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Blizzard Entertainment has licensed DivX™

by Michael on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 11:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

While we sit and wait for Blizzard to amaze us with Warcraft® III: Reign of Chaos™, they already try to get our concentration by licensing DivX™ video compression technology to encode and distribute cinematic trailers for Warcraft® III: Reign of Chaos™, World of Warcraft™ and Diablo® II: Lord of Destruction™. By incorporating the DivX™ technology into their trailers, players are given a high-speed delivery method opportunity that also maintains Blizzards high-quality standards. If you want to check some of them out GO HERE.

Take2 Announces 'Mall Tycoon' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 11:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced today their new game for the PC, "Mall Tycoon[TM]." Developed in conjunction with Holistic Design, Inc., the game gives players the opportunity to design, build, and run the 3D retail empire of their dreams. "Mall Tycoon" is due to ship in January 2002.

Infogrames Dominates PC Games Sales Charts

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 9:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc.,a global publisher of interactive entertainment software, is burning up the charts! For the week ended November 10, 2001, Infogrames dominated the PC games sales charts, with four of its titles -- Backyard Basketball™, Sid Meier’s Civilization® III, Backyard Football™ 2002 and Roller-Coaster Tycoon® -- ranking #1, #2, #4 and #5, respectively, according to NPD INTELECT.

Ubi Soft Under Charlie’s Angels’ Spell!

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 8:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft® Entertainment, a world leader in interactive entertainment, today announced the signing of an agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products for the Charlie’s Angels license. This worldwide agreement provides Ubi Soft with the exclusive rights to develop and publish Charlie’s Angels video games on Nintendo GameCube™, Nintendo GameBoy®Advance, Microsoft Xbox™, Sony PlayStation®2 and PC platforms. The licensing agreement includes the rights to the television series, the film released in 2000 and the rights to the first sequel.

Champ Manager: 2001/2002 most wanted sports title for Christmas

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 1:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sports Interactive and Eidos Interactive are looking forward to a very merry Christmas indeed as it seems the demand for Championship Manager: Season 01/02 shows no sign of abating. In fact, the best-selling update to the world’s favourite PC football management game has just been voted by Family Toys and Games Magazine as the most-wanted sports game for families this Christmas.

Medieval: Total War - Product Info - Concept Art & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 1:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is taking gamers back to the dark ages with Creative Assembly's Medieval: Total War for the PC in 2002. As the sequel to the highly acclaimed Shogun: Total War, the game challenges players to reshape the history of the Middle Ages through a combination of epic real-time 3D battles and turn based empire building. Today we bring you a bunch of sketches, concept art, in game movie shots and some of the weapons ... Enjoy

Loch Ness Movie

by Patrick on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 10:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A 1.5 meg big movie for Loch Ness is today avaliable on Tiscali Games site. Just follow this link and you shall find it!

Deus Ex PS2 Movie

by Patrick on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 10:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Eidos just tossed up a new Deus Ex: The Conspiracy movie. The movie comes in two sizes, 8MB and 26MB. Head over to the site for the movie!

Knights of the Cross - Updated DEMO

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 9:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Cenega just let us know that they have updated their public demo for Knights Of The Cross. Former "Mortyr" developers (currently still looking for a publisher) are working full speed on this quite promising turn based strategy game. I must admit .. i prefer RTS over turns based and this is actually the only one so far i enjoyed playing (i also have a thing about medieval based games). Get the Whopping 120 Megs Here!!

First Tactical Ops Official Map Pack 1

by Patrick on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 8:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The first official Tactical-Ops map pack has now been released. It contains 10 maps, 8 of which are new, and 2 that are reintroduced. Get over to all download mirrors here!!

Army Men: Operation Green - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 5:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

16 new screenshots of our plastic pals' portable manoeuvres. 3DO's green heroes are expected to invade the GameBoy Advance somewhere in February 2002.

Codemasters Opens Sites For 'Mike Tyson Boxing' And 'LMA Manager 2002'

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 5:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Keeping players posted on the pitch and punches on two of its high profile sports games for 2002, Codemasters has launched online micro sites for both "Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing" (PlayStation 2, Xbox) and "LMA Manager 2002" (PlayStation 2).

Award Winning 'Videologic Vivid!XS' Graphics Card Now With 64MB

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 1:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

VideoLogic Systems - a division of Imagination Technologies - is now shipping a 64MB version of its award winning VideoLogic Vivid!XS performance graphics add-in card which is based on STMicroelectronics' KYRO II PowerVR graphics processor. The RRP of the 64MB Vivid!XS is just £99.99. The original 32MB Vivid!XS is now available for just £84.99 making this multi-award winning product exceptional value.

Official Ghost Recon Launch Tournament

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 11:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ghost recon ... People who havent heard of this title ought to be sniped .. shot etc... But just in case you havent ... its a MUST get .. In the UK they had a multiplayer and results in a grand (money that is ;) for the winners.

Infogrames's Unreal Championship for Xbox - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 11:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Hailed by observers at E3 as one of the most impressive first wave of titles for the Xbox™, Unreal Championship is a first-person action game built from the ground up by Digital Extremes, part of the team responsible for the blockbusters Unreal and Unreal Tournament. Coming exclusively to Xbox, Unreal Championship is being released by Infogrames in early 2002. Check out what one of the most anticipated console first person shooter is all about!

TransWorld Surf - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 11:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nine new shots of Infogrames Transworld Surf launch title. "The most incredible water physics," promises Simon Callaghan. They might be just right on that.

UDS Develops Games For Nintendo's

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2001 @ 6:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment has commissioned Scandinavian game developer UDS to develop games for Nintendo's new platform "Game Boy Advance" - a successor to Game Boy which is the world's best selling video game system to date. UDS (Unique Development Studios) is one of Scandinavia's leading developers of computer, video and console games.

New Contest ... Win One Of 4 Copies Of Parkan : Iron Strategy!!

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2001 @ 6:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Worthplaying is giving away 4 copies of Parkan : Iron Strategy ... A very nice warbot simulator that mixes action and real time strategy. A review is coming soon ... but we're caught in the middle of a bot war at the moment ..In The Meantime ..
Win ONE of FOUR Copies of
Parkan : Iron Strategy
Here are the questions!

Xbox Rings Up Big Sales for Retailers as Holiday Shopping Season Opens

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2001 @ 6:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Cash registers are ringing in response to unprecedented demand for the much-anticipated Xbox™ video game system from Microsoft Corp. Thousands of gamers lined up at stores across the country beginning Thursday, Nov. 15, to be among the first to purchase Xbox, resulting in a near sellout in its first day at retail. Early reports also show a huge demand for games and accessories, with most customers leaving stores not only with an Xbox, but with more than three games and accessories.

Mechwarrior 4: Black Kight Exp. Spotted In Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2001 @ 6:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that MechWarrior™ 4: Black Knight Expansion, the highly anticipated add-on pack to MechWarrior 4: Vengeance, will be available for Christmas at retail locations throughout North America for only £19.99. MechWarrior 4: Black Knight Expansion drops the player into the notorious Black Knight Legion, a mercenary group of MechWarriors focused on taking care of the most important people - themselves.