Review Roundup

by Thomas on Aug. 11, 2002 @ 10:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

No One Lives Forever 2 - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2002 @ 7:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we have some new NOLF2 schtuff fer ya! First, we have the latest gadget release: It's Cate's improved, fully-functional, lipstick camera. Monolith didn't skip a beat, all of NOLF2's new equipment and weapons are done with excellent detail. And hmm.. who is that interesting looking character in Cate's view? Also included is another example of the fantastic AI in NOLF2. Folks can expect to be amazed! And for the cherry on top, we have a new shot of Cate's grenade blowing up some H.A.R.M. folk in Siberia. Njoy!

Far Cry - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2002 @ 7:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Far Cry, the player finds himself abducted and taken to a group of beautiful islands in Polynesia where he finds sun, sea, sand and... sub-machineguns! Our unlikely hero soon finds himself fighting for survival against highly trained and heavily armed opponents, whilst becoming ever more embroiled in a deeper conspiracy.

'Another War' has gone Gold

by Thomas on Aug. 10, 2002 @ 6:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cenega let us know that Another War gone gold and is ready for its September/October release worldwide. The game has 40 minutes of original voiceover, a new balanced combat system and heavily modified AI. Another War will be available on 3CDs or on DVD in selected countries.

The Thing - High Resolution Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 10, 2002 @ 1:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Thing has been in development for just under 2 years, the game is now nearing completion and will be coming to your stores soon. Prepare yourself for the infectious game-playing experience that is The Thing.

Toxic Grind (XB) New Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 10, 2002 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ send us wopping 42 screens from their BMX Xbox title, Toxic Grind. Release date is set to 8-Nov-2002. Read more for story, features and all the screens!

Mafia Teaser Movie

by Thomas on Aug. 10, 2002 @ 10:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 1930's organized crime simulator you've all been waiting for is almost here, and Gathering of Developers just released a brand new teaser movie to whet your appetite even further.

SEE! Old-school street justice performed with style.
SEE! Classic cars driven to the limits and beyond.
SEE! Mind-blowing graphics that shatter the boundaries of realism.

With dozens of missions, an involving story, and open-ended gameplay set in a living city, Mafia is easily one of the most anticipated games of the year. Look for it in stores later this month. Download the 4MB teaser movie from Gigex - click here!

Radon Announces 'Schwarzenberg'

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2002 @ 5:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Radon Labs, developers of the upcoming action/adventure game Project Nomads, announced its latest project for Xbox and PC platforms, Schwarzenberg.

'The Rage' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2002 @ 5:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fluid Games has released a small patch for its 2D/3D fighting game, The Rage. The small patch fixes a couple of small bugs and includes all previous patches. Check our previously posted review on The Rage, here. Read more for links where to grab this puppy.

The First In-Game Footage Of 'NBA Starting Five'

by Rainier on Aug. 10, 2002 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get off the bench and get inside the ultimate NBA experience this holiday season as Konami unleashes NBA Starting Five on to the PS2 and Xbox. Endorsed by NBA all-star Tracy McGrady of the Orlando Magic, NBA Starting Five allows players to experience the complete NBA experience with dazzling graphics, intelligent AI and engaging gameplay modes.

Activision’s XXX Thunders Onto Retail Shelves

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2002 @ 8:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamers can now enter the world of one of the summer’s biggest action thrillers with Activision, Inc.’s XXX for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance. The game is based on Revolution Studio’s “XXX”, which stars Vin Diesel and opens nationwide on August 9. XXX lets players assume the role of underground thrillseeker turned spy Xander Cage in a series of death-defying motorcycle and arcade-action challenges. XXX is currently available nationwide for a suggested retail price of $35.99 and is rated “E” (Everyone – violence) by the ESRB.

'The Document Of Metal Gear Solid 2' Available SOON

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2002 @ 8:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of America, Inc. confirmed today that The Document of Metal Gear Solid2, an interactive documentary that chronicles the development of the mega-hit Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, will release in the United States on September 24th 2002. Featuring never-before-seen aspects of the game, new playable VR TRAINING missions, original concept plans, rare video footage and trailers and programming secrets, The Document of Metal Gear Solid 2 gives all-new insight into the acclaimed series from director, Hideo Kojima.

'Stronghold: Crusader' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2002 @ 7:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Firefly Studios and Take Two Interactive have released a playable demo of Stronghold: Crusader, available for download from Gigex (here's a direct link if the Gigex client doesn't work for you). The 79.0 MB demo allows you to try out this isometric castle building strategy sequel, and it offers a tutorial and three skirmish levels. This is something i personally am looking forward to (thanks Blues).

'Gothic 2' - 3rd Panorama View

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2002 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thrilling action woven into the epic adventures will Gothic 2 offer. Soon you can be part of the mystical world Myrtana.Today Jowood shows you the tower from Xardas the Magician as 3rd Panorama View on the official Gothic2 website. Check it out!

JoWood Releases 'Hotel Giant' Fansite Kit

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2002 @ 7:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Share your dream with others with the brand new Hotel Giant Fansite Kit. JoWood put together some graphics and goodies to help you build your own website. You can use these pictures freely on your fanpage. Click on this link to download the .zip file.

EIDOS Signs 'Backyard Wrestling' (PS2/GC/Xbx)

by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2002 @ 7:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos Interactive and Backyard Wrestling Inc, the world's premier provider of backyard wrestling genre sports entertainment, today announced that they have signed a licensing agreement, which provides Eidos rights to publish and distribute video games based on the best-selling, sensational Backyard Wrestling video series.

Archangel - Screenshots

by Thomas on Aug. 9, 2002 @ 6:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Archangel is the third person game (with first person view option) which joins role-playing and action-game genres. Player faces highly performed plausible major character and many other peripheral figures, who are not passive, but take active part in action. New screens below!

Lost Kingdoms Currently Available At Retail For GameCube

by Thomas on Aug. 9, 2002 @ 5:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamers can now embark on a magical quest, where beasts are summoned to battle evil foes, in Activision, Inc.'s Lost Kingdoms, the first real-time action-RPG for the Nintendo GameCube. Set within visually stunning 3D worlds, players will be enveloped into a rich storyline that takes them on a mystical journey through the Five Kingdoms of Argwyll as they discover, collect and summon Guardian Creatures cards to battle an invading evil force, while uncovering its terrible origins. Lost Kingdoms for the Nintendo GameCube is currently available at retail outlets nationwide at a suggested retail price of £39.99 and is rated 11+ by Elspa.

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell (XB) Screens and Features

by Thomas on Aug. 9, 2002 @ 2:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Execute with extreme prejudice, exit without a trace.. Your name is Sam Fisher and you are the best field-operative of the secretive "black-ops" NSA sub-agency THIRD ECHELON. Sent to execute desperate missions, you're the last resort of your government, on the edge of legality and morality.

Kelly Skater's Pro Surfer (GBA) Candy

by Thomas on Aug. 9, 2002 @ 8:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer is the most authentic and fun surfing game ever, featuring Kelly Slater, the most recognized surfing professional of all time. Players experience an all-out adrenaline rush as they drop down huge wave faces, pull into barreling tube rides and pull off hundreds of insane trick combinations and signature pro moves. Players can choose to ride as 6-time world champion Kelly Slater, or as one of eight of the most accomplished surf pros of all time including Rob Machado, Bruce Irons, Kalani Robb, Lisa Anderson, and Tom Curren. Check out some new GBA screens below!