According to an article on TheRegister, gaming site Spong.com has claimed its recent story ATI will provide the chipset and graphics technology for the Xbox 2 has been confirmed by an unnamed "senior source close to Nvidia". According to Spong.com's source, "[Nvidia] didn't want to meet Microsoft's demands for the floating design of Xbox Next. It didn't make sense to partner on the project. At this moment in time, ATI is working with Microsoft." Check the entire article for more juicy rumor bits. To be taken with a serious grain of salt ..
Thrustmaster announces co-development agreement with leading game publisher Empire Interactive Europe Ltd. regarding its racing wheel and light gun for Xbox and the awaited game “Starsky & Hutch” (Xbox version) which is to be released. Read more for details ...
NDL announced today that its Gamebryo 3D graphics engine and toolkit will be used by Firaxis Games in their remake of the classic hit title Sid Meier's Pirates! Sid Meier's Pirates! is among the most popular and loved titles in gaming history. Originally released in 1987, Pirates! received unprecedented critical acclaim for crossing multiple game genres to offer unique, unrivaled gameplay options. Pirates! set the industry standard for innovative game design with its unique blend of open-ended role-playing, real-time adventures and thrilling action sequences.
Chaser is a first person shooter, built on the high-end 3D engine (CloakNT), in which main character passes through real environments and uses real weapons. The official Chaser Multiplayer Demo is now available for download. The multiplayer demo includes two game modes: Deathmatch and Shock Troops. The Deathmatch map is "Building Site". There are also two Shock Troops maps: "Final Strike" and "Building Strike". Read more for download links!
Codemaster has released a new upgrade for their stealth/action game IGI 2:Covert Strike. This upgrade will bring your retail game to v1.2 and increases framerates, improves synchronization of lifts and game timers, and fixes a few multiplayer bugs. There are also updated v1.2 dedicated servers for Win32 and Linux. Read more for details and download links!
Console accessories specialist Venom is pleased to announce the release of the S Club 8 Licensed Dance Mat. S Club 8 is one of the UK's premiere pop bands from Simon Fuller's 19 Entertainment (including Pop Idol, American Idol, S Club, Annie Lennox, Will Young). S Club and S Club 8 were both named among the top 5 UK entertainment properties for 7 - 14 year olds by readers of Toy News in February 2003. S Club Juniors became S Club 8 in April 2003 following S Club's announcement that they were parting company as of June 2003 following a nation-wide tour which saw both bands performing to over 200,000 fans.
EyeToy: Play is a compendium of twelve games, which are not only stunningly simple and instantly playable but deliver compelling entertainment for every member of the family. From the wild and wacky UFO Juggling to the more serene water effects in the playroom, EyeToy: Play is the party game for the 21st century. Here is a link to the new website for Sony's camera thing. Might be worth keeping an eye on.
Capcom today announced it is developing a PC version of its PlayStation 2 title Chaos Legion. Due for a simultaneous global release this autum, Chaos Legion for PC will not only support Windows 98/ME/2000/XP but also eight languages covering all key territories. Read more for details!
SN systems has strengthened its position as market leader in the Japanese market by opening a dedicated office in Tokyo and signing a technical alliance with games developer and publisher giant Sega. The technical alliance is the first step in forging the way for a unique strategic alliance between SN Systems and Sega as they work towards new and improved products for next generation consoles.
This morning we serve up six screenshots of Rugby League 2004, developed by the Kiwis themselves 'Sidhe Interactive' and six new beastly screenshots from Segas, Altered Beast. Njoy!
- SOCOM II Q&A with Zipper Interactive's David Sears/Brian Soderberg on HomeLAN
- Dark Fall Q&A with XXv Director Jonathan Boakes on Gamers Saga
- Codename Panzers Q&A with Stormregion on ActionTrip
- Dragon Empires Q&A with Codemasters' Peter Tyson on Digital-Girl
- Rogue Ops Q&A with Bits Studios' Dylan Beale/Rhys Cadle on HomeLAN
- Aliens vs. Predator: Extinction Q&A with Zono's Mike Arkin on Xbox.IGN
- Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2004 Q&A with Lead Designer Mike Olsen on Op. Sports
Today we @ WorthPlaying announces the 30 lucky winners of our 'Tenchu: Wrath Of Heaven' T-shirt giveaway.. Click here to find out if you did win!
Out of the Park Baseball 5 is the newest version of the award-winning baseball simulation that offers a sports gaming experience unlike any other. Multiple play options, a career mode, an exhaustive financial model, an open-ended design allowing you to completely customize your gaming experience, and much more. .400 software has just released a new update patch with bug fixes and feature enhancements, like new trading AI options. The demo has a 7 day, 10-executions limit, and simulations will not advance past May 31st in the game. But that should still give you plenty of time to get a feel for the game which scored a perfect 10 at Baseball Sim Central! Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...
GarageGames announced today it has signed an agreement to electronically publish titles from PomPom Games. The award winning UK developer is now going to have its games, Space Tripper and Mutant Storm added to the "Garage".
DiabloII.net has a log of a recent IRC Blizzard Chat Session about the upcoming v1.1 patch for Diablo II, they talk about ladder changes, gambling changes, the synergy abilities, changes to PvP combat, changes made to experience and Battle.net enhancements etc. The log is a Q&A type form of conversation with responses from Bill Roper, Max Schaefer, Brian Fitzgerald, Derek Simmons, Peter Hu, Ken Williams, Robert Bridenbecker, Chris Arretche, Matt Householder, Geoff Fraizer, Lisa Bucek, George Wang and Gil.
Relic Entertainment has released a new patch for their 3D real-time strategy game Impossible Creatures. Thid upgrade brings your retail game to v1.1 and adds a new mod selector screen, sound engine updates, better mod support, several gameplay balance changes and much more. Read more for download links ...
As some of you may have noticed, our Swedish download server is temporarily down for maintenance. We are taking that opportunity to upgrade the box itself by adding more HD space to better cope with the increasing traffic. Unless any major issues arise, the server should be back online within a few hours ... bigger and better baby!
The Bitmap Brothers/KOCH Media have released a small patch for their recently released RTS title, World War II Frontline Command. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.0b and resolves some technical difficulties with World War II Frontline Command and Intel motherboards and is suitable for all language variations (thanks VE3D). Read more for download links ...
RoadKill drops players into instantaneous battle with 30 core missions and numerous side missions. The missions place the player into the three cities of Hell County -- Lava Falls, Blister Canyon and Paradise City. RoadKill's dynamic reputation system determines how the world reacts to the way players perform missions, kill and maim citizens, destroy enemy vehicles and build alliances with the gangs of Hell County. Check these juicy new screens ...
Command the world's most elite, multinational squad of counter-terrorist operatives in their latest mission. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 Mission Pack 1, Team RAINBOW tracks the desperate remnants of a dangerous terrorist organization into exotic regions of the Mediterranean to prevent their agenda of international anarchy and devastation. Check these new screens .. looking good!
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