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September 2015


Atari & Bioware Unveil The 'NeverWinter Night' Collectors Edition

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2002 @ 4:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Neverwinter Nights, developed by BioWare Corp. and published by Atari, has captured the minds and hearts of PC gamers world wide with one of the most captivating Dungeons & Dragons role-playing experiences to ever grace a computer screen. Now, millions of units sold and countless awards later, gamers have a chance to rediscover the magic, extend the experience or even explore it anew with the Neverwinter Nights™ Collector’s Edition.

Stake (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2002 @ 3:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stake is the ultimate third person, multi-player 3-D arena fighting game exclusively for the Xbox. It boasts a deep action combat experience, intriguing characters and superior graphics. This game represents the essential elements of a fighting game but goes beyond that with multiple power-up weapons, lots of collectable items, insane combo attacks, special tricks, secret characters, inspiring graphics, 3-D isometric camera views, exciting locations and multiple multi-player modes. Check out the new batch of screens!

'King Of Route 69' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2002 @ 2:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Challenging gamers to "haul ass" across the U.S. in their own nitro-powered 18-wheeler, "The King of Route 66" is the ultimate white-knuckled road trip from Illinois to California. Players must square off against the evil Tornado Corporation and their army of goons on a quest to become the King of the Road and win the hearts of the seductive Queens of Route 66. Sega released 30 or so new screens, check them out ...

'Fighter Ace 3.5' Lifts Off Next Week

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2002 @ 1:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jaleco Entertainment announced today that Fighter Ace 3.5 ships to stores on Tuesday, Nov. 26, just in time for Thanksgiving missions on the PC.

'Eve Online' - Developer Chat

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2002 @ 1:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The next Eve-Online Developer Chat, hosted by EveGate, will be held on Friday the 22nd of November at 6PM GMT (1PM EST/10AM PST). The topic for this developments in the world of Eve". In attendance at the chat will be Mike 'Campion' Wallis, of S&SI, as well as Hrafnkell 'Clover' Óskarsson and Sigurður 'Coroner' Ólafsson, of CCP. Read more for details on how to access the chat.

'Neocron' Ships To Stores in North America

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2002 @ 12:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV just let us know that they shipped "Neocron", the cyberpunk massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), to stores in North America. The game is set in the post-apocalyptic city of Neocron, where each player can mingle with the city's less tasteful denizens, take in the lurid underground culture, and carve his own place amongst the bright lights. A few new screens are included ...

'Ghost Recon' (PS2) - Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2002 @ 11:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ghost Recon lets the player lead an elite team of U.S. Army Special Forces through the deadly realism of tomorrow's 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. Today we serve up a new trailer from Ghost Recon Playstation2 version, showing off some in game cinematics and gameplay footage.

'Highland Warriors' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2002 @ 9:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Highland Warriors is the epic story of bloody feuds, Scottish patriotism and English Invaders begins with the original founding of Scotland around 850 AD and peaks with the fight for independence during the 13th / 14th century. Play as one of three Scottish clans or risk your life for the British Crown in 35 historically founded missions. Highland Warriors also supports up to eight players through the Internet or LAN. The demo contains level 2 from the English single-player campaign, accessible on the normal and hard difficulty levels. Read more for links where to grab the demo ...

Daredevil (GBA) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2002 @ 8:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Daredevil is based on Marvel Comics' immensely popular comic book character. Daredevil will battle Kingpin, ruler of the East Coast underworld, and Bullseye, the ruthless assassin; the game will also feature Elektra, a martial-arts expert and Daredevil's femme fatale lover. Daredevil will also be the subject of a live-action movie scheduled for release in early 2003 starring Ben Affleck as Daredevil, Jennifer Garner as Elektra, and The Green Mile's Michael Clarke Duncan as Kingpin. Read more for a few new screens ...

'Ski Park Manager 2003' - Official Website

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2002 @ 8:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Val d'Isère – Ski Park Manager is a true winter sports/resort build-em-up. Using past games like RollerCoaster Tycoon and Theme Park as inspiration, the design team behind the game have researched every aspect of creating the ultimate winter resort. The management team at Val d'Isère were so impressed by the technology and realism in the game, they were eager it should carry their resort's full endorsement. Microids just let us know that the official website for Val d'Isère – Ski Park Manager is now online, featuring screenshots, a playable demo and more. Go check it out!

'Summoner: The Prophecy' (NGC) - Screens & Features

by Thomas on Nov. 21, 2002 @ 5:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

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. As Queen Maia of Halassar, your fate is written in the Book of the Prophets as the savior of all creation. Millions adore you as the "goddess reborn", yet enemies surround you. The Queen must fulfill the prophecy and become the goddess Laharah. But the path she must follow remains a mystery that takes Maia and her companions to the far-flung corners of the world and beyond. To save her people from the enemy, the Queen must learn to summon and fulfill her destiny.

