PC Archive Page 546
30 October 2000
It hasn't been long since the last motherboard chipset release from VIA in the shape of the KT133, but now AMD have their own answer, and it's quite revolutionary to boot
Funcom launch the official website for their odd multiplayer action game "No Escape"
29 October 2000
Give your favourite games some extra shelf life by downloading some freebie add-ons
Angel Munoz talks about the recently announced "Midtown Madness 2" tournament, which is being run by the CPL in association with Gateway computers
How do you turn an industry buzz-word into an enjoyable game?
Sign up for the world's first teamplay tournament for the online action-sports game
Preview - a hands-on look at the stunning Homeworld-style space strategy game
28 October 2000
Intel announce more price cuts for the as yet unreleased Pentium 4, as well as the barely available Pentium 3
Slim pickings for gamers this week, but we have highlights of the demo releases of the last seven days
Unreal co-developers Digital Extremes talk about their new massively multiplayer game, Dark Sector
27 October 2000
Review - is that your final review? Are you absolutely sure? Final review?
British computer games publisher offers £2,000 reward for the capture of a kangaroo allegedly on the loose in Lewisham, south east London. No, really.
A double dose of fun for strategy gamers in the UK, as well as the latest installment in the Championship Manager series for soccer fans
3dfx's "VoodooTV FM" digital television and radio tuner is expected to ship across Europe in the first week of November
Microsoft's own internal network has been infiltrated by hackers, who may have gained access to the Windows source code
"We shall fight on the PC. We shall fight on the Dreamcast and the PlayStation 2. We shall never surrender!"
Unless you "actively" use the Internet, yer off. But where does the activity stop and the abuse begin
26 October 2000
Rage of Mages developers talk about their new 3D role-playing strategy game, "Evil Island : Curse Of The Lost Soul"
The final batch of shots is ready, demonstrating some of the more varied locations to be found in the sequel
GamePlay's hyperactive new computer games TV show is set to launch on Sky One next month
25 October 2000
New release date, new screenshots, and a new preview for Activision's Civilization spin-off...
Preview - a hands-on look at the forthcoming sequel to turn-based strategy game "Civilization : Call To Power"
Bizarre new puzzle game emerges from New York developers Dreaming Media
The all-new CPL Europe organisers have announced details of their first event, taking place in their native Germany
24 October 2000
Flipside is giving away three VW Beetles to lucky punters here in Europe
CPL open sign-ups for Counter-Strike and all-female Quake 3 tournaments at their December event in Dallas
The customer never looks a gifthorse in the mouth, say Tech Data
23 October 2000
Review - if you're thinking of buying a budget system this Christmas, perhaps you should give the Celerons a miss and check this out..
Tim Sweeney is a technological genius, but what's he been up to? And what does he think about his engine's future?
Pizza Connection over-cooked? Original War loses time? Virtual Pool slipping? European Super League trapped in the scrum? We have all the latest UK release dates from Virgin...
All the latest on "Sarge's Heroes", "Heroes of Might & Magic" and the rest of the 3DO line-up
Glitchless talk about their massively ambitious massively multiplayer role-playing game, Dawn
22 October 2000
Give your favourite game some extra shelf-life with a free downloadable add-on
Preview - we visited THQ's London office to get a closer look at the latest build of Volition's first person shooter
But still "a long way behind game development" according to the man who should know, CEO Todd Hollenshead
21 October 2000
Review - could this be a return to form for the series which brought wargaming back to the masses?
20 October 2000
Review - a God sim where you control a group of Vikings, beer and all
19 October 2000
Review - the hit PlayStation survival horror game makes it on to the PC at long last - was it worth the wait?
17 October 2000
Review - Tomb Raider, Worms Utd, Special Ops, GTA and Jimmy White 2 budget re-releases examined
16 October 2000
Article - gotten yourself one of those shiny new Athlons? Here's how to get the most out of it!
15 October 2000
Preview - we take a beta version of the Unreal-engined third person action-adventure game for a spin
14 October 2000
Review - a Star Trek first person shooter that takes no prisoners
13 October 2000
Interview - we talk to the men behind Evolva about their new company and multi-platform game engine
Review - kiss your family and friends goodbye, and say hello to Baldur's Gate II
11 October 2000
Review - Cryo's latest adventure game takes us to classical Greece, and then all over the Mediterranean
Preview - hands-on look at the Paleolithic real-time strategy game with a difference
10 October 2000
Review - the sequel to one of the big hits of 1999 is finally here .. or is it?
9 October 2000
Review - we take a look at Revolution's stealthy action-adventure game
Article - the Xbox is going to be one of the biggest releases of next year, but what of the name "Xbox".. is it really the brand Microsoft needs to topple the console giants?
8 October 2000
Preview - the world's first preview of 3dfx's new digital TV tuner card
7 October 2000
Preview - a hands-on look at the gory third person fantasy action game from Spanish developers Rebel Act
6 October 2000
Interview - we talk to Hugh Hancock of Strange Company to find out more about their Lithtech Film Producer software and the world of "machinima"
Review - could this be the perfect home for your shiny new Athlon processor?
5 October 2000
Review - as huge fans of the original Midtown titles, we approached this one with all the journalistic impartiality of a group of schoolboys being offered free chips, and just look where it's gotten us..
2 October 2000
Review - one of the greatest Playstation games finally makes it to the PC - was it worth the wait?
Article - why are id Software suddenly changing the basic physics and game balance of Quake 3 Arena, a year after it was released?
1 October 2000
Preview - our first look at Cryo's dark ages action-adventure game, based on the legends of King Arthur
Review - this weekend we investigate a PC title with a difference, the first in a series of games based on the Blair Witch mythos..
29 September 2000
Interview - we talk with the Games Workshop to find out more about Warhammer Online
Review - Interplay boldly take the Star Trek franchise where no game has gone before, with a ground-based strategy game
28 September 2000
Preview - the point-and-click genre hasn't looked this good since Grim Fandango, and it's never been this risque!
26 September 2000
25 September 2000
Article - something is changing in your local high street computer games store...
Review - we examine FAKK2's assets in our definitive review of the third person action game
24 September 2000