Today's Big Story

Archives by Day


Neverwinter Nights Beta Patch v1.22

by Thomas on July 31, 2002 @ 8:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A new beta patch for Neverwinter Nights is now available for download. This new patch fix following bugs: Fixed Intellect Devourer not spawning in certain cross-version save games. Fixed Skill lists disappearing. Fixed 3 memory leaks. "WARNING: This is Beta code. This software is NOT supported by BioWare nor Infogrames"

Legion Getting Patched In August

by Thomas on July 31, 2002 @ 7:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First, Paradox Entertainment and Slitherine have announced that a new patch v.1.0.6 for their hit strategy title Legion will be released in August. The new patch not only fixes minor bug issues, but also adds exciting new features to the game's already winning gameplay. Among the changes and additions are two brand new campaigns – one based in Hispania and the other in a surprise setting with new never-before-seen units and buildings.

RtCW (PS2) & RtCW Enemy Territory (PC) - Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2002 @ 1:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set against the backdrop of WWII, Return to Castle Wolfenstein plunges players into a maelstrom of action, espionage and covert operations, as an American soldier tasked with infiltrating the heart of Nazi Germany and stopping the darkest plans of the Third Reich. Throughout the game, players are locked in combat with waves of Nazi storm-troopers, undead Teutonic knights and the twisted products of genetic experimentation. Return to Castle Wolfenstein further draws the player into the nightmare with advanced artificial intelligence (AI), photo-realistic character and environment textures, revolutionary effects, and an immersive story that unfolds before the player like a movie. Some screens from the Playstation2 version and from the Enemy Territory addon for the PC... Njoy!

Doom III (PC) & Doom II (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2002 @ 1:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Built on id's revolutionary new 3D graphics engine, DOOM III draws players into the most frightening and gripping 3D gaming experience ever created. DOOM III is currently in development for the PC by id Software. Check out these 2 blistering new screens ...If you are wondering what the GameBoy Advance version looks like .. have a gander as well...

Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2002 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Want to know the Top 10 Reasons Why Konami's New Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX for GameBoy Advance Will Blow You Away? Read more and check the screens!

Wreckless: The Yakuza Missions (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 31, 2002 @ 12:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision is bringing the high-speed, high jinx of the best-selling Wreckless :The Yakuza Missions video game series to the PlayStation2. The title, which has remained a top-selling game on the Xbox™ sales charts, takes mission-based driving action to new heights with platform specific features including free-roaming interactive environments, more cars to drive, a variety of sub-mission objectives that unlock game-enhancing cheats and a multiplayer mode for head-to-head action. Wreckless :The Yakuza Missions is expected to ship this fall.

X-Men: Wolverine’s Revenge & Next Dimension (Xbox/GC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 11:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision send us some screens for "X-Men: Wolverine’s Revenge" for the PlayStation2, Xbox and Nintendo GameCube, as well as "X-Men: Next Dimension". Check them out and Njoy!

True Crime: Sreets Of L.A. (Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 10:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by Hong Kong action films, the game lets players assume the role of tough-as-nails detective Nick Kang, bent on settling a personal vendetta with the L.A. underworld. As Kang, players will be able to dispense their own personal brand of justice through automotive combat, a variety of rib cracking martial arts moves and the business end of dual 45s. Check the brand new 6 Xbox screens!

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater (PS2/Xbox/GC/GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 10:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world's best skateboarding game reinvents itself to give users the real life experience of a hardened amateur skater. A completely new career mode and Go Pro theme compliments the same elements that have made Tony Hawk's Pro Skater a phenomenon. Players will claw their way up through the amateur ranks to prove themselves in the professional world of skating. Check the new screens .. 3 for each platform.. Njoy!

Operation Flashpoint: Resistance Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 9:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just noticed over at Blue's News that Codemasters has now released the playable demo of Operation Flashpoint: Resistance, available for download from FilePlanet. The download size is unknown as this point, but the demo contains two new missions not included with the retail version of Bohemia's tactical shooter add-on, and "In one you'll play as the commander of an infantry squad and in the other as a member of the squad. Your mission is to neutralise the enemy forces in a small area of the new island." (Thanks Blues)

Star Trek Starfleet Command III - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 9:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is setting a new course for the popular Starfleet Command franchise with the announcement of Star Trek Starfleet Command III for the PC. A tactical starship simulator, Star Trek Starfleet Command III will be the first title in the game series to take place in the Star Trek: The Next Generation timeline. Star Trek Starfleet Command III is expected to be available Autumn 2002.

