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October 2015


'Evil Dead: A FistFull of Boomstick' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 22, 2002 @ 8:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick allows players to assume the role of Ash, the chainsaw-armed hero from the Evil Dead trilogy. Players will fend off hordes of Deadites with several weapons including the shovel, gatling gun, shotgun and chainsaw. Massive game environments include all new Evil Dead locations as players attempt to save the town of Dearborn from the influence of the Necromonicon ex Mortis – the Book of the Dead. Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick mixes the comedy and fun of a campy horror movie with intense combat missions for the most complete Evil Dead game yet. Another 40 or so screens for you to enjoy!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 20, 2002 @ 8:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2002 @ 8:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Splinter Cell' - Demo Available NOW

by Thomas on Dec. 19, 2002 @ 7:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Although the Splinter Cell PC demo was embargoed until 6PM CET (12PM EST) it seems that the people at FilePlanet have jumped the gun and decided to beat the crowd. Either way, now that the cat is out of the bag, we decided there was no point in waiting any further and activated out links. This demo features Tbislisi 1, Tbilisi3 and Kalinatek missions from the full game. Read more for links where to grab the goods ...

'Pro Race Driver' - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2002 @ 4:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Retaining the series’ core values of close-contact racing with real cars, real teams, real track, real drivers and an astounding damage engine, Pro Race Driver (aka Toca Race Driver) introduces a character-based narrative and episodic storyline. The game blends real world global championships with a fictional cast; the player takes the central role of aspiring driver Ryan McKane. The heart of the game sees the player advancing Ryan’s career from a test driver to a potential world champion. Ryan’s races form part of the evolving narrative which involve his racing colleagues and his fiercely competitive family who have a rich heritage in motor racing. A big batch of new screens is racing your way ...

'Ben Hur' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2002 @ 3:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ancient hero, you’re going to take part in the greatest challenge ever : a combat chariot race competition, along the most mythical places of the Antiquity, from Pompeii to Olympus, through the Pantheon or Guizeh. Weapons, spells, speed and tactics will be the keys for Victory. And, if all the competitors are ready to sacrifice all they have to win, only the most daring and the Gods’ favorites will have a chance to win and to achieve their Destiny : Becoming a Legend ! A fresh batch of screens for you to enjoy!

'Rainbow Six: Raven Shield' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 10:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield features a brand new Tom Clancy storyline in which Team RAINBOW is led all over the world in a string of dramatic operations. The game will utilize graphics technology provided by the next-generation Unreal engine to power 15 new single-player missions that include the discovery of a cache of biological weapons and stopping an armed gang from terrorizing a London bank. Only 2 new screens, but better than none...

'Knight Rider: The Game' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 9:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A playable demo of Knight Rider: the Game is now available, offering the opportunity to step into the shoes of Michael Knight and the driver's seat of his KITT car. This demo contains one mission where "KITT has to follow the helicopter and keep it range in three levels of difficulty." (thanks Tiscali). This is one sad game, but for whoever feels some KITT love, check out the demo before you decide to buy it.

Global Star Software Announces 'Austin Powers Pinball'

by Patrick on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 8:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Global Star Software has announced plans to release Austin Powers Pinball for the PC platform. Under license from New Line Cinema, and developed by Wildfire Studios, Austin Powers Pinball will feature a score of characters from the blockbuster Austin Powers feature films, including Dr. Evil, Vanessa Kensington, Felicity Shagwell, Fat Bastard, Mini-Me, the Fembots and many more.

'Rayman 3' - Hoodlum Bond Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 8:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Halle Berry and Pierce Brosnan have nothing on this dynamic duo! Just in time for your holiday feasts, a nasty Hoodlum demonstrates the proper technique for turning a Squab into a delicious turkey. In the language of Rayman, Hoodlums are a big, big bad; Squabs are sluggish creatures used as footrests by Teensies; and Teensies are the nice folks that Rayman's working to protect. Read more for links where to grab this James Bond parody trailer...

'Breed' - Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 7:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Brat Designs and CDV have released a new movie trailer of Breed, showing more from their upcoming hybrid 3D action game. Breed is a cutting-edge science-fiction shoot-'em up, which skilfully blends addictive, accessible, free-roaming gameplay with cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technology to expand not only the gameplay potential, but also the player's perceived freedom within the game world. This movie sports some two and a half minutes of gameplay footage, including the first combat sequences against your character's enemies.

