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Mythic Entertainment Announces 'Imperator'

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 6:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mythic Entertainment, creator of the multiple award winning massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) Dark Age of Camelot, today announced that design work has begun on its next-generation MMORPG, code-named Imperator. The game is being developed exclusively by Mythic Entertainment and is designed to be a radical departure from the current generation of online games.

Frontline Attack: War over Europe - Features & Screens

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 6:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos Germany has announced Frontline Attack: War over Europe, a 3D real-time strategy game in the works at Poland-based development teams In Images and Reality Pump. Frontline Attack: War over Europe uses the Earth III engine known from games such as Earth 2140, Earth 2150. Eidos seems to have picked up the rights to Zuxxez Entertainment's "World War II: Panzer Claws", the 3D RTS that was already in development since last year. German RTS fans can rejoice, the game will be released a full month earlier than anywhere else. Njoy the screens!

'Arx Fatalis' & 'Rise of Nations' Fan Site Kit Now Available

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 6:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced that the official Rise of Nations Fan Site Kit (FSK) is now available. The Rise of Nations FSK file (6 MB) contains the following items to help webmasters achieve global supremacy with a Rise of Nations site of their own. Also JoWooD and Arkane Studios have not forgotten about the web community and made the Arx Fatalis FSK available today. Read more for details and links where to grab the files.

'Medieval: Total War' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 5:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Creative Assembly has released a playable demo of Medieval: Total War, their upcoming 3D real-time and turn-based strategy game, for download from Games Domain. The demo was previously available on the cover-disk of PC Gamer UK, which may be a more convenient way of obtaining a copy of the massive 235.3 MB file, and this Battle Tutorial demo offers eight tutorials and a single-player mission (the Battle of Jaffa) from the full game. Read more for links where to grab it (as we'll be updating as more links become available, (Thanks Blues)).

'Gary Coleman' & 'Postal 2'

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 6:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The most dangerous videogame developers still alive and killing in the Free World, Running With Scissors, has today released for the world to see a pictorial spread of television star Gary Coleman. His highness Sir Gary has indeed been mo-capped and now the LA based House of Moves motion capture studios will never be the same!

Skygunner (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A., Inc., announced today that SkyGunner, the anime, aerial combat videogame, has shipped for the PS2. SkyGunner follows the story of 3 ace pilots, Ciel, Copain and Femme, who are hired to protect the "Eternal Engine" an engine capable of perpetual motion without the need for an outside power source. Little do they know, that the criminal genius, Ventre is planning to use the town's celebration aboard the luxury airship, Merveilleux... as an opportunity to steal the Eternal Engine for his own evil ends...

3DO Announces Army Men: Sarge’s War For GameCube

by Rainier on June 26, 2002 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 3DO Company today announced the development of the first Sarge’s Heroes title for the Nintendo GameCube, Army Men: Sarge’s War. The Sarge’s Heroes games were some of the most successful third-party titles for the Nintendo 64, having sold over a million units between the two games. The Army Men: Sarge’s War game is planned to ship in Spring 2003.

Infogrames Ships 'Stuntman' For Playstation2 - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2002 @ 7:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. has shipped "Stuntman," the latest game in its smash Atari line-up, to retail stores this week for the PS2 computer Entertainment system. Developed by Reflections Interactive Limited, the company behind the best-selling "Driver" series, "Stuntman" thrusts players into the middle of Hollywood-style action-packed films, completing death-defying stunts for a series of movies and building a career to become an A-list stunt driver.

Gathering Of Developers Announces 'Vietcong' - Screens

by Rainier on June 25, 2002 @ 7:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Computer and video game publisher Gathering of Developers, a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., and developer Illusion Softworks in association with development team Pterodon, today announced "Vietcong" for the PC. Set during the Vietnam War, "Vietcong" is a first person shooter with tactical elements. The game is expected to hit store shelves this fall.

'Divine Divinity' - Prequel Story Part II

by Rainier on June 25, 2002 @ 6:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The much anticipated RPG Divine Divinity will be released in the UK on 13th September 2002. For those of you who can’t wait, the second chapter of the prequel story, “The Prophecy“, is now online HERE. The story has been split into six parts, with a new instalment being posted every Tuesday.