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Gumball 3000 hits the PlayStation 2

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2001 @ 10:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Welcome to the insane world of Gumball 3000, the fastest cars, the most hazardous and hostile terrains, and the most outrageous and hedonistic parties. It really is the experience of a lifetime.

Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2001 @ 10:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Inspired by the phenomenal success of its multi-award winning Jedi Knight action game series, LucasArts announces the long awaited sequel, Star Wars Jedi Outcast: Jedi Knight II. The return to one of interactive entertainment's most successful game series will feature a partnership between LucasArts and Activision, Inc., through its developer Raven Software, which will result in the incorporation of the acclaimed QIII Arena engine in the development of Jedi Outcast. Raven Software has created many critically celebrated action titles.

Activision Braves The World Of The Undead With 'Blade 2' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2001 @ 10:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is entering the world of modern vampire lore with the development of Blade® 2 for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox. Blade 2 is an all-new, non-stop action-adventure that allows players to take on the role of Marvel’s half-vampire, half-human Super Hero™ on a quest to save the human race. The game has not yet been rated by the ESRB and is scheduled for release in 2002.

Monster Game Announces XBOX Cables Now Available

by Rainier on Nov. 21, 2001 @ 12:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Monster Game, a division of Monster Cable focusing specifically on products for the home videogame market, announced today that its full line of cables for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft is now available in stores. These new cables, including composite, S-Video, and component cables, are indispensable accessories for the most powerful console on the market this holiday season.

Rollercoaster Tycoon Tops The Charts For 2 Consecutive Years

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2001 @ 11:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

No roller coaster ride here! RollerCoaster Tycoon® from Infogrames, Inc. shot to the top of the PC software sales charts when it debuted in the spring of 1999 and stayed in the top 10 until the week of October 28 ­ when it moved down to the number 11 position to make room for the regular and limited editions of Infogrames’ new Sid Meier’s Civilization® III, which debuted in the number one and number two positions in their first week of sales, according to NPD INTELECT.

New 'Europa Universalis II' patch

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2001 @ 11:43 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Paradox Entertainment released a patch for Europa Universalis II today. The patch is available for download through Worthplaying Get It HERE or through the official Europa Universalis Website. The patch fixes minor gameplay bugs and some text errors found in the tutorial.

Clusterball ships!

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2001 @ 11:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Daydream Software announced that Clusterball, the highly addictive action sports game shipped nationwide (being North America, it is already available in Europe) today and will be available in most major retailers in the next few days.

Men in Black: The Series-Crashdown Heads To Stores Today!

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2001 @ 11:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Get ready to spend your Thanksgiving holiday in style, because the boys in Ray Bans are headed to stores today in an all new action-packed First Person Shooter for the PSOne! Developed by Runecraft-Leeds, this game is priced at $14.95, so what on EARTH are you waiting for?

Infogrames and Davilex Sign Exclusive Distribution Deal

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2001 @ 4:53 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. , a global publisher of interactive entertainment software, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Netherlands-based Davilex Software. The agreement grants Infogrames exclusive North American distribution rights to upcoming titles released by Davilex for the PC and next-generation platforms, marking the debut of Davilex titles in North America.

Beta testers needed as IGI 2 and Dragon Empires’ micro sites launch

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2001 @ 4:24 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters has launched online micro sites for two of next year’s major PC titles: IGI 2: Covert Strike, the sequel to the award-winning first-person shooter, and Dragon Empires, the fantasy-based MMORPG that will host a world of clan-based tribal players.