Nintendo & Namco Join Forces to Bring Software To Market

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 1:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo Co., Ltd. and Namco Limited announced today they have joined forces to bring multiple Namco software titles to the GameCube and Game Boy Advance.

SEGA Signs Deal With ESPN For SEGA Sports Games

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 1:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA Sports today announced a multi-year deal between SEGA of America, Inc. and ESPN, Inc., the worldwide leader in sports, to make SEGA Sports' critically acclaimed video game franchises more authentic and realistic than ever before. With this teaming of two of the biggest brands in sports, compelling ESPN presentation features will be added to the SEGA Sports lineup, further blurring the lines between a SEGA Sports game and a sports television telecast.

EA Announces 'James Bond 007: Nightfire' For PC/GCN/PS2/Xbox

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts unveils plans for its new James Bond game that promises to deliver a complete 007 experience filled with action-packed excitement and intrigue that will leave players shaken… and stirred! James Bond 007: NightFire will take Bond fans higher and deeper than any previous Bond game with breathtaking locations and intense gameplay on multiple platforms. NightFire is currently under development and scheduled for worldwide release in late 2002 for PS2, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox and PC platforms.

Codemasters Will Get You Wet When 'Colin McRae Rally 3' Comes To E3

by Thomas on May 9, 2002 @ 1:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prepare to bring umbrellas and get ready to dive behind splash-protectors – Codemasters is bringing incredible torrential rain to Los Angeles for this year’s E3 exhibition. Be the first to get a soaking when Colin McRae Rally 3 is unleashed for the first time, complete with its incredible weather effects [E3, Codemasters booth #1168, South Hall, from Wednesday 22nd May].

Championship Manager Season 01/02

by Thomas on May 9, 2002 @ 1:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sports Interactive and Upfront Promotions announce joint promotion with Nestlé cereal brands. Sports Interactive and Eidos Interactive, the developer and publisher of the best selling series of football management simulations, Championship Manager, today announced a deal with Cereal Partners UK, manufacturer of Nestlé cereals.

Lara Croft's Ebay Outfit

by Thomas on May 9, 2002 @ 12:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The sale of the original Lara Croft outfit has raised £4,400 for UNICEF, United Nations Children’s Fund. The outfit was auctioned for 10 days on eBay and attracted serious bidders from all over the world.

UT 2003 Demo Confirmed!

by Thomas on May 9, 2002 @ 11:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

German magazine 'PC Games' reports that Infogrames Germany has confirmed the rumors about a UT 2003 demo will soon be released. The release date is set to May 24!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a third-person action/adventure game based on the international hit television series. Players take on the role of Buffy Summers, a typical high school student by day and a fierce destroyer of the undead by night. Buffy the Vampire Slayer combines fighting, action, drama, humor, exploration and puzzle solving in a complex interactive 3D environment. Check these new Buffy screens!

'SimCity 4' Eye Candy

by Thomas on May 9, 2002 @ 10:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unlike earlier games in the series, SimCity 4 cities do not live in isolation from the world, they are part of an entire region. Each city a player now creates will become part of an ever-growing tapestry of municipalities that, once connected by transportation networks, can share and compete for resources. Depending upon the choices made by a player, this multi-city game play can result in a variety of outcomes within that region. 7 Screens to check out below!

Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom - Screens

by Thomas on May 9, 2002 @ 9:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom takes aspiring city governors to ancient China, adding several revolutionary features, including multiplayer gameplay, a first in the city-building genre. New screens below!

David Beckham Soccer Int. Challenge - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on May 9, 2002 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rage, one of the UK's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, and Sky, the UK’s leading digital television company, are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement for Rage to produce an exclusive version of its officially endorsed range of David Beckham computer and video games for the Sky Gamestar platform.

Agassi Tennis Generation - Facts

by Thomas on May 9, 2002 @ 9:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Kid from Las Vegas, one of just six players in the world to have carried off all four Grand Slam Titles, is one of the most famous sportsmen in the world. His name is synonymous with talent and winning and he is undoubtedly the most gifted tennis player of his generation. Mindscape/Cryo release Agassi Tennis Generation for PC CD-Rom this June priced £24.99

'Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project' Is Gold!

by Thomas on May 9, 2002 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

George Broussard from has updated his .plan file with following announcement:

Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project is gold! The masters are being prepared and sent off for duplication now. The game should be out in a couple of weeks, and we'll let you know a more specific date soon. Sunstorm did a great job with the game and delivered the best licensed Duke Nukem game to date. Best of all, for $25 it'll kick your ass, but won't break your wallet. Try it, you'll like it.

'Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb' Announced For PC/Xbox/PS2

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 9:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Indiana Jones is back and better than ever! From the crocodile-infested waters in Ceylon to the bustling streets of Hong Kong, perennial action hero Indiana Jones' wits, agility, whip lashing and hand-to-hand combat skills will be put to the test as never before in Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb from LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC. The exhilarating third person action-adventure is expected to release fall 2002 for Xbox, PlayStation 2, and PC. The game is being developed in collaboration with The Collective, Inc.

'Trains And Trucks Tycoon' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 8:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft and Virtual X-Citement just released the v1.1 Update patch 1.1 for their recently released 3D Trains And Trucks Tycoon where you are manager of a transport company in a self-built realistic 3D World. The patch is a German version but it should work for ALL versions. Read more for links where to grab it ...

'Spiderman The Movie' (Xbox/Gamecube/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spider-Man: The Movie Game immerses players in 24 high-swingin', web-slingin' world of the feature film starring Tobey Maguire and Willem Dafoe (due for release in June 2002). The player assumes the role of the super hero himself, weighing great power with great responsibility as he embarks on a career to thwart crime and put an end to a mastermind criminal, the Green Goblin, and his legions of evil. All-new aerial combat, in-air control and free-roaming capabilities add to a franchise that has already enjoyed astonishing success. Check these brand new Xbox/Gamecube and PC screens!

Acclaim 2002 E3 Lineup

by Thomas on May 8, 2002 @ 7:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the interactive entertainment industry's annual trade show two weeks away, Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today officially unveiled its product lineup for the 2002 Electronic Entertainment Expo being held at the Los Angeles Convention Center May 22-24, 2002. Displaying nearly 30 SKU's across all of the next-generation hardware platforms, the Company will publicly debut its eagerly anticipated titles, including Aggressive Inline, Turok: Evolution, Vexx and Dave Mirra BMX 3.

Xbox Sales Surge In Europe

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 6:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft reported a sizeable increase in sales of its Xbox throughout Europe as customers have enthusiastically embraced the recent price reduction. Now available in Europe for an estimated street price of €299 ($272 U.S.), the award winning Xbox is the most powerful video game system on earth. 40 games are currently available in Europe (65 in the U.S.) and more than 150 to be available by Christmas.

Nicktoons Racing - GBA Screens

by Thomas on May 8, 2002 @ 6:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience wild, high-speed action with your favourite Nicktoons characters. Speed past Angelica andTommy. Steer around CatDog and look out for the Wild Thornberrys. It’s you versus the “Toons” on 12 different tracks in a one-of-a-kind cross-country race. It’s a fun, wacky game with lots of power-ups, surprises and cool trophies to be won! Ten new screens below!

Crave Entertainment Announces 'Whirl Tour' For GameCube

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 5:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment, a leading publisher of videogame entertainment products, today announced the addition of Whirl Tour, a title offering a unique combination of action, extreme sports, and adventure, to its 2002 product line-up.