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House of the Dead III (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 7:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In "The House of the Dead III," players will defy the undead with shotgun in hand as they explore a post-apocalyptic wasteland of unrelenting terror. Fans of the series will thrill to beautifully rendered gore, time-sensitive gameplay and a wide variety of branching paths. Gamers take out wave after wave of horrific zombies as they travel different routes and advance the storyline, uncovering new secrets and hidden areas along the way. The all-new shotgun comes in handy when surrounded by an army of undead. Players must use it wisely to take out multiple enemies in a single blast as they plow their way through the most exhilarating nightmare yet. 12 new screens .. njoy!

Devastation - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 6:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Devastation is a next-generation Unreal Engine-powered, team-based FPS set in a near future technology dark age, where corporations rule and deadly Pacification Squad Troopers enforcing their will. Developed by Digitalo, and co-published by ARUSH Entertainment and Groove Games, Devastation features Hollywood-style special effects, an engrossing single player story, frenetic multiplayer modes and Karma physics for incredible real world interactions and rag doll deaths. Read more to check 9 brand new, beautiful, action packed screens!

'WWII Online' Another Step Closer For Mac Players - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Macintosh and PC users alike have begun testing the latest Beta version of World War II Online, the world’s first virtual battlefield available through Strategy First, Playnet and Cornered Rat Software. Read more for details and a few new screens ...

UbiSoft Signs Long Term Commitment With 'Myst'

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced an agreement to extend its partnership with Cyan Worlds, Inc. to develop and publish new games for the Myst franchise through 2008. The deal ensures that Rand Miller, co-creator of Myst and founder of Cyan Worlds, Inc., will continue to play a central role in helping Ubi Soft develop the Myst series. It also furthers Ubi Soft’s ability to produce and market games for a wide audience.

Blitzkrieg - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitzkrieg is an exciting real-time strategy game set in World War II. Similar to Sudden Strike, this game allows the player to command Allied, Russian or German troops. However, it also provides entirely new tactical opportunities thanks to its 3D terrain and units. A random mission generator and extensive multiplayer features guarantee long-lasting enjoyment even after completing the 3 great campaigns. Historically more accurate than Sudden Strike and with a large number of new units and adaptable difficulty levels, Blitzkrieg is all a wargamer's heart desires. Today we score a trailer showing off some in game action and cutscenes, read more for links!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

King of Route 66 (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 8:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday Sega of America announced that its currently in development of The King of Route 66 for PS2. Developed at Sega’s AM2 studios, The King of Route 66 takes players on a road trip, barrelling down the road from Illinois to California. The game features over 40 characters, a variety of stages with multiple objectives, and is slated for release during March 2003. Check the first few screens ...

Splinter Cell - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 7:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will release in time for the lucrative Christmas 2002 market exclusively on Xbox, with a PC version to appear by the end of the year. Xbox is the lead development platform for the game, which has been designed to take full advantage of the advanced graphics and sound capabilities of Xbox. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will also feature online elements using the recently announced Xbox Live service. Today we serve up a new trailer showing off some stealth restaurant action. Read more for links where to grab it ...

Sub Rebellion (PS2) - Developer Q&A

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 5:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

In the game, Sub Rebellion, players are taken to 2139, a time when the earth’s tectonic plates began to shift, producing massive seismic activity throughout the world. As most of the worlds land began to sink into the sea, civilizations changed forever. Survivors of this era had to adapt to the new conditions of life under and above the sea.. By 2145 two factions arose, the Melgis Empire and the Alliance Army. The Alliance, in a desperate attempt to turn the tides on the war, deployed the experimental Clonos attack submarine. We had a few questions for Irem Software Developer/Manager Kita Hiroya.. Torpedos away!

'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' (NGC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 4:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts is pleased to announce that Star Wars: The Clone Wars for GameCube has been approved for manufacturing and is expected to be in stores on October 29th. In Star Wars: The Clone Wars players take on the roles of Anakin Skywalker, Mace Windu, and Obi-Wan Kenobi as they lead the Republic army in the Clone Wars, all in the hopes of stopping the Separatists from assembling an ancient Sith weapon. The game gives players control over five crafts, as well as the ability to battle through 16 missions spanning six worlds from the Star Wars universe.