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Neverwinter Nights Ships!

by Rainier on June 18, 2002 @ 8:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. and BioWare Corp., the creators of the four million selling Baldur’s Gate series, are pleased to announce that Neverwinter Night shipped to retail stores today under Infogrames’ Atari label and will be available for personal computer across North America this week. The highly anticipated Dungeons & Dragons(R) computer game has been rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB and has a suggested retail price of $59.99.

PC Review - Cultures 2 : Gates of Asgard

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on June 18, 2002 @ 8:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

After the exciting adventures in Cultures- The Discovery of Vinland, the Vikings are on the march again in Cultures 2. It is the end of the first millennium and Bjarni the lead character has a vision, he sees himself battling with three unknown figures against a terrifying snake and fighting to save the world. Bjarni travels to Europe in search of answers. During his travels, he meets the brave Franconians, the technologically superior Byzantines and the mystical Saracens. The goal of the game is to unite these three groups and then to go fight the final battle with the snake. Did we fight the snake? Or did we weasel out?

GT Advance 2-Rally Racing In Stores (GBA)

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 8:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced the release of GT Advance 2-Rally Racing for Game Boy Advance. GT Advance 2-Rally Racing is the sequel to the highly successful GBA launch title GT Advance-Championship Racing. Players can get behind the wheel of the world's top rally cars as they embark on their quest for the championship. Multiple tracks spanning various weather climates and conditions are available, as well as a variety of the world's top rally cars.

MX Superfly Ships For GBA

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 8:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced the release of MX Superfly featuring Ricky Carmichael. Backed by a multi-million dollar marketing campaign including national television and print advertising as well as extensive on-site event marketing and product sampling, the game is now available for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and scheduled to ship on June 24th for Nintendo GameCube. Developed by THQ subsidiary Pacific Coast Power & Light Co, the latest installment in the successful franchise features expanded career modes, mini-games, top-notch pros, unbelievable stunts and the first ever freestyle track editor.

PC Review : 'Red Ace Squadron'

by Patrick on June 18, 2002 @ 7:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Don a long scarf, flight cap and pilot goggles and climb into the cockpit of 8 Authentic WW1 aircraft to take to the skies in Red Ace: Squadron. This highly anticipated follow-up to Red Ace allows you to fly for the Allies or Central Powers, and this time you've got wingmen! Check out the review!

GameCube 'Top Gun: Combat Zones' Trailer

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 7:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A few hours ago we tossed up some new screens and features from Titus Interactive’s stunning Game Cube conversion of Top Gun: Combat Zones. Now we bring you the trailer "5MB" that give a great indication as to how the game is shaping up. Read more below for the link!

IGI 2: Covert Strike - New Screens

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 5:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today we tossed up the news about multiplayer details is confirmed for IGI 2: Covert Strike. Now we bring you a bunch of new screens. Enjoy these new single and multiplayer screens below!

ZooCube (GameCube) - Screens

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 5:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ZooCube is the creation of Nalin Sharma, founder of PuzzleKings, a company dedicated to producing arcade-style games with the emphasis on playability and longevity. ZooCube is the world-class result of several years of research and fine-tuning; after winning first prize in a competition for his unique concept in leading games magazine EDGE, the ZooCube experience was honed to perfection, creating an intense, original experience that will stand the test of time long after other games have been consigned to the scrap heap. New screens below!

Ages of Athiria - Newsletter & FAQ

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 4:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official site for Ages of Athiria, that is a massively multiplayer online game, is today updated with the latest newsletter and it offers some insight into the magic system. (thanks Blues) They also today updated their FAQ.

'Divine Divinity' - Prequel Story

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 4:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The much anticipated RPG Divine Divinity will be released in the UK on 13th September 2002. For those of you who can’t wait, the first chapter of the prequel story is now online HERE. The story has been split into six parts, with a new instalment being posted every Tuesday. The prequel story takes you through the origins of the Lord of Chaos. It also introduces the Sword of Lies, which the player will eventually come across in the full game.

