by Thomas on July 23, 2002 @ 6:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under
BAM! Entertainment and Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. today announced an extensive marketing campaign backing the North American launch of Riding Spirits for the PlayStation 2. BAM! representatives will discuss details with retailers during this week's Interactive Entertainment Merchants Association (IEMA) summit. The million-dollar campaign will include television, print and online advertising, national in-store retailer promotions and public relations efforts. Riding Spirits for the PlayStation 2 is scheduled to ship in early September.
by Thomas on July 23, 2002 @ 4:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under
JoWooD Productions Ltd and in-house developer Massive Development have published the first screenshots of their underwater action game AquaNox: Revelation, which is due for release in Q4 this year. Collapsed rock pillars, naturally formed bridges, giant boulders and half sunken buildings bring AquaNox: Revelation's undersea surroundings to life. The occasional desolate ruin tells of a long-abandoned settlement.
by Thomas on July 23, 2002 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Winner Invited to Participate in AC2 Beta.. Microsoft Game Studios and Turbine Entertainment Software Corp. today announced that "Asheron's Call 2" fans will have the chance to participate in the making of their next massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) through the "Asheron's Call 2 Name That Monster Contest." Those who enter will be able to submit name proposals for one of the game's boss monsters. In addition to having their name selection edged into the lore of "Asheron's Call 2," the winner will receive a beta account. The crew at Turbine will judge and choose the winning name, which will be announced at a later date.
by Thomas on July 23, 2002 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Developed by Reakktor Media GmbH, Neocron is a MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) set in a post-apocalyptic metropolis. In it, players become a citizen of Neocron, choosing an avatar from one of four classes: Psi Monk, Tank, Private Eye or Spy. Today we bring you 19 screens to check out!
by Thomas on July 23, 2002 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Whether you have played on the field, watched from the stands or enjoyed the game from the comfort of your home, your chance to relive the excitement and pageantry of college football is available with NCAA Football 2003, launched today from Electronic Arts. The best-selling college football game makes its debut on the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and the Nintendo GameCube and is back for a second installment on the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system.
by Thomas on July 23, 2002 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under
The greatest cycling races entirely rendered in 3D: 180 stages, over 27,000kms. CM2 lets you take control of one of the 60 professional teams and allows you to participate in the most important international races. As a manger you must get the best from your team and CM2 is feature packed with management options; manage your roster, negotiate all contracts, set up racing strategies and. Of course, manage in real time the group and individual strategies of your riders during the races.
by Thomas on July 23, 2002 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Two new multiplayer maps are now available for MechWarrior 4. Download the new maps today
and start battling it out in the forested surroundings of the walled city Gagetown, or in Solaris system's most infamous stadium - the Coliseum.
by Rainier on July 23, 2002 @ 6:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Tee it up on the world's great courses in an incredibly real golf experience. The unrivaled Links 2003 delivers a stunningly detailed and authentic golf experience so real, you'll swear you're strolling the fairways with club in hand. Hot on the heels of Tiger Woods' loss in the British Open, Microsoft rolls out their latest golf installment .. If you are into Golf ( i know i am not ;), then check out these screens
by Rainier on July 23, 2002 @ 3:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under
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 high school 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. Check these new Buffy screens!
by Rainier on July 23, 2002 @ 3:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Eidos Interactive, one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software announces Frontline Attack: War over Europe (US title: World War II: Panzer Claws). Eidos has acquired the worldwide publishing rights to the game with the exception of Russia, Poland and South Korea. Produced by Zuxxez Entertainment AG, Germany and developed by In-Images, Poland, Frontline Attack: War over Europe will be released on PC in September.
by Rainier on July 23, 2002 @ 3:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under
BioWare has released another patch for Neverwinter Nights upgrading their recent 3D role-playing game to v1.21. You can get it through the game's auto-update (3mb) as well as a manual downloadable 37.2 MB patch. The new version 1.21 dedicated Linux server is now available. Read more for detailed fixl ist and links where to grab it ...
by Rainier on July 23, 2002 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Infogrames has announced two additional titles to round out their outdoor sports lineup for Fall 2003. Bird Hunter 2003 and Trophy Hunter 2003 will compliment the previously announced Deer Hunter 2003.
by Thomas on July 22, 2002 @ 9:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Westwood Studios announced
today that Earth & Beyond will ship to North American stores Tuesday, Sept. 17, and should be full distributed by Sept. 20 (thanks Gamespy
). Earth & Beyond is the first online role-playing galaxy and will be published by EA under the EA GAMES brand.
by Thomas on July 22, 2002 @ 7:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under
This new patch v1.07 offers new multiplayer features, such as extending multiplayer to the strategic map as well as introducing a hot seat mode for multiplayer duels on a single computer. Update patch v.1.07 fixes a number of issues that were found in 1.06 dealing with the strategic multiplayer mode, including multiple problems with connections and the loading of previously saved games. The patch also addresses several issues that were discovered by players in both the single and multiplayer modes. Read more below for download links and full list of changes.
by Thomas on July 22, 2002 @ 5:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Blizzard Entertainment, a studio of the Games division of Vivendi Universal Publishing, today announced that Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos has surpassed 1 million units sold worldwide, according to EDI sell-through, internal company estimates and reports from key retail accounts around the world. More than 4.4 million units of the game have been shipped to retail to satisfy demand for Warcraft III, which is now the fastest-selling PC game ever, surpassing the records set in 2000 and 2001 by two other Blizzard titles, Diablo II and the expansion set, Diablo II: Lord of Destruction, respectively.
by Thomas on July 22, 2002 @ 5:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced today the formation of a new entertainment software publishing label, Gotham Games. Additionally, Take-Two is announcing that effective immediately it will publish products globally under three labels only: Rockstar Games, Gathering of Developers and Gotham Games.
by Thomas on July 22, 2002 @ 4:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under
The solar system is heating up and the Earth and its colonies are engaged in a fratricidal war to conquer the galaxy. Yet when they encounter other extra-terrestrial races the humans join forces, and the formidable Legions of Iron are born. Read more below for some game details and new screens!
by Thomas on July 22, 2002 @ 4:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Desert Storm isn't even out yet and they're announcing the sequel. And another spin-off: Conflict: Missing Presumed Dead...
SCi Entertainment Group plc ("SCi") is pleased to announce a development agreement with Pivotal Games Ltd ("Pivotal") for two further products in the highly successful Conflict series. Conflict: Desert Storm is due to be published by SCi in September 2002 on Sony Playstation 2, Microsoft Xbox and PC. It will be published on the Nintendo Gamecube later in the autumn. Based on the events of the Gulf War, and designed in collaboration with ex-SAS NCO Cameron Spence, the product has attracted very strong previews and is eagerly anticipated by retailers and consumers.
by Thomas on July 22, 2002 @ 2:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Tivola Publishing, the award winning publishers of children's educational games is pleased to announce the launch of Vicky the Viking: The Big Trial. The new CDROM game presents the 80s cult TV cartoon classic in a wonderful new interactive setting. "Hey hey Vicky, hey Vicky hey, you and your Viking friends!"
by Thomas on July 22, 2002 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Lead a team of 6 elite special force soldiers through the deadly realism of tommorows battlefields. Outnumbered and outgunned, this Green Beret team, nicknamed "the Ghosts" uses the latest technology and tactics to conquer the battlefield, swiftly, silently and invisibly. Often hired by the UN for international peacekeeping operations, your specialty is covert military strikes. Developed at Ubi Soft studios including Red Storm, the console adaptations are much more than ports of the original game.