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'GI-Combat' From Freedom Games - Screens

by Rainier on March 15, 2002 @ 7:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The flood of WWII based games keeps on coming. Seems like all companies want to have their piece of the cake and some are more likely to get some than others. GI Combat is one of the promising games and we now have some more up to date screens ... Way To Go FreeDom Games!

New Disciples II Scenarios Available

by Rainier on March 15, 2002 @ 5:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First sends along a note that four new scenarios for Disciples II: Dark Prophecy are now available for download from the official site for their recently released turn-based strategy game. There's one scenario called Cornered Beast by Strategy First, while scenarios Armageddon, The Longest Journey and The Renegade Wizards were designed by fans.

Daily Dose of Boring Q&As aka Interviews

by Rainier on March 15, 2002 @ 5:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Since this seems to be a slow St. Patrick's Day Weekend, I decided to round up a few Q&As ... SoF 2 Q&A at SLCentral, Mod Central offers up an interview with Raven Software's Chris Foster on Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, MGON managed to corner Relic entertainment frontman Alex Garden for a down and dirty pow-wow about Impossible Creatures and HomeLAN offers up an interview with New World Computing's David Mullich to talk about Heroes of Might and Magic IV.

New Maps And Mini Combat Takes On 'i10'

by Thomas on March 15, 2002 @ 1:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV Software UK is pleased to announce new additional maps for Mini Combat, the free online game created for launch of Combat Mission in the UK, which has subsequently been a huge success for CDV UK.

CDV Announce 'CORE' For XBox

by Thomas on March 15, 2002 @ 1:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV enters into Xbox Publisher License Agreement with Microsoft. CDV Software Entertainment AG (http://www.cdv.de), an established publisher of games and user software, has entered into an Xbox Publisher License Agreement with Microsoft.

Command & Conquer Generals - Screens

by Thomas on March 15, 2002 @ 11:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

We just recieved seven screenshots in 3D from EA's Command & Conquer Generals. Release date for PC is TBA. Read more below to check them out!

Crazy Taxi 3 High Roller (Xb) - Screens

by Thomas on March 15, 2002 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sega send us four tiny screenshots from Crazy Taxi 3 High Roller. But that's better than no screenshots, right?

Ubi Soft FILES NEW CLAIM against Take 2 IN ITALY

by Thomas on March 15, 2002 @ 8:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment has filed a claim against Cidiverte JOAG Italy Spa at civil courts in Gallarate, Varese (Italy) for the producing and selling of unauthorized copies of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Rogue Spear on PC in Italy in 2001. Cidiverte JOAG Italy Spa is a fully owned subsidiary of Take Two Inc.

SuperPower has gone GOLD!

by Thomas on March 15, 2002 @ 8:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SuperPower is a real time strategy game that uses an actual CIA database of 140 countries, SuperPower immerses you in scenarios limited by only your imagination. Today DreamCatcher reports that they have a final master copy of the complete game and it will be shipping March 27, 2002. Find out more about this game HERE!

Jedi Outcast Gone Gold! In Stores March 29!

by Thomas on March 15, 2002 @ 8:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC is pleased to announce that Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast has Gone Gold and is approved for manufacturing. Expect it at fine retailers everywhere March 29! Also the second Game Trailer has been posted! It comes in two flavors: the normal 320x240 size (6mb) and 640x480 (20mb) for those with broadband. Click here to go grab the movies.

Daily Dose Of Previews

by Rainier on March 15, 2002 @ 5:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Just being a slow newsday .. there are a few previews available for your enjoyment ... GameSpot Previews Ghost Recon: Desert Siege describes the setting in the not-to-distant future, the storyline, a feel for the eight included missions, how the graphics hold up, new weaponry, new specialists, new enemies, gameplay changes, multiplayer fixes, and more. Included are 26 new screenshots. PC Game Central takes a look at Black Moon Chronicles , offerering a sketchy overview of gameplay and a couple of thoughts gleaned from Vircom's Humberto Valencia. Also included are six new screenshots

'Le Mans 24 Hours' Races To The PC

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 9:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames is proud to announce that after the huge success of Le Mans 24 Hours on the Sony PS2 and Dreamcast, this legendary endurance race comes to the PC in June 2002.

Digital Reality Announces New Game - Screens

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 9:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Reality is working on a yet unnamed tactical realtime strategy game. It is scheduled for release late 2002 and will be published by MonteCristo. We were able to obtain a few screens and once you seen those .. you will have to agree this looks like a very promising game with beautiful graphics. We WILL keep you posted!

Activision Unleashes 'Lost Kingdoms' On The Gamecube

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 6:14 p.m. PST | 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 GameCube. Partnering with premier Japanese software publisher and developer FromSoftware, Inc., Activision will publish Lost Kingdoms worldwide excluding Japan, Korea, and China. The game will be available this spring and carries a “T” (Teen) rating for comic mischief and violence from the ESRB.

An Advertising Campaign To Die For

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 5:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Commercial messages are set to appear on gravestones across the UK as the first advertising campaign to take place on memorial plaques is today announced by video games company Acclaim Entertainment. Tombstone advertising will form a key element of the marketing campaign for its ShadowMan: 2econd Coming game being released this week on PlayStation 2.

'Dragon Throne' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 5:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Object Software are pleased to announce that Dragon Throne: Battle of Red Cliffs has gone gold and will ship to stores nationwide on March 26th, 2002.

Silent Storm Unveiled

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 5:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nival Interactive today tossed up the first info (russian) and screens from their upcoming WWII 3d turn-based strategy game, Silent Storm.

TOCA Race Driver New Level Of Excellence

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 3:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters' TOCA Race Driver* development team are about to showcase a new level of excellence in game production values, as action movie production methods are integrated into character and scene creation, for this dynamic and gritty racing game.

Game Boy Advance Goes Platinum

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 2:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Since its June 2001 debut, more than 5 million Game Boy Advance hardware systems have been sold in North America, making it the most successful new hardware introduction ever. To celebrate the first anniversary of America's favorite boy wonder, Nintendo is releasing a limited edition, platinum-colored Game Boy Advance on June 3, 2002, with a suggested retail price of $79.95.

BARBARIAN - Facts, Features & Screens

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 1:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wield an enormous chopper against scantily clad Amazons in the PlayStation 2's first four-player beat-'em-up. Live by the sword and die by the sword. Or be crushed by a bloody great stone pillar this June in Barbarian on PlayStation 2.