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Rainbow Six: Raven Shield - Character Art

by Rainier on July 24, 2002 @ 7:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield is the sequel to the immensely popular Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear, 2000 Action Game Of The Year, and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, 1999 Action Game Of The Year. It will be the third game in the Rainbow Six line, which has sold more than 6.7 million copies worldwide. Today we serve up 13 skins of various characters in the game ... hawaian shirts included ...

'Soldiers Of Anarchy' Movies

by Rainier on July 24, 2002 @ 5:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tonight Blues News serves up some movies from Soldiers of Anarchy, the 3D tactical RTS being developed at Silverstyle Entertainment. There is a gameplay movie that sports some three and a half minutes of action-packed footage, demonstrating combat with the game's eponymous soldiers and a variety of vehicles, complete with a rocking soundtrack for the price of a 17.2 MB download in AVI format. The second movie demonstrates the game's editor in more than six minutes of AVI footage (18.3 MB), complete with German commentary by lead designer Carsten Strehse.

'Settlers 4' Add-on Expected & BlueByte Server Update

by Rainier on July 24, 2002 @ 5:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

UbiSoft and Bluebyte let us know that tomorrow between 16.00-17.00PM (Euro time) you might experience problems accessing Settlers lobby and Bluebyte servers due to maintenance work. nor the other Ubisoft servers will be affected (unless lightning strikes) by this. At the same time we can also announce that a new Settlers 4 mission cd is expected in Oktober (last mission cd was August 2001) bringing new campaigns to the game.

Tony Hawk Extends Exclusive Agreement With Activision

by Rainier on July 24, 2002 @ 4:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. announced today that the company has extended its successful partnership with world-renowned skateboarder Tony Hawk through an exclusive multi-year video game licensing agreement that expires in 2015. Mr. Hawk will continue to headline Activision O2’s flagship action sports franchise, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, which has generated approximately $500 million worldwide through March 31, 2002 and which was the single largest independent U.S. video game franchise during calendar 2001, according to NPD.

Gotham Games Announces 'Conflict: Desert Storm' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2002 @ 9:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Time to put your training to use as you snake across the sands of Iraq to battle Saddam and his ruthless army. Gotham Games, a new division of Take Two Interactive Software Inc., announced today the new title Conflict: Desert Storm, available this fall for the PlayStation┬«2, Xbox and PC. Command Troops From The World’s Most Feared Special Operations Units And Take On Saddam’s Forces. Former British Special Air Service Officer Cameron Spence Signed On To Lend Gulf War Expertise To Ultra-Realistic Desert Combat Game. Check the screens!

Crashed (PS2) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2002 @ 8:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's not the winning. It's the taking apart. Crash is a fast-paced, furious and fun step into the world of classic cars and their subsequent destruction. Check the explosive screens!

TimeSplitters 2 (Xbox/GC/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2002 @ 7:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prepare to battle through history as the evil TimeSplitters get ready to rise again. TimeSplitters 2 is the sequel to the hugely successful and critically acclaimed TimeSplitters, which was released to coincide with the US and European launches of PlayStation 2. The game is being developed by Free Radical Design of Nottingham, England, and is set for release in September. Check the Xbox, Gamecube and PS2 screens ...

'Cold War' Is Announced - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2002 @ 6:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

New developer 'Mindware Studios' just announced their first title, an action/adventure game 'Cold War'. Cold War will put the player in the role of Chaser Jones, an American reporter caught in a web of intrigue and conspiracy in the Soviet Union during the 80's. The game will emphasize stealth (much like IGI2 and other recent tactical shooters), and will take you to Eastern European historical settings such as the Red Square, Chernobyl and Baikonur. Check the screens

WWII Online Readers' Choice Edition Ships To Stores - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2002 @ 6:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First, and Cornered Rat Software announced today that the Readers' Choice Edition of their massively multiplayer online game, WWII Online ships to stores nationwide today.

Strategy First Signs 'Robin Hood - The Legend Of Sherwood'

by Rainier on July 23, 2002 @ 6:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Robin Hood, a new game of tactics and action, thrusts players into an amazing and realistic medieval environment where they are hauled from the depths of Sherwood Forest to the ramparts of Nottingham Castle.