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Kanal 5 Brings Games Into Swedish Living Rooms

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 6:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

MGON and STO-CPH have joined forces to pioneer a new format in TV programming combining competitive online game play with televised reporting. Swedish Kanal 5 is the first station to pick up the show for a fall 2002 run.

Climax Announces 'Robot Wars 2' For Xbox & PC

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 6:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Following the success of its acclaimed versions of Robot Wars on PlayStation 2 and PC CD-ROM, Climax is pleased to announce the development of heavy metal successor Robot Wars 2. To be published on XBox and PC formats by BBC Multimedia for Christmas 2002, this all-action sequel is set to deliver a whole new bot battling experience.

TOCA Race Driver (PC/PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 6:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TOCA Race Driver brings the drama of real life touring car racing to PlayStation 2 and PC screens this summer. Gamers will really experience the aggressive close contact Touring Car races at a world class level when they become Ryan McKane, the game’s central character

'Soldier of Fortune 2 : Double Helix' - New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 5:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Soldier of Fortune 2 players once again assume the role of John Mullins, a military consultant working for the top-secret anti-terrorist group known as The Shop. In the game, players must tackle a wide-range of missions from hostage rescue and intelligence gathering, to search-and-destroy. Level design in Soldier of Fortune 2 is flexible enough to allow for multiple styles of play. Gamers can “hit ‘em hard” with a frontal assault or use stealth weapons for a subtle approach.

Strategy First' Legion - New Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 5:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Legion transports players back in time, over two thousand years ago, before the world was ruled by Rome and when the next great empire was set to rise. Players take control of one of the many tribes, city states or leagues in Italy at the time prior to Rome’s domination of the area. The time would come when armies would have to become organized, take advantage of terrain and make sure that the best formations were implemented to ensure victory. Njoy the new screens!

Aero the Acrobat (GBA) - Features

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 5:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The classic mascot is back! Aero the Acrobat dazzles you with amazing feats of bravery in his mission to stop the evil Edgar Ektor. As Aero you blast out of cannons, dive through hoops of fire and hang onto speeding roller coasters to protect the circus park for the fun-loving spectators. But danger looms as you defy psycho circus performers and fairground freaks in the quest to save the show from disaster.

'Die Hard : Nakatomi Plaza' - Exclusive Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 5:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza combines the exciting elements of the original blockbuster movie with a pulse-pounding adventure game set in an interactive 3D environment. This single-player game features an event-driven storyline that follows John McClain in his life and death struggle to overcome a group of greedy terrorists, and in the process, save his wife, the other hostages, and hopefully himself. Staying true to the original story, the entire game takes place in the 40-story Nakatomi Plaza office building on Christmas Eve, with our hero "accidentally" called upon to thwart a large-scale burglary attempt by a band of trigger-happy terrorists. By the end of the night, only McClain's stealth manoeuvres, desperately crazy antics, and witty comebacks will save the hostages and thwart the terrorists. Njoy these exclusive puppies taken from the gold version! More to follow shortly...

'1914 : The Great War' - Screens

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 4:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fishtank just send us some screens from "1914 - The Great War", their upcoming round-based strategy game for PC. The player takes on the role of an officer of World War I. In two detailed campaigns (either Allies or Germans) with 30 versatile missions in total you will have to fight on different front lines in Western Europe. Njoy

'Warrior Kings' Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 3:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just noticed over at Blues that Microids has just released new patches for the UK and French versions of Warrior Kings. The new patch upgrades those 2 version of their 3D real-time strategy game to v1.3. Both are aprox. 3.5mb big and mainly fix game balance & Gamespy issues ...

Downforce (GBA) - Official Announcement

by Rainier on April 19, 2002 @ 12:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Adorning a leather jumpsuit and sitting on a new set of rubbers, Titus Software is all set to enter the highly oiled world of ‘no rules’ motor racing with Downforce, due to be published for Game Boy Advance in May 2002. We already posted some screens several days ago, but here is the official announcement.