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Wolfenstien 3D & Ripping Friends (GBA) - Packshot

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 11:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Just a few freshly released packshots (aka cover boxes) for 2 upcoming Gameboy Advance titles .. hey its morning .. give us a break ok ;)

MX Superfly - Features & Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 10:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With the most career wins in the sport, Ricky Carmichael takes it to the next level along his videogame. Racing and freestyle explode on the Playstation 2 and GameCube this summer with expanded career modes, all new mini-games, top-notch pros and unbelievable stunts including the first freestyle track editor.

'Tactical Ops' Goes Gold - Trailer & Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames lets us know (late last night) that their "UT mod gone retail" Tacital Ops : Assault On Terror went gold and should be expected in stores end of April. We scored a few screens and got word of a new trailer also being available .. read more ...

Infogrames Ships 'World Of Outlaws Sprint Cars 2002'

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 2:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Introducing the incredible power and maneuverability of Sprint Cars into the hands of PlayStation2 gamers nationwide, Infogrames, Inc., today commenced shipment of its highly awaited new game, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars 2002. Developed by Ratbag and powered by the company’s critically acclaimed Difference Engine, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars 2002 features ultra-realistic handling physics and graphics, along with 12 real-world tracks and 24 official World of Outlaws drivers.

DreamCatcher's Arabian Nights Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 2:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Arabian Nights just hit its gold status and is on its way to duplication factory to meet its April 17th shelf date. Arabian Nights (originally released by Cryo in Europe about 6 months ago) is an adventure game set in a Middle Eastern world full of magic and mystic, based on the story of Ali Baba.

'Might & Magic IX' v1.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 4, 2002 @ 11:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

3DO just released their v1.2 update patch for the recently released Might and Magic IX (thanks ZenGamer). Read more to get link where to download it and details on what this new update patch fixes. You can also use 3DO's auto update program : Go to Start, Programs, 3DO and click GameUpdate.

'Shadowbane' - Laugh out Loud!

by Rainier on April 4, 2002 @ 9:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft and its online subsidiary,, today announced the launch of the first ever Shadowbane "Laugh out Loud" contest. The creative minds behind Shadowbane, an MMORPG offering strategic challenge, wants its fans to make them laugh. The contest seeks the most numorous Shadowbane fans that can create the most comical scripts surrounding Shadowbane's characters and story for the next Shadowbane promotional video. The contest goes online today.

EverQuest Expands - Getting Hosted In Amsterdam

by Thomas on April 4, 2002 @ 9:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment Inc., a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online gaming, announced today that EverQuest, the world’s No. 1 multiplayer online game, will now be hosted on local servers based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Europe’s most popular online game is now more easily accessible, and international gamers can enjoy a truly localized EverQuest experience.

Xenus - New Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2002 @ 9:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Deep Shadows updated their site yesterday (only a few days after their last update) and added 2 new screens for their upcoming First Person Shooter Xenus ... the more screens they release, the more i am looking forward to this title ... jungle fever baby!

Cultures 2 - Official Website Online

by Thomas on April 4, 2002 @ 8:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWood just tossed up the official site for Cultures 2. Meet historic heroes and legendary scoundrels. Cultures 2 provides different options for reaching your targets, whether you are a diplomat or a warrior.

PunkBuster Site Updated

by Rainier on April 4, 2002 @ 8:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The PunkBuster site has been updated with the news that they have activated a "test" server for people who encounter possible cheats to test them, giving the PB people a chance to examine and incorporate them in new PB version ... they also address a few oher items .. read more ...

GT Advance 2: Rally Racing (GBA)- Features & Screens

by Thomas on April 4, 2002 @ 5:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Get behind the wheel of the world's top rally cars as you span the globe in quest of a championship. Listen to your navigator as he helps you through more than 40 unique tracks spanning different weather and terrain through 14 grueling stages. Fly over jumps or skid around obstacles on your way to the top of the rally racing circuit. Link up with a friend using the GBA link cable for amazing head-to-head competition or watch the action again using the replay mode. Check out game features and "121" screens below. Njoy!

New Freelancer Movie Trailer

by Rainier on April 4, 2002 @ 5:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

There is a Freelancer movie (previously appeared on the cover discs of GameStar magazine) available over at German fansite The site is rather slow but they offer two versions, a regular size clip (aprox. 28mb/3 minutes) and a bigger high-res one (aprox. 36mb/4mins). Both have in-game footage with the German commentator illustrating the game features, gameplay and more (thanks blues).

'Battle Realms' - MapContest

by Rainier on April 4, 2002 @ 4:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

UbiSoft is organizing a Battle Realms map contest running till end of the month .. read more for the specifications and what to do if you want to participate!

Dishing Out THQ's Boxes

by Thomas on April 4, 2002 @ 4:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bigben Interactive, one of Europe's leading independent distributors of interactive entertainment, today announced an exclusive primary distribution deal with global publishing giants, THQ.

THQ Adds 'Outrage Entertainment'

by Rainier on April 4, 2002 @ 4:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced that it has added gaming veterans Outrage Entertainment to its internal studio roster. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the team at Outrage Entertainment is best known for its PC gaming roots at Parallax Software, creators of Descent. The studio is currently developing an original action game for PlayStation 2 and Xbox that THQ will unveil at the Electronic Entertainment Expo this May.

'Star Trek Elite Force II' Announced

by Thomas on April 4, 2002 @ 4:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Tiscali Games send us a note about that Activision announced Star Trek Elite Force II for PC. In this sequel to the critically acclaimed first person action game, players resume the role of Alexander Munro, chief of the Hazard Team, Starfleet’s elite security unit. Now assigned to the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC 1701-E, players will explore strange new worlds, battle against both new and familiar civilizations and go on the most dangerous assignments in the galaxy. Star Trek Elite Force II is being developed by Ritual Entertainment and has not yet been rated by the ESRB. Full pressrelease here and first two screens here.

UbiSoft Announces 'Car Battler' For The GBA

by Rainier on April 4, 2002 @ 4:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Car Battler Joe is an exciting action game around the futuristic "Car Battles" sport. These are autofights with the sole purpose to scrap opposing cars by using many different weapons and dirty tricks. In the story mode you slip into the role of the ambitious Joe Todoroki and work your way up from an inexperienced newbie to a genuine "Car Battler". Earn cash, by completing various functions, buy hundreds of new upgrades, in order to rig and tune up your auto. There are 3 million different combination options! Naturally you can play against your friends via link cable in Multiplayer mode. Expected in July 2002.

Get Your Easter Fix With 'Universal Studios Theme Park'

by Rainier on April 4, 2002 @ 2:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A reminder that this is a GC launch title. Wake up, kid the entire Universal Studios Theme Park is yours to explore for the day, but you only have one day to see everything!! Luckily for you, your animated pal, Woody the Woodpecker will be along as your guide. Listen to him carefully and you'll be able to go places and do things no visitor has ever done before.

Fake Renegade Aircraft Mod Warning

by Rainier on April 4, 2002 @ 2:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Recently a member of the official Renegade forums has posted a fake modification that "allowed" for using the ORCA VTOL aircraft in the first mission of Renegade's single player, Scorpion Hunters. This mod is actually a trojan virus that is intended on stealing your Renegade serial number. Read more for the official WestWood words (Thanks Gamespy).