'Mr. Golf' (PS2) - Features & Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 8:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Mr. Golf brings all the intricacies and challenges of golf to the Playstation 2 format and through a revolutionary swing control method can rightly claim to be as realistic an experience as you can get. Read more for features and screens!

'Project Entropia' Version Update Golden

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 6:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The virtual universe of Project Entropia has gone gold with the release of its latest version update 4.2. The implementation has brought exciting new features into the ever-evolving universe of PE as well as several technical updates. Read more for the highlights.

'Dark Age of Camelot: Shrouded Isles' - Updated Press Release

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 6:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The first official add-on for the massively multiplayer game Dark Age of Camelot, titled Dark Age of Camelot: Shrouded Isles.. This add-on, developed by Mythic Entertainment, will be published and operated by Wanadoo, and will allow European players to log-on the English, French or German servers of Dark Age of Camelot (2 servers for England, 3 for France and 4 for Germany).

'Pro Beach Soccer' (PC/CONSOLE) - Story & Features

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 6:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pro Beach Soccer is a fun, arcade game featuring cool-looking players, spectacular moves, laser shows and DJs playing hot tunes, set in the unique and exotic atmosphere of stadiums from Rio to Dubai. Beach soccer originated in Brazil and is a spectacular sport played on sand - which gives it a different dimension to standard football. Aimed at both football and arcade game fans, Pro Beach Soccer combines a wide variety of acrobatic feats with a light and sound extravaganza. In Pro Beach Soccer, the athletes and spectators create a unique vibe packed with action, sun and music.

'American Conquest' Goodies Up For Grabs This Friday

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 6:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV Software Entertainment is asking gamers to make love AND war this Valentine's Day, through a series of radio competitions in which listeners can win replica antique duelling pistols. The competitions will be held on Friday 14th February and have been placed to celebrate the day's release of American Conquest – the latest real-time strategy epic from Cossacks developer GSC Game World. Listeners will have the opportunity to win a duelling pistol and a copy of the game on across the country local radio stations from Forth FM in the north to BBC Radio Devon in the South West. These competitions will be broadcast throughout the day, so gamers keen to get their hands on the game and replica pistols will need to keep their ears 'peeled'.

'IGI 2: Covert Strike' - New Single Player Demo Available NOW

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 6:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Launching next Friday, February 21, IGI 2: Covert Strike's dramatic and deadly action can be experienced today with the launch of all-new and explosive playable demo. This standalone PC demo is now available for download.. Find out more below!

MindArk And Telia Strike A Deal For 'Project Entropia'

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 6:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Telia, one of Europe's largest telecom and Internet providers, and MindArk, the creators of Project Entropia, have entered into an agreement where Telia provides MindArk with access to the Internet backbone at various locations around the world. In addition to Internet backbone access, Telia provides server-hosting services for servers to be used for Project Entropia. Project Entropia is a three dimensional virtual universe available to download free of charge..

'Piglet's BIG Game' Coming To PS2 & NGC

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 6:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gotham Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced today that it has signed an agreement with Disney Interactive to publish Piglet's BIG Game. The agreement with Disney Interactive will bring some of Disney's most beloved characters, including Winnie the Pooh, Piglet and Tigger, onto the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and Nintendo GameCube this Spring.

'The Sims Superstar' Announced - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 6:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced plans to release this May The Sims Superstar, a new expansion pack to the top-selling PC game of all time, The Sims. Players can now realize their fantasies of fame and fortune as they pursue the dream of being a Rock Star, Movie Star or a Supermodel and live the lifestyle of a celebrity. All new gameplay, new social interactions and a whole new in-game destination offer players an all access pass to the world of superstardom. In The Sims Superstar, The Sims are ready for their close up.

'Backyard Wrestling' (PS2/XB) Announced - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 3:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos Interactive, one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, announces Backyard Wrestling for PlayStation 2 and Xbox. Backyard Wrestling is being developed by Paradox and will be released this summer. The game is based on the best-selling Backyard Wrestling video series that has become a worldwide phenomenon selling millions of copies of VHS tapes and DVDs in addition to successful pay per view events...

