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Cyber X Gaming Partners With Ultimate Arena Inc

by Thomas on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 10:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Cyber X Gaming has selected Ultimate Arena Inc., the leading online action game tournament site, to run the ATI/AMD Cyber X Games 2004 Counter-Strike online qualifiers. Ultimate Arena's guaranteed cheat-free platform was a key factor in Cyber X Gaming's decision.

'Blitzkrieg II' Announced - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 5:57 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nival Interactive is pleased to announce Blitzkrieg II - its new RTS game set in the backdrop of World War II. The work on the new project started in January, 2003. Blitzkrieg II builds upon the success of our best selling RTS Blitzkrieg with a new focus on fast-paced gameplay, a strategic layer and new tactical opportunities. A completely new engine takes WWII into full 3D where players can command famous aces and units, strategically plan battles in multiple theatres, choose their reinforcements and use a wide range of new unit types such as aircraft and ships. Players will also be able to compete against each other online supported by a matchmaking server with a new multiplayer mode and a rating system.

'R-Type' (PS2) Is Back For The Final Chapter - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 5:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

R-Type is a classic in video game history; the legacy goes back a full 16 years since the original arcade shoot-'em-up hit the streets. With the game being so popular in Japan earlier this year, a number of high profile UK specialist games magazines including Play couldn't wait to see the European version and took it upon themselves to import the Japanese version, giving it 89%. Read more for details and a batch of new screens ...

'Uru: Ages Beyond Myst' Launches

by Thomas on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 5:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Stunning graphics, mind-bending puzzles, family-friendly gameplay, and endless exploration only begin to describe Uru: Ages Beyond Myst for Windows, from Ubisoft and Cyan Worlds -- available nationwide today at the manufacturer's suggested retail price of $49.99 and rated "E" for Everyone.

'Cabela's Dangerous Hunts' Ships For PS2 & Xbox

by Thomas on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 5:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision Publishing challenges players to once again test their virtual hunting skills with an all-new Cabela's Dangerous Hunts for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and Xbox video game system. The latest title in the best-selling Cabela's franchise provides players with a hunt or be hunted experience, where they stalk or get stalked by prey through detailed surroundings enveloped by such natural boundaries as canyons, mountains, dense forest and lakes. The game features changing seasons and realistic weather conditions which deliver an added adrenaline rush of excitement as players encounter more than 27 big game animals in 12 exotic locations around the world with the reality of dangerous encounters. Cabela's Dangerous Hunts is currently available at retail stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $29.99 and is rated "T" by the ESRB.

'Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance' (CONSOLE) Nominated By Bafta

by Thomas on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 5:32 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games announced that Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance has been nominated in the Action category for the 2003 BAFTA Interactive Entertainment awards.

'Black Hawk Down: Team Sabre' In Stores Early 2004 - Features

by Thomas on Nov. 14, 2003 @ 5:29 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Entertainment software developer and publisher NovaLogic Ltd. today announced that the first expansion pack for the international best selling PC title Delta Force - Black Hawk Down will be available in stores early 2004. Delta Force - Black Hawk Down: Team Sabre is a highly anticipated addition to the franchise and builds on the exciting game play features that proved such a success in the first game.

'Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde' (XB/PS2) Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 8:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde ships to stores for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Jaleco Entertainment announced. Goblin Commander: Unleash The Horde is the highly anticipated action-strategy video game designed specifically for next-generation consoles. Experience the rush of amassing hordes of goblins under your control, embark on thrilling adventures, and engage in spectacular battles with enemy clans.

Buka Entertainment - Microforum Italia Deal

by Thomas on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 8:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Buka Entertainment, one of the European publishers, and Microforum Italia S.p.A., one of the well-known software distributors in Italy, are pleased to announce a new deal, which includes the following titles:

  • Echelon: Wind Warriors
  • Midnight Nowhere
  • March!: Offworld Recon

    The titles will be fully localized and distributed in Italy in DVD boxes at the price of 9.90 euro per unit.

'MotoGP 2' Scores Two Bafta Awards

by Thomas on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 8:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BAFTA has lent its voice to the loud chorus already singing the acclaim of Climax's MotoGP 2:Ultimate Racing Technology by putting the high-speed racer forward for two prestigious awards. Following soon after the glowing praise and fantastic review scores of the specialist press, the nominations for the 'Best Racing Game' and 'Best Multiplayer Game' awards serve as testament to the game's outstanding quality and the excellent work of Climax's development team.