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October 2015


'F1 Career Challenge' (PS2/Xbox/NGC) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2003 @ 10:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

F1 Career Challenge is officially licensed by Formula One Administration Limited and positions the player as a rookie who must prove their worth within the games career mode by passing a range of super licence tests where upon they can take their rightful place amongst the elite drivers competing in the world's fastest and most glamorous motor sport. Reputation will determine how far your career can take you and with which team. Develop and hone your car during test days where improvements will start to show over 4 successive seasons on the Formula1 circuit. Read more for facts sheet and some early PS2 screens ...

'AMP II' - Tech Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

4D Rulers has just released the promised demo release of the AMP II showcasing their new engine. The tech demo offers the chance to check out the next generation version of the engine that powered Gore, which is going to be available for license for commercial games, as well as smaller projects. The initial version of the engine requires the use of either an NVIDIA GeForce 3 or GeForce 4 ti accelerator. Read more for download links ...

'The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker' - Special European Edition

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2003 @ 9:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo today announce the eagerly anticipated news that a limited edition bonus disk will be included with The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker at launch on 3rd May. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, will include a bonus disk containing two additional Gamecube games: The N64 Classic The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, and previously unreleased title The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Master Quest, which was originally designed for the N64DD. Also on the bonus disk will be additional gameplay footage including the all-new F-Zero, 1080° Avalanche, Time Splitters 2, Phantasy Star Online, Rayman 3 & Super Monkey Ball 2, all for Gamecube

Hercules Makes It Possible To Use Your LCD Monitor As A TV screen

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2003 @ 2:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hercules is pleased to announce today the release of SmartTV on Screen, an external unit which connects to a PC for full screen viewing of television and other video sources on a computer's monitor via composite and S-Video inputs.

'Mortyr II' Announced

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2003 @ 2:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mirage Interactive has official announced that Mortyr II, a sequel to their World War II first-person shooter, is in production. A demo is expected soon and they have released a list of new "features" that we can expect to see in their new Mortyr II WIP version. Read more for details ...

'Resident Evil: Dead Aim' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2003 @ 2:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Resident Evil: Dead Aim sees search and pursuit team agent, Bruce MacGavin spear heading a shady anti-Umbrella organization’s attempt to infiltrate and investigate a gigantic sea-cruiser as it makes its way across the Atlantic. Bruce MacGavin is a brand new character to the Resident Evil series and along with his mysterious female partner must battle against the hoards of relentless zombies that confront them for the first time.

'Conflict: Desert Storm' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2003 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Conflict:Desert Storm is a 3rd person squad based action game that has unprecedented realism and depth and is a carefully balanced equation of fast paced action, stealth and tactical warfare. Conflict:Desert Storm will be released in May 2003 on Nintendo GameCube and is currently available on PS2, Xbox and PC CD-Rom. Read more for some NGC features & screens ...

'Dungeons & Dragons Heroes' (Xbox/NGC/PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2003 @ 12:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Dungeons & Dragons Heroes, you take on the role of one of four resurrected D&D Heroes (Fighter, Wizard, Cleric & Rogue), each carved in the style of fictional famed fantasy figures drawn from the D&D universe. The game focuses around combat and developing your character, "The Hero", as you journey through the game's levels to collect all of the Planar Gems and vanquish the evil force that threatens to end life as we know it. Dungeons & Dragons Heroes features gorgeously detailed characters in lush environments that are rich for adventuring, each populated with gruesome Dungeons & Dragons monsters, treasures and sinister traps.

'Extreme Pool' (PC/NGC/PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2003 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Extreme Pool features ultra realistic graphics, numerous game modes and extremely accurate physics and ball kinetics all set within exotic photo-realistic high polygon environments. The most graphically detailed console pool/snooker game with a full career game mode, various tournament modes, create your own tournament mode and practice modes with multiplayer gameplay for up to 8 players. Graphic State, a leading UK developer whose clients include THQ, TDK, Midway and Lego, today announces the completion of 'Extreme Pool', a brand new pool and snooker game for PS2, GameCube and PC. Check out the screens ...

'Sabotage 1943' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2003 @ 11:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

France 1940. Behind the façade of stability a secret, desperate, and cruel war of liberation has already begun. As a spy, saboteur, and partisan of the French resistance movement, the Résistance, you will also get involved in this fight. Sabotage 1943 is an upcoming WWII FPS by German developers Replay Studios. Read more to check out the promising looking screens and stay tuned for more details shortly!

'Psychotoxic : Gateway To Hell' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2003 @ 11:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Psychotoxic is a first person shooter with an exceptionally exciting story line. The setting is New York, in the year 2020. Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse have caused terrible damage on Earth. The fourth horseman is now preparing for his return. Violence and aggression are increasing drastically. Humanity's last hope is protagonist Angie Prophet. Basically a human, she is also an angel and guardian, marked centuries ago to save mankind. Play on two different levels: The reality level contains the main elements for the battle against the horseman, including both indoor and outdoor scenes. In the mind level, Angie enters other people's thoughts - here time and space have no meaning. Check the new batch of screens ...

