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Rockstar Games Ships 'Manhunt' For PlayStation2

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 6:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar Games, the world-renowned publishing division of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced today that Manhunt for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system has shipped to retail stores throughout North America. Manhunt will be in stores in Europe on November 21, 2003. Manhunt is developed by Rockstar North, the developers behind the global blockbuster Grand Theft Auto franchise.

Digital Jesters Launches The 'Virtual Skipper 3' HQ

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 4:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With literally a whole world of water available in Digital Jester's glorious PC CD-ROM sailing simulation Virtual Skipper 3, virtual yachtsmen and women will need of a reliable map charting the oceans of resources available for the game. Welcome, then, to the Virtual Skipper Headquarters - the one-stop-dock for all things Virtual Skipper-related. Designed to appeal to both virtual and real-life yachts-fans, it introduces the Virtual Skipper world alongside news and information from the sailing community.

'Echelon Wind Warriors' Micro-Site Launched

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 2:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Oxygen Interactive, the UK based Computer Game Publisher can today announce that they have launched a micro-site for the Sci Fi Flight Sim Echelon Wind Warriors. The site features extensive information about the game as well as downloadable screenshots, wallpapers, competitions, forums and other game assets. The site is accessible via the Oxygen Interactive website www.oxygenint.com.

'Combat Mission: Afrika Korps' - New Features

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 1:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Combat Mission: Afrika Korps is a 1-2 player, hybrid turn-based/realtime 3D simulation of WWII tactical warfare in parts of the Mediterranean Theater including Italy, North and East Africa and Crete from 1940 to 1945. It is based on the award winning engine of Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin..

Nintendo GameCube US Sales Update

by Thomas on Nov. 19, 2003 @ 1:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The official numbers are in, and they confirm that Nintendo GameCube is upending the console video game market. The Sept. 25 price drop of Nintendo GameCube to an MSRP of $99.99 continues to have a massive ripple effect throughout the video game industry, according to October's Toy Retail Sales Tracking Service (TRSTS).. More about it below!

Sony Launches Multi-Million-Dollar Integrated Brand Campaign

by Thomas on Nov. 17, 2003 @ 6:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. today announced a multi-million-dollar integrated brand campaign designed to further expand the renowned PlayStation2 gaming experience among mass-market consumers, specifically targeting new users, gift-givers and kids. This campaign comes at a time when the industry-leading platform is poised for another record-breaking holiday season fueled in part by the company's ability to offer an unparalleled experience, an incredible library of games and the best overall value in home entertainment. Exceeding previous efforts, the five-tiered multimedia campaign, including television, cinema, print, outdoor and online advertisements, breaks in mid-November and will run through the end of the year.

'Mario Kart: Double Dash' (NGC) Launches Today

by Thomas on Nov. 17, 2003 @ 6:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The holiday season's most anticipated video game, Mario Kart: Double Dash!! for the Nintendo GameCube, is gassed up and ready to roll. The game, which launches today, brings high-octane competition to the couches of America. It continues the tradition of rich graphics and multiple challenging courses, while bringing entirely new racing modes, weapons and strategies into play.

'Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior' (PC/PS2) Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 17, 2003 @ 6:00 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ today announced that "Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior" for PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system and PC is now available at retail outlets worldwide. The game is based on the world of "Warhammer 40,000" -- the dark, futuristic fantasy wargaming universe traveled by millions worldwide from Games Workshop, the world's largest tabletop wargames company, and incorporates online gaming for multiplayer on PlayStation 2 and PC.

TLK Games Releases Four Challenging Windows Games

by Thomas on Nov. 17, 2003 @ 1:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TLK Games has released 3D Buggy Tug, 3DRT Pinball, 3D Word-Slider, and D3D Chess, four exciting and challenging Windows games that use stunning 3D effects, music and dynamic game play to bring hours of enjoyment for all family members. All the games are Release 2, meaning that they're completely debugged and totally redesigned in 3D, with new decors and music.

'Breakdown' (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 11:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Exclusive to Xbox, Breakdown is a sci-fi thriller that combines the best elements of shooters and fighters in a first-person action/adventure game. The game's intense storyline is told through high-quality real time rendered graphics that bring an unprecedented level of realism to the player. The game features fierce weapon-based first-person shooter combat, challenging puzzles to solve, surreal dream sequences, advanced AI, and massive detailed environments for exploration. Read more for some new screens ...