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Star Wars Jedi Outcast: Jedi Knight II - Screen Gallery

by Rainier on March 26, 2002 @ 1:36 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wars Jedi Outcast: Jedi Knight II is a dynamic single and multiplayer action experience that continues the saga of the once powerful Jedi Knight, Kyle Katarn, as he struggles with the power – and dangers – of the Force. Through a multitude of complex and richly detailed Star Wars environments players face a variety of powerful enemies and once again fight for the Rebel cause. Armed with the power of the Force, and an arsenal of weapons, including a Jedi Knight's signature lightsaber, players hold the fate of the Star Wars galaxy and the destiny of Kyle Katarn in their hands. I'm battling my way through the game and i must admit ... i am impressed! The graphics are great .. the AI is good, the animations are crisp and above all .. the level design is fabulous ... tricky, hard, and big levels ... a few more days patience people ... it is da coming! In the meantime take a glimpse of what to expect and check the screens ... a whopping 60 and more coming as i slash my way through the game!

Grand Theft Auto 3 - Screens

by Rainier on March 26, 2002 @ 12:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Since we announced it earlier today that Take2/Rockstar are coming up soon (May 2002) with the PC version of GTA3, people starting hunting down some screens ... Gamespy got 2 nice one's and ign managed to dig up 3 others... Check em out!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 26, 2002 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

While looking for a little Asheron's Call 2 news, I noticed that the AC Vault posted a Q&A of sorts with Turbine, which is based from developer responses that took place over the past week. HomeLAN kicks off the week right with an Q&A with Ingo Horn of Westka Interactive talking about their sci-fi genre blender, The Y-Project (powered by the Unreal Warfare engine). Gamehelper.com offers a status report on Gearbox Studios upcoming Counter-Strike game, Condition Zero. Black Moon Chronicles Q&A #8 on RPG Vault chats with Benoît Papy, lead game master at Vircom on their upcoming MMORPG based on the French comic, discussing his goals for the servers under his control. There's a Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Chat Transcript on Games Domain recapping Friday's chat session with BioWare's team creating this upcoming Star Wars MMORPG. The log is in an easy to follow color-coded Q&A format. There's a Tomb Raider: Angel of Darkness Q&A on The Electric Playground talking with Core's Adrian Smith about the Lara Croft franchise, the movie spin-off, the future of the series, and more. There's a Cameron Spence Q&A on BarrysWorld talking with this former SAS operative about the expertise he's lending to the team creating Conflict: Desert Storm.

'Warrior Kings' Will Storm the US - Its Gold

by Rainier on March 25, 2002 @ 8:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Warrior Kings...come out and pla-ay! Microïds sends word that the US version of Warrior Kings, their 3D RTS game that's already invaded Europe, is gold. The game is expected to be in stores throughout North America by April 15.

'Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Melee' Coming To GameCube - Screens

by Rainier on March 25, 2002 @ 8:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The largest movie franchise of all time ­ all 180 feet of it -- will stomp into gamers’ living rooms around the globe this Fall.. Infogrames, Inc., a leading global publisher of interactive entertainment software, is bringing Godzilla®: Destroy All Monsters Melee, to the Nintendo GameCube in a global launch slated for Fall 2002. Based on the classic movie license from Toho Co., Ltd. and Sony Pictures Consumer Products, the fighting game challenges players to punch, kick, stomp, throw and blast each other to claim the title of King of the Monsters.

UbiSoft Goes 'Pack'Crazy - Screens

by Rainier on March 25, 2002 @ 7:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubisoft seems to be slapping games together like there is no tomorrow ... We now have word (and proof *g*) that they are planning to release a Real Time Strategy-pack (named RTS including Battle Realms, Settlers IV and Shogun: Total War), a EverQuest Gold Edition (including classic Everquest, The Ruins Of Kunark, The scars Of Velious and Shadows Of Luclin), a Worms Battle Pack (containing Worms 2, Worms Armageddon and Worms World Party) and last but not least Myst Trilogy (Myst, Riven and Myst III: Exile). Talk aout value for your money ... check the boxshots so you know what to look for ;)

The Reckoning Is Coming - Screens

by Rainier on March 25, 2002 @ 7:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Mayhem, a division of Interplay Entertainment Corp., announced that the highly anticipated upcoming action game Hunter: The Reckoning is scheduled to ship on June 2002 for the Xbox. Hunter: The Reckoning is a fast and furious action game based on the characters and fiction found in the popular role-playing game Hunter: The Reckoning and the immersive World of Darkness created by White Wolf Publishing, Inc. It will be distributed by Virgin Int. in Europe.

Octagon Entertainment Represents Walker Boys Studio

by Rainier on March 25, 2002 @ 6:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Octagon Entertainment has signed a representation agreement with Walker Boys Studio and is seeking a worldwide publishing deal for its debut title, Civil War: War Between the States. Brothers Eric and Chad Walker, who once served as conceptual artists and designers at Ensemble Studios, formed the development team in 1999 with the goal of creating computer games that raise game industry expectations.

'Delta Force: Task Force Dagger' - Mission Details & Screens

by Rainier on March 25, 2002 @ 4:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Entertainment software publisher NovaLogic, Ltd. released more details on the forthcoming stand-alone Mission Pack for the successful Delta Force Land Warrior, part of the Delta Force franchise that has sold over 3 million units worldwide.

Article On EULAs And Games

by Rainier on March 25, 2002 @ 4:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Frictionless Insight has posted an article on End-User License Agreements (EULAs) and games. EULAs are attached to all games, and often misunderstood in forum board postings. This article discusses, in plain English, whether these EULAs can be binding at all, and why. The article also covers to a lesser extent whether specific terms can actually be enforced by the company.