'Grand Prix 4' - Trailer

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 2:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tiscali Games let us know that they tossed up a new (official) trailer (hi-res 11 MB or lo-res 5 MB versions in DivX) from Grand Prix 4 including 1:45 min of game footage. You find it here!

Gun Metal (XB) - Site Launch & Screens

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 12:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gun Metal puts you in control of a 10-meter tall 'mech' robot equipped with an arsenal of devastating weaponry and the ability of transforming into a highly maneuverable jet fighter at the press of a button. Scorch the earth, crush rocks under foot, fell trees, torch crops, tear chunks out of towering buildings and raze entire settlements to the ground as you take the fight to the hordes of enemies through 14 diverse and engaging missions and marvel at the unparalleled level of destruction.

Matrox Introduces 'Parhelia-512'

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 12:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

2002-Matrox Graphics Inc. announces the Matrox Parhelia family of graphics accelerators * the first graphics boards based on the revolutionary, new Matrox Parhelia-512 high fidelity GPU. Delivering the highest quality, excellent performance and unique features, the Matrox Parhelia line of graphics boards is the first to offer a multitude of new features, including a full 256-bit DDR memory interface, partial compatibility with Microsoft DirectX 9.0 and the most advanced multi-display computing capabilities.

'Scarlet Waves' Announced

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 11:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PaGTech, a new independent game development studio, today announced its first title: Scarlet Waves. Scarlet Waves will be a turn-based strategy game in which players will create and customize their pirate fleet to fight against the computer or other players. The game will be released this summer and will be distributed online. "Scarlet Waves will bring some fresh air in the turn-based strategy genre. It is simple to learn, yet hard to master and is great fun to play," said Pierre-Alexandre Garneau, PaGTech's founder.

Warcraft III : The Event

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 10:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Have a break from football with the party of the year for the game of the year! Vivendi Universal is to throw the biggest industry party of the year in celebration of the eagerly awaited release of its groundbreaking Warcraft III epic for PC.

Top Gun: Combat Zones (Gamecube) - Features & Screens

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 10:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Titus Interactive’s stunning Game Cube conversion of Top Gun: Combat Zones, its PlayStation 2 smash, will now take off in September 2002. The game, being developed by flight sim aces Digital Integration, is being held on the runway for a couple of months to allow the team to complete final preparations prior to take-off – ensuring that when it does take to the skies, Game Cube owners will be treated to one of the most explosive combat game on the format.

Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos - Screens

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 10:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzards Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, the eagerly awaited sequel to the company's #1-selling series of games, did go gold a few days back. In Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, players revisit the war-torn world of Azeroth a generation after the end of the Second War between the Orcs and the Humans. Today we bring you 18 new screens to check out. Looking good!

SW: Episode II Attack Of The Clones (GBA) - Screens

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 10:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Relive the exciting Jedi adventure Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones movie on your GameBoy Advance. Ten years after the events of the Phantom Menace, not only has the galaxy undergone significant change but so have our familiar heroes. Obi Wan Kenobi, Padme Amidala and Anakin Skywalker are thrown together again for the first time since the Trade Federation invasion of Naboo. New screens below!

Multiplayer details confirmed for IGI 2: Covert Strike

by Thomas on June 18, 2002 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With IGI 2: Covert Strike hotly-tipped as a major PC action title for 2002, Codemasters’ online forum for the game is receiving incredible attention from prospective IGI agents. The subject of the all-new multiplayer game mode has kept the forum buzzing. The game’s designers have listened closely to the opinions on the forum and today Codemasters confirm key elements of the game’s multiplayer structure.

