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Sega Aims To Double Game Software Sales In 5 Years

by Thomas on July 23, 2003 @ 6:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Japanese video game maker Sega Corp. said Wednesday it aims to double its sales of software for popular game consoles such as Sony Corp.'s (SNE or 6758) PlayStation 2 and Microsoft Corp.'s XBox over the next five years.

BAM! And Acclaim Reach International Distribution Agreement

by Thomas on July 23, 2003 @ 5:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

BAM! Entertainment, a developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software, today announced that its subsidiary, Bam Entertainment Ltd., had entered into a distribution agreement whereby Acclaim Entertainment, Ltd, a subsidiary of Acclaim Entertainment, Inc. will distribute certain forthcoming computer and video game products of BAM! within PAL territories, including Europe and Australia.

'The Great Escape' Ships For PC/PS2/Xbox

by Thomas on July 23, 2003 @ 5:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gotham Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced today that The Great Escape, based on the classic 1963 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Film, has shipped to retail outlets nationwide for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Xbox video game system from Microsoft and PC.

'WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 3:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The drama comes to life like never before in WWE SmackDown! Here Comes the Pain. Players can create, play and develop their own Superstar through storylines developed exclusively by the WWE. The game features enhanced gameplay elements with new match types and sensational production values that recreates all of the electricity of actual WWE programming. Players can track their progress with seasonal stats, earn money to build up Superstar abilities and unlock hidden features. Read more for some new screens ..

'Patrician III: Rise of the Hanses' - Facts & Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 2:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After the successes of Patrician and Patrician II, Ascaron are now preparing for the International release of the third title in the prestigious Patrician series – Patrician III: Rise of the Hanse. The Patrician series is a collection of real, mind-exercising games full of incredible depth, attention to detail, and a firm sense of traditional simulation and real-time management. Read more for details and screens ...

'The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 2:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are about to embark on a whole new videogame adventure filled with arcade-style kick-butt action that will leave you shell-shocked. TMNT continues the series' famous style of "beat 'em up" gameplay, now with cell-shaded 3D graphics, an engaging storyline, a full cast of characters, and the voices from the animated TV show. Breaking out their shells in October 2003, TMNT will be available on the PS2, Xbox, GameCube, GBA and PC. Check these new screens ...

'Hunter: The Reckoning Wayward' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 2:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hunter: The Reckoning Wayward, developed by High Voltage Software, continues the story of the successful action adventure franchise Hunter: The Reckoning. High-speed action combined with top-notch graphics translate the dark fantasy world of the White Wolf role-playing game and bring the essence of the game to life, fully submerging the player into the realm of The World of Darkness. Wayward comes to the PS2 this summer with an all new story, game-play features, weapons and terrifying monsters. Check out the new batch of screens and a new trailer featuring Father Esteban in action ....

'Dog's Life ' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 2:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Allowing the player to do anything a dog can do – from digging, chasing, fetching, herding, swimming, begging, hunting, marking territory and more (so bring along your poopie scoop!) – Dog's Life provides the opportunity to become your favourite pet! A Sims type game, but with dogs?!?! Just what the doctor ordered! Read more for some new screens ...

'Headhunter Redemption' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Maintaining law and society order is veteran Headhunter Jack Wade, older, wiser and battle hardened. At his side is the reluctant new sidekick, the rebellious street kid Leeza X. Whether ripping up the highways of the silver metropolis on a super bike or stalking the criminal masterminds of the shadowy underworld, they are led into the greatest danger of their lives and must overcome something much more sinister than a simple human threat. Each must face their darkest fears. Together they must redeem a world facing chaos...

'Advent Rising' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Advent Rising, a common legend pervades the galaxy - that of a powerful, ancient race that will one day unite the universe. Millions of cultures from vastly distant worlds revere and hallow these mythological beings known as humans. One race, the Seekers, know humans actually exist and are threatened by their potential power. Under the guise of benevolent explorers, the Seekers travel throughout the galaxy in a desperate attempt to eradicate any human society they unearth. Check out some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo Promotes Four Top Executives

by Thomas on July 23, 2003 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo of America Inc. has recognized four esteemed employees with promotions. Rick Flamm has been named senior vice president, legal and general counsel; Flip Morse, senior vice president, administration; Bruce Meyer, vice president, real estate and facilities; and Howard Cheng, vice president, research and development of Nintendo Technology Development Inc. (NTD).

