Archive Page 1127

16 October 2000

Chapter by chapter

Siege of Avalon developers talk about the benefits of episodic gaming, the latest buzz word in the gaming industry

Latest Codemasters release information

Major slippage for British publisher as Severance, World Championship Snooker and Operation Flashpoint are all pushed back

Sexbox

To be fair and frank, we told you so

Tetris Sold

Arguably the most popular game of all time, Tetris will be coming to the next-generation consoles

15 October 2000

The Views

Keep up to date with the latest game reviews from around the web

The Tech

Latest hardware views from around the web, featuring more silicon than the entire cast of Baywatch

Eye Candy

Give your eyes a treat with the latest screenshots and movies from around the web

FeatureStar Trek Deep Space 9 : The Fallen

Preview - we take a beta version of the Unreal-engined third person action-adventure game for a spin

Dinner with Anne McCaffrey

UbiStudios UK reveal the real reason behind their decision to make a role-playing game based on Anne McCaffrey's best selling fantasy novels

Introducing the bug busting hit squad

Babel Media announce the formation of a beta testing "Hit Squad" to help developers meet their rapidly looming Christmas deadlines

Hollow Victory for Asheron's Call players

Another month, another Dereth-shattering event hits the world of massively multiplayer role-playing game Asheron's Call

Midtown USA

The CPL announces a massive $300,000 Midtown Madness 2 contest, taking place across America in November

14 October 2000

The Tech

Grab a fistful of silicon, with the latest hardware reviews from around the web

Eye Candy

Cop an eye-full of these matey! All the latest computer game screenshots and movies from around the web

Mod News

Give your favourite game extra shelf-life with some free downloadable add-ons

Raining death and destruction

Valkyrie Studios talk about combat in their forthcoming third person action game Seraphim

Something for the weekend?

Stranded by flood waters? Download a little something to take your mind off the rain!

Star Trek Voyager : Elite Force

Review - a Star Trek first person shooter that takes no prisoners

Latest EON Digital release dates

New UK release dates for "Airfix Dogfighter", "Crime Cities" and the rest of EON's line-up

Latest Fox Interactive release dates

All the latest news on "No One Lives Forever", "Sanity : Aiken's Artifact" and the rest of Fox's line-up

Championship Manager demo

Demo released for this year's edition of the ever-popular Championship Manager series

13 October 2000

Eye Candy

Give your eyes a treat with the latest screenshots and movies from around the web

The Tech

Latest hardware views from around the web, featuring more silicon than the entire cast of Baywatch

The Views

Keep up to date with the latest game reviews from around the web

FeatureRik Heywood and Vince Farquharson of Synaptic Soup

Interview - we talk to the men behind Evolva about their new company and multi-platform game engine

Baldur's Gate II : Shadows of Amn

Review - kiss your family and friends goodbye, and say hello to Baldur's Gate II

Rayman is revolting ..

.. but then we knew that already. UbiSoft confirm that the loveable platform character Rayman is coming to the Playstation 2

PC Releases

Assuming your local computer store isn't under six feet of water at the moment, this is what you can expect to find there...

Extreme!

It's quite a "maximum" day today, so we're going to "far out" and slap up some "caning" information. I haven't got the hang of this 'hip' thing yet, have I?

DVDreamcast

Looking for a DVD player this Christmas? How about a games console? And how about both for the same price as a certain unwitting black box that hits the market on November 24th..

Infogrames attempt to tot up their turnover

Young attractive French fox seeks forceful relationship with likeminded publisher

Console Releases

In an effort to prevent us slaughtering en-masse the entire UK staff of Electronic Boutique, Ubi Soft have offered some sustinance. They are more or less alone, however

Latest THQ release dates

New release dates for "Cultures" and "Mercedes Truck Racing"

Latest Ubisoft release dates

All the latest on "Covert Ops" and the rest of Ubisoft's line-up

12 October 2000

Eye Candy

Cop an eye-full of these matey! All the latest computer game screenshots and movies from around the web

The Tech

Grab a fistful of silicon, with the latest hardware reviews from around the web

The Views

Keep up to date with the latest game reviews from around the web

The Who's Who of Console FPS

The consoles get their own version of the FPS-laden latter stages of 1999

Siege of Avalon : Chapter Two

The self-proclaimed world's first "episodic game novel" gets its second episode

"I was only obeying orders"

Digital Illusion discuss the role of the AI in their World War II tactical combat game Battlefield 1942

Hokey religions and ancient weapons...

