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Weekend Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on May 13, 2002 @ 10:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

HomeLAN chats with Amazing Games's James R. Shiflett as he talks about their upcoming super hero action-adventure-RPG Hero-X for publisher Infogrames. HomeLAN chats with Tesseraction Games' Kelly Asay and Blake Hutchins as they talk about their upcoming massively multiplayer combat game Enigma: Rising Tide. PC.IGN has posted up an extensive Q&A with Blizzard's Bill Roper as he talks about their upcoming and long awaited RTS title Warcraft III. Games-Fusion have Interviewed Oleg Yavorsky from GSC Game World to find out about their upcoming racing shooter, HoveRace. PC.IGN has up a brief Q&A with Big Huge Games's Brian Reynolds as he gives an update report on their upcoming RTS game Rise of Nations. GameSpot has a lenghty Q&A with Lionhead Studios founder Peter Molyneux talking about the upcoming Xbox RPG, Project Ego.

PS3 Console To Be Released In 2005

by Thomas on May 12, 2002 @ 6:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Japanese media reported on May 6th that the PS3 console is in development. The goal is to make new processor technology, called "grid" about 200x faster than current console technology. This is almost achieving their original goal of making the PS3 1000(!) times faster than the PS2. This goal was publicly set by Mr Okamoto, the Senior VP and Chief Technical Officer of Sony Computer Entertainment, at the 2002 Game Developers Conference in San Jose, California. Full story over at PSR!

'Ricochet' - Demo

by Thomas on May 12, 2002 @ 6:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ricochet is a classic brick busting game featuring state of the art graphics and incredible game play. It's a winning combination that your WHOLE family will enjoy. Grab the new demo 7MB right here, check out screens here.

'Project Entropia' - New Screenshot

by Thomas on May 12, 2002 @ 6:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official site for Project Entropia now offers a new screenshot from the Commercial Trial Phase. "Project Entropia is the next generation of online Virtual Entertainment software. A persistent state virtual world that allows you to experience high adventure as well as more quiet times with friends online. It has a heavy MMORPG influence, but is much more than just a mere game".

'Brute Force' - Site

by Thomas on May 12, 2002 @ 12:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The official site for the upcoming Xbox title Brute Force, an action-packed sci-fi squad-based shooter, has launched. Visit the site to get in-depth information on each of the operatives, enemy and world descriptions, screenshots, a video trailer and much more.

'Warcraft III' - System Requirements & Wallpaper

by Thomas on May 12, 2002 @ 8:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Blizzard tossed up the official system requirements for Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and they are listed on their official site, there is also a new Night Elf wallpaper available for download!

'Purge' - Beta Signup & Screens

by Thomas on May 12, 2002 @ 8:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A dozen new screenshots of Purge have been posted from the upcoming Purge beta. Images depict the wildly varied maps in Purge, from a six-story building to an outdoor snowy landscape. Last minute beta signups are still open. Purge begins its closed beta on June 1st. "Purge is an online-only computer game. It is a hybrid Role-Playing-Game / First-Person-Shooter set in the near future accounting a war between the diametrically opposed forces of science-fiction (the Order) and fantasy (the Chosen). Technology versus magic. Science versus religion. Purge is being developed by Freeform Interactive LLC and utilizes the LithTech Talon system".

'Mobile Forces' Goes Gold !!!

by Rainier on May 11, 2002 @ 5:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rage Software announced today that their 'vehicular team-based shooter' "Mobile Forces" has gone gold. "Mobile Forces is expected in stores in Europe end of May 2002 (retail price of £24.99). US people will have to be a little bit more patient as US Publisher Majesco has not yet confirmed a street date. If you cant wait then you can always check out the demo.

Quantum Redshift (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2002 @ 5:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Quantum Redshift challenges gamers to display a rare combination of raw racing skill and savvy weapons strategy to achieve ultimate victory. We posted a trailer only a few days ago and here are some renders character and vehicle renders to enjoy.

Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast - Demo Level Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2002 @ 5:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We got 6 new screens showing off the never before seen demo level that was included in yesterday's Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast demo release. Check out the screens and either grab the demo or the map itself which is made available as a standalone download for the retail version. Njoy!

'Rainbow Six : Ravenshield' - Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2002 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we score a few more screens from Ubisoft's upcoming tactical shooter Rainbow Six : Ravenshield. Showing off some splendid looking indoor and outdoor map shots.

First 'Breed' Q&A

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We received a bunch of mail about that CDV tossed up the first Breed Q/A on their official forum for Breed. "Breed is an upcoming science fiction FPS game" There will be further question and answer sessions posted in the forum soon. Here is a clip from the Q/A:

Will there be the usual game types such as Capture the Flag (CTF), DeathMatch (DM), and Capture & Hold (C&H)?

Breed will not only support all the usual modes of multiplayer gaming (Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, CTF, 'Hired Guns', 'Eliminator', 'Assimilation', Co-operative Mission, Opposing Mission) but will also introduce a number of original variants. We'll be revealing more details on these closer to the launch...

'The Elder Scrolls III : Morrowind' - Entertainers Plugin

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 9:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today the first official plugin in what will be a series of official plugins has been released for "The Elder Scrolls III : Morrowind". This one is called Entertainers and is just 620 KB to grab. Read more below for download links and information!

'Icewind Dale II' - Interface Screens

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 9:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Isle Studios tossed up the latest batch of Icewind Dale II interface screenshots! Be sure to mosey on over to the VISUALS section of the site to feast your eyes on 5 all new spiffy interface screenshots!

'Black & White' Coming To The PlayStation

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 9:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks Inc. a ZeniMax Media company, today announced that it will publish Black & White for the PlayStation game console throughout North America. This award-winning, best selling title, created by Lionhead Studios, is a unique god simulation game that allows you to play the role of a god as you interact with villagers.

Dragon Empires - Screens

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 9:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragon empires is a MMORPG where the game play encourages players to group together into clans and fight with other clans. Among other things, clans compete for glory and for ownership of the 50 cities scattered throughout the world across 5 empires. Check out some new screens below!

Yeti Interactive Change Name To TIWAK

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yeti Interactive today announced that it has changed its name to Tiwak(TM). Tiwak was founded in August 2000 by key members of the development team for the award-winning action-platformers Rayman and Rayman 2.

"We had the team choose between various names, and Tiwak was the clear winner! We later found out that Tiwak was the name of a little boy, hero of an Indian legend. It was just cool!", said Yann Le Tensorer, CEO of Tiwak.

Mobile Power GameCube

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 8:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Since the highly successful introduction of the Mobile Monitor 5.4 at the GameCube launch, GameCube enthusiasts have anticipated a solution that provides a complete mobile gaming experience. It's here in the Mobile Power GC, a lightweight yet sturdy rechargeable battery that fits snugly under the GameCube and powers the console and the screen for over 90 minutes of continuous game play.

Infogrames Announces 'Deer Hunter 2003'

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 8:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. the creators of one of the best-selling outdoor simulation franchises in PC history, scores a bull's-eye with Deer Hunter 2003, set to release this fall. Developed by Sunstorm Interactive, Deer Hunter 2003 will feature new jaw-dropping, photo-realistic 3D environments, advanced AI and the most comprehensive hunting simulation to date.

'Dungeon Siege' - Siege Editor Available NOW

by Thomas on May 11, 2002 @ 8:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The promised beta version of the Dungeon Siege Editor is now available for download from Microsoft "5MB". The Siege Editor allows players and fans the freedom to rework nearly every aspect of the gaming world, making Dungeon Siege not only a game, but also a platform for those who wish to create their own spells, dungeons, and even entire worlds.