Face of Mankind Officially Announced - Screens & Features

by Thomas on July 8, 2002 @ 10:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Face of Mankind is a upcoming massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) "developed by Duplex Systems" within a persistent world. Thousands of players throughout the world can compete in this realistic and futuristic world of the 24th century. It combines an epic story-driven mission system over years with a complex economic system which can also affect the story deeply. Check out the announcement and some screenshots of the game surroundings in Face of Mankind.

Update: Duplex Systems was so kind and send over TWO NEW screens for us. Read more below!

Cube Controller with 3 x coloured clip-on facias

by Thomas on July 8, 2002 @ 8:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

4Gamers are pleased to announce the launch of the Cube Controller with 3 x clip-on fascias (SPC656) for use with the Nintendo Game Cube. Comfortable, responsive and cool. That’s all you need a games controller to be, but with the Cube Controller from 4Gamers you get all that plus an extra truckload of cool in the form of three coloured clip-on fascias – silver, indigo and orange.

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell (Xbox/PC)- Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2002 @ 8:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After hearing how popular Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell was at E3 game fans are salivating for some new Splinter Cell news. Ubisoft decided to please those fans and send out some new screens for people to drool over .. check them out!

'AquaNox: Revelation' Officially Announced

by Rainier on July 8, 2002 @ 6:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Massive Development studio, a unit within the JoWooD Group, already familiar to many for having raised an international stir with titles such as Archimedean Dynasty and AquaNox, are working on a sequel to AquaNox. The underwater battle continues with 'AquaNox: Revelation'.

3D Prophet 4800 TV-Out 64MB

by Rainier on July 8, 2002 @ 6:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hercules today presented their 3D Prophet 4800 TV-Out 64 MB which will compete with cards in the same price segment such as GeForce 4MX 420. Read more for additional details....

Nordic Interactive Media Expo Been Postponed

by Thomas on July 8, 2002 @ 4:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

G:son International AB, the organisers behind the Scandinavian interactive entertainment conference "NIME:02" (Nordic Interactive Media Expo 2002) has decided to postpone the event to next year. NIME:02 was scheduled to go 30th of October at Sollentuna Exhibition Centre in Sweden and supposed to become a Scandinavian forum for game developers and game publisher in this region.

Softwrap Announce New Partnerships

by Thomas on July 8, 2002 @ 1:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Softwrap, the British-based technology company that enables software to be virtually 'shrink-wrapped' and securely distributed and sold digitally, today announced details of two new partnerships that they have launched. Firstly, with AgentLand, the first portal entirely dedicated to intelligent agents and virtual assistants (software tools that automatically do certain jobs on the Internet, according to what you ask) and secondly, with Crystal Interactive, developers, publishers, marketers and distributors of consumer software.

Smuggler's Run: Warzones (GC) - Screens

by Thomas on July 8, 2002 @ 1:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first Smuggler's Run title to grace the GameCube console, this off-road driving adventure offers the most dynamic smuggling challenge yet with five huge maps, over 30 missions and 2-4 person multiplayer action. "Smuggler's Run: Warzones" is set for release July 2002.

Enclave (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on July 8, 2002 @ 11:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enclave promises to become a successful third-person shooter. A mixture of shooter, adventure and RPG elements, this fantasy game guarantees intensive gameplay and great variety. Especially the graphics demonstrates the full capacity of the Xbox. 11 new screenshots to herald Enclave's swiftly approaching 19th July release date.

Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb - Screens

by Thomas on July 8, 2002 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Indiana Jones is back and better than ever! From the crocodile-infested waters in Ceylon to the bustling streets of Hong Kong, perennial action hero Indiana Jones' wits, agility, whip lashing and hand-to-hand combat skills will be put to the test as never before in Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb from LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC.

Donald Duck: Who is PK? (PS2/GC) - Screens & Features

by Thomas on July 8, 2002 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bored with his everyday life working in Ducklair Tower as a security guard and sick of being put upon by his girlfriend Daisy, 3 nephews and Uncle Scrooge McDuck, Donald Duck makes a wish to become a super hero. Unbeknownst to him, someone was listening, Computer One - a super-computer hidden in the tower- enrolls Donald as the new Superhero of the Future... PK. Check out some duck screens and features below!

