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June 2019


'Gothic II' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 10:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The story is set in the mine valley of Khorinis. The glorious days of the once productive mines in this small seaside region are long over. Instead, the mines are now akin to a natural prison that is surrounded by an impenetrable magic barrier where slaves eked out their miserable existence.Khorinis is facing an uncertain future. Due to the farmers' decreasing production, more and more of the food deliveries are not taking place, and the stocks diminish continuously. The militia's strength ends at the town gate. Outside the town wall, nobody is safe from the bandits' armed raids. There is war in Khorinis. A civil war.

'Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven' (PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 10:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The newest installation in the acclaimed stealth ninja series, Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven delivers the most realistic, stealth-based, ninja-action/adventure game ever. Coming to the PlayStation2, Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven features impressive new stealth attacks, an enhanced fighting engine, new weapons and tools, larger levels, improved character animations and new multiplayer options. Check the new screens ...

'Hitman 2' - Corporate Statement

by Thomas on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 6:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Following statement is posted under a link named 'corporate statement' on the official Hitman 2 site (the Sikh Coalition Website is also updated with information): Eidos is pleased to confirm that it has reached an amicable position with the Sikh Coalition in relation to the changing of certain images and references depicting Sikhs within the game Hitman 2:Silent Assassin which is on general release. In recognition of the concerns and sensitivities which have been raised, Eidos and the developers, IO Interactive, have responded in both a socially and commercially responsible manner by:

  • removing from the Hitman 2 website all relevant images and content;
  • taking steps to amend the game on all existing platforms;
  • adapting the upcoming Gamecube Edition of the game. (thanks Blues)

'Massive Assault' Announced - Features & Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 6:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News announces the development of Massive Assault, the first 3D global domination strategy game. A player will act as either "Axis-of-Good" or "Shadow Clique" Commander-in-Chief, operating with divisions of various ground war machines, battle structures, fleets and air squadrons, struggling for total control over distant colonized planets. The game is powered by's proprietary high-performance 3D engine, giving unprecedented look and feel to a turn-based global-scale strategy.

'The Official Management Game' - Screens & Info

by Thomas on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 5:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bored with the 'all clubs in one box' football management games which give you the choice of any club to manage and offer nothing specifically to your club? The same ones that treat your club just like any other club? Just Football is set to change this with the launch of the The Official Management Game series.

Big Mutha Truckers (PS2/XB) - Underwear Renders

by Thomas on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 4:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It seems that Jordan isn't the only woman to have allegedly picked Gareth Gates' virginal cherry. Now, Ma from Hick State County is in the frame for the title of 'Woman who first bedded the stuttering teenage spikey haired hearththrob'. Three more, um, 'saucy' underwear renders.

'Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic' (PC/XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 12:09 p.m. PST | 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.

'RTX Red Rock' (GC/PS2) - New Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 11:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

2103. One Hundred years in the future. Brutal alien invaders have captured our colony on Mars and threaten Earth. You are E.Z. Wheeler, Army major, astronaut, and trained Radical Tactics Expert -- a samurai of the future. Plunge into battle on the Red Planet armed with deadly alien weapons, your own superpowers, and a sexy digital sidekick named IRIS. Release date spring 2003, check out new screens!

'Endless Ages' 5 Day Free Trial - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 9:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Endless Ages can be described as an ambitious potpourri of game elements including first-person shooters, tactical combat offerings, air combat sims, and RPGs, all combined in an attempt to create a compelling world in which users can dwell and do battle. The project is the invention of the lead designer and programmer of a little-remembered shooter called Evil Core, and is being developed at the hand of four principal team members in their Altamonte Springs, Florida quarters... Endless Ages is to old school determination and garage band spirit what EverQuest and other major online titles are to commercial excess. Read more to check a few screenshots and a direct link to sign up for free 5 day trial...

