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'Shattered Galaxy 1.5' Unleashes Open Beta Test

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 10:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The next evolution in the universe of Shattered Galaxy, "SG 1.5", has just been opened for limited-time open beta play testing. Set in deep space in the distant future where the remnant of humanity fights for survival and glory with cybernetic armies, Shattered Galaxy is an award-winning massive online warfare game for the PC. Among the many advancements open beta testers can look forward to in SG 1.5 is renovated and rebalanced units, a completely overhauled item library, new and visually striking in-game interfaces, and a host of other new game play features. The upgrade is scheduled for launch late November. Sign up here to register for the beta test and to download the new SG 1.5 game client.

'Rainbow Six : RavenShield' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 10:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The PC multiplayer demo is using graphic technology provided by the next generation Unreal engine and will feature two maps including a new version of the original Rainbow Six all time favorite City Street Large multiplayer map, 15 weapons, many weapons gadgets and two multiplayer modes survival and team survival. Read more for details and check out the 10 new screens ..

'Cubivore' (NGC) Ships to Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 9:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A., Inc. has shipped, Cubivore, for the Nintendo GameCube console. The premise of the game is simple... Eat or be eaten. Assume the role of an animal in its early stages of development. But, in the harsh reality of nature, this creature has no parent to coddle and protect it. From the moment the game begins, your creature is on its own to fend for its life. As your animal instincts take over, you will boldly traverse hostile environments, savagely stalking your prey and asserting your place in the animal chain of power. Will you have what it takes to become the new king of the beasts?

'Pulse Racer' (Xbox) Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 9:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Jaleco Entertainment brings the future of combat racing exclusively to the Xbox with its latest title, Pulse Racer. Read more for info and a few new screens ...

'Deathrow' (Xbox) - Movie

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 8:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Deathrow, Southend Interactives first game have recently been released for the Xbox and have been met with rave reviews. Now Southend Interactives have released a brand new trailer of Deathrow. If you have not read our Deathrow review yet, do so NOW. Read more for links where to grab the trailer!

'Serious Sam' (Xbox) - Developer Interview

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 8:45 p.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

Yesterday we had an interview with Serious Sam producer David Nottingham, today we took a jab at Croteam Game & Level Designer, Davor Tomicic. In anticipation of the Xbox release on Nov12th, this will have to do until then ;)

'OffWorld Resource Base' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 7:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It’s the news you’ve all been waiting for! Strategy First is extremely happy to announce that their eagerly anticipated in-house title O.R.B has hit retail shelves nationwide. If you haven't yet, then go check our O.R.B preview!

'Soldiers Of Anarchy' - Level Design Contest Announced

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 6:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Silverstyle, developer of the Real Time Strategy (RTS) game "Soldiers of Anarchy" for the PC has announced a level design contest. Starting today through November 22, fans can submit their user-made map via the SOA web site. 'Soldier Of Anarchy' comes with an easy-to-use level design editor that allows gamers to create their own worlds to play in. These levels can be played in single or multi-player mode via the Internet. To enter the contest, gamers have till November 22 to submit their level via the Soldiers Of Anarchy web site. Instructions on how to submit entries can be found at the web site.

'Rainbow Six: Raven Shield' - Multiplayer Demo Next Week

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 6:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rainbow Six: Raven Shield is the sequel to the immensely popular Rainbow Six : Rogue Spear, awarded "2000 Action Game Of The Year", and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, 1999 Action Game Of The Year*. It will be the third game in the Rainbow Six line, which has sold more than seven million copies worldwide. Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced the forthcoming release of the PC multiplayer demo Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Raven Shield scheduled for November 14th.

Fighting Breaks Out at Rocky Party! (PS2/NGC) Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 5:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It was virtual blood and sweat but the excitement was authentic when VIPs from the games industry enjoyed an evening of pugilistic pursuit on Thursday night, courtesy of Rage, whose critically acclaimed Rocky game arrives on the Sony PlayStation 2 and Nintendo GameCube later this month. Check out the babes.. err screens i mean..

Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game (PC/CONSOLE)

by Thomas on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 5:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami of Europe, one of the world's leading publishers of video games, has confirmed it is the exclusive European distributors of the renowned Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, and will launch the trading card game phenomenon initially in the UK within this year.

