Prisoner of War - Key Features

by Thomas on May 2, 2002 @ 12:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capturing the intrigue, danger and heroism of Allied escape attempts from POW camps during World War II, Prisoner of War is a new kind of escape adventure. Its gameplay delivers a tense third-person gaming experience where the only weapons are the player’s bravery, stealth and cunning.

Acclaim Forms Manchester, England Studio

by Thomas on May 2, 2002 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Further building upon the strength and world-class development capabilities of its internal studios, Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has established a new product development studio in Manchester, England. Located in one of the fastest growing technology sectors in Europe, Acclaim Studios Manchester is comprised of several software development teams and certain proprietary assets that were formerly part of Software Creations, a world-renowned studio which has created hit products for the industry's leading publishers, including Acclaim, Electronic Arts, THQ and Activision.

Armoured Core 2 Another Age - Features

by Thomas on May 2, 2002 @ 11:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metro 3D send over a game description from their upcoming PS2 title, Armoured Core 2 Another Age.. Earth is still rebuilding from the devastation from the 30 years war. There’s a power struggle between the Corporations and the Earth Government – and you’re right in the middle! The Earth Government has contacted you, a mercenary known as Raven, to do battle on their behalf. Full story below!

'Stronghold: Crusader' Announced - Screens

by Thomas on May 2, 2002 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Computer and video game publisher Gathering of Developers, a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. and UK-based developer FireFly Studios Ltd today announced “FireFly Studios’ Stronghold: Crusader” for the PC. “Stronghold: Crusader” is a dynamic “castle sim” set in a distant Arabian land, that combines the finest aspects from the city builder and a real-time strategy genres. The game is set to ship this summer.

'Hitman 2: Silent Assassin' - Info and Screens

by Thomas on May 2, 2002 @ 11:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hitman 2: Silent Assassin lock and loads for an Xbox and PlayStation 2 release Hitman 2: Silent Assassin is the follow-up to the BAFTA award nominated Hitman: Codename 47. Developed by Io Interactive, Hitman 2: Silent Assassin will release on Xbox and PlayStation 2 as well as PC in Autumn 2002.

Sega E3 Lineup - Screenshot Mix

by Thomas on May 2, 2002 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We just recived some "small" screens from Sega and their E3 console lineup. Here is a few samples. Sega GT 2002 "Two irksomely small grabs", Panzer Dragoon Orta "These two grabs really orta be bigger" and The House of the Dead 3 "Two screenshots - small, but blissfully cel-shading-free". Read more below for full list and screens!

Smuggler's Run: Warzones for GameCube

by Thomas on May 2, 2002 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A New Adrenaline-Fueled Smuggling Adventure Begins This Summer. Rockstar Games, Take 2 Interactives' hi-end publishing division, is pleased to announce that "Smuggler's Run: Warzones" is crossing the border and heading for a release on Nintendo GameCube this summer.

Wanadoo Presents 'Project Zero'

by Thomas on May 2, 2002 @ 10:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

An isolated imposing manor lurking silently at the edge of a forest and near the outskirts of a small nameless village… Such is the starting point for this game which reinvents the survival horror genre. Project ZERO will immerse players in a frightening and oppressive atmosphere, forcing them to confront their worst nightmares. A survival/horror game due out on PS2 in September 2002.

Jedi Knight II : Jedi Outcast - Support Page & FAQ Update

by Rainier on May 1, 2002 @ 11:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raven Software just informed us that the Jedi Knight II : Jedi Outcast Support Page has been update as well as the FAQ. Includes the recently released bot tutorial, updated awards page, and several FAQ updates regarding the SDK/Tools, Bots and possible Source Code release. Check out our Jedi Knight II : Jedi Outcast review.

