by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2002 @ 6:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Splinter Cell invites gamers to delve into the dark shadows of cyber-terrorism, shadow agencies, and covert operations. The player controls Sam Fisher, a solo operative directed by a top secret, “black ops” wing of the National Security Agency. Alone, yet armed with some of the best hi-tech weapons on the market, Sam walks the fine line between what is legal and what is necessary. He must infiltrate enemy territory and neutralize the opponents—all without leaving a trace. Today we have some new screens, a animated crouching Sam and a few shots of a split jump ... check it out!
by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2002 @ 5:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under
The world's favorite plumber has returned with a bang! During its first 10 days of availability, Super Mario Sunshine for Nintendo GameCube is already a smash hit, selling through more than 350,000 games. This is a total not achieved by any competitor, including Xbox's popular Halo or Playstation 2's Grand Theft Auto 3 until a month or more on store shelves.
by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2002 @ 4:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under
A once proud civilization is on the brink of destruction. A terrible disaster has left their home world shattered into many pieces. These flying islands are the homes of the survivors. Among these survivors are beautiful Susie, smart John and strong Goliath. Choose one of these characters, then turn your islands into powerful fortresses, solve mysterious quests and save your two lost friends. Special magic artifacts will enable you to construct factories, power stations and defensive structures. You will produce machines, doubledeckers and zeppelins, which will be used to collect further artefacts and raw materials used as energy sources, and protect them from enemy attacks. This game is damn cool and has an original game concept, check the 28 screens!
by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2002 @ 3:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under
EA and DICE have just released the new Battlefield 1942 v1.1 demo which fixes a number of issues including the 60hz bug and support for All-Seeing-Eye amongst other things. If you run a BF1942 server, here is the 1.1 release of the dedicated server files. This is a full new version, not a patch. Read more for details and links where to grab it ..
by Rainier on Sept. 5, 2002 @ 3:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under
is now hosting the 'Halo 2' trailer as was promised, though you will need to install Windows Media Player 9
. There is a Quicktime version on Halo.Bungie.org
. More mirrors will pop up soon i assume ...
by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2002 @ 9:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under
With one of the most outstanding games of 2002, Ubi Soft is ready to lead the stealth action genre – one of the major categories of video games. Straight from Ubi Soft’s development studio in Montreal, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell adds a new award to its long list after being named Overall Best Game of ECTS 2002 - Europe’s premier trade show for interactive entertainment, before all console products.
by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2002 @ 8:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Gigex has just put up access to downloads of a demo for Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom
, BreakAway and Impressions Games' now-gold isometric strategy/building game set in China. According to Gigex, "The demo includes six tutorial missions set in the ancient Xia dynasty in medieval China, three single-player scenarios set in the Shang dynasty, and one multiplayer mission." The demo is a 130 MB download (Thanks Blues
by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2002 @ 8:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Got Game Entertainment today announced an agreement with PAN Vision for North American publishing rights to "Adam Blaster: Atomic Enforcer," a third person, real-time 3D action/adventure for the PC. The title is expected to ship in November 2002.
by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2002 @ 8:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Today we have some screens from the next Age in the upcoming game, Myst III: Exile for Xbox and PS2 -- the "Amateria Cavern." Each Age in Myst III: Exile was designed by a different designer, so the Ages all have a very distinctive look and feel. Amateria has a very oriental feel with extensive basalt columns, Japanese architecture, and glowing crystal formations.
by Rainier on Sept. 4, 2002 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Microsoft Game Studios today announced that hearty adventurers can learn more about the new world of Dereth at the official Asheron's Call 2 Fallen Kings site. Visitors to the newly launched site will find information about the dynamic world in this next-generation MMORPG, including epic story-driven campaigns, three diverse kingdoms, fantastic creatures and a seamless world that is just waiting for heroes to rebuild it.