Created by scriptwriter Jean Van Hamme and artist Philippe Francq, Largo Winch is one of the greatest comic book success stories in recent years: since 1990, when the first book was released on the market, 2.3 million copies have been sold. In 1998, the book Voir Venise was the best-selling comic book in France, and the fourth-best seller overall in French bookstores. In addition, a series of 26 television episodes adapted from the world of Largo Winch is currently airing all over the world. UbiSoft is bringing Largo Winch to PC, Xbox, PSOne and PS2. Read more for a link to the trailer!
The Battle.net team let us know that over 20,000 Battle.net accounts have been banned. All of these accounts were associated with 8,500 accounts using the "Chest Hack" that appeared in the user community over the past week. In addition to this hack's effects on the player economy, its use directly affected the stability of Diablo II realms, causing a number of dramatic performance issues. This is in keeping with their commitment to provide the highest possible level of quality for their legitimate users.
Mindscape, one of the UK's leading software publishers, is pleased to announce that an exclusive agreement has been signed with Cryo to distribute their complete catalogue of 2002 PC and Macintosh titles in the UK. Established in 1992 and listed on the 'New Market' of the Paris Stock Exchange, Cryo is one of the leading software developers in Europe.
Imperium Galactica 3: Genesis is a story-based single player strategy game. Starting in 2040, you are in control of the fleet of a multinational cooperation fighting a rivalling cooperation. The discovery of foreign technology leads to expeditions into space. When you return to Earth you find it occupied by Aliens. Only one colonizing spaceship with humans escaped. The beginning of your task is to find this ship. Check out some new Imperium Galactica 3 : Genesis: IG3 Spacecrafts screens below!
CDV USA, the US office of the game publisher CDV Software Entertainment AG of Karlsruhe, Germany, has contracted the renowned PR agency Linn Public Relations, Inc.; Linn PR will take up work immediately. The proven games PR experts will push CDV press and media activities in the USA from San Francisco.
Titus Software is gearing up with nearly 15 new titles for E3 next month in Los Angeles. Hit read more below for all titles!
The new v1.2 update patch for Barking Dog's recent first person shooter, Global Operations, has been released. Its about 5mb worth of fixes and tweaks such as : fixed the client freeze at round end, fixed server crash when allied teams kill NPCs, fixed mouse zoom bug, fixed gas/smoke grenade sprite bug, c4 bomb pick up issue, other stability fixes. Get it off the Worthplaying server or off the official EA server.
Take to the land, sea and air in the ultimate multi-player World War II experience. Electronic Arts reveals details on Battlefield 1942, a robust first-person mutiplayer game where players can affect the outcome of key World War II battles. The game is currently under development for PC (late summer) and Xbox (fall 2002).
A mission-driven action title, "Robotech" embodies the classic mecha-filled mayhem of the animated series. Featuring all-encompassing destruction on a giant scale, "Robotech" is a high-octane arcade shooter that captures the television show's spectacular visuals and epic storyline. Here are some of the first screens!
Tiscali Games let us know that they got a new English demo of Trains & Trucks Tycoon "upcoming strategy game from UbiSoft & VX Software". You are manager of a transport company in a self-built realistic 3D World. This demo does allow you to explore the world, play the complete tutorial including 2 mini-missions as a start. You will be able to build a network, buy vehicles and assemble schedules and test the simple industry-model. It's available for download from two mirrors at Tiscali Games (67 MB).
NCsoft Corporation, the world's largest independent online game company, today announced that Lineage for the Mac has recently launched after a successful beta testing period. Full article below!
GSC World released some more info on their upcoming game "S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Oblivion Lost". Go check it out. They give more details about the gameplay, different character and story behind the title ( the game is situated in and based on Chernobyl ). After reading all of the info you will HAVE to come to the same conclusion as we did .. this is a title to look out for ! Of course we will keep you up to date on new developments.
Dreamcatcher just informed us that they have just released the first update patch (v1.01) for their recently released game "Superpower". The new patch fixes some manual issues, AI fixes and plenty more .. Read more to find a detailed list and links where to grab this 4mb beauty!
Silent Storm is a true 3D game combining turn-based tactical combats and role-playing set against the background of the WWII. As the war rages on, you will lead a squad of elite troopers deep behind enemy lines to perform secret missions and prevent a disaster the true scale of which could be fully appreciated by neither of the involved parties. The fish in our tank send us a few tasty screens to keep us interested .. and they have!
In American Conquest, the latest title from the GSC GAME WORLD stable - makers of the blockbuster Cossacks, you enter the New World in the year 1492! Together with Christopher Columbus there you’ll remain. During the following centuries you’ll fight for supremacy on the new found American continent! Fight alongside the Aztecs and Incas against the conquistadors whose weapons are by far superior. Battle against Europeans kings to gain territory and power, or defend the sacred sites of the Indians against the overwhelming masses of settlers of the Old World. Alternatively, liberate yourself from the tyranny of the European kings, be an American patriot and lay the foundations for a great nation!
Breed is a cutting-edge science-fiction shoot-‘em up, which skilfully blends addictive, accessible, free-roaming gameplay with cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technology to expand not only the gameplay potential, but also the player’s perceived freedom within the game world. Three new screens of the USC Darwin, "the mother of all cruisers", for all of us to drool over!
TDK Mediactive, Inc. and Mattel, Inc. are pleased to announce that "Robotech: Battlecry " for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox and the Nintendo GameCube video game system, as well as "Robotech: The Macross Saga" for Game Boy Advance, will be released this fall. Based on one of the most successful animated series in the United States, "Robotech: Battlecry" is visually spectacular, featuring the fast-paced action and sweeping drama of the popular television show.
One of the special features of the highly anticipated RTS sequel Sudden Strike 2, which has remained hidden so far, is the tunnels. Via a network of underground routes you can covertly cover long distances on a map and surprise your enemy! CDV send us some screens illustrating troops as they enter into a tunnel. The infantry cunningly enters these secret passages only to reappear behind the adversaries’ men moments later. However, not only persons may be sent underground but entire vehicles, as well. Check em out
Promising to be the ultimate PC and Xbox tennis simulation, Fila Tennis (working title) builds upon and extends the formula popularised by Virtua Tennis. Boasting four modes of play, with the promise of 64 player online tournaments, Fila Tennis can not only bring stunning 3D graphics and unprecedented gameplay depth, but also huge in-game Fila branding and endorsement.
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