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Majesco Ships 'Totaled' For XBox

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 10:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Metal-mangling driving excitement comes to Xbox as Majesco, one of the fastest-growing publishers of interactive entertainment software, shipped Totaled! nationwide. Developed by Rage Software, the demolition-derby style driving game provides an intense and addictive thrill ride for both the dedicated and casual gamer.

NCAA College Football 2K3 Ships For PS2

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 10:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. announced today the release of "SEGA Sports NCAA College Football 2K3" for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system; soon to ship for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and the Nintendo GameCube. Produced by Visual Concepts and developed by Avalanche Software, "NCAA College Football 2K3" marks the multiplatform debut of the SEGA Sports college gridiron franchise and features all of the trimmings fans might expect from the standard-bearer in sports video gaming. In-depth features ranging from a comprehensive list of bowl games and conference championships to team-specific playbooks, mascots, and fight songs help deliver all of the pride and pageantry of the college football experience.

Want To Test 'Unreal Championship' on Xbox?

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 10:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames today tossed up this announcement about testing Unreal Championship for Xbox on the official Unreal Championship forum:

Can't wait for Unreal Championship? An avid Xbox gamer? If you can get to the Santa Monica area on Thursday, August 8th between the hours of 5:30 and 8:30pm and are over the age of 17, we're looking for you! We will be testing the latest build of Unreal Championship for Xbox and would like to get your feedback on the good, the bad and....well...whatever! A moderated play session will be followed by a simple Q&A and then an open floor of discussion. We'll be video taping proceedings for our own reference. If you're interested click here!

Unreal Tournament 2003 Chatlog

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 9:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Official IRC Chat that took place on August 2nd in #ut2003 on is now available to check out! Here is a clip from the chat:

Have any outside companies expressed interest in porting UT2K3 over to Mac or linux, or is that something Epic might look at doing?

MarkRein[Epic] We've already ported UT2003 over to Linux on the server side. There will likely be a client but no promises. There are no specific plans yet for Mac.

Movie Update

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 9:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

  • XIII (PC) Movie on
  • Lock On: Modern Air Combat (PC) Movie on BonusWeb
  • Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon (XB) Movie on BonusWeb

JoWooD Announces 'Against Rome' - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 9:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

On the heels of a few highlights at this year's E3 in Los Angeles, JoWooD Productions now surprises experts by announcing the new RTS Against Rome. Against Rome takes players to the darkest of Europe during the age of the migration of peoples. That part of the continent which, at the time, was not controlled by the Roman Empire, served as the habitat of countless uncivilized peoples, and was called "Barbaricum" by the Romans.

FIFA Football 2003 (PS2) - Screens & Features

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 9:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The world's most successful football franchise returns to classic form by focusing on the fundamentals of football. FIFA Football 2003 provides an immersive, authentic experience driven by an ALL NEW game engine. This is football gaming that lives by the rules of the real sport and absorbs the users in a world of detail and culture. FIFA is TOTAL FOOTBALL.

New 'No One Lives Forever 2' Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 8:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We have three new NOLF2 screenshots ready for you! Two of these screens were taken in a secret H.A.R.M. liar never seen before.. Check out the fantastic stalagmites and stalactites, not to mention one of H.A.R.M.'s bad guys stirring up trouble! The other is a very nice shot of Cate and Armstrong on the run. All three show off the amazing definition and color of Lithtech's new Jupiter engine.

Enix Adds Hollywood Touch to 'Grandia Xtreme' PS2

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 7:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Providing a crucial element in the overall game-play experience, Enix America Inc. today announced that it has signed Mark Hamill, Dean Cain and Lisa Loeb to provide in-game voices for Grandia Xtreme, its highly anticipated role-playing game for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. Shipping in September, Grandia Xtreme is the first original Grandia title for the PlayStation2.

Kingdom Hearts (PS2) Ships September 17

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 7:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Electronic Arts the exclusive publisher of all SQUARESOFT products in North America, and Disney Interactive announced today that "KINGDOM HEARTS" for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system will start shipping to retail stores nationwide on September 17, 2002.

NWO Multiplayer Beta 2 Out Now!

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 6:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Project Three today announced it has released the New World Order public multiplayer beta-test version 2.0. It is a much-improved version of the original public MP beta-test, which was released at June 1st. The version 2.0. can be downloaded here, it also requires DirectPlay 8.2 beta, which you can download from Microsoft. "case-sensitive Beta ID: DXBeta, password: DirectX9"

Colin McRae Rally 3 (PS2/XB) Details & Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 4:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capturing the emotions and consequences of being a professional rally champion and the gruelling reality of the rally season, Colin McRae Rally 3 takes the off-road driving game experience to the limit. Players take on the role of McRae himself at the beginning of a three-year contract to win a series of championships for the Ford Rallye Sport team.. Read more for details of how you actually get to "be" Colin and 14 more shots to satisfy that McRaeving, including stills from the service area.

