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News Date: Monday, September 6th, 1999
Today's Top Gaming Headlines:
 Incoming Forces 
  • Tachyon - The Fringe Info and Screenshots
    Time: 16:39 EDT/21:39 GMT Source: ActiveWindows Posted By: Alex H

    Here is some info and screenshots from the new game from Novalogic, Tachyon - The Fringe. The main character, Jake Logan is voiced by Evil Dead 2 star Bruce Campbell. The game has some pretty cool sounding features as well and  here is a list of them:

    Fly co-operatively with other mercenaries or go head-to-head against up to 120 other pilots via NovaWorld to achieve your goal 
    Space fighter combat with intelligent non-scripted AI enemies 
    Communicate with other players during multi-play on NovaWorld, via NovaLogic's innovative Voice-Over-Net technology 
    Gigantic space cities, asteroid belts, and star destroyers 80 freeform missions to complete Open ended mission structure allowing for greater exploration and involvement 
    Advanced pyrotechnics and lighting FX for the complete Sci-Fi experience 
    Fully integrated in-game cinematic engine for added atmosphere 
    Hire wingmen to help defend your ship and broker deals with the Mega-Corps and rebels 
    Chose to fly up to 10 variable spacecraft, each with its' own unique and upgradeable features 
    Loads of armament types from standard mining lasers to full-on military grade missile systems and "limpet missiles" 
    Customize weapons through resource collecting and exploration

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  • Incoming Forces Screenshots
    Time: 16:39 EDT/21:39 GMT Source: ActiveWindows Posted By: Alex H

    Here are some Incoming Forces screenshots to keep you going.

News Date: Sunday, September 5th, 1999
Today's Top Gaming Headlines:
 GeForce 256 Warcraft III - Simon the Sorcerer screenshots - X-Com screenshots - GTA 2 
  • GTA 2 Screenshots
    Time: 14:34 EDT/19:55 GMT Source: ActiveWindows Posted By: Alex H

    Click here for loads of Grand Theft Auto 2 Screenshots. These screenshots include concept art for the cars and concept art for the characters:


  • X-Com Alliance Screenshots
    Time: 14:34 EDT/19:55 GMT Source: ActiveWindows Posted By: Alex H

    Click here for some X-Com Alliance screenshots as well to keep you going: 


  • Simon the Sorcerer 3 Screenshots
    Time: 14:34 EDT/19:55 GMT Source: ActiveWindows Posted By: Alex H

    Click here for some screenshots from the upcoming game Simon the Sorcerer 3:


  • Today's ECTS Photo Round Up
    Time: 14:34 EDT/19:55 GMT Source: ActiveWindows Posted By: Byron & Alex

    Here are a few of the bad pictures we took at the ECTS today:

    South Park: Chef's Love Shack
    UBI Soft
    Age Of Empires II

  • From ECTS: Blizzard Entertainment announces WarCraft III
    Time: 12:34 EDT/17:34 GMT Source: ActiveWindows Posted By: Dennis

    Direct from ECTS once again, Blizzard has announced Warcraft III! More information will be available about this game, but from the screenshots and preview it looks like its going to rock the gaming world!

    Here are some links to find more information about Warcraft III:

    Blizzard Entertainment Homepage
    Warcraft III Homepage
    Press Release
    PC Gamer will have more information on Warcraft III in their November issue.

  • DIRECT FROM ECTS: Creative Labs nVidia GeForce 256
    Time: 07:40 EDT/12:40 GMT Source: ActiveWindows Posted By: Dennis & Byron

    Direct from the ECTS in London, England, Creative has shown a preview of their new GeForce 256 video card. Byron and Alex saw this card live and are happy to report the quality is excellent, and it was used to play Quake 3! This looks like the beginning of a new wave a products designed for Quake 3!

    You can read the press release regarding this here at Creative's website.

    ActiveWindows will continue to keep up updated on what's happening at ECTS.


  • Welcome
    Time: 19:26 EDT/00:26 GMT Source: ActiveWindows Posted By: Alex R.

    We are currently preparing for the launch of our ECTS news center - Beginning on Sunday 5th September we will be bringing you all of the latest gaming news and reviews direct from the ECTS show in London, England.

Read more of the past months news in our News Archive for Previous August News.

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