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'Hearts of Iron' Ships To Retail Stores Nationwide

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 5:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Eventhough an update patch was already released yesterday, Publisher Strategy First and Developers Paradox Entertainment, the team behind the award-winning Europa Universalis II, are proud to announce that Hearts of Iron¸ the first World War II game of true grand strategic scope, has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

'Neverwinter Nights: Shadows of Undrentide' Announced

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 4:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari, BioWare Corp. and Floodgate Entertainment are joining forces to expand the universe of the smash hit Neverwinter Nights, the award-winning fantasy role-playing game based in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms world created by Wizards of the Coast. Neverwinter Nights: Shadows of Undrentide is the first official expansion pack and is scheduled for release in Spring 2003.

'Star Trek Starfleet Command III' - Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 2:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

PC gamers can now command the most powerful ships in the Star Trek universe with the release of Activision and Taldren's highly anticipated tactical starship simulator, Star Trek Starfleet Command III. The first title in the series to take place in the Star Trek: The Next Generation timeline, Star Trek Starfleet Command III allows players to take control of their own ship and crew, and join the battle for control of the galaxy. Star Trek Starfleet Command III is available now in retail stores in North America, is rated "E" for everyone by the ESRB and carries a suggested retail price of $49.99.

'Lynx' Wireless Controller For Xbox

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 2:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mad Catz announced today the launch of the company's first Lynx wireless controller for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. This is the second in the Mad Catz family of Lynx wireless controllers that was first introduced last July with the Lynx wireless for PlayStation 2, PS one and PlayStation. The Mad Catz Lynx wireless controller for Xbox is currently available in major retail stores for a suggested price of $59.99 (U.S.).

THQ To Publish 'GT Advance 3: Pro Concept Racing' For GBA

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 2:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ today announced that it will publish GT Advance 3: Pro Concept Racing for the Game Boy Advance. Scheduled to ship in Spring 2003, players can get behind the wheel of the world's top cars, race multiple tracks spanning various weather climates and challenge the world's best drivers for the championship.

'Xenus' - New Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 2:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Xenus is a upcoming RPG and action game by Deep Shadows. Killing is not the goal of the game. There are no predefined enemies in the game. There are a lot of characters but almost all of them are neutral to you at start. Actually, there are six sides in the game: officials, guerrilla, narco mafia, Indian, bandits, CIA. When you help to one of the side you inevitably spoil your relations with others. In the world of Xenus everything costs money. Therefore you have to purchase weapons, ammo, armament take a car for a rent. Money is also helpful to get necessary information... Here are 4 new screenshots, this time from a town called Pueblo Faro...

'Walther P99 Light Gun' Announced For PS2

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 11:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

4Gamers are pleased to announce the exclusive license for the light gun version of the Walther P99, the chosen weapon of the world's most famous agent.

'Championship Manager: Season 02/03' Release Date

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 11:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ignore dribbling, elderly relatives and forget about boring old repeats of movies after Christmas dinner because Eidos Interactive and Sports Interactive have the perfect Christmas present for you. The release date of the Xbox-exclusive Championship Manager: Season 02/03 has been announced as 6th December 2002.

'VEXX' & 'Dave Mirra BMX 3' (GBA) Updated Fact Sheets

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 9:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Acclaim send over a handy product sheet of info from Dave Mirra BMX 3 and VEXX for Game Boy Advance. These fact sheets let us know that the release date has gone back a week for Dave Mirra BMX 3 and that VEXX will be available next year.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 9:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Sweet 16' Ships for NGC/PS2

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 8:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Building on its #1 selling girls' video game brand, Dualstar Interactive, the video game division of Mary-Kate and Ashley's Dualstar Entertainment Group, and Club Acclaim, a division of Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced that they have shipped Mary-Kate and Ashley Sweet 16 for the Nintendo GameCube and PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. Club Acclaim is supporting the title with an integrated marketing campaign, including targeted TV and print advertising, and cross-promotions with the Mary-Kate and Ashley brand's best selling books, videos and fashion dolls.

