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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater (PS2/Xbox/GC/GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 10:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world's best skateboarding game reinvents itself to give users the real life experience of a hardened amateur skater. A completely new career mode and Go Pro theme compliments the same elements that have made Tony Hawk's Pro Skater a phenomenon. Players will claw their way up through the amateur ranks to prove themselves in the professional world of skating. Check the new screens .. 3 for each platform.. Njoy!

Operation Flashpoint: Resistance Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 9:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just noticed over at Blue's News that Codemasters has now released the playable demo of Operation Flashpoint: Resistance, available for download from FilePlanet. The download size is unknown as this point, but the demo contains two new missions not included with the retail version of Bohemia's tactical shooter add-on, and "In one you'll play as the commander of an infantry squad and in the other as a member of the squad. Your mission is to neutralise the enemy forces in a small area of the new island." (Thanks Blues)

Star Trek Starfleet Command III - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 9:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is setting a new course for the popular Starfleet Command franchise with the announcement of Star Trek Starfleet Command III for the PC. A tactical starship simulator, Star Trek Starfleet Command III will be the first title in the game series to take place in the Star Trek: The Next Generation timeline. Star Trek Starfleet Command III is expected to be available Autumn 2002.

Rally Fusion: Race Of Champions (Xbox/PS2) - Screens & Art

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 9:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

RALLY FUSION: Race Of Champions pushes off-road racing to the brake-screaming, mud-slinging limits by combining incredibly realistic physics, action, damage, cars and tracks with explosive visuals. Players must put their driving skills to the ultimate test as they battle it out for the Race of Champions crown. Check out these 30+ awesome adrenaline pumping screens!

Shaun Murray’s Pro Wakeboarder (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 9:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The country’s top boarders will join wakeboarding pioneer Shaun “House of Style” Murray for a world-class line-up in Activision, Inc.’s upcoming Shaun Murray’s Pro Wakeboarder video game. The title, which will give gamers a taste of the insanely daring athleticism and lifestyle of the sport, will be available this holiday season for the PlayStation®2 , the Xbox, Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance.

Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 9:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The newest installation in the acclaimed stealth ninja series, Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven delivers the most realistic, stealth-based, ninja-action/adventure game ever. Coming to the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Tenchu 3: Wrath of Heaven features impressive new stealth attacks, an enhanced fighting engine, new weapons and tools, larger levels, improved character animations and new multiplayer options.

Mat Hoffman’s Pro BMX 2 (PS2/GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 8:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mat Hoffman’s Pro BMX 2 allows players to travel with Mat Hoffman, Mike Escamilla, Chad Kagy, Cory Nastazio, Joe Kowalski, Rick Thorne, Kevin Robinson, and Simon Tabron to eight cities across America. Players can perform thousands of tricks as they experience multiple modes of play: Road Trip, Wreak Havoc, HORSE and many multi-player split screen modes. Players can also build their own BMX, course using the next generation Mat Hoffman’s Pro BMX 2 course editor.

Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer (Xbox/PS2/GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 8:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer delivers an all-out adrenaline rush as players drop down wave faces, pull into barreling tube rides and test their skills with hundreds of insane trick combinations and signature pro moves. The most authentic and exhilarating surfing title ever, the game lets players ride the waves as six-time world champion Kelly Slater and eight of the most accomplished surf pros of all time. Featuring multiple modes of play including "Surf Trip, " players can travel to 13 of the hottest real-world surf breaks including the U.S., Europe, Africa, Australia and the South Pacific in search of the perfect wave.

Minority Report (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 8:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on Steven Spielberg's highly anticipated futuristic thriller, Minority Report is the only game that lets the player relive the movie experience, combining hand-to-hand combat and futuristic weapons and devices straight out of the movie. Players assume the role of the movie's hero, PreCrime Officer John Anderton, in an all-new adventure as he attempts to stop an insidious conspiracy from finalizing their evil plans. Players use a combination of hand-to-hand combat tactics and firepower as they journey through 15 futuristic levels of sci-fi cinematic action/adventure. Innovative gameplay features, multiple endings and non-stop action create outstanding suspense and dynamic replayability.

'Chrome' Demo Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on July 30, 2002 @ 8:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Techland announced last week that the single player demo of its upcoming title will not be released at this point. Techland decided to focus on finishing Chrome – the biggest Polish game production. The game is close to a beta version, which should be reached in 1.5 month. The work on the missions, game logic and graphics accelerates as the team is increasingly motivated by the upcoming deadline.