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Russian Publisher '1C' to Flex Its Muscle At E3 2002

by Rainier on April 17, 2002 @ 11:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Russian publishing powerhouse 1C Company, today announces its slate of PC titles that will appear at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo. 1C will showcase its diverse line-up, which includes role-playing, strategy and racing at the company’s booth located at 6235 Kentia Hall.

New FPS 'Eden Eclipse' Announced

by Rainier on April 17, 2002 @ 11:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Renegade Gods is currently hard at work producing its first title: Eden Eclipse, a 3D science-fiction game with RPG influence that utilizes some of today’s most advanced 3D technology. Featuring stunning visuals, a deep story and compelling characters, beautifully composed score and electronic soundtrack - Eden Eclipse is sure to be one hell of a game!

C&C Renegade New Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 17, 2002 @ 11:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westwood just released the new patches for Command & Conquer Renegade, upgrading the English, German, French, Chinese, Japanese and Korean version of their recently released 3D action game to v1.030. They add several airborne units, two new maps (specifically made for the new additions), and several other tweak and changes. Read more for detailed list and links where to grab these puppies (they are 17mb each).

Soldier Of Fortune 2: Double Helix - Movie

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 10:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiscali Games has a new 3MB DivX movie available for download from Raven Software's, Soldier Of Fortune 2: Double Helix, which shows all weapons and their secondary firing mod. You find the movie HERE!

New World War II Flight Combat Game

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 9:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC today announced the resumption of its relationship with Lawrence Holland and his company Totally Games to develop a World War II flight combat game for next generation consoles and PC. Previous associations between LucasArts and Totally Games produced the critically acclaimed and best selling X-wing and TIE fighter series of Star Wars games, as well as Secret Weapons of the Luftwaffe and Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain. The latter two games will serve as inspiration for the upcoming World War II flight combat title.

Octagon Is Hiring!

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 9:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Octagon Entertainment, the largest agency in the computer and video game industry, helps developers finance, license and publish their games. Founded in 1993, Octagon works with the leading game developers and publishers to get the best deals for their titles. As the largest agency in the fastest growing segment of the entertainment industry, Octagon is looking for an Account Executive to help secure new clients and license existing clients' projects worldwide.

New Red Storm Game 'The Sum of All Fears' ?

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 8:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today theplatoon.com tossed up an interesting article about that later this month Red Storm will be releasing a new game called The Sum of All Fears "no one even heard of this game until this morning", based on the Tom Clancy book by the same name. There is also a movie scheduled for release on May 31. Here is a clip from the game site at Red Storm "that seems to be closed - replaced with an old title":

"Lead a team of domestic counter-terrorism experts through 11 dangerous missions that span the globe. Formed from the elite of the F.B.I.’s HRT, you have been tapped to perform covert ops in the most dangerous circumstances imaginable. As the commander of this team, you’ll lead your unit into the heat of battle, performing missions ranging from eliminating terrorists to planting bugs, and destroying illegal weapons caches to rescuing hostages. You’ll give them orders in the field and take the point in leading them into combat.".. Head over to theplatoon.com for full article and check out the screen they did take from Red Storm's site before they closed it!

Anarchy Online Special Edition Announced

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 7:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After winning the Best Massively Multiplayer Online Game award from PC Gamer magazine for its game, Anarchy Online, Funcom announces the release of a special retail edition shipping to stores on May 15, 2002. Customers can pre-order a copy of the game later today through Funcom's online store. Full pressrelease below!

Enix Announces Its 2002 Lineup

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 7:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fast on the heels of one of the company’s most successful years featuring the Dragon Warrior series, Enix America Inc. today announced two new games for 2002. Available this Fall are Robot Alchemic Drive (RAD) and Grandia Xtreme, both for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system.

'Strike Fighters: Project 1' Announced

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Third Wire Productions are pleased to announce that they have signed a worldwide publishing agreement for their highly anticipated flight simulation game, Strike Fighters: Project 1, scheduled for release later this summer. Strike Fighters: Project 1 is a new jet combat game designed by the lead designer of European Air War (Best Simulation Game of 1998) and Jane’s Longbow 2 (Best Simulation Game of 1997).

'Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theatre' Announced

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 4:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Deadly Dozen are back for another round of intense warfare. Infogrames, Inc. today announced Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theatre for the PC. In development by nFusion and available later this year, Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theatre puts 12 new soldiers into an action-packed war adventure in the Pacific.

Grand Prix 4 Candy

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 4:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiscali Games let us know that they got their hands on 15 new screenshots from Grand Prix 4. Just click here to see these new racing screens.

Soldier of Fortune II Double Helix - Screens

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 2:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Slated for release this May on the PC, Soldier Of Fortune II: Double Helix portrays the gritty world a modern day gun-for-hire tasked with stopping a conspiracy bent on releasing a deadly new plague upon mankind.. This time we toss up a bunch of new screens from Activision. Enjoy!

Star Trek: Elite Force II - Screens

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 2:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Over the course of the Star Trek Elite Force II, players will be able to explore different options or tactics when dealing with a threat, as opposed to being forced to pursue a particular path. Additionally, the game boasts a larger number of environments and a significantly longer gaming experience than the first Elite Force... Today we recived some screens from Activision, check them out below!

Downforce (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on April 17, 2002 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Forget about the all-too-similar contemporary motorsport cars, Downforce features 14 modified single-seater racing cars designed for speed. Crash them and you’ll know about it - with fully deformable bodies recreating realistic high-speed impacts. Topping up the excitement quota, all the tracks are based in real world cities. No more deadly-dull Hockenheim to ruin all the fun. It’s like Monaco every time you race, with 21 different routes in 8 spectacular locations: Tokyo, Las Vegas, Sydney, Singapore, Florida, Hong Kong Airport, plus 3 hidden tracks including Toronto and Geneva. The PS2 version gets a little brother on the GameBoy Advance .. check the screens!

1503 A.D Community update 'A Trip into the Cold'

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's time for a new 1503 A.D Community update, A King's Tale - Part XVIII: A Trip into the Cold.. Here is a clip from it:

"I am still trying to push aside those sinister pictures of the human bones inside the Aztec pyramid." Jeremy nods in affirmation, as we sit and wince into the rising sun outside Zang Phoon's open door. "This religion Zang Phoon is practicing is really unusual. At least we now know that Tezcatlipoca is one of his Gods." Take me there!

Project Earth - Demo Controls

by Rainier on April 17, 2002 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NEW download for Project Earth demo controls. Download the .pdf file showing controls to the newly released Project Earth playable demo! Download the playable demo here.

Sony Playstation One 2002 Lineup

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced today its continued support for the PS one game console with a broad array of upcoming first party software releases for the 2002 Summer. This summer, Sony Computer Entertainment America will release three first-party titles for the PS one console that offer entertainment for all ages. With the new portability features of the LCD screen (for PS one) and car adaptor (for PS one), consumers will be available to enjoy these titles on the road, as well in the living room.

Mosquito Squadron - Screens

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 9:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday we tossed up a story about that Just Flight has announced the launch of Mosquito Squadron - the first simulation ever seen of this much-loved World War II aircraft! Today we got 29 new Mosquito Squadron screens. Read more below to check them out!

KEMCO'S 2002 Lineup

by Thomas on April 17, 2002 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bigben Interactive UK, one of Europe's largest independent distributors of interactive entertainment and the Japanese publisher, Kemco are set to strengthen their relationship for another successful year with the announcement of Kemco's strongest software release schedule yet, encompassing a broad range of titles across all major platforms.