'Xpand Rally' Goes Gold

by Judy on Sept. 2, 2004 @ 7:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Techland announced today that its rally racing sim 'Xpand Rally' has gone gold and will be available throughout Europe starting September 24. No date for North America has been announced after the publishing deal with Strategy First was recently cancelled. Xpand Rally races take place in different parts of the world, the player gets to race in different environments – from deserts to polar snows, over 60 tracks on which players will compete are one of the most important game’s aspects.

'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Judy on Sept. 2, 2004 @ 6:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has awarded Global Star Software the exclusive worldwide license to develop, publish and distribute videogames based on the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures film, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," directed by Tim Burton, and based on the classic Roald Dahl book.

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl' 64 Bit Version Announced

by Judy on Sept. 2, 2004 @ 6:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced it is working closely with AMD to create an optimised version of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl for the impressive AMD Athlon 64 processor architecture.

Vivendi's EGN 2004 Lineup (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 2, 2004 @ 6:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Head over to our dedicated EGN section to check out the following new screens from Vivendi's 2004 EGN lineup:

Crash Twinsanity (PS2/Xbox) - Evil Genius (PC) - Fight Club (PS2/Xbox) - Men of Valor (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Predator: Concrete Jungle (PS2/Xbox) - Red Ninja (PS2/Xbox) - Spyro: A Hero's Tale (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - World of Warcraft (PC)

'Silent Hunter III' - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 2, 2004 @ 4:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Silent Hunter III' will add new dimensions to the simulation experience. The player will engage in a compelling ocean environment, featuring dynamic weather, and experience the intensity of historical naval warfare. Taking the role of the U-boat commander, players will seek their enemy with sonar and periscope, attack the enemy with torpedoes, destroy them with the deck gun, or command their crew to do the job.

SCi's EGN 2004 Lineup (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 2, 2004 @ 2:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Head over to our dedicated EGN section to check out the following new screens from SCi's 2004 EGN lineup:

  • Battlestations: Midway (PS2/Xbox/PC)
  • Constantine (PS2/Xbox)
  • Rogue Trooper (PS2/Xbox)
  • Roll Call (PS2/Xbox)

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on Sept. 1, 2004 @ 6:36 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 :

  • Anarchy Online: Alien Invasion - Trailer #2
  • Psychotoxic - GC 2004 Trailer
  • Wings of War - Trailer
  • Prince Of Persia 2 - Trailers (2)
  • Ghost Recon 2 - Trailer #2
  • Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault - Trailer #5

'Pro Rugby Manager 2005' Announced

by Judy on Sept. 1, 2004 @ 6:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rugby has enjoyed a recent renaissance thanks to England winning the Rugby World Cup. Whilst the future of English rugby is less than certain, one thing is for sure: Pro Rugby Manager 2005 is in development and will be released by Digital Jesters in February at a SRP of £34.99.

Sports Interactive's Manager Titles Coming to North America

by Judy on Sept. 1, 2004 @ 6:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced that it will publish Sports Interactive's Worldwide Soccer Manager and NHL Eastside Hockey Manager for PC and Mac in North America. Read more for details ..

'Prince of Persia: Warrior Within' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 1, 2004 @ 5:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While we had previously mentioned it, Ubisoft today announced that Prince of Persia 2 (working title) is now officially titled 'Prince of Persia: Warrior Within'. Prince of Persia: Warrior Within features a deep, mysterious storyline starring a darker, edgier Prince who is vigilant in his quest to unseal his mortal destiny. Read more for further details and some screens ...

'The Unseelie' Announced

by Judy on Sept. 1, 2004 @ 4:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Octagon Entertainment announced today an agreement of representation with Australian developer KaWoW! to secure publishing for The Unseelie, a first-person shooter with adventure and horror elements. The Unseelie is expected to go gold for the PC in late 2005.

'The Sims 2' - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 1, 2004 @ 4:25 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

In The Sims 2 you control your Sims over an entire lifetime for the first time. With the ground-breaking addition of genetics, your Sims now pass their DNA down through generations, giving you a more vivid and in-depth Sims experience. Every life choice you make has a relevant and dramatic effect on the lifetime of your Sim. It’s up to you to take your Sims from the cradle to the grave, fulfill their dreams, and push them to extremes in The Sims 2.

'GoldenEye: Rogue Agent' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 1, 2004 @ 2:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Going where no previous James Bond game has dared to tread, the upcoming GoldenEye: Rogue Agent first-person shooter from Electronic Arts breaks all the rules by transporting players to the dark side of the Bond universe to experience life as a high-rolling, cold-hearted villain.

'Technic Beat' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 1, 2004 @ 1:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Technic Beat is an innovative and addictive music game for the PlayStation 2 that allows players to actually create, alter and dance on screen to their own music. Developed by Arika and featuring tunes from some of Namco's most popular games, Technic Beat is expected to release in late summer 2004. Read more for new screens ...

KumaWar Launches 'Freedom's Heroes Mission' Series - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 1, 2004 @ 12:40 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KumaWar has launched its first mission in the new Freedom’s Heroes series to pay tribute to Army Ranger Corporal Patrick Tillman, who was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart, and all of the U.S. Army Rangers who continue to fight to protect our nation’s freedoms.

'Spy Fiction' (PS2) Ships to Stores

by Judy on Sept. 1, 2004 @ 12:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sammy Studios today announced that "Spy Fiction" has shipped and is available in retail stores across North America. Exclusively for the PlayStation2 , "Spy Fiction" is a stealth-action video game that introduces a number of new features designed to keep game play in high gear and bring unprecedented action and variety to the genre.

'Call of Duty: United Offensive' Goes Gold!

by Judy on Sept. 1, 2004 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision announced today that Call of Duty: United Offensive - the expansion pack to Infinity Ward's highly acclaimed Call of Duty, which has received over 80 Game of the Year and 50 Editors' Choice Awards worldwide - has gone gold and will ship to retail outlets nationwide on Sept. 14.

'The Urbz: Sims in the City' (GBA) Goes Gold

by Judy on Sept. 1, 2004 @ 10:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced today that the GBA version of The Urbz Sims in the City has gone gold and is expected to appear on store shelves as early as November 16th.

Adventure Company Signs 'Wanted: A Wild Western Adventure' - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 1, 2004 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Adventure Company today announced that it will publish WANTED: A Wild Western Adventure for PC in North America (known in Europe as The Westerner). Combining the best of classic graphic adventures with the freedom and playability of an RPG, WANTED: A Wild Western Adventure is riddled with humor, action and suspense. Read more for details and screens...

'Kohan II: Kings of War' Goes Gold - Screens

by Judy on Sept. 1, 2004 @ 7:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Global Star Software and TimeGate Studios are pleased to announce that Kohan II: Kings of War has gone gold and is currently in manufacturing for retail distribution. Read more for details and golden screens...