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Toxic Grind (XBox) - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 28, 2002 @ 4:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In the year 2097, BMX riding has been outlawed and a twisted reality game show is the showcase for public execution of these fugitives. The maniacal host of the show, Dixon Von Blass, has eliminated all but a handful of these riders and resorted to risky time travel technology to pluck new contestants from the past to fuel his gladiatorial exhibition. To ensure that no rider survives the deadly gauntlet, they are injected with a powerful toxin before the show. Jason Hayes, fresh from 2002 is about to give the show its highest ratings as he rides for his life in a world where death equals ratings. Release date: Q3-2002.

Scooby Doo (PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 28, 2002 @ 4:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Scooby-Doo! combines the classic Scooby-Doo! cartoon characters of Mystery, Inc. including Fred, Daphne, Velma and Shaggy and classic villains in captivating gameplay. Release date: Q3-2002.

Colin McRae Rally 3 - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 28, 2002 @ 3:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

There’s only one Colin McRae and there’s only ever been one true rally gaming experience that can take the exhilarating motorsport and recreate it as an adrenaline rush of a video game. Now the team that created the 4.5million+ selling Colin McRae Rally games are back in the driving seat with Colin McRae Rally 3. Due later this year, the game’s set to deliver unbeatable mud-in-your-eye rally action that will leave its imitators scrabbling in the dirt.

Pride FC (PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 28, 2002 @ 2:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Pride FC pits the top fighters in the world from several different combative sports including wrestling, karate, judo, kick-boxing, and others into one ring under the same rules. The philosophy of Pride, known as ValeTudo, is the acceptance of any technique of any school of combat. Pride is the survival of the strongest. Not the strongest in a specific genre, but the strongest of all combative sports, period. Release date: Q3-2002.

New Legends (XBox) - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 28, 2002 @ 2:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

New Legends is a groundbreaking, combat-driven action-adventure that takes place in futuristic China where both technology and mysticism blend to create a rich world. The game focuses on cinematic combat coupled with an engaging storyline. Players will approach battle with the style and skill of a master martial artist, with the ability to wield two weapons at once while performing dramatic attacks and a selection of specialized moves. Blades and bullets will clash, as players are able to choose from a variety of defensive, ranged, and melee weapons. Release date: Apr-2002.

MX 2003 (PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 28, 2002 @ 2:16 p.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. Release date: Q3-2002.

European Launch Date for GameCube & Games

by Thomas on Jan. 28, 2002 @ 12:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo, the world's leading games company, proudly announces 3rd May 2002 as the European launch date for the only dedicated games console of the new era, the Nintendo GameCube, with more than 20 titles available on day one.. Today's official pressrelease below!

'Snapshot! Paparazzi' - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 28, 2002 @ 12:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The paparazzi are unscrupulous photo reporters who are always about to pry into the private life of the „untouchables", the celebrities and other public figures. For them, money comes second. What really matters to a paparazzo is professional reputation and the successful exposure of a famous personality. Released date: 2003/Q1.. Facts and screens below.

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 28, 2002 @ 11:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The cops are back... and better than ever! Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system builds upon the original Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit's legacy by delivering a more intense, arcade racing experience on the next-generation game system. (scheduled for release by Electronic Arts in Spring 2002) Today EA send us 25 nice new screens. Check them out below!

Golden Sun (GBA) - Screens

by Thomas on Jan. 28, 2002 @ 10:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo tossed over four new screens from the upcoming GBA title, Golden Sun. Release date for the GameBoy Advance is mid Feb 2002. A Gamecube version is expected although no date is set yet.

Game Boy Advance Price Drop

by Thomas on Jan. 28, 2002 @ 10:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo today announced a global price drop for its best-selling, hand-held video game wonder Game Boy Advance, effective February 1, 2002.

THQ 2002 Lineup

by Thomas on Jan. 28, 2002 @ 9:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced details of its 2002 videogame lineup, which features a diverse array of titles for the new generation of game consoles and includes some of the biggest brands in the industry.

Dominion Update

by Thomas on Jan. 28, 2002 @ 8:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Pharaoh Production have updated their official site with three new screenshots for the upcoming X-Box and PC RPG, Dominion. Here they are.

Curse - The Eye of Isis Site

by Thomas on Jan. 28, 2002 @ 8:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Asylum has opened up their new site for the upcoming PC and PS2 horror game, Curse - The Eye of Isis... Curse is a game that will take you from grim Victorian London, to the inside of an ancient Egyptian pyramid. And everywhere in between. On the way, the very objects around you will make attempts on your life, and only you, with help from your friend and cohort Verity Sutton, the beautiful clairvoyant, can return the statuette and stop the evil. Head over to the site HERE to check out storyline, some screenshots, character renders, concept arts, wallpapers and more.

Star Wars Starfighter - Screenshot Gallery

by Rainier on Jan. 27, 2002 @ 2:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wars Starfighter takes players on an epic journey that begins on Naboo and continues through the climactic assault on a Droid Control Ship. The game takes full advantage of the PC's robust graphic capabilities and features more than 20 beautifully-rendered 3D starships amidst 14 incredible environments set in air and space. Gamers can look forward to bonus missions, two-player games, a two-player dog-fighting mode, and two-player capture-the-flag arenas. Last week we announced Star Wars Starfighter went GOLD, today we bring you screens from the first 10 missions (mission 10 is a tough one!). Enjoy!

Purge WebSite

by Peter on Jan. 26, 2002 @ 6:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Freeform Interactive let us know that their official Purge site is now online, introducing their online hybrid RPG/First-Person shooter that is being powered by the LithTech Talon engine. As usuall the site offers information on the game story, features and new screenshots. Check it out.

Pirates - The Legend of Black Kat GOLD

by Thomas on Jan. 26, 2002 @ 3:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Avast ye matey! Get to swabbing the poop deck, for Katerina de Leon, the beautiful heroine from Pirates - The Legend of Black Kat, will be arriving soon for PS2!

Nightcaster Now Available On Store Shelves

by Thomas on Jan. 26, 2002 @ 3:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that Nightcaster has appeared at retail locations throughout North America. As the wizard Arran, players will harness the power of over 40 different magical spells from the four schools of Fire, Water, Light, and Dark. Nightcaster is available in stores now, exclusively on Xbox, for an estimated retail price of $49.99 (U.S.). Nightcaster has an ESRB rating of "T" for Teen. For more information, visit the official site at:

nVIDIA Set To Sponsor Wolfentein's BoB!

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2002 @ 5:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The RtCW Battle on the Beachhead Tournament receives another sponsor! nVIDIA has decided to donate GeForce 3 video cards to the winning team! Most excellent, that l00t sure is getting interesting! Sign-ups are until January 28th, so if you've got a team of seven players then check the BoB Site for more information!

Microids Opens 'Warrior Kings' Website

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2002 @ 1:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Microids informs us that their official Warrior Kings (developed by Black Cactus) site is now open for the public. Expected end of March 2002, the site ofers news, screens, info, trailer and gobs of fun information. Check it out!