by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 11:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Wildfire is an action-packed strategy game pitting players against one of the most destructive forces the world has ever known… Wildfires! Join the ranks of the Smokejumpers, a specially trained and outfitted unit of firefighters, capable of battling large forest fires in a moments notice! Read more for details ...
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 10:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under
“Kao: The Kangaroo” starts his new adventures for JoWooD Productions not only on the PC, but also on all major console systems. Jumping, running, and boxing, the brave kangaroo hero has to solve many exciting levels and tough challenges. “Kao – The Kangaroo 2,” scheduled for October 2004, is among the first games released for several systems simultaneously: XBOX, Playstation 2, GameCube, and, of course, PC.
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 9:48 p.m. PDT | Filed under
The non-linear plot saves the established facts of the war beginning and allows to lead to the Victory any of three sides: USSR, Germany and Allies (GB and USA). The game recreates the real structures of all participants' armies, uses the real arsenal, equipment and military techniques. Read more for some new screens ...
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 9:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under
JoWooD has released a new patch for their wildlife sim game, Wildlife Park. This update brings your retail game to v1.17 and addresses problems with the “restart park” option, crashes when building enclosures outside of the park, crashes when selling several animals during pause mode, etc. Read more for a detailed fix list and download links ...
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 9:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Massive Entertainment has released sa small save game fix for their 3D RTS Ground Control II: Operation Exodus. This patch addresses save game problems that you may experience after applying thelatest v188.8.131.52 patch, this tool allows you to recover lost save files, as well as the save games from lost profiles. Vivendi has also released the dedicated Win32 server. Read more for download links...
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 8:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Today, Konami Digital Entertainment - America announced details of the two concluding tournaments that will ultimately result in the crowning of the 2004 Yu-Gi-Oh! World Video Game Champion.
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 7:58 p.m. PDT | Filed under
As promised, Dreamcatcher has released a new update patch for People Can Fly's FPS Painkiller. This update brings your retail game to v1.3 and contains more netcode optimization, adds ASE support, the possibility of lowering various gfx settings in order to boost performance, several game tweaks, and bug fixes. Read more for a detailed fix list and download links ...
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 7:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Wish defines a new category of online game, the "Ultra Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game" (UMMORPG). Wish's highly-scalable server cluster infrastructure allows the game to support tens of thousands of simultaneous players in a single shared world. Wish is the first massively multi player online role playing game that truly tells a story, and lets player actions have lasting implications on the world.
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 7:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Blizzard Entertainment today announced plans to enter into an agreement with Swingin' Ape Studios for the collaborative development of multi-platform titles based on Blizzard licenses. Their first project will be to continue work on the upcoming tactical-action console game, StarCraft: Ghost. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 6:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Activision, Inc. announced today that the company's North American Publishing unit has shipped more than two million units of its Spider-Man 2 video game timed to the theatrical release of Sony Pictures Entertainment's Columbia Pictures Spider-Man 2.
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 6:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under
With two months to go, organizers of European Games Network (EGN), an industry event for everyone in the business of games, have confirmed that over 300 companies from 30+ territories around the world have committed to exhibiting or attending EGN in London, September 1-5, 2004. Read more for further details ...
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 4:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under
The beta will first be open to subscribers of the Valve Cybercafe Program, and then extended to owners of Counter-Strike: Condition Zero. The next installment of the world's number 1 online action game, Counter-Strike: Source blends CS's intense teamplay with the advanced technology of Valve's Source engine. For more information, please visit www.steampowered.com.
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 4:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under
Entertainment software developer and publisher NovaLogic, Inc. and Vivendi today announced an exclusive multi-year strategic agreement, under which VU Games will become the sole distributor of NovaLogic products in North America. NovaLogic will continue to oversee development, production, marketing and PR for its products.
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Last week, it was reported that another company's title had set a "world record" by having 160 simultaneous players in an online FPS server. Not only is this not a record, it's not even an average play session in PlanetSide, the world's first (and only) MMO first person title.
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 7:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Dirty drivers must test their skill against the elements, as well as against the clock, in the Championship mode raced across densely wooded forest trails, treacherous Alpine passes and the extremes of the African desert. With a high-performance engine under the bonnet and a whole boot-full of features, Euro Rally Champion is set to scream away from the starting line on September 10th. Read more for 40 new screens!
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 7:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under
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.
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 7:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under
D-Day is a Tactical game in real-time 3D with highly realistic graphics, dynamic shadows, damage localization, explosions, weather effects etc. The game was developed in collaboration with the Normandy Mémoire association, the official body of the commemoration of the Libération battles. D-Day will be launched on June 6th 2004, on the 60th anniversary of D-Day. A demo is coming on Friday the 9th of July 2004, and here are some screens taken from what to expect...
by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 7:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Bringing with it a wide array of new gameplay elements, Final Fantasy XII will change the way players think about the Final Fantasy series. Numerous possibilities abound within each scenario, allowing for a less linear, more unique experience for each player. True to the series’ tradition of progress and change, Final Fantasy XII will move the role-playing genre forward and establish itself as another landmark title for Square Enix.
by Eric on July 7, 2004 @ 12:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Based on the highly anticipated movie sequel from Columbia Pictures and Marvel, "Spider-Man 2" allows players to swing into action as the famous "web-slinger" and protect the city of Manhattan from Doc Ock and his evil minions...