'IGI 2: Covert Strike' - Current Beta Test Status

by Thomas on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 9:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

IGI 2: Covert Strike's release was recently moved to February 2003, which enables developers to add the features and polish that it really deserves.. We just recived some information from Codemasters about the current beta test status, and a screen from the new water system. Read more to check it out!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 9:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

First 'Force Feedback Wheel' For Xbox - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 6:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Since the launch of the Xbox, Thrustmaster showed its technological advance in numerous occasions and is about to reiterate by releasing the 360 Modena Force GT, the first wheel adding impressive force effects to the Xbox gamer.

'Robotech: The Macross Saga' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 5:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on the original Robotech TV series, The macross Saga represents a time line within the story. After the Zentraedi invasion, you must now take control of the Veritech Valkyrie, an awesome transformable fighting machine that is Earths last hope against this powerful enemy. You can choose one of four characters, prominent in the series – Rick Hunter, Roy Fokker, Max Sterling and Myria Sterling. Once you have selected your character your objective is to defeat the Zentraedi forces, who launch an assault on the SDF-1. Your final goals are simple, protect Earth, protect the SDF-1, and most importantly stay alive!! Check our batch of new screens ...

'MoH Allied Assault : SpearHead' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2002 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As expected and announced, the multiplayer demo for MoH Allied Assault : SpearHead has arrived. You now get the change to try out the expansion pack for the hit title MoH Allied Assault, which should be in stores next week. "This demo features the multiplayer level Malta, a level exclusive to the demo and not included in the full version of the game. Also included will be the Tug-of-War map Druckkammern. The Tug-of-War mode will allow players to compete in team-based combat to seize a set number of control points. The demo will also include four new skins for British, Russian, American and German troops as well as unveiling a new exclusive axis weapon." Read more for links where to grab the goods!

'Shattered Galaxy 1.5' Unleashes Open Beta Test

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 10:37 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The next evolution in the universe of Shattered Galaxy, "SG 1.5", has just been opened for limited-time open beta play testing. Set in deep space in the distant future where the remnant of humanity fights for survival and glory with cybernetic armies, Shattered Galaxy is an award-winning massive online warfare game for the PC. Among the many advancements open beta testers can look forward to in SG 1.5 is renovated and rebalanced units, a completely overhauled item library, new and visually striking in-game interfaces, and a host of other new game play features. The upgrade is scheduled for launch late November. Sign up here to register for the beta test and to download the new SG 1.5 game client.

'Rainbow Six : RavenShield' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 10:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The PC multiplayer demo is using graphic technology provided by the next generation Unreal engine and will feature two maps including a new version of the original Rainbow Six all time favorite City Street Large multiplayer map, 15 weapons, many weapons gadgets and two multiplayer modes survival and team survival. Read more for details and check out the 10 new screens ..

'Cubivore' (NGC) Ships to Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 9:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atlus U.S.A., Inc. has shipped, Cubivore, for the Nintendo GameCube console. The premise of the game is simple... Eat or be eaten. Assume the role of an animal in its early stages of development. But, in the harsh reality of nature, this creature has no parent to coddle and protect it. From the moment the game begins, your creature is on its own to fend for its life. As your animal instincts take over, you will boldly traverse hostile environments, savagely stalking your prey and asserting your place in the animal chain of power. Will you have what it takes to become the new king of the beasts?

'Pulse Racer' (Xbox) Announced - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 9:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Jaleco Entertainment brings the future of combat racing exclusively to the Xbox with its latest title, Pulse Racer. Read more for info and a few new screens ...

'Deathrow' (Xbox) - Movie

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 8:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Deathrow, Southend Interactives first game have recently been released for the Xbox and have been met with rave reviews. Now Southend Interactives have released a brand new trailer of Deathrow. If you have not read our Deathrow review yet, do so NOW. Read more for links where to grab the trailer!

'OffWorld Resource Base' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 8, 2002 @ 7:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

It’s the news you’ve all been waiting for! Strategy First is extremely happy to announce that their eagerly anticipated in-house title O.R.B has hit retail shelves nationwide. If you haven't yet, then go check our O.R.B preview!