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'The Omega Stone' Announced For Macintosh

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2003 @ 11:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Adventure Company and TransGaming Technologies announced today a partnership to produce an Apple Mac OS X version of The Omega Stone. The Omega Stone is a classic adventure that sends intrepid explorers on a quest to prevent a terrible disaster prophesized by the ancients. Beautiful rendered scenery from Stonehenge, Easter Island, and the Lost City of Atlantis sets the tone for this evocative mystery.

'Shade: Wrath of Angels' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2003 @ 11:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A mystery older than mankind itself. A secret more frightening than one can imagine is waiting for him. Waiting for YOU. Ingenious storytelling lets you uncover the truth about the horrors slumbering within mother Earth, waiting for the moment to send its servants to unleash hell. Read more to check out some new screens ...

'Magic: The Gathering Battlegrounds' Web Site Goes Live

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2003 @ 11:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari today announced that the Magic: The Gathering ­ Battlegrounds web site has gone live. Developed for Atari by Secret Level for the Xbox and PC, and set for a November 18th release date Magic: The Gathering ­ Battlegrounds is based on the incredibly popular trading card game created by Wizards of the Coast. The game is filled with faithful card game translations of classic creatures, spells and enchantments and presented in a visually stunning 3D game environment rife with real-time strategic fighting, devastating wizard arsenals and intense creature combat. You cna also check our recent MTG: Battlegrounds preview for more details & screens...

'Neverwinter Nights Gold Edition' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2003 @ 11:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Neverwinter Nights, developed by BioWare Corp. and published by Atari, under license from Hasbro, Inc., has captured the minds and hearts of PC gamers worldwide with one of the most captivating Dungeons & Dragons role-playing experiences to ever grace a computer screen. Based in the Forgotten Realms, created and published by Wizards of the Coast, the Neverwinter Nights Gold Edition game gives gamers a chance to rediscover the magic, extend the experience or even explore it anew.

Dead Man's Hand (Xbox) Site Goes Live

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2003 @ 10:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. and Human Head Studios have announced that the web site for Dead Man's Hand has gone live. The site features downloadables (movies, screenshots, wallpapers), character profiles and details about the weapons from the upcoming Xbox western. Using the latest Unreal technology (Epic Games), Dead Man's Hand lets players step into the boots of El Tejon, a Wild West gunslinger hell-bent on settling a score with a double-crossing gang of outlaws.

Davilex signs 'Autobahn Raser' Movie Deal

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2003 @ 10:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Davilex Games is proud to announce the filming of Autobahn Raser by Germany´s marketleading independent filmproducer and distributor, Constantin Film in Germany. Autobahn Raser has become a massively popular game franchise in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The 5th sequel, Autobahn Raser World Challenge, has recently been released in these territories on PC CDROM and PS2 formats.

Grand Theft Auto Double Pack (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2003 @ 9:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar Games announced today that the Grand Theft Auto Double Pack for the Xbox has shipped to retail stores throughout North America. The Grand Theft Auto Double Pack consists of the best-selling titles Grand Theft Auto 3 and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.

Sony Launches 'SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs' (PS2)

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2003 @ 9:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced today the launch of SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs, the sequel to last year's number one online console game and "Greatest Hit" title, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs. Developed exclusively for the PlayStation2 by Zipper Interactive, Inc., and produced by Sony Computer Entertainment America's Foster City Studio, SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs improves and expands upon its predecessor, a game already in the hands of more than two million people worldwide.

'True Crime: Streets of L.A.' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2003 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

It's time for gamers to gear up for the deepest combination of driving, fighting and shooting ever featured in one game now that Activision, Inc.'s True Crime: Streets of L.A. is available at retail stores nationwide. The much anticipated title, which was featured on 22 magazine covers in the U.S., U.K., Europe and Australia, has already received critical acclaim. Read more for details or check our recent True Crime preview.

'Risk: Global Domination' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2003 @ 9:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari, under license from Hasbro, Inc., leads the charge as Risk: Global Domination makes its debut on PlayStation 2. Shipping to retail outlets nationwide today, Risk: Global Domination provides a truly unique way to play the RISK game with online play for up to six players.