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Ubi Soft To Publish 'Lunar Legend' For GBA

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 9:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced that it will publish the hugely popular role-playing game Lunar Legend for the Game Boy Advance in North America this fall. Lunar Legend features an epic storyline about a young man thrust into adventure on his quest to become a Dragonmaster and save the world. Lunar Legend has an MSRP of $29.99, and is expected to ship to U.S. retail shelves in November, 2002.

XIII - Stealth Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 7:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment has released a few gameplay movie from their upcoming shooter, XIII. It features music and sound, the :39 second video is titled "Stealth," as it demonstrates all manner of skulking around, as well as the game's distinctive cel-shaded graphics. We made a few smaller conversions so read more for links where to grab them.

'Space Horse' - Net Game Matching Service released

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 6:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games announced today that the Space Horse Net Game Matching Service is available for download. Richard Arnesen, of Shrapnel Games, stated “Now Space Horse fans from all over the world can find each other for multiplayer games. Once you get tired of beating up on your friends, and the AI, you can take on the entire world in resource mayhem!”

Splinter Cell (Xbox) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 6:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will release in time for the lucrative Christmas 2002 market exclusively on Xbox, with a PC version to appear by the end of the year. Xbox is the lead development platform for the game, which has been designed to take full advantage of the advanced graphics and sound capabilities of Xbox. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will also feature online elements using the recently announced Xbox Live service. Here are some new screens showing off the "Forced Cooperation", and you will understand what it means as soon as you check the screens ;) Njoy!

'Rainbow 6 : Raven Shield' - Multiplayer Demo Coming SOON

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2002 @ 5:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to the official French Raven Shield Web site, a multiplayer demo of the game will be available within the next two weeks. The game should sneak into stores somewhere this fall, so its about time we start seeing some playable action for this highly anticipated title. We'll keep you posted!

Hegemonia: Legions of Iron - Art & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2002 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Hegemonia: Legions of Iron you will explore and conquer the galaxy at the head of your fleet, plan colonisations, terraform planets, manage your resources and decide on the appropriate technological research to lead mankind where you want it to go. Diplomacy combined with a top-notch spy network will enable you to survive in a stellar system which is much more dangerous than it would at first appear. Who says that space is empty? Black Holes, asteroid fields, nebulas, cosmic clouds and wormholes, and alien races make each fleet sortie a perilous affair… Njoy the screens & art

Eve Online : The Second Genesis - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 11:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Eve Online: The Second Genesis" is a space trading / combat Massive Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG) for the PC. Developed by Crowd Control Production (CCP) of Reykjavik, Iceland, EVE ONLINE will allow upwards of 100,000 gamers to compete simultaneously across a full 3D galaxy which includes 5000 solar systems. Some 40 left over screens that we did not use in our Eve Online preview. Njoy

Interview With 'Nina : The Agent Chronicles' Developer

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 7:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Today we serve up an interview with Maciej Miasik, one of the developers for Lemonhead's upcoming shooter "Nina : The Agent Chronicles". If you have never heard a producer call their own game a "play and forget title", then you surely must read this ... Njoy!

'Age of Sail 2: Privateer's Bounty' Ships to Stores

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Global Star Software sends word that Age of Sail 2: Privateer's Bounty, has shipped. Word is: "This challenging real-time 3D naval combat simulator is the latest installment of the successful Age of Sail franchise, and Privateer's Bounty promises more action, more missions, more units and more fun than ever. Age of Sail 2: Privateer's Bounty will hit stores this week across North America at an estimated price of $29.99." Additionally, a demo version of the game has been released, and can be downloaded through Gigex, the file is 117.5 MB (thanks Blues).

Friday - Day Of Delay

by Rainier on Aug. 24, 2002 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment has pushed back the release of 'Ultimate Fighting Championship: Tapout 2', 'H2O Overdrive' and 'The Lost'. The games are now slated for a Q1 2003 release. Crave stated that the delay is simply to give the developers of these games more time to add additional features and refine gameplay. Infogrames & Lost Toys sent out word today that 'Battle Engine Aquila', its sci-fi shooter for Xbox and PS2, has been slightly pushed back. Originally set for release during the holiday season, Battle Engine Aquila is now scheduled for January 2003.