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'Splinter Cell' Named Best Action/Adventure Game Of E3

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 6:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft proudly announces that Splinter Cell has been named Best Action/Adventure Game in the exclusive Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2002. One of the most prestigious awards offered at E3, the game industry’s premiere event, the Game Critics Awards are the only independent E3 awards, voted on by editors from nearly 40 leading outlets that cover games, including the top magazines, online sites, newspapers, and television programs.

TransWorld Snowboarding (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 6:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Welcome to the TransWorld lifestyle. TransWorld Media is a major cultural force in the action sports industry with 15 consumer and trade magazines, six web sites and TransWorld alternative sports events. Infogrames' line of TransWorld games, TransWorld Snowboarding and TransWorld Surf, offer the most compelling gameplay, the best technology, real pros, real tricks, realistic world locations and the best real equipment and gear. Njoy the 6 new screens!

XXX (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 6:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

“XXX” tells the story of Xander Cage, a notorious death defying action sports athlete, recruited by the NSA for a mission so impossible every other agent has failed. Drawing on his own very unconventional experience, Cage must use all his extreme skills to combat a clever, organized and ruthless enemy far beyond the scope of his experience.

Radica Launches Most Effective GBA Lighting System Ever

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 6:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Radica UK Ltd have announced the UK launch of the most effective and innovative lighting system for the Game Boy Advance to date. Using a fully adjustable fluorescent lighting system, the Flo Light is the world's first light for Game Boy Advance that brightly illuminates the complete area of the screen, without glare.

Super Mario Sunshine (Gamecube) - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 5:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Seeking well-deserved rest and relaxation, Mario and Princess Peach travel to a beautiful remote island. It is said the local citizens are friendly and the weather forecast suggests year-round sunshine. However, when they get to the island, they quickly find out that the peaceful paradise has been polluted by a mysterious stranger. Worse still, the individual bears a striking resemblance to Mario! Determined to clear his reputation and clean up the island, Mario sets off on his greatest adventure yet. 29 Mario screens to keep you happy!

Blade 2 (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 5:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Blade 2 takes Marvel's vampire hunter and puts him in an entirely new adventure," said Larry Goldberg, executive vice president, Activision Worldwide Studios. "The advanced technology of Xbox and PlayStation 2 enables us to expand the Blade experience and provide fans with a brand new storyline, advanced combat manoeuvres and all-new special effects." Njoy the Screens.

Nefandus Is Now Called 'Shade: Wrath of Angels'

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 5:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cenega has just announced that their horror adventure title Nefandus has had a change of name. The game is now called Shade: Wrath of Angels. This change of name has been forced due to copyright reasons.

Synaptic Soup & Octagon Announce 'Crazy Car Championship' - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 5:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Octagon Entertainment has signed a representation agreement with Synaptic Soup to find worldwide publishing for the arcade-style racing game Crazy Car Championship, currently in development for two next-gen consoles.

Swedish 'Gamex' Expo Delayed

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today it was decided that the long awaited Swedish gaming exhibition "Gamex" is delayed to next year, but the conference and trade event "NIME:02" will continue as planned in October. The future for NIME looks bright, and over 40 people from the best game developers, publishers and mobile companies are already confirmed to speak in the conference. However, if you're not directly working in the games business, you can still buy a conference pass to access the conference and trade expo. But you have to be atleast 18 years old to enter the show.

eJay Clubworld (PS2) - Features & Screens

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

After phenomenal success on the PC, eJay has branched out onto PS2 with its latest software eJay Clubworld. The Stuttgart-based developers have carried out extensive research into the technical capabilities of the PS2 and are convinced it is the ideal console platform on which to showcase eJay music software first. "We have great plans for eJay Clubworld," says Hajo Ewert, Director of Marketing & Sales at eJay Entertainment GmbH. "Thanks to the sound capabilities of the PS2, eJay Clubworld will set a new standard for music games on that platform. eJay Clubworld enables gamers to enjoy a richer, more intense music experience than was previously possible on a video game system."