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'Grand Theft Auto III' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 27, 2002 @ 11:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take Two & Rockstar Games have just released the first update patch for their recently released 3D action game, Grand Theft Auto III. This small patch upgrades the game to v 1.1. Read more for a detailed fix list and links where to get it.

Happy Birthday 'Anarchy Online'

by Thomas on June 27, 2002 @ 9:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today marks one year since Funcom launched its award winning massively multiplayer online game, Anarchy Online. With over 150,000 registered users to date and the U.S. PC Gamer award for best MMOG, Funcom is pleased with the success of the game. "We want to thank all of our players for helping Anarchy Online evolve into the game it is today," Funcom president Andre Backen said. "Customer feedback has been vital to our success and we are confident that our players will see their input even more in our upcoming additions."

'Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner' Officially Announced

by Rainier on June 27, 2002 @ 7:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Produced by Hideo Kojima and directed by Shuyo Murata, The 2nd Runner takes interstellar combat to epic extremes! As the battle rages across deep space, cityscapes, enemy fortresses and beyond, fans will find plenty of new heroes & enemies, scenarios, and gameplay to test their mettle.

'Warcraft III: Reign Of Chaos' Action Figures Invade Stores

by Rainier on June 27, 2002 @ 7:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard announced today that the 'Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos' Epic Action Figures are now available at retailers across America. Fresh from the battlefields of Azeroth are the Orcish warchief Thrall, Dwarven mountain king Muradin Bronzebeard and Night Elf arch-druid Furion Stormrage. Each collector-quality figure stands between 5½" and 6½" tall with approximately eight points of articulation, and will retail for approximately $10.

'UFC Tapout 2' Announced For X-Box

by Thomas on June 27, 2002 @ 6:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment today announced that UFC Tapout 2 is currently in development exclusively for the Xbox. Tapout 2 is being developed in Japan by Dream Factory, and is the follow up to the successful real fighting game released for Xbox earlier this year.

Eidos Chooses 'The Way Of The Samurai' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on June 27, 2002 @ 6:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos Interactive announces Way of the Samurai on PlayStation 2. The game reached No.1 in the Japanese gaming charts when it was released in February this year. Licensed from Japanese publisher Spike Co. Ltd, Way of the Samurai will be released in September in Europe and Australasia only.

Phats & Small are in the House… eJay that is

by Thomas on June 27, 2002 @ 6:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Feel like going clubbing? Why not start off at home, by creating your own tunes whilst getting ready for a big night out? With House eJay, you can create a genuine House music sound from the comfort of your home. Choose from 3,000 royalty-free sounds and loops, including 50 exclusive samples from big-name English DJ's Phats & Small.

1503 A.D. World Cup: Venice vs Pirates

by Thomas on June 27, 2002 @ 3:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today the 1503 A.D. team tossed up the very first match of the Football World Cup in A.D.-Town! You will witness an exciting match between the favorite Venice United and the young, upwardly mobile club Pirates F.C. Both clubs have put together high-carat teams for the World Cup. Check out screens and full scoop here!

The I of the Dragon Candy

by Thomas on June 27, 2002 @ 11:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today xaos.ru offer nine new exclusive screenshots from Primal Software's action/RPG, The I of the Dragon. Check them out here!

G3 Studios Unveils Online Handheld Games Distribution

by Thomas on June 27, 2002 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

G3 Studios, a developer and publisher of video games for handheld devices, Pocket PC and other platforms, today officially announced the launch of "infinifiles.com", the company's new online games distribution portal. infinifiles.com is poised to become the premier destination for game players around the world to find and buy the latest games for handheld devices.

'Dragon Empires' Fan Site Kit & More Beta Test

by Thomas on June 27, 2002 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following its E3 introduction, gamers eagerly anticipating Dragon Empires, Codemasters’ ground breaking fantasy MMORPG, can now download official materials to add to their personal web sites, thanks to a new Fan Site Toolkit created specifically for the game. Codemasters is eager to sign up more Beta Testers aswell. Find out more below!

'Project Earth:Starmageddon' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 27, 2002 @ 7:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher has just released the first update patch for their 3D space real-time strategy title Project Earth :Starmageddon by Lemon Interactive. Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab it.

Interplay & Journeys Team Up To Promote Hunter: The Reckoning

by Rainier on June 27, 2002 @ 7:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interplay and Journeys, a leading teen footwear lifestyle retailer, announced today a national promotion showcasing Interplay's highly-acclaimed game Hunter: The Reckoning exclusively for the Xbox. The promotion will start July 1, 2002 in 560 Journeys stores nationwide and will feature a contest and special offers from Journeys footwear and other sponsors.

'Simon The Sorcerer 3D' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 8:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Headfirst Productions & Vivendi have released a patch for Simon the Sorcerer 3D upgrading their 3D adventure game to v2.0. Read more for some details and links where to grab it. (Thanks Blues).

Warcraft III: Collector's Edition In Europe

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 8:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard Entertainment announced today that Warcraft III Collector's Edition will be available in limited quantities for those who demand the ultimate Warcraft III experience. Available in Europe exclusively through www.warcraft3collectors.com.

MindArk Raided By 70 Officials Of The Swedish Court

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 8:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MindArk AB, the Swedish creators of the 3D Virtual Universe "Project Entropia" was raided by 70 officials of the Swedish court, acting on behalf of Microsoft and three other software companies.

'Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos' - Official Strategy Guide

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 8:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A war like you've never experienced. A strategy guide like you've never seen and a collector's book like you'll never find. Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos has taken years to develop, test and perfect, and is now slated for release on July 3, 2002. The overwhelming excitement surrounding this legendary PC game has prompted BradyGames to publish both the Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos Official Strategy Guide and The Art of Warcraft, a unique collectible art book.

Games Bike: Street. Vert. Dirt. Ships For PS2

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 8:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Sports Asylum, the action-sports brand of leading software industry publisher and developer Midway Games Inc. announced today that Gravity Games Bike: Street. Vert. Dirt., an all-new and unique entry into the action-sports bike-riding genre, will ship tomorrow for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system.

'Return To Castle Wolfenstein: Game of the Year' Ships

by Thomas on June 26, 2002 @ 8:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software and Activision, Inc. have joined forces to enlist gamers in the ultimate blitzkrieg with the release of Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Game of the Year, a special edition of the blockbuster PC hit that has shipped more than 1.2 million units worldwide. The Game of the Year edition features the original award-winning Return to Castle Wolfenstein, new multiplayer maps, the WolfRadiant map editor, the making of Return to Castle Wolfenstein feature AVI and the full version of the game that started it all, Wolfenstein 3D. The title is currently available at retail outlets nationwide at a suggested retail price of $44.99 and is rated “M” (Mature) for blood, gore and violence by the ESRB.

Mythic Entertainment Announces 'Imperator'

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 6:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment, creator of the multiple award winning massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Dark Age of Camelot, today announced that design work has begun on its next-generation MMORPG, code-named Imperator. The game is being developed exclusively by Mythic Entertainment and is designed to be a radical departure from the current generation of online games.