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'Grand Theft Auto: Vice City' Site Opens

by Thomas on Aug. 27, 2002 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the decade of big hair, excess and pastel suits comes a story of one man's rise to the top of the criminal pile as Grand Theft Auto returns to the PlayStation 2 Computer Entertainment System this October. Vice City is a huge urban sprawl ranging from the beach to the swamps and the glitz to the ghetto, and is the most varied, complete and alive digital city ever created. Combining non-linear gameplay with a character driven narrative, you arrive in a town brimming with delights and degradation and are given the opportunity to take it over as you choose. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar Games "to be released for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system on October 22, 2002". Today Rockstargames opend up the official 'Grand Theft Auto: Vice City' site. This new site includes screens, movies, news and general information..

Star Wars: The Clone Wars & Bounty Hunter (PS2/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2002 @ 10:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts will bring Star Wars: The Clone Wars, a ground and air-based combat action game inspired by and expanding upon one of the Star Wars galaxy's most dramatic and intensely fought conflicts, to GameCube and PS2. The hunt begins! Jango Fett, the most ruthless and feared mercenary in the Star Wars galaxy, will make his spectacular interactive debut later this year in the action-packed Star Wars Bounty Hunter from LucasArts. Through Jango -- father of Boba Fett, one of the most intriguing and enduring characters in the Star Wars universe -- players will plunge into the dark, deadly world of a bounty hunter, a role Star Wars game fans have long awaited to play. A few screens from both Star Wars games ...

Evolution Worlds (Gamecube) - Art & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2002 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Evolution Worlds is the first traditional RPG to launch on GameCube, and brings the best-selling stories from Evolution and Evolution 2 on Dreamcast into one epic RPG adventure. Players can control up to three characters in their party, as they explore the game's many dungeons facing a variety of enemies, picking up valuable items and uncovering the truth behind an ancient civilization. Players will soon find the game's many characters' personalities to be as vibrant and colorful, as they are visually spectacular. Some more juicy screens ...

'Battle Realms Winter of the Wolf' - Screens & Facts

by Thomas on Aug. 27, 2002 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Winter of the Wolf is the prequel to the critically-acclaimed, Battle Realms. The story recounts the history of the proud Wolf Clan and their rise from slavery under the tyrannical Lotus Clan. Players will journey through dark mines and snowbound forests in 12 all-new missions. Winter of the Wolf features eight all-new characters and four new Zen Masters bringing new strategic options to each clan. Battle Realms features the robust 3D engine, unique, "Living Resource System" and detailed combat model from the original game in an all-new winter setting that offers new opportunities to enrich the "living world" with details like slowed rice growth, steamy breath, and footprints left in snow. Winter of the Wolf is scheduled to ship for the PC this fall. Check the new screens ...

No Man's Land - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2002 @ 3:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westward Ho! In No Man's Land, the player leads the colonization of the American continent between 1600 und 1900. In three campaigns, divided into 30 diversified missions, the player sees the historical development of this era from the viewpoint of six different ethnic groups: Englishmen, settlers, American patriots, Spaniards and forest- and prairie Indians. A new set of screens ..

Soldiers Of Anarchy - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2002 @ 3:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As the leader of a small group of survivors of an apocalyptic inferno, it is all a matter of your personal tactical and strategic abilities. Find your place in this new world and discover the secret behind the destruction of mankind. The most powerful weapons of the past will aid you to build a new future. But keep your eyes open! If you underestimate your enemy, mankind will perish forever. We went snap crazy again and today we serve you 20 or so screens... Njoy!

'Zoo Tycoon: Marine Mania' Official WebSite Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2002 @ 3:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios just let us know that they have launched the official Zoo Tycoon: Marine Mania. The new site has some new audio, a trial version of Zoo Tycoon and a slew of screenshots. "The Zoo Tycoon: Marine Mania expansion pack seamlessly integrates with Zoo Tycoon, allowing players to immediately add aquatic creatures to their ultimate zoos. In addition to offering new creatures ranging from the great white shark to the giant squid, Zoo Tycoon: Marine Mania allows players to enhance their zoos with customizable aquatic shows including a dolphin show.

New 'Neverwinter Nights' Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2002 @ 3:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioWare just let us know that they have released yet another patch for their popular roleplaying game, Neverwinter Nights. The latest update addresses what BioWare calls a "number of significant concerns" reported by players. Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab it ...

Lunar Legend (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 27, 2002 @ 3:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today Ubi Soft announced that it will publish the hugely popular role-playing game Lunar Legend for the Game Boy Advance in North America this fall. Now we bring you the first 10 screens so you can see what its all about ... Njoy!

