'Choplifter: Search and Rescue' (PS2) Preparing For Lift-Off

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 5:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Xicat has given the thumbs up to ChopLifter: Search and Rescue, slated for release on February 15, 2003, for PlayStation 2. This remake of the arcade classic is sure to please action fans with its additional adrenaline soaked levels and realistic flight control systems.

'Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory' Standalone - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 4:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software and Activision are putting gamers in command of the Allies finest troops for squad-based frontline combat in Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory, an all-new chapter in the Wolfenstein series. Introducing a totally new gameplay style and a distinctive arsenal of features, Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory enlists solo players to command an elite allied squad in a series of single player campaigns; then take the frontlines online in epic Axis versus Allies multiplayer warfare. Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory is being developed by Splash Damage and Mad Doc Software, with assistance from Gray Matter Software and is executive produced by id Software. The stand-alone game is expected to be available in the first-half of 2003 and is rated "RP" (Rating Pending) by the ESRB.

Sega Classics Coming To The PC

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 4:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News Inc. today announced a distribution agreement with RealNetworks, Inc. to bring classic SEGA Genesis games to the RealOne Arcade games service. For the first time gamers may now download the official versions of four classic titles to their PC with the debut of the SEGA Channel on RealOne Arcade. Additional Genesis games are scheduled to be offered on a regular basis. and RealNetworks are also planning to make a custom version of RealOne Arcade with a SEGA-branded interface available for download from this holiday season.

'Haven: Call Of The King' (PS2) Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 4:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that Haven: Call Of The King, a groundbreaking action and fantasy console videogame, has shipped for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. Haven: Call Of The King is also scheduled to ship for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCubeTM in 2003. "Haven: Call Of The King provides gamers with truly breathtaking real-time, fully open worlds, which offer an entirely new style of gameplay. The FreeFormer technology in Haven allows the player to experience an impressive cinematic-style smoothness as the game mechanics unfold," said Helene Sheeler, vice president of marketing, Midway.

Get 'Primed' For The Holidays - Metroid Has Arrived!

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 4:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

For eight years, her disciples around the globe have waited. Today, Samus Aran returns: leaping forward to explore a foreboding, sci-fi future . . . tilting backwards in tribute to past days of pure video game adventure. With not one, but two brand new games-Metroid Prime for NINTENDO GAMECUBE and Metroid Fusion for Game Boy Advance -- this intergalactic bounty hunter expands her exploits from the comfort of your couch to anywhere a portable Game Boy Advance can be carried.

'New World Order' Ships In Europe

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 12:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Project 3 earlier announced a release date of November 15th in Europe. Due to logistics and local arrangements you can expect NWO in shops in your country on the following dates:

  • Germany, Austria, Switzerland - Nov 16th
  • Benelux - Nov 16th
  • Italy - Nov 18th
  • France - Nov 22nd
  • Scandinavia - Nov 29th
  • Spain - Nov 29th
  • UK & Eire - Nov 29th

'Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided' - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 12:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Star Wars Galaxies online game series is designed to immerse literally thousands of players into the rich Star Wars universe. The series will feature dynamic role-playing adventures across multiple planets during the classic Star Wars timeframe. Game play will offer a unique combination of combat, exploration, social interaction, specialized missions, and daring quests.

Monday Movie Madness

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 10:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today we are serving us several trailers from Buka's upcoming lineup of PC titles. Buka has quite a few interesting products coming up, so read more for links where to grab the trailers, we have :

  • Spells Of Gold
  • Battle Mages
  • Paradise Cracked
  • Midnight Nowhere
  • MARCH!: Offworld Recon
  • Echelon: Wind Warriors

'Age of Mythology' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 7:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A few days ago Ensemble Studios issued the first patch for their 3D real-time strategy, Age of Mythology, but was only available through the in-game updater. Today you can now also download it manually and upgrade your retail game to v1.01. This patch fixes several networking problems and has a couple of client fixes. Read more for detailed fix list links where to grab the patch...

