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Brand New Game Copy Protection System

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 7:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ever wondered how to achieve the maximum level of game protection against cracking and pirate copying without studying a thick manual and even without the source code? StarForce Technologies™ reveals StarForce Professional 3.0, the feature-rich protection system, to combat illegal copying of software distributed on CD-ROM. Exhibitors and visitors of the international game exhibition ECTS, which takes place on August 29 - 31 in London, will be introduced to a beta version of StarForce Professional 3.0. Don't miss it; come to StarForce Technologies' stand #1414.

American Conquest German Non-Playable Demo

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 7:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

3D Gamers tossed up a 49.3MB big German rolling demo of American Conquest, the isometric real-time strategy game with 3D terrain that's under construction at GSC Game World. The non-playable demo sports around four minutes of gameplay action, along with a German overview of the game's features.

Pillage (GC/PS2/PC) - Screens & Story

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 6:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pillage is a turn based, action strategy game where a gang of brave warriors must fight an evil band of creatures and avenge the destruction of their tribe. The game is currently under development for the Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation2 and PC with all versions scheduled for release in 2003.

RAGE Announces Software Lineup (Screens)

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 5:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rage, one of the UK's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, is pleased to announce that it has been invited by Sony Computer Entertainment to participate at the forthcoming PlayStation Experience event taking place at London’s Earl’s Court from 29-31 August. Rage will be unveiling several exciting PlayStation 2 titles at the event, including Rocky, Crashed, Twin Caliber, Rolling and the world exclusive first showing of Lamborghini. Read full pressrelease below and check out the new Twin Caliber and Lamborghini candy!

Metroid Prime (GC) - Screens & Features

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 5:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metroid Prime is an upcoming action/adventure game for Nintendo GameCube. (release date December 18th) Today we recived 24 new screenshots that you can check out together with game story and features!

'Shade: Wrath of Angels' - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 4:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Element Software under the direction of Bohemia Interactive Studio (developers of the award winning Operation Flashpoint) brings you a new epic in horror action/adventure that will extend the rules of gaming entertainment. Utilising the smart, original 3D engine, the cinematic storytelling is spiced with a thrilling atmosphere. Check out the candy!

'Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven' - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 3:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mafia brings the 1930's underworld to life in this 3rd person 3D action game. Rise from the lowly but well-dress Footsoldier to the envied and feared Made Man in an era of big bands, zoot suits, and Model T's. Take on the role of a hitman, enforcer, getaway driver and more in your struggle for respect, money and power with the Salieri Family. New screens below!

THQ ‘Have a Go Show’ MX Superfly

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MX Superfly to be unveiled for first public showing alongside live Freestyle Motocross display.. THQ International Ltd, a subsidiary of THQ Inc. today announced that it will be sponsoring the ‘Freestyle’ Motocross arena at the ‘Have a Go Show’, at Newnham Park, Plympton, Plymouth, to promote its forthcoming MX Superfly game, due for release October 2002. ‘Have a Go Show’ is a brand new 3-day event and is expected to attract around 12,000-15,000 people. The event is being held from Friday 9th-Sunday 11th August 2002, and will be a unique opportunity for the general public to experience an extensive range of outdoor activities, some of which will include, rally car ‘hot rides’, climbing, paintball and quad bikes.

Being Blizzard Entertainment: Bill Roper Interview

by Thomas on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 8:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Frictionless Insight has posted an interview with Bill Roper of Blizzard Entertainment, called Being Blizzard Entertainment: Bill Roper on business, fun and everything else. The article covers the discussion Rob de los Reyes had with Bill Roper on games emerging into the mainstream, the international success of Blizzard games like StarCraft, Blizzard's relationship with their fans and a bit about Roper himself.

'Star Trek: Elite Force II' - Trailer

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2002 @ 5:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiscali Games today posted the first movie trailer (4,5 MB, DivX 4.12 format) from the upcoming sci-fi FPS Star Trek: Elite Force II from Ritual Entertainment and Activision, which contains 71 seconds gameplay footage and game features.

High Speed Highway HALO

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2002 @ 12:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We received a 18MB windows media trailer showing of some crazy dudes driving in fast speed on the highway, connecting their xbox's together between their car's and playing Halo.. The movie runs for 3 min and 47 seconds. Pretty funny clip, read more for the links!

'Star Wars Galaxies' - FAQ Update

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2002 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Star Wars Galaxies FAQ has been updated this weekend, the designers address some of the various professions in the game (Gunsmith and Melee Weaponsmith professions).

Asheron's Call 2 Site Update

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2002 @ 9:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

I just noticed that the official site for Asheron's Call 2 is updated with some new screenshots and a few articles pertaining to the game. Bring me there!

'Tribes: Fast Attack' Gets Canned

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2002 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Planettribes reports that Tribes: Fast Attack has been cancelled. In its place is a free upgrade to Tribes 2, or for new players a new version of the game that costs $10. The two additions to Tribes 2 for this new release is the Comp mod and Team Rabbit. These new games have tweaked physics, putting them a little closer to Tribes 1, especially Team Rabbit.

RTX Red Rock Game Trailer

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2002 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts tossed up a QuickTime trailer from their latest project, RTX Red Rock. Experience the one-man war on the battlefield of the future. Watch the RTX Red Rock game trailer here!

'Breed' Delayed Until to 2003

by Thomas on Aug. 4, 2002 @ 8:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamespydaily let us know that the latest edition of the UK magazine PC Gamer has a quote in it stating:

"Finally Stop Press news is that Breed, Brat Designs shooter has suffered some big slippage. We were planning on bringing you an in depth look next month, but the games now been put back to Spring 2003."

Shrapnel Games To Publish 'Aaron Hall's Dungeon Odyssey'

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2002 @ 9:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This one eluded us yesterday but Shrapnel Games announced a new offering in their partnership with Malfador Machinations to publish Aaron Hall's Dungeon Odyssey today. Aaron Hall's Dungeon Odyssey brings the unlimited gameplay of his previous Space Empires games to the RPG market.

'Unreal Tournament 2003' - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 3, 2002 @ 7:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just checked my mail and we have 23 new (640x480 ) screens from Unreal Tournament 2003.. Looking good.. This game is a must have for me, cause i'm a big UT fan.. Whatever.. Read more to check out all the nasty screens.

SimCity 4 - Screenshots

by Thomas on Aug. 3, 2002 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We got some new screenshots for SimCity 4, the 3D city building strategy game being created at Maxis. Hit read more below to check them out!

Activision Signs Skateboarder Bob Burnquist

by Thomas on Aug. 3, 2002 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. announced today that the company has signed world-renowned skateboarder Bob Burnquist to an exclusive multi-year video game licensing and sponsorship agreement. Burnquist will continue to appear alongside Tony Hawk in Activision O2's flagship action sports franchise, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, which was the single largest independent U.S. video game franchise during calendar 2001, according to NPD. Additionally, as an Activision-sponsored athlete, Burnquist's helmet and skateboard deck will feature Activision O2 logos beginning at the 2002 Summer Gravity Games on NBC.