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October 2015


Deathrow (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 12:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that it shipped its fast-paced, brutal team combat game, Deathrow, to U.S. retail stores. Deathrow is an exclusive title for the Xbox, combining the lightning-fast gameplay of third-person action games, adrenaline rush of fighting games and the cooperative team play and gritty roughness of rugby to offer a unique gameplay experience. Deathrow is rated "M" for mature and has an MSRP of $49.99.

'Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 10:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cinemaware’s epic game production, Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is currently in development at the company’s headquarters in Burlingame, California. The product is based on Cinemaware’s hit game Defender of the Crown, first released in 1986 on the Commodore Amiga and subsequently to a variety of platforms where sold over 1,000,000 units worldwide. Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown is a re-imagining of the beloved classic, with a deep storyline, a rich cast of characters, and the same commitment to stunning graphics and unique, varied gameplay that first made Cinemaware famous. Check out the 9 new screens ...

'Robot Alchemic Drive' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 10:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The most talked-about robot action game of the year took a major step towards retail availability as Enix America Inc. today announced that Robot Alchemic Drive (R.A.D.) for the PlayStation2 has gone gold. Supported by a new official web site located at, R.A.D. is on schedule to ship nationwide on November 5.

'Cameron Files: Pharaoh’s Curse' has Gone Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 10:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company is pleased to announce The Cameron Files: Pharaoh's Curse has GONE GOLD. The second in The Cameron Files series, players can join Private Investigator, Alan P. Cameron on his quest to solve the mystery behind a cursed mummy set free by an ancient ritual. Along the way, investigate the disappearance of Cameron's dear friend Moira, a member of the archeological team. Travel the Nile on a steamboat, explore the Cairo Museum of Antiquities, and meet a cast of interesting characters on your search to solve the mystery behind the empty tomb.

'G.I. Combat' & 'Hearts of Iron' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 10:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Waiting for another World War II Wednesday? Well here it is. Strategy First send us some brand new screenshots from G.I. Combat and Hearts of Iron, their upcoming World War II titles that will have PC gamers everywhere battling it out over the holidays. Njoy!

'Jimmy Neutron 2' & 'Fairly Odd Parents' (GBA) Shots

by Thomas on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 9:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we recived a bunch of screens from THQ and from following GBA titles, Jimmy Neutron 2: vs Jimmy Negatron (27 shots) "Play as Jimmy Neutron as he battles his evil alter ego, Jimmy Negatron, in the first Jimmy Neutron 3D GBA game ever" and Fairly Odd Parents (4 shots) "a Nickelodeon animated program starring Timmy Turner and his magical, mystical Fairy Godparents".

Logitech 'MOMO Racing Force Wheel' (PC) Now Available

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 7:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Logitech announced today that its newest racing wheel, the Logitech(r) MOMO(r) Racing Force Feedback Wheel for the PC, is now available on retail shelves in the U.S. and at for a suggested retail price of $99.95 USD. The product will be available on retail shelves around Europe in early November.

Mad Catz Introduces 'Blaster' (Xbox)

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 7:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. today announced the launch of the Mad Catz Blaster, the first-to-market light gun for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft.

UbiSoft 'Will Rock' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 6:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft today announced it has signed a worldwide deal to publish Will Rock for the PC. Developed by Saber Interactive, this visually stunning FPS takes gamers on a fantastic journey back to Ancient Greece to face mythological enemies. Will Rock's proprietary next-gen, 3D engine and unique weaponry allow for innovative gameplay including melting, inflating and shattering both enemies and the environment. Will Rock is scheduled to ship to retail shelves in Q1 2003.. Check out a few screens ..

'Napoleon' - Movie

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 6:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media has today released the movie for its upcoming game – Napoleon. Napoleon is a Real-Time Strategy game based on the battles that took place between 1803-1812. Napoleon is game that allows players to simulate Napoleon's historical battles on a large scale. The movie demonstrates the attention to detail that has will be evident in the game. The title is planned for release early 2003. Read more for links where to grab it ...

