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Global Star Software Signs 'Bowling' Deal With Digital Fusion

by Patrick on Dec. 12, 2002 @ 10:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Global Star Software has announced that they have signed a agreement with developer Digital Fusion to release an as-yet-unnamed 3D Bowling title for the PC Platform. Although still in the early stages of development, the game will feature multiple characters and environments, as well as online play. The game is tentatively set for release some time next summer. Apart from these 2 screens, not much else known about the product ..

PC Review - 'Conflict : Desert Storm'

by Patrick on Dec. 10, 2002 @ 8:25 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

On the morning of 2nd August 1990, 300,000 Iraqi troops invaded Kuwait, an action that would culminate in the Gulf War. After diplomatic efforts failed, the opposing coalition forces responded by preparing offensive operations, codenamed 'Desert Storm'. Desert Storm delivered a decisive victory, one that was achieved through meticulous planning, superb training and daring execution. Fundamental to its success were the activities of the Elite Special Forces - small teams of highly trained soldiers tasked with infiltrating enemy territory to neutralise key targets.

Global Star Announces 'Airport Tycoon 2' - Facts & Screens

by Patrick on Dec. 4, 2002 @ 10:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Global Star Software has announced plans to release Airport Tycoon 2 for the PC platform. This long awaited, highly anticipated sequel to the original 3D airport management sim, Airport Tycoon (2000), will be released in February 2003. Read more for details and the first few screens ...

PC Preview - 'Robin Hood : Legend Of Sherwood'

by Patrick on Nov. 1, 2002 @ 9:44 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Robin Hood: The Legend of Sherwood features all the famous characters depicted with incredible accuracy, from Little John's jubilant laugh to Maid Marian's soft kindness, and historical locations such as Sherwood Forest and Nottingham Castle are recreated with a detailed realism that brings the legend to life. The environmental settings are also phenomenal, setting Robin and his friends against a visually stunning backdrop morning, noon and night. Check out the verdict in our latest preview and njoy the boatload of screens!

UbiSoft's 'Racing Simulation 3' (ALL) - Screens & Features

by Patrick on Oct. 11, 2002 @ 6:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment is proud to announce the release of its upcoming racing game, Racing Simulation 3. Based on an enhanced version of Ubi Soft's powerful "Revenge" engine, the game will feature the latest technological advancements to provide gamers with the most thrilling and realistic game in the series. Go check the 10 new screens before they race off!

Russobit Signs 'Xenus' - Facts & Screens

by Patrick on Oct. 4, 2002 @ 7:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Russobit-M Company is happy to claim the signing a cooperating contract with Ukrainian developing team Deep Shadows. The company was organized by the programming team that stood behind 3D Action tactical shooter Codename: Outbreak. Now we're presenting the upcoming Deep Shadows' 3D action/RPG project "Xenus" as a worldwide sales-agent and publisher for Russia, CIS and East Europe.

Trecision Announces Racing Game Starring 'Popeye'

by Patrick on June 24, 2002 @ 9:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Trecision S.p.A has started the development of a title for PS2 and PC starring Popeye, the world renown sailor created in 1929 by Elzie Segar. Popeye’s adventures are enjoyed by millions of fans world-wide, both young and adults. The game will be published in 2003 by French company Cryo.

PC Review : 'Red Ace Squadron'

by Patrick on June 18, 2002 @ 7:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Don a long scarf, flight cap and pilot goggles and climb into the cockpit of 8 Authentic WW1 aircraft to take to the skies in Red Ace: Squadron. This highly anticipated follow-up to Red Ace allows you to fly for the Allies or Central Powers, and this time you've got wingmen! Check out the review!

Jerusalem - Game Overview & Screens

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 3:43 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

After POMPEII, Cryo and Mindscape introduces the second episode of the Adrian Blake trilogy. Some facts, info, screens and art to "enlighten" you ;)

'The Secret Of The Nautlius' – Facts & Screens

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 3:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The 21st century, somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic. The USS Shark, a nuclear submarine on an exploration mission, detects a strange echo on its sonar. No one on board can identify it – is it a creature from the depths or a man-made creation? One thing is sure, never in living memory has a sonar operator ever heard anything like it. The crew of the Shark is divided: should they go and investigate or wait and observe? The Secret of the Nautilus - inspired by 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - is released for PC CD-Rom priced £29.99 in May 2002.