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'Medieval: Total War' Ships

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 5:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc.'s and The Creative Assembly's dramatic and intense real time strategy game of epic warfare, Medieval: Total War has shipped to retail stores nationwide. The sequel to the award-winning Shogun: Total War places gamers in ferocious Medieval Europe and North Africa as they attempt to rewrite history through a mixture of epic battles, trade, diplomacy and resource management. Medieval: Total War for the PC has been rated "T" (Teen -- with a descriptor Blood and Violence) by the ESRB and carries a suggested retail price of $39.99.

'Starsky & Hutch' - New Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 12:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Starsky & Hutch game is a story-based police driving action game, taking place in a truly 3-D world modeled after the series location of “Bay City”. The game is split into individual episodic time-based missions, where the player will be challenged and rewarded based on their performance. A television rating board will score the users game-play and depending on skill will reward the player with bonus points and/or power-up’s. Eight new PC screens.

'Inquisition' - Screens & Story

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 12:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inquisition is a game of medieval action and adventure that plunges players 650 years back in time to the 14th century - a turbulent century rocked by a war that was to last for 100 years, ravaged by the diabolical curse of the Black Plague, and tormented by the torturers of the Inquisition.

Haegemonia : Legions Of Iron - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The solar system is heating up and the Earth and its colonies are engaged in a fratricidal war to conquer the galaxy. Yet when they encounter other extra-terrestrial races the humans join forces, and the formidable Legions of Iron are born. Another 16 screenshots of interstellar RTSage.

'Ghost Master' New Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 11:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tired of tackling the hordes of undead in your games? Simply join their side… In Ghost Master, you play an afterlife civil servant sent to Gravenville by the Haunter Committee. Your mission: manage resources to scare and manipulate people, then to discover the secrets behind Gravenville. Your control over ghostly beings will allow other ghosts to be laid to rest – therefore making the transition from the material to the ethereal plane. But helping out these wretched souls takes a bit of effort and plasm - that’s where the fun-packed scaring comes in! 27 new PC screens below!

DUNE For PS2 Out In September.. Story & Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 11:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WANADOO and WIDESCREEN GAMES announces the release in September 2002 of DUNE for PlayStation 2.. DUNE is a full 3D-realtime game, 2/3 action, 1/3 adventure, developed by WIDESCREEN GAMES, bringing together people who have already worked on many great games such as Outcast, Prisoner of Ice, Alone in the Dark III, Worms… Six screenshots of, we'll wager, the new PS2 version.

'Celtic Kings: Rage of War' - Shots

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Celtic Kings is an RTS which combines strategy and role-playing elements in single mode, and which also includes online multi-player functions. Another twelve screenshots for your mantlepiece. As we speak the game is shipping to stores across North America ...

'Big Mutha Truckers' (XB/PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BMT sees the player take command of an 18-wheel rig, trucking from city to city, wheeling and dealing and upping the stakes as they battle to build up a personal fortune. Along the way players will run into the local biker gangs, corrupt sheriffs and even their own redneck siblings, who are also out to amass their own fortune – even if it’s at the player’s expense!

'Halloween' (PS2/GC/GBA) - Story & Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 10:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A 3D real time platform game due for release on PS2/GBA in November 2002 and on GameCube in January 2003.. Based on the famous Halloween Night tradition, this game will plunge players into an eerie and terrifying world of haunted houses, creepy cemeteries, dusty laboratories and forgotten cellars. "For some reason it's called "Castleween" on the press release, but that sounds a bit funny"

EverQuest Online (PS2) Beta Test

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment is offering some lucky players a chance to play EverQuest Online Adventures months before copies of the game show up in stores. During this public beta test, a handful of PlayStation 2 system owners will enjoy one of the largest, most in depth online game experiences ever created. The best part about the public beta test is that it's free! The first phase of public beta testing is scheduled to begin in September, 2002. All you'll need to play is a love of video games and a desire to preview one of the biggest massively multiplayer online games for the PlayStation 2. Click HERE to apply for entry in the EverQuest Online Adventures Public Beta Test Phase 1.

