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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 ...

Fuel (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 7:09 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Yesterday we let you know that DreamCatcher is working on a racing game by the name of FUEL. Taking full advantage of the XBOX's Geforce3 capabilities these screens show you it will be one hell of a sweet title .. Race with speedboats, quads, jeeps, helicopters etc...

Your 'Trainz' Have Come In To NorthAmerican Stores - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 6:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Auran announced today that their new model railroad simulation, Trainz has shipped to stores nationwide. Njoy the impressive screens ...

Update: Trainz Spotters Competition! Auran let us know that the first five people to email them a photograph of Trainz on the shelves will win a Trainz T-Shirt signed by the Trainz team. Find out more here!

Stand-Alone Macintosh StarCraft Patch Now Available

by Rainier on Feb. 12, 2002 @ 6:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Simply connect to to download the (1.09) patch. If you have trouble patching from, you can also download it here. For more information on the 1.09 Patch go here.