PlayStation 2 Sales Hit 7 Million Mark In Europe

by Thomas on April 26, 2002 @ 10:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) today announced that it had sold over 7 million PlayStation 2 computer entertainment systems to consumers in the territories served by SCEE. "More than 30 first party games titles and over 200 third party games for PlayStation 2 are scheduled for release in the coming year".

Kings Field IV (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on April 26, 2002 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metro 3D send us 12 screens today from their upcoming playstation 2 title, Kings Field IV. Release date is set to July 2002. Check them out below!

Paradox Joins With Nobilis For 'Legion' In France

by Thomas on April 26, 2002 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Entertainment and Nobilis announced today that they have signed a French publishing agreement for Legion, a revolutionary strategy game based on the Roman Empire. The deal includes french speaking Belgium and Switzerland and the game will be released in the third quarter.

Valhalla News! Stuck in the Sanctuary?

by Thomas on April 26, 2002 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today the entire walkthrough for episode two of The Valhalla Classics (Speech Adventure) is posted on the official Valhalla Classics web site. Containing over 190 screenshots, the Sanctuary's walkthrough is presented with a few actions per page to allow you to find the part of the episode you're stuck on, without giving the whole game away (excuse the pun). 9 out of 10 Valhalla Classics Players experience above average hair loss, are you one of them?

'Nascar Racing 2002' v1.1.0.1 Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 26, 2002 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra has issued a new patch for Nascar Racing 2002. The patch has quite a few fixes and tweaks. This v1.1.0.1 patch NOT compatible with previous versions in multiplayer. Read more for a detailed list and links where to grab it.

'The Sum Of All Fears' Announced For PC & Consoles - Screens

by Rainier on April 26, 2002 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft® Entertainment, one of the world's leading videogame publishers, today announced a worldwide licensing deal with Viacom Consumer Products to publish games based on the upcoming motion picture release, The Sum Of All Fears. Paramount Pictures' The Sum of All Fears, is the latest Tom Clancy novel to grace the big screen, this time starring Ben Affleck as Jack Ryan. Ubi Soft plans to launch the PC version of the game in conjunction with the movie release, in May for U.S. and Canadian audiences and in the fall for European fans. Ubi Soft will also release the game on the new generation of consoles in the months following the movie's release.

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 Movie

by Thomas on April 25, 2002 @ 7:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today we tossed up the announcement "Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 for PS2/Xbox/GameCube/PC". Now Tiscali Games posted a new (10 MB, DivX codec) in-game video featuring over 95 seconds of in-game racing footage. You find it here.

SuperPower Patch v1.1 Available NOW

by Rainier on April 25, 2002 @ 7:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamcatcher just informed us that they have just released a new Update patch (v1.1) for their recently released game "Superpower". The new patch fixes mainly AI fixes and stuff left unattended in their previous (v1.01) patch.. Read more to find a detailed list and links where to grab this 35mb beauty!

Jumpgate: Episode 2, Attack of the Conflux Announced

by Thomas on April 25, 2002 @ 6:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NetDevil Ltd., an independent developer of massive-multiplayer games, today announced plans for a new episode for Jumpgate, its ground-breaking massive-multiplayer space simulator. Jumpgate: Episode 2, Attack of the Conflux will implement player-owned space stations, new features, and expand the boundaries of the Jumpgate universe far beyond the current 126 explored sectors of the galaxy.

Babel Extends Its Editorial Reach With GameCube Website

by Rainier on April 25, 2002 @ 6:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Games outsourcing specialist Babel has been appointed by Nintendo Europe as the main content provider for the NINTENDO GAMECUBE website.

'Druid King' Gets a Renamed To 'Celtic Kings'

by Rainier on April 25, 2002 @ 6:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First, in association with French publisher Wanadoo and Sofia-based developer Haemimont Games, announced today that their new real-time strategy game (previously given the working title Druid King) has been given a new name - Celtic Kings. It will be the game’s official title for a worldwide release later this year.

Codemasters Reveals Its Triple-A Lineup For E3 2002

by Rainier on April 25, 2002 @ 6:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters today announce a blockbuster lineup of powerful games that will be showcased at this year’s E3 Expo in Los Angeles. Showing at Booth #1168 in South Hall, Codemasters’ highlights include the ‘must be seen to be believed’ Dragon Empires (PC/online), and the unveiling of Colin McRae Rally 3 (PS2, Xbox).

'Winning Eleven 6' Kicks Off In Japan

by Rainier on April 25, 2002 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Winning Eleven 6, the hugely successful football game developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo, Inc hits Japanese stores today (Thursday, April 25th). The Tokyo-based team is now busy reworking the game for the European market, where it will be released through Konami of Europe as Pro Evolution Soccer 2 later this year.

'Tactical Ops' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 25, 2002 @ 5:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This patch is for Infogrames' "Tactical Ops : Assault on Terror" retail version ONLY (in stores since yesterday). It fixes some minor bugs that they discovered since it went gold. Read more for a detailed list and links where to grab it.

'World Wrestling Federation' Sells Items On Ebay

by Rainier on April 25, 2002 @ 4:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wrestling fans can grab themselves a pair of tickets for the forthcoming sell-out World Wrestling Federation ‘Insurrextion’ event, featuring superstars such as The Undertaker, Trish Stratus and Stone Cold Steve Austin, by bidding on eBay.co.uk.

Infogrames Announces 'Rollercoaster Tycoon II'

by Rainier on April 25, 2002 @ 4:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game that started the computer "Tycoon" craze is getting a sequel this Autumn in RollerCoaster Tycoon II from Infogrames and master game designer, Chris Sawyer. Numerous improvements to the original will be packed into this new game - with more types of roller coasters and rides being just the beginning.

Acclaim Re-Signs Dave Mirra For Another Exclusive 5 Years

by Rainier on April 25, 2002 @ 4:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Acclaim to Expand Upon Successful Relationship with World-Renowned BMX Rider, Including Release of 'Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 3' Across All Next-Generation Systems

Radica Gets Licensing Agreement For 'Men in Black II'

by Rainier on April 25, 2002 @ 4:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Radica Games Ltd. announced that it has signed a worldwide licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to produce Men In Black II branded video game accessories.

EA Announces Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2 For PS2/Xbox/GameCube/PC

by Rainier on April 25, 2002 @ 4:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Pull your vehicle over now!" EA plans to drive the highly anticipated Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2 game for the PS2 to PC, Xbox and Nintendo GameCube. All four titles will be published under the EA GAMES brand and will be available in late summer 2002.

Kingsfield IV - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 25, 2002 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

An accursed idol responsible for the destruction of an ancient race has surfaced to wreak havoc once again among the kingdoms of man. You must return the idol to the Ancient City to break its curse, but monsters of unspeakable horror haunt the ruins. The smell of fear is in the air of the Ancient City – even the monsters themselves fear the evil that has returned.