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THQ Ships 'Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius' For PS2 & GBA

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 9:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and Nickelodeon today announced that "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius" for PlayStation2 and "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron vs. Jimmy Negatron" for Game Boy Advance are now available at retail outlets nationwide. The PlayStation 2 version features Jimmy Neutron, star of Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies' Academy Award-nominated, digitally animated motion picture, "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius." The Game Boy Advance version is based on the new television series on Nickelodeon, "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius," Nickelodeon's highest rated TV premiere to date.

NCsoft Announces 'Wreckage'

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 9:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft Corporation announced plans today to publish an upcoming massively-multiplayer (MMP) game currently under development by NetDevil studios, under the working title 'Wreckage'.

'Malice' & 'NOLF2' - Trailers

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 9:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Sierra released a few trailers for some of their upcoming titles. We have a 'Malice' and 'No One Lives Forever 2' trailer in various formats for the bandwith impaired or broadband people .. read more for links where to grab all the goodies!

'Dino Island' & 'Micro Commandos' Are Shippping To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 8:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and Developer/Co-publisher Monte Cristo are happy to offer general admission to Dino Island¸ a Management Simulation title that will surely put Six Flags to shame. Strategy First and Monte Cristo also announced that Micro Commandos has shipped to retail stores nationwide today.

TimeSplitters 2 (GC/PS2/Xb) - Character Art & Bio

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 7:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prepare to battle through history as the evil TimeSplitters get ready to rise again. TimeSplitters 2 is the sequel to the hugely successful and critically acclaimed TimeSplitters, which was released to coincide with the US and European launches of PlayStation 2. The game is being developed by Free Radical Design of Nottingham, England, and is set for release in September. Today we scored some Character bio's for Jake Fenton, Lady Jane, Ghost and Chastity. More to follow, Njoy!

Nvidia Announces 'AGP 8X GPU & Core Logic Solutions'

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 7:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NVIDIA Corporation today introduced the industry’s first and only comprehensive family of AGP 8X-based products. Based on Intel’s AGP 3.0 specification, NVIDIA now offers an extensive range of top-to-bottom graphics processing units (GPUs) and platform processors for next-generation digital media, gaming, and business PC platforms. NVIDIA’s AGP 8X product line-up, which includes the NVIDIA® GeForce4 Ti 4200 with AGP 8X and the GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP 8X desktop GPUs, as well as the new nForce2TM platform processors, forms the technology foundation for the world’s most advanced PCs.

Empire Announces Bulletproof Monk (PC/PS2/NGC/Xbx)

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 6:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive plc, a leading AIM listed computer games developer and publisher, today announced it had signed the publishing rights to the eagerly awaited Hollywood martial arts film, Bulletproof Monk. The game will closely follow the film, which is based on the comic book first published by Flypaper Press in 1999. The film is being produced by John Woo's and Terrance Chang's production company, Lion Rock Productions, responsible for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.

Splinter Cell (Xbox)- Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 6:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Your name is Sam Fisher and you are the best field-operative of the secretive "black-ops" NSA sub-agency THIRD ECHELON. Sent to execute desperate missions, you're the last resort of your government, on the edge of legality and morality. Alone, yet armed with some of the best hi-tech weapons on the market, you are geared up to infiltrate and neutralize every enemy - all without leaving a trace. We cant get enough of Splinter Cell screens, this game just looks TOO sweet!

'Mercedes-Benz WorldRacing' (Xbox) Gets Musical

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 6:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Are you a racing fanatic, a music enthusiast and ready for the ultimate driving challenge? If yes, then get ready, get set, to go, go, go as TDK Mediactive Europe, a leading entertainment software publisher announces today that its highly anticipated 3D racing-simulation game 'WorldRacing' for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft will feature unique soundtracks created by the Ministry of Sound.

Empire Announces 'Bubble Bobble - Old & New' (GBA)

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive plc, a leading AIM listed computer games developer and publisher, today announced it had signed the publishing rights to the classic GBA title, 'Bubble Bobble - Old and New'.

Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 6:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Jedi Outcast is a dynamic action experience that continues the saga of the once-powerful Jedi Knight, Kyle Katarn, as he struggles with the power – and dangers – of the Force. Through a multitude of complex and richly detailed Star Wars environments, players face a variety of powerful enemies and once again fight for the Rebel cause. Armed with the power of the Force and an arsenal of weapons, including a Jedi Knight's signature lightsaber, players hold the fate of the Star Wars galaxy and the destiny of Kyle Katarn in their hands.

'LotR: The Fellowship of the Ring' Goes HDTV (XBX) - Screens & Info

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 6:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Label Games would like to share information with you regarding the HDTV/wide-screen capabilities exclusive to The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring for the Xbox. Read more for info and a dozen or so screens...

GarageGames Announces IndieGamesCon '02

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 5:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GarageGames, the online developer community and indie games publisher, has announced the first Independent Games Conference. IndieGamesCon '02 (IGC - www.indiegamescon.com) will be held this fall November 1, 2 & 3. IndieGamesCon will be an informal and informative gathering of independent developers from around the world. The conference will providing an unprecedented opportunity for independent developers, professional guest developers, hardware manufactures as well as the GarageGames staff to exchange ideas and promote independent gaming.

'Conflict : Desert Storm' #1 Spot On All Format Charts In UK

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 5:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Released only 10 days ago, SCi Games’ newest title, CONFLICT: DESERT STORM, has created a storm of its own and has taken the number one spot across all formats, according to recent Charttrack figures. The game, which was released simultaneously across Xbox, Sony Playstation 2 and PC on 13th September, is now the best selling computer and video game in the UK.

'Heath: The Unchosen Path' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media today announces its fourth game in what line up - Heath. Heath is the first of at least 7 games planned for 2003 covering most platforms. "2003 will be a very interesting one for us, we have a lot planned for the year." Commented Barry Leonard COO of GMX Media. "Heath promises to offer RPG gamers something new and different." Today we serve up 40+ screens to show you what its all about .. njoy!

Essential Reality Announces Launch Date For Its 'P5' Controller

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Essential Reality, Inc., a developer and integrator of leading-edge sensory and real-time remote tracking devices, announced today that its highly anticipated P5 glove is set to debut nationwide during the week of October 21st 2002.

Evolution Worlds (NGC) - Intro Movie

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 8:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Evolution Worlds is coming exclusively to GameCube this November! Evolution Worlds combines the stories from the best-selling Dreamcast RPGs, Evolution and Evolution 2, and the game is the ONLY traditional RPG for GameCube this Christmas. Players will join Mag Launcher, Linear Cannon, Gre Nade, Chain Gun and Pepper Box on their adventure to find the mysterious Evolutia! Today we scored the intro movie for the game, for your pleasure! Watch out for additional Evolution Worlds movies in the coming weeks. Read more for link where to grab it ...

'Enigma : Rising Tide' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Sept. 26, 2002 @ 4:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tesseraction Games, Inc. announced today it has gone Gold with the limited edition offline version of ENIGMA: RISING TIDE, its upcoming massively-multiplayer cinematic naval combat game. The game’s release is scheduled for September 27. ENIGMA: RISING TIDE will be available for purchase over the Internet from Gigex (gigex.com) and other online sites for a price of $20, which will include, upon registration, a free 30-day subscription to the multiplayer game.

'Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer' Rides Onto North American Retail Shelves

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2002 @ 10:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Surf’s up! Action sports fans can now ride the waves like a pro with the release of Activision, Inc.’s Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer, which is currently available at North American retail outlets. The game lets players join six-time world champion surfer, Kelly Slater and eight other top pros as they travel to 13 of the most popular and recognizable surf spots in the world in search of the perfect wave.

Tribes II - Update Patch Now Available

by Rainier on Sept. 25, 2002 @ 10:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just noticed on Bluesnews that Sierra has released another BIG update patch for their hit title, Tribes II. The patch includes changes made since the previous beta patch, the Team Rabbit 2 and TRIBES 2 classic game types, a new Torque Game Engine mission editor, along with various bug-fixes. These fixes will also be included in the soon to be available Tribes 2 jewel case version. Read more for detailed fixl ist and links where to grab it.