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'RainBow 6 : Raven Shield' FAQ

by Thomas on June 24, 2002 @ 10:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official Raven Shield forum today tossed up the first installment of questions and answers that the fans have asked. To check them out, read more below. "Raven Shield is the newest Rainbow Six title, powered by the Unreal engine." Enjoy!

F1 2002 For The Nintendo GameCube Ships

by Thomas on June 24, 2002 @ 9:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), the world's leading interactive entertainment software company, today announced the release of F1 2002 for the Nintendo GameCube. F1 2002 is the first Formula One game to feature the 2002 season. Officially licensed by Formula One Administration Limited, F1 2002 features real drivers, teams, cars, and tracks from the 2002 FIA Formula One World Championship season, allowing true Formula One aficionados the opportunity to play along as the real life drama unfolds.

Take-Two Says False Rumors May Have Hurt Stock

by Thomas on June 24, 2002 @ 9:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. said on Monday unfounded rumors may have contributed to a drop in its stock price, and the company reiterated its financial guidance for the year.

'MLB SlugFest 20-03' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 7:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Sports announced today that MLB SlugFest 20-03, their over-the-top baseball game, has shipped to retail outlets across North America for PlayStation 2. Officially licensed by Major League Baseball Properties and MLBPA, MLB SlufFest 20-03 expands on the franchise with a faster batter/pitcher interface, over 1,500 player animations official stadiums and players, and a music video by Dry Kill Logic. MLB SlufFest 20-03 is set for release on Xbox and GameCube later this summer, with the Game Boy Advance version following in the fall. We had a bunch of screens a while ago, check them here.

Super Monkey Ball 2 (Gamecube) - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 7:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The focus of the game is purely about fun and entertainment, with many new modes added to the home version, including mini-games and a fantastic array of multiplayer options for up to four players. Your mission it to get to the goal, collecting as many bananas as you can along the way. The key to the game is strategy, which you must employ effectively to navigate your way through the stages in the time limit set. Njoy the 19 new screens!

'Splinter Cell' Named Best Action/Adventure Game Of E3

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 6:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft proudly announces that Splinter Cell has been named Best Action/Adventure Game in the exclusive Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2002. One of the most prestigious awards offered at E3, the game industry’s premiere event, the Game Critics Awards are the only independent E3 awards, voted on by editors from nearly 40 leading outlets that cover games, including the top magazines, online sites, newspapers, and television programs.

TransWorld Snowboarding (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 6:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Welcome to the TransWorld lifestyle. TransWorld Media is a major cultural force in the action sports industry with 15 consumer and trade magazines, six web sites and TransWorld alternative sports events. Infogrames' line of TransWorld games, TransWorld Snowboarding and TransWorld Surf, offer the most compelling gameplay, the best technology, real pros, real tricks, realistic world locations and the best real equipment and gear. Njoy the 6 new screens!

XXX (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 6:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

“XXX” tells the story of Xander Cage, a notorious death defying action sports athlete, recruited by the NSA for a mission so impossible every other agent has failed. Drawing on his own very unconventional experience, Cage must use all his extreme skills to combat a clever, organized and ruthless enemy far beyond the scope of his experience.

Radica Launches Most Effective GBA Lighting System Ever

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 6:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Radica UK Ltd have announced the UK launch of the most effective and innovative lighting system for the Game Boy Advance to date. Using a fully adjustable fluorescent lighting system, the Flo Light is the world's first light for Game Boy Advance that brightly illuminates the complete area of the screen, without glare.

Super Mario Sunshine (Gamecube) - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 5:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Seeking well-deserved rest and relaxation, Mario and Princess Peach travel to a beautiful remote island. It is said the local citizens are friendly and the weather forecast suggests year-round sunshine. However, when they get to the island, they quickly find out that the peaceful paradise has been polluted by a mysterious stranger. Worse still, the individual bears a striking resemblance to Mario! Determined to clear his reputation and clean up the island, Mario sets off on his greatest adventure yet. 29 Mario screens to keep you happy!

Blade 2 (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 5:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Blade 2 takes Marvel's vampire hunter and puts him in an entirely new adventure," said Larry Goldberg, executive vice president, Activision Worldwide Studios. "The advanced technology of Xbox and PlayStation 2 enables us to expand the Blade experience and provide fans with a brand new storyline, advanced combat manoeuvres and all-new special effects." Njoy the Screens.

Nefandus Is Now Called 'Shade: Wrath of Angels'

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 5:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cenega has just announced that their horror adventure title Nefandus has had a change of name. The game is now called Shade: Wrath of Angels. This change of name has been forced due to copyright reasons.

Synaptic Soup & Octagon Announce 'Crazy Car Championship' - Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 5:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Octagon Entertainment has signed a representation agreement with Synaptic Soup to find worldwide publishing for the arcade-style racing game Crazy Car Championship, currently in development for two next-gen consoles.

Race with the pack in Pro Race Driver

by Thomas on June 24, 2002 @ 3:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

When a pack of cars tear from the starting line simultaneously and head into some of racings most aggressive exhibition of close-contact racing it can only mean one thing – the green light is on for Pro Race Driver. Codemasters’ game of speed, control and aggression, as seen recently at E3, is a stunning racing title that offers players an experience they’ll never forget. The heart of Pro Race Driver is the aggressive pack-racing gameplay style.

Swedish 'Gamex' Expo Delayed

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today it was decided that the long awaited Swedish gaming exhibition "Gamex" is delayed to next year, but the conference and trade event "NIME:02" will continue as planned in October. The future for NIME looks bright, and over 40 people from the best game developers, publishers and mobile companies are already confirmed to speak in the conference. However, if you're not directly working in the games business, you can still buy a conference pass to access the conference and trade expo. But you have to be atleast 18 years old to enter the show.

Trecision Announces Racing Game Starring 'Popeye'

by Patrick on June 24, 2002 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trecision S.p.A has started the development of a title for PS2 and PC starring Popeye, the world renown sailor created in 1929 by Elzie Segar. Popeye’s adventures are enjoyed by millions of fans world-wide, both young and adults. The game will be published in 2003 by French company Cryo.

eJay Clubworld (PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After phenomenal success on the PC, eJay has branched out onto PS2 with its latest software eJay Clubworld. The Stuttgart-based developers have carried out extensive research into the technical capabilities of the PS2 and are convinced it is the ideal console platform on which to showcase eJay music software first. "We have great plans for eJay Clubworld," says Hajo Ewert, Director of Marketing & Sales at eJay Entertainment GmbH. "Thanks to the sound capabilities of the PS2, eJay Clubworld will set a new standard for music games on that platform. eJay Clubworld enables gamers to enjoy a richer, more intense music experience than was previously possible on a video game system."

Mustang vs. Fw190 - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on June 24, 2002 @ 9:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As the streams of daylight bombers flew out from sleepy villages in East Anglia and headed across Europe, vulnerable to fighters and flak, they were glad of the company of their ‘little friends’ – the P-51 Mustangs that escorted them to their targets. Meanwhile, the finest German fighter of WWII, the Fw 190, was airborne and on its way to take on the Mustangs and stop the bombers in their tracks. The stage was set for the ultimate dogfight between these two bitter adversaries. Press the starter, join this tumult in the clouds and pit these two great fighters against each other once again. Njoy the 30 screens!