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Digital Reality Announces New Game - Screens

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 9:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Reality is working on a yet unnamed tactical realtime strategy game. It is scheduled for release late 2002 and will be published by MonteCristo. We were able to obtain a few screens and once you seen those .. you will have to agree this looks like a very promising game with beautiful graphics. We WILL keep you posted!

Activision Unleashes 'Lost Kingdoms' On The Gamecube

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 6:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is taking gamers on a mysterious journey to confront a malevolent force that threatens the future of the world in Lost Kingdoms, the first real-time action RPG for the GameCube. Partnering with premier Japanese software publisher and developer FromSoftware, Inc., Activision will publish Lost Kingdoms worldwide excluding Japan, Korea, and China. The game will be available this spring and carries a “T” (Teen) rating for comic mischief and violence from the ESRB.

An Advertising Campaign To Die For

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 5:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Commercial messages are set to appear on gravestones across the UK as the first advertising campaign to take place on memorial plaques is today announced by video games company Acclaim Entertainment. Tombstone advertising will form a key element of the marketing campaign for its ShadowMan: 2econd Coming game being released this week on PlayStation 2.

'Dragon Throne' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 5:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Object Software are pleased to announce that Dragon Throne: Battle of Red Cliffs has gone gold and will ship to stores nationwide on March 26th, 2002.

Silent Storm Unveiled

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 5:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nival Interactive today tossed up the first info (russian) and screens from their upcoming WWII 3d turn-based strategy game, Silent Storm.

TOCA Race Driver New Level Of Excellence

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 3:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters' TOCA Race Driver* development team are about to showcase a new level of excellence in game production values, as action movie production methods are integrated into character and scene creation, for this dynamic and gritty racing game.

Game Boy Advance Goes Platinum

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 2:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Since its June 2001 debut, more than 5 million Game Boy Advance hardware systems have been sold in North America, making it the most successful new hardware introduction ever. To celebrate the first anniversary of America's favorite boy wonder, Nintendo is releasing a limited edition, platinum-colored Game Boy Advance on June 3, 2002, with a suggested retail price of $79.95.

BARBARIAN - Facts, Features & Screens

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 1:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wield an enormous chopper against scantily clad Amazons in the PlayStation 2's first four-player beat-'em-up. Live by the sword and die by the sword. Or be crushed by a bloody great stone pillar this June in Barbarian on PlayStation 2.

New Blitzkrieg Pics

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The development of the new upcoming real time strategy title of RTS cradle CDV Software Entertainment AG, Blitzkrieg, is advancing fast and steadily! Nival Interactive document this development stage with new pics portraying the different nations with their respective equipment in the game. For a look at the screens, click here.

Grom is back!!!

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 10:50 a.m. PST | Filed under News

News right out of Tibet! Developers Rebel Mind received pics from colonel Grom himself, who currently is in his preparations at the training camp in Tibet. Check out these new screens here!

Ultima Online: Lord Blackthorn's Revenge - Movie

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 10:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ultima Online: Lord Blackthorn's Revenge will offer both the new and current player a host of new and exciting features significantly expanding the depth of the experience offered in the game world.. Today GamesDomain tossed up a 10 MB big promo movie from Lord Blackthorn's Revenge. Grab it here.

Xbox Goes Global

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 10:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. today announced that the future-generation Xbox video game system has landed in Europe and Australia. With Xbox already on store shelves in the United States, Canada and Japan, it's time for the Xbox generation in Europe and Australia to get a taste of the superior graphics and amazing games that Xbox has to offer.

Tom Clancy's 'Ghost Recon : Desert Siege' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

We already mentioned this a week ago but now its official. Ubi Soft Entertainment and Red Storm Entertainment are pleased to announce that Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon : Desert Siege, has gone gold. Desert Siege is the mission pack for the 2001 PC Gamer U.S. and IGNPC Game of the year Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon.

Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars Ships (GBA)

by Thomas on March 14, 2002 @ 8:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment today announced that it has begun shipping Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars for the Game Boy Advance to stores this week. An engrossing and addictive graphic-adventure game based on the hugely successful PC and PlayStation series, Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars was developed by the York-based Revolution Studios.

Battlefield 1942 - Screens

by Rainier on March 13, 2002 @ 11:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

There's a bunch of Battlefield 1942 shots at battlefield1942.de -- taken from a beta build of this WWII flavored FPS game from Digital Illusions (for the PC & Xbox). Damn nice looking game. We'll keep an eye on that one. Check the screens HERE.

Ubi Soft Ships 'Warlords Battlecry II' To U.S. Retail Stores

by Rainier on March 13, 2002 @ 10:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, a world leader in interactive entertainment, and Strategic Studies Group (SSG), today announced that Warlords Battlecry II, the sequel to the popular and award-winning fantasy Real-Time Strategy game Warlords Battlecry, has shipped to U.S. retail stores with an MSRP of $39.99. The title is expected to hit shelves by this weekend.

'Y-Project' - New Shots

by Thomas on March 13, 2002 @ 9:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Westka Interactive has released six new screen shots from their upcoming game, The Y Project. Take a look at the real ingame models of three characters and three weapons. Two of the characters are the leader of the military faction and the leader of the scientific faction and the weapons are three out out of sixteen weapons, available in the game.

'Timegate Studios' - Nominated For Rookie Studio Of The Year

by Rainier on March 13, 2002 @ 8:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TimeGate Studios, Inc. announced today that it has been nominated as “Rookie Studio of the Year” by the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) for their March 21, 2002, Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony in San Jose, California.

UbiSoft Working On A New First Person Shooter 'XIII'

by Rainier on March 13, 2002 @ 8:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced the development of XIII, a unique first-person shooter (FPS) game that creates a completely interactive graphic novel within a cel-shaded world. XIII is based on the comic license of the same name from Belgium comic book author, Jean Van Hamme, and the game will be powered with next-generation Unreal Engine technology. XIII will appear across the PS2, GameCube, Xbox and PC CD-ROM and is targeted for a Q1 2003 release.

Warcommander - Intro Movie

by Rainier on March 13, 2002 @ 8:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Warcommander from CDV is due in the UK this week. This game look like a budget Sudden Strike clone. Today we offer you the intro movie for the game and later on we will have some screens coming up ... I guess in anticipation of Sudden Strike II, this might do for a few hours. Grab the intro movie HERE (7mb/2min).