'The Powerpuff Girls: Relish Rampage' (PS2) Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 8:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment today announced that it is shipping The Powerpuff Girls: Relish Rampage for the PlayStation 2 to North American and European retail outlets. This fast-paced, action-packed adventure marks the first time the popular trio will make their way to a 128-bit gaming system. Arriving in time for the holidays, The Powerpuff Girls: Relish Rampage is designed to appeal to kids of all ages with exciting high-speed action, straightforward controls and classic gameplay, capturing the sights and sounds of Cartoon Network's popular animated TV series. Airing daily on Cartoon Network, The Powerpuff Girls debuted in November 1998 and attracts nearly 19 million viewers per week. According to Cartoon Network, the series, created by Craig McCracken, consistently ranks among its top-rated programs across a wide range of demographics, including boys, girls, tweens, teens and even adults.

'Devil May Cry 2' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 7:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Twice the game as the original -- Devil May Cry 2's level design far exceeds the original. Much of the game's environment is outdoors and will include a Gotham-like cityscape and an old European town. More environments will be announced as the release date approaches! Check out the new batch of screens ...

'The Gladiators' & 'Heart Of Iron' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 2:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A new patch for The Gladiators: Galactic Circus Games has been released, updating the UK edition of this 3D action RTS by Eugen Systems to version 1.2. This release adds 17 new multiplayer maps, multiplayer and co-operative enhancements and fixes, and other changes. Strategy First has release a tiny patch for the just released WWII strategy game Hearts of Iron with a number of fixes for the North American version of the Paradox Entertainment developed game. Read more for detailed (and long) fix lists on both patches and links where to grab them ..

'Evolution Snowboarding' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 2:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamers Fight Their Way Downhill In Konami’s New Extreme Sports Title For Sony PlayStation2. Konami of America, Inc. announced today that Evolution Snowboarding for PlayStation® 2 has shipped to retail outlets nationwide.

'Civilization III: Play the World' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2002 @ 12:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Firaxis has released a new patch for Civilization III: Play The World that fixes the multiplayer bugs in their recent turn based strategy game expansion (thanks HomeLan). Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab it ...

'Island Xtreme Stunts' & 'Drome Racer' (PC/PS2/GBA) Ship on Dec 6th

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2002 @ 10:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Quiet on the set... and action! Join the excitement and take on the role of stuntman extraordinaire, Pepper Roni, in Island Xtreme Stunts from LEGO Interactive and Electronic Arts. The game, geared toward young gamers, will be released for Game Boy Advance, PS2 and for the PC on December 6th 2002. It's time to put the pedal to the metal and hit the road in Drome Racers from Electronic Arts and LEGO Interactive. Released for the PS2 and for the PC on December 6th 2002, this multi-terrain "anything goes" racing experience gives young racers the challenge of a lifetime as they race for the coveted Drome Championship.

America's Army - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2002 @ 8:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The promised update of America's Army: Operations is now available, bringing this team-based tactical shooter by the U.S. Army to version 1.4.0. This release adds the new River Basin map, a new scoring system, a new Report-In feature, binoculars for team leaders, an improved Honor system, and other tweaks and bug fixes. (thanks 3DGamers).

'Paint Shed' - Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 26, 2002 @ 8:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and Developer Auran are bringing even more fun to the MSTS experience this holiday season with Paint Shed, which shipped to retail stores nationwide today.

'Enigma: Rising Tide' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2002 @ 8:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enigma: Rising Tide is an exciting, massively-multiplayer game featuring fast-paced ship-to-ship battles with very high player densities. Enigma: Rising Tide will unfold a detailed backstory in which three Great Power "Empires" wage war against each other using submarines, destroyers, destroyer escorts, corvettes, tankers, merchantmen, and aircraft. The game is designed to be action-filled and easy-to-learn while providing depth of strategy and cinematic cat-and-mouse suspense. Eventually, player actions and decisions will steer the direction of the alternate history story and the evolution of the online war. A new updated demo is now available, read more for links and details.