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Xbox Sales Surge In Europe

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 6:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft reported a sizeable increase in sales of its Xbox throughout Europe as customers have enthusiastically embraced the recent price reduction. Now available in Europe for an estimated street price of €299 ($272 U.S.), the award winning Xbox is the most powerful video game system on earth. 40 games are currently available in Europe (65 in the U.S.) and more than 150 to be available by Christmas.

Nicktoons Racing - GBA Screens

by Thomas on May 8, 2002 @ 6:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience wild, high-speed action with your favourite Nicktoons characters. Speed past Angelica andTommy. Steer around CatDog and look out for the Wild Thornberrys. It’s you versus the “Toons” on 12 different tracks in a one-of-a-kind cross-country race. It’s a fun, wacky game with lots of power-ups, surprises and cool trophies to be won! Ten new screens below!

Crave Entertainment Announces 'Whirl Tour' For GameCube

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 5:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment, a leading publisher of videogame entertainment products, today announced the addition of Whirl Tour, a title offering a unique combination of action, extreme sports, and adventure, to its 2002 product line-up.

'Highland Warriors' Official Web Site Online - Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 4:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DATA BECKER’s Highland Warriors Web site is officially online today. Highland Warriors, a new 3D RTS game scheduled for release in the fall of 2002, brings together the great battles between Scotland and England with some of the most innovative gaming technology available today.

Snowball To Publish 'Legion' In Russia

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 3:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Entertainment appoints snowball.ru to publish the Russian version of Legion, the revolutionary strategy game based on the history of Roman Empire.

Infogrames & Firaxis Announce 'Civilization III: Play The World'

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 3:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This fall Infogrames, Inc. and FIRAXIS Games will expand the most critically acclaimed strategy game of 2001 with Sid Meier's Civilization III: Play The World game expansion pack. This major expansion will include full multiplayer support, eight additional civilizations, and new map and terrain features providing new challenges and ways to play for veteran and novice Civilization game players around the world. Nothing we didnt know but its official now ...

Deathrow - New Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 2:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The object of Deathrow is for you to win matches by whatever means necessary, either by scoring as many points as possible before time runs out, or by severely injuring your opponents and removing them from the field of combat. As the game begins, two teams of four players square off in a combat arena to compete in an intense, unmediated slugfest to determine the champion. As you engage in fierce hand-to-hand combat with highly intelligent AI opponents seeking retribution for not only themselves, but also for their fallen teammates, you'll soon understand the sacrifices necessary to become the supreme team of the league.

'Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria' - Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 2:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Our friends over at tothegame tossed up 8 spiffy looking screens from UbiSoft's upcoming RTS title 'Warlords IV: Heroes of Etheria'. Go check them out!

'Reign of Fire' Developer Kuju Unveils New Reactive Fire Engine - Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 2:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bam! Entertainment just send us some explosive new screenshots of its upcoming blockbuster game Reign of Fire. Currently in development at Kuju Entertainment’s London based studio, Reign of Fire for PS2 will throw gamers into ferocious battles between two ancient species fighting for survival: humans and dragons. Check out these "blazing" screens!

Stuart Little 2 (PSOne) – Game Overview/Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Coinciding with the release of this summer’s hit movie of the same name, Stuart Little 2 is a colourful, fun and absorbing 3D adventure set in the oversized world of the miniature hero. Casting you as the hugely popular mouse star, and tied closely to the plot of the movie, it’s a non-linear adventure with multiple sub-games and huge areas to explore, that promises to charm and thrill Stuart Little fans.

The Hoobs (PSOne) – Game Overview & Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iver, Tula and Groove are Hoobs who come from Hoobland, a sunny, colourful, bouncy world. They travel the universe in their Hoobmobile, a colourful imaginative bus that they live in as well as drive. Each day, they are charged with the task of finding out the answer to a question about the world they are visiting. They then report their findings to Hubba Hubba back home in Hoobland, who is compiling an enormous reference database called the Hoobopaedia. This information is then broadcast to Hoobs everywhere via the Hoobnet. Hey! Kids need games too you know!

Whacked (Xbox) - Trailer

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Presto Studios Inc., "Whacked!" will feature fast and furious combat in which eight demented contestants are pitted against each other in the world's most irreverent and dangerous game show. When contestants take the stage, all hell breaks loose as free-for-all combat ensues. Contestants must use power-ups and zany weapons such as giant staplers and rubber ducky grenades to flatten their opponents and win a grand prize that's out of this world. "Whacked!" is slated for release in fall 2002. Check out the promotional trailer!

Quantum Redshift (Xbox) - Trailer

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 11:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set 100 years in the future, “Quantum Redshift” features a new racing tournament of speed and daring that has become an organized sport and is raced on tracks all over the world. Gamers race on futuristic terrains and compete in fierce grudge matches against multiple opponents, including an archrival/nemesis character. “Quantum Redshift” delivers hyper speed racing, 16 vehicles, 16 detail-laden tracks, weapons strategy, intelligent AI opponents, spectacular aerial jumps and character-based nuances to appeal to action and racing gamers. Check the 1m44s gameplay trailer!

RTX Red Rock - Art & Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday we tossed up the actual game announcement, today we bring you the first few screens from LucasArts upcoming PS2/Gamecube action title RTX Red Rock. Check them out!

Galactic Battlegrounds: Clone Campaigns - Screens

by Thomas on May 8, 2002 @ 10:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Are you a Star War fan? In that case you better check out 26 new Galactic Battlegrounds: Clone Campaigns screenshots of varying if slightly disappointing resolutions. Read more below for the eye candy!

'Spiralstone' RPG Under Developement For GBA

by Thomas on May 8, 2002 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Three talented members of the Tomb Raider team have left Core Design to form Gatehouse Games, and develop Spiralstone, a groundbreaking multiplayer role-playing game for GameBoy Advance. Spiralstone is being developed to combine the depth of PC role-playing games with the playability of an arcade game, to create the perfect RPG experience, ideal for the hand-held market.

'Rayman 3 : Hoodlums Havoc' - Trailer

by Thomas on May 8, 2002 @ 9:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday we tossed up a bunch of screens from Rayman 3 Hoodlums Havoc, today we bring you a teaser 5MB movie to keep yesterday's screenshots company. Grab it here!

Spider-Man Takes The US Box Office On The Ultimate Spin

by Thomas on May 8, 2002 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spider-man began casting its worldwide web this weekend as it annihilated all opening weekend records to take $114m in just three days in the US. The web-spinning hero crushed a long list of records in its historic debut, including Sony’s own pacesetter Men in Black and the current holder of the opening weekend record The Lost World. The five day $100m figure from both Star Wars Episode I and Harry Potter, became history as Spidey took over $100m in just three days.

TGV - Train Sim Pack Expansion - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on May 8, 2002 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just Trains, the locomotive division of Just Flight is starting to pick up speed with the release of its third release for Microsoft Train Simulator in as many weeks. Read more below for screens and facts!

Fairly OddParents Announced For GBA

by Thomas on May 8, 2002 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. the #1 kids’ videogame publisher, and Nickelodeon, the #1 entertainment brand for kids, today announced that Fairly OddParents! (working title) is in development for Game Boy Advance. “Fairly OddParents!,” recently rated the fourth most popular show for kids, is a Nickelodeon animated program starring Timmy Turner and his magical, mystical Fairy Godparents, whose wacky antics often stir up more trouble than help. Fairly OddParents! for Game Boy Advance will ship this November.