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Tom ClancyÂ’s Splinter Cell (Xbox) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 6:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will release in time for the lucrative Christmas 2002 market exclusively on Xbox, with a PC version to appear by the end of the year. Xbox is the lead development platform for the game, which has been designed to take full advantage of the advanced graphics and sound capabilities of Xbox. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will also feature online elements using the recently announced Xbox Live service. Check out the nifty action in these brand new steaming hot screens ;)

Super Bust-A-Move 2 (PS2/GC) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 5:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced it is publishing Super Bust-A-Move 2, for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system and Nintendo GameCube. Super Bust-A-Move 2 is the latest version of the hugely popular Bust-A-Move franchise featuring challenging puzzles, a fun cast of characters and highly-addictive gameplay appealing to gamers of all ages. Super Bust-A-Move 2 for the PlayStation 2 is scheduled to ship to U.S. and Canadian retail shelves in October with the Nintendo GameCube version following this December.

'Icewind Dale II' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 4:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interplay Entertainment Corp. announced today that the highly anticipated Icewind Dale II has gone gold and will be available at retail in early September. A preview is in the works as we speak so stay tuned to get the latest on this beauty...

Soldier Of Fortune II 'Punkbuster' Support Coming Soon

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 8:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision are pleased to announce that Even Balance, Inc. is working on integrating PunkBuster into Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix by Activision and Raven Software. They will release more details as they become available. Any PB supporters who have specific knowledge of where to download hacks and cheats for multiplayer SOF2 should send information to research@evenbalance.com.

Brand New Game Copy Protection System

by Rainier on Aug. 5, 2002 @ 7:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ever wondered how to achieve the maximum level of game protection against cracking and pirate copying without studying a thick manual and even without the source code? StarForce Technologies™ reveals StarForce Professional 3.0, the feature-rich protection system, to combat illegal copying of software distributed on CD-ROM. Exhibitors and visitors of the international game exhibition ECTS, which takes place on August 29 - 31 in London, will be introduced to a beta version of StarForce Professional 3.0. Don't miss it; come to StarForce Technologies' stand #1414.

Shrapnel Games To Publish 'Aaron Hall's Dungeon Odyssey'

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2002 @ 9:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

This one eluded us yesterday but Shrapnel Games announced a new offering in their partnership with Malfador Machinations to publish Aaron Hall's Dungeon Odyssey today. Aaron Hall's Dungeon Odyssey brings the unlimited gameplay of his previous Space Empires games to the RPG market.

IL 2 Sturmovik: The Forgotten Battles - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2002 @ 4:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we scored another bunch of screens from UbiSoft's upcoming expansion pack for the multi-award winning WWII combat flight simulation title, IL-2 Sturmovik. IL2-Sturmovik: The Forgotten Battles will include two new maps for Finland and Hungary, expanding the battlefield for both single and multiplayer modes. It will also feature more than 20 new single player missions and ten cooperative multiplayer missions. Focus today is on the Ju-87 Stuka and I-153 with some technical info (for the history buffs out there) and screens ...

Karma : Immortality - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2002 @ 2:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Karma : Immortality is a interesting project under development by Korean Dragonfly (no corrolation with Kevin Costner's latest movie). Karma : Immortality is a 3D Military Action FPS set in the near future with some great looking graphics .. check out the screens and see for yourself...

No One Lives Forever 2 - Tazer Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2002 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Cate's eye shadow doubles as a non-lethal Taser, useful for temporarily rendering bad guys unconscious at close range. Its non-threatening appearance allows her to wield it in public places without arousing suspicion. However, the Taser must recharge between uses." Check out the fresh screens ...

Pro Race Driver 'Background Story' Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2002 @ 10:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world’s greatest touring car drivers, a family's battle with the past, the ultimate driving prize – in Pro Race Driver the finishing line is only the beginning. See the story behind the action in an all-new Pro Race Driver video. The week wouldnt be complete with another trailer from codemasters .. read more ...