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'Rayman 3:Hoodlum Havoc' - Official Website Launched

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 11:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Want the scoop on the only gaming hero with helicopter hair and no arms and legs to hold him back? Ubi Soft Rayman 3 site, available today, is the place to go! The site delivers the goods on Rayman 3: Hoodlum Havoc, the next installment in the 11-million-plus best-selling Rayman series, including the official trailer, which shows Rayman vanquishing enemies to the beat of GRAMMY-nominated Groove Armada's infectious tune 'Madder.'

Vivendi Universal Games' 2003 LineUp

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 11:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today a multi-platform title line-up for its Vivendi Universal Games Faire in Berlin, Germany, February 25, 2003. Providing a pre-E3 preview for the European markets, the event showcases a number of the Company's 2003-2004 releases from studios including Black Label Games, Sierra Entertainment and Universal Interactive. In the meantime it was also revealed that The Hobbit is not only scheduled for NGC, but also PS2/Xbox/PC and GBA.

ATI's 'ALL-IN-WONDER' Family Grows In Europe

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 11:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

ATI Technologies Inc. today announced that the award-winning ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 PRO, featuring the world's fastest graphic chip - RADEON 9700 PRO - is now available to European customers. ATI's latest multimedia video card joins the successful ALL-IN-WONDER 9000 PRO already shipping to the European marketplace.

Game Live Events Kicks Off '2003 Spring Game Life Tour'

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 10:39 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Game Live Events today announcedtheir "2003 Spring Game Life Tour." The 12-city tour begins on Saturday, March 1st in Houston, TX and runs through Sunday, March 30th in San Francisco, CA at top-tier regional malls throughout the US. Tour stops also include Panama City for the College Spring Break and New Orleans for Mardi Gras weekend. The tour will feature this Spring season's most highlyanticipated video and PC game titles. The tour will showcase titles that are in final build beta version or current first stage launch.

'Ghost Recon: Island Thunder' Coming To Xbox

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 10:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Ghosts are back and ready for more action as Ubi Soft announces the Q3 2003 release of a stand-alone Xbox campaign disk for the award-winning Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon is the game that gave Xbox Live players the total battlefield experience and earned numerous awards for its stunning gameplay and features, "Xbox Live's most exciting experience yet" said Edge magazine in their review of Ghost on Xbox Live. The game also received an Elite award from the Official Xbox Magazine UK, and Editor's Choice Award from ign.com.

'Colin McRae Rally 3' (Xbox) Races To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 10:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters announced that its latest installment of the critically acclaimed racing series, Colin McRae Rally 3, shipped today for the Xbox. Colin McRae Rally 3 reintroduces gaming fans to the excitement of rally racing, as players assume the role Colin McRae himself in his quest for the World Champion Rally title. The game, available on store shelves for a SRP of $49.99, has already sold over 1.25 million units in Europe.

'Delta Force:Black Hawk Down' - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 9:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Set in Somalia in 1993, Delta Force – Black Hawk Down is based upon and around the Operation Restore Hope and Task Force Ranger campaigns and follows members of the elite Delta Force and US Army Rangers as they participate in a number of daring raids against the oppressive Somali warlords in and around Mogadishu. Read more for a batch of new screens ..

'Rainbow Six: Raven Shield' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 9:24 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. Another day, another batch of Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield screens and a new trailer. This time: key strategic information for multiplayer missions.

'Phantasy Star Online' (NGC) Ready To Deliver The Biggest RPG Experience

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The award-winning Phantasy Star Online sparked a worldwide gaming phenomenon. Now the world of Phantasy Star Online (PSO) is coming to Gamecube. Phantasy Star Online Episode I & II will feature all-new game-play modes and new content. New character classes, formidable weapons, enemies and challenging quests are just a small part of the awesome new content waiting to be discovered. Episode 1 includes all the original PSO and PSO ver.2, while Episode II brings an exclusive new full-length adventure to the Gamecube

Jaleco Gears Up 'Lowrider' For Fall Release

by Rainier on Feb. 25, 2003 @ 9:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jaleco Entertainment brings exciting new car action to North American audiences this fall with the tentatively titled Lowrider, exclusively on the PS2. Read more for details ...