'NHL Hitz 20-03' Ships For GBA

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Sports, the sports brand of leading software industry publisher and developer Midway Games Inc. announced today that NHL Hitz 20-03, the next iteration in the NHL Hitz franchise, has shipped for the Game Boy Advance. NHL Hitz 20-03 is also available for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube.

'Operation Flashpoint: Resistance' - Patch v1.85 & Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 4:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

New weapons, units and civilian transport are provided today for Operation Flashpoint's Resistance fighters with the release of an all-new upgrade. The Operation Flashpoint: Resistance upgrade is freely available from the game's microsite in the Downloads section. Players require the original Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis and the Resistance expansion pack to use the upgrade. Read more below for download links and to check out what this 13MB patch fix/add. We also tossed up 7 new screens from this upgrade

'American Conquest' - English Demo Available NOW

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following quickly on last week's German demo, the English playable demo of American Conquest has now been released, again allowing you to try out this isometric RTS with 3D terrain set in American history that is being developed at GSC Game World. Go grab this 221MB demo at 3DGamers!

3DO Announces 'Street Racing Syndicate' (PS2/XB/NGC)

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 4:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 3DO Company today announced that Street Racing Syndicate is currently in development for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, and the Nintendo GameCube system. Scheduled for release in 2003, "SRS" captures the heart of street racing culture, and includes extensive car customization, police intervention, and high stakes competition. The game is being developed by racing game specialist Eutechnyx Ltd. which has developed such popular titles as F1 World Grand Prix 2000, 007 Racing and Le Mans 24 Hours.

'Deathrow' Has Gone GOLD

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SouthEnd Interactive's first game 'Deathrow' (exclusive for XBOX) has gone gold and will reach the stores world wide within the next few days! Official release dates are 17th of October for Europe and 22nd of October for North America.

'Colin McRae Rally 3' (PS2/XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The engine's revving as Colin McRae Rally 3 prepares for its stage start on October 25 for PlayStation 2 and Xbox. With the latest screenshots released today, the world's favourite rally game series will soon be giving players the professional rally driver experience in what's tipped the season's most-wanted motorsport title. Five new shots for each format.

US Xbox Bundle

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. today announced that the Xbox video game system will become even more irresistible to holiday shoppers beginning Oct. 15. For the low price of $199.99,* consumers at official Xbox retailers in the United States can get an Xbox system, including the new Xbox Controller S and two free exclusive games — "Sega GT 2002" and "JSRF - Jet Set Radio Future" — packed into one box. The limited-time offer represents a savings of $100** and is a great incentive for new customers to experience the gameplay, graphics, sound and power available only on Xbox. With titles that appeal to a broad audience, the offer is suitable for diverse gamers of all ages.

'Panzer Dragoon Orta' (XB) - The Plot & Screen Gallery

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 1:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier this weekend we tossed up 16 new screens to show off a few levels from Panzer Dragoon Orta. Today we have 43 shots from, by the looks of it, cut-scenes and 18 extra dragon morphing screenshots. Now, If you're wondering about the plot, or how the weapons work, you - yes - orta read more below!

'Neverwinter Nights' Honoured

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 1:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioWare Corp. today announced that Neverwinter Nights was honoured with an Interactive Entertainment Award (BAFTA) for Best PC Game by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. To quote the BAFTA website: "Good graphics, beautiful lighting, outstanding score and great voices round off this superb game."


by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NINTENDO GAMECUBE titles PIKMIN and LUIGI'S MANSION have been crowned kings of the consoles at the UK video games industry's prestigious awards. The Interactivity Award was won by NINTENDO GAMECUBE favourite PIKMIN. The game was honoured for the best use of interactive media to deliver an immersive interactive experience.

