today that the Logitech Cordless Controller for PS One, and PlayStation has an official license from Sony Computer Entertainment America. This makes Logitech's cordless controller the first and only licensed cordless controller for this platform. This Logitech product includes proprietary 2.4 GHz Cordless Freedom, the most reliable cordless technology available for gamers.

'Fallout' - Bible #8

by Thomas on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 7:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fallout Bible #8 from Chris Avellone at BlackIsle.com contains an interview with Fallout designer Scott Bennie, a crapload of questions, the original draft of the EPA, the fury and flurry of nuclear winters, a little bit about the old Wasteland "sequel" Meantime, why the Corvega Highwayman has a fat ass, a bit on tribal societies, a new mind-bending contest, the winners of two others, and more random irradiated crap from the Fallout universe. Grab it as .doc here or .pdf here!

'Homeplanet' - Website Updated

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 7:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Russobit-M and 3Map Games are glad to announce that the website for their spacesim Homeplanet has been updated. You can find many news, fresh screenshots and others. Russobit and 3Map Games also let us know that they have opened the Homeplanet forum - welcome to everybody!

Lock 'N Load - Demo Available NOW

by Thomas on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 7:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games announced today Mark H. Walker's Lock 'N Load Demo is available. Mark H. Walker's Lock 'N Load Demo marks a milestone for board wargames, being the first ever demo available for a physical board game.. Read more for Gameinfo (features) and links where to grab the demo!

Chessmaster 9000 Defeated US Chess Champion

by Thomas on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 6:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the world's largest video game publishers, and The Internet Chess Club (Chessclub.com), the world's premiere online chess destination, today announced that Chessmaster 9000 defeated reigning US Chess Champion, Grandmaster Larry Christiansen, two and a half games to one and a half games, in a four game match played over two days, Saturday and Sunday, September 28-29.

Weapons Descriptions for 'IronStorm'

by Thomas on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 6:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iron Storm takes place in 1964 and World War I hasn't ended. Using modern weapons in a WWI setting, you can end this dreaded war. Dreamcatcher today updated their Iron Storm site with a new weapons descriptions section! If you havent yet, check our IronStorm preview!

'Vivendi Universal' Acquires 'Massive Entertainment'

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 6:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Games division of Vivendi Universal Publishing, Vivendi Universal Games, announced today the acquisition of Massive Entertainment by its studio, NDA Productions (known for their Ground Control title).

'Binary9 Studios' - So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

by Thomas on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 6:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just over 12 months since Binary9 Studios, ltd opened its doors, they are today forced to close them. Here is the clip:

By aiming ourselves at the GameBoy Advance market we intended to become a respected developer for that platform, but alas this was not to be. Over the year we've plowed a considerable about of cash into the firm which has been swallowed up by the creation of Designs and Prototypes for various games, some of which are previewed on our Current Projects page, these projects will now never see the light of day.

'LotR: The Fellowship of the Ring' Ships

by Thomas on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 6:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Label Games, a studio of the Games division of Vivendi Universal Publishing (VU Games), announced that it has shipped "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" for the Xbox and the Game Boy Advance to retailers nationwide.

'Tactical Ops: Assault On Terror' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 6:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames just put up a new patch for the retail version of Tactical Ops: Assault On Terror on their Support Page. There update brings your RETAIL (not for the UT mod) game to v3.32 and has a big ass list of fixes,tweaks and additions. Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab it. (Thanks Bluesnews).

'EVERQUEST' - European Invasion

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 5:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft® Entertainment and Sony Online Entertainment Inc. (SOE) today announced the launch of European versions of EverQuest® and its expansion packs. These versions will be playable through new EverQuest servers located in Europe. The European version of EverQuest will be available in English, French and German languages from November 21.

'Eve Online: The Second Genesis' Rescheduled For Q1 2003

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 5:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive and Crowd Control Productions (CCP) announced today the highly anticipated Massive Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG) "Eve Online: The Second Genesis," currently in live beta testing, has been rescheduled to ship in March 2003. There will also be a IRC Chat with the developers, so read more for details.

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai' (PS2) Hits Europe

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 5:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon Ball Z fans and fighting game aficionados alike will soon be able to enter the world of the highly-rated animated series and engage in a series of high-intensity fighting battles, each one more epic than the one before. Infogrames is proud to announce its upcoming Dragon Ball Z: Budokai video game, exclusively for the PlayStation2.

'World Airliners' - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Two of flight simulation's most acclaimed airliners are now available for Flight Simulator 2002 in one great value package! Those who have flown the 777-200 Professional or 747-400 Professional, developed by Phoenix Simulations will already know what a special treat they hold for fans of the heavy metal - easily being two of best selling airliner add-ons of 2001 for Microsoft's multi-million selling Flight Simulator series.. Do you know your 777s from your 747s? Read more to find out with these 13 screenshots.

'Real War: Rogue States' In Stores

by Thomas on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 2:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive announced today the next game in the best-selling "Real War" series titled "Real War" titled "Real War: Rogue States." (Windows XP, 2000, ME, 98, 95, Rated "T" by the ESRB) has arrived at retailers nationwide. Featuring new missions and co-operative multiplayer battles, gamers will be able to do battle against terrorists around the world.

'NHL 2003' Ships For PC/PS2/NGC/XB

by Thomas on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 2:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts drops the puck, kicking off the 2002-03 NHL season with the release of NHL 2003 under the EA SPORTS brand. The number one selling interactive NHL video game franchise ships its latest in the series this week on the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, the Nintendo GameCube and PC-CD. NHL 2003 for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft ships October 8.

'Airlines 2' Gone Gold

by Thomas on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 2:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Global Star Software, a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive announced that they have gone gold with their upcoming airline management simulation for the PC platform, Airlines 2.

'Burnout 2: Point of Impact' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Thomas on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 2:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Returning to the streets with the most adrenaline-filled, high-performance arcade-style driving game of the season, Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has shipped Burnout 2: Point of Impact for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. Created by Criterion Games Limited, Burnout 2: Point of Impact is the award-winning sequel to the million unit-selling street racing brand that set the standard for driving realism and incredibly realistic crashes.