Games of 2014
Fireglow Ltd announces new Sudden Strike line engine and game-Sudden Strike III. Firelgow team is now developing a next generation game engine (engine codename: Sudden Strike Next7) and the first game based on this engine (working title: Sudden Strike III), and also Fireglow plans to develop several other games based on this engine in different setups related to war conflicts.
NVIDIA Corporation and Epic Games today announced the first public showing of Unreal Engine 3 at this week’s E3. Designed to dramatically raise the bar of visual quality in 3D games, Unreal Engine 3 is the first game engine to take full advantage of Shader Model 3.0—a key feature of Microsoft DirectX 9.0—enabled only by the NVIDIA GeForce 6 Series of graphics processing units (GPUs).
Vivendi today announced that Predator: Concrete Jungle is currently in development by Eurocom for the PS2 and Xbox. Slated for a Q4 2004 launch, the new 3rd person action/adventure game weaves the past with the future, as gamers become the terrifying Predator, hunting the Earth for criminals using superhuman powers, fantastic vision modes and an impressive array of alien weaponry.
Eidos reinforces its dedication to developing platform-leading, content-rich brands. Among the games highlighted during the show are: Hitman: Contracts, Imperial Glory, Get On Da Mic, Singles Flirt up your Life, Crash ‘n’ Burn and Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes The Neighborhood. Read more for details on each title ...
3000 AD has released another patch for their futuristic 3D action game Universal Combat. This update will bring your retail game to v2.00.00 and adds a ton of new features, game tweaks, improvement, a slew of bug fixes and plenty more. Read more for details and download links ...
A few days ago 1C Company unveiled their E3 2004 lineup. The largest collection of interactive entertainment titles to date, the 1C Company is showing a blockbuster lineup across all genres of gaming. Our dedicated E3 page has been updated with screens for : Axle Rage, Captain Blood, PT Boats: Knights of the Sea, Swashbucklers: Legacy of Drake You Are Empty, Rig’n’Roll Racing, Vivisector: Beast Inside, Cuban Missile Crisis, XIII Century: Sword and Honor, Parkan II, Sphere, Stalingrad, World War I, Desert Law, Brigade E5: New Jagged Union, Ascension to the Throne, Star Wolves, Space Rangers 2: Dominators, StarRush, BorderZone.
Gamers will control Catwoman as they play the movie, utilizing her unique catlike skills, senses and cunning to defeat her enemies. Boasting incredible acrobatic skills, Catwoman can leap across roofs, run up walls, pounce on prey, utilize inimitable "cat senses," and avoid enemy bullets with feline grace. Read more for new screens ...
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 :
- Area 51 - Trailer
- Shadow Hearts: Covenant - Trailer
- HeadHunter : Redemption - Trailer
- Project Freedom - Trailer
- Red Dead Revolver - Trailer
- Webwars Arena - Trailer
In MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf, developed by original Mech Assault creators Day 1 Studios, gamers will be able to step outside the 'Mech and live the life of a human pilot in a fresh new single player game. Tanks, VTOLs and BattleArmor will offer players plenty of opportunities to rain destruction on their opposition in both single and multiplayer games. Head on over to the freshly launched 'MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf' website or read more for new screens...
BioWare Corp. today revealed the lineup of games to be shown at the BioWare booth during the E3, May 12-14, 2004 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. In addition to the already announced Jade Empire, BioWare will be revealing two new products at E3 2004.
Crave Entertainment today announced that Future Tactics: The Uprising has shipped for the PS2, Xbox and GameCube. Packed with action, Future Tactics is a turn-based tactical RPG that looks and feels like an action/platform game. Built around a highly complex turn-based battle engine, the adventure showcases a single-player Story Mode, as well as a two-player Battle Mode.
Eidos today announced it has secured a co-publishing deal with Artificial Mind and Movement (A2M) for the hip hop music video game Get On Da Mic. The game is currently in development by A2M in partnership with Highway1 Productions, Inc. (Hwy1) in addition to a second title, Get On Da Floor, an urban, hip hop-centric dance title. Get On Da Mic will be released this Fall, and Get On Da Floor will follow Spring of 2005.
SCi Games announced MIDWAY, a new tactical multi-player game of extraordinary proportions under development at Mithis, which will be released in 2005. The game focuses on the naval and aerial battles of World War II leading up to one of the greatest naval victories of all time, the Battle of Midway, which saw the highly outnumbered US Naval and Air forces take on the might of the most powerful naval force in modern history; the Imperial Japanese Navy.
Unveiling the most dynamic product portfolio it has ever assembled, Acclaim Entertainment, today announced their lineup that will be on display at this year's E3, being held at the Los Angeles Convention Center May 12-14. Acclaim's E3 2004 lineup features such highly-anticipated brands as 100 Bullets, Combat Elite: World War II Paratroopers, Juiced, SHOWDOWN: Legends of Wrestling, The Red Star and World Championship Rugby.
