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'Rayman 3 : Hoodlum Havoc' (GBA/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 10:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft , one of the world's largest video game publishers, proudly presents Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc. The multi-platform video game is a cartoon fantasy in which the ever-popular hero Rayman, comes face-to-face with some of his greatest adversaries yet. Epic game play and series trademark humor will mark Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc out as one of the biggest games of 2003. In addition to vibrantly detailed worlds and innovative game play, it features a deep story line that will immerse players in this unique experience. Rayman 3 will give gamers the quality they have come to expect from the 11 million selling series.

'The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 8:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

2003 will see the return of Link in the new Legend of Zelda. The previous two games on the Nintendo 64 are frequently cited among the greatest games ever conceived, and the Gamecube version is even more remarkable. Join Link as he attempts to escape Monster Island, elude the guards and rescue his sister from the evil clutches of the feathered marauder. Check out these 100 new screens ...

'1080°: Avalanche' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 8:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

1080°: Avalanche brings its unique tradition of authentic 3-D snowboarding action to Gamecube. Game play satisfaction snowballs as players master snowboarding physics and an all-new trick system. Favorite boarders, such as the well-balanced Kensuke, the technical master Rob or the incredibly fast Dion, charge jumps, grab huge air and complete twisted combos. Watch out though, a potentially impressive stunt could lead to a board-breaking disaster. Chheck out the 8 brand new screens ...

'Run Like Hell' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 8:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier today we had the Interplay announcement that they were bringing Run Like Hell to the Xbox and now we have the first screens for you to enjoy! Check them out!

Babel Goes Viral For 'Robot Wars: Extreme Destruction' Website

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 8:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Games outsourcing specialist Babel Media has designed and built the product website for BBC Multimedia's Robot Wars - Extreme Destruction videogames. The company will also manage viral marketing activity aimed at gamers and fans of the TV show.

Logitech 'Cordless Xbox Controller' Now Available In Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 7:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Logitech announced today that the Logitech Cordless Controller for the Xbox is now available on retail shelves in the U.S. and at the Logitech web site for a suggested retail price of $69.95 USD.

'FireStarter' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 7:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The game is set in year 2010 where player's conscience is entrapped by an up-to-date virus-infected virtual reality-playing machine called FireStarter. The virus-caused failure resulted in computer changing the rules of the game - to break out of the trap, the player is to complete the game within 48 hours. Immerse in an unbelievable world, created by super-modern playing machine, where you are to make it a winner of the adrenaline-brimming action. GSC World just send us 6 new screens for your enjoyment and also let us know they revamped the FireStarter website!

Vietcong - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 7:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Acting as an elite soldier, players of "Vietcong" command the A-team, part of the U.S. Special Forces, in realistically represented Vietnamese environments. Players will lead as many as six expertly trained soldiers through 20 dramatic missions, and follow a storyline that captures the danger, fear and unpredictability of the war itself. The full-featured multiplayer mode also allows gamers to play as U.S. Special Forces or Vietcong soldiers and to battle over specially designed levels. A bunch of new screens for you to enjoy!

'The Gladiators' Are Coming To Northern America

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 6:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Arxel Tribe announced today a distribution deal with Tri Synergy to distribute The Gladiators in North America. The Gladiators is a 3D real-time strategy game featuring a heavy emphasis on tactics and action. Arxel feels that The Gladiators could be a real hit in the North American market and wants to make sure it gets there in a timely fashion. The Gladiators is scheduled for a February 2002 release in North America.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 9:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News