Sonic Adventure 2 Battle GameCube In Stores

by Thomas on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 7:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sega of America today announced the release of "Sonic Adventure 2 Battle" for the Nintendo GameCube. The title, which is the first to take advantage of the Nintendo GameCube* Game Boy Advance Cable, also marks Sonic's first appearance on a new next-generation video game console.

Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter Announced

by Thomas on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 7:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment today released details regarding its future generation title, "Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter." Mace Griffin, a former government ranger, seeks revenge on land and in space. Melding both the first person shooter genre and vehicular combat on land and space, the game reaches far beyond any game currently available. Mace Griffin Bounty Hunter is scheduled to ship fall 2002 on Xbox and PC.

New Xbox screens of Batman Vengeance

by Thomas on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 7:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on the Emmy Award winning Warner Bros. animated series 'The New Batman Adventures' featuring the DC Comics legendary hero, Batman Vengeance is the first 3D Batman title for the Xbox: In this episodic adventure of darkness, danger and deception, gamers will utilise masterful martial arts moves to keep The Jokers' henchmen at bay and grappling hooks to explore the hidden nooks of Mr. Freeze's chemical plant. Additionally, players can race the streets and airways of Gotham in the Batmobile and Batplane, or free fall from buildings with the aid of an armour-enhanced cape.

The Official PlayStation Event

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

A new dawn in lifestyle festivals emerges between May 4th-6th, when 2C: The Official PlayStation Event opens its doors. Full pressrelease below!

Fuel (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 7:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Yesterday we let you know that DreamCatcher is working on a racing game by the name of FUEL. Taking full advantage of the XBOX's Geforce3 capabilities these screens show you it will be one hell of a sweet title .. Race with speedboats, quads, jeeps, helicopters etc...

Your 'Trainz' Have Come In To NorthAmerican Stores - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 6:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Auran announced today that their new model railroad simulation, Trainz has shipped to stores nationwide. Njoy the impressive screens ...

Update: Trainz Spotters Competition! Auran let us know that the first five people to email them a photograph of Trainz on the shelves will win a Trainz T-Shirt signed by the Trainz team. Find out more here!

Stand-Alone Macintosh StarCraft Patch Now Available

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 6:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Simply connect to Battle.net to download the (1.09) patch. If you have trouble patching from Battle.net, you can also download it here. For more information on the 1.09 Patch go here.

Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom Announced

by Thomas on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 6:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment, Inc., a studio of Vivendi Universal Publishing, and Impressions Games today celebrated the Chinese New Year by announcing the development of "Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom," the newest addition to their award-winning City Building Series of games. Due on store shelves this Fall, Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom takes aspiring city governors to ancient China, adding several revolutionary features, including multiplayer gameplay, a first in the city-building genre.

'Shrek' Comes To The GBA - Facts and Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 6:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive Europe, a division of TDK Recording Media Europe S.A., today announced the first stages of development for a Game Boy Advance version of the smash hit movie 'Shrek'. This development follows the huge success of 'Shrek - Fairy Tale Freakdown' for the Game Boy Color in the US, where it became the fifth best selling Game Boy Color title for the first half of June 2001.

Mat Hoffman’s Pro BMX 2 - Facts and Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 6:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ride Like the King of BMX.. Activision, Inc. today send us some new good looking screens and some game fact from their upcoming title, Mat Hoffman’s Pro BMX 2, for Playstation 2.

WWF Raw Ships for Xbox

by Thomas on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 5:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. today announced the North America release of their newest World Wrestling Federation licensed video game, WWF Raw, now exclusively for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft.

WRECKLESS: The Yakuza Missions Shipped

by Thomas on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 5:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamers can rip up the streets and rub out the mob in Activision, Inc.'s WRECKLESS: The Yakuza Missions, the first high-speed, high-suspense mission-based driving game for the Xbox videogame system from Microsoft. Featuring ultra-realistic, free-roaming interactive environments with unique, pulse-pounding missions and unprecedented instant replays, the game takes the mission-based driving genre to new heights. WRECKLESS: The Yakuza Missions, which has shipped to North American retail stores nationwide, is rated "T'' (``Teen'' - Violence - content suitable for persons ages 13 and older) and carries a $49.99 suggested retail price.

WAP-based game to promote Dragon Rage for PS2

by Thomas on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 1:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

3DO Europe today announced the release of a dragon-based WAP game to promote the forthcoming release of Dragon Rage for PS2.

UbiSoft Is To Distribute Three Disney GBA Titles

by Thomas on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 11:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Disney Interactive and Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced the signing of a sales distribution agreement. Ubi Soft is to distribute three video games for GameBoy Advance in Europe: Disney’s Peter Pan Return to Never Land, Disney’s Lilo and Stitch, and Disney’s Treasure Planet.

Serious Sam 2 Walkthrough

by Thomas on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 10:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today GamingGroove got a in-depth walkthrough of Croteam's latest shooter, Serious Sam: The Second Encounter. The walkthrough covers pretty much everything and is quite solid if your looking for a little bit of help or guide through a particular level or perhaps even the whole game. Check it out!

Global Operations Movie

by Thomas on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The German site Atratus today tossed up a 32 MB movie showing some gameplay from the upcoming team based, first person shooter Global Operations. Here it is.

TransWorld Snowboarding (Xb) - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 8:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Experience life on the soft powder in the arctic world of TransWorld Snowboarding, available from Infogrames in early 2002 on the Xbox. New screens below!

John Carmack Updated .plan File

by Thomas on Feb. 11, 2002 @ 11:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Last month John Carmack wrote in his .plan file about the Radeon 8500 support for Doom. The bottom line is that it will be a fine card for the game, but the details are sort of interesting. Today he updated his .plan file with some new interesting reading.. Click read more below to check it out!

'FUEL' For The XBox

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

DreamCatcher, a fast-growing publisher of PC and console entertainment software, is pleased to announce that FUEL has been approved for a Fall 2002 release on the Xbox? video game system from Microsoft. Expanding DreamCatcher’s anticipated 2002 lineup, FUEL (being developed by Firetoad Software) will bring gamers a unique, exciting interactive racing experience. This racing game is built around an advanced graphics engine that showcases the capabilities of NVIDIA®’s GeForce3? graphics processing unit (GPU).

Rabid Dogs² Announced

by Thomas on Feb. 11, 2002 @ 11:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rabid Dogs² is a twisted story about crime, sex and money. The player takes on the role of various 'bad guys', such as hired guns, mercenaries and hit-men, who make a living killing, robbing, demolishing, kidnapping and doing all sorts of other 'evil' things. Rabid Dogs² is dripping with wicked black humor, similar to that found in the best Tarantino films.