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'Celtic Kings: Rage of War' - Shots

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Celtic Kings is an RTS which combines strategy and role-playing elements in single mode, and which also includes online multi-player functions. Another twelve screenshots for your mantlepiece. As we speak the game is shipping to stores across North America ...

'Big Mutha Truckers' (XB/PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BMT sees the player take command of an 18-wheel rig, trucking from city to city, wheeling and dealing and upping the stakes as they battle to build up a personal fortune. Along the way players will run into the local biker gangs, corrupt sheriffs and even their own redneck siblings, who are also out to amass their own fortune – even if it’s at the player’s expense!

'Halloween' (PS2/GC/GBA) - Story & Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A 3D real time platform game due for release on PS2/GBA in November 2002 and on GameCube in January 2003.. Based on the famous Halloween Night tradition, this game will plunge players into an eerie and terrifying world of haunted houses, creepy cemeteries, dusty laboratories and forgotten cellars. "For some reason it's called "Castleween" on the press release, but that sounds a bit funny"

EverQuest Online (PS2) Beta Test

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment is offering some lucky players a chance to play EverQuest Online Adventures months before copies of the game show up in stores. During this public beta test, a handful of PlayStation 2 system owners will enjoy one of the largest, most in depth online game experiences ever created. The best part about the public beta test is that it's free! The first phase of public beta testing is scheduled to begin in September, 2002. All you'll need to play is a love of video games and a desire to preview one of the biggest massively multiplayer online games for the PlayStation 2. Click HERE to apply for entry in the EverQuest Online Adventures Public Beta Test Phase 1.

'Broken Sword 3: The Sleeping Dragon' - Trailer

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since Broken Sword 3 trailer released yesterday on C&G (and few other sites) was corrupted (QuickTime crashing while playing), David Sykes from Revolution Software sent Tiscali Games a working copy of original video. So now, they have finally posted this nice trailer from Broken Sword 3: The Sleeping Dragon (1:40 min) in DivX format - in 2 versions (240x180 - 3,5 MB and 480x360 - 8,5 MB).

'AGB' Creates A 'GTA' Wannabe On 'GBA'

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We have completed the implementation of our 3D character animation system for Nintendo Gameboy Advance. This system allows us to display many real-time animating 3D like characters simultaneously. Read more for some screens and a 5 min trailer showing off AGB's "C2 Engine" with some GTA-esque GameBoy Advance action...

Over 1000 'Neverwinter Nights' Modules Now Available

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioWare Corp. is pleased to announce that gamers can now download over 1000 user-created modules for the hit PC game, Neverwinter Nights.

'Midway: Naval Battles' - Art & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 8:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway is a real-time 3D tactical/strategy game that adapts the naval battles of the Second World War. It introduces how the naval warfare changed during WW2 - from the dreadnaughts protecting the memory of Battle of Jutland to the forerunners of modern carriers. The player may control different vessels in real or hypothetical naval battles. The fleet comprises ships, captains, officers and crew of different abilities. In order to achieve victory, an effective team should be forged. Check the new in-game screens ...

Off World Resource Base (O.R.B.) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 8:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mankind has evolved through the ages and has created a society based on doctrine from several sources, The Bible, The Old Testament, The Koran. Now Strategy First introduces The Torumin, a collection of scriptures that form the belief system and culture for two races known as the Malus and the Alyssians. Ten brand spanking new screens for you to enjoy!

'Shadowbane' : War Herald Program - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 8:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As part of Ubi Soft's strong commitment to its Shadowbane community, the War Herald program, The Aerynthian College of Heralds, recruits talented writers and role-players from its fan base for publication of in-game fiction. The War Heralds' report on major battles and other key events within the Shadowbane world, keeping the entire community involved in the game. Just released the latest compilation of recent events inside the Shadowbane closed beta titled; "A Land in Flames." Read more for details and some character screens ...

