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'Midnight Club' & 'Smugglers Run' Available at $19.99

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 10:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games is pleased to announce that "Midnight Club" and "Smuggler's Run" have earned the prestigious honor of joining SCEA's "Greatest Hits" line-up for the PS2. Both titles have reached "Greatest Hits" status by achieving impressive sales since their release at the launch of the system in October 2000. The "Greatest Hits" "Smuggler's Run" and "Midnight Club" titles will now be available for a suggested retail price of $19.99 in May 2002.

LucasArts Announces 'Gladius' - Art & Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 10:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The brutal and spectacular gladiator battles of the ancient world serve as inspiration for Gladius, a turn-based action role-playing (RPG) game from LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC. Gladius follows the grand saga of two young heroes, Ursula and Valens, as they recruit and train a team of warriors to contend in the fiercely competitive gladiator games. The game supports both single and multiplayer modes and is expected to release spring 2003 on PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube.

Smash Court Tennis: Pro Tournament - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 8:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tennis season is in full effect .. Roland Garros is coming up in a few weeks and so Namco figured it was time to bring us Smash Court Tennis: Pro Tournament, due in June. Check out these 8 new screens!

Activision Signs Top Urban Athletes To 'Street Hoops'

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 7:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The most famous monikers in street basketball - Half Man Half Amazing, Hot Sauce, Speedy Williams, The Future, Booger Smith, Main Event, AO and Headache – are taking their signature moves from the playground to the PS2 and the Xbox in Activision, Inc.’s Street Hoops. The players, who have gained fame through their appearances in the popular AND 1 Mix Tapes and Nike’s Freestyle commercials, will showcase their skills in this gritty street-style basketball game slated for release this summer.

Colin McRae Rally 3 (Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 4:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today we announced the "wet making" Colin McRae Rally 3 from Codemasters being displayed at the upcoming E3 show in Los Angeles and here we are to bring you 3 PS2 and 3 Xbox screens to REALLY make you wet! Check em out!

Nintendo & Namco Join Forces to Bring Software To Market

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 1:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo Co., Ltd. and Namco Limited announced today they have joined forces to bring multiple Namco software titles to the GameCube and Game Boy Advance.

SEGA Signs Deal With ESPN For SEGA Sports Games

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 1:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA Sports today announced a multi-year deal between SEGA of America, Inc. and ESPN, Inc., the worldwide leader in sports, to make SEGA Sports' critically acclaimed video game franchises more authentic and realistic than ever before. With this teaming of two of the biggest brands in sports, compelling ESPN presentation features will be added to the SEGA Sports lineup, further blurring the lines between a SEGA Sports game and a sports television telecast.

EA Announces 'James Bond 007: Nightfire' For PC/GCN/PS2/Xbox

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts unveils plans for its new James Bond game that promises to deliver a complete 007 experience filled with action-packed excitement and intrigue that will leave players shaken… and stirred! James Bond 007: NightFire will take Bond fans higher and deeper than any previous Bond game with breathtaking locations and intense gameplay on multiple platforms. NightFire is currently under development and scheduled for worldwide release in late 2002 for PS2, Nintendo GameCube, Xbox and PC platforms.

PC Review : 'The Elder Scrolls III - Morrowind'

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 1:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind is the third chapter in the epic, award winning RPG series and a game designed to redefine the genre by presenting the most detailed virtual world ever created. Five years have passed since the release of the last epic role playing game set in the rich fantasy universe of The Elder Scrolls. Now the acclaimed series that includes Arena and Daggerfall is poised to take the world by storm again. Does the game deliver what it has been hyped up to be ? Find out for yourself .. Read More!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 10:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a third-person action/adventure game based on the international hit television series. Players take on the role of Buffy Summers, a typical high school student by day and a fierce destroyer of the undead by night. Buffy the Vampire Slayer combines fighting, action, drama, humor, exploration and puzzle solving in a complex interactive 3D environment. Check these new Buffy screens!