'Astro Boy' (GBA/PS2) Ships To Stores

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 2:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced the launch of Astro Boy for Sony PS2 and Astro Boy: Omega Factor for Game Boy Advance. Both highly anticipated titles are based on Osamu Tezuka's flagship character Astro (Tetsum Atom in Japan) - a robotic superhero with a human mind - who embarks on a jet-fueled adventure to reunite the robotic race with humans.

'Dragoon: The Prussian War' - Updated Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 2:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games has released an updated demo for Dragoon: The Prussian Warf fixing some user reported bugs and crashes. This sequel to the Charles S. Roberts award-winning Horse and Musket, and first in an exciting new series of games under the Horse and Musket 2 banner, Dragoon: The Prussian War Machine is slated for release in August. Read more for download links ...

'Restricted Area' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 2:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Restricted Area is an action-based roleplaying game with realtime combat, which combines a fascinating gameplay similar to Diablo 2 with innovative technology, tactic-shooter elements and a dark future scenario. Read more for a few new screens.

'Shark's Tale' (ALL) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 12:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the upcoming fall release of DreamWorks' "Shark Tale," the game takes you on a new adventure as Oscar, a bigger-than-life fish working his way up the food chain, who becomes an unlikely hero as he searches for an easy path to fame and fortune. With a blend of original and film-inspired gameplay, players immerse themselves in a hip, underwater urban culture featuring the gritty environments of Reef City and funky tunes inspired by the film.

'Fire Department 2' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 12:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Monte Cristo Games and Focus are wroking on a sequel to last year's strategy game Fire Department (known in the US as Emergency Fire Response). Fire Department 2 will feature a lot of improvements and new features such as multiplayer capabilities, better AI, control over a larger amount of units, improved graphics, 5 campaigns and of course more realism. Read more for new screens ...

'Ghosthunter' (PS2) Ships To Stores - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 9:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sometimes the undead just won't rest in peace. Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that Ghosthunter, the dark and atmospheric third-person action-adventure game available exclusively for the PlayStation2 , has begun shipping to retail stores nationwide.

'Hot Shots Golf FORE!' (PS2) In Stores NOW

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 7:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA announced today the release of Hot Shots Golf FORE! for the PlayStation 2. The title features more golfers and caddies than ever before -- 34 in all, including new off-the-wall characters, returning favorites and popular PlayStation 2 characters including Jak, Daxter, Ratchet and Clank.

'Terrorist Takedown' At The GC - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 7:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Terrorist Takedown puts you on the front line in the war on terror as a soldier in the US Army. Operate Apache and Huey helicopters, Hummers, heavy machine guns, rocket launchers and more as you strike at known terrorists. In 16 heart-pounding missions you must defeat the terrorists and protect our homeland.

'Duel Masters: Cobalt' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 7:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari today announced the forthcoming European release of Duel Masters: Cobalt for the PlayStation 2 in November 2004. Read more to check out some Sony-licious screens ...

'Cold War' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 7:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cold War follows the story of Matt Carter a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R. Using only recovered weapons and improvised gadgets, he must now evade or overcome elite Soviet forces and defeat the conspiracy before he is sent to a Siberian prison camp or killed.

'BloodRayne' Expands All-Star Movie Cast

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 7:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Michelle Rodriguez, Matt Davis and Michael Madsen have each been cast in the new film, BloodRayne, based on the popular video game of the same name, joining the previously announced Sir Ben Kingsley and "Terminator 3" star Kristanna Loken. BloodRayne is written by Guinevere Turner ("American Psycho") and will be directed by Uwe Boll.

'Euro Rally Champion' (PS2/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 7:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dirty drivers must test their skill against the elements, as well as against the clock, in the Championship mode raced across densely wooded forest trails, treacherous Alpine passes and the extremes of the African desert. With a high-performance engine under the bonnet and a whole boot-full of features, Euro Rally Champion is set to scream away from the starting line on September 10th.

'Project Freedom' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Project Freedom" is a space combat game that offers adrenaline pumping gameplay coupled with stunning graphics. The campaign is built around an original storyline that features several unexpected twists and turns. A stand alone tutorial mode and a simple, intuitive user interface let you immerse yourself in the game world without irritating delays. 21 complex missions will provide all players with many hours of exciting entertainment.

'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 1:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Five years ago Carl Johnson escaped from the pressures of life in Los Santos, San Andreas...a city tearing itself apart with gang trouble, drugs and corruption. On his return to the neighborhood, a couple of corrupt cops frame him for homicide. CJ is forced on a journey that takes him across the entire state of San Andreas, to save his family and to take control of the streets.

'Colin McRae Rally 2005' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Colin McRae Rally 2005 accelerates the series to a blinding speed that captures the sheer adrenaline of edge-of-control rallying and lets you take the stages at speeds a third faster than before. You won't be spinning off unnecessarily either: the stages have been designed to let you use that speed as you hurtle through the detailed international environments. However, crash out and you'll see the individual damage models for each car in action – right down to scraping the paintwork!

'WWX: Rumble Rose' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 17, 2004 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Starring the sexiest female models to grace the ring, this over-the-top grappler is set to deliver intense girl-on-girl wrestling action with jaw-dropping graphic detail. WWX is the first-ever women’s wrestling game and is being developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo in partnership with the acclaimed development studio, Yuke’s Entertainment, and renowned CG movie specialists, Polygon Magic’s VSL Team.

'Conflict: Vietnam' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Goes Gold - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 16, 2004 @ 10:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCi Entertainment today announced that Conflict: Vietnam, the next instalment in the award-winning Conflict series, has gone gold for PS2, Xbox and PC and will be released in the UK on September 3, 2004.

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 16, 2004 @ 10:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

'The Fall: Last Days of Gaia' is an innovative Post-Apocalyptic Role Playing Game with tactical combat and a highly original, disturbing storyline. The game is scheduled for Q3, 2004. The Fall will be the first 3D-RPG set in an endtime scenario on the market.

'Flat-Out' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 16, 2004 @ 10:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Flat-Out is an adrenaline-inducing racing game with an exciting story line, spectacular crashes and a not-too-serious attitude in the best movie-like fashion. The thrill and terror of racing light, cheap and often very dented cars in constant close proximity and contact with other cars brings out the white-knuckled racing spirit as the player faces rapidly changing situations.

'D-Day' Goes Gold

by Judy on Aug. 16, 2004 @ 9:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

D-Day, the WWII RTS from Digital Jesters and Monte Cristo has officially gone gold in the UK. Due to be released on the 20th August 2004, D-Day is a historically accurate representation of the famous battle and is the first game to be officially endorsed by the Normandie Memoir association.