BioWare to Develop Xbox Game for Microsoft

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 4:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. today announced that BioWare Corp., which specializes in creating computer and console video games, has signed a deal with Microsoft Game Studios to develop an exclusive first-party Xbox game to be published by Microsoft. BioWare is known for its extremely popular "Baldur's Gate " role-playing game (RPG) series, of which more than 4 million copies have been sold worldwide. Currently BioWare, in conjunction with LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC, is developing an RPG for the Xbox video game system titled "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic." BioWare recently released "Neverwinter Nights," which debuted at No. 1 in North America and remained there in its first two weeks at retail.

Sega GT 2002 (Xb) New Pics Of Cars

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 4:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sega send over 15 more pics of cars from the Xb game, Sega GT 2002, including lots of Lotuses. Release date for this xbox title is set to October 2002!

Shrapnel Games Ships 'Space HoRSE'

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 2:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games is announced today that Space HoRSE, developed by Gilligames, has begun shipping. Tim Brooks, President of Shrapnel Games, commented, "We have begin shipping Space HoRSE this morning. This game has garnered a lot of interest both from the media and the gaming public. It is expected to be a best seller for us through the Christmas season. We expect to have all pre-orders shipped by Thursday, August 8th."

'Earth 2150: Lost Souls' Overview With Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 12:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

It's the 7th December in the year 2150, time is ticking away before a cosmic catastrophe will destroy the Earth and you're right in the middle of it... Oxygen Interactive announces that it is to publish Earth 2150: Lost Souls, the third Real Time Strategy (RTS) title in the Smash hit Earth 2150 series. Both previous 2150 titles received critical acclaim and scooped a mass of awards. Earth 2150: Lost Souls, is being developed by Reality Pump (previously known as Topware), the same team that created the first two titles and have been heavily concentrating on developing advancements in their 3D engine technology.

'Big Scale Racing' Nine More Screenshots

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 12:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Big Scale Racing is a simulator-based, action packed, highly addictive and fun racing experience featuring 240 unique AI-players, 6 detailed tracks, realistic physics, LAN-multiplayer, and more.

Ballerburg - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 11:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out 23 screenshots of a medieval action strategy game with the title, Ballerburg. Publisher is HD Interactive and the game got a release date set to October 2002.

IGI2: Covert Strike Progress Report

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 11:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters send us a mail this morning with a IGI2: Covert Strike progress report, including information about the beta will be released in August, and will be available for download for Phase 1 (200 testers). Read more below for full article!

A New World is Dawning....

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 10:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

‘New World Order’ set for release in September 2002 is a single and multiplayer team based shooter developed in Sweden by Termite Games. This highly anticipated game promises to take the first person shooter genre to the next level by combining uncanny graphic detail with adrenaline pumping realistic action. Today we posted up a game overview, including game modes, levels/maps and features.. Read on!

CodeFire Acquires Rights to Classic Board Game Wiz-War

by Thomas on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

CodeFire, Inc., an interactive entertainment developer, today announced the acquisition of the intellectual property rights to Wiz-War, a popular board game featuring battling wizards and stolen treasure. The company acquired the rights from Jolly Games. CodeFire plans to develop a 3D action shooter for game consoles based on the Wiz-War property as well as an online personal computer version of the classic game by the 2003 holiday season.

Atlus Brings 'Cubivore' To The US (GC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 7:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A., Inc. announced today a new title, Cubivore, for the holiday season. Originally released by Nintendo in Japan under the name of Dobutsu Bancho (Animal Leader), Cubivore will ship this November for the Nintendo GameCube console.

Tom ClancyÂ’s Splinter Cell (Xbox) - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 6:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will release in time for the lucrative Christmas 2002 market exclusively on Xbox, with a PC version to appear by the end of the year. Xbox is the lead development platform for the game, which has been designed to take full advantage of the advanced graphics and sound capabilities of Xbox. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell will also feature online elements using the recently announced Xbox Live service. Check out the nifty action in these brand new steaming hot screens ;)

Xbox Review - Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing

by The Cookie Snatcher on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 5:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Get in the ring with mighty Mike Tyson and 16 other heavyweights, in the most aggressively realistic boxing game ever. Mike Tyson, the former Undisputed Heavyweight Champion, is returning to game screens in the hard-hitting Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing. Go face to face with Tyson in 3rd or frightening 1st-person views in the ultra-realistic sports title. Was the game a knock-out? Or did we get knocked out by the game? Read more and find out!

Super Bust-A-Move 2 (PS2/GC) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 5:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced it is publishing Super Bust-A-Move 2, for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system and Nintendo GameCube. Super Bust-A-Move 2 is the latest version of the hugely popular Bust-A-Move franchise featuring challenging puzzles, a fun cast of characters and highly-addictive gameplay appealing to gamers of all ages. Super Bust-A-Move 2 for the PlayStation 2 is scheduled to ship to U.S. and Canadian retail shelves in October with the Nintendo GameCube version following this December.

'Icewind Dale II' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 6, 2002 @ 4:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interplay Entertainment Corp. announced today that the highly anticipated Icewind Dale II has gone gold and will be available at retail in early September. A preview is in the works as we speak so stay tuned to get the latest on this beauty...