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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.

UbiSoft Working On A New First Person Shooter 'XIII'

by Rainier on March 13, 2002 @ 8:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft Entertainment today announced the development of XIII, a unique first-person shooter (FPS) game that creates a completely interactive graphic novel within a cel-shaded world. XIII is based on the comic license of the same name from Belgium comic book author, Jean Van Hamme, and the game will be powered with next-generation Unreal Engine technology. XIII will appear across the PS2, GameCube, Xbox and PC CD-ROM and is targeted for a Q1 2003 release.

Warcommander - Intro Movie

by Rainier on March 13, 2002 @ 8:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Warcommander from CDV is due in the UK this week. This game look like a budget Sudden Strike clone. Today we offer you the intro movie for the game and later on we will have some screens coming up ... I guess in anticipation of Sudden Strike II, this might do for a few hours. Grab the intro movie HERE (7mb/2min).

CDV Set To Publish On The XBOX

by Rainier on March 13, 2002 @ 6:55 p.m. PST | Filed under News

CDV Software Entertainment AG has entered into an Xbox Publisher License Agreement with Microsoft. The first title will be the upcoming 3D action/adventure game - CORE. We can only applaud this strategic move and are looking forward to seeing CDV quality on the xbox.

Ghost Recon : Desert Siege - Screens

by Rainier on March 13, 2002 @ 6:45 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In case you were STILL not convinced of the sheer brilliance of this overwhelmingly acclaimed FPS (voted best tactical shooter of 2001 in about every magazine) then have a look at these screens from the upcoming Desert Siege Addon. Dont forget to wipe .. the drool! The release date for the mission pack is SOON!

A First Look At Hercules's 2002 CeBIT LineUp

by Rainier on March 13, 2002 @ 6:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Hercules is thrilled to announce its Gamesurround Fortissimo™ II Digital Edition. This sound card now combines a cutting edge digital audio processor, ultra realistic sound quality and all the software tools necessary for getting the best out of MP3s, CDs, games and DVDs on PCs. Also showing at this year's CeBIT are Hercules's new range of 17" ultra-slim TFT screens: the Prophetview 920 and Prophetview 920DVi and last but not least Hercules/Guillemot also present their new 3D Prophet 4800, the latest contribution to the 3D Prophet KYRO line.

VideoLogic Systems' LineUp For The CeBIT 2002

by Rainier on March 13, 2002 @ 6:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

VideoLogic Systems – a division of Imagination Technologies – is showing its new ZXR-500 5.1 channel surround sound speaker system, their PowerVR MBX core for embedded graphics applications, VideoLogic Vivid!XS Elite performance graphics add-in card (based on KYRO II SE™ PowerVR graphics processor) and the KYRO II SE™ PowerVR graphics processor itself at the 2002 CeBIT in Germany (one of the oldest and best shows in Europe).