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 6:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring a totally authentic, high-energy Dragon Ball Z fighting experience, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai invites players to relive some of their favorite moments from the Dragon Ball Z animated series by becoming their favorite Dragon Ball Z character and conquering all challengers.

'Taz Wanted' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 6:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The notorious Yosemite Samä has captured Taz but with his indefatigable energy, it doesn't take Taz long to break free and become a fugitive on the run. Playing as Taz, gamers must destroy all of the Taz Wanted posters and avoid capture by rushing, breaking, eating, spinning and biting his way through free roaming worlds as tries to find his way back to Tasmania.

Monopoly New Edition - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 6:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we recived a bunch of new screens (12) from Infogrames and their soon to be released game, Monopoly New Edition. Curious? Then read more below!

'Real War: Rogue States' - Demo Available NOW

by Thomas on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

REAL WAR: ROGUE STATES is the next game in the best-selling "Real War" series. In this modern military RTS the United States has learned that the Independent Liberation Army (ILA) is being backed by a rogue state. It was thought the ILA was destroyed, but this new sponsor has re-energized the ILA and equipped it with even more lethal technology. The gamer's task is to destroy this alliance and punish the offending country. Today fileplanet is hosting a 117MB demo from Rival Interactive and Simon & Schuster. (thanks Blues)

'LMA Manager 2003' New Online Site

by Thomas on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 5:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As LMA Manager 2003 prepares to kick off on PlayStation 2 and Xbox on November 8th, Codemasters has booted the game into the net with the launch of a dedicated game micro site. The online centre for LMA Manager 2003 is a resource for fans and newcomers to the best-selling series. The micro site features details on the game, new screenshots, a video demo and an interview with Simon Prytherch, producer of the LMA Manager series.

Colin McRae Rally 3 Ships - New XB/PS2 Movie

by Thomas on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 5:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Colin McRae Rally 3, the professional rally driver experience and the season’s most-wanted motorsport game, has shipped to stores across Europe and Australia. The PlayStation 2 and Xbox game will be available in stores on Friday, October 25. With only a couple of days until launch day, Codemasters has released a new Colin McRae Rally 3 movie. Available online from the Downloads section of the game’s web site, (Titled "Colin McRae Rally 3: Features"; filename "cmr3_FX"), it showcases the game’s global environments, dramatic weather conditions and the spectacular damage that occurs at high speeds (approx. 2 minutes).

R. Matthews Creates Artwork For 'Haven: Call Of The King'

by Thomas on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 4:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway announced today that Rodney Matthews, a world-renowned fantasy and science fiction illustrator, has created artwork and concepts for Midway's groundbreaking action and fantasy console videogame, Haven: Call Of The King, which is scheduled to ship Nov. 18 for the PS2. Haven: Call Of The King is also scheduled to ship for the Xbox and GameCube in 2003. Haven: Call Of The King is being developed by acclaimed U.K.-based developer, Traveller's Tales.

'Soldiers of Anarchy' Ships

by Thomas on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 3:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive announced today that its Real Time Strategy (RTS) game "Soldiers of Anarchy" for the PC has shipped to retail and will be in stores by Friday. SOLDIERS OF ANARCHY (S.O.A.) combines elements of Real Time Strategy (RTS) and squad- based tactical games to create a uniquely customizable single and multiplayer experience. S.O.A. also gives players a complete level and scenario editor that allows players to create new campaigns and multiplayer maps which can be shared with other users.

'Platoon' - New Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 2:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the cinema release in 1986, Platoon was widely-acclaimed as the most important Vietnam movie ever produced. 16 years later, Platoon on PC will go a paddy field further by capturing all of the uncertainty, drama, sweat, fear and horror of this Oscar-winning classic into a masterpiece of real time strategy gaming.. OK. Who's for more Platoon screenshots? 59 new shots below!

1. 2. 3. Vivendi Sold!

by Thomas on Oct. 23, 2002 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Publishing is being sold to the Lagardère group - including, if we've read this right, the games bit. Read more below to check out the full press release!