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'Tropico: Mucho Macho Edition' Shipping To Stores - Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 9:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Computer and video game publisher Gathering of Developers announced today "Tropico: Mucho Macho Edition" has shipped to stores. This ultimate fun-in-the-sun compilation includes a full version of "Tropico," "Tropico: Paradise Island," and more than two hours of original, award-winning Latin music.

'Team Factor' Mission Pack I Available NOW

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 9:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

7FX has just released the first mission pack for their recently released (only available in Europe) team-based tactical shooter Team Factor. Read more for details and links where to get this "free" mission addon.

'Men In Black II: Alien Escape' (PS2) Ships To Stores - Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 8:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. today announced "Men in Black II: Alien Escape," for the PlayStation2 has shipped to stores. "Men in Black II: Alien Escape" is a fast-paced third-person action game infused with the trademark humor of both the original hit film and its sequel set for release on July 3rd. Check the screens!

Sony Announces 'Klonoa Beach Volleyball'

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 7:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is delighted to announce the forthcoming release on PSOne of Klonoa Beach Volleyball, featuring the return of Namco's popular cast of characters.

Icewind Dale II - New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 7:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Return to the frigid north of the Forgotten Realms in the sequel to the critically acclaimed 'Icewind Dale'. This exciting high-fantasy action adventure utilizes 3rd Edition Dungeons & Dragons rules, providing new character classes and races to choose from. Enhancements such as auto-balancing game-play and an upgraded Infinity Engine will allow for more dynamic battles than ever before. 'Icewind Dale II' will appeal to both action-RPG fans and players new to the genre. Check the new screens and wallpaper.

UbiSoft Releases Tom Clancy's 'Ghost Recon : Game Of The Year Edition'

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 7:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft announces Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Game of the Year Edition, including the award-winning hit titles Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon and the Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Desert Siege mission pack.

Strategy First & The Arxel Guild Sign New Publishing Deal

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 6:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

STRATEGY FIRST announced today that it has acquired the North-American publishing rights for PC games, MISTMARE and HANNIBAL from premier European publisher, ARXEL TRIBE.

'WWII Online' Readers Choice Edition Announced & Gold

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 5:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First, and Cornered Rat Software announced today that they will be launching a new version of their massively multiplayer online game. WWII Online bounced back in 2001 to win IGN and Gamespy Reader’s Choice Awards. Now, the new retail version, WWII Online Readers’ Choice Edition, has gone gold and will be available in late July 2002.

The 'Medieval: Total War' Web Site

by Thomas on June 28, 2002 @ 4:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. and the Creative Assembly today relaunched the official web site for the upcoming strategy game of epic battles, Medieval: Total War. The site includes news, game features and custom wallpaper. The site will also display the latest screenshots from Medieval: Total War that showcase the game's graphical enhancements. Thanks to a bit of technical wizardry on behalf of the developer, Medieval: Total War's units now have with four times the detail and resolution of the troops in Shogun: Total War.

Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX 2 Soundtrack Mix

by Thomas on June 28, 2002 @ 4:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is setting the stage for high-flying action in Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX 2 with a soundtrack that features an eclectic mix of old school rap, punk, funk, rock, and electronica. Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX 2 will be available for the PlayStation computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance this summer. Read more below to check out artists and tracks.

Timekeepers First Two Worlds Released For PC

by Thomas on June 28, 2002 @ 4:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

UK Development Company, Vulcan Software, are proud to announce the release of the first two worlds of their simplistically complex puzzle game, Timekeepers, for the PC platform. The psychotic Emperor Zorg has hidden a multitude of nuclear devices throughout 4 unique time zones of Earth's history. Our only hope lies with an elite military force Known as the Timekeepers. Your mission is to guide a platoon of 14 brave timekeeper soldiers, through the 15 treacherous levels Of each world, all riddled with complex puzzles, obstacles and traps, in order to locate, and disarm, the nuclear devices.

'Age of Wonders II: The Wizards Throne' Ships In Europe

by Thomas on June 28, 2002 @ 1:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Computer and video game publisher Gathering of Developers, a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. along with Triumph Studios announced today that "Age of Wonders II: The Wizards Throne" has now shipped also to stores throughout Europe. By wisely choosing alliances, building forces, researching the magical arts and resources in the game, players can dominate the land and ultimately restore order in their quest for the Wizard's Throne.

Unreal II: The Awakening - Screens

by Thomas on June 28, 2002 @ 1:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enjoy incredibly lifelike graphics powered by the latest Unreal Engine technology from Epic, with extremely high polygon counts, skeletal animation, particle system modeling (for fire, smoke, cloth, breaking glass, hair, etc.) and more. New screens below!

Darkfall FAQ Update

by Thomas on June 28, 2002 @ 8:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Razorwax have not updated the Darkfall FAQ for a very long time, so they made todays FAQ update a big one. Learn more about pets and hirelings in Darkfall, how wearing armor will affect your spellcasting, and what Razorwax thinks of cheaters and hackers. You can find the updated Darkfall FAQ here!

UFO Aftermath - New Screens

by Rainier on June 28, 2002 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Altar Interactive is developing a PC game for which old school strategy fans are hungering. UFO: Aftermath combines small squad tactical combat and global strategy pitting the player against an alien threat. The game looks and feels similar to X-COM and Jagged Alliance, but also has interesting new features such as simultaneously planned turn-based combat, randomly generated tactical missions, strong role-playing elements, and an alien setting complete with powerful technologies and unique abilities. Check these 8 new screens!

Playstation 2 Review : Monster Jam Maximum Destruction

by The Cookie Snatcher on June 28, 2002 @ 12:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Get behind the wheel of the world's most famous monster trucks with a brutal arsenal of weapons and go head-to-head in savage vehicular combat. Jump in, hold on, and grind it out through interactive arenas with multiple sub-levels, tricks, traps, and surprises. Play for total carnage as you master your tricks in six modes of play including a Freestyle session and the no-holds-barred Championship mode where your rewards pay off in the ultimate in monster truck destruction.