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'The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian' Ships To Stores - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 11:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Universal Interactive, Inc. announced that its video game based on Universal Pictures' blockbuster feature film The Scorpion King, which stars World Wrestling Entertainment Superstar The Rock, has shipped to retailers nationwide. The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian is available for the PlayStation2 and Nintendo GameCube and will be available in stores simultaneously with the home video/DVD release of The Scorpion King film. We also scored a little trailer with some ingame footage and comments from The Rock man himself, check it out!!!

Arx Fatalis - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 10:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWood has released the final English playable demo of their already gone gold first-person role-playing game, Arx Fatalis (developed by Arkane Studios). This demo has updated code (v1.13) and lets you check out the first part of the game. Read more for links where to grab it ...

'Run Like Hell' (PS2) Is Shipping To Stores

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 9:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Mission to Run Like Hell Has Commenced!! Interplay Entertainment Corp today announced the arrival of the intense sci-fi video game Run Like Hell to retail. Described as a survival-horror game on steroids, Run Like Hell features state-of-the-art 3D environments, third person heroic action and camera works straight out of Hollywood.

'Spirit : Stallion of the Cimarron' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 8:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After sneaking off to gather fruit for the herd, Spirit returns to find Homeland empty and his herd missing. Suddenly, Spirit is surprised by rustlers and captured. Spotting Rain already captured by the men, Spirit struggles to break free but is overpowered and separated from Rain... A few screens are included, check them out!

EA Announces Public Test For 'C&C:Generals'

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 7:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beginning this fall, 3,000 lucky gamers from around the world will get an early look at Command & Conquer Generals. Electronic Arts announced today that it will hold a public test for the multiplay mode of the game beginning Oct. 25. Command & Conquer Generals will be published by EA under the EA GAMES brand this winter. Thank god our rumour from yesterday was WRONG!

SimCity 4 - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 7:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In SimCity 4, you don't just build your city, you breathe life into it. With god-like powers, you sculpt mountains, gouge riverbeds, and seed forests to lay the groundwork for your creation. Then construct the most realistic metropolis you can imagine. Your city comes alive with the hustle and bustle of construction crews, the snarl of traffic and the activity of your Sims. Build mansions on mountainsides, cross canyons with bridges and raise skyscrapers downtown. The impact of your touch will be immediate but not entirely predictable. Cap an erupting volcano to save your city, but don't be surprised if lava explodes from another source. Read more for links where to grab the trailer...

The Ladies of 'Swingerz Golf' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grab your clubs, hit the green and prepare for some wild golfing action with Ace Golf. Ace Golf combines crazy arcade characters with real-world golf physics and intuitive gameplay. The result is an addictive pick up and play golf game for both novice and expert gamers alike! The game is being developed by Telenet Japan Co Ltd and is due for release in the Autumn on Nintendo GameCube. More character profiles, and today it's the turn of the laydeez.

Enix Ships 'Grandia Xtreme' To Stores In North America

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 6:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

One of the year's premier role-playing games hits retail shelves today as Enix America Inc. announced that Grandia Xtreme for the PS2 has shipped to stores. The first-ever original Grandia title developed specifically for the PlayStation 2, Grandia Xtreme features an innovative blend of strategy, exploration and combat.

Ubi Soft Sponsors i14 With 'Ravenshield' Tournament - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 5:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that it will be sponsoring the forthcoming i14 multiplayer gaming event that will be held this November in Newbury, UK. The involvement of Ubi Soft is part of the promotional campaign for the release next year of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Raven Shield. The event will also be an opportunity for the gaming public to have an exclusive first look at the highly anticipated tactical first person shooter.

'Command & Conquer : Generals' - No Demo!??!

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2002 @ 11:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

German ice-bert.net and its affiliate cncgenerals.info reported that according to their EA source, Delphi, we won't be seeing any demo of EA's upcoming RTS title, C&C : Generals. Eventhough Harvard Bonin had said earlier that they're going to work on a multiplayer demo, this seems to not be the case. The official forum simply says "No demo". No multiplayer nor single player demo?? Whats a bust! (thanks EvilAvatar).