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August 2014


Rage Software Announces New North American Distribution Deal With Majesco

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2001 @ 1:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rage, the UK-based computer games publisher and developer, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Majesco Sales Inc ("Majesco") which guarantees the release of all of the Company's forthcoming console titles in North America, until autumn of 2002.

New CS Blizzard Map Pack

by Thomas on Dec. 6, 2001 @ 1:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

All CS fans can now enjoy a new free map pack named CS Blizzard Map Pack! The pack contains 12 snow themed user made levels. Head over to Daark Angel to download it.

Rayman Sales Soar To Over 10 Million Copies!

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2001 @ 11:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As the PC version of Rayman M™ is released in Europe, Ubi Soft Entertainment can proudly announce that its game featuring the famous character with no arms or legs has sold over 10,500,000 copies. Rayman reaches a new stage in his epic story.

New Wolfenstein Wallpapers

by Thomas on Dec. 6, 2001 @ 10:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

RTCW online just put up 3 nasty looking new Wolfenstein Wallpapers on there site. Each wallpaper comes in three resolutions. Take a look and grab them here..

Global Star Software Floats Kayak Extreme

by Patrick on Dec. 6, 2001 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Global Star software has announced that it has begun shipping Kayak Extreme.

Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 6, 2001 @ 10:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jimmy Neutron is a 10-year-old boy genius who stars in Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures upcoming CGI animated motion picture, Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius.

Panzer Front Bis - Screens Gallery

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2001 @ 10:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Coming to PSOne is the sequel to one of the greatest war games available on console. Panzer Front Bis brings you the ultimate in WW II tank combat with even more missions, more tanks and more environments.

Polaroid Pete (PS2) Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 6, 2001 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

JVC sended over 10 more screenshots - and there's no need to wait for them to develop, or something. You play the role of Pete Goldman who works for the Planet Times Newspaper. Your Editor sends you on assignments around Japan to take pictures of exciting events. Your ultimate goal is to win the Pulitzer prize for photography.

German version of Return to Castle Wolfenstein Changes

by Thomas on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 10:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

There will be no Nazi forces in the German version of Return to Castle Wolfenstein. The content has been changed to get the game in those territories.. Well if you are in Germany then you won't see Nazis in Return To Castle Wolfenstein. According to source over in Germany, they have "replaced the Nazis with a cult called The Wolves" and "renamed Heinrich Himmler to Heinrich Höller." Yakk that sucks.. Post your thoughts about this over at XGR.COM !

Curly's Adventure Demo Press, Facts & Screens

by Peter on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 9:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Well here it is. The Curly's Adventure demo that's been sitting on gamedevs hard drives for years. This demo was created for publishers to show what Curly could have been. So now you can enjoy it.

No GTA3 for Australia?

by Peter on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 9:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

GameSpyDaily tossed up some information about GTA3 is Banned in Australia.. Here is a snip from the posting:

The OFLC has refused to grant Grand Theft Auto 3 classification and hence this title can no longer be sold to any consumer under any circumstance. Take 2 Interactive Software has lodged an appeal regarding this decision and the matter has been set down to be heard on Tuesday the 11th of December. Get the full story over at Games !

DuelField Disciple Available for free!

by Peter on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 8:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today DuelField beta has ended, and that means this one-on-one online RTS is now available for download right here. DuelField Disciple is free to grab and it comes in 3 diffrent versions, full version is 145 Mb, medium is 50 Mb big and then the small version comes in 7Mb. Enjoy!

Wild 'n Wacky Strategy Game, 'DIGGLES' Comes To Market - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 5:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First , a leading worldwide developer and publisher of PC games, announced today that it has signed a North American publishing agreement with German developer, Innonics for their exciting new game, Diggles.

Babel Ties Up Exclusive Deal With Infogrames Europe.

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 3:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Babel has been appointed as the exclusive localisation test house for Infogrames Europe. The leading services provider will carry out localisation testing on the entire range of the French publisher's new and re-published titles.

No Playstation Ones in the Netherlands

by Peter on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 3:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Dutch officials have banned the sale of the Playstation One console and related accessories from the country in November because the cables used in the system contained too much cadmium. The ban effectively blocked the sale of 1.3 million units in the country.

Multiplayer PlayStation 2 service on course for 2002 launch

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 3:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The PlayStation ® 2 broadband revolution is a step closer, as Telewest Broadband begins trials of the world’s first PlayStation 2 broadband network. The closed-trials began this week, and are expected to continue into the new year, with a limited public trial expected to commence in early Q1.

Neocron To Prompt Surge In High-Speed Internet Subscribers

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 3:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A survey conducted by computer games publisher CDV Software Entertainment has revealed that 86 per cent of those interested in purchasing the forthcoming PC title Neocron are considering upgrading to a broadband Internet connection – making the game one of the most important motivators in getting Britain hooked up to the high-speed Internet.

Microsoft busted for software piracy

by Peter on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 3:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Was just over to BluesNews and found a interesting article they linked to.. Here is a spot from the article: The Commercial Court of Nanterre fined Microsoft France 3 million francs (around £290,000) in damage and interest for software piracy. "It's a start," said a lawyer for the plaintiffs, "although Microsoft continues to stall on the provisional execution of the judgment." Read full article here!

New Nations in Cossacks 'Art of War' Explained - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 1:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Four hundred years ago, mainland Europe resounded to the sounds of bloody battles, as nations were created and fell, fortunes made and lost, and new military tactics were developed. Cossacks: The Art of War recreates these battles on an epic scale.

Now MicroSoft's XBOX Claims To Be The Fastest Selling Console

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 12:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Xbox (TM) video game system from Microsoft Corp. had the best-selling video game console launch on record after two weeks of sales, according to The NPD Group Inc., the definitive source for sales and market data on the video game industry. Attach Rate for Xbox Launch Is Highest Ever; Weekly Shipments of Xbox Systems Ensures Strong Sales Through Holiday Season