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Akaei Announce Old School Fun for 2002 - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2001 @ 5:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Game Publisher Akaei can today announce that they are to publish Solaris 104, an “Old School” arcade side scrolling shooting action Game for the PC. Solaris 104 beautifully combines a classic genre with the latest ingenuity in today’s technology. Solaris 104 will be available in Quarter One 2002.

Season Kicks Off For Sky Sports Football Managers

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2001 @ 2:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sky Sport’s revolutionary online football management game, Sky Sports Football Manager, has now successfully launched, giving would-be Alex Fergusons and Mike Bassetts everywhere the chance to manage their favourite club and compete against thousands of other hopefuls for major cash prizes, season tickets, trophies and the coveted Sky Sports Football Manager of the Year award.

Cool Beans Takes Wrestling To The Extreme - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2001 @ 2:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

From the fevered imaginations of Cool Beans Productions and the UK’s finest comic creators comes WRESTLING WARS, a no-holds-barred futuristic spin on the ever-popular “sports entertainment” genre.

Code M – Codemasters’ All-New Web Site

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2001 @ 1:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The central hub of Codemasters’ web presence has received a major overhaul with an advanced and enhanced site. An innovative attraction of the site is "Code M", Codemasters’ new privileged subscriber community – and membership is free.

Army Men: RTS - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2001 @ 1:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

3DO Europe today announced the release of Army Men RTS, bringing the popular real time strategy genre to the Army Men brand for PC and PS2 in March 2002. Developed by Pandemic Studios, widely-acclaimed for titles such as Dark Reign 2 and Battlezone II, Army Men: RTS is a deep and strategic adventure without the intimidation of other RTS games.

First-Ever Flower Named Game 'Pikmin' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2001 @ 12:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

You may not be able to plant a Donkey Kong Daffodil or a Mario Marigold, but soon you can grow a flower named after a brand new Nintendo franchise right in your own backyard.

Serious Sam: The Second Encounter DEMO 'Fix'

by Thomas on Dec. 12, 2001 @ 11:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Croteam just released a small fix for the recent released demo, The Second Encounter. This 'fix' is for people that run a dedicated server. Here is a spot from the article:

So, we are releasing the FIX for the scripts needed to run dedicated servers for the SSam:SE Demo. This fix is ONLY for those who are running dedicated servers. IF YOU DON'T PLAN TO RUN A DEDICATED SERVER, YOU DON'T NEED THIS FIX. Head over to Croteam for full story and download!

Extreme Ghostbusters GBA Press & Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 12, 2001 @ 11:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Starting in March 2002, the Extreme Ghostbusters are preparing for a battle against ectoplasmic invasions in “Extreme Ghostbusters Code Ecto-1” on Game Boy™ Advance!

Prisoner of War - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2001 @ 11:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Scheduled for release in early 2002, the game is currently in development for PlayStation 2, PC and other next generation platforms at independent game studio Wide Games. Gameplay continues to evolve with strong adventure gameplay mechanics making for a tense and suspenseful playing experience.

Bloody Roar to US GameCube

by Thomas on Dec. 12, 2001 @ 10:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision today confirmed that it has secured the North American publishing rights to Bloody Roar for the GameCube. For its North American release, the game, titled Bloody Roar Extreme in Japan, will be renamed to Bloody Roar: Primal Fury. The game will have five single-player modes and two two-player head-to-head modes. Release is set to Spring 2002.

Return to Castle Wolfenstein Babe Mod's

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2001 @ 12:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

I just received a mail with the story.. There is now 2 new Return to Castle Wolfenstien Skin Mods available on planetentropy. The mods are named Topless Elite's and Nude Elite's.. No need for a vivid imagination with names like THAT eh? We grabbed a few screens from the Topless Elite's mod. Check them out and you will also find the links there.. Explicit material, may offend or arouse certain viewers.. you have been warned ;)

Global Operations website re-launched

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 10:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

VoodooExtreme just tossed up the story that the official Global Operations website just got re-launched. There will be 16 new screens and some other new media avaliable on the site.

Second Encounter Demo Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 10:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Well we just HAD to download the 'Serious Sam: Second Encounter' demo and play around with it.. We pulled out our shotgun and made some early in-game screens. So far so good;) Check out the screens below. Njoy!

Independence War 2: Edge Of Chaos add-on

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 8:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Free Form Mode mod, by Particle Systems, lets you to continue where the game ended, with all your cargo, ships, systems, and trades as they were at the end of the game. It also adds the ability to manually jump between the two clusters, and gives you trades for some advanced weaponry, so you can explore and pirate as you wish, and get any items you may have missed while playing through the game. Head over to independencewar.com to download it.

Serious Sam: Second Encounter Demo is Out!

by Peter on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 7:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Well i just want to remind all Serious Sam fans that the Serious Sam: Second Encounter Demo is Out! The demo is almost 111 Mb to download and its available at Fileplanet and Gigex.com.. Enjoy!

Taz Wanted - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 6:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

On May 31, 2002 a frenzied, fast paced, explosive 3D-action platform game will be unleashed on the gaming market. Developed by Blitz and released by Infogrames, Taz Wanted is Taz as he's never been seen before - he's as cool, energetic, rebellious and impulsive as ever but this time he's a fugitive on the run. With a huge marketing and PR campaign to support the title, Taz Wanted, available on PS2, Xbox and PC, is set to be one of the must have games of 2002.

SEGA DREAMCAST NOW £69.99

by Peter on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 6:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bigben Interactive, Europe's leading independent interactive distributor, today announced a new price point for Sega's 128bit next generation online gaming console, the Dreamcast. With immediate effect the Dreamcast will retail everywhere in stores at £69.99.

Nintendo ship more GameCubes to US

by Peter on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 6:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Kyoto, Japan Ð Nintendo, the second-largest video-game console maker, said it will ship more GameCube consoles than planned to meet demand in the US. Kyoto-based Nintendo, which expected to sell four million GameCube consoles by March, will send "several hundred thousand more," spokesman Yasuhiro Minagawa said. Nintendo will ship 4.5 million consoles, the Nihon Keizai newspaper said on Sunday.

Midgard on Hold

by Peter on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 5:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Seems that we missed this one yesterday.. RPGPlanet has received confirmation of rumours today that Funcom has temporarily laid off part of their staff and put their viking MMORPG Midgard on hold. April Jones, Funcom's American Public Relations Manager, was kind enough to clarify the situation. Full story here.

Project Earth Gameplay Movie

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 3:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wanna see some gameplay of the highly-anticipated, 3D real-time strategy game, Project Earth? Well in that case you can download this 24 Mb movie here. The official site is available here.