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 :
Today's Big Story
WWE Day of Reckoning features all the action, excitement and attitude of World Wrestling Entertainment and is designed exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube. THQ and JAKKS' World Wrestling Entertainment licensed videogames have sold more than $527 million worldwide since 1999. WWE Day of Reckoning is scheduled for release in Fall 2004.
EA has issued a community update in which they announce that a new Battlefield Vietnam v1.02 patch is expected somewhere next week, as well as revealing more details about the larger BFV v1.1 update. "DICE has been able to track down the Crash to Desktop issue that has been reported by the members of our community since the 1.01 update. We will be releasing a new BFV update that addresses this issue next week. Please note that this update is meant only to address the Crash to Desktop issue (along with a related disconnect issue)."
In CNN/Money's latest editorial on companies focussing more and more on harccore gamers, Chris Morris revealed that iD Software will NOT be showing off Quake IV at this year's annual QuakeCon. "Unfortunately, they're going to have to keep waiting. id CEO Todd Hollenshead said there are no plans to show the game at this year's QuakeCon." Head on over to CNNMoney for the full statement, Quake IV remark all the way at the bottom.
Mashed is a miniature arcade racing game under development at UK's Supersonic Studio, to be published by Empire Interactive. Up to 4 players will be able to compete at the same time, with one goal in mind: win at all costs - either by finishing first, either by destroying your opponents. Expected on store shelves June 2004 for PS2, Xbox and PC.
'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' will bring back more of the single-player intrigue that made the original game a bestseller. With exciting new action scenes and a strong cinematic feel, the player will experience new and even more realistic surroundings. Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow, the smashing hit game this spring from the Xbox and PC, is coming to the PlayStation 2 this June! Read more for some new screens...
Stormregion made massive tanks a crucial element in this tactical combat action title set in World War II. Russian, German and Allied troops fight in three campaigns and more than 30 breath taking single player missions. Over a hundred authentic 3D vehicles are at disposal as well as a wide range of ground troops. Read more to check 30 new screens and also check our Panzers preview!
It’s the season of the fan. The year of people coming together to celebrate sport. And uniting everyone is ESPN NFL Football, a coupling of “the most responsive and intense gameplay around”1 and the richest multi-player gaming experience possible. Everyone is getting in on the action with the help of our innovative V.I.P. system – allowing you to play your friends or the elite as if they were sitting right next to you! So dust off those extra controllers, grab some chairs, and get your game on!
Chaos League combines sports, fantasy and brutal, chaotic action on a playing field where the primary objectives are typical but the gameplay is anything but. Players must score points, win games, advance to championship rounds, and of course compete for the ultimate trophy, but Chaos League serves up some extra excitement with its absence of rules, corrupt referees and mythical, powerful opponents.
NovaLogic today announced a contest to find out who can build the best Joint Operations: Typhoon Rising Fan Site in the US. Call for entries start on July 1st and end July 30th, 2004. A check for $500 is up for grabs for the first place winner, as well as other prizes including signed copies of the game, posters and exclusive Joint Ops merchandise. All fan sites entered in the contest will also be up for a special Community Award, as voted by NovaWorld community members World Wide.
Electronic Arts announced today that Harry Potter fans can experience the magic of Harry's third year at Hogwarts in the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban videogame, available in stores now.
Microsoft Game Studios today announced the arrival of new downloadable content for the popular Xbox golf game, Links 2004. The download takes players to The Gallery Golf Club's most private course -- the renowned North Course in Marara, Arizona. Starting today, players can download the new course via Xbox Live for $4.99 (U.S.).
Strategy First and Game Factory Interactive are pleased to announce that they have entered into a contract that will see MiST Land South (Game Factory’s development studio) develop the following titles on behalf of SFI: Jagged Alliance 3D, Disciples III and Jagged Alliance 3, all for the PC platform. MiST Land South, located in Russia has already begun work on the projects, but no specific release dates have been set.
Universal Pictures has optioned Doom for producers Lorenzo di Bonaventura and John Wells, with Enda McCallion attached to make his directorial debut, reports Variety. The script, originated by Dave Callaham, is adapted from the plotline for the id Software and Activision video game "Doom 3," slated for release July 15. The story is set at a Mars space station, where an aerospace conglom is conducting secret experiments when something unleashes a demonic force that threatens to overtake the facility.
Publisher Strategy First and developer Guild Software have teamed up to bring Vendetta Online to a retail store near you this summer. Vendetta Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), set in space. Thousands of players will interact as the pilots of spaceships in a vast universe and users may build their characters in any direction they desire, becoming rich captains of industry, military heroes, or outlaws. Read more for details & screens ...
“D-Day”, an historically accurate RTS from the makers of Desert Rats vs. Afrika Korps, starts making tank tracks to PCs everywhere. There is no stopping games publisher Digital Jesters as it announces yet another signing: D-Day will be released in the UK, in August 2004, for a SRP of £29.99. Read more for details and some screens ...
Further expanding their burgeoning release schedule, Oxygen have now added two new FPS titles to their release schedule, with PS2 and PC versions in simultaneous development. Due in September, Vietnam: The Tet Offensive will feature a range of action-packed missions and an innovative damage system, packed with accurate historical details. Following a month later, SAS: Against All Odds boasts counter-terrorist missions based on contemporary politics, with stealth-heavy, tactical gameplay.
SCi Games has signed a US publishing deal with Atlus U.S.A. Inc. a leading publisher of interactive entertainment, to publish GALLEON on Xbox, in North America. GALLEON, the latest creation from Toby Gard the creator of Lara Croft, is an epic tale of action, adventure, romance and mystery and will be available in the US from Autumn 2004.
- The Witcher Q&A with CD Projekt's Michal Kicinski on RPG Vault
- Chaos League Q&A with Cyanide Studios on Ferrago
- FlatOut Q&A with Bugbear's Janne Alanenpää on Xboxworld.com.au
- Ryzom Q&A with Nevrax's David Cohen Corval on Eurogamer
- A Tale in the Desert II Q&A with eGenesis' Andrew Tepper on GameRifts
- UFO: Extraterrestrials Q&A with Chaos Concept on Strategy Informer
- The Matrix Online Q&A with Monolith's Ellen Beeman on GameZone
- Joint Operations Q&A with Novalogic's Joel Taubel on HomeLAN
Samurai Warriors takes the techniques and expertise gained during the production of the award-winning Dynasty Warriors series and combines it with new energy to create the next evolution of Tactical Action games. For the first time players will enter the world of ancient Japan to fight in both historical and fictional battles.
The Mexican Government has stripped Texas of its independent status and banned further immigration, effectively making legal immigrants illegal immigrants. After parlaying the Mexican Government, Stephen Austin is arrested and thrown into jail on suspicion of inciting a rebellion. Upon his release, he declares “war is our only recourse…”. Texan volunteers must come to arms and defend the Alamo against a Mexican invasion in an effort to achieve independence from Mexico.
Who ever said 'three's a crowd', certainly didn't know about Deep Silver's up coming add on to their controversial 2004 PC title "Singles: Flirt Up Your Life." Yes, the Singles are back in "Singles: Threesomes" (working title). Some say that 'Size isn't everything ...'! RUBBISH. Size is everything. Singles: Threesomes enhances the original game like a well fitted Wonder Bra, taking the already plentiful assets and increasing upon them for all to see and admire.