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Connect TV Excite Striker - Screens

by Rainier on April 24, 2002 @ 10:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Radica U.K. Ltd have today announced the launch of Connect TV Excite Striker, giving football fans the opportunity to test out their skills without leaving the house.

Nvidia Releases New Detonator Drivers

by Rainier on April 24, 2002 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nvidia has posted up some new drivers for their video cards today. Some of the features (thanks voodoo):

  • WHQL Certified
  • Full Acceleration and support for the GeForce4 and Quadro4 families
  • nView™ Multi-Display Support (User's Guide available at left)
  • NVIDIA’s patented Unified Driver Architecture (UDA) – supports all products in single a driver binary
  • Highly optimized Microsoft® DirectX® 8.1 and OpenGL® 1.3 with NVIDIA extensions pipelines

Serious Sam : SE v1.07 (USA) Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 23, 2002 @ 11:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A new patch for Serious Sam: The Second Encounter is available now. This patch, which brings the Croteam FPS game up to version 1.07, fixes a number of issues and adds a few new features such as a skeletal animation system. The new patch is not network compatible with previous versions. Read more for detailed list and links on where to grab it!

Jedi Outcast 'Updated' Tools Available NOW

by Rainier on April 23, 2002 @ 9:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raven Software lead programmer James Monroe updated his .plan to point out a small problem in the editing tools for their 3D action game that were released yesterday. The previous page got updated with the right pack, go get em tiger ;)

Massive 'Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 23, 2002 @ 6:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TimeGate Studios and Strategy First announced today that a new upgrade for the award winning Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns has been released and is available on www.timegate.com and www.strategyfirst.com. Coming a year after the initial release of the product, this upgrade should please fans of this ground-breaking title.

Infogrames Announces The Ultimate 'Nickelodeon-Themed Party Game'

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

Infogrames, Inc. and Nickelodeon will crank up the fun factor later this year with the introduction of Nickelodeon Party Blast – a totally wild, ultra-competitive, all-out Nick party game featuring eight Nicktoons stars! Anything goes in this star-studded, multi-player Nickelodeon Challenge that will launch on the PC, Nintendo GameCube and will be the first ever Nickelodeon title for the Xbox.

Nvidia & ATI To Support Windows Media 'Corona'

by Rainier on April 23, 2002 @ 5:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. today announced that leading graphics chip developers ATI Technologies Inc. and NVIDIA Corp. will support new DirectX technologies that enables the highest-resolution video playback experience ever on the PC using the next version of Microsoft Windows Media Technologies, code-named "Corona." With this new technology, today’s PCs running the Windows XP operating system will be able to enjoy video playback quality far beyond what is possible on many high-end televisions today.

Nvidia Drives Development Of New 'PCI' Express Grahpics Interface

by Rainier on April 23, 2002 @ 4:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In an ongoing effort to shape and define standards in the graphics industry, NVIDIA Corporation today announced that it is working with the Arapahoe Work Group to help develop the graphics bandwidth capabilities of PCI Express, the new Intel Corporation third-generation Input/Output (I/O) specification that connects computing subsystems and peripheral components at high-bandwidth speeds. A key contributor to the development of the PCI Express specification, NVIDIA has developed a high-speed graphics interconnect designed to evolve current PCI technology and address the increasing bandwidth demands of emerging graphic applications for multiple markets, including desktop PCs, mobile, workstations, servers and embedded communications systems.

'Original War' - Site Update

by Rainier on April 23, 2002 @ 2:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Original War, published in the USA in December last year has updated its website. Altar added more information about the game, first part of John McMillan's diary, discussion forum, technical support, many screenshots and artworks, complete MP3 soundtrack and map scenario editor to download. You can look forward to indepth multiplayer adviser, next parts of John MacMillan's diary, monthly poll, and contest! Check it for regular updates!

Door To The World Of 'Morrowind' Opens Earlier In Europe

by Rainier on April 23, 2002 @ 2:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment announced today that it will be moving up the European release dates for the highly anticipated role-playing game, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, by Bethesda Softworks. The PC CD-ROM version will be available in May, whilst the European release date for the Xbox version is still to be finalised.