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Serious Sam's Arsenal (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 11:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sam "Serious" Stone has a whole mess of bad guys to waste, and fortunately for planet Earth he has the immense firepower to pull it off. Today we scored some screenshots hightlighing the devastating weapons available in SERIOUS SAM, coming NOVEMBER 12 exclusively to the Xbox. Njoy!

Off World Resource Base (O.R.B.) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 10:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

O.R.B. is a visually stunning 3D Real-Time strategy game that pits the forces of two races against each other in a desperate struggle to control the resources they need to expand their empires. O.R.B. stands for Off World Resource Base and what happens in the “Off World” is the stuff that dreams or nightmares are made of. Within the multiple systems are the precious resources that both planets desperately need to thrive. The stage has been set for a battle to control the solar system. While the two races play a deadly game of hide and seek in the asteroid belt, they are unaware of a predatory alien menace that threatens the entire solar system. Some new screens AND a new trailer!

Russobit Signs 'Xenus' - Facts & Screens

by Patrick on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 7:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Russobit-M Company is happy to claim the signing a cooperating contract with Ukrainian developing team Deep Shadows. The company was organized by the programming team that stood behind 3D Action tactical shooter Codename: Outbreak. Now we're presenting the upcoming Deep Shadows' 3D action/RPG project "Xenus" as a worldwide sales-agent and publisher for Russia, CIS and East Europe.

Hercules Launches 'Smart TV'

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 7:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

HERCULES is thrilled to announce the launch of its Smart TV. The new TV card will be available from our distributors at the end of september 2002. Smart TV is a fully featured PCI TV Card with which you can watch TV on your PC. With Smart TV you will be able to record movies and football games in MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 formats onto your hard disk and directly Burn-to-disc recorded programs from Smart TV capture gallery.

'Judge Dredd' To Enforce The Law On PS2 - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 6:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NDA Productions will publish Judge Dredd vs. Judge Death, from Oxford-based super-developer Rebellion, on the PlayStation 2. The game is based on the legendary comic strip Judge Dredd, published in 2000AD every week since 1977. It will be a first-person shooter seen through the eyes of Judge Dredd as he patrols the mean streets of the stunningly realised future metropolis, Mega-City One. Dredd will find himself having to deal with the full spectrum of criminal behaviour, from littering and caffeine abuse to saving the city from the utterly evil Judge Death.. Read more for full story and a pair of screens!

'Tony Tough' Get Read For Halloween Release

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 6:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today announced that upcoming adventure for the PC, "Tony Tough and the Night of Roasted Moths" will be in stores on October 31, 2002.

KOCH Media signs Wanadoo

by Thomas on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 4:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOCH Media and Virtuoso, are delighted to announce the continuation of their deal with Wanadoo Edition, extending the successful relationship between the two companies that started in May 2001. The deal secures approximately 20 new titles, which will be distributed by KOCH Media's, Virtuoso division.

'Hegemonia : Legions Of Iron' - Demo Available NOW

by Thomas on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 1:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The solar system is heating up and the Earth and its colonies are engaged in a fratricidal war to conquer the galaxy. Yet when they encounter other extra-terrestrial races the humans join forces, and the formidable Legions of Iron are born. Read more for links where to grab the demo ...

'Imperium Galactica 3' - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 1:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imperium Galactica 3: Genesis is a story-based single player strategy game. Starting in 2040, you are in control of the fleet of a multinational cooperation fighting a rivalling cooperation. The discovery of foreign technology leads to expeditions into space. When you return to Earth you find it occupied by Aliens. Only one colonizing spaceship with humans escaped. The beginning of your task is to find this ship.. Four new shots below!

'Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX2' (PS2/XB/GBA) Launch

by Thomas on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 12:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The top athletes in BMX biking will soon be treating gamers to their own brand of riding with the release of Activision, Inc.'s highly anticipated Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX2 for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and the Nintendo Game Boy Advance. The game launch coincides with Mat Hoffman's historic performance at this year's 2002 ESPN Summer X-Games, where he pulled off the first-ever "no-handed 900" (two and one half rotations while airborne). The PlayStation 2 and Xbox versions of Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX 2 are rated 11+ & 15+ by Elspa and both carry a suggested retail price of £44.99. The Game Boy Advance version is rated 3+ and has a suggested retail price of £29.99.

'Street Hoops' Tips Off At Retail (XB/PS2)

by Thomas on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playground basketballers everywhere can now get their game on street-style with Activision, Inc.'s Street Hoops for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system and Xbox video game system from Microsoft. The game features a slammin' soundtrack, authentic apparel, notorious courts like NYC's The Cage and Rucker Park, and a roster of playground legends including 1/2 Man 1/2 Amazing, Headache, Hot Sauce and more, as featured in the AND 1 Mix Tape Series. Street Hoops is currently available at retail outlets nationwide at a suggested retail price of £39.99 and is rated 15+ by Elspa.

