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Games of 2014
Today's Big Story
Westwood Studios announced today it will offer multiple ways to subscribe to Earth & Beyond, the online role-playing galaxy that will be published by Electronic Arts under the EA GAMES brand this fall.
TOCA Race Driver brings the drama of real life touring car racing to PlayStation 2 and PC this summer. Gamers will really experience the aggressive close contact Touring Car races at a world class level when they become Ryan McKane, the game’s central character. Njoy some awesome looking racing screens!
GRIN and PAN Vision will be holding an exclusive BANDITS event at ECTS 2002. Stand 1520 is hosting a BANDITS outpost where the developers GRIN will present the game throughout the three full days. This is the first time ever the game is shown and it will be shown all the way. The full version of BANDITS - Phoenix Rising will be on the stand with both single player and multiplayer sessions in play - hand on for everyone!
The game Platoon is developed for PC by Digital Reality and will be published in Europe by Monte Cristo in November 2002 (Northern America publishing in is the hands of Strategy First). Based on historical facts, Platoon will recapture the suspense and thrills experienced by soldiers throughout the Vietnam war. The game will benefit from Digital Reality’s latest 3D graphics and sound engine and an engaging storyline.
Got what it takes to become a hero? In Fire Department, experience what life is really like for fire-fighters. Choose your team, vehicles and equipment! Keep your cool when faced with high-pressure situations… Your reactions, your strategy as well as your capacity to manage a team of firemen are the keys to success.
Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon will be unveiled during an exclusive press conference at this year’s ECTS. Revolution’s managing director Charles Cecil will demonstrate the game to the world’s media during an invite-only presentation to be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, 29th August, the first day of the show. A spokesperson from Criterion Software will also be speaking, explaining in detail how the use of RenderWare has enabled Revolution’s development team to push the boundaries of creative excellence and deliver a game which truly stands out from the crowd.
Take on the role of Michael as you fight your way through three fascinating worlds. Put your skills to the ultimate test as you fight the dark powers to complete your transformation into the Archangel. The new official website brings you exclusive access to the storyline and features of the game, provides sketches and artwork from the developers in addition to a host of screenshots taken from the game.
Warhammer Online is calling for publishers and technology providers to get in touch to discuss potential business partnerships for its eagerly-awaited self-titled massively multiplayer online role playing game. Warhammer Online Ltd. is a joint venture between fantasy gaming expert Games Workshop and UK developer Climax. The company was created in 2001 to design, develop and deliver an online RPG also called Warhammer Online and set in Games Workshop’s dark and gritty Warhammer fantasy world.
Activision, Inc. announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with the U.K. - based developer, Team 17, to publish the highly anticipated title Worms 3 and an additional yet-to-be-announced Worms title. Under the terms of the agreement, Activision has acquired multi-platform worldwide publishing and distribution rights for the game, excluding PC rights in Korea, Taiwan and China.
Interplay Entertainment Corp. a leading publisher of video games, announced today that the company has partnered with Hollywood Records' explosive alternative rock band Breaking Benjamin to promote "Run Like Hell" the much-anticipated survival-horror game coming to the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system this October, and the release of Breaking Benjamin's debut album "Saturate" due to hit stores on August 27th.
When the cars roar off the starting grid this September, Pro Race Driver will make history. Codemasters is using Dolby technology, new industry motion capture dialogue recording techniques and licensed music from top artists to further the gritty realism and excitement in Pro Race Driver.
Microsoft has revealed the official plans for its exciting online gaming initiative for the Xbox – Xbox Live. The Xbox Live service is scheduled to launch on November 15, 2002 (exactly one year after the US launch of the console) and the starter kit will retail for $49.95. This price includes the headset, a mini-game and one full year of active service (broadband-only).
Now eager Tom Clancy game fans can sign up to receive the latest news on this holiday season's most anticipated game, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, by visiting www.splintercell.com , and registering to receive the official Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell newsletter. The official Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell newsletter will keep gamers informed of the latest Splinter Cell news-anything from developer diaries and producer interviews to screenshots and movies.
Rainbow Six: Raven Shield is the sequel to the immensely popular Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear, 2000 Action Game Of The Year, and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, 1999 Action Game Of The Year. It will be the third game in the Rainbow Six line, which has sold more than 6.7 million copies worldwide. Check out the new Docks/Marina screens!
PC gamers get ready to catch big air on the international scene when Activision Value's "Skateboard Park Tycoon World Tour 2003" hits North American retail shelves. The second edition of the hit title "Skateboard Park Tycoon" lets players travel around the globe grinding handrails in different time zones, as well as building, managing and masterminding their own skate parks for fun and profit. In "Skateboard Park Tycoon World Tour 2003," players ollie, grind and trick their way through their own custom parks either alone or with friends. The game is currently available for the PC in stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $19.99 and carries an "E" (Everyone -- content suitable for persons ages 6 and older) rating from the ESRB.
Xenus is a upcoming RPG and action game by Deep Shadows. Killing is not the goal of the game. There are no predefined enemies in the game. There are a lot of characters but almost all of them are neutral to you at start. Actually, there are six sides in the game: officials, guerrilla, narco mafia, Indian, bandits, CIA. When you help to one of the side you inevitably spoil your relations with others. In the world of Xenus everything costs money. Therefore you have to purchase weapons, ammo, armament take a car for a rent. Money is also helpful to get necessary information... Today we tossed up two new shots of Xenus, showing of some improved wood and indoor.
TDK Mediactive Inc. today announced the appointment of Steve Ryno as vice president of product development. Steve, an interactive entertainment and software industry veteran, brings to TDK Mediactive more than fifteen years of experience.
Football season officially starts today with the launch of Madden NFL 2003 from Electronic Arts, the best-selling football videogame. The ship date was moved up a day due to the high demand from consumers. Available on six platforms, the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo GameCube, the Xbox video game system from Microsoft, the PlayStation console, Game Boy Advance and PC, the Madden NFL Football franchise enters into its 13th year as the undisputed leader in authentic NFL football simulation. In its history, the franchise has sold more than 25 million copies including more than four million copies of Madden NFL 2002.
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