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'Sherlock Holmes' Game Bundles DVD

by Judy on July 22, 2004 @ 7:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sherlock Holmes fans are in for a double treat this August as Digital Jesters reveals it has secured a full-length Sherlock Holmes DVD movie to accompany every copy of its forthcoming PC CD-ROM escapade Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Silver Earring.

'THQ' and 'Iron Lore' Announce Development Effort

by Judy on July 22, 2004 @ 7:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ today announced that it has entered into a publishing agreement with Iron Lore Entertainment for an as-yet unannounced PC action role playing game (RPG) scheduled for release late in calendar 2005.

Burut Announces 'Goldenland 2'

by Judy on July 22, 2004 @ 7:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Russian developer Burut has briefly announced they are working on "Goldenland 2." Here is the snippet: "The developing of the second part of the role project 'Goldenland' has started! The gamers will appreciate the fully modified world of Turbern and Alberia,essentially transformed by the resources of DirectX 9.0, nonlinear plot, new classes of characters, combat system with large tactical possibilities, destructible environment. The date of release of the 'Goldenland 2' will be announced."

'Tony Hawk's Underground 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Features

by Judy on July 22, 2004 @ 1:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

You paid your dues in Tony Hawk's Underground, now prove yourself in Tony Hawk's Underground 2. It's time to go globetrotting on a sick international road trip with Tony Hawk and Bam Margera. THUG 2 delivers a hilarious story mode, an unprecedented level of customization, and more moves than the Skate Gods could dream of. Grab your board, an arsenal of spray paint and prepare to wreak havoc around the world.

'FIFA Football 2005' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on July 22, 2004 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Using an all-new fluid player kinetic system, a player's first touch becomes a key advantage for players who can think quickly and act fast to outsmart the competition. An all-new animation system reacts to every button press with authentic responsiveness, directly translating to the speed and vision of the world's greatest players. Check these 60+ new screens...

'The Roots' (Xbox/PC) Gets Delayed

by Judy on July 22, 2004 @ 1:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cenega announced that it has pushed back Tannhauser Gate's 'The Roots' from its original Sept. 3rd 2004 release date to Feb. 28, 2005. The reason for the delay was "due to a slight increase in the time needed to produce the game everyone is hoping for." The Roots combines a classic RPG with dynamic gameplay and the fast paced plot characteristic of action-adventure games. The Roots has a complex, multi-threaded storyline and a vast world, which the player discovers whilst traveling with his party, fighting various monsters and living through great adventures.

Activision Reveals First Quarter Fiscal Details

by Judy on July 22, 2004 @ 1:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision today announced financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2004. Net revenues were $211.3 million as compared to net revenues of $158.7 million reported for the first quarter last fiscal year. Aside from the numbers, there were some details about upcoming titles and future development efforts. Extra, extra! Read all about it ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Judy on July 22, 2004 @ 1:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Ghost Master' (PS2/Xbox) Gets Console Release Date

by Judy on July 22, 2004 @ 1:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Interactive announced that the PlayStation 2 and Xbox versions of highly acclaimed PC title Ghost Master are scheduled for release in September 2004.

'Gotcha' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 7:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gotcha, under development for PC/Xbox by Sixteen Tons Ent., features no real weapons but air compressed weapons and color ammunition, also known as paintball guns. Choose from 18 players (male and female), work your way through the league based single player campaign, challenge others in a duel, or play against friends over the internet, LAN or Xbox Live.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 3:50 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 :

  • Terminator 3: Redemption - Trailers (2)
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 4 - Trailer
  • WWE Day of Reckoning - Trailer
  • Juiced - Trailer

Activision's Neversoft Studio Developing All New Title

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 3:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. today announced that one of its wholly owned studios, Neversoft, the creators behind the best-selling Tony Hawk franchise, is in development on a compelling new intellectual property that will bring Neversoft's world-renowned development prowess to a new genre. The unnamed title is slated for release in fiscal 2006, alongside a new game based on the Tony Hawk franchise that Neversoft will also develop for same fiscal year. Talk about being vague ...

'Settlers: Heritage Of Kings' - Screens

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 2:24 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest Settlers game takes the franchise and pushes it to the next level. Fans will enjoy fully animated 3D technology and enhanced gameplay features, but still be able to relive the experience that makes the Settlers series such a big hit. The game will take the player to a medieval setting, to re-conquer the kingdom currently under the domination of an evil tyrant.

'Far Cry' - v1.2 Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 2:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has finally released the highly anticipated patch for Crytek's "Far Cry." This update patch brings your retail version to v1.2 and offers goodies such as increased running speed and weapons accuracy, an adjusted vehicle damage model, and fixes various other bugs and tweaks. Read more for details and download links ...

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

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 2:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

From the developers of the hugely successful Time Crisis series, Crisis Zone is based on the classic arcade version with exclusive new features and levels for PlayStation 2 - most notably unique 'double gun-play' allowing players to choose whether to use one or two guns to blast their way to victory!

'Sly 2: Band of Thieves' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sly 2: Band of Thieves is a comic crime caper, action-adventure game designed exclusively for the PS2. Sly 2: Band of Thieves incorporates many of Sucker Punch's signature talents including award winning toon-shaded animation and art direction, visual style, immersive storylines, strong characters, and highly interactive worlds.

'Spider-Man 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Tops Worldwide Sales Charts

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 12:22 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision announced today that its Spider-Man 2 video game is topping worldwide sell-through charts. Just five days after its initial U.S. launch, the game debuted as the #1 best-selling video game across all platforms in the U.S., according to NPD TRSTS Data.

'Dangerous Waters' - Screens

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 12:11 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sonalysts Inc. disclosed the initial details of the inaugural title to their Sonalysts' Combat Simulations brand, dubbed "Dangerous Waters" (S.C.S - "Dangerous Waters"). S.C.S. - "Dangerous Waters" will be the first title of its kind, allowing the player total control over multiple air, surface and subsurface platforms in a modern-day naval environment.

'Mortal Kombat: Deception' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 12:07 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shocking and evil, Mortal Kombat: Deception pushes martial arts-style fighting and the Mortal Kombat franchise to new heights with an innovative fighting system, unparalleled depth and brutally intense action that will appeal to long-time Mortal Kombat fans as well as next-generation gamers. The game features lightning-fast hand-to-hand and special weapons combat, secret and returning characters, moves and combinations with new death-dealing battles and fatalities.

'U Move Super Sports' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on July 21, 2004 @ 11:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

U Move Super Sports is a fun sports-themed video game developed for use with the EyeToy USB Camera for PS2. U Move Super Sports is expected to ship September 2004. Read more for some new screens...