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Mosquito Squadron - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2002 @ 8:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just Flight has announced the launch of Mosquito Squadron - the first simulation ever seen of this much-loved World War II aircraft! Designed to work with the multi-million selling Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000/2002 and Combat Flight Simulator 2 series, the Mosquito FB.Mk VI is in the Just Flight hangar getting a final polish and check before it's maiden flight tomorrow.

Activision Announces “Minority Report”

by Rainier on April 16, 2002 @ 7:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. confirmed today that Treyarch is in development on a Minority Report game for the PlayStation2 , the Xbox and Nintendo GameCube. Inspired by Steven Spielberg’s upcoming feature film, “Minority Report,” a 20th Century Fox and Dreamworks co-production starring Tom Cruise slated for release on June 21, the Minority Report video game puts players in the role of a PreCrime Police Officer wrongfully accused of murder. Throughout the 3rd person action/adventure game, players will explore many of the locations from the film, as well as make use of advanced weapons and gadgets straight out of the movie in an attempt to clear their name. Minority Report the game will be released in the winter of 2002 and has not yet been rated by the ESRB.

Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy Of Goku - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2002 @ 7:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With thousands of consumers in waiting, Infogrames, Inc. today announced May Day! May 14 as the official ship day of its critically acclaimed new video game, Dragon Ball Z: Legacy of Goku, for the Game Boy Advance. Get a sneak peek and check the screens!

Infogrames Announces 'Blender Bros.' For Game Boy Advance

by Rainier on April 16, 2002 @ 7:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From Infogrames, Inc straight to a Nintendo Game Boy Advance near you comes Blender, a mutant dog with super long ears, in his first adventure for a handheld video game system: Blender Bros.™ Blender, leader of the Cosmos Keepers, must battle to save the universe from the evil Zooligans with the help of his allies the “Mini-Bros.” Blender is looking for new Cosmos Keeper recruits as Blender Bros. ships to game software retailers today.

Paddington: The World Mystery Tou - Facts

by Rainier on April 16, 2002 @ 6:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Arxel Tribe’s Parisian Studios, with the help of Michael Bond the creator of Britain’s best loved bear, the Paddington interactive computer game is available now for PC CD-Rom and Macintosh. Paddington: The World Mystery Tour is set in a fantastic 2D environment with 3D characters, with a fully illustrated background remaining faithful to Paddington’s image. Paddington: The World Mystery Tour is available now from Mindscape, priced £19.99.

Droopy’s Tennis Open - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2002 @ 5:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Droopy, McWolf, Bubbles Vavoom and their wacky sidekicks are ready to compete in the craziest tennis tournament ever seen! Coming this june to a GameBoy Advance near you .. check the screens!

Infogrames Wins Maki Awards

by Rainier on April 16, 2002 @ 4:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last Wednesday April 10, the Maki Awards for the best Dutch software for children were presented. The presentation of these general awards is an initiative of Maki.nl, a well-known site on software for children and internet for parents and school.

Drakan: The Ancients’ Gates - Story & Screens

by Rainier on April 16, 2002 @ 4:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Drakan: The Ancients’ Gates is an original game for the PlayStation®2. Though the gameplay of the project is in part based on that found in the popular PC title Drakan: Order of the Flame, the content of the adventures Rynn and Arokh experience are completely new and original. If anything, Drakan: The Ancients’ Gates should be considered a sequel to Drakan: OOTF. However, Drakan:The Ancients’ Gates introduces so many new game mechanics that it is far more than a conventional sequel.

'2002 FIFA World Cup Football' Comes To Mobile Phone

by Rainier on April 16, 2002 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts Inc the world’s leading interactive entertainment publisher and the exclusive worldwide license holder for official FIFA branded interactive soccer games; today announced it will publish two EA SPORTS 2002 FIFA World Cup titles. EA has commissioned Digital Bridges the global mobile entertainment services leader to develop and distribute these titles. The titles will be available to Orange Group customers throughout Europe with the UK, France, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Switzerland launching elements of the FIFA games this summer.

'Dungeon Siege' Hits The UK Today

by Rainier on April 16, 2002 @ 3:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Limited today announced that the breakthrough role-playing game (RPG) "Dungeon Siege" will be on store shelves on Friday 19th April 2002. "Dungeon Siege," developed by Gas Powered Games and Chris Taylor who created the award-winning "Total Annihilation," is one of the most highly-anticipated games of 2002.