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'Bomberman Jetters' (NGC) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

One of the most explosive franchises for the GameCube returns as Majesco today announced Bomberman Jetters, the Japanese smash-hit and newest installment to the 'Bomberman' series. The sequel to the widely-popular Bomberman Generations, Bomberman Jetters is scheduled to ship in time for the holidays, at a suggested retail price of $19.99.

Capcom Europe Signs 'Rogue Ops'

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kemco U.S.A. announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Capcom to serve as the distributor for the company’s highly anticipated action adventure title, Rogue Ops, in the United Kingdom, Germany and Australia. Set for release on Nintendo GameCube, the PlayStation2 and the Xbox this November, Rogue Ops exposes the story of ex-Green Beret Nikki Connors as she sets heer vengeful sights on those responsible for murdering her family.

Yahoo! Games Announces Relationship With Microsoft Game Studios

by Rainier on Oct. 2, 2003 @ 9:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yahoo! Games today announced Microsoft Game Studios is the newest publisher to contribute titles to Yahoo! Games on Demand (http://gamesondemand.yahoo.com). With this new relationship, more than 100 titles are available to consumers for play on Yahoo! Games on Demand.

'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 ...