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Eggo Mania (PS2/Gamecube) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 30, 2002 @ 2:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Eggo Mania" has all you need for fun: falling blocks, a time limit, a competition mode, rising water, and Eggos! The Eggos, eight (plus five secret ones) egg-shaped heroes, catch the blocks, rotate them, and use them to build towers on little islands. Their aim is to escape the rising water and to be the first one to reach the goal far above. A wild race begins, and it is a lot of fun thanks to the many weapons, funny characters, and a lot of items. Witness water and lighting effects done with enhanced particle systems, multiple levels of translucency, and a beautifully presented, multi-layered and animated backdrop for each level.

Platoon : The 1st Airborne Cavalry Division In Vietnam - New Screens

by Rainier on May 30, 2002 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We scored a new batch of 11 screens showing off the excellent progress Digitial Reality is making in their upcoming war game named "Platoon : The 1st Airborne Cavalry Division In Vietnam". This truely looks like a beauty, check the screens and you'll agree!

Tron 2.0 - Screens

by Rainier on May 30, 2002 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Syd Mead, famous for his visionary design contributions to films such as Aliens, Bladerunner, TRON and Mission to Mars, is working as an artistic consultant for the TRON 2.0 game, which is currently in development by critically-acclaimed Monolith Productions. Slated for release in spring 2003, PC gaming fans and TRON followers can expect to see this highly-anticipated game packed full of intense action and designed with the authentic, yet modernized, look and feel of the original movie.

Ultimate Ride Disney Coaster - Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 30, 2002 @ 1:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imagine the thrill of creating your own magical Disney coaster set in an authentic Disney backdrop. Now imagine taking the coaster for a spin! With Disney Imagineering's Ultimate Ride Disney Coaster, coaster-building fans can take the ride of their life and face the ultimate challenge in the role of a "Disney Imagineer" as they create Disney theme park rides, complete with genuine environments and characters from Disney theme parks around the world.

'Kreed' Article & Interview With Exclusive Screens

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

News Jolt tossed up and interesting article and interview with Vladimir Nikolaev, the Studio Director and Project Manager of Kreed. Here is a clip:

Will you be including bots so that people can play off-line multiplayer? If so, will their artificial intelligence enable them to play realistically in team games?

Certainly we are planning to include bots in the multiplayer, that’s unquestionable. Though it’s hard for us to judge how good the AI of the bots will be. But we can say for sure that, firstly, team AI of the opposition with various behaviour patterns will be widely used in the single player game, there will be all sorts of space warriors using every kind of tactics to destroy the player. Secondly, Alexander Borodetski, the person who right now is working on the AI, has a lot of similar experience with game bots.

'Dragonkind' - Sketches

by Thomas on May 30, 2002 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trilunar today updated their site with some sketches demonstrating game mechanics concepts for their upcoming action adventure console game 'Dragonkind' for the Sony PlayStation 2 and Microsoft XBox game systems.

'Aggressive Inline' For PS2 Ships

by Thomas on May 30, 2002 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unleashing what promises to be the new standard in action sports video games, AKA Acclaim, a division of Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced it has shipped its award-winning Aggressive Inline' for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. AKA Acclaim is supporting the launch of Aggressive Inline with an integrated marketing campaign, including national TV, print and online advertising; an extensive demo disc program; Aggressive Skating Association (ASA) sporting event sponsorships; and a targeted grassroots consumer influencer campaign.

'Heroes of Might & Magic IV' Update Patch Available NOW

by Thomas on May 30, 2002 @ 8:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

3DO has released a patch for the North American version of Heroes of Might and Magic IV. This one updates to version 1.3 and fixes a few problems with the game. Grab it at the 3D0 download page!

RollerCoaster Tycoon Gold Edition Ships

by Thomas on May 29, 2002 @ 9:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Now thrill-ride fans can own all the fun of Infogrames, Inc's three best-selling RollerCoaster Tycoon games in one value-priced and convenient package. The RollerCoaster Tycoon Gold Edition CD-ROM that shipped to retail on May 28th contains the original RollerCoaster Tycoon CD-ROM game and its two expansion packs, Corkscrew Follies and Loopy Landscapes.

'Hey Arnold' Ships For GBA

by Thomas on May 29, 2002 @ 8:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. the #1 kids' videogame publisher, and Nickelodeon, the #1 kids' entertainment brand, today announced the release of "Hey Arnold! The Movie" for Game Boy Advance. The handheld interactive adventure is based on Paramount Pictures' and Nick Movies' first animated feature film featuring the characters from the "Hey Arnold!" hit TV show. The game is now available at retail outlets nationwide, so kids can play before the June 28 movie debut.

CUBIX: Showdown Announced

by Thomas on May 29, 2002 @ 8:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 3DO Company today announced the planned release of the CUBIX: Showdown game, coming this fall to the Nintendo GameCube system and the Game Boy Advance system. The CUBIX game brings fast turn-based battle action gameplay to the gaming platforms, with cutting edge graphics that rival those of the TV show.

1503 A.D. - New Nasty Screens

by Thomas on May 29, 2002 @ 8:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we recived 6 new combat in-screens from the 1503 A.D. Team and their upcoming RTS title, 1503 A.D. Check them out below!

'Gore' Has Gone Gold!

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 8:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher has just announced that their highly anticipated title 'Gore' has finally hit gold status after many years of development (by 4D Rulers)! Not much information is known as of yet, no shipping date is mentioned either .. so i guess we'll be patient puppies and see when it drops in.

Medal of Honor Frontline (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 8:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Keep your head down and your morale high as you storm the beaches of Normandy to defeat the dreaded Nazi scourge. EA today announced that Medal of Honor Frontline has shipped for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system under the EA GAMES brand.

'Men in Black 2: Alien Escape' New Facts

by Thomas on May 29, 2002 @ 7:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A prison hulk carrying the most dangerous alien gangs in the galaxy crashes into the Earth. The gangs escape, so it's up to the MIB to round them up or melt 'em down. But things are never as easy as they sound… A fact sheet, curiously different to the E3. Check it out!

The Third Installment Of The 'Neocronicle' Available NOW

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 7:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The presses' have been running all night, the editor has drunk way too much coffee, and we can now finally release NeoCronicle #3. This edition features the much sought after results of the "Life on Mars" competition, making this our largest issue yet!! Read more for links where to grab it!

Slam Tennis (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 7:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

One of the Infogrames games that apperently did not get mentioned (or everybody missed it) in the E3 craze seems to be Slam Tennis. So here we are, bringing you a 40 or so screens ... Now let me get back to watching the French Open!

Microsoft Train Simulator Add-On 'PRO TRAIN' Now Available

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 6:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First is pleased to announce that Pro Train: Rhine Valley Cologne- Frankfurt, one of the first commercially available add-ons for Microsoft’s Train Simulator has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

Tyson Heavyweight Boxing's Designer Thrown Into The Ring

by Thomas on May 29, 2002 @ 4:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Audley Harrison, the Olympic gold super-heavyweight championship boxer has revealed that one of the hardest challenges of his career was not winning Commonwealth gold or even beating Julius Long recently in just two rounds, but taking on Codemasters' Jon Hare. Full story and nasty screens below!

Reign Of Fire's Dragons Unveiled - Screen

by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 4:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bam! Entertainment, has today finally bowed to public demand and unveiled its infamous Reign of Fire dragons. Based on the upcoming multi-million dollar Spyglass Entertainment movie, Reign of Fire is a sizzling, fast-paced game that's currently in development at Kuju Entertainment's London based studio. A mere 1 screen, but hey ... got to start somewhere!