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Woody WoodPecker (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2002 @ 8:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Woody Woodpecker for PlayStation®2 has just been shipped. Woody Woodpecker: Escape From Buzz Buzzard Park has just been shipped to retailers. This game will be available for online purchase very shortly. A trailer of the game is available HERE!

Airline Tycoon Evolution - Exclusive Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2002 @ 5:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Yesterday we announced that MonteCristo is working on an expansion for their hit title "Airline Tycoon" under the name of "Airline Tycoon Evolution", today we bring you 7 fresh screens so you can see what its all about ...

Be Among The First! Dungeon Siege Sneak Preview Sign-Up Starts Friday

by Rainier on Feb. 20, 2002 @ 2:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that at an undisclosed time on Friday, Feb 22, gamers will be able to sign up for the chance to win a sneak preview copy of Dungeon Siege HERE or any of 19 other participating games sites. A select group of gamers will win an exclusive sneak preview copy of this highly anticipated game. Those who hope to be among the first to play Dungeon Siege will want to check the sites frequently, as the sign-up will be posted at an unspecified time. Microsoft's official Dungeon Siege site will also host a complete list of all participating sites. The first ten submissions from each site, along with 50 additional winners randomly selected from all entries.

PC Review: Nascar Racing 2002 Season

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 10:04 p.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Building on the highly acclaimed 3D physics engine of NASCAR Racing 4, NASCAR Racing 2002 Season's new sound system and enhanced photo-realistic graphics capture the heart-pounding intensity of actual NASCAR racing better than ever. In addition, the innovative new replay editor allows users to add sound and graphics to saved replays in order to create highlight reels of their favorite races. Did it race to the finish? Or did it crash and burn?

Monte Cristo Announces 'Airline Tycoon Evolution'

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2002 @ 7:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Monte Cristo has just signed with german studio Spellbound (Desperados) to develop the game :Airline Tycoon Evolution. The game takes all the parts of the original game released in September 2000 and adds two new elements of gameplay : Security and personal plane construction. The player will be able to create their own planes , use them in the game and even swap them over the internet. Expected : June 2002

Knights Of The Cross - Developer Interview

by Rainier on Feb. 18, 2002 @ 8:48 p.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

A few weeks ago we had the chance to preview Cenega's upcoming Turnbased Strategy Game "Knights Of The Cross" and we were quite impressed with the preliminary result that we decided to interview one of the developers. A full review is expected soon. Stay tuned!

'Another War' Developer Interview

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2002 @ 9:00 p.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Today we scored an interview with one of the Polish developers working on "Another War', a very promising isometric WWII RPG game. A preview of the game is in the works so be on the look out for that. A developer with a message always makes for an interesting read!

Moto Racer 3 Thrusts Players Into 2-Wheeled Racing Exhilaration

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2002 @ 7:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

You’re gonna want to grab your helmets, because Moto Racer 3 is in stores now, and you’re in for some serious road-rash without it! Don’t forget to invite your friends, Motor Racer 3 features up to 8 bikes via LAN or the internet!

Bandits In A Virtual World - Neocron On UK TV

by Rainier on Feb. 15, 2002 @ 6:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Thumb Bandits will be giving viewers a glimpse of the future with Neocron on Channel Four. On Saturday 16th February at 12.35a.m. UK viewers will get the chance to preview the highly anticipated MMORPG Neocron for the first time on Channel 4s, Thumb Bandits.

Are You Ready For 'The Partners'? - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 14, 2002 @ 4:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MonteCristo games is coming up with a brand new game ... From the looks of it it has a Sims twist but based in the "office". Beware of the sexual harrasment law suits ;) Check out the screens ...