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Infogrames to Release NeverWinter Nights

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 3:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames, through an agreement with renowned game developer BioWare Corp., has secured the global publishing rights for the hotly anticipated role-playing game (RPG), Neverwinter Nights, excluding certain pre-existing licenses help by Interplay Entertainment. The PC game, based on the wildly popular Dungeons & Dragons game published by Wizards of the Coast, is scheduled to be launched worldwide in the Summer of 2002.

IGI2: Covert Strike - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 1:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemaster tossed over some new screenshots and a bit of gun art not yet seen anywhere in the press from IGI2: Covert Strike. Enjoy!

Star Wars Jedi Starfighter (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 1:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

We got 27 new shots, including the first two-player ones. With the inevitable textual harrassment. Check them out below!

'POSTAL 2' - UNFRIGGINREAL!

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 9:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today the Postal 2 developers "Running With Scissors" released a pressrelease that you can check out below! Postal 2 is using Epic’s Unreal Warfare engine.

New WarCraft III Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 3:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard releases their daily screen shots ... here are another 3 in anticipation of it arriving on the shelves ...

Activision's ShadowForce 'Razor Unit' Amazes - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 12:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shawdowforce "Razor Unit" is a new First Person Shooter (FPS) from Activision Value. Usually the Value brand brings what it stands for ... budget games. A few days ago the demo got released and, being a big CS fan, I decided to give it a whirl. For a budget title it is pretty well done and has a promising multiplayer aspect with deathmatch, CTF and team deathmatch .. the demo only has 1 single player map and 2 multiplayer maps so limited playability, but what i saw simply kicks ass .. nice range of weapons, smooth play ... ill be getting this one as soon as i see it!

Dungeon Siege Site Has Made A New 'Fan Site Kit'

by Rainier on Feb. 3, 2002 @ 11:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft Dungeon Siege website has a new "fan site kit" available for people who want to set up their own fan site .. it has several items such as a disclaimer, screenshots, factsheet, wallpaper and plenty more ... check it out HERE.

Paradox Entertainment Will Publish 'Legion'

by Thomas on Feb. 3, 2002 @ 7:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Paradox Entertainment has announced that it will publish Legion, the upcoming strategy game being developed at Slitherine Software. The game is set in Roman times, and players will command huge armies in their quest to build an empire out of the city-states that occupy ancient Italy and France. Legion is scheduled for release this summer.

Rayman Arena Official Site Opens

by Thomas on Feb. 3, 2002 @ 7:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment has launched a new official Web site for Rayman Arena, its upcoming multiplayer action game set in the Rayman universe. It´s loaded with screens, wallpapers and a video footage of the game. Rayman Arena is scheduled for release in March.

Soul Calibur II (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 3, 2002 @ 6:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Here are some new screens of Namco's upcoming arcade fighting game Soul Calibur II. Check out the new images of Asterisk and Cassandra over at The Magic Box. Release: Summer 2002.

'The Watchmaker' US Licensing Rights

by Thomas on Feb. 3, 2002 @ 6:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Opps, seems we missed to post this one up before.. Well here it is anyway! Trecision S.p.A., Italy’s most important videogames developer, has entered a publishing deal with Got Game Entertainment (GGE), a division of US company Sales In Action, which will publish and distribute the adventure game The Watchmaker in the USA, Canada and South America.

Today Interviews

by Thomas on Feb. 3, 2002 @ 5:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Lets bring up some interview links.. EuroGamer has posted up a Y-Project interview, HomeLAN snapped up a Shadow Force interview, GameSpot posted up interviews from Age of Wonders 2 and Heroes of Might & Magic IV and as final Homelan also whipped up an PlanetSide interview.. Enjoy!

Warcraft 3 Nudie

by Thomas on Feb. 3, 2002 @ 5:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard today let us know that they have posted yet another screenshot from Warcraft 3. The new screenshot shows the Night Elves storming a Human outpost. Follow this link.

GTA 4 Massive Multiplayer?

by Thomas on Feb. 3, 2002 @ 5:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Shacknews reports that Grand Theft Auto fans won't go long without another fix of wanton violence and pillaging. GTA3 Xbox is a given (with online play?), but we'll also soon hear the details on GTA4. Rockstar's stayin' silent on the subject, but I could name a few hundred thousand fans ready to part with $50 a piece for it. The current talk indicates that DMA will take the GTA3 framework and turn it into a massively multiplayer online game for the four installment, where you're free to create your own mobs and anyone in the city could be a "real" person. Word is it'll also be set in a real U.S. city this time.

Today Reviews

by Thomas on Feb. 3, 2002 @ 5:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It's a slow weekend, but there is atleast some nice reviews to check out.. GameGenie tossed up a review of Kohan: Ahriman's Gift and World War III: Black Gold, GameZone smacked up one from Star Wars Starfighter and as final SportPlanet has a XBox review from NFL 2K2.. Enjoy!

Worms Blast Movie

by Thomas on Feb. 3, 2002 @ 5:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

BonusWeb today tossed up a new Worms Blast movie (low resolution 7.39 MB and high resolution 20.2 MB), developed under Team 17 and expected release in March. Here it is!

Unreal 2 Candy

by Thomas on Feb. 3, 2002 @ 8:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

There is some new Unreal 2 screens available to check out on BousWeb. Unreal 2 is Legend Entertainment's upcoming first person shooter. Bring them on.

Update: There are more Unreal II shots posted today on Tiscali "taken from E3 beta and other sources" Check them out.

Bridge Commander Movies

by Thomas on Feb. 3, 2002 @ 8:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GameSpot have tossed up some new Star Trek: Bridge Commander movies. These ones shows more from the capital ship space combat sim. Take me there.

The Y-Project - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 2, 2002 @ 9:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Westka Interactive GmbH has today revealed the first details of The Y-Project, its forthcoming PC CD-ROM first-person action/adventure, scheduled for a Q1 2003 release. The game utilises the latest Unreal technology to power its explosive tale of two competing factions vying for the right to save mankind.

Namco And Infogrames Team Up In Europe/Australia - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 2, 2002 @ 1:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

INFOGRAMES is proud to announce that it has signed an agreement with Namco, one of Japan’s leading videogames players to release a Game Boy Advance line-up across Europe and Australia. This includes Namco Museum™ and Pac-Man Collection™ (two classic compilations released for Christmas), Tekken Advance™ (based on the hugely popular fighting franchise), Klonoa™ -Empire of Dreams- (high potential platform game) and Mr.Driller™2 (addictive puzzle gaming).