Driver 3 Announced For PC/XB/PS2/GC

by Thomas on July 17, 2002 @ 5:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Driver is back on the Streets in the Follow-up to the Top-Selling PlayStation Series.. Infogrames, a leading global publisher of interactive entertainment software, is creating a third installment in the smash hit Driver series, currently titled Driver 3, for the Xbox video game system by Microsoft, the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Nintendo GameCube and personal computer.

Sony/MIPS64 Deal

by Thomas on July 17, 2002 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

One for all you PlayStation3 rumourmongers out there.. MIPS Technologies, Inc. a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital consumer and business applications, today announced that its MIPS64 architecture has been licensed to Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI).

World Kart Racing 2002 Coming To PS1

by Thomas on July 17, 2002 @ 3:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rev your engines as JoWooD Productions Ltd. gears up for the release of Michael Schumacher World Kart Racing 2002. Due to hit streets near you on 30th August 2002, this superb production delivers the ultimate fun experience in super kart racing.

Archangel - Screens

by Thomas on July 17, 2002 @ 2:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Archangel is a third person game (with first person view option) which joins role-playing and action-game genres. The Player will be able to choose between two character classes and faces highly performed plausible major character and many other peripheral figures, who are not passive, but take active part in action.

Baldur’s Gate: DA (XB) - New Screens

by Thomas on July 17, 2002 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Adventurers who already own Microsoft’s new powerhouse console will soon be able to journey to the Sword Coast and the mythical city of Baldur’s Gate when Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance is released this September on Xbox. Today we got 10 new screens for you to check out!

Summoner 2 (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 17, 2002 @ 3:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Summoner 2, players guide Pava, Queen of the Halassar, and a host of unique party members through an original fantasy universe inspired by literature, folklore and mythology. Players travel to more than 30 exotic and imaginative locales, from the tropical isle of Teomura to the bizarre and dreamlike City of Masks. Players may fully customize their party with their own set of skills and spells. A sequel to the top-selling role-playing adventure and PlayStation 2 launch title, Summoner 2 features a complex, character-driven storyline, hundreds of skills and spells, and an all new, real-time combat system that breaks the mold for traditional RPGs.

The Lost (PS2) - Trailer

by Rainier on July 17, 2002 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Lost is a Survival Horror RPG from the masters who brought you 1999's game of the year, System Shock 2. For the first time on the Playstation 2, players will be able to explore a fully 3d, interactive vision of hell, switching freely between four unique characters, each with unique attributes. Now read more to check out some in-game action!

Galactic Battlegrounds: Clone Campaigns Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 17, 2002 @ 1:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts just informed us that they released a patch for their isometric RTS addon, Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds: Clone Campaigns, upgrading it to v1.1. Mainly fixes a buttload of gameplay issues .. read more for detailed list and links where to grab it ...

WWE Road to WrestleMania X8 (GBA) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 11:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The road to WrestleMania X8 is a yearlong struggle, which has seen legends reborn, dreams shattered and lives changed forever. It isn’t glamorous, it isn’t easy, and it sure as hell isn’t destiny. It is about the hard-fought brawls, the never-ending passion and the battle hardened emotions that it takes to trudge down the path to the greatest spectacle in sports entertainment.

Hegemonia : Legions Of Iron - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 10:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed for PC by Digital Reality, the makers of Imperium Galactica I and II, Hegemonia - Legions Of Iron lets you explore and conquer the galaxy. At the head of your fleet, you 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 that is much more dangerous than it would appear. Who says that space is empty? Black holes, asteroid fields, nebulas, cosmic clouds, wormholes and alien races make each fleet sortie a perilous affair. Check the new screens ...

IGI2 : Covert Strike - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 10:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

IGI2: Covert Strike will deliver a full team-oriented multiplayer mode, with squads of up to eight players on both sides. Continuing from where the first game left off, Jones is once again at the forefront of preventing international terrorism, world catastrophe and betrayal at the very highest level. Check the new screens and expect a preview article soon ...

'WWE Raw' Coming To PC - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 9:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A press release from THQ UK that was sent out today stated that a PC version of their Microsoft Xbox wrestling action game WWE Raw would be released to stores in November in that country. After talking with a THQ US public relations represenative today, HomeLAN can confirm that the PC version of WWE Raw will also appear in stores in the US this fall. According to the PR rep, the PC version will be a straight port of the Xbox game with no additional gameplay content. This will be the first time that THQ has released a PC port of its WWE wrestling console action titles (thanks HomeLAN). Check the screens ...

Origin Announces 'Ultima Online: Age of Shadows'

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 9:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Origin systems today announced the development of Ultima Online: Age of Shadows, the most ambitious expansion in the award-winning Ultima Online series. In Age of Shadows, fans will be introduced to two new professions and an exciting new realm to explore and settle. In addition to the expanded availability of housing, a `House Design Tool' will also be included in this latest version.

'Haegemonia' Becomes 'Hegemonia'

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 9:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Please note that the official spelling has been changed to "Hegemonia" instead of "Haegemonia." This title is developed by Digital Reality and Published by DreamCatcher. You can see more on this game right here.

IronStorm - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 8:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The gameplay in IronStorm combines shoot’em-up, action and reflection.The player undertakes an infiltration mission and must possess combat skills as well as stealth if he is to survive as he penetrates behind enemy lines.Depending on the circumstances, the player can choose between first and third person views.The player must pass through 6 worlds in a Germany ripped apart by the front line: the Friedrich line (the Western front), the Anton Denikin line (the Russo-Mongol front), the “Tzar Ivan” armoured train, Wolfenburg (an enemy-occupied town), the Mad Baron’s heavy water factory and the Reichstag in Berlin. A title to look out for, check the screens!

Codemasters' Race Driver E-Toy

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 7:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For those who can’t wait for this fall’s release of Pro Race Driver, Codemasters has just launched the “Race Driver e-toy.” This mini-game doesn’t reflect the final PRD title, but it will give gamers their racing fix as they assume the role of Ryan McKane in this three lap showdown. Choose from four different cars and speed your way through the ranks of the top scores. Play now on-line or download the “Race Driver e-toy”.

The 'CT Special Forces' Invade The Web (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 7:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CT Special Forces offers players a set of moves that have never before been seen on Game Boy Advance! In platform-action mode (ground missions) and shoot’em-up mode aboard an Apache Helicopter, you will plunge into the fascinating world of counter-terrorism by moving through up to 12 different levels. You will be sent to the ends of the earth on top secret missions, from the disquieting humidity of the equatorial jungle to a city in siege, through treacherous, snow-covered mountains and the heart of the desert. Read more & Njoy the nifty little screens ;)

'Starsky & Hutch' Go Multi Platform

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 7:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive today announced that it has signed an extension to its licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to bring the Starsky & Hutch game, which is currently being developed, onto additional platforms, including Game Boy Advance and Nintendo Gamecube.

FourFourTwo - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 7:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCi’s game is due to be released on PC in September this year during the 2002/3 football season with significant contributions to game design from Terry Venables, one of the most popular and successful Football managers of recent years. The game offers players the most realistic simulation of the manager’s role ever seen.

Tiger Woods PGA TOUR Golf Coming To GBA - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 6:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world's greatest golfer is coming to the world's greatest handheld console this June - thanks to Digital Worldwide who have acquired the distribution rights for the UK from Destination Software Inc who have a worldwide manufacturing and distribution agreement with Electronic Arts for EA SPORTS™ Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® Golf for the Game Boy® Advance.