Acclaim Announces 'BMX XXX' Web Site (All) - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 12:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gearing up for what's sure to be the wildest BMX ride ever created for the next-generation video game systems, AKA Acclaim, a division of Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced it has launched the official web site for its November release, BMX XXX. The first action sports video game designed specifically for today's mature gaming audience, BMX XXX is one of the most talked about titles for this holiday season. Combining outrageous Hollywood humour and characters, beautiful women from New York's famous Scores club and incredible arcade action, BMX XXX will deliver an unparalleled interactive entertainment experience.. Read more for full announcement, link and six new shots!

Harry Potter Accessories (All)

by Thomas on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Under its license agreement with Warner Bros Consumer Products, Thrustmaster announces the launch of its range of video game console accessories based on Harry Potter's magical world. The products will be released from the end of September 2002, in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, prior to the highly anticipated second film - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

'Legends of Wrestling II' Legendary Wrestlers (All)

by Thomas on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The greatest UK wrestlers will, for the first time ever, be immortalised as Acclaim Entertainment today announces the inclusion of legendary wrestlers Big Daddy, Giant Haystacks, Mick McManus and Kendo Nagasaki in Legends of Wrestling II. Out on all next-generation consoles in November, the UK greats join an already breathtaking cast of characters including Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, "Big Poppa Pump" Scott Steiner and Jerry "The King" Lawler.

'Hitman 2: Silent Assassin' (PC PS2 XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 11:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hitman 2’s storyline begins in a Sicilian monastery. Codename 47 has been attempting to distance himself from his violent past, however the local criminal underworld discover his true identity and blackmail him into returning to his trade. Caught in the middle of a ring of deception, Codename 47 soon discovers that he has been manipulated and the hunter must now watch his back, as he has become the hunted.. Check out some new screens below!

BaldurÂ’s Gate: Dark Alliance (XB) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It’s the massively popular world of Baldur’s Gate as you have never seen it before. Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance is a revolutionary action adventure with an epic tale of intrigue, fierce alliances, explosive spell effects and highly detailed creatures and environments. Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance is a benchmark of technology and gameplay. 13 new screens for you to enjoy while waiting for the game to appear on the shelves .. Njoy!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 7:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Game Chronicles has up a Q&A with John Linn of Xicat talking about the recently released Lithtech engine powered first person shooter, Sniper. GameZone has a new Q&A with LucasArts' Jon Knoles talking about the upcoming PS2-GameCube action game centering on Episode II villian Jango Fett, Star Wars: Bounty Hunter. Apolyton has a new Q&A with Big Huge Games co-founder Jason Coleman as he talks about their upcoming historical RTS game, Rise of Nations. Gamer's Click has a Q&A with Maxis' Kevin Hogan talking about their upcoming next game in their city simulation series, Sim City 4. The GSpot has a Q&A with Yuji Naka from Team Sonic (Sega) talking about Phantasy Star Online Version 1 & 2 (GameCube and Xbox). The Wargamer has a Q&A GSC Gameworld's Mario "Mayo" Gerhold talking about upcoming their RTS stand-alone expansion. Cossacks: Back to War. GameSpyDaily has a Q&A with Rival Interactive's lead designer Jim Omer, talking about their just gone gold military RTS game, Real War: Rogue States.

Unreal Championship (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 7:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GameKult tossed up a bunch of new screens from the upcoming XBox title, Unreal Championship. "release date Q4/2002" Go check them out!

'Hitman 2' Is GOLD

by Thomas on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 7:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Hitman 2 is GOLD" is the announcement on GameSpot.. Eidos Interactive's stealth action title for PC, XBox and PS2 has gone gold and will ship later this week to stores all over the world. (thanks Blues)

'Mistmare' Delayed To 01.02.2003

by Thomas on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 7:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The release of ARXEL TRIBE's upcoming RPG MISTMARE has been delayed officially this day in order to give the development team the time to polish its game-play up to the last corner. The release is officially announced worldwide for February 2003. Constant updates of the game's site will start in the coming weeks.

