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TDK Mediactive Announces 17 Games for The Coming Year

by Rainier on Dec. 5, 2001 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc. , a global publisher of entertainment software, announced today a list of 17 games it anticipates publishing for it's 2002-03 fiscal year ending March 31, 2003. With exciting brands like "Shrek", "Robotech", "Mercedes-Benz", "Dinotopia", "Aquaman", "Lady Sia", and "UBOS", TDK is unveiling titles for all next generation consoles, including the NINTENDO GAMECUBE video game system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft, Sony PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, and Nintendo's handheld Game Boy Advance system.

Sky Sports 'Football Manager of the Year' Awards

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2001 @ 2:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sky Sports introduce the first massively multi-player online football management game with over £25,000 worth of prizes up for grabs..

The 1st World Cyber Games Conference

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2001 @ 1:42 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The World Cyber Games is the biggest international game event, where the gamers selected through national preliminaries pit their skills against others for their countries. Similar to the Olympics, the World Cyber Games is a competition for the honor of countries, and citizenship of the pertinent country is required to participate in it. The 1st World Cyber Games will be held in Korea as was the World Cyber Game Challenge last year. Approximately 430 players from 37 countries will be there. Event Period starts: December 5, 2001. Take me there!

Battle Realms Expansion - Winter of the Wolf

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2001 @ 1:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

I just noticed over at Voodooextreme that Liquid Entertainment is working on a new expansion pack for Battle Realms. Ed Del Castillo "the front man" recently revealed during the course of a chat session over at Gamers.nl. Here is a spot from the chat:

[goodieman] are you thinking about an addon?

[castillo] we are already working on the Expansion Pack to Battle Realms called Winter of the Wolf. and we are also working on Battle Realms 2.

Grand Theft Auto 3 PC Date Set

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2001 @ 12:52 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TVG let us know that Take 2 Interactive today announced the PC version of the hit PlayStation 2 game Grand Theft Auto 3 will ship for PC during April of 2002. It may seam a little far away but hopefully the developers will have time to tweak the game for maximum performance on the PC.

New 'Real War' Enhancement Kit

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2001 @ 11:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A new Enhancement Kit 1.5 is now available for the Real Time Strategy game, Real War. This new kit is 5.46 Mb to download and got a bunch of improvements. Here are a few: four additional new skirmish maps, additional "stars and stripes" camouflage, improved sea pathing and much more! Head over to the official site for all information and download this beauty..

GAMECUBE Selling Nonstop At Rate of 27 Per Minute

by Rainier on Dec. 4, 2001 @ 10:55 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo of America reported today that, based on direct communications with its retailers, its new NINTENDO GAMECUBE(TM) home video game console has reached sales of nearly 600,000 units in America in 15 days, or an average of 27 per minute -- nonstop -- since its November 18th introduction.

Fishtank Int. Ships 'S.W.I.N.E.' Real-Time Strategy Game to Stores

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2001 @ 10:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fishtank Interactive announced today that S.W.I.N.E, an innovative real-time animal strategy game, has shipped to stores. In a world of barnyard creatures run amok, peace-loving rabbits must strategize to rise up and defeat the arrogant pigs that have invaded their borders.

'Jade Cocoon 2' - Just The Facts

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2001 @ 7:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

"The Story of Tamamayu 2" is the sequel to "The Story of Tamamayu" that was released in winter 1999 for PlayStation and inherits the same world setting. The title was released in Summer 2001 in Japan and has been in development by the same team who worked on the first Tamamayu. "The Story of Tamamayu" sold more than 200,000 units in Japan and it is still keeping a good sales record in Japan as a best hit series.

Float Your Boat & Have A Blast With The All New Worms™ Game!

by Rainier on Dec. 3, 2001 @ 7:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Enjoy single and multiplayer fun with the twisted humor, classic game-play and barmy arsenal you have come to expect from a Worms™ series game. That's right, the Worms™ have returned for a brand new outing and for the first time, you play in real-time - and in 3d!