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Foxy Has The Questions - Have You Got The Answers?

by Thomas on Nov. 11, 2002 @ 5:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

ZOO Releases The Pepsi Chart Music Quiz on DVD This Christmas (PS2/XB)... Do you know your Gareth Gates from your Five Bar Gates? ZOO, the UK interactive entertainment publisher, is releasing The Pepsi Chart Music Quiz - an interactive multi-player quiz on DVD, that is set to have the nation's pop fans battling over the remote control in an effort to reach the coveted number one spot.

'Robocop' (Xbox) Ships In December - Features

by Thomas on Nov. 11, 2002 @ 5:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Virgin Interactive brings the adrenaline packed first-person shooter Robocop to the X-box on December 20th. Following the original plot, based on the cult 1987 hit film and featuring many of the film's regulars, players assume the role of Officer Murphy - the world's first cyborg cop - on the trail of a ruthless crime syndicate intent on taking over Detroit.

'Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theater' Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 11, 2002 @ 5:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames a leading publisher of entertainment software, announces the return of the Deadly Dozen with the shipping of Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theater to software retailers this week. Developed by nFusion Interactive, Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theater is an easy-to-learn squad- based tactical shooter featuring realistic environments and movie-like action throughout the entire World War II Pacific campaign.

THQ Release 'Finding Nemo' GBA and 2 Games For PC/MAC

by Thomas on Nov. 11, 2002 @ 5:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ today announced that it will release Disney/Pixar's "Finding Nemo" for Game Boy Advance and two games for PC/Mac. The video games, along with games for the PlayStation 2, GameCube and Xbox platforms are scheduled for release concurrent with the "Finding Nemo" theatrical release on May 30, 2003. THQ's interactive adventures based on "Finding Nemo" are the first under the Company's exclusive, multi-property publishing agreement with award-winning interactive entertainment publisher Disney Interactive and the Academy Award-winning Pixar Animation Studios.

'Red Shark' - Screens & Features

by Thomas on Nov. 11, 2002 @ 5:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take control of Red Shark: a heavily armed KA-50 Combat helicopter in a Top Secret campaign that transports you back to Nazi Germany. The history of time is ready to be altered and you're in control - and in the cockpit. Read more for screens and features!

'Star Wars: KOTOR' (PC/XB) Sketches and Suchlike

by Thomas on Nov. 11, 2002 @ 12:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic will be available on two dynamic platforms, Xbox and PC, both of which are perfectly suited for the incredibly compelling and high action role playing experience this game will offer.. Today we serve up 29 sketches and suchlike.

'Gladius' (PS2/NGC/XB) Character Cut-Outs

by Thomas on Nov. 11, 2002 @ 12:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Gladius, players may choose to take on the role of Ursula or Valens. Ursula, from the northern land of Nordagh, is the daughter of a great barbarian king. Valens is the son of one of Imperia's greatest gladiators. A bloody conflict between their two homelands gave rise to a vengeful dark god, which nearly destroyed all of mankind. Only with the help of the revered Valkyrie was the dark god defeated, but it came at a great cost of many lives.. Seven character cut-outs below.

'Highland Warriors' - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 11, 2002 @ 11:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The epic story of bloody feuds, Scottish patriotism and English Invaders begins with the original founding of Scotland around 850 AD and peaks with the fight for independence during the 13th / 14th century. Play as one of three Scottish clans or risk your life for the British Crown in 35 historically founded missions. Highland Warriors also supports up to eight players through the Internet or LAN.. Four screens of the English looking swish while slaughtering the Scottish barbarians.

'Star Wars Bounty Hunter' (GC/PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 11, 2002 @ 11:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wars: Bounty Hunter is due for release on PlayStation 2, November 29 2002 and GameCube, January 2003. You play Jango Fett, the galaxy's most fearsome bounty hunter. Through 18 action-packed levels and across six diverse worlds you must face off against the galactic scum that stands between you and your prey - a deranged dark Jedi. Check out 17 new shots!

Hercules '3D Prophet 9700' Ships With 'NOLF2'

by Thomas on Nov. 11, 2002 @ 11:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hercules is proud to announce that the 3D Prophet 9700 will come with an exciting software bundle, including the full retail version of the recently released No One Lives Forever 2: A spy in H.A.R.M.'s way. This time around, we find Cate Atcher, the sexiest spy in video game history, battling her sworn enemies in the international H.A.R.M. syndicate and a horrific project that could bring about a third World War. Widely considered one of the best Quake-like First Person Shooters, No One Lives Forever 2 combines exceptional playability with caustic humour (tons of wild new weapons to discover), as well as highly impressive fluidity and graphics quality.

