by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2002 @ 8:01 p.m. PST | Filed under
CDV Software Entertainment today announced that the historical real-time strategy game "Cossacks: Back to war" is now available in stores. "Cossacks: Back to War" includes all of the strategic power and pageantry of the original real-time strategy bestseller "Cossacks: European Wars" as well as the first expansion pack "Cossacks: The Art of War," and adds two new playable nations - Switzerland and Hungary.
by Thomas on Nov. 25, 2002 @ 6:36 p.m. PST | Filed under
reports that the “booster pack” to Anarchy Online
is on it’s way to stores. Among the new features included in the booster are the ability to control land, new sounds, and new graphical updates. A downloadable version may become available at a later date. Funcom stated it has planned a series of additional 'booster packs.' "Anarchy Online is the first science fiction-based massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (Sci-fi MMORPG)."
by Thomas on Nov. 25, 2002 @ 5:53 p.m. PST | Filed under
Universal Interactive, Inc. a studio of the Games division of Vivendi Universal Publishing (VU Games), announced that it will ship on November 29th “Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly” for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system to retailers nationwide. “Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly” was developed by Equinoxe Digital Entertainment and is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB.
by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2002 @ 5:48 p.m. PST | Filed under
Thrustmaster Europe has just send us word that they have updated their website
with some serious magical content. Thrustmaster just unveiled their Happy Potter accessories lineup for the PS2, PSOne, Gamecube, GBA and GBC. Ranging from gamepads, console bags, memory cards, and more, all with the Harry Potter theme. Go check it out
and see what they have in store for you!
by Rainier on Nov. 25, 2002 @ 5:29 p.m. PST | Filed under
Midway Games Inc. announced today that Gauntlet Dark Legacy has shipped for the Game Boy Advance. Gauntlet Dark Legacy is also available for the PlayStation2, the Xbox and GameCube.
by Thomas on Nov. 25, 2002 @ 4:53 p.m. PST | Filed under
Acclaim, a division of Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced it has released BMX XXX for the Nintendo GameCube. Currently available in more than 15,000 stores nationwide, BMX XXX is a satirical romp in the style of such popular films as "American Pie" and was designed specifically for today's predominantly mature gaming audience.
by Thomas on Nov. 25, 2002 @ 4:00 p.m. PST | Filed under
The '80s are back with Activision's classic gaming collection Activision Anthology for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. Jam-packed with over 45 Atari 2600 favorites from Pitfall! and Kaboom! to River Raid, Activision Anthology also features never-before-released titles and an '80s-themed soundtrack that will let gamers play their way down memory lane. The title is currently available at retail outlets nationwide for a suggested retail price of $29.99 and is rated "E" ("Everyone" content suitable for persons six years or older) by the ESRB.
by Thomas on Nov. 25, 2002 @ 3:37 p.m. PST | Filed under
Two years ago AMC Creation started to work with 'NO NAME WAR' (NNW) and its a PC RTS war game with an concept based on combining the RTS with RPG elements. Release date is set to Q1 2003. Read more to drool over some new screens!
by Thomas on Nov. 25, 2002 @ 2:45 p.m. PST | Filed under
THQ is delivering its most comprehensive lineup to date this holiday season. From core gamer content like "Red Faction II" and "WWE SmackDown! Shut Your Mouth" for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system to games that target the more mass market game playing audience like "SpongeBob SquarePants: Revenge of the Flying Dutchman" and "Hot Wheels Velocity X," THQ is offering great gameplay for every segment of the expanding videogame market.. Read more to check out what THQ's 2002 holiday lineup includes!
by Thomas on Nov. 25, 2002 @ 2:15 p.m. PST | Filed under
Darkened Skye is a real-time Action/Adventure game with universal appeal weaving mythology, puzzle solving, and a rich narrative, beautifully scripted by Disney's voice of Princess Jasmine from the Aladdin's Movies. Darkened Skye is due to be released on PC by Oxygen Interactive in March 03.
by Thomas on Nov. 25, 2002 @ 12:44 p.m. PST | Filed under
Midnight Club II moves racing games from tracks to the city streets. The world's most notorious drivers meet each night in three of the world's greatest cities - LA, Paris, and Tokyo, driving the latest performance enhanced cars and bikes and competing head-to-head to make a name for themselves. Now it's your turn. There are no rules. Drive anywhere in the city. Find the fastest route, and win the car. Developed by Angel Studios, Midnight Club II is expected to hit retail shelves in the United States for PlayStation2 on February 11, 2003, with versions for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and the PC expected to hit in Spring 2003.
