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The Sims Deluxe Edition Announced

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 10:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced plans to release this September The Sims Deluxe Edition, the definitive version of the top-selling PC game of all time, The Sims. The Sims Deluxe Edition will combine the full version of The Sims, the best-selling Sims expansion pack The SimsLivin' Large, and exclusive new content including the all-new Sim customization tool: The Sims Creator. Translated into 16 different languages, The Sims has inspired five expansion packs; The Sims Livin' Large, The Sims House Party, The Sims Hot Date, The Sims Vacation and, also due out this September, The Sims Unleashed. Combined sales for the franchise have topped 16 million units worldwide.

EA & Lego To Publish 'Island Xtreme Stunts'

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 10:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lights, camera, action! Island Xtreme Stunts, the latest video game from LEGO Interactive, places players in the role of a stuntman on a high-energy Hollywood movie set with a demanding director who needs jaw-dropping stunts for his new action adventure film. The game, which is being co-published by Electronic Arts and LEGO Interactive, is under development for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo's Game Boy Advance and the PC. All versions are geared toward young gamers aged six and up and are scheduled to ship in fall 2002.

Combat Mission 2 - New Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 8:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

When playing Combat Mission 2, you will be introduced to an extensive variety of detailed vehicles and combat units, in more than fifty vast missions and operations. The photo realistic appearances of the units are down to the fact that they have been modelled from their real counterparts from the second world war – details were noted with authenticity in mind. In some missions you will have to face the Russian army, which although enormous in size at the time, was mainly made up of farmers. These farmers were basically in good physical shape, but completely unskilled in the art of war. Check the Russian Army screens...

Project Nomads - English Demo Coming Up

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 8:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The action-adventure Project Nomads, “PC Game of the Show" at the ECTS 2001, is getting close to completion. As a taster, a demo will be launched during the Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany (August 29th – September 1st). The demo (100 MB) will be ready for download on the official homepage from 2nd September, and will be available in English and German.

'Medieval: Total War' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 8:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. and The Creative Assembly announce today that Medieval: Total War, the sequel to the award-winning Shogun: Total War, has gone gold and is on its way to manufacturing. The highly anticipated PC strategy game challenges players vie for control of Europe through epic battles of conquest that span more than 400 years of savage medieval combat.

Superman / Battle Engine Aquila / Master Of Orion 3 - Screens Gallery

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 8:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames just flooded us with a slew of screens from their upcoming titles. We got screens & art from Battle Engine Aquila (Xbox), screens from Superman: The Man of Steel (Xbox) and art & screens from Master of Orion III (PC). Check them out & Njoy!

Star Trek Elite Force II & Doom III - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 7:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision just released a few Star Trek Elite Force II screens and while they are at it also dropped us some Doom3 screens revealing a new enemy/creature, whatever you want to call it .. njoy!

'Celtic Kings: Rage of War' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 6:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First just let us know that they have just released a playable demo of Haemimont Multimedia's isometric real-time strategy game, Celtic Kings: Rage of War. The place to be is their usual Gigex (direct Gigex link). The demo features a tutorial, the first mission from the adventure mode, a single player map and weighs in at 90 MB. (Thanks Blues).

NBA LIVE 2003 (PC/Gamecube) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 6:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

NBA LIVE 2003 allows players to get into the action and live their dreams of NBA superstardom. Totally enhanced gameplay brings the physical, fast-paced action of the NBA to life, while all-new animations and audio deliver the awesome drama and emotion of the NBA experience. In NBA LIVE 2003 players feel the action like never before and make their hoop dreams come true. Check the 5 PC and 5 Gamecube screens ...

Racing Evoluzione (XB) - Background Story & Screens

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

Driving expensive sports cars is very cool. Owning a legendary brand of sports car is even more desirable. Compete against the world's most famous cars. Driving machines you created and beating them is the ultimate dream. This is what Racing Evoluzione is all about... How's your Franglais? A load of background info on the game's development and a quite frankly bonkers 57 screenshots below!

Furious Karting (XB) - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 5:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

WARNING: The following game features stunts, crazy "special moves" and fast race manoeuvres performed by professionals or under the supervision of professionals. ATARI and developers must insist that no one attempt to recreate or reenact any stunt or activity performed in this game…. Don't abuse chickens either! Wopping 47 screens together with the fact sheet below!

