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Carl Chapman signs for Konami!

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2001 @ 2:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Chelsea stadium announcer lends voice to ISS 2. Chelsea FC’s stadium announcer, Carl Chapman, is the latest addition to Konami of Europe’s list of vocal talent for its forthcoming International Superstar Soccer 2 title for PlayStation 2.

Rage Software Announces New North American Distribution Deal With Majesco

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2001 @ 1:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rage, the UK-based computer games publisher and developer, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Majesco Sales Inc ("Majesco") which guarantees the release of all of the Company's forthcoming console titles in North America, until autumn of 2002.

Rayman Sales Soar To Over 10 Million Copies!

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2001 @ 11:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As the PC version of Rayman M™ is released in Europe, Ubi Soft Entertainment can proudly announce that its game featuring the famous character with no arms or legs has sold over 10,500,000 copies. Rayman reaches a new stage in his epic story.

Panzer Front Bis - Screens Gallery

by Rainier on Dec. 6, 2001 @ 10:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Coming to PSOne is the sequel to one of the greatest war games available on console. Panzer Front Bis brings you the ultimate in WW II tank combat with even more missions, more tanks and more environments.

Wild 'n Wacky Strategy Game, 'DIGGLES' Comes To Market - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 5:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First , a leading worldwide developer and publisher of PC games, announced today that it has signed a North American publishing agreement with German developer, Innonics for their exciting new game, Diggles.

Babel Ties Up Exclusive Deal With Infogrames Europe.

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 3:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Babel has been appointed as the exclusive localisation test house for Infogrames Europe. The leading services provider will carry out localisation testing on the entire range of the French publisher's new and re-published titles.

Multiplayer PlayStation 2 service on course for 2002 launch

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 3:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The PlayStation ® 2 broadband revolution is a step closer, as Telewest Broadband begins trials of the world’s first PlayStation 2 broadband network. The closed-trials began this week, and are expected to continue into the new year, with a limited public trial expected to commence in early Q1.

Neocron To Prompt Surge In High-Speed Internet Subscribers

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 3:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A survey conducted by computer games publisher CDV Software Entertainment has revealed that 86 per cent of those interested in purchasing the forthcoming PC title Neocron are considering upgrading to a broadband Internet connection – making the game one of the most important motivators in getting Britain hooked up to the high-speed Internet.

New Nations in Cossacks 'Art of War' Explained - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 1:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Four hundred years ago, mainland Europe resounded to the sounds of bloody battles, as nations were created and fell, fortunes made and lost, and new military tactics were developed. Cossacks: The Art of War recreates these battles on an epic scale.

Now MicroSoft's XBOX Claims To Be The Fastest Selling Console

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 12:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Xbox (TM) video game system from Microsoft Corp. had the best-selling video game console launch on record after two weeks of sales, according to The NPD Group Inc., the definitive source for sales and market data on the video game industry. Attach Rate for Xbox Launch Is Highest Ever; Weekly Shipments of Xbox Systems Ensures Strong Sales Through Holiday Season