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A Few Interesting Previews

by Rainier on April 3, 2002 @ 10:48 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Shacknews' Raven Software Q&A HomeLAN previews the upcoming first person multiplayer team shooter "Mobile Forces", based on playing a beta version of the full game from Rage Software and Real Time Worlds. PC.IGN has posted up a new preview on "EVE: The Second Genesis ", Simon & Schuster's upcoming massively multiplayer space sim. GameSpot, Cube.IGN, The Electric Playground, and PlanetGameCube all gave "Eternal Darkness" a whirl. GameSpot and Gamers.com both review "Heroes Of Might&Magic IV" (thanks voodoo). Gamespy got the chance to take an early look at C&C Generals.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 3, 2002 @ 2:12 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today two Q&As with Raven Software's Kenn Hoekstra (Soldier of Fortune II: Double Helix) : Shacknews' Raven Software Q&A and The Evolution of the FPS part II on Computer & Video Games. RGPDOT has part 1 of a 2 episode interview with Associate Producer and World Designer for 'Archaean'. HomeLan Fed posted a Delta Force: Task Force Red Dagger interview with Zombie co-CEO Mark Long and Novalogic producer Wes Eckhart. The Czech web site Doupe has posted up a new Q&A with Cryptic Studios' Jack Emmert talking about their upcoming super hero MMRPG 'City of Heroes' (thanks Homelan). Rise of Nations Pantheon (a fansite) has posted up a short Q&A with Big Huge Games programmer Ike Ellis of course talking about 'Rise Of Nations' (thanks gamespy).

'New World Order' False Rumour

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 8:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It seems that somebody angry with the delay surrounding the New World Order MP demo tried (and succeeded) to fool people by hacking into the NWO Forum and posted a msg under one of the P3/Termite Games admins stating we could expect the demo today at 6pm. After other admins read about this they dug up the logs/ips and found the culprit.. alas.. the demo is NOT released nor is a new date given. SOB!

'Splashdown' To Whet Gamers' Appetites On Xbox - Screens

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 8:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Squeegee your TV 'cause Xbox is getting wet. Infogrames, Inc. , a leading global publisher of interactive entertainment software, is adding another smash title to its Atari lineup this summer when its wild water racer, Splashdown, races onto the Xbox from Microsoft. Complete with authentic Sea-Doo watercraft, a crazy cast of characters and the most insane waters found on Earth, Splashdown brings the speed and skill of watercraft racing to the stunning world of Xbox.

Trilunar's 'Dragonkind' - Q&A

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 3:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Earlier today we revealed Trilunar's upcoming "Dragonkind" for the XBOX & PS2, now we give you some more detailed information in the form of a short Q&A ... if you have not read our previously posted announcement (and the included screens are a MUST SEE) check it HERE... or read more for the Q&A... Njoy!

Thurstmaster & Konami Team Up for 'Deadly Skies'

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 2:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami of Europe and peripheral specialist Thrustmaster have joined forces to release a flightstick specially optimized for use with Konami’s highly anticipated Deadly Skies air combat title for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft.

'DragonKind' Announced For Next-Gen Consoles - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 2:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TriLunar, LLC announced today their newest game title, Dragonkind. Combining the action and exploration of classic platform games with the depth of story and character found in console role-playing games, Dragonkind promises to deliver a unique experience that is only possible with the power and flexibility of today’s newest generation of console platforms.

Jowood Announces 'The Soccer Manager'

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 1:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions is proud to present a new, fast and frantic football management game unlike anything else available. The Soccer Manager provides action packed Premier League and European Cup gaming, thrusting football fanatics and gamers alike into the hot seat.

Hey Arnold! (GBA) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 12:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Follow Arnold and friends through a whirlwind adventure to try and save the neighbourhood from a mean businessman who wants to build a Super Beeper Emporium. Throughout different levels of the game, help Arnold sneak past security guards, Gerald as he gets the word out for the Blockaoalooza party and Grand ma as she escapes from Jail!

Activision’s Xbox Games Take Top Spots In Germany

by Rainier on April 2, 2002 @ 11:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. announced that WRECKLESS: The Yakuza MissionsTM and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 were the #1 and #2 best-selling third-party titles by units for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in Germany for the week of March 18 – 24, 2002, according to Media Control. These results followed the successful European launch of Xbox on March 14, 2002.