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'Dungeon Siege' Hits Shelves Today

by Thomas on April 8, 2002 @ 7:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. today announced that the breakthrough role-playing game "Dungeon Siege" is on store shelves. "Dungeon Siege," developed by Gas Powered Games Corp. and Chris Taylor, who created the award-winning "Total Annihilation," is one of the most highly anticipated games of 2002.

Lost Kingdoms (Gamecube) - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 6:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is taking gamers on a mysterious journey to confront a malevolent force that threatens the future of the world in Lost Kingdoms, the first real-time action RPG for the Nintendo GameCube. Sceduled for this spring. Njoy!

Tekken 4 (PS2) - Character Renders

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 6:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last week we brought you some character profiles of new and familiar faces in the Tekken series, along with about 30 screens .. today we have some beautiful character/facial renders ... i might just HAVE to buy myself a PS2 ;)

Project Entropia Global News

by Thomas on April 8, 2002 @ 5:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we recived a new issue of the Project Entropia Global News containing updates on the Development and the Commercial Trial areas amongst others. If you’d like to read about what’s going on inside MindArk, then just click read more below..

THQ Signs Licensing Agreement With Marvel

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 4:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and Marvel Enterprises, Inc. today announced a worldwide agreement naming THQ exclusive interactive game licensee of some of Marvel's hottest comic and entertainment properties including ``Captain America,'' ``The Punisher,'' and ``Nick Fury.''

Tiscali & Sismoplay Sign DuelField Licensing

by Thomas on April 8, 2002 @ 4:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiscali has joined forces with French online game developer-publisher Sismoplay to offer DuelField to European gamers. Together they will establish new grounds for quality Internet gaming aimed at a broad audience.

'Halo: Combat Evolved' Hits 1 Million Sales

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 3:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hailed widely as "video game of the year" and recipient of multiple industry awards for excellence, "Halo: Combat Evolved" has earned the distinguished honour of being the fastest million-unit seller ever for any next-generation console. According to NPDFunworld, the definitive source for toy and video games industry sales data, "Halo: Combat Evolved" recently crossed the magical 1 million mark in sales in the United States and Canada. Statistically, this means that more than six copies of "Halo: Combat Evolved" have been sold every minute of every day since its launch on Nov. 15, 2001.

A Whole New Audience For Video Games Is Emerging

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 3:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ask someone to describe a typical computer games enthusiast and many will paint a picture of kids in the back of a car playing with a GameBoy or teenage boys in their bedroom on their PlayStation. Few will think of the "twenty- and thirty-somethings" that actually make up the largest game-playing group. (I just think its a natural process of the "first" REAL gaming generation simply getting older .. nothing "new" ed.)

'Lara Croft' Raids Wardrobe For 'UNICEF' - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 2:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The original Lara Croft outfit, one of the rarest and most desirable items in video game history, is up for sale on eBay.co.uk. Donated by Eidos Interactive, the world exclusive sale runs from 26th April and will last for 10 days. All proceeds from the auction will go to UNICEF, United Nations Children’s Fund.

Disney’s Lilo & Stitch - Character OverView

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lilo & Stitch takes the player into the story of Disney’s major upcoming Summer 2002 feature film release. Players explore locations and situations taken directly from the film, and in some cases, beyond what is actually seen in the movie. The game features a variety of gameplay mechanics, including: running, dodging, jumping, hiding, races against the clock, forced-scroll chase sections, and end-level boss combat.

Management Xperience Required - Features

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 12:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sports Interactive and Eidos Interactive are proud to confirm that Championship Manager: Season 01/02 will be making its console debut on Xbox™ in April.

'Spirit : Stallion of the Cimarron' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 11:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the major picture from Dreamworks set to release from June, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron tells the rousing tale of a wild and rambunctious mustang stallion named Spirit and his journey through the untamed American West. After a sudden and violent Thunderstorm hits Homeland scattering the herd, it is up to you to help get them home safely and discover what has happened to Spirit…

Midtown Madness 3 (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we serve up some screens from Microsoft's Midtown Madness 3 for the XBOX ... Looks like we're heading down to Paris to wreck the place .. Fun!

A Few Interesting Previews

by Thomas on April 7, 2002 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We collected a few preview links today and here they are!

'The Lost Paradise: Outcast II' On Hold

by Thomas on April 7, 2002 @ 11:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

I noticed following news on the official site for The Lost Paradise: Outcast II.

Because of new development opportunities the development of Outcast 2 has been momentarily suspended.. "thats all"

Asheron's Call 2 - Movies

by Thomas on April 7, 2002 @ 10:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We just tossed up 2 movies from Microsofts title, Asheron's Call 2. The movies show some combat animations for the Lugian warrior. "Asheron's Call 2 is the sequel to the original Asheron's Call massively multiplayer game. A revolution of the MMORPG genre, Asheron's Call 2 continues the saga set in the unique fantasy world of Dereth."

  • movie 1 here "784 KB"
  • movie 2 here "355 KB"

Quake 3 Fortress - Beta 2.0

by Thomas on April 7, 2002 @ 10:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Quake 3 Fortress Beta version 2.0 is now available for download. This release "140.2 MB" includes new maps, gametypes, player models, skins, special effects, and anti-cheat features. Grab it from FilePlanet or from the Q3F site.

Dragonkind - Trailer

by Thomas on April 7, 2002 @ 9:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

XBOX IGN tossed up the first Quick Time video of TriLunars recently announced action and exploration of classic platform game, Dragonkind, for XBOX and PS2. The movie is 6.27 MB to grab and you find it here. Our earlier posted Q/A with Trilunar is available here.

New C&C RTS Slated For 2004 Release

by Thomas on April 7, 2002 @ 8:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GameSpyDaily today tossed up an interesting article about that the E3's brochure for this year's event has included a conference program titled "Sneak Peek: Inside the Development Process of the Hottest Upcoming Titles". The topic is of a "Command & Conquer RTS slated for 2004 release"!

'Counterstrike Condition Zero' - Interview

by Thomas on April 7, 2002 @ 7:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JD from Tiscali Games send us a note about that they talked with Randy Pitchford from Gearbox Software about Condition Zero, their upcoming single-player version of the popular Counter-Strike Half-Life multiplayer mod. Topics in 17 questions include improvements and compatibility between Condition Zero and normal Counter-Strike, time needed for completing objectives, visibility of gas mask, hardware requirements, bots, plans for demo and more. Full interview here!