'Impossible Creatures' Goes GOLD - Multiplayer Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 7:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced that Impossible Creatures has gone gold and is scheduled to ship to stores in North America on January 7... After a limited-scale stress test, Relic Entertainment has now opened the multiplayer test of their imminent 3D real-time strategy game Impossible Creatures for everyone. This test version offers the tutorial, a skirmish mode, animal combiner and online play, along with 14 of the 51 creatures from the full game. Note that the test contains the EZ Pad digital rights management software (which will no longer be present in the final game, of course), and DirectX 8.2 (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for links where to grab the goods ...

Christmas Issue Of The 'Neocronicle'

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 5:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Once again the editorial staff of the Neocronicle let the creative vibes flow and today present the brilliant 6th edition of the best fanzine ever: the Neocronicle.Deadlines were tight, but the dedicated team behind the Neocronicle have come up with the goods yet again. Download the latest Christmas issue of the Neocronicle.

'UFO: Aftermath' - Gamestory, Features & Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 5:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

UFO: Aftermath combines global strategy with small squad tactical combat in the fight against an alien invasion. It features run-time generated tactical missions, completely in 3D, with innovative simultaneous action combat, strong RPG elements and strategy game on the planetary level... Check out latest features/screens and find out, who is new UFO: Aftermath publisher below!

Octagon Teams Up With 'Disciples Of The Machine'

by Thomas on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 5:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Octagon is seeking publishing partners in Asia for Battle Cards: MetalTech from Swedish developer Disciples of the Machine. MetalTech is a massively multiplayer online game that is a rare find in the MMOG genre as it features addictive gameplay involving trading cards. Players must strategically choose which cards to unleash from their own decks to conquer challengers' front lines of defense. Cards are divided into seven categories and function in terms of combat tactics, energy and special effects. The game is designed so that players can download the game client and practice free of charge. Advanced decks are available for purchase and new card packs are introduced each month. MetalTech also offers a spectator option in which players can scope out the competition in the heat of battle. MetalTech is scheduled to be completed Q2 2003.

'Rolling' (PS2/NGC/XB) - Loading & Ingame Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 4:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rolling is an athletic, fast and exciting entry into the world of aggressive inline skating and incorporates 18 of the world’s best skaters, including Cesar Mora (Aus), Fabiola da Silva (Bra) and Jon Julio (USA) across two of the most popular disciplines – ‘street’ and ‘vert’. With stunning environments and realistic motion captured physics, the player will be able perform death-defying jumps and aerobatics in a host of realistic settings, including accurate recreations of the most popular skate-parks from the USA, Europe and Japan. You can also choose from thousands of individual items supplied by world's leading inline skating clothing, boots, wheels and frame brands... Check out loading screens from all the levels featured in Rolling.

UPDATE Nine new ingame screens added..

Daydream Purchases Game Company Twine Media

by Thomas on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 3:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Daydream Software AB, listed on Stockholm O-list, has signed a letter of intent to purchase Twine Media AB. The deal is dependent on an extraordinary general meeting of Daydream's shareholders. The proposal is that Daydream purchase 100 % of Twine. The board proposes the payment is made via an issue in kind of circa 6000 000 B-shares in Daydream Software AB at an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders. Daydream, via the purchase, gains access to Twine Medias global clients, new development opportunities and a network of the leading publishers in game and film

'Summoner: A Goddess Reborn' (NGC) - Features

by Thomas on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 2:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ announced earlier this weeks that the previously named Summoner: The Prophecy has be re-titled as Summoner: A Goddess Reborn.. One of the best-selling RPG’s on PlayStation2, Summoner introduced RPG fans to an original and immersive fantasy universe. Summoner 2 continues the unique fantasy on GameCube.

'Cabela's Big Game Hunter' Ships For PS2 & GBA

by Thomas on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 1:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Console game players can now experience the thrill of the hunt anytime, anywhere with the release of "Cabela's Big Game Hunter" for the Game Boy Advance and PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system from Activision Value, a division of Activision Publishing, Inc. Featuring locales from all over the world, "Cabela's Big Game Hunter" offers the ultimate hunting experience for both novice gamers and enthusiasts alike. Both games are currently available in retail stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $29.99 and carry a "T" (Teen) rating by the ESRB.

'Fireblade' (NGC/XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 18, 2002 @ 1:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Players experience the deadly impact of war firsthand in Midway's all-new military helicopter-action videogame, Fireblade. Dropping players behind the throttle of deadly military attack choppers, Fireblade challenges gamers to complete dozens of intense combat missions, with day and night objectives, in real world locales... Today we serve up 59 new screens!