Zapper - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 8:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Zapper is an action-packed and addictive game that starts with the “avoid-em-up” game play mechanics of Blitz Games’ own Frogger 2: Swampy’s Revenge, and then takes the action to a whole new level. In this action-adventure game, Zapper (a cricket) hops his way through six interactive worlds in a quest to find his brother, held captive by the evil magpie queen. Dangerous traps and even more dangerous enemies await Zapper. It will take fast-footed skill and timing to conquer all the worlds and survive the final showdown with the magpie queen. Recently gone gold, shipping this week so read more for links where to grab the demo and check it out!

'Street Legal Racing' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 5:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision Value delivers full-throttle action with the release of Street Legal Racing, a high-octane streetcar creation simulation for the PC. Players experience the exhilaration of creating their own street legal machines and then pushing them to the limit in no-holds-barred street races for money, parts and the pink slips to their cars. Street Legal Racing is available in retail stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $19.99 and has been rated "E" for everyone by the ESRB.

EA SPORTS Ships 'Knockout Kings 2003' (NGC)

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 5:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lace up the gloves and get ready to experience the best-selling boxing franchise with a new arcade style boxing mode to compliment the deep boxing experience in EA SPORTS Knockout Kings 2003. EA today announced the release of Knockout Kings 2003 on the Nintendo GameCube.

'Fila World Tour Tennis' - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 5:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fila World Tour Tennis is a highly detailed tennis game featuring the excitement and precision of the real sport, for the Xbox and PC! Are you ready to lob, smash and slice your way through Fila World Tour Tennis? Need some PC grabs? Here are 40, love. (And another two.)

'Jinx' & 'WWE Smackdown!' (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 5:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

More Playstation 2 screens dropping in.. Check out 11 screenshots of Sony's jolly jester-based platformer, Jinx and 11 more shots of THQ's lycra-twanging action, WWE Smackdown! Shut Your Mouth.

Mario, Nintendo's Mustachioed Plumbing Hero

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 4:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mario, Nintendo's mustachioed plumbing hero, has bounced on to NINTENDO GAMECUBE establishing his debut game on the system - Super Mario Sunshine - as a smash hit with sales of over 175,000 units across Europe during the first weekend on sale.

Red Faction II (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 4:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday we posted up the Red Faction II GOLD announcement, today we serve up ten more screenshots. Red Faction II is scheduled to ship on October 16. Njoy!

'Combat Mission 2' Microsite and Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 3:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combat Mission 2 microsite revealed - along with the return of the hugely-popular ‘Mini Combat’ challenge. CDV Software Entertainment UK has today taken the covers off the new Combat Mission 2 Web site.

'Shrek Hassle at the Castle' For GBA Ships

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 12:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive Inc. a global publisher of entertainment software, announced today that Shrek Hassle At The Castle has shipped for the Game Boy Advance.

EA Releases 'NFS: Hot Pursuit 2' (CONSOLE/PC)

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Do you feel it? Do you feel the need for speed? Well, buckle up as EA announced today the North American release of Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2 for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube. The PC version will shortly follow on Monday, Oct. 21.

'Pro Evolution Soccer 2' October 25th

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of Europe has announced that the highly anticipated Pro Evolution Soccer 2 for PlayStation 2 will be released across Europe on October 25th.

Video Interview 'Shadowbane' One-on-One

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 9:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft's official Shadowbane site is updated with a new video interview, and this time it's Ashton Kai, one of the original artists for the Shadowbane team that got tricked into the interview.. In this interview, fans will learn about the 3D art process for Shadowbane, at least from Ashton's point of view. He also gives some advice to aspiring artists about breaking into the gaming industry. And as a special treat, fans can hear about some of the names Wolfpack considered for Carnage.net during a brainstorming session, before they decided on Shadowbane.

Horizons - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 8:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Horizons is the next generation online epic adventure. It is based in the massively multiplayer fantasy world of legend and lore. Filled with humans, fiends and dragons, Horizons allows thousands of players to adventure together in the civilized or untamed frontiers of the world. Artifact Entertainment, developer and publisher of the highly anticipated massively multiplayer online game Horizons is very pleased to present the newest installment of the Horizons beta trailer for your viewing pleasure.

OFP: Resistance Patch 1.85 Coming Soon

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Resistance patch (1.85) will be out soon, it is currently in the final developement stages. The same is true for linux dedicated server. The patch will contain over 100 new features, improvements, bug fixes and much more.. Read more on the official OFP: Resistance forum for all fixes! (thanks Blues)

Quake III Arena v1.32 Point Release Patch

by Thomas on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 8:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Robert A. Duffy from ID Software updated his .plan file with following information:

The new Quake 3 Arena and Quake 3 Team Arena point release is up. Thanks to Timothee for getting all the fixes in and Tony and the crew at Even Balance for getting Punk Buster support in. A beta version of the Mac point release will be up soon but it will not authenticate properly with Punk Buster for a couple of weeks.

The release should be appearing on mirrors soon but here are the locations on our ftp. The auto-update system is also updated so you can auto-update or grab it here. Mirror: 3D Gamers

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 8:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Ratchet & Clank' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 6:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony just send us a batch of screens for the first PS2 title from Insomniac, Ratchet and Clank. Insomniac is the team behind the hugely successful Spyro the Dragon series. An entertaining blend of action adventure, exploration, puzzle-solving and combat, Ratchet and Clank takes you to the furthest, most exotic reaches of the universe - and lets you blow them all up. Njoy!

The Gladiators: Galactic Circus - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 5:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's the 1970's, and the American military is working on an top-secret new space shuttle project which goal is to study the "black hole" phenomenon recently discovered by western scientists.As the shuttle's construction is coming to an end, the mission is entrusted to Officer Greg D. Callahan, a former US Marines major.The shuttle is launched under heavy secrecy towards an asteroid field where a physical phenomenon resembling that of the famous "black holes" has been detected.As the mission is approaching the asteroid field, the NASA loses all contact with the crew and receives no further signal from the shuttle. It is as if the spacecraft has vanished into deep space. Read more for links where to get the demo ... (Thanks Gamershell)

Celtic Kings: Rage of War - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2002 @ 4:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First just let us know that they have release the first update patch for their recently released Real Time Stragy game, The Celtic Kings. The patch adds 20 new maps in single and multiplayer modes, improved AI and multiplayer performance, and a several other miscellaneous enhancements. Read more for links where to grab it ...

'War and Peace' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 7, 2002 @ 11:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

War and Peace is a revolutionary game in the RTS genre. For the first time, players will really be in charge of the entire strategy of their nations: politics, economy, diplomacy, army, tactics, etc. On a unique, full 3D map of the entire world, you'll be able to take full commands of your nationn a true historical context. You will discover and enjoy the experience of being a major statesman at the dawn of the fascinating 19th century! Check the new screens ...