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'Buka' and 'Data Becker' Lineup Deal

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 9:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buka Entertainment is pleased to report our new contract with Data Becker, a well-known German publisher for software, computer books, magazines and accessories.

Story Pulled On Request From Ubisoft

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 1:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Story Pulled On Request From Ubisoft

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Battle of Britain' To Include Free Dogfighting Arena

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 6:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

History Channel’s Battle of Britain 1940, published by Activision Value, Inc. and developed by iEntertainment Network Inc., will be including a free online dogfighting arena. This will be the first time that a flight simulation will offer a FREE massively multiplayer online gaming arena. The arena will include topographically accurate terrain of the English Channel and surrounding areas. Pilots will also be able to test their flying skills in a historically accurate Axis ME 109 or an Allied Spitfire 1. Choose a side, Axis or Allied, and dogfight away, all for FREE!

'Yager' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 5:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ has now released an updated demo for their sci-fi flying action game Yager . The demo offers the same 3 missions as before but includes mouse support and now works on older processors without SSE instructions (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

'Mace Griffin: Bounty Hunter' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 5:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games UK has released a demo for their space combat-FPS Mace Griffin: Bounty Hunter. The PC version of Mace Griffin: Bounty Hunter will NOT be released in the US, it was cancelled a few weeks ago, so seems that the US folx will either have to import it, or be content with this demo (thanks C&VG). Read more for download links ...

'Mission Impossible: Operation Surma' - Office Website Launched

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 4:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari sent out notice that they have launched the official website for their upcoming stealth action game Mission Impossible: Operation Surma. The site features trailers, latest screenshots, message forums, details about the game, weapons & gadgets, and more. You can expect Mission: Impossible Operation Surma in stores November for the Gamecube, PS2, Xbox and GBA. Head on over to the official Mission Impossible: Operation Surma website to check out the goods ...

'Lords of EverQuest' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 4:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Inspired by the world of online gaming phenomenon EverQuest, Lords of EverQuest features an enthralling storyline drawing gamers to the land of Antonica as they control one of 15 Lords and manage massive armies in their quest for domination. As expected the 2nd demo for Lords of EverQuest has been released on the Nvidia website. This demo allows you to play online as the Elddar Alliance faction, including the previously released Shadow Realm tutorials. Read more for download links ...

Wanadoo Sells Offline Games Business To MC2 Entertainment

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 12:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wanadoo today announced the sale of its subsidiary Wanadoo Edition (28.2 million euros of revenues in 2002) to MC2 Entertainment, the company created in order to take over Microids on June 27 of this year. Upon completion of the transaction Wanadoo will hold 12 percent of MC2 Entertainment.

DreamWorks and Tecmo Announce 'Fatal Frame' Movie

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2003 @ 12:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tecmo and DreamWorks Studios, the movie studio headed by Steven Spielberg, announced new details surrounding the movie based on Fatal Frame, the hit survival-horror series that will once again unleash its terror with a sequel, Fatal Frame 2, coming out this November.