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April 2015


DreamCatcher Responds To Recent News About 'Cryo' Shutdown

by Rainier on July 5, 2002 @ 6:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Richard Wah Kan, CEO of DreamCatcher noted that "while Cryo indirectly owns an interest in DreamCatcher, Cryo's unfortunate financial difficulties do not affect in any way, DreamCatcher's operations or positive outlook. DreamCatcher is, and will continue to be, a vibrant, growing and successful company and will continue to service its customers, deal with its suppliers, and acquire and distribute its wide range of quality game titles in its usual reliable and professional manner. DreamCatcher has and will continue to rely entirely on its own management, business strategies and financing, and it is business as usual at DreamCatcher."

Pinball Challenge Deluxe (GBA) - Info & Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2002 @ 6:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Pinball Challenge Deluxe" is a conversion of the Amiga games Pinball Dreams and Pinball Fantasies to the GameBoy Advance. Both titles are being incorporated into a single Exclusive title for AGB offering all (eight) original pinball tables. Young developer Binary9 Studios, ltd, today saw the release of their first title, Pinball Challenge Deluxe, via UbiSoft. Check the 8 available tables!

Gothic 2 - Team Info

by Rainier on July 5, 2002 @ 6:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first details of what the Piranha Bytes team are up to is now available at the official Gothic II website. This new area allows you to peek beind the scenes of the Gothic II team. One part of the new area is the 'piranha bits'. There you'll find some not so deadly serious newsbits about us, the freaks behind gothic II where they introduce themselves in the 'portrait series', starting this week with game designer björn. Check it out!

First Class Upgrade From Just Flight! - Features & Screens

by Thomas on July 5, 2002 @ 5:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just Flight and Simflyers have teamed up to launch World Airports, a fantastic boxed edition of their acclaimed scenery upgrade for Flight Simulator 2000 and 2002. "Suspicious-looking shoes must be removed before downloading these screens," says Mungo, sensibly. Features and 26 screens below!

3D for Gameboy Advance

by Thomas on July 5, 2002 @ 4:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Handheld developer Logik State has developed 3D technology for Gameboy Advance. Read more below for some key features of their 3D technology!

Beach Life Website Goes Live

by Thomas on July 5, 2002 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fed up of British weather? Tired of the tennis? Too much spare time on your hands after the World Cup? Rather be on the beach listening to chilled tunes, drinking ice cold beer with your mates and charming the pants of a foxy chick? If the answer is yes to any of the above then it's time for you to escape these grey mornings and head for Beach Life!

'Cossacks: Back to War' - Preview Screenshots

by Thomas on July 5, 2002 @ 2:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Return to pre-industrial Europe for another leap into the Cossacks world.. Read more below to check out the very first preview screenshots of the second add-on to Cossacks: European Wars, Cossacks: Back to War.

'Grom' And His Heroes

by Thomas on July 5, 2002 @ 2:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grom is a simplified RPG with real-time battles that are tightly woven into its intricate and non-linear plotline. Grom strives to recapture some of the feel of point-and-click adventures while following an RPG-style, character-focused plotline. The main character Colonel Grom is dedicated to fight the Nazis and to prevent them from obtaining a mysterious weapon that could enable them to take over world power. The smart colonel is not the only hero who has to stand up against the Nazis. Support is guaranteed by his fellow heroes and these will be presented in a short series as of today. Take a glimpse behind the scenes.

Blitzkrieg - Screens

by Thomas on July 5, 2002 @ 2:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Brand new screens from Nival’s masterpiece Blitzkrieg, the game that named Best RTS game of Show at E³ 2002. In fact, the 3D-real time strategy title definitively deserves these accolades as it is the latest development in WWII real-time strategy that will combine flexibility, historic accuracy and endless playability into one of the most captive and challenging strategy game you have seen. Today CDV presents 11 brand new screenshots depicting a German advance in France and an Allied advance in Libya. Watch and learn what it means to be a real strategist.

