by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 5:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Octagon Entertainment has signed a representation agreement with Synaptic Soup to find worldwide publishing for the arcade-style racing game Crazy Car Championship, currently in development for two next-gen consoles.
by Thomas on June 24, 2002 @ 3:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under
When a pack of cars tear from the starting line simultaneously and head into some of racings most aggressive exhibition of close-contact racing it can only mean one thing – the green light is on for Pro Race Driver. Codemasters’ game of speed, control and aggression, as seen recently at E3, is a stunning racing title that offers players an experience they’ll never forget. The heart of Pro Race Driver is the aggressive pack-racing gameplay style.
by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Today it was decided that the long awaited Swedish gaming exhibition "Gamex" is delayed to next year, but the conference and trade event "NIME:02" will continue as planned in October. The future for NIME looks bright, and over 40 people from the best game developers, publishers and mobile companies are already confirmed to speak in the conference. However, if you're not directly working in the games business, you can still buy a conference pass to access the conference and trade expo. But you have to be atleast 18 years old to enter the show.
by Patrick on June 24, 2002 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Trecision S.p.A has started the development of a title for PS2 and PC starring Popeye, the world renown sailor created in 1929 by Elzie Segar. Popeye’s adventures are enjoyed by millions of fans world-wide, both young and adults. The game will be published in 2003 by French company Cryo.
by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under
After phenomenal success on the PC, eJay has branched out onto PS2 with its latest software eJay Clubworld. The Stuttgart-based developers have carried out extensive research into the technical capabilities of the PS2 and are convinced it is the ideal console platform on which to showcase eJay music software first. "We have great plans for eJay Clubworld," says Hajo Ewert, Director of Marketing & Sales at eJay Entertainment GmbH. "Thanks to the sound capabilities of the PS2, eJay Clubworld will set a new standard for music games on that platform. eJay Clubworld enables gamers to enjoy a richer, more intense music experience than was previously possible on a video game system."
by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under
As the streams of daylight bombers flew out from sleepy villages in East Anglia and headed across Europe, vulnerable to fighters and flak, they were glad of the company of their ‘little friends’ – the P-51 Mustangs that escorted them to their targets. Meanwhile, the finest German fighter of WWII, the Fw 190, was airborne and on its way to take on the Mustangs and stop the bombers in their tracks. The stage was set for the ultimate dogfight between these two bitter adversaries. Press the starter, join this tumult in the clouds and pit these two great fighters against each other once again. Njoy the 30 screens!
by Thomas on June 23, 2002 @ 6:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Neverwinter Nights, BioWare's eagerly-anticipated D&D RPG, is now out. Today we bring you some "30" screens that you can check out below. Looking good! “The development team – a group of exceptionally creative, smart people - has done an amazing job: Neverwinter Nights has an incredibly engaging 60-100 hour official campaign, playable in either single-player or in multiplayer mode. Everything in the campaign has been built with the same BioWare Aurora Neverwinter Toolset that is also bundled with the game"
by Thomas on June 23, 2002 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under
The eagerly awaited sequel to Blizzard's
#1-selling series of games just got gold
a while back. Today we bring you a screen gallery with some "40" screens from this gold version. "In Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, players revisit the war-torn world of Azeroth a generation after the end of the Second War between the Orcs and the Humans. The fragile peace that had since settled over the land is now on the verge of being shattered, for a dark power has returned after thousands of years to carry out its nefarious plans. Two new races - the Undead Scourge and the Night Elves - emerge to join the fray, as players follow a single epic storyline through four successive campaigns. Players can also take the battle into their own hands in an enhanced multiplayer mode, playable on local area networks and exclusively over the Internet on Battle.net
, the largest online service of its kind in the world"
by Thomas on June 23, 2002 @ 4:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under
7fx.com just released their second intro from Team Factor. Team Factor is a stand-alone multi-player action game designed with team play in mind. The games mission, environment and objective is inspired by the "shadow" military operations - whether real or fiction style. Grab this 36MB movie here
by Thomas on June 23, 2002 @ 3:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under
The Neverwinter Nights 'Contest of Champions
' module from BioWare's RPG is now available for download. This module is designed to allow a group of players to jump into combat against each other on up to for 4 different teams. Anything goes within the two different battle arenas. The last team standing at the end of combat wins the round.
