TimeSplitters goes Platinum - Screens & Facts

by Christian on Feb. 20, 2002 @ 10:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos Interactive announces that TimeSplitters is to appear on the newly created PlayStation 2 'Platinum' collection. The game will be released in March at £19.99.

Herdy Gerdy Trailer

by Christian on Feb. 20, 2002 @ 9:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Herdy Gerdy has been hailed as one of the most original and graphically rich games to hit the PlayStation 2. Developed by Core Design, this fantasy adventure is sure to delight all gamers with its beautiful 'living world'. The game blends puzzle-solving , storyline and platform elements to create a new phenomenon for the PS2. Herdy Gerdy will hit the stores this Friday (22nd Feb). Are you ready for some serious animal attraction? Then simply click on this link.

2002 FIFA World Cup Announced

by Christian on Feb. 20, 2002 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As the official interactive games provider of the 2002 FIFA World Cup tournament, the game promises to capture every moment of glory, every emotion, every sound and every aspect of a truly global event, giving consumers the opportunity to kick-off the FIFA World Cup frenzy by playing in the tournament before it begins. Gamers will find a whole new world of showboating and high-tempo, high-impact action, obvious from the first touch of the ball. Check out facts and screens over at TTG.

SWAT: Urban Justice Announced

by Thomas on Feb. 20, 2002 @ 8:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment, Inc., a division of Vivendi Universal Publishing, today announced SWAT: Urban Justice, 4th in the SWAT series and the most compelling game yet from their award-winning franchise. Offering a premier law enforcement experience, SWAT: UJ allows gamers to become a modern day hero and live the life of an elite SWAT officer. Players can go head-to-head with Los Angeles' most brutal street gangs when SWAT: UJ is released worldwide this September for the PC.

Be Among The First! Dungeon Siege Sneak Preview Sign-Up Starts Friday

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2002 @ 2:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that at an undisclosed time on Friday, Feb 22, gamers will be able to sign up for the chance to win a sneak preview copy of Dungeon Siege HERE or any of 19 other participating games sites. A select group of gamers will win an exclusive sneak preview copy of this highly anticipated game. Those who hope to be among the first to play Dungeon Siege will want to check the sites frequently, as the sign-up will be posted at an unspecified time. Microsoft's official Dungeon Siege site will also host a complete list of all participating sites. The first ten submissions from each site, along with 50 additional winners randomly selected from all entries.

Casino Empire Announced

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 8:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra, a Vivendi Universal studio, today expanded their line-up of best-selling Hoyle games by announcing development of "Casino Empire," a casino simulation that will deliver all the glitz, glamour, sights, and sounds of Las Vegas when it is released worldwide this Fall.

Zoo Tycoon: Dinosaur Digs Announced

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 7:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The modern zoo has evolved. Microsoft Corp. today announced it will launch “Zoo Tycoon: Dinosaur Digs”, an expansion pack for use with the “Zoo Tycoon” PC game, in May 2002.

Monte Cristo Announces 'Airline Tycoon Evolution'

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 7:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Monte Cristo has just signed with german studio Spellbound (Desperados) to develop the game :Airline Tycoon Evolution. The game takes all the parts of the original game released in September 2000 and adds two new elements of gameplay : Security and personal plane construction. The player will be able to create their own planes , use them in the game and even swap them over the internet. Expected : June 2002

'Die Hard: Vendetta' (NGC) - First Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 6:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bits Studios Reveals First Images of Die Hard: Vendetta on Game Cube. Take on the role of John McClane, probably the unluckiest cop in motion picture history - in this brand new adventure created specifically for Ninentdo GameCube.

Val d'Isère – Ski Park Manager

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 6:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

An exciting challenge has arisen to run a premier international skiing resort. Microids are looking to fill the newly appointed position of Ski Park Manager. The successful candidate must be able to maintain a cool head at times of crisis, and a capacity to multitask in a continually demanding environment. Do you have the right credentials? Then read on…

Tekken Advance (GBA) - Movie

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 5:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames send us a new 2 MB movie showing some game footage from their upcoming GBA title, Tekken Advance. Grab it here

Knockout Kings 2002 (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 4:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Knockout Kings 2002 features an all new game engine with the fastest, most intense boxing action in the series. Lace on the gloves and experience first-hand the thrills of boxing's biggest moments, most devastating combinations, improved mobility, dazzling footwork, crushing blows and the best looking boxers ever... Even more eye candy, this time we got 22 new screens from EA. Enjoy!

Freedom Force Preview

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 4:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Voodooextreme tossed up first part of a two-part Freedom Force Preview which focuses squarely on the character creations system in Irrational Games upcoming superhero flavored RPG. Here is a blurp..

The game really revolves around prestige and you'll have to spend a lot of prestige if you want to create an uber superhero. Prestige is used for the whole ball of wax. You'll need it for your five basic stats (Strength, Speed, Agility, Endurance & Energy), your special attributes (special strengths and weaknesses -- more on that in a bit) and on the actual powers you'll want your character to have.

Sled Storm 2 (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 4:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA was so kind and send us a server-melting 106-odd new screens from Sled Storm 2.. Take your time to load them all below!

Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast - Movie

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 4:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tiscali.cz just let us know that they posted a new movie from Jedi Outcast which appeared in latest issue of PC Gamer UK and shows over 2 minutes of gameplay action. It is available for download in high-res (360x270, 12 MB) or low-res (180x135, 5 MB) versions.

Operation Flashpoint: Resistance Announced

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 3:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

With over one million copies shipped of the award-winning Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis, Codemasters today confirms details of a dedicated expansion for the PC best seller titled Operation Flashpoint: Resistance. We sure cant resist to get it!

'Abort Mission! Famous Five Are On The Case!'

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 3:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A mysterious plane crash on Kirrin Island marks the start of another exciting adventure for the Famous Five in their newest interactive PC adventure - Five on A Secret Mission.

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 3:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA send over 33 new screens from the Playstation 2 version of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2. Check them out below!

'Quadro4' Family Of Professional Graphics Solutions

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 3:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NVIDIA Corporation today introduced the Quadro4 family of professional graphics solutions. The Quadro4 family of professional graphics solutions includes the Quadro4 XGL series and the Quadro4 NVS series - all of which deliver industry-leading performance and innovative features, strengthening NVIDIA’s position as the technology leader in the professional graphics market.

Monopoly Tycoon Extra's Pack 1

by Thomas on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 2:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Deep Red Games let us know that Extra's Pack 1 now available for Monopoly Tycoon! This free pack includes 2 new scenarios, 2 new building textures, 1 new sky/fog texture and a texture picking utility. It's the first of many packs they are providing free for Monopoly Tycoon.