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Nintendo GameCube Game Boy Player In Europe In 2003

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 1:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The most successful video game system in history is finally ready for its debut on the big screen. Nintendo today announced it will introduce the Nintendo GameCube Game Boy Player in Europe in 2003, allowing a library of more than 1,000 games designed for the original Game Boy, Game Boy Color and the current Game Boy Advance to be displayed on home televisions through the Nintendo GameCube console.

'Stake' (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 1:36 p.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 12 screenshots of prize-fighting action, to go with the press release from a few days back.

Gamester 'Sportsboard' For PS2

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 1:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Virtual boarders can now be dope on the slopes, improve their carves in the bowl or chase bigger air on the waves thanks to a fantastic new Sportsboard from Gamester - the UK's leading video games accessories brand from Radica. Following the success of quality PlayStation 2 titles like Tony Hawks and Tricky SSX, Gamester has designed a quality board to match. The board's innovative design promises to leave it way out in front of any other products currently on the market, and offers gamers a real chance to improve their performance on the powder, in the park and on the water.

SWG Developer Chat on November 25th

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 8:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts has announced that they will hold the next Star Wars Galaxies developer chat on Monday, November 25th at 6 P.M. Pacific. The topic of the chat is general and open to your questions about SWG. The Devs will also talk about the progress in beta testing. The event will be held in the SWG Chat Room.

BAM! Ships 'Pooh' and 'Mickey' For PS2

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 8:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Everyone's favorite animated characters make their way to the PlayStation for the holidays. BAM! Entertainment a publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software, today announced it is shipping Disney's Winnie the Pooh Preschool, Disney's Winnie the Pooh Kindergarten and My Disney Kitchen for PlayStation to North American retailers.

'Enigma: Rising Tide' - Recruiting Demo

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 8:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fileplanet posted up the first recruiting demo that was released to promote the single-player portion of naval simulation title, Enigma: Rising Tide. The demo is 81MB to download and you find it here!

AOL and EA Roll Out the Red Carpet for Celebrity Sims

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 8:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Comprehensive Promotion On AOL Leading Up To The Release of EA's The Sims Online Brings Exclusive Assets and Experiences to AOL Members In anticipation of the launch of Electronic Arts' The Sims Online, the online version of the most popular PC game of all time, America Online, the world's leading interactive service, will present musical artists Avril Lavigne, Beyonce Knowles, LL Cool J and Ludacris as Sim characters appearing in exclusive scenes available only on AOL. The first "Celebrity Sim," Avril Lavigne, debuts today and a new character will be introduced each week until the launch of EA's and Maxis' highly anticipated The Sims Online. More about it..

'Archangel' Ships To Retail

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 7:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions is pleased to announce that they have begun shipping Archangel. This gripping third-person PC action-adventure game is hitting retail shelves now. Archangel is set in a dark and atmospheric world, where players discover that Michael Travinsky (an innocent family man) has been tragically killed in a horrific car crash. The Lord of Light resurrects Travinsky, as he believes that Travinsky is the next Chosen One and that only he can save the world from a deadly evil that looms in the shape of vicious demons and ghosts. The presence of these demons is growing, but humans continue to be utterly oblivious to their existence and to their own impending doom.

Highland Warriors' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 12:34 a.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. Today we present a description and screens from the MacKay Clan. Njoy!

'Evolution Worlds' (NGC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 12:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced Evolution Worlds for the Nintendo GameCube has gone gold. Evolution Worlds is the highly anticipated, epic RPG adventure exclusive to GameCube, which combines the stories from the best-selling Dreamcast RPGs, Evolution and Evolution 2. Evolution Worlds is scheduled to ship December 2.

'Dragon's Lair 3D: Return To The Lair' (Xbox/PC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 8:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced Dragon's Lair 3D: Return to the Lair for the Xbox and the PC has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Developed by Dragonstone Software, Dragon's Lair 3D features the same fun, pick-up-and-play gameplay that made the arcade version a blockbuster hit in 1983. Now gamers will be able to experience Dragon's Lair 3D with the highest quality graphics and sound available today. Dragon's Lair 3D is rated "T-Teen" and is available for a suggested retail price of $49.99 on Xbox and $29.99 on PC.

