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AGB Games's Racing Engine (GBA) - Trailer

by Rainier on July 2, 2002 @ 8:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ABG games just send us a bunch of little video's showing off their updated advanced 3D racing game engine for Gameboy Advance and PDA. The engine allows the player to navigate at high speed around a mix of arbitrary indoor and outdoor worlds. The videos show various locations around a 4-mile track that we have up and running on GBA at around 30 fps. Some locations include river jump, canyon jump, urban area, desert area, tunnels, railway and inside a large multi-storey building. We have merged those files into 1 mpeg for your convenience. Read more for some screens and link to grab the trailer.

Klonoa (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2002 @ 7:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Klonoa and his ten pals can each call on their own unique special attacks utilising their inner potential to dazzle opponents. The knockabout fun is given extra spice with these extravagant shots taking on the form of lightning blasts, light contrails and other atmospheric fireworks. Spiking the ball takes on a whole new meaning when balls turn oblong due to the mighty velocity with which they are launched resulting in some grand slam gameplay.

'THQ' Closes Acquisition Of 'ValuSoft'

by Rainier on July 2, 2002 @ 7:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced that it has completed its previously announced purchase of substantially all the assets of ValuSoft, Inc., a leading publisher and distributor of consumer-priced interactive entertainment and productivity software.

'Aces Of World War I' Soon Crashing Onto Your PC - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2002 @ 6:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lemon Interactive (yes, Lemon Interactive), is excited to announce that the ultimate bargain flight simulation meets action combat PC game, The Aces of World War I, is near completion and will to ship to stores in late-August 2002. This may be the first time you’ve heard of the Aces of World War I, but believe me, it won’t be the last.

'Aliens vs. Predator 2: Primal Hunt' - Screens

by Rainier on July 2, 2002 @ 6:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The saga continues as Sierra Entertainment and Fox Interactive announced today the development of the Aliens versus Predator 2: Primal Hunt expansion pack. Aliens versus Predator 2: Primal Hunt continues the nail-biting terror and suspense from the award-winning Aliens versus Predator 2. With all new single-player and multi-player levels, weapons, and new player characters, this original interlocking story is an all out battle of three of the deadliest species in the universe as the Aliens versus Predator 2 saga begins.

'Duke Nukem Manhattan Project' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 2, 2002 @ 12:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

3D Realms & Arush have just let us know that they released a 55mb demo for their recently released budget title "Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project". There is also an updated level editor available! Read more for links where to grab these beauties.

Rocky (Xbox/PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on July 1, 2002 @ 11:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get out the gloves and jump in the ring as Rocky Balboa and go head-to-head against Apollo Creed, Clubber Lang, Ivan Drago, and Tommy Gunn! Train with Mickey and company to pound your way from the streets of Philadelphia to become the Heavyweight Champion of the world! Rocky delivers big time punch combos and flurries with thunderous power and heart-stopping speed. This time when the bell rings, it’s for real!

Acclaim Announces 'Burnout 2: Point of Impact'

by Rainier on July 1, 2002 @ 9:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Acclaim today announced a PS2 sequel to its driving title, Burnout. Burnout 2: Point of Impact is due for release in the fall. "Several American films inspired Burnout 2: Point of Impact, including "The Fast And The Furious," "Bad Boys" and "Speed." Featuring six exciting new locations including Miami, Los Angeles, The Rocky Mountains, New Mexico and an international airport, 32 new stages to drive, 14 new vehicles to race, realistic weather effects and more!". We will keep you posted!

America's Army Launches Initial 'Recon' July 4th

by Rainier on July 1, 2002 @ 9:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The U.S. Army launches July 4 on the Worldwide Web a special "Recon" version of "America's Army," an innovative, realistic computer game providing civilians with an inside perspective and a virtual role in today's premier land force: the U.S. Army. (Thanks Blues).

Activision To Showcase New Games At 1st Virtual Star Trek Convention

by Rainier on July 1, 2002 @ 8:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trekkers who can’t make it to the annual Star Trek convention in Las Vegas can now fix their sensors online at the first Official 3D Virtual Star Trek Convention to also check out the latest in Activision, Inc.’s Star Trek lineup. As a convention co-sponsor, Activision will be giving attendees a special sneak peek at its highly anticipated titles, 'Star Trek Elite Force II' and 'Star Trek Starfleet Command III' by debuting two new gameplay movies.