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Vexx (Xbox) - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 6:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

On the forsaken remains that were once the proud planet called Astara, the villagers of Rockhaven lead difficult but peaceful lives, until the day the Shadowraith, "Dark Yabu," and his minions sweep down from the sky. With terrible ferocity and ruthless efficiency they descend upon the townsfolk, enslaving them to work deep in the caves that surround their village. Read more for features and screens ...

Activision's Xbox E3 Lineup - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 6:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

today seems to be a total XBOX frenzy ... massive amount of titles presented and shown ... but hey .. who are we to complain ;) Activision is showing off Street Hoops, Rally Fusion: Race of Champions, Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4.. Facts/features and screens are included .. for free even

Sega's 'Soccer Slam' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 5:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA Soccer Slam:" It's a kick-off revolution…and the pitch will never be the same! A host of outrageous teams from across the globe unite on the pitch for intense, three-on-three matches of the world's most popular sport.

'Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick' (PS2/XB)

by Thomas on May 21, 2002 @ 3:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today unveiled the next game in its "Evil Dead" franchise at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. "Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick" is based on the "Evil Dead" movie trilogy that earned a cult following among millions of horror fans. "Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick" is developed by VIS Interactive and will be available for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in early 2003.

'Grand Theft Auto: Vice City' PS2 Announced

by Thomas on May 21, 2002 @ 3:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games, the world-renowned publishing division of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. proudly announces Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, the follow-up to the global blockbuster title Grand Theft Auto 3.

'Tak and The Power of JuJu' To Be Unveild At E3

by Thomas on May 21, 2002 @ 2:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and Nickelodeon today announced that they will unveil the original character-based action-adventure videogame Tak and The Power of JuJu (working title) at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. Beginning tomorrow, a Tak and the Power of Juju game trailer will be showcased in THQ’s booth in Petree Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center.

'Mary-Kate and Ashley Sweet 16' Released

by Thomas on May 21, 2002 @ 2:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dualstar Interactive, the video game division of Mary-Kate and Ashley's Dualstar Entertainment Group, and Club Acclaim, a division of Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. today announced the release of mary-kateandashley Sweet 16 for the next-generation gaming systems. The eleventh title from the #1 selling celebrity-based property for the girls' software market, Sweet 16 combines the excitement of classic party-style games with turning sweet sixteen, and underscores the companies' focus of creating "Real Games for Real Girls" which reinforces the message "It's How You Play."

Gnostic Labs Unveils Team Action Strategy Game 'Eschaton'

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 1:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gnostic Labs, a startup producing an online game platform, announced their formation today. In conjunction with an announcement of their first title, Gnostic Labs will present a technology demo in the news conference room, at E3 on May 22, at 11 am.

Acclaim Rolls Out 3 Titles for Xbox/Gamecube & PS2 - Features

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 1:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Acclaim is giving us more features on three of their upcoming releases for Gamecube, Xbox, PS2. "Legends of Wrestling II" will bring you back into the ring with the greatest collection of wrestling icons to ever be assembled in one video game. In "Turok: Evolution" the dinosaur hunter has returned and is armed and ready to reclaim his crown as the king of action video games expected on "Turok Bloody Sunday - 9-01-02". With "Dave Mirra BMX XXX" Acclaim builds upon the proven worldwide success of its three million unit-selling blockbuster, expected later this year.

'Steel Battalion' & 'Marvel vs. Capcom 2' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 12:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today announced Steel Battalion, an exciting battle-mech simulator for the Xbox. Using the most elaborate controller interface ever created, players take a seat inside the cockpit of a mechanized VT (Vertical Tank) and enter into futuristic military warfare. Capcom also announced plans to bring its number one arcade hit, Marvel vs. Capcom 2 to the PS2 and the this fall. Delivering absolute arcade perfection in classic Capcom style, Marvel vs. Capcom 2 pits Capcom’s legendary characters and Marvel’s world famous super heroes against each other for dream matches of epic proportions.

Total Immersion Racing (XB) - Features & Screens

by Thomas on May 21, 2002 @ 12:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Total Immersion Racing is a brand new game experience that combines the highest quality driving technology, real-world racecars & tracks and immersive gameplay. The player can choose a career path that leads from being the lowest ranked driver of a GT sportscar all the way to becoming a world champion driving a massively powerful 8 litre prototype racecar. On the way, team engineers and managers will give advice and input to guide the player.