'NASCAR Racing 2003' - Screenshots

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 7:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NASCAR Racing 2003 Season showcases new dynamic 3D graphics including a populated pit row, team war wagons, pit signs, aerial objects such as planes, helicopters, blimps, and more. In addition, the enhanced AI automatically adjusts to match the player's driving ability, allowing both rookies and veterans the opportunity to trade paint with the pros. Inspired by the exhilarating world of actual NASCAR Cup racing, drivers can also choose to compete against a full field of 42 NASCAR drivers online via Internet or LAN in NASCAR Racing 2003 Season.

'Outlaw Golf' (XB) - Courses & Characters

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 7:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Get ready for the most outrageous and humorous sporting experience to date with the latest release from TDK Mediactive Europe. 'Outlaw Golf' for the Xbox is a caddy-beating, full contact whirlwind of a game that will have golf fans and gamers alike spinning, slicing, hooking, putting, breaking and reaching for the sunscreen. The game is exclusive to Xbox this Christmas.

'Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell' (Xbox) Ships Nationwide

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 7:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Video game fans rejoice! The hottest title to hit the Xbox this holiday season, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, is on its way to United States store shelves today. Developed by Ubi Soft's Montreal studio only for Xbox this holiday season, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell has won numerous awards including the E3 Game Critics Award for best action game and the ECTS overall best game of the show award.

2003 Euro GameCube Schedule

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 7:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

2002 has been a great year for NINTENDO GAMECUBE. Since launching with a bang in May, the console has been crammed with top games and over 1 million gamers across Europe have been playing them. Mario introduced his latest repertoire of skills and new water cannon in Super Mario Sunshine, Pikmin and Luigi's Mansion won BAFTAs and Capcom's next generation Resident Evil game arrived as a NINTENDO GAMECUBE exclusive, all part of an awesome line up of over 100 games.

Thrustmaster Presents New 'Sound System 5.1'

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 7:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Thrustmaster just enveiled their newest addition to their line of audio pheripherals. The Sound System 5.1 with decoder and remote controll will turn your home into an amazing movie theater! Compatible with the latest consoles and DVD equipment.

New 'GeForce FX' UnVeiled - Info & Details

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 6:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NVIDIA today announced that the Company's new GeForce FX graphics processing unit (GPU) has garnered the support of some of the best game development talent in the world. World-renowned game developers such as id Software, Epic Games and Mythic Entertainment, as well as publishing powerhouses including Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Konami and Ubi Soft , to name a few, plan to leverage the power and performance of the NVIDIA GeForce FX GPU to further bridge the gap between games and Hollywood productions. Announced earlier today, the GeForce FX GPU is recognised as the industry's first GPU to enable real-time, cinematic-quality graphics and special effects on desktop PCs. A lenghty article with all the latest info you might want...

'Echelon: Wind Warriors' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 6:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Echelon: Wind Warriors is the next evolution in futuristic flight combat that delivers the latest technical and gameplay innovations demanded by today's experienced game playing audience without sacrificing accessibility for newcomers. Players fly a variety of futuristic aircraft through a number of new missions set on a spectacular continent that takes seven hours of real-time flying to cross. Echelon: Wind Warriors is expanding the futuristic universe of Echelon - the "first-rate flight-combat title that set some lofty new standards for a joystick-controlled game." Echelon : Wind Warriors is being published by Buka Entertainment. A few days ago we had a huge batch of screens, earlier today a trailer and now we have a few more explosive screens ...

'Choplifter: Search and Rescue' (PS2) Preparing For Lift-Off

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 5:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Xicat has given the thumbs up to ChopLifter: Search and Rescue, slated for release on February 15, 2003, for PlayStation 2. This remake of the arcade classic is sure to please action fans with its additional adrenaline soaked levels and realistic flight control systems.

'Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory' Standalone - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 4:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software and Activision are putting gamers in command of the Allies finest troops for squad-based frontline combat in Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, an all-new chapter in the Wolfenstein series. Introducing a totally new gameplay style and a distinctive arsenal of features, Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory enlists solo players to command an elite allied squad in a series of single player campaigns; then take the frontlines online in epic Axis versus Allies multiplayer warfare. Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory is being developed by Splash Damage and Mad Doc Software, with assistance from Gray Matter Software and is executive produced by id Software. The stand-alone game is expected to be available in the first-half of 2003 and is rated "RP" (Rating Pending) by the ESRB.