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Xbox Rings Up Big Sales for Retailers as Holiday Shopping Season Opens

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2001 @ 6:49 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Cash registers are ringing in response to unprecedented demand for the much-anticipated Xbox™ video game system from Microsoft Corp. Thousands of gamers lined up at stores across the country beginning Thursday, Nov. 15, to be among the first to purchase Xbox, resulting in a near sellout in its first day at retail. Early reports also show a huge demand for games and accessories, with most customers leaving stores not only with an Xbox, but with more than three games and accessories.

Mechwarrior 4: Black Kight Exp. Spotted In Stores

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2001 @ 6:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that MechWarrior™ 4: Black Knight Expansion, the highly anticipated add-on pack to MechWarrior 4: Vengeance, will be available for Christmas at retail locations throughout North America for only £19.99. MechWarrior 4: Black Knight Expansion drops the player into the notorious Black Knight Legion, a mercenary group of MechWarriors focused on taking care of the most important people - themselves.

Server down!!

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2001 @ 6:28 p.m. PST | Filed under News

We had some server problems the past 24 hours .. All problems should be solved now.. !!

Power Diggerz - Game Guide

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2001 @ 7:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Smash it, crash it, dig it and dump it, 15 tonnes of utter mayhem makes it way onto PS1 in the form of Power Diggerz. Brought to you by JVC and developed by Taito you will discover just how good it feels to wreck things. You can Learn to drive mechanical diggers the unique Japanese way in a multitude of bizarre events ranging from making soup to rescuing turtles.

World War II Online - Version 1.40 is Released!

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2001 @ 6:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Cornered Rat Software has officially announced the release of version 1.40 for their massively multiplayer online game World War II Online.

Return to Castle Wolfenstein Bares All - In Game Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2001 @ 4:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Return to Castle Wolfenstein from Activision must be one of the hottest and most anticipated titles at this point. We have all witnessed the multiplayer excellence through the available demo's and now we bring you a TON of single player screens ... Some intro captures and in game screens ... simply AWESOME ... You do not only fight nazi's but all kinds of weird zombies and monsters .. NJOY!

'Midnight Club' ADVANCES - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2001 @ 4:07 p.m. PST | Filed under News

You know the rules – there are no rules. Gentlemen: start your engine, pick your car and hook up with your mates for a spot of no-holds-barred racing through the streets of London and New York. Midnight Club is underground racing as intense as it gets – and it’s coming to Game Boy Advance this December, thanks to Digital Worldwide.

'Polaroid Pete' - Game Guide

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2001 @ 3:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The more pictures you take, the more activity happens on screen. You can trigger events by using your zoom and flash. Experiment with your camera functions to earn yourself bonus points. The flash function can make invisible items appear such as ghosts or make people turn around to face you. If you zoom in on certain characters or events they will react differently and you can earn extra points by taking their picture. Use your jumping ability to spot photo opportunities particularly in the background.

Star Wars Jedi Starfighter - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2001 @ 12:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Our friends over at ToTheGame put up 4 nice screens from the upcoming Star Wars Jedi Fighter on the PlayStation2 ... Head over there and check em out .. Go Over there.

Mike Tyson Boxing Goes 'Advance'

by Rainier on Nov. 22, 2001 @ 12:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The 2-time undisputed world champ isn't about to let you go the distance. In fact, he's planning to do some serious damage to your face on Game Boy Advance. Get up close and personal with every one of Tyson's rib-crunching body shots, brain-rattling roundhouses, and jaw-bustin' uppercuts.