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Splinter Cell (Xbox) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 6:30 p.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. Here are some new screens showing off the "Forced Cooperation", and you will understand what it means as soon as you check the screens ;) Njoy!

'Rainbow 6 : Raven Shield' - Multiplayer Demo Coming SOON

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 5:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to the official French Raven Shield Web site, a multiplayer demo of the game will be available within the next two weeks. The game should sneak into stores somewhere this fall, so its about time we start seeing some playable action for this highly anticipated title. We'll keep you posted!

Hegemonia: Legions of Iron - Art & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2002 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Hegemonia: Legions of Iron you will explore and conquer the galaxy at the head of your fleet, plan colonisations, terraform planets, manage your resources and decide on the appropriate technological research to lead mankind where you want it to go. Diplomacy combined with a top-notch spy network will enable you to survive in a stellar system which is much more dangerous than it would at first appear. Who says that space is empty? Black Holes, asteroid fields, nebulas, cosmic clouds and wormholes, and alien races make each fleet sortie a perilous affair… Njoy the screens & art

Eve Online : The Second Genesis - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 11:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Eve Online: The Second Genesis" is a space trading / combat Massive Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG) for the PC. Developed by Crowd Control Production (CCP) of Reykjavik, Iceland, EVE ONLINE will allow upwards of 100,000 gamers to compete simultaneously across a full 3D galaxy which includes 5000 solar systems. Some 40 left over screens that we did not use in our Eve Online preview. Njoy

Interview With 'Nina : The Agent Chronicles' Developer

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 7:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Today we serve up an interview with Maciej Miasik, one of the developers for Lemonhead's upcoming shooter "Nina : The Agent Chronicles". If you have never heard a producer call their own game a "play and forget title", then you surely must read this ... Njoy!

'Age of Sail 2: Privateer's Bounty' Ships to Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Global Star Software sends word that Age of Sail 2: Privateer's Bounty, has shipped. Word is: "This challenging real-time 3D naval combat simulator is the latest installment of the successful Age of Sail franchise, and Privateer's Bounty promises more action, more missions, more units and more fun than ever. Age of Sail 2: Privateer's Bounty will hit stores this week across North America at an estimated price of $29.99." Additionally, a demo version of the game has been released, and can be downloaded through Gigex, the file is 117.5 MB (thanks Blues).

Friday - Day Of Delay

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment has pushed back the release of 'Ultimate Fighting Championship: Tapout 2', 'H2O Overdrive' and 'The Lost'. The games are now slated for a Q1 2003 release. Crave stated that the delay is simply to give the developers of these games more time to add additional features and refine gameplay. Infogrames & Lost Toys sent out word today that 'Battle Engine Aquila', its sci-fi shooter for Xbox and PS2, has been slightly pushed back. Originally set for release during the holiday season, Battle Engine Aquila is now scheduled for January 2003.

NOLF 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way - Playable Teaser Level

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2002 @ 9:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monolith, Fox and Sierra has released a great new playable teaser for the upcoming PC FPS - NOLF 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way. The teaser level is set in Akron, Ohio and sees our chick-in-charge, Cate Archer, battling ninjas while trying to avoid a rampaging tornado! Cate has come to Akron, Ohio, in search of clues relating to Project: Omega, an enigmatic Soviet plot that threatens to bring about World War III. When her mission takes a sudden turn for the unexpected, she finds herself in a trailer park with ninja assassins all around and a tornado closing in.Her only hope of escape is to defeat the ninjas and their mysterious leader, Isako, before she ends up somewhere over the rainbow or six feet underground. Get the teaser off FilePlanet HERE.

Savage - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2002 @ 9:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in a primal and violent time, eons from now, nomad humans roam the earth, inflicting cruelty on the beasts and creatures of the world. The human race is wasteful, selfish and fights amongst itself, while those closest to nature, the beast race, learn from human failings evolving and growing stronger with the passing of time. A daily struggle ensues, man against beast, for the very basic natural resources that nurture life. Each race has its own style of battle, its own leader, and its own way to victory. Which side are you on? 3 new screens showing off whats its all about ...

'Ty The Tasmanian Tiger' (Xbox/PS2/GC)- Official Website

by Rainier on Aug. 23, 2002 @ 8:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts just let us know that they have launched the official Web site for its upcoming game "Ty the Tasmanian Tiger". The site has a wealth of information, screenshots for the xbox/ngc and ps2 version, video clips and plenty more. Go check it out!