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3D Prophet 8500 128 MB & 8500 LE 128 MB - Features

by Rainier on May 23, 2002 @ 7:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hercules happily announces two new, extremely fast boards based on the revolutionary RADEON 8500 and RADEON 8500 LE chipsets from ATI. 3D Prophet 8500 128MB and 3D Prophet 8500 LE 128MB, are AGP 4X/2X graphics accelerators, fully DirectX® 8.1 & OpenGL®1.3 compliant, dedicated to providing hardcore gamers and games enthusiasts with the ultimate 3D platforms for boosting their scores and improving graphics quality in the latest 3D games. These new graphics boards bring gamers the type of quality offered only by a company that listens carefully to the needs of insatiable gamers".

'Outlaw Volleyball: Spike or Die' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 23, 2002 @ 7:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive announced today the Company is publishing a second title in their popular "Outlaw" series of sports games exclusively for Xbox. Developed by Hypnotix Inc., "Outlaw Volleyball: Spike or Die" (Available: Winter 2002) will feature all the characters from "Outlaw Golf," and several new ones who will do battle on 16 different courts.

'Serious Sam' Going Xbox

by Rainier on May 23, 2002 @ 4:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gathering of Developers (subsidiary of Take2) and Croatian-based based development team Croteam announce that Serious Sam, a landmark title in the first person shooter video game genre, will now be available on the Xbox platform.

Logitech E3 Product Lineup

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 8:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We all know Logitech, no need to introduce the company i guess .. So its only normal that like every other big company they unveil their E3 Lineup such as Cordless Controller For Xbox, Speed Force Racing Wheel and a few others .. read more for details!

'Max Payne 2' Announced!

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 8:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take-2 announced today that Rockstar Games (in conjunction with Remedy Entertainment) has begun development of Max Payne 2, a sequel to the blockbuster hit Max Payne (platforms not revealed at this time). Now THAT is some good shit!

'Big Air Freestyle' Brings Sick Tricks to GameCube!!

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 8:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hold on to your lunches, Nintendo GameCube players will catch some insane air this fall! Infogrames, Inc. dares gamers to get down and dirty with Big Air Freestyle for Nintendo GameCube, slated to wheelie into stores this fall. Featuring outrageous tricks, loads of tracks and spectacular graphics, Big Air Freestyle promises players massive airtime and sick tricks in an over-the-top motocross experience.

Novalogic Goes 'Delta Force' Crazy - Screens

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 7:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Seems like Novalogic's E3 lineup is focussed all on their very popular Delta Force franchise. Delta Force - Black Hawk Down (PC/PS2/Xb) , Delta Force: Task Force Dagger (PC), Delta Force: Urban Warfare (PS). We also scored the first 4 screens from the Black Hawk Down version for PC. Njoy!

UbiSoft Grabs 'Lara Croft Tomb Raider:The Prophecy' For GBA

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 5:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft today announced a licensing agreement with Eidos for Tomb Raider on Game Boy ® Advance. With the new two-year agreement, Ubi Soft acquires exclusive worldwide development and publishing rights for 'Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Prophecy' for the Game Boy Advance. The game will be released this Christmas.

Data Becker Announces 'America II'

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 4:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Data Becker just let us know that they will be showing an advanced beta of their highly anticipated Highland Warriors at the E3 and also announced today the sequel to America, named .. yes you guessed it America II. Read on!

Strategy First & Stardock Announce 'Galactic Civilizations'

by Rainier on May 22, 2002 @ 4:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Stardock are pleased to announce that they have entered a worldwide publishing agreement for Galactic Civilizations, the new sequel to the space empire building game originally created in the early 1990s for OS/2.