GMX Media and Tri Synergy Inc. today announced a North American distribution partnership for Will of Steel, the trend-setting Gameyus Interactive military Real Time Strategy game for PC – CD ROM. Will of Steel is scheduled for a November 2004 North American release.
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Electronic Arts, iTunes and A&M Records today announced a partnership that marries one of the year's biggest videogames, The Urbz: Sims in the City with one of the year's hottest bands, The Black Eyed Peas. A special edition version of the game will include exclusive, never-released tracks from The Black Eyed Peas available via an iTunes download card.
Wish's highly-scalable server cluster infrastructure allows the game to support tens of thousands of simultaneous players in a single shared world. Wish is the first massively multi player online role playing game that truly tells a story, and lets player actions have lasting implications on the world. Some more screens ...
Battlefront.com and Sonalysts, Inc. disclosed today that they have signed an exclusive agreement to bring the inaugural title of the Sonalysts Combat Simulations brand, dubbed Dangerous Waters to the market. 'Dangerous Waters' will be the first title of its kind, allowing the player total control over multiple air, surface and subsurface platforms in a modern-day naval environment.
ARUSH Publishing, in conjunction with Groove Games, today announced that the highly-anticipated video-game release, "Playboy: The Mansion" has reached beta status.
Electronic Arts announced that Ultima Online: Samurai Empire went gold today. The highly-anticipated expansion pack for Ultima Online is on schedule to release on November 2, 2004.
Vivendi Universal Games announced today that Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude, the next installment in the best-selling and beloved franchise Leisure Suit Larry, has shipped to retail outlets nationwide and is available for the PC, PlayStation2 and the Xbox.
'Spellforce: Shadow of the Phoenix,' scheduled for a November release, will feature two new units and buildings, as well as allowing you to further upgrade your heros to level 50. An all new singleplayer campaign will be added, but also 25 new multiplayer maps, 15 of which are dedicated to coop play (a feature which was added in the previous Breath Of Winter expansion).
Whiptail Interactive announced today that it will publish Psychotoxic in North America and several European territories. Developed by NuclearVision, Psychotoxic shipped earlier this year in Germany where it enjoyed a warm reception from both press and consumers alike.
Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :
- Shadows Of Rome - Intro
- MTX Mototrax - Trailer
- Children of the Nile - Trailer (2)
Ubisoft has released a patch for The Political Machine addressing various bugs, typos and save issues. Read more for detailed fix list and download links...
Originally developed by Pulse Entertainment and released in 1996, "Bad Mojo" quickly evolved into a cult classic for fans and critics alike, lauded for its unique storyline, haunting graphics and design. Today, Got Game Entertainment announced the re-release of the award-winning "Bad Mojo", for PC and Mac, with updated technology for current operating systems and special bonus features, including a behind the scenes look at the making of the game.
Monte Cristo Games and Focus are wroking on a sequel to last year's strategy game Fire Department (known in the US as Emergency Fire Response). Fire Department 2 will feature a lot of improvements and new features such as multiplayer capabilities, better AI, control over a larger amount of units, improved graphics, 5 campaigns and of course more realism. Read more for some new first screens ...
Miami Vice was one of the most popular TV series of the 80's taking millions of viewers on under-cover missions through the streets of Miami with characters like the cool Sonny Crockett, his trustworthy partner Ricardo Tubbs and the demanding Lieutenant Martin Castillo. The Miami street scene, the atmosphere of the series and the thrilling adventures of the detectives give an ultimate setting for sensational gameplay.
Activision confirmed today that the company plans to support SCEA's PlayStation Portable Entertainment Platform. The company is currently in development on two games that are expected to be launch titles for the platform, Spider-Man 2 and Tony Hawk's Underground 2.
Majesco today announced it has shipped its action-horror sequel, BloodRayne 2. Supporting the product's introduction is the BloodRayne 2/Headbangers Ball Launch Event on October 21, 2004 from the House of Blues in Los Angeles.
Kheops Studio announced today that its adventure game Return To Mysterious Island, based on a Jules Verne novel, has gone Gold. Return To Mysterious Island will see players assuming the role of a young woman named Mina, who becomes stranded alone on a desert island while on a round-the-world sailing expedition.
In order to deliver an outstanding product/game, Ubisoft, ARUSH Publishing and Groove Games have chosen to move the launch of Playboy: The Mansion to Q1 2005.
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos Theory will offer a high adrenaline experience thanks to never seen before close range attacks, a totally open level design, a completely immersive and interactive environment, and challenging advanced AI. Check these small trailers and screen showing off some of the stun punches Fischer utilizes.
Games publisher Iridon Interactive has put out a call for brave adventurers to assist Billy Blade in freeing his friend and sidekick, Kong the Monkey, imprisoned in the mythical Time Crystal.
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 will feature all-new 3-D graphics and the ability to virtually "ride the rides", but will also allow players to design amazing fireworks displays that can be choreographed to the music of their choice. In addition, RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 will also include the ability to assign music to rides in the park, new realistic day and night cycles, a park lighting system and various weather effects.
Flat-Out is an adrenaline-inducing racing game with an exciting story line, spectacular crashes and a not-too-serious attitude in the best movie-like fashion. One of the 'Flat-Out' features is the "stunt" event where you race your car, and catapult the driver at a specific moment using him as a dart, bowling ball and other projectiles.
by Jim Broach on Oct. 13, 2004 @ 3:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Men of Valor: Vietnam is an historical action experience that portrays infantry combat during the Vietnam War. Men of Valor: Vietnam immerses the player in the humid jungles of Southeast Asia in the most controversial conflict of the modern era.
by Corey Owen on Oct. 13, 2004 @ 3:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
The first 3D action-RPG based on the popular Marvel characters, the X-Men, X-Men Legends challenges players to master the attributes of their favorite X-Men by creating, customizing and controlling teams of four mutants in real time. Players lead teams of mutants as they battle the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants and other Marvel villains on a quest to stop the extinction of mankind and determine the fate of the world.
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within features a deep, mysterious storyline starring a darker, edgier Prince who is vigilant in his quest to unseal his mortal destiny. Ubisoft has just launched the official Prince of Persia: Warrior Within website, featuring some familiar looking screenshots, various trailers and community forum.
by Gordy Wheeler on Oct. 13, 2004 @ 2:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Medieval Conquest takes you on a heroic quest to save your kingdom and bring an end to a great evil that has plagued the land. Forge a thriving fantasy kingdom through exploration and conquest. Do you have the courage to defeat the ultimate evil and bring peace to this magical land?