Digital Extremes Opens 2nd Studio 'Brainbox Games'

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 2:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Extremes, a leading interactive game development studio based in London, Ontario, Canada, and best known for its co-creation of the Unreal franchise, today announced the opening of a second studio in Toronto. The new studio called Brainbox Games will focus specifically on game development for the next generation video game systems and is currently in production with its first title.

'WW II: Frontline Command' & 'LMA Manager 2003' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 1:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters is going strong with their lineup and now we got 15 screens from The Bitmap Brothers' WWII RTS (Pc) as well as 17 Xbox screens from LMA Manager 2003. Especially those WW2 screens are very impressive... *drool*

1503 A.D. Cathedral Movie

by Thomas on May 22, 2002 @ 1:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Right now, you can download and watch a clipping of one of 1503 A.D.'s videos. Enjoy 15 seconds of the "Cathedral" video, which will run in 1503 A.D. in full length soon. The clipping is 7.8 MB in size. Read more below for the links!

'The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers' - Features & Screens

by Thomas on May 22, 2002 @ 1:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

One ring to rule them all… Based on New Line Cinema's epic adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic fantasy novels, The Lord of the Rings™, The Two Towers™ video games will integrate cinema and gameplay to deliver an epic interactive experience. In the game, players will be able to relive the most memorable movie moments from the first two films, "The Fellowship of the Ring" and "The Two Towers."

Columbia Acquires Rights To Develop 'Deus Ex' Movie

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 1:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Columbia Pictures has optioned the rights to develop a science-fiction, action-adventure franchise based on the award-winning PC game "Deus Ex," as announced today by Peter Schlessel, President of Production for Columbia Pictures. The project will be developed and produced by Laura Ziskin, who most recently produced Spider-Man for the studio.

'James Bond 007: NightFire' (PC PS2 XB GC) Screens & Features

by Thomas on May 22, 2002 @ 1:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get deep into the excitement and intrigue of the most complete James Bond game yet. All-new scenarios and gameplay complement a completely original storyline that delivers all-out Bond-style intensity. Features and 20 new screens below!

Auto Modellista (PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on May 22, 2002 @ 12:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom announced auto modellista, the first true cell-shaded arcade-style racing action for the PS2. Designed to capture the essence of the racing experience, auto modellista allows players to customize real-world cars from the get-go and acquire essential components to soup-up their ride. Licenses from world-renowned carmakers including Mazda, Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi and Subaru offer the ultimate realism. auto modellista is scheduled to release this winter.

Vivendi Shows Us Their Goodies (Xbox/PC/PS2/GC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 12:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal came to the E3 packing some serious heat. Today we serve up screens from about 10 titles they will be showing off during the show in LA. You can expect screens from The Hobbit (Gamecube), Counter-Strike: Condition Zero (PC), Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom (PC), Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest (PC), Casino Empire (PC), Tribes Aerial Assault (PS2). Now let me get back to work ;)

'Mat HoffmanÂ’s Pro BMX 2' New PS2 Screens

by Thomas on May 22, 2002 @ 12:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mat Hoffman’s Pro BMX 2 allows players to travel with Mat Hoffman, Mike Escamilla, Chad Kagy, Cory Nastazio, Joe Kowalski, Rick Thorne, Kevin Robinson, and Simon Tabron to eight cities across America. Players can perform thousands of tricks as they experience multiple modes of play: Road Trip, Wreak Havoc, HORSE and many multi-player split screen modes. Players can also build their own BMX, course using the next generation Mat Hoffman’s Pro BMX 2 course editor.

'Prisoner Of War' & 'Toca Race Driver' (Xbox/PC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 12:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters rolled out some nifty screens today showing off some of their upcoming hit titles Prisoner Of War and Toca Race Driver. Njoy the screens .. i'm sure there is more to come ;)

Chase (Xbox) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in the world of Hollywood blockbusters, huge explosions, multi-million dollar sets, amazing stunts and unbelievable special effects, Chase follows the career of the young and talented stunt driver - Chase Corrada, a woman who has vowed to become the best stunt actor the entertainment industry has ever known.

Reign Of Fire (Xbox/PS2/GBA) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

An action-packed game set in the near future, players will choose to take the side of the humans - struggling against a seemingly insurmountable fire-breathing foe, or to play as a dragon that's out to eradicate everything in its path. Based on the forthcoming multi-million dollar Spyglass Entertainment movie of the same name, Reign of Fire will capture all of the movie's excitement, tension and jaw-dropping special effects, in one spectacular pyrotechnic maelstrom. Coming to the Playstation2, Xbox and GameBoy Advance.. Njoy the screens!

Phantom Crash (Xbox) - 3D Mech Action Screens

by Thomas on May 22, 2002 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out six good looking E3 screens from Phantagram Interactives upcoming 3D Mech Action XBox title Phantom Crash!

'Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theatre' - Features & Screens

by Thomas on May 22, 2002 @ 9:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Twelve men…Twelve missions…A whole new war. The sequel to last year's Deadly Dozen, Pacific Theatre consists of 12 new missions encompassing the entire Pacific campaign. Players choose from soldiers with unique skills and specialties to defend themselves against the Japanese in World War II.

TDK To Develop 'Conan'

by Thomas on May 22, 2002 @ 8:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive Europe, a division of TDK Recording Media Europe S.A., announced today the acquisition of the license to develop games based on the cult character 'Conan'. Renowned developer Cauldron from the Slovak Republic will be spearheading the development of the first next generation tiles, which will be due for release in 2003.

'Midtown Madness 3' (XB) - Fact Sheet

by Thomas on May 22, 2002 @ 8:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Midtown Madness 3," the latest in Microsoft Corp.'s popular "Midtown Madness" franchise, allows gamers to get behind the wheel of more than 30 vehicles while competing in exciting race modes such as Blitz, Checkpoint and Cruise. With a robust Career mode featuring 14 driving careers, "Midtown Madness 3" delivers the rush and excitement of street racing while challenging gamers to put their driving skills to the ultimate test.

'Lionheart' Announced - Screens & FAQ

by Thomas on May 22, 2002 @ 8:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Isle Studios, the award winning role-playing game division of Interplay Entertainment Corp. announced today the development of their next epic, Lionheart, for the PC. Lionheart is a stunning new RPG being developed by Reflexive Entertainment Inc. that utilizes the character development system from the critically acclaimed Fallout series in an atypical fantasy setting. The game will be demonstrated at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in the Interplay booth (Concourse Hall, booth #5010) by appointment only.

Konami's E3 LineUp Turns Up The Heat

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of America, Inc, today revealed its massive video game line-up for 2002 and early 2003. Continuing last year's success of bringing hit properties to next generation platforms, Konami unveiled all-new versions of longtime favorites Contra, Suikoden, Castlevania and Dance Dance Revolution, and also provided the first look at next generation versions of its newest hit series, Yu-Gi-Oh!

Malice (Xbox/PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 12:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra has released some screens and a trailer for their upcoming Xbox/PS2 game Malice. This is the same trailer that they will be showing at the E3. Read more for links where to grab it and njoy the screens!

'Ed, Edd n Eddy' Game For GBA Announced

by Thomas on May 21, 2002 @ 11:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment announced today that Warner Bros. Consumer Products has awarded the company a license to develop a Game Boy Advance title featuring the three mischievous, ever-scheming neighborhood friends seen daily on Cartoon Network's hit animated series Ed, Edd n Eddy. The title is anticipated to ship in Fall 2002.