by Rainier on Aug. 9, 2002 @ 8:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under
"Eve Online: The Second Genesis" is a space trading / combat Massive Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG) for the PC. Developed by Crowd Control Production (CCP) of Reykjavik, Iceland, EVE ONLINE will allow upwards of 100,000 gamers to compete simultaneously across a full 3D galaxy which includes 5000 solar systems. EVE is one of the first of a new breed of computer games. Played online with thousands of other players, EVE draws people into what is essentially an alternate universe set some time far in the future in a place one can only dream of. Today we tracked down CCP's Hrafnkell Oskarsson and asked him a few EVEning questions ...
by Rainier on July 25, 2002 @ 7:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Today we snuck up on Hal Sandbach Project Leader over at Warthog in charge of their recently announced X10 title. X10 is a first person shooter for PC, Xbox, GameCube and PlayStation2. X10 places a gamer as a soldier, who, under strict instructions, must explore the world of X10 and tackle anything the environment throws at them, including political intrigue, military factions and deadly predators. Included are 6 early screens...
by Thomas on July 22, 2002 @ 8:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Many people have asked if there is any additional information about the new game from the folks at Mythic Entertainment, developers of the hit game Dark Age of Camelot. David Park got all the answers.. Read on!
by Thomas on July 15, 2002 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Today we managed to ambush Marko Dieckmann of Duplex Systems and fired off some questions about their upcoming LithTech engine powered massively multiplayer RPG, Face of Mankind....
Face of Mankind is a upcoming massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) "developed by Duplex Systems" within a persistent world. Thousands of players throughout the world can compete in this realistic and futuristic world of the 24th century. It combines an epic story-driven mission system over years with a complex economic system which can also affect the story deeply.. Read more below for the interview!
by Rainier on July 12, 2002 @ 7:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Yesterday we introduced Vae Victis and its upcoming tactical action game, codenamed Shadow (read story and check screens
), based on modern military special operations. Players will be immersed in a setting of black operations and clandestine political agendas in a multiplayer environment. Selecting from one of ten different elite Special Forces from around the world including US Navy Seals, UK SAS, and Russian Spetsnaz, players will battle in missions based on actual locations. Today we cornered Vae Victis' Project Manager Paul Burkhardt and had a few beers .. ermm asked him some questions ..
As the leader of a small group of survivors of an apocalyptic inferno, it is all a matter of your personal tactical and strategic abilities. Find your place in this new world and discover the secret behind the destruction of mankind. The most powerful weapons of the past will aid you to build a new future. But keep your eyes open! If you underestimate your enemy, mankind will perish forever. Today we managed to ambush the Lead Designer of "Soldiers Of Anarchy", and fired off some questions ...
by Thomas on June 16, 2002 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under
As Blizzard approach the release of Warcraft III, they wanted to answer a few questions that they have received from a number of Blizzard fans. Read more below for this Q/A.
by Rainier on May 29, 2002 @ 8:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Today we had the chance to talk with Xtreme Air Racing's Jason Lescallette, the lead programmer with Victory Simulations, the development team behind the hi-speed, no holds barred air racing game, Xtreme Air Racing. Rather short, but good ;)
by Thomas on May 27, 2002 @ 10:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell is a third person stealth action game, featuring cyber-terrorism, shadow agencies, and covert operations. In the fall of 2002, Ubi Soft will debut this lone stealth action game worldwide on the Xbox video game system and then follow with the next generation platforms in 2003. Read more below for Q&A with Mathieu Ferland, Producer Ubi Soft.
by Thomas on May 27, 2002 @ 10:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Raven Shield will be available on both the PC and the Xbox video game system from Microsoft formats in the fall of 2002, with the other next generation platforms to follow. Check out the Interview with the Producer Chaddi “Leviat” Lebbos below!
