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UbiSoft Releases Tom Clancy's 'Ghost Recon : Game Of The Year Edition'

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 7:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft announces Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Game of the Year Edition, including the award-winning hit titles Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon and the Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Desert Siege mission pack.

Strategy First & The Arxel Guild Sign New Publishing Deal

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 6:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

STRATEGY FIRST announced today that it has acquired the North-American publishing rights for PC games, MISTMARE and HANNIBAL from premier European publisher, ARXEL TRIBE.

'WWII Online' Readers Choice Edition Announced & Gold

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 5:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First, Playnet.com and Cornered Rat Software announced today that they will be launching a new version of their massively multiplayer online game. WWII Online bounced back in 2001 to win IGN and Gamespy Reader’s Choice Awards. Now, the new retail version, WWII Online Readers’ Choice Edition, has gone gold and will be available in late July 2002.

The 'Medieval: Total War' Web Site

by Thomas on June 28, 2002 @ 4:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. and the Creative Assembly today relaunched the official web site for the upcoming strategy game of epic battles, Medieval: Total War. The site includes news, game features and custom wallpaper. The site will also display the latest screenshots from Medieval: Total War that showcase the game's graphical enhancements. Thanks to a bit of technical wizardry on behalf of the developer, Medieval: Total War's units now have with four times the detail and resolution of the troops in Shogun: Total War.

Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX 2 Soundtrack Mix

by Thomas on June 28, 2002 @ 4:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is setting the stage for high-flying action in Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX 2 with a soundtrack that features an eclectic mix of old school rap, punk, funk, rock, and electronica. Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX 2 will be available for the PlayStation computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance this summer. Read more below to check out artists and tracks.

Timekeepers First Two Worlds Released For PC

by Thomas on June 28, 2002 @ 4:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

UK Development Company, Vulcan Software, are proud to announce the release of the first two worlds of their simplistically complex puzzle game, Timekeepers, for the PC platform. The psychotic Emperor Zorg has hidden a multitude of nuclear devices throughout 4 unique time zones of Earth's history. Our only hope lies with an elite military force Known as the Timekeepers. Your mission is to guide a platoon of 14 brave timekeeper soldiers, through the 15 treacherous levels Of each world, all riddled with complex puzzles, obstacles and traps, in order to locate, and disarm, the nuclear devices.

'Age of Wonders II: The Wizards Throne' Ships In Europe

by Thomas on June 28, 2002 @ 1:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Computer and video game publisher Gathering of Developers, a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. along with Triumph Studios announced today that "Age of Wonders II: The Wizards Throne" has now shipped also to stores throughout Europe. By wisely choosing alliances, building forces, researching the magical arts and resources in the game, players can dominate the land and ultimately restore order in their quest for the Wizard's Throne.

Unreal II: The Awakening - Screens

by Thomas on June 28, 2002 @ 1:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enjoy incredibly lifelike graphics powered by the latest Unreal Engine technology from Epic, with extremely high polygon counts, skeletal animation, particle system modeling (for fire, smoke, cloth, breaking glass, hair, etc.) and more. New screens below!

Darkfall FAQ Update

by Thomas on June 28, 2002 @ 8:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Razorwax have not updated the Darkfall FAQ for a very long time, so they made todays FAQ update a big one. Learn more about pets and hirelings in Darkfall, how wearing armor will affect your spellcasting, and what Razorwax thinks of cheaters and hackers. You can find the updated Darkfall FAQ here!

UFO Aftermath - New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Altar Interactive is developing a PC game for which old school strategy fans are hungering. UFO: Aftermath combines small squad tactical combat and global strategy pitting the player against an alien threat. The game looks and feels similar to X-COM and Jagged Alliance, but also has interesting new features such as simultaneously planned turn-based combat, randomly generated tactical missions, strong role-playing elements, and an alien setting complete with powerful technologies and unique abilities. Check these 8 new screens!

'MX Superfly' Flies Into Stores

by Rainier on June 27, 2002 @ 11:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced the release of MX Superfly featuring Ricky Carmichael for Nintendo GameCube. Developed by THQ subsidiary Pacific Coast Power & Light Co., the latest installment in the successful franchise features expanded career modes, mini-games, top-notch pros, unbelievable stunts and the first ever freestyle track editor. MX Superfly featuring Ricky Carmichael is now available at major retail outlets nationwide for GameCube and the PS2.

'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!