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'Sammy Studios' Strengthens Developer Team

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2002 @ 6:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sammy Studios Inc. today announced the addition of Clinton Keith. Clinton comes to the company from Rockstar San Diego, the developer formerly known as Angel Studios, Inc., where he served as director/lead programmer. He joins Sammy Studios as lead tools programmer, working with teams currently creating the company’s first internally-developed video games in North America.

'World War II Online' - Free Play & New Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2002 @ 6:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

PlayGATE is contacting all former players to let them hear some great news- they have released a major update with new features, gameplay and vehicles AND starting Friday, December 13th you can come back and play for free! At approximately 1700 ET on Friday, December 13th, they will reactivate all accounts which were closed between June 6th 2001 and December 10th, 2002 for access to the game and forums. This does not apply to banned or special promotional accounts. On or before January 11th, 2003 you'll need to update your billing information in order to continue playing. We already have the latest patch available so read more for details and links where to grab it ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2002 @ 9:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

'Samurai Jack' (GBA) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2002 @ 8:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Samurai Jack is a bold adventure show on Cartoon Network. In the distant past, an evil shape-shifting wizard named Aku brought destruction upon the land. As the citizens’ last hope, a young Jack is sent away to train in the various combat and philosophical arts to become a samurai warrior. When Samurai Jack returns to find the people of his town oppressed, his mother gives him his father’s magic sword. To free the people, Jack goes in search of Aku. A few new sword yielding screens for you to enjoy!

'Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc' (ALL) - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2002 @ 8:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

He's a hero for the ages, living in a twisted world of mind-numbing madness. Meet Rayman – again, or for the first time – starring in his latest Ubi Soft video game adventure, Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc, which has gamers already a-buzz. This latest installation of the 11 million-plus best-selling hit series features psychedelic 3D worlds, heinous hoodlums and irreverent cast of characters with unbelievable powers. Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc will be available in March 2003 on all next-generation platforms including PS2, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Xbox, and PC CD-Rom. A boatload of screens (90 in total) for all platforms.

'Black & Bruised' (NGC/PS2) - Official Website

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2002 @ 12:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Offering gamers an online introduction to the game regarded by many as "the next generation Super Punch Out," Majesco today announced the launch of the official website of their over-the-top boxing title, Black & Bruised.

Neverwinter Nights 'Witch Wake' Part 1 - Mod Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 12, 2002 @ 12:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BioWare Corp. today announced the release of Witch Wake Part One: The Fields of Battle, the first of an upcoming series of new story-based game modules for the award-winning Dungeons & Dragons computer role-playing game Neverwinter Nights. Read more for details and links where to grab the mod.

'A Sound Of Thunder' (GBA/PS2/Xbox) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 8:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bam Ent. is hard at work on their cross platform title "A Sound Of Thunder" based on Ray Bradbury's classic story (and also upcoming movie). Its all about hunting dinosaur's Jurrasic Park style. Don’t change anything in the past, don’t leave anything behind and don’t bring anything back. Unfortunately someone screwed up… Today we have a ton of screens for all platforms .. Njoy!

'Daredevil' (GBA) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 6:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Encore today announced that its Game Boy Advance version of Marvel's Daredevil has gone gold. The game is anticipated on store shelves in conjunction with the February 2003 premiere of the highly anticipated New Regency/ 20th Century Fox/Marvel Studios Daredevil movie starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner. The "E" rated game -- which incorporates many elements of the feature film including its characters, costumes, and Hell's Kitchen, New York setting -- will retail for approximately $30.

'Outlaw Volleyball: Spike or Die' (Xbox) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2002 @ 6:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive announced today additional details of its next installment in the Outlaw series of sports games that is being developed by New Jersey-based Hypnotix Inc. "Outlaw Volleyball: Spike or Die" (shipping: June 2003; Rated: "RP" by the ESRB) for Xbox, will feature 10 courts, 16 characters, and will be the first volleyball game on Xbox Live. Check out the asselicious screens ..