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'Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time' - Developer Interview

by Rainier on March 11, 2003 @ 1:12 p.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time takes place within an exotic, mysterious world representing Persian architecture, animals and attire. After his father invades the palace of the Maharajah, the Prince, tricked by a treacherous vizier, uses a magic dagger to release the dangerous Sands of Time from an ornate hourglass. With the aid of a beautiful, mysterious, and potentially untrustworthy ally, players embody the Prince to recapture the Sands of Time and restore peace to the land. We now have a interview with UbiSoft producer Yannis Mallat.

CDV's 'Grom' Ships To Retail Stores

by Rainier on March 11, 2003 @ 12:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV Software Entertainment today announced that "Grom" for the PC is now available in stores. Set in World War II Tibet, "Grom" is an exhilarating action adventure title packed with hours of thrilling game play. Gamers can test their strategic intellect as they dive into dynamic real-time combat to rid the world of evil.

Konami's 'Winning Eleven 6' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on March 11, 2003 @ 12:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami of America, Inc. announced today that World Soccer Winning Eleven 6 International (WE6) for the PS2 has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. Having sold over 2.4 million units in Europe and Japan since its debut in April 2002, the internationally celebrated WE6 (known as Pro Evolution Soccer in Europe) is poised to up the ante for soccer simulation supremacy in North America.

Strategy First Ships 'Uplink: Hacker Elite'

by Rainier on March 11, 2003 @ 12:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First Inc. and developer Introversion Software announced today that Uplink: Hacker Elite, their one-of-a-kind hacker simulation game, has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

Ubi Soft Releases 'Ghost Recon' Gold Edition

by Rainier on March 11, 2003 @ 12:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Get ready for the ultimate value in front line realism as Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the world's largest videogame publishers, announces Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Gold Edition has shipped for the PC.

'Breed' - German Demo Coming End March

by Rainier on March 11, 2003 @ 11:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Noticed on Avault that the release date for the (German) demo of Breed - publisher CDV and developer Brat Designs' sci-fi shooter - has been set as the end of March. Visitors to E3 in May will be able to get a good look at the near-complete game before it hits stores in Germany that month. We are still waiting on word when the English demo will be released, but the retail will be shortly after the German version.

'Splinter Cell' (GBA/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2003 @ 9:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sam Fisher, the shadow agent starring in Console Game of the Year, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, has simultaneously penetrated Nintendo's GameCube and Game Boy Advance game systems. Developed by Ubi Soft Entertainment's Shanghai and Montreal studios respectively, both games will be released on June 5, 2003 in Europe (May 6 in the US). Read more for details and screens for both platform...

'Eve Online' - Fans Start Radio Station & Screens

by Rainier on March 11, 2003 @ 9:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Crowd Control Productions (CCP) announced today fans of the highly anticipated Massive Multiplayer Online Game "Eve Online: The Second Genesis" have created an online radio station now on the air 24 hours a day (EVE ONLINE is rated "T" by the ESRB; shipping May 6, 2003). The "Galactic News Network (GNN)" has taken to the airwaves of the Internet playing hot music, group discussions on the world that is Eve, and delivering the latest information on EVE ONLINE through interviews with developers, corporation CEOs and others. Read more for details and a few new screens.

'Frontline Attack: War over Europe' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on March 11, 2003 @ 9:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Zuxxez Entertainment sends along a new patch for Frontline Attack: War over Europe (a.k.a. World War II: Panzer Claws), bringing the 3D real-time strategy game by In Images to version 1.1.7. This patch unifies all language editions, and primarily applies a handful of multiplayer enhancements and bug fixes, along with balancing and AI improvements and a few other changes (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...

'Disciples II' - Stand-Alone Expansion Packs Announced

by Rainier on March 11, 2003 @ 9:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First announced today that it is releasing two new stand- alone expansion packs for its award-winning strategy game, Disciples II – Dark Prophecy. Read more for details ...