SOF II: Double Helix Tops Worldwide Sell

by Thomas on June 10, 2002 @ 9:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. today announced that Raven Software's first-person action game Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix is topping worldwide sell-through charts. Just five days after its initial launch in the U.S., the game debuted as the #3 best-selling PC title by revenue for the week of May 19 - 25, 2002, according to NPD Intelect. In the UK, Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix was the #2 PC title for the week of June 1, 2002 as reported by Elspa/Chart-Track and was cited by Inform as the #1 PC title in Australia for the past two weeks from May 20 - June 6, 2002.

The First MOD For Mobile Forces

by Thomas on June 10, 2002 @ 8:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first MOD for Mobile Forces is now available, Mental Race is a new, bonus gametype for Mobile Forces, put together by the game's creators, Real Time Worlds. Mental race is designed to be placed in maps compatible with Mobile Forces' Trailer mode, i.e. 'mf-' maps, such as the 11 original environments which came with the retail release, and any extra 'tra-' maps created by the community. The new game type can be started from the Skirmish mode screen for offline play with bots, or from the Multiplayer Host game screen for LAN or internet play.

Battle Dwarves Fight It Out On Pocket PC

by Thomas on June 10, 2002 @ 8:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infinite Ventures, publisher of award winning games for PDA’s today announced the release of Battle Dwarves, a fast-paced strategy-action game for Microsoft Pocket PC compatible devices, including Compaq iPAQ and HP Jornada.

Some E3 previews

by Thomas on June 10, 2002 @ 7:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frictionless Insight has posted the following E3 previews: Dragon Empires, the MMORPG and Roundup on all of Majesco's offerings at E3.

Doom III Screens

by Thomas on June 10, 2002 @ 7:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Activision was so kind and send us some Doom III E3 screens. "Built on id’s revolutionary new 3D graphics engine, DOOM III draws players into the most frightening and gripping 3D gaming experience ever created. DOOM III is currently in development for the PC by id Software". You might seen them or not.. Check them out below!

New Test Drive for PS2 Cheats Announced

by Thomas on June 10, 2002 @ 7:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With Test Drive for PlayStation2 hitting the store shelves it's time to break out the cheat codes and experience some fun and exciting new cars. The game not only features SoundMAX SPX "animated audio" from Analog Devices, but three hidden SoundMAX cars that promise to tear up the tracks. The SoundMAX SPX audio rendering technology allows players to differentiate between the turbo charger on a V6 engine and the deep bass roar of a big block V8, thus bringing the game's engine sounds to life.

'Barbarian' Release Announced For GBA In October

by Thomas on June 10, 2002 @ 6:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wielding Anglo Saxon GBH on to 21st Century GBA, Barbarian looks set to become the undisputed heavyweight king of the handheld slash-‘em-ups when it is unleashed by Titus Software in October.

IL-2 Sturmovik V1.1 Upgrade

by Thomas on June 10, 2002 @ 6:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the world's largest video game publishers, today announced that it has released a free upgrade for its multi-award winning WWII combat flight simulation title, IL-2 Sturmovik, in conjunction with game developer 1C Maddox Games. The free IL2-Sturmovik 1.1 Upgrade will include 10 new planes and a number of improvements to the already impressive simulation. The upgrade is now available for download at Read more below to check out what this new flyable aircraft added in the upgrade include.

WWE WrestleMania X8 Ships For GameCube

by Thomas on June 10, 2002 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. today announced the release of their newest World Wrestling Entertainment licensed video game, "World Wrestling Entertainment WrestleMania X8" exclusively for Nintendo GameCube. "WWE WrestleMania X8" is backed by a multi-million dollar marketing campaign that includes national television, print support and point-of-purchase advertising. "WWE WrestleMania X8" features an original grapple-based engine that emphasizes simulation-style gameplay, accenting reversals and strong counter moves that Nintendo fans have grown to expect from past WWE videogames.

