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Infogrames Goes Playstation Looney

by Rainier on Oct. 9, 2001 @ 2:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It’s the age-old battle between Looney Tunes™ memorable adversaries Ralph Wolf™ and Sam Sheep-dog™ in Infogrames Inc.’s, Looney Tunes Sheep Raider for the PlayStation™ video game console that ships to most major retail stores this week.

PC REVIEW : House Of The Dead 2

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2001 @ 9:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

House Of The Dead 2 is a PC port of the Arcade game House Of The Dead .. Published by Empire Interactive and developed by Sega this title brings the zombies to a monitor near you .. but should they STAY?

'NOW' Gamer To Produce Official UK XBOX Mag Video

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2001 @ 7:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Network Of the World is putting the finishing touches on the launch video for the Official UK Xbox Magazine. On sale from November 15th 2001 with a run of 50,000 copies, the video features exclusive footage from more than a dozen launch titles as played on Microsoft's new console.


by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2001 @ 7:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It was a nail-biting finish to the inaugural Sudden Strike UK Championships down at London's Playing Fields on Sunday night. After 14 hours of intense, attacking gameplay, 'Guderian', also known as 28 year old computer network engineer Gareth Mangnall, from Bolton, Lancs, emerged undefeated to take the title of Sudden Strike UK Champion.

WWF SmackDown!: Just Bring It - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2001 @ 7:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WWF SmackDown! Just Bring It and PlayStation 2 are the ultimate hardcore tag-team, and this year will see the WWF and it’s unique form of hard-hitting and high-flying entertainment brought to a new level of realism, authenticity, excitement and atmosphere.

Walking With Beasts 'Operation Salvage' - Facts

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2001 @ 8:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The year is 2050. The place is Washington. At the World Wildlife Bionetwork, panic has broken out over the mysterious disappearance of a female agent now deemed to be acting for an unscrupulous organisation. You are the only person trained to carry out the mission that is crucial to the future survival of the planet. Your mission is Operation Salvage.

PC Preview: The Rage

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2001 @ 8:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

One of Midas's upcoming titles is a little 3D Beat'm Up sort of game ... For being a budget title it has caught my attention and was actually loads of fun to play ... and looks quite decent .. i have seen full price titles that were a lot worse than this .. check out the preview and screens ...

Midas rolls out 4 budget titles

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2001 @ 7:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another four storming PC titles from Midas. At 9.99 you won't find better value for money anywhere! Whether you want speed or quirky puzzles you'll find something that fits the bill. Release Date: October 12th

This Week : Divine Divinity's Sand Demons

by Rainier on Oct. 5, 2001 @ 6:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

There are many species of Demons in Divinity, this week we look at the Sand Demon a terrifying foe indeed and one that dwells in the Deserts of Divinity.

TDK Announces Exclusive Todd McFarlane Characters For Shrek

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2001 @ 11:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc., a global publisher of entertainment software, announced today that Shrek for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft will feature character contributions from Grammy and Emmy winning Producer/Director, Todd McFarlane. Based on the highest grossing film of the summer from DreamWorks, Shrek for Xbox is slated for a November 15th release in tandem with the Xbox hardware launch. Suggested retail price for Shrek for Xbox is $49.99.