Lamborghini (XB) - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 3:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Lamborghini titles currently under development by Rage will be the only videogames to feature the entire range of Lamborghini cars past and present and the title has been developed with help and assistance from Lamborghini’s chief designers and technicians. Rage today released 13 new Xbox shots. And, while there's a Miura in there, still no sign of the Espada. Sigh.

‘Go Go Beckham’ New Website

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 3:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rage, one of the UK's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, is pleased to announce that is has launched a new website for its forthcoming officially endorsed title ‘Go Go Beckham’ at Go Go Beckham sees England and Manchester United soccer star, David Beckham, turned into a cartoon action figure in this brand new fun and exciting platform adventure game. The new site includes all the very latest screenshots, artwork and details of the special tasks that Beckham must complete throughout his adventure along with a trial version of the game that can be played exclusively online.

'Prisoner of War' - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 3:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Creating a new non-violent stealth genre, Prisoner of War has intrigued gamers whose purchasing power propelled the game into the top five of the Chart-Track All Formats chart at launch. The game is set to launch on PC CD-ROM on September 20th.

Dungeons & Dragons Heroes (Xb) - Features & Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 2:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Dungeons & Dragons Heroes, you take on the role of one of four resurrected D&D heroes (Fighter, Wizard, Cleric & Rogue), each carved in the style of fictional famed fantasy figures drawn from the D&D universe owned by Wizards of the Coast. The game focuses around combat and developing your character, "The Hero", as you journey through the game's levels to collect all of the Planar Gems and vanquish the evil force that threatens to end life as we know it. Dungeons & Dragons Heroes features gorgeously detailed characters in lush environments that are rich for adventuring, each populated with Dungeons & Dragons monsters, treasures and sinister traps. 21 Shots below that we didn't have before!

Unreal 2: The Awakening - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The long awaited follow-up to Epic Games' groundbreaking single player opus, Unreal, Unreal 2: The Awakening incorporates the same absorbing story-driven gameplay, cunningly ferocious enemies and nail biting tension that made the original title the top choice for first person action fans worldwide. Developed by Infogrames' Legend Entertainment, Unreal 2: The Awakening uses next-generation Unreal technology created by the masterminds at Epic to deliver intense life-or-death action in the most breathtaking scenery ever displayed in a computer game. Check out the fact sheet below, included are some screens that you might seen allready!

Unreal Championship (XB) - Facts & Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 2:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Built by Digital Extremes, part of the team responsible for Unreal and Unreal Tournament, Unreal Championship is introducing groundbreaking multiplayer gameplay to the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. The latest addition to the Unreal universe will immerse console gamers in the adrenaline packed first-person frag-fest that has revolutionized PC gaming. Designed specifically for Xbox and the Xbox controller, Digital Extremes has incorporated console-specific features such as joypad-activated special moves, double jump, power-ups, unlockable features and more to keep gamers glued to their couches with knuckle-whitened tension.. 2 Shots below including a fact sheet!

Need For Speed : Hot Pursuit 2 (XB/NGC) - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 12:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Need for Speed (NFS) is back and better than ever in Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2! Engage in the next generation thrill of arcade racing with the spiritual successor to the highly acclaimed, award winning Need for Speed III Hot Pursuit. We got 15 new GameCube screens and 32 XBox screens. Njoy!

'Shox' Goes Off-Road For PS2 & GameCube

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 11:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts the world’s leading interactive entertainment software company, today officially announced plans to go off-road with Shox for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and the Nintendo GameCube. Shipping in Fall 2002, racing rookies as well as seasoned speed demons will hit the circuit to compete in amped-up arcade-style rally car racing.

Resident Evil 0 Preview Video (GameCube)

by Thomas on Aug. 15, 2002 @ 9:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Resident Evil 0 is the prequel to Resident Evil, the game that started it all. Utilizing the GameCube's advanced processing power, Resident Evil 0 promises to amaze players with flawless animation, living environments and the best graphics in a video game ever! .. Cant wait to get your hands on Resident Evil 0? Well why not check out a preview video for the game, it's 12MB to grab and runs for 2min and 18seconds. Read more for the links..