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Colin McRae Rally 3's Cars Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Colin McRae Rally 3 is about giving gamers the professional rally driving experience in what’s being touted as one of the most anticipated games of the year. Today Codemasters reveals the full list of rally-spec cars and stages that will be featured in the game. Check these awesome looking new screens!

MIB2 Opens With Music By Chance Thomas (Quest For Glory V)

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chance Thomas, the award-winning composer most widely known for his innovative work in interactive games, has created the music for The ChubbChubbs, which is currently playing at 1500 theaters nationwide in front of this summer’s blockbuster movie, Men In Black 2. Released by Columbia Pictures, The ChubbChubbs is a CG animated short film developed and produced by Sony Pictures’ Imageworks.

SplashDown (Xbox) Splashes Into Stores - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2002 @ 11:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc announced today that the wild water racer, "Splashdown" has shipped to stores for the Xbox. Published under the Company's Atari brand, "Splashdown" is already a smash hit on the PS2. "Splashdown" for Xbox boasts superior graphics and two never-before-seen levels to enhance the cast of crazy characters and Sea-Doo watercraft. Njoy the screens & expect a review soon!

'Jazz & Faust' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 3, 2002 @ 10:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

1C Company has just informed us that they released the first patch for Jazz And Faust (developed by Saturn Plus) bringing their just released 3D Adventure game to v1.1! Seems it mainly fixes some gfx card issues. Read more for details and links where to grab it!

'Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos' Available In Stores NOW

by Rainier on July 3, 2002 @ 8:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Not that this came as a surprise but Blizzard just announced that Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos is now available at retailers worldwide. With initial orders of over 4.5 million copies, the release of Warcraft III represents the biggest worldwide launch in PC-gaming history. "We're really excited that people are now able to pick up a copy of Warcraft III and start playing the complete game," stated Mike Morhaime, Blizzard Entertainment president and co-founder. "We hope players will enjoy what they see, and we look forward to hearing their thoughts about the game."

Patrician II Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 3, 2002 @ 8:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First just let us know that they have come up with a new patch for Patrician II. There are 2 seperate patches, one for the US/UK version (upgrading Patrician II to v1.1) and one for the Dutch version (updating Patrician II to v1.2). If you dont know what Patrician II is about, click here to read our review. Otherwise read more for fix list and links where to grab the patches.

Smash Cars (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2002 @ 6:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

No rules radio-controlled racing through living off-road worlds with giant objects and giant people. Smash Cars puts you behind the wheel of RC cars in a high-speed race where daily life is in full-swing - people, animals, cars and a variety of other real-world obstacles interact with and hinder your tiny car. Super-realistic control, suspension and physics bring a level of game-play rarely seen in RC games. Looks like a promising, fun game! Check the screens.

DroneZ (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 3, 2002 @ 6:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lead Sidd or Eva on a mission to free mankind from the V-Space network that controls the near-future. V-Space is dominated by DroneZ, cyber-insects who forbid people to disconnect. With the help of a hacker living in the "real world" you must move to and from network memory locations (platforms), avoiding lasers to stay alive. Defeat the computer enemy protections with rapid fire weapons. Down the DroneZ! Check the psycho new screens!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 3, 2002 @ 6:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

RPGVault has a Q&A with Mark Zechiel and Peter Tyson of Codemasters talk about their upcoming fantasy massively multiplayer RPG, Dragon Empires . Computer and Video Games has a new Q&A with Black Isle Studios producer Doug Avery talking about their upcoming RPG sequel Icewind Dale II. Total Video Games has a Q&A with the Running With Scissors development team talking about their upcoming Unreal engine powered first person shooter Postal 2 (part 1 of 2). Action Vault has a new Q&A with various Burut Software employees talking about their upcoming first person shooter Kreed. Ferrago has a Q&A Elixir Studios' Ben Gonshaw talking about their upcoming strategy title Republic: The Revolution. Gamer's Hell has a Q&A with the creators of Tony Tough, an adventure puzzle game with the flavor of LucasArts' classic Monkey Island series. RPGDot has a new Q&A with Marko Dieckmann of Duplex System talking about their upcoming sci-fi massively multiplayer game Face of Mankind.

'WarCraft III' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on July 3, 2002 @ 2:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard just informed us that they have already issued the first patch for WarCraft III. This patch upgrades your WarCraft III game to v1.01 and fixes four minor game issues and a few balance changes with the characters. The game is not evne out yet and here we go already. Read More for detailed fix list and links where to grab this puppy.