Rally Fusion: Race Of Champions (Xbox/PS2) - Screens & Art

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 9:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

RALLY FUSION: Race Of Champions pushes off-road racing to the brake-screaming, mud-slinging limits by combining incredibly realistic physics, action, damage, cars and tracks with explosive visuals. Players must put their driving skills to the ultimate test as they battle it out for the Race of Champions crown. Check out these 30+ awesome adrenaline pumping screens!

Shaun Murray’s Pro Wakeboarder (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 9:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The country’s top boarders will join wakeboarding pioneer Shaun “House of Style” Murray for a world-class line-up in Activision, Inc.’s upcoming Shaun Murray’s Pro Wakeboarder video game. The title, which will give gamers a taste of the insanely daring athleticism and lifestyle of the sport, will be available this holiday season for the PlayStation®2 , the Xbox, Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance.

Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 9:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The newest installation in the acclaimed stealth ninja series, Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven delivers the most realistic, stealth-based, ninja-action/adventure game ever. Coming to the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven features impressive new stealth attacks, an enhanced fighting engine, new weapons and tools, larger levels, improved character animations and new multiplayer options.

Mat Hoffman’s Pro BMX 2 (PS2/GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 8:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mat Hoffman’s Pro BMX 2 allows players to travel with Mat Hoffman, Mike Escamilla, Chad Kagy, Cory Nastazio, Joe Kowalski, Rick Thorne, Kevin Robinson, and Simon Tabron to eight cities across America. Players can perform thousands of tricks as they experience multiple modes of play: Road Trip, Wreak Havoc, HORSE and many multi-player split screen modes. Players can also build their own BMX, course using the next generation Mat Hoffman’s Pro BMX 2 course editor.

Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer (Xbox/PS2/GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 8:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer delivers an all-out adrenaline rush as players drop down wave faces, pull into barreling tube rides and test their skills with hundreds of insane trick combinations and signature pro moves. The most authentic and exhilarating surfing title ever, the game lets players ride the waves as six-time world champion Kelly Slater and eight of the most accomplished surf pros of all time. Featuring multiple modes of play including "Surf Trip, " players can travel to 13 of the hottest real-world surf breaks including the U.S., Europe, Africa, Australia and the South Pacific in search of the perfect wave.

Minority Report (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 8:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on Steven Spielberg's highly anticipated futuristic thriller, Minority Report is the only game that lets the player relive the movie experience, combining hand-to-hand combat and futuristic weapons and devices straight out of the movie. Players assume the role of the movie's hero, PreCrime Officer John Anderton, in an all-new adventure as he attempts to stop an insidious conspiracy from finalizing their evil plans. Players use a combination of hand-to-hand combat tactics and firepower as they journey through 15 futuristic levels of sci-fi cinematic action/adventure. Innovative gameplay features, multiple endings and non-stop action create outstanding suspense and dynamic replayability.

'Chrome' Demo Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 8:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Techland announced last week that the single player demo of its upcoming title will not be released at this point. Techland decided to focus on finishing Chrome – the biggest Polish game production. The game is close to a beta version, which should be reached in 1.5 month. The work on the missions, game logic and graphics accelerates as the team is increasingly motivated by the upcoming deadline.

Star Wars Bounty Hunter (GC/PS2) - Art & Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 7:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars Bounty Hunter draws players into Jango Fett's sinister and seedy world, where thieves, assassins – and worse – thrive. Using his cunning and a host of deadly skills, Jango Fett ventures into the rarely explored dark side of the Star Wars universe to track down the elusive leader of a mysterious and deadly cult. All the while, he'll compete against a brutal rival from his past in a quest to capture the ultimate bounty, dead or alive.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (GC/PS2) - Art & Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 7:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts, in conjunction with Pandemic Studios, will bring Star Wars: The Clone Wars, a ground and air-based combat action game inspired by and expanding upon one of the Star Wars galaxy's most dramatic and intensely fought conflicts, to Nintendo GameCube and PlayStation 2. Star Wars: The Clone Wars, to be published and distributed by LucasArts and developed by Pandemic Studios, is expected to release on both platforms in fall 2002.