'Shrek Hassle at the Castle' For GBA Ships

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 12:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive Inc. a global publisher of entertainment software, announced today that Shrek Hassle At The Castle has shipped for the Game Boy Advance.

EA Releases 'NFS: Hot Pursuit 2' (CONSOLE/PC)

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Do you feel it? Do you feel the need for speed? Well, buckle up as EA announced today the North American release of Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2 for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube. The PC version will shortly follow on Monday, Oct. 21.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2' October 25th

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of Europe has announced that the highly anticipated Pro Evolution Soccer 2 for PlayStation 2 will be released across Europe on October 25th.

Video Interview 'Shadowbane' One-on-One

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 9:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft's official Shadowbane site is updated with a new video interview, and this time it's Ashton Kai, one of the original artists for the Shadowbane team that got tricked into the interview.. In this interview, fans will learn about the 3D art process for Shadowbane, at least from Ashton's point of view. He also gives some advice to aspiring artists about breaking into the gaming industry. And as a special treat, fans can hear about some of the names Wolfpack considered for Carnage.net during a brainstorming session, before they decided on Shadowbane.

Horizons - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 8:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Horizons is the next generation online epic adventure. It is based in the massively multiplayer fantasy world of legend and lore. Filled with humans, fiends and dragons, Horizons allows thousands of players to adventure together in the civilized or untamed frontiers of the world. Artifact Entertainment, developer and publisher of the highly anticipated massively multiplayer online game Horizons is very pleased to present the newest installment of the Horizons beta trailer for your viewing pleasure.

OFP: Resistance Patch 1.85 Coming Soon

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

Resistance patch (1.85) will be out soon, it is currently in the final developement stages. The same is true for linux dedicated server. The patch will contain over 100 new features, improvements, bug fixes and much more.. Read more on the official OFP: Resistance forum for all fixes! (thanks Blues)

Quake III Arena v1.32 Point Release Patch

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 8:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Robert A. Duffy from ID Software updated his .plan file with following information:

The new Quake 3 Arena and Quake 3 Team Arena point release is up. Thanks to Timothee for getting all the fixes in and Tony and the crew at Even Balance for getting Punk Buster support in. A beta version of the Mac point release will be up soon but it will not authenticate properly with Punk Buster for a couple of weeks.

The release should be appearing on mirrors soon but here are the locations on our ftp. The auto-update system is also updated so you can auto-update or grab it here. Mirror: 3D Gamers

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 8:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Ratchet & Clank' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 6:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony just send us a batch of screens for the first PS2 title from Insomniac, Ratchet and Clank. Insomniac is the team behind the hugely successful Spyro the Dragon series. An entertaining blend of action adventure, exploration, puzzle-solving and combat, Ratchet and Clank takes you to the furthest, most exotic reaches of the universe - and lets you blow them all up. Njoy!

The Gladiators: Galactic Circus - Demo Available NOW

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

It's the 1970's, and the American military is working on an top-secret new space shuttle project which goal is to study the "black hole" phenomenon recently discovered by western scientists.As the shuttle's construction is coming to an end, the mission is entrusted to Officer Greg D. Callahan, a former US Marines major.The shuttle is launched under heavy secrecy towards an asteroid field where a physical phenomenon resembling that of the famous "black holes" has been detected.As the mission is approaching the asteroid field, the NASA loses all contact with the crew and receives no further signal from the shuttle. It is as if the spacecraft has vanished into deep space. Read more for links where to get the demo ... (Thanks Gamershell)

Celtic Kings: Rage of War - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 4:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First just let us know that they have release the first update patch for their recently released Real Time Stragy game, The Celtic Kings. The patch adds 20 new maps in single and multiplayer modes, improved AI and multiplayer performance, and a several other miscellaneous enhancements. Read more for links where to grab it ...

'War and Peace' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2002 @ 11:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

War and Peace is a revolutionary game in the RTS genre. For the first time, players will really be in charge of the entire strategy of their nations: politics, economy, diplomacy, army, tactics, etc. On a unique, full 3D map of the entire world, you'll be able to take full commands of your nationn a true historical context. You will discover and enjoy the experience of being a major statesman at the dawn of the fascinating 19th century! Check the new screens ...

Blizzard Announces 'The Lost Vikings Return' For GBA

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

Blizzard Entertainment announced today plans to bring The Lost Vikings to the Game Boy Advance under its newly created Blizzard Classic Arcade label. Further information regarding upcoming titles to be published by the new label as well as country specifics will be announced in the months to come.

UT2003 Questions Live

by Thomas on Oct. 7, 2002 @ 10:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

XGR will hold a LIVE Unreal Tournament 2003 chat tonight at 9:30PM EST with Cliff "Cliffy B" Bleszinski from Epic Games! Find out more about this LIVE chat here. "You can also send in your questions for Cliffy B". (thanks HomeLan)

Dual Blades (GBA) Ships

by Thomas on Oct. 7, 2002 @ 10:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metro3D, Inc. announced today the nationwide release of Dual Blades, an exclusive fighting game for Nintendo Game Boy Advance, which hit store shelves today. Developed by Vivid Image, Dual Blades features an ESRB Rating for “Mature” Audiences and an MSRP of $29.95.

Defender of the Crown (GBA) Ships

by Thomas on Oct. 7, 2002 @ 10:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metro3D, Inc. the multi-platform video game developer and publisher today announced the release of Cinemaware’s Defender of the Crown for Nintendo Game Boy Advance, which began shipment today at retail stores nationwide. Developed by Cinemaware, Inc., Defender of the Crown is a medieval action combat and strategy game based on one of the most successful award-winning software classics originally created for the personal computer. This new and enhanced game features an ESRB Rating for “Everyone” and an MSRP of $29.95.

Anno 1503 - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 7, 2002 @ 10:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Factornews today tossed up five new screens from Anno 1503. "1503 A.D. is a new PC title that blends the action of real-time strategy with the depth of empire building".

EA Ships 'NBA Live 2003' (XB/PS2/NGC)

by Thomas on Oct. 7, 2002 @ 9:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get off the bench and onto the court with EA SPORTS NBA LIVE 2003, released today by Electronic Arts for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft and the Nintendo GameCube. The game was originally slated to ship in late October. The ninth installment of the best-selling basketball franchise, NBA LIVE 2003 allows players to get into the action and live their dreams of NBA superstardom.

'Soldiers Of Anarchy' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2002 @ 7:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive announced today that its Real Time Strategy (RTS) game "Soldiers of Anarchy" for the PC has gone gold. A Next-Generation 3D Strategy Game Set in Post-Apocalyptic 2014 To Arrive At Retail in Mid October.

THQ Ships 'VIRTUA TENNIS' For GBA

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2002 @ 6:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and SEGA Corporation today shipped VIRTUA TENNIS for Game Boy Advance featuring Venus and Serena Williams. With Exhibition, Tournament, and World Circuit Modes, VIRTUA TENNIS enables you to perfect your game, triumph in world tournaments, develop and train players or challenge the world as Venus or Serena Williams.