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'Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic' - Q/A & Screens

by Rainier on May 15, 2002 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

Lucasarts opened the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic website. Their role playing game (RPG), Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic, will debut on the Xbox this fall and release on PC early 2003. Developed by BioWare Corp., the dramatic game features an original story set some 4,000 years prior to the timeframe of the Star Wars films in an era dominated by an epic conflict between the Jedi and the evil Sith. The site has a small Q&A and some screens, which we mirror'd here .. check them out ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on May 15, 2002 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GameSpot put up a Q&A with Blizzard's Bill Roper discussing the single player campaign in their upcoming 3D RTS title, Warcraft III. Its Action Vault's turn to put a "one question-many answers" Q&A with members of Raven Software each giving their thoughts why their FPS Soldier of Fortune 2 ( just went gold) will be different from other shooters. RPGVault put up a Q&A with Sony Online's Rich Vogel, the executive producer of their upcoming massively multiplayer RPG Star Wars Galaxies. Computer and Video Games put up a Q&A with Red Storm producer Deke Waters talking about their tactical shooter The Sum of All Fears (expected end of May). HomeLAN chats with Object Software's Liu Yu Bin as he talks about Prince Of Qin, their upcoming action-RPG set in ancient China that will be published in the US by Strategy First.

Praetorians - Trailer

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 11:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

BluesNews lets us know that Eidos UK has released a movie trailer of Praetorians for download from its ftp server, showing off the 3D real-time strategy game under construction at Pyro Studios. The movie comes as a modest 6.4 MB download in MPEG format and offers a minute of CGI and gameplay footage to introduce the game's Romanic setting. Read more for links where to get the goodies

EA's E3 Lineup

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 10:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts presents it impressive lineup for the E3 show end of the month in LA. The boys at EA wil be showing off an impressive 31 titles on multiple platforms. You heard it right, 31 ! Read more to see what they have to offer ...

Another Updated 'Team Factor' Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 8:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Once again there is an updated demo for Team Factor bringing 7FX's team-based tactical shooter to v1.4. You can either grab the full demo (105.2 MB) or if you already have the previous version then just grab the update patch. Read more for links where to grab all these goodies (thanks blues).

'Operation Flashpoint : Resistance' - Trailer

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 8:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemaster has just released a trailer for "Operation Flashpoint : Resistance", the addon to their tactial shooter Operation Flashpoint. Some 1minute worth of in-game footage showing you what its all about, in case a few of you dont yet ;) Read more for links where to grab it ...

Ubi Soft To Publish 'Dragon's Lair 3D' For Xbox/PC & Mac

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 7:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubi Soft announces "Dragon's Lair 3D" for the Xbox, PC and Mac -- an all-new 3D fantasy adventure game based on the popular game and characters from legendary animator, Don Bluth. Developed by Dragonstone, gamers will be able to fully experience Dragon's Lair with the highest quality graphics and sound that made the arcade version a blockbuster success. Dragon's Lair 3D is scheduled for release on Xbox, PC and Mac in Fall 2002.

Strategy First' E3 Lineup

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 6:36 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First announced today that it will be attending the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) held in Los Angeles, California May 22-24, 2002. (South Hall, Booth #924)

'Elite Forces: Navy Seals' - Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 6:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A new era of world conflict. Go where most men don’t dare and do what most men won’t. Arrive by sea, air and land prepared for unconventional warfare, counter-guerilla tactics and clandestine operations in the most turbulent hot spots in the world. Push your stamina and strength beyond your physical and mental limits, ready to lay down your life in service of your country. HOOYAH!

'Unreal Tournament 2003' Delayed In Europe

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 5:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames has today announced that the Atari-branded Unreal Tournament 2003 will now be released on PC-CD ROM across Europe in July 2002. The successful release of Unreal Tournament 2003 is extremely important to Infogrames. The decision has therefore been made that Unreal Tournament 2003 will be released in July 2002 so that the title is of the highest standard when released. Infogrames, EPIC and Digital Extremes are fully aware of the anticipation for this product from the huge Unreal fan base and want to produce something that will blow fans and newcomers away. The Unreal brand is an enormous license and all relevant teams want to adhere to the quality that has been achieved in the past.