Interactive Ideas Reveals 'Atrox' - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 7:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Interactive Ideas, a leading distributor, have decided to go in to publishing and their first game called Atrox is out in April. Atrox is a strategy game for the PC and has already sold well in Korea.

World War II Online Wins Accolades- Kicks Off Re-Evaluation Program

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 6:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Playnet.com,Cornered Rat Software and Strategy First announced today details of a re-evaluation program targeting former account holders, providing an opportunity to experience the many improvements made since launch.

Master of Orion III - New Release Date

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 5:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

On the official forum for Master of Orion III you can read following statement that Quicksilver changed the release date of Master of Orion 3 from the first quarter to the second quarter of 2002."The Official Release Date for Master of Orion III is second quarter of 2002." Read on..

EverQuest Developers Form A New Company

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 5:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Brad McQuaid and Jeff Butler, both key figures in the runaway hit "EverQuest," have formed a development company dedicated to the production of massively multiplayer online role-playing games. The as-of-yet-unnamed company is currently seeking additional funding as they broker the publishing rights to their first independent title.

The Sims Vacation Announced

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 5:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced plans to release this Spring The Sims Vacation, a new add-on disk to the top-selling PC game of 2000 & 2001, The Sims. The Sims and their families have been in overdrive with all the bustle of the holidays and the magic of Livin' Large, the parties of House Party and the social obligations of Hot Date.

Heroes of Might & Magic IV - Wallpaper

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 4:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

3DO just send over a couple sheets of wallpaper. No not to decorate your living room with! Read more below to view and download..

Disney/Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. Mini Games

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 3:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

For fun and quirky gameplay, Disney/Pixar's Monsters, Inc. Mini-Games let kids join Mike, Sulley and the monsters gang - where else? - in the "Wreck" room, the place where monsters relax after a long day at the scream factory.

A Hard Day’s Fright

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 3:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Junior monsters offered 300 levels of fun-filled ‘work’ in Disney Interactive’s junior game for Windows PC. We all know what they do at night, but what do monsters do throughout their working day?

1503 A.D. Part X: The Falcon No Longer Flies

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

This is the last part of the 1503 A.D. series "A King's Tale". Soon, a new series will be started on www.1503ad.com! Check out Part X: The Falcon No Longer Flies.

DuelField Expert's Beta Test Starts Today

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 3:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After launching the free access Disciple Edition, in December 2001 Sismoplay is proud to announce today the beginning of the Expert Edition's Beta-test.

CDV UK To Launch Combat Mission - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 1:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

One of the Internet’s best-kept secrets will be revealed to PC games-players in February, when CDV Software Entertainment UK releases Combat Mission Gold – a compilation of the best-selling turn-based strategy title, which until now has been available for purchase only via mail-order. Facts and some screens below!

Operation Flashpoint Dedicated Server v1.41

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 11:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

There is a new dedicated server available for download for Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis , the 3D tactical action game by Bohemia Interactive. This version 1.41 update requires the previous v1.40 server distribution as the download contains only a new OFP_Server.exe, which "fixes many known issues." Grab it here.

Gran Turismo Hits PC

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 10:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony has recently confirmed that Polyphony digital is busy working on a PC version of its popular Gran Turismo games. Gran Turismo Professional, as it will be known, is being developed alongside Gran Turismo 4 for the PS2. Full story over at GamesWire.

Akaei Unveils Its 2002 Lineup

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 10:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Akaei unveils its 2002 lineup that includes Red Shark developed by G5 Software. The first titles in Akaei's 2002 lineup have been announced: the nostalgic Solaris 104 and the first "Just4Kids" title Timothy in February, and the official Rangers Coach in March. Firm dates have yet to be announced for Echelon: Wind Warriors, Paradise Cracked and Red Shark, with other titles yet to be announced. Check out Akaei's 2002 lineup here.

New Myth III & Tropico Patches

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 10:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Myth III - Developers MumboJumbo have a patch that fixes a whole host of gameplay and graphical issues. You can read long list of updates at MumboJumbo's web site.. Tropico – Patch V1.06 fixes a rare crash bug in software mode. (The bug would manifest itself in several ways, including an occasional crash when the game would end and switch to the final win or lose video.) You find them here.

2001 Sales Boom

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 10:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

New figures released today by The European Leisure Software Publishers Association (ELSPA) show that UK sales of video games and other leisure software products and games consoles reached an all time high in year 2001 with sales values reaching just over £1.6 billion, a massive 36% increase on the previous year.

IGI 2: Covert Strike - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 9:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With IGI 2: Covert Strike hotly-tipped as a major PC action title for 2002, Codemasters’ online forum for the game is receiving incredible attention from prospective IGI agents. More facts about this game and screens below!

Global Ops Movies

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 9:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eight new movies off Barking Dog's upcoming team-based multiplayer shooter game Global Operations is now available for download. Grab them over at GameSpot.

Unreal II & Tournament 2 Movies

by Thomas on Jan. 10, 2002 @ 12:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Seven new movies in DivX AVI format is now available which show the Infogrames press event where Unreal Tournament II was unveiled to the press. The movies offer plenty of ShakyCam footage shot off computer monitors that illustrate various new features and aspects of the game's design along with gameplay action, as well as a few bits on Unreal II and Unreal Championship. Here they are. Thanks thanks blues..

Unreal 2 Scanned Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 9, 2002 @ 11:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

We managed to get a few scanned in screenshots from the upcoming Unreal 2 release by Infogrames. You might have seen them and some havent.. These screens give us some more insight in the brilliance of this game .. More REAL screens to follow shortly. (thanks mike)