Rally Fusion: Race of Champions (GC) Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 5:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Climax, Race of Champions challenges players to master authentic road, desert and mountain tracks on their quest for the cup. Featuring incredibly detailed visuals as well as real-time damage modeling and dirt effects, players can select their dream machine from the top makes and models in the sport including Mitsubishi, Toyota, Ford, Lancia, Peugeot, Audi, Porsche and Seat as they race against industry legends like France’s Didier Auriol, Germany’s Armin Schwartz and Finland’s Tommi Makkinen , all of which have been participants in the annual event. Five new GameCube shots below, fortunately not fused together.

'Battlefield 1942' - MultiPlayer Demo Now Available

by Thomas on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 3:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This multiplayer demo of Battlefield 1942 is now available for download (130MB), and it includes one map from the upcoming 3D vehicle-shooter set on Wake Island and a single game mode, Conquest. The full game will allow gamers to take control of multiple Classes and Vehicles such as tanks, dive-bombers, submarines and aircraft carriers while they fight in World War II, against other players online. Grab this puppy at FragZone, GamePlanet, Games Telstra, AusGamers, FileShack, 3DGamers!

XBOX Screenshot Mania #2

by Thomas on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 1:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

XBOX Screenshot Mania #2! This time we got a bunch of mixed XBox screens from following games:

  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon (6)
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell (3)
  • Steel Battalion (16)
  • Sega GT 2002 (12)
  • James Bond 007: NightFire (4)
  • NFL 2K3 (4)
  • Gladius (2)

    Read more below for the candy!

Return to Castle Wolfenstein (PS2) New Shots

by Thomas on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set against the backdrop of WWII, Return to Castle Wolfenstein plunges players into a maelstrom of action, espionage and covert operations, as an American soldier tasked with infiltrating the heart of Nazi Germany and stopping the darkest plans of the Third Reich. Four new scary-lookin' PS2 screenshots.

Dragon Claw Studio Announces FaitH’s Era I Has Begun!

by Thomas on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In FaitH, you get to take on the role of an Emperor who must rule over a Province and an army in order to fulfill a mysterious Divine Quest. Yourself and 24 online players from all around the globe will come together and form a Kingdom, wherein you will work as a team to strategize your way to the top and stand the chance to win prizes from your FaitHful neighbourhood Dragon Claw Studio! FaitH is unlike other web-based games in that it boasts a highly graphic interface, featuring a unique brand of artwork that immerses players into an innovative gaming experience. Plus, if you’ve played FaitH during the beta phase or Era 0, then you’ll be glad to know that Era I features more interactive NPCs, more quests, more locations to discovers on the maps, and a lot more images to behold! To sign up for FaitH, or try out the trial version, simply go to www.dragonclawstudio.com/faith.

Microsoft XBox Screenshot Mania

by Thomas on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 11:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We got a bunch of XBox screens from Microsoft this morning and we collected them all in one article. The screens are from following games:

  • Kakuto Chojin (10)
  • MechAssault (9)
  • Midtown Madness 3 (20)
  • Quantum Redshift (15)
  • Tao Feng: Fist of the Lotus (8)
  • Tork (14)
  • Whacked! (12)
  • NBA Inside Drive 2002 (13)
  • NFL Fever 2003 (13)

    Read more below for the candy and be patient while the screens load (there is lot of them). Njoy!

Shenmue II (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

“Shenmue II” is an epic adventure with all the elements of a great movie: drama, mystery, suspense and action. It offers a unique game-playing experience that seamlessly blends elements of action, adventure, fighting and role-playing games. In “Shenmue II” players assume the role of Ryo Hazuki, a young man dedicated to the task of tracking his father’s murderer and unlocking the mysteries of the Phoenix Mirror. “Shenmue II” continues where “Shenmue I” left off, bringing Ryo to Hong Kong with many unanswered questions as he follows the trail of Lan Di, the man who killed his father.

Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball takes place on Zack Island, a tropical island which he purchased and named after himself, after winning big at a casino. Zack declares the island the official location of the fourth Dead or Alive tournament. When the invites are sent and people start arriving, everyone realizes that only women were invited to the island. What is the meaning of this and how will the ladies amuse themselves in their free time on the tropical island?

Blinx (Xbox) - Screens

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

Blinx: The Time Sweeper is a fast-paced action game featuring a cool, clever new character in wild, warped worlds. The ability to control the flow of time provides a totally new gaming experience only possible on Xbox. Blinx is a cat on a mission to fix glitches in time. With the aid of his trusty and powerful Time Sweeper, the TS1000, Blinx recovers lost time crystals and fights Time Monsters in his attempt to rescue a kidnapped princess and return order to the world.

