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Pinball Challenge Deluxe (GBA) - Info & Screens

by Rainier on July 5, 2002 @ 6:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Pinball Challenge Deluxe" is a conversion of the Amiga games Pinball Dreams and Pinball Fantasies to the GameBoy Advance. Both titles are being incorporated into a single Exclusive title for AGB offering all (eight) original pinball tables. Young developer Binary9 Studios, ltd, today saw the release of their first title, Pinball Challenge Deluxe, via UbiSoft. Check the 8 available tables!

Gothic 2 - Team Info

by Rainier on July 5, 2002 @ 6:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The first details of what the Piranha Bytes team are up to is now available at the official Gothic II website. This new area allows you to peek beind the scenes of the Gothic II team. One part of the new area is the 'piranha bits'. There you'll find some not so deadly serious newsbits about us, the freaks behind gothic II where they introduce themselves in the 'portrait series', starting this week with game designer björn. Check it out!

Cryo Is No More!

by Rainier on July 5, 2002 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

French publisher Cryo and its Cryonetworks subsidiary have announced that they are folding, following a failure to negotiate a recapitalisation of the group with its principal creditors.

Babel Launches Europe's First Sound Studio For Games

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 9:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ambitious outsourcing games specialist Babel has announced the next stage in its expansion by launching a London sound studio aimed specifically at the games industry.

FireStarter - New Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 5:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game is set in year 2010 where player's conscience is entrapped by an up-to-date virus-infected virtual reality-playing machine called FireStarter. The virus-caused failure resulted in computer changing the rules of the game - to break out of the trap, the player is to complete the game within 48 hours. Immerse in an unbelievable world, created by super-modern playing machine, where you are to make it a winner of the adrenaline-brimming action....

'Soldier Of Fortune II' - Update Patch Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 3:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision released another batch of screenshots from the upcoming Soldier of Fortune 2 patch. The patch for Raven's First Person Shooter is to be expected somewhere mid next week. The screens show off some of the new maps that will be included. Njoy!

''America's Army : Recon'' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 3:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NVIDIA jumped the gun and is first to offer the Recon demo of America's Army: Operations, the free first-person shooter game that was developed by the U.S. Army using the Unreal engine. Wonder why NViDIA was in a rush, sure a few other sites wont be too happy about this. Read more for details and links where to grab it ... (Thanks Blues).

'City Of Heroes' Powers Revealed

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

What Claws, Super Speed and Body Armor can do for you. City of Heroes Powers Cryptic Studios has revealed three new powers that will be available in its upcoming online Super Hero role-playing game, City of Heroes Today the offer details on Super Speed, Claws and Body Armor. (thanks Gamespy)

Day Of Defeat 3.0 Is Coming!

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 1:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve and the Day of Defeat team today announced an official partnership for continued development of the World War II-based Half-Life MOD. In addition, Day of Defeat 3.0 is due to launch next week, and will mark the introduction of new missions and gameplay types, a new player class, and more. First shown at the Third Annual Half-Life MOD Expo in San Francisco late last year, Day of Defeat is a team-based action game based upon the great battles, equipment, and scenarios of WWII. For more information, visit the Day Of Defeat Mod Site.

Colin McRae Rally 3's Cars Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on July 4, 2002 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Colin McRae Rally 3 is about giving gamers the professional rally driving experience in what’s being touted as one of the most anticipated games of the year. Today Codemasters reveals the full list of rally-spec cars and stages that will be featured in the game. Check these awesome looking new screens!