'Soldier of Fortune II' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2002 @ 1:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As announced and expected a few days ago, RavenSoft has just let us know that they have released the v1.02 update patch for "Soldiers Of Fortune II : Double Helix". Weiging in at a hefty 20mb it has a slew of fixes, updates, new maps and other additions. Read more for detailed fixlist and links where to get it!

'Ages Of Wonders 2' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2002 @ 1:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take 2 has just released a new has a new update patch for Triumph Studios' fantasy strategy sequel, Age Of Wonders 2. There are no specific details known yet as to what exactly it addresses, but its got to be something. It has several bugfixes and makes the game more stable. Read more for links where to download this v1.2 patch.

UbiSoft Announces 'Batman Vengeance' For PC

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2002 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced today that it would be bringing the popular game Batman Vengeance to PC enthusiasts this fall. Now PC gamers can become the Dark Knight and follow a twisting, unpredictable plot through stylish environments based on the hit television animated series The New Batman Adventures. Not really much of a surprise since there was a demo available already a few weeks back, but now its official!

BaldurÂ’s Gate : Dark Alliance (NGC) - First Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2002 @ 1:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Immerse yourself in the fast-paced, dynamic world of Baldur’s Gate : Dark Alliance. In this epic action RPG, play one of three unique characters as you explore visually stunning environments like bone-chilling ice caverns, marshy swamplands and forlorn tombs. Battle immense Frost Giants, brutal Dragons and hordes of other Dungeons & Dragons creatures. Use your wits, battle fiercely and emerge victorious! Check the first 10 Gamecube screens!

Phantasy Star Collection (GBA) Announced - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2002 @ 12:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A compilation pack of the first three Phantasy Star products, Collection brings classic Sci-Fi RPG gaming to the Game Boy Advance. This RPG series revolutionized the genre with immersive 3-D dungeons, huge environments to explore and hours of gameplay.

Apply To Be An 'EverQuest Renaissance' Beta Tester !

by Thomas on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 11:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EverQuest is a 3D massively multiplayer fantasy roleplaying game. Prepare to enter an enormous virtual environment-an entire world with its own diverse species, economic systems, alliances, and politics. Choose from a variety of races and classes, customize your character, and begin your quest in any number of cities of villages throughout multiple continents. How about some new European adventure? Registration for the Beta-Testing of 'EverQuest Renaissance' has opened. Sign up HERE!

'Summoner 2' Announced For GameCube

by Thomas on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 11:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ and Volition have announced that a Nintendo Gamecube version of Summoner 2 is currently in development and will be available in early 2003. "Summoner 2" for Gamecube is being developed by Cranky Pants Games, THQ's newest game development studio located in Seattle, Washington. Summoner 2 is the sequel to one of the PlayStation 2's top-selling launch titles, Summoner. Developed by Volition, creators of Red Faction. Summoner 2 for PlayStation 2 is available now at retail stores nationwide.

Racing Simulation 3 (NGC) Announced

by Thomas on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 10:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the world-wide leading publishers of PC and video games, has announced Racing simulation 3 for Nintendo GameCube. The new title is based on an improved version of Ubi Softs Revenge-Engine and includes the newest technological developments to crate the most exciting and most realistic game in the series.

WarBirds III - Info & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 9:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Entertainment Network announced today that WarBirds III, Fighter Pilot Academy, is expected to reach retail shelves very quickly for the Christmas retail season, with new features, new graphics, new missions, and a new level of simulation to battle Electronic Arts excellent new retail WWII product, Battlefield 1942. Read more for info & screens.


by Thomas on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 9:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and SEGA Corporation today shipped SEGA SMASH PACK for the Game Boy Advance, the latest title in THQ's exclusive, 16 title Game Boy Advance co-publishing agreement with SEGA.

Splinter Cell - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 9:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

UbiSoft is pleased to announce that the game has been rated T. The game is slated to hit the shelves for xbox on Nov. 12, and the PC version will follow on Nov. 26. Today we scored 3 new screens AND a new ingame trailer, showing off some Sam Fisher action. Njoy!

Vivendi Announces Online Game Based On 'Lord Of The Rings'

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 9:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Publishing announced today several new games as part of its Games division's long-term agreement with Tolkien Enterprises to develop interactive entertainment based on J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit." The new titles include The Lord of the Rings: Middle-earth Online, an Online Massively Multi-player role playing game, The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Ring, a real time strategy game, and additional PC and console titles based on Tolkien's "The Two Towers" and "The Return of the King."

Deathrow (Xbox) - Website Goes Live!

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 8:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced the launch of a dedicated website to support its forthcoming brutal team combat game, Deathrow. Featuring in-depth team and player profiles, special moves for effectively removing your opponents from the field of battle, and interviews with developer SouthEnd Interactive, the official page will have everything to quench any fan's thirst for Deathrow info. Deathrow, an exclusive title for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, is scheduled to ship to U.S. and Canadian retail shelves this fall. Check it out NOW!! To celebrate the opening, UbiSoft send us 9 exclusive screens! Njoy

Real War : Rogue States - Info & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 7:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

REAL WAR: ROGUE STATES is the next game in the best-selling "Real War" series. In this modern military RTS the United States has learned that the Independent Liberation Army (ILA) is being backed by a rogue state. It was thought the ILA was destroyed, but this new sponsor has re-energized the ILA and equipped it with even more lethal technology. The gamer's task is to destroy this alliance and punish the offending country. Some more info and 40+ screens to show we mean business!

Big Air Freestyle (NGC) Ships In Europe

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 5:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames has shipped Big Air Freestyle, an extreme motocross game for the Nintendo GameCube, to European store shelves this week.

'BANDITS' Are Invading The World

by Thomas on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 4:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BANDITS are invading the world - and they're starting off in Scandinavia! It is now confirmed by the GRIN team itself that "BANDITS - Phoenix Rising" is out in stores in Stockholm City. Hopefully then - and, most likely - it is out in the rest of Scandinavia as well. Release date for "BANDITS - Phoenix Rising" outside Scandinavia is to be announced.

'Land Warrior' & 'Black Thorn' Available As Double Pack

by Thomas on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 4:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NovaLogic Ltd. and Ubi Soft Entertainment today announce the release of a Delta Force Land Warrior & Rogue Spear: Black Thorn PC double pack that will be available throughout Europe in November 2002.

SEGA Partners With Michael Crichton

by Thomas on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 12:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. today announced that it has partnered with best-selling author Michael Crichton to develop a new video game based on an original concept to be created by Michael Crichton in association with SEGA. The partnership will bring together top SEGA game developers and Michael Crichton in a collaborative venture resulting in a new game currently scheduled for release in 2004.

'Robotech: Battlecry' (PS2/XB) Ships To Stores

by Thomas on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive Inc. announced that Robotech: Battlecry has shipped for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox. We'll have a review up soon!

Ace Golf (NGC) Character Profiles & Shots

by Thomas on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 12:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grab your clubs, hit the green and prepare for some wild golfing action with Ace Golf. Ace Golf combines crazy arcade characters with real-world golf physics and intuitive gameplay. The result is an addictive pick up and play golf game for both novice and expert gamers alike! The game is being developed by Telenet Japan Co Ltd and is due for release in the Autumn on Nintendo GameCube... Continuing the current PR trend for character profiles, here are details of Sonny Ryder and Yoshiki Kitamura.