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'Men In Black II: Alien Escape' (PS2) Ships To Stores - Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 8:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. today announced "Men in Black II: Alien Escape," for the PlayStation2 has shipped to stores. "Men in Black II: Alien Escape" is a fast-paced third-person action game infused with the trademark humor of both the original hit film and its sequel set for release on July 3rd. Check the screens!

Sony Announces 'Klonoa Beach Volleyball'

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 7:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is delighted to announce the forthcoming release on PSOne of Klonoa Beach Volleyball, featuring the return of Namco's popular cast of characters.

Icewind Dale II - New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 7:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Return to the frigid north of the Forgotten Realms in the sequel to the critically acclaimed 'Icewind Dale'. This exciting high-fantasy action adventure utilizes 3rd Edition Dungeons & Dragons rules, providing new character classes and races to choose from. Enhancements such as auto-balancing game-play and an upgraded Infinity Engine will allow for more dynamic battles than ever before. 'Icewind Dale II' will appeal to both action-RPG fans and players new to the genre. Check the new screens and wallpaper.

UbiSoft Releases Tom Clancy's 'Ghost Recon : Game Of The Year Edition'

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 7:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft announces Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Game of the Year Edition, including the award-winning hit titles Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon and the Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Desert Siege mission pack.

Strategy First & The Arxel Guild Sign New Publishing Deal

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 6:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

STRATEGY FIRST announced today that it has acquired the North-American publishing rights for PC games, MISTMARE and HANNIBAL from premier European publisher, ARXEL TRIBE.

'WWII Online' Readers Choice Edition Announced & Gold

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 5:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First, Playnet.com and Cornered Rat Software announced today that they will be launching a new version of their massively multiplayer online game. WWII Online bounced back in 2001 to win IGN and Gamespy Reader’s Choice Awards. Now, the new retail version, WWII Online Readers’ Choice Edition, has gone gold and will be available in late July 2002.

UFO Aftermath - New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Altar Interactive is developing a PC game for which old school strategy fans are hungering. UFO: Aftermath combines small squad tactical combat and global strategy pitting the player against an alien threat. The game looks and feels similar to X-COM and Jagged Alliance, but also has interesting new features such as simultaneously planned turn-based combat, randomly generated tactical missions, strong role-playing elements, and an alien setting complete with powerful technologies and unique abilities. Check these 8 new screens!

'MX Superfly' Flies Into Stores

by Rainier on June 27, 2002 @ 11:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced the release of MX Superfly featuring Ricky Carmichael for Nintendo GameCube. Developed by THQ subsidiary Pacific Coast Power & Light Co., the latest installment in the successful franchise features expanded career modes, mini-games, top-notch pros, unbelievable stunts and the first ever freestyle track editor. MX Superfly featuring Ricky Carmichael is now available at major retail outlets nationwide for GameCube and the PS2.

'Grand Theft Auto III' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 27, 2002 @ 11:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take Two & Rockstar Games have just released the first update patch for their recently released 3D action game, Grand Theft Auto III. This small patch upgrades the game to v 1.1. Read more for a detailed fix list and links where to get it.

'Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner' Officially Announced

by Rainier on June 27, 2002 @ 7:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Produced by Hideo Kojima and directed by Shuyo Murata, The 2nd Runner takes interstellar combat to epic extremes! As the battle rages across deep space, cityscapes, enemy fortresses and beyond, fans will find plenty of new heroes & enemies, scenarios, and gameplay to test their mettle.