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Warcraft III Epic Action Figures Revealed

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 6:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard will once again bring its legendary characters to life with the third collection of Epic Action Figures. Based on heroes from Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, this collection will include three highly-detailed 6" action figures and will be available when the game releases. Click on this link for a sneak peak of the unpainted master sculpture for Thrall, the Orcish Warchief.

Combat Mission - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 6:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Combat Mission: Beyond Overlord takes you from Normandy 1944 to Germany 1945 on World War Two's Western Front. Play as Allied or Axis, ranging from US Airborne to German Volkssturm. Battle across the blockage, tackle a village or two, drive through the plains, push into the woods, and slog it out in cities. We have four new screnshots from the Front Line.

Global Star Software has Gone Gold with King Sol Solitaire

by Patrick on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 6:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Global Star Software has announced has it has gone gold with their most recent project, King Sol Solitaire. This collection of over 400 solitaire games for Windows will be shipping to stores across North America during the first week of January 2002, and will hit stores later that same month.

PacMan Reigns All Game Characters!

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 5:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Forget Sonic, Mario, Donkey Kong, Pikachu and Harry Potter, it’s that ghost munching yellow ball that’s still the favourite, as Pac Man tops the Gameplay poll to find the greatest video game character of all time.

Mobile Forces - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 5:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mobile Forces offers all you'd expect from a 1st person shooter and more, the player takes a control of a wide range of vehicles, armed to the teeth with special weapons across a range of contemporary, military styled city locations. Crafty tactics need to be combined with a quick trigger finger if you're going to survive. Find out if you do… Njoy the screens!

Medal of Honor Demo 'Unlock All Gameplay Modes'

by Peter on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 1:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

One of AlliedAssault site's readers has figured out how to unlock the other gameplay modes in the recent multiplayer demo. The article at AlliedAssault includes detailed instructions on how to accomplish this trick. Check out full story here!

Atari And Billabong Ride The Same Wave!

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 12:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames has announced today its partnership with the Australian surfwear brand, Billabong, to support the forthcoming European launch of the long awaited "Transworld Surf" video game - one title of Infogrames' Atari-branded range of extreme sports video games carrying the official Transworld* licence.

Sled Storm 2 - Facts & Screens

by Peter on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 11:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA SPORTS BIG™ presents a chaotic arcade racer, Sled Storm™, inspired by the critically acclaimed PlayStation title. Developed at Electronic Arts, Canada, Sled Storm builds on the formula that made the Sled Storm franchise so successful.

NBA Live 2002 - Facts & Screens

by Peter on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 10:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Feel what it's like to be on the court, battling with the best of the NBA, only with NBA LIVE 2002. Experience life in the paint and above the rim with emotion like that of an NBA Entertainment video, or highlight reel. See Steve Francis, up close and personal, debate a call with a referee or celebrate following a patented Francis high-flying slam-dunk. NBA LIVE 2002 brings the excitement and emotion into video game basketball.

Sudden Strike 2's Coming!

by Peter on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ad Hoc-Announcement: CDV Software Entertainment produces the second part of the blockbuster "Sudden Strike"..

1.5 Million PlayStation 2 Sold

by Peter on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 10:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. today announced that it sold an additional 1.5 million PlayStation 2 computer entertainment systems since Thanksgiving week, bringing the overall installed base to 6.5 million units since its October 2000 debut.

Two New Games From Activision Value

by Peter on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 9:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamers are heading for the great outdoors with two new games from Activision Value, a division of Activision Publishing, Inc. -- "Cabela's Big Game Hunter Ultimate Challenge,'' the company's flagship title for the PlayStation game console, and "Cabela's 4X4 Off-Road Adventure 2'' for PC.

Official 'Medieval: Total War' WebSite

by Peter on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 9:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Creative Assembly has opened up the official site for there 3D turn-based RTS game, Medieval: Total War. The site includes as usually a lot of game information, screenshots and much more. Check it out!

Play 'Star Peace' Free For One Month

by Peter on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 9:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Do you think you have what it takes to be a space pioneer? Make your statement, play Star Peace and become a successful Tycoon! NEW PLAYERS WANTED. Oceanus is offering a new Star Peace installation. It is free, and permits players to play at the first level--Apprentice. To be able to continue onto subsequent levels, you will need to subscribe to the game. Find out more here!

Pet Racer PC - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 18, 2001 @ 10:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pet Racer introduces a crazy Pet Racing Championship, which takes place in different parts of the Earth and Moon. The player chooses his pet and leads it to victory to assert its position of the fastest pet on the Earth. Techland designed over 30 racing tracks, placed in 5 different sceneries, such as: forest, jungle, arctic, desert and moon. Each place features a characteristic environment and specific racing conditions making the players change their way of driving very often. Check out the screens at ToTheGame!

EA Snags Rights To 'Lord of the Rings' Game Title

by Thomas on Dec. 18, 2001 @ 8:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A few days ago we tossed up the first announcement informing that Lord of the Rings is coming to a game machine near you... Today more details came in.. Electronic Arts officially announced that they have signed an exclusive deal with New Line Cinema to create games based on the upcoming The Lord of the Rings movies.

Jazz And Faust - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 18, 2001 @ 8:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier today we brought you the new press release from Russian video game developer and publisher, 1C. They are gearing up to make their debut on the North American market with the PC 3D adventure game Jazz and Faust. We just managed to squeeze some screens out of them ..

Final Fantasy X Ships

by Thomas on Dec. 18, 2001 @ 7:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Electronic Arts L.L.C. , the exclusive publisher of all SQUARESOFT products in North America, announced today that FINAL FANTASY X, a PS2 exclusive and the latest installment in the best-selling FINAL FANTASY game series, started shipping to retailers nationwide, weeks earlier than the originally scheduled release of January. Consumers can expect to find the game on retail shelves beginning December 20.

'Soldier of Fortune Gold' on PlayStation 2 - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2001 @ 7:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hired to hunt, paid to kill - Soldier of Fortune - Gold, the best-selling first-person shooter, is coming to PlayStation 2. Codemasters has secured from Majesco Sales Inc the European publishing rights to Raven Software's 18-rated classic.

Max Payne Hits Three Leading Edge Platforms.

by Thomas on Dec. 18, 2001 @ 7:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Remedy Entertainment proudly announced that the award-winning PC title Max Payne has finished its evolution to the PS2 and XBOX gaming platforms. PS2 version was released in the North American market on Dec 10th, whereas the XBOX version of Max Payne was released on Dec 18th.