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'Dark Angel' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 17, 2002 @ 3:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

James Cameron's Dark Angel is a 3rd person action adventure game, with emphasis on stealth and fighting, based on the hit TV series of the same name. Set against the backdrop of a post-apocalyptic Seattle, players take on the role of Max, a genetically-enhanced super-soldier, on a quest to reclaim her past by finding her sister and fellow genetically-altered escapees. We're taking our build for a spin, and here are some screens. Initial impression : Dark Angel would kick the shit out of Buffy if they ever met, so in short, good game!

'Platoon' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2002 @ 11:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Platoon covers the period from the early days of the conflict (late 1965) to the height of battle in 1968. and recreates some of the most tragic moments of the Vietnam war : Operation “Shiny Bayonet”, the Pleiku Campaign, Operation “Pershing” ... Combat and weapons are ultra realistic, real-life tactics making use of real US Army reports and documents. Check out 28 new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2002 @ 10:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theater' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2002 @ 8:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

WizardWorks and Infogrames just released the first update patch for their recently released World War II shooter Deadly Dozen: Pacific Theater. This upgrade brings your retail game to v2.35 patch and fixes "many" multiplayer crashes, optimizes bandwidth usage, offers small map tweaks, sound fixes, and more (thanks Bluesnews). Read more for detailed fix list and links where to get it ...

Interview With 'Zanzarah:The Hidden Portal' Producer

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2002 @ 8:06 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

An exciting tale of two worlds...one fantastical, the other the world as we know it today. Once they were joined as one, but they now exist separately without knowledge of their former link to each other. Yet there exists a person able to reunite the two worlds: A girl, soon to turn 18, unaware of her power and her significance to both realms. Going on sale next week in the US, we sat down with Xicat producer Leonard Kohs and had a few mystical words, or something like that ...

MicroMachines (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2002 @ 7:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

MicroMachines is one of the strongest and most successful franchises in the history of video games. It has now been updated to take advantage of the processing power of next-generation consoles, and offers the same fast-paced top-down racing with miniature vehicles that has made MicroMachines games so popular in the past... and then some! The gameplay is more varied than ever before, with a huge variety of tracks and levels in many different environments. There is also a large selection of vehicles on offer for next-gen gamers.

'Echelon:Wind Warriors' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2002 @ 7:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

"Echelon:Wind Warriors" is the next evolution in futuristic flight combat that delivers the latest technical and gameplay innovations demanded by today's experienced game playing audience without sacrificing accessibility for newcomers. Players fly a variety of futuristic aircraft through a number of new missions set on a spectacular continent that takes seven hours of real-time flying to cross. We took our beta for a ride and snapped some screens .. Njoy!

'Enclave' (PC) - Movie

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2002 @ 6:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In the fantastic world of Enclave a deep rift in the earth separates good from bad. The lands of light are prospering and growing. Surrounded by the barren planes of the dark devastated by war, they form an enclave of peace and sincerity. The rift, however, is about to close. From now on, there will be no more peace in everyday life throughout the border lands. Both empires are arming themselves for war. We now have a trailer of the Enclave PC version with in game footage! Read more for links where to get it ...

'Dragon Ball Z : Budokai' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2002 @ 4:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Dragon Ball Z Budokai is an authentic and deep 3D fighting game set in the spectacular world of DBZ and filled with the fiercest fighters the universe has ever known. Test your skills against the most powerful Dragon Ball Z heroes and the most sinister villains. Every battle is more intense, more dangerous, and more epic than the one before. Will you be the last warrior standing?

'Rygar: The Legendary Adventure' (PS2) - Movie

by Rainier on Nov. 16, 2002 @ 12:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The story of Rygar begins with the Island of Argus being plagued by evil Titans. Armageddon has spread over the land, creating chaos as volcanoes, earthquakes, and monsters ravage the countryside. In mankind’s darkest hour, a hero rises from the ashes to defeat the Titans, rescue the princess and restore order to the land. The player will become Rygar and his legendary adventure will begin. Playstation Japan now features a streaming video that we converted for your convenience so that you can download it, read more for links ...