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'King Arthur' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 11:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

“King Arthur,” under development by Krome Studios PTY, Ltd., is based on one of the summer’s most anticipated films. The King Arthur video game will utilize footage from the Touchstone Pictures/Jerry Bruckheimer Films movie and feature likenesses of characters from the film. The game is being developed for the PlayStation2, Xbox and GameCube. Read more for 16 new screens ...

'Black' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 11:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Criterion is working full speed on their latest Burnout 3 edition, but a few months ago at E3 it was also revealed that they are developing a brand new console shooter, "Black." While Criterion is new to the FPS genre, they have the utmost confidence that their modern day shooter will bring never before seen intensity to the PS2 & Xbox. In "Black," expected late 2005, you play as an American Covert Ops soldier going up against all sorts of foes in an Eastern European setting. Read more for the first screens ...

'Tekken 5' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 11:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Four King of Iron Fist Tournaments fought. Twenty-three million units sold worldwide. Ten years past since Tekken first made history. In 2005, the landmark series returns to revolutionize console fighting one more time. Not much official information available, so read more for some new screens...

'Gran Turismo 4' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 11:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gran Turismo 4 further demonstrates its mission to provide the most authentic driving simulation available in the marketplace. New features will extend above and beyond just pure automotive racing, providing a unique destination for automotive and PS2 enthusiasts to enjoy car culture in every dimension – extending that goal will be highlighted through the new "GT Photo Mode."

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 10:17 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 :

  • World Of Warcraft - Gameplay Trailer
  • Spider-Man 2 - Doc Ock Trailer
  • The Sims 2 - Walkthrough Video
  • Psychotoxic - Trailer
  • Outlaw Golf 2 - Trailer
  • Ground Control 2: Operation Exodus - Trailer #15

'Need For Speed Underground 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 10:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking place in a massive, free-roaming city featuring five distinct interconnected neighborhoods, Need for Speed Underground 2 delivers an immersive game world where the streets are your menus. As players explore the city, they’ll encounter rival racers who will school them in the ways of the underground and tip them off to the hottest racing spots in town.

'Zoo Empire' - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 9:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tend to your animals' health, happiness and nutrition by hiring employees, and adopt new animals as you unlock the numerous features hidden within the game. Attend to visitors by providing facilities for them to eat, drink and buy souvenirs from as they revel in your zoo.

'Men of Valor' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 9:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Men of Valor is an historical action experience that portrays infantry combat during the Vietnam War. Combining the latest Unreal technology with the gameplay expertise of 2015, the game immerses the player in the humid jungles of Southeast Asia in the most controversial conflict of the modern era. The game will ship during Fall 2004 for the Xbox and PC. Read more for some new screens ...

'The Bard's Tale' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 9:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

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.

'Silent Hunter III' & 'Dungeon Seige 2' Get Delayed

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 9:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today seems to be the day of delays. Earlier today, we had the Q1 2005 release of Far Cry Instincts, this evening, Ubisoft announced that they are delaying Silent Hunter III until Q1 2005 in order to further enhance the development. Read more about it on the official SH3 website. Not wanting to feel left out, Gas Powered Games also pushed back its release date for their RPG sequel, Dungeon Siege 2, by quietly updating their website and changing the listed date from "Holiday 2004", to "Spring 2005." No specific reason has been given.

'Way Of The Samurai 2' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 8:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Capcom today announced the release of Way of the Samurai 2, the long awaited sequel to Acquire’s Samurai series for the PlayStation2. With a multitude of new features including expanded content, new characters and enhanced fighting mechanics, Way of the Samurai 2 improves upon every facet of the original to deliver an even deeper samurai based action adventure.

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' (NGC) Ships To Stores

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 8:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced today that Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow has shipped for the Nintendo GameCube. A revolutionary stealth-action game, Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow brings the award-winning franchise to a higher level with its intense realism, revolutionary light and shadow effects, and unparalleled graphics. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow is rated “T” for Teen and has an MSRP of $49.99.

'Nexus: The Jupiter Incident' - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 8:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Immerse yourself in "Nexus - The Jupiter Incident", a real-time mission-based tactical space game featuring spectacular real time battles and breathtaking motion picture quality. Focus on tactics and action as you control up to a dozen battleships encountering aliens, unknown solar systems and astrophysical phenomena in your struggle to save Earth.

Valve Unveils New Games & Services For Valve CyberCafe Program

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 8:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Valve Corporation today revealed a series of new games and features being added to the Valve Cybercafé Program over the coming months. Effective immediately, subscribers of the Valve Cybercafe Program will receive a free license to use Xbox versions of Valve's games in their cafés, up to the number of active cybercafe subscriptions held in the Valve Cybercafe Program.

