The Thing - Screens Gallery

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 5:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"A sequel to Universal Studios' and John Carpenter's 1982 cult-classic horror film "The Thing," the video game picks up where the movie left off and features an all-new cast of characters. The player becomes Blake, a military squad captain sent into the frozen Antarctic to investigate the mysterious disappearance of an American scientific expedition. As fast as scuttling alien beasts, the questions arise: Is Blake a trustworthy leader? Are his fellow soldiers on his side? Or have they been infected by The Thing?" Today we snapped an odd 50 or so screens for you to enjoy. Stay tuned for more!

Colin Mcrea Rally 3 'Service Area' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 4:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the heart of Colin McRae Rally 3 is its championship gameplay and the gritty reality of rally racing. Between the adrenaline of driving the world’s toughest courses, the game seamlessly blends stage starts, checkpoints and the checkered flag, but no race would be complete without the service areas.

'Chessmaster 9000' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 4:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment's Chessmaster 9000 for the PC, the newest installment of the world-renowned Chessmaster franchise has gone gold.

Majesco Ships 'Totaled' For XBox

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 10:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metal-mangling driving excitement comes to Xbox as Majesco, one of the fastest-growing publishers of interactive entertainment software, shipped Totaled! nationwide. Developed by Rage Software, the demolition-derby style driving game provides an intense and addictive thrill ride for both the dedicated and casual gamer.

NCAA College Football 2K3 Ships For PS2

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 10:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. announced today the release of "SEGA Sports NCAA College Football 2K3" for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system; soon to ship for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and the Nintendo GameCube. Produced by Visual Concepts and developed by Avalanche Software, "NCAA College Football 2K3" marks the multiplatform debut of the SEGA Sports college gridiron franchise and features all of the trimmings fans might expect from the standard-bearer in sports video gaming. In-depth features ranging from a comprehensive list of bowl games and conference championships to team-specific playbooks, mascots, and fight songs help deliver all of the pride and pageantry of the college football experience.

Want To Test 'Unreal Championship' on Xbox?

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 10:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames today tossed up this announcement about testing Unreal Championship for Xbox on the official Unreal Championship forum:

Can't wait for Unreal Championship? An avid Xbox gamer? If you can get to the Santa Monica area on Thursday, August 8th between the hours of 5:30 and 8:30pm and are over the age of 17, we're looking for you! We will be testing the latest build of Unreal Championship for Xbox and would like to get your feedback on the good, the bad and....well...whatever! A moderated play session will be followed by a simple Q&A and then an open floor of discussion. We'll be video taping proceedings for our own reference. If you're interested click here!

Unreal Tournament 2003 Chatlog

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 9:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Official IRC Chat that took place on August 2nd in #ut2003 on is now available to check out! Here is a clip from the chat:

Have any outside companies expressed interest in porting UT2K3 over to Mac or linux, or is that something Epic might look at doing?

MarkRein[Epic] We've already ported UT2003 over to Linux on the server side. There will likely be a client but no promises. There are no specific plans yet for Mac.

Movie Update

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 9:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

  • XIII (PC) Movie on
  • Lock On: Modern Air Combat (PC) Movie on BonusWeb
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon (XB) Movie on BonusWeb

JoWooD Announces 'Against Rome' - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 9:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

On the heels of a few highlights at this year's E3 in Los Angeles, JoWooD Productions now surprises experts by announcing the new RTS Against Rome. Against Rome takes players to the darkest of Europe during the age of the migration of peoples. That part of the continent which, at the time, was not controlled by the Roman Empire, served as the habitat of countless uncivilized peoples, and was called "Barbaricum" by the Romans.

FIFA Football 2003 (PS2) - Screens & Features

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 9:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world's most successful football franchise returns to classic form by focusing on the fundamentals of football. FIFA Football 2003 provides an immersive, authentic experience driven by an ALL NEW game engine. This is football gaming that lives by the rules of the real sport and absorbs the users in a world of detail and culture. FIFA is TOTAL FOOTBALL.

