Taz Wanted - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 6:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

On May 31, 2002 a frenzied, fast paced, explosive 3D-action platform game will be unleashed on the gaming market. Developed by Blitz and released by Infogrames, Taz Wanted is Taz as he's never been seen before - he's as cool, energetic, rebellious and impulsive as ever but this time he's a fugitive on the run. With a huge marketing and PR campaign to support the title, Taz Wanted, available on PS2, Xbox and PC, is set to be one of the must have games of 2002.


by Peter on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 6:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bigben Interactive, Europe's leading independent interactive distributor, today announced a new price point for Sega's 128bit next generation online gaming console, the Dreamcast. With immediate effect the Dreamcast will retail everywhere in stores at £69.99.

Nintendo ship more GameCubes to US

by Peter on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 6:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Kyoto, Japan Ð Nintendo, the second-largest video-game console maker, said it will ship more GameCube consoles than planned to meet demand in the US. Kyoto-based Nintendo, which expected to sell four million GameCube consoles by March, will send "several hundred thousand more," spokesman Yasuhiro Minagawa said. Nintendo will ship 4.5 million consoles, the Nihon Keizai newspaper said on Sunday.

Midgard on Hold

by Peter on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 5:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Seems that we missed this one yesterday.. RPGPlanet has received confirmation of rumours today that Funcom has temporarily laid off part of their staff and put their viking MMORPG Midgard on hold. April Jones, Funcom's American Public Relations Manager, was kind enough to clarify the situation. Full story here.

Project Earth Gameplay Movie

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 3:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Wanna see some gameplay of the highly-anticipated, 3D real-time strategy game, Project Earth? Well in that case you can download this 24 Mb movie here. The official site is available here.

Giants: Citizen Kabuto is GOLD!

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 3:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Mayhem announced that Giants: Citizen Kabuto for the PS2 has gone gold. The final version of the game is currently in production and will ship to retail on December 21, 2001.

SSX Tricky Ships for Xbox

by Rainier on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 3:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Lace up your boots, grab your snowboard and get ready for an adrenaline rush as EA announced today it's shipping SSX Tricky for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft.

Driven for GBA Ships

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 11:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment announced today that it is shipping Driven for Nintendo’s Game Boy Advance system.

Stung Announced

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 9:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Prey Digital Studios are currently working on their first game and they are seeking a publisher for this product.. About the game: STUNG! is a unique new slant on the first person 3d action kill ‘em up, offering groundbreaking new gameplay elements, incredibly realistic environments and a cast of crazy creepy crawly characters! Check out screens and gameinfo on the official site.

Max Payne Ships for the PlayStation 2

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 9:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. today announced that Max Payne has shipped and is currently available at retailers for the PlayStation 2. Originally developed for PC by Remedy Entertainment and produced by 3D Realms, the highly anticipated action title is published under Take2’s Rockstar label and developed for the next-generation platform by Take2’s internal studios.

State of Emergency (PS2) Site

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 8:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar Games announced the official website for the upcoming PlayStation 2 title, State of Emergency. Take me there.

Lego & EA Team Up

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 8:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Electronic Arts, the leading interactive entertainment software company has signed an agreement with the LEGO Company, a privately owned Danish company and one of the world's largest toy manufacturers.

Dungeon Siege Movie

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 8:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

There is a new movie posted on GamesDomain showing of some footage from the upcoming action RPG game, Dungeon Siege. You find it here.

Medal of Honor: Allied Assault Demo Soon

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 8:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EA Games to release a one level internet multiplayer demo this Friday! The demo will contain one of the eleven huge maps that will ship with the full retail version on January 22, 2002. You can choose the type of model that you want to be in the game, including Axis military models, and select from 14 different weapons including the Browning Automatic Riffle, Bazookas and the Colt .45. Head over to the offical site for more info.

2015 is expanding

by Thomas on Dec. 11, 2001 @ 7:13 a.m. PST | Filed under News

2015 is expanding its operations so they now have positions open in all areas. From Tom Kudirka latest .planfile: We’re currently seeking Programmers, Animators, 3D Artists, 2D Artists, Level Designers as well as openings for a Lead Artist a Lead Animator and for another Producer. Qualified candidates should visit our Jobs page at www.2015.com.

Op Flashpoint: Gold Upgrade

by Thomas on Dec. 10, 2001 @ 8:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters just released the Gold Upgrade for Operation Flashpoint and it's avaliable for £ 4.99.. Head over to the official site for this addon and latest info about it..

Digital Extremes + Unreal Tournament II = TRUE!

by Patrick on Dec. 10, 2001 @ 6:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Exclusive: Today we received the information (confirmed info) that Digital Extremes are developing Unreal Tournament II.

Many Happy Returns

by Thomas on Dec. 10, 2001 @ 5:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blueyonder multiplayer gaming welcomes Return to Castle Wolfenstein with its first ever ‘credit-free weekend’. From December 14th to 16th Telewest Broadband’s blueyonder multiplayer gaming service will be the only place to be for fans of Activision’s Return to Castle Wolfenstein (RTCW), as that’s the game which has been chosen for the service’s first-ever credit-free weekend promotion, the ‘Wolf Weekender’.

Strategy First Set To Publish Microsoft Train Simulator's Regional Add-On

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2001 @ 5:00 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First Inc is pleased to announce that it will be publishing Microsoft Train® Simulator's Regional Add-On Pack (USA and Canada), developed by Auran in January 2002.

The Lord of the Rings Announced

by Peter on Dec. 10, 2001 @ 2:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Meudon, December 10th 2001: Universal Interactive, a studio from Vivendi-Universal Publishing, will publish games based on J.R.R. Tolkien's worldwide best-selling saga "The Lord of the Rings," the company announced today.