'DOOM II' Ships For GBA

by Thomas on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 4:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

id Software and Activision, Inc. are placing the fate of humanity in the hands of gamers everywhere with the release of DOOM II for the Game Boy Advance. Players fight off hordes of nightmarish enemies through labyrinthine levels and experience the gripping action and 3-D thrills of the legendary PC sequel that has continued to amaze a generation of DOOM fans. DOOM II for the Game Boy Advance is currently available at retail outlets nationwide at a suggested retail price of $29.99 and is rated "T" (Teen -- blood, violence) by the ESRB.

'Far West' - Demo

by Thomas on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 4:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWood Entertainment has released a playable demo (61MB) of Far West, offering the opportunity to make like John Wayne and try out this new 3D real-time strategy game by Greenwood Entertainment set in the old West. The demo features the tutorial and the first campaign mission. Download at 3DGamers!

'Airborne Assault' (PC/XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 4:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Do you have what it takes to lead 40,000 men into combat? If you do then Airborne Assault is for you. Airborne Assault is an operational level wargame that lets you fight out what could have been one of the decisive battles of World War II. Engage in battles ranging from Brigade to Corps level using Companies and Battalions as your units of maneuver.

'Total Immersion Racing' (XB/PS2/PC) - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 4:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Total Immersion Racing is a brand new racing game experience that combines the highest quality driving technology, real-world racecars & tracks and immersive gameplay. The player can choose a career path that leads from being the lowest ranked driver of a GT sports car all the way to becoming a world champion driving a massively powerful 8 litre prototype racecar. On the way, team engineers and managers will give advice and input to guide the player.

'Stake' (XB) - Features

by Thomas on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 4:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Stake is the ultimate third person, multi-player 3-D arena fighting game exclusively for the Xbox. It boasts a deep action combat experience, intriguing characters and superior graphics. This game represents the essential elements of a fighting game but goes beyond that with multiple power-up weapons, lots of collectable items, insane combo attacks, special tricks, secret characters, inspiring graphics, 3-D isometric camera views, exciting locations and multiple multi-player modes.

'Revolution' In Stores

by Thomas on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 2:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In the not so distant future, technology is omnipresent and genetically engineered clones are overtaking the human race. In order to save mankind, gamers must join a resistance movement and test their fighting and strategy skills in "Revolution," a new PC game from Activision Value, a division of Activision Publishing, Inc. "Revolution" is rated "M" (Mature) by the ESRB, and is now currently available at retail stores nationwide for the suggested retail price of $29.99.

'Op. Flashpoint: Game of the Year Edition' Microsite - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 9:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters has the perfect PC release for Operation Flashpoint rookies – the Game of the Year compendium pack. Operation Flashpoint: Game of the Year Edition is ideally suited to new Flashpoint recruits. It brings together the complete series including the original game, which has won multiple gaming awards the world over. The chart-topping game is fully loaded with every upgrade, add-on and expansion, including all vehicles, weapons and extra campaigns released to date. Check out the new microsite (with access to demos) or read more for details and screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 6:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gamecube Review - 'The Scorpion King Rise of the Akkadian'

by The Cookie Snatcher on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 5:58 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

The Scorpion King for the GameCube is an action/adventure game that brings you to the time before the events of The Scorpion King film. In this exciting new story, the hero, Mathayus undergoes new journeys to exotic locations and experiences dangerous quests. The player gets to live it all as Mathayus. The movie was acceptable in quality, read our review and find out if the game is too ..

'Indiana Jones And The Emperor's Tomb' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 5:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The upcoming title follows in the epic tradition of LucasArts' rich Indiana Jones action-adventure legacy. It will feature an all-new intriguing and historically relevant story set amidst the world's most exotic locales. The game will utilize The Collective's proprietary engine technology, bringing to the series a dynamic new level of fighting action and challenging puzzle elements. Check the new load of screens ...

'Pro Race Driver' (PS2) - Screens

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 2:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Codemasters' Pro Race Driver players compete as a fictitious race car professional, Ryan McKane, in a high-speed racing experience packed with 42 authentically licensed cars, 13 championships and 38 internationally renowned tracks. Check out the screens we snapped from our beta build (preview coming up in a few days)... Njoy!

Movie Madness - Trailers

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 1:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today was a busy day with all sorts of goodies, especially game trailers and movies. Too many to mention seperately so here they all go in one big article. Of course, being our usual self, we converted them for your convenience (high & med .wmv resolutions). Read more for links where to grab them, we have :

  • Mistmare
  • Project Nomads
  • Grom