LANtasmic was a LAN gaming center which operated from December 7, 2002 until sometime 2003 or 2004 . It was located in Suite 18 of the Village Green Mall. It allowed gamers to play video games on either one of twenty networked PC's featuring 2 GHz Pentium 4's and NVIDIA GeForce 4 graphics cards, or on a Gamecube or XBox console. Customers could either pay between $3 to $6.50 per hour, depending on the time, or pay $15 on the weekends for a day pass.
- LANtasmic is a gamer's heaven by Leslie Hegwood, Hattiesburg American, December 8, 2002