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'Reign of Fire' Developer Kuju Unveils New Reactive Fire Engine - Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 2:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bam! Entertainment just send us some explosive new screenshots of its upcoming blockbuster game Reign of Fire. Currently in development at Kuju Entertainment’s London based studio, Reign of Fire for PS2 will throw gamers into ferocious battles between two ancient species fighting for survival: humans and dragons. Check out these "blazing" screens!

Stuart Little 2 (PSOne) – Game Overview/Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Coinciding with the release of this summer’s hit movie of the same name, Stuart Little 2 is a colourful, fun and absorbing 3D adventure set in the oversized world of the miniature hero. Casting you as the hugely popular mouse star, and tied closely to the plot of the movie, it’s a non-linear adventure with multiple sub-games and huge areas to explore, that promises to charm and thrill Stuart Little fans.

The Hoobs (PSOne) – Game Overview & Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iver, Tula and Groove are Hoobs who come from Hoobland, a sunny, colourful, bouncy world. They travel the universe in their Hoobmobile, a colourful imaginative bus that they live in as well as drive. Each day, they are charged with the task of finding out the answer to a question about the world they are visiting. They then report their findings to Hubba Hubba back home in Hoobland, who is compiling an enormous reference database called the Hoobopaedia. This information is then broadcast to Hoobs everywhere via the Hoobnet. Hey! Kids need games too you know!

Whacked (Xbox) - Trailer

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Presto Studios Inc., "Whacked!" will feature fast and furious combat in which eight demented contestants are pitted against each other in the world's most irreverent and dangerous game show. When contestants take the stage, all hell breaks loose as free-for-all combat ensues. Contestants must use power-ups and zany weapons such as giant staplers and rubber ducky grenades to flatten their opponents and win a grand prize that's out of this world. "Whacked!" is slated for release in fall 2002. Check out the promotional trailer!

Quantum Redshift (Xbox) - Trailer

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 11:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set 100 years in the future, “Quantum Redshift” features a new racing tournament of speed and daring that has become an organized sport and is raced on tracks all over the world. Gamers race on futuristic terrains and compete in fierce grudge matches against multiple opponents, including an archrival/nemesis character. “Quantum Redshift” delivers hyper speed racing, 16 vehicles, 16 detail-laden tracks, weapons strategy, intelligent AI opponents, spectacular aerial jumps and character-based nuances to appeal to action and racing gamers. Check the 1m44s gameplay trailer!

RTX Red Rock - Art & Screens

by Rainier on May 8, 2002 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday we tossed up the actual game announcement, today we bring you the first few screens from LucasArts upcoming PS2/Gamecube action title RTX Red Rock. Check them out!

Wanadoo & Strategy First Sign Multi Platform Publishing Agreement

by Rainier on May 7, 2002 @ 10:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wanadoo and Strategy First are delighted to announce their publishing deal, in which the two companies will jointly publish a range of six video games in North America by the end of the year.

Start Your Nascar Career Today On Game Boy Advance

by Rainier on May 7, 2002 @ 9:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. today is revolutionizing the portable NASCAR experience with the release of NASCAR Heat Advance for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance. Utilizing the power of Nintendo’s handheld video game system, NASCAR Heat Advance lets players strap themselves into a 750 hp stock car and enjoy all the thrills and spills of NASCAR Winston Cup Series racing anywhere.

IGI 2 'Covert Strike' - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2002 @ 9:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We scored some new screens from Codemaster's Project IGI 2. International intrigue and extreme action in Russia, Libya and China’s underworld.... damn this game looks SWEET!

Age of Mythology - Trailer

by Rainier on May 7, 2002 @ 9:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

There is a new movie of Age of Mythology available for download showing more from the 3D real-time strategy game in the works at Ensemble Studios (thanks blues). The 'Fileplanet' version is an amazing 44.5 MB download (65 mb unpacked) offers a mere minute of nice looking but fairly sedate gameplay footage in regular resolution AVI format. We could not stand this royal bloatedness so compressed it down for you people.. Grab our 10 MB version HERE!