'Mistmare' Release Scheduled For March 2003

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 3:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

ARXEL TRIBE is proud to announce that the upcoming adventure RPG MISTMARE has reached Release Candidate status. The game is now entering the last phase of tests and shall reach final manufacturing green light before the end of February. Release of MISTMARE throughout the world is therefore scheduled for the end of March 2003. Developed on Lithtech's JUPITER engine (NOLF2) by Sinister Systems and Arxel Tribe, MISTMARE features a solid scenario, splendid graphics and more than 60 hours of gameplay.

'Platoon' - Walkthrough

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 1:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

If you want to make your trip into the Vietnam jungle a little easier, then you should check out this Platoon walkthrough. It is divided into three sections: Walkthrough, General Tips and Tricks, and Tips on Using Your Heroes/Units. It also includes a screenshot pack "5.47mb" that contains images for every mission of the game, to help guide you as you read the walkthrough. Contains 83 screenshots, including full-screen maps of each level.

The GOLD Master

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 1:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

During the development process a game goes through several steps from initial design to alpha, beta and then finally to the Gold Master stage. Strategy First tossed up some nice reading about how a CD gets from their computers onto the retail shelves and hopefully onto your computers. Go check it out!

'Nexagon: Deathmatch' A Look Behind The Scenes

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 12:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nexagon: Deathmatch is a fast paced action packed game of mortal arena combat emphasizing small unit tactics and featuring character and fortress building in a high stakes blood sport... Now Strategy First posted up a sneak peek at their upcoming Real-Time Tactical hit, Nexagon: Deathmatch, from the developers’ eyes. Take a look inside Producer Jay Podilchuk’s diary.

FaitH’s Era III Gets 'Suprising' New Game Features

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 12:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

So, you’ve been playing the Dragon Claw Studio’s innovative and highly graphic web-based role-playing and strategy game for the past 6 months? You’ve had fun but felt that something was missing? All your soul-searching hasn’t led to any clear path? Rest your weary eyes and look no further...FaitH’s Era III has implemented changes and new features that will rock your world..! Read more for full pressrelease!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 12:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Backyard Baseball' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 12:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The roar of the crowd. The warm summer air. The dirt on your pants. Backyard Baseball brings the excitement of summer ball games to the GameCube – with all new 3D graphics! Catch all the great baseball excitement with the Backyard Kids and real pro baseball players as kids. Pick your team, position players and choose a field to play on for single games or an entire season. Choose from all 30 MLB teams or create your own winning line-up with custom team names and uniforms. It’s the chance of a lifetime to play with the pros right in your own backyard!

'Empire of Magic' - Game Story & Key Features

by Thomas on Feb. 13, 2003 @ 12:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Turn-based magic moments from the life of Artemian, a budding mage... Sharpen your swords and gather up enough magic power because in the end of this summer a strategic delicacy arrives - Empire of Magic... Read more for game story and key features!

'NeverWinter Nights' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2003 @ 4:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

BioWare has released a new patch for Neverwinter Nights, updating their role playing game to v1.28. There have been some Aurora toolset changes, there's new ATI code for the Catalyst 3.0/3.1 drivers, and there have been some stability fixes among other things. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Shadowbane' - Journal Update & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2003 @ 4:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Official Shadowbane website just released two new Herald journals detailing the latest events inside of the closed Ubi Soft beta test. The first journal is called Avarice: The Jewel of Southern Tyrranth which is a guided tour of one of the most successful player cities inside of the Shadowbane beta test. The guided player-city tour contains screenshots of buildings and hirelings at work, and two interviews with beta testers who manage the town. The second Herald journal is called The Power of Gold, a follow-up report to the earlier chronicles surrounding the Siege of Stormwood last month. This journal includes screens, and details the rise of mercenary companies inside the heated political and military conflicts of Shadowbane's beta test. Read more to check out the screens ...