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'Return To The Lair' (NGC) Begins Shipping - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 9:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Encore today announced that Dragon's Lair 3D - Return to the Lair for the GameCube has begun shipping to retailers. This completely new, built-from-the-ground-up version of the classic Dragon's Lair™ arcade game - featuring legendary characters, great gameplay, and impressive imagery created by Don Bluth and Rick Dyer - retails for approximately $50 and carries a "Teen" rating. Read more for details and a few new screens ...

'Savage' - New Comic Book Installment

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 8:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

S2 Games has posted the latest installment of the story behind its highly anticipated real-time-strategy shooter (RTSS), Savage. See the latest chapter of the comic book and learn about humanity’s mistakes leading to the rise of the beast horde. More of the legend will be revealed in forthcoming issues, culminating with the release of Savage for the PC in Q2 2003.

'C&C : Generals' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 8:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

To make the experience of modern war as immersive as possible, EA Pacific is using a proprietary state-of-the-art 3D engine, code-named “Sage,” which delivers unprecedented detail and interactivity. Because of Sage, Generals’ battlefields will include fully modeled urban cityscapes, rugged deserts, vast forests and frozen wastelands. Amazing special effects will allow players to crush cars with hulking tanks, blow out the windows of skyscrapers, or lace the skies with smoke from dueling fighter planes.

'Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield' - Update Patch News

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 7:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The announced update patch, originally scheduled for today, seems to have been delayed intil tomorrow. To make the wait for the release of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield more bearable, here is a improved version of the multiplayer demo. We want to assure you that the development team will do everything we can to prevent cheating. There is nothing more frustrating, in online gaming, than cheats. There will be a constant support against it after this title hits the shelves. Read more for update details ...

The Ham Hams Are Coming To Shops Near You...

by Peter on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 5:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Ham Hams are all set to begin their exciting adventures on the Game Boy Color as Nintendo announces the arrival of Hamtaro on January 10th 2003. With heart warming characters, plenty of adventure and even its own unique language, Hamtaro is set to be the must have game for kids in 2003.

Softwrap Extends Relationship With Nikita Ltd

by Peter on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 5:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Softwrap, the leading British-based provider of virtual 'shrink-wrap' solutions for the games and software industry, today announced that they are extending their successful exclusive distribution agreement with Russian based Nikita Ltd

THQ Announces 'Splashdown 2' (PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 2:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ today announced that it will publish Rainbow Studios' "Splashdown 2," the sequel to the critically acclaimed, top-selling "Splashdown." Inspired by the spectacle and excitement of theme parks and thrill rides, "Splashdown 2" will have players blasting through massive, imaginative locales with amazing sights and startling events around every corner. "Splashdown 2" is scheduled for release on the PlayStation 2 in summer 2003. Read more and check out the first screens ...

BVS Solitaire Collection 4.0

by Peter on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 2:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

BVS Development has released BVS Solitaire Collection 4.0 with 320 multi-featured, very different solitaire card games to play. You'll be able to learn solitaires not found elsewhere: "Topsy-Turvy Queens", "Twelve Sleeping Maids", "Napoleon Takes Moscow", "Braid" and many others.

Online - Multiplayer Consultancy

by Peter on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 2:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

AlienPants Ltd today announces the creation of an Online and Multiplayer Game and Community Management Consultancy Division. The new division will draw on the experience of Tom Gordon, Michael Large and Charlotte McCarron, who collectively have more than twenty years experience in the Online and Multiplayer Games industry.

NovaLogic Signs UK Distribution Rights To 'Devastation' - Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 1:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Entertainment software publisher NovaLogic Ltd. today announced it had signed the UK distribution rights to HD Interactive's cyber thriller Devastation for the PC. Since early code was revealed at E3 in Los Angeles and ECTS in London in 2002, Devastation has become one of the most eagerly awaited PC titles of 2003... We have eight screenshots, not for the squeamish.

Matrix Games Seeks Game Developers

by Thomas on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 1:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

What is "real"? Well, Matrix Games' search for new titles to publish, for a start. Opportunity Knocks! Join a Fast-Growing Company.. Full pressrelease below!

'Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb' (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 1:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Indiana Jones is back and better than ever! From the crocodile-infested waters in Ceylon to the bustling streets of Hong Kong, perennial action hero Indiana Jones' wits, agility, whip lashing and hand-to-hand combat skills will be put to the test as never before in Indiana Jones and the Emperor's Tomb from LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC, developed in collaboration with The Collective, Inc... Read more for the first 11 PS2-specific grabs.

'Marble Blast' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 5:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Marble Blast, produced by GarageGames in cooperation with Monster Studios, is the first title to use the Torque Game Engine. The arcade-style action game has players racing against time as they navigate their marbles through moving platforms and dangerous hazards, collecting treasure along the way. A new updated demo is now available, read more for links where to grab it ...

'Purge Online' - Multiplayer Beta Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2003 @ 4:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Purge, delivers a compelling combination of first-person shooter gameplay and RPG character development, immersing players in a strife-torn world that blends science fiction and fantasy. In Purge, players will find themselves engrossed in a war between two opposing forces, the Order (humans genetically modified to scientific perfection) and the Chosen (religious believers who reject all forms of technology). Players will be able to customize their characters, various skills and innovative weapons. Read more for info download links...

Enigma: Rising Tide - Updated 'Offline' Demo

by Rainier on Jan. 5, 2003 @ 6:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Enigma: Rising Tide is an alternate history World War II naval battle game. The core project is a massively multiplayer game that may be extended to other platforms. Within a year, will be available as a Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG). Tesseraction is designing, creating, testing and releasing the MMOG game title using Intrinsic Alchemy. Tesseraction Games has issued yet another offline demo for Enigma: Rising Tide, their upcoming massively multiplayer online naval combat game. This Technology A demo allows you to try out two missions in a new ship class, the Motorized Torpedo Boat ("Vosper").

'Dragon Empires' - Box Concepts

by Peter on Jan. 4, 2003 @ 6:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragon Empires combines a state of the art graphics engines with detailed gameplay to provide an involving and extremely interactive game experience. Players can chose to trade goods, manufacture items, fight monsters, each other or other clans. Will you be a devious merchant, struggling for economic dominance, or will you be a bounty hunter, removing the threat of evil from the land. Or perhaps you will simply make a living trading goods between cities... Today we got our hands on five concepts of the Dragon Empires box and Codemasters are now looking for your opinion on which one is the best... Check them out below!

'Duke Nukem Forever' - FAQ Update

by Thomas on Jan. 4, 2003 @ 6:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Once again the official DNF site is updated with a new version of the official Duke Nukem Forever FAQ. Pretty much everything known about DNF can be found and if it's not there then it's probably not known. This update of the FAQ adds several new pieces of information including info about future screenshots, the game's humor level, parental lock, current technological level, and more!

'Atriarch' - Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 4, 2003 @ 12:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atriarch is a strategic role-playing game currently in development. It is massively multiplayer. It is persistent. Examples of other massively-multiplayer games currently available are Everquest, Ultima Online and Asherons Call. In Atriarch, your Character can learn skills, go on quests, adventure throughout the world, become a merchant, solve puzzles, build an army, join a faction, construct a city, or strive to become an Atriarch. The possibilities are vast. This all happens amidst an evolving plot line, an alien world, environmental conditions, politics, and cultural expectations.

'Deus Ex 2 : Invisible War' - Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 4, 2003 @ 12:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Approximately 20 years after the events depicted in Deus Ex, the world is only beginning to recover from a catastrophic worldwide depression brought on by technology run amok and a secret conspiratorial war. The winner-take-all geopolitics of mid-21st century Earth have given way to a struggle over more basic concerns: food, water, reestablishing civil law and cleaning up biological and nano-tech fallout. In this chaotic recovery, several religious and political factions see an opportunity to re-shape a worldwide government to their agendas, understanding that the right moves now could determine the shape of human society for decades - even centuries - to come... Read more for some screens!

'World of Warcraft' - Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 4, 2003 @ 12:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rich in legend and filled with adventure, the World of Warcraft awaits! For the first time, players experience the lands of Azeroth from a new, in-depth perspective. As heroes, they explore familiar battlefields, discover new lands and take on epic quests and challenges in Blizzards massively multiplayer, on-line, role-playing game...