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Game Exhibition Comes To Stockholm/Sweden

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 2:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sweden based G:son International recently signed a partnership agreement with Comdex organisers Key3Media and ExpoNova to arrange Scandinavia's second game exhibition called Nordic Interactive Media Expo. The show is mainly addressed to the Nordic computer games industry and set to run between 30th of October to 1st of November 2002 at Sollentuna Exhibition Centre in Stockholm, Sweden. Alongside the trade show there will be a public exhibition called Gamex, primarily targeting the Swedish consumers.

START! Games & Criterion Offer Developers RenderWare Platform

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 2:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

START! games is pleased to announce a partnership deal with Criterion Software to provide games developers with access to the acclaimed RenderWare platform. The new licencing arrangement supports developers in the crucial early stages of development without any up front costs.

Zanzarah - Features & Screens

by Thomas on April 5, 2002 @ 2:01 p.m. PST | Filed under News

An exciting tale of two worlds…one fantastical, the other the world as we know it today. Once they were joined as one, but they now exist separately without knowledge of their former link to each other. Check out features and screens from this upcoming THQ title below!

Rage Signs External Development Agreements

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 1:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rage, one of the UK's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, today announces that it has entered into a number of individual agreements with three of the UK’s leading independent game developers to produce conversions of two of its major licensed properties.

Global Electronic Games Industry Poised For Unprecedented Growth

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 12:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

A new report just published by independent market analysts Datamonitor, reveals that the next 3 years will bring buoyant growth to the electronic games market globally, spearheaded by console games.

'Tribes 2' - Expansion Pack Announced

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 11:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra is making plans to re-release Tribes 2 with some new additions such as a the free mod Base++, new maps, game enchancements, new skins and other undisclosed features (i guess to actually make the re-release interesting) all crammed together on the same cd, for good measure. The tuned up T2 is expected end of the year at the regular 40$ retail price (and 20$ off for previous T2 owners).

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 11:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A bit later than usual .. too much gaming lately .. HomeLAN chats briefly with Taldren's Erik Bethke as he talks about their upcoming space strategy sequel Star Trek: Starfleet Command III. has posted up an interview with a few Vicious Cycle development team members as they talk about Robotech, the American version of three Japanese anime TV series. Action Vault has posted up a Q&A with Sergey Mironov of Revolt Games discussing their upcoming first person shooter Neuro. The Electric Playground has another brief Postal 2 Q&A with Running with Scissors' Vince Desi as talking about their upcoming first person shooter (whihc is using the Unreal engine). GameSpyDaily has posted up a Q&A with Ritual's Jon Galloway talking about Star Trek: Elite Force II, the freshly announced Star Trek FPS sequel. GameSpy talks with Ragnar Tørnquist and Sverre Kvernmo of Funcom about the changes to Anarchy Online since its release, and the future of this sci-fi/corporate flavored online roleplaying.

Wolfenstien 3D & Ripping Friends (GBA) - Packshot

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 11:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Just a few freshly released packshots (aka cover boxes) for 2 upcoming Gameboy Advance titles .. hey its morning .. give us a break ok ;)

MX Superfly - Features & Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 10:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

With the most career wins in the sport, Ricky Carmichael takes it to the next level along his videogame. Racing and freestyle explode on the Playstation 2 and GameCube this summer with expanded career modes, all new mini-games, top-notch pros and unbelievable stunts including the first freestyle track editor.

'Tactical Ops' Goes Gold - Trailer & Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames lets us know (late last night) that their "UT mod gone retail" Tacital Ops : Assault On Terror went gold and should be expected in stores end of April. We scored a few screens and got word of a new trailer also being available .. read more ...

Infogrames Ships 'World Of Outlaws Sprint Cars 2002'

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 2:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Introducing the incredible power and maneuverability of Sprint Cars into the hands of PlayStation2 gamers nationwide, Infogrames, Inc., today commenced shipment of its highly awaited new game, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars 2002. Developed by Ratbag and powered by the company’s critically acclaimed Difference Engine, World of Outlaws Sprint Cars 2002 features ultra-realistic handling physics and graphics, along with 12 real-world tracks and 24 official World of Outlaws drivers.

DreamCatcher's Arabian Nights Goes Gold

by Rainier on April 5, 2002 @ 2:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Arabian Nights just hit its gold status and is on its way to duplication factory to meet its April 17th shelf date. Arabian Nights (originally released by Cryo in Europe about 6 months ago) is an adventure game set in a Middle Eastern world full of magic and mystic, based on the story of Ali Baba.

'Might & Magic IX' v1.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 4, 2002 @ 11:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

3DO just released their v1.2 update patch for the recently released Might and Magic IX (thanks ZenGamer). Read more to get link where to download it and details on what this new update patch fixes. You can also use 3DO's auto update program : Go to Start, Programs, 3DO and click GameUpdate.

'Shadowbane' - Laugh out Loud!

by Rainier on April 4, 2002 @ 9:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft and its online subsidiary,, today announced the launch of the first ever Shadowbane "Laugh out Loud" contest. The creative minds behind Shadowbane, an MMORPG offering strategic challenge, wants its fans to make them laugh. The contest seeks the most numorous Shadowbane fans that can create the most comical scripts surrounding Shadowbane's characters and story for the next Shadowbane promotional video. The contest goes online today.

EverQuest Expands - Getting Hosted In Amsterdam

by Thomas on April 4, 2002 @ 9:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment Inc., a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online gaming, announced today that EverQuest, the world’s No. 1 multiplayer online game, will now be hosted on local servers based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Europe’s most popular online game is now more easily accessible, and international gamers can enjoy a truly localized EverQuest experience.

Xenus - New Screens

by Rainier on April 4, 2002 @ 9:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Deep Shadows updated their site yesterday (only a few days after their last update) and added 2 new screens for their upcoming First Person Shooter Xenus ... the more screens they release, the more i am looking forward to this title ... jungle fever baby!

Cultures 2 - Official Website Online

by Thomas on April 4, 2002 @ 8:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

JoWood just tossed up the official site for Cultures 2. Meet historic heroes and legendary scoundrels. Cultures 2 provides different options for reaching your targets, whether you are a diplomat or a warrior.

PunkBuster Site Updated

by Rainier on April 4, 2002 @ 8:11 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The PunkBuster site has been updated with the news that they have activated a "test" server for people who encounter possible cheats to test them, giving the PB people a chance to examine and incorporate them in new PB version ... they also address a few oher items .. read more ...

GT Advance 2: Rally Racing (GBA)- Features & Screens

by Thomas on April 4, 2002 @ 5:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Get behind the wheel of the world's top rally cars as you span the globe in quest of a championship. Listen to your navigator as he helps you through more than 40 unique tracks spanning different weather and terrain through 14 grueling stages. Fly over jumps or skid around obstacles on your way to the top of the rally racing circuit. Link up with a friend using the GBA link cable for amazing head-to-head competition or watch the action again using the replay mode. Check out game features and "121" screens below. Njoy!

New Freelancer Movie Trailer

by Rainier on April 4, 2002 @ 5:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

There is a Freelancer movie (previously appeared on the cover discs of GameStar magazine) available over at German fansite The site is rather slow but they offer two versions, a regular size clip (aprox. 28mb/3 minutes) and a bigger high-res one (aprox. 36mb/4mins). Both have in-game footage with the German commentator illustrating the game features, gameplay and more (thanks blues).