'New World Order' Update

by Thomas on July 8, 2002 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Termite Games and Project 3 Interactive have been working around the clock for these last 4 weeks to fix and upgrade the released multiplayer test of New World Order. The list of fixes span several pages and they will make them public upon release of the next Multi Player test. There were several serious issues with the previous MP test that kept people from playing it over the net, especially those who were running the Windows 95/98/ME platforms. They have also had to deal with some serious lag problems but these problems are now behind them. Find out more about NWO at their official forum!

Thievery Beta 1.1 Patch

by Thomas on July 8, 2002 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first patch for Thievery is now available for download! This new patch is 12MB to grab and fixes some of the more critical issues. "Thievery is a free mod for Unreal Tournament. This mod changes UT into a whole new game, pitting a team of thieves against a team of guards in a pseudo-medieval setting"

Game programmers survive the Storm

by Thomas on July 8, 2002 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Former ION studio executives to teach classes at UTD.. The spectacular rise and fiery crash of Dallas-based computer game development studio ION Storm were landmark events in the game industry. Now, the two men who piloted ION Storm, John Romero and Tom Hall, have resurfaced in the most unlikely of jobs: college professors. Starting in the fall semester, Mr. Romero, 34, and Mr. Hall, 37, will be instructing computer science majors at the University of Texas at Dallas on the finer points of game programming and design. "We're really excited to teach because we love to teach what we know, and this is the perfect place to do it," Mr. Romero said. Get the full scoop here!

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 Intro Movie

by Thomas on July 6, 2002 @ 8:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiscali Games today tossed up Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 intro movie. The movie 'DivX' is 5MB to grab and you find it here!

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield - Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2002 @ 10:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield is the sequel to the immensely popular Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear, 2000 Action Game Of The Year, and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, 1999 Action Game Of The Year. It will be the third game in the Rainbow Six line, which has sold more than 6.7 million copies worldwide. Check out the new screens!

Steel Battalion - New Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2002 @ 10:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Steel Battalion players operate a strategic battle mech weapon through 12 action-packed levels, fending off dozens of adversaries while attempting to diffuse a riot that has ensued on a Pacific island ruled by a military dictatorship. Unlocking new missions, maps and enemy robots once the game is completed provides endless entertainment. With a diverse arsenal at the player's disposal, including plasma torches and a MK21-6 twin pod rocket launch, there will be plenty of action to go around. Check the 12 (rather fuzzy) new screens ...

New UT 2003 Trailers

by Thomas on July 5, 2002 @ 7:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Several sites today reported that the German site Giga.de tossed up some new Unreal Tournament movies.. 'the commentary is in German language'.. but you might want to check them out anyway.. Here they are!

DreamCatcher Responds To Recent News About 'Cryo' Shutdown

by Rainier on July 5, 2002 @ 6:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Richard Wah Kan, CEO of DreamCatcher noted that "while Cryo indirectly owns an interest in DreamCatcher, Cryo's unfortunate financial difficulties do not affect in any way, DreamCatcher's operations or positive outlook. DreamCatcher is, and will continue to be, a vibrant, growing and successful company and will continue to service its customers, deal with its suppliers, and acquire and distribute its wide range of quality game titles in its usual reliable and professional manner. DreamCatcher has and will continue to rely entirely on its own management, business strategies and financing, and it is business as usual at DreamCatcher."

Pinball Challenge Deluxe (GBA) - Info & Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2002 @ 6:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Pinball Challenge Deluxe" is a conversion of the Amiga games Pinball Dreams and Pinball Fantasies to the GameBoy Advance. Both titles are being incorporated into a single Exclusive title for AGB offering all (eight) original pinball tables. Young developer Binary9 Studios, ltd, today saw the release of their first title, Pinball Challenge Deluxe, via UbiSoft. Check the 8 available tables!