'Zanzarah' Ships To Stores In North America

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 11:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Xicat Interactive Inc. announces that Zanzarah, its new fantasy game targeting teenage girls, is shipping. This stunning adventure, set in a mythical world of fairies and goblins, revolves around Amy; a strong teenage heroine who must save the land of Zanzarah. If you have not yet checked out our review, get to it NOW!

'Perimeter' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 11:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Perimeter is a real-time strategy game built on the concept of non-stop terraforming. The gamer will embark on territory seizure by means of especially designed units thus turning it into the principal energy resource. Then the subsequent encircling of the zones with an impenetrable perimeter will follow. Alongside unique terraforming and protecting perimeter opportunities the game provides powerful nanotechnologies, which allow managing groups of modifiable combat units. The necessity of efficient strategic territorial planning and tactical flexibility of combat units make the game appealing to any admirer of strategy genre. Check out these 8 fresh screens ...

Global Star Announces 'Airport Tycoon 2' - Facts & Screens

by Patrick on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 10:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Global Star Software has announced plans to release Airport Tycoon 2 for the PC platform. This long awaited, highly anticipated sequel to the original 3D airport management sim, Airport Tycoon (2000), will be released in February 2003. Read more for details and the first few screens ...

'Panzer Dragoon' - Demo Available NOW

by Thomas on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 10:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sega has just informed us that they have released a playable demo from Panzer Dragoon. This demo includes two levels and is a port of the original Panzer Dragoon game. The download is 35MB to grab and includes an exclusive trailer from the upcoming Panzer Dragoon Orta for Xbox! Read more for links where to grab the goods ...

MechAssault (Xbox) Live Content - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 10:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

New Content Soon via Xbox Live Gamers who think unlocking the Ragnarok BattleMech is the end of what "MechAssault" has to offer are in for a surprise. Starting in January, Microsoft Game Studios and Day 1 Studios will begin rolling out new content for "MechAssault" via Xbox Live. Players with Xbox Live will be able to access the new content at no additional charge. Read more for detailed info and some screens ...

'Hegemonia: Legions of Iron' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 9:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

There is a new patch for Hegemonia: Legions of Iron, upgrading the 3D space strategy game by Digital Reality to version 1.07. This release adds a save/load feature to the multiplayer skirmish mode, along with a variety of gameplay tweaks and bug fixes (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for detailed fix list and links where to grab the goods ...

'Face of Mankind' - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 8:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Face of Mankind is a Massively Multiplayer Online RolePlaying Game (MMORPG) in a persistent world. Thousands of players throughout the world can compete in a realistic and futuristic world of the 24th century. It combines an epic story-driven mission system over years with a complex economic system, which can also affect the story deeply. Face of Mankind tells the epic story of good and evil, justice and intrigues where we have to find our destiny.

'SuperFarm' (PS2/Xbox/NGC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 8:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Octagon Entertainment, Inc. has come together with Asobo Studio S.A.R.L. to find worldwide publishing for SuperFarm, a working title for the Playstation2, GameCube and Xbox. SuperFarm is a single and multi-player action/combat party game packed with hysterical antics and is scheduled for launch in late 2003. Read more for details and the first 4 screens ...

'Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth' - Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 8:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth" is an eagerly anticipated first-person horror adventure based on the award winning RPG from Chaosium that in turn is based on the writings of the acclaimed American horror author H. P. Lovecraft. Check out the new batch of spooky screens ...

'Daredevil' (GBA) - New Website

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 6:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Daredevil videogame for Nintendo Game Boy Advance -- scheduled to launch in conjunction with the February 2003 premiere of the highly anticipated New Regency/20th Century Fox/Marvel Studios Daredevil movie starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner -- now has its own website. Encore, a majority-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation, today announced that this website is now live, offering up-to-the-minute information on the videogame, a brand-new trailer, screenshots, and links to recent publicity and Daredevil fan sites. We also have a new DareDevil movie trailer (and local links for the GBA game trailer), so read more for details where to grab the goods

Project Entropia Server Stress Test

by Thomas on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 5:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

MindArk, the Swedish developer of Project Entropia, wants you to put its virtual universe under some stress. The Project Entropia Development Team is holding a six-hour long test on its server system beginning Thursday December 5 at 22:00 CET (21:00 GMT, 16:00 EST, 13:00 PST). Its purpose is to assess stability and performance following the introduction of the successful v4.0 patch. Interested users are asked to enter Project Entropia and stay logged on as long as possible.

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Thomas on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 4:17 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Achieving an incredible convergence between one of the leading anime and television properties ever created and the interactive entertainment world, Infogrames, Inc. today announced that it has shipped Dragon Ball Z: Budokai for the PS2. Already heralded for its authenticity, depth and excitement, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai is hitting store shelves in time for the holiday season.

Activision Teams Up With Stainless Steel Studios

by Thomas on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 2:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. announced today that the company has signed an exclusive multi-title, multi-year agreement to publish real-time PC strategy games developed by Stainless Steel Studios, creators of the critically acclaimed, best-selling PC strategy title Empire Earth. Launched in November of 2001, Empire Earth was hailed by leading industry editorial site GameSpy as " ... a new high watermark for real-time strategy fans." The game has sold a million plus units worldwide since its release.

