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February 2016


'TOCA Race Driver' Confirmed for Xbox - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 2:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Expanded, enhanced and an even more professional racing experience, Codemasters confirms "TOCA Race Driver" for Xbox, the video game system from Microsoft, is in development and will launch in March 2003.

Midtown Madness 3 (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 11:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midtown Madness 3, the latest in Microsoft Corp.'s popular "Midtown Madness" franchise, allows gamers to get behind the wheel of more than 30 vehicles while competing in exciting race modes such as Blitz, Checkpoint and Cruise. With a robust Career mode featuring 14 driving careers, "Midtown Madness 3" delivers the rush and excitement of street racing while challenging gamers to put their driving skills to the ultimate test. Four new shots, this time of the Hummer smashing into things.

'Evil Dead: A Fistful of Broomstick' (PS2) - Screen

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 11:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed with the full support of creators Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert, and Bruce Campbell, "Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick" allows players to assume the role of Ash, the chainsaw-armed hero from the "Evil Dead" trilogy. Players will fend off hordes of Deadites with several weapons including the shovel, gatling gun, shotgun and chainsaw. Massive game environments include all new "Evil Dead" locations as players attempt to save the town of Dearborn from the influence of the Necromonicon ex Mortis - the Book of the Dead. "Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick" mixes the comedy and fun of a campy horror movie with intense combat missions for the most complete "Evil Dead" game yet.. Today we have a single screenshot, but we think it'll be the one that survives.

Game Boy Advance - One Million Systems Sold In 10 Days

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 11:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The early leader in this season's favorite holiday high-tech gift is Nintendo's Game Boy Advance. Initial checks with U.S. retailers indicate the world's only handheld video game system sold through to approximately one million shoppers in the 10-day period running through the busy Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

'Racing Evoluzione' (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 11:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Driving expensive sports cars is very cool. Owning a legendary brand of sports car is even more desirable. Compete against the world's most famous cars. Driving machines you created and beating them is the ultimate dream. This is what Racing Evoluzione is all about... Today we serve up 49 new screens. Njoy!

'Trailer Park Tycoon' - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 10:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Get out of the cul-de-sac and meet your new neighbours with Trailer Park Tycoon, the irreverent resource management game for the PC from Jaleco Entertainment.. And - yeehaw - them be yer three new screens.

ZooCube ZQ Edition

by Thomas on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 10:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

ZooCube, the award-winning video mind game from PuzzleKings, has now been launched on the PC as a digital download in "try-before-you-buy" form using Trymedia Systems' secure digital distribution technology, ActiveMARK.. Find out more below!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Evolution Worlds' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 1:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced Evolution Worlds for the Nintendo GameCube has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Evolution Worlds is the highly anticipated, epic RPG adventure exclusive to Nintendo GameCube, which combines the stories from the best-selling Dreamcast RPGs, Evolution and Evolution 2. Evolution Worlds is rated "E-Everyone" and is available for a suggested retail price of $49.99.

Xicat Teams Up With Motor Trend Magazine In 'Lotus Challenge'

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 1:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Xicat tears up the track with its latest release, Motor Trend presents Lotus Challenge, to be released for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in late 2002 in North America. This is the first auto racing video game to bear the Motor Trend name and seal of approval.

'Rainbow 6 : RavenShield' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 1:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Ubi Soft's Montreal studio in close collaboration with Red Storm Entertainment, Raven Shield features a brand new Tom Clancy storyline in which Team RAINBOW is led all over the world in a series of dramatic operations. The game will utilize graphics technology provided by the next-generation Unreal engine to power 15 new single-player missions that include the discovery of a cache of biological weapons and stopping an armed gang from terrorizing a London bank. 4 new screens for you to enjoy.
UPDATE : The links were broken earlier today, they are fixed now!

'Neverwinter Nights Patches' - Update patch

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 12:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Neverwinter Nights Patches Page now offers downloads of a new version 1.27 patch for Neverwinter Nights for the English, German, French, Italian and Spanish versions of BioWare's D&D RPG. The new version adds a couple of game resources, support for ATI shiny water, some campaign fixes, a new plot wizard for the Aurora toolset, and more. It is warned that modules created and saved under the new version cannot be played with older versions of the game, and they supply a reversion patch to go back to version 1.26 if this is required to play custom modules and such (thanks Bluesnews).

