'Gotcha' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 7:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gotcha, under development for PC/Xbox by Sixteen Tons Ent., features no real weapons but air compressed weapons and color ammunition, also known as paintball guns. Choose from 18 players (male and female), work your way through the league based single player campaign, challenge others in a duel, or play against friends over the internet, LAN or Xbox Live.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 3:50 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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 :

  • Terminator 3: Redemption - Trailers (2)
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 4 - Trailer
  • WWE Day of Reckoning - Trailer
  • Juiced - Trailer

Activision's Neversoft Studio Developing All New Title

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 3:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. today announced that one of its wholly owned studios, Neversoft, the creators behind the best-selling Tony Hawk franchise, is in development on a compelling new intellectual property that will bring Neversoft's world-renowned development prowess to a new genre. The unnamed title is slated for release in fiscal 2006, alongside a new game based on the Tony Hawk franchise that Neversoft will also develop for same fiscal year. Talk about being vague ...

'Settlers: Heritage Of Kings' - Screens

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 2:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest Settlers game takes the franchise and pushes it to the next level. Fans will enjoy fully animated 3D technology and enhanced gameplay features, but still be able to relive the experience that makes the Settlers series such a big hit. The game will take the player to a medieval setting, to re-conquer the kingdom currently under the domination of an evil tyrant.

'Far Cry' - v1.2 Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 2:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has finally released the highly anticipated patch for Crytek's "Far Cry." This update patch brings your retail version to v1.2 and offers goodies such as increased running speed and weapons accuracy, an adjusted vehicle damage model, and fixes various other bugs and tweaks. Read more for details and download links ...

'Time Crisis: Crisis Zone' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 2:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the developers of the hugely successful Time Crisis series, Crisis Zone is based on the classic arcade version with exclusive new features and levels for PlayStation 2 - most notably unique 'double gun-play' allowing players to choose whether to use one or two guns to blast their way to victory!

'Sly 2: Band of Thieves' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sly 2: Band of Thieves is a comic crime caper, action-adventure game designed exclusively for the PS2. Sly 2: Band of Thieves incorporates many of Sucker Punch's signature talents including award winning toon-shaded animation and art direction, visual style, immersive storylines, strong characters, and highly interactive worlds.

'Spider-Man 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Tops Worldwide Sales Charts

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 12:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision announced today that its Spider-Man 2 video game is topping worldwide sell-through charts. Just five days after its initial U.S. launch, the game debuted as the #1 best-selling video game across all platforms in the U.S., according to NPD TRSTS Data.

'Dangerous Waters' - Screens

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 12:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sonalysts Inc. disclosed the initial details of the inaugural title to their Sonalysts' Combat Simulations brand, dubbed "Dangerous Waters" (S.C.S - "Dangerous Waters"). S.C.S. - "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.

'Mortal Kombat: Deception' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shocking and evil, Mortal Kombat: Deception pushes martial arts-style fighting and the Mortal Kombat franchise to new heights with an innovative fighting system, unparalleled depth and brutally intense action that will appeal to long-time Mortal Kombat fans as well as next-generation gamers. The game features lightning-fast hand-to-hand and special weapons combat, secret and returning characters, moves and combinations with new death-dealing battles and fatalities.

'U Move Super Sports' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

U Move Super Sports is a fun sports-themed video game developed for use with the EyeToy USB Camera for PS2. U Move Super Sports is expected to ship September 2004. Read more for some new screens...

'Halo 2' (Xbox) - Limited Collector's Ed. DVD Announced

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 11:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Xbox today announced it will be releasing a Limited Collector's Edition of the highly anticipated Halo 2, that includes a copy of the game plus a 2nd DVD packed with extra content.

'Yu-Gi-Oh!' and 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' in Stores NOW

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 7:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Majesco announced the release of two new Game Boy Advance products, Yu-Gi-Oh! Vol. 1 and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Vol. 1. They are now available at retail outlets across North America.

'Dragon Empires' Community Manager Leaves

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 7:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Peter Tyson, the Community Liaison Manager renowned for his work on Dragon Empires, is leaving to forge his own empire in New Zealand with his wife-to-be and is being replaced by Senior QA Technician Samantha 'Satine' Russell. Read more for details..

Take2 To Publish 'The Guy Game' (PS2/Xbox)

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 7:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Topheavy Studios and Gathering today announced The Guy Game, a new video game based around the insanity that is Spring Break. Available in August for the PS2 and Xbox, The Guy Game was shot live on location on South Padre Island during Spring Break, and challenges players to match wits with over 60 attractive co-eds, all of whom are set on showing off their best "assets."

GMX Signs 'Seal Of Evil' - Screens

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 7:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media announced today that it has secured the publishing rights to the RPG title "Seal Of Evil." Developed by Object Software, previously known for Prince of Qin, Seal of Evil combines ancient Chinese history some 2000 years ago with Chinese legend. Read more for details...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hardware Review - 'Xbox Cordless Precision Controller'

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 21, 2004 @ 12:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The newest member of the Logitech cordless controller family utilizes powerful 2.4GHz technology - developed specifically for the demands of the gaming environment. This gives gamers complete freedom of movement anywhere in a room while also eliminating the "line-of-sight" hassle found in most other cordless gamepads on the market today.

'WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 12:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yuke's is working on a SmackDown game that will add new features and bring enhanced graphics to the series. WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw will combine characters from the WWE's Smackdown! and Raw franchises. Expected release date is holiday season 2004. Check out these screens ...

Xbox Review - 'Powerdrome'

by Inexhist on July 21, 2004 @ 12:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Twelve champions from the far ends of the galactic hegemony compete for an interstellar trophy by racing their Blades - jet-engined, anti-gravity aircraft. The drama-filled competition is staged at break-neck speeds around spectacular tracks. The game features 24 circuits across 8 dramatic environments, ranging from a sub-tropical Ocean Dam to a race on and under a terraformed ring-world.