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Turok Evolution (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 19, 2002 @ 6:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Turok: Evolution is a prequel that takes us back to the origins of the Turok lineage. In the beginning of the game, we see our hero, Tal'Set, fighting his nemesis Captain Tobias Bruckner in 1886 Texas. During the battle, a rift between their world and the Lost Lands opens and Tal'Set is sucked into it. Turok: Evolution is an epic adventure of treachery, exploration, and war in a land of lush jungles, suspended cities, mysterious temples, reptile armies, and towering dinosaurs. Njoy the show!

'GI Combat' - Dedicated Mod Site Has Opened

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2002 @ 6:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eric Young from Freedom Games lets us know that a new site for modding 'GI Combat' has been opened. The site has a picture upload facility, that you can use to upload screens of your mods and other screens you may need to link to on the forums. If you would like to start a mod and would like hosting, you can fill in the hosting application form.

TimeSplitters 2 (PS2/GC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2002 @ 5:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Prepare to battle through history as the evil TimeSplitters get ready to rise again. TimeSplitters 2 is the sequel to the hugely successful and critically acclaimed TimeSplitters, which was released to coincide with the US and European launches of PlayStation 2. The game is being developed by Free Radical Design of Nottingham, England, and is set for release in September. Today we serve up some screens for the Playstation2, xbox and gamecube version .. njoy!

'Big Scale Racing' - Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 18, 2002 @ 5:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Big Scale Racing is a simulator-based, action packed, highly addictive and fun racing experience. With multi-player LAN options for up to eight drivers; split-screen two player mode or single player, BSR features an extremely advanced physics engine, realistically detail weather effects and a series of increasingly difficult tracks designed with the help of model race club experts. Read more to download our 3min in-game action trailer ... Njoy!

Egg Mania : Eggstreme Madness (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2002 @ 9:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Egg Mania" has all you need for fun: falling blocks, a time limit, a competition mode, rising water, and Eggos! The Eggos, eight (plus five secret ones) egg-shaped heroes, catch the blocks, rotate them, and use them to build towers on little islands. Their aim is to escape the rising water and to be the first one to reach the goal far above. A wild race begins, and it is a lot of fun thanks to the many weapons, funny characters, and a lot of items. Witness water and lighting effects done with enhanced particle systems, multiple levels of translucency, and a beautifully presented, multi-layered and animated backdrop for each level. It all may sound simplistic, but hands on experience learned us its HIGHLY addictive.. Njoy!

Largo Winch: Empire Under Threat - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2002 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world of Largo Winch lends itself perfectly to video games: the character is the epitome of the ultimate hero, and his adventures are packed with action and suspense. In the beginning, Largo - a Yugoslavian orphan - is adopted by the world's wealthiest man, who is in search of an heir. When his adoptive father dies, the now 26-year-old Largo inherits the Winch Corporation, a financial consortium worth more than 10 billion dollars. Drawn to the challenge of presiding over such a vast empire, Largo takes over from his father, and plunges headfirst into a new, unexpectedly vicious world. You know we like to get snap crazy, so here go another 40 or so screens!

'Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 17, 2002 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday Blizzard let us know their newest patch v1.02 was available through the auto-updater and today they have released the manual/standalone patch to upgrade their recently released 3D RPG Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos to v1.02. Read more for details and links where to grab it ...

Strategy First & Monte Cristo Strike GOLD!

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 10:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Monte Cristo are pleased to announce that the first four titles in their multiple title co- publishing agreement, Airline Tycoon Evolution, Dino Island, The Partners and Micro Commandos have gone gold this week.

Agetec Announces 'Disaster Report' (PS2)

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 9:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Agetec, Inc today announced that it has secured the rights to release IREM's sleeper hit, Zettai Zetsumei Toshi, for the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system in the United States and Canada. Zettai Zetsumei Toshi, which garnered the #3 ranking in Famitsu Weekly Magazine upon its April release in Japan, will be localized and released under the name Disaster Report. Disaster Report is currently slated to reach store shelves during the fourth quarter of this year.

Syberia - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 16, 2002 @ 9:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The owner of the factory, Anna Voralberg, has just died. The Heir to the factory, Anna's brother, Hans, who is a genius inventor, has been missing for decades; lost somewhere between the Alps and Siberia… Kathe must find this enigmatic man to finalise the deal. But, in her journey from the West to the East, she will progressively discover and understand the reasons, which have made Hans, leave his family and never return. Dreamcatcher will release this game in Northern America and send us some screens to show off how beautiful this 3D adventure game truely is ... Njoy!