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Codemasters Signs 'Second Sight' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 2:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters has secured the global publishing rights to Second Sight, the new project from respected developers Free Radical Design, the creative force behind the acclaimed TimeSplitters series. Due later this year for PS2, Xbox and GameCube, Second Sight is an original property that redefines the standards for stealth action gameplay. Read more for details & screens...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 2:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'The BardÂ’s Tale' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Gets Famous Voice-overs

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 2:12 a.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.

'Hot Wheels Stunt Track Challenge' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced that Hot Wheels Stunt Track Challenge videogames are in development for the PS2, Xbox, Game Boy Advance and PC. The PS2 version will feature an online component, allowing six players to race head-to-head. All skus, which will feature extreme game show-style stunt challenges and sizzling fast racing action, are scheduled to release this fall.

'Silent Hunter III' - Screens

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 12:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Silent Hunter III' will add new dimensions to the simulation experience. The player will engage in a compelling ocean environment, featuring dynamic weather, and experience the intensity of historical naval warfare. Taking the role of the U-boat commander, players will seek their enemy with sonar and periscope, attack the enemy with torpedoes, destroy them with the deck gun, or command their crew to do the job.

'Cyberlore Studios' Wants To Focus On 'Sims' Titles

by Rainier on May 7, 2004 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cyberlore Studios has revealed their choice to make simulation games (or "sims") the focus of their future development efforts. This announcement comes as Cyberlore is preparing to take the covers off of their latest Lifestyle Sim - Playboy: The Mansion at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles next week.

'Vivendi Universal Games' 2004 E3 Lineup

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 4:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi today announced its multi-platform product line-up for the 2004 E3. The company will showcase 18 highly anticipated titles, including: Blizzard's World of Warcraft, StarCraft: Ghost; Half-Life2; Crash Twinsanity and Spyro: A Hero’s Tail; Van Helsing and The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay; Fight Club and also a yet unannounced title from Monolith (revealed as a mix between The Matrix meets The Ring). Read more for details on each title ...

Various 'Game Trailers' Available NOW

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 4:07 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 :

  • The Urbz - Trailer
  • Sudeki - Trailer
  • Panzers - Trailer
  • True Crime: Streets Of LA - Trailer
  • Soldiers: Heroes Of WW2 - Trailer
  • Thief: Deadly shadows - Trailer
  • Defjam Vendetta: Fight For NY - Trailer

'Gotcha' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 3:16 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.

'Vanguard: Saga of Heroes' Licenses Unreal Engine

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 2:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sigil Games Online, Inc. today announced that the company is using the Unreal Engine as one of several licensed technologies used in their flagship product, the massively multiplayer RPG "Vanguard: Saga of Heroes."

'IndyCar Series 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Officially licensed by the Indy Racing League, IndyCar Series 2005 gets a boost with a host of new features to complement the action-packed oval track racing at speeds up to 235mph! The game's new online racing will see up to 12 players getting fiercely competitive out on the circuits on Xbox, with up to 8 players on PS2.

'TimeSplitters: Future Perfect' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 1:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While already revealed a few weeks ago, Electronic Arts announced today the return of one of the most critically acclaimed console first-person shooters with TimeSplitters Future Perfect, in development by Free Radical Design Ltd. and slated to ship in early 2005 under the EA GAMES brand. Read more for details and screens...

Juiced (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 12:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining the best elements of simulation and arcade-style play, Juiced will feature more than 50 licensed vehicles; real-time modding with hundreds of authentic aftermarket parts; realistic car physics and damage; and online head-to-head play, including for the first time ever, "crew based" team racing. Read more for 90+ new screens...

'Everquest: Omens of War' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOE today announced EverQuest: Omens of War, a new expansion for the incredibly popular PC MMORPG, EverQuest. This expansion will feature new high-level Epic weapons while raising the player level cap to level 70. EverQuest players will also enjoy a new visual appearance thanks to the use of the new next-generation graphics engine. EverQuest: Omens of War is scheduled to be available at retail and for digital download from SOE for $29.99 in July.

'Encore' E3 2004 Lineup

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 10:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore today announced its title lineup for the 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo, May 12-14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This year, Encore (Booth #510, South Hall) debuts a new brand of intense wartime flight combat for console and PC, a successful survival horror hit to the PC, as well as fast-paced multiplayer tactical combat for FPS fans on the PC.

'Dark Age of Camelot: New Frontiers' - Open Beta Available NOW

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised Mythic Entertainment has launched the Dark Age of Camelot: New Frontiers Open Beta.The closed beta will be followed with an extended open beta period, warning that this open beta version is unfinished, nor that the add-on is almost finished. In order to participate you must have either Dark Age of Camelot: Shrouded Isles or Trials of Atlantis installed. Read more for download links ...

'Planeta DeAgostini' E3 2004 LineUp

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Planeta DeAgostini Interactive heads out to the E3 show in Los Angeles to premiere its new titles. The company will be presenting :

  • Professional Manager 2005
  • Fallen Lords: Condemnation
  • Yume


'Prince of Persia 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that the company’s award-winning Montreal studio is currently developing Prince of Persia 2 (working title), a follow-up to the most critically acclaimed game of 2003, Prince of Persia The Sands of Time.

'The Settlers V' Now Called 'Settlers: Heritage Of Kings' - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:46 a.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.

Myelin Media Signs 'Immortal Cities: Children of the Nile' - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Myelin Media today announced its first title, Immortal Cities: Children of the Nile for PC will debut this month during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) and will ship this fall. Created by Tilted Mill Entertainment, an innovative development studio comprised of industry vets who pioneered the category, Children of the Nile is a quantum leap in city building games via its use of 3D and unique human behavior technologies.