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Acclaim Responds To Controversial 'BMX XXX' Launch

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 6:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today responded to the widespread controversy surrounding the launch of its forthcoming mature rated release, BMX XXX.

'Red Faction II' Vehicles - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 6:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Red Faction II" expands and builds upon the experience and technology of the original game. Players will defend their country as Alias, a demolitions expert, with the help of five elite squad members, each specialized in their own means of destruction. Tasked with completing multiple mission objectives in a number of diverse levels, players will have a number of vehicles and an arsenal of powerful weapons at their disposal in a rampage to overthrow the government. Refined graphics, enhanced enemy AI and dynamic environments are also featured in "Red Faction II" along with four-player split screen action including customizable computer opponents. Read more to check out some of the vehicles you will be able to use in the game ..

'Rugrats Royal Ransom' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 5:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Rugrats embark on a magical adventure to Stu Pickles' Play Palace 3000 (PP3K). As Tommy, Chuckie, Kimi, Phil and Lil all take turns climbing up to the PP3K, they soon find that something's amiss. Every time they climb higher, the Palace moves further out of their reach. Angelica, the self-appointed Queen of PP3K, has dubbed the rest of the Rugrats her loyal subjects who will need to obey her commands. As the Rugrats defiantly refuse Queen Angelica's demands, they each find their most treasured items haven fallen in her possession. Tommy and company must now begin their adventure to reclaim their treasures so they too can play in the PP3K.

Serious Sam (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 5:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Serious Sam is a high-adrenaline arcade-action 3D-shooter heavily focused on frantic arcade-style action. In a world where cyberpunk meets fantasy-fiction and advanced technology is mixed with black magic and psychic-powers, Sam travels from the beautiful world of ancient Egypt through many diverse planets, confronting Mental's hideous minions on his way to the final showdown at Notorious Mental's lair. Check out the 27 fresh screens ...

'Extinction' - Developer Interview

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Extinction is a Real Time Strategy Game of Adventure and Survival. The game begins with a small tribe that has simple skills and limited resources. Using a dynamic technology tree, players learn new skills and discover new technologies to help their tribe advance and survive. Explore diverse geographic regions, adapt to environmental conditions, capture new species, and try to avoid erupting volcanoes, meteor strikes and the advance of ice-age glaciers. Dinosaurs are captured and used as powerful weapons against enemy tribes. Man and dinosaur fight side by side as tribes compete for territory, resources and survival from Extinction! Read more about this quite interesting game in our interview with Jim Omer from Rival Interactive. A few exclusive screenshots are also included ..

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 7:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Medal of Honor Allied Assault Spearhead' - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 4:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The MoH AA Spearhead expansion pack will allow owners of Medal of Honor Allied Assault to assume the role of Sergeant Jack Barnes and continue their fight from behind enemy lines in Normandy on D-Day to the Battle of the Bulge to the Fall of Berlin and the defeat of the thousand year Reich. The game will include nine new single-player levels and over twelve new multi-player levels. Players will also have the opportunity to play as British, American, German and Soviet troops in an enhanced multi-player mode. The official MoH AA Spearhead Website now offers downloads of a four part movie showing off gameplay from the MoH AA Spearhead which we merged and covnerted into .wmv for your convenience. Read more for links where to grab the new trailer.

'Evolution Worlds' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 3:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Evolution Worlds, Adventures like Mag Launcher, Chain Gun and Pepper Box possess Cyframes, or magical body weaponry. These Cyframes give special, skilled attacks that are learned through experience. Players can also find or buy parts to upgrade their Cyframe for more types of attacks. For example, Mag Launcher has a Cyframe that starts with a Hand and Hammer parts to do punching and pounding attacks, but he can find other parts such as a Spray for gassing, Boulders for rock attacks, Spinner for yo-yo attacks, etc. Players can add slots to carry as many as 100 parts, and upgrade the parts for more attack power.

'Guilty Gear' (GBA) - Movie

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 3:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Studios is very pleased to present a short Guilty Gear movie based on the wildly popular 2D fighting franchise. Previously only available on the last Japanese installment in the franchise, Guilty Gear X Plus, this movie is finally making its way across the ocean for its North American debut. Just in case you didn’t already know, read more for some highlighted facts about the Guilty Gear franchise and links where to get the trailer.

'World's Greatest Coasters' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 17, 2002 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Global Star Software announced that they have gone gold with their upcoming Roller Coaster Simulator for the PC platform, World's Greatest Coasters. This exciting new 3D simulation will feature 5 of the greatest roller coasters on the planet, as well as a virtual coaster workshop in which players can build and experience their very own thrill rides, and challenge themselves in the scenario-based game mode.