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Infogrames Announces 'Fugitive Hunter' (PS2)

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 10:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. is working with leading developer Black Ops Entertainment to create Fugitive Hunter, a realistic first-person action game for the PS2 . Fugitive Hunter will put players in the shoes of Jake Seaver, a bounty hunter whotracks down and captures the world's most dangerous fugitives alive.

'New World Order' - Trailer Available NOW

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 9:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Well its better than nothing ... The long promised demo isn't available yet or should we say STILL not, but at least we can now drool over a 2min divx "New World Order movie" with some in-game footage. For the few people out there who have no idea what NWO is about, its a first person shooter developed by Termite Games/Project3. It is commonly said to be the only game being a TRUE Counter Strike killer (thanks blues).

Activision Announces 'XXX'

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 8:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. today announced that it has obtained the exclusive worldwide rights to develop and publish interactive entertainment games based on Revolution Studios’ upcoming feature film “XXX” starring Vin Diesel of “The Fast and the Furious.” The film reunites Diesel with Rob Cohen and Neal H. Moritz, respectively the director and producer of “The Fast and the Furious.”

'Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 8:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Global video games publisher ARUSH Entertainment today announced Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project (DNMP) for the PC is shipping to North American retailers and will be on the shelves early next week at a MSRP of $24.99.

Interplay Announces 'Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance' for Xbox - First Screens

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 7:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Isle Studios, the award-winning RPG (roleplaying game) division of Interplay, and leading console game developer Snowblind Studios announced today their plan to bring the Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance franchise to the Xbox.

Vivendi & Rock Band 'No Doubt' To Mix On 'Malice'

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 7:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi, Interscope Records and recording artist No Doubt announce today their collaboration on the upcoming release of Malice, a character-based, action-adventure game, developed by Argonaut and published by Sierra. This partnership will feature several of the band’s songs in the upcoming game, as well as introduce lead vocalist Gwen Stefani as the voice of unexpected, hammer-wielding heroine, Malice, and band members Tony Kanal, Tom Dumont and Adrian Young as voices of her cronies within the game. Malice is due to release worldwide this fall on both the Xboxand the PS2 .

iGames Acquires Leading Gaming Website

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 6:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

iGames today announced the acquisition of leading gaming lifestyle site, Happy Puppy (http://www.happypuppy.com). Happy Puppy will serve as the editorial anchor of iGames' network of gaming websites, which include HappyPuppy.com, iGames.com, and s2Games.com. iGames family of companies focuses all three legs of the gaming experience: game file distribution, game design, content and community. The acquisition of Happy Puppy broadens iGames reach and achieves a critical mass of gamers for its network.

UbiSoft Announces 'IL-2 Sturmovik:The Forgotten Battles'

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 6:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the world's largest video game publishers, today announced that it has entered into a publishing agreement under which 1C: Maddox Games will develop new content for the multi-award winning WWII combat flight simulation title, IL-2 Sturmovik. IL2-Sturmovik: The Forgotten Battles will include two new maps for Finland and Hungary, expanding the battlefield for both single and multiplayer modes. It will also feature more than 20 new single player missions and ten cooperative multiplayer missions. IL2-Sturmovik: The Forgotten Battles is expected to ship to retail stores worldwide in Fall 2002.

'The Sum Of All Fears' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 5:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Noticed on the German Ubi Soft site that the playable demo of Red Storm's imminent squad-based tactical shooter, "The Sum of All Fears" is now available for download. The demo is rather big at 82.1 MB and gives you the chance to play a full level (single and multiplayer) The mission objective is to rescue ATF agents held within bombed out prison that serves as a training ground for the FBI's most elite agents. read more for links where to grab this puppy.

Take 2's E3 Lineup

by Rainier on May 17, 2002 @ 5:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is pleased to reveal its 2002 lineup at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles on May 22-24, 2002.