ECTS PS2 Screenshot Mix #2

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 8:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few stray Playstation2 screens made it over... Featuring are : Auto Modellista, Myst III: Exile , Donald Duck: Who is PK?, Red Faction2, WWE Smackdown, Marvel vs. Capcom 2... Njoy

'ECTS AWARDS' - Winners Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 6:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The winners of the most prestigious awards in the European interactive entertainment industry were announced in London today at ECTS - Europe's premier trade show for interactive entertainment. The awards were presented in a ceremony hosted by Whizzbang TV's Gareth Jones and attended by over 1000 leading industry figures in the trade hall of ECTS itself.

Microsoft Vs. Sony - Kicking Off Price War II

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 6:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

On August 28, Sony announced that it would lower the price of its PlayStation 2 games console to E249-259/GBP169.99 across Europe. Within hours, Microsoft countered by cutting the price of its Xbox to E249/GBP159.99. Interesting read/opinions ...

CDV's NON-ECTS LineUp - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 6:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

One of the big "missing" companies at the ECTS 2002 is German CDV. For some odd reason, they are NOT there ... that of course did not stop them from sending out some screens to show off their upcoming titles, such as :

  • Neocron
  • No Mans Land
  • Project Nomads
  • Blitzkrieg
  • Cossacks : Back To War
  • Imperium Galactica 3 : Genesis
  • Combat Missions 2
  • American Conquest

UbiSoft's ECTS 2002 LineUp - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 5:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft is priding themselves on a strong PC title lineup and released some more screens ... nothing surprising and some of the screens look real familiar, but for the people who havent seen them yet .. here's another chance to check out :

  • Splinter Cell
  • Rainbow 6 : Ravenshield
  • XIII

Gio Gio's Bizarre Adventure Comes To PS2

by Thomas on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 5:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom Eurosoft today confirmed its intention to bring the popular Japanese comic book, Gio Gio's Bizarre Adventure to the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system with Gio Gio's Bizarre Adventure. Based on the massively popular Japanese comic book series by Hirohiko Araki, Gio Gio's Bizarre Adventure uses the graphical technique of 'cell-shading' to effectively bring the comic book alive. This latest instalment not only brings huge visual advancements to the series, but to the action game arena as well. Through enhanced game play mechanics, distinctive challenges and a stylistic 3-D art style, Capcom has created a new face in action games. Gio Gio's Bizarre Adventure is scheduled for a European this December. Screens and features below!

Resident Evil 0 (GC) - New Screens & Features

by Thomas on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 5:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom Eurosoft today confirmed that it plans to release Resident Evil 0 (Zero) for the Nintendo GameCube in early 2003. Resident Evil 0 is the prequel to Resident Evil, the game that started it all. Utilising the GameCube's advanced processing power, Resident Evil 0 promises to amaze players with flawless animation, living environments and the best graphics in a video game ever! Created by Shinji Mikami, Capcom's master of horror, the Resident Evil series is now exclusive to Nintendo's GameCube system and ready to scare fans around the world. The Resident Evil series has sold more than 20 million copies since its introduction in 1996. "Early 2003" is the release date, so you may have to reconfigure your letter to Santa slightly.

ECTS PS2 Screenshot Mix

by Thomas on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 1:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

More PlayStation 2 screens is rolling in from the ECTS. Check out some nice shots from following games:

  • The Lost
  • The Sum Of All Fears
  • Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc
  • UFC: Throwdown
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon

'Bandits' - New Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 11:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GRIN has been developing BANDITS behind closed doors for over a year and PAN Vision plan to release the action game BANDITS in October 2002. The player is thrown into a Mad Max-like environment where the survival of the fittest is decided by vehicle combat. A story driven action game where the handling of gears and guns decides your fate. Check out 15 grabs of that car combat game that was being played across three screens at ECTS.

Namco Deal (XB/NGC)

by Thomas on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts the world’s leading interactive entertainment software company, today officially announced plans to publish a number of top franchises for Namco Limited on the NINTENDO GAMECUBE and the Xbox video game system from Microsoft across PAL territories. Amongst the titles included in the agreement are the eagerly awaited Dead to Rights exclusive to the Xbox platform and the return of the successful Pac-Man and Soul Calibur franchises. The first games are to be released for the upcoming Christmas season.