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09/24/02 | | GF! Back Catalogue 10/2004 => 1995
category: press release
Signed, sealed, and delivered, Microsoft has confirmed today that they have purchased mega-hit software developers, Rare, Ltd. Rare will create titles exclusive to the Xbox, including a sequel to Perfect Dark, which we are all very happy about. The first Rare title to hit the Xbox will be Kameo, due Spring 2003. Click here for more.



09/23/02 | | Shawn Rider
category: announced
Yahoo! gave us a sneak peak at their Games On Demand service this weekend, and boy did we have fun with it. Filling the PC rental void, this service allows broadband PC users to rent games online, and it works like a charm. Read all about it right here.


09/21/02 | | GF! Back Catalogue 10/2004 => 1995
category: press release
Bam! Entertainment, headed up by former Sega leader Bernie Stolar, claims the honor of being the first publisher to release a title developed through the Microsoft Incubator Program. Chase: Hollywood Stunt Driver is the title, and it looks much better than that other stunt driving game that came out. Plus, it's developed by the only African dev house making games for the Xbox. That's a bit of trivia if we ever heard it. Click here.


09/21/02 | | GF! Back Catalogue 10/2004 => 1995
category: press release
While Nintendo has made it official that they have gotten rid of their 49% share in Rare, LTD, creators of Donkey Kong, Perfect Dark, Star Fox, etc., Microsoft has yet to confirm details stated by Nintendo of America that MS has scooped up the London-based development house. This is big news and means franchises like Perfect Dark and Conker may find a home on the Xbox. Click for more.


09/21/02 | | GF! Back Catalogue 10/2004 => 1995
category: press release
The Tokyo Game Show started yesterday, and already there have been some major bombs dropped. Topping the list today is the announcement, complete with screenshots, of Blizzard's latest foray into the console market, StarCraft: Ghost. Featuring a new style of play than the older StarCraft titles, SC:G will make it's way to multiple console platforms and be co-published in Japan with Capcom. Click here for details.


05/20/02 | | Jeremy Kauffman
Long awaited by gamers everywhere, the two big boys of the console market have locked horns. Sony announced earlier this week that the PS2 price would drop from $299 to $199. Click here for the details about Sony's price change. Microsoft had planned on surprising us all at E3 with a price drop for the Xbox, but in light of Sony's news chose to make the change immediately, dropping the price of the Xbox from $299 to $199. Click here for Xbox details. In other news, Sony Japan has announced the PS3 is in development and slated for Japanese release in 2005.


05/20/02 | | GF! Back Catalogue 10/2004 => 1995
game: Postal 2
Those wacky cats at Running With Scissors have secured one of the hottest properties in technology today, Gary Coleman, to star in their sequel to the controversial classic, Postal. Get the irreverent details here.


05/20/02 | | GF! Back Catalogue 10/2004 => 1995
One of the cool new MMORPGs we saw at E3 this year was Shadowbane, in development by Wolf Pack Studios and coming later this year from Ubi Soft. We'll get around to a full preview soon, but those already in the know may want to head over and sign up for the beta test gearing up now. Get the details here.


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