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'Armoured Core 2 : Another Age' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 11:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

You own your own Armored Core Unit and you’re always looking for ways to earn hard cash to buy upgrades and weapons. Do you want to tell the Earth Government that the Corporations have also been calling for your services? Don’t think so. Let them handle the political stuff, you’re just interested in getting the best missions from the highest bidder – it doesn’t matter who signs the cheque – right Raven! Yesterday we announced Metro3D's latest product, today we bring you 20+ screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on May 3, 2002 @ 10:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

HomeLAN chats with Contraband Entertainment talking about Abducted, their upcoming sci-fi action game for the PC/Mac & Xbox. Gaming Groove has a new Q&A with Jeff Tunnell of GarageGames talking about Realm Wars, their multiplayer fantasy action game. RPGVault has a new Q&A with Liu Yu Bin and Liu Gang of Object Software talking about their upcoming action-RPG Prince of Qin. Action Vault has yet another Q&A with Vince Desi of Running With Scissors talking about their upcoming Unreal engine powered FPS Postal 2. GameSpyDaily serves up a G.I. Combat Q&A talking with Freedom Games's Eric Young about their upcoming WWII themed RTS title. HomeLAN chats with Red Storm's Deke Waters talking about The Sum of All Fears, the upcoming tactical shooter based on the Tom Clancy novel and the upcoming movie. GameSpy has a small Q&A with Turbine Entertainment CEO Jeff Anderson talking about some aspects of Asheron's Call 2, the upcoming sequel to their massively multiplayer RPG.

Prisoner Of War (Xbox/PS2) - Screens & Packshots

by Rainier on May 2, 2002 @ 7:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capturing the intrigue, danger and heroism of Allied escape attempts from POW camps during World War II, this is the experience offered by Codemasters ' Prisoner of War, a new kind of escape adventure game coming to PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC. Its gameplay delivers a tense 3rd person adventure where the player's bravery, stealth and cunning will ensure Stone wins the day. A few new screens and the packshots, so you know what to look for this summer!

'Kohan - Special Awards Edition' Now In Stores

by Rainier on May 2, 2002 @ 4:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TimeGate Studios, Inc. and Strategy First, Inc. announced today that the Special Awards Edition of Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns (KIS) has shipped and is now in stores nationwide at a suggested retail price of $29.99 US.

Sudden Strike II - English Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 2, 2002 @ 3:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Play a great demo of the sequel to the hit WWII based RTS title, Sudden Strike. In this demo you play through a single-player mission set in Japan along with a multi-player map that pits Japan, the U.S.A. and Russia against each other. Unfortunatly only Fileplanet seems to have this one at the moment .. grab it here (57mb, registration needed)..UPDATE : Also available on GAMESPOT! we will post more links when they became available ... Watch out for a Sudden Strike II preview SOON!

Bam Ent. Debuts On PS With 'Mandark's Laboratory'

by Rainier on May 2, 2002 @ 2:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment announced that it is releasing its first game for the PS One game console, based on the hit Cartoon Network series, Dexter's Laboratory. Developed by Scotland's Red Lemon Studios, Dexter's Laboratory: Mandark's Laboratory will be available at retail beginning this week. BAM! Entertainment's previous Dexter's Laboratory game, Deesaster Strikes, for Game Boy Advance, has already achieved great commercial success in the U.S. and internationally.

Street Hoops (Xbox/PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 2, 2002 @ 2:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get ready to lace up your high-tops and drive the lane when Activision introduces Street Hoops for the PS2/Xbox. This gritty street-style basketball game will take players to the most notorious neighborhood courts in 10 U.S. cities as they compete for street cred and bragging rights on the blacktop. Some new PS2/Xbox screens.

Xbox Bringing Out The Big Promotion Guns

by Rainier on May 2, 2002 @ 2:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft announced a strategic promotional movement with leading brands in sports, music and consumer products categories to promote the Xbox. Microsoft has entered into a multipartner program for spring and summer, teaming Xbox with synergistic and prominent brands intended to propel the Xbox brand and system into the lifestyles of video game players everywhere. Key alliances include the multicity Pop Disaster Tour, featuring blink-182 and Green Day; the Number One Parts Inc. (NOPI) drag racing series; Pepsi's new SoBe soft drink, Mr. Green; the Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP); Vans extreme sports; and Zumiez, a chain of youth-oriented apparel stores.

WolverineÂ’s Revenge (GCB/Xbox/PS2) - Screens

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

Activision, Inc. is giving gamers something to sink their claws into with the announcement of X-MenTM: Wolverine’s Revenge for the PS2, Xbox and Nintendo GameCube. In this third-person action-adventure game, players take control of the ultimate fighting mutant and shred man and machine alike in an action-packed journey through the Marvel Universe. X-Men: Wolverine’s Revenge is expected to ship in the spring of 2003 and has not yet been rated by ELSPA.

Jedi Knight II : Jedi Outcast - Support Page & FAQ Update

by Rainier on May 1, 2002 @ 11:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raven Software just informed us that the Jedi Knight II : Jedi Outcast Support Page has been update as well as the FAQ. Includes the recently released bot tutorial, updated awards page, and several FAQ updates regarding the SDK/Tools, Bots and possible Source Code release. Check out our Jedi Knight II : Jedi Outcast review.