Xenus - Screens

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

Xenus is a upcoming RPG and action game by Deep Shadows. Killing is not the goal of the game. There are no predefined enemies in the game. There are a lot of characters but almost all of them are neutral to you at start. Actually, there are six sides in the game: officials, guerrilla, narco mafia, Indian, bandits, CIA. When you help to one of the side you inevitably spoil your relations with others. In the world of Xenus everything costs money. Therefore you have to purchase weapons, ammo, armament take a car for a rent. Money is also helpful to get necessary information... The new demo will be shown at the ECTS in London, here are 6 screens ...

Age of Mythology - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 10:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Age of Mythology" transports players to a time when heroes battled with monsters of legend and gods intervened in the affairs of mortal men. Players create armies, develop their civilizations through the ages and manage economics through resource gathering and trade. The mythological excitement begins when players call upon the gods to act on their behalf, or reinforce their armies with more than 25 mythological creatures. 5 new screens to drool over ... Njoy!

'Battlefield 1942' Multiplayer Demo Patch Coming Soon!

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 10:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We are all pleasantly surprised by how popular you've made the Battlefield 1942 Multiplayer Demo. Some of you have pleaded for certain fixes, which would make your gaming experience that much better. Well, as you've made this the second most popular online shooter being played right now, it makes sense to listen to you. So we’ll be releasing a patch for the Multiplayer Demo very soon which will incorporate a number of fixes, including the following:Support for All Seeing Eye, Support for refresh rates higher than 60hz, Improved Server stability And many other fixes to be announced soon...Stay tuned for more details as the development team digs in...

'MLB SlugFest 20-03' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

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

Midway Sports, the sports brand of Midway Games Inc., announced today that MLB SlugFest 20-03, the first-ever adrenaline-style console baseball videogame, has shipped for the Xbox. MLB SlugFest 20-03 is also available for the PSn2 and is scheduled to ship for the Nintendo GameCube later this summer, with the Game Boy Advance version to follow in fall.

Ubi Soft Announces Pre-Order Program For 'Catz 5 & Dogz 5'

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 10:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced a pre-order program for Catz 5 and Dogz 5, the newest editions of its best-selling Petz family. Petz fans can now pre-order both titles through Ubi.com or Amazon.com reserving their copies for when the games hit North American retail shelves in mid-November. Additionally, Ubi Soft announced that anyone purchasing any two Petz 5 titles (two copies of Catz 5 or Dogz 5, or one of each) can also receive a $10 mail-in rebate. Catz 5 and Dogz 5 have an MSRP of $29.99 each.

Ubi Soft To Publish 'Lunar Legend' For GBA

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 9:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that it will publish the hugely popular role-playing game Lunar Legend for the Game Boy Advance in North America this fall. Lunar Legend features an epic storyline about a young man thrust into adventure on his quest to become a Dragonmaster and save the world. Lunar Legend has an MSRP of $29.99, and is expected to ship to U.S. retail shelves in November, 2002.

XIII - Stealth Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 7:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment has released a few gameplay movie from their upcoming shooter, XIII. It features music and sound, the :39 second video is titled "Stealth," as it demonstrates all manner of skulking around, as well as the game's distinctive cel-shaded graphics. We made a few smaller conversions so read more for links where to grab them.

'Space Horse' - Net Game Matching Service released

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 6:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games announced today that the Space Horse Net Game Matching Service is available for download. Richard Arnesen, of Shrapnel Games, stated “Now Space Horse fans from all over the world can find each other for multiplayer games. Once you get tired of beating up on your friends, and the AI, you can take on the entire world in resource mayhem!”

Splinter Cell (Xbox) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 6:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will release in time for the lucrative Christmas 2002 market exclusively on Xbox, with a PC version to appear by the end of the year. Xbox is the lead development platform for the game, which has been designed to take full advantage of the advanced graphics and sound capabilities of Xbox. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will also feature online elements using the recently announced Xbox Live service. Here are some new screens showing off the "Forced Cooperation", and you will understand what it means as soon as you check the screens ;) Njoy!

'Rainbow 6 : Raven Shield' - Multiplayer Demo Coming SOON

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 5:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to the official French Raven Shield Web site, a multiplayer demo of the game will be available within the next two weeks. The game should sneak into stores somewhere this fall, so its about time we start seeing some playable action for this highly anticipated title. We'll keep you posted!

'Super Monkey Ball 2' Exclusively On Gamecube

by Thomas on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. today announced the release of "Super Monkey Ball 2," exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube. Marking the return of one of SEGA's most popular new franchises, "Super Monkey Ball 2" features 150 new levels, an all-new story mode, 12 addictive Party Games and endless multiplayer fun for up to four players.