Brute Force (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Players can instantly take control of any one of four highly specialized super-commandos in "Brute Force," a new action-packed sci-fi squad-based shooter game. Whether the encounter requires stealth, tactics, sniping or just "Brute Force," the team is ready and able. Gamers experience the intensity of a shooter game with the cunning strategies of team-based tactical combat. "Brute Force" can be played solo through six worlds in the extensive single-player campaign, or gamers can have up to three friends jump in on the fly in Dynamic Co-op mode or to battle it out in a multitude of competitive death-match modes. "Brute Force" is the first Xbox title from world-renowned developer Digital Anvil.

Aliens Vs. Predator 2: Primal Hunt Ships to Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 2:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment, Inc. and Fox Interactive announced today Aliens versus Predator* 2: Primal Hunt expansion pack ships to computer retail outlets worldwide. Aliens versus Predator 2: Primal Hunt continues the nail-biting terror and suspense from the award-winning Aliens versus Predator 2. With all new weapons, player characters, single-player and multi-player levels, this original interlocking story is an all out bloody battle of three of the deadliest species in the universe as the Aliens versus Predator 2 saga begins.

'WarCraft III' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard just informed us that they have released a new update patch for their recently released 3D RTS, WarCraft III: Reign of Chaos. This patch upgrades your WarCraft III: Reign of Chaos to v1.02. Simply connect to Battle.net to download the patch. A standalone version of this patch will be available soon. The V1.2 patch fixes 2 gameplay issues and has a few balance changes. For details, go here.

'Dark Angel' Site Goes Live

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's post-apocalyptic Seattle and you are Max, a genetically enhanced super-soldier on a quest to reclaim her past by finding her sister and fellow genetically altered escapees. Can Max overcome the battle that rages inside her, as the soldier she has always been is confronted by the woman she wishes to become? PlayStation2 and Xbox fans can check out the details on James Cameron's Dark Angel with the debut of the teaser site on Thursday, August 15, 2002, at 1:00PM PST and the first James Cameron's Dark Angel trailer available for download.

'Rally Fusion: Race Of Champions' (XB/PS2/NGC) Art

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 11:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rally Fusion: Race of Champions is the first rally game to let players battle it out for the Champion of Champions crown in the infamous Race of Champions where the world’s top drivers compete head to head. Read more to check out some Car Wireframes Art!

'Battlefield: 1942' - MP Server

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 11:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA today released the server file for the upcoming Battlefield: 1942 - Wake Isle demo, that is developed by Digital Ilusions. This server file is 21.5 meg to grab and you can find it here! (thanks VE3D)

The Sims Deluxe Edition Announced

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 10:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced plans to release this September The Sims Deluxe Edition, the definitive version of the top-selling PC game of all time, The Sims. The Sims Deluxe Edition will combine the full version of The Sims, the best-selling Sims expansion pack The SimsLivin' Large, and exclusive new content including the all-new Sim customization tool: The Sims Creator. Translated into 16 different languages, The Sims has inspired five expansion packs; The Sims Livin' Large, The Sims House Party, The Sims Hot Date, The Sims Vacation and, also due out this September, The Sims Unleashed. Combined sales for the franchise have topped 16 million units worldwide.

EA & Lego To Publish 'Island Xtreme Stunts'

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 10:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lights, camera, action! Island Xtreme Stunts, the latest video game from LEGO Interactive, places players in the role of a stuntman on a high-energy Hollywood movie set with a demanding director who needs jaw-dropping stunts for his new action adventure film. The game, which is being co-published by Electronic Arts and LEGO Interactive, is under development for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo's Game Boy Advance and the PC. All versions are geared toward young gamers aged six and up and are scheduled to ship in fall 2002.

Combat Mission 2 - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 8:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

When playing Combat Mission 2, you will be introduced to an extensive variety of detailed vehicles and combat units, in more than fifty vast missions and operations. The photo realistic appearances of the units are down to the fact that they have been modelled from their real counterparts from the second world war – details were noted with authenticity in mind. In some missions you will have to face the Russian army, which although enormous in size at the time, was mainly made up of farmers. These farmers were basically in good physical shape, but completely unskilled in the art of war. Check the Russian Army screens...

Project Nomads - English Demo Coming Up

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 8:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The action-adventure Project Nomads, “PC Game of the Show" at the ECTS 2001, is getting close to completion. As a taster, a demo will be launched during the Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany (August 29th – September 1st). The demo (100 MB) will be ready for download on the official homepage from 2nd September, and will be available in English and German.

'Medieval: Total War' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 8:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. and The Creative Assembly announce today that Medieval: Total War, the sequel to the award-winning Shogun: Total War, has gone gold and is on its way to manufacturing. The highly anticipated PC strategy game challenges players vie for control of Europe through epic battles of conquest that span more than 400 years of savage medieval combat.