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'Shadowbane' Pre-Order Disc Ships

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2002 @ 8:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft and ubi.com, the publishers of Shadowbane, today announced the first-ever limited edition Shadowbane pre-order box has shipped to Electronics Boutique, Gamestop and CompUSA stores everywhere. Shadowbane is the highly-anticipated, fantasy-based massively multiplayer online (MMO) game scheduled for release this November. The pre-sell box contains a code to unlock three restricted races in the final version of Shadowbane and retails for $10.00 suggested retail price, which will be credited back to customers when they purchase the final version of Shadowbane.

Haven: Call Of The King (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2002 @ 8:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world of Haven: Call Of The King is virtually limitless. Incorporating an extremely advanced gameplay engine that allows a variety of gameplay genres to be smoothly integrated into one game, Haven: Call Of The King features many gameplay styles -- platforming, turret-based shooting, boat and land vehicular racing, arena combat and space exploration. With groundbreaking technology, players can seamlessly travel from the earth, through the atmosphere, into outer space, and back again.

Colin McRae Rally 3 (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2002 @ 7:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Colin McRae Rally 3 will launch on September 27th for PlayStation 2 and Xbox and is set to be an unbelievably personal experience. Capturing the emotions and consequences of being a professional rally champion it takes the gaming experience to the limit as the player attempts to become the globe’s greatest rally driver. Today we have a slew of Xbox and PS2 screens .. 30+ each or so ...

Hercules Introduces '3D Prophet 9700 Pro'

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2002 @ 7:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hercules is proud to announce the launch of the most powerful of its 3D Prophet boards, 3D Prophet 9700 Pro. The 3D Prophet 9700 Pro, based on ATI's highly-anticipated RADEON™ 9700 PRO VPU (Visual Processing Unit), is a technological breakthrough delivering both the fastest 3D acceleration in PC gaming and a whole new range of groundbreaking, photo-realistic effects for hardcore gamers. In addition, 3D Prophet 9700 Pro is offered with the complete version of the highly acclaimed Morrowind: The Elder Scrolls III.

Yet Another New 'Rainbow 6 : Ravenshield' - Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2002 @ 7:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today the official German Raven Shield website has been updated with a new 45 seconds gameplay footage video from the newest Rainbow Six game. Grab high res. 69MB here and medium 36MB here and low size 13MB here!

'Aggressive Inline' & 'ATV Quad Power Racing' Coming To GBA

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2002 @ 7:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bringing hours of freewheeling action to handheld gaming, AKA Acclaim, a division of Acclaim Entertainment, Inc., today announced it has shipped Aggressive Inline and ATV Quad Power Racing for the Game Boy Advance. Aggressive Inline combines the thrill of high-flying inline skating with the ease and mass-market appeal of arcade-style action, while ATV Quad Power Racing delivers the four-wheel action of off-road racing throughout many challenging terrains.

America's Army: Operations Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2002 @ 6:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The U.S. Army today announced that its America's Army: Operations computer game has gone gold. The game will be available on a free CD at the beginning of October at local Army Recruiting stations, ROTC Detachment and Army events to be listed at America's Army. The game CD will feature many missions that can be downloaded from a number of mirrored sites listed at Go Army and Aamerica's Army, as well as several exclusive levels including swamp raid and mountain ambush missions.

'US Open 2002' Ships To Stores - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2002 @ 5:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First is pleased to announce that their Tennis Simulation game for the PC, US Open 2002 has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Right in time for the official US Open...

'AquaNox: Revelation' Becomes 'AquaNox 2: Revelation'

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2002 @ 5:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Good news for all AquaNox fans: AquaNox: Revelation, originally devised as a stand-alone add-on for JoWooD's AquaNox, has now been introduced as its official follow-up. Seems like renaming games is becoming a trend ...

LucasArts Announces 'Sam & Max Hit the Road'

by Rainier on Aug. 28, 2002 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sam & Max, interactive entertainment's most beloved canine and rabbit combo, hit the road again first quarter 2004 in a long awaited adventure comedy sequel for Windows PC from LucasArts. The follow up to the critically acclaimed 1993 adventure classic Sam & Max Hit the Road® will dispatch the Freelance Police into a wild world of screwy and vaguely quixotic missions. Each one will be jam packed with nerve-jangling action, brain-busting puzzles, and the kind of easygoing banter one might expect from a talking dog and a naked, hyperkinetic bunny.