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New Space Combat Sim 'Homeplanet' Announced

by Peter on Nov. 28, 2001 @ 9:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today the Russian developers Revolt Software announce a new space combat sim game with the title Homeplanet. Daily Telefrag got the first details of this game and the developers also posted up half a dozen screenshots and a two-minute movie trailer.. The release is set to April 2002 through publisher Russobit-M. Now let's hope they get this game out to the rest of the world!

Kuju maps the future on Game Boy Advance

by Peter on Nov. 28, 2001 @ 9:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Open source development tools available as a free download will aid GBA developers!!

'Command & Conquer Renegade' - Beta Signup

by Peter on Nov. 28, 2001 @ 5:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today November 28, beginning at 12:01 a.m. PST, Westwood start's up the official C&C Renegade beta signup. To sign up just head over to the official Renegade site at

Cossacks Art Of War - Historical Battles and New Missions - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 28, 2001 @ 3:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Four hundred years ago, mainland Europe resounded to the sounds of bloody battles, as nations were created and fell, fortunes made and lost, and new military tactics were developed. Cossacks: The Art of War recreates these battles on an epic scale. Check the included screens for some major carnage.

FINAL FANTASY X for PS 2 Ships to Retail on December 26

by Rainier on Nov. 28, 2001 @ 3:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Electronic Arts(SM) L.L.C., the exclusive publisher of all SQUARESOFT(R) products in North America, announced today that FINAL FANTASY(R) X for the PlayStation(R) 2 computer entertainment system will start shipping limited quantities to retail stores nationwide on December 26, 2001, instead of the originally scheduled January 2002.

The Heroes In 'Heroes of Might and Magic IV' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 28, 2001 @ 2:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

3DO Europe send us a ton of heroes and foes screens that will be featured in the release of Heroes of Might and Magic IV, the next chapter in the Heroes of Might and Magic series. Scheduled for PC CD-ROM in March 2002. Developed by California-based New World Computing, Heroes of Might and Magic IV combines a mighty new game engine with the magical gameplay of the Heroes line, forging a shiny new hero in this award-winning series.

Soul Reaver 2 DEMO

by Michael on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 11:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Raziel returns to various eras of Nosgoth's dark past in his relentless pursuit of Kain. Encounter new enemies as you unearth the mysteries of Nosgoth's ancient races, and expose the schemes behind the corruption of the Pillars, and the vampire genocide. Now you can also get the new demo from EIDOS homepage or from their FTP directly.

Blizzard Entertainment has licensed DivX™

by Michael on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 11:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

While we sit and wait for Blizzard to amaze us with Warcraft® III: Reign of Chaos™, they already try to get our concentration by licensing DivX™ video compression technology to encode and distribute cinematic trailers for Warcraft® III: Reign of Chaos™, World of Warcraft™ and Diablo® II: Lord of Destruction™. By incorporating the DivX™ technology into their trailers, players are given a high-speed delivery method opportunity that also maintains Blizzards high-quality standards. If you want to check some of them out GO HERE.

Take2 Announces 'Mall Tycoon' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 11:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced today their new game for the PC, "Mall Tycoon[TM]." Developed in conjunction with Holistic Design, Inc., the game gives players the opportunity to design, build, and run the 3D retail empire of their dreams. "Mall Tycoon" is due to ship in January 2002.

Infogrames Dominates PC Games Sales Charts

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 9:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc.,a global publisher of interactive entertainment software, is burning up the charts! For the week ended November 10, 2001, Infogrames dominated the PC games sales charts, with four of its titles -- Backyard Basketball™, Sid Meier’s Civilization® III, Backyard Football™ 2002 and Roller-Coaster Tycoon® -- ranking #1, #2, #4 and #5, respectively, according to NPD INTELECT.

Ubi Soft Under Charlie’s Angels’ Spell!

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 8:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft® Entertainment, a world leader in interactive entertainment, today announced the signing of an agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products for the Charlie’s Angels license. This worldwide agreement provides Ubi Soft with the exclusive rights to develop and publish Charlie’s Angels video games on Nintendo GameCube™, Nintendo GameBoy®Advance, Microsoft Xbox™, Sony PlayStation®2 and PC platforms. The licensing agreement includes the rights to the television series, the film released in 2000 and the rights to the first sequel.

Champ Manager: 2001/2002 most wanted sports title for Christmas

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 1:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sports Interactive and Eidos Interactive are looking forward to a very merry Christmas indeed as it seems the demand for Championship Manager: Season 01/02 shows no sign of abating. In fact, the best-selling update to the world’s favourite PC football management game has just been voted by Family Toys and Games Magazine as the most-wanted sports game for families this Christmas.

Medieval: Total War - Product Info - Concept Art & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 1:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is taking gamers back to the dark ages with Creative Assembly's Medieval: Total War for the PC in 2002. As the sequel to the highly acclaimed Shogun: Total War, the game challenges players to reshape the history of the Middle Ages through a combination of epic real-time 3D battles and turn based empire building. Today we bring you a bunch of sketches, concept art, in game movie shots and some of the weapons ... Enjoy

Loch Ness Movie

by Patrick on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 10:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A 1.5 meg big movie for Loch Ness is today avaliable on Tiscali Games site. Just follow this link and you shall find it!

Deus Ex PS2 Movie

by Patrick on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 10:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos just tossed up a new Deus Ex: The Conspiracy movie. The movie comes in two sizes, 8MB and 26MB. Head over to the site for the movie!

Knights of the Cross - Updated DEMO

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 9:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Cenega just let us know that they have updated their public demo for Knights Of The Cross. Former "Mortyr" developers (currently still looking for a publisher) are working full speed on this quite promising turn based strategy game. I must admit .. i prefer RTS over turns based and this is actually the only one so far i enjoyed playing (i also have a thing about medieval based games). Get the Whopping 120 Megs Here!!

First Tactical Ops Official Map Pack 1

by Patrick on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 8:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The first official Tactical-Ops map pack has now been released. It contains 10 maps, 8 of which are new, and 2 that are reintroduced. Get over to all download mirrors here!!

Army Men: Operation Green - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 5:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

16 new screenshots of our plastic pals' portable manoeuvres. 3DO's green heroes are expected to invade the GameBoy Advance somewhere in February 2002.

Codemasters Opens Sites For 'Mike Tyson Boxing' And 'LMA Manager 2002'

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 5:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Keeping players posted on the pitch and punches on two of its high profile sports games for 2002, Codemasters has launched online micro sites for both "Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing" (PlayStation 2, Xbox) and "LMA Manager 2002" (PlayStation 2).

Award Winning 'Videologic Vivid!XS' Graphics Card Now With 64MB

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 1:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

VideoLogic Systems - a division of Imagination Technologies - is now shipping a 64MB version of its award winning VideoLogic Vivid!XS performance graphics add-in card which is based on STMicroelectronics' KYRO II PowerVR graphics processor. The RRP of the 64MB Vivid!XS is just £99.99. The original 32MB Vivid!XS is now available for just £84.99 making this multi-award winning product exceptional value.