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Vivendi's Xbox E3 Presentation 'Features & Screens'

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 12:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal is rolling out some heavy franchises at this year's E3. We managed to grab some info, features and more important SCREENS from the following Vivendi XBOX titles : The Fellowship of the Ring, Jurassic Park, The Thing and Bruce Lee: Quest Of The Dragon. Njoy!

'Dead To Rights' (Xbox) Premieres At E3 - Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 11:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Hometek Inc.'s highly anticipated Dead to Rights is scheduled to launch for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in the U.S. in late July. Inspired by Hong Kong action movies, classic film noir style and hardboiled detective novels, Dead To Rights stars action noir hero, Jack Slate, a good cop in a bad city, forced to be a fugitive as he fights for his life and searches for his father's killers.

'The Sims' Are Coming To The Playstation 2

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 1:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that The Sims is in development for the PS2, at the company's Walnut Creek-based Maxis studio in conjunction with Austin-based, Edge of Reality, Ltd. Players will now be able to create and control their Sims like never before with all new level-based game play, two-player mode, and dynamic 3D graphics. The #1 PC game of all time will make its console debut this fall and will be unveiled to industry insiders on May 22nd at the Electronic Entertainment Exposition in Los Angeles.

'Witchblade: The Game' Announced

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 12:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As a prelude to the launch of the highly-anticipated second season of Witchblade on June 16, Turner Network Television (TNT) will offer a sneak peek of "Witchblade: The Game" May 22-24 at the E3 Expo 2002, Room 501C, West Hall, Level 2, in the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Grand Theft Auto 3 - Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 12:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We all know by now that GTA3 shipped to stores today so the long wait for the PC users is almost over. Today we serve up in game info, a closer look at the audio in the game (music, sounds, gunfire, car crashes) and a 20 some screens to keep you panting until you get your own copy ... NJOY!

Battle Engine Aquila' Comes (Xbox/PS2) This Winter - Screens

by Rainier on May 20, 2002 @ 7:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames is blasting Battle Engine Aquila, an intense first-person mech-combat game, onto the Xbox and the PS2 this winter. Towering over photo-realistic battlefields, players will control a cutting-edge prototype tank—the Battle Engine Aquila, the single-most powerful unit on the battlefield—to lead their nation to victory. Njoy the screens!

Arush Picks Up 'Devastation' Shooter

by Rainier on May 20, 2002 @ 3:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ARUSH Entertainment, in conjunction with Groove Games and Digitalo, today announced Devastation, a new team-based first-person shooter (FPS) built on a heavily modified next-generation Unreal engine. Set on a post-apocalyptic Earth, Devastation pits teams of rebelling gang leaders, street fighters, mercenaries, and ex-military operatives together against armies of corrupt, high-tech corporate police in a battle to win control of a devastated world.

PC Review - Battle Realms

by Rainier on May 20, 2002 @ 12:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Battle Realms is a fantasy real-time strategy innovation inspired by kung-fu movies and Japanese mythology. Players assume the role of the hero Kenji as they develop a village of peasants into a clan of highly specialized warriors. They must defend their village against barbarians, evil magicians and deadly ninja. Battle Realms puts the focus of gameplay on the battlefield and features detailed 3D environments, realistic weather effects and a unique battle gear system to advance the abilities of your warriors. It was a long battle, but our review is finally here ;) Njoy!

Xenus - Game Features & Story

by Rainier on May 20, 2002 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deep Shadows "Xenus" is coming together nicely. Periodically they feed us some screens and today they informed us about the actual game features, storyline and the hit calculation ... read on soldier!

Codemasters Will Bring It Top-Titles To The GameCube

by Rainier on May 20, 2002 @ 10:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters, one of the leading video game developers and publishers, confirms its commitment to the Nintendo GameCube console with a blockbuster portfolio of titles planned for 2003.