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Splinter Cell (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will release in time for the lucrative Christmas 2002 market exclusively on Xbox, with a PC version to appear by the end of the year. Xbox is the lead development platform for the game, which has been designed to take full advantage of the advanced graphics and sound capabilities of Xbox. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will also feature online elements using the recently announced Xbox Live service. A few new screens ...

'X-Men: Next Dimension ' (PS2/NGC/XBX) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 1:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men: Next Dimension plunges players into a powerful enemy’s plot to rid the world of mutants. Leaving traditional arena-based fighting games in its wake, X-Men: Next Dimension is the only console fighter game that carries epic super hero showdowns across expansive 3-D levels. Players fight as 24 different X-Men characters through interactive environments replete with combat-induced damage. Check the screens!

'Akella' Goes 'Postal'

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 11:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A mere twelve years after The Cold War officially ended, the most ruthless videogame developer to survive the standstill, Running With Scissors, proudly announced that POSTAL 2 will be published in Russia by Akella.

'Blade Mistress' Adds Pet Dragons For Players

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 10:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blade Mistress Online has expanded its content to include pet dragons, creatures that hatch from eggs, eat, grow, and fight for their owners! Pet dragons have different colors, powers, and can be bred to produce even more powerful pets!

'Black Hawk Down' Being Delayed

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 9:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Entertainment software developer and publisher NovaLogic, Inc. today announced that the release of the eagerly awaited PC title Delta Force - Black Hawk Down has been pushed back a month. The release is now scheduled for November 19th, 2002 in the US.

'Logitech PS2 Cordless Controller' Obtains Official Sony License

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 8:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Logitech announced today that the Logitech Cordless Controller for PS One, and PlayStation has an official license from Sony Computer Entertainment America. This makes Logitech's cordless controller the first and only licensed cordless controller for this platform. This Logitech product includes proprietary 2.4 GHz Cordless Freedom, the most reliable cordless technology available for gamers.

'Homeplanet' - Website Updated

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 7:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Russobit-M and 3Map Games are glad to announce that the website for their spacesim Homeplanet has been updated. You can find many news, fresh screenshots and others. Russobit and 3Map Games also let us know that they have opened the Homeplanet forum - welcome to everybody!

'Vivendi Universal' Acquires 'Massive Entertainment'

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 6:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Games division of Vivendi Universal Publishing, Vivendi Universal Games, announced today the acquisition of Massive Entertainment by its studio, NDA Productions (known for their Ground Control title).

'Tactical Ops: Assault On Terror' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 6:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames just put up a new patch for the retail version of Tactical Ops: Assault On Terror on their Support Page. There update brings your RETAIL (not for the UT mod) game to v3.32 and has a big ass list of fixes,tweaks and additions. Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab it. (Thanks Bluesnews).

UbiSoft Q&A About 'EverQuest European Version'

by Rainier on Oct. 3, 2002 @ 5:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

We just announced UbiSoft and Sony teaming up to bring the ever popular EverQuest to the European community with localised versions. To make things smoother (and clearer) we have a Q&A from the Ubisoft PR people adressing a few burning questions about this specific "European version". Njoy