Indie Developer Roundtable - Fun vs. Tech

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 12:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GarageGames in cooperation with CyPR Media presents the final Indie Developer Roundtable of 2003: How To Focus on Fun And Avoid The Technological Arms Race. The series of monthly moderated chats is designed to improve the visibility of the "indie" community and give access to its leaders on topics of importance to the indie developer. Roundtables are normally hosted on the last Thursday of each month on IRC (IRC server: Channel: #garagegames). This roundtable will be held Thursday, Dec. 5 at 3 p.m. PST.

Ducati Corse II Handlebars (PC/CONSOLE)

by Thomas on Dec. 2, 2002 @ 9:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CTO S.p.A., Italy's largest manufacturer of entertainment peripherals is now launching their Xtecnologies range in the UK. The range includes peripherals for PC, PlayStation, PlayStation 2, Game Cube, Game Boy Advance and Xbox formats. The newest addition to the Xtecnologies range is the Ducati Corse II handlebars. Whilst joypads and steering wheels satisfy the needs of car and flight game players, motorcyclists have previously been left empty handed, but now Xtechnologies meets their needs with the new Ducati Corse II for the PlayStation 2 & PC - exclusive to the two-wheeled players.

'MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries' - Demo Available NOW

by Thomas on Dec. 2, 2002 @ 8:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A playable demo for MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries has been released, offering the opportunity to experience this recent 3D 'Mech action game by Cyberlore and FASA Studios. The demo sports 2 Halloran missions, 1 Solaris mission (set in the jungle), 2 multiplayer maps and four mechs (Cougar, Owens, HellHound, Uziel and Hellspawn). Read more for links where to grab the goods!

'Legends Of Wrestling II' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2002 @ 7:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Using archive ITV footage, Acclaim Studios, Salt Lake has re-created every minute detail giving the game a level of realism and authenticity very rarely witnessed in video games. Character intros, costumes and signature moves have all been added and, just like watching the real thing, the crowd becomes a major part of proceedings as the action heats-up. Hear the crowd chant "Easy, Easy" as Big Daddy launches into his infamous 'Splashdown' or bellowing jeers as Nagasaki wipes out his opponent with his rib-crushing 'Kamikaze Crash'. Check out screens for the PS2, NGC and Xbox versions ...

Highland Warriors: The MacDonald's - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2002 @ 6:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Highland WarriorsTM is the epic story of bloody feuds, Scottish patriotism and English Invaders begins with the original founding of Scotland around 850 AD and peaks with the fight for independence during the 13th / 14th century. Play as one of three Scottish clans or risk your life for the British Crown in 35 historically founded missions. Highland Warriors also supports up to eight players through the Internet or LAN. Today we serve up some screens from another clan featured in Highland Warriors, The MacDonald's! Njoy!

Strategy First Signs 'Supreme Ruler 2010'

by Rainier on Dec. 2, 2002 @ 6:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and Developer BattleGoat Studios are pleased to announce that they have entered into a worldwide publishing deal to bring Supreme Ruler 2010 to a store near you in Q3 2003.

'Warcraft III' - Demo Available NOW

by Thomas on Dec. 2, 2002 @ 3:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Blizzard's website let us know that a demo of Warcraft III will be available today! (thanks Blues) This playable demo of fantasy real-time strategy Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos features three new single-player missions not included in the full version. The new missions in the demo chronicle the Orcs journey from Lordaeron to Kalimdor - a previously untold chapter in the Warcraft III saga. Demo also contains one multiplayer map (Deadlock) which is ready to be played on, Blizzards free online game network, and can be used for custom 1on1 game. Read more for links where to grab the goods ...

'Mad Dog McCree' Is Back!

by Thomas on Dec. 2, 2002 @ 2:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Leisure has just let that low down, dirty sidewinder Mad Dog McCree and his gang of bandits into your sleepy western town! The Mayor and his daughter have been kidnapped and taken to Mad Dog's hideout. The town ain't big enough for the both of you... so who's it going to be? You or Mad Dog McCree?! With all live action video and sound, and real western scenery, you'll feel like you are a part of the Old West! But you'll have to be quick on the draw to survive Mad Dog's gang of bandits to ultimately face Mad Dog himself in the final showdown. Find Mad Dog's hideout and save the sleepy town, but choose your shots carefully partner or they'll be measuring you up for the coffin! American Laser Games produced laserdisc-based shooting arcade games in the early 1990s, and Mad Dog McCree is the first to be re-released on PC CD-ROM by Digital Leisure.