More Rock And Hip-Hop To Amplitude For PS2

by Thomas on March 5, 2003 @ 7:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced today that five additional major recording artists have agreed to provide music and video content for the upcoming rhythm-action game, Amplitude, exclusively for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. Adding to the mass-appealing music roster of Amplitude, newly signed acts include Herbie Hancock, Papa Roach, Baldwin Brothers, Production Club, and Manchild. These artists will join other major recording artists on the Amplitude roster that include blink 182, David Bowie, Dieselboy, Freezepop, Garbage, Logan 7, Mekon, Quarashi, and Weezer. Developed by Harmonix Music Systems, Amplitude allows players to become a rhythmical DJ and jam with more than 25 diverse songs in virtual, vibrant, interactive musical environments while mixing and remixing hit songs during offline and online gameplay.

Game Boy Advance SP Is Everyone's Spring Fling

by Thomas on March 5, 2003 @ 7:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As the country gears up for Spring Break, Nintendo heightens the anticipation for Nintendo's Game Boy Advance SP (GBA SP) through a marketing initiative targeting teens and college students, as well as an advertising program highlighting the "Brilliance" of GBA SP. In advance of its March 23 launch, GBA SP will begin to make appearances via extensive print and broadcast advertising, plus consumer sampling cameos at some of the nation's coolest "hot spots."

Activision Value's 'Apache Air Assault' Lands At Retail Shelves

by Thomas on March 5, 2003 @ 7:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision Value Publishing, a division of Activision, Inc. is launching a first strike against the competition with "Apache Air Assault", a first-person combat-action flight game for the PC. At the controls of the legendary AH-64 Apache, players will be able to pound hard targets and tanks into submission and engage in air combat with hostile aircraft. "Apache Air Assault" is currently available nationwide for a suggested retail price of $19.99 and carries a rating of "T" for teen by the ESRB, with a descriptor for violence.

'Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Battle 22' - Ships March 25

by Thomas on March 5, 2003 @ 7:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

What do you get when you cross a vintage Dragon Ball Z fighting experience with a highly collectible import from Japan? A game that has been a global hit and is now coming to America, compliments of Infogrames, Inc. Infogrames announced today the upcoming release of the much-anticipated Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Battle 22 for the PlayStation game console. With an MSRP of $19.95, Ultimate Battle 22 is set to ship in America on March 25.

'Face of Mankind' - Site Update

by Thomas on March 5, 2003 @ 6:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The official site for Face of Mankind is updated with four new screenshots and the short story section has been expanded. Community member Veladon Fireheart just completed his fan-fic consisting of three parts. A real intriguing view inside the G.I.S. and their enemies. Additionally another story, exclusively for the German fans, has been added by community member Oni-sama. Visit the short story section.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 5, 2003 @ 1:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' - Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2003 @ 11:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation for the PC game rights were exclusively licensed from CBS Consumer Products. Based on the hit television series from CBS, the CSI game will challenge players to solve a series of crimes, acting as members of the Las Vegas CSI team. A classic, first-person adventure, the CSI game will test players' nerves and intellect as they question witnesses, examine crime scenes, and analyze evidence utilizing the latest in forensic equipment. Check the huge new batch of screens ...

Electric Artists Music CD Winners Announced

by Thomas on March 4, 2003 @ 10:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

WorthPlaying today announced the winners of Lord Of The Rings : The Two Towers music cd's (Enhanced cd's with exclusive 2 sided, printed collector's cards, screen savers, "The Two Towers" trailer, score, music video, and more) and 5 NTSC (region 1) Undercover Brother DVD's, starring Denise Richards..

'Earth & Beyond' To Engage Players In Developing Epic Story

by Thomas on March 4, 2003 @ 10:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After colonizing more than 60 sectors of the Milky Way, humanity thought it had the galaxy to itself. Humanity was very, very wrong... Electronic Arts today announced that Earth & Beyond, the first online role-playing galaxy, has launched an epic story that will allow players to be the heroes in a struggle that will determine the fate of humanity.

Pokemon Ruby And Sapphire Are Almost Here!

by Thomas on March 4, 2003 @ 10:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The next generation of Pokémon games are bigger, better, and more addictive than ever before! Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire feature an all-new storyline, awesome new Pokémon and the same great RPG gameplay that has made the series so successful. Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire are both scheduled to be released on March 17, 2003.

