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March 2015


'Xenus' - Hero Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 6:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Deep Shadows consist of former GSC Game World developers who worked on the highly underestimated CodeName Outbreak project in 1999 but decided to go their own way. They are now working on a new FPS under the name "Xenus". Today we introduce Kevin Myers. The main hero of "Xenus".

Strategy First Signs Publishing Agreement With 'Object Software'

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 5:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Object Software are pleased to announce that they have signed a North American publishing agreement for Dragon Throne: Battle of Red Cliffs.

Motocross Maniacs Advance (GBA) - First Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 4:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Motocross Maniacs Advance promises to be the most acrobatic motorcycle racing game on the Game Boy Advance. With explosive weapons, and fast arcade racing gameplay, players must take control of one of 6 riders and wipe out the competition using racing skills and well-placed obstacles. Motocross Maniacs Advance supports up to four players simultaneously, friends can race together to see who will become the dirt bike champ. First 14 screens below!

3DO Europe To Release World Cup Titles

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 4:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

3DO Europe has set its sights on World Cup glory with the hottest endorsement of the year, signing up Anco Software’s Sven Goran Eriksson’s and Sven Goran Eriksson’s World Cup Challenge for PlayStation and PlayStation2, coinciding with the build up to World Cup 2002 in Japan and South Korea.

Space Empires: IV Gold

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 3:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games is proud to announce that the latest game from Malfador Machinations, Space Empires: IV Gold, has Gone Gold. Space Empires: IV is widely considered the grandest space empire building 4X game of all time, the winner of numerous awards and accolades from the online and print media.

TOCA Race Driver - Features & Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 3:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Prepare to race the world like never before as Codemasters confirms that TOCA Race Driver will feature 42 real cars, 13 championships and an incredible 38 real-life, internationally renowned race circuits. All facts below!

Mike Tyson (GBA) - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 1:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fight Mike. Or fight as Mike. Either way, someone will be prayin' for the bell--odds are, it's gonna be you... Virtucraft, the developers of Prince Naseem Boxing (which has already established itself as the best boxing simulation on the handheld market) are working on a follow up to this title for Ubi Soft. Mike Tyson Boxing will feature all the action and speed of the GBC game but with greatly improved graphics, sound and logic. Animations and background graphics are now far richer and smoother and the sound and speech has been enhanced to make the experience of bone crunching punches even more realistic.

Peter Pan – Return to Never Land (GBA) - Screens

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 1:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Peter Pan Return to Never Land," is being released February 15 for GBA and is based on the animated feature film "Disney's Return to Never Land," which releases in theaters nationwide the same day. New screens to check out below!

NightStone Trailer

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 12:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tiscali have posted new NightStone trailer which shows over 1 minute of gameplay scenes from this Diablo II style game from Virgin Interactive. Grab it here.

Ubi Soft And Kalisto Announce 'Creatures 3'

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 12:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Kalisto Entertainment, Nightmare Creatures 3, Angel of Darkness (working title) is the sequel to the 1998 hit game Nightmare Creatures 1 and the 2000 game Nightmare Creatures 2, which sold in excess of 2 million units worldwide combined on Sony PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Sega Dreamcast and PC platforms. Nightmare Creatures 3 for the new generation of home consoles will hit store shelves in the second quarter of 2003. Full pressrelease and screens below!

FINAL FANTASY X Hits Million-Unit Sales Mark

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 12:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Electronic Arts L.L.C. (Square Electronic Arts), the exclusive publisher of all SQUARESOFT products in North America, today announced that FINAL FANTASY X, a PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system exclusive and the latest installment in the best-selling FINAL FANTASY series, has sold more than one-million units in North America.

Babel puts Worms into 5.5 million households

by Thomas on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 12:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

BSkyB and Team 17 today announced that Babel Media has successfully adapted the critically acclaimed Worms game for the Sky Gamestar platform that is available to more than 5.5 million Sky digital households.

Commandos 2 Coming to the XBOX - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 8:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamespy lets us know that Eidos Interactive, one of the world’s leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, today announced that Commandos 2: Men of Courage is under development for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. The game is being developed by Pyro Studios, Spain (the original Commandos 1&2 developers).

TransWorld Surf Takes Home The Gold!

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 7:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari's breakout hit, Transworld Surf for Xbox, won 'Best Video Game' award at the second annual X-Dance Action Sports Film and Video Game Festival. X-Dance takes place every Jan., concurrently with the Sundance Film Festival, and this year showcased more than 40 of 2001's top action sports films and video games. Transworld Surf, developed by Angel Studios, won top honors over other industry heavyweights, including Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 and Shaun Palmer's Pro Boarder! Stay tuned, because this amazing game is heading to the PS2 soon with new features!

New WarCraft III Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 5, 2002 @ 3:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The new Undead Town revealed in this new screen shot from Blizzard and 3 others giving away more details on certain aspect of the game.. thats a whopping 4 new screenshots instead of the usual one a day ;)

New Warcraft III Unit Ability

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 9:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Farseers are ancient Orcs who represent the pinnacle of Shamanistic power. These powerful Shamans are counted amongst Thrall's closest advisers and are constantly in tune with the workings and maneuverings of the Horde. Farseers are not only tied to the elements of the earth and sky, but are also adept at foretelling the future. The Earthquake ability makes the ground tremble and break, causing heavy damage to buildings and slowing units within the area of effect.

Seadogs II - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 6:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Serving up on this fine Monday are 6 brand new Seadogs II screen shots showing us WHY this Pirate game will leave all the competition in its wake ... Ships Ahoy! Raise them Sails or walk the plank! ... Give us the game NOW!

Give The Cossacks A Run For Their Money!

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 5:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV Software have joined forces with the Virtual Gaming Alliance ( to bring their 40+ LAN gaming centres around the country a week of exclusive pre-play of its upcoming and highly anticipated expansion pack “Cossacks: The Art of War”. UK gamers will now get a chance to sample the new huge maps, nations, and units, and indulge in the host of new multiplayer features. Cossacks: The Art of War has already shipped and will be in UK stores on Friday 8th February. Read more below to check out the list of UK venues..

Shadowbane Closed Beta Test Has Expanded!

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 4:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Shadowbane Closed Beta test has expanded! 200 more Non Disclosure agreements have been going out since this morning! Here is the statement:

We are excited to allow more of our community the opportunity to help us test this next generation MMORPG! Stay tuned for more information next week, and don't forget to keep your Beta database information up to date!

Davis Cup to PCs and Consoles Announced

by Thomas on Feb. 4, 2002 @ 4:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, a world leader in interactive entertainment, and the International Tennis Federation (ITF), today announced a worldwide licensing agreement allowing Ubi Soft to develop and publish games based on the Davis Cup, the premier team competition in tennis. Under the license, Ubi Soft will create titles for multiple platforms including PCs and new generation consoles, the first of which is expected to launch in May 2002.