Crave Entertainment announced today Strike Force Bowling has shipped to retail outlets for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox. Developed by LAB Rats Games, Strike Force Bowling is the state-of-the-art in videogame bowling, featuring the most authentic real-time pin physics ever created.
While already revealed in their E3 lineup, The Adventure Company today announced that it will publish Missing (known in Europe as In Memoriam, published by Ubisoft) for PC in North America. This title will be shown as part of The Adventure Company’s line-up at the 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo. Read more for details and the first screens.
Warhammer 40,000; Dawn of War is the first real-time strategy title in THQ's agreement with industry-leading PC development studio Relic Entertainment Inc. Based on the world of Warhammer 40,000 - the dark, futuristic, fantasy universe traveled by millions worldwide from Games Workshop, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War is scheduled for release in fall 2004. Read more for some new screens...
As King, it is your duty to lead your people in their struggle to raise your kingdom from its humble beginnings to a position of power and prestige. War, diplomacy and a burgeoning economy are the means by which you increase your power and expand your influence. A unique Knight-management system will offer you brand new possibilities to enhance your personal strategy.
Unleashing the horror throughout nine levels, The Suffering features dynamic lighting that illuminates frightening visions of horror-filled exploration and frantic combat sequences. As Torque, the main character, players encounter a cast of uniquely hardened criminals, prison guards and grotesque apparitions.
Steel Saviour is an R-Type sidescroller/shooter offering a unique and challenging mix of old-school gameplay, modern gimmicks and fresh ideas. Steel Saviour effortlessly and flawlessly “assaults” the player with huge and detailed moving objects, an unmatched array of different enemies, fully animated background graphics with multiple parallax layers and hand-drawn art, an extremely smooth scrolling and an explosive aural compartment.
Larian Studios has released the first patch for their Divinie Divinity RPG sequel Beyond Divinity. This update patch brings your English retail game to v1.41 and addresses a few issues in yesterday's 1.40 update. Read more for detailed fix list and download links ...
Tantalus Interactive today announced its latest handheld offering, Trick Star, for Game Boy Advance. Players choose from a selection of riders, and from a variety of different categories of tricked-out, one-wheeled motorized machines. The object of the game is to be the first across the line, but in the process players perform an array of tricks and stunts, jostle to acquire valuable pick-ups.
Titus Interactive today announces the production of Lamborghini FX on consoles and PC, developed by Milestone a leading developer in the Italian games industry. Milestone is part of the Leader Group which includes Leader SpA the largest independent distributor in the Italian videogame market
Codemasters has secured the global publishing rights to Second Sight, the new project from respected developers Free Radical Design, the creative force behind the acclaimed TimeSplitters series. Due later this year for PS2, Xbox and GameCube, Second Sight is an original property that redefines the standards for stealth action gameplay. Read more for details & screens...
- Earth 2160 Q&A with Zuxxez's Dirk P. Hassinger on Games Fusion
- Marine Heavy Gunner Q&A with Brainbox's Josh Druckman on HomeLAN
- S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl Q&A with GSC's Oleg Yavorsky on GameSpot
- Dangerous Waters Q&A with Sonalysts' Jamie Carlson/Mike Kolar on AVault
- The Suffering Q&A with Surreal's Tomas Vykruta on HomeLAN
- Street Racing Syndicate Q&A with Namco's Robert Zalot on GameSpot
- Mafioso Q&A with Nawar Studio's Piotr Piotrowski on Sector.sk
- Hearts of Iron II Q&A with Paradox's Fredrik W. Lindgren on Boomtown
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.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on May 7, 2004 @ 1:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
'RalliSport Challenge 2' confronts gamers with several new features, including a new graphics engine, online play through the Xbox Live service, the ability to set up leagues and tournaments using XSNsports.com, new race modes, and more cars and tracks. RalliSport Challenge 2 will test every driving skill you think you have and some you don't even know were physically possible. It's about living on the edge and white-knuckled racing that only rally can deliver.
THQ today announced that Hot Wheels Stunt Track Challenge videogames are in development for the PS2, Xbox, Game Boy Advance and PC. The PS2 version will feature an online component, allowing six players to race head-to-head. All skus, which will feature extreme game show-style stunt challenges and sizzling fast racing action, are scheduled to release this fall.
'Silent Hunter III' will add new dimensions to the simulation experience. The player will engage in a compelling ocean environment, featuring dynamic weather, and experience the intensity of historical naval warfare. Taking the role of the U-boat commander, players will seek their enemy with sonar and periscope, attack the enemy with torpedoes, destroy them with the deck gun, or command their crew to do the job.
Cyberlore Studios has revealed their choice to make simulation games (or "sims") the focus of their future development efforts. This announcement comes as Cyberlore is preparing to take the covers off of their latest Lifestyle Sim - Playboy: The Mansion at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles next week.