'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' In March 2003 - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 2:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, announced today that CSI: Crime Scene Investigation will be available for the PC in March 2003. The PC game rights were exclusively licensed from CBS Consumer Products. Based on the hit television series from CBS, the CSI game will challenge players to solve a series of crimes, acting as members of the Las Vegas CSI team. In the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation game, you become a CSI agent working alongside Grissom, Catherine and the rest of the CSI team. A classic, first-person adventure, the CSI game will test players' nerves and intellect as they question witnesses, examine crime scenes, and analyze evidence utilizing the latest in forensic equipment.

Unique Game Console

by Thomas on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 2:04 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Make Your Move, Inc. today announced that the Company has filed the first patent application on the Company's unique game console. "The Company's research and development team has been working on the development of a unique game console for the past two years," states Henry Rolling, Make Your Move's President.

'Star Trek : Elite Force 2' - Screens

by Thomas on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 1:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Trek Elite Force II. In this sequel to the critically acclaimed first person action game, players resume the role of Alexander Munro, chief of the Hazard Team, Starfleet’s elite security unit. Now assigned to the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC 1701-E, players will explore strange new worlds, battle against both new and familiar civilizations and go on the most dangerous assignments in the galaxy. Star Trek Elite Force II is being developed by Ritual Entertainment. Four new shots below!

'Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory' - Screens & Features

by Thomas on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 1:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory enlists solo players to command an elite squad of Army Rangers, each with unique character class skills, abilities and personalities through a campaign stretching from Europe to Northern Egypt. Playing as B.J. Blazkowicz, players must tactically command their troops through hostile enemy positions and accomplish specific mission objectives, while also ensuring the survival of key team members. Players can also take the action online in epic Axis versus Allies multiplayer warfare that includes multi-map campaigns and field promotions, which increase the player's skills or provide an additional skill or item. Through dynamic game modes, two-player cooperative game play, multiplayer of up to 64 players and innovative command and control functionality for both single player bots and online teammates, players will delve deeper than ever before into the action of discovering Hitler's true World War II plans.

'RTCW: Tides of War' (Xbox) - Screens & Art

by Thomas on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 1:18 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fusing epic World War II battles with heart-stopping covert operations and tactical combat, RtCW: Tides of War & Resurrection uncover Hitler’s horrific obsession with the occult, living dead, and genetic mutations.

'RTCW: Operation Resurrection' (PS2) - Screens & Art

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

Fusing epic World War II battles with heart-stopping covert operations and tactical combat, Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Operation Resurrection uncovers Hitler's horrific obsession with the occult, living dead, and genetic mutations. As B.J. Blazkowicz, an Army Ranger recruited into the Office of Secret Actions (OSA), players infiltrate deep into the twisted bowels of the Third Reich to battle the unearthly super-soldiers, zombies and mutants forged in the experiments of Heinrich Himmler. Built on the powerful QUAKE III Arena engine, Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Operation Resurrection delivers a frightening and action-packed adventure teeming with shocking paranormal experiments, perverted, flesh-chewing SS weaponry and bone chilling encounters with the Fuhrer's unrelenting henchmen.

PSone and PS2 Starter Packs

by Thomas on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 11:05 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SpectraVideo are about to launch two new Logic3 PlayStation bundles in time for the last minute Christmas shoppers and those looking to spend there ill-gotten gains in the post Christmas sales rush. The Logic3 PSone Starter Pack (model number PSP904) contains a PS Speed Pad – digital controller for the PlayStation console, that is still immensely popular by a wide range of gamers today; two 1Mb memory cards, using non-compressed flash memory to give a safe, secure medium to keep high scores or game data on; and lastly a CD wallet capable of holding up to 6 games disk with their manuals.

Xbox Review - Phantom Crash

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 9:42 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Year is 2025. The Japanese government, in order to cope with the massive air pollution and endless economic loss of Tokyo, transfers the capital to "Neo Tokyo", a dome city built on the Tokyo Harbor. A few years later, abandoned "Old Tokyo" becomes the battleground for "Rumbling". In Rumbling, the contenders face each other while riding highly mobile armored land vehicles called "Scoobees", and receive fortune and fame by destroying others. It's now the year 2031, the Rumbling is the biggest hit the entertainment business ever had! Did this title make us yell "Lets Rumble" or was it more "What a fumble"? Read more and find out!

'Super Bubble Pop' (ALL) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 9:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Super Bubble Pop is a hyper-addictive puzzle challenge set to pulsating, electronica music. Super Bubble Pop incorporates "Power Ups" that give players abilities not available in any puzzle game to date. In the Head-2-Head multi-player game mode, characters can initiate a special "Super Attack" which greatly accelerates game play and will challenge even the most avid game players. Today we have a brand new trailer showing off some gamecube action and also screens for the GBA, Xbox, PS1 and Gamecube version. Read more and check out the goods!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Thomas on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 8:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

411 Publishing To Release 'Games 411'

by Thomas on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 8:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

411 Publishing, a company dedicated to producing high quality information resources for the film, commercial, and video production industry, has unveiled its plans to release Games 411. Working in conjunction with The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, 411 has compiled over 3,000 researched and qualified listings in more than 80 categories, making Games 411 the first and only business resource for the interactive entertainment industry.