'Dragon's Lair 3D' First & Only Xbox Game With 1080i HDTV - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2002 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon's Lair 3D: Return to the Lair for Xbox will be the FIRST and ONLY Xbox title with 1080i HDTV compatibility. No one has experienced the full graphics power of the Xbox console yet, but Dragon's Lair 3D will show Xbox users how truly powerful the Xbox is. Dragon's Lair 3D is an all new 3D action adventure based on the world famous arcade game played by millions of fans worldwide, Dragon's Lair. Created by Don Bluth and Gary Goldman (Secret of Nimh, Titan AE, Land Before Time, etc.), Dragon's Lair 3D: Return to the Lair will feature new cut-scene animations and in-game animated characters from Bluth. Dirk's more than 150 3D, cel animations allows him to run, jump, roll, sneak, climb, crouch, crawl, swing, push, lift and somersault. Dragon's Lair 3D's 1080i compatibility shows off the game's real-time, 3D modeled and hand painted, textured world in a visual style so colorful that players will feel as if they are controlling an interactive, 3D cartoon. Check out some 1080i quality screens ...

Pillars of Garendall 1.0.2 Update

by Thomas on Aug. 8, 2002 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Pillars of Garendall 1.0.2 update provides speed improvements, bug fixes, and other enhancements. Also new is Trinity, a free plugin for Pillars of Garendall that greatly extends the game. Pillars of Garendall is a huge (120mb+) epic fantasy role playing game created by Beenox using the Coldstone game engine. You'll need a sharp-edged blade and a heart of steel to make it through this unique action-oriented role playing game. More about it..

X-men- Wolverines Revenge (PS2/XB/NGC) Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 8, 2002 @ 8:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring an original storyline written exclusively for Activision by comics’ industry legend Larry Hama, and featuring the voices of Mark Hamill and Patrick Stewart, X-Men: Wolverine’s Revenge allows players to assume the role of Wolverine, everyone’s favourite cigar smoking badass member of the X-Men. In the game, Wolverine faces a race against time to find an antidote to the viral time bomb that’s just been discovered in his system. With only 48 hours to live, Wolverine returns to the clandestine Department H facility deep in the Canadian wilderness, to uncover the terrible secrets behind the Weapon X laboratory and the experiments that turned the mutant hero into a savage killing machine.

'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4' (GCN) New Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 8, 2002 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision's award-winning studio, Neversoft Entertainment, currently is in development with Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4, the latest title in the series, which is slated for release this fall on all of the next-generation console platforms. Check out some Cube screens below!

'Kelly Skater's Pro Surfer' New Screenshots

by Thomas on Aug. 8, 2002 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game features multiple modes of play including “Surf Trip” where the gamer chooses their own path, in search of the perfect wave traveling to 13 of the hottest real-world surf breaks from around the world including the U.S., Europe, Africa, Australia and the South Pacific. True to the sport and lifestyle, the game features: authentic in-game sponsors including surfboards, wetsuits, board shorts and apparel; video clips from top surf directors Taylor Steele, Sonny Miller, and Ira Opper; and an innovative, lifestyle oriented soundtrack.

Rage Announces Software Lineup for ECTS (All)

by Thomas on Aug. 8, 2002 @ 7:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rage, one of the UK's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, is pleased to announce its line up of titles to be shown on stand 1546 at ECTS 2002, Europe's premier interactive entertainment expo, taking place at London’s Earl’s Court from 29-31 August. Titles on display for the Sony PlayStation2, Microsoft Xbox and Nintendo GameCube include Rocky, Crashed, Twin Caliber, Rolling and Lamborghini.

Train Up Rocky in Movie Mode to Become the People's Champ - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2002 @ 5:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Rocky, due out this November on Xbox, PS2, GameCube and GBA, players can follow the Italian Stallion through the five Rocky movies in the game's Movie Mode, training up Rock with the help of cantankerous trainer, Mickey. Read more for screens of Rocky getting trained up with Mickey yelling words of encouragement and some more details ...

'Tomb Raider: The Prophecy' Busts Onto GBA - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 8, 2002 @ 5:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PS2 owners won't be the only gamers to experience the new Lara Croft. This November, Lara will be hitting the GameBoy Advance as well, in Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Prophecy. Tomb Raider features a new quasi-3D view, exploiting the unique characteristics of our sexy heroine. An impressive set of spectacular 3D animations, an improved combat system specific for the Gameboy Advance, environments which develop in height rather than in width are only some of the most important features of the game.

Day of Defeat Beta 3.1 released!

by Thomas on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 9:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Day of Defeat team is proud to bring you Beta 3.1 at this time. Find out more and download it it from the official site here!