by Thomas on June 22, 2002 @ 1:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Sony Online Entertainment Inc. a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online gaming, announced today that it will be bringing, EverQuest, the world's most popular online role-playing game, to the hometowns of millions of people in more than ten cities across the United States.
by Rainier on June 22, 2002 @ 7:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Riding Spirits is an exhilarating, fast paced motorcycle racing game currently being developed by Japanese publisher and development studio Spike. An experienced multi-platform developer, Spike are best known for the beat 'em up hit, Fire Pro Wrestling, which BAM! launched on the Game Boy Advance last summer. Riding Spirits is scheduled to ship to stores in June this year. Read more to find links where to grab the trailer (available in several resolutions).
by Rainier on June 22, 2002 @ 4:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under
"Asheron's Call 2" is the next generation fantasy MMORPG in which the world dynamically evolves around you. Enter a land devastated by a magical disaster, where the players must rebuild the world. "Asheron's Call 2" features an all-new graphics engine, combat system and dynamic content system to deliver a rich, engaging fantasy world where world-shaking changes sweep you along an epic story-line. Today we serve up 6 new screens shozing off the beauty of the beast .. or something ;) Njoy!
by Rainier on June 22, 2002 @ 3:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Activision just send us a note that Raven Software is in the process of cooking up an update patch for their recently released first-person shooter, "Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix". The patch will not only fix issues in the game, but also have 4 new maps : Hong Kong Streets, The Barn, Kamchatka Factory, Airport Warehouse. Read more to see some screens from each map.
by Rainier on June 22, 2002 @ 12:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Friday's is the day of the demo's and today is no different. 4D Rulers & Dreamcatcher just released a demo of their recently gone retail First Person Shooter "Gore". Arkane Studios & JoWood today also released a demo of their soon to be released (but already completed) First Person RPG "Arx Fatalis". Read more for a few details and links where to get them (thanks blues).
by Rainier on June 21, 2002 @ 9:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Konami of America Inc., announced today that it is sponsoring the cutting-edge OP King of Skate (www.kingofskate.com) competition that seeks to award the world’s most innovative, talented skateboarder with a $25,000 cash prize. This winner-take-all contest will showcase skateboarding’s best athletes including Bob Burnquist, Tony Hawk, Danny Way, Geoff Rowley, Mike Valleley and Eric Koston, as they create, build and execute their own, nearly impossible skate tricks.
by Rainier on June 21, 2002 @ 9:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Metro3D, Inc. announced today the release of Aero the Acrobat, exclusively for Nintendo Game Boy Advance, which hits store shelves nationwide this week. This all-new high-flying action adventure is developed in partnership with Atomic Planet Entertainment and David Siller, the award-winning creator, producer, and designer of some of the industry’s most popular video game character franchises. The game features an ESRB rating for “Everyone.”
by Rainier on June 21, 2002 @ 9:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under
“Juste” when you thought you’d left the castle behind, Konami is proud to release a new movie from the highly anticipated Castlevania Harmony of Dissonance for GameBoy Advance. Read more for links where to grab this trailer.
by Rainier on June 21, 2002 @ 8:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under
It's the massively popular world of Baldur's Gate as you have never seen it before. Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is a revolutionary action adventure with an epic tale of intrigue, fierce alliances, explosive spell effects and highly detailed creatures and environments. Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is a benchmark of technology and gameplay. Njoy the new screens & art.
by Rainier on June 21, 2002 @ 7:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under
It is 1588 A.D., a critical year of an alternate history hauntingly familiar yet fantastically alien to our own. Because of one fateful event during the Third Crusade, the history of this world diverged. This event, the Disjunction, ripped open a long-sealed breach to other worlds. Magic energy and powerful spirits flowed into the world, changing the lands and the people forever. Check the excellent screens!