Various Titles From 989 Sports Ships For PS2

by Thomas on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 7:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced today that NCAA GameBreaker 2004 from the 989 Sports development team is now available in stores, marking the highly anticipated launch of the most advanced online-compatible college football game available for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. With more than 117 teams to choose from, 27 bowl games and more than 50 new animated mascots, cheerleaders, and sideline personnel, NCAA GameBreaker 2004 also features revolutionary online play through 989SportsOnline, allowing gamers to go head-to-head nationwide for college gridiron superiority... They also announced today that NFL GameDay 2004 from the 989 Sports development team is now available in stores for the PlayStation game console and the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. The latest pro football release from 989 Sports features new Artificial Intelligence technology, the deepest Online Mode ever created for a sports game and all-new player models, presenting the deepest and most authentic gridiron gaming experience available. NFL GameDay 2004 offers football fans of all ages the excitement of true NFL action.

THQ Ships 'Scooby-Doo! Night of 100 Frights' For Xbox

by Thomas on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 7:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced the release of Scooby-Doo! Night of 100 Frights for the Xbox videogame system from Microsoft. Based on the classic Scooby-Doo! TV series, the game features original characters and villains with the celebrity voice talent of Don Knotts, Tim Conway and Tim Curry. The Xbox version is now available at retail outlets nationwide for a suggested retail price of $19.95. Scooby-Doo! Night of 100 Frights is also available for $19.95 for GameCube and the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, under the PlayStation 2 Greatest Hits Program.

En Garde: Namco Ships 'SOULCALIBUR II' (XB/NGC/PS2)

by Thomas on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 7:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco Ltd. announced today that its franchise title, SOULCALIBURII, has shipped to stores nationwide. The highly anticipated sequel to one of the most revered 3D weapons-based fighting games of all time, SOULCALIBURII is now available on the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, the Nintendo GameCube and the Xbox video game system from Microsoft.

'The Sims Double Deluxe' Announced

by Thomas on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 7:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced plans to release this September The Sims Double Deluxe, the ultimate compilation of the top-selling PC franchise, The Sims. The Sims Double Deluxe delivers the original #1 PC game of all time, The Sims, as well as The Sims Livin' Large and The Sims House Party expansion packs all in one value-packed product. With the most Sims content ever assembled in one place, now is the best time to join The Sims phenomenon.

'Pop Idol' (PC/PS2) - Site Launch

by Thomas on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As Pop Idol fever grips the nation, Codemasters has launched a new website for Pop Idol.. Pop Idol – The Official Video Game is coming to PlayStation 2 and PC in November and the website is packed with news, screenshots, downloads and information to keep even the most devoted Pop Idol fan entertained until the game's release... More about it below!

'Mod-Chip Case' Lik Sang To Pay Compensation To Sony

by Thomas on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 2:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Due to the latest international legal developments surrounding Mod Chips and similar devices, and for financial reasons, Lik Sang International Limited signed an Acknowledgement and Undertaking which includes a one time compensation payment to Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

'Looney Tunes: Back In Action' (PS2/NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 1:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Looney Tunes: Back In Action is a video game to be released on multiple platforms day and date with the upcoming live action feature film starring the Looney Tunes characters. The partnership marks the first time Warner Bros. Consumer Products has partnered to co-publish a video game title. UK-based Warthog is developing the game based on the film, which will debut in November 2003. Check out these new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X3D Man vs Machine

by Thomas on Aug. 26, 2003 @ 12:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

X3D Technologies today announced the ultimate "X3D Man vs. Machine" contest, as Garry Kasparov takes on X3D Fritz in virtual reality, with the chessboard floating in the air between man and computer. This historic match will mark the marriage between the most dominant chess program and the most powerful 3D software to challenge the greatest chess brain of all time. Kasparov will neither touch nor move the pieces as the voice activated X3D Fritz works its magic to create the ultimate 3D experience. Spectators will be treated to the latest in cutting edge technology as they watch the entire virtual reality experience on the X3D Displays.

'Ultima X: Odyssey' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ultima X: Odyssey (UXO), is a next generation massively multi-player online role-playing game (MMORPG) from the award-winning Origin studio team. Powered by the latest version of the Unreal Engine and based on the renowned Ultima single-player role-playing series, UXO will enable players to create personalized legacies in a massive new online world and will be one of the first of its kind to offer private areas on demand within the game. Some more screens goodness ...

