American Conquest's 'The New World' - Screens

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 3:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The eagerly awaited RTS-game from the developers of the blockbuster Cossacks: European Wars, American Conquest will span 300 years of history focussing on the discovery of America up to the American wars of independence. GSC Game World offers you unique RTS experience featuring 16000 units. To the New World!

'Cossacks: Back to War' - New Eye Candy

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cossacks: Back to War is the second official add-on to the RTS-blockbuster Cossacks: European Wars. The developer GSC Game World provides you with further spectacular battles throughout Europe. The two new nations include Switzerland and Hungary. Check out the architectural workmanship from Switzerland HERE.

'Blitzkrieg' - Brand New Screens

by Thomas on May 10, 2002 @ 3:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitzkrieg, the eagerly awaited RTS-title from Nival Interactive, features the entire Second World War and its historically correct battles with hundreds of detailed 3D units. As a bonus for you, they have put together some dramatic screens of the front line. There the German tanks cross the Russian trenches, when suddenly a single low-flying aircraft bravely enters the battle. But take a look yourself

'Kirby' Rolls Onto 'Fox Network' Fall Schedule

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 2:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Television Cartoon, New Video Games Feature Top-Selling Nintendo Character. Kirby, Nintendo's pink powerhouse, bounces onto U.S. television airwaves this fall.

'Soldier of Fortune 2 : Double Helix' - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Soldier of Fortune 2 players once again assume the role of John Mullins, a military consultant working for the top-secret anti-terrorist group known as The Shop. In the game, players must tackle a wide-range of missions from hostage rescue and intelligence gathering, to search-and-destroy. Level design in Soldier of Fortune 2 is flexible enough to allow for multiple styles of play. Gamers can “hit ‘em hard” with a frontal assault or use stealth weapons for a subtle approach. Check these 30+ new screens from various levels and the random map generator! BEAUTIFUL!

'PRYZM Chapter One: The Dark Unicorn' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 1:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc. announced today that its original fantasy title for the PS2, PRYZM Chapter One: The Dark Unicorn has gone Gold, the game industry term for being completed and ready for production, and will ship June 11th to retail outlets nationwide at the breakthrough suggested launch price of $19.99 MSRP.

'Championship Manager' Available For Download Online

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 1:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sports Interactive and Eidos Interactive, the developer and publisher team responsible for the Championship Manager series of record breaking PC management simulations, today announce a deal with Softwrap that will see Championship Manager: Season 01/02 available for download from Sun Online.

Build A Temple To 'Age Of Mythology' - Fan Site Kit Now Available

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that the official Fan Site Kit (FSK) for Age of Mythology is now available at the official Age Of Mythology website. Read more for details/links.

'Star Wars : Jedi Knight II' - Demo Available

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It wasnt supposed to be released until later today but the demo version of Raven Software and LucasArts's hit action game Star Wars: Jedi Knight II is now available. As mentioned before the demo contains a single player level that is not in the retail version of the game. You can download the 66MB demo through Gigex or at Shacknews.

'Global Operations' Update Patch 2.0 Available NOW

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 11:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA just released the expected v2.0 Update patch for their team-based tactical shooter 'Global Operations'. This patch adds a bunch of new (mainly server) features and some bug fixes. Read more for a detailed list/links where to get it (thanks blues).

'Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra has just released an update patch for their recently released First Person Shooter, Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza. It brings the Piranha Games mod-gone-retail to v 1.01. Read more for fix details and links where to grab it.

EA's Westwood Announces 100,000-Person Test For 'Earth & Beyond'

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 10:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westwood Studios announced today plans to expand the public test of Earth & Beyond to 100,000 players before it's released this fall. Earth & Beyond is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game and will be published by Electronic Arts under the EA GAMES brand in August 2002.

Crave Entertainment Previews 2002 Lineup At E3

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment, a leading publisher of videogame entertainment products, will preview its 2002 product lineup during the E3 Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center, May 22-24, 2002.

'Midnight Club' & 'Smugglers Run' Available at $19.99

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 10:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games is pleased to announce that "Midnight Club" and "Smuggler's Run" have earned the prestigious honor of joining SCEA's "Greatest Hits" line-up for the PS2. Both titles have reached "Greatest Hits" status by achieving impressive sales since their release at the launch of the system in October 2000. The "Greatest Hits" "Smuggler's Run" and "Midnight Club" titles will now be available for a suggested retail price of $19.99 in May 2002.

LucasArts Announces 'Gladius' - Art & Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 10:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The brutal and spectacular gladiator battles of the ancient world serve as inspiration for Gladius, a turn-based action role-playing (RPG) game from LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC. Gladius follows the grand saga of two young heroes, Ursula and Valens, as they recruit and train a team of warriors to contend in the fiercely competitive gladiator games. The game supports both single and multiplayer modes and is expected to release spring 2003 on PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube.

Smash Court Tennis: Pro Tournament - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 8:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tennis season is in full effect .. Roland Garros is coming up in a few weeks and so Namco figured it was time to bring us Smash Court Tennis: Pro Tournament, due in June. Check out these 8 new screens!

Activision Signs Top Urban Athletes To 'Street Hoops'

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 7:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The most famous monikers in street basketball - Half Man Half Amazing, Hot Sauce, Speedy Williams, The Future, Booger Smith, Main Event, AO and Headache – are taking their signature moves from the playground to the PS2 and the Xbox in Activision, Inc.’s Street Hoops. The players, who have gained fame through their appearances in the popular AND 1 Mix Tapes and Nike’s Freestyle commercials, will showcase their skills in this gritty street-style basketball game slated for release this summer.

CodeFire Is Turning Up The Heat At E3 2002!

by Thomas on May 9, 2002 @ 5:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Visitors to the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) - taking place May 22-24 at the Los Angeles Convention Center - can get the first look at CodeFire's premier multi-player online game available exclusively for Microsoft Xbox Online. We can't reveal any details until the show, but this title will take advantage of the Microsoft Xbox Online's unique features to fight its way into the hearts of game players everywhere.

Disney All-Star Sports Series

by Thomas on May 9, 2002 @ 5:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KONAMI CORPORATION and Disney Interactive today announced an agreement to develop and market Disney All-Star Sports, a new video game series featuring Mickey and his pals. The series will feature both team sports and extreme sports games, starring popular Disney characters as athletic all-stars. The six sport agreement includes, football, basketball, soccer, snowboarding, skateboarding and motocross, which will be available only on Nintendo GameCube and Nintendo Game Boy Advance this Fall.

Colin McRae Rally 3 (Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 4:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today we announced the "wet making" Colin McRae Rally 3 from Codemasters being displayed at the upcoming E3 show in Los Angeles and here we are to bring you 3 PS2 and 3 Xbox screens to REALLY make you wet! Check em out!