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'Mutant Chronicles' To become MMORPG

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 11:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Entertainment will publish the massively multi-player on-line RPG version of its post-apocalyptic techno-fantasy property Mutant Chronicles in Spring 2003. It is a joint venture with Dubai-based Imaginations FZ-LLC which has been working on the project for some time.

Activision Set To Debut 'Tenchu 3: Wrath Of Heaven' At E3

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 11:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Attendees of this years E3 will get a chance to peer inside the secret shroud of the Ninja, when Activision, Inc.’s unveils Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven™ for the PS2 at its booth #1224 in the South Hall on May 22 - 24.

Infogrames Announces 'Fugitive Hunter' (PS2)

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 10:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. is working with leading developer Black Ops Entertainment to create Fugitive Hunter, a realistic first-person action game for the PS2 . Fugitive Hunter will put players in the shoes of Jake Seaver, a bounty hunter whotracks down and captures the world's most dangerous fugitives alive.

'New World Order' - Trailer Available NOW

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 9:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Well its better than nothing ... The long promised demo isn't available yet or should we say STILL not, but at least we can now drool over a 2min divx "New World Order movie" with some in-game footage. For the few people out there who have no idea what NWO is about, its a first person shooter developed by Termite Games/Project3. It is commonly said to be the only game being a TRUE Counter Strike killer (thanks blues).

Activision Announces 'XXX'

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 8:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. today announced that it has obtained the exclusive worldwide rights to develop and publish interactive entertainment games based on Revolution Studios’ upcoming feature film “XXX” starring Vin Diesel of “The Fast and the Furious.” The film reunites Diesel with Rob Cohen and Neal H. Moritz, respectively the director and producer of “The Fast and the Furious.”

'Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 8:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Global video games publisher ARUSH Entertainment today announced Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project (DNMP) for the PC is shipping to North American retailers and will be on the shelves early next week at a MSRP of $24.99.

Interplay Announces 'Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance' for Xbox - First Screens

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 7:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Isle Studios, the award-winning RPG (roleplaying game) division of Interplay, and leading console game developer Snowblind Studios announced today their plan to bring the Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance franchise to the Xbox.

Vivendi & Rock Band 'No Doubt' To Mix On 'Malice'

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 7:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi, Interscope Records and recording artist No Doubt announce today their collaboration on the upcoming release of Malice, a character-based, action-adventure game, developed by Argonaut and published by Sierra. This partnership will feature several of the band’s songs in the upcoming game, as well as introduce lead vocalist Gwen Stefani as the voice of unexpected, hammer-wielding heroine, Malice, and band members Tony Kanal, Tom Dumont and Adrian Young as voices of her cronies within the game. Malice is due to release worldwide this fall on both the Xboxand the PS2 .

iGames Acquires Leading Gaming Website

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 6:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

iGames today announced the acquisition of leading gaming lifestyle site, Happy Puppy (http://www.happypuppy.com). Happy Puppy will serve as the editorial anchor of iGames' network of gaming websites, which include HappyPuppy.com, iGames.com, and s2Games.com. iGames family of companies focuses all three legs of the gaming experience: game file distribution, game design, content and community. The acquisition of Happy Puppy broadens iGames reach and achieves a critical mass of gamers for its network.

UbiSoft Announces 'IL-2 Sturmovik:The Forgotten Battles'

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 6:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the world's largest video game publishers, today announced that it has entered into a publishing agreement under which 1C: Maddox Games will develop new content for the multi-award winning WWII combat flight simulation title, IL-2 Sturmovik. IL2-Sturmovik: The Forgotten Battles will include two new maps for Finland and Hungary, expanding the battlefield for both single and multiplayer modes. It will also feature more than 20 new single player missions and ten cooperative multiplayer missions. IL2-Sturmovik: The Forgotten Battles is expected to ship to retail stores worldwide in Fall 2002.

'The Sum Of All Fears' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 5:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on the German Ubi Soft site that the playable demo of Red Storm's imminent squad-based tactical shooter, "The Sum of All Fears" is now available for download. The demo is rather big at 82.1 MB and gives you the chance to play a full level (single and multiplayer) The mission objective is to rescue ATF agents held within bombed out prison that serves as a training ground for the FBI's most elite agents. read more for links where to grab this puppy.

Take 2's E3 Lineup

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 5:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is pleased to reveal its 2002 lineup at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles on May 22-24, 2002.

Nintendo & Eternal Darkness Films Inspire Aspiring Filmmakers

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 4:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Eternal Darkness Films campaign heats up this summer as Nintendo unveils completed short films by the top 10 finalists.

Lara Croft Is Coming To The E3

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 4:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos Interactive and Core Design announced today that Lara Croft, character of one of the $1 billion dollar game franchise, will mark her public debut at the upcoming E3 in Los Angeles on May 22. Croft, who has previously been portrayed by models Rhona Mitra, Nell McAndrew, Lara Weller, Lucy Clarkson, Jill de Jong and actress Angelina Jolie, will make several appearances on the expo floor answering questions from the audience and talking about her newest adventure "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness."

New World Order - Features

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 4:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

‘New World Order’ is a single and multiplayer team based shooter developed in Sweden by Termite Games and set for release in September 2002. The already highly anticipated game promises to take the first person shooter genre to the next level by combining uncanny graphic detail at very high framerates with adrenaline pumping realistic action. Seems like BigBen will be the Uk distributor, now all we need is the actual game!

Legaia 2: Duel Saga - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announces a new title for its ‘Fresh Games’ label, Legaia 2: Duel Saga on PS2. Legaia 2: Duel Saga is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Legend of Legaia, which was released on PlayStation in 1999. Developed by Sony Computer Entertainment Japan, the game will be released this Autumn in the U.S. and Europe. The game is a Japanese turn-based RPG that features real-time backgrounds and voice acting. Eidos will translate and localise the game for the Western market.

Xtreeme Forces - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 1:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Xtreeme Forces' is the codename given to the Real-Time strategy game currently under development at Raptor Entertainment.The engine of the game is highly advanced and employs cutting edge technology to provide rich terrains and environments. The game takes advantage of the most powerful 3D Accelerators available today and gives an excellent level of playability on the lower end machines as well!! Now's when different game units are being added and also, the Advanced AI is being implemented. This ensures removal of all the bugging Micro Management that exists in most of the games. Check out these nifty looking screens!

Titus Introduces 'Robocop' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 1:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Next week's E3 in Los Angeles will offer the interactive entertainment industry its first glimpse of Titus Interactive Studio's explosive PS2 game based around one of the greatest movie heroes of all time - Robocop! Check these 20+ brand new screens!

Lego's E3 Lineup

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 12:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Edgy New Style and Tone for Games Based on LEGO Toys and New TV-Based Intellectual Property to be Distributed by EA. Three new titles from LEGO Interactive herald the start of a dramatic evolution in the company's approach to video games. The games will be showcased at the E3 next week in Los Angeles and will appeal to a new generation of savvy young gamers who demand one thing above all else -- quality gameplay. E3 here, E3 there ... sheesh!

'Magic:The Gathering Online' Presented At E3

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 12:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Online game-players will soon be able to collect, trade and duel with digital 'Magic: The Gathering' game cards as Wizards of the Coast, a division of Hasbro, Inc., readies its hotly anticipated "Magic: The Gathering Online" game for launch next month. Attendees at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, being held in Los Angeles May 22-24, will get to experience Magic Online just prior to its official premiere on the world stage. (Booth #4005 Petree Hall, L. A. Convention Center.)