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Sammy Delivers 2-Fisted Anime Action (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 9:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Entertainment today announced release dates for two new 2D anime-style fighting games based on the powerhouse Guilty Gear and The King of Fighter franchises for Nintendo Game Boy Advance. Guilty Gear X Advance Edition, releasing June 7, and The King of Fighters EX: Neo Blood, releasing Summer 2002, bring two 2D fighting series that amassed a huge following in arcades and on previous consoles to the GBA. Both games have an MSRP of $29.99 and are Rated T for Teen.

Sudden Strike II - (German) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 7:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the people who cant wait until the English version of the Sudden Strike II is released you can now grab the German demo from gamesweb. The demo is about 57mb and contains a complete single-player campaign in Japan and also a multi-player map in which Japan, USA and Russia fight against eachother.

Universal Studios Monsterville - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 7:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Universal Studios Monsters all have one overriding ambition, to win the election! Recently they have taken up politics with a single aim: to become Mayor of the city. But when your opponents are Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster, Quasimodo and Metaluna Mutant there are no limits!

Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader No1 Pre-Order Game On Gamecube

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 7:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It’s official! UK gamers are crazy about Star Wars. On May 3, 2002 LucasArts releases the highly anticipated Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader as a day one GameCube launch title. Already a number one selling third party smash hit in the US, retailers have confirmed that Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader is the No.1 pre-order on the GameCube in the UK.

'Dinotopia' Ships (GBA) To Stores

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 6:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc., announced today that "Dinotopia : The Timestone Pirates" for the Game Boy Advance has shipped to stores. The release of the game coincides with the premiere of Dinotopia, the eagerly anticipated miniseries from Hallmark Entertainment, beginning May 12 on ABC. This “mega-series” is the largest production ever brought to television.

Sim Golf Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 6:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has released a new patch for Sid Meier's Sim Golf. The v1.03 patch fixes "an obscure crash related to the selection of female golfer heads on the customization screen which affected theme packs and importation of custom heads". Read more for a detailed list and links where to grab this puppy.

'Steel Beasts Gold Edition' Ships To Stores Nationwide

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 5:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and EsimGames announced today that a Special Gold Edition of the award-winning tank simulation, Steel Beasts has shipped to stores in North America.

EA Sports Ships 'Knockout Kings 2002' For PS2 & Xbox In The UK

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 5:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bone crushing combos, dazzling footwork, epic knockouts and boxing’s biggest moments are prominently featured in the fastest, most intense version of the Knockout Kings series to date. Knockout Kings 2002 for the PS2/Xbox ships to stores.

'New World Order' - New Update and Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A week ago we had a little coverage on the NWO's progress and specifically the highly anticipated MultiPlayer Test Termite and Project3 are planning to release. Last week Jim Malmros said they "hoped" to announce a release date 'end of the month', which just happens to be today... Read on to find out more and check some new screens.

FreekStyle (PS2) - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 4:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the Sony PlayStation 2 action gamers, Freekstyle by EA SPORTS is the most dangerous motocross game around. Freekstyle dares you to harness the power of your bike while pulling off sick stunts in insane, over the top worlds. Check these 40 + screens and you will know why!