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UbiSoft Announces 'Batman Vengeance' For PC

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2002 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced today that it would be bringing the popular game Batman Vengeance to PC enthusiasts this fall. Now PC gamers can become the Dark Knight and follow a twisting, unpredictable plot through stylish environments based on the hit television animated series The New Batman Adventures. Not really much of a surprise since there was a demo available already a few weeks back, but now its official!

BaldurÂ’s Gate : Dark Alliance (NGC) - First Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2002 @ 1:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Immerse yourself in the fast-paced, dynamic world of Baldur’s Gate : Dark Alliance. In this epic action RPG, play one of three unique characters as you explore visually stunning environments like bone-chilling ice caverns, marshy swamplands and forlorn tombs. Battle immense Frost Giants, brutal Dragons and hordes of other Dungeons & Dragons creatures. Use your wits, battle fiercely and emerge victorious! Check the first 10 Gamecube screens!

Phantasy Star Collection (GBA) Announced - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2002 @ 12:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A compilation pack of the first three Phantasy Star products, Collection brings classic Sci-Fi RPG gaming to the Game Boy Advance. This RPG series revolutionized the genre with immersive 3-D dungeons, huge environments to explore and hours of gameplay.

WarBirds III - Info & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 9:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Entertainment Network announced today that WarBirds III, Fighter Pilot Academy, is expected to reach retail shelves very quickly for the Christmas retail season, with new features, new graphics, new missions, and a new level of simulation to battle Electronic Arts excellent new retail WWII product, Battlefield 1942. Read more for info & screens.

Splinter Cell - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 9:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

UbiSoft is pleased to announce that the game has been rated T. The game is slated to hit the shelves for xbox on Nov. 12, and the PC version will follow on Nov. 26. Today we scored 3 new screens AND a new ingame trailer, showing off some Sam Fisher action. Njoy!

Vivendi Announces Online Game Based On 'Lord Of The Rings'

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 9:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Publishing announced today several new games as part of its Games division's long-term agreement with Tolkien Enterprises to develop interactive entertainment based on J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit." The new titles include The Lord of the Rings: Middle-earth Online, an Online Massively Multi-player role playing game, The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Ring, a real time strategy game, and additional PC and console titles based on Tolkien's "The Two Towers" and "The Return of the King."

Deathrow (Xbox) - Website Goes Live!

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 8:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced the launch of a dedicated website to support its forthcoming brutal team combat game, Deathrow. Featuring in-depth team and player profiles, special moves for effectively removing your opponents from the field of battle, and interviews with developer SouthEnd Interactive, the official page will have everything to quench any fan's thirst for Deathrow info. Deathrow, an exclusive title for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, is scheduled to ship to U.S. and Canadian retail shelves this fall. Check it out NOW!! To celebrate the opening, UbiSoft send us 9 exclusive screens! Njoy

Real War : Rogue States - Info & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 7:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

REAL WAR: ROGUE STATES is the next game in the best-selling "Real War" series. In this modern military RTS the United States has learned that the Independent Liberation Army (ILA) is being backed by a rogue state. It was thought the ILA was destroyed, but this new sponsor has re-energized the ILA and equipped it with even more lethal technology. The gamer's task is to destroy this alliance and punish the offending country. Some more info and 40+ screens to show we mean business!

Big Air Freestyle (NGC) Ships In Europe

by Rainier on Sept. 23, 2002 @ 5:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames has shipped Big Air Freestyle, an extreme motocross game for the Nintendo GameCube, to European store shelves this week.

IronStorm - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2002 @ 12:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iron Storm is set in 1964, in a world where World War I never ended, and countries have been embroiled in warfare for the past 50 years. The Great War, as it has been dubbed, has no end in sight, and mankind seems to be condemned to eternal warfare, until the inconceivable is discovered. If you are not sure yet wether you want to download the rather large demo, this trailer will give you a great feel for the 1st and 3rd person perspectives in this epic battle. You'll also get a taste of one of your future recon missions, as you get a first look at actual game footage from campaign one of the Western Front Lines.