'Grom' - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 11:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Grom is a light-RPG game, delivering a great dose of adventure, real-time combat system and rich story, partially based upon unknown facts of World War II, but with strong share of fiction and mystique. One may think about it as mixture of James Bond or Indiana Jones movie screenplay, with adventure part as found in LucasArts productions, combat system as in Commandos, or Metal Gear Solid, and simplified RPG elements just like in Zelda: OoT, or Diablo.

Boom Boom HuckJam Arena Tour 2002

by Thomas on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In celebration of the launch of its highly anticipated video game Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4, Activision, Inc. is inviting skateboarding and gaming fans to the “Tony Hawk’s Ultimate Challenge” Backyard BBQ where they can fuel up on free food, check out cool music and demo the new Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 4 video game at select Boom Boom HuckJam Arena Tour 2002 stops across the United States.. Find out more below!

'Delta Force : Black Hawk Down' - Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yesterday we reported that 'Delta Force - Black Hawk Down' was held back a bit while they tinker with the missions. Today we bring you a couple of screenshots to sate your appetite for Black Hawkness. Njoy!

'Mystic Heroes' (NGC) - Features & Screens

by Thomas on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 10:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mystic Heroes is a game in the continuing saga of good vs. evil, pitting the protagonists against impossible odds in a quest to save not just themselves, but the entire land. In this action game you must battle through masses of enemies, cooperate with your allies, and use various mystic attacks that are powered by runes. But beware; brawn alone will not lead to victory.. Make no mystic about it, here are the features and 22 screenshots.

'Gorge Tour' Announced

by Thomas on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 9:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

New Media Generation is glad to present its new project GORGE TOUR – 3D First Person Action. The main game action is conveyed in the far away future on one of the hidden in the Space human colony. The hero will have to confront innumerable hordes of bloodthirsty monsters and leave the captured planet at the cost of unbelievable efforts. The game is being developed on the basis of 3D engine Shin, used earlier for the creation of 3D FPS Hired Team: Trial and Hired Team: Trial Gold. Moreover various levels, wonderful realistic graphics and unexpected game plot turns will amaze the worshipper of this genre by extraordinary approach to the game conception.

'Ultimate Trainz Collection' Just In Time For X-Mas

by Thomas on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First announced today that they will be releasing the "Ultimate Trainz Collection" (UTC) in the North American market just in time for Christmas. Hitting store shelves on November 19th, UTC includes 2 CDs full of dynamic railroad gameplay that lets you not only create your own landscape, but collect and customize your locos and control as many trains as you and your PC can handle.

Xicat to release Zanzarah, Nov. 12

by Thomas on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 9:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xicat Interactive enters an enchanted world of fantasy with the Nov. 12 release of Zanzarah. The publisher of award-winning video games presents a female character set in a beautifully-rendered fantasy world to attract the too often neglected teenage female market.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 8:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'NOLF2 : A Spy In Harm's Way' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra just let us know that they have updated their "No One Lives Forever 2" website to celebrate the launch of their already heralded title "NOLF2 : A Spy In Harm's Way". Also available is the first update patch bringing the retail copy to v1.1. Since a lot of people (including myself) are having problems with the sound/speech they issued a fix to address this. Read more for links where to grab it ...

'Reign Of Fire' (Xbox) - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 1:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game’s story picks back up in Britain, c. 2024. Quinn has grown up to be a “resistance fighter” for a small community hiding in an old castle in the burnt-out English countryside. His people have been reduced to living in near-medieval conditions. There’s a pair of dragons prowling the vicinity, attacking the few remaining villages, destroying crops, and generally making life hell for the humans. The fire brigades risk their lives to put out the awful firestorms caused by the dragon attacks as they rescue the trapped or wounded survivors. BAM! updated their trailer for the just gone gold xbox/ps2 version.. read more for links where to get it!

Splinter Cell (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will release in time for the lucrative Christmas 2002 market exclusively on Xbox, with a PC version to appear by the end of the year. Xbox is the lead development platform for the game, which has been designed to take full advantage of the advanced graphics and sound capabilities of Xbox. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will also feature online elements using the recently announced Xbox Live service. A few new screens ...

'X-Men: Next Dimension ' (PS2/NGC/XBX) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 1:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X-Men: Next Dimension plunges players into a powerful enemy’s plot to rid the world of mutants. Leaving traditional arena-based fighting games in its wake, X-Men: Next Dimension is the only console fighter game that carries epic super hero showdowns across expansive 3-D levels. Players fight as 24 different X-Men characters through interactive environments replete with combat-induced damage. Check the screens!