ESPN Videogames today announced that Ben Wallace, the two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year, will be featured as the ESPN NBA 2K5 cover athlete and spokesperson. The All-Star center helped drive the Pistons to win the 2003-2004 Finals.
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Def Jam Fight For NY challenges players to step into the shoes of a ruthless street fighter battling for control of the hip-hop underground. The game features an all-new fighting engine including weapons, interactive environments and five unique fighting styles that can be combined to form dozens of customized hybrid styles for the ultimate edge on the streets. Def Jam Fight For NY features more than 40 of the most well-known artists and personalities in hip-hop today. Check these new screens & trailers...
Presented in beautifully rendered 3D, Kohan II: Kings of War,a fantasy-based real-time strategy game, allows gamers to lay siege to enemy cities, explore fantastic realms, fight strange creatures, and build a world-spanning empire. Take 2 will be releasing detailed information on each of the races in Kohan II: Kings of War. Read more for details on all of the buildings and units for the Gauri, along with lore and general background info, straight from developer TimeGate Studios.
Guilty Gear Isuka introduces revolutionary upgrades such as 4-player simultaneous fighting, allowing for 2-on-2, 3-on-1 and 2-player co-op battles. The title also adds new characters to a full roster of returning fighters, all-new fight arenas and multiple new modes of play, including an exciting side-scrolling action game called Boost Mode. Read more for new screens and trailer...
Television and film studio Warner Bros. announced today that it has expanded its interactive gaming capabilities by acquiring video game producer Monolith Productions. Read more for details ...
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 :
- Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
- Evil Genius - Trailer
- SuperPower 2 - Trailer
- Juiced - Walkthrough Trailer
- Fahrenheit - Trailer
- The Red Star - Kyuzo Trailer
Techland announced today that Xpand Rally MP Demo will be postponed until August 26, 2004. “Although it's just a demo version, we want to give players as good product as possible, so we have decided to delay the release of the Xpand Rally MP demo a bit. This additional time will allow us to polish the demo to the stage we originally wanted”, says Pawel Marchewka - Xpand Rally Executive Producer.
Atari today revealed some of the details behind its video game collaboration with fashion pioneer Marc Ecko. Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure will represent the culmination of seven years of story and character development by Marc Ecko, himself a graphic artist with deep ties to graffiti and urban culture.
Electronic Arts today announced that world-renowned DJ Paul Oakenfold is contributing to the lineup of Hollywood artists lending their talent to the highly anticipated game, GoldenEye: Rogue Agent.
Ascaron has updated the official Sacred website with word of an all-new, and FREE, expansion for Sacred. "This year will see the release of SACRED PLUS. This new version will include the addition of new quests, weapons and enemies. Adventurers will also discover the existance of 2 completely new regions to explore." Read more for details ...
The UK release of The Case of the Silver Earring will be on the 27th of August 2004 complete with a UK only DVD of Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon. Playing as both the detective Sherlock himself and his no less-loved sidekick Dr Watson, the player must investigate their way around massive, sumptuous levels rich in graphical detail, which will delight knowledgeable fans and newcomers alike. Read more for new screens ...
Developed internally by Empire's award-winning Strangelite Studio, the game will be released on PC, and all current and next generation consoles. The length of the agreement will allow Empire to produce multiple titles. The game will be based on the movie of the same name and animated series franchise.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 12, 2004 @ 3:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
id Software's terrifying battle with the forces of Hell. A massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the UAC's Mars Research Facility leaving only chaos and horror in its wake. As one of only a few survivors, players must struggle with shock, fear, and an all-out assault on their senses as they fight their way to Hell and back, in an epic clash against pure evil.
Otogi 2 takes place directly after the events chronicled in the original Otogi - Myth of Demons. Like its predecessor, Otogi 2 is set in Japan and steeped in real-life folklore and mysticism. Raikoh, the famed undead warrior, managed to temporarily save the Japanese population from an onslaught of demons, but had not been able to vanquish them all before returning to his grave.
Blood Will Tell (Dororo) is a modern day action epic adapted from the classic manga by Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy). Like the original manga the game follows the adventures of Hyakkimaru, a samurai haunted by a shocking secret, who is on a quest to uncover his past and regain his humanity. As a newborn baby he was robbed of every limb, organ and even his flesh and had his humanity replaced with a myriad of ways to deal out death.
Macrovision Corporation has signed an agreement with SEGA Europe under which the software publishing giant will use Macrovision's SafeDisc advanced security solution on its forthcoming PC CD-ROM titles.
For the first time, Sims are living in the city where reputation (rep) is everything. Players will custom-create these new Sims, called Urbz, by customizing their unique style and building their status to become the biggest "player" in the city. Read more for some new screens, showing off some Eyetoy support...
Headhunter: Redemption is the gripping story of Jack Wade, a veteran Headhunter keeping order in a futuristic world overrun with unchecked consumerism, vicious organized crime and mind-controlling mass media. Read more for some new screens...
In The Sims 2 you control your Sims over an entire lifetime for the first time. With the ground-breaking addition of genetics, your Sims now pass their DNA down through generations, giving you a more vivid and in-depth Sims experience. Every life choice you make has a relevant and dramatic effect on the lifetime of your Sim. It’s up to you to take your Sims from the cradle to the grave, fulfill their dreams, and push them to extremes in The Sims 2.
Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne is based on the special edition "director's cut" version of the game that was released in Japan earlier this year, which features an appearance from one of videogaming's most popular characters, Dante, from Capcom's Devil May Cry series. Read more for 60 new screens or check the trailers...
The ChoroQ brand and toy line--also known as Penny Racers in the U.S.—has its own long-running series of games, and this iteration is by far the most refined. Developed by Takara, ChoroQ uses an updated graphical engine, containing more cars, parts and extras than any previous version. ChoroQ, available exclusively for the PS2, is scheduled for a the fall 2004 release.