by Thomas on April 9, 2002 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under
We just recived the news from ANNO 1503 A.D. team about that they updated the King's Tale with Part XVII: Averse Weather and Pyramids. Here follows a snip from the update:
"I hope the chief has pointed us in the right direction. We have been sailing due east for three days and nights - just like he said we should. Hence, we should by now have arrived at the area where we are supposed to change our course and go south." Doubtfully, I let my eyes wander across the empty horizon. Read more here
by Thomas on April 9, 2002 @ 10:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Vulcan Software Ltd. is proud to announce the release of Episode 4 of the Valhalla Classics Speech Adventure. Check it out below!
by Thomas on April 9, 2002 @ 10:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under
tossed up the latest CS: Condition Zero video "45 MB". It features a lot of gameplay footage and a interview with Pitchford while playing the game "The interview is in German". This video came with the April, 2002 edition of the German gaming mag PCGames.
by Thomas on April 9, 2002 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Blizzard Entertainment, along with its parent company Vivendi Universal Games, late Friday sued a small Internet Service Provider and its owner for distributing free software that emulates Blizzard's free Battle.net gaming service. The lawsuit claims that the creation and offering of the "bnetd" free software emulator for Blizzard games violates copyright and trademark laws.
by Thomas on April 9, 2002 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Sony Online Entertainment, a division of the media and electronics conglomerate, said it would release "EverQuest Online Adventure," based on the series of PC online games, for the PS2 next spring. The game will consist of packaged software and a subscription-based online service. Read more here
by Rainier on April 9, 2002 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under
AnJon, Inc., manufacturer and marketer of action figure toys, announced today that it will release its new Dragon's Lair action figures this August in conjunction with the new Dragon's Lair 3D videogame launch. This new release date will better leverage the visibility and excitement generated by the videogame's release. Dirk the Daring, the wizard Mordroc, the princess Daphne, and Singe the Dragon - all key characters in the new Dragon's Lair 3D game - will be among the first action figures released.
by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 10:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under
is the first MMORPG of its caliber that is free to play. You heard us right, once you buy the software their is no monthly subscription charge. But wait, the best is yet to come... Enroth-Online is free to play. If your going to spend $10 or more a month, why not spend that money to give yourself a chance to win thousands? They have quite a "different" view on the future of online gaming ... but interesting .. read on!
by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 10:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under
So i picked up 3DO's Army Men : RTS and plunged myself into the world of toy soldiers ... I used to have those little green toys by the dozens 20 years ago and loved playing with them. I actually never tried any of the previous Army Men games but since this one is a real time strategy game i had to give it a whirl ... Finished the campaign and the battles (aprox 25 missions in all). Check out the screens!
by Thomas on April 8, 2002 @ 7:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Microsoft Corp. today announced that the breakthrough role-playing game "Dungeon Siege" is on store shelves. "Dungeon Siege," developed by Gas Powered Games Corp. and Chris Taylor, who created the award-winning "Total Annihilation," is one of the most highly anticipated games of 2002.
by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 6:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Activision, Inc. is taking gamers on a mysterious journey to confront a malevolent force that threatens the future of the world in Lost Kingdoms, the first real-time action RPG for the Nintendo GameCube. Sceduled for this spring. Njoy!
by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 6:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Last week we brought you some character profiles of new and familiar faces in the Tekken series, along with about 30 screens .. today we have some beautiful character/facial renders ... i might just HAVE to buy myself a PS2 ;)
by Thomas on April 8, 2002 @ 5:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Today we recived a new issue of the Project Entropia Global News containing updates on the Development and the Commercial Trial areas amongst others. If you’d like to read about what’s going on inside MindArk, then just click read more below..
by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 4:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under
THQ Inc. and Marvel Enterprises, Inc. today announced a worldwide agreement naming THQ exclusive interactive game licensee of some of Marvel's hottest comic and entertainment properties including ``Captain America,'' ``The Punisher,'' and ``Nick Fury.''
by Thomas on April 8, 2002 @ 4:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Tiscali has joined forces with French online game developer-publisher Sismoplay to offer DuelField to European gamers. Together they will establish new grounds for quality Internet gaming aimed at a broad audience.
by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 3:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Hailed widely as "video game of the year" and recipient of multiple industry awards for excellence, "Halo: Combat Evolved" has earned the distinguished honour of being the fastest million-unit seller ever for any next-generation console. According to NPDFunworld, the definitive source for toy and video games industry sales data, "Halo: Combat Evolved" recently crossed the magical 1 million mark in sales in the United States and Canada. Statistically, this means that more than six copies of "Halo: Combat Evolved" have been sold every minute of every day since its launch on Nov. 15, 2001.
by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 3:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Ask someone to describe a typical computer games enthusiast and many will paint a picture of kids in the back of a car playing with a GameBoy or teenage boys in their bedroom on their PlayStation. Few will think of the "twenty- and thirty-somethings" that actually make up the largest game-playing group. (I just think its a natural process of the "first" REAL gaming generation simply getting older .. nothing "new" ed.)
by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 2:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under
The original Lara Croft outfit, one of the rarest and most desirable items in video game history, is up for sale on eBay.co.uk. Donated by Eidos Interactive, the world exclusive sale runs from 26th April and will last for 10 days. All proceeds from the auction will go to UNICEF, United Nations Children’s Fund.
by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Lilo & Stitch takes the player into the story of Disney’s major upcoming Summer 2002 feature film release. Players explore locations and situations taken directly from the film, and in some cases, beyond what is actually seen in the movie. The game features a variety of gameplay mechanics, including: running, dodging, jumping, hiding, races against the clock, forced-scroll chase sections, and end-level boss combat.
by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 12:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Sports Interactive and Eidos Interactive are proud to confirm that Championship Manager: Season 01/02 will be making its console debut on Xbox™ in April.
by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 11:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Based on the major picture from Dreamworks set to release from June, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron tells the rousing tale of a wild and rambunctious mustang stallion named Spirit and his journey through the untamed American West. After a sudden and violent Thunderstorm hits Homeland scattering the herd, it is up to you to help get them home safely and discover what has happened to Spirit…