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'Digital Leisure' At E3

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 5:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

E3 is just about upon us and Digital Leisure has some great upcoming products for this fall on display at the show. It would be great if you had a few minutes to drop by our booth to take a look.

Simon & Schuster Announce 'Soldiers Of Anarchy'

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 5:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive announced today that it will publish “Soldiers of Anarchy” for the PC (Available: October 2002). SOLDIERS OF ANARCHY (S.O.A.) combines elements of Real Time Strategy (RTS) and squad-based tactical games to create a uniquely customizable single and multiplayer experience. S.O.A. also give players a compete level and scenario editor to create new missions for themselves and for multiplayer action.

UPDATE: Screens have been pulled on behalf of S&SI.

Simon & Schuster's E3 2002 Lineup

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 4:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Simon & Schuster Interactive, the digital entertainment unit of Simon & Schuster Inc., announced today the Company's lineup of games for 2002. S&SI will be publishing 12 titles across the latest gaming platforms including the Xbox, GameCube, and PC (thanks Blues).

Industry Executives Predict Major Growth For The Video Game Industry

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 3:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to a new report from DFC Intelligence, executives in the interactive entertainment industry believe that the video game business is poised for record growth over the next several years.

Matrox Announces New 'Parhelia-512' GPU

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 3:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrox Graphics Inc. today unveiled the revolutionary Matrox Parhelia-512 high-fidelity GPU delivering a new level of visual quality, superior performance and a wide range of innovative new technologies. World's first 512-bit GPU delivers unparalleled image quality, superior performance and wide range of innovative features for the ultimate visual experience

'World Kart Racing 2002' - New Screens

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 3:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fronted by the world’s greatest racing driver, Michael Schumacher, this exciting new game offers an incredible adrenalin rush, with the ultimate driver in the ultimate driving game. Having won the rights to global distribution of this unique partnership title, JoWooD is confident it will be a hit with racing fans everywhere. Due to hit streets near you on 28th June. I'm not much of a racing fan, but i WILL check out this one! Njoy

THQ & Outrage Games To Unveil 'Alter Echo' At E3

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 2:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced that it will unveil Alter Echo at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. Developed by THQ studio Outrage Games, Alter Echo is an innovative action game that lets players morph between three combat modes and alter time with pioneering TimeDilation technology. A revolutionary PostFX camera system intensifies the action with spectacular visual effects that heighten the drama of every combo and special attack. Alter Echo is scheduled for release on the PS2 and the Xbox in early 2003.

Joey Harrington Joins The EA SPORTS Lineup for 'NCAA Football 2003'

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 2:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts announced today that the company has reached an agreement with former University of Oregon quarterback and top NFL draft pick Joey Harrington, naming him spokesman for EA SPORTS NCAA Football 2003.

TDK Signs Agreement With Mattel On 'Masters Of The Universe' Franchise

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 2:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc. today announced a worldwide, multi-year exclusive licensing agreement with Mattel, Inc.to publish software based on Masters of the Universe. The agreement grants TDK Mediactive exclusive rights to publish interactive Masters of the Universe games for console systems manufactured by Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft, as well as PC.

Splinter Cell (Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 14, 2002 @ 1:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Splinter Cell™ is a third person stealth action game, featuring cyber-terrorism, shadow agencies, and covert operations and is set in the realistic, highly detailed geopolitical universe as portrayed by Tom Clancy. Today we got some new Xb screens, showing "the light/shadow effects that drive the gameplay". A few familiar looking screens and a bunch on new one's.