New 'No One Lives Forever 2' Screens

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

We have three new NOLF2 screenshots ready for you! Two of these screens were taken in a secret H.A.R.M. liar never seen before.. Check out the fantastic stalagmites and stalactites, not to mention one of H.A.R.M.'s bad guys stirring up trouble! The other is a very nice shot of Cate and Armstrong on the run. All three show off the amazing definition and color of Lithtech's new Jupiter engine.

Enix Adds Hollywood Touch to 'Grandia Xtreme' PS2

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 7:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Providing a crucial element in the overall game-play experience, Enix America Inc. today announced that it has signed Mark Hamill, Dean Cain and Lisa Loeb to provide in-game voices for Grandia Xtreme, its highly anticipated role-playing game for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. Shipping in September, Grandia Xtreme is the first original Grandia title for the PlayStation2.

Kingdom Hearts (PS2) Ships September 17

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 7:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Electronic Arts the exclusive publisher of all SQUARESOFT products in North America, and Disney Interactive announced today that "KINGDOM HEARTS" for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system will start shipping to retail stores nationwide on September 17, 2002.

NWO Multiplayer Beta 2 Out Now!

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

Project Three today announced it has released the New World Order public multiplayer beta-test version 2.0. It is a much-improved version of the original public MP beta-test, which was released at June 1st. The version 2.0. can be downloaded here, it also requires DirectPlay 8.2 beta, which you can download from Microsoft. "case-sensitive Beta ID: DXBeta, password: DirectX9"

Colin McRae Rally 3 (PS2/XB) Details & Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 4:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capturing the emotions and consequences of being a professional rally champion and the gruelling reality of the rally season, Colin McRae Rally 3 takes the off-road driving game experience to the limit. Players take on the role of McRae himself at the beginning of a three-year contract to win a series of championships for the Ford Rallye Sport team.. Read more for details of how you actually get to "be" Colin and 14 more shots to satisfy that McRaeving, including stills from the service area.

BioWare to Develop Xbox Game for Microsoft

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. today announced that BioWare Corp., which specializes in creating computer and console video games, has signed a deal with Microsoft Game Studios to develop an exclusive first-party Xbox game to be published by Microsoft. BioWare is known for its extremely popular "Baldur's Gate " role-playing game (RPG) series, of which more than 4 million copies have been sold worldwide. Currently BioWare, in conjunction with LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC, is developing an RPG for the Xbox video game system titled "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic." BioWare recently released "Neverwinter Nights," which debuted at No. 1 in North America and remained there in its first two weeks at retail.

Sega GT 2002 (Xb) New Pics Of Cars

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 4:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sega send over 15 more pics of cars from the Xb game, Sega GT 2002, including lots of Lotuses. Release date for this xbox title is set to October 2002!

Shrapnel Games Ships 'Space HoRSE'

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 2:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games is announced today that Space HoRSE, developed by Gilligames, has begun shipping. Tim Brooks, President of Shrapnel Games, commented, "We have begin shipping Space HoRSE this morning. This game has garnered a lot of interest both from the media and the gaming public. It is expected to be a best seller for us through the Christmas season. We expect to have all pre-orders shipped by Thursday, August 8th."

'Earth 2150: Lost Souls' Overview With Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 12:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's the 7th December in the year 2150, time is ticking away before a cosmic catastrophe will destroy the Earth and you're right in the middle of it... Oxygen Interactive announces that it is to publish Earth 2150: Lost Souls, the third Real Time Strategy (RTS) title in the Smash hit Earth 2150 series. Both previous 2150 titles received critical acclaim and scooped a mass of awards. Earth 2150: Lost Souls, is being developed by Reality Pump (previously known as Topware), the same team that created the first two titles and have been heavily concentrating on developing advancements in their 3D engine technology.

'Big Scale Racing' Nine More Screenshots

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 12:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Big Scale Racing is a simulator-based, action packed, highly addictive and fun racing experience featuring 240 unique AI-players, 6 detailed tracks, realistic physics, LAN-multiplayer, and more.