'NFL Fever 2003' Kicks Off New Season on Xbox

by Thomas on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 8:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While pro football players are working up a sweat getting ready for the upcoming season, football video game fans are developing a certain "fever" in anticipation of the newest release for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft Corp. "NFL Fever 2003" hits store shelves this week, and like all great sports franchises, this one made significant improvements during the off-season.

1914 - The Great War Site

by Thomas on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWood Productions today launched the official site for their 3D turn-based strategy game, 1914 - The Great War. Check out screens, artwork and some new trailers on this new site here!

XIII - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 7:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

XIII is a conspiracy ridden FPS title featuring cel-shaded graphics and unique flashback visuals. XIII is a completely interactive graphic novel that creates a visually stunning effect unique to the action genre. XIII will appear on the PlayStation2, GameCube, the Xbox and PC. Expected Q1 2003. Check these 12 lovely new screens!

Asylum - Exclusive Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 7:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Asylum features stunning graphics, real world physics featuring moveable, breakable scenery and a Ragdoll sytem which makes shotgun blasting your enemies more satisfying than ever before. Our Characters movement uses our New Skeletal Logic System, making them move and react to their surroundings more realistic than ever before seen. Check out 4 brand new screens taken from the area .. Njoy

'US Open 2002' Goes Gold!

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 6:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First announced today that its upcoming Tennis Simulation game for the PC, US OPEN 2002 has gone gold.

BANDITS site is live!

by Thomas on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 6:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GRIN Inc ( developers of Ballistics "PC/Arcade", BANDITS "PC" & Vultures "Xbox" ) let us know that the official site for their upcoming action game, Bandits, is now live! On this site you can find out all about the BANDITS world, screens, music, character presentations and more.

'New World Order' - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday Project Three announced the release of the New World Order public multiplayer beta-test version 2.0, that is a much-improved version of the original public MP beta-test, which was released at June 1st. Today we installed the game and fired of some screens from the single player mode, just to show you how good looking this game is " i'm looking forward for the final *G* ". (new screens "multiplayer" will be posted as soon we get the DirectPlay 8.2 beta from MS, that will be released later on today) More info about the DirectPlay 8.2 Beta here, grab the demo here and read more below for the screens!

CDV Major Update With Screens And More

by Thomas on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 4:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today CDV updated several sites from upcoming titles with screens and much more.. Check out the links below!

  • Grom - the Baddies: Having introduced you to the Goodies, Grom's companions, you'll now get to know the Baddies, Grom's enemies! More about it

  • Resist the Breed - brand new screens: The organised, terrestrial resistance against the Breed has been forced to take it's operations underground. More about it.

  • Combat Mission 2 - Preview Screens: The American Developers, Battlefront.com, have excelled themselves! Combat Mission 2, CDV's new strategy game, is already at the preview stage. More about it

  • Project Nomads: CDV´s fascinating 3D-action-adventure Project Nomads guides you to a fantastic isle-world, made up from planet-fragments. More about it

  • American Conquest Screens and demo: The self-running demo, which is finally online, offers not only "jaw-dropping" graphics, but also a little foretaste on the next epic RTS title. More about it

  • Divine Divinity, queen of the summer: A sigh of silent admiration, yes adoration goes through the crowd: She's here, Divine Divinity, queen of the summer! More about it

Doom II Soon to Hit Game Boy Advance

by Thomas on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 12:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Confirmation from Id that they are indeed doing a GBA version... The ultimate battle is in the palm of gamers' hands with the development of id Software's DOOM II for the Game Boy Advance. Published by Activision, Inc., the game is a joint development effort by id Software and Torus Games, and follows the epic saga of one marine against the demon hordes of hell with non-stop action, terrifying enemies, fluid graphics, and outstanding multiplayer carnage.

Star Trek - Elite Force 2 New Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Trek Elite Force II marks the return of multiplayer Holomatch. Similar to the original game, Star Trek Elite Force II offers several multiplayer modes including modes found in the Elite Force Expansion Pack, but with new features and weapons like the Klingon Bat’Leth. Multiplayer modes include Holomatch, Capture The Flag, and Team Holomatch.

Blade 2 (PS2/XB) New Screenshots

by Thomas on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blade II for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and Xbox video game system from Microsoft is the only action/adventure combat-fest that allows players to be Blade, the half-vampire, half-human superhero who lives to rid the world of vampires. Armed with an arsenal of deadly weapons and over-the-top martial arts moves, players must stop the vampire underworld from farming humans for their souls. 8 new screens below!