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Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2002 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner" is an entirely new 3D adventure from producer Hideo Kojima and character designer Yoji Shinkawa, the creative team behind the celebrated Zone of the Enders and Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty. In ZOE2, players are once again thrown into an interplanetary conflict, but this time the stakes are even higher, as the fate of Jupiter and Mars are held in the balance.

The Lord of the Rings : The Two Towers (xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2002 @ 1:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

One ring to rule them all… Based on New Line Cinema's epic adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic fantasy novels, The Lord of the Rings, The Two Towers video games will integrate cinema and gameplay to deliver an epic interactive experience. In the game, players will be able to relive the most memorable movie moments from the first two films, "The Fellowship of the Ring" and "The Two Towers."

'Battlefield: 1942' - Multiplayer Demo Coming Friday

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2002 @ 11:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Battlefield: 1942 web site has started a clock counting down the days, hours, minutes and seconds to the release of the multiplayer demo for the upcoming WWII multiplayer game. According to the clock the demo for Digital Illusions and Electronic Arts' game will be released at 12 noon PST (3 p.m. EST) on Friday and will contain the Wake Island map, five player classes and eight kinds of vehicles, including planes and ships. (Thanks HomeLAN).

NOLF2 : A Spy In H.A.R.M.'s Way - Official Forum Launched

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2002 @ 10:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Transmission has been intercepted: To all NOLF operatives, the official spy headquarters has arrived! Follow the encrypted link to the ultimate source for top secret NOLF2 information. Get the latest specs on NOLF2! Over and out.

'NCAA College Football 2K3' Debuts On XBOX

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2002 @ 9:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. announced today the release of "SEGA Sports NCAA College Football 2K3" for the Xbox. Produced by Visual Concepts Entertainment, a SEGA development studio, and developed by Avalanche Software, "SEGA Sports NCAA College Football 2K3" delivers a host of in-depth features including a comprehensive list of bowl games, team-specific playbooks, college-style player models and a Legacy Mode that lets gamers recruit blue-chip prospects, develop talent using the extensive Spring Training option and build their program into a national powerhouse. Taking full advantage of the powerful Xbox hardware, SEGA Sports' college gridiron franchise features all of the trimmings fans might expect from the standard-bearer in sports video gaming.

Pay The Price For 'Earth & Beyond'

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2002 @ 7:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westwood Studios announced today it will offer multiple ways to subscribe to Earth & Beyond, the online role-playing galaxy that will be published by Electronic Arts under the EA GAMES brand this fall.

TOCA Race Driver (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2002 @ 6:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TOCA Race Driver brings the drama of real life touring car racing to PlayStation 2 and PC this summer. Gamers will really experience the aggressive close contact Touring Car races at a world class level when they become Ryan McKane, the game’s central character. Njoy some awesome looking racing screens!

TOCA Race Driver - Engine Sounds

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2002 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

When the cars roar off the starting grid this September, Pro Race Driver will make history. Codemasters is using Dolby technology, new industry motion capture dialogue recording techniques and licensed music from top artists to further the gritty realism and excitement in Pro Race Driver.

Microsoft Releases 'Xbox Live' Details

by Rainier on Aug. 13, 2002 @ 8:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft has revealed the official plans for its exciting online gaming initiative for the Xbox – Xbox Live. The Xbox Live service is scheduled to launch on November 15, 2002 (exactly one year after the US launch of the console) and the starter kit will retail for $49.95. This price includes the headset, a mini-game and one full year of active service (broadband-only).

Receive The Official Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Newsletter

by Rainier on Aug. 12, 2002 @ 7:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Now eager Tom Clancy game fans can sign up to receive the latest news on this holiday season's most anticipated game, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, by visiting www.splintercell.com , and registering to receive the official Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell newsletter. The official Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell newsletter will keep gamers informed of the latest Splinter Cell news-anything from developer diaries and producer interviews to screenshots and movies.