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'Kuju' To Develop 'Warhammer 40K' (PS2) For THQ

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 3:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kuju Entertainment is delighted to announce that it has signed a contract with THQ Inc. to develop the first ever, fully licensed Warhammer 40,000 game for the PS2. In securing the project, Kuju Entertainment fought off stiff competition from approximately 30 other developers, a feat which serves as a glowing tribute to the company's incredible pool of talent and its growing stature within the games industry.

'Stealth Combat' - Game Overview & Screens

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 3:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stealth Combat is a tactical action game for PC CD-Rom set in the near future, where a war is raging between the EMA (Economic and Military Alliance) and the Great Empire. Choose your side and immerse yourself in more than 25 infiltration, reconnaissance or destruction based missions in the cockpit of the best mobile military equipment the Special Forces have to offer. Stealth Combat is released in June 2002, priced £34.99.

THQ Announces 'Red Faction II' At E3

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 2:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. announced that it will unveil "Red Faction II" at the (E3) in Los Angeles on May 22. Developed exclusively for the PS2 by THQ's studio, Volition, "Red Faction II" is the sequel to one of the best-selling and most critically acclaimed original game franchises of 2001. Featuring an enhanced Geo-Mod engine that allows players to strategically alter and destroy the game environment in real-time, "Red Faction II" builds upon the experience and technology of the original game with more blistering action, highly detailed graphics, new multi-player options and an engaging storyline. "Red Faction II" is scheduled to release in holiday 2002.

'Knights of the Cross' - Features & Screens

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 2:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Free Mind Software turns back the clock for strategy games with Knights of the Cross. Based on a period in time surprisingly undiscovered by the gaming industry, the 15th Century conflicts between the Polish and German nations, KotC revives a game format that many will follow: that of the turn based strategy game.

'Another War' - Features & Screens

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 2:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In an attempt to come up with something different to the normal Role-Playing features of magic, fiction, quasi science fiction, and strange creatures, the setting of Another War is a possible first for the genre: that of W.W.II, possibly the darkest era in our history. Although using 1940 as the period, Another War can be compared with games such as ‘Diablo’ and ‘Planescape Torment’. Njoy the screens & expect a preview SOON!

'The Bitmap Brothers' Restructure Ready For Expansion

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 2:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The renowned UK development veterans, The Bitmap Brothers, creators of hit titles across almost every generation of hardware today announced a significant internal restructure to allow for expansion and diversification across current and future products and platforms.

Nefandus - Features & Screens

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 2:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Black Element Software under the direction of Bohemia Interactive Studio (developers of the award winning Operation Flashpoint) brings you a new epic in horror action/adventure that will extend the rules of gaming entertainment. Utilising the smart, original 3D engine, the cinematic storytelling is spiced with a thrilling atmosphere.

THQ's E3 Lineup

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 2:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ, developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software worldwide for a variety of hardware platforms including PC CD-ROM, wireless devices and those manufactured by Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo will be at the biggest trade show (E3) for interactive entertainment, being held May 22-24, 2002 at the Los Angeles Convention Centre

ZooCube (Gamecube/GBA) - Screens

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Created by PuzzleKings, ZooCube takes puzzlers to a whole new dimension - the third dimension. Around the world, animals have been transformed by shape-altering science experiments and need help in returning to their natural state. Players use their ZooCube to rescue and return the animals to the flying ark.

Paradox sends 'Legion' to Poland

by Patrick on May 13, 2002 @ 12:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Entertainment appoints CD Projekt to publish the Polish, Czech and Hungarian versions of Legion, the revolutionary strategy game based on the history of Roman Empire.