'Pulse Racer' Gets Blood Pumping On Xbox - New Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 11, 2002 @ 11:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A few days back we posted up the announcement and some screens from Jaleco Entertainment and their upcoming combat racing title, Pulse Racer (exclusively to the Xbox), today we serve up a few new shots!

'Besieger' - Gameplay Video

by Thomas on Nov. 11, 2002 @ 7:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Besieger is a realtime 3D strategy game that is under developement at Primal Software. (It's based on the same engine as The I of the Dragon with some new features) Now they released their first gameplay video. It's three minutes long, about 30 megabytes in size and requires DivX codec version 5 to play.

New 'Payback' GBA Staus Report

by Thomas on Nov. 11, 2002 @ 7:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

There's a new status report at a p e x - d e s i g n s website, detailing all the latest improvements to the GBA version of Payback. "For those who are new to Payback, it's an advanced Grand Theft Auto style game with full 3D graphics and very varied gameplay" (thanks EvilAvatar)

'Shattered Galaxy' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2002 @ 11:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The next evolution in the universe of Shattered Galaxy, "SG 1.5", has just been opened for limited-time open beta play testing. Set in deep space in the distant future where the remnant of humanity fights for survival and glory with cybernetic armies, Shattered Galaxy is an award-winning massive online warfare game for the PC. Among the many advancements open beta testers can look forward to in SG 1.5 is renovated and rebalanced units, a completely overhauled item library, new and visually striking in-game interfaces, and a host of other new game play features. A few new screens .. looks quite interesting

'Stake' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2002 @ 11:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stake is the ultimate third person, multi-player 3-D arena fighting game exclusively for the Xbox. It boasts a deep action combat experience, intriguing characters and superior graphics. This game represents the essential elements of a fighting game but goes beyond that with multiple power-up weapons, lots of collectable items, insane combo attacks, special tricks, secret characters, inspiring graphics, 3-D isometric camera views, exciting locations and multiple multi-player modes. Check theses 12 new screens .. njoy!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2002 @ 6:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'SĂ–LDNER : Secret Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 10, 2002 @ 3:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

It is the year 2010: after more than a half-century's worth of military interventions, the United States of America, together with the former Soviet Union, have wearied of their roles as global police. The former world powers are forced to minimise military operations that threaten damage of mammoth proportions upon their domestic political affairs and economies. As a counter-move, more and more nations are recruiting secret, highly specialised mercenary units to carry out specific operations. Wars are no longer determined by state armies but instead by small, powerful units of armed soldiers of fortune. Check out a whopping single new screen and a new wallpaper. Hey, its better than nothing ;)

'Gothic II' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 10:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The story is set in the mine valley of Khorinis. The glorious days of the once productive mines in this small seaside region are long over. Instead, the mines are now akin to a natural prison that is surrounded by an impenetrable magic barrier where slaves eked out their miserable existence.Khorinis is facing an uncertain future. Due to the farmers' decreasing production, more and more of the food deliveries are not taking place, and the stocks diminish continuously. The militia's strength ends at the town gate. Outside the town wall, nobody is safe from the bandits' armed raids. There is war in Khorinis. A civil war.

'Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven' (PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 10:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The newest installation in the acclaimed stealth ninja series, Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven delivers the most realistic, stealth-based, ninja-action/adventure game ever. Coming to the PlayStation2, Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven features impressive new stealth attacks, an enhanced fighting engine, new weapons and tools, larger levels, improved character animations and new multiplayer options. Check the new screens ...

'Hitman 2' - Corporate Statement

by Thomas on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 6:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Following statement is posted under a link named 'corporate statement' on the official Hitman 2 site (the Sikh Coalition Website is also updated with information): Eidos is pleased to confirm that it has reached an amicable position with the Sikh Coalition in relation to the changing of certain images and references depicting Sikhs within the game Hitman 2:Silent Assassin which is on general release. In recognition of the concerns and sensitivities which have been raised, Eidos and the developers, IO Interactive, have responded in both a socially and commercially responsible manner by:

  • removing from the Hitman 2 website all relevant images and content;
  • taking steps to amend the game on all existing platforms;
  • adapting the upcoming Gamecube Edition of the game. (thanks Blues)