'Grand Theft Auto: Vice City' Has Gone Gold

by Thomas on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 4:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games, the world-renowned publishing division of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announces that "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City" for PlayStation2 has gone gold and is currently in manufacturing. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City will be in retail stores in North America on October 29th and in Europe on November 8th.

'Söldner : Secret Wars' - Website Opens

by Thomas on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions is today proud to announce the opening of their official website for Söldner - Secret Wars, the highly anticipated online tactical shooter. The Website will be an interactive site, where gamers can find up-to-date news, screen shots, trailers, forums and much more on the game. Söldner - Secret Wars is scheduled for world wide release in Q2 2003. For an exclusive preview JoWooD invites you to visit the website at www.secretwars.net.

Retailers Shun New Acclaim 'XXX' Game

by Thomas on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 9:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Three of the nation's top retailers, including Wal Mart, on Monday said they had refused to carry a new video game billed as the first major release to feature full-action nudity and with prostitutes and pimps as major characters. Using the tagline "Keep it Dirty," video game publisher Acclaim Entertainment Inc. is gearing up for the Nov. 19 launch of "BMX XXX," a game that also features copulating pink poodles and a variety of racing bike stunts. But major retailers Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Toys R Us Inc. and KB Toys all said they would not carry the game, a potential blow for the game's exposure. Full scoop here!!

'Panzer Dragoon Orta' (Xbox) - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 8:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Dragon will rise again. It’s been 7 years since Panzer Dragoon for SEGA Saturn brought a brand new wave into the shooting game category. Dragon is back with exciting action shooting and stunning graphic quality and sound for the Xbox system... They really orta get this one finished soon, 57 more new shots below!!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 8:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Silent Hill 2 (PC) - Movie

by Rainier on Oct. 15, 2002 @ 4:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of America has just released a new trailer for their PC debut of Silent Hill 2, one of the most terrifying videogames ever released. Offering players a glimpse into the many improvements made for the PC CD-ROM version, this chilling preview will have horror fans excited to make their first foray into the mysterious town Silent Hill. Read more for links where to grab the goods (in the udual high and medium resolutions)!

'Far West' - New Western Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 10:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For all those who dreamt of being a cowboy, strap on those spurs, because in this wild, wild west, wagon rollin', trigger happy, rootin' tootin' PC simulation gamers can be all they had ever dreamt of. Start out as a rancher with a handful of cattle and a few good men to help out, the main objective is to extend the ranch and herds through cattle trade and make a few dollars along the way. Read more to check out some new screens from JoWood and Greenwood Entertainment's new and exciting 3D real-time western game.

More GOLDEN Games

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 10:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft let us know that their racing sim Rallisport Challenge and action game MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries today went GOLD for PC. These two titles will be shipped out to stores November 7 - 8.

'Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 9:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts has just released the playable demo for Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit 2, offering the opportunity to take this imminent action racing simulation for a spin. The demo contains the Single Challenge mode where you can try out a 2 lap single race on the Calypso Coast track using a choice of two cars. Read more for details and links where to grab it...

TDK Ships 'Casper Spirit Dimensions' (NGC)

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 6:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc. announced that Casper Spirit Dimensions for the Nintendo GameCube has shipped to North American retail accounts.

Eingana - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interactive Ideas have signed an agreement with Planet Observer to exclusively distribute Eingana. Planet Observer are releasing the new Eingana software that can be described as 'a virtual world combining atlas & video game entertainment.'

'WWE Raw' For The PC Ships

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 5:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. today announced the North American release of their newest World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE:WWE) licensed video game, "WWE Raw" for the PC. "WWE Raw" allows players to go one-on-one with high-flying athletes and brutal brawlers in a variety of match types based on the poplar cable program that airs every Monday night on The Nashville Network. Videogame sales of THQ/JAKKS World Wrestling Entertainment license have exceeded more than $300 million in the U.S. since 1999.

'NHL Hitz 20-03' Ships For GBA

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Sports, the sports brand of leading software industry publisher and developer Midway Games Inc. announced today that NHL Hitz 20-03, the next iteration in the NHL Hitz franchise, has shipped for the Game Boy Advance. NHL Hitz 20-03 is also available for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube.

'Operation Flashpoint: Resistance' - Patch v1.85 & Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 4:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

New weapons, units and civilian transport are provided today for Operation Flashpoint's Resistance fighters with the release of an all-new upgrade. The Operation Flashpoint: Resistance upgrade is freely available from the game's microsite in the Downloads section. Players require the original Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis and the Resistance expansion pack to use the upgrade. Read more below for download links and to check out what this 13MB patch fix/add. We also tossed up 7 new screens from this upgrade

'American Conquest' - English Demo Available NOW

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following quickly on last week's German demo, the English playable demo of American Conquest has now been released, again allowing you to try out this isometric RTS with 3D terrain set in American history that is being developed at GSC Game World. Go grab this 221MB demo at 3DGamers!

3DO Announces 'Street Racing Syndicate' (PS2/XB/NGC)

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 4:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 3DO Company today announced that Street Racing Syndicate is currently in development for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, and the Nintendo GameCube system. Scheduled for release in 2003, "SRS" captures the heart of street racing culture, and includes extensive car customization, police intervention, and high stakes competition. The game is being developed by racing game specialist Eutechnyx Ltd. which has developed such popular titles as F1 World Grand Prix 2000, 007 Racing and Le Mans 24 Hours.

'Deathrow' Has Gone GOLD

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SouthEnd Interactive's first game 'Deathrow' (exclusive for XBOX) has gone gold and will reach the stores world wide within the next few days! Official release dates are 17th of October for Europe and 22nd of October for North America.

'Colin McRae Rally 3' (PS2/XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 4:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The engine's revving as Colin McRae Rally 3 prepares for its stage start on October 25 for PlayStation 2 and Xbox. With the latest screenshots released today, the world's favourite rally game series will soon be giving players the professional rally driver experience in what's tipped the season's most-wanted motorsport title. Five new shots for each format.

US Xbox Bundle

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 4:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. today announced that the Xbox video game system will become even more irresistible to holiday shoppers beginning Oct. 15. For the low price of $199.99,* consumers at official Xbox retailers in the United States can get an Xbox system, including the new Xbox Controller S and two free exclusive games — "Sega GT 2002" and "JSRF - Jet Set Radio Future" — packed into one box. The limited-time offer represents a savings of $100** and is a great incentive for new customers to experience the gameplay, graphics, sound and power available only on Xbox. With titles that appeal to a broad audience, the offer is suitable for diverse gamers of all ages.

'Panzer Dragoon Orta' (XB) - The Plot & Screen Gallery

by Thomas on Oct. 14, 2002 @ 1:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier this weekend we tossed up 16 new screens to show off a few levels from Panzer Dragoon Orta. Today we have 43 shots from, by the looks of it, cut-scenes and 18 extra dragon morphing screenshots. Now, If you're wondering about the plot, or how the weapons work, you - yes - orta read more below!