UbiSoft's Addon 'Desert Siege' Goes Gold!

by Rainier on March 7, 2002 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Finally, the eagerly awaited mission addon for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon achieved the gold status. Thus nothing more in the way for its scheduled release March 28th. There are 2 reason to rejoice because at the same time as Desert Siege, the Ghost Recon Collector's pack will be available! Only three more weeks to go before you can indulge yourself into 10 fire-new missions. Click "read more" to get a detailed list of the weapon upgrades!

Conquest : Frontier Wars 1.02 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 9:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Feverpitch Studios just let us know that they have released the 1.02 update patch for Conquest : Frontier Wars. The Patch comes in 2 versions .. to upgrade from a previously patched 1.1 version to 1.02 (2mb) Click HERE and to go from 1.0 to 1.02 (23mb) HERE. Read "more" if you want a detailed list of fixes/tweaks.

DreamCatcher's 'Casino Mogul' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 9:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Have you ever dreamed of running your own casino? Here's your chance! Start with the bare building and build, design and manage you own casino. Invest in games and decor, hire & fire your employees, manage your clients' every need and sign the best entertainment in town to make YOUR casino the hottest spot of the strip, in this one-of-a-kind exciting sim game!

Grandia II Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 9:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft’s Grandia II for the PC has reached gold status. Already available for PS2 and Dreamcast, Grandia II for the PC will be in stores on March 12 for a suggested retail price of $49.99. A role-playing game, Grandia II follows the story of Ryudo, who has been hired to protect a young priestess destined to take part in a ceremony that could halt the rebirth of Valmar, the God of Darkness. The game delivers a 3D world with vast cityscapes and dungeons, and a unique battle system featuring a combination of real-time and turn-based combat. Japanese developers Game Arts and Rocket Studios are responsible for bringing Grandia II to the PC.

'Rayman3 : Hoodlum Havoc' - New Trailer

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 8:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier today we announced the UbiSoft's Upcoming "Rayman3 : Hoodlum Havoc". A few days ago we had a "mystery" Hoodlum trailer and today we have a new trailer in either Windows Media format or RealPlayer format .. both are 40 sec/1mb big! Njoy!

Stung! - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 8:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

STUNG! is a unique new slant on the first person 3d action kill ‘em up, offering groundbreaking new gameplay elements, incredibly realistic environments and a cast of crazy creepy crawly characters! The game reminds me of "A Bugs Life" with bugs on the warpath. Must be Good!

Sabre vs. Mig - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 7:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

If you've been active on the web in the last couple of weeks you may have heard about Flight One's new baby for Combat Flight Simulator 2: Sabre vs. MiG. Early reports from the likes of have been ecstatic and words such as "spectacular", "remarkable" and "top notch" have been plentiful from Avsim and other reviewers.

Legacy Of Kain: Blood Omen 2 - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 7:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Are you ready to take on the mantle of Kain - the most evil character in gaming history? Blood Omen 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain, which was released on PlayStation and PC in 1995. Continuing the bloodline of the PlayStation 2 and Xbox versions, Blood Omen 2 will now be unleashed on PC CD in Spring 2002. Crystal Dynamics of Menlo Park, USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eidos, is developing the game.

Op. Flashpoint Red Hammer - Order NOW and Save 50%

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 7:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

For gamers who are already part of the Flashpoint Elite and own the original game, Red Hammer is an entirely new 20-mission campaign that has the player fighting as part of the Soviet Force. Click here to download ($6.99) or a boxed version ($14.99) .

UbiSoft Announces 'Rayman3 : Hoodlum Havoc' - Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 6:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the largest video game publishers in the world, today announced plans to release Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc in the U.S. and Europe this fall with availability on all next generation consoles and PC.

'Trainz' Plug-In Getting Attention

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 6:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Auran, creators of Trainz, have reported a significant increase in download traffic on their website since the announcement of a gmax game pack for Trainz yesterday.

GameArena v1.0.0b launched

by Thomas on March 6, 2002 @ 4:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

UK Games Service Multi Player Zone ( have today launched their brand new gaming product, GameArena in its very first public beta release.

'Babel' And 'Nintendo Europe' Go Forward With GBA

by Thomas on March 6, 2002 @ 4:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Games outsourcing specialist Babel ( has broken new ground after being appointed by Nintendo Europe as the main content provider for the Game Boy Advance website. It is the first time that Babel has provided editorial services for a major publisher and continues the expansion of its outsourcing package for the games industry.

LITHTECH Releases New Version Of 'Jupiter System'

by Thomas on March 6, 2002 @ 3:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Blues tossed up following announcement.. LithTech, Inc., a leading developer of licensable game technologies and tools, announced today the release of an updated version of its advanced Jupiter system, the foundation for the highly anticipated sequel to No One Lives Forever. Jupiter now delivers an even broader range of features including a new polygrid system that supports dynamic lighting, Fresnel reflections and dynamic surface animations as well as the addition of cubic environment mapping. Other new features include an improved command editor to more easily create cinematic events and more robust support for dynamic texture effects. Full pressrelease here. Six new No One Lives Forever 2 screenshots is also available here!

Sudden Strike 2 - Train Renders

by Thomas on March 6, 2002 @ 3:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today CDV send us four renders of trains. And they look like they could handle themselves against a Connex Sprinter. Check them out!

The Sims On Holiday - Screens

by Thomas on March 6, 2002 @ 3:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Sims and their families have been in overdrive with all the bustle of the holidays and the magic of Livin’ It Up, the parties of House Party and the social obligations of Hot Date. They need a break and The Sims On Holiday provides the perfect opportunity to give them a little rest and relaxation on a fun-filled vacation island! Today we recived a bunch of new screens that you can check out below!

Games for the Rest of the World Q&A

by Thomas on March 6, 2002 @ 3:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo luminaries Shigeru Miyamoto and Satoru Iwata participated in a roundtable discussion at the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences' D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) Summit. The subject of the discussion was "Games for the Rest of the World." Mr. Miyamoto and Mr. Iwata were joined by other key industry figures, including Bruno Bonell from Infogrames, Brian Farrell from THQ and Larry Probst from Electronic Arts.

Conquest: Frontier Wars Winners Announced

by Thomas on March 6, 2002 @ 1:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today we announce the 10 Conquest: Frontier Wars winners.. Each person got them self a copy of the game and a guide line. Did you win? Find out HERE!

A Hole In One For British Golf

by Thomas on March 6, 2002 @ 12:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

EA SPORTS, now in the 11th year of an exclusive partnership with the PGA TOUR is pleased to announce the involvement of Colin Montgomerie, the first world class UK golfer to feature in Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2002 golf simulation for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and PC.

RIM: Battle Planets - Features & Screens

by Thomas on March 6, 2002 @ 12:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fight for galactic domination in RIM - Battle Planets, a cosmic new real-time strategy game from JoWooD Productions due for release in March 2002.