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UbiSoft Announces 'Rayman3 : Hoodlum Havoc' - Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 6:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, one of the largest video game publishers in the world, today announced plans to release Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc in the U.S. and Europe this fall with availability on all next generation consoles and PC.

'Trainz' Plug-In Getting Attention

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 6:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Auran, creators of Trainz, have reported a significant increase in download traffic on their website since the announcement of a gmax game pack for Trainz yesterday.

Mobile Forces - New Screens

by Rainier on March 6, 2002 @ 1:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rage's "Mobile Forces" is closing in on its scheduled April release date. The experienced team – previously been key members of Grand Theft Auto 1,2 and 3, Wild Metal Country, Silicon Valley, Strikeforce, F1 Championship 2000 and Lemmings - is going full speed ahead and here are some of the latest screens!

Global Ops Update - Demo Is Coming SOON!

by Rainier on March 5, 2002 @ 10:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Mike Arkin, Executive Producer over at Crave Ent. has posted an update on the eagerly awaited Global Ops .. mentioning a demo is IMMINENT (as early as tomorrow) and store date is expected to be March 26th .. Read more for the full story ..

Tarzan Untamed (Gamecube) - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2002 @ 7:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In order to celebrate the release of the Gamecube on the European market, Ubi Soft send us a ton of new in-game "Tarzan Untamed" screens. One of their 3 titles for the Gamecube upon its initial release last week. I'm sure more are to follow! Njoy

ELSPA Comments On 'Hooligans - Storm Over Europe' - New Screens!

by Rainier on March 5, 2002 @ 7:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Computer game 'Hooligans', developed by Dutch company Darxabre has launched in the UK today, aimed towards the huge adult market for computer games. Less than 1% of such games are rated as 18 by the ELSPA or BBFC rating systems. Clearly, computer games are not just for kids. There is now a massive market for games, which appeal to adults on the basis of their levels of difficulty and challenge, not because the graphic content is of an adult nature. Personally .. i think the ELSPA and BBFC are a bunch of whinebags .. but hey .. thats just me .. Now lets knock the s**t out of the other team ..

Imperium Galactica 3: Genesis - Screens

by Rainier on March 5, 2002 @ 6:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Imperium Galactica 3: Genesis is a story-based single player strategy game. Starting in 2040, you are in control of the fleet of a multinational cooperation fighting a rivalling cooperation. The discovery of foreign technology leads to expeditions into space. When you return to Earth you find it occupied by Aliens. Only one colonizing spaceship with humans escaped. Your task is to find this ship, use it to build colonies and to finally gather enough strength to take back Earth.

'No Mans Land' - First Screens!

by Rainier on March 5, 2002 @ 6:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Westward Ho! In No Man's Land, the player leads the colonization of the American continent between 1600 und 1900. In three campaigns, divided into 30 diversified missions, the player sees the historical development of this era from the viewpoint of six different ethnic groups: Englishmen, settlers, American patriots, Spaniards and forest- and prairie Indians. This game is in an early stage, thus we bring you EARLY screens!

Grandia II (PS2) - Screens, Characters & Monsters

by Rainier on March 5, 2002 @ 6:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Grandia II takes players into a world where the legends of good and evil must once again face each other in a timeless battle. Long ago, Granus gave the Light of Hope upon the people and humans gained great prosperity. However, Valmur, the Evil of Darkness attempted to deprive the Light from the people. Granus valiantly fought to protect the humans and the fight was never-ending. It has been over 10,000 years since the battle of Light and Darkness has taken place, as the ground begins to tremble with the anticipation of the impending battle.

Discreet Gmax Game Pack Included With 'Trainz'

by Rainier on March 5, 2002 @ 5:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Auran are pleased to announce that they have signed a licensing agreement with Discreet, a division of Autodesk, Inc. to create, publish and distribute a gmax game pack for their new model railroad simulation, Trainz.