'Bloodline' - Screens & Art

by Thomas on Nov. 17, 2002 @ 5:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bloodline is a upcoming PC action-horror game that goes deep to the roots of horror entertainment. The main hero in the game is young lawyer Jim Card. He is a counsel to Dr. Brown who stands to murder charges at local court. Jim agrees with Dr. Brown's insane condition and undergoes the hypnosis. Jim wakes up in a sanatorium where the crime happened and finds everything too realistic. Dr. Brown moved him a few days back in time. After this he fully understands Dr. Brown's intentions and must prevent them. But this is only the beginning of the story. Jim will be forced to pursue the roots of evil far back in time and visit some of Dr. Brown's cruel and ruthless ancestors. The whole Brown's family is connected by deadly curse uttered in the past like a long bloody line. Release date: Q2/2003

'The Entente: World War I Battlefields' - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 17, 2002 @ 2:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Entente is a real chance for everyone to alter the way of the World War I! The plot carries us to the military events of 1914-1918. Each detail of the game is bound to give us a truly realistic picture of that historical period: from the interface and up to authentic look of all buildings, landscapes and units. Everything in the game was created on the basis of archive photos and other chronicles. So along with certain pleasure you will also have an opportunity to enlarge your knowledge of history indeed! In this game you become not only a witness, but a powerful and cunning army commander as well. You may lead forces of one of the following European countries: Russia, France, Germany, Austrian Empire and Britain. 3 countries of the Entente Agreement versus 2 hostile states.

'Lionheart' - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2002 @ 6:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

It is 1588 A.D., a critical year of an alternate history hauntingly familiar yet fantastically alien to our own. Because of one fateful event during the Third Crusade, the history of this world diverged. This event, the Disjunction, ripped open a long-sealed breach to other worlds. Magic energy and powerful spirits flowed into the world, changing the lands and the people forever. Today we serve up 50 or so screens showing off in game action and locations, Njoy!

'Aero Elite Combat Academy' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2002 @ 6:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Designed by SEGA's legendary SEGA-AM2 studio, "Aero Elite" puts gamers in the cockpit of more than 60 of the world's most high-performance aircraft - from supersonic fighters to heavily-armed attack helicopters. "Aero Elite's" realistic training mode puts rookie pilots through their paces, fully preparing gamers for intense aerial combat. With a blend of fast-paced action, realistic fighter controls, and a slew of flight options, "Aero Elite" delivers dozens of customizable missions, scores of environments and a thrilling two-player mode that virtual pilots everywhere won't want to miss. Checl out these new airborne screens...

'Dark Angel' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2002 @ 3:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

James Cameron's Dark Angel is a 3rd person action adventure game, with emphasis on stealth and fighting, based on the hit TV series of the same name. Set against the backdrop of a post-apocalyptic Seattle, players take on the role of Max, a genetically-enhanced super-soldier, on a quest to reclaim her past by finding her sister and fellow genetically-altered escapees. We're taking our build for a spin, and here are some screens. Initial impression : Dark Angel would kick the shit out of Buffy if they ever met, so in short, good game!

'Platoon' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2002 @ 11:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Platoon covers the period from the early days of the conflict (late 1965) to the height of battle in 1968. and recreates some of the most tragic moments of the Vietnam war : Operation “Shiny Bayonet”, the Pleiku Campaign, Operation “Pershing” ... Combat and weapons are ultra realistic, real-life tactics making use of real US Army reports and documents. Check out 28 new screens ...

'March : Offworld Recon' - Screens Gallery

by Thomas on Nov. 16, 2002 @ 8:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Buka Entertainmet send over a copy of MARCH!: Offworld Recon – a high-class innovative combination of FPS, arcade, and tactical simulation. Based on the powerful graphic engine by LithTech, it features spectacular 3D graphics, highly realistic environments and breath-taking visual effects. You better check out our screens, almost 100 shots. Looking pretty awesome..

'Battlefield 1942: The Road to Rome' - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 16, 2002 @ 4:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Yesterday we posted up the announcement from Electronic Arts and their upcoming expansion, The Road to Rome, for BattleField 1942. Today we tossed up 20 screens from this expansion.. Read more for the shots!

New WorthPlaying Giveaway: 'Icewind Dale II'

by Thomas on Nov. 16, 2002 @ 2:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Icewind Dale II delivers the depth of gameplay expected by Action-RPG fans while providing an attractive entry point players new to the genre. Now WorthPlaying is giving away 10 copies of the PC game "IceWind Dale 2" from Interplay! So what are you waiting for? Follow this link to sign up, its all for free baby!!

'Paradise Cracked' - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 16, 2002 @ 2:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by MiST land, Paradise Cracked is a tactical role-playing game set in the futuristic world of cyberpunk inspired by the great works of William Gibson and Philip K. Dick, and the movies "Bladerunner", "Matrix" and "Ghost in the Shell". Today we serve up 14 new shots!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2002 @ 10:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News