Ragen at ECTSRage, the UK-based computer games publisher and developer, announced that it will be exhibiting its latest range of games at the European Computer Trade Show (ECTS) taking place at Excel, London Docklands between the 2nd-4th September, 2001. Several titles, some of which have already been announced, will be on display for multiple platforms including the Xbox, PSOne, PS2, Gamecube, Gameboy Advanced and lets not forget, the tried and true PC. Of interest are five Xbox titles:
Crash™Be sure to head to stand number 1424 and check them out if youre in the area.
Crash is a fast-paced, furious and fun step into the world of classic cars and their subsequent destruction. Climb into a Hot Rod, Muscle Car or Performance Car and rip it apart at the expense of your opponents. No engine tweaking, type balancing or pit stops, just glorious mayhem in the cars of your dreams. Crash features a pioneering and extensive realistic damage and wreckage system unlike anything previously seen in a game. Get out there and smash them to pieces. Crash will be available on Xbox in Spring 2002 and PlayStation2 in Autumn 2002.
David Beckham Soccer™
David Beckham Soccer is an exciting fast paced soccer game which utilises the very latest in console and hand-held technology, and is only football game available to contain unique features and content on David Beckham - one of the world’s biggest football stars! Featuring over 200 teams and a vast array of competitions and game modes including the unique “train with Beckham” training mode. This option allows the player to hone their skills before taking on real opponents with a series of tests set for you by David himself, including Corner taking, shooting and passing – You can even learn how to take David’s speciality free kicks! David Beckham Soccer will be available for PlayStation, Game Boy Advance and Game Boy Color in November 2001 and PlayStation2 and Xbox during the World Cup period in 2002.
With the last of your outer defences breached and the enemy moving ever onward, destroying all that lies in its path, only one hope remains. Standing ten metres tall and equipped with an arsenal of devastating weaponry, a battle machine that can transform into a highly manoeuvrable jet fighter is your only hope of turning the tide of war. Welcome to Gun Metal. Landing on Xbox - Spring 2002.
Go the distance as the Italian Stallion. Rage has licensed the exclusive worldwide computer and video game rights from MGM Interactive to produce a series of games based on the critically acclaimed Rocky movie anthology staring Sylvester Stallone. The original Rocky film starring Sylvester Stallone earned the Academy Award® for Best Picture in 1976, and the four sequels, released between 1980 and 1991, have helped it gain worldwide recognition as one of the greatest “feel good” movie series of all time. To commemorate the titles 25th anniversary, MGM have released special editions of the Rocky collection on DVD and VHS Video. Rocky is the complete package; a great story, great acting and great music. Now there will also be a great game to compliment it. Rocky will be available for PlayStation2, Xbox and Game Boy Advance in late 2002.
Aggressive Inline Skating has become one of the worlds fastest growing participation sports, demanding a high level of fearless dedication and talent both at street and competition level. In addition to multiple world champions Cesar Mora and Fabiola da Silva, SK8 features the world’s most influential ‘street’ skater, Jon Julio, plus a support cast of the cream of the world’s street and competition skaters. These skaters capture the full diversity of style, talent and adrenaline-fuelled excitement that exists within the world of aggressive inline skating today. SK8 is athletic, fast and exciting and allows the player to perform all the death-defying tricks from the sport in stunningly realised game environments from street scenes to perfect recreations of the world’s most popular skate parks. SK8 will be available for PlayStation2 and Xbox in late 2002.