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Sierra's E3 Lineup

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 8:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment, Inc. announced today its lineup of titles to be showcased at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in the Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall booth #1200 from May 22nd - 24th. Sierra will present products being developed for the PC and all next generation platforms aimed to drive the upcoming holiday season.

'The Sum Of All Fears' For PC Goes Gold - Screens

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 8:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment's PC game based on Tom Clancy's novel and the upcoming Paramount Pictures' release, The Sum Of All Fears, has gone gold. Developed by Ubi Soft's Red Storm Entertainment, The Sum Of All Fears PC game will be available at U.S. retail stores in conjunction with the movie release on May 31.

V-Rally 3 Coming To PS2 & GBA This Summer

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 7:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The weather forecast predicts a mud-spattered summer for PS2 and Game Boy Advance owners as Infogrames, Inc. returns the hugely successful V-Rally brand to the digital mud tracks with V-Rally 3. Falling under the newly reinvented Atari brand and with more than four million units in the series sold to date, V-Rally 3 is a triumphant comeback for one of the most realistic rally games ever made and promises to be the definitive rally racer on PS2 and Game Boy Advance.

'Capital Entertainment Group' Launched by Entertainment Software Veterans

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 6:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capital Entertainment Group, Inc. (CEG) launched today as the computer and video game industry's first independently funded production company.

EA Announces 'Ty The Tasmanian Tiger' - Screens

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 4:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

G'day mate! Electronic Arts goes "down under" with its new character-based action adventure game, Ty the Tasmanian Tiger. The title's star, Ty, is a wild, boomerang-wielding Tasmanian Tiger whose adventures take the player through a brilliantly animated 3D environment set in the splendor of Australia. Currently under development, Ty the Tasmanian Tiger will be released for the PS2 and Nintendo GameCube this fall under the EA GAMES brand.

'Mobile Forces' & 'Tony Hawk 3' - Demos Available

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 4:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A usual Friday it seems .. plenty of demo's get released right before the weekend ... First the announced updated Mobile Forces demo at 3D Gamers. The enhanced version of Rage Software's vehicular team-based shooter (74.1 MB) offers the same level and Holdout mode as previous version but includes a dedicated server option, enhanced networking code, rebalanced weapons, tweaked physics, particle effects, a spectator option, gameplay tweaks, bug fixes (thanks Blues). Second there is the 'Tony Hawk 3' demo which allows you to skate the Foundry as Tony Hawk. This 50mb skating pleasure is available at FilePlanet.

'Kirby' Rolls Onto 'Fox Network' Fall Schedule

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 2:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Television Cartoon, New Video Games Feature Top-Selling Nintendo Character. Kirby, Nintendo's pink powerhouse, bounces onto U.S. television airwaves this fall.

'Soldier of Fortune 2 : Double Helix' - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Soldier of Fortune 2 players once again assume the role of John Mullins, a military consultant working for the top-secret anti-terrorist group known as The Shop. In the game, players must tackle a wide-range of missions from hostage rescue and intelligence gathering, to search-and-destroy. Level design in Soldier of Fortune 2 is flexible enough to allow for multiple styles of play. Gamers can “hit ‘em hard” with a frontal assault or use stealth weapons for a subtle approach. Check these 30+ new screens from various levels and the random map generator! BEAUTIFUL!

'PRYZM Chapter One: The Dark Unicorn' Goes Gold

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 1:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc. announced today that its original fantasy title for the PS2, PRYZM Chapter One: The Dark Unicorn has gone Gold, the game industry term for being completed and ready for production, and will ship June 11th to retail outlets nationwide at the breakthrough suggested launch price of $19.99 MSRP.

'Championship Manager' Available For Download Online

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 1:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sports Interactive and Eidos Interactive, the developer and publisher team responsible for the Championship Manager series of record breaking PC management simulations, today announce a deal with Softwrap that will see Championship Manager: Season 01/02 available for download from Sun Online.