Babel Appoints 'Quality Standards Manager'

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2002 @ 7:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Babel has appointed Jon Mepham as Quality Standards Manager as part of the company's strategy to achieve zero failure rates of hardware manufacturer submission.

'Earth 2150: Lost Souls' Ships

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

Strategy First, Reality Pump and Zuxxez Entertainment are pleased to announce that Earth 2150: Lost Souls, the third chapter in the award-winning Earth 2150 trilogy, has shipped to stores nationwide.

NBA Inside Drive 2003 (Xb) - Features

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2002 @ 7:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamers who have the skills are challenged to step onto the hardwood and take it to the rack. "NBA Inside Drive 2003" dares each player to go up strong or don't go up at all. With thumpin' hip-hop beats, fluid gameplay, innovative commentary and incredibly realistic arena models of all the NBA franchises, "NBA Inside Drive 2003" delivers the ultimate NBA console experience.

Ninja Gaiden (Xb) - Screens & Product Overview

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2002 @ 6:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we received a Product Overview and some Screens from Microsoft Game Studios' X-BOX title, Ninja Gaiden. This ninja action/adventure title has been rumored to be in development for years, leading many editorial publications to speculate constantly as to which platform will be home to this killer application.

Quantum Redshift (Xb) - Artwork & Screens

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2002 @ 6:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set 100 years in the future, "Quantum Redshift" features a new racing tournament of speed and daring that has become an organised sport and is conducted on tracks all over the world. Gamers race on futuristic terrain and compete in fierce grudge matches against multiple opponents, including an arch-rival. Developed by Curly Monsters Ltd. in Birkenhead, England and published by Microsoft Game Studios, "Quantum Redshift" delivers hyperspeed racing, 16 vehicles, 16 detail-laden tracks, weapons strategy, crafty AI opponents, spectacular aerial jumps and character-based nuances to appeal to action and racing gamers... Today we serve you with some new artwork and twelve new grabs (although some of them look trickily similar to older ones).. Njoy!

Reign of Fire (GBA) - Shots

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2002 @ 6:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Reign of Fire will throw gamers into ferocious battles between two ancient species fighting for survival: humans and dragons. An action-packed third-person arcade adventure set in the near future, players will choose to take the side of either the humans - struggling to fight back against their seemingly insurmountable foes - or the dragons themselves: an awesome army of fire-breathing beasts intent on incinerating everything in their path. Five new GBA shots below!

'Armobiles' - Story, Features & Screens

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2002 @ 4:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armobiles (Developed by Ganymede Technologies) is a combination of crazy car race and really hard shooter. High-speed cars moving across the map, on open, different environments in any direction with perfect graphic gives you amazing realistic entertaiment. Reaching a next checkpoint may be really tough, if you have behind you heavy-armored, well-armed, very quick opponents, who wants to eliminate you and reach this same target. Between stages you can buy better armors and better weapons. If it's not satisfactory for you, try to fight with real opponents (multiplayer (LAN) max. 6 opponents) in different game-play modes.

'Anarchy Online' Booster Pack Details

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2002 @ 4:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we received Booster Pack Details from Gaute Godager, Anarchy-Online Game Director.. Land control is the main feature of the first Anarchy Online booster pack along with additional graphic updates and new sounds. Find out more about this Booster Pack below!

Sega GT 2002 (Xb) - Car Screens

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2002 @ 11:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ever dreamed of driving a vintage Jaguar or the classic '68 Ford Mustang GT 390 from Bullitt? Now's your chance. "Sega GT 2002" features a massive collection of the hottest street machines to ever roll off the assembly line - from vintage roadsters from the 50s, 60s and 70s to the latest prototypes from more than 20 of the world's biggest manufacturers. Whether it's the '54 Mercedes 300SL or the Acura NSX, each car was designed to look, handle and sound exactly like their real-life counterpart... Yet more pictures of cars, including stickered-up racing editions.

Monsters Inc : Scream Arena (Gamecube) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2002 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monsters, Inc : Scream Arena, an action game for the GameCube based loosely on the award winning animated feature film from Disney/Pixar. Monsters, Inc : Scream Arena allows up to four players to assume the role of one of several movie characters and go head-to-head in a "dodge ball-style" competition. Look for Monsters, Inc - Scream Arena this fall. 8 new screens showing off the monsterly action .. Njoy!

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

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

Action Vault has a new Q&A with members of 7FX talking about Team Factor, their first person shooter that's soon due in the US via Xicat. Saw on Bluesnews that MGON is the latest web site to post up a Q&A with members of Black Element Software talking about their upcoming action-horror game, Shade: Wrath of Angels. Gamershell has posted up a brief Q&A with Radon Labs' Bernd Beyreuther talking about their upcoming action-strategy game, Project Nomads. GameZone has posted up a new Q&A with Ian Stevens of Black Label Games talking about the recently released horror-action game The Thing (PS2/PC/Xbox). Computer and Video Games has a new Chaser Q&A talking with Cauldron's Marian Suran about their upcoming first-person shooter.