by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 9:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Deathrow, a fast-paced team combat sport where full-contact aggression is not only legal, it’s required! Combining the lightning-fast gameplay of a third person action game and the cooperative team play and gritty roughness of rugby, Deathrow is a groundbreaking title offering a unique gaming experience. Deathrow is an Xbox exclusive scheduled to ship to retail shelves worldwide in Fall 2002. Check out Q&A to Anders & Daniel Jeppsson below!
by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 9:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under
XIII is a conspiracy ridden FPS title featuring cel-shaded graphics and unique flashback visuals. XIII is a completely interactive graphic novel that creates a visually stunning effect unique to the action genre. XIII will appear on the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo GameCube, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and PC CD-ROM and is scheduled to ship to retail shelves in Q1 2003. Read more below for the Q/A!
by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 8:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under
With realistic physics, cars that react as they would in the real world slightly losing control after landings and sliding because of momentum as you turn. Colin McRae Rally 2.0 for the Game Boy Advance is a virtual tour-de-force of rally racing action. Players must learn to master the balance between throttle and brakes while utilizing sliding techniques to cover ground as fast as possible. Read more below to check out Q&A to Project Manager Martyn Lane at Spellbound of Colin McRae Rally 2.0 GBA.
by Thomas on May 26, 2002 @ 8:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the world’s largest video game publishers, recently announced BG&E [working title], the latest creation by Michel Ancel, designer of the critically acclaimed Rayman series. BG&E is scheduled to ship to retail shelves in 2003 with availability on all next generation consoles and PC. Check out new screens, features/story and a Q/A below!
by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 11:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Ecks vs. Sever PlayStation 2 is being developed by Seattle-based Zombie Studios. The movie, due in theatres this November, stars Antonio Banderas and Lucy Liu. Building on the release of last fall’s critically acclaimed Ecks vs. Sever for Game Boy Advance®, Ecks vs. Sever PlayStation 2 is anticipated to be available this November shortly after the release of the movie. We got some screens for the PS2 and Gameboy Advance version, as well as a short Q&A with Zombie Studios President John Williamson. Njoy!
by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 11:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Riding Spirits is an exhilarating, fast paced motorcycle racing game currently being developed by Japanese publisher and development studio Spike. An experienced multi-platform developer, Spike are best known for the beat 'em up hit, Fire Pro Wrestling, which BAM! launched on the Game Boy® Advance last summer. Riding Spirits is scheduled to ship to stores in June this year. We have a developer Q&A and a boat load of screens for you!
by Rainier on May 15, 2002 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Lucasarts opened the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic website. Their role playing game (RPG), Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic, will debut on the Xbox this fall and release on PC early 2003. Developed by BioWare Corp., the dramatic game features an original story set some 4,000 years prior to the timeframe of the Star Wars films in an era dominated by an epic conflict between the Jedi and the evil Sith. The site has a small Q&A and some screens, which we mirror'd here .. check them out ...
by Thomas on May 9, 2002 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Zinedine Zidane, winner of the Golden Ball in 1998, champion of Italy, European champion, and World champion launches his first ever PC CD-Rom. The French and Real Madrid captain is one of those rare talents who is able to reinvent football almost every time he kicks the ball. Apart from his obvious charisma, his dribbling, his so often decisive razor-sharp passes and his well-placed free kicks are the foundations of his style and legend.
by Thomas on May 8, 2002 @ 6:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Today we tossed up an interview with Ulli Koller, who is working on 1503 A.D. as a Graphic Artist, and one with Wilfried Reiter, Programmer and Co-founder of Max Design that you can check out below... "SUNFLOWERS' and Max Design's new progressive strategy game will have two different titles: "ANNO 1503" and "1503 A.D.". These are only different product names for the same game! The title "ANNO 1503" will be used on a world-wide basis, with the exception of the U.S.. In this country, the product will be called "1503 A.D."
by Rainier on April 20, 2002 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Yesterday we posted 30 or so screens
pulled from the 'Die Hard : Nakatomi Plaza' game we are currently testing ... today we serve up an interview with "Bryan Ekman", the Art Director on the Die Hard project. Bryan seems to drop hints that we may actually expect more Die Hard games ... and plenty more ..