The sequel to the classic “survival horror” game Galerians, Galerians: ASH brings a new quest-driven thriller to the PS2 that continues the series’ masterful blend of horror and science-fiction. Six years has passed since Rion discovered his own identity as an artificial being, yet succeeded in destroying the genocidal Mother Computer Dorothy before perishing himself. Now reactivated by Lilia, Rion awakens to find that Dorothy managed to execute one final catastrophic program, rendering a new evil crew to finish her goal of human annihilation. Check out this new batch of screens...
by Thomas on Nov. 25, 2002 @ 9:20 a.m. PST | Filed under
We received latest issue from Blizzard and all essential information about Blizzard Entertainment and the games it develops. Check out the links below:
- Blizzard DVD Collection - Just in time for the holidays, Blizzard has released a collection of its cinematic DVDs to specialty software stores nationwide.
- The Making of The Lost Vikings - Interview with Mike Morhaime
- Insider Offer: Saliva Giveaway - Island recording artists Saliva is giving Blizzard Insiders a chance to win a free PC-compatible Apple iPod and more.
- Interview with Keith Parkinson - Insider caught up with him at his San Diego residence recently to talk about art, his advice for aspiring artists, and the creation of "The Final Stand":
- Blizzard Mail - There are several questions that are burning a hole in the Blizzard Mail Bag, so they thought they tackle a few of them.
by Thomas on Nov. 24, 2002 @ 7:48 p.m. PST | Filed under
Carbon 6 has announced its first project 'American McGee's Oz'.. American McGee puts his signature touch on another classic children's tale. This time the Lands of Oz are visited in a prequel adventure to the original books that will take you on a colorful journey through a unique world filled with dozens of interesting characters and stories. "Oz offers a diverse world and large range of characters to explore and meet." said American from his Hollywood design studio, "I'm really excited to be working with such rich material and amazing technology." Oz is being produced for the Microsoft Xbox and PC and is scheduled for release some time in 2004. The Oz soundtrack is being produced by Media Ventures. A line of Oz toys will be hitting store shelves soon. A book and film deal are to be announced.
by Thomas on Nov. 24, 2002 @ 7:02 p.m. PST | Filed under
got a demo of Rollercoaster Tycoon 2 posted on their site. It's 68.5MB to grab, but its well worth it if you do not have the full game yet.
by Thomas on Nov. 24, 2002 @ 6:53 p.m. PST | Filed under
The Register report that after the launch of Microsoft's new multiplayer game - Asheron's Call 2 Fallen Kings - in the US and Canada has been mired in controversy after the giant software company admitted that the game is only available to subscribers in nine countries. Thousands of people around the world currently play Asheron's Call 1, an online role-playing game where players inhabit a 3D fantasy world. And many of this hardcore group of gamers have pre-ordered copies of the new game from Web sites outside of their own country. Now, many are up in arms after the launch of the latest much-anticipated game in North America, the game's producer has admitted that it cocked-up.
by Thomas on Nov. 24, 2002 @ 6:37 p.m. PST | Filed under
The officiall Platoon forum
is updated with details of every map available in Raven-Shield and the mission listing. These 15 missions will make up the single player campaign, and will be playable in multiplayer as cooperative missions, or in any of the other game types (survival, team survival etc). (thanks Blues
by Rainier on Nov. 24, 2002 @ 8:39 a.m. PST | Filed under
We have updated our forum
a little bit, added several sections (requested by forum fanatic RedSkull13) and also made a cheat code section where you can request or post your latest cheat findings. We will be expanding the current cheat codes (we currently have ORB, Zanzarah, NBA live 2003 and more) ... Head on over there
and join in the fun (registration is free of course)
by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2002 @ 9:46 p.m. PST | Filed under
IGI 2: Covert Strike sees the return of IGI’s award-winning stealth-based first-person shooter action and continues the modern warfare and espionage theme of the original. The covert missions continue the career of David Jones, a former SAS soldier, now working freelance for the secret organisation, codenamed ‘IGI’. The spiralling plot will take Jones through Russia, across Libya and into China in three linked campaigns, as he infiltrates a wide variety of locations including military airbases, harbours and secret government installations. Each mission expands the plot and is sequenced with impressive animated scenes that continue to absorb the player in the game’s carefully constructed narrative..
by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2002 @ 9:31 p.m. PST | Filed under
On a storm-swept ship, the adventure begins.You are the Queen of Halassar. Thousands have fought and died for you. Millions adore you as the “goddess reborn.” Your fate is written in the Book of the Prophets. You are the savior of all creation. But your enemies are strong. The King of Galdyr wants you dead. Sinister factions plot your downfall. The armies of Urath march on your borders. Below Munari City, the mysterious Unseen weave a dark conspiracy. And now one of your own has betrayed you. A thief robs your inner sanctum. Intrigue lures you to the Midnight Sea. In a howling tempest, your destiny begins to unfold. 18 new screens for you to enjoy!