Xbox Goes Live

by Thomas on May 21, 2002 @ 8:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Microsoft Corp. became the first video game company ever to announce a comprehensive online game service fully dedicated to fast-action, always-connected broadband gaming experiences. The online console gaming service, named Xbox Live, launches in North America, Japan and Europe this fall for the Xbox video game system and ramps up with consumer beta programs starting this summer.

'The Sims' Are Coming To The Playstation 2

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 1:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that The Sims is in development for the PS2, at the company's Walnut Creek-based Maxis studio in conjunction with Austin-based, Edge of Reality, Ltd. Players will now be able to create and control their Sims like never before with all new level-based game play, two-player mode, and dynamic 3D graphics. The #1 PC game of all time will make its console debut this fall and will be unveiled to industry insiders on May 22nd at the Electronic Entertainment Exposition in Los Angeles.

'Witchblade: The Game' Announced

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 12:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As a prelude to the launch of the highly-anticipated second season of Witchblade on June 16, Turner Network Television (TNT) will offer a sneak peek of "Witchblade: The Game" May 22-24 at the E3 Expo 2002, Room 501C, West Hall, Level 2, in the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Grand Theft Auto 3 - Features & Screens

by Rainier on May 21, 2002 @ 12:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

We all know by now that GTA3 shipped to stores today so the long wait for the PC users is almost over. Today we serve up in game info, a closer look at the audio in the game (music, sounds, gunfire, car crashes) and a 20 some screens to keep you panting until you get your own copy ... NJOY!

Infogrames Final E3 Lineup

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 11:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. a leading global publisher of interactive entertainment software, today announced that it will preview more than 40 new video game and PC titles at this year's E3 in Los Angeles. Infogrames plans to preview a broad range of cutting-edge titles, including high-impact action games, blockbuster Hollywood-licensed games, racing games, character-based games, family games, and more. Of these titles, the Company will showcase 10 for PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, 11 for Microsoft Xbox, four on Nintendo GameCube, three on Nintendo Game Boy Advance, 12 for PC, and one title for Macintosh. E3, the video game industry's largest trade show and exhibition, will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from May 22-24.

Infogrames' E3 XBox Screens

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 10:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We got some pretty nice screens today from following upcoming XBox titles: Splashdown, RE (working title) and The Terminator: Dawn of Fate. Be sure to check them out below!

'Civ 3: Play the World' & 'Neverwinter Nights' - E3 Screens

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 10:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Check out some nice PC E3 Screens from infogrames and from following two titles: Civilization 3: Play the World and Neverwinter Nights. Looking good.. Read more below!

Infogrames E3 (PS2) - Screens

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 9:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We got some pretty nice screens from the following PS2 games that Infogrames is presenting at the E3 : "V-Rally 3", "Men in Black II: Alien Escape", "NASCAR Heat 2" and "Superman: Shadow of Apokolips". Check them out below! Njoy!

Dance Dance! 'Beat Pad' Digital Controller Announced

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 8:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. a leading manufacturer of video game accessories, today announced that the "Beat Pad" controller for Playstation2, compatible with THQ Inc.'s Britney's Dance Beat, is now available. Mad Catz' "Beat Pad," a digital controller for dance and action games, features four-way directional control, ten large high-performance action pads and a durable tactile surface for enhanced comfort and improved handling.

Wild XBox Ride This Fall With 'Furious Karting' Announcement

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 8:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warning! Helmets are NOT included. Infogrames, Inc. a leading global publisher of interactive entertainment software, will send Xbox gamers on a wild ride this Fall with Furious Karting, an extreme go-kart racing game soaked in attitude and hard-wired with pure adrenaline. Developed by Paris-based Babylon Software, Furious Karting is scheduled for a global release for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft in Q3 2002.

Battle Engine Aquila' Comes (Xbox/PS2) This Winter - Screens

by Rainier on May 20, 2002 @ 7:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames is blasting Battle Engine Aquila, an intense first-person mech-combat game, onto the Xbox and the PS2 this winter. Towering over photo-realistic battlefields, players will control a cutting-edge prototype tank—the Battle Engine Aquila, the single-most powerful unit on the battlefield—to lead their nation to victory. Njoy the screens!

Activision to Broadcast E3 Presentation on the Internet

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 7:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision, Inc. today announced that President and COO, Ron Doornink will host a short presentation on Thursday, May 23, 2002 during the E3 convention in Los Angeles, CA. An audio broadcast of Activision's presentation will be available online at www.activision.com beginning at 5:00 pm on May 23, 2002, and will continue for 30 days..

New 'Dragon Empires' Screenshots

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 6:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today we got our hands on some exclusive (7) screenshots from Codmasters and their upcoming MMORPG, Dragon Empires.. Click read more below to check them out!

'MotoGP' (XB) Ships

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 6:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. today announced the release of "MotoGP" for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. Based on the fastest, most thrilling machines on two wheels, "MotoGP" is available at major retail outlets nationwide. "MotoGP" has been receiving high praise from videogame journalists in both the United States and Europe as well as the mainstream press:

SOCOM USB Headset To Be Included With US Navy SEALS

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 6:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced that SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs will be the first-ever software title for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system released in North America to support voice-recognition technology through the use of the SOCOM USB headset. Developed by Logitech, the SOCOM USB headset allows players to verbally communicate with both artificial intelligence (A.I.) and fellow human teammates through single-player and online modes of SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs. Available in August 2002, the SOCOM USB headset will be bundled with SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs at a retail price of $59.99.

'Grand Theft Auto 3' for PC Ships

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 5:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games, the world-renowned publishing division of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. announced today that the PC version of Grand Theft Auto 3 is now available in stores.

'Enter The Matrix' Announced

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 5:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Infogrames, Inc. a leading global publisher of interactive entertainment software, announces that its highly anticipated video game, Enter The Matrix, developed in conjunction with the upcoming sequel to the critically acclaimed Academy Award-winning action thriller THE MATRIX, will be created for all next-generation platforms, including the PlayStation2, Xbox , Nintendo GameCube and the PC. (thanks Blues).

Creative Artists Agency Raids Tomb to Pluck Lara Croft

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 5:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lara Croft, who has dazzled and beguiled audiences in six episodes of Tomb Raider, one of the world's bestselling game franchises, now has the representation to accompany her star power: a Hollywood agent. Eidos Interactive and Core Design, the publisher and developer of the blockbuster game series, announced today that Croft has signed with Creative Artists Agency (CAA), the world's leading talent and literary agency. Croft's next starring role is in "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness," to be released by Eidos exclusively on the Sony PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system in winter 2002.

Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos Single-Player Campaigns at E3

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 5:10 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the opening of the 2002 E3 Expo, Blizzard Entertainment will unveil the highly anticipated Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos single-player campaign.

Blizzard Entertainment to Showcase World of