1503 A.D. Part X: The Falcon No Longer Flies

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 3:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

This is the last part of the 1503 A.D. series "A King's Tale". Soon, a new series will be started on www.1503ad.com! Check out Part X: The Falcon No Longer Flies.

DuelField Expert's Beta Test Starts Today

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 3:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After launching the free access Disciple Edition, in December 2001 Sismoplay is proud to announce today the beginning of the Expert Edition's Beta-test.

CDV UK To Launch Combat Mission - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 1:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

One of the Internet’s best-kept secrets will be revealed to PC games-players in February, when CDV Software Entertainment UK releases Combat Mission Gold – a compilation of the best-selling turn-based strategy title, which until now has been available for purchase only via mail-order. Facts and some screens below!

Operation Flashpoint Dedicated Server v1.41

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 11:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

There is a new dedicated server available for download for Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis , the 3D tactical action game by Bohemia Interactive. This version 1.41 update requires the previous v1.40 server distribution as the download contains only a new OFP_Server.exe, which "fixes many known issues." Grab it here.

Gran Turismo Hits PC

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 10:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has recently confirmed that Polyphony digital is busy working on a PC version of its popular Gran Turismo games. Gran Turismo Professional, as it will be known, is being developed alongside Gran Turismo 4 for the PS2. Full story over at GamesWire.

Akaei Unveils Its 2002 Lineup

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 10:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Akaei unveils its 2002 lineup that includes Red Shark developed by G5 Software. The first titles in Akaei's 2002 lineup have been announced: the nostalgic Solaris 104 and the first "Just4Kids" title Timothy in February, and the official Rangers Coach in March. Firm dates have yet to be announced for Echelon: Wind Warriors, Paradise Cracked and Red Shark, with other titles yet to be announced. Check out Akaei's 2002 lineup here.

New Myth III & Tropico Patches

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 10:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Myth III - Developers MumboJumbo have a patch that fixes a whole host of gameplay and graphical issues. You can read long list of updates at MumboJumbo's web site.. Tropico – Patch V1.06 fixes a rare crash bug in software mode. (The bug would manifest itself in several ways, including an occasional crash when the game would end and switch to the final win or lose video.) You find them here.

2001 Sales Boom

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 10:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

New figures released today by The European Leisure Software Publishers Association (ELSPA) show that UK sales of video games and other leisure software products and games consoles reached an all time high in year 2001 with sales values reaching just over £1.6 billion, a massive 36% increase on the previous year.

IGI 2: Covert Strike - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 9:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With IGI 2: Covert Strike hotly-tipped as a major PC action title for 2002, Codemasters’ online forum for the game is receiving incredible attention from prospective IGI agents. More facts about this game and screens below!

Global Ops Movies

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eight new movies off Barking Dog's upcoming team-based multiplayer shooter game Global Operations is now available for download. Grab them over at GameSpot.

Unreal II & Tournament 2 Movies

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 12:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Seven new movies in DivX AVI format is now available which show the Infogrames press event where Unreal Tournament II was unveiled to the press. The movies offer plenty of ShakyCam footage shot off computer monitors that illustrate various new features and aspects of the game's design along with gameplay action, as well as a few bits on Unreal II and Unreal Championship. Here they are. Thanks thanks blues..

Unreal 2 Scanned Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 9, 2002 @ 11:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

We managed to get a few scanned in screenshots from the upcoming Unreal 2 release by Infogrames. You might have seen them and some havent.. These screens give us some more insight in the brilliance of this game .. More REAL screens to follow shortly. (thanks mike)

Codemasters Updated Releases-List

by Thomas on Jan. 9, 2002 @ 10:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tiscali Games send over a notice that codemaster updated their upcoming titles releases-list, revealing for the first time Operation Flashpoint Expansion Pack, which will be developed by Bohemia Interactive (unlike first add-on Red Hammer done by Codemasters). Check out the complete list of all Codemasters games for PC/PS2/Xbox and their release dates here.

Mafia Delayed!

by Thomas on Jan. 9, 2002 @ 9:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The latest news on the whereabouts of Illusion Softwork's imminent action/adventure Mafia is that the gangster-themed title has suffered a nasty slip, and with this current cold snap, it looks like that hip may not be mended until the Spring. The latest news from Take-Two is that Mafia is sadly not going to make its January release date.

More Sims Vacation Information

by Thomas on Jan. 9, 2002 @ 6:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Simsplus have updated their site with more information today about Sims Vacation. Release date for the US is late March! Full story here.

Return to Castle Wolfenstein Tops PC Sales Charts

by Thomas on Jan. 9, 2002 @ 6:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. announced today that the company has shipped more than one million units of Return to Castle Wolfenstein worldwide, exceeding company expectations and making it one of the best-selling PC software titles of the holiday season.

Majesty Gold Ships

by Thomas on Jan. 9, 2002 @ 5:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames' latest fantasy strategy game, Majesty: Gold Edition, has shipped and will soon be available in stores. Majesty: Gold Edition will be available in stores in mid-January for an approximate retail price of $24.99.

NFL 2K2 Debuts On Xbox

by Thomas on Jan. 9, 2002 @ 5:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sega Sports, the brand that continues to set new standards in sports gaming, today announced the release of "Sega Sports NFL 2K2" for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, marking the first Sega Sports title to be released on this gaming console.

JoWooD and Ravensburger Finalize Publishing Deal

by Thomas on Jan. 9, 2002 @ 5:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions Software AG and Ravensburger Interactive Media GmbH have signed agreement for the distribution of the following titles - RIM Battle Planets, Aquanox, S.W.I.N.E., Etherlords and Car Tycoon. This diverse range of titles includes assorted product genres - from 3D action-shooters to business simulation.

Soldier of Fortune II Q&A and Images

by Thomas on Jan. 9, 2002 @ 2:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atomic has made a interview with Kenn Hoekstra from Raven Software about the upcoming mercenary shooter sequel, Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix. They talk about new features , multiplayer and mod support. With the interview there is 19 new screenshots to check out.