AI comes to life with the first official Sea-Monkeys videogame

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2001 @ 6:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Computer flight simulation publisher Just Flight today announced their expansion into the wider computer games world under the newly christened games division, Just Play. The maiden release will be titled 'The Amazing Virtual Sea-Monkeys®'.

Infogrames Announces Patrician II: Quest for Power

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2001 @ 6:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trade your way across continents and engage in the fiercest sea battles in maritime history as Patrician II, the most in-depth real-time trading simulation ever created, is released on PC this November from Ascaron and Infogrames.

CDV SHOWS MAGNIFICENT EIGHT AT ECTS 2001

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2001 @ 6:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV's line-up for 2002 reveals strength in depth. CDV Software Entertainment is gearing up for its biggest ever international showing at ECTS 2001. Taking full advantage of the superior facilities at London's ExCeL, CDV will have one of the largest stands of any games publisher at the show, with eight new titles on display.

Ubi Soft Brings Jesse James to the Playstation

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2001 @ 6:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Light guns at the ready! Gunfighter: The Legend of Jesse James from Ubi Soft Entertainment is due to mosey onto a PSone near you in December 2001.

Swedish Prelusion Developing More

by Peter on Aug. 23, 2001 @ 9:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Swedish developer Prelusion ( people behind Gilbert Goodmate ) is developing a series of demos for the upcoming titles "Hauntings" and "No Man´s Land", the later being a fast-paced WW1 action game. Prelusion is working on a brand new 3D engine wich will feature gorgeous alpha-fx support for explosions, smoke etc.

PROJECT 3 Announces New World Order

by Peter on Aug. 23, 2001 @ 8:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dutch publisher Project Three Interactive BV have signed the worldwide rights to the stunning first person shooter game NEW WORLD ORDER. Being developed for PC by talented Swedish developer Termite Games, NEW WORLD ORDER is scheduled for release in March 2002.

JoWood's Lineup for the ECTS

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2001 @ 2:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions will be showing off its key forthcoming titles for autumn and Cristmas at ECTS 2001, ExCeL, London Sunday 2nd September – Tuesday 4th September 2001.

Infogrames Races Le Mans 24 Hours For PS2 To Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2001 @ 2:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames’ Melbourne House Continues To Create Le Mans Racing Excellence With Its Latest Installment-Featuring New Teams, Tracks and Gameplay Mechanics.

Liquid Edge Games Releases ‘RoboForge’ In Softwrap Format

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2001 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Liquid Edge Games and the British-based secure electronic software distribution company, Softwrap today announce the release of ‘RoboForge’. This highly realistic game, developed by Liquid Edge, allows players to construct sophisticated virtual robots and train them in combat with the ultimate aim of winning big prize money through online tournaments on both amateur and professional levels.

Matrox now shipping the Millennium G550

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2001 @ 6:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thanks to Digimask and LIPSinc, you can 'chat' online in 3D Online. Matrox Graphics Inc. today announced that the new Millennium G550 graphics card is now available from Matrox’s distributors. With the Millennium G550, computer users can create clones of their own heads and communicate to family and friends over the Internet via their digital twins.

World’s First Interactive Videogames Art Exhibition

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2001 @ 6:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

To celebrate the launch of one of the most anticipated games of the year, Ubi Soft Entertainment is bringing Myst’s unique worlds to east London in the world’s first interactive videogames art exhibition. Post-ECTS interview and piss-up (against pre-rendered backdrops, no doubt).

TEST DRIVE OFF ROAD -- WIDE OPEN Ships for PS2

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2001 @ 6:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

INFOGRAMES, INC. Brings Brute Force Off-Road Racing To PLAYSTATION 2 With TEST DRIVE OFF ROAD -- WIDE OPEN. Bigger, Badder Test Drive Off Road Ships to Stores With Licensed Vehicles, Gigantic “Go Anywhere” Environments.

New Meaning to 'Playing With your Phone'

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2001 @ 5:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2006 - 440m people around the globe will be playing some kind of wireless game. A new report shortly to be published by independent market analysts Datamonitor reveals that global wireless gaming, already worth millions, is set to for further boom in both revenues and numbers playing.

Rugrats: Castle Capers Press & Screens GBA

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2001 @ 5:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We just recived some more game info about the upcoming GBA game Rugrats: Castle Capers.. Check out some gameinfo and some screens from the game! Hmm the link is right here!

Trecision and Idoru Software To Develop 'Zidane Football Generation'

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2001 @ 4:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Italy's leading videogame developer Trecision S.p.A and Idoru Software a promising start-up developer based in Padua, have started work on the PlayStation version of "Zidane Football Generation" to be distributed by French publisher Cryo. Trecision is currently working on a PC version for the title, as well as versions for next generation consoles.

Red Alert 2 Yuri’s Revenge Intro Movie

by Rainier on Aug. 22, 2001 @ 4:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westwood Studios ™ Release Intro Scene From The Largest Expansion Pack In Westwood History. – Westwood Studios ™ has today announced online the release of the intro movie for the release of the forthcoming Command & Conquer™ Red Alert ™ 2 expansion pack Yuri’s Revenge™. The intro can be found at www.westwood.com.

Nikita and VimpelCom jointly launch a new WAP service.

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2001 @ 9:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nikita, a leading Russian entertainment software developer and VimpelCom, a leading Russian mobile communication services provider, the owner of a well-known "BEE LINE" trademark, announce the launch of their new entertainment service for "BEE LINE GSM" subscribers.

Monster Game Announces Cable Lineup for the Xbox

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2001 @ 9:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monster Game, a division of Monster Cable focusing specifically on products for the home videogame market, announces a full lineup of cables for the Xbox(TM) video game system from Microsoft.

Hot Potato (c) BAM! coming to a GBA near you

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2001 @ 8:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hot Potato! is a fun and addictive puzzle game, reminiscent of the original arcade puzzle style games. Players steer a bus with a group of multicolored spuds on it. As the bus rolls down the streets, players will release waves of spuds down the street ahead of them, and if a potato runs into a potato of the same color, they will save that potato.

Atlantis: The Lost Empire (GBA) Screenshots

by Rainier on Aug. 21, 2001 @ 8:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the hit movie, THQ brings all the excitement and mystery of Disney’s Atlantis: The Lost Empire to your favourite Nintendo hand-held console!