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Return To Castle Wolfenstein™ Hits Euro Land

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2001 @ 3:05 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Retail outlets are bracing for the blitzkrieg with the announcement that id Software's Return to Castle Wolfenstein™ for the PC is now available. Activision, Inc. and id Software confirmed today that the title has been shipped to retailers and will be available on November 30th for a suggested retail price of £39.99.

TDK Mediactive to Publish for NINTENDO GAMECUBE

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2001 @ 2:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive, Inc., a global publisher of entertainment software, announced today plans to develop games for the NINTENDO GAMECUBE video game system. TDK anticipates a Q4 2002 release date for the first GAMECUBE titles.

Sega Game Launches At Henman-McEnroe Match - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2001 @ 1:27 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sega Dreamcast, the original 128 bit, Next Generation console, is introducing its latest tennis game, Virtua Tennis II, to tennis fans at a special charity exhibition match in London next week between Britain's No. 1 Tim Henman and legendary star John McEnroe.

'World War II: D-Day to Berlin' from Codemasters - Development Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2001 @ 11:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Codemasters has secured the worldwide publishing rights to The Bitmap Brothers’ new real-time action strategy game development project entitled World War II: D-Day to Berlin. Scheduled as a priority PC title for Q3 2002, World War II: D-Day to Berlin is set to capture the heroism of World War II’s most significant battles. As Commander of the Allied Forces, the game will see players attempting to drive the Axis forces deep back inside their own territory

Jackie Chan's 'Legend Of The Dark Hand' Available Now

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2001 @ 10:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Through a licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products, Activision, Inc. is ready for prime time with the announcement of Jackie Chan Adventures: Legend of the Dark Hand for the Nintendo Game Boy Advance hitting retail outlets nationwide this month. Based on the Saturday morning animated series on the BBC1, the game chronicles the adventures of Jackie Chan as he faces-off against the nefarious forces of the Dark Hand on a quest to uncover ancient mystical scrolls.

Creature Labs develop MS. PAC-MAN™ & DIG DUG™ for Infogrames

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2001 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Creature Labs announced today the development of two PC CD-ROM titles based on a couple of Namco's most popular characters from the golden age of the arcades. The two titles MS. PAC-MAN Quest for the Golden Maze™ and DIG DUG Deeper™, have been developed for Infogrames by Creature Labs Ltd in the United Kingdom. Both games have jut been released in North America this month, and are planned for UK and Pan-European release in February 2002.

Recession? GAMECUBE is Fastest-selling New Game Console Ever...

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2001 @ 10:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ignoring strong economic headwinds, NINTENDO GAMECUBE(TM) has soared to record retail heights, becoming the fastest-selling home video game console of this generation.

Airforce Delta Storm - Updated Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 29, 2001 @ 10:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Konami is keeping us updated on a regular base with fresh screens from their upcoming flight sim 'Airforce Delta Storm'. No scheduled date has been set yet so we'll assume somewhere early/mid 2002. Nevertheless it seems this xbox title will be a flying hit!

PC Preview - Knights Of the Cross

by Rainier on Nov. 28, 2001 @ 6:27 p.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Cenega was kind enough to provide us with the latest updated demo of their strategy game 'Knights Of The Cross'. After a few days of testing/playing we slapped together a nice little preview for you people out there. Enjoy the article as much as we enjoyed the game. Knights of the Cross is proof that small/unknown companies CAN produce quality.

Cossacks Art Of War - Historical Battles and New Missions - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 28, 2001 @ 3:57 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Four hundred years ago, mainland Europe resounded to the sounds of bloody battles, as nations were created and fell, fortunes made and lost, and new military tactics were developed. Cossacks: The Art of War recreates these battles on an epic scale. Check the included screens for some major carnage.