Sega Dreamcast, the original 128 bit, Next Generation console, is introducing its latest tennis game, Virtua Tennis II, to tennis fans at a special charity exhibition match in London next week between Britain's No. 1 Tim Henman and legendary star John McEnroe.
Codemasters has secured the worldwide publishing rights to The Bitmap Brothers’ new real-time action strategy game development project entitled World War II: D-Day to Berlin. Scheduled as a priority PC title for Q3 2002, World War II: D-Day to Berlin is set to capture the heroism of World War II’s most significant battles. As Commander of the Allied Forces, the game will see players attempting to drive the Axis forces deep back inside their own territory
Through a licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products, Activision, Inc. is ready for prime time with the announcement of Jackie Chan Adventures: Legend of the Dark Hand for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance hitting retail outlets nationwide this month. Based on the Saturday morning animated series on the BBC1, the game chronicles the adventures of Jackie Chan as he faces-off against the nefarious forces of the Dark Hand on a quest to uncover ancient mystical scrolls.
Creature Labs announced today the development of two PC CD-ROM titles based on a couple of Namco's most popular characters from the golden age of the arcades. The two titles MS. PAC-MAN Quest for the Golden Maze™ and DIG DUG Deeper™, have been developed for Infogrames by Creature Labs Ltd in the United Kingdom. Both games have jut been released in North America this month, and are planned for UK and Pan-European release in February 2002.
Ignoring strong economic headwinds, NINTENDO GAMECUBE(TM) has soared to record retail heights, becoming the fastest-selling home video game console of this generation.
Activision, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Supercar Street Challenge™ for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the PC has finished its last lap in development and is on its way to retail stores nationwide.
Konami is keeping us updated on a regular base with fresh screens from their upcoming flight sim 'Airforce Delta Storm'. No scheduled date has been set yet so we'll assume somewhere early/mid 2002. Nevertheless it seems this xbox title will be a flying hit!
Activision and Mad Dog Software posted a demo of Star Trek: Armada II. Go to their webpage and beam it down!
Today Godgames posted a single player demo of Myth III: The Wolf Age. The demo lets you play the first three levels of the Myth saga.
Today the Russian developers Revolt Software announce a new space combat sim game with the title Homeplanet. Daily Telefrag got the first details of this game and the developers also posted up half a dozen screenshots and a two-minute movie trailer.. The release is set to April 2002 through publisher Russobit-M. Now let's hope they get this game out to the rest of the world!
Open source development tools available as a free download will aid GBA developers!!
Today November 28, beginning at 12:01 a.m. PST, Westwood start's up the official C&C Renegade beta signup. To sign up just head over to the official Renegade site at www.westwood.com
Four hundred years ago, mainland Europe resounded to the sounds of bloody battles, as nations were created and fell, fortunes made and lost, and new military tactics were developed. Cossacks: The Art of War recreates these battles on an epic scale. Check the included screens for some major carnage.
Square Electronic Arts(SM) L.L.C., the exclusive publisher of all SQUARESOFT(R) products in North America, announced today that FINAL FANTASY(R) X for the PlayStation(R) 2 computer entertainment system will start shipping limited quantities to retail stores nationwide on December 26, 2001, instead of the originally scheduled January 2002.
3DO Europe send us a ton of heroes and foes screens that will be featured in the release of Heroes of Might and Magic IV, the next chapter in the Heroes of Might and Magic series. Scheduled for PC CD-ROM in March 2002. Developed by California-based New World Computing, Heroes of Might and Magic IV combines a mighty new game engine with the magical gameplay of the Heroes line, forging a shiny new hero in this award-winning series.
Raziel returns to various eras of Nosgoth's dark past in his relentless pursuit of Kain. Encounter new enemies as you unearth the mysteries of Nosgoth's ancient races, and expose the schemes behind the corruption of the Pillars, and the vampire genocide. Now you can also get the new demo from EIDOS homepage or from their FTP directly.
While we sit and wait for Blizzard to amaze us with Warcraft® III: Reign of Chaos™, they already try to get our concentration by licensing DivX™ video compression technology to encode and distribute cinematic trailers for Warcraft® III: Reign of Chaos™, World of Warcraft™ and Diablo® II: Lord of Destruction™. By incorporating the DivX™ technology into their trailers, players are given a high-speed delivery method opportunity that also maintains Blizzards high-quality standards. If you want to check some of them out GO HERE.
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced today their new game for the PC, "Mall Tycoon[TM]." Developed in conjunction with Holistic Design, Inc., the game gives players the opportunity to design, build, and run the 3D retail empire of their dreams. "Mall Tycoon" is due to ship in January 2002.
Infogrames, Inc.,a global publisher of interactive entertainment software, is burning up the charts! For the week ended November 10, 2001, Infogrames dominated the PC games sales charts, with four of its titles -- Backyard Basketball™, Sid Meier’s Civilization® III, Backyard Football™ 2002 and Roller-Coaster Tycoon® -- ranking #1, #2, #4 and #5, respectively, according to NPD INTELECT.
Ubi Soft® Entertainment, a world leader in interactive entertainment, today announced the signing of an agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products for the Charlie’s Angels license. This worldwide agreement provides Ubi Soft with the exclusive rights to develop and publish Charlie’s Angels video games on Nintendo GameCube™, Nintendo GameBoy®Advance, Microsoft Xbox™, Sony PlayStation®2 and PC platforms. The licensing agreement includes the rights to the television series, the film released in 2000 and the rights to the first sequel.
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