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'Brianstorm: The Game Show' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 10:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Global Star Software has begun shipping their all-new multi-player trivia challenge, Brianstorm: The Game Show for the PC platform.

'World War II' Wednesdays Begins - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 10:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BIG NEWS! Every Wednesday from now until mid-November has been designated as “WWII theme day”. This means that every Wednesday we will put up NEW content from Strategy First's upcoming WWII strategy titles, "GI Combat Episode 1: Battle of Normandy" (Freedom Games) and "Hearts of Iron" (Paradox Entertainment). Read more for details and 10 brand new screens from each game.

No One Lives Forever 2 - Patch v1.1 Update

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 9:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Some NOLF2 users are still experiencing difficulty after the 1.1 patch. Read more for detailed instructions for users to get their game running in case the patch doesn't resolve the problem.

'NBA Starting Five' Ships To Stores Nationwide

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 9:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami of America Inc., today announced that NBA STARTING FIVE has shipped to stores nationwide. The latest hoops game from Konami, NBA Starting Five is now available for the PlayStation 2 at an SRP of $39.99, while the Xbox edition is set to ship on October 29th at an SRP of $49.99.

House of the Dead III (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 7:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In "The House of the Dead III," players will defy the undead with shotgun in hand as they explore a post-apocalyptic wasteland of unrelenting terror. Fans of the series will thrill to beautifully rendered gore, time-sensitive gameplay and a wide variety of branching paths. Gamers take out wave after wave of horrific zombies as they travel different routes and advance the storyline, uncovering new secrets and hidden areas along the way. The all-new shotgun comes in handy when surrounded by an army of undead. Players must use it wisely to take out multiple enemies in a single blast as they plow their way through the most exhilarating nightmare yet. 12 new screens .. njoy!

Devastation - New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 6:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Devastation is a next-generation Unreal Engine-powered, team-based FPS set in a near future technology dark age, where corporations rule and deadly Pacification Squad Troopers enforcing their will. Developed by Digitalo, and co-published by ARUSH Entertainment and Groove Games, Devastation features Hollywood-style special effects, an engrossing single player story, frenetic multiplayer modes and Karma physics for incredible real world interactions and rag doll deaths. Read more to check 9 brand new, beautiful, action packed screens!

'WWII Online' Another Step Closer For Mac Players - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Macintosh and PC users alike have begun testing the latest Beta version of World War II Online, the world’s first virtual battlefield available through Strategy First, Playnet and Cornered Rat Software. Read more for details and a few new screens ...

UbiSoft Signs Long Term Commitment With 'Myst'

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 10:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced an agreement to extend its partnership with Cyan Worlds, Inc. to develop and publish new games for the Myst franchise through 2008. The deal ensures that Rand Miller, co-creator of Myst and founder of Cyan Worlds, Inc., will continue to play a central role in helping Ubi Soft develop the Myst series. It also furthers Ubi Soft’s ability to produce and market games for a wide audience.

Blitzkrieg - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 10:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blitzkrieg is an exciting real-time strategy game set in World War II. Similar to Sudden Strike, this game allows the player to command Allied, Russian or German troops. However, it also provides entirely new tactical opportunities thanks to its 3D terrain and units. A random mission generator and extensive multiplayer features guarantee long-lasting enjoyment even after completing the 3 great campaigns. Historically more accurate than Sudden Strike and with a large number of new units and adaptable difficulty levels, Blitzkrieg is all a wargamer's heart desires. Today we score a trailer showing off some in game action and cutscenes, read more for links!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2002 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News