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PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Red Ninja: End of Honor'

by Thomas Wilde on May 13, 2004 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Japan in the1500's, the power of the samurai class is fading and the use of the Ninja has become necessary to hold any political power in this chaotic time. Kurenai a young girl who’s world is destroyed when she and her father are attacked by the deadly Black Lizard Clan, who captures her and brutally hangs her by a wire and left to die. Miraculously, she survives and is rescued and adopted into a clan where she obtains complete mastery of her unique weapon, the wire. Kurenai has pledged her undying loyalty to her new family. She now lives to avenge her father’s death and will go to any means necessary to destroy the Black Lizard Clan.

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Predator: Concrete Jungle'

by Thomas Wilde on May 13, 2004 @ 2:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Predator: Concrete Jungle unfolds the gripping tale of the alien's history on Earth between two separate time periods, 1930 and 2030, as the Predator embarks on a mission of revenge upon a Mafia organization and its leader who seek to expose its very existence. Taking inspiration from the popular film franchise, the game allows players to roam a vast city landscape while stalking human prey with weapons of annihilation, cloaking technology, and various vision modes.

PC/Xbox Preview - 'Men of Valor'

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 2:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Men of Valor is an historical action experience that portrays infantry combat during the Vietnam War. Touching on some of the most familiar scenes of the war as they exist in the popular imagination, the player guides his group of fellow soldiers through the hardship and confusion of the battlefield, bonding with them as they do their duty for their country with the heroism and valor typical of the American soldier but unsung during the turbulent times.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'The Bard's Tale'

by Thomas Wilde on May 13, 2004 @ 2:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Bard's Tale combines the development team's collective knowledge of compelling RPG gameplay with brilliant graphics and major motion picture quality story and dialogue. The Bard's Tale eschews genre cliches in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience.

PS2 Preview - Cold Winter'

by Thomas Wilde on May 13, 2004 @ 2:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Captured, conveniently forgotten, tortured, and left for dead, MI6 agent Andrew Sterling awaits execution in a Chinese prison. The story begins when a mysterious friend from his past rescues him, setting off a chain of events that could rock the very foundations of global security and wreak chaos on a worldwide level. Just another day in paradise... Anti Social, Anti Normal, Anti Bond, Anti Hero...It's a bitter, cold winter.

'LucasArts' 2004 E3 LineUp - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts today unveiled its product lineup at this year's E3, featuring games for the Xbox, PS2 and PC. We have screens for thefollowing titles :

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2' (ALL) Announced

by Thomas Wilde on May 13, 2004 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment - America today announced that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 will ship in October 2004. Developed for the PlayStation2, Xbox, GameCube, GBA and PC CD, TMNT 2 features an-all new experience in the form of four-player cooperative play - a trademark of the legendary arcade games and a first for the next-generation franchise.

Digital Jesters Signs 'Bet On Soldier' - Screens

by Thomas Wilde on May 13, 2004 @ 1:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Digital Jesters has announced that it has secured the publishing rights to thrilling PC-based first-person shooter Bet On Soldier. With near-identical first person shooters flooding the PC shelves week in week out, developers need to present something considerably different in order to stand out from the crowd. Fortunately, Paris-based developer Kylotonn have that very thing.

'Phantom Crash 2050' (PS2) Announced

by Thomas Wilde on May 13, 2004 @ 1:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment - America, today unveiled Phantom Crash 2050 for the PlayStation2. Scheduled to ship in February 2005, Phantom Crash 2050 is bringing the mech combat genre online to the PS2 for the first time ever.

'Shaman King: Master of Spirits' (GBA) - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 13th

On his quest to advance in the Shaman Tournament and defeat Zeke, Yoh and his friends run into a man named Magister, who plans on resurrecting the demon king Mephias. With the help of his friends and their Guardian Ghosts, Yoh must stop Magister at all costs.

'Tokyo Xtreme Racer Advance' Announced

by Thomas Wilde on May 13, 2004 @ 1:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment announced today that they would release the first handheld version of the Tokyo Xtreme Racer series with Tokyo Xtreme Racer Advance for Game Boy Advance. For fans of Tokyo Xtreme Racer Zero and Tokyo Xtreme Racer 3, Tokyo Xtreme Racer Advance will take players beyond the open roads of Tokyo and onto the motorways of London and the freeways of Los Angeles.

'Savage Safari Hunt' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Thomas Wilde on May 13, 2004 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment today announced the upcoming release of Savage Safari Hunt, a hunting game that places gamers in the unexplored jungles of Africa where 'dinosaur-like' monsters lie waiting. Developed by Coresoft and scheduled for release in Q4 of 2004, Savage Safari Hunt will be available for next generation console systems.