'Imperium Galactica 3' - Important Demo Information

by Thomas on July 5, 2002 @ 2:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A demo version of Imperium Galactica 3 has initially been posted on an Hungarian website and has been spread throughout the web. This version has been specifically designed for the Matrox Parhelia graphics card. CDV did not give out this demo and advises to abstain from using it for covermount or other press related services, as it does not run properly on other graphic cards. They are currently working on a new version, which will be made available in the next few days. Nevertheless CDV wants to share the manual with everybody who already downloaded and commenced the demanding demo mission! Beat the enemy spaceships and finish your mission! Grab the manual here!

‘Go Large’ with the 5.6'' GameCube LCD Screen

by Thomas on July 5, 2002 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At 5.6 inches, the incredible SPC601 5.6” LCD is the BIGGEST screen of its kind currently available in the UK! Take gaming on the move and use your Nintendo GameCube console anywhere. Simply slot the console into the screen’s mounting, click into place, connect the screen to the console and away you go!

America's Army - Screens

by Thomas on July 5, 2002 @ 8:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

America's Army is the upcoming free first-person shooter and soldier career game by the U.S. Army. Check out some screens.

Cryo Is No More!

by Rainier on July 5, 2002 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

French publisher Cryo and its Cryonetworks subsidiary have announced that they are folding, following a failure to negotiate a recapitalisation of the group with its principal creditors.

Babel Launches Europe's First Sound Studio For Games

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 9:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ambitious outsourcing games specialist Babel has announced the next stage in its expansion by launching a London sound studio aimed specifically at the games industry.

New Breed Screenshots

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 8:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today the official Breed site is updated with a bunch of new screens. Breed is an upcoming sci-fi first person shooter game... and judging from the screens they are quite impressive indeed. Check them out!

Darkfall Update

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 7:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After razorwax released the screenshots featuring the Dwarf Character Model yesterday, they received lots of both praise, criticism and questions from the Darkfall community, on their boards, in emails and on IRC. They therefore decided to post a new Team Comment today, explaining the model, and answering some of the questions raised on their boards. You can find the Dwarf Model Comments here.

Treasure Planet (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 7:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Treasure Planet brings Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson's epic adventure of bloodthirsty pirates and buried treasure, not just right up-to-date, but into the future - a future in which the spaceship Legacy is over-run by mutinous pirates, led by the cyborg, John Silver.

Delta Force: Task Force Dagger - Screens

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 7:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game fiction is based on missions from Operation Enduring Freedom. Take control as 1 of 10 different Special Forces soldiers over 25 intense and varied missions set in Afghanistan. Only the best of the best are selected to become members of the 2/75th RANGER, SEAL Team 6, CIA Spec Ops, the UK SAS 22 Regiment, SFOD-SF Viper Team (Green Berets), Australian SASR, Canadian JTF-2, Marine Force Recon, USAF CSAR (Air Force Para rescue) and of course SFOD-DELTA!

Timekeepers Military World Released For Pc

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UK Development Company, Vulcan Software, are proud to announce the release of Military World, the third installment of their simplistically complex puzzle game, Timekeepers, for the PC. Timekeepers is a conversion of the 1995 Amiga Classic with enhanced graphics, new sounds and music, and additional character animations. Compared to Lemmings in it's day, but instead of assigning commands to the characters, the command icons are pasted directly onto the level terrain. The Timekeepers obey the commands as they walk over them.

WWE Smackdown! 4: Shut Your Mouth (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on July 4, 2002 @ 9:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In one corner stands the immortal Hulk Hogan. In the other stands the Undisputed World Wrestling Champion Triple H. Tensions mount, but suddenly Y2J’s music blares as he enters the arena and grabs the mic. Fans boo and chant “has-been”! Backstage, The Great One gets ready to layeth the smacketh down while Mr. McMahon sits with his personal assistant Stacy Keibler. It’s SmackDown! as you’ve never seen it before for the PlayStation 2. All-new Superstars, enhanced season mode and more matches then ever. Check out our new screens!