Microsoft Game Studios announced today that two-time grand slam winner Lleyton Hewitt, along with two tennis superstars yet to be disclosed, will be featured on the cover of “Top Spin,” the new Xbox tennis title set to launch in the fall of 2003. Created exclusively for Xbox by PAM, “Top Spin,” which will be Xbox Live-enabled, provides tennis fans with the ultimate on court and online tennis experience.
While already known for severeal weeks, JoWooD Productions finally "officially" announced their new virtual gameshow title Neighbours From Hell. This innovative title is currently in development for PC CD-ROM and will be released later this year. Read more for details and screens ..
Warrior Kings - Battles maintains the excitement that made Warrior Kings a leading RTS, but now introduces the player to a proficiency of computer AI not yet seen in an RTS product. AI Generals not only build a functioning economy, offensive / defensive armies, correctly control formations, but intelligently probe your defenses, looking for your weak points. AI Diplomacy, a major new feature, makes you think you are playing a human opponent(s), giving a new depth to single and multiplayer internet gaming. The demo contains a tutorial of four missions along with a skirmish mode, read more for download links ...
Empire Interactive today announced that it has signed the interactive videogame rights to the eagerly awaited Hollywood martial arts film, Bulletproof Monk. The game, which is being developed by UK-based Mucky Foot Productions and will be published by Empire, is slated to roll out this holiday season nationwide on all leading console and PC platforms.
Capcom Japan announced details of Onimusha 3 today in Tokyo, and an official site has been launched in case you weren't invited. This new site includes features, gamestory, movies and more. Click here to visit the site!
Just Play, a division of Just Flight announce that it had signed a contract with leading wargaming and strategy games specialist Matrix Games, to exclusively distribute Matrix Games' range of products throughout Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
Gunner II may be a household name for you or a complete enigma. It all depends on whether you are a hardcore fan of indie-produced 3D shooters. Good old motto "Kill 'em all" is probably the best way to precisely describe the game's purpose. The game is divided into tree different episodes - World War II style Episode I one, with old fashioned crafts and weapons, Episode II with modern crafts and weapons, and futuristic Episode III with UFOs and plasma weapons.
- Etherlords II Q&A with Nival Interactive's Oleg Belaychook on HomeLAN
- Anarchy Online: Shadowlands Q&A with Funcom's Gaute Godager on GameSpy
- Space Empires: Starfury Q&A with Aaron Hall on RPGCodex
- Midtown Madness 3 Q&A with Digital Illusions on Hitthebrakes.com
- World War II Online Q&A with Playnet's Rodney Hodge on HomeLAN
- Dredd Vs. Death Q&A with Rebellion's Ed Woolf on C&VG
From the developer of Navy Seals and the recent MarineShooter, comes now Navy Seals2. A new war is being waged under cover of night, and there’s only one team with the cunning, speed, and lethal skills to eliminate the enemy threat. The SEALs have been called to action. Prepare for war. And remember: The only easy day... was yesterday. Jarhead Games released some info on the upcoming game, read more to check it out ...
Chrome, a Tactical First Person Shooter, is a dramatic story of heroism, friendship and betrayal; a story full of sudden twists and turns mixed into tons of Sci-Fi action. Players assume the role of Logan; a veteran mercenary turned bounty hunter who is out to make it rich. A few new screens for you to enjoy!
The official site for Vietcong is updated with a new developer diary, part #3 (thanks Unrealik).. This time they discuss characters, equipment and missions.. Check it out!
Gamespy has a very interesting article regarding the future of Sierra/Monolith's stealth FPS, No One Lives Forever 2. According to the article there are plans at Monolith for future releases of both a tool package and an expansion pack for NOLF2. An add-on is expected later this year, as well as a new (mainly multiplayer patch (in the next 2 weeks), and tools for the mod community. The new patch will have 10 new maps (mostly adapted single player maps), a new multiplayer mode "Doomsda". Gamespy also hints to a possible NOLF3, which we here at WP have been suspicious about for a while, especially since the NOLF3.com is already registered to Fox Interactive.
Massively Multiplayer Gaming takes on a new face in PlanetSide, where thousands of players wage war in a battle of planetary proportions. A newly designed 3D engine drives PlanetSide's first-person player-to-player combat and vehicular warfare across ten continents. The stage has been set, the battle lines have been drawn, and orbital drop pods are ready to deploy you PlanetSide. Some new screens taken from our beta build!
When Nintendo began development of the Game Boy Advance SP in June 2001, the 20-strong team at the headquarters of Nintendo Co., Ltd in Kyoto, Japan decided to take a new approach. The sleek Game Boy Advance SP has been developed using the powerful engine already found inside the Game Boy Advance, but the addition of a screen light, a compact silver metallic casing and flip top design have combined to create something sexy & stylish. The result is a truly pocket-sized console that sits shoulder to shoulder next to the latest mobile phones, PDAs & minidisk players, providing the ultimate in handheld portable entertainment.
Indy's latest adventure plays out in dramatic fashion thanks to new gameplay features such as brawling combat. This time, in addition to using his trademark whip and pistol, Indy can engage in fierce hand-to-hand combat against foes, many of whom are well-versed in martial arts. Improvised weapons such as shovels, chairs and table legs also can be used to fend off adversaries. The result is a more immersive and more Indy-like gameplay experience, set amidst spine-tingling movie-like action sequences, such as a rickshaw chase in Hong Kong and a spectacular battle atop moving gondolas in the South China Sea area. Check out some new PS2/PC screens ...
Star Wars: The Clone Wars is the first LucasArts console game available for play over the Internet (up to 8 players) and will offer expanded combat action specifically designed for Xbox Live. Communicate with other players through voice chat. Become a ranked player; earn medals. Play Conquest Mode with new exclusive weapons and commands. Read more to check out some new screens ...
Slow news evening so only a few new trailers for various games were released. Instead of giving them all their own post, we grouped them and so far there are trailers for :
- Outlaw Volleyball (SSI)
- CSI (UbiSoft)
- Splinter Cell (UbiSoft)
- Clock Tower 3 (CapCom)
- PN 03 (CapCom)
- Neighbours From Hell (JoWood)
Read more for download links ...
Uncommon Valor is a completely new operational game covering the campaigns for New Guinea, New Britain, New Ireland and the Solomon chain from May 1942 to the end of December 1943.The scale is 30 miles per hex and the attrition factor is individual vehicles, guns and squads. Phases are one day, composed of two 12-hour impulses. A turn is composed of 1 to 7 phases, at the player’s discretion. He may also choose continuous play and may interrupt that by pressing a key. Matrix Games has released a new patch for Uncommon Valor: Campaign for the South Pacific bring your retail game to v2.30 Read more for a detailed fix list and download links
Jaleco Entertainment announced today that it is developing and will publish Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde, an innovative action-strategy game for the next-generation consoles set in an epic fantasy universe. A fourth quarter release is planned.
Valve, L.L.C., creators of Counter-Strike and Half-Life, today announced immediate availability of a 64-bit version of the Counter-Strike dedicated server using the upcoming AMD Opteron processor. Counter-Strike has the largest service footprint of any game on the Internet, with 35,000 servers generating over 4.5 billion player minutes per month.
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