007: Agent Under Fire (XB/GC) Screens

by Thomas on June 10, 2002 @ 3:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Well, it's looking like a quiet day, so here's a bunch of new James Bond 007 in... Agent Under Fire screens from the xbox and gamecube version "40 + 63 screens". Njoy!

RTX Red Rock (GC/PS2) - Artwork

by Thomas on June 10, 2002 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

RTX Red Rock follows in the tradition of classic award-winning original games from LucasArts such as Grim Fandango, The Dig, and Full Throttle. Today we bring you some new artwork to check out!

The Mystery of Veggie Island

by Thomas on June 9, 2002 @ 12:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Popular VeggieTales Characters Star in First Interactive PC Game' Big Idea Productions, creators of the best-selling direct-to-video VeggieTales children’s series, and ValuSoft, a leading global publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and productivity software, have teamed up to bring the trademark silliness and original stories of VeggieTales to children of all ages with the release of The Mystery of Veggie Island interactive PC game.

About NWO Demo 'Test'

by Thomas on June 9, 2002 @ 10:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NWONation have compiled (from several sources, including Termite Games' Jim Malmros) a list of know bugs, problems and possible solutions for NWO Beta test. Problems like collision with walls, textures that don't show up etc. Get the full scoop here.

Coming Soon 'Delta Force: Black Hawk Down'

by Thomas on June 9, 2002 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Coming soon "according to Reuters": a video game based on the botched 1993 raid in Somalia now known as "Black Hawk Down" and etched in American memory after two dead U.S. soldiers were dragged through the streets of Mogadishu. The company producing the game, Calabasas, California-based NovaLogic, said the game was patriotic, intended in part to educate the public about the U.S. mission in Somalia. But some critics question that aim and whether the game risks blurring the line between history and entertainment and altering perceptions about the bloodiest firefight in U.S. military history since Vietnam.

Operation Na Pali Patch 1.10 Released

by Thomas on June 8, 2002 @ 1:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Planet Unreal today tossed up a new "15MB" medium-sized patch for Operation Na Pali. It fixes bugs throughout various maps and during Co-Op play. Find out more and download here!

$100,000 On The Line At QUAKECON 2002

by Thomas on June 8, 2002 @ 1:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Hottest Ticket for Gamers Everywhere Gets Even Hotter with ATI's $60,000 Return to Castle Wolfenstein Team Tournament and $40,000 QUAKE III Arena Championships at QuakeCon.. QuakeCon 2002, the definitive fan-based gaming convention, will play host to more than just the ultimate LAN-fest and party this year as the Blitzkrieg hits the Mesquite Convention Center on Aug. 15-18, Mesquite, Texas. For the first time, QuakeCon 2002 will be home to both one-on-one and team-based tournaments boasting a combined $100,000 in cash, provided by ATI, QuakeCon 2002's title sponsor.

'Defender' Announced For PS2/XB/GC

by Thomas on June 8, 2002 @ 1:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Defender brings an all-new 3-D remake of the original arcade classic to next-generation consoles, offering the only space-combat game that lets players rescue and defend humans from an alien onslaught with a combination of high-octane, space-combat action and strategic command.

CDV E³ Report and Pics

by Thomas on June 8, 2002 @ 11:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following a well established tradition, once again everybody (or almost everybody) from the games business met at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E³) in Los Angeles, to check the newest trends and present their forthcoming hot and innovative titles. And, of course to also take a glimpse at the booth babes… In Kentia Hall, CDV presented its biggest line-up of titles so far and impressed visitors and editors with its exciting array of games spanning over genres such as RTS, action shooter and role playing. Take me there!

Save the screens…

by Thomas on June 8, 2002 @ 11:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

One more highlight to impress visitors at CDV’s booth at E³ 2002 was the MMPORG Neocron by German developers Reakktor. Now’s your chance to prove that you have style and taste: get the sci-fi cyberpunk Screensaver of Neocron! Grab this 2.7MB screensaver here!

Echelon: Wind Warriors Screens

by Thomas on June 8, 2002 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today offer seven new screenshots from MADia's futuristic flight combat Echelon: Wind Warriors. Check out the screens right here.