CDV Weekly Games Update! (PC/CONSOLE)

by Thomas on Nov. 21, 2002 @ 5:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV today updated their gaming sites with following news:

  • Combat Mission 2 Patch online - The folks at did release an enormous Patch with over 100 bugfixes!!! Version 1.01 is even more realistic than the older versions and the patch is about 55 megabytes full of new vehicles and weapons for your ultimate combat experience!
  • Project Nomads for Xbox - After the release of Project Nomads for PC, the people from RadonLabs are working under high pressure on the upcoming Xbox version of the game.
  • New Sudden Strike 2 Patch available - The patch fixes problems with the Kyro graphics chips, eliminates some bugs in the editor and enhances the net code for better multiplayer action.
  • Blitzkrieg - the tank called „Maus“! - New Screens

'Aquanox 2: Revelation' - German Demo

by Thomas on Nov. 21, 2002 @ 4:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD today released the demo of their underwater shooter Aquanox 2: Revelation. The demo is 380MB to grab and is in German language only, it contains six campaign missions and a single mission. Download it here!

New 3D Technology In 'The Getaway' For PS2

by Thomas on Nov. 21, 2002 @ 3:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Computer gaming fans can expect to see one of the most realistic games to date when Sony Computer Entertainment Europe releases "The Getaway" on December 6. The long-awaited Playstation 2 game promises high-speed chases, fires, explosions and gun battles that make players feel like they're part of an action-packed film. The setting is a 30-mile section of the foggy streets of London so realistic that players can see the cracks in the pavement. The more than 100 life-like characters and elaborate scenery would have been impossible to create in a timely manner without the help of new 3D scanning and facial morphing technologies.

'Armored Task Force' Patch v1.01 Released

by Thomas on Nov. 21, 2002 @ 3:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games announced today that the first patch for ATF: Armored Task Force, is available from their website. Richard Arnesen, of Shrapnel Games, stated "We are pleased to already have the first patch for ATF ready to go. Captain Proctor and ProSIM have done an excellent job of responding to the fans of this highly detailed simulation." Armored Task Force represents a whole new approach to wargaming.

Codemasters Signs 'World War II: RTS' - New Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 21, 2002 @ 3:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters today confirms it has secured the global publishing rights to "World War II: RTS" (development title only) from 1C Company, the leading Russian game company renowned for the acclaimed flight simulator, IL-2 Sturmovik. Designed to take players closer to the entire, gruelling war experience than any strategy game previously, "World War II: RTS" will capture both the tactics and the emotions of being a commander in WWII’s key battles. The game has already attracted much attention for its historical detail and dramatic use of impressive visuals. The title is now in full development at 1C, with Codemasters consulting on game design; a release is planned in the spring of 2004. Check out six new ingame screens!

'Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos' Invades Theaters

by Thomas on Nov. 21, 2002 @ 3:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard Entertainment, a studio of Vivendi Universal Games, today announced plans to premiere a new cinematic trailer for "Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos" in theaters beginning Nov. 22, 2002, with the opening of "James Bond: Die Another Day." The new trailer will appear on more than 20,000 screens across the country before such movies as "Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers," "Star Trek: Nemesis," and "Solaris," along with the new Bond film. Additionally, patrons of AMC Theatres will be able to take home a free "Warcraft III Game Sampler" CD-ROM when they purchase a large Coke and a Butterfinger candy bar at the concession stand. This exclusive disc includes a playable demo of the game, featuring three new Warcraft III single-player missions, and three new multiplayer maps to be used with the full version of the game.

'Xenus' - New Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 21, 2002 @ 3:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The story begins when Kevin Myers receives a call from magazine his sister works for. He is told that she didn't contact them more than 10 days and they are afraid she missed in Colombia during her journalist investigation. Kevin departures to this country to rescue her. Having arrived he finds himself in the world of violence where 70 out of 100 hundreds people are killed each year. In the country where there are many forces that fight for the power. You must rescue the sister and keep alive. The scenery that looks banal in the beginning step-by-step gets mixed up and finally becomes semi-mystic.. Read more for 2 new screens!

Various Games Ships (CONSOLE)

by Thomas on Nov. 21, 2002 @ 2:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ and Nickelodeon today announced the release of SpongeBob SquarePants: Revenge of the Flying Dutchman for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. They also today shipped SUPER MONKEY BALLJR. for Game Boy Advance and MX Superfly Featuring Ricky Carmichael with Xbox Live support; first ever motocross title available for Microsoft's online gaming network. EA SPORTS NCAA March Madness 2003, is released today by Electronic Arts for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system and Dead to Rights, Namco's first M-rated game and biggest US-developed project to date, is now available with all new features for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system and Nintendo GameCube video game console. Minority Report from Activision is also available in retail stores nationwide for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance.

'Heaven and Hell' Website Online!

by Thomas on Nov. 21, 2002 @ 2:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV today opend up the officiall site for their upcoming RTS that is in works at MadCat Int. Software. The webpage presents a vast collection of screens and artworks from the developer, so check ‘em out! The release is scheduled for 1st half 2003.