Cabela's Exclusive Video Game Licensing Agreement

by Thomas on June 12, 2003 @ 6:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision Value Publishing, a division of Activision announced today that the company has extended its successful partnership with world-renowned outdoors hunting outfitter, Cabela's, Inc. through an exclusive multi-year video game licensing agreement that expires in 2014.

'Face of Mankind' - Skinning Contest

by Thomas on June 12, 2003 @ 3:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Have you ever wanted to have YOUR own avatar in a game? Or thought that you didn't have enough options to make the avatar YOU really wanted and envisioned? NOW is your chance to make that thought a reality! Participate in the "Face of Mankind Skinning Contest" and you could have your very own avatar in the game! Then what are you waiting for? Get skinning! Visit their Contest pages.

'Billy Hatcher and the Giant Egg' (GCN) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 12, 2003 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sonic The Hedgehog creator Yuji Naka and SONICTEAM return with their first all-new platform game since the SEGA Saturn era! Darkness has fallen upon a once-magical land. An evil King who seeks to rule with an everlasting night has captured the creatures that inhabit this realm. Now, a young boy must use the powers of a legendary suit to control special eggs in order to restore light to the land. Read more to check a few new eggelicious screens or a nifty trailer...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 12, 2003 @ 1:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Ape Escape 2' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 4:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

They're cute. They're crazy. And they are out to dominate the world. They are the zany monkeys of Ape Escape 2 bursting with flavor exclusively on the PS2 this summer. Once again you have your hands full, trying to find and capture a horde of rampaging, playful primates across a wide range of fantastically varied levels. They have a whole new range of tricks up their sleeves - and you have some new gadgets to help you, and a new hero to control: instead of Spike, the hero from the first game you'll control Hikaru. Or at least, you will to start with...

'Summer Heat Beach Volleyball' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 4:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Summer Heat Beach Volleyball is the only beach volleyball game available on the PlayStation 2. Gamers will take a trip to the world’s wildest summer locations for addictive 2 on 2 Beach Volleyball action and party with the hottest people on Earth! Check the new batch of screens!

Cat Daddy Games Goes 'Tycoon' Crazy

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 3:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last week Cat Daddy Games releaved their latest cruise fleet strategy/sim game, Cruise Ship Tycoon, and today they reveal another 3 Tycoon titles currently in development. School Tycoon is an all-new life simulation strategy game that presents kids with the ultimate fantasy—the opportunity to rule their own school. Skateboard Park Tycoon III - will be the U.S. leg of the Skateboard Park Tycoon Tour. Snowboard Park II is another one of their upcoming titles, but no additional info available yet. Read more for details on the other titles ...

'RtCW: Tides Of War' (Xbox) - Not Really Downloadable Content

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 3:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fusing epic World War II battles with heart-stopping covert operations and tactical combat, RtCW: Tides of War uncovers Hitler's horrific obsession with the occult, living dead, and genetic mutations.

'Chariots of War' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 2:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and developers Paradox Entertainment and Slitherine Strategies announced today that Chariots of War, their new strategy title, has shipped to retail stores nation wide.

'BattleCraft 1942' - Battlefield 1942 Map Editor & Samples

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hot on the heels of the freshly released Battlefield v1.4 patch/servers comes a beta version of the level editor for Battlefield 1942 appropriatly name Battlecraft 1942. The map editor comeswith a file including examples. Read more for details and download links ...

'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time takes place within an exotic, mysterious world representing Persian architecture, animals and attire. After his father invades the palace of the Maharajah, the Prince, tricked by a treacherous vizier, uses a magic dagger to release the dangerous Sands of Time from an ornate hourglass. With the aid of a beautiful, mysterious, and potentially untrustworthy ally, players embody the Prince to recapture the Sands of Time and restore peace to the land. Check out the new screens ...

'Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne' - Screens

by Thomas on June 11, 2003 @ 11:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following in the tradition of previous Blizzard expansion sets, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne provides gamers with a vast new chapter in the epic Warcraft saga. In the single-player campaign, players revisit the war-torn world of Azeroth. Several months have passed since Archimonde and the Burning Legion were defeated at the battle of Mount Hyjal, yet a new threat has arisen throughout the land.

'BattleField 1942' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After we had a leaked version, EA has now finally released the official v1.4 update patch for BattleField 1942. This upgrade includes two new rifles replacing earlier versions, some gameplay tweaks, graphical enhancements, networking improvements, bug fixes etc. The update comes in two flavors, one from the last v1.31 update or the full (and much larger) version. Read more for details and download links ...

'City of Heroes' Wins Prestigious E3 Game Critics Award

by Thomas on June 11, 2003 @ 11:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NCsoft Corp, is pleased to announce that its massively multiplayer game, "City of Heroes" from Cryptic Studios, has been awarded Best Online Multiplayer game for E3 2003, by the highly regarded Game Critics Awards group

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 11:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :

  • The Sims 2 - E3 Trailer
  • Need For Speed: UnderGround - E3 Trailer


  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers became available. Read more for download links ...

'Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Command an elite, multinational squad of special operatives against a hidden terrorist foe. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3, the third installment in the wildly popular Rainbow Six series, Team RAINBOW races against time to stop terror and unravel a mystery. In locations around the world, from London to the Cayman Islands to Rio de Janeiro, lead Team Rainbow in a desperate effort to battle a madman and foil his doomsday plot. Some new Xbox screens just rushed in. Check them out!

'Joan of Arc' Announced & Website Launched

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Already revealed by GameSpot yesterday but the official announcement came today. Enlight announced today that its next title will be based on the major conquests of Joan of Arc. Under development for more than a year, Joan of Arc allows players to relive and command forces in the Hundred Years War between France and England. The official Joan Of Arc website is now also live but apart from some concept art and the storyline, there is not much there yet ...

'Vegas: Make It Big' - Screens

by Rainier on June 11, 2003 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vegas: Make It Big comes from the team that brought you the successful Monopoly Tycoon (600,000 sales to date). The game tasks the player to start his own hotel casino at the lower end of the famous Vegas Strip and gradually work his way to the top end and the millions waiting there. Check out some new screens ...

'Armored Task Force' - New Demo & Patch Available NOW

by Thomas on June 11, 2003 @ 8:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last November Shrapnel Games and ProSimCo released Captain Patrick Proctor's company-level ultra-realistic wargame, ATF: Armored Task Force. The game was met with a bevy of accolades but the good Captain wasn't content to rest on his laurels. He and his crew have been steadily working to make the best even better, and to that end fans (both old and yet to be made) of ATF should hunker down for the barrage of gaming greatness that's about to head their way... Read more for all details & download links..

'Lords of EverQuest' - Beta Test

by Thomas on June 11, 2003 @ 8:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Apply now for the upcoming beta testing of the Lords of EverQuest. This revolutionary RTS inspired by the popular EverQuest online game will establish the next level of online real time strategy entertainment. Sign up here! (thanks Blues)