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New Global Ops 'Quebec Map' - Movie

by Rainier on Jan. 29, 2002 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Global Ops Command has posted a short new movie (aprox 30 seconds and 4mb large) of some in-game Global Ops action from the Quebec map ... Get it HERE or directly off the Global Ops Command page.. Looking Good!

Star Wars Starfighter - Screenshot Gallery

by Rainier on Jan. 27, 2002 @ 2:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Star Wars Starfighter takes players on an epic journey that begins on Naboo and continues through the climactic assault on a Droid Control Ship. The game takes full advantage of the PC's robust graphic capabilities and features more than 20 beautifully-rendered 3D starships amidst 14 incredible environments set in air and space. Gamers can look forward to bonus missions, two-player games, a two-player dog-fighting mode, and two-player capture-the-flag arenas. Last week we announced Star Wars Starfighter went GOLD, today we bring you screens from the first 10 missions (mission 10 is a tough one!). Enjoy!

nVIDIA Set To Sponsor Wolfentein's BoB!

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2002 @ 5:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The RtCW Battle on the Beachhead Tournament receives another sponsor! nVIDIA has decided to donate GeForce 3 video cards to the winning team! Most excellent, that l00t sure is getting interesting! Sign-ups are until January 28th, so if you've got a team of seven players then check the BoB Site for more information!

Microids Opens 'Warrior Kings' Website

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2002 @ 1:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Publisher Microids informs us that their official Warrior Kings (developed by Black Cactus) site is now open for the public. Expected end of March 2002, the site ofers news, screens, info, trailer and gobs of fun information. Check it out!

Crave's 'X-Bladez: In-Line Skater' For PS Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2002 @ 12:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment announced today "X-Bladez: In-Line Skater" for the Sony PS has shipped to stores. Based on in-line skating, one of the fastest growing and most creative extreme sports in the United States, this new racing game challenges players to get aggressive and trick, grind, and stunt their way through the levels. Rated E for Everyone, "X-Bladez" is now available at a suggested retail price of $9.95.

Free Play Extended for WWII Online

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2002 @ 12:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Playnet and Strategy First announced today that they are extending the free play time for WWII Online through January 31st, 2002 for all former account holders.

Jowood's Far West & Conseal - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2002 @ 6:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Serving up now are some random screens from Jowood's upcoming business sim "Far West" (expected release date June) and their tactical action adventure Conseal (expected later this summer). Build ranches, raise catle or shoot people .. Though decision ;)

Infogrames Snags 'Neverwinter Nights' Off Interplay

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2002 @ 3:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BioWare and Interplay have reached a settlement ending the dispute between the companies. Per the agreement, Neverwinter Nights, developed by BioWare, will be published by Infogrames worldwide subject to certain pre-existing Interplay licenses. In addition other matters have been resolved to both parties’ mutual satisfaction.

Counter-Strike Cheat Interview

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2002 @ 2:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

For all the CS fans out there its a known fact that cheaters are slowly but surely killing the most popular online game ever. Ever since "punkbuster" seized releasing their public tool it has only gotten worse. Gamespy has put up an interesting article with Valve's Erik Johnson that should be read by all CS players ... Check it OUT!

NASCAR Racing 2002 Official Website

by Rainier on Jan. 25, 2002 @ 2:14 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sierra sends word that the new/official site for Papyrus' upcoming NASCAR Racing 2002 Season is now live. It has a link to the demo and a bunch of screenshots to keep you happy untill it arrives in stores (which ought to be SOON).