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Atari And Billabong Ride The Same Wave!

by Rainier on Dec. 19, 2001 @ 12:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames has announced today its partnership with the Australian surfwear brand, Billabong, to support the forthcoming European launch of the long awaited "Transworld Surf" video game - one title of Infogrames' Atari-branded range of extreme sports video games carrying the official Transworld* licence.

'Soldier of Fortune Gold' on PlayStation 2 - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2001 @ 7:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hired to hunt, paid to kill - Soldier of Fortune - Gold, the best-selling first-person shooter, is coming to PlayStation 2. Codemasters has secured from Majesco Sales Inc the European publishing rights to Raven Software's 18-rated classic.

This Winter’s Essentials For Operation Flashpoint

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2001 @ 6:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters has released a wealth of resources to support its military blockbuster Operation Flashpoint over the winter holidays. A new multiplayer demo, a new Upgrade and Gold Upgrade now available to buy as a download.

AVP 2 Map Pack and Patch

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2001 @ 7:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Monolith today released a 5 Mb big patch that fix a lot of multiplayer improvements for Aliens vs Predator 2, at the same time they release a new 12 Mb map pack that includes 10 new maps.

Jazz and Faust Announced

by Rainier on Dec. 18, 2001 @ 7:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Russian video game developer and publisher, 1C, is gearing up to make its debut in the North American market with the PC 3D adventure game Jazz and Faust. Set for release in the second quarter of 2002, Jazz and Faust will feature a rich, innovative storyline and beautiful 3D graphics, which will satisfy game fans that are looking for both qualities in a game rather than just one at the expense of the other.

New CS Map Pack

by Rainier on Dec. 17, 2001 @ 10:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CSCentral today released a new CounterStrike map pack and it contains 8 high quality maps of wich 4 are exclusively released within the pack. The pack also contains PODbot waypoints for all maps. Sounds interesting? Well find out more, check screens and download it from the official site.

Divine Divinity Developer Profile #5

by Rainier on Dec. 17, 2001 @ 9:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

RPGDot today tossed up Divine Divinity Developer Profile #5. This fifth edition, features independent graphic artist, Wouter de Winter. Here is a part of the article:

1) Tell us about yourself. Who are you and what do you do at Larian Studios.

Wouter De Winter is my name, but what does this tell you? Nothing much, apart from that it doesn't sound German. Which is convenient, because that is one of the many things I'm not. I'm also not gay (contrary to popular belief ;) ) Bring it on!

Serious Monday development diary

by Rainier on Dec. 17, 2001 @ 9:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

We picked ut the these words from Serious Monday development diary: The word that I would use to describe how demo went would be: "Super!" If we were in the fifties, the word would probably be: "Swell!". Thanks God we are not in the fifties. We received thousands of e-mails with positive reactions regarding demo and that's why we are all very happy and excited. It seems that you like new enemies, weapons, gameplay, setting, sounds, music... yadda yadda yadda... everything... except the box. Which you all just adore!

Even More Medal of Honor: Allied Assault Movies

by Rainier on Dec. 17, 2001 @ 9:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamespot today posted up a bunch of new gameplay movies from Medal of Honor: Allied Assault. The movies is between 7 and 13 Mb to download and comes in MPEG format. Take me there!

Chaser Movie

by Rainier on Dec. 17, 2001 @ 9:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Chaser is a first person shooter, built on the high-end 3D engine (CloakNT), in which main character passes through real environments and uses real weapons. Now there is a new movie available for download and you find it on the official site for the game.