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1503 A.D. Movie - 'Moby: the Happy Whale!'

by Thomas on June 19, 2002 @ 1:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This is a very special silent movie in the style of the roaring twenties: Moby, the Happy Whale! Now it is proven: SUNFLOWERS and Max Design, who have integrated the Whale hunter in 1503 A.D., are nevertheless on the side of the whales. The 'Bink' movie is 23.5MB to grab. Read more below!

Darkfall Spycam Sneakpeak

by Thomas on June 19, 2002 @ 1:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday Razorwax held an unannounced spycam event, with a webcam taking pictures of a PC running Darkfall Pre-Alpha. The webcam took pictures every 60 seconds from different locations of the Darkfall Pre-Alpha mini-world. Check out webcam pictures from the event here.

'Silent Hill 2' Comes To XBox

by Thomas on June 19, 2002 @ 12:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of Europe announced today that a new rendition of its best-selling horror title, Silent Hill 2, will be coming to the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in October. Following the incredible success of the PlayStation 2 version - which has sold more than half a million copies in Europe - Silent Hill 2: Inner Fears takes advantage of the added capabilities of Xbox with enhanced graphics and lighting effects. It also opens a new chapter to the game with a new playable character and new areas to explore.

The XK21 Light Gun from 4Gamers

by Thomas on June 19, 2002 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

4Gamers are proud to announce the launch of the menacing SPC210 XK21 Light Gun for use with the Sony PlayStation 2, Psone and PlayStation games consoles. XK21 Light Gun is possibly the coolest light gun on the planet and features recoil action, machine gun mode, auto reload and auto fire. The XK21 comes complete with an arcade style reload pedal and a reload button in the base of the handle. Best of all, the XK21 features a D-pad on the rear of the barrel to allow in-game movement and option selection by using the thumb.

WipEout Fusion Ships For PS2

by Thomas on June 19, 2002 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software, today announced that the futuristic racer WipEout Fusion for the PlayStation 2 begins shipping to North American retailers this week. To date, the strategic relationship between BAM! Entertainment and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has allowed BAM! Entertainment to bring to North America three popular Sony titles for the PlayStation 2 which were previously only available in Europe. The titles include WRC: World Rally Championship, which BAM! shipped in March of this year, Dropship: United Peace Force, which shipped last week, and WipEout Fusion, which reaches retailers this week.

'Deep Sea Tycoon' Screenshots

by Thomas on June 19, 2002 @ 8:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official site for Deep Sea Tycoon is updated with 20 new screenshots. These new screenshots feature a diverse cornucopia of sea life and people, ocean shaking disasters, and visually stunning lighting effects. You can check out these new screens here.

Enclave (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 19, 2002 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Enclave, the action-oriented role player can choose from 12 different character classes and enjoy long-term fascination in more than 24 detailed levels. A medieval fantasy ambience featuring impressive landscapes, castles, lava caves and city backdrops are bound to enchant the gamers. Ogres, gnomes, and druids tackle their enemies with numerous weapons and pieces of equipment such as swords, battle axes, and catapults. In terms of graphics Enclave features great texture variety, amazing polygon rates, seamless image formation, and, above all, breathtaking special FX. The dynamic soundtrack which adapts itself to the game, professional voice-overs and surround FX add to the already intense atmosphere.

Neverwinter Nights Ships!

by Rainier on June 18, 2002 @ 8:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. and BioWare Corp., the creators of the four million selling Baldur’s Gate series, are pleased to announce that Neverwinter Night shipped to retail stores today under Infogrames’ Atari label and will be available for personal computer across North America this week. The highly anticipated Dungeons & Dragons(R) computer game has been rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB and has a suggested retail price of $59.99.

GT Advance 2-Rally Racing In Stores (GBA)

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 8:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced the release of GT Advance 2-Rally Racing for Game Boy Advance. GT Advance 2-Rally Racing is the sequel to the highly successful GBA launch title GT Advance-Championship Racing. Players can get behind the wheel of the world's top rally cars as they embark on their quest for the championship. Multiple tracks spanning various weather climates and conditions are available, as well as a variety of the world's top rally cars.

