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Daily Dose Of Previews

by Rainier on March 15, 2002 @ 5:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Just being a slow newsday .. there are a few previews available for your enjoyment ... GameSpot Previews Ghost Recon: Desert Siege describes the setting in the not-to-distant future, the storyline, a feel for the eight included missions, how the graphics hold up, new weaponry, new specialists, new enemies, gameplay changes, multiplayer fixes, and more. Included are 26 new screenshots. PC Game Central takes a look at Black Moon Chronicles , offerering a sketchy overview of gameplay and a couple of thoughts gleaned from Vircom's Humberto Valencia. Also included are six new screenshots

'Le Mans 24 Hours' Races To The PC

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 9:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames is proud to announce that after the huge success of Le Mans 24 Hours on the Sony PS2 and Dreamcast, this legendary endurance race comes to the PC in June 2002.

Digital Reality Announces New Game - Screens

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 9:12 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Digital Reality is working on a yet unnamed tactical realtime strategy game. It is scheduled for release late 2002 and will be published by MonteCristo. We were able to obtain a few screens and once you seen those .. you will have to agree this looks like a very promising game with beautiful graphics. We WILL keep you posted!

Activision Unleashes 'Lost Kingdoms' On The Gamecube

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 6:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is taking gamers on a mysterious journey to confront a malevolent force that threatens the future of the world in Lost Kingdoms, the first real-time action RPG for the GameCube. Partnering with premier Japanese software publisher and developer FromSoftware, Inc., Activision will publish Lost Kingdoms worldwide excluding Japan, Korea, and China. The game will be available this spring and carries a “T” (Teen) rating for comic mischief and violence from the ESRB.

An Advertising Campaign To Die For

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 5:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Commercial messages are set to appear on gravestones across the UK as the first advertising campaign to take place on memorial plaques is today announced by video games company Acclaim Entertainment. Tombstone advertising will form a key element of the marketing campaign for its ShadowMan: 2econd Coming game being released this week on PlayStation 2.

'Dragon Throne' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 5:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Strategy First and Object Software are pleased to announce that Dragon Throne: Battle of Red Cliffs has gone gold and will ship to stores nationwide on March 26th, 2002.

Tom Clancy's 'Ghost Recon : Desert Siege' Goes Gold

by Rainier on March 14, 2002 @ 10:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

We already mentioned this a week ago but now its official. Ubi Soft Entertainment and Red Storm Entertainment are pleased to announce that Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon : Desert Siege, has gone gold. Desert Siege is the mission pack for the 2001 PC Gamer U.S. and IGNPC Game of the year Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon.

Battlefield 1942 - Screens

by Rainier on March 13, 2002 @ 11:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

There's a bunch of Battlefield 1942 shots at -- taken from a beta build of this WWII flavored FPS game from Digital Illusions (for the PC & Xbox). Damn nice looking game. We'll keep an eye on that one. Check the screens HERE.

Ubi Soft Ships 'Warlords Battlecry II' To U.S. Retail Stores

by Rainier on March 13, 2002 @ 10:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment, a world leader in interactive entertainment, and Strategic Studies Group (SSG), today announced that Warlords Battlecry II, the sequel to the popular and award-winning fantasy Real-Time Strategy game Warlords Battlecry, has shipped to U.S. retail stores with an MSRP of $39.99. The title is expected to hit shelves by this weekend.

'Timegate Studios' - Nominated For Rookie Studio Of The Year

by Rainier on March 13, 2002 @ 8:38 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TimeGate Studios, Inc. announced today that it has been nominated as “Rookie Studio of the Year” by the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) for their March 21, 2002, Game Developers Choice Awards ceremony in San Jose, California.