Mike Tyson (GBA) - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 1:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fight Mike. Or fight as Mike. Either way, someone will be prayin' for the bell--odds are, it's gonna be you... Virtucraft, the developers of Prince Naseem Boxing (which has already established itself as the best boxing simulation on the handheld market) are working on a follow up to this title for Ubi Soft. Mike Tyson Boxing will feature all the action and speed of the GBC game but with greatly improved graphics, sound and logic. Animations and background graphics are now far richer and smoother and the sound and speech has been enhanced to make the experience of bone crunching punches even more realistic.

Peter Pan – Return to Never Land (GBA) - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 1:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Peter Pan Return to Never Land," is being released February 15 for GBA and is based on the animated feature film "Disney's Return to Never Land," which releases in theaters nationwide the same day. New screens to check out below!

NightStone Trailer

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 12:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tiscali have posted new NightStone trailer which shows over 1 minute of gameplay scenes from this Diablo II style game from Virgin Interactive. Grab it here.

Ubi Soft And Kalisto Announce 'Creatures 3'

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 12:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Kalisto Entertainment, Nightmare Creatures 3, Angel of Darkness (working title) is the sequel to the 1998 hit game Nightmare Creatures 1 and the 2000 game Nightmare Creatures 2, which sold in excess of 2 million units worldwide combined on Sony PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Sega Dreamcast and PC platforms. Nightmare Creatures 3 for the new generation of home consoles will hit store shelves in the second quarter of 2003. Full pressrelease and screens below!

FINAL FANTASY X Hits Million-Unit Sales Mark

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 12:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Electronic Arts L.L.C. (Square Electronic Arts), the exclusive publisher of all SQUARESOFT products in North America, today announced that FINAL FANTASY X, a PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system exclusive and the latest installment in the best-selling FINAL FANTASY series, has sold more than one-million units in North America.

Babel puts Worms into 5.5 million households

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 12:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

BSkyB and Team 17 today announced that Babel Media has successfully adapted the critically acclaimed Worms game for the Sky Gamestar platform that is available to more than 5.5 million Sky digital households.

Commandos 2 Coming to the XBOX - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 8:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamespy lets us know that Eidos Interactive, one of the world’s leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, today announced that Commandos 2: Men of Courage is under development for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. The game is being developed by Pyro Studios, Spain (the original Commandos 1&2 developers).

TransWorld Surf Takes Home The Gold!

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 7:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari's breakout hit, Transworld Surf for Xbox, won 'Best Video Game' award at the second annual X-Dance Action Sports Film and Video Game Festival. X-Dance takes place every Jan., concurrently with the Sundance Film Festival, and this year showcased more than 40 of 2001's top action sports films and video games. Transworld Surf, developed by Angel Studios, won top honors over other industry heavyweights, including Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 and Shaun Palmer's Pro Boarder! Stay tuned, because this amazing game is heading to the PS2 soon with new features!

New WarCraft III Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 3:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The new Undead Town revealed in this new screen shot from Blizzard and 3 others giving away more details on certain aspect of the game.. thats a whopping 4 new screenshots instead of the usual one a day ;)

New Warcraft III Unit Ability

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 9:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Farseers are ancient Orcs who represent the pinnacle of Shamanistic power. These powerful Shamans are counted amongst Thrall's closest advisers and are constantly in tune with the workings and maneuverings of the Horde. Farseers are not only tied to the elements of the earth and sky, but are also adept at foretelling the future. The Earthquake ability makes the ground tremble and break, causing heavy damage to buildings and slowing units within the area of effect.

Seadogs II - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 6:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Serving up on this fine Monday are 6 brand new Seadogs II screen shots showing us WHY this Pirate game will leave all the competition in its wake ... Ships Ahoy! Raise them Sails or walk the plank! ... Give us the game NOW!

Give The Cossacks A Run For Their Money!

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 5:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV Software have joined forces with the Virtual Gaming Alliance (www.vga.org.uk) to bring their 40+ LAN gaming centres around the country a week of exclusive pre-play of its upcoming and highly anticipated expansion pack “Cossacks: The Art of War”. UK gamers will now get a chance to sample the new huge maps, nations, and units, and indulge in the host of new multiplayer features. Cossacks: The Art of War has already shipped and will be in UK stores on Friday 8th February. Read more below to check out the list of UK venues..

Shadowbane Closed Beta Test Has Expanded!

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 4:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Shadowbane Closed Beta test has expanded! 200 more Non Disclosure agreements have been going out since this morning! Here is the statement:

We are excited to allow more of our community the opportunity to help us test this next generation MMORPG! Stay tuned for more information next week, and don't forget to keep your Beta database information up to date!

Davis Cup to PCs and Consoles Announced

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 4:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, a world leader in interactive entertainment, and the International Tennis Federation (ITF), today announced a worldwide licensing agreement allowing Ubi Soft to develop and publish games based on the Davis Cup, the premier team competition in tennis. Under the license, Ubi Soft will create titles for multiple platforms including PCs and new generation consoles, the first of which is expected to launch in May 2002.

Freedom Force Almost 'Gold'

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 4:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GamingGroove today reports that Freedom Force is almost gold. Here is a snap from the article and the game's project manager and lead designers message:

Actually, we're heading towards a first gold submission this week. we're basically fixing bugs and tuning, which is what you do in this period of the project. The team is busting butt to get everything in there and the game is looking great... Wanna read more? Then click HERE!

Black Isle Studios Announces Icewind Dale II

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 3:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Black Isle Studios, the role-playing game division of Interplay Entertainment Corp., announced today that a sequel to the award-winning computer role-playing game Icewind Dale is currently in development and will be distributed by Vivendi Universal Games in North America. Icewind Dale II is scheduled to ship to retail on May 28, 2002.

New Web Site For Curse: The Eye of Isis

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 3:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

London-based entertainment software developer Asylum Entertainment announces the launch of a new web site for its first home grown IP Curse: The Eye of Isis. Curse is a gripping, mysterious, action adventure that takes players from the grime of Victorian London’s streets to the pyramids of ancient Egypt in a suspense filled action adventure. It will be published on PS2 by Wanadoo Edition in the autumn of 2002.

Infogrames to Release NeverWinter Nights

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 3:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames, through an agreement with renowned game developer BioWare Corp., has secured the global publishing rights for the hotly anticipated role-playing game (RPG), Neverwinter Nights, excluding certain pre-existing licenses help by Interplay Entertainment. The PC game, based on the wildly popular Dungeons & Dragons game published by Wizards of the Coast, is scheduled to be launched worldwide in the Summer of 2002.

IGI2: Covert Strike - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 1:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemaster tossed over some new screenshots and a bit of gun art not yet seen anywhere in the press from IGI2: Covert Strike. Enjoy!

Star Wars Jedi Starfighter (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 1:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

We got 27 new shots, including the first two-player ones. With the inevitable textual harrassment. Check them out below!