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Midway & DC Comics Sign Deal For More Super Hero Games

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc., announced that it has secured the license from DC Comics and Warner Bros. Consumer Products to publish videogames based on the Justice League comic book franchise and animated television series featuring the world’s greatest super heroes and some of the most well-known villains. Midway plans to feature the popular characters in videogames slated for development on next-generation systems and the Nintendo Game Boy Advance.

2002 E3 'Pool World Cup'

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 12:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Continuing a tradition launched at the 2000 E3 showcase, Smoking Gun, in conjunction with The Producers, are proud to unveil plans for the 2002 E3 Pool World Cup. The event is open to anybody attending the LA show, with participants engaging in a World Cup style tournament, encompassing group stages, knockout stages, and even featuring the dreaded “penalty shoot-outs”!

Dragon Empires’ Mighty 'Empire Dragons' - Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first guardians of Dragon Empire's world unveiled. Wrapped in mystery and mythology, the lands of Dragon Empires, Codemasters’ forthcoming epic fantasy MMORPG, are protected by grand empire dragons.

Global Operations Update Coming Soon

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gaminggroove got the latest scoop on an upcoming patch for Global Operations. They detained Mike Arkin the Executive Producer over at Crave Entertainment and questioned him on specifics on the patch and he handed over all his intel and some screens to go along with that ... go check it out!

The Three Stooges (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on April 30, 2002 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday we announced that 3D Metro was coming up with a GameBoy Advance version of "The Three Stooges", today we bring you some of the first screens from this legendary comic trio...

Warcraft III: Reign Of Chaos - New Screens

by Rainier on April 29, 2002 @ 11:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

It has been nearly fifteen years since the war between the Orcs and Humans ended. An uneasy peace settled over the land while, for years, the drums of war were silent. Yet the kingdoms of men grew complacent in their victory - and slowly, the defeated Orcish clans regrouped under the banner of a new visionary leader. Now a darker shadow has fallen over the world, threatening to extinguish all life - all hope. The drums of war play upon the winds once again - rising urgently towards the inevitable hour when the skies will rain fire - and the world will tremble before the coming of the Burning Legion. These are without any doubt some of the most beautiful WC3 screens i have seen so far!

Gov. Ventura Plans Video Game Pitch

by Rainier on April 26, 2002 @ 9:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gov. Jesse Ventura may soon become more animated than ever. Ventura's campaign committee, credited in 1998 with its effective use of the Internet as a campaign tool, is again exploring how to break new ground — this time through interactive campaign-themed video games. Thanks HomeLan

'Archangel' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 26, 2002 @ 8:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In a cooperation deal with 4Players GmbH, Fishtank publishes the first trailer of Archangel, a PC game mixing both roleplaying and action elements at its best. Read more for some new screens and links.

'Celtic Kings: Rage of War' - Exclusive Trailer!

by Rainier on April 26, 2002 @ 8:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thanks to strategy first for giving us the exclusive on this nice promotional trailer for their upcoming RTS game "Celtic Kings: Rage of War". Read more for links on where to grab this beauty!

Schanz International Signs 'The Angel of Silence'

by Rainier on April 26, 2002 @ 7:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Accommodating and adjusting to market trends, Schanz International Consultants is adding online RTS called “Angel of Silence” (AOS) by Korean company Triple Dice to its portfolio. Gerhard Schanz, MD of SIC comments, “We know and respect that online gaming will be the next killer platform and want to move in tandem with the market”.