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'FIM Speedway Grand Prix' - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 5:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A few days ago the director of Techland signed an official contract, by virtue of which Techland has been given a licence of Benfield Sports International - the official owner of rights to Speedway Grand Prix - to make a fully licenced cinder-track game. Thanks to this contract, for the first time in the history of speedway, players will be given the possibility to play an exceptionally realistic and original cinder-track game Speedway Grand Prix... Find out more below and check out some screens!

'Mafia' - Illusion Softworks Interview Part 1

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 5:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tiscali Games got a chance to chat with Petr Vochozka, CEO of Czech-based developer company Illusion Softworks about their recently released action game Mafia for PC. First part of interview includes questions and answers about fulfilling of their expectations, amount of sold copies during first months, problems with release in Italy, average rating in reviews, patch plans and possibility of multiplayer addon or AI improvements.

'Dark Age of Camelot: Shrouded Isles' Ships

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 5:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment today announced that the highly anticipated expansion pack to the fastest growing online game of all time has been shipped to retail outlets throughout North America. Dark Age of Camelot: Shrouded Isles will be available in stores beginning December 3, 2002.

Multi-Player Middleware (NGC/PS2)

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 5:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With the online console gaming market expected to reach 114 million players in the next four years, the world's pioneer in online console game technology, Sega.com Inc., announced today that they have signed middleware agreements with two of the top console manufacturers.

'Run Like Hell' Available For The Xbox This Spring

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 3:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Interplay and Vivendi Universal Games today announced the development of the sci-fi video game Run Like Hell for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. This survival horror game previously released on the Sony PlayStation2 has been modified to take full advantage of the Xbox technology, including in game support of Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound to accompany the state-of-the art 3D environments. In addition to expanding the existing gameplay area, an exclusive new level has also been created, as well as downloadable content that will be available via Xbox Live. Run Like Hell for the Xbox will be available in the spring of 2003.

'TOCA Race Driver' Confirmed for Xbox - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 2:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Expanded, enhanced and an even more professional racing experience, Codemasters confirms "TOCA Race Driver" for Xbox, the video game system from Microsoft, is in development and will launch in March 2003.

Midtown Madness 3 (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 11:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midtown Madness 3, the latest in Microsoft Corp.'s popular "Midtown Madness" franchise, allows gamers to get behind the wheel of more than 30 vehicles while competing in exciting race modes such as Blitz, Checkpoint and Cruise. With a robust Career mode featuring 14 driving careers, "Midtown Madness 3" delivers the rush and excitement of street racing while challenging gamers to put their driving skills to the ultimate test. Four new shots, this time of the Hummer smashing into things.

'Evil Dead: A Fistful of Broomstick' (PS2) - Screen

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 11:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed with the full support of creators Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert, and Bruce Campbell, "Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick" allows players to assume the role of Ash, the chainsaw-armed hero from the "Evil Dead" trilogy. Players will fend off hordes of Deadites with several weapons including the shovel, gatling gun, shotgun and chainsaw. Massive game environments include all new "Evil Dead" locations as players attempt to save the town of Dearborn from the influence of the Necromonicon ex Mortis - the Book of the Dead. "Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick" mixes the comedy and fun of a campy horror movie with intense combat missions for the most complete "Evil Dead" game yet.. Today we have a single screenshot, but we think it'll be the one that survives.

Game Boy Advance - One Million Systems Sold In 10 Days

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

The early leader in this season's favorite holiday high-tech gift is Nintendo's Game Boy Advance. Initial checks with U.S. retailers indicate the world's only handheld video game system sold through to approximately one million shoppers in the 10-day period running through the busy Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

'Racing Evoluzione' (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 11:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Driving expensive sports cars is very cool. Owning a legendary brand of sports car is even more desirable. Compete against the world's most famous cars. Driving machines you created and beating them is the ultimate dream. This is what Racing Evoluzione is all about... Today we serve up 49 new screens. Njoy!