'The Gladiators' Near To Full Completion

by Thomas on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 7:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ARXEL TRIBE announces today that THE GLADIATORS is nearing completion with a whole set of new features since they last presented the game at ECTS: full implementation of the multiplayer functions (LAN and Internet), new maps, full integration of pre-rendered and RT animations and final level design treatment of the maps, and a lot more... They also confirm a Europe wide launch of the title between October 15th and November 15th and a launch in the USA and Asia early Q1/2003.

'Dark Age of Camelot: Shrouded Isles' Beta Test

by Thomas on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 6:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Shrouded Isles beta testing signup sheet is now open, and will be for the next 24 hours. They will choose a number of testers at random from all valid entries, so it doesn't matter whether you sign up now, tonight, or tomorrow morning.

'Soldier of Fortune' - .Map Source Released

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 11:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This file contains the .map file source for the multiplayer maps in the Original Soldier of Fortune (+Gold and Platinum Editions) for all Deathmatch, Control, Conquer the Bunker and Capture the Flag maps released by Raven. Read more for details and links where to grab it!

'Real War: Rogue States' Goes Gold!

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 11:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive announced today the next game in the best-selling "Real War" series titled "Real War" titled "Real War: Rogue States." (Windows® XP, 2000, ME, 98, 95, Rated "T" by the ESRB, available: Early October 2002). Featuring new missions and co-operative multiplayer battles, gamers will be able to do battle against terrorists around the world.

'The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian' Ships To Stores - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 11:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Universal Interactive, Inc. announced that its video game based on Universal Pictures' blockbuster feature film The Scorpion King, which stars World Wrestling Entertainment Superstar The Rock, has shipped to retailers nationwide. The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian is available for the PlayStation2 and Nintendo GameCube and will be available in stores simultaneously with the home video/DVD release of The Scorpion King film. We also scored a little trailer with some ingame footage and comments from The Rock man himself, check it out!!!

Arx Fatalis - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 10:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWood has released the final English playable demo of their already gone gold first-person role-playing game, Arx Fatalis (developed by Arkane Studios). This demo has updated code (v1.13) and lets you check out the first part of the game. Read more for links where to grab it ...

'Run Like Hell' (PS2) Is Shipping To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 9:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Mission to Run Like Hell Has Commenced!! Interplay Entertainment Corp today announced the arrival of the intense sci-fi video game Run Like Hell to retail. Described as a survival-horror game on steroids, Run Like Hell features state-of-the-art 3D environments, third person heroic action and camera works straight out of Hollywood.

'Spirit : Stallion of the Cimarron' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 8:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After sneaking off to gather fruit for the herd, Spirit returns to find Homeland empty and his herd missing. Suddenly, Spirit is surprised by rustlers and captured. Spotting Rain already captured by the men, Spirit struggles to break free but is overpowered and separated from Rain... A few screens are included, check them out!

EA Announces Public Test For 'C&C:Generals'

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 7:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beginning this fall, 3,000 lucky gamers from around the world will get an early look at Command & Conquer Generals. Electronic Arts announced today that it will hold a public test for the multiplay mode of the game beginning Oct. 25. Command & Conquer Generals will be published by EA under the EA GAMES brand this winter. Thank god our rumour from yesterday was WRONG!

SimCity 4 - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 7:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In SimCity 4, you don't just build your city, you breathe life into it. With god-like powers, you sculpt mountains, gouge riverbeds, and seed forests to lay the groundwork for your creation. Then construct the most realistic metropolis you can imagine. Your city comes alive with the hustle and bustle of construction crews, the snarl of traffic and the activity of your Sims. Build mansions on mountainsides, cross canyons with bridges and raise skyscrapers downtown. The impact of your touch will be immediate but not entirely predictable. Cap an erupting volcano to save your city, but don't be surprised if lava explodes from another source. Read more for links where to grab the trailer...

The Ladies of 'Swingerz Golf' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grab your clubs, hit the green and prepare for some wild golfing action with Ace Golf. Ace Golf combines crazy arcade characters with real-world golf physics and intuitive gameplay. The result is an addictive pick up and play golf game for both novice and expert gamers alike! The game is being developed by Telenet Japan Co Ltd and is due for release in the Autumn on Nintendo GameCube. More character profiles, and today it's the turn of the laydeez.