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Origin Announces 'Ultima Online: Age of Shadows'

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 9:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Origin systems today announced the development of Ultima Online: Age of Shadows, the most ambitious expansion in the award-winning Ultima Online series. In Age of Shadows, fans will be introduced to two new professions and an exciting new realm to explore and settle. In addition to the expanded availability of housing, a `House Design Tool' will also be included in this latest version.

'Haegemonia' Becomes 'Hegemonia'

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 9:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Please note that the official spelling has been changed to "Hegemonia" instead of "Haegemonia." This title is developed by Digital Reality and Published by DreamCatcher. You can see more on this game right here.

IronStorm - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 8:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The gameplay in IronStorm combines shoot’em-up, action and reflection.The player undertakes an infiltration mission and must possess combat skills as well as stealth if he is to survive as he penetrates behind enemy lines.Depending on the circumstances, the player can choose between first and third person views.The player must pass through 6 worlds in a Germany ripped apart by the front line: the Friedrich line (the Western front), the Anton Denikin line (the Russo-Mongol front), the “Tzar Ivan” armoured train, Wolfenburg (an enemy-occupied town), the Mad Baron’s heavy water factory and the Reichstag in Berlin. A title to look out for, check the screens!

Codemasters' Race Driver E-Toy

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 7:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For those who can’t wait for this fall’s release of Pro Race Driver, Codemasters has just launched the “Race Driver e-toy.” This mini-game doesn’t reflect the final PRD title, but it will give gamers their racing fix as they assume the role of Ryan McKane in this three lap showdown. Choose from four different cars and speed your way through the ranks of the top scores. Play now on-line or download the “Race Driver e-toy”.

The 'CT Special Forces' Invade The Web (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 7:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CT Special Forces offers players a set of moves that have never before been seen on Game Boy Advance! In platform-action mode (ground missions) and shoot’em-up mode aboard an Apache Helicopter, you will plunge into the fascinating world of counter-terrorism by moving through up to 12 different levels. You will be sent to the ends of the earth on top secret missions, from the disquieting humidity of the equatorial jungle to a city in siege, through treacherous, snow-covered mountains and the heart of the desert. Read more & Njoy the nifty little screens ;)

'Starsky & Hutch' Go Multi Platform

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 7:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive today announced that it has signed an extension to its licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to bring the Starsky & Hutch game, which is currently being developed, onto additional platforms, including Game Boy Advance and Nintendo Gamecube.

FourFourTwo - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 7:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCi’s game is due to be released on PC in September this year during the 2002/3 football season with significant contributions to game design from Terry Venables, one of the most popular and successful Football managers of recent years. The game offers players the most realistic simulation of the manager’s role ever seen.

Tiger Woods PGA TOUR Golf Coming To GBA - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 6:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world's greatest golfer is coming to the world's greatest handheld console this June - thanks to Digital Worldwide who have acquired the distribution rights for the UK from Destination Software Inc who have a worldwide manufacturing and distribution agreement with Electronic Arts for EA SPORTS™ Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® Golf for the Game Boy® Advance.

'Arx Fatalis' - 'Cold Zero : Last Stand' & 'ArchAngel' - Screens

by Rainier on July 16, 2002 @ 6:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we scored some screens from several of the upcoming Jowood titles .. such as Arx Fatalis, Cold Zero : Last Stand and ArchAngel ... Jowood good some good quality titles lined up, thats for sure! Njoy!

Shox (PS2) - Screens & Features

by Thomas on July 16, 2002 @ 12:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Arcade rally racing gets fast and furious in the newest addition to the EA SPORTS BIG line-up. Powerslide to win the ultimate offroad car collection with Shox for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system! Shipping in Autumn 2002, racing rookies as well as seasoned speed demons hit the circuit to compete in amped-up arcade-style car racing.

'Buffy' & 'Simpsons Road Rage' For GBA Next Year

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

THQ Inc. and Fox Interactive today announced an exclusive, worldwide Game Boy Advance publishing agreement for two new titles. Under the agreement, THQ will publish Game Boy Advance games based on the popular The Simpsons Road Rage console game and the Buffy the Vampire Slayer property. Both of these games are scheduled to release in 2003.

Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball (Xb) - Screens

by Thomas on July 16, 2002 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball stars all the ladies from the Dead or Alive fighting games and a new character named Lisa. In the game, the women amuse themselves with volleyball and the many diversions offered by the tropical island paradise. Check out the chicks! Sigh.

Celtic Kings - New Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2002 @ 11:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Celtic Kings is a real-time strategy game with online multiplayer features that mixes strategy and role-playing elements. The adventure takes place in ancient Gaul where four mighty forces battle for power: the brave Gauls, the mighty Romans, the vicious Teutons and the mysterious Druids who `weave the patterns` that make nations prosper and decay. 12 new screens to enjoy ;)

MechWarrior 4 : Clan 'Mech Pak' Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 15, 2002 @ 11:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"MechWarrior 4" fans should prepare for another high-powered attack from the Clan forces as Microsoft Game Studios announced that the "MechWarrior 4: Clan 'Mech Pak" has gone gold and will arrive in stores in early August.

Ternary Software Launches Ternary Studios

by Rainier on July 15, 2002 @ 10:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Software development consulting firm Ternary Software recently announced its entrance into the game development space with the launch of its new division, Ternary Studios.

Galleon : Island Of The Mystery (Xbox/Gamecube) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2002 @ 9:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Galleon can be summed up in a single phrase: THE VOYAGES OF SINBAD. The game is set across six unique islands that will take the player from the bustling port of Ackbah to islands populated with giant monsters, evil slave lords and of course damsels in distress in a story of intrigue, magic, love, obsession and revenge.

Run Like Hell (Ps2) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2002 @ 9:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The state-of-the-art title will contain real 3D environments, feature incredibly dynamic camera angles throughout, and take place entirely from a third person perspective. Veterans of both the small and big screens, Lance Henriksen, Clancy Brown and Cree Summer, have all lent the voices to this high profile project. It’s been likened to an Aliens™ versus The Thing™ action-adventure. And in this world, there are things far worse than death. Freaky, but looking good!

'WWE WrestleMania X8' (GameCube) - New Screens

by Thomas on July 15, 2002 @ 8:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Play as top Superstars including newcomers Rob Van Dam, Booker T and Hollywood Hulk Hogan. Compete in six different venues including SmackDown!, Raw and the ultimate extravaganza, WrestleMania. Finally, relive the rich history surrounding WrestleMania and compete for championship glory through a host of match types including death-defying TLC matches or legendary Hell in a Cell match-ups... Read more to check out these new wrestling screens for GameCube!

MX Superfly (GC) - Screens & Features

by Thomas on July 15, 2002 @ 8:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Once again THQ released some screens from the upcoming combination of motocross, supercross and freestyle game for GameCube, MX Superfly. Check out some fancy screens below together with some features!

'Alien vs. Predator' & 'Return To Castle Wolfenstein' Coming To The Big Screen

by Rainier on July 15, 2002 @ 8:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Talk about a clash of the titans: British filmmaker Paul Anderson ("Resident Evil") will write and direct "Alien vs. Predator," a 20th Century Fox project based on a popular video game, Variety reports (thanks Shacknews). Columbia Pictures is returning to the video game well once more -- this time for "Return to Castle Wolfenstein." (thanks Homelan).