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Shrapnel Games Ships 'Space HoRSE'

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 2:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games is announced today that Space HoRSE, developed by Gilligames, has begun shipping. Tim Brooks, President of Shrapnel Games, commented, "We have begin shipping Space HoRSE this morning. This game has garnered a lot of interest both from the media and the gaming public. It is expected to be a best seller for us through the Christmas season. We expect to have all pre-orders shipped by Thursday, August 8th."

'Earth 2150: Lost Souls' Overview With Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 12:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's the 7th December in the year 2150, time is ticking away before a cosmic catastrophe will destroy the Earth and you're right in the middle of it... Oxygen Interactive announces that it is to publish Earth 2150: Lost Souls, the third Real Time Strategy (RTS) title in the Smash hit Earth 2150 series. Both previous 2150 titles received critical acclaim and scooped a mass of awards. Earth 2150: Lost Souls, is being developed by Reality Pump (previously known as Topware), the same team that created the first two titles and have been heavily concentrating on developing advancements in their 3D engine technology.

'Big Scale Racing' Nine More Screenshots

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 12:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Big Scale Racing is a simulator-based, action packed, highly addictive and fun racing experience featuring 240 unique AI-players, 6 detailed tracks, realistic physics, LAN-multiplayer, and more.

Ballerburg - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 11:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out 23 screenshots of a medieval action strategy game with the title, Ballerburg. Publisher is HD Interactive and the game got a release date set to October 2002.

IGI2: Covert Strike Progress Report

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 11:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters send us a mail this morning with a IGI2: Covert Strike progress report, including information about the beta will be released in August, and will be available for download for Phase 1 (200 testers). Read more below for full article!

A New World is Dawning....

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

‘New World Order’ set for release in September 2002 is a single and multiplayer team based shooter developed in Sweden by Termite Games. This highly anticipated game promises to take the first person shooter genre to the next level by combining uncanny graphic detail with adrenaline pumping realistic action. Today we posted up a game overview, including game modes, levels/maps and features.. Read on!

CodeFire Acquires Rights to Classic Board Game Wiz-War

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CodeFire, Inc., an interactive entertainment developer, today announced the acquisition of the intellectual property rights to Wiz-War, a popular board game featuring battling wizards and stolen treasure. The company acquired the rights from Jolly Games. CodeFire plans to develop a 3D action shooter for game consoles based on the Wiz-War property as well as an online personal computer version of the classic game by the 2003 holiday season.

Atlus Brings 'Cubivore' To The US (GC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 7:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A., Inc. announced today a new title, Cubivore, for the holiday season. Originally released by Nintendo in Japan under the name of Dobutsu Bancho (Animal Leader), Cubivore will ship this November for the Nintendo GameCube console.

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell (Xbox) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 6:35 a.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. Check out the nifty action in these brand new steaming hot screens ;)

Super Bust-A-Move 2 (PS2/GC) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 5:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced it is publishing Super Bust-A-Move 2, for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system and Nintendo GameCube. Super Bust-A-Move 2 is the latest version of the hugely popular Bust-A-Move franchise featuring challenging puzzles, a fun cast of characters and highly-addictive gameplay appealing to gamers of all ages. Super Bust-A-Move 2 for the PlayStation 2 is scheduled to ship to U.S. and Canadian retail shelves in October with the Nintendo GameCube version following this December.

'Icewind Dale II' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 4:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interplay Entertainment Corp. announced today that the highly anticipated Icewind Dale II has gone gold and will be available at retail in early September. A preview is in the works as we speak so stay tuned to get the latest on this beauty...

Beta Test 'Empire Earth Expansion'

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 11:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beta test the release of The Art of Conquest, an upcoming Empire Earth expansion. This beta will allow you to play a single multiplayer map through all 15 of the expansion pack's ages and test out the new units, powers, and buildings being added to the original game. It also offers a look a the new multiplayer interface. Grab this 278.6MB dowlnoad from Sierra or FileShack. (thanks ShackNews)

Review Roundup

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 10:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unreal II: The Awakening Movie

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 9:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiscali Games tossed up an new 6.5MB DivX video of Unreal II: the Awakening, showing a minute of gameplay footage. (thanks Blues)

Soldier Of Fortune II 'Punkbuster' Support Coming Soon

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 8:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision are pleased to announce that Even Balance, Inc. is working on integrating PunkBuster into Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix by Activision and Raven Software. They will release more details as they become available. Any PB supporters who have specific knowledge of where to download hacks and cheats for multiplayer SOF2 should send information to research@evenbalance.com.

'Dark Age of Camelot: Shrouded Isles' Screens and Gameinfo!

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 8:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As you may know, Mythic Entertainment’s Dark Age of Camelot has become a huge hit in the U.S. and abroad. This fall, Mythic will ship the Dark Age of Camelot expansion, called Shrouded Isles. Eric Morse today send us a bunch great information about this expansion and some new screens.. Read on!!

Brand New Game Copy Protection System

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 7:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ever wondered how to achieve the maximum level of game protection against cracking and pirate copying without studying a thick manual and even without the source code? StarForce Technologies™ reveals StarForce Professional 3.0, the feature-rich protection system, to combat illegal copying of software distributed on CD-ROM. Exhibitors and visitors of the international game exhibition ECTS, which takes place on August 29 - 31 in London, will be introduced to a beta version of StarForce Professional 3.0. Don't miss it; come to StarForce Technologies' stand #1414.

American Conquest German Non-Playable Demo

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 7:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

3D Gamers tossed up a 49.3MB big German rolling demo of American Conquest, the isometric real-time strategy game with 3D terrain that's under construction at GSC Game World. The non-playable demo sports around four minutes of gameplay action, along with a German overview of the game's features.

Pillage (GC/PS2/PC) - Screens & Story

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 6:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pillage is a turn based, action strategy game where a gang of brave warriors must fight an evil band of creatures and avenge the destruction of their tribe. The game is currently under development for the Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation2 and PC with all versions scheduled for release in 2003.

RAGE Announces Software Lineup (Screens)

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 5:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rage, one of the UK's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, is pleased to announce that it has been invited by Sony Computer Entertainment to participate at the forthcoming PlayStation Experience event taking place at London’s Earl’s Court from 29-31 August. Rage will be unveiling several exciting PlayStation 2 titles at the event, including Rocky, Crashed, Twin Caliber, Rolling and the world exclusive first showing of Lamborghini. Read full pressrelease below and check out the new Twin Caliber and Lamborghini candy!