'Against Rome' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Set in Europe at the time of the migration of nations (about 200-450 AD), Against Rome takes the player to that part of the continent that has not yet succumbed to the Roman Empire. This vast territory, which the Romans disparagingly called barbaricum, is the home of numerous primitive nations. The player takes control over one of these barbarian tribes, who as a whole stood out for a pronounced lack of cultural achievements, combined with a ferocious belligerence... Check out a new screenshot below!

'Atari Gamer Day' Screens Gallery

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 9:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari had their annual gamer day last week where they presented their lineup of upcoming titles. Today we have screens for most of those products, such as:

  • Civilization 3: Conquests (PC)
  • Unreal Tournament 2004 (PC)
  • T3: War Of The Machines (PC)
  • Once Upon A Knight (PC)
  • Hordes of the Underdark (PC)
  • Gothic II (PC)
  • Temple Of Elemental Evil (PC)
  • Dead Man's Hand (Xbox)
  • DragonBall Z: Budokai 2 (PS2)
  • Shadow Ops: Red Mercury

Sony Online Launches 'EverQuest: Evolution'

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 1:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. announced today that EverQuest: Evolution, an affordable, all-inclusive collection that offers the original game as well as the five current expansion packs, The Ruins of Kunark, The Scars of Velious, The Shadows of Luclin, The Planes of Power and The Legacy of Ykesha is available in stores everywhere for the suggested retail price of $29.99.

'Street Racing Syndicate' (NGC/PS2/XBox) - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Street Racing Syndicate captures all the competition, lifestyle, and action of real illegal and underground street racing. Nights filled with high-risk, nitrous-injected, illegal racing on real city streets. Money and respect always on the line. Cops lurking behind every sharp turn. Customizing cars with authentic parts, cool paint, and anything else bought or won. From hot cars with lifelike physics and damage, to beautiful models picked from the pages of today's top import magazines, to booming bass, big bets, and illegal and sanctioned events, Street Racing Syndicate is the first game ever to deliver the real world of street racing.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 1:05 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 :

  • Mythica - Trailer
  • Commandos 3: Destination Berlin - Trailer
  • Hegemonia: the Solon Heritage - Trailer
  • Knights of the Temple - Trailer
  • Street Legal Racing: Redline - Trailer
  • Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy - Trailer
  • Terminator 3: War of the Machines - Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Crashday' - Screens

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 12:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crashday puts the player in a world of stunts, dents and adrenalin. His task is to scrap his vehicle with breathtaking stunts or to wreck cars in aggressive street races, showing his opponents that they made a fatal mistake in choosing him as their enemy. The battle setting place in maps partly created by the player is sponsored by a crazy video shop owner who sells new vehicles, weapons and other upgrades from time to time.

Logitech Achieves 'Force Feedback Racing Wheels' Milestone

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 11:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Logitech today announced that it has sold more than one million force feedback wheels worldwide since the original Logitech Formula Force GP rolled off the production line in September 1998. Logitech has now brought to market eight force feedback-enabled wheels across the PC, PlayStation2 and Nintendo GameCube gaming platforms, and was the first company to introduce a force feedback wheel for any console.

'Homeworld 2' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi Universal Games announced today that Homeworld2, the sequel to 1999's award-winning, space-based real-time strategy game, Homeworld, has gone gold and will ship to North American retailers September 16, 2003. Homeworld 2, the sequel to one of 1999's highly acclaimed RTS games, returns players to the helm of the most powerful space armada in the universe as they battle to keep their home. The highly-anticipated follow up title includes multiplayer competition for up to five other players, in addition to an engrossing single player saga, and features startling space effects like dust gas clouds, wispy nebulae, and ghostly derelict hulks of space ships rendered with spectacular Hollywood-style special effects.

'Enigma: Rising Tide' Now In Stores

by Thomas on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 11:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that Enigma: Rising Tide is available in stores on PC in North America. Enigma: Rising Tide is a groundbreaking game that melds cinematic pacing with immersive graphics, to produce the world's first alternate history, naval warfare simulation.

'Weird War' Unveiled - Screens

by Thomas on Aug. 25, 2003 @ 11:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Polish developer and publisher Techland today announces plans for Weird War. Weird War is a classic RPG with loads of action and is set during the Second World War. It's a game brimming with adventures and humor but also with many battles (thanks Blues). Read more for some details and screens ...