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THQ To Distribute 'Big Mutha Truckers' (ALL)

by Thomas on March 17, 2003 @ 8:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced that it will distribute Empire Interactive's "Big Mutha Truckers" for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox video game system from Microsoft and PC. "Big Mutha Truckers" places players behind the wheel of an 18-wheeled big rig deep in the heart of the South with a cast of colorful characters and plenty of campy humor.

'MLB SlugFest 20-04' Ships For PS2/XB/NGC/GBA

by Thomas on March 17, 2003 @ 8:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Sports announced today that MLB SlugFest 20-04 has shipped for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance.

Softwrap's ESD Momentum Grows With Three New Partnerships

by Thomas on March 17, 2003 @ 3:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Softwrap today announced three new agreements with gaming companies Blue Tea Games, Alawar Entertainment and Grass The three companies will adopt Softwrap's technology to distribute secure versions of their games online. The growing adoption of Softwrap's technology by games developers demonstrates the appeal of 'try before you buy' solutions. Steve Zi Kun Zhao from Blue Tea Games revealed that it was Softwrap's "secure and professional approach to online distribution" that appealed to him in distributing the game Save The Meeklits, along with the "reasonable commission based fee".

'Hybrid' - A New PC FPS Announced

by Thomas on March 17, 2003 @ 2:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vulcan Software has unveiled details of Hybrid, a brand new First Person Shooter currently in development for the PC platform. Hybrid is Vulcan's first game to be entirely developed using their Mother3D engine, and benefits from an impressive array of engine features, which include advanced physics, complex AI, and fully interactive environments. Vulcan has spent the last four years developing Mother, along with their digital distribution software the Vulcan Portal and PC conversions of their back catalogue.

'Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced' (GBA) - Site

by Thomas on March 17, 2003 @ 2:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced is the sequel to the smash hit Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure. The story takes place directly after the events of the first, but takes gameplay to a whole other dimension. The nefarious N. Tropy is back and up to no good again. This time, he has teamed up with an all new partner-in-crime, the hypnotically evil N. Trance, to brainwash Crash's friends and turn them into bad guys! Now Crash must face off against his friends and bring them back to the side of good... or lose them to the villainous duo forever! A link to the game's new site, the game itself having been released on Friday.

'The Lost Vikings' (GBA) - Playable Demo

by Thomas on March 17, 2003 @ 12:35 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... Here you have link to a Flash Lost Vikings demo, to get you fired up for the real thing.

PowerBoard For The Nintendo GameCube Console

by Thomas on March 17, 2003 @ 12:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Datel, the world's leading developer and manufacturer of innovative video game enhancement products, is proud to announce the release of PowerBoard for the Nintendo GameCube console. The perfect companion for online games like Phantasy Star Online, PowerBoard is the first full-size, computer-style keyboard designed specifically for GameCube.

Echelon - Is Alive!

by Thomas on March 17, 2003 @ 12:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A good news for the gaming community keen on sequel to Echelon. The two German enthusiasts of this game created a fansite for Echelon: Wind Warriors action/sim... More about it below!

'Ballerium' - Coming To E3

by Thomas on March 17, 2003 @ 12:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Majorem Ltd., a developer of massively multiplayer games and technology, is pleased to officially announce that they are now finalizing preparations towards the E3 tradeshow at Los-Angeles California. 'Ballerium' is meant to be the main company's display at the famous tradeshow. Majorem's booth on E3 this year would be located at the Kentia hall, booth #6345. The public is invited to test the game's Beta on site.

eJay Join Forces With Ministry Of Sound!

by Thomas on March 17, 2003 @ 12:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

This is quite simply a genuine match made in heaven! eJay Entertainment GmbH, one of the world's leading providers of music software, has teamed up with Ministry Of Sound's infamous record label Data Records to promote DJ Sammy.

'GameCube & GBA SP' Promotion

by Thomas on March 17, 2003 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo is celebrating the launch of Game Boy Advance SP and its connectivity to Gamecube by running a €20 million pan European promotion. The first 400,000 Game Boy Advance SP to be sold include a '£30 discount' voucher for Gamecube.

