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February 28, 2002

Biohazard Pics & Movie GC

by Michael Cole - 9:59 pm PST
Source: Capcom

You can't have a Biohazard game without weapons, right?! Check them out in Capcom's latest update!

Capcom's big GameCube release is coming up, and Capcom is keeping the hype alive! The latest screens feature Biohazard's item and map menu, but you'll need to see it in action to really appreciate it!

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Animal Forest + coming to North America! ARCGC

by Michael Cole - 7:23 pm PST
Source: IGN Cube

Miyamoto and Iwata discuss GameCube, its games and more in the city of Las Vegas!

IGN attended the Nintendo Roundtable Conference earlier today, where Shigeru Miyamoto and Satoru Iwata answered various questions about Nintendo and its products. Below are a few of the highlights:

Are US conversions of Animal Forest +, Doshin the Giant, and Animal Leader planned for underway?

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Doshin’s Website Now Open GC

by Bakudan Yoshinoya - 6:55 am PST
Source: Nintendo

Nintendo of Japan updates its website with info on Doshin the Giant.

Nintendo has updated its Japan website with more info on Kyojin no Doshin (Doshin the Giant). Follow the links below to see some Doshin artwork and screenshots.

“Welcome to the island!” – artwork

“Let’s look at what Doshin does in his life!” – screenshots

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Congratulations Pikmin! GC

by Bakudan Yoshinoya - 6:26 am PST
Source: GameCube Inside

Pikmin is awarded the Excellence Prize for the Digital Art Interactive Division from the Agency for Culture Affair in Japan. Read what Miyamoto said regarding the award.

At the fifth Media Arts Festival, Pikmin is awarded the Excellence Prize for the Digital Art Interactive Division. Here is what Miyamoto commented about the award:

“Are video games in a rut? A disproportionate emphasis on technology and graphics has taken away from the appeal of game design... Read more...

February 27, 2002

Konami Ships ZOE: The Fist of Mars

by Jonathan Metts - 11:37 am PST
Source: Konami Press Release

The handheld follow-up to Konami's PS2 mech-shooter is now available.

Zone of the Enders: The Fist of Mars takes place in the same "universe" as ZOE for PlayStation 2, in which giant mechs are used by the military to police various colonies out in our solar system. The Fist of Mars is a 2D strategy game with some RPG-like elements. Here is the official press release:

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February 26, 2002

UFC Fights its Way to the GameCube GC

by Steven Rodriguez - 11:17 pm PST
Source: GameSpot

An octagon is what a squared circle really looks like. It'll look a lot better on GameCube.

Crave announced that its newest game in the UFC series, subtitled Throwdown, will be ready for the GameCube (and PS2) in Q2 2002.

GameSpot is saying that there will be a heavy emphasis on the create-a-fighter mode, where you can basically make a champion from scratch by starting out in small tournaments until you get to the real Ultimate Fighting Championship.

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GBA TV Adapter $70 GBA

by Billy Berghammer - 3:30 pm PST
Source: Video Game Advantage

This has to be the cheapest price I've seen on one of these yet. Looking to get one? Look no further than one of our sponsors.

Video Game Advantage is selling a TV Adapter for the Game Boy Advance for as little as $69.99. It has stereo, AV, and S-Video jacks.

I talked with the owner, and his employees modified 2 Game Boy Advances within minutes. Everything you need to perform the simple modification is included in the box.

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Die Hard Developer Interview GC

by Steven Rodriguez - 12:18 pm PST
Source: Computer and Videogames

Bits Studios goes under the microscope, revealing more for this GCN exclusive.

The European mag talked with the developer a bit, uncovering a lot about effects, story, and other things. Here's a slice of it, but be sure to click the link to the rest of the pie.

Anything you can tell us about multiplayer features?

Aguera - There's nothing I can say that's confirmed.... Read more...

Sonic Sells Superbly GC

by Billy Berghammer - 11:40 am PST

Sega releases sales figures of Sonic 2 Battle. Yes...it sold bucketloads.

Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog Tops the Charts On Its Nintendo GameCube Debut

''Sonic Adventure 2 Battle'' is the #1 Selling Title on Nintendo GameCube In its First Week of Availability

Sega(R) of America today announced that its recently launched "Sonic Adventure(tm) 2 Battle" for the Nintendo... Read more...

Jeremy McGrath's Supercross World Ships GC

by Jonathan Metts - 10:46 am PST
Source: Acclaim Press Release

Acclaim's motorcycle racing game is now available for GameCube.

We just posted a preview the other day; now Supercross World should be in a store near you! Here's the official press release:

Acclaim Max Sports Ships `Jeremy McGrath Supercross World' For Nintendo GameCube

GLEN COVE, N.Y.--(ENTERTAINMENT WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2002--Delivering high-flying motorcycle... Read more...

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