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'Rainbow Six : Ravenshield' - Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2002 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we score a few more screens from Ubisoft's upcoming tactical shooter Rainbow Six : Ravenshield. Showing off some splendid looking indoor and outdoor map shots.

First 'Breed' Q&A

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We received a bunch of mail about that CDV tossed up the first Breed Q/A on their official forum for Breed. "Breed is an upcoming science fiction FPS game" There will be further question and answer sessions posted in the forum soon. Here is a clip from the Q/A:

Will there be the usual game types such as Capture the Flag (CTF), DeathMatch (DM), and Capture & Hold (C&H)?

Breed will not only support all the usual modes of multiplayer gaming (Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, CTF, 'Hired Guns', 'Eliminator', 'Assimilation', Co-operative Mission, Opposing Mission) but will also introduce a number of original variants. We'll be revealing more details on these closer to the launch...

'The Elder Scrolls III : Morrowind' - Entertainers Plugin

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today the first official plugin in what will be a series of official plugins has been released for "The Elder Scrolls III : Morrowind". This one is called Entertainers and is just 620 KB to grab. Read more below for download links and information!

'Icewind Dale II' - Interface Screens

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Isle Studios tossed up the latest batch of Icewind Dale II interface screenshots! Be sure to mosey on over to the VISUALS section of the site to feast your eyes on 5 all new spiffy interface screenshots!

'Black & White' Coming To The PlayStation

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 9:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks Inc. a ZeniMax Media company, today announced that it will publish Black & White for the PlayStation game console throughout North America. This award-winning, best selling title, created by Lionhead Studios, is a unique god simulation game that allows you to play the role of a god as you interact with villagers.

Dragon Empires - Screens

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon empires is a MMORPG where the game play encourages players to group together into clans and fight with other clans. Among other things, clans compete for glory and for ownership of the 50 cities scattered throughout the world across 5 empires. Check out some new screens below!

Yeti Interactive Change Name To TIWAK

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yeti Interactive today announced that it has changed its name to Tiwak(TM). Tiwak was founded in August 2000 by key members of the development team for the award-winning action-platformers Rayman and Rayman 2.

"We had the team choose between various names, and Tiwak was the clear winner! We later found out that Tiwak was the name of a little boy, hero of an Indian legend. It was just cool!", said Yann Le Tensorer, CEO of Tiwak.

Mobile Power GameCube

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since the highly successful introduction of the Mobile Monitor 5.4 at the GameCube launch, GameCube enthusiasts have anticipated a solution that provides a complete mobile gaming experience. It's here in the Mobile Power GC, a lightweight yet sturdy rechargeable battery that fits snugly under the GameCube and powers the console and the screen for over 90 minutes of continuous game play.

Infogrames Announces 'Deer Hunter 2003'

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 8:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. the creators of one of the best-selling outdoor simulation franchises in PC history, scores a bull's-eye with Deer Hunter 2003, set to release this fall. Developed by Sunstorm Interactive, Deer Hunter 2003 will feature new jaw-dropping, photo-realistic 3D environments, advanced AI and the most comprehensive hunting simulation to date.

'Dungeon Siege' - Siege Editor Available NOW

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 8:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The promised beta version of the Dungeon Siege Editor is now available for download from Microsoft "5MB". The Siege Editor allows players and fans the freedom to rework nearly every aspect of the gaming world, making Dungeon Siege not only a game, but also a platform for those who wish to create their own spells, dungeons, and even entire worlds.

'Jedi Outcast Demo Level' Available For Download

by Rainier on May 11, 2002 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The new level of the Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast demo is now available from Bluesnews as a separate download for owners of the retail game It's a 6.3 MB download (it includes a demo.bat file to properly play the map) and we confirmed with Raven Software that it is a legitimate albeit unsupported release. Grab it here.

Sierra's E3 Lineup

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 8:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment, Inc. announced today its lineup of titles to be showcased at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in the Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall booth #1200 from May 22nd - 24th. Sierra will present products being developed for the PC and all next generation platforms aimed to drive the upcoming holiday season.

'The Sum Of All Fears' For PC Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 8:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment's PC game based on Tom Clancy's novel and the upcoming Paramount Pictures' release, The Sum Of All Fears, has gone gold. Developed by Ubi Soft's Red Storm Entertainment, The Sum Of All Fears PC game will be available at U.S. retail stores in conjunction with the movie release on May 31.

V-Rally 3 Coming To PS2 & GBA This Summer

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 7:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The weather forecast predicts a mud-spattered summer for PS2 and Game Boy Advance owners as Infogrames, Inc. returns the hugely successful V-Rally brand to the digital mud tracks with V-Rally 3. Falling under the newly reinvented Atari brand and with more than four million units in the series sold to date, V-Rally 3 is a triumphant comeback for one of the most realistic rally games ever made and promises to be the definitive rally racer on PS2 and Game Boy Advance.

'Capital Entertainment Group' Launched by Entertainment Software Veterans

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 6:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capital Entertainment Group, Inc. (CEG) launched today as the computer and video game industry's first independently funded production company.

HandyPak Advanced GBA

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 4:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since the launch of Game Boy Advance last June, InterAct Accessories, Inc. has continued to develop and introduce new accessories to keep GBA gamers interested and engaged in the handheld gaming experience. The most recent product offerings from InterAct, a Recoton company, essentially transform the GBA into a mini-entertainment center. "Light Magnifier, HandyPak Advanced and Total Players Pak are the newest accessories to enhance handheld gaming"

PowerPad Pro/Extension Cable & Starter Kit For Xbox

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 4:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since the launch of Xbox six months ago, InterAct Accessories, Inc., a Recoton company, has perfected its accessory product line and has introduced an enhanced controller, the PowerPad Pro to provide gamers with the ultimate advantage. InterAct will also be introducing a controller extension cable and a new version of the Xbox Starter Kit.

EA Announces 'Ty The Tasmanian Tiger' - Screens

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 4:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

G'day mate! Electronic Arts goes "down under" with its new character-based action adventure game, Ty the Tasmanian Tiger. The title's star, Ty, is a wild, boomerang-wielding Tasmanian Tiger whose adventures take the player through a brilliantly animated 3D environment set in the splendor of Australia. Currently under development, Ty the Tasmanian Tiger will be released for the PS2 and Nintendo GameCube this fall under the EA GAMES brand.

InterAct Launches '5.6-Inch LCD Screen' For PS2

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 4:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Having seen such success with their previous mobile monitors for PS one and GameCube, InterAct Accessories, Inc., a Recoton company, has developed an 5.6-inch LCD screen to make mobility an option for the Sony PlayStation 2.

GameShark Coming For GameCube

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 4:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The buzz around GameShark has grown for each new video game console that has been introduced since the release of the GameShark for Nintendo 64. For GameCube and Xbox the buzz began even before the consoles launched in November 2001. The wait will soon be over for GameCube owners with the introduction of GameShark for GameCube expected in June 2002.