Sony Computer Entertainment and Sega Europe are pleased to announce that a distribution deal has been signed to bring the update of the classic Shinobi series to PlayStation2 owners across PAL markets from May 2003.
Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. has announced that its award-winning, top-selling arcade racing video game Burnout 2: Point of Impact will be available for Xbox and Nintendo Gamecube in the spring. Developed by Criterion Games Limited, Burnout 2: Point of Impact received worldwide praise for its release on the PlayStation 2 from both media and consumers alike.
Bits Studios, together with NDA Productions, a studio of Vivendi Universal Games today announce that New York's unluckiest cop, John McClane, returns in a new adventure on PS 2. The first-person action adventure Die Hard: Vendetta - in which McClane fights to save his kidnapped daughter - is being developed under licence from Fox Interactive, and will be released in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
On the long journey to the victory the player will stumble across the traces of humanoid alien species. But, unfortunately, aliens do not want to fight against any clan, because their planets are far away from the place where the games plot takes place - no wars for the territory here. Your encounters will be limited to scientific ships of aliens. They search for new technologies for their race and you have those technologies. This is why aliens are interested in contacting you, as long as you are a member of the clan that has a great technological potential. Check these 4 new screens ...
- Purge Q&A with Freeform Interactive's COO Adam Fournier on GameZone
- BC (Xbox) Q&A with Ben Cousins and Joe Rider of Intrepid on C&VG
- Horizons Q&A with the development team on Horizons Vault
- Everquest Online Adventures Q&A with SOE's Rod Humble on HomeLAN
- Divine Divinity Q&A with "Fredric" of Larian Studios on RPGRadar
The Road to Rome will focus exclusively on the largely underpublicized Italian and Sicilian campaigns of WWII. Players can choose to fight on six new maps including Operation Husky (Sicily) and the battles for Anzio and Monte Cassino. Each map comes with highly detailed environments such as Italian houses, Mediterranean trees and even the Monte Cassino Monastery. Controllable vehicles are the heart of the Battlefield 1942 experience and The Road To Rome will feature eight new vehicles in addition to the more than 30 in the original title. These include the German BF-110 and British Mosquito twin-engined fighter-bombers. Also debuting are Italian and new British and German tanks and anti-tank guns. New hand-held weapons include the Italian Breda assault rifle, British Sten SMG and bayonets on rifles...
According to this article on GameSpot, EA has cancelled the Xbox version of Battlefield 1942. The company canceled the game so the development team could focus all its efforts on the upcoming expansion for the PC version of Battlefield 1942, The Road to Rome. Battlefield 1942 is a first-person shooter in which players can fight against each other on various maps based on well-known World War II battlegrounds.
Purge beta patch 1.3.6 is the latest version, files have been replaced to the latest as well as a full v1.3.6 updated beta demo. Read more for details and links where to grab the file ...
Westwood has once again released a new trailer for their upcoming 3D RTS title C&C Generals. A minute of footage showing the destructive power of the Global Liberation Army in C&C Generals. Read more for links where to grab the goodies ...
Electronic Arts announced today that, for a limited time, it will offer a series of three collectable boxes for the retail version of Command & Conquer Generals. This highly-anticipated 3D real-time strategy game will be published by EA under the EA GAMES brand Feb. 11, 2003. The series of collectable boxes for Command & Conquer Generals will feature three images, representing each faction in the game: the United States, China, and an underground political terror organization, the Global Liberation Army. Each box front is a complete image, but when placed side-by-side, the three images form a continuous modern warfare scene. EA will distribute all three boxes in the initial printing of Command & Conquer Generals. Once those have been purchased at retail, EA will only manufacture the U.S. version of the box. Players who wish to purchase either the GLA or Chinese versions need to do so as soon as the game is released February 11 to ensure they receive a copy.
Is there an evil dark elf shadowknight inside you, or are you a hulking barbarian shaman with a soft side? Show everyone who you really are in EverQuest Online Adventures! With unparalleled character customization including 9 races, 14 classes, customizable faces, hair and more, EverQuest Online Adventures gives you the power to be who you've always wanted to be. Read more for details and some character art ..
UbiSoft just informed us that their eagerly anticipated stealth/action title Splinter Cell has been delayed and is now expected somewhere mid February. The delay is cause due to copy protection implementation. Rumours about RavenShield also being delayed have no yet been confirmed. More information to come ...
Xicat Interactive, will lure gamers with “reel” fishing fun with the release of Top Angler for the Nintendo GameCube console. Top Angler (currently available on PlayStation 2, will be the first fishing game for the Nintendo GameCube.
Tour the globe and play on the 9 faithfully reproduced Masters Series tournaments. Travel to the hard courts of Indian Wells, Miami, Toronto and Cincinnati. Visit the luxurious clay courts of Monte Carlo, Rome and Hamburg. Compete on the indoor courts of Madrid and Paris. Try to qualify for the Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai and become the world's best player! Microids has just released an update patch for their Tennis Masters 2003 title (released end 2002). There is a patch for the European as well as the US version of Tennis Masters Series, fixing a pad bug. A new update patch has already been announced to be released soon. Read more for details and links ...
Easily one of the most anticipated games of 2003, Infogrames send out word that Legend Entertainment and Epic Games' "Unreal II: The Awakening" has reached gold status and is to be expected in stores early February. For previously posted screens, trailers and other goodies, check here
A Tale In The Desert also boasts a suite of features never seen before in a massively multiplayer online game. A robust, player-driven legal system allows citizens to change the rules of the game and a focus on intrigue, manipulation and strategy instead of combat. Players advance by completing a range of inventive and cooperative tasks including sculpture, gardening, beer and wine making, even fireworks contests.
Lejendary Adventure (LA) is a Paper-and-Pencil (PnP) Role Playing Game, developed by Gary Gygax in 1999. It is a "rule light" system that skill-based rather than "class" based. Characters are called Avatars, and have up to four base ratings -- Health, Precision, Speed, and the optional Intellect. Avatars gain "Abilities", which are sets of skill bundles. For example, the "Waterfaring" ability includes skills such as diving, swimming, knowledge of aquatic flora and fauna, navigation, sailing, etc. Ability levels can be increased. Dream Interactive has released some new screens from their upcoming MMORPG, Lejendary Adventure (not to be confused with Tecmo's the console title Rygar : Legendary Adventure).
Heralding in the arrival of one of the most anticipated four-person multiplayer co-op games of 2003, Atari today announced that the official web site for its new Dungeons & Dragons Heroes video game has launched. The site boasts an array of exclusive features and will act as the online epicenter for the game.
Xtechnologies are pleased to announce the addition of the TEC907 virtual gun to their range of stylish peripherals that are now available in the UK. When used with favourite shoot 'em up games the TEC907 lets users blast away their enemies and rapidly increases scores. The realistic design and great action features make the TEC907 virtual gun one of the most playable around today. With laser precision there'll be no one blasting away in hope of hitting a target, users can shoot with accuracy.
Midway Sports, the sports brand of leading software industry publisher and developer Midway Games Inc. announced today the kickoff of a national search to find the next two MLB SlugFest cheerleaders. MLB SlugFest 20-04 is scheduled to launch in March of 2003 for release on the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, the Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance. The MLB SlugFest franchise is the first and only aggressive-style baseball videogame franchise, delivering a proprietary blend of hardcore, lightning-fast, adrenaline-style gameplay combined with key baseball features that will please even the most diehard sports fans.
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