'The Kore Gang' (Xbox) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2003 @ 10:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV announces the official name for its action adventure title, formerly known as Core: The Kore Gang! It will be released exclusively for the Xbox. The renowned Swedish development studio UDS is preparing a masterpiece that already shows tremendous potential of becoming a cult hit. Offering outstanding graphics and sound, The Kore Gang goes to the hilt in utilizing Xbox's graphical strengths. This action adventure is scheduled for release at the end of 2003. Read more for details and screens ...

'MoH:AA Spearhead' - Dedicated Linux Server Available NOW

by Rainier on March 16, 2003 @ 8:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Icculus has issued another updated dedicated Linux server for MoH: Allied Assault Spearhead, allowing Linux PCs to host multiplayer games for v2.15 of the World War II FPS expansion by EA. This is still in beta stage (v4) so not the final product and the developers encourage email support! Read more for details & download links ..

'Gladius' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2003 @ 7:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

At the heart of Gladius is a unique mix of dynamic game play that requires players to develop and manage a school of gladiators who, over time, gain experience, learn new skills, improve their abilities and finally test their might in epic battles. Players fight with deadly weapons and powerful magic, learn vital combat tactics, and enhance and customize characters... Check out new screens and big batch of artwork!

'Conflict: Desert Storm' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2003 @ 7:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Conflict: Desert Storm lets you take charge of the best known and most feared special operations forces in the world: the elite British SAS or the US Delta Force squads. You're the best trained, best equipped and best organised Special Forces in the world. The area that has been assigned to you is yours for the taking. Seek, locate and destroy enemy targets and personnel. Create havoc and confusion throughout the enemy's lines of communication and supply. What lies before you is an opportunity in a soldier's lifetime. Take your equipment, take your training and use it well.

'Line of Sight: Vietnam' - Multiplayer Demo

by Thomas on March 16, 2003 @ 11:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Line of Sight: Vietnam your job is to locate elusive enemy soldiers and pick them off one-by-one. Whether patiently waiting for the enemy to show himself or delivering a pre-emptive strike, the method is the same – be quick, be quiet, and be careful. That’s what will get you home alive... The 172MB demo is now available on FilePlanet. When you install the file, you will be given a KEY in a web browser window. You must use this KEY to unlock the demo preview. Also DirectX 9.0 is required!

'PN03' (NGC) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 15, 2003 @ 2:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom has updated the PN03, in development by its internal studio, Production Studio 4, Japanese website. P.N. 03, directed by Shinji Mikami, is described as an action game starring a female soldier named Vanessa Z. Schneider. She's a mercenary armed with a high-powered laser--and she's a robot killer. Robots at a colonial settlement have gone wild on a nearby planet, and it's up to Vanessa--whose parents were killed by the same system overrunning the settlement--to stop them. Not much is known about the game's action, but it is described as containing dodging capabilities and transforming mechs. The game is due to hit Japan in spring of 2003.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 15, 2003 @ 1:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on March 15, 2003 @ 12:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Man, talk about a boring Friday. Today only a few trailers for various games were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • Vietcong (Take2)
  • Rayman 3 'Battery' (UbiSoft)
  • Star Wars : Knights Of The Old Republic(LucasArts)
  • Splinter Cell PS2 Intro (UbiSoft)

    Read more for download links ...

'Disgaea: Hour of Darkness' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 14, 2003 @ 6:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Netherworld - a realm darker than the deepest abyss, located far beneath where mortals tread. It is a cursed land where evil reigns and foul beings dwell. Nobody knows its whereabouts, but everybody fears its existence... The story takes place two years after the death of King Krichevskoy, the ruler of the Netherworld. His son Laharl awakens from a long sleep, unaware of his father's death. Meanwhile, scheming demons vie for supremacy over the Netherworld. With the help of his subordinate Etna and her underlings, the egocentric, self-absorbed Prince Laharl must fight to regain the throne and claim his birthright.