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'Airline Tycoon Evolution' Flies Onto Retail Shelves

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2002 @ 6:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Co-publishers Strategy First & Monte Cristo and Developers Spellbound are pleased to announce the Airline Management game, Airline Tycoon Evolution, has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

Thrustmaster's New 'Ferrari F1 Racing Wheel'

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2002 @ 6:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thrustmaster already has a strong line of PC pheripherals and have now added a new and improved steering wheel under their exclusive deal with Ferrari. Read more for all the juicy details!

Ubi Soft Announces 'IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles' - Features

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2002 @ 6:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced features of IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles, its forthcoming expansion pack for use with the multi-award winning IL-2 Sturmovik World War II combat flight simulation. The expansion pack will add 30 new missions, 27 additional flyable aircraft and a new dynamic campaign system offering almost limitless replayability. IL-2 Sturmovik: Forgotten Battles is expected to ship to North American retail shelves this winter, with an MSRP of $19.99.

'Soccer Manager' Goes 'GOLD' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2002 @ 6:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For fans of the beautiful game! Enter the fast and frantic world of football and build up your ultimate dream team. End of this month Soccer Manager will hit the stores… In the next days we will get more information but for now read more tor check 5 brand new screens!

'Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc' (GC/PS2/PC/XBX) - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2002 @ 5:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

“Rayman 3 will carry on the tradition of groundbreaking and inventive game play created by the Rayman Team,” said Christine Burgess-Quemard, Managing Director of International Production, Ubi Soft Entertainment. “It is testament to the skills of this team that Rayman has become such a successful franchise and the technological leap forward that Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc makes will deliver a mix of challenge and fantasy that will not disappoint the fans.” Ubisoft released a new trailer with in game footage and we converted it to make it smaller (and more convenient). Read more for links ...

'Real War : Rogue States' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2002 @ 5:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this modern military RTS the United States has learned that the Independent Liberation Army (ILA) is being backed by a rogue state. It was thought the ILA was destroyed, but this new sponsor has re-energized the ILA and equipped it with even more lethal technology. The gamer’s task is to destroy this alliance and punish the offending country. Check the 12 brand new screens!

'C&C Renegade' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2002 @ 3:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westwood has released a new patch for their FPS, Command & Conquer: Renegade. The v1.034 patch mainly fixes some server issues (click here for details). An updated Win32 server is also available for download from 3Dgamers.

Day Of Shiping The Games!

by Rainier on Sept. 18, 2002 @ 3:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today several games have shipped to stores so you can expect them to actually BE on the shevles in the next few days ... Almost a month after the PS2 release and a good week since the gold announcement, Eidos Interactive has announced the shipping of Commandos: Men of Courage for Xbox. As with the PlayStation 2 version, the Xbox version of the game has players taking control of an elite group of commandos in the midst of WWII. The game was developed by Pyro Studios and carries an MSRP of $49.99 USD. Capcom has announced the release of Dino Stalker for PlayStation 2. With a script written by those behind Resident Evil and Onimusha, Dino Stalker puts players in the role of WWII veteran pilot Lt. Mike Wired. After being hurled back in time, Wired must venture through various pre-historic lands and battle fourteen species of dinosaurs to return home. The game supports the GunCon 2 light gun and is rated “M” for mature by the ESRB. Microsoft Game Studios announced today that it has shipped its futuristic racer, Quantum Redshift, to stores nationwide. Developed exclusively for the Xbox by Curly Monsters Ltd., Quantum Redshift allows players to race on 16 tracks from around the world at speeds reaching 650 mph, compete against friends in the four-player split-screen mode, choose from 16 different pilots, and more.

Rallisport Challenge - Official Site Opens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2002 @ 9:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios just let us know that they have launched the Rallisport Challenge official Web site for the PC version. Rallisport Challenge is a slick racing game first popularized on the Xbox. The site has all the latest on the game such as a features, a screenshot slideshow, streaming video footage, system requirements (and list of supported video cards), details on the four race types, the various racing classes and the 29 fully licensed cars in the game. Click here to check it out ...

'Kirby : Nightmare in Dream Land' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2002 @ 9:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo's famous pink round amorphous blob-o-joy - Kirby - is set to star in an all-new adventure on the GBA. Today we serve up 26 new screens from Kirby's next adventure .. Njoy!