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All-Star Voice Cast For KINGDOM HEARTS Announced

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 5:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Co., Ltd., (Square) and Disney Interactive today announced the all-star voice cast for KINGDOM HEARTS, the 3D action role-playing game for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. The player will assume the role of the lead character, Sora, voiced by Haley Joel Osment ("The Sixth Sense," "A.I. Artificial Intelligence"). Osment will lead an all-star voice cast, which includes David Gallagher ("Seventh Heaven") as Riku and Hayden Panettiere ("Ally McBeal," "Remember the Titans") as Kairi. KINGDOM HEARTS will also feature the voice talents of Sean Astin ("The Lord of the Rings," "Rudy"), Lance Bass (member of *NSYNC), David Boreanaz ("Angel," "Valentine"), Mandy Moore ("A Walk to Remember," "The Princess Diaries") and Christy Romano ("Even Stevens," "Kim Possible"). In addition, many of the original film star voice actors are reprising their role for this project.

Ex-Tomb Raider Composer Doing 'BREED' Music

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 4:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tomb Raider composer, Nathan McCree has been appointed to design and develop the music and sound for ‘Breed’, the cutting-edge science fiction shoot-‘em up, and debut game of Brat Designs Ltd. Nathan who is most well known in the computer games industry for his work at Core Design (in particular Tomb Raider 1, 2 and 3) is teaming up with an ex Core colleague and graphic designer Jason Gee, now director and co-founder of Brat Designs Ltd.

Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos Goes GOLD

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 4:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard Entertainment, a studio of the games division of Vivendi Universal Publishing, announced today that Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, the eagerly awaited sequel to the company’s #1-selling series of games, has gone gold. With record-breaking initial orders of 4.5 million copies, the game will be available at retail outlets worldwide in multiple languages beginning on July 3, 2002.

'World War III - Black Gold' available at bargain price

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions proudly announces the release of the critically acclaimed strategy game World War III - Black Gold at the new, tempting price of only £19.99.

Sierra Signs with Super Happy Fun Fun

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 4:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment, Inc., a studio of Vivendi Universal Games, today announced that they have signed an agreement with Super Happy Fun Fun, Inc. to develop a game for several game consoles in 2004.

Lotus Challenge (XB) Screens and Featurs

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 12:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bill Gates' buys into the British motor industry as Titus is set to release Lotus Challenge on Xbox this September. Petrol heads who have already joined the next generation of console gaming will be able to get their hands on Lotus Challenge on Xbox when it is released this September by Virgin Interactive.

Tetris Worlds (XB) Screens and Features

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 12:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tetris Worlds places the player in a universe where Tetris is played in different ways on six different planets. Test your Tetris skills in the most popular versions of Tetris, or the latest cutting-edge variations, such as Hot-Line Tetris, Cascade Tetris and Fusion Tetris.

WWE Smackdown! 4: Shut Your Mouth (PS2) Screens & Features

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 12:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In one corner stands the immortal Hulk Hogan. In the other stands the Undisputed World Wrestling Champion Triple H. Tensions mount, but suddenly Y2J’s music blares as he enters the arena and grabs the mic. Fans boo and chant “has-been”! Backstage, The Great One gets ready to layeth the smacketh down while Mr. McMahon sits with his personal assistant Stacy Keibler. It’s SmackDown! as you’ve never seen it before for the PlayStation 2. All-new Superstars, enhanced season mode and more matches then ever.

'Another War' Coming In September

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cenega is pleased to announce that after completing recording of the mammoth CD of speech in Harrogate for their RPG title Another War, which will come on 4 CDs, a September date has been set for the launch of this rebel rousing title. Using familiar RPG functions within a 20th Century environment, in this game you allocate points to build your character, carry equipment in your backpack (space permitting), and involve yourself in real-time combat. Its unique blending of ideas and humour with film and television influences enhances the experience.

