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Lethal Dreams - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 8:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

New Role Playing Strategy game "Lethal Dreams" involves player into events taking place in a fantasy world on the side of one of the six magicians. Each of them is a specialist in one of the six paths of magic: Evocation, Incarnation, Necromancy, Portals, Enchantment and Transmutation. Besides the above, a seventh path exists in the game. It's a magic of Images. This path is open for all magicians. Each path has unique combination of spells that makes the opposite sides absolutely different from each other. The gaming world consists of battles between magicians in real time in the domains, small islands of substance, hanging in a limitless ocean of Chaos. Check the new magic screens!

CrashDay - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 7:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Crashday puts the player in a world of stunts, dents and adrenalin. His task is to scrap his vehicle with breathtaking stunts or to wreck cars in aggressive street races, showing his opponents that they made a fatal mistake in choosing him as their enemy. The battle setting place in maps partly created by the player is sponsored by a crazy video shop owner who sells new vehicles, weapons and other upgrades from time to time." Today we scored a destructive kind of trailer showing off what the game is and will be all about. Read more for links where to grab it (thanks EvilAvatar).

Vivendi's Black Label Games Announces 'Kill Bill'

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 7:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Label Games, a studio of the Games division of Vivendi Universal Publishing, announced today that it has signed an agreement to license the interactive rights to Quentin Tarantino's ("Pulp Fiction," "Reservoir Dogs") upcoming Miramax film "Kill Bill."

'Jaleco Entertainment' Unveils New Name & Focus

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 6:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

VR1 Entertainment President Richard P. Wnuk announced today the company has joined with Jaleco USA, a publisher of entertainment software, to form the multi-platform software gaming publisher Jaleco Entertainment.

'Get In The Game! Career In The Game Industry' Arrives In Stores

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 6:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

New Riders announced today that "Get in the Game! Careers in the Game Industry" by Marc Mencher, an informative guide to employment and careers in the game industry is hitting store shelves this week. The book will be distributed to major retailers in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.

BaldurÂ’s Gate: Dark Alliance (XB) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 9:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It’s the massively popular world of Baldur’s Gate as you have never seen it before. Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance is a revolutionary action adventure with an epic tale of intrigue, fierce alliances, explosive spell effects and highly detailed creatures and environments. Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance is a benchmark of technology and gameplay. 13 new screens for you to enjoy while waiting for the game to appear on the shelves .. Njoy!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2002 @ 7:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Game Chronicles has up a Q&A with John Linn of Xicat talking about the recently released Lithtech engine powered first person shooter, Sniper. GameZone has a new Q&A with LucasArts' Jon Knoles talking about the upcoming PS2-GameCube action game centering on Episode II villian Jango Fett, Star Wars: Bounty Hunter. Apolyton has a new Q&A with Big Huge Games co-founder Jason Coleman as he talks about their upcoming historical RTS game, Rise of Nations. Gamer's Click has a Q&A with Maxis' Kevin Hogan talking about their upcoming next game in their city simulation series, Sim City 4. The GSpot has a Q&A with Yuji Naka from Team Sonic (Sega) talking about Phantasy Star Online Version 1 & 2 (GameCube and Xbox). The Wargamer has a Q&A GSC Gameworld's Mario "Mayo" Gerhold talking about upcoming their RTS stand-alone expansion. Cossacks: Back to War. GameSpyDaily has a Q&A with Rival Interactive's lead designer Jim Omer, talking about their just gone gold military RTS game, Real War: Rogue States.

'Soldier of Fortune' - .Map Source Released

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 11:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This file contains the .map file source for the multiplayer maps in the Original Soldier of Fortune (+Gold and Platinum Editions) for all Deathmatch, Control, Conquer the Bunker and Capture the Flag maps released by Raven. Read more for details and links where to grab it!

'Real War: Rogue States' Goes Gold!

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 11:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive announced today the next game in the best-selling "Real War" series titled "Real War" titled "Real War: Rogue States." (Windows® XP, 2000, ME, 98, 95, Rated "T" by the ESRB, available: Early October 2002). Featuring new missions and co-operative multiplayer battles, gamers will be able to do battle against terrorists around the world.

'The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian' Ships To Stores - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 30, 2002 @ 11:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Universal Interactive, Inc. announced that its video game based on Universal Pictures' blockbuster feature film The Scorpion King, which stars World Wrestling Entertainment Superstar The Rock, has shipped to retailers nationwide. The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian is available for the PlayStation2 and Nintendo GameCube and will be available in stores simultaneously with the home video/DVD release of The Scorpion King film. We also scored a little trailer with some ingame footage and comments from The Rock man himself, check it out!!!