Super X Studios To Release 'Wild Earth' In 2003

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 4:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wild Earth, which will be officially announced next month, is a departure from the sci-fi reputation of the studio. Wild Earth is set deep in Africa on the plains of the Serengeti, where the player takes the role of a photo-journalist on assignment for a fictional news magazine by the same name. Amazingly lifelike animation and immersive environments will make it a winner for all ages.

New Playboy World Builder Video Game Coming To PC/CONSOLE

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 4:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Playboy Enterprises today announced a global licensing deal with ARUSH Entertainment in conjunction with Groove Games to create, market and distribute a set of interactive simulation video games. The first Playboy- branded game, which will be playable on multiple platforms including PC, Sony PlayStation 2 and Microsoft Xbox consoles, is targeted to be in stores in 2004.

'Ryzom' - New Massively Multiplayer Game

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 4:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wanadoo has signed an agreement with Nevrax, a developer of massively multiplayer online role playing games, covering the publication and operation of the new "Ryzom" game, beginning in late 2003. Building on the success of "Dark Age of Camelot," launched in January 2002, Wanadoo is gearing up to offer a new massively multiplayer online role playing game called "Ryzom." "Ryzom" is a third-generation 3D game that features a highly original poetic universe designed for the general public. Online gaming aficionados will discover innovative game mechanisms, along with sumptuous graphics.

'Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball' - Voice Of Zack

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 3:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tecmo announced today that Controversial King Dennis Rodman has signed on to play the voice of Zack in the newest chapter of the million-selling "Dead or Alive" Series, "Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball." The first-ever "Sports Fantasy Simulation" video game featuring Zack and all the sexy fighting girls from "Dead or Alive 3" is coming to Xbox video game this January.

'Battlefield 1942: The Road to Rome' - Fact Sheet

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 2:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Battlefield 1942: The Road to Rome is currently under development by Swedish-based Digital Illusions and is scheduled to be released in 2003 under the EA GAMES brand. The multiplayer-focused expansion pack will give players more of what they have grown accustomed to with the original BattleField 1942 title, including more maps, more vehicles, and more fighting forces.. Check out latest fact sheet below!

Revolt Games Register 3MapGames as a Trademark

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 1:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Revolt Games, developer of the forthcoming space simulator Homeplanet has registered the name 3MapGames as a trademark. From now on the spacesim Homeplanet, the futuristic first person shooter Neuro and all other games from this team will also be released under the new name.

Octagon Represents 'Stealth Combat'

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 12:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

German development team Deck 13 is the newest addition to Octagon's client portfolio. Octagon will be shopping the team's vehicular tactical action game Stealth Combat to publishers in North America, South America and Asia. Development for the PC title is complete... Players take on the role of a military special unit leader that has been assigned the task of averting nuclear conflict in threatened areas. Jeeps, tanks, choppers, amphibious units and even walking vehicles (Mechs) are all part of the armory. Players may assume the command of any vehicle or order units to carry out tasks independently. The player can often solve missions by careful exploration of the area, sneaking towards the enemy and a executing fast and effective attack. Other missions are more fire-intensive and the player must prove that he has the quickest finger on the trigger.

'Rock N' Roll Racing' & 'Blackthorne' (GBA) - Shots

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 11:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

We just received 22 Blackthorne wistfully nostalgic screenshots - taken from, probably, the SNES original and 16 Rock N' Roll Racing screenshots. Most likely SNES ones, by the looks of it... Njoy!

'The Lost Vikings' (GBA) - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 11:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In The Lost Vikings, players must employ the skills of 3 unique Viking characters cooperatively to solve puzzles, conquer enemies, and navigate their treacherous voyage back home. The game provides hours of arcade-style action with over 35 levels, numerous enemies, and hundreds of mind-bending puzzles to solve.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 9:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'A Tale In The Desert' Comes To Europe

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 3:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

eGenesis, creator of the massively multiplayer online RPG A Tale In The Desert, has signed MDO Games to publish and host a German version of the game. The German version entitled Kemet: A Tale In The Desert is slated for release in January of 2003.

'Metal Dungeon' (Xbox) In Stores Now

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 1:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Xicat Interactive Inc., announced today that one of their cornerstone Christmas releases, Metal Dungeon, has shipped and is on store shelves. The highly anticipated Japanese RPG is available for the Xbox.

'Delta Force: Land Warrior' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

NovaLogic has a new patch for their tactical first-person shooter Delta Force: Land Warrior. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.00.42. and is labeled as a "maintenance release incorporating fixes to various cheats". Read more for links where to grab this puppy ...

'Ice Nine' (PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2002 @ 9:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bam Entertainment's "Ice Nine" is one of their upcoming PS2 (also coming for the GBA) titles, inspired by the upcoming Al Pacino and Colin Farrell movie "The Recruit". Ice Nine suggest a stealth action game, aimed at the effort to stop the Ice Nine computer virus. Today we have some more detailed info and screens for you to enjoy!

Industry Veterans Line Up For 'Video Games Live At The Hollywood Bowl'

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2002 @ 8:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Entertainment industry powerhouses are lining up to support the highly anticipated “Video Games Live At The Hollywood Bowl” concert taking place in spring 2003. Mystical Stone Entertainment has bolstered its industry’s presence through partnerships with the entertainment agency Endeavor and public relations firm Bender/Helper Impact. Endeavor will spearhead several business and development initiatives for Mystical Stone Entertainment including broadcast rights, cross-promotional partnerships and other strategic alliances.

'IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles' - Video

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2002 @ 8:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles will feature 20 single and 10 multiplayer missions spanning the Finnish and Hungarian theatres of conflict. Amongst the host of features will be improved flight dynamics, a full AI redesign, new ground and sea objects and over 40 new flyable and AI-controlled aircraft, including flyable, multi-crewed German and Russian bombers. Today we serve up a new 4 min trailer showing off in-game action with comments from flight sim expert Ian Boys and 1C:Maddox Games lead developer Oleg Maddox, taped at the European Computer Flight Simulation Show in Birmingham, UK

'Highland Warriors' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2002 @ 8:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Highland Warriors is the epic story of bloody feuds, Scottish patriotism and English Invaders begins with the original founding of Scotland around 850 AD and peaks with the fight for independence during the 13th / 14th century. Play as one of three Scottish clans or risk your life for the British Crown in 35 historically founded missions. Highland Warriors also supports up to eight players through the Internet or LAN. Today we have some more info and screens covering the "Cameron Clan". Njoy!

'Battlebots: Beyond The Battlebox' (GBA) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2002 @ 7:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Destructive combat wreaks havoc on Game Boy Advance as Majesco has shipped BattleBots: Beyond The BattleBox. Based on the popular and highly acclaimed "BattleBots" TV show, the game will be available at retail stores nationwide.

'Battlefield 1942' - Dedicated Linux Server

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2002 @ 7:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Icculus and Electronic Arts have released the first beta dedicated Linux server for Battlefield 1942, allowing Penguin-powered PCs to host multiplayer games of Digital Illusions' vehicular first-person shooter. This beta release will expire in about 30 days but a new release should become available prior to that, and bug reports are solicited. Read more for details, install guide and links where to grab the goods...

'Pro Race Driver' (PS2) Zooms Onto Store Shelves

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2002 @ 6:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters today announced its revolutionary PlayStation2 racing title, Pro Race Driver, shipped to stores. Pro Race Driver redefines the racing genre with the inclusion of an innovative narrative character-based storyline and the realism of more than 40 detailed cars and 38 licensed tracks in Pro Race Driver. The game is available on store shelves for an SRP of $39.99.