Tremors Announced (All)

by Peter on Aug. 2, 2002 @ 7:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rock Solid Studios announce the development of Tremors for PC, PS2, Xbox and GameCube. The game is published by Conspiracy Entertainment. Tremors is based on the successful Tremors movie franchise, created by Universal Pictures and Stampede Entertainment. The game is a third person action adventure set in the desert around the town of Gold Rock, where Graboids - gigantic landsharks threatens mankind. Players will experience an immersive storyline, filled with surprises and challenges in combination with high-octane action. The game is scheduled for release during the fall of 2003.

'Stronghold:Crusader' Website Goes Live

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2002 @ 6:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gathering of Developers a division of Take-Two Interactive has just flipped the switch on the "Stronghold: Crusader" website. All the latest screenshots, downloads, features, and support are available. The second installment in the series, "Stronghold: Crusader" is a dynamic "castle sim" that combines the best aspects of a city builder and a real-time strategy game. The game is set to ship this late summer 2002.

Combat Mission 2 - Screenshots

by Thomas on Aug. 2, 2002 @ 6:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combat Mission 2 throws you into one of the most prolonged chapters of WWII between 1941 and 1945, an age of heavy losses and excitement: the entire Russian campaign. Begin with Operation Barbarossa, battle from the Black Sea to Siberia and experience Germany's unconditional surrender in Berlin. An incredible range of detailed fighting units and vehicles awaits your command in 50 extensive missions. Four new screens is available below!

Breed - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 2, 2002 @ 5:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in a dynamic science fiction backdrop, players must battle the invading alien Breed in space and on Earth's surface. From armored tanks to the battle cruiser USC Darwin, "Breed" offers seamless transition between ground and air missions. New screens below!

'Formula One 2002' & 'Ape Escape 2' (PS2) - Shots

by Thomas on Aug. 2, 2002 @ 2:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We just received one screenshot of pit activity from Sony and their PS2 title, Formula One 2002. From Namco we got two new shots from Ape Escape 2. Read on!

Kelly Slater Pro Surfer Soundtrack Announcement

by Thomas on Aug. 2, 2002 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is bringing the sounds of surf culture to its latest O2 action sports title, Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer, with a diverse soundtrack featuring some of today’s hottest artists. Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer will be available for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance this summer, and will feature a lot of artists and tracks. Find out more below!

Activision Announces Distribution Rights For 'Gungrave' (PS2)

by Thomas on Aug. 2, 2002 @ 11:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. announced today that the company has acquired the publishing and distribution rights to Gungrave for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system in Europe and Australia/New Zealand. A third person, all action game featuring anime-style cel-shaded graphics, Gungrave was developed by Red Entertainment™ of Japan, and is expected to ship winter 2002.

Disney Golf (PS2) Shots

by Thomas on Aug. 2, 2002 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tee up with Mickey, Goofy and friends in Disney Golf for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. Players of all ages and abilities can step onto the magical links of Disney Golf where the fun never ends. Disney Golf features six colorful and entertaining courses such as the picturesque landscape of the American West, a plush island paradise and an airy course in the clouds.. Today we bring you five new shots!

Buffy The Vampire Slayer (Xb) Shots

by Thomas on Aug. 2, 2002 @ 10:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a third-person action/adventure game based on the international hit television series. Players take on the role of Buffy Summers, a typical student by day and a fierce destroyer of the undead by night. Buffy the Vampire Slayer combines fighting, action, drama, humor, exploration and puzzle solving in a complex interactive 3D environment. Five new screenshots below!

Le Mans 24 Hours Retail Start-Up Fix

by Thomas on Aug. 2, 2002 @ 9:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames has released a small patch for Le Mans 24 Hours, the racing simulation by Melbourne House. The fix addresses the start-up problem where a DirectX 8.1 error message is incorrectly shown on systems using DX higher than 8.1. Grab this 890 KB update at 3D Gamers.

Counter-Strike: Condition Zero Trailer

by Thomas on Aug. 2, 2002 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiscali Games today tossed up a DivX Counter-Strike: Condition Zero trailer (originally 30 MB AVI), and this time exceptionally without their usual logo-title / watermark.. High-res 600x450 (9 MB) or low-res 300x225 (4 MB). You find them here!

'Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest' Public Beta Test

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2002 @ 11:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra and MadDoc Software today announced that starting Monday, August 5th, thousands of gamers will have the opportunity to participate in the public beta test for Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest, their upcoming expansion pack for last year's runaway hit real-time strategy game, Empire Earth. The beta test program will focus on multiplayer play balancing and load testing to ensure the best possible launch for the ambitious expansion pack.

'Gun Metal' (XBox) Blasts Into Stores - Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2002 @ 11:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rage just let us know that Gun Metal, a robotic shooter for the Xbox, blasts off to your local gaming store (distributed in North America by Majesco). Featuring 25 different missions, Gun Metal challenges the gamer to fight a variety of enemy units ranging from foot soldiers to enormous citadels by ground, and then takes them to the air to battle Hover Tanks and Fighter Crafts. We have cooked up an in-house in-game action trailer for your enjoyment. Read more for link where to grab this puppy ...

America's Army: Recon 'Marksmanship Pack' Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2002 @ 9:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Marksmanship pack takes players to the U.S. Army's Sniper School in Fort Benning, Ga., for training missions. In order to progress to this advanced level, players must qualify as an "Expert" in the Rifle Range single-player mission. In the Army, relatively few Soldiers attain an "Expert" qualification badge, so meeting the requirements to proceed to this level in America's Army is not easy. Read more for details and links where to grab it...

Operation Flashpoint : Resistance - Demo Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2002 @ 9:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters send out 15 brand new screens from their newly released Operation Flashpoint: Resistance demo. Check them out and you can grab the demo here. Njoy!

'Team Factor' - Mission Pack 2 Released

by Thomas on Aug. 1, 2002 @ 8:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

7FX today released the second mission pack for Team Factor 10.5MB. Prepare for a fierce desert combat at the Desert Camp and a bombing chase in the abandoned Railway station. Both are outdoor-style maps giving you again many possibilities in achieving the mission goal. Show no mercy, frag the enemy! Find out more and grab it here. (thanks Pete)

'Serious Sam' Gets Serious (Xbox)

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2002 @ 8:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Croteam has updated their website with some more details on the upcoming Xbox version of their smash title Serious Sam. Turns out that it will NOt be a mere conversion/port from the PC game but a WHOLE lot more than that. Most interesting is the fact that they will incorporate the 2 Serious Sam PC games into 1 Xbox version and the multiplayer will be something to look out for as well .. read more for details ... (thanks Voodoo)

UFC: Throwdown (Gamecube) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2002 @ 7:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Missed this one yesterday, but Crave Entertainment announced that its latest Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title, UFC: Throwdown for Nintendo GameCube computer entertainment system has shipped to retailers. Crave shipped UFC: Throwdown for the PlayStation2 earlier this month.

Ubisoft Unleashes Innovative Pre-Order Program For 'Shadowbane'

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2002 @ 7:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft and ubi.com unveiled the details of a first-ever limited edition Shadowbane pre-order box which will contain a code to unlock three restricted races in the final version of Shadowbane. Shadowbane is the highly-anticipated, fantasy-based massively multiplayer online (MMO) game scheduled for release this November.

Dungeon Siege - Class Additions

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2002 @ 7:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just noticed over at Dungeon Siege that they have added a new Siege University class that covers Teleporters and Displacers. In addition Siege University 200 now has several new definitions and Siege University 204: Moods has been updated with a "Practical Exercise" which illustrates how to make a new mood and an associated trigger. Njoy.