'Yager' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2003 @ 11:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Original, provoking and rich in storyline, Yager captures your imagination as you battle for your life in tomorrow’s hostile skies. But is all what it seems…? Keep your wits about you, and use what you learn, as your struggle evolves to become the fight against constitutional power, conspiracy and control. With the genre-busting mix of 3D action-adventure and air combat, coupled with the highly motivating storyline and nail-biting campaigns, Yager is next generation gaming at its finest. Release date TBA.. New screens below!

Whiptail Interactive To Publish 'Postal 2'

by Rainier on Feb. 17, 2003 @ 11:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In a move that has the videogame world salivating like Pavlov's crack whore of a dog, Running With Scissors announced that POSTAL 2 will be published by Whiptail Interactive, who simultaneously announced they will deliver the long-awaited sequel to the original Postal its debut offering!

'BF 1942' Welcome Back From Your Tour Of Duty Soldiers!

by Thomas on Feb. 15, 2003 @ 12:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The official site for Battlefield 1942 is updated with information about their upcoming v1.31 patch.. Here is the clip:

In this weeks update we're going to talk about some fixes we're working on for the upcoming 1.31 patch. While we don't have a release date for this yet, we do know what we're focusing on. Naturally, with all updates of this nature, none of these are set in stone and could change by the time the patch is released. So without further adieu, here's what we're working on for 1.31.

Wall Hacking
Parachuting Into Objects
Single Player and Co-Op Crashes
Stand Alone Server Error
Text display on-screen time

Keep in mind, we're aware of the other issues reported by our troops in the field and are working to resolve those in another upcoming patch. This patch will be coming sooner than you think!

'The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' Fourth Character 'Pestilence'

by Thomas on Feb. 15, 2003 @ 12:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

She's beautiful and deadly. And her ironic timing may catch some men at their most vulnerable. The fourth horseman of the Apocalypse has come to Earth. Rumored to have been sighted in North America, "Pestilence" should be the last horseman according to the Book of Revelation. The 3DO Company has no comment on the widespread speculation that its upcoming game "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" may be the cause of her arrival, but has nevertheless gathered what initial information is available on its website!

'EverQuest Online Adventures' - New Web Site

by Thomas on Feb. 15, 2003 @ 12:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nathan Pearce from Sony let us know that they launched a new website for EverQuest Online Adventures. There is TONS of content already on the site, the TV commercial, a new gameplay movie, race and class pages, getting started guide, Welcome Letter from the Dev team, brand new forums and a lot more. Have a look!

'The House of the Dead' - Movie To Debut Saturday At SF IndieFest 2003

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2003 @ 7:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"The House of the Dead" movie will debut this Saturday, February 15 at the San Francisco Independent Film Festival. The premier will take place at the UA Galaxy 4 Theater at Sutter and Van Ness and starts at 7:00 pm sharp. Tickets are available at the box office the day of the show. Stop by if you're in the area! A supernatural horror thriller, "The House of the Dead" is the twisted tale of a band of college students that arrive on a mysterious island for a rave and must confront horrifying zombies and terrifying creatures intent on feasting on the flesh of the living. "The House of the Dead" is based on the video game franchise of the same name from SEGA. The film's director Uwe Boll ("Sanctimony," "Homeroom: The Heart of America") and stars from the movie, including Clint Howard, will all attend for some post-Valentine's Day carnage at this world premier showing of "The House of the Dead." The "House of the Dead" was produced by Shawn Williamson via his Brightlight Pictures banner and executive produced by Mindfire Entertainment, the producers of the award winning "Free Enterprise" and "The Specials" and Daniel Kletzky, a producer on "Resident Evil" and "Final Fantasy."

'The King of Route 66' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2003 @ 7:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Challenging gamers to "haul ass" across the U.S. in their own nitro-powered 18-wheeler, "The King of Route 66" is the ultimate white-knuckled road trip from Illinois to California. Players must square off against the evil Tornado Corporation and their army of goons on a quest to become the King of the Road and win the hearts of the seductive Queens of Route 66. Today we have 20 new screens, some character art and a brand new trailer ... Njoy!

'LionHeart' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2003 @ 6:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It is 1588 A.D., a critical year of an alternate history hauntingly familiar yet fantastically alien to our own. Because of one fateful event during the Third Crusade, the history of this world diverged. This event, the Disjunction, ripped open a long-sealed breach to other worlds. Magic energy and powerful spirits flowed into the world, changing the lands and the people forever. Cast into this world, you are a character of your own devices, strengths, and abilities. Set upon by human factions and powerful spirits, you must decide how to best develop your skills in order to triumph over obstacles that lie between you and your true fate. A fresh batch of Lionheart screens has arrived!

'Aero Elite' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2003 @ 5:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Designed by SEGA's legendary SEGA-AM2 studio, "Aero Elite" puts gamers in the cockpit of more than 60 of the world's most high-performance aircraft - from supersonic fighters to heavily-armed attack helicopters. "Aero Elite's" realistic training mode puts rookie pilots through their paces, fully preparing gamers for intense aerial combat. With a blend of fast-paced action, realistic fighter controls, and a slew of flight options, "Aero Elite" delivers dozens of customizable missions, scores of environments and a thrilling two-player mode that virtual pilots everywhere won't want to miss. Check out these new airborne screens...