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February 2016


UbiSoft Officially Announces 'Far Cry' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 6:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft today announced the release of Far Cry, a new first-person-shooter game. With an emphasis on tactics and action with a spectacular use of graphical and environmental details, Far Cry is planned for a worldwide release on PC CD-ROM in late 2003.

Strategy First Signs ‘Earth 2150: Lost Souls’

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 6:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First announced today that it will publish the third installment of the award-winning trilogy Earth 2150 titled ‘Earth 2150: Lost Souls’ for the North American market in September of this year.

Gothic II - Developers Chat

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 5:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

All Gothic Fans pay attention! A thread from the developers of Piranha Bytes is published in the forum on, explaining the differences between Gothic & Gothic 2. This is the first thread, in which the developers themselves talk about Gothic 2 – further threads will follow until the release.

'Jagged Alliance Gold Pack' Announced

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 5:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the recently formed partnership between Strategy First and Sir Tech Canada, whereby Strategy First obtains the rights to manage the Jagged Alliance franchise, Sir Tech Canada and Strategy First announced today that they are developing a Jagged Alliance 2: Gold Pack, scheduled for release later this summer. Featuring an enhanced version of Jagged Alliance 2, the Gold Pack will offer players some unique twists on the original Jagged Alliance 2.

American Conquest / Combat Mission2 / Grom - Screens

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 5:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today CDV has unleashed another bunch of screens from their upcoming RTS titles .. Grom, American Conquest and Combat Mission 2 .. In case you dont know what they are about .. check out the screens!

TOCA Race Driver - Damage Video

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 5:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Renowned for its high speed and aggressive race action, Codemasters' multi million-selling TOCA Touring Car series provides some of motorsport gaming's most spectacular real-car collisions on world famous circuits.

'Worms' Find Their Way Into 5.9 Million Sky Digital Homes

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 5:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Team 17, creators of the world-renowned Worms series of video games, has released an interactive TV version on the Sky Gamestar portal.

Novalogic & Ubisoft Toast Success Of Delta Force2 / Rogue Spear Double Pack

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 5:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NovaLogic Ltd. and Ubi Soft Entertainment today confirmed the success of the Delta Force 2 & Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Rogue Spear double pack that has been flying off UK retailers shelves since its March 2002 launch.

Asylum - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 5:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Asylum is a first person horror game that will totally immerse the player in a macabre nightmare. Featuring a cast of characters straight out of your worst nightmares hunting for your mortal soul. Chec kthe screens and also the available trailer (which is quite impressive and has awesome Drowning Pool music).

Strategy First Signs With 'Monte Cristo'

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and French developers, Monte Cristo, are delighted to announce that they have signed a multiple title co-publishing deal, in which Strategy First retains exclusive North American publishing rights for six of Monte Cristo’s most popular PC titles.

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield - Multiplayer Update

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 8:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

For a number of business and technical reasons, Raven Shield will not be playable on the Microsoft Gaming Zone. All of the Ubi Soft studios, including Red Storm, are committed to providing multiplayer features through the game service. Read more ...

South Korea Begins Open Beta Testing of Dark Age of Camelot

by Thomas on July 26, 2002 @ 7:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment, creator of the award winning massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Dark Age of Camelot, in conjunction with Buff Entertainment, today announced that the game has successfully begun open beta testing in South Korea. Dark Age of Camelot, the fastest selling pay-for-play MMORPG in the history of online gaming, is developed by Mythic Entertainment and co-published with Abandon Entertainment.

America's Army: Recon 'Marksmanship Pack' Update

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 3:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got great news from HQ: the Marksmanship Pack is nearly complete, troops! Even better, the Marksmanship Pack is packed with much, much more than just the single-player U.S. Army Sniper School missions. Responding to the feedback from our community, we've decided to add a number of additional features in this release. Read more for details...

Updated 'Dungeon Siege' Website

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 2:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today the official Dungeon Siege website has added a new Siege University class that covers the SiegeFX system. In addition, Siege University 203B: Triggers II has expanded text along with plenty of example images to guide you through creating new triggers. Go check it out ...

Cold Zero: The Last Stand - Screens

by Rainier on July 26, 2002 @ 12:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cold Zero is an action adventure game where the player takes the role of John McAffrey, a former marksman with a SWAT team who was discharged from service after shooting a hostage by accident. His skills helped him get a job providing high level security for high profile corporations. One of his clients is BioResearch Inc, a company that created the genetic weapon known as Cold Zero.

Iron Storm - New Screens

by Rainier on July 25, 2002 @ 11:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The gameplay in IronStorm combines shoot’em-up, action and reflection.The player undertakes an infiltration mission and must possess combat skills as well as stealth if he is to survive as he penetrates behind enemy lines.Depending on the circumstances, the player can choose between first and third person views.The player must pass through 6 worlds in a Germany ripped apart by the front line: the Friedrich line (the Western front), the Anton Denikin line (the Russo-Mongol front), the “Tzar Ivan” armoured train, Wolfenburg (an enemy-occupied town), the Mad Baron’s heavy water factory and the Reichstag in Berlin. A title to look out for, check 9 new the screens!

Strategy First Signs 'Inquisition'

by Rainier on July 25, 2002 @ 10:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A game of action and medieval adventure set to release in Fall/Winter for PC and console .Inquisition is a game of medieval action and adventure that plunges players 650 years back in time to the 14th century - a turbulent century rocked by a war that was to last for 100 years, ravaged by the diabolical curse of the Black Plague, and tormented by the torturers of the Inquisition.

Babel Lights Up 'Neverwinter Nights' Commercial

by Rainier on July 25, 2002 @ 8:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Bioware, the creators of Baldur's Gate, Neverwinter Nights is using the 3rd Edition of the rules of Dungeons and Dragons and has been widely anticipated by gamers worldwide. Since its release three weeks ago, it has topped the PC charts in both the US and Europe and has received critical acclaim from the gaming media.

Sports Interactive Announces Eastside Hockey Manager

by Rainier on July 25, 2002 @ 6:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sports Interactive, developer of the phenomenally successful Championship Manager series, has announced its first title based outside the world of football.

SSX Tricky (GBA) Candy

by Thomas on July 25, 2002 @ 4:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hold on! whats this? Yeah 16 screenshots of the GBA version. Yes, GBA version. SSX TRICKY returns gamers to the World Circuit, only it’s one year later and things are a little different. Track architects worked hard during the off season to redesign the tracks, add two more venues and recruit six new boardercross personalities, all in preparation for SSX TRICKY. Incorporating new state-of-the-art visual and audio elements, an impressive cast of celebrity voice-over talent and Hollywood-style DVD content, SSX TRICKY is a must have game for hardcore and casual gamers alike.