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Kelly SlaterÂ’s Pro Surfer - Trailer

by Rainier on May 4, 2002 @ 3:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kelly Slater’s Pro Surfer is the most authentic and exhilarating surfing game ever, featuring Kelly Slater, the most recognized surfing pro of all time. Players experience an all-out adrenaline rush as they drop down huge wave faces, pull into barreling tube rides and pull off hundreds of insane trick combinations and signature pro moves. Read more to download the 1min50sec/7.5mb trailer. Some ingame footage mixed with real life surfing images.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on May 4, 2002 @ 2:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GameSpyDaily talked to Eric Young regarding Freedom Games' upcoming WW2 Strategy game, "GI Combat". RPG Vault has an interview with Burut Project Director and Lead Programmer Sergey Buravtsiv about his work on "GoldenLand". GameZone21 has a Q&A up with Gas Powered Games' Chris Taylor, talking about their RPG "Dungeon Siege". HomeLAN chats with Marc Schröder, the main creator behind the popular Half-Life single player mod Poke646 as well as a contributor to the upcoming "Counter-Strike: Condition Zero".

Some Interesting Previews

by Rainier on May 4, 2002 @ 1:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EuroGamer had a chance to take a look at Divine Divinity, the upcoming Role Playing Game under development by Belgian developers Larian Studios and to be published by CDV. Gamespy has a preview for The Sum of All Fears based on playing a build of the game. The Sum of All Fears is a tactical shooter being developed by Red Storm, based on a Tom Clancy novel. A movie is also due soon starring Ben Affleck. PC.IGN previewed Westwood's upcoming 3D RTS, Command & Conquer: Generals.

DeltaForce: Land Warrior - New Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on May 4, 2002 @ 1:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Novalogic has just released the v1.00.34 Update patch for their tactical shooter, Delta Force: Land Warrior. It has been a while since last patch and no specific details are given as to what it updates .. read more for links on where to grab this puppy ...

SOF2 Multiplayer Test - Fixes

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 11:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since the SoF II test was release Raven Software has recieved a few hundred emails with suggestions and comments for improvements. The following is a list of what has been fixed, changed, and or updated since the test build was made available. Note, this does not mean Raven are releasing a patch for the test, instead its simply an update to let everyone know what we have been up to.

Take2 Ships Two New Titles At $9.99

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 11:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. is pleased to announce that "The Italian Job" and "Big Bass Fishing" have shipped today, May 3rd, 2002. "The Italian Job" is at retail for $9.99 and is published by Rockstar Games. "Big Bass Fishing" is part of the $9.99 "Got Game" line-up and is published by Take-Two Interactive.

'Myst III: Exile' Voted Best Video Game Soundtrack

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 11:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Proving to be a major hit amongst critics and consumers alike, the latest chapter in the critically acclaimed Myst saga continues its domination at the top of the game soundtrack business as Game Industry News awarded The Soundtrack of the Year to the top-selling Myst III: Exile, published by Ubi Soft.

Strategy First Appoints New Vice President - Product Development

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 11:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First is pleased to announce that Chuck Kroegel has joined the company as Vice President - Product Development.

Id Software Finally Announces DOOM III !!!

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 4:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software and Activision, Inc. announced that Activision will be the worldwide licensed distributor for DOOM III, the latest installment in one of the most successful franchises in PC gaming history. Built on id's revolutionary new 3D graphics engine, DOOM III draws players into the most frightening and gripping 3D gaming experience ever created. DOOM III is currently in development for the PC by id Software and will debut at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo in Activision's booth #1224 in the South Hall.

Pax Romana - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 2:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pax Romana is a real time empire building game which combines strategic and political elements and which also has strong multi-player functionality. Developed by Antik Games, the team behind Europa Universalis, Pax Romana is a game of great depth and sophistication with two main game modes: pure strategy and strategy and politics.