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Ubi Soft Announces Pre-Order Program For 'Catz 5 & Dogz 5'

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 10:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced a pre-order program for Catz 5 and Dogz 5, the newest editions of its best-selling Petz family. Petz fans can now pre-order both titles through Ubi.com or Amazon.com reserving their copies for when the games hit North American retail shelves in mid-November. Additionally, Ubi Soft announced that anyone purchasing any two Petz 5 titles (two copies of Catz 5 or Dogz 5, or one of each) can also receive a $10 mail-in rebate. Catz 5 and Dogz 5 have an MSRP of $29.99 each.

Ubi Soft To Publish 'Lunar Legend' For GBA

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 9:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that it will publish the hugely popular role-playing game Lunar Legend for the Game Boy Advance in North America this fall. Lunar Legend features an epic storyline about a young man thrust into adventure on his quest to become a Dragonmaster and save the world. Lunar Legend has an MSRP of $29.99, and is expected to ship to U.S. retail shelves in November, 2002.

XIII - Stealth Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 7:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment has released a few gameplay movie from their upcoming shooter, XIII. It features music and sound, the :39 second video is titled "Stealth," as it demonstrates all manner of skulking around, as well as the game's distinctive cel-shaded graphics. We made a few smaller conversions so read more for links where to grab them.

'Space Horse' - Net Game Matching Service released

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 6:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games announced today that the Space Horse Net Game Matching Service is available for download. Richard Arnesen, of Shrapnel Games, stated “Now Space Horse fans from all over the world can find each other for multiplayer games. Once you get tired of beating up on your friends, and the AI, you can take on the entire world in resource mayhem!”

Splinter Cell (Xbox) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 6:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will release in time for the lucrative Christmas 2002 market exclusively on Xbox, with a PC version to appear by the end of the year. Xbox is the lead development platform for the game, which has been designed to take full advantage of the advanced graphics and sound capabilities of Xbox. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will also feature online elements using the recently announced Xbox Live service. Here are some new screens showing off the "Forced Cooperation", and you will understand what it means as soon as you check the screens ;) Njoy!

'Rainbow 6 : Raven Shield' - Multiplayer Demo Coming SOON

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 5:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to the official French Raven Shield Web site, a multiplayer demo of the game will be available within the next two weeks. The game should sneak into stores somewhere this fall, so its about time we start seeing some playable action for this highly anticipated title. We'll keep you posted!

'Super Monkey Ball 2' Exclusively On Gamecube

by Thomas on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 1:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. today announced the release of "Super Monkey Ball 2," exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube. Marking the return of one of SEGA's most popular new franchises, "Super Monkey Ball 2" features 150 new levels, an all-new story mode, 12 addictive Party Games and endless multiplayer fun for up to four players.

'Necromania: Trap of Darkness' - Trailer & Demo

by Thomas on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Czech publisher Cinemax sent Tiscali Games today a playable English demo of their upcoming isometric RPG - Necromania: Trap of Darkness. It's available at size 74 MB.

Update: Following today's demo, they also have a new trailer from this upcoming RPG title, which contains about 1 minute of gameplay footage. It's available in low-res (256x192, 2,5 MB) or high-res (512x384, 6,5 MB) DivX format here!

'Ballerium' - Screenshots

by Thomas on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ballerium is scheduled to enter beta testing in Q1 2003, with final release set to occur mid-2003. In developing the game, Majorem is using its revolutionary OPIUM technology to create a fully persistent world that is able to handle an infinite number of players. Ballerium looks to be an innovative new entry to the massively multiplayer gaming market, providing players with never before experienced levels of persistence and control.

'A Fistful of Gold' - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 25, 2002 @ 8:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A Fistful Of Gold is an upcoming real-time strategy game from Rebelmind. It's set in medieval times, but the reality is twisted here, with a slight Wild West movie feeling and things like strange monsters, incredible weapons and even flying machines. New screens below!

Review Roundup

by Thomas on Aug. 25, 2002 @ 7:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Preview Roundup

by Thomas on Aug. 25, 2002 @ 6:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interview Roundup

by Thomas on Aug. 25, 2002 @ 6:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Face of Mankind' Site Update

by Thomas on Aug. 25, 2002 @ 10:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official site for Duplex Systems massively multiplayer online game (MMOG), Face of Mankind, got a major update. The Face of Mankind discussion forum got a completely new face and they changed their servers to provide a faster handling, new visuals to check out "The RGI9 by Gakk Technologies, an Assault Rifle, is one of the two heaviest weapons available in Face of Mankind", a new batch of screenshots, updated ranking systems and the first official music impression is available for download!

Hegemonia: Legions of Iron - Art & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2002 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Hegemonia: Legions of Iron you will explore and conquer the galaxy at the head of your fleet, plan colonisations, terraform planets, manage your resources and decide on the appropriate technological research to lead mankind where you want it to go. Diplomacy combined with a top-notch spy network will enable you to survive in a stellar system which is much more dangerous than it would at first appear. Who says that space is empty? Black Holes, asteroid fields, nebulas, cosmic clouds and wormholes, and alien races make each fleet sortie a perilous affair… Njoy the screens & art

Eve Online : The Second Genesis - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 11:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Eve Online: The Second Genesis" is a space trading / combat Massive Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG) for the PC. Developed by Crowd Control Production (CCP) of Reykjavik, Iceland, EVE ONLINE will allow upwards of 100,000 gamers to compete simultaneously across a full 3D galaxy which includes 5000 solar systems. Some 40 left over screens that we did not use in our Eve Online preview. Njoy

'Deus Ex 2 : Invisible War' - Screenshots

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 8:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deus Ex 2 allows players to participate in the telling of a powerful story, rich in mystery, lies and intrigue. In addition to a host of new conspiratorial friends and foes, players can expect encounters with a variety of characters from the original Deus Ex game. Today we bring you 4 screens from Deus Ex 2: Invisible War.

'Earth and Beyond' Update Patch Available NOW

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 8:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westwood has announced that there is a new patch available for download for their MMORPG, Earth and Beyound. This patch includes a lot of bug fixes. Check out what it fixes and download it HERE!

Buka Entertainment Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 7:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buka Entertainment today released some screens from their upcoming horror adventure game, Midnight Nowhere. They also released screens from the First World War game, The Entente World War I Battlefields, and the action simulation title, Terror Hunter. Njoy!

'Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown' (PS2) - Candy

by Thomas on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 6:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cinemaware’s epic game production, Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is currently in development at the company’s headquarters in Burlingame, California. The product is based on Cinemaware’s hit game Defender of the Crown, first released in 1986 on the Commodore Amiga and subsequently to a variety of platforms where sold over 1,000,000 units worldwide. New screens at TTG.. "The game was originally intended for a release on all consoles, and PC. But now Cinemaware only mentions a PS2 and PC version of the game"