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Infogrames Announces 'Deer Hunter 2003'

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 8:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. the creators of one of the best-selling outdoor simulation franchises in PC history, scores a bull's-eye with Deer Hunter 2003, set to release this fall. Developed by Sunstorm Interactive, Deer Hunter 2003 will feature new jaw-dropping, photo-realistic 3D environments, advanced AI and the most comprehensive hunting simulation to date.

'Dungeon Siege' - Siege Editor Available NOW

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 8:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The promised beta version of the Dungeon Siege Editor is now available for download from Microsoft "5MB". The Siege Editor allows players and fans the freedom to rework nearly every aspect of the gaming world, making Dungeon Siege not only a game, but also a platform for those who wish to create their own spells, dungeons, and even entire worlds.

'Jedi Outcast Demo Level' Available For Download

by Rainier on May 11, 2002 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The new level of the Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast demo is now available from Bluesnews as a separate download for owners of the retail game It's a 6.3 MB download (it includes a demo.bat file to properly play the map) and we confirmed with Raven Software that it is a legitimate albeit unsupported release. Grab it here.

Sierra's E3 Lineup

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 8:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment, Inc. announced today its lineup of titles to be showcased at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in the Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall booth #1200 from May 22nd - 24th. Sierra will present products being developed for the PC and all next generation platforms aimed to drive the upcoming holiday season.

'The Sum Of All Fears' For PC Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 8:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment's PC game based on Tom Clancy's novel and the upcoming Paramount Pictures' release, The Sum Of All Fears, has gone gold. Developed by Ubi Soft's Red Storm Entertainment, The Sum Of All Fears PC game will be available at U.S. retail stores in conjunction with the movie release on May 31.

V-Rally 3 Coming To PS2 & GBA This Summer

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 7:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The weather forecast predicts a mud-spattered summer for PS2 and Game Boy Advance owners as Infogrames, Inc. returns the hugely successful V-Rally brand to the digital mud tracks with V-Rally 3. Falling under the newly reinvented Atari brand and with more than four million units in the series sold to date, V-Rally 3 is a triumphant comeback for one of the most realistic rally games ever made and promises to be the definitive rally racer on PS2 and Game Boy Advance.

'Capital Entertainment Group' Launched by Entertainment Software Veterans

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 6:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capital Entertainment Group, Inc. (CEG) launched today as the computer and video game industry's first independently funded production company.

HandyPak Advanced GBA

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 4:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since the launch of Game Boy Advance last June, InterAct Accessories, Inc. has continued to develop and introduce new accessories to keep GBA gamers interested and engaged in the handheld gaming experience. The most recent product offerings from InterAct, a Recoton company, essentially transform the GBA into a mini-entertainment center. "Light Magnifier, HandyPak Advanced and Total Players Pak are the newest accessories to enhance handheld gaming"

PowerPad Pro/Extension Cable & Starter Kit For Xbox

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 4:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since the launch of Xbox six months ago, InterAct Accessories, Inc., a Recoton company, has perfected its accessory product line and has introduced an enhanced controller, the PowerPad Pro to provide gamers with the ultimate advantage. InterAct will also be introducing a controller extension cable and a new version of the Xbox Starter Kit.

EA Announces 'Ty The Tasmanian Tiger' - Screens

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 4:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

G'day mate! Electronic Arts goes "down under" with its new character-based action adventure game, Ty the Tasmanian Tiger. The title's star, Ty, is a wild, boomerang-wielding Tasmanian Tiger whose adventures take the player through a brilliantly animated 3D environment set in the splendor of Australia. Currently under development, Ty the Tasmanian Tiger will be released for the PS2 and Nintendo GameCube this fall under the EA GAMES brand.

InterAct Launches '5.6-Inch LCD Screen' For PS2

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 4:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Having seen such success with their previous mobile monitors for PS one and GameCube, InterAct Accessories, Inc., a Recoton company, has developed an 5.6-inch LCD screen to make mobility an option for the Sony PlayStation 2.

GameShark Coming For GameCube

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 4:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The buzz around GameShark has grown for each new video game console that has been introduced since the release of the GameShark for Nintendo 64. For GameCube and Xbox the buzz began even before the consoles launched in November 2001. The wait will soon be over for GameCube owners with the introduction of GameShark for GameCube expected in June 2002.

THQ Announces 'Hot Wheels Bash Arena' for PC

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 4:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc today announced "Hot Wheels Bash Arena" for PC. Hot Wheels fans will be able to experience the speed, power and performance of Hot Wheels in this ultimate crash and smash, demolition derby-style game for kids. "Hot Wheels Bash Arena" for PC, in development by Micro Forte, is scheduled for release in summer 2002.

'Mobile Forces' & 'Tony Hawk 3' - Demos Available

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 4:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A usual Friday it seems .. plenty of demo's get released right before the weekend ... First the announced updated Mobile Forces demo at 3D Gamers. The enhanced version of Rage Software's vehicular team-based shooter (74.1 MB) offers the same level and Holdout mode as previous version but includes a dedicated server option, enhanced networking code, rebalanced weapons, tweaked physics, particle effects, a spectator option, gameplay tweaks, bug fixes (thanks Blues). Second there is the 'Tony Hawk 3' demo which allows you to skate the Foundry as Tony Hawk. This 50mb skating pleasure is available at FilePlanet.

'Gore' - Game Details

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 3:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2085. The world is in chaos. The large cities of the past are now just ruins. Anarchy is the order of the day, the government is unstable and the streets are run by gangs federated by the mob. The government decides to take action: new soldiers are needed in the UMC (United Marine Corporation), men capable of controlling a situation that has become uncontrollable. But before sending them out onto the streets to meet their destiny, they have to be trained...

'Haegemonia : Legions Of Iron' - Gamestory

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 3:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The solar system is heating up and Earth and its colonies are engaged in a fracious war to conquer the galaxy. When they encounter other extra-terrestrial races the humans join forces, and the formidable Legions of Iron are born. Developed for PC CD-Rom by Digital Reality, the makers of Imperium Galactica I and II, Haegemonia - Legions Of Iron lets you explore and conquer the galaxy... Full article below!

'Imperium Galactica III' - FAQ

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 3:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

What genre does Imperium Galactica III fall into – the tactical or strategic one? How large is the strategic part of the intergalactic universe spectacle? And what does the armoury look like? Questions, questions, and more questions! Robi Sugar, development director, and Axel Rathgeber, producer at CDV, give detailed answers to your most urgent questions. Where? In the brand-new FAQ section of the official Imperium Galactica III website.

'Sabotain: Vurrent Production' - Screens

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 3:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sabotain is a genre-mix of 3D-action and role play elements that takes you to a fantastic, futuristic world full of sabotage, espionage, intrigues and assassinations. To whet your appetite, they have composed a really great location-episode. To the futuristic world!

American Conquest's 'The New World' - Screens

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 3:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The eagerly awaited RTS-game from the developers of the blockbuster Cossacks: European Wars, American Conquest will span 300 years of history focussing on the discovery of America up to the American wars of independence. GSC Game World offers you unique RTS experience featuring 16000 units. To the New World!

'Cossacks: Back to War' - New Eye Candy

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cossacks: Back to War is the second official add-on to the RTS-blockbuster Cossacks: European Wars. The developer GSC Game World provides you with further spectacular battles throughout Europe. The two new nations include Switzerland and Hungary. Check out the architectural workmanship from Switzerland HERE.