Nintendo, the world's leading games company, have announced today that it is expanding its marketing department with the appointment of a European Marketing Manager for the highly successful handheld console Game Boy Advance. Effective immediately, Tim Freystedt, 30, will join Nintendo of Europe to handle all elements of marketing and sales concerning the Game Boy Advance, the worlds biggest selling games console, bringing with him over three years of European brand management experience.
Electronic Arts announced today that acclaimed theatre and film actor Gary Oldman has joined the ranks of Hollywood talent enlisted by EA and will lend his voice-over talents to Medal of Honor Allied Assault Spearhead. Mr. Oldman will provide the voice-over for the historical video segments and briefings that appear between each mission in the World War II themed game. The game is currently under development by EALA and is scheduled for release on PC this November under the EA GAMES brand.
JoWooD Productions is proud to announce official details of the stunning life simulation PC CD game, Europa 1400 - The Guild. The game will be release on 18th October 2002 in the UK with a 3+ ELSPA rating.
Rockstar Games, the world-renowned publishing division of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announces that "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City" for PlayStation2 has gone gold and is currently in manufacturing. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City will be in retail stores in North America on October 29th and in Europe on November 8th.
JoWooD Productions is today proud to announce the opening of their official website for Söldner - Secret Wars, the highly anticipated online tactical shooter. The Website will be an interactive site, where gamers can find up-to-date news, screen shots, trailers, forums and much more on the game. Söldner - Secret Wars is scheduled for world wide release in Q2 2003. For an exclusive preview JoWooD invites you to visit the website at www.secretwars.net.
Three of the nation's top retailers, including Wal Mart, on Monday said they had refused to carry a new video game billed as the first major release to feature full-action nudity and with prostitutes and pimps as major characters. Using the tagline "Keep it Dirty," video game publisher Acclaim Entertainment Inc. is gearing up for the Nov. 19 launch of "BMX XXX," a game that also features copulating pink poodles and a variety of racing bike stunts. But major retailers Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Toys R Us Inc. and KB Toys all said they would not carry the game, a potential blow for the game's exposure. Full scoop here!!
The Dragon will rise again. It’s been 7 years since Panzer Dragoon for SEGA Saturn brought a brand new wave into the shooting game category. Dragon is back with exciting action shooting and stunning graphic quality and sound for the Xbox system... They really orta get this one finished soon, 57 more new shots below!!
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- Devastation (PC) interview on GamersClick
- LotR: The Two Towers (PS2) interview with Scott Evans on HomeLan
- Abducted interview with Contraband Entertainment on HomeLan
- Blizzard's Bill Roper interview on GameSpyDaily
- BloodRayne interview with Terminal Realitys' Jeff Mills on the AVault
- Xenus interview on Player of Games
Konami of America has just released a new trailer for their PC debut of Silent Hill 2, one of the most terrifying videogames ever released. Offering players a glimpse into the many improvements made for the PC CD-ROM version, this chilling preview will have horror fans excited to make their first foray into the mysterious town Silent Hill. Read more for links where to grab the goods (in the udual high and medium resolutions)!
For all those who dreamt of being a cowboy, strap on those spurs, because in this wild, wild west, wagon rollin', trigger happy, rootin' tootin' PC simulation gamers can be all they had ever dreamt of. Start out as a rancher with a handful of cattle and a few good men to help out, the main objective is to extend the ranch and herds through cattle trade and make a few dollars along the way. Read more to check out some new screens from JoWood and Greenwood Entertainment's new and exciting 3D real-time western game.
Microsoft let us know that their racing sim Rallisport Challenge and action game MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries today went GOLD for PC. These two titles will be shipped out to stores November 7 - 8.
Electronic Arts has just released the playable demo for Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit 2, offering the opportunity to take this imminent action racing simulation for a spin. The demo contains the Single Challenge mode where you can try out a 2 lap single race on the Calypso Coast track using a choice of two cars. Read more for details and links where to grab it...
TDK Mediactive, Inc. announced that Casper Spirit Dimensions for the Nintendo GameCube has shipped to North American retail accounts.
Interactive Ideas have signed an agreement with Planet Observer to exclusively distribute Eingana. Planet Observer are releasing the new Eingana software that can be described as 'a virtual world combining atlas & video game entertainment.'
THQ Inc. and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. today announced the North American release of their newest World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE:WWE) licensed video game, "WWE Raw" for the PC. "WWE Raw" allows players to go one-on-one with high-flying athletes and brutal brawlers in a variety of match types based on the poplar cable program that airs every Monday night on The Nashville Network. Videogame sales of THQ/JAKKS World Wrestling Entertainment license have exceeded more than $300 million in the U.S. since 1999.
Midway Sports, the sports brand of leading software industry publisher and developer Midway Games Inc. announced today that NHL Hitz 20-03, the next iteration in the NHL Hitz franchise, has shipped for the Game Boy Advance. NHL Hitz 20-03 is also available for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube.
New weapons, units and civilian transport are provided today for Operation Flashpoint's Resistance fighters with the release of an all-new upgrade. The Operation Flashpoint: Resistance upgrade is freely available from the game's microsite in the Downloads section. Players require the original Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis and the Resistance expansion pack to use the upgrade. Read more below for download links and to check out what this 13MB patch fix/add. We also tossed up 7 new screens from this upgrade
Following quickly on last week's German demo, the English playable demo of American Conquest has now been released, again allowing you to try out this isometric RTS with 3D terrain set in American history that is being developed at GSC Game World. Go grab this 221MB demo at 3DGamers!
The 3DO Company today announced that Street Racing Syndicate is currently in development for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, and the Nintendo GameCube system. Scheduled for release in 2003, "SRS" captures the heart of street racing culture, and includes extensive car customization, police intervention, and high stakes competition. The game is being developed by racing game specialist Eutechnyx Ltd. which has developed such popular titles as F1 World Grand Prix 2000, 007 Racing and Le Mans 24 Hours.
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