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FINAL FANTASY X for PS 2 Ships to Retail on December 26

by Rainier on Nov. 28, 2001 @ 3:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Square Electronic Arts(SM) L.L.C., the exclusive publisher of all SQUARESOFT(R) products in North America, announced today that FINAL FANTASY(R) X for the PlayStation(R) 2 computer entertainment system will start shipping limited quantities to retail stores nationwide on December 26, 2001, instead of the originally scheduled January 2002.

The Heroes In 'Heroes of Might and Magic IV' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 28, 2001 @ 2:14 p.m. PST | Filed under News

3DO Europe send us a ton of heroes and foes screens that will be featured in the release of Heroes of Might and Magic IV, the next chapter in the Heroes of Might and Magic series. Scheduled for PC CD-ROM in March 2002. Developed by California-based New World Computing, Heroes of Might and Magic IV combines a mighty new game engine with the magical gameplay of the Heroes line, forging a shiny new hero in this award-winning series.

Take2 Announces 'Mall Tycoon' - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 11:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced today their new game for the PC, "Mall Tycoon[TM]." Developed in conjunction with Holistic Design, Inc., the game gives players the opportunity to design, build, and run the 3D retail empire of their dreams. "Mall Tycoon" is due to ship in January 2002.

Infogrames Dominates PC Games Sales Charts

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 9:48 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc.,a global publisher of interactive entertainment software, is burning up the charts! For the week ended November 10, 2001, Infogrames dominated the PC games sales charts, with four of its titles -- Backyard Basketball™, Sid Meier’s Civilization® III, Backyard Football™ 2002 and Roller-Coaster Tycoon® -- ranking #1, #2, #4 and #5, respectively, according to NPD INTELECT.

Ubi Soft Under Charlie’s Angels’ Spell!

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 8:50 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft® Entertainment, a world leader in interactive entertainment, today announced the signing of an agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products for the Charlie’s Angels license. This worldwide agreement provides Ubi Soft with the exclusive rights to develop and publish Charlie’s Angels video games on Nintendo GameCube™, Nintendo GameBoy®Advance, Microsoft Xbox™, Sony PlayStation®2 and PC platforms. The licensing agreement includes the rights to the television series, the film released in 2000 and the rights to the first sequel.

Champ Manager: 2001/2002 most wanted sports title for Christmas

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 1:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Sports Interactive and Eidos Interactive are looking forward to a very merry Christmas indeed as it seems the demand for Championship Manager: Season 01/02 shows no sign of abating. In fact, the best-selling update to the world’s favourite PC football management game has just been voted by Family Toys and Games Magazine as the most-wanted sports game for families this Christmas.

Medieval: Total War - Product Info - Concept Art & Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 27, 2001 @ 1:35 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. is taking gamers back to the dark ages with Creative Assembly's Medieval: Total War for the PC in 2002. As the sequel to the highly acclaimed Shogun: Total War, the game challenges players to reshape the history of the Middle Ages through a combination of epic real-time 3D battles and turn based empire building. Today we bring you a bunch of sketches, concept art, in game movie shots and some of the weapons ... Enjoy

Knights of the Cross - Updated DEMO

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 9:40 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Cenega just let us know that they have updated their public demo for Knights Of The Cross. Former "Mortyr" developers (currently still looking for a publisher) are working full speed on this quite promising turn based strategy game. I must admit .. i prefer RTS over turns based and this is actually the only one so far i enjoyed playing (i also have a thing about medieval based games). Get the Whopping 120 Megs Here!!

Army Men: Operation Green - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 5:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

16 new screenshots of our plastic pals' portable manoeuvres. 3DO's green heroes are expected to invade the GameBoy Advance somewhere in February 2002.

Codemasters Opens Sites For 'Mike Tyson Boxing' And 'LMA Manager 2002'

by Rainier on Nov. 26, 2001 @ 5:31 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Keeping players posted on the pitch and punches on two of its high profile sports games for 2002, Codemasters has launched online micro sites for both "Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing" (PlayStation 2, Xbox) and "LMA Manager 2002" (PlayStation 2).