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Take-2 Int. Software, Inc. Releases Myth II: Worlds

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2001 @ 9:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Best User-Created Scenarios, Mods and Strategy Guide Now Available in One Definitive Collection. Take-2 Int. Software, Inc today announced that "Myth II: Worlds™ has shipped to stores. The package combines the company's award winning "Myth II™: Soulblighter," with material created by experts and fans in the Myth community. The game is available for a suggested retail price of $29.99.

Greece Is The Word For Championship Manager Debut

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2001 @ 6:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Championship Manager: Season 01/02 will be advertised on the perimeter boards at the forthcoming England World Cup Qualifier. Eidos Interactive has announced that their perimeter boards at the England Greece World Cup Qualifier on October 6th will not bear their usual corporate logo, but will instead advertise Championship Manager for the very first time.


by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2001 @ 6:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NVIDIA® Corporation today announced its new GeForce Titanium series of Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). The GeForce3 Ti and GeForce2 Ti series of GPUs deliver breakthrough graphics technologies, each providing unprecedented levels of performance and visual quality. These new products also utilise NVIDIA’s high-performance Detonator XP driver, incorporating special software optimisations that immediately take full advantage of the newest features of the Microsoft® Windows® XP operating system.

Splashdowns Big Lift Off Blooper

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2001 @ 5:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Thought bloopers only came from Dick Clark on TV’s Bloopers and Practical Jokes? Thought developers never goofed while developing their games? Thought video game publishers didn’t have a sense of humor? Well think again.

We’ve posted a hilarious Splashdown blooper AVI for everyone to laugh their “tushies” off at. So put your Speedos back on, hold on tight and click the link below for the widest ride of your life. Click HERE to see the blooper AVI.

Remember it's a blooper people! This isn't an indication of the final gameplay.


by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2001 @ 4:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pre-sales have begun for the highly anticipated third installment of the game franchise that has kept game players in front of computers way into the night for over ten years: Sid Meier’s Civilization® III. As the pre-sales mount, it has come as no surprise that the most dedicated aficionados of the game are snapping up the special limited edition version of Civilization III that has been capped at a one-time run of 75,000 units.


by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2001 @ 4:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Westwood Studios™ announced today it will hold a Yuri’s Revenge Launch Party October 6 in the Los Angeles game center ICELAN.

Crave's Upcoming 'Ultimate Fighting Championship' Games

by Rainier on Sept. 29, 2001 @ 4:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CRAVE ANNOUNCES SUPERSTAR FIGHTER LINE-UP FOR UPCOMING "ULTIMATE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP" GAMES. UFC Games to Feature Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz, WelterweightChampion Carlos Newton and Lightweight Champion Jens Pulver on PS2 and XBOX.

Patrician II Demo Available NOW!

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2001 @ 9:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First and Ascaron have released a new demo for Patrician II and were so kind to ask us to host it for them ...

Site #1: Get It HERE Site #2: Get it HERE

TDK Mediactive Ships 'Lady Sia™' & 'Every Witch Way' for the GBA

by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2001 @ 8:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive has been "active" on various platforms, mainly on the console systems. Today they let us know 2 of their Game Boy Advance titles are done and on their way to the shelves in your local game store.


by Rainier on Sept. 27, 2001 @ 7:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cossacks, the massively successful real-time strategy game based on the conflicts of Europe in the 16th-18th century, will return to your screens in the form of an add-on package, Cossacks: The Art Of War.