Each executive is making a tremendous impact on Nintendo's success by contributing distinctive skills and exceptional work ethics, says Tatsumi Kimishima, president, Nintendo of America Inc. We're fortunate to have these leaders shaping our business and congratulate each of them on well-deserved promotions.

Nintendo Product Update

by Thomas on July 23, 2003 @ 12:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PGA tour rookie Ben Curtis may have clinched the British Open from Tiger Woods, but does he have the chops to take Mario, Bowser or Princess Peach in the freshly groomed Toadstool Tour? On July 28, professional golfers and every would-be golfer dreaming of greener pastures will get their chance to tee-up against a collection of Nintendo characters in Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour, only for Nintendo GameCube. Looking at the scorecard, Nintendo is in position for another record year. Read more for the 'Highlights'..

'Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds' (Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 23, 2003 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds is a 3rd person action-adventure game based on the successful cult series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Just like the show, the adventure takes place at ground zero for all things vampire – Sunnydale, California. Developed with the show's writers as a 'lost episode' from season 5, Chaos Bleeds involves an unraveling tale in which a dimensional bleed has been enabled by Pure Evil to consume humanity once and for all. Read more to check some screens & a trailer showing off Xander in action...

'US Open 2003' - Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2003 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

If you’ve ever dreamt of picking up your tennis racket and smashing a few serves past some of tennis’ biggest names, now’s your chance! With US Open 2003, gamers burn up the court like never before with authentic stadiums, true-to-life players and an array of great shots that only the pros can make. Read more to check out 60+ new screens ...

'Enigma:Rising Tide' - Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2003 @ 1:37 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Controlling the battle at sea ultimately leads to a victory in any war, and Enigma: Rising Tide allows gamers to do just that. Battling as one of three factions (US, German or the League of Free Nations) players must control a naval fleet of destroyers, submarines, battleships or cruisers. Each commander must deploy suitable weapons to tackle an ever-evolving enemy, from deploying deck guns and torpedoes to launching hedgehogs, and depth charges. Read more for 50 new screens ...

'Emergency Fire Response' - Screens

by Rainier on July 22, 2003 @ 1:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Every kid grew up wanting to be a firefighter, and every one of us would still love a taste of what it’s like to be a real hero. Forget panty-hose wearing superheroes and men in uniform…Firefighters are the true modern-day heroes, and only Emergency Fire Response (aka as Fire Chief or Fire Department in Europe) gets to the core of their existence. Read more for some blazing screens ...

'Conspiracy' Accuses Eminem Of Fraud

by Rainier on July 22, 2003 @ 1:19 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Conspiracy Entertainment Corp today sued Eminem’s Management Company, Cousins Entertainment, Inc. and Eminem’s Licensing Agent, Bravado International Group, Inc. for fraud and breach of contract arising out of a video game Conspiracy was set to release featuring Eminem music videos.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Rainier on July 22, 2003 @ 12:38 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 :

  • Hoyle Majestic Chess - Trailer
  • Tales Of Symphonia - Trailer
  • Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic - Trailer
  • RC Cars - Trailer
  • Fallout: Brotherhood Of Steel - Trailer
  • Conan: The Dark Axe - Trailer
  • Perfect Ace! Pro Tennis Tournament - Trailer


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

'Europa Universalis: Crown of the North' Ships

by Rainier on July 22, 2003 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Publisher Strategy First and award-winning developer Paradox Entertainment have announced today that their real-time strategy title, Europa Universalis: Crown of the North has shipped to retail stores nationwide. “Crown of the North is an intense real-time strategy game and perfect companion to the Europa Series,” explains Pro Sotos product manager for Strategy First. “It is a definite must-have for anyone who is a fan or who might want to become one!”