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'Medal of Honor Allied Assault Spearhead' - Demo Due Friday

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2002 @ 4:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA Games will release a stand-alone demo for 'Medal of Honor Allied Assault Spearhead', the new expansion pack for the highly acclaimed WWII action PC game, Medal of Honor Allied Assault. The demo will be available on Friday, November 8, 2002 from the official Medal of Honor Allied Assault website at http://www.mohaa.ea.com/. The downloadable demo will feature Malta, a multiplayer level exclusive to the demo and not included in the full version of the game. The demo will also include new skins for British, Russian, American and German troops as well as unveiling some of the new weapons! Medal of Honor Allied Assault Spearhead for the PC will begin shipping on Tuesday, November 12, 2002. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Winning Eleven' (PS2) Coming to North America

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2002 @ 3:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Videogame publisher Konami of America Inc. announced today that its popular Winning Eleven series (known in Europe as Pro Evolution Soccer) will be published for the first time in North America. European and Japanese versions of Winning Eleven have sold nearly 4 million units worldwide, making it the world’s best-selling soccer game for the PlayStation 2. In response to considerable demand from North American consumers, Konami intends to continue the series’ success with the launch of it latest installment, Winning Eleven 6, on the PlayStation 2 in March 2003.

'Splinter Cell' (Xbox) - Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2002 @ 3:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Splinter Cell invites gamers to delve into the dark shadows of cyber-terrorism, shadow agencies, and covert operations. The player controls Sam Fisher, a solo operative directed by a top secret, "black ops" wing of the National Security Agency. Alone, yet armed with some of the best hi-tech weapons on the market, Sam walks the fine line between what is legal and what is necessary. He must infiltrate enemy territory and neutralize the opponents—all without leaving a trace. Check this new trailer .. Njoy!

'Impossible Creatures' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 5, 2002 @ 3:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The year is 1937 and you are Rex Chance, renowned world adventurer and war correspondent. You have spent your life exploring the wilds of Africa, the ice shelves of Antarctica, and the sultry jungles of the Amazon. You’ve seen every beast on earth… or so you thought. You’ve just received word from your long lost father, scientist Dr. Eric Chanikov, who disappeared many years before. Suddenly, he now begs to see you. So you fly to the Isla Variatas in the South Pacific where he works in the employ of wealthy industrialist Upton Julius. But what begins as an innocent reunion quickly turns sour as you to come face-to-face with the Sigma Technology. Check out the new screens, 30 or so of them ...

'Unreal Tournament 2003' Tops The Sales Charts!

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 9:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Shutter the windows and stock up on caffeine! Atari's Unreal Tournament 2003 for personal computers, one of the most anticipated video game sequels ever, invaded the charts as the #1 PC product, excluding expansion packs, for two weeks following shipment on September 28. Developed by Digital Extremes and Epic Games, the game is the follow-up to the 1999 smash-hit Unreal Tournament, which won "Game of the Year" honors and became the multiplayer game of choice for amateur and professional gamers alike.

'Driver 2 Advance' (GBA) Races Into Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 9:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames has brought one of the most popular video game franchises of all time, Driver, to Game Boy Advance with shipment of Driver 2 Advance to retail stores this week.

'Star Trek Starfleet Command III' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 8:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

All hands to battlestations with the announcement that Activision, Inc. and Taldren's highly anticipated tactical starship simulator, Star Trek Starfleet Command III, has gone gold and is on its way to manufacturing. The first title in the series to take place in the Star Trek: The Next Generation universe, Star Trek Starfleet Command III allows players to take total control of their own ship and crew, and engage in open conflict with the great empires of Star Trek lore. Star Trek Starfleet Command III is rated "E" for everyone by the ESRB and carries a suggested retail price of $49.99.

'Robin Hood : Legend Of Sherwood' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 8:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and Developers Spellbound are pleased to show off more from their upcoming real-time tactical strategy game Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood. Strategy First just send us 7 never before seen screenshots for your viewing pleasure! And dont forget to check out our earlier posted preview!

America's Army: Operations Tournament 2002

by Thomas on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 8:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Saw on Shacknews that The U.S. Army has teamed with iGames, a national organization of Game Centers, to hold an America’s Army: Operations Tournament at Game Centers nationwide! Shoot, reload and fire your way to victory on November 10th or November 30th , with the championship round commencing on December 14th. Players will compete in teams of four. The highest scoring teams from the two separate competitions will be invited to compete in the invitational on December 14th. The championship team will receive a Grand Prize trip for four to the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) trade show in Los Angeles May 14-16, 2003, plus limo service for the day, courtesy of eVGA.com, a leading provider of graphics accelerators. First, second and third-place winners will receive a host of other great prizes! More about it here..

