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'Premier Manager 03/04' (PS2/GBA) Revived - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 9:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After years in the wilderness, mismanagement and, in the words of Johnny Hate's Jazz, shattered dreams, Premier Manager once the nations favourite management franchise, is back in the hands of its original owner and promising a return to form that captures its former days of glory. True, Premier Manager has spent the past few years lying dormant in the French second division and, as anyone who remembers the glory days of the Amiga will tell you, that's a crying shame. ZOO Digital Publishing has breathed life into the sleeping giant, reclaiming the license from Infogrames and bringing back several members of Gremlin's original Premier Manager team for a November comeback on PS2, GBA and PC.

'F-ZERO GX' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo and SEGA—both accomplished masters of high-speed fun—have collaborated to create the fastest, most visually stunning racing game ever! F-Zero GX is the race to end all races, as fearless pilots risk everything to claim the title of the top speedster in the universe. Captain Falcon and 29 other pilots head to exotic star cities, like the neon-lit Mute City, lush Green Plant, wealthy Port Town and the storm-wracked streets of Lightning to race at supersonic speeds. In addition, players can save their racer to a Memory Card and race with it at arcades on F-Zero AX. Read more to check the screens ...

'Pillage' (NGC/PS2/Xbox ) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zed Two has announced it is working on a stunning story-based and dual-player role-playing epic, entitled Pillage. The game will be released across all leading console formats, with the developer currently negotiating with a number of leading publishers. Pillage has been created by the respected Zed-Two team - now part of the Warthog set-up - and is set in an unspecified future, where man has reverted to a feudal state and has formed a number of combative castes determined to wipe each other out. Read more for details & screens...

'Outlaw Volleyball' (Xbox) Ships to Retail

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive announced today that "Outlaw Volleyball," the humorous, gameplay driven sports title for Xbox has shipped to retailers and will be on store shelves this week (Rated "M" by the ESRB; $49.95 estimated street price; Xbox Live enabled). Developed by New Jersey-based Hypnotix Inc., OUTLAW VOLLEYBALL will deliver a spanking good time with exciting online multiplayer action (Xbox Live), the hottest babes in any videogame, and the trademark humor for which the 'Outlaw Sports' series is known.

Mutable Realms And Themis Group Plan For 'Wish' Beta

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 8:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mutable Realms today announced the signing of a contract with Themis Group, an international provider of outsourcing and consulting solutions and services to the interactive entertainment industry. Under the terms of the agreement, Themis Group will provide critical and quantifiable beta phase services for Mutable Realms upcoming game Wish, aimed at ensuring that Wish emerges from the closed beta phase ready to successfully scale up to open beta and commercial launch

'Gangland' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 8:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Budding Al Capone's across the world are set to play out their gangster dreams thanks to leading game publisher Whiptail Interactive's latest offering Gangland, developed by Danish gaming experts MediaMobsters, which is due to be released across the UK, Europe and North America in November 2003. In a new hybrid format that combines the best elements of real-time strategy, role-play and simulation gaming genres with a totally new style of in-game combat, Gangland delivers a menacingly fresh PC gaming experience. Read more for details and screens ...

'Psychotoxic' Coming This Fall

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 2:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV announces the autumn release of the mystic 3D first person shooter, Psychotoxic. NuClearVision has created an action-packed adventure that takes place in New York 2020. The game sees the arrival of the fourth horseman of the apocalypse with mankind on the brink of survival. By stepping into the role of the attractive ‘Angie Prophet’, the player has to track down the forth horseman and wipe him out. Half-human and half-angel, she has an extrasensory perceptionthat enables her to enter others’ minds and influence them to her advantage. The player has to struggle through futuristic environments and become immersed in psychedelic dream worlds.

'Singles' Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Singles (also known as Living Up) is the upcoming simulation game from German developer Robotee, published by Koch Media. In Singles it is all about living together, relationships, love and ... well, you know. We will certainly hear more from this "erotic" sim, it is expected to appear in stores in a few months, in the meantime, read more and check out the screens ...

'Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Some men do not accept the rules. They create their own. It is 1930. Due to circumstances he couldn't possibly have predicted, Tommy's life as a cabdriver is about to be exchanged for a life in the Mafia. At first he continues his work as a driver and nothing could be better. He soon becomes good friends with his sidekicks Paulie and Sam, and although the work is sometimes risky, he earns more money than he did as a cabdriver. But as time goes on he is ordered to undertake more and more unpleasant jobs and he starts to become disillusioned with the life he has chosen. Read more to check out 40 new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 8, 2003 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Battlefield 1942' Battle of Britain Map Announced

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 8:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this new Battlefield 1942 map, German forces must disable four RAF radar towers as well as the heavily-protected Harwich Weapons Factory on the coast of England. If the British can defend these targets until the German tickets run out, they can wrest victory from the jaws of defeat. With one new vehicle and one new weapon entering the fray, the Battle of Britain is set to be Battlefield 1942's fiercest campaign yet. More info is expected tomorrow (thanks Blues).

'Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Tides of War' - New Unlockable Map

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 3:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fusing epic World War II battles with heart-stopping covert operations and tactical combat, RtCW: Tides of War uncovers Hitler's horrific obsession with the occult, living dead, and genetic mutations.

'Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde' (PS2/Xbox/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 2:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde, players battle their way through the war-torn land of Ogriss, a world ruled by goblins. Spawned by the mighty wizard Fraziel, the goblins have fallen under a corrupt influence that now threatens the balance of power. Advancing through dark subterranean caves, lush woodland cities and towering storm-swept castles; the player wages war with an army of specialized goblin warriors and fearsome monsters to prevent the ultimate destruction of Ogriss. Read more to check out some screens ...

'Command & Conquer Generals: Zero Hour' - Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's Zero Hour, and time to unleash the absolute latest in modern weapons technology in a quest to become the world's most powerful General. In C&C Generals: Zero Hour, the first expansion pack to C&C Generals, players will wage a global war for control of the modern world and face the ultimate challenge by squaring off against the world's most elite commanders. Selecting from a variety of new units and an arsenal of new high-tech weaponry, players will use whatever it takes to remove enemy Generals from power. Earlier today we had the announcement, and now some screens...

MoH: Assault Breakthrough - Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 1:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As U.S. Army Sergeant John Baker, players join the battle at Kasserine Pass in North Africa, race to capture Messina in Sicily, and finally repel the German army at the historic battle of Monte Battaglia in the heart of Italy. Armed with a new arsenal of weapons, players will fight alone and with squad mates as they rush to stop the Axis powers. Some more screens ...

Global Star Signs 'Firefighter 259'

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Global Star Software has announced that they have signed a licensing deal with developer Interactive Vision to release Firefighter 259 for the PC platform later this fall. Global Star Software is preparing for a fall 2003 release date for Firefighter 259, at a M.S.R.P. of $19.99.

'Restricted Area' - Screens

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Restricted Area is an action-based roleplaying game with realtime combat, which combines a fascinating gameplay similar to Diablo 2 with innovative technology, tactic-shooter elements and a dark future scenario. Read more for a few new screens ...

First Person View Feature In 'ESPN NFL Football' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armchair quarterbacks, beware! SEGA's sports studio, Visual Concepts Entertainment, maker of the acclaimed '2K' sports game series, and ESPN, the worldwide leader in sports, today announced First Person Football, a revolutionary style of gameplay that allows gamers to immerse themselves completely in a sports videogame- from the first person perspective. First Person Football will make its debut this fall in "ESPN NFL Football," giving the definition of virtual football a whole new meaning. For the first time ever, a sports video game will be played through the perspective of the players themselves as every sight and sound is experienced from behind the helmet.

'Celebrity Deathmatch' (ALL) Hits The Road

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 9:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gotham Games is bringing dangerous celebrities to your city. The company is taking its eagerly anticipated new title, MTV’s Celebrity Deathmatch, on the road with the Celebrity Deathmatch Summer “Slay” Ride. Teaming with promotional partners GamePro Magazine and TVT Records, Gotham Games’ Celebrity Deathmatch-themed van will roll to 16 cities and give gamers the chance to be among the first to try out the crazy fun of the entertainment satire game before it hits stores this fall. In addition, visitors to the rolling chaos-mobile will be able to register for tons of cool prizes and sample the latest sounds of the hard-hitting metal band Nothingface.

'Delta Force - Black Hawk Down: Team Sabre' Delayed

by Rainier on July 7, 2003 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NovaLogic Ltd. today also announced that the first expansion pack for the number one selling PC title Delta Force - Black Hawk Down is now scheduled for release during Spring 2004. Delta Force - Black Hawk Down: Team Sabre features two new single player campaigns that take Delta Force deep into the jungles of Colombia in search of drug lords, then on to battle terrorist factions in and around Iran's island oilfields. Team Sabre will also contain a number of new multiplayer features, including over 30 new multiplayer maps. Delta Force – Black Hawk Down: Team Sabre will ship during Spring 2004 on PC CD ROM.