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'Eve Online' Breaks Subscription Milestone

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 1:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

CCP announced today that EVE Online has broken through the 50,000 active subscriber barrier, which translates into a 45% growth since the beginning of the year. EVE Online is a open-ended MMOG set in a world of galactic magnitude, governed by a hyper-capitalistic economy.

'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Larry Laffer's nephew, Larry Lovage, is a typical college student. He lives in a dorm, has a crush on his biology professor, and goes to bars with his buddies. But when a TV dating show comes to campus, Larry gets a chance for national sexposure. If he can show that he can make any girl on campus swoon, he will become a campus legend. Follow Larry's hilarious exploits and misadventures in the wackiest college story since Animal House.

'Imperial Glory' - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 12:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Imperial Glory promises to be the most extensive strategy game ever, offering an in-depth management model along with graphically stunning real-time land and naval battles in full 3D. Choose which of the five great 19th century Empires to lead: Great Britain, France, Russia, Prussia or Austro-Hungary, each with their own unique attributes.

'Cold Winter' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 12:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Captured, conveniently forgotten, tortured, and left for dead, MI6 agent Andrew Sterling awaits execution in a Chinese prison. The story begins when a mysterious friend from his past rescues him, setting off a chain of events that could rock the very foundations of global security and wreak chaos on a worldwide level. Just another day in paradise... Anti Social, Anti Normal, Anti Bond, Anti Hero... It's a cold, cold winter.

'KumaWar: The War On Terror' Revealed

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 10:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kuma Reality Games, the company that blends news coverage with interactive game technology to allow players to experience re-creations of real military events from the war, today announced that KumaWar: The War On Terror will be available at retail outlets nationwide in October. Read more for details ...

'Time Crisis: Crisis Zone' (PS2) Goes Gold - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 10:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today the fourth installment in its popular light gun shooter franchise, Time Crisis: Crisis Zone, has gone gold. Shipping exclusively for the PlayStation2, Time Crisis: Crisis Zone is scheduled for an October release. If you haven't yet, check our recent 'Time Crisis: Crisis Zone' preview, or read more for some new screens...

'Fable' (Xbox) Now Available In Stores

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 10:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Game Studios today announced that Fable, the highly anticipated Xbox roleplaying adventure game, has has been spotted on store shelves in North America for an estimated retail price of $49.95 (U.S.). Fable will be available in Europe in October.

'Conflict: Vietnam' - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 9:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCi has released a demo for its latest action game Conflict: Vietnam, allowing you to try out the second mission from the full game titled 'Rumble in the Jungle.' (thanks Tiscali) Read more for download links ...

'Far Cry' - v1.1 CryENGINE SDK Update Available NOW

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 9:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today released v1.1 of the CryENGINE SDK, which fixes Polybump plugins and includes a few extra plugins, documents, and more. Read more for details and download links ...

'SuperPower 2' - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 8:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced the official single player demo, which offers desktop dictators a 90 minute timed Russian scenario where they can attack other countries, perform covert actions or stir things up abroad with war declarations. They’ll witness the cause and effect consequences of their actions from an atlas mode view. This also marks the launch of the official game website, www.SuperPower2Game.com. Read more for download links ...

Atari Offers 'RollerCoaster Tycoon 3' Preorder Incentive

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 7:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari has announced a "RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Pre-Order Campaign" and demo program, which allows consumers who reserve a copy of RT3 to download three professionally designed coasters that were created exclusively for the game. A playable demo of the game will be available for download on Monday, September 27th at www.atari.com/rollercoastertycoon and on partner sites.

Ubisoft UK Signs 'The Saga of Ryzom' - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 7:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ryzom is a third-generation 3D game that features a highly original poetic universe designed for the general public. Online gaming aficionados will discover innovative game mechanisms, along with sumptuous graphics. Read more for new screens ...

'Close Combat: First to Fight' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 7:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lead a four-man fireteam of US Marines through the perils of authentic, modern urban combat in a Middle-Eastern urban battleground. This is an action-oriented, first-person 3D shooter that is being developed under the direction of the US Marine Corps as a training simulation for use by the Marine Corps. Close Combat: First to Fight is as close as you can get on a computer or Xbox to being a Marine fireteam leader in modern urban combat!

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

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 2:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In TimeSplitters Future Perfect, Cortez - the hero from previous installments - returns with humanity on the brink of destruction. With the help of some familiar faces (some very familiar!) he must chase a mystery foe across different time periods to trace the origins of the TimeSplitters and save the day.

Snoop Dogg To Host Spike TV's Video Game Awards 2004

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hip hop impresario and avid gamer Snoop Dogg brings the party to Spike TV as host of its second annual Video Game Awards to be telecast LIVE on Tuesday, December 14 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET) from Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, CA.

'Pinball Hall of Fame' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pinball Hall of Fame developers FarSight Studios worked closely with pinball experts from the Pinball Hall of Fame in addition to conducting their own extensive research. The result is a game that will provide players with the ultimate pinball experience with realistic physics, true-to-life graphics and sounds captured directly from the actual tables. Read more for some new screens...

'Deer Hunter 2005' - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 15, 2004 @ 12:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Deer Hunter 2005', developed by SouthLogic Studios, will be published by Atari and is expected in stores end of September 2004. Sprting an all new & improved engine, hunting deer will now be even more, enjoyable. Read more for some new screens...

'Monster Hunter' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 14, 2004 @ 9:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monster Hunter is an exciting new online action game for the PS2, offering gamers the challenge of exploring vastly detailed environments confronting mammoth creatures and completing the numerous quests that await them. The game can be enjoyed either single player offline or four player online. Monster Hunter is scheduled for release throughout North America in the fall 2004.

'Seal of Evil' Goes Gold - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 14, 2004 @ 5:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media has today announced that Seal of Evil – an epic mythological RPG for PC –CD ROM has finally gone gold and is set for a UK release on October 15, 2004. Read on for some more screenies ...

'The Moment of Silence' - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 14, 2004 @ 4:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Moment of Silence is a high-tech political thriller. Players step into the shoes of Peter Wright, a communications designer currently working on the Government's 'Freedom of Speech' campaign. When a SWAT team storms his neighbour's apartment, it is Peter's job to uncover the truth behind his mysterious disappearance.