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'Your Name in MGS2 SUBSTANCE!' (Dog Tag Names) Campaign

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2002 @ 9:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Once again, Konami is inviting game players from around the globe to step in to the action-packed world of Metal Gear Solid 2. As of today, players can log on to the Konami JPN website and register to have their name included in the soon-to-be-released Sony PlayStation 2 version of Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance. This DOG TAG Campaign allows players to become a part of the Metal Gear mythos by having their vital stats represented as an in-game soldier. Konami Computer Entertainment Japan (KCEJ) is awaiting the names of those who did not submit their names during the last DOG TAG campaign for "Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty" and those whose names were not picked previously.

'Syberia' Has Gone Gold For North American Market - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2002 @ 8:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher has just informed us that the North American version of Syberia, their upcoming 3D adventure game directed by BenoĆ®t Sokal (also known as the author of Amerzone) has gone GOLD. Kate Walker, a young and brilliant lawyer from New York, has come to Europe to negotiate the purchase a famous Robot/Toy factory, but will soon have her future completely turned upside down… The game will be shipping September 9th, check a few stunnnig new screens!

'Vivendi' ECTS Screenshot Roundup #2

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2002 @ 7:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

When it pours, it rains .. or something like that .. good thing is, its raining screens and info which is a always nice ... some more roundup screens from Vivendi Universal's lineup ..

  • Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly (GC/PS2)
  • The Scorpion King: Rise of An Akkadian (PS2/GC)
  • Spyro 2: Season of Flame (GBA)
  • Monster Force (GBA)

'Delta Force - Black Hawk Down' Public MP Demo Coming!

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2002 @ 6:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NovaLogic, Ltd. today announced that the official multiplayer demo for Delta Force - Black Hawk Down will be released on Thursday September 5th 2002. The demo will be available for download from www.novalogic.com and a number of key mirror sites. The demo follows the hugely successful multiplayer beta that had over 200,000 recorded downloads during its seven-day availability period.

Breed - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2002 @ 6:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Breed is a cutting-edge science-fiction shoot-‘em up, which skilfully blends addictive, accessible, free-roaming gameplay with cutting-edge, state-of-the-art technology to expand not only the gameplay potential, but also the player’s perceived freedom within the game world. Having just won the "ECTS 2002, PC Game of the Show" award it's certainly worth checking a few more screens ...

Idoru Announces 'Volley World League' - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2002 @ 5:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

No doubt about it, Volley World League (VWL) is a volleyball videogame ;) Italian developer Idoru is currently working on the PC version but also an XBOX conversion is scheduled. Not too many volley ball titles on the PC at all so lets hope they make it a good one. Check the screens, it looks like they are in the right track ...

'Ballerium' - Subscribe For The Beta Test

by Rainier on Sept. 3, 2002 @ 5:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majorem Ltd. is pleased to officially announce that they are now taking initial registration forms from individuals interested in beta testing their upcoming massively multiplayer real-time strategy game 'Ballerium'.

'AGB' Creates A 'GTA' Wannabe On 'GBA'

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We have completed the implementation of our 3D character animation system for Nintendo Gameboy Advance. This system allows us to display many real-time animating 3D like characters simultaneously. Read more for some screens and a 5 min trailer showing off AGB's "C2 Engine" with some GTA-esque GameBoy Advance action...

Over 1000 'Neverwinter Nights' Modules Now Available

by Rainier on Aug. 31, 2002 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BioWare Corp. is pleased to announce that gamers can now download over 1000 user-created modules for the hit PC game, Neverwinter Nights.

'Midway: Naval Battles' - Art & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 30, 2002 @ 8:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway is a real-time 3D tactical/strategy game that adapts the naval battles of the Second World War. It introduces how the naval warfare changed during WW2 - from the dreadnaughts protecting the memory of Battle of Jutland to the forerunners of modern carriers. The player may control different vessels in real or hypothetical naval battles. The fleet comprises ships, captains, officers and crew of different abilities. In order to achieve victory, an effective team should be forged. Check the new in-game screens ...