'Codename: Panzers' - UK Release Date & Second Demo Announced

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 1:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CDV are delighted to confirm the UK release date for their latest award winning real time strategy game, 'Codename: Panzers.' Available for PC, PANZERS will release to an eager gaming community on the 3rd September 2004. Mixing ultra realistic graphics with highly accurate game physics and real world settings and events, PANZERS sets the scene for aspiring commanders to 'make a difference' across three thrilling campaigns and over 30 intense missions. Published by CDV and distributed in the UK by KOCH MEDIA, 'Codename: Panzers' will be available on PC from the 3rd September, priced at £34.99.

'Far Cry Instincts' - PS2 Announced & Xbox Delayed

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 11:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that Far Cry Instincts will now be available for both the Xbox and the Sony PlayStation2 in Q1 2005. The console versions will take the best of the top selling tropical PC shooter adapting it to the consoles specificities and using the technology Far Cry fans have come to expect. The new ship date will ensure that both the Xbox and PS2 versions have the same impressive graphics and unique immersive gameplay elements as the highly-regarded Far Cry PC version.

'DOOM 3' - Deathmatch Championship At QuakeCon

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 7:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The battleground is set - the 9th annual QuakeCon 2004 video game festival and tournament at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas on August 12-15 will host the first DOOM 3 deathmatch championship ever. Be there to game, hang out with 5,000 of your closest friends, and compete for $150,000 in cash and prizes in the NVIDIA QuakeCon 2004 Championship Tournaments. First-come, first-serve online registration for QuakeCon 2004 has begun at www.quakecon.org. The must-attend event for gamers is free to all attendees.

'The Elemental' - Updated Alpha Mod Available NOW

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 7:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Elemental is a total conversion of Gas Powered Games Dungeon Siege. Elemental is set in an alternate mythical version of ancient Judea that is gritty, mean, and profane. This release contains roughly 10 hours of story and quests, as well as fully functioning NPCs and merchants to liven the world. Read more for details and download links ..

'Pro Evolution Soccer 4' (PS2/Xbox/PC) At 'Game Star Live'

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 7:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Football Comes Home Early As Konami Reveals Game Stars Live Will Give Players The First Chance to Play Pro Evolution Soccer 4; Dancing Stage Fusion and Karaoke Stage Also Receive Public Debuts. As preparations for Game Stars Live continue apace, Konami has revealed that it will be using the massive consumer event to unveil football favourite Pro Evolution Soccer 4 to the public for the very first time.

'Yetisports Deluxe' (PSOne/PC) Coming In September - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 7:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions Software AG announces the PC & PSone releases of Yetisports Deluxe for the UK in September. "The Yetisports phenomena has become a worldwide success over night." said Robert Alyazdi, Brand Manager at JoWooD Productions. "The core of this success is the addictive, entertaining game play with simple controls that anyone can pick up and play. This same magic formula is now coming to the PC and PSone." Read more for screens ...

'Vietnam: The Tet Offensive' (PS2/PC) - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 7:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

This brand new first-person war epic recreates all the tension and ferocity of combat in the Vietnam War, pitting players against the merciless Viet Cong and deadly North Vietnamese Army as they play through 13 days of the Tet Offensive, one of the bloodiest battles of the entire Vietnam War. Read more for new screens ...

'Ford Racing 3' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 1:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As with previous editions, Ford Racing 3 is being developed by Empire's award-winning Razorworks Studios. Ford Racing 3 will allow gamers to "drive" 47 Ford vehicles, ranging from futuristic concept cars to classic cars, as well as off-road vehicles and pure-bred track racers. The game will also feature 16 different game modes and 26 separate tracks to race on. No damage model is included, and so far, no multiplayer information is available, apart from a mention of "2 player mode." Ford Racing 3 is expected in October 2004.

'Raging Tiger' Goes Gold - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Raging Tiger explores the very real possibility of a new, even more violent conflict on the Korean Peninsula. It has all of the features which Armored Task Force fans have grown to love. But it also adds a ton of new features, including amphibious warfare, in-game reinforcements, and civilians and refugees on the battlefield. This demo includes 2 scenarios, one featuring ROK marines, and the other featuring coalition operations with ROK-US units fighting towards a single objective. Read more for download links ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft Brings 'Final Fantasy XI' To Europe - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today is proud to announce the signing of a distribution agreement with Square Enix. As part of the deal, Ubisoft will distribute the Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) role-playing game 'Final Fantasy XI' for PC, which will include both the previously released “Rise of Zilart” and new “Chains of Promathia” expansion packs, and also Tetra Master, the wildly popular and addictive mini-game from 'Final Fantasy XI'. The title is slated for a European release in September 2004.