'Trailer Park Tycoon' - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 10:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Get out of the cul-de-sac and meet your new neighbours with Trailer Park Tycoon, the irreverent resource management game for the PC from Jaleco Entertainment.. And - yeehaw - them be yer three new screens.

ZooCube ZQ Edition

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 10:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

ZooCube, the award-winning video mind game from PuzzleKings, has now been launched on the PC as a digital download in "try-before-you-buy" form using Trymedia Systems' secure digital distribution technology, ActiveMARK.. Find out more below!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Evolution Worlds' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 1:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced Evolution Worlds for the Nintendo GameCube has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Evolution Worlds is the highly anticipated, epic RPG adventure exclusive to Nintendo GameCube, which combines the stories from the best-selling Dreamcast RPGs, Evolution and Evolution 2. Evolution Worlds is rated "E-Everyone" and is available for a suggested retail price of $49.99.

Xicat Teams Up With Motor Trend Magazine In 'Lotus Challenge'

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 1:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Xicat tears up the track with its latest release, Motor Trend presents Lotus Challenge, to be released for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in late 2002 in North America. This is the first auto racing video game to bear the Motor Trend name and seal of approval.

'Rainbow 6 : RavenShield' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 1:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Ubi Soft's Montreal studio in close collaboration with Red Storm Entertainment, Raven Shield features a brand new Tom Clancy storyline in which Team RAINBOW is led all over the world in a series of dramatic operations. The game will utilize graphics technology provided by the next-generation Unreal engine to power 15 new single-player missions that include the discovery of a cache of biological weapons and stopping an armed gang from terrorizing a London bank. 4 new screens for you to enjoy.
UPDATE : The links were broken earlier today, they are fixed now!

'Neverwinter Nights Patches' - Update patch

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 12:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Neverwinter Nights Patches Page now offers downloads of a new version 1.27 patch for Neverwinter Nights for the English, German, French, Italian and Spanish versions of BioWare's D&D RPG. The new version adds a couple of game resources, support for ATI shiny water, some campaign fixes, a new plot wizard for the Aurora toolset, and more. It is warned that modules created and saved under the new version cannot be played with older versions of the game, and they supply a reversion patch to go back to version 1.26 if this is required to play custom modules and such (thanks Bluesnews).

Indie Developer Roundtable - Fun vs. Tech

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 12:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GarageGames in cooperation with CyPR Media presents the final Indie Developer Roundtable of 2003: How To Focus on Fun And Avoid The Technological Arms Race. The series of monthly moderated chats is designed to improve the visibility of the "indie" community and give access to its leaders on topics of importance to the indie developer. Roundtables are normally hosted on the last Thursday of each month on IRC (IRC server: irc.maxgaming.net Channel: #garagegames). This roundtable will be held Thursday, Dec. 5 at 3 p.m. PST.

Ducati Corse II Handlebars (PC/CONSOLE)

by Thomas on Dec. 2, 2002 @ 9:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CTO S.p.A., Italy's largest manufacturer of entertainment peripherals is now launching their Xtecnologies range in the UK. The range includes peripherals for PC, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Game Cube, Game Boy Advance and Xbox formats. The newest addition to the Xtecnologies range is the Ducati Corse II handlebars. Whilst joypads and steering wheels satisfy the needs of car and flight game players, motorcyclists have previously been left empty handed, but now Xtechnologies meets their needs with the new Ducati Corse II for the PlayStation 2 & PC - exclusive to the two-wheeled players.

'MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries' - Demo Available NOW

by Thomas on Dec. 2, 2002 @ 8:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A playable demo for MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries has been released, offering the opportunity to experience this recent 3D 'Mech action game by Cyberlore and FASA Studios. The demo sports 2 Halloran missions, 1 Solaris mission (set in the jungle), 2 multiplayer maps and four mechs (Cougar, Owens, HellHound, Uziel and Hellspawn). Read more for links where to grab the goods!