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February 2016


'Mercedes-Benz WorldRacing' (Xbox) Delayed - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 6:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive Europe announced today a short development pit stop for its highly anticipated 3D racing-simulation game. 'WorldRacing' (developed in cooperation with Mercedes-Benz) for the acclaimed Xbox video game system from Microsoft will now speed into retail in January 2003. We recevied a few new screens to soften the blow...

'Earth 2150: Lost Souls' - English Demo

by Thomas on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 5:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earth 2150: Lost Souls is now making its way into English-speaking countries, and therefore a playable demo of this 3D real-time strategy game by Infinite-X has been released. The demo includes two missions playable on the Lunar Corporation side, as well as the Skirmish mode. Grab this 135MB demo from 3DGamers!

'Strike Fighters: Project 1' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 5:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and Developer Third Wire are pleased to announce that Strike Fighters: Project 1, the flight simulation that will have people lighting the fires under their PCs, has gone gold for a full North American release.

Ubisoft Brings 'Scrabble' To PC/PS2

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 5:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced the extention of it’s range of interative Scrabble board game products with the release of Scrabble 2003 Edition for PC CD-ROM and PlayStation2 and Scrabble Junior for PC CD-ROM. Both games will be released in November 2002.

VFR Photographic Packs - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 3:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ever wanted to fly over your own hometown or neighourhood whilst piloting your very own plane, on a Flight Simulation game for your personal computer? Leading Cambridge-based Flight Simulation games publisher Just Flight, established aerial photographic company Getmapping, and software developer, Visual Flight, have joined forces to release the first flight simulation upgrade to Microsoft's multi-million selling Flight Simulation series.

'Wreckless: The Yakuza Missions' (NGC) - Facts

by Thomas on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WRECKLESS: The Yakuza Missions, the top-selling mission-based combat game for the XboxTM video game system from Microsoft, is hitting the Nintendo GameCube with cool new features and exclusive mini-missions. In this high-suspense, high-speed, mission based driving game, players choose one of two roles, each with its own storyline; that of an elite anti-Yakuza squad member or a high-level secret agent. Read more for the Nintendo GameCube fact sheet!

'Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven' (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 1:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven" features impressive new stealth attacks, an enhanced fighting engine, new weapons and tools, larger levels, improved character animations and new multiplayer options. Eleven reasonably fresh screenshots below!

Shaun Murray's Pro Wakeboarder (CONSOLE) Facts

by Thomas on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hang on for your life in Shaun Murray's Pro Wakeboarder as you get ripped across a lake by a high-powered speedboat and trick through dangerous terrain. Feel the rush as you crash into houseboats and catch huge air in nine exotic levels with seven world-class wakeboarders. Tired already? Then drive the boat and help your friend pull off challenging technical tricks on the most realistic looking water ever.

Cenega Games Hitting The Shelves

by Thomas on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 7:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cenega Games reports that Knigts of the Cross and Another War will be released on 18th of October in UK. Distributed through Pinnacle to all major electronic entertainment stores. Other main european territories (Germany, Spain, Italy, France, Scandinavia, Benelux) will follow within one month with full line up and everywhere alse within this quarter.

Saga Collection - In Stores Now!

by Thomas on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 7:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lucas Art's let us know that their Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds Saga is now available for purchase at retail stores! This package includes the popular real-time strategy game Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds and its dynamic Episode II mission expansion Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds: Clone Campaigns. As an added bonus, Wizards of the Coast Star Wars trading card game boosters will be included with the collection.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 7:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'AquaZots' - Sign Up For Beta 1.1

by Rainier on Oct. 16, 2002 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

AquaZots (formerly known as DeepSea Tycoon) Beta 1.1 has just been released! Would you like to be one of the few, proud testers of AquaZots Beta version 1.1? You've come to the right place, but you'd better be quick! The first 50 people to signup will be part of the elite few for this special focus group. Are you in? Read more to find out how and where to sign up

'Söldner: Secret Wars' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In "Söldner: Secret Wars" the player takes command of one of these special teams. As Commander he leads the small high tech army consisting of soldiers, light armoured vehicles, helicopters and VTOLs to fulfill a wide variety of mission. The Simulation of a highly complex political system creates a dynamic campaign: each decision has direct impact on the flow of the game.

'Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA just announces that their highly anticipated racing game 'Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2 has gone gold. "Attention racing fans! Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2 PC has officially GONE GOLD and will be in stores on Monday, October 21. Need For Speed (NFS) is back and better than ever in Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2! Engage in the thrill of arcade racing with over 22 exclusive and exotic cars from the world's most coveted licensors including Ferrari, Porsche and Lamborghini… to name a few. 12 tracks (48 variations) and two career event trees, for a grand total of 66 events, provide the widest variety of driving challenges. The PC version will support up to eight-player LAN/Internet racing."

Platoon - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the cinema release in 1986, Platoon was widely-acclaimed as the most important Vietnam movie ever produced. 16 years later, Platoon on PC will go a paddy field further by capturing all of the uncertainty, drama, sweat, fear and horror of this Oscar-winning classic into a masterpiece of real time strategy gaming.

'Robin Hood : The Legend of Sherwood' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Robin Hood, a new game of tactics and action, thrusts players into an amazing and realistic medieval environment where they are hauled from the depths of Sherwood Forest to the ramparts of Nottingham Castle. A few new screens below.. njoy!

Update: Tiscali Games have posted the first video from the tactical strategy Robin Hood: Legend of Sherwood, which contains 2 minutes of gameplay footage - attack style previews like brutal & close combat, pre choice action & arrow shoot and smart & knock out. It's available in two resolutions (720x540 4,5 MB and 360x270 2,5 MB) in DivX format.

Kemco Announces New Release Dates For 'Batman: Dark Tomorrow'

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 10:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Japan-based videogame publisher Kemco has announced new U.S. release dates for Batman: Dark Tomorrow, the first Batman video game based on the DC Comics epic comic book series. Dark Tomorrow, slated for the Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation®2 and the Xbox, will ship in Q1, 2003.

NeverWinter Night - English Patch v1.26 Available

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 9:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bioware has once again released a new patch for their RPG Neverwinter Nights, bringing the game up to v1.26. You can download the patch through the game's auto-updater or read more for a detailed fix list and links where to get the goodies (including the dedicated linux server).

Atari Announces Spring 2003 Release Of 'Transworld Surf: Next Wave'

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 9:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari is bringing the franchise that redefined the surfing video game genre, TransWorld Surf, to the Nintendo GameCube this spring with the release of a completely reinvented edition of the game: TransWorld Surf: Next Wave. The GameCube title improves upon and follows up TransWorld Surf for PlayStation 2 and Xbox, which has been hailed as “the best surfing title ever.”

Soldier Of Fortune 2 - SDK Update 101b Released

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 9:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ravensoft just let us know that they have released an update to the Single Player SOF2 SDK which includes animatEd and sklview. Read more for details and links where to download the goodies