Light sabers make a comeback in Star Wars : Obi Wan, with a new control system for the Jedi's favourite weapon

11 October 2000

The Tech

More silicon than in the entire cast of Baywatch

The Views

Keep up to date with the latest game reviews from around the web

Eye Candy

Treat your eyes to shots and movies from forthcoming games

You're in the army now

Research group looking for developers to work on 3D training game for the US Military

Less severing for Germans

German censorship gets the better of Codemasters, forcing the level of gore in Severance to be .. ahem .. cut down

Carving out your own Kingdom in Shadowbane

Wolfpack talk about their game's solution to the PK problem faced by massively multiplayer RPGs

Odyssey - The Search for Ulysses

Review - Cryo's latest adventure game takes us to classical Greece, and then all over the Mediterranean

Latest Virgin release information

All the latest on "Icewind Dale : Heart Of Winter", "Screamer 4x4" and the rest of Virgin's line-up

FeatureOriginal War

Preview - hands-on look at the Paleolithic real-time strategy game with a difference

The PS2's Launch Line-up Shortens

It looks as though two or three titles may be late for the launch, but hey, there were 33 to start with..

Western Digital confirmed for Xbox

There's no backing out now for Microsoft in the console hard disk drive stakes..

3dfx unveils VoodooTV range

Graphics hardware company to release not just one TV tuner card, but a whole trio of them

10 October 2000

The Tech

More hardware than you can shake a stick at

The Views

A fistful of game reviews from around the web

Championship Manager in the news

National and local papers sign up to appear in the next installment of the popular soccer management series

Gameplay and SCi go digital

British companies sign digital distribution deal

One thousand Quakers invade Newbury race course

Multiplay UK announce the biggest British LAN party held so far

Latest Mattel release information

All the latest on "Pool of Radiance", "Harpoon 4", "Williams F1 Team Racer" and the rest of Mattel's line-up

Homeworld Cataclysm

Review - the sequel to one of the big hits of 1999 is finally here .. or is it?

Stars grab their balls

The first official All Stars "Clusterball" match is taking place later this month

9 October 2000

The Views

All the latest game views from around the web, foil-wrapped for freshness

Eye Candy

Treat your eyes to a little candy, with the latest screenshots from around the web

The Tech

Get a fistful of silicon with the latest hardware views from around the web

Take a brand new Battlecruiser for a test drive

3000 AD announce that Battlecruiser Millenium is going into public beta testing

In Cold Blood

Review - we take a look at Revolution's stealthy action-adventure game

Cryptic new engine emerges from the Synaptic Soup

The British developers behind the novel action game "Evolva" have released the first details of their new graphics engine

Golden Rune

Axes at the ready - Human Head's third person Viking action game is now complete!

Eidos to remain independant

The publishing giant will not be bought by Infogrames or any other French company for that matter

FeatureBrand new?

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?

Totally Xbox'ed

Microsoft look set to publish Totally Games' first title for Xbox, but it won't be a Star Wars title

Everquest gets bigger and cheaper

Good news for Everquest fans as winter approaches, giving them even less reason to leave their PCs

8 October 2000

FeatureVoodooTV FM

Preview - the world's first preview of 3dfx's new digital TV tuner card

The Mods

Give your favourite game a new lease of life

The Tech

More silicon than in the entire cast of Baywatch

The Views

Game reviews and previews to go

Mostly Harmless

Developers of cult massively multiplayer game "Subspace" sign deal with Sony?

Poirot goes digital

UbiSoft launch an unusual sounding "e-mail detective game" called Myster-E

Wish You Were Here?

There are some very strange stories emerging from the World Cyber Games Challenge in Korea

All alone, and apparently in the dark

Sector 14 talk about the reasons behind the cancellation of their promising looking space combat sim "Babylon 5 : Into The Fire"

7 October 2000

FeatureSeverance : Blade of Darkness

Preview - a hands-on look at the gory third person fantasy action game from Spanish developers Rebel Act

Something for the weekend?

The last few days have seen a spate of demo releases, so why not download a little something to keep you busy over the weekend?

Become Master of Orion for free

The very first version of the classic space strategy game is now available to download for free!

Swedes NiP in for Counter-Strike victory

Swedish clan NiP wins the PC Gamer Counter-Strike Championships

6 October 2000

The Views

Keep up to date with all the latest game reviews and previews from around the web

Eye Candy

Feast your eyes on the latest computer game screenshots and movies from around the web

The Tech

Keep up to date on the silicon world with all the latest hardware news from around the web

FeatureHugh Hancock of Strange Company

Interview - we talk to Hugh Hancock of Strange Company to find out more about their Lithtech Film Producer software and the world of "machinima"

ASUS A7V Socket A motherboard

Review - could this be the perfect home for your shiny new Athlon processor?

Latest Take 2 release dates

All the latest news on "4x4 Evolution" and the rest of Take 2 and the Gathering of Developers line-up

Latest EA release dates

All the latest on "Alice", "F1 Manager", "Tiger Woods", "FIFA 2001" and the rest of EA's line-up

PC Releases

There's a positive bonanza of new PC game releases in the UK today, for those of you venturing out into the cold