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February 2016


'Dungeon Siege' Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 7:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After an extensive beta testing period, Gas Powered Games has now released the official version 1.1 patch for Dungeon Siege, their 3D action role-playing game. The v1.1 mainly has some game improvements, bug fixes and a few other things .. read more for links and detailed fixed list.

BioWare Corp. To Develop Two New Original Games

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 7:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioWare Corp. today announced that they are working on two new games, both roleplaying games based on two new intellectual properties, created and owned by BioWare. The first of the two un-named titles in production is being developed for the Xbox, the second for the PC.

Hercules Presents 'Gamesurround Fortissimo III 7.1'

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 7:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Gamesurround Fortissimo III is Hercules's latest soundcard especially aimed at gamers and DVD fans. It sports various and significant changes over the Fortissimo III. Read more for technical details and more interesting news ....

'EverQuest' On Mac Homepage Goes Live!!

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 5:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment announced on July 17th, 2002, that the world's most successful massively multiplayer online role playing game, EverQuest, will be coming to the Mac in Spring 2003. In anticipation of this landmark event, EQ on Mac will have a dedicated web presence with development updates, FAQs, and interviews. You can reach the 'EverQuest' Macintosh site HERE.

Thrustmaster Presents The 'Scuderia Ferrari Gamepad' (PS2)

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 5:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Especially for the victories of Michael Schumacher in his Ferrari, Thrustmaster comes out with a special Scuderia Gamepad for PS2. "We don't do it for the thrill of the danger. We do it for the thrill of speed sensation, being with the limit." Michael Schumacher on race-car driving. Check out how it will look!

The Thing - Screens Gallery

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 5:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"A sequel to Universal Studios' and John Carpenter's 1982 cult-classic horror film "The Thing," the video game picks up where the movie left off and features an all-new cast of characters. The player becomes Blake, a military squad captain sent into the frozen Antarctic to investigate the mysterious disappearance of an American scientific expedition. As fast as scuttling alien beasts, the questions arise: Is Blake a trustworthy leader? Are his fellow soldiers on his side? Or have they been infected by The Thing?" Today we snapped an odd 50 or so screens for you to enjoy. Stay tuned for more!

Colin Mcrea Rally 3 'Service Area' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 4:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the heart of Colin McRae Rally 3 is its championship gameplay and the gritty reality of rally racing. Between the adrenaline of driving the world’s toughest courses, the game seamlessly blends stage starts, checkpoints and the checkered flag, but no race would be complete without the service areas.

'Chessmaster 9000' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 7, 2002 @ 4:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment's Chessmaster 9000 for the PC, the newest installment of the world-renowned Chessmaster franchise has gone gold.

Majesco Ships 'Totaled' For XBox

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 10:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metal-mangling driving excitement comes to Xbox as Majesco, one of the fastest-growing publishers of interactive entertainment software, shipped Totaled! nationwide. Developed by Rage Software, the demolition-derby style driving game provides an intense and addictive thrill ride for both the dedicated and casual gamer.

NCAA College Football 2K3 Ships For PS2

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 10:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. announced today the release of "SEGA Sports NCAA College Football 2K3" for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system; soon to ship for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and the Nintendo GameCube. Produced by Visual Concepts and developed by Avalanche Software, "NCAA College Football 2K3" marks the multiplatform debut of the SEGA Sports college gridiron franchise and features all of the trimmings fans might expect from the standard-bearer in sports video gaming. In-depth features ranging from a comprehensive list of bowl games and conference championships to team-specific playbooks, mascots, and fight songs help deliver all of the pride and pageantry of the college football experience.

Want To Test 'Unreal Championship' on Xbox?

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 10:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames today tossed up this announcement about testing Unreal Championship for Xbox on the official Unreal Championship forum:

Can't wait for Unreal Championship? An avid Xbox gamer? If you can get to the Santa Monica area on Thursday, August 8th between the hours of 5:30 and 8:30pm and are over the age of 17, we're looking for you! We will be testing the latest build of Unreal Championship for Xbox and would like to get your feedback on the good, the bad and....well...whatever! A moderated play session will be followed by a simple Q&A and then an open floor of discussion. We'll be video taping proceedings for our own reference. If you're interested click here!

Unreal Tournament 2003 Chatlog

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 9:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Official IRC Chat that took place on August 2nd in #ut2003 on is now available to check out! Here is a clip from the chat:

Have any outside companies expressed interest in porting UT2K3 over to Mac or linux, or is that something Epic might look at doing?

MarkRein[Epic] We've already ported UT2003 over to Linux on the server side. There will likely be a client but no promises. There are no specific plans yet for Mac.

Movie Update

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 9:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

  • XIII (PC) Movie on
  • Lock On: Modern Air Combat (PC) Movie on BonusWeb
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon (XB) Movie on BonusWeb

JoWooD Announces 'Against Rome' - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 9:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

On the heels of a few highlights at this year's E3 in Los Angeles, JoWooD Productions now surprises experts by announcing the new RTS Against Rome. Against Rome takes players to the darkest of Europe during the age of the migration of peoples. That part of the continent which, at the time, was not controlled by the Roman Empire, served as the habitat of countless uncivilized peoples, and was called "Barbaricum" by the Romans.

FIFA Football 2003 (PS2) - Screens & Features

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 9:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world's most successful football franchise returns to classic form by focusing on the fundamentals of football. FIFA Football 2003 provides an immersive, authentic experience driven by an ALL NEW game engine. This is football gaming that lives by the rules of the real sport and absorbs the users in a world of detail and culture. FIFA is TOTAL FOOTBALL.

New 'No One Lives Forever 2' Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 8:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We have three new NOLF2 screenshots ready for you! Two of these screens were taken in a secret H.A.R.M. liar never seen before.. Check out the fantastic stalagmites and stalactites, not to mention one of H.A.R.M.'s bad guys stirring up trouble! The other is a very nice shot of Cate and Armstrong on the run. All three show off the amazing definition and color of Lithtech's new Jupiter engine.

Enix Adds Hollywood Touch to 'Grandia Xtreme' PS2

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 7:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Providing a crucial element in the overall game-play experience, Enix America Inc. today announced that it has signed Mark Hamill, Dean Cain and Lisa Loeb to provide in-game voices for Grandia Xtreme, its highly anticipated role-playing game for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. Shipping in September, Grandia Xtreme is the first original Grandia title for the PlayStation2.

Kingdom Hearts (PS2) Ships September 17

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 7:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Electronic Arts the exclusive publisher of all SQUARESOFT products in North America, and Disney Interactive announced today that "KINGDOM HEARTS" for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system will start shipping to retail stores nationwide on September 17, 2002.

NWO Multiplayer Beta 2 Out Now!

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 6:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Project Three today announced it has released the New World Order public multiplayer beta-test version 2.0. It is a much-improved version of the original public MP beta-test, which was released at June 1st. The version 2.0. can be downloaded here, it also requires DirectPlay 8.2 beta, which you can download from Microsoft. "case-sensitive Beta ID: DXBeta, password: DirectX9"

Colin McRae Rally 3 (PS2/XB) Details & Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 4:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capturing the emotions and consequences of being a professional rally champion and the gruelling reality of the rally season, Colin McRae Rally 3 takes the off-road driving game experience to the limit. Players take on the role of McRae himself at the beginning of a three-year contract to win a series of championships for the Ford Rallye Sport team.. Read more for details of how you actually get to "be" Colin and 14 more shots to satisfy that McRaeving, including stills from the service area.