MX Superfly Ships For GBA

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 8:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced the release of MX Superfly featuring Ricky Carmichael. Backed by a multi-million dollar marketing campaign including national television and print advertising as well as extensive on-site event marketing and product sampling, the game is now available for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and scheduled to ship on June 24th for Nintendo GameCube. Developed by THQ subsidiary Pacific Coast Power & Light Co, the latest installment in the successful franchise features expanded career modes, mini-games, top-notch pros, unbelievable stunts and the first ever freestyle track editor.

GameCube 'Top Gun: Combat Zones' Trailer

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 7:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few hours ago we tossed up some new screens and features from Titus Interactive’s stunning Game Cube conversion of Top Gun: Combat Zones. Now we bring you the trailer "5MB" that give a great indication as to how the game is shaping up. Read more below for the link!

IGI 2: Covert Strike - New Screens

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 5:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today we tossed up the news about multiplayer details is confirmed for IGI 2: Covert Strike. Now we bring you a bunch of new screens. Enjoy these new single and multiplayer screens below!

ZooCube (GameCube) - Screens

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 5:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ZooCube is the creation of Nalin Sharma, founder of PuzzleKings, a company dedicated to producing arcade-style games with the emphasis on playability and longevity. ZooCube is the world-class result of several years of research and fine-tuning; after winning first prize in a competition for his unique concept in leading games magazine EDGE, the ZooCube experience was honed to perfection, creating an intense, original experience that will stand the test of time long after other games have been consigned to the scrap heap. New screens below!

Ages of Athiria - Newsletter & FAQ

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 4:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official site for Ages of Athiria, that is a massively multiplayer online game, is today updated with the latest newsletter and it offers some insight into the magic system. (thanks Blues) They also today updated their FAQ.

'Divine Divinity' - Prequel Story

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 4:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The much anticipated RPG Divine Divinity will be released in the UK on 13th September 2002. For those of you who can’t wait, the first chapter of the prequel story is now online HERE. The story has been split into six parts, with a new instalment being posted every Tuesday. The prequel story takes you through the origins of the Lord of Chaos. It also introduces the Sword of Lies, which the player will eventually come across in the full game.

'Grand Prix 4' - Trailer

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 2:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiscali Games let us know that they tossed up a new (official) trailer (hi-res 11 MB or lo-res 5 MB versions in DivX) from Grand Prix 4 including 1:45 min of game footage. You find it here!

Gun Metal (XB) - Site Launch & Screens

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gun Metal puts you in control of a 10-meter tall 'mech' robot equipped with an arsenal of devastating weaponry and the ability of transforming into a highly maneuverable jet fighter at the press of a button. Scorch the earth, crush rocks under foot, fell trees, torch crops, tear chunks out of towering buildings and raze entire settlements to the ground as you take the fight to the hordes of enemies through 14 diverse and engaging missions and marvel at the unparalleled level of destruction.

Matrox Introduces 'Parhelia-512'

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 12:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2002-Matrox Graphics Inc. announces the Matrox Parhelia family of graphics accelerators * the first graphics boards based on the revolutionary, new Matrox Parhelia-512 high fidelity GPU. Delivering the highest quality, excellent performance and unique features, the Matrox Parhelia line of graphics boards is the first to offer a multitude of new features, including a full 256-bit DDR memory interface, partial compatibility with Microsoft DirectX 9.0 and the most advanced multi-display computing capabilities.

'Scarlet Waves' Announced

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 11:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PaGTech, a new independent game development studio, today announced its first title: Scarlet Waves. Scarlet Waves will be a turn-based strategy game in which players will create and customize their pirate fleet to fight against the computer or other players. The game will be released this summer and will be distributed online. "Scarlet Waves will bring some fresh air in the turn-based strategy genre. It is simple to learn, yet hard to master and is great fun to play," said Pierre-Alexandre Garneau, PaGTech's founder.

Warcraft III : The Event

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 10:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Have a break from football with the party of the year for the game of the year! Vivendi Universal is to throw the biggest industry party of the year in celebration of the eagerly awaited release of its groundbreaking Warcraft III epic for PC.