'Black Isle Studios' To Unveil New Role-Playing Game At E3

by Rainier on May 1, 2002 @ 11:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interplay Entertainment Corp., announced today its exciting lineup of highly anticipated game titles to be shown at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) taking place May 22 - 24 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Interplay will be showing demonstrations of Hunter: The Reckoning, Run Like Hell, Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance and Galleon. Black Isle Studios, the renown, role-playing game (RPG) division of Interplay, will be showing (by appointment only) Icewind Dale II, and an exciting, new RPG title to be announced in the coming weeks. Interplay's booth will be located in Concourse Hall, booth #5010.

Summer Jobs Won't Suck With Nintendo

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 7:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Apply For The Ultimate Summer Job: Playing Video Games! School's almost out and it's time to get the ultimate summer job: playing video games and getting paid for it! Forget flipping burgers, stocking shelves or bagging groceries. Thanks to Nintendo, nearly 50 individuals will have an opportunity to beat the job market blues by becoming a part of the Nintendo Street Teams in six markets across the country.

'Pac-Man World 2' (PS2) - Game Overview

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 7:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deep in the heart of Pac-Land lies the small, hidden village of the Pac-People. In the center of the village grows an ancient tree with five Golden Fruit. Legend has it that as long as the Golden Fruit remain undisturbed, Pac-Land will be bountiful and everyone, even the littlest Pac, will be happy.

Asheron's Call 2 - Update & New Screens

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 5:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The officiall Asheron's Call 2 website today got updated with some new screenshots of the game and a letter from the development team, where they talk about the direction MMORPG's are heading.

'Legion' - Screenshots

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 4:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gaminggroove today tossed up 7 new screenshots from Strategy First's upcoming game, Legion. Legion is a revolutionary, high-level strategy game, which unfolds during the rich history that was the Roman Empire. The game features both strategic and tactical elements. At the strategic level, you control vast armies and attempt to carve an Empire from the assortment of tribes and city-states that occupied ancient Italy, France and Britain. At the tactical level, you must position your armies to take advantage of terrain and make use of the best formations, in order to achieve victory.

'Shrek' License Agreement Extends To A Sequel

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 4:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc. a global publisher of interactive entertainment software, and DreamWorks SKG, announced today the extension of their exclusive video game license agreement for the "Shrek" franchise, including the "Shrek" sequel. The agreement is worldwide for all current game platforms and exclusive to TDK Mediactive.

'Ratchet & Clank' Comes To PS2

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced today the winter 2001 release of Ratchet & Clank, an innovative action-platform game created exclusively for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. Developed by Insomniac Games, the creators of the highly acclaimed and best-selling Spyro the Dragon series, Ratchet & Clank reinvents the action category, blending action-platform, exploration, adventure, puzzle-solving, strategy and racing genres, and fuses these elements into a creatively original, sci-fi fantasy.

'The Mark of Kri' - Exclusively For PS2

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 10:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony America Inc. announced today the July 30, 2002 release of 'The Mark of Kri', exclusively for the PS2. Featuring gorgeous animation sequences with an immersive storyline and a unique combat system, The Mark of Kri is the first fully internally designed and developed title by Sony America’s San Diego development studio.

'Necrocide: The Dead Must Die' Canceled

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 9:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gone Gold wrote to Marcus Beer, head of PR for Novalogic, to find out what was going on with 'Necrocide: The Dead Must Die'.. Here is what Marcus from Novalogic had to say:

After recently giving the green light on the development of a hugely exciting multi-format project with a world-wide license, we have decided to pull Necrocide: The Dead Must Die from our current development schedule. Our attention and internal resources are now turned towards these forthcoming PC and console titles. More details will be announced at E3.

New Blizzard Job Available

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard Entertainment has an immediate opening for a Web Designer. The ideal candidate is well versed in HTML, Javascript, and Photoshop and is experienced in all manner of web elements such as the design and layout of buttons, links, menus and text. The Web Designer's primary duties will be to help design and implement the HTML pages for their growing web site. Find out more here!

Capcom's E3 Lineup

by Thomas on May 1, 2002 @ 9:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom just tossed up their official E3 page. To check out what console titles Capcom has to show at E3 just click here!