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Build A Temple To 'Age Of Mythology' - Fan Site Kit Now Available

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 11:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that the official Fan Site Kit (FSK) for Age of Mythology is now available at the official Age Of Mythology website. Read more for details/links.

'Star Wars : Jedi Knight II' - Demo Available

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It wasnt supposed to be released until later today but the demo version of Raven Software and LucasArts's hit action game Star Wars: Jedi Knight II is now available. As mentioned before the demo contains a single player level that is not in the retail version of the game. You can download the 66MB demo through Gigex or at Shacknews.

'Global Operations' Update Patch 2.0 Available NOW

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 11:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA just released the expected v2.0 Update patch for their team-based tactical shooter 'Global Operations'. This patch adds a bunch of new (mainly server) features and some bug fixes. Read more for a detailed list/links where to get it (thanks blues).

'Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 10:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra has just released an update patch for their recently released First Person Shooter, Die Hard: Nakatomi Plaza. It brings the Piranha Games mod-gone-retail to v 1.01. Read more for fix details and links where to grab it.

EA's Westwood Announces 100,000-Person Test For 'Earth & Beyond'

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 10:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westwood Studios announced today plans to expand the public test of Earth & Beyond to 100,000 players before it's released this fall. Earth & Beyond is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game and will be published by Electronic Arts under the EA GAMES brand in August 2002.

Crave Entertainment Previews 2002 Lineup At E3

by Rainier on May 10, 2002 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment, a leading publisher of videogame entertainment products, will preview its 2002 product lineup during the E3 Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center, May 22-24, 2002.

'Midnight Club' & 'Smugglers Run' Available at $19.99

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 10:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games is pleased to announce that "Midnight Club" and "Smuggler's Run" have earned the prestigious honor of joining SCEA's "Greatest Hits" line-up for the PS2. Both titles have reached "Greatest Hits" status by achieving impressive sales since their release at the launch of the system in October 2000. The "Greatest Hits" "Smuggler's Run" and "Midnight Club" titles will now be available for a suggested retail price of $19.99 in May 2002.

LucasArts Announces 'Gladius' - Art & Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 10:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The brutal and spectacular gladiator battles of the ancient world serve as inspiration for Gladius, a turn-based action role-playing (RPG) game from LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC. Gladius follows the grand saga of two young heroes, Ursula and Valens, as they recruit and train a team of warriors to contend in the fiercely competitive gladiator games. The game supports both single and multiplayer modes and is expected to release spring 2003 on PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube.

Smash Court Tennis: Pro Tournament - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 8:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tennis season is in full effect .. Roland Garros is coming up in a few weeks and so Namco figured it was time to bring us Smash Court Tennis: Pro Tournament, due in June. Check out these 8 new screens!

Activision Signs Top Urban Athletes To 'Street Hoops'

by Rainier on May 9, 2002 @ 7:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The most famous monikers in street basketball - Half Man Half Amazing, Hot Sauce, Speedy Williams, The Future, Booger Smith, Main Event, AO and Headache – are taking their signature moves from the playground to the PS2 and the Xbox in Activision, Inc.’s Street Hoops. The players, who have gained fame through their appearances in the popular AND 1 Mix Tapes and Nike’s Freestyle commercials, will showcase their skills in this gritty street-style basketball game slated for release this summer.