'C&C Generals' - Multiplayer Test Update

by Thomas on Oct. 22, 2002 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official beta site for C&C Generals is today updated with following information about this beta test:

Woot! The Multiplayer Test acceptance letters have just been sent out via e-mail. That mean 3,000 lucky individuals will have an e-mail confirming their participation in the upcoming Generals Multiplayer Test. So check your inbox right away, this could be your lucky day.

A Starry Eyed Surprise For Music 3 (PS2)

by Thomas on Oct. 22, 2002 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Jester Interactive has teamed up with Perfecto Records for their forthcoming product Music 3. Jester will have access to the whole of Perfecto's catalogue, which contains artist such as Timo Maas and Paul Oakenfold. Both companies will work closely together on the promotion of the product, which will hopefully include appearances and interviews from their roster of artists for PR. Both Timo and Oakenfold are massive gamers and were very keen to get involved in the project.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2002 @ 8:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Pac-Man World2' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2002 @ 7:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

They have picked the Magical Golden Fruit from an ancient tree and unleashed the most wicked entity Pac-Land has ever seen. It’s time for Pac-Man to take control and return what was taken. With brand new skills, a zany cast of enemies and friends, and a vast world to explore, his heroics will be pushed to the limits. Step aside ‘cause Pac-Man is coming through, and he’s on a mission! Check out the 8 new screens!

The Gladiators: Galactic Circus Games - Updated Demo Available Now

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2002 @ 6:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised, Eugen Systems and Arxel Tribe have released an updated demo for The Gladiators: Galactic Circus Games, their imminent 3D action RTS. This version 2.0 demo offers two single-player missions, one playable as the main character Callahan and the other as Fargass, along with international language support (German, French and Italian). Read more for links where to grab it .. (Thanks 3DGamers).

HorizonsÂ’ Combat & Spell Effects - Movie

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2002 @ 4:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Artifact Entertainment, developer and publisher of Horizons, one of the most anticipated PC games of 2003 is proud to present the latest video installment of the game’s features for your viewing pleasure. This trailer shows off a variety of dynamic gameplay features including, a combat sequence, a new adventuring area and several spell effects demonstrating Horizons’ use of secondary geometry. Read more and download the movie for yourself.

'BattleRealms : Winter Of The Wolf' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2002 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Winter of the Wolf is the prequel to the critically-acclaimed, Battle Realms. The story recounts the history of the proud Wolf Clan and their rise from slavery under the tyrannical Lotus Clan. Players will journey through dark mines and snowbound forests in 12 all-new missions. Winter of the Wolf features eight all-new characters and four new Zen Masters bringing new strategic options to each clan. Battle Realms features the robust 3D engine, unique, "Living Resource System" and detailed combat model from the original game in an all-new winter setting that offers new opportunities to enrich the "living world" with details like slowed rice growth, steamy breath, and footprints left in snow. Winter of the Wolf is scheduled to ship for the PC this fall. Check the new screens ...

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Raven Shield - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2002 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Rainbow Six franchise is known for its action-packed game play and heart-stopping realism, and Rainbow Six: Raven Shield will continue the tradition. Developed by Ubi Soft's Montreal studio, in close collaboration with Red Storm Entertainment, Rainbow Six: Raven Shield features a brand new Tom Clancy storyline in which Team RAINBOW is led all over the world in a string of dramatic operations. The game will utilize graphics technology provided by the next-generation UnrealTM engine to power 15 new single-player missions that include the discovery of a cache of biological weapons and stopping an armed gang from terrorizing a London bank. A few new sniper screens for you to enjoy!

Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc : Rayman's World - Info & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 22, 2002 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc, takes our hero Rayman on an epic journey through beautiful living worlds filled with fabulous flora and fauna (that's plants and animals to you and me). Featuring the most diverse worlds you've ever seen in a platform game, from the icy cliffs of the Summit of Fury, to the bitter wasteland Moor of Mad Spirits, it'll take all of your skills to traverse the different environments. Check the new screens showing off some of the environments.

Earth & Beyond - Update News

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2002 @ 9:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westwood Studios announced today that it will release a content update of Earth & Beyond this month that includes several new missions, high-level items, new information on trade goods, and enhancements to the embedded browser. Earth & Beyond is an online role-playing galaxy that is published by Electronic Arts under the EA GAMES brand.