'Medal of Honor : Rising Sun' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2003 @ 6:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Medal of Honor Rising Sun delivers an epic adventure set in the Pacific Theater of Operations. The designers created an overlapping story spanning two games that follows the WWII experience of two brothers, Donny and Joe Griffin. With all the news frenzy earlier today, i totally forgot to put up this one, a few screens and a ton of artwork ...

'Rise to Honor' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2003 @ 4:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Inspired by the excitement and cinematic styling of the Hong Kong action movie genre, Rise to Honor is a fast-paced action game developed exclusively for the PlayStation?2 computer entertainment system. Created by Sony Computer Entertainment America’s Foster City Studio in collaboration with worldwide action star Jet Li (Cradle 2 The Grave, The One, Kiss of the Dragon, Lethal Weapon 4), Rise to Honor will immerse players into an action packed story line centered around family, deceit and honor in a chain of dangerous events extending from Hong Kong to San Francisco. Expected Sept 2003 but in the meantime check out these new screens ...

'Unreal II' - Upcoming Patch Changes

by Rainier on March 4, 2003 @ 4:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Legend's Craig Lafferty made another post to the official boards, this time posting the huge list of Unreal II patch changes (thanks GameSpy). Read more to check it out, TONS of goodies ...

OffWorld Resource Base (O.R.B.) - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 4, 2003 @ 3:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First just let us know that they have just released a new patch for their recently released 3D space-based RTS, OffWorld Resource Base (O.R.B.). This patch brings several improvements to the multiplayer and game editor, new MP/skirmish features and many bug fixes. Read more for detailed fix list and links where to get it ...

'Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 4, 2003 @ 2:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami of America, Inc. announced today that Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance for Sony PS 2 has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. Featuring the entire critically-acclaimed Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty game plus over 500 new missions, hidden playable characters, unique skateboarding levels and five all-new chapters called 'Snake Tales', Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance for PS2 is the definitive Metal Gear Solid 2 experience. Seems like today is a massive shipping day ...

'IGI2: Covert Strike' - Shipping To North American Stores

by Rainier on March 4, 2003 @ 12:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Already available in Europe since last week, Codemasters announced today that the company’s stealth-based, first-person shooter, IGI2: Covert Strike, has shipped to North American retail outlets nationwide - with a SRP of $39.99. The sequel to developer Innerloop Studios AS’ award-winning Project IGI: Institute for Geotactical Intelligence, IGI2: Covert Strike boasts an action-packed single player campaign featuring enhanced AI; a diverse range of weaponry; and a newly implemented save system.

'Bandits: Phoenix Rising' - North American Version Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 4, 2003 @ 11:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tri Synergy announced today that Bandits: Phoenix Rising has gone gold. This “Mad Max”-style action game for the PC in set in a desert wasteland of territorial clans. Players will battle cannon-mounted vehicles, while defending their gang and seeking glory, for their clan. Developed by Grin Inc., BANDITS will blast its way onto store shelves on March 25, 2003. The game is already available in Europe for several months.

'One Must Fall: Battlegrounds' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2003 @ 10:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Diversions Entertainment, Inc, today announced that One Must Fall: Battlegrounds will ship in Q2 2003. One Must Fall: Battlegrounds promises to deliver the next-generation of hand-to-hand robot action-combat bringing players the most intense and visually stunning 3D fighter on the PC. Building on the growing popularity of PC fighting games, One Must Fall: Battlegrounds features unique, out-of-this-world characters; stunningly detailed graphics; lightning-paced and fluid gameplay; and a unique 3rd person fighting point of view. Read more for details and screens...

'The Movies' - Screens

by Rainier on March 4, 2003 @ 10:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take The Movies by storm. Dominate Tinsel town and live out your dreams. Build your own movie studio and make films to capture the world’s imagination. Start filming in the break-neck 1920s and rewrite history as you pioneer the great cinematic advances. Be the first to introduce talkies, colour, animation or computer-generated special effects. The Movies lets you get involved in the details of filmmaking. Pick the scripts you want to shoot, design and construct the sets and hire the director, the crew and the stars. Earlier today we had the Activision announcement, now we have some screens ...

Vivendi Ships 'Empire Earth: Gold Edition' To Stores!

by Rainier on March 4, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games today announced the shipment of Empire Earth: Gold Edition to retail stores nationwide. Published under the Company's Sierra Entertainment label, the new video game combines's 2001 "PC Game of the Year" Empire Earth with the Empire Earth: The Art of Conquest expansion released in 2002. Together, both games have sold nearly two million copies worldwide and won numerous industry awards. The new combo-pack gives real-time strategy game fans everything they need to conquer the world.