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Tekken 4 (PS2) - Character Renders

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 6:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last week we brought you some character profiles of new and familiar faces in the Tekken series, along with about 30 screens .. today we have some beautiful character/facial renders ... i might just HAVE to buy myself a PS2 ;)

THQ Signs Licensing Agreement With Marvel

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 4:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and Marvel Enterprises, Inc. today announced a worldwide agreement naming THQ exclusive interactive game licensee of some of Marvel's hottest comic and entertainment properties including ``Captain America,'' ``The Punisher,'' and ``Nick Fury.''

'Halo: Combat Evolved' Hits 1 Million Sales

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 3:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hailed widely as "video game of the year" and recipient of multiple industry awards for excellence, "Halo: Combat Evolved" has earned the distinguished honour of being the fastest million-unit seller ever for any next-generation console. According to NPDFunworld, the definitive source for toy and video games industry sales data, "Halo: Combat Evolved" recently crossed the magical 1 million mark in sales in the United States and Canada. Statistically, this means that more than six copies of "Halo: Combat Evolved" have been sold every minute of every day since its launch on Nov. 15, 2001.

A Whole New Audience For Video Games Is Emerging

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 3:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ask someone to describe a typical computer games enthusiast and many will paint a picture of kids in the back of a car playing with a GameBoy or teenage boys in their bedroom on their PlayStation. Few will think of the "twenty- and thirty-somethings" that actually make up the largest game-playing group. (I just think its a natural process of the "first" REAL gaming generation simply getting older .. nothing "new" ed.)

'Lara Croft' Raids Wardrobe For 'UNICEF' - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 2:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The original Lara Croft outfit, one of the rarest and most desirable items in video game history, is up for sale on eBay.co.uk. Donated by Eidos Interactive, the world exclusive sale runs from 26th April and will last for 10 days. All proceeds from the auction will go to UNICEF, United Nations Children’s Fund.

Disney’s Lilo & Stitch - Character OverView

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lilo & Stitch takes the player into the story of Disney’s major upcoming Summer 2002 feature film release. Players explore locations and situations taken directly from the film, and in some cases, beyond what is actually seen in the movie. The game features a variety of gameplay mechanics, including: running, dodging, jumping, hiding, races against the clock, forced-scroll chase sections, and end-level boss combat.

Management Xperience Required - Features

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 12:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sports Interactive and Eidos Interactive are proud to confirm that Championship Manager: Season 01/02 will be making its console debut on Xbox™ in April.

'Spirit : Stallion of the Cimarron' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 11:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the major picture from Dreamworks set to release from June, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron tells the rousing tale of a wild and rambunctious mustang stallion named Spirit and his journey through the untamed American West. After a sudden and violent Thunderstorm hits Homeland scattering the herd, it is up to you to help get them home safely and discover what has happened to Spirit…

Midtown Madness 3 (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 8, 2002 @ 11:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we serve up some screens from Microsoft's Midtown Madness 3 for the XBOX ... Looks like we're heading down to Paris to wreck the place .. Fun!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 6, 2002 @ 2:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GameSpot offers yet another Delta Force: Task Force Dagger Q&A with NovaLogic Producer Wes Eckhart talking about the upcoming standalone expansion in the Delta Force series. An interesting interview on MacGamer with Bill Roper producer for Blizzard talking about his work on "WarCraft III", amongst other things (thanks ZenGamer). Action Vault has a Unreal Tournament 2003 Q&A #1, starting yet a new chapter in their home made format of "one question, many answers". Today the Digital Extremes team is at bat. The Gaming Lounge offers a Q&A with Irrational's Jonathon Chey discussing their just released superhero game "Freedom Force".