'Broken Sword 3: The Sleeping Dragon' - Trailer

by Thomas on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since Broken Sword 3 trailer released yesterday on C&G (and few other sites) was corrupted (QuickTime crashing while playing), David Sykes from Revolution Software sent Tiscali Games a working copy of original video. So now, they have finally posted this nice trailer from Broken Sword 3: The Sleeping Dragon (1:40 min) in DivX format - in 2 versions (240x180 - 3,5 MB and 480x360 - 8,5 MB).

'AGB' Creates A 'GTA' Wannabe On 'GBA'

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We have completed the implementation of our 3D character animation system for Nintendo Gameboy Advance. This system allows us to display many real-time animating 3D like characters simultaneously. Read more for some screens and a 5 min trailer showing off AGB's "C2 Engine" with some GTA-esque GameBoy Advance action...

Over 1000 'Neverwinter Nights' Modules Now Available

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioWare Corp. is pleased to announce that gamers can now download over 1000 user-created modules for the hit PC game, Neverwinter Nights.

'Midway: Naval Battles' - Art & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 8:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway is a real-time 3D tactical/strategy game that adapts the naval battles of the Second World War. It introduces how the naval warfare changed during WW2 - from the dreadnaughts protecting the memory of Battle of Jutland to the forerunners of modern carriers. The player may control different vessels in real or hypothetical naval battles. The fleet comprises ships, captains, officers and crew of different abilities. In order to achieve victory, an effective team should be forged. Check the new in-game screens ...

Off World Resource Base (O.R.B.) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 8:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mankind has evolved through the ages and has created a society based on doctrine from several sources, The Bible, The Old Testament, The Koran. Now Strategy First introduces The Torumin, a collection of scriptures that form the belief system and culture for two races known as the Malus and the Alyssians. Ten brand spanking new screens for you to enjoy!

'Shadowbane' : War Herald Program - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 8:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As part of Ubi Soft's strong commitment to its Shadowbane community, the War Herald program, The Aerynthian College of Heralds, recruits talented writers and role-players from its fan base for publication of in-game fiction. The War Heralds' report on major battles and other key events within the Shadowbane world, keeping the entire community involved in the game. Just released the latest compilation of recent events inside the Shadowbane closed beta titled; "A Land in Flames." Read more for details and some character screens ...

ECTS PS2 Screenshot Mix #2

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 8:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few stray Playstation2 screens made it over... Featuring are : Auto Modellista, Myst III: Exile , Donald Duck: Who is PK?, Red Faction2, WWE Smackdown, Marvel vs. Capcom 2... Njoy

'ECTS AWARDS' - Winners Announced

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 6:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The winners of the most prestigious awards in the European interactive entertainment industry were announced in London today at ECTS - Europe's premier trade show for interactive entertainment. The awards were presented in a ceremony hosted by Whizzbang TV's Gareth Jones and attended by over 1000 leading industry figures in the trade hall of ECTS itself.

Microsoft Vs. Sony - Kicking Off Price War II

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 6:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

On August 28, Sony announced that it would lower the price of its PlayStation 2 games console to E249-259/GBP169.99 across Europe. Within hours, Microsoft countered by cutting the price of its Xbox to E249/GBP159.99. Interesting read/opinions ...

CDV's NON-ECTS LineUp - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 6:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

One of the big "missing" companies at the ECTS 2002 is German CDV. For some odd reason, they are NOT there ... that of course did not stop them from sending out some screens to show off their upcoming titles, such as :

  • Neocron
  • No Mans Land
  • Project Nomads
  • Blitzkrieg
  • Cossacks : Back To War
  • Imperium Galactica 3 : Genesis
  • Combat Missions 2
  • American Conquest