The Lord of the Rings The Third Age (GBA/NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 13th

Experience the first console RPG set in The Lord of the Rings universe in The Lord of the Rings, The Third Age. Travel in the wake of the Fellowship in a unique structure that allows players to explore their own path while periodically intersecting the major events of New Line Cinema’s film trilogy.

'Shaman King: Power of Spirit' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 13th

Shaman King: Power of Spirit finds Yoh and his friends robbed of their powers by a mysterious force seeking to seize control over the minds of the Earth's populace. Players have access to multiple fighting styles that allow for long-range attacks, en-masse confrontations and solo hand-to-hand battles.

BloodRayne 2 (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 13th

BloodRayne is a dhampir, born from the unnatural union of vampire and human. Blessed with the powers of a vampire but cursed with the unquenchable thirst for blood and a weakness to sunlight, Rayne is challenged with her most personal battle yet in BloodRayne 2.

'The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth' - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 13th

The Battle for Middle Earth utilizes the Generals game engine, and in the game, players can select from the different "good" or "evil" campaigns, where they will be given the freedom to command a variety of major armies from the films, each with their own distinct strengths and weaknesses.

Thief: Deadly Shadows (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - E3 2004 May 13th

Garrett finds himself without allies, standing alone between the city and the forces that would crush it. Will his skills be enough to save the dying city? Can he survive betrayal, assassins, and war in the labyrinthine city streets? Will he destroy or be destroyed by the evil he awoke? And finally, what must he do to get what he wants most of all: to be left alone plying his trade as the city's greatest ... thief?

Eidos Announces 'Snowblind' (PS2/Xbox)

by Thomas Wilde on May 13, 2004 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Experience the dramatic intensity of the frontlines of a war through the eyes of the first of a new breed of super soldiers in this gritty and epic first-person action game. Players live the fantasy of being an elite special operations combat soldier with access to the most high-tech weaponry, gadgets and vehicles, presented with all the realism, emotional intensity, and valor found in the popular "War Games" shooter genre.

'Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow' (NGC/PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announces the worldwide in-store dates for Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow for the PlayStation 2 and GameCube. The next game in the critically acclaimed Splinter Cell franchise brings the intense realism of the original game to a whole new level. Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow is unlike any game on the PlayStation 2 - amazing graphics, a deep single-player storyline and a ground-breaking multiplayer experience that's so mesmerizing, it's one of the most played games on the Xbox LIVE game service.

'Notorious: Die to Drive' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced Notorious: Die to Drive, an urban-style combat racing game. In a unique combination of urban warfare and car racing, Ubisoft will take players on a wild ride where they will race against ruthless street crews, eliminating their opponents and building an empire of cash - with all the action amplified by the heart thumping beat of various rap artists. Notorious: Die to Drive will ship for console game systems at the beginning of 2005.

Vivendi Universal Games Announces 'F.E.A.R.'

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 12:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today the development of the latest action-packed project from the developer that created award-winning games like Aliens vs. Predator, the No One Lives Forever franchise and Tron2.0. Developed by Monolith Productions, F.E.A.R. (First Encounter Assault and Recon), is an intense first person close-quarters combat experience with rich atmosphere and an engaging storyline.

'Halo 2' Coming November 9

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios and Bungie Studios today announced that Halo 2, the highly anticipated sequel to the hugely successful and critically acclaimed Halo: Combat Evolved, will land on store shelves on November 9, 2004. In what promises to be one of the biggest launches in videogame history, Halo 2 will be the focus of an extensive marketing campaign that includes cinema, print, outdoor, online and television advertising.

Gamebryo Powers 'Playboy: The Mansion' (PS2/Xbox/PC)

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NDL announced today, from the 2004 E3, that Gamebryo is being used by game developer Cyberlore in the creation of the upcoming title, Playboy: The Mansion for the Xbox, PS2 and PC. Cyberlore has fully integrated Gamebryo into its Prometheus Engine to improve graphics and reduce the time and resources associated with cross-platform development.

Matrix Games Signs 'Battles In Normandy'

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and Strategic Studies Group are pleased to announce that the award-winning Decisive Battles series, which includes The Ardennes Offensive, Korsun Pocket and Across the Dnepr, will continue. The next title in the series will be named Battles In Normandy and will cover the Allied and German campaigns in Normandy from the landings to the breakout.

'POSTAL 2: Apocalypse Weekend' Announced

by Rainier on May 13, 2004 @ 12:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Running With Scissors' POSTAL 2: Apocalypse Weekend, gamers controlling the enigmatic Postal Dude will be sorely tempted to carry on his wicked ways in the weekend that follows on the bloody heels of the five insane, carnage-filled days experienced in POSTAL 2.