Delta Force : Task Force Dagger - New Screens

by Rainier on June 18, 2002 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The game fiction is based on missions from Operation Enduring Freedom. Take control as 1 of 10 different Special Forces soldiers over 25 intense and varied missions set in Afghanistan. Only the best of the best are selected to become members of the 2/75th RANGER, SEAL Team 6, CIA Spec Ops, the UK SAS 22 Regiment, SFOD-SF Viper Team (Green Berets), Australian SASR, Canadian JTF-2, Marine Force Recon, USAF CSAR (Air Force Pararescue) and of course SFOD-DELTA! Some new screens rolled in today .. Njoy!

Sign Up To Beta-Test 'Battlefield 1942' NOW!

by Rainier on June 18, 2002 @ 5:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Just noticed over at Blues that the official Battlefield 1942 site announces plans for a beta test of Battlefield 1942, EA's hybrid 3D action game that's nearing completion at Digital Illusions. The sparse page specifies a few system requirements, provides an email address for interested players to submit their apparently rather freeform application, and 50 beta testers will be selected from those who enter.

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on June 18, 2002 @ 4:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Adrenaline Vault has a short Q&A with Ken Veale of RayLogic talking about their upcoming action-strategy game 'Dark Ore'. Games Domain has Q&A with Vic DeLeon of Digitalo talking about their upcoming Unreal engine powered first person shooter 'Devastation'. Next Level Gaming has a Q&A with Acclaim Studios Creative Director David Dienstbier talking about Acclaim's upcoming title scheduled for PlayStation 2, GameCube, and Xbox 'Turok Evolution'. Computer & Video Games has a Q&A with Epic Games's Jay Wilbur talking about the upcoming multiplayer FPS 'Unreal Tournament 2003' (being developed by Digital Extremes). Gaming Illustrated has a Q&A with Digital Anvil's Erin Roberts talking about their upcoming Xbox sci-fi tatical shooter, 'Brute Force'. GameSpy has a short Q&A with Bethesda Softwork's Todd Howard talking about their recently released RPG 'The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind'. HomeLAN has a Q&A with Artifact Entertainment's Steve Snow and Paul Peterson talking about their upcoming massively multiplayer RPG 'Horizons'. 4gamerz has a short Q&A with Blizzard's Bill Roper talking about their just announced 'gold' RTS title 'Warcraft III'. (thanks Blues news).

Next Generation Tennis (PC/PS2/GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on June 18, 2002 @ 1:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Who has never dreamed of stepping into a famous player’s shoes, of playing on the centre court and of having your winning shot applauded by a jubilant crowd? For those who want to try their luck, Next Generation Tennis will give them access to the most prestigious tennis courts in the world. Earlier today we brought you some game info, now we bring you a boat load of screens from the PC, Playstation2 and Gameboy Advance version. Njoy!

'Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom' - Screens

by Rainier on June 18, 2002 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take control and build large imperial cities throughout Chinese history in several dynasties with Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom. Play online with friends to enhance the experience of good, old city building and see who is the better builder. Full of awesome features including producing exotic commodities and learning several philosophies on your quest. Take the helm and fight for sole power of China in Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom. Njoy the screens!

Black & Bruised - Trailer

by Rainier on June 18, 2002 @ 12:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

FilePlanet is now mirroring the newly released trailer for Majesco's cartoon-style boxing game for PlayStation 2 and GameCube, Black & Bruised. Grab it HERE.

'Tsunami 2265' Coming Soon - Screens

by Rainier on June 18, 2002 @ 12:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Got Game Entertainment today announced that upcoming PC action game, Tsunami 2265, will ship August 5, 2002. We scored a few screens and there will be a review coming up real soon. Looks pretty nice to be honest...

'Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project' Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on June 18, 2002 @ 12:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

3D Realms has just released the first update patch for their recently released 'Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project' (developed by Sunstorm Interactive). This v1.01 patch fixes a bunch of little problems, read more for a detailed fix list and links where to get it (thanks blues). The official Manhattan Project site also sports 16 new screenshots and new Wallpaper..