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'LoTR : The Fellowship Of The Ring' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 11:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a storyline faithful to the first part of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic novel, players relive the experiences of Frodo, Aragorn and Gandalf as they journey from the peaceful lands of the Shire through the darkness of Moria to the River Anduin. On their quest to protect the One Ring from the Dark Lord Sauron, players will explore the massive environments of Middle-earth while solving puzzles and fighting enemies such as Orcs, Black Riders and an evil Balrog. Freshly released by Sierra and here is the first update patch already. No details available, read more for links where to grab it ...

Logitech 'Speed Force Force Feedback Wheel' Now Available

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 10:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Logitech announced today that the Logitech Speed Force Force Feedback Wheel for GameCube is now available on retail shelves in the U.S. and at www.logitech.com for a suggested retail price of $49.95 USD. The Logitech Speed Force Accessory Pack, sold separately, includes foot pedals and a lap attachment, and is available for a suggested retail price of $29.95 USD. Details of European pricing and availability will be published separately.

'Crushed Baseball 2004' (NGC/PS2/GBA) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 9:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment announced today that it will publish Crushed Baseball 2004, a one-of-a-kind baseball game for next generation and handheld consoles. Currently in production at Seattle-based Amaze Studios, Crushed Baseball 2004 will offer over-the-top characters, superhuman abilities and amazing special effects. The game will be available for Sony PS2, GameCube, and Game Boy Advance. All are scheduled to release just in time for the 2003 baseball season next March. We got a few screens for you to check out ..

'Ultimate Trainz Collection' Goes Gold - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 9:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and Developer Auran are pleased to announce that the Ultimate Trainz Collection has gone gold. We also have a trailer to show off some train action .. click read more to get it ..

'Heroes of Might & Magic IV' (Mac) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 9:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In this fourth chapter of the Heroes series, Emilia Nighthaven must battle the evil immortal King Gavin Magnus and his horde of Dragon Golems. Featuring six campaigns, Emilia matches wits with Magnus for control of all of Axeoth, encountering over 60 new creatures, five schools of magic, six town types, and more than 180 artifacts. Earlier today we put up the announcement, now we have a few screens to show you what its all about ..

Daredevil For GBA To Debut In Conjunction With Feb 2003 Movie

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 7:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore today announced that it will publish a Game Boy Advance version of Marvel's Daredevil™ that will release in conjunction with the February 2003 premiere of the highly anticipated New Regency/Marvel Studios/20th Century Fox Daredevil movie starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. The sidescrolling action game will incorporate many elements of the feature film including its characters, costumes, and Hell's Kitchen, New York setting.

'Strike Fighters: Project 1' Has Shipped To Retail Stores In North America!

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 7:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and Developer Third Wire are pleased to announce that Strike Fighters: Project 1, the flight simulation that everyone is talking about has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

World War II Online (MAC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 7:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Playnet Inc. have released 7 new screenshots from the upcoming Mac version of WWII Online. Read more to check them out!

'Legends of Wrestling II' - Delivers Over 65 Wrestlers

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 7:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Acclaim's Legends of Wrestling II is the exciting follow up to the holiday 2001 smash hit Legends of Wrestling, taking you through the ultimate wrestling hall of fame with the top grapplers battling for squared circle supremacy! Read more for details ...

Strategy First & Schanz Sign Strategical Partnership

by Rainier on Oct. 24, 2002 @ 4:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Signing a bonanza of strategy, simulation titles from Montreal based publishing house, Strategy First , Gerhard Schanz, MD of Schanz International Consultants comments “Strategy First titles are a new strength to our Asian portfolio. I am sure this one will be a very long & mutually fortifying relationship in the industry. We are eager to work with their titles”.