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PS2 Review - UFC : Throwdown

by The Cookie Snatcher on Sept. 21, 2002 @ 11:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

"UFC: Throwdown is the first "real fighting" game, for the Playstation 2 and Nintendo GameCube, that offers the raw, full contact mixed martial arts fighting found in the pay-per-view phenomenon known as Ultimate Fighting Championship," said Craig Owens, Senior Group Marketing Manager at Crave Entertainment. "Each version of Throwdown has its own subset of exclusive UFC fighters and both have the most in-depth create-a-fighter and career modes to date."

'I.G.I 2' - Interview

by Thomas on Sept. 21, 2002 @ 6:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gibme (Norwegian site) had a chat with Henning Rokling from Innerloop and asked a few questions regarding the upcoming FPS title. Here is a clip:

GIBME: The graphics in the game are very detailed and very goodlooking judging from the videos and the pictures released prior to the game release. What have you done to the graphics engine since IGI1?

Henning Rokling: We have enhanced the texture quality, our own control over forming of landscapes and we have enhanced our indoor engine. There are various new "trendy" rendering effects aswell.

'Starcraft : Ghost' - Trailer

by Thomas on Sept. 21, 2002 @ 3:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Starcraft: Ghost', (recently announced) a mission based tactical console shooter set in the Starcraft universe, developed by Nihilistic Software andco-published by Capcom and Blizzard Entertainment in Japan. The game is targeted for next-gen consoles for release in late 2003, with no PC releases planned.. Today is hosting the Tokyo Game Show Starcraft: Ghost trailer (a bit shaky 48 sec Mpeg). Read more for links "mirrors" where to grab it!

'Drome Racers' - Screens

by Thomas on Sept. 21, 2002 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Drome Racers is a multi-terrain racing experience that will leave young speedsters breathless. Players take on the role of Max Axel who has trained intensely for the challenging Drome Championship and wants to take home the trophy.. Today we bring you 37 screens!

'American Conquest' - Overview Screenshot

by Thomas on Sept. 21, 2002 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Delve into the pages of history after the discovery of the American continent by Christopher Columbus in 1492 AD. Live through 300 years of fierce armed conflict for land, riches and freedom - all in four campaigns with 30 missions.. One new screenshot "A Huge look At the American Conquest World"

Cellular Gaming: Microsoft Looks To Promote Xbox

by Thomas on Sept. 21, 2002 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News let us know that Microsoft may launch services in Japan that would allow users to play some Xbox games using mobile phones, as the company seeks out ways to gain market share against its game-console rivals. The U.S. software giant is in talks with Japanese companies about developing games that would be downloaded and played on wireless phones, said Takashi Sensui, Microsoft's Xbox marketing director for Japan.

'Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic' - Screens

by Thomas on Sept. 21, 2002 @ 8:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, will debut on the Xbox video game system this fall and release on PC early 2003. Developed by BioWare Corp., the dramatic game features an original story set some 4,000 years prior to the timeframe of the Star Wars films in an era dominated by an epic conflict between the Jedi and the evil Sith. Njoy 4 new screens below!

History Of LucasArts Part 2

by Thomas on Sept. 21, 2002 @ 8:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today LucasArts posted the second of a four part history of LucasArts "Part Two: The Classics". The information in this story is based on company documents, historical publications from other developers and publishers, and past and present employee recollections.

'Enigma: Rising Tide' - Offline Demo

by Thomas on Sept. 21, 2002 @ 7:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fileshack got a new version of the offline demo for Enigma: Rising Tide. This offline demo (build 9.20.2002) of Enigma: Rising Tide allows you to play a few single-player missions from the upcoming online naval combat game. You can grab this 257MB demo here!

'Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2' GOLD

by Thomas on Sept. 21, 2002 @ 7:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2 is GOLD. The game will be available in stores October 1 for PS2, NGC and Xbox. The PC version will be available October 21st. Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2 stays true to the heritage of housing a stable of over 20 exclusive and exotic cars from the world's most coveted licensors including Ferrari, Porsche and Lamborghini.