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MechWarrior 4 : Clan 'Mech Pak' Goes Gold

by Rainier on July 15, 2002 @ 11:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"MechWarrior 4" fans should prepare for another high-powered attack from the Clan forces as Microsoft Game Studios announced that the "MechWarrior 4: Clan 'Mech Pak" has gone gold and will arrive in stores in early August.

Ternary Software Launches Ternary Studios

by Rainier on July 15, 2002 @ 10:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Software development consulting firm Ternary Software recently announced its entrance into the game development space with the launch of its new division, Ternary Studios.

Galleon : Island Of The Mystery (Xbox/Gamecube) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2002 @ 9:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Galleon can be summed up in a single phrase: THE VOYAGES OF SINBAD. The game is set across six unique islands that will take the player from the bustling port of Ackbah to islands populated with giant monsters, evil slave lords and of course damsels in distress in a story of intrigue, magic, love, obsession and revenge.

Run Like Hell (Ps2) - New Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2002 @ 9:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The state-of-the-art title will contain real 3D environments, feature incredibly dynamic camera angles throughout, and take place entirely from a third person perspective. Veterans of both the small and big screens, Lance Henriksen, Clancy Brown and Cree Summer, have all lent the voices to this high profile project. It’s been likened to an Aliens™ versus The Thing™ action-adventure. And in this world, there are things far worse than death. Freaky, but looking good!

'Alien vs. Predator' & 'Return To Castle Wolfenstein' Coming To The Big Screen

by Rainier on July 15, 2002 @ 8:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Talk about a clash of the titans: British filmmaker Paul Anderson ("Resident Evil") will write and direct "Alien vs. Predator," a 20th Century Fox project based on a popular video game, Variety reports (thanks Shacknews). Columbia Pictures is returning to the video game well once more -- this time for "Return to Castle Wolfenstein." (thanks Homelan).

Radica Announces The 'Xbox Compact Pro'

by Rainier on July 15, 2002 @ 8:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Radica UK Ltd, the UK's number 1 third party manufacturer of peripherals* under the highly rated Gamester brand has announced the UK launch of their latest Xbox controller. Designed and developed in house by a team of leading designers, the Compact Pro will provide gamers with a high quality alternative to standard sized Xbox controllers. Further advances have also been made to ensure that Compact Pro will appeal to the most hardcore of gamers, including rubberised thumbsticks with increased resistance and modified action buttons.

Are You Ready For 'PainKiller' - Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2002 @ 7:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Painkiller is a pure first person action shooter supported by an adventure-based plot and is currently being developed for the PC. Adrenaline-pumping gameplay, a gripping storyline, and visually striking backdrops propel Painkiller into a league of its own. Today we scored 2 exclusive screens showing some of the graphical splendor we can expect in this shooter! Njoy

Obsessive Queuer Set To Smash World Record

by Rainier on July 15, 2002 @ 6:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thursday 18th July 2002, sees the start of a record-breaking attempt by obsessive queuer, Jason Read who is set to place himself in the record books for the longest time anyone has ever queued for a computer game.

Got Game To Publish 'Dark Space' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 15, 2002 @ 6:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment and Palestar today announced a publishing agreement for "DarkSpace," a massively multiplayer online strategy game that puts the player in command of a massive starship. The retail version will incorporate new levels of game play, as well as offer a one-month free trial subscription.

Xenus - New Screens

by Rainier on July 14, 2002 @ 10:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xenus is not another 3D action game with some elements of RPG. It is really both RPG and action. Killing is not the goal of the game.. Your goal is to find the sister, so you need to talk with many people to gather necessary information. And these people will not be always friendly to you. There are no predefined enemies in the game. There are a lot of characters but almost all of them are neutral to you at start. Actually, there are six sides in the game: officials, guerrilla, narco mafia, Indian, bandits, CIA. When you help to one of the side you inevitably spoil your relations with others. In the world of Xenus everything costs money.