Activision Announces 'Starfleet Command III'

by Rainier on March 22, 2002 @ 10:16 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Trek Starfleet Command® III is the next installment in the Star Trek tactical starship combat simulator series, while also revealing that Activision has picked up the publishing reigns for SFC from Interplay. The developer of the game is not specified, but the game is expected to be released in time for this year's holiday season. This quote from Larry Goldberg, executive vice president at Activision, offers some expectations for the game as well as word that the Next Generation reference in the press release is literal: "The Starfleet Command series captures the spirit and style of Star Trek by offering large-scale, ship-to-ship tactical combat. Star Trek Starfleet Command III reinvents the legendary series by bringing it into the Star Trek: The Next Generation universe and introducing powerful new ship customization, more in-depth story missions, and a streamlined interface."

'Warrior Kings' Patches Available NOW

by Rainier on March 22, 2002 @ 8:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microids has released new patches for Warrior Kings, upgrading the UK, French and Italian editions of this 3D real-time strategy game by Black Cactus to version 1.2. This 5.0 MB release adds a large number of general, gameplay, level and art fixes as listed on the download pages. The game is only available in Europe as of now.

Star Wars Jedi Starfighter (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2002 @ 6:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The critically-hailed STAR WARS StarfighterTM flight-action game series returns with the power of the Force in STAR WARS Jedi Starfighter from LucasArts. Inspired by the success of its predecessor, which debuted at the top of the PlayStation 2 sales charts upon release last March Jedi Starfighter features the sleek and agile new Jedi starfighter from the upcoming motion picture Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones. The game, expected to release spring 2002 on PlayStation 2, also marks the first-ever availability of Force powers in a Star Wars flight action title. Some new screens to keep you interested ;)

Sierra's 'SWAT: Global Strike Team' (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2002 @ 6:06 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SWAT: GST is a first-person tactical arcade game combining the strategic elements of SWAT 3 with the instantly accessible arcade action of the Virtua Cop series. Like the real-life SWAT organization itself, the SWAT Global Strike Team is a life-saving organization tasked with defending and saving the lives of the innocent. As a member of the SWAT Global Strike Team gamers will be called to duty at a moment’s notice, confronted with missions unlike any see before.

Resident Evil (GameCube) - Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2002 @ 5:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Just saw the Resident Evil movie ... not too bad i must say .. not going to break any income records but good flick ... anyhow, here are some more Resident Evil screens from the Gamecube version .. some intro captures, in game screens and some weapons ...

Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast - Weapons, Character & Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2002 @ 5:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A few days ago we posted some in game screens ... today we bring you a display of various in game characters that you can choose to play or battle against ... and also some of the weapons available to you ..

Jowood's 'Industry Giant 2' - Exclusive Screens

by Rainier on March 22, 2002 @ 5:08 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bill Gates, Henry Ford, Stelios Haji-Ioannou, Bernie Ecclestone and now…YOU! Do you have what it takes to add your name to this list of industry legends?

NEOCRON Takes Cebit Glory

by Thomas on March 22, 2002 @ 4:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Forthcoming Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game Wins Emil award at World’s Largest Computer Fair. A panel of judges at the world’s largest computer fair have voted Neocron ‘Most Interactive Product of CeBIT’ in its first ever annual Emil Awards.

Medabots AX titles GBA

by Thomas on March 22, 2002 @ 4:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced an exclusive deal with Natsume Inc. to exclusively distribute four titles based on Corus Entertainment's Nelvana's Medabots animated Series, which is currently airing in Canada on YTV, Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. and in the U.S. on Fox Kids, Saturday mornings at 10 and on ABC Family, weekdays at 8:30 a.m. The titles to be released will be Medabots AX: Metabee Version and Medabots AX: Rokusho Version on the Game Boy Advance in Summer 2002. Two additional Medabots titles (RPG) will be released in Winter 2002

'Mech Assault' Rumbles Onto Xbox

by Rainier on March 22, 2002 @ 11:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft® Game Studios today announced that “MechAssault,” a sci-fi action/shooter game based on the highly successful “BattleTech” franchise, will be available exclusively for the Xbox™ video game system.

'Geneforge' Is Finally Available For Windows - Demo

by Rainier on March 22, 2002 @ 10:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Geneforge is our newest fantasy role-playing game with a science fiction twist. In Geneforge, you are free to choose what your overall goal is, and you can seek after it with your own horde of deadly, mutant monsters. You are a Shaper, a member of the most powerful and secretive of the magical guilds. You have the power to create life and mold it to serve your own needs. For millennia, your world feared and respected the Shapers above all others. Their creations could go everywhere, do anything, all according to the wishes of the Shapers and no others. Read more for details and links.

Bluebyte's Settlers 4 - Map Contest

by Rainier on March 22, 2002 @ 10:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Bluebyte kicked off a little contest to celebrate their Settlers 4 GOLD release. The player who can complete the contest map (made by Brian) the fastest (screenshot (F7) with "open chat message box" (F6) and "victory", savegame are proof) has the chance to win a free game or some posters. Head on over to the German Bluebyte page (babelfished) to read more about it. Contest runs until April 14th and participants should submit their info here.

Data Becker Announces 'Highland Warriors'

by Rainier on March 22, 2002 @ 2:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Highland Warriors, a new 3D real-time strategy game scheduled for release in the fall, brings players to the center of the great feuds between the Scottish clans and England from the beginning of Scotland in 843 A.D. to the battlefields of William Wallace in the 14th century. Data Beker’s game will allow players to relive fierce clan wars in over 100 epic battles. From the company who brought us 'America' so cant be too bad eh?

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on March 22, 2002 @ 2:28 a.m. PST | Filed under News

GameSpy chats it up this morning with DarkBlack' Ltd's Tony Charlton, who talks briefly about their upcoming new first-person perspective horror-survival game for the Xbox - DARKBLACK. GameSpy has slammed down an interview with Remi Arnaud of Intrinsic Graphics this morning chatting it up with them about their plans at GDC this week, their latest technologies & partners and what Alchemy offers game developers. Dutch online gamesite GameCom has an interesting interview with El Kardian developers Codinet talking about this upcoming 2D/3D hybrid MMORPG. Action Vault's Chaser Q&A talks with Cauldron's development director David Durcak and lead programmer Marian Suran about progress on their upcoming science fiction-themed first-person shooter. There's a City of Heroes Preview on Games Domain structured around a Q&A with Cryptic Studios cofounder Jack Emmert, designer on the upcoming superhero MMOG.