Eidos Shows 'Deus Ex2' / 'Lara Croft' & 'Virtual Resort' At E3 (PC/XB) - Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 12:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos Interactive, a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment, today announced that DX2: Invisible War is currently in development for the Xbox. This follow-up release to Deus Ex is being developed by Ion Storm, creators of the original game, and is slated to arrive in stores in 2003. We also scored some Lara Croft screens (and some game info for the PC/PS2 versions) and Virtual Resort: Spring Break for the PC. Enjoy the screens!

Vivendi's Xbox E3 Presentation 'Features & Screens'

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal is rolling out some heavy franchises at this year's E3. We managed to grab some info, features and more important SCREENS from the following Vivendi XBOX titles : The Fellowship of the Ring, Jurassic Park, The Thing and Bruce Lee: Quest Of The Dragon. Njoy!

'Dead To Rights' (Xbox) Premieres At E3 - Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 11:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc.'s highly anticipated Dead to Rights is scheduled to launch for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in the U.S. in late July. Inspired by Hong Kong action movies, classic film noir style and hardboiled detective novels, Dead To Rights stars action noir hero, Jack Slate, a good cop in a bad city, forced to be a fugitive as he fights for his life and searches for his father's killers.

Dirt Track Racing 2 - Screens

by Thomas on May 21, 2002 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dirt Track Racing 2 captures the excitement and close, frantic action of stock car racing. The sequel to Dirt Track Racing, DTR2 features new tracks, a new car class - the Modified - mud splattering the players view, spectacular crashes and collisions. Race on dirt Ovals, Tri-Ovals and Figure 8 tracks and challenge yourself to a fender-to-fender rush. Only the hardcore will survive.

Gathering of Developers Lineup and E3 Wallpapers

by Thomas on May 21, 2002 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and E3. It's that time of year again - time for the All-American ritual of big, sweaty industry types gathering in the steamy confines of the LA Convention Center for a full 72 hours (give or take) of straight-up computer and video game playing. As always, Gathering of Developers is there to show 'em how it's done - lean and mean. To celebrate their E3 showing, they got brand new downloadable desktop wallpapers for your snagging pleasure. Five - count 'em, five desktops for each of the interactive masterpieces they have lined up for the near future, every one carrying the official Gathering of Developers seal of quality. Have a look at their upcoming game lineup, then grab the wallpaper of your choice for each!

Disco Inferno Extended!

by Thomas on May 21, 2002 @ 9:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you still haven't gotten your groove on, you've now got an extra 2 weeks to win a Visiontek Xtasy GeForce 4 Ti 4600 before it's lights out on the dance floor. The Serious Sam Disco Inferno contest deadline has been extended until June 1 - all the better for you to add that extra bit of funk to your temples of kitsch. Click here for official rules and guidelines, and get those submissions in right about now.

Microsoft Announces Stellar Lineup At E3 - Screens

by Thomas on May 21, 2002 @ 8:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft highlighted its next wave of highly anticipated titles for the Xbox today to a packed house of journalists and retailers from around the world, as well as cheering game fans, who rattled the rafters in the historic Orpheum Theater. With blockbuster games such as "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic " (LucasArts Entertainment Company), "Brute Force" (Microsoft Game Studios), "NFL Fever 2003" (Microsoft Game Studios), "Unreal Championship" (Infogrames) and "Panzer Dragoon ORTA" (SEGA of America, Inc.), Microsoft previewed its top Xbox games that will be shown at this week’s E3 and available to game fans this holiday season. We added some screens from Kung Fu Chaos, MechAssault and Blinx: The Time Sweeper. Njoy!

UPDATE: More screens added, check them out!

Xbox Goes Live

by Thomas on May 21, 2002 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Microsoft Corp. became the first video game company ever to announce a comprehensive online game service fully dedicated to fast-action, always-connected broadband gaming experiences. The online console gaming service, named Xbox Live, launches in North America, Japan and Europe this fall for the Xbox video game system and ramps up with consumer beta programs starting this summer.

'The Sims' Are Coming To The Playstation 2

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 1:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that The Sims is in development for the PS2, at the company's Walnut Creek-based Maxis studio in conjunction with Austin-based, Edge of Reality, Ltd. Players will now be able to create and control their Sims like never before with all new level-based game play, two-player mode, and dynamic 3D graphics. The #1 PC game of all time will make its console debut this fall and will be unveiled to industry insiders on May 22nd at the Electronic Entertainment Exposition in Los Angeles.