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Take2 Ships Two New Titles At $9.99

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 11:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. is pleased to announce that "The Italian Job" and "Big Bass Fishing" have shipped today, May 3rd, 2002. "The Italian Job" is at retail for $9.99 and is published by Rockstar Games. "Big Bass Fishing" is part of the $9.99 "Got Game" line-up and is published by Take-Two Interactive.

'Myst III: Exile' Voted Best Video Game Soundtrack

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 11:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Proving to be a major hit amongst critics and consumers alike, the latest chapter in the critically acclaimed Myst saga continues its domination at the top of the game soundtrack business as Game Industry News awarded The Soundtrack of the Year to the top-selling Myst III: Exile, published by Ubi Soft.

Strategy First Appoints New Vice President - Product Development

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 11:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First is pleased to announce that Chuck Kroegel has joined the company as Vice President - Product Development.

Id Software Finally Announces DOOM III !!!

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 4:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

id Software and Activision, Inc. announced that Activision will be the worldwide licensed distributor for DOOM III, the latest installment in one of the most successful franchises in PC gaming history. Built on id's revolutionary new 3D graphics engine, DOOM III draws players into the most frightening and gripping 3D gaming experience ever created. DOOM III is currently in development for the PC by id Software and will debut at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo in Activision's booth #1224 in the South Hall.

Pax Romana - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 2:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pax Romana is a real time empire building game which combines strategic and political elements and which also has strong multi-player functionality. Developed by Antik Games, the team behind Europa Universalis, Pax Romana is a game of great depth and sophistication with two main game modes: pure strategy and strategy and politics.

'Divine Divinity' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 1:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Belgian site Spelletjesgarnaal has gotten the new Divine Divinity demo available for download. Larian Studios just made it public, but beware its 400mb big!! (even on high bandwith the server seems to be slow already). The game is scheduled for a Q2 2002 release. Grab the demo here! Seems like Spelletjesgarnaal has capped the download at aprox 30k/s .. An uncapped link can be found at Telenet, HERE.

Run Like Hell (PS2) - Art & Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 12:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Interplay today send us some screens and artwork showing the progress in the development of its science-fiction, survival-horror PS2 title "Run Like Hell". Njoy!

CDV's Grom – Alpha-Screens From Tibet

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 12:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rebel Mind, the makers of Grom, has sent us some interesting Alpha-screens, which we want to show immediately. As a goody we have composed a great location-episode of the highly promising Action-Adventure-title.

'Neocron' Contest: We want Your Skins

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 12:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Have you ever dreamt of creating your own character and admiring it in your favourite game? Stop dreaming! The first official Neocron skin contest has just started in the community forum of the eagerly-awaited MMORPG. Prove your creative abilities and design cool skins for a Private Eye, Spy, Tank or Psi-Monch. As first prize for the best skin you’ll win a Neocron Beta Account and have your skin included in the final game!!!

Wanadoo & Antik Games Conclude 'Pax Romana' Publishing Deal

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 11:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wanadoo and Antik Games have just signed an agreement by which Wanadoo will publish and distribute Pax Romana, the new strategy game from Antik Games, throughout the world. The game is due for release in the winter of 2002