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'Law & Order II: Double or Nothing' Announced

by Rainier on March 3, 2003 @ 9:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

On the heels of the successful “Law & Order: Dead on the Money” CD-ROM game launch in North America, games developer and publisher Legacy Interactive announced today that the company has signed a domestic distribution deal with Vivendi Universal Games for the game’s sequel, scheduled to ship in 2003. In addition, an international distribution deal has also been signed with DreamCatcher Interactive for the rights to both the first "Law & Order" game and "Law & Order II: Double or Nothing".

'Fair Strike' - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2003 @ 9:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fair Strike is the recent project of published Buka Entertainment and developed by G5 Software, known from the helicopter action/arcade Red Shark. It seems that the team is really keen on helicopters because Fair Strike is also a chopper action, but with an antiterrorists background. Scheduled to be released somewhere end of 2003

Majesco Announces 'Cartoon Network Speedway' (GBA)

by Rainier on March 3, 2003 @ 9:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

An ensemble of hilarious characters featured on Cartoon Networks's top-rated television programs go interactive, as Majesco, one of the fastest-growing publishers of interactive entertainment, introduces Cartoon Network Speedway for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance. Developed by DC Studios, the game is slated for release this July and will be the first in a series of Cartoon Network titles to be released by Majesco on GBA.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 3, 2003 @ 1:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Strength And Honor' - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2003 @ 1:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In India, Emperor Asoka Maurya has embarked on a non-violent campaign to bring prosperity to his people and promote Buddhist philosophy. In China, the king of Qin struggles to unite the seven kingdoms and stave off invasions by Hun tribes. To the west, a fledgling Rome battles with Carthage for Southern Europe and the Mediterranean. Meanwhile, Egypt and Seleucid Persia wrestle to control Syria and the Near East. Choose your side and lead your empire to Strength and Honour!

'Rainbow Six: Raven Shield' - Screens

by Rainier on March 3, 2003 @ 12:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield features a brand new Tom Clancy storyline in which Team RAINBOW is led all over the world in a string of dramatic operations. The game will utilize graphics technology provided by the next-generation Unreal engine to power 15 new single-player missions that include the discovery of a cache of biological weapons and stopping an armed gang from terrorizing a London bank. Today we have another big batch of brand new screens for your enjoyment!

Octagon Entertainment Announces 'Wright Flyer Game'

by Rainier on March 2, 2003 @ 1:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Octagon today announced it is working with Bihrle Applied Research of Hampton, Virginia and Third Wire Productions of Austin, Texas to create a flight simulator game based on the 1903 Wright Flyer. A training simulator is being developed to teach an elite team of pilots how to successfully fly an authentic replica of the Wright aircraft during December’s Centennial of Flight Celebration in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The training software will be modified to create a commercial flight simulator that will be geared toward the flight sim and aviation enthusiast markets. The computer game is scheduled for completion in late spring 2003.

'Mistmare' - Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2003 @ 5:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Join Isador, the inquisitor monk, on an epic journey through Europe ravaged by years of conflict. The fate of the world lands squarely on your shoulders, as you visit great European cities isolated from each other for hundreds of years, trying to find the person who escalated a personal conflict into a quickly unfolding drama that encompasses the known world. Check out some intro movie screens from Axel Tribe's upcoming epic adventure.

'Civilization III: Play the World' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 1, 2003 @ 5:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Firaxis has issued a new patch for Sid Meier's Civilization III: Play the World, bringing their expansion to v1.21f. The update makes several additions, changes, and fixes an impressive list of bugs (read full story for details). This patch is for the US version only and is incompatible with any European version of the game. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'BattleBots: Beyond The BattleBox' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on March 1, 2003 @ 2:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Based upon the widely popular Comedy Central television show, BattleBots is the sport of remote-controlled robotic combat. On the show, contestants design robots to compete in a fast-paced, ruthless competition to see who can destroy their opponent's robot first. In addition to designing a superior robot, contestants need to be skilled at controlling their BattleBot and use deft maneuvering techniques in order to avoid hazards and do the most damage to their opponent. The entire contest takes place in a steel encasement called the BattleBoxTM, which is designed for maximum safety on the outside and supreme torture on the inside.