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Go Go Gadget !! Sneaks into Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 21, 2002 @ 11:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

DreamCatcher let us know that Inspector Gadget Advance Mission for Game Boy Advance has been shipped to retailers. It will be available for purchase next week.

Wreckless: The Yakuza Missions Tops Xbox Charts

by Rainier on Feb. 21, 2002 @ 6:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. today announced that its mission-based driving game WRECKLESS: The Yakuza Missions was the #1 best-selling title nationwide in dollars and units for the Xbox videogame system from Microsoft during the week of February 3 - 9, 2002. This outstanding mark was made with only four days in distribution.

UbiSoft Announces Worms Battle Pack

by Rainier on Feb. 21, 2002 @ 8:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today it was announced that on 21 March 2002 Ubi Soft Entertainment will publish a bundle of the Worms series. The edition will contain the following Worms PC title at an extremely attractive price: Worms 2, Worms Armageddon and Worms World party.

Dinotopia: The Timestone Pirates - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 21, 2002 @ 7:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TDK today announced that "Dinotopia:The Timestone Pirates" for the Game Boy Advance will ship in April 2002. The release coincides with the premiere of the six-hour Dinotopia mini-series from Hallmark Ent. which will air on the ABC television network starting May 12. In addition, ABC and Hallmark have announced the start of production of an all new Dinotopia television series. Here are the first few screens ...

Xenus - Artwork

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2002 @ 9:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Check out some kewl shots of artwork from Deep Shadow's upcoming 1st Person Shooter "Xenus". Deep Shadows is best known for developing Codename Outbreak and the Vital Engine.

Woody WoodPecker (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2002 @ 8:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Woody Woodpecker for PlayStation®2 has just been shipped. Woody Woodpecker: Escape From Buzz Buzzard Park has just been shipped to retailers. This game will be available for online purchase very shortly. A trailer of the game is available HERE!

Airline Tycoon Evolution - Exclusive Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2002 @ 5:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Yesterday we announced that MonteCristo is working on an expansion for their hit title "Airline Tycoon" under the name of "Airline Tycoon Evolution", today we bring you 7 fresh screens so you can see what its all about ...

Be Among The First! Dungeon Siege Sneak Preview Sign-Up Starts Friday

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2002 @ 2:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that at an undisclosed time on Friday, Feb 22, gamers will be able to sign up for the chance to win a sneak preview copy of Dungeon Siege HERE or any of 19 other participating games sites. A select group of gamers will win an exclusive sneak preview copy of this highly anticipated game. Those who hope to be among the first to play Dungeon Siege will want to check the sites frequently, as the sign-up will be posted at an unspecified time. Microsoft's official Dungeon Siege site will also host a complete list of all participating sites. The first ten submissions from each site, along with 50 additional winners randomly selected from all entries.

PC Review: Nascar Racing 2002 Season

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 10:04 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Building on the highly acclaimed 3D physics engine of NASCAR Racing 4, NASCAR Racing 2002 Season's new sound system and enhanced photo-realistic graphics capture the heart-pounding intensity of actual NASCAR racing better than ever. In addition, the innovative new replay editor allows users to add sound and graphics to saved replays in order to create highlight reels of their favorite races. Did it race to the finish? Or did it crash and burn?

Monte Cristo Announces 'Airline Tycoon Evolution'

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 7:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Monte Cristo has just signed with german studio Spellbound (Desperados) to develop the game :Airline Tycoon Evolution. The game takes all the parts of the original game released in September 2000 and adds two new elements of gameplay : Security and personal plane construction. The player will be able to create their own planes , use them in the game and even swap them over the internet. Expected : June 2002