'Angels' Go To The World Series

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 2:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Not that anybody cares, but I still want to express my joy! The Anaheim Angels have won the ALCS (American League Championship Series) against the Minnesota Twins and are going to the World Series for the first time in their history. Breaking 3 League records in game 5 (winning 4 in a row, against 1 loss) the score was a measly 13-5. GO ANGELS!

'The Elder Scrolls III: Tribunal' - Screens

by Peter on Oct. 13, 2002 @ 10:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Elderscrolls.com this weekend added 2 new Tribunal screenshots to the Screenshots section of the site. The Elder Scrolls III: Tribunal, is an expansion pack for its critically acclaimed RPG, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind for PC. Scheduled for release this November, Tribunal will introduce additional content and features into the already staggering game world of Morrowind, and can be experienced by any player at any point.

New 'DOMINION' - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 13, 2002 @ 10:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pharaoh Productions this weekend released some new screens (5) from their upcoming RPG, DOMINION.. Check out some screenshots of the latest prototype build below!

NOLF2 and RADEON 8500 Series Fix

by Peter on Oct. 13, 2002 @ 9:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NolfGirl let us know that ATI has released a new driver for the RADEON 8500 series that supposedly fixes a system hang while playing Chapter 8 in NOLF2. Grab this new driver here!

Richard Garriott and Starr Long Interview

by Thomas on Oct. 13, 2002 @ 8:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stratic Games sat down recently with NCSoft's legendary game producers Starr Long and Richard Garriott to discuss the current state of MMOGs and details about their current project, Tabula Rasa. Read the entire interview here!

'IL-2: Forgotten Battles' - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 13, 2002 @ 8:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Owners of IL-2 Sturmovik and the gaming community as a whole will warmly welcome the news of the add-on. Following its release last November, IL-2 Sturmovik set new standards of realism and gameplay and swept almost every gaming award on its way to become the most critically acclaimed flight simulation title for 2001. In addition to the new campaigns set on the Finnish and Hungarian fronts and new single and multiplayer missions, several new playable and AI controlled Russian, German and British aircraft will be featured in IL-2 Sturmovik: The Forgotten Battles. Check out latest 12 screens below!

About UT2003 Beta Patch

by Thomas on Oct. 13, 2002 @ 6:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today there is a UT2003 Beta Patch available for download around the net, but no official announcement is posted in Epic's UT2003 forum. According to www.unrealt2003.com the patch includes a trojan virus and they posted up following WARNING..

WARNING! Do not download the new patch. The new patch has a trojan virus in it which sends out your cd-key. Wait for Epic to release the official patch.

Brixout XP - Features

by Rainier on Oct. 13, 2002 @ 7:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sunny Games has released Brixout XP - a fast-action non-violent game of skill and concentration for the entire family. This wonderful piece of software represents a fully three-dimensional twist on classic ball, paddle and bricks games such as Arkanoid and Breakout. Use the mouse, keyboard, joystick or gamepad to control the paddle, which moves at one side of the board, and hit the ball trying to destroy all bricks within the playing field. Inside some bricks you may find various power-ups that can help you or add additional obstacles. Once you have broken all bricks on the current level, you proceed to the next one, and when you complete all levels, you are teleported to another world (there are 4 different worlds in the game).

Schanz Signs 'Karting' & 'American Dragster Racing'

by Rainier on Oct. 13, 2002 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Schanz International Consultants (SIC) and Tbox Works (Spanish Developers) signed up together for SIC to license two of Tbox’s very exciting racing games – Rave Kart Racing and Dragster Racing for North America, Asia and Australia.

'NBA Live 2003' Busta Rhymes (erm...)

by Thomas on Oct. 12, 2002 @ 8:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts and J Records just announced a co-marketing venture beginning with EA SPORTS NBA LIVE 2003. Platinum J Recording artist, Busta Rhymes will act as a spokesperson for the game. Busta will also be an unlockable character within NBA LIVE 2003. The two companies will develop further initiatives including viral marketing, street teams, and grass-roots initiatives, as well as retail alliances.