Vice City UK Release Date Set

by Thomas on Sept. 11, 2002 @ 7:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take 2 reports that the 8th November 2002 is the official UK release date for Grand Theft Auto: Vice City on PlayStation 2. Better start saving those pennies!

Daily Dose Of Previews

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2002 @ 7:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Loadedinc has posted up a new preview of Knight Rider, the upcoming driving game game from Davilex that's based on the classic David Hasslehoff TV show. GameSpy has posted up a new preview of Conflict: Desert Storm based on checking out a beta build of the Playstation 2 version of the upcoming tactical shooter from Pivotal Games, SCi, and Gotham Games. is the latest web site to post up a No One Lives Forever 2 preview based on playing the press build of Monolith's upcoming first person shooter. GameSpot has posted up a new preview of Combat Mission: Barbarossa to Berlin, the upcoming sequel to the popular WWII themed turn based strategy game from Big Time Software and RPGDot has posted up a brief preview of ArchAngel based on playing a beta of the upcoming action-RPG from Metropolis Software and JoWood. PC.IGN has posted up a new preview of Arx Fatalis, the upcoming first person fantasy RPG from Arkane Studios and JoWood.

Chase (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 11, 2002 @ 6:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In the game, players will take the role of Chase Corrada, a young sexy stuntwoman, who is starting her promising career as a movie stunt driver. Chase will take players through four unique movie sets including a gangster movie setting, a post-apocalyptic movie set and more. Players will not only drive traditional four wheeled vehicles, but will also have motorcycles, a three wheeled Ramen delivery Tuk-Tuk and a large missile truck at their disposal. Njoy the new screens ...

'Prisoner of War' Goes Gold!

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 10:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GoneGold has just reported that the PC version of Codemaster's "Prisoner Of War" just went gold and is due to arrive in stores somewhere next week. Already available on PS2 and Xbox, Prisoner of War is an 'escape adventure' game where "you play the role of Lewis Stone, a US pilot sent on reconnaissance in the midst of World War II, to investigate strange goings-on in the POW camps of Europe. Shot down and captured, you’re impounded in the very camp you were sent to observe." Sounds good to me !!!!

Encore Signs Phantagram Interactive's Phantom Crash

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 9:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore today announced that it has signed an exclusive co-publishing agreement with Phantagram Interactive, an international publisher and distributor of electronic entertainment software, to bring five new videogames and PC games to market. Under this agreement, Phantagram will deliver game content, while Encore will manage sales and distribution in North America. The first of these games will be Phantom Crash, a 3D mech action game scheduled for release by year end on the Xbox.

Morrowind (Xbox) - Trailer

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 8:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

You are the chosen one - foretold by the prophets as a stranger who would come to save the land. Your main quest is to rid the land of a plague, called the Blight, which afflicts the province of Morrowind. How you save the province is your decision alone. The choices are endless, as are the quests in this open-ended single-player game. As the game unfolds, complex political and religious machinations are revealed to you. Some in game footage in this new Morrowind (XBX) trailer to ease the wait for our European readers ;) Read more for link where to grab it...

'This Is Football 2003' (PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 7:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The only football title to carry the official approval of FIFPro (the organisation representing the interests of professional footballers), This Is Football 2002 was a huge critical success and one of the best-selling football titles on PS2. This Is Football 2003 takes it one step further, featuring a number of enhancements in gameplay, tactics and graphics to ensure it retains its position as the cutting edge of real-time football simulations, providing the most intense football experience on next generation consoles.

'Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom' Ships

by Thomas on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 7:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sierra Entertainment, Inc., a studio of the Games division of Vivendi Universal Publishing, and Impressions Games today announced that their new city-building game, Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom, has shipped to retail stores nationwide. Developed by Breakaway Games Ltd., Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom takes aspiring city governors to ancient China, adding several revolutionary features, including local area network (LAN) and Internet multiplayer gameplay, a first in the city-building genre.

Ninja Assault (PS2) - All You Needed To Know

by Rainier on Sept. 10, 2002 @ 6:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco's cult arcade hit, Ninja Assault, makes its much-anticipated debut on PS2, combining the scenery and mythology of feudal Japan with up-to-the-minute weaponry and pinpoint shooting action to provide one of the best gun games on any next-generation console. All you need to know about weapons, magic and the clothes (and its neat little tricks) being used in Ninja Assault. Njoy!