Special Collector's Edition Of Disciples II Made Official

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2002 @ 5:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Members of Strategy First's head office confirmed rumors today that a Special Collector's Edition of the year's most highly anticipated turn-based fantasy/strategy game will ship to stores January 24th, 2002.

The Scorpion King To Rock GC & GBA

by Thomas on Jan. 17, 2002 @ 3:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Universal Interactive, Inc. announced today that two video games based on Universal Pictures' action-adventure "The Scorpion King," which stars World Wrestling Federation Superstar The Rock, and opens in theatres on April 19, 2002, are scheduled for release on Nintendo's video game systems in 2002.

SWAT: Global Strike Team - Facts and Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 17, 2002 @ 1:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SWAT: GST is a first-person tactical arcade game combining the strategic elements of SWAT 3 with the instantly accessible arcade action of the Virtua Cop series. Like the real-life SWAT organization itself, the SWAT Global Strike Team is a life-saving organization tasked with defending and saving the lives of the innocent. As a member of the SWAT Global Strike Team gamers will be called to duty at a moment’s notice, confronted with missions unlike any see before.

Disciples II Screen Gallery

by Thomas on Jan. 17, 2002 @ 1:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The official Disciples II web site now features 90 brand new screenshots from the final version of the game! Bring them on!

Jane’s Attack Squadron - Facts

by Thomas on Jan. 17, 2002 @ 11:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The next generation World War II flight combat simulation for the PC allows the player to take control of a number of pivotal battles in the European Theatre of Operations, from either the Allied or Axis side. Anticipated Release: March 2002.

Tropico Patch V1.07 Information

by Thomas on Jan. 17, 2002 @ 11:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take 2 let us know that you shall not install this patch if you have Tropico : Paradise Island installed, the expansion already incorporates all improvements within this patch. Read more and grab this new patch over at Take 2 Interactive.

SpyHunter In Development For Xbox & GC

by Thomas on Jan. 17, 2002 @ 11:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc., a leading software industry publisher and developer, announced today that SpyHunter, the all-new update of Midway's popular 1980s action-racing game, is in development and scheduled to ship this spring for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube. SpyHunter shipped for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system on Sept. 24, 2001.

Ace Of Angels To Be At The Milia 2002

by Thomas on Jan. 17, 2002 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Flying Rock Entertainment's Ace of Angels has been officially selected to be part of the Game Developer Village at Milia 2002, to be held in Cannes, France. Ace of Angels is a fast-paced 3D space fighter simulation game. Read more below to find out more about this title!

Havok 1.6

by Thomas on Jan. 17, 2002 @ 10:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MOPP (Memory Optimised Partial Polytope) is a completely new way of compressing bounding volume data for arbitrary polygon meshes. It has a dramatically reduced memory footprint compared with traditional bounding volume approaches without sacrificing any runtime performance. Developed exclusively by Havok engineers, it is fully integrated into the 1.6 release of the Havok SDK.

Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance PS2 Success

by Thomas on Jan. 17, 2002 @ 10:38 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Black Isle Studios, the award-winning RPG (role-playing game) division of Interplay Entertainment Corp., announced today the success of the division's first console game, Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system.

Tarzan Freeride GameCube - Artwork

by Thomas on Jan. 17, 2002 @ 10:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

An adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic tale, Disney’s Tarzan traces the story of a human baby who is orphaned in the African jungle and raised by a family of apes. Embody Tarzan, the legendary king of the jungle, in his new 3D adventure. Today Ubi Soft sended over three GC high res tree-swinging, bungee-jumping, aligator-wrestling renders. Releasedate for GC is TBA.

'Star Wars Starfighter' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2002 @ 3:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamespot let us know that the PC version of LucasArts' space-combat action game Star Wars Starfighter has gone gold and will arrive in stores next week. The game was first released last February on the Sony PlayStation 2, and a special edition of the game for the Microsoft Xbox was released in November. The game lets players participate in a number of missions to save the Naboo from the Trade Federation, ending in an assault on a droid control ship. It features more than 20 detailed spaceships and 14 3D environments in both air and space.

'Druid King' Demo Available NOW!

by Rainier on Jan. 17, 2002 @ 3:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Russobit- M is on the move with a lot of news and upcoming games. Druid King, developed by Haemimont, is one of the many titles they have in store for us. The Druid King is a real time game that blends strategy, role-playing and adventure elements. There are two modes of playing the game that complement each other – adventure mode and strategic mode.

Bloody Roar: Primal Fury GameCube - Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 17, 2002 @ 12:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

We have some new screens from Activision's upcoming 3D fighter game for the GameCube console, Bloody Roar: Primal Fury. The game will be released later this year. Enjoy the screens!

DreamCatcher Scores Worldwide Rights To 'GORE'

by Thomas on Jan. 16, 2002 @ 8:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

DreamCatcher, a fast-growing publisher of PC and console software entertainment, is pleased to announce their acquisition of the worldwide rights to GORE, an action-packed PC game developed by 4D Rulers.

Evil Islands MP Tool

by Thomas on Jan. 16, 2002 @ 6:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Nival Interactive released a new multiplayer mod tool for their RP-Strategy game, Evil Islands. Click HERE to download this special tool that allows you to easily create your own balance mod.

Syberia Announced

by Thomas on Jan. 16, 2002 @ 6:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microids Distribution inc., Microids Canada and Benoît Sokal, the author of Amerzone, are proud to officially announce the production of Syberia. This adventure title will possess the unique and original style developed by Sokal, a renowned author in Europe. Expect the game to hit the streets across North America at the end of May 2002.

Worms World Party On The GBA - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 16, 2002 @ 5:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Worms World Party is one of the worlds most entertaining, humorous and addictive gaming experiences and has been specially adapted for both Game Boy Advance and PlayStation, continuing the unrivalled mix of strategy and arcade elements. After the PS version was unleashed last December its time for he GameBoy Advance to get infested with worms ..

Chessmaster For The GBA Announced

by Thomas on Jan. 16, 2002 @ 11:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the world’s largest video game publishers, today announced that it is developing a version of its world-renowned Chessmaster franchise for the Game Boy Advance. Shipping worldwide during the first half of 2002, Chessmaster for the Game Boy Advance will appeal to beginners and advanced players alike, offering compelling and challenging game play for all levels of skill.

1503 A.D. Dev Diary: Medieval Times in the Studio

by Thomas on Jan. 16, 2002 @ 11:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

On a snowy December morning in 2001, three musicians and the owner of a studio met in the German town of Bad Vilbel to record the soundtrack for 1503 A.D. in the necessary atmosphere of peace and quiet. Peace and quiet? Unfortunately, it wasn't to be! A nosy Online Editor rummaged around and checked out instruments, asked endless questions and took masses of pictures of the musicians at work. Read on.