EA To Acquire Black Box Games

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts the world’s leading interactive entertainment software company, today announced an agreement for the acquisition of Black Box Games, a 100-person game development studio in Vancouver, B.C. Under the agreement, Black Box Games will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Electronic Arts. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Rally Fusion: Race of Champions (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 10:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Climax, Race of Champions challenges players to master authentic road, desert and mountain tracks on their quest for the cup. Featuring incredibly detailed visuals as well as real-time damage modeling and dirt effects, players can select their dream machine from the top makes and models in the sport including Mitsubishi, Toyota, Ford, Lancia, Peugeot, Audi, Porsche and Seat as they race against industry legends like France’s Didier Auriol, Germany’s Armin Schwartz and Finland’s Tommi Makkinen , all of which have been participants in the annual event.

Special Prices For 5 XB Top Games In Europe

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 10:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As part of a summer promotion to bring even more value to gamers, Xbox today announced that the European price of Dead or Alive 3, Project Gotham Racing, Azurik, Nightcaster and NBA Inside Drive 2002 games titles will be reduced to an estimated street price of €59.99/£39.99, effective from today.

Robopon 2: Ring and Cross Version Ships (GBA)

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A., Inc. A leading publisher of console RPG's, today announced the availability of Robopon 2: Ring and Cross Version for the Game Boy Advance, the sequel to the popular robot collecting game on the Game Boy Color.

Operation Flashpoint: Resistance - Screens

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Operation Flashpoint: Resistance – advancing and enhancing the world of the number one best selling war simulator.. From Bohemia Interactive Studio, the creators of Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis, comes Operation Flashpoint: Resistance, the official expansion pack for the multiple Game of the Year award winner and world-wide number one best-seller. Launching on June 28th, with a RRP of £19.99, this full expansion to the ultimate realistic war simulator introduces a new island environment with remarkable high-resolution textures and models to take full advantage of the latest 3D graphics cards.

'American Conquest' - Final Cover

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another real RTS tidbit has found its ultimate appearance: the voluminous real-time strategy spectacle entitled American Conquest. With its unrivaled 16.000 units, American Conquest has impressed many and will gain even more admirers with its brand new cover! Follow this link.

'No Man’s Land' - Screens

by Thomas on June 13, 2002 @ 9:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV’s latest 3D Real Time Strategy No Man’s Land offers gamers the chance to take part in the colonization of North America. The title of the game may be No Man’s Land - but the settlers aren’t by themselves on the American continent. The Woodland Indians for example are serious objectors! Their runners are the fastest. All units have good vision, especially at night - they swiftly move on through the woods, they know how to swim, and some may even camouflage themselves. Sneak up.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 13, 2002 @ 3:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jedi Outcast Mod Central has a Q&A with Raven programmer Michael Gummelt about his part in Jedi Knight II, background, a bit about modifications, etc.... International House of Mojo has a Q&A with Ron Gilbert (creator of classic adventure games such as Monkey Island) talking about his new company Hulabee Entertainment. GameSpot has a Neverwinter Nights Q&A with Greg Zeschuk and Ray Muzyka (joint CEO's of BioWare) talking about the project's background, their part in the developments and plenty of game info and future plans. GameZone has a short Q&A with Irrational Games's Ken Levine talking about "The Lost", their upcoming Unreal engine powered action-horror-RPG for Xbox and PS2.

Zapper (PC/XBX/PS2/GCB) - Screens

by Rainier on June 13, 2002 @ 12:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames send us some new screens from their upcoming action/platformer (being developed for PC and consoles) called Zapper. Njoy the little buzzer!

Swingerz Golf (Xbox) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on June 12, 2002 @ 11:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos announced a new golf title called Swingerz Golf which will make its way to the Nintendo GameCube this Fall. The game is an English version of Japanese development studio Telenet's game, Wai Wai Golf. Swingerz Golf offers six different courses, 14 insane characters, lots of mini-games, and four modes of play (1-4 players) including Tournament, Stroke, Match and Short Course. This is not your daddy's golf game.

'Age Of Wonders II: The Wizards Throne' Now Available In Stores

by Rainier on June 12, 2002 @ 10:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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 shipped to stores. 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.