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'Metal Gear Solid 2' Grabs 2 Elspa's

by Rainier on April 12, 2002 @ 5:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metal Gear Solid 2, published by Konami has proved to be one of the UK's fastest selling computer game titles of all time. It reached the Silver ELSPA Award level (for sales of over 100,000 units) within the same week the title was released. Just two weeks later, it achieved the Gold ELSPA Award Level for reaching sales of 200,000 units.

'Train Sim American Classics' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 12, 2002 @ 5:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

American Classics - Train Sim Pack is a an expansion for Microsoft's Train Simulator - the defacto sim amongst PC-owning railroad hobbyists. It brings alive America's most loved steam and diesel locomotives of the 1930's and 50's from New York's Central railroad together with 14 exciting new activities and totally authentic period rolling stock.

'Atrox' Set For UK Launch - Game Overview

by Rainier on April 12, 2002 @ 5:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In 2334 AD, a descendent of Albert Einstein attempted to separate the good and evil present in humans into two different types of cells - the Black and White angels. The Black angels gave rise to special human cyborgs called CREATESE, while the White angels gave rise to the INTELION. Now the CREATESE, INTELION and the last Humans (HOMINIAN) on earth have to fight it out for their own land in the Real Time Strategy Simulation Game, ATROX.

JoWood Announces 'Michael Schumacher Kart'

by Rainier on April 12, 2002 @ 5:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions is proud to announce the signing of Michael Schumacher Racing World Kart 2002, an innovative racing game that successfully captures the excitement and speed behind the sport. Endorsed by one of the greatest racing drivers of all time, the game is scheduled for release in June 2002, only on PC.

Buka Announces Its E3 Lineup

by Thomas on April 12, 2002 @ 4:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buka Entertainment, a leading entertainment software publisher in Russia, today announced that its lineup of PC titles to be exhibited at E3 in Los Angeles.

Darkfall - Development Status Update

by Thomas on April 12, 2002 @ 3:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Darkfall site has today been updated with Darkfall development status. Darkfall is a Massively Multiplayer Online RPG (MMORPG), and is 100% inhouse developed, using Razorwax unique 3D/client, server and tools technology. Here is a snip from the update:

At the start of Pre-Alpha we had some serious crash bugs, but 99% of all those bugs have been found and fixed. The game has now been up and running for about 3 months without any server crashes, and we have had about 20 testers helping us out (thanks a lot guys!).

'Hoverace' - New Screens

by Thomas on April 12, 2002 @ 3:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

HoveRace is futuristic arcade races on battle hovercraft. A fusion of speeds exceeding 500 km/h and intensive action integrating various weapons, equipment and bonuses mould pacey and gripping gameplay of HoveRace. Today Russobit-M send us three great screens from the newest levels in this upcoming title, Hoverace. Check them out below. Njoy!

YooMedia Signs Excusive Licence With Tetris

by Thomas on April 12, 2002 @ 3:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

YooMedia plc, the interactive community entertainment company, today enters into an exclusive licensing agreement with The Tetris Company LLC for the rights to develop and market Tetris to NTL and Telewest digital TV subscribers. The three-year deal will see the company launch new Tetris products in the summer.

'Shadow of Memories' Unveiled - Screens

by Thomas on April 12, 2002 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of Europe (KOE) has lifted the lid on the latest of its enviable roster of development studios, with news that September will mark the release of the first games to emerge from its newly established European research and development team (KOE R&D).

Cultures 2 - Features

by Thomas on April 12, 2002 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cultures 2 is due for an April 26th (which means SOON) release. Jowood just let us know some of the games features in case you simply didnt know or are living in some cave. We'll bring you more on Cultures 2 as it comes in.

Largo Winch - Trailer

by Rainier on April 12, 2002 @ 11:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Created by scriptwriter Jean Van Hamme and artist Philippe Francq, Largo Winch is one of the greatest comic book success stories in recent years: since 1990, when the first book was released on the market, 2.3 million copies have been sold. In 1998, the book Voir Venise was the best-selling comic book in France, and the fourth-best seller overall in French bookstores. In addition, a series of 26 television episodes adapted from the world of Largo Winch is currently airing all over the world. UbiSoft is bringing Largo Winch to PC, Xbox, PSOne and PS2. Read more for a link to the trailer!

20,000 Battle.net Accounts Banned

by Thomas on April 12, 2002 @ 11:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Battle.net team let us know that over 20,000 Battle.net accounts have been banned. All of these accounts were associated with 8,500 accounts using the "Chest Hack" that appeared in the user community over the past week. In addition to this hack's effects on the player economy, its use directly affected the stability of Diablo II realms, causing a number of dramatic performance issues. This is in keeping with their commitment to provide the highest possible level of quality for their legitimate users.

Blizzard Jobs Available and Forum Updated

by Thomas on April 12, 2002 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard North is looking for a Technical Artist and a 3D Character Animator. They also today updated the Battle.net Status Forum.

Mindscape Launch 15 New Cryo CD-Roms

by Thomas on April 12, 2002 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mindscape, one of the UK's leading software publishers, is pleased to announce that an exclusive agreement has been signed with Cryo to distribute their complete catalogue of 2002 PC and Macintosh titles in the UK. Established in 1992 and listed on the 'New Market' of the Paris Stock Exchange, Cryo is one of the leading software developers in Europe.

'Imperium Galactica 3 : Genesis' - Screens

by Thomas on April 12, 2002 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imperium Galactica 3: Genesis is a story-based single player strategy game. Starting in 2040, you are in control of the fleet of a multinational cooperation fighting a rivalling cooperation. The discovery of foreign technology leads to expeditions into space. When you return to Earth you find it occupied by Aliens. Only one colonizing spaceship with humans escaped. The beginning of your task is to find this ship. Check out some new Imperium Galactica 3 : Genesis: IG3 Spacecrafts screens below!

CDV Titles In The USA

by Thomas on April 12, 2002 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV USA, the US office of the game publisher CDV Software Entertainment AG of Karlsruhe, Germany, has contracted the renowned PR agency Linn Public Relations, Inc.; Linn PR will take up work immediately. The proven games PR experts will push CDV press and media activities in the USA from San Francisco.

Titus Software E3 Lineup

by Thomas on April 12, 2002 @ 8:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Titus Software is gearing up with nearly 15 new titles for E3 next month in Los Angeles. Hit read more below for all titles!

'Global Ops' Update Patch v1.02 Available NOW

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 11:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The new v1.2 update patch for Barking Dog's recent first person shooter, Global Operations, has been released. Its about 5mb worth of fixes and tweaks such as : fixed the client freeze at round end, fixed server crash when allied teams kill NPCs, fixed mouse zoom bug, fixed gas/smoke grenade sprite bug, c4 bomb pick up issue, other stability fixes. Get it off the Worthplaying server or off the official EA server.

'Battlefield 1942' (PC/Xbox) - Details

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 9:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take to the land, sea and air in the ultimate multi-player World War II experience. Electronic Arts reveals details on Battlefield 1942, a robust first-person mutiplayer game where players can affect the outcome of key World War II battles. The game is currently under development for PC (late summer) and Xbox (fall 2002).

'Robotech : Battlecry' (Xbox/GBA) - First Screens

by Rainier on April 11, 2002 @ 8:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A mission-driven action title, "Robotech" embodies the classic mecha-filled mayhem of the animated series. Featuring all-encompassing destruction on a giant scale, "Robotech" is a high-octane arcade shooter that captures the television show's spectacular visuals and epic storyline. Here are some of the first screens!