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'Platoon' Is On Its Way To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 6:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

All the excitement of the big screen has finally landed on your PC! Co-publishers Strategy First and Monte Cristo with Developers Digital Reality (Hegemonia, Imperium Galactica II) are happy to announce that their new tactical strategy adventure title, Platoon, has shipped to retail stores nationwide.

'Söldner : Secret Wars' - Web Site Updated

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 6:33 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Jowood just let us know that they have update their Söldner – Secret Wars website with a new addition, the Soldier Weapon Systems (SWS). Mastery of weapons is one of the most important factors to becoming a successful Söldner (or Mercenary). Söldner – Secret Wars offers you a wide range of armaments via the Soldier Weapon Systems (SWS). It introduces the basic equipment like pistols and small arms, but also goes into detail with specialized items like sniper rifles, explosives and rocket launchers. Every week they will add new weapons and screens, so go check it out!

Highland Warriors' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 12:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Highland Warriors is the epic story of bloody feuds, Scottish patriotism and English Invaders begins with the original founding of Scotland around 850 AD and peaks with the fight for independence during the 13th / 14th century. Play as one of three Scottish clans or risk your life for the British Crown in 35 historically founded missions. Highland Warriors also supports up to eight players through the Internet or LAN. Today we present a description and screens from the MacKay Clan. Njoy!

'Evolution Worlds' (NGC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2002 @ 12:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced Evolution Worlds for the Nintendo GameCube has gone gold. Evolution Worlds is the highly anticipated, epic RPG adventure exclusive to GameCube, which combines the stories from the best-selling Dreamcast RPGs, Evolution and Evolution 2. Evolution Worlds is scheduled to ship December 2.

'Dragon's Lair 3D: Return To The Lair' (Xbox/PC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 8:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced Dragon's Lair 3D: Return to the Lair for the Xbox and the PC has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Developed by Dragonstone Software, Dragon's Lair 3D features the same fun, pick-up-and-play gameplay that made the arcade version a blockbuster hit in 1983. Now gamers will be able to experience Dragon's Lair 3D with the highest quality graphics and sound available today. Dragon's Lair 3D is rated "T-Teen" and is available for a suggested retail price of $49.99 on Xbox and $29.99 on PC.

'Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell' (Xbox) Ships Nationwide

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 7:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Video game fans rejoice! The hottest title to hit the Xbox this holiday season, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, is on its way to United States store shelves today. Developed by Ubi Soft's Montreal studio only for Xbox this holiday season, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell has won numerous awards including the E3 Game Critics Award for best action game and the ECTS overall best game of the show award.

Thrustmaster Presents New 'Sound System 5.1'

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 7:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Thrustmaster just enveiled their newest addition to their line of audio pheripherals. The Sound System 5.1 with decoder and remote controll will turn your home into an amazing movie theater! Compatible with the latest consoles and DVD equipment.

New 'GeForce FX' UnVeiled - Info & Details

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 6:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NVIDIA today announced that the Company's new GeForce FX graphics processing unit (GPU) has garnered the support of some of the best game development talent in the world. World-renowned game developers such as id Software, Epic Games and Mythic Entertainment, as well as publishing powerhouses including Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Konami and Ubi Soft , to name a few, plan to leverage the power and performance of the NVIDIA GeForce FX GPU to further bridge the gap between games and Hollywood productions. Announced earlier today, the GeForce FX GPU is recognised as the industry's first GPU to enable real-time, cinematic-quality graphics and special effects on desktop PCs. A lenghty article with all the latest info you might want...

'Echelon: Wind Warriors' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 6:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Echelon: Wind Warriors is the next evolution in futuristic flight combat that delivers the latest technical and gameplay innovations demanded by today's experienced game playing audience without sacrificing accessibility for newcomers. Players fly a variety of futuristic aircraft through a number of new missions set on a spectacular continent that takes seven hours of real-time flying to cross. Echelon: Wind Warriors is expanding the futuristic universe of Echelon - the "first-rate flight-combat title that set some lofty new standards for a joystick-controlled game." Echelon : Wind Warriors is being published by Buka Entertainment. A few days ago we had a huge batch of screens, earlier today a trailer and now we have a few more explosive screens ...

'Choplifter: Search and Rescue' (PS2) Preparing For Lift-Off

by Rainier on Nov. 18, 2002 @ 5:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Xicat has given the thumbs up to ChopLifter: Search and Rescue, slated for release on February 15, 2003, for PlayStation 2. This remake of the arcade classic is sure to please action fans with its additional adrenaline soaked levels and realistic flight control systems.