New Online World 'Second Life' Announced

by Thomas on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 8:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Linden Lab announced today the name of its interactive service, Second Life. A new form of shared 3D entertainment, Second Life presents a remarkably immersive and self-expressive world to its online residents. Users who want the opportunity to enter Second Life can register and begin their new life with the beta program at www.lindenlab.com.

Playstation2 Screenshot Mix!

by Thomas on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 7:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

We just recived even more console screens from Activision, and here we serve them up in one article.. The screens is from following titles!

  • Star Wars Clone Wars (PS2)
  • Wreckless The Yakuza Missions (PS2)
  • Gungrave (PS2)

'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4' (PS2/XB/NGC) - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 6:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 lets players take on the role of legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk and 13 other athletes as they skate through enormous free roaming levels, choose from 190 progressively harder goals and build their skills to perform 14 of the greatest skateboarding stunts of all time.

'X-Men: Next Dimension' (NGC/PS2/XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 6:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"X-Men: Next Dimension" is the only console fighter game that carries epic super hero showdowns across expansive 3-D levels. Players fight as 24 different X-Men characters through interactive environments replete with combat-induced damage. Check the screens!

'X-Men: Wolverines Revenge' (PS2/NGC) - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 5:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

X-Men: Wolverine’s Revenge allows players to assume the role of Wolverine, everyone’s favorite cigar smoking badass member of the X-Men. Today we serve up a bunch of new screens. (PS2 23 shots/NGC 10 shots)

Men In Tights 'WWE Raw 2' (XB) - First Shots

by Thomas on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 3:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Experience the most brutal wrestling action ever seen backed by the power of the Xbox. World Wrestling Raw 2 explodes into the ring with more than 45 of the toughest World Wrestling Superstars including, The Rock, Hollywood Hulk Hogan, and The Undertaker. Exclusive to the Xbox and developed by Anchor, Raw 2 captures the look and feel of World Wrestling with highly detailed graphics and authentic TV-style presentation complete with Superstar ring entrances and theme music.

'Bandits: Phoenix Rising' Signs With Tri Synergy

by Thomas on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 3:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

PAN-Visions signs with Tri Synergy Inc. to publish Bandits: Phoenix Rising in North America. The game will hit stores just in time for Christmas. "In Bandits the player is thrown into a Mad Max-like environment where the survival of the fittest is decided by vehicle combat. A story driven action game where the handling of gears and guns decides your fate." Full pressrelease below!

'BMX XXX' Will Launch On November 15

by Thomas on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 2:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that its eagerly anticipated release, BMX XXX, will launch on November 15 for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. Only this version of the game has been edited to eliminate the topless nudity. The first action sports video game designed specifically for audiences over the age of 17, BMX XXX is one of the most talked about titles for this holiday season. Combining outrageous Hollywood humor and characters, beautiful women from New York's famous Scores club, incredible arcade action and a dynamic soundtrack from today's top recording artists, BMX XXX will deliver an unparalleled interactive entertainment experience.

'Star Wars: Bounty Hunter' Competition

by Thomas on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 2:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts and Activision are challenging the nation to take on the role of Jango Fett, the star of Star Wars: Bounty Hunter on PlayStation 2 and GameCube to search for bounty, including a first prize of £10,000 in cash. 'The Hunt Begins' on December 9, 2002. To register to play call 0906 3027 232 or log on to the official website. The competition closes on the December 31, 2002. For a chance to win you must track down five clues, collect the correct answers and stake your claim on the bounty. The winners will be announced on January 12, 2003 on the official website.

18 Xbox-Only Games This Christmas

by Thomas on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 11:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With 18 of the world's most wanted games heading only to Xbox by the end of the year and almost 200 in all, it's going to be a green Christmas in Europe. Titles like Splinter Cell, Blinx, Sega GT 2002, and the Live-enabled Unreal Championship, and Mech Assault have tantalised gamers for months, and they're almost here – but only for Xbox gamers.

'Fighter Ace 3.5' - Info and Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 4, 2002 @ 10:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The much-anticipated upgrade to the massively multi-player online air combat game Fighter Ace soars into stores as a boxed version for the first time ever, just in time for Thanksgiving missions on the PC.