Ubi Soft Continues To Expand

by Thomas on June 7, 2002 @ 8:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, a world leader in interactive entertainment, today announced that from June 2002, the company will be present in Korea with a new office in Seoul. Sam Stewart, General Manager for South East Asia, based in Australia, will supervise the subsidiary. In order to stay close to the needs of the market, a team of two people will be dedicated to providing complete services to the Ubi Soft partners throughout the Korean territory.

Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds Ships For Mac

by Thomas on June 7, 2002 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aspyr Media, Inc. announced today that Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds has shipped for the Macintosh. Carbonized conversion was done by Westlake Interactive.

Pro Train II Is Gold

by Thomas on June 7, 2002 @ 8:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First is pleased to announce that Pro Train II: Saxony: Leipzig – Reisa - Dresden, a complete add-on for Microsoft’s Train Simulator has gone gold.

Infogrames Most Recent Console Releases

by Thomas on June 7, 2002 @ 8:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc.'s most recent releases for video game consoles are flying off retail shelves, with demand even outpacing supply in some cases, the Company has announced. Infogrames' Dragon Ball Z: Legacy of Goku for Nintendo's Game Boy Advance has sold through its initial shipment of 300,000 units in just three weeks in the stores, with orders for more than another 250,000 units having already been placed. Currently ranked the #1 Game Boy Advance title at all leading retailers of video game software in the U.S. and Canada, Dragon Ball Z: Legacy of Goku is also Infogrames' best-selling Nintendo title of all-time.

Championship Snooker 2003 (PC/PS2/XB)

by Thomas on June 7, 2002 @ 8:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters is to extend its award-winning official snooker video game series with the announcement of World Championship Snooker 2003. Officially licensed from World Snooker, the official body of the sport, the game is currently being developed for PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC formats and is expected to launch in winter 2002.

Falcone: Into the Maelstrom - Features & Screens

by Thomas on June 7, 2002 @ 7:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Comic book action comes to life in one of the most stunning shooters to appear on the PlayStation 2 and Xbox this November in Falcone: Into the Maelstrom. Come this November, console gamers will be pulling on foil eye-patches and spraying the pet parrot silver when Virgin Interactive's piratical space-opera boards Xbox and PlayStation 2 in December.

'Lord Of The Rings : The Two Towers' - New Screens

by Rainier on June 7, 2002 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA released a few new screens from the upcoming J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic fantasy novel "The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers" (PS2) under development by Stormfront Studios (scheduled for 2003). Njoy!

Deathrow Presents 'The Marines' - Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 9:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Marines are the military's reply to its detractors - those who'd like to see Congress replace human soldiers with combat drones. They're disciplined experts in combat and tough opponents. In the arena, they're out to prove that nothing can replace the Marines Corps on the battlefield. They're tough, they fight hard and they make the language coming out of a sailor's mouth seem tame. Check the screens!

'Jazz And Faust' Website Goes Live! - Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 9:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just a quick note to let you all know that the official website is up and running! Gamers can get a myriad of information on the upcoming game. The Jazz And Faust site has the usual artwork, FAQ, game features but it also sports a whopping 65mb (divx) intro movie to the game ... Read more for links and screens!

New 'Kohan: Ahriman’s Gift' v1.3.5 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 8:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and TimeGate Studios announced today that they have released a patch, version 1.3.5, for the genre busting fantasy real-time strategy game, Kohan: Ahriman’s Gift.

'Etherlords II' Announced - First Screens

by Thomas on June 6, 2002 @ 8:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Nival Interactive are delighted to announce a new publishing deal, whereby Strategy First retains the publishing rights for Etherlords II in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Medal of Honor Allied Assault Ships For Mac

by Thomas on June 6, 2002 @ 7:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aspyr Media Inc. announced today that "Medal of Honor Allied Assault" has shipped for the Macintosh. Carbonized Macintosh conversion was done by Westlake Interactive. Developed by 2015 and published for the PC by Electronic Arts, "Medal of Honor Allied Assault" is a single and multiplayer 1st person shooter, based on the Quake® III engine, set during the most trying years of World War II.

BloodRayne Site Launch

by Thomas on June 6, 2002 @ 7:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The worlds of the natural and supernatural collide online as Majesco, one of the fastest-growing publishers of interactive entertainment, today announced the launch of BloodRayne.com, the official site for its atmospheric new action-thriller video game, BloodRayne. Premiering on the site today is a specially created CGI movie trailer for BloodRayne, which offers a cinematic look at one of the most anticipated horror games of the year.

'Lost Kingdoms' (Gamecube) Ships To Stores

by Thomas on June 6, 2002 @ 7:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamers can now embark on a magical quest, where beasts are summoned to battle evil foes, in Activision, Inc.'s Lost Kingdoms, the first real-time action- RPG for the Nintendo GameCube. Set within visually stunning 3D worlds, players will be enveloped into a rich storyline that takes them on a mystical journey through the Five Kingdoms of Argwyll as they discover, collect and summon Guardian Creatures cards to battle an invading evil force, while uncovering its terrible origins. Lost Kingdoms for the Nintendo GameCube is currently available at retail outlets nationwide at a suggested retail price of $49.99 and is rated "T" (Teen - contains comic mischief and violence).

'New World Order' - Demo Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 5:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'New World Order' set for release in September 2002 is a single and multiplayer team based shooter developed in Sweden by Termite Games. This highly anticipated game promises to take the first person shooter genre to the next level by combining uncanny graphic detail with adrenaline pumping realistic action. Last week Project3/Termite released a single player demo, get it here ... IF you can get it to work properly that is! Njoy!

Online Game Market Set to Grow According To 'DFC Report'

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 2:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A new research report from DFC Intelligence forecasts that 114 million people worldwide are expected to be playing online games by the year 2006. Furthermore, online game usage is expected to increase nearly six-fold in that period. According to David Cole, president of DFC Intelligence, "Online games should garner significant usage over the next few years. The major question mark is whether individual companies will be able to monetize that usage."

'Dark Ore' Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 12:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

RayLogic has updated their demo for Dark Ore due to a launch problem for Win98/ME users. They had already released their 1.0 version yesterday, but the new 1.1 version of the Dark Ore beta demo is now available at the RayLogic website and as before it requires a 15.2 MB download (thanks Blues).

Gnostic Labs Announces Team Action Strategy Title 'Eschaton' - Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 12:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gnostic Labs, a startup formed to create better worlds, announced plans for their initial product. Evolving the genres of strategy and action games, Gnostic Labs is developing Eschaton, a team combat game. Check the screens!

'Will Rock' - New Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Saber Interactive unleashes a new batch of 'Will Rock' screens, their upcoming first-person shooter. Using their own Saber 3D engine the game is in development for PC and next-gen consoles. William Rockwell, aka Will Rock, goes on the hunt for treasures spread over 12 levels bringing him in Ancient Greece, Ancient China and Medieval Russia. Njoy the screens!

Gore - Exclusive Screens

by Rainier on June 6, 2002 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher is shipping gore to stores so its only a matter of time before everybody get their hands on this quite interesting First Person Shooter. Today we serve up 30 some screens to show you what Gore looks like. Full review is coming up soon! Njoy