Ubisoft today announced Rayman DS, Sprung and Asphalt Urban GT as official launch-window titles in the U.S. for the upcoming release of the Nintendo DS system. In fact, Asphalt Urban GT is one of only five launch-day titles arriving on store shelves nationwide on November 23, 2004, at the manufacturers suggested retail price of $29.99.
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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 :
- Sid Meier's Pirates! - Trailer
- Painkiller: Battle out of Hell - Trailer
- Guilty Gear Isuka - Characters Trailer
- Terrorist Takedown - Trailer #2
- Joint Ops: Escalation - Trailer
GMX Media and Shockwave Productions have announced they have decided to produce a new WWII air combat game entitled, "Battle of Britain: Wings of Victory." Earlier this year, GMX Media acquired rights to the former and critically acclaimed "Rowan's Battle of Britain."
The prequel to the most popular online game in the world. Placing gamers in an entirely new online world, Lineage II will feature state-of-the-art 3D graphics, powered by the latest Unreal technology from Epic Games.
Currently under development, the third-person action/adventure game will deliver the ultimate Jedi action experience as Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi join forces in fierce battles and heroic lightsaber duels until one's lust for power and the other's devotion to duty leads to a final confrontation between good and evil. LucasArts revealed today that it will release the Star Wars: Episode III video game on May 5, 2005, two weeks before the opening of the film.
Enlight, along with Executive Producer American McGee and developer Mercury Steam, announced today that the PC version of Scrapland has shipped to stores nationwide. Get set to blast off into a frenzied, far out future where humans are feared and robots rule.
Driven by a hatred of crime bordering on insanity, Frank Castle became The Punisher, a one-man army whose mission goes far beyond revenge. Taking on the city's high-powered crime lords, he wreaks havoc on the corrupt with methods reserved for those on the wrong side of the law. "The Punisher" video game represents the best of over 30 years of "Punisher" comic books and depicts some of the grittiest storylines in the Marvel Universe. Check these 60+ new screens ..
'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).
Publisher Strategy First and developer Guild Software announced that the much anticipated MMORPG Vendetta Online ships to retail stores nationwide today.
Ubisoft today announced that gamers will be able to start enjoying Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon 2 for the Xbox two weeks early! Originally slated to ship for retail on November 30, 2004, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon 2 for Xbox will now head for store shelves on November 16, 2004.
Today, on the eve of the highly anticipated Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 launch for the PlayStation 2, Atari announced the future of Atari published Dragon Ball games for the North American market.
Microsoft Game Studios today announced that Blinx 2: Masters of Time & Space, the sequel to one of the best-selling Xbox action-platformers, has gone gold and is shipping to retail stores on November 16 for an estimated retail price of $39.99 (U.S.). Gamers will soon be guaranteed a trip through the fifth dimension as they maneuver their characters through a cosmic conflict between time-shifting cats and space-twisting pigs.
Capcom's quirkiest action superhero once again takes center stage in this engaging action brawler that has new moves, a playable heroine, and inventive character designs with gameplay that perpetuates more punch and style than its predecessor. Viewtiful Joe 2 is set to unleash it's viewtifulness onto the real world this winter.
Electronic Arts is pleased to announce that the Medal of Honor Pacific Assault Director's Edition has shipped to stores in North America and is available for purchase today. Developed at EA Los Angeles (EALA), Medal of Honor Pacific Assault Director's Edition is bursting with bonus content including six video features, two interactive applications, and an exclusive weapon.
Blizzard Entertainment today announced that its eagerly awaited massively multiplayer online role-playing game World of Warcraft will be in stores in North America on November 23, 2004. World of Warcraft will launch simultaneously in Australia and New Zealand, and is planned for release in Korea, Europe, and other countries throughout Asia shortly following.
"The Incredibles" features intense superhero action and adventure combined with the unique graphical style and humor of the upcoming Pixar film presented by Disney. The demo features the Robot Arena level playable as Mr.Incredible. Read more for download links ...
The Moment of Silence is a high-tech political thriller. Players step into the shoes of Peter Wright, a communications designer currently working on the Government's 'Freedom of Speech' campaign. When a SWAT team storms his neighbour's apartment, it is Peter's job to uncover the truth behind his mysterious disappearance.
MTX: Mototrax has gone gold and will begin shipping Wednesday, November 10, arriving in stores nationwide by November 15.
Majesco today announced it has shipped Ultra Bust-A-Move for the Xbox. The bubble-bursting video game features five new puzzle types, hundreds of puzzles, full Xbox Live support and a suggested retail price of $19.99.
Merscom today announced “Terrorist Takedown” for PC has gone gold. With its fully realistic sound effects and rapid-fire gameplay, this arcade-style military action game drops you on the front line in the war on terror.
Codemasters has released the long awaited multiplayer patch for Best Way's 3D RTS/RPG Soldiers: Heroes of WWII, bringing your game to v1.28. The upgrade adds five new multiplayer modes, new infantry and vehicle units, twelve new MP maps and the usual slew of crash and bugs fixes. Read more for download links ...
LucasArts has issued a new patch for Pandemic Studios' scifi shooter Star Wars Battlefront. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.1 adds improved AI, server & client fixes and addresses the usual game bugs and crashes (the dedicated server was released a few days ago). Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...
In the year 2093 the Nazi's control Earth after winning the Second World War. They appear to possess a time machine, which gives them ultimate power. As one of the members of the conspiracy, you decide to move back to the year 1944 to change the course of the war. Unfortunately the mathematical calculations fail and instead of landing in the time machine room you find yourself just outside the snowy castle.
An interview on Russian site Dirty.ru with a certain PROF from GSC World revealed that a demo for THQ's upcoming FPS S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow Of Chernobyl is planned to be released a month before the shipping of the game (thanks GenGamers). You can read an English summary of the interview over at IAmStalker.
Eidos announces the return of the world's deadliest assassin in Hitman: Blood Money. Developed by Io-Interactive, Hitman: Blood Money will be released worldwide in spring 2005 on PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC.
Akella announced today that it has signed a distribution deal with Ubisoft which will see them bring the highly anticipated Prince of Persia sequel to Russia and the Baltic regions. No specific release date has been set yet, but it only involves the PC edition, no console versions.
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 new screens...
SEGA Europe has announced a new release date for Immortal Cities: Children Of The Nile to provide greater support and awareness for this remarkable, breakthrough title. In order to maximize on market specifics the European language versions will launch January 28th, with the English language launch hot on their heels at February 4th.
In Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, fans follow the Baudelaire orphans as their luck goes from awfully bad to incredibly worse. Based on the popular book series and the upcoming movie starring Jim Carrey, this treacherous tale allows players to experience the eccentric adventures of Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire.
'Outlaw Golf 2' will be even more raunchy with all new courses, new characters (and old favorites), golf cart stunt driving, enhanced AI and controls, and an all new way to beat up your caddie to regain your composure. Outlaw Golf 2 will be on the Xbox Live multiplayer game network so gamers can see if their shafts match up to other duffers around the world.
by Mark Crump on Nov. 4, 2004 @ 2:37 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
In 'Shade: Wrath of Angels' you take on the role of a secretive ex-military mercenary, who receives a letter from his brother asking to meet him in an old Eastern European town. Once there the player finds the town strangely quiet - until he discovers dead bodies, frighten soldiers and scientists running away from the town.