'Tony Tough & The Night Of Roasted Moths' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2002 @ 8:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today announced that its upcoming PC adventure game, "Tony Tough and the Night of Roasted Moths" went gold last week and will hit retail shelves on Halloween. With a title like that, GOT to get it ;)

'The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers' (PS2) On Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2002 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced today the North American release of The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers video game for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and revealed plans to bring this highly-anticipated title to the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube later this year. The Nintendo Game Boy Advance version will ship on Tuesday, November 12.

Dreamcatcher Ships 'Iron Storm' To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 21, 2002 @ 5:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Interactive announced today that it has shipped the epic battle game, Iron Storm on PC in North America. Set amidst an extended 1st World War (still going strong in 1964), Iron Storm gives the gamer new weapons and modern technology to reap havoc on the Russo-Mongol tyrants.

'Fatal Frame' (XB) - Site Update

by Thomas on Oct. 21, 2002 @ 5:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official site for Tecmo's upcoming XBox horror title, Fatal Frame, is today updated with some new screens, gameplay story - details and more. "Fatal Frame a horror adventure game, leaves its victims breathless as they become immersed in a world full of supernatural spirits and sheer terror. Fatal Frame takes place in a dilapidated, haunted mansion and nearby surrounding area".

'EverQuest: The Planes of Power' Ships

by Thomas on Oct. 21, 2002 @ 4:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. announced today that EverQuest: The Planes of Power will be available in retail stores tomorrow. The Planes of Power introduces high-level EverQuest gamers to an arching storyline and takes players on an adventure of epic proportions with hundreds of powerful new weapons, spells and creatures, 20 action-packed zones and an increased level cap maximum to 65 allowing players to become more powerful than ever before.

Zoo Tycoon: Marine Mania Splashes Onto Retail Shelves

by Thomas on Oct. 21, 2002 @ 3:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

More than 20 new aquatic creatures soon will have gamers nationwide glued to their PCs. The "Zoo Tycoon: Marine Mania" expansion pack hits store shelves this week as Microsoft Corp. announces that more than 1 million licensed units of its family-friendly "Zoo Tycoon" PC game have been sold. Since its debut in October 2001, "Zoo Tycoon" has reached top-selling* status on the software charts, and it continues to grow in popularity with players of all ages. The latest addition to the franchise, "Zoo Tycoon: Marine Mania," adds aquatic-themed content and oceans of fun to this award-winning series that challenges players to create and manage the ultimate zoo.

'Resident Evil 0' (NGC) - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 21, 2002 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Resident Evil Zero features two main characters: Rebecca, a rookie Raccoon City Police Officer who first appeared in the original Resident Evil, and Billy, a framed convict on the run. This new system allows players to follow the adventure of both characters successively by using the 'Zapping' ability. Read more below for 22 screenshots of Rebecca and Billy walking around, fighting zombies and more.

Midway Ships 'Defender' For PS2

by Thomas on Oct. 21, 2002 @ 3:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. announced today that Defender, an all-new 3-D version of the popular 1980s arcade classic, has shipped for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. Defender is scheduled to ship for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube and the Game Boy Advance on Nov. 4, 2002.

'Toxic Grind' Exclusively For Xbox Ships

by Thomas on Oct. 21, 2002 @ 2:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced that "Toxic Grind," the first story-driven, mission-based BMX game, has shipped exclusively for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. "Toxic Grind" immerses players in a completely unique, story-driven experience, where they must "ride for their life" as fictional BMX rider Jason Hayes. "Toxic Grind" is now available at major retail outlets nationwide.

Comic Book For 'Batman: Dark Tomorrow'

by Thomas on Oct. 21, 2002 @ 12:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Japan-based videogame publishing powerhouse Kemco and comic book giant DC Comics announced together that they will create a limited edition, two-part comic book that will serve as a prequel to the storyline of Kemco's upcoming action/adventure title, "Batman: Dark Tomorrow." The first of two collectible comic books will be included as a pack-in within top-tier platform-specific enthusiast publications, distributing over 1.4 million comic books nationwide.