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'S Club 8 Licensed Dance Mat' - Release Announced

by Thomas on June 20, 2003 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Console accessories specialist Venom is pleased to announce the release of the S Club 8 Licensed Dance Mat. S Club 8 is one of the UK's premiere pop bands from Simon Fuller's 19 Entertainment (including Pop Idol, American Idol, S Club, Annie Lennox, Will Young). S Club and S Club 8 were both named among the top 5 UK entertainment properties for 7 - 14 year olds by readers of Toy News in February 2003. S Club Juniors became S Club 8 in April 2003 following S Club's announcement that they were parting company as of June 2003 following a nation-wide tour which saw both bands performing to over 200,000 fans.

'EyeToy: Play' - Site Launch

by Thomas on June 20, 2003 @ 5:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EyeToy: Play is a compendium of twelve games, which are not only stunningly simple and instantly playable but deliver compelling entertainment for every member of the family. From the wild and wacky UFO Juggling to the more serene water effects in the playroom, EyeToy: Play is the party game for the 21st century. Here is a link to the new website for Sony's camera thing. Might be worth keeping an eye on.

Capcom Announces 'Chaos Legion'

by Thomas on June 20, 2003 @ 3:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today announced it is developing a PC version of its PlayStation 2 title Chaos Legion. Due for a simultaneous global release this autum, Chaos Legion for PC will not only support Windows 98/ME/2000/XP but also eight languages covering all key territories. Read more for details!

SN Systems Signs Technical Alliance With Sega

by Thomas on June 20, 2003 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SN systems has strengthened its position as market leader in the Japanese market by opening a dedicated office in Tokyo and signing a technical alliance with games developer and publisher giant Sega. The technical alliance is the first step in forging the way for a unique strategic alliance between SN Systems and Sega as they work towards new and improved products for next generation consoles.

'Rugby League 2004' (PS2/PC/XB) & 'Altered Beast' (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on June 20, 2003 @ 2:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This morning we serve up six screenshots of Rugby League 2004, developed by the Kiwis themselves 'Sidhe Interactive' and six new beastly screenshots from Segas, Altered Beast. Njoy!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 20, 2003 @ 12:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Tenchu: Wrath Of Heaven' - T-Shirts Winners Announced

by Thomas on June 20, 2003 @ 12:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we @ WorthPlaying announces the 30 lucky winners of our 'Tenchu: Wrath Of Heaven' T-shirt giveaway.. Click here to find out if you did win!

'Out of the Park Baseball 5' - Update Patch & Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 19, 2003 @ 8:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Out of the Park Baseball 5 is the newest version of the award-winning baseball simulation that offers a sports gaming experience unlike any other. Multiple play options, a career mode, an exhaustive financial model, an open-ended design allowing you to completely customize your gaming experience, and much more. .400 software has just released a new update patch with bug fixes and feature enhancements, like new trading AI options. The demo has a 7 day, 10-executions limit, and simulations will not advance past May 31st in the game. But that should still give you plenty of time to get a feel for the game which scored a perfect 10 at Baseball Sim Central! Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

GarageGames Signs UK Developer POM POM Games

by Rainier on June 19, 2003 @ 7:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GarageGames announced today it has signed an agreement to electronically publish titles from PomPom Games. The award winning UK developer is now going to have its games, Space Tripper and Mutant Storm added to the "Garage".

'Diablo 2' - v1.10 Patch Chat Log

by Rainier on June 19, 2003 @ 7:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DiabloII.net has a log of a recent IRC Blizzard Chat Session about the upcoming v1.1 patch for Diablo II, they talk about ladder changes, gambling changes, the synergy abilities, changes to PvP combat, changes made to experience and Battle.net enhancements etc. The log is a Q&A type form of conversation with responses from Bill Roper, Max Schaefer, Brian Fitzgerald, Derek Simmons, Peter Hu, Ken Williams, Robert Bridenbecker, Chris Arretche, Matt Householder, Geoff Fraizer, Lisa Bucek, George Wang and Gil.

'Impossible Creatures' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 19, 2003 @ 7:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Relic Entertainment has released a new patch for their 3D real-time strategy game Impossible Creatures. Thid upgrade brings your retail game to v1.1 and adds a new mod selector screen, sound engine updates, better mod support, several gameplay balance changes and much more. Read more for download links ...

Download Server Maintenance ...

by Rainier on June 19, 2003 @ 2:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As some of you may have noticed, our Swedish download server is temporarily down for maintenance. We are taking that opportunity to upgrade the box itself by adding more HD space to better cope with the increasing traffic. Unless any major issues arise, the server should be back online within a few hours ... bigger and better baby!

'World War II Frontline Command' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 19, 2003 @ 1:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bitmap Brothers/KOCH Media have released a small patch for their recently released RTS title, World War II Frontline Command. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.0b and resolves some technical difficulties with World War II Frontline Command and Intel motherboards and is suitable for all language variations (thanks VE3D). Read more for download links ...

'RoadKill' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 19, 2003 @ 1:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

RoadKill drops players into instantaneous battle with 30 core missions and numerous side missions. The missions place the player into the three cities of Hell County -- Lava Falls, Blister Canyon and Paradise City. RoadKill's dynamic reputation system determines how the world reacts to the way players perform missions, kill and maim citizens, destroy enemy vehicles and build alliances with the gangs of Hell County. Check these juicy new screens ...

'Rainbow Six 3: Athena Sword' - Screens

by Rainier on June 19, 2003 @ 1:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Command the world's most elite, multinational squad of counter-terrorist operatives in their latest mission. In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 Mission Pack 1, Team RAINBOW tracks the desperate remnants of a dangerous terrorist organization into exotic regions of the Mediterranean to prevent their agenda of international anarchy and devastation. Check these new screens .. looking good!

'Chrome' Gets Slightly Delayed

by Rainier on June 19, 2003 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and Developer Techland announced today that the release date for their upcoming PC First-Person Tactical Shooter game, CHROME, has been changed from early to late summer 2003. The decision to push back the release of CHROME was based on player feedback from the recent beta test.

'Firestarter' - Screens

by Rainier on June 19, 2003 @ 12:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game is developed on original high-tech engine The Firestarter Engine, which uses the possibilities of the latest accelerator generation GeForce3/4. Among the engine possibilities are work with outdoor and indoor areas, coloured dynamic lighting, dynamic shadows, vertex and pixel shaders, T&L, procedure textures, various classes of particle system-based effects, interactive and destructible level objects, realistic physics, high-polygonal character and monster models (up to 5000 of polygons), skeleton animation. The official site has once again been updated (thanks Unrealik) with 4 new screens, read more to check them out...

'Karnaaj Rally' (GBA) - Online Tournament

by Rainier on June 19, 2003 @ 11:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paragon Five announced a worldwide contest in search of the best Karnaaj Rally racer in an online contest called 'the Karnaaj Rally Showdown'. The contest runs through August 1st on the official Karnaaj Rally Showdown website. Racing fans, gaming die hards, and "Karnaaj Krazies" will get a chance to win a free GBA SP compliments of Paragon Five. Read more for details ...

'IGI 2: Covert Strike' - Patch Coming Tomorrow

by Rainier on June 19, 2003 @ 11:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters plans to release an IGI 2 version 1.2 upgrade on Friday. Improvements range from bug fixes to better frame rates on high-end systems. Codemasters will also release a new map editor that allows players to create their own levels and a new dedicated server pack that includes a Linux compatible server (thanks Avault).

'Dakar 2: The World's Ultimate Rally' Dashes Into Retail

by Thomas on June 19, 2003 @ 11:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Racing full speed through the world's most treacherous and desolate lands, Acclaim today announced that it has shipped Dakar 2: The World's Ultimate Rally for the Xbox. A rough-and-tumble ride through 7,000 miles of the most turbulent environments in the world, Dakar 2: The World's Ultimate Rally offers high-speed arcade action that captures the thrill of the famous Paris-Dakar Rally. Players can choose from a vast assortment of licensed trucks, cars and motorcycles, as they compete against other drivers and nature's elements that block their path to victory.