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The Thing (PC/PS2/XB) - Screens

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 7:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We got our hands on 30 new screens from Vivendi and their upcoming title, The Thing. "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?"

New Doom III Movie

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 5:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

There is a new Doom III movie available for download from the E3 presentation in L.A. a few days ago. This new "46MB" DivX movie is 11 min long, showing of some of the gameplay in Doom III. Grab it from following mirrors: Gamesweb, Dailyrush, Fragland.

UPDATE: Todd Hollenshead just asked several sites thats hosting this new movie to remove it from their sites. The video was recorded with a handheld camera and the footage showed the complete 11 minute presentation in L.A.

X-Men: WolverineÂ’s Revenge (PS2 XB) - Screens

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 5:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After more than 300 comic books, an animated series and most recently a blockbuster feature film featuring the X-Men, Wolverine is the one character that grips the public’s attention more than any of the other X-Men,” states Larry Goldberg, executive vice president, Activision Worldwide Studios. “X-Men: Wolverine’s Revenge allows you to play as Wolverine, explore the enigmatic hero’s past and carve up a host of bad guys along the way. X-Men: Wolverine’s Revenge is expected to ship in the spring of 2003 and has not yet been rated by the ESRB.

True Crime: Streets Of L.A. (PS2 XB) - Screens

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

True Crime: Streets Of L.A. allows players to move freely through a 400 square mile living, breathing re-creation of the City of Angels. Players will be able to visit popular L.A. landmarks, or buy services from local gun merchants, mechanics or doughnut shops and improve Kang’s abilities by visiting auto simulators, dojo’s and gun ranges around town. True Crime: Streets Of L.A. is slated to ship in 2003.

UFO: Aftermath Website

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 10:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The new UFO: Aftermath website is now online! The site contains artwork, fan corner, developer's diary, discussion board and much more including screenshots! "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. "

UT 2k3 Demo Delayed!

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Epic Games Mark Rein let us know that the demo of Unreal Tournament 2003 isn't quite ready yet. It will probably be a few weeks before they are ready to release it. Full scoop below!

E3 Preview of Neverwinter Nights

by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 10:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frictionless Insight has posted an hands-on E3 Preview of Neverwinter Nights. Neverwinter Nights is both an extensive single-player game in the Forgotten Realms setting, and a complete toolset for creating and playing adventures using the 3rd Edition Dungeons & Dragons rules.

E3 Expo 2002 'A World of Its Own'

by Thomas on May 25, 2002 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sixty thousand interactive entertainment professionals from more than 70 countries converged in Los Angeles for the eighth annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3Expo), according to the show's owner, the Interactive Digital Software Association (IDSA). Approximately 400 exhibitors showcased thousands of new computer and video games and products, including more than 1,000 never-before-seen titles.

'Rise Of Nations' & 'Zoo Tycoon: Dinosaur Digs' - Screens

by Rainier on May 25, 2002 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another 2 upcoming titles from Microsoft .. so many screens i did not want to put all these games in one post .. you might get bored too soon *g*. Rise Of Nations looks a mix between Empire Earth and Age Of Empire. They should have just called it Rise Of Empire or Empire Of Nations .. either way .. Njoy!

Impossible Creates & Microsoft Combat Simulator 3 - Screens

by Rainier on May 25, 2002 @ 1:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We have a boatload of screens from "Microsoft Combat Simulator 3" and "Impossible Creatures". Especially the Impossible Creatures one looks pretty nice .. my favorite animal is the Tiger mixed with the Zebra ... Njoy!

Mystic Heroes (Gamecube) - Screens

by Rainier on May 25, 2002 @ 12:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Koei is working on a Nintendo Gamecube game called "Mystic Heroes". Not much info on it at this time. Developed for Gamecube only and no specific release date as of yet ... at least we got some screens ;)

UFC: Throwdown (Gamecube) - Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 11:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"UFC: Throwdown is the first "real fighting" game, for the Playstation 2 and Nintendo GameCube, that offers the raw, full contact mixed martial arts fighting found in the pay-per-view phenomenon known as Ultimate Fighting Championship," said Craig Owens, Senior Group Marketing Manager at Crave Entertainment. "Each version of Throwdown has its own subset of exclusive UFC fighters and both have the most in-depth create-a-fighter and career modes to date."

X-Men: Next Dimension (Gamecube) - Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 11:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men: Next Dimension begins when Bastion, the leader of Operation: Zero Tolerance, and his legions of Prime-Sentinels have captured Forge as part of their mission to eradicate all mutants. The race is on as Forge’s team mates set out to rescue their captured comrade before Bastion can coax secrets from him that are capable of destroying all mutant-kind. In order to do this, the X-Men must ally themselves with their greatest enemies, the Brotherhood of Mutants and their cunning leader, Magneto.

'Die Hard: Vendetta' (Gamecube) - Features & E3 Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 11:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Die Hard: Vendetta is a first person shooter (FPS) where tactics and stealth are as important as having a big gun and being a quick shot. With unprecedented character interaction, superbly rich environments and some amazing in-game cinematics, this game will explode Die Hard into the 21st century. Take on the role of John McClane, probably the unluckiest cop in motion picture history - in this brand new adventure created specifically for Ninentdo GameCube.

Jion The Army With 'Platoon' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 11:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few months ago we had some early screens from Digital Reality's upcominf project under the name of "some 3D Vietnam based war game". Well today there is confirmation that the game is steaming along very well and will be named "Platoon : The 1st Airborne Cavalry Division In Vietnam". We got some game features and screens ... yummie!

Ubisoft Will Bring Localized Servers For 'EverQuest' In Europe

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 7:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft announced today that it has signed a major new European publishing and support agreement with Sony, to launch localized versions of EverQuest - the world's most successful massively multiplayer online game.

'Robot Wars : Extreme Destruction' Activated On Xbox - Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 7:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the success of its acclaimed versions of Robot Wars on PlayStation 2, PC and Game Boy, BBC Multimedia is publishing a heavy metal successor - Robot Wars - Extreme Destruction.

'Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos' - SinglePlayer Screens

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 6:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As the multiplayer beta test has already proven a success, all eyes await the single-player missions, which chronicle the events that will forever change the world of Azeroth. Warcraft III will be shown throughout E3, May 22-24, at booth #1200 in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center. With the game near completion, this summer will mark the first time in years that players will be able to return to the Warcraft universe, where Blizzard made its PC debut. For the first time, a Blizzard real-time-strategy game will be rendered in full 3D, allowing a more immersive and compelling experience.

Warcraft III: E3 2002 Report

by Thomas on May 24, 2002 @ 6:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Here follows a clip from Blizzard and their recently posted Warcraft III: E32002 Report "pretty nice reading":

Following our World of Warcraft demonstration we were ushered away to check out the Warcraft III single player. After testing the Beta for quite some time, it was going to be interesting to see first hand how the single player was shaping up. Our demo-master for the session was Jason Hutchins Producer on the project. Read full article here!

'Splinter Cell' Exclusive On Xbox

by Rainier on May 24, 2002 @ 5:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xbox today announced that Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell from Ubi Soft, a third-person stealth action title based on the Tom Clancy universe and one of the hottest games on show at E3 2002, is a console exclusive for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in 2002. This "only" means no other consoles will get this game, does 'not' mean no PC version ;)