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Capcom Europe Signs 'Rogue Ops'

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kemco U.S.A. announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Capcom to serve as the distributor for the company’s highly anticipated action adventure title, Rogue Ops, in the United Kingdom, Germany and Australia. Set for release on Nintendo GameCube, the PlayStation2 and the Xbox this November, Rogue Ops exposes the story of ex-Green Beret Nikki Connors as she sets heer vengeful sights on those responsible for murdering her family.

Yahoo! Games Announces Relationship With Microsoft Game Studios

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yahoo! Games today announced Microsoft Game Studios is the newest publisher to contribute titles to Yahoo! Games on Demand (http://gamesondemand.yahoo.com). With this new relationship, more than 100 titles are available to consumers for play on Yahoo! Games on Demand.

'Buka' and 'Data Becker' Lineup Deal

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buka Entertainment is pleased to report our new contract with Data Becker, a well-known German publisher for software, computer books, magazines and accessories.

Atari Announce PC & Console Lineup Futuris Powerplay 2003

by Thomas on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 4:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At Futuris Powerplay many big names will show their upcoming or recent releases for different platforms. Atari today announced which games will be playable at the show; these include "full products" but also several "preview games"; games which will not be releases in the near future.

ZOO Welcomes You To 'SimCity 2000' (GBA) - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 4:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arguably the best-ever resource management game ever is available for the first time on Game Boy Advance from October 31st 2003. As a classic God simulation game, SimCity 2000 allows you to play God wherever you go. Read more for details & screens ...

'Pop Idol' To launch For Game Boy Advance in November

by Thomas on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 4:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters is set to bolster market presence for Pop Idol – The Official Video Game with a special hand-held edition for Game Boy Advance. Pop Idol – The Official Video Game, already confirmed for PlayStation 2 and PC, will launch for Game Boy Advance in November during the thrilling second series of the smash-hit reality TV entertainment show, co-produced by Thames Television and 19TV, on ITV1.

'Mojo' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Thomas on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 4:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that it will publish Mojo! for the Sony PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox video game system. The game will be distributed on these formats in the UK by Mindscape priced £19.99 on PS2 and £24.99 on Xbox.

Story Pulled On Request From Ubisoft

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 1:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Story Pulled On Request From Ubisoft

'Silent Storm' - Developer Interview

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

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. A little while ago we put up our Silent Storm preview, so we thought it was due time to have a talk with project leader Dmitry “Zak” Zakharov. Read more for the interrogation and check out some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Weird War' - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 11:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Weird War – that’s the title of a new cRPG taking place during World War II, which will be released under the Techland label. A dose of original humor combined with various and extensive terrain at player’s disposal makes this title very interesting not only for fans of such games as Arcanum, Fallout or Baltur’s Gate...

'Shadowlands' Now Available For Download!

by Thomas on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 11:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Finally! The critically acclaimed Shadowlands expansion is now available for download. Shadowlands is a expansion pack for Funcom’s award-winning massively multiplayer online game Anarchy Online.. Shadowlands takes Anarchy Online to a whole new level. With highly innovative features, a magical ambience and a creative universe without boundaries

'Battle of Britain' To Include Free Dogfighting Arena

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 6:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

History Channel’s Battle of Britain 1940, published by Activision Value, Inc. and developed by iEntertainment Network Inc., will be including a free online dogfighting arena. This will be the first time that a flight simulation will offer a FREE massively multiplayer online gaming arena. The arena will include topographically accurate terrain of the English Channel and surrounding areas. Pilots will also be able to test their flying skills in a historically accurate Axis ME 109 or an Allied Spitfire 1. Choose a side, Axis or Allied, and dogfight away, all for FREE!

'Yager' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 5:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has now released an updated demo for their sci-fi flying action game Yager . The demo offers the same 3 missions as before but includes mouse support and now works on older processors without SSE instructions (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Mace Griffin: Bounty Hunter' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 5:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games UK has released a demo for their space combat-FPS Mace Griffin: Bounty Hunter. The PC version of Mace Griffin: Bounty Hunter will NOT be released in the US, it was cancelled a few weeks ago, so seems that the US folx will either have to import it, or be content with this demo (thanks C&VG). Read more for download links ...

'Mission Impossible: Operation Surma' - Office Website Launched

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 4:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari sent out notice that they have launched the official website for their upcoming stealth action game Mission Impossible: Operation Surma. The site features trailers, latest screenshots, message forums, details about the game, weapons & gadgets, and more. You can expect Mission: Impossible Operation Surma in stores November for the Gamecube, PS2, Xbox and GBA. Head on over to the official Mission Impossible: Operation Surma website to check out the goods ...

'Lords of EverQuest' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 4:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by the world of online gaming phenomenon EverQuest, Lords of EverQuest features an enthralling storyline drawing gamers to the land of Antonica as they control one of 15 Lords and manage massive armies in their quest for domination. As expected the 2nd demo for Lords of EverQuest has been released on the Nvidia website. This demo allows you to play online as the Elddar Alliance faction, including the previously released Shadow Realm tutorials. Read more for download links ...

Wanadoo Sells Offline Games Business To MC2 Entertainment

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wanadoo today announced the sale of its subsidiary Wanadoo Edition (28.2 million euros of revenues in 2002) to MC2 Entertainment, the company created in order to take over Microids on June 27 of this year. Upon completion of the transaction Wanadoo will hold 12 percent of MC2 Entertainment.

DreamWorks and Tecmo Announce 'Fatal Frame' Movie

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 12:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tecmo and DreamWorks Studios, the movie studio headed by Steven Spielberg, announced new details surrounding the movie based on Fatal Frame, the hit survival-horror series that will once again unleash its terror with a sequel, Fatal Frame 2, coming out this November.

'Xbox Live Now' Keeps Friends Connected

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that the new Xbox Live update “Xbox Live Now” is now available for download. "Xbox Live Now" is a free update that gives gamers what they want most: a host of innovative features they can use to interact with friends online. With "Xbox Live Now", gamers are always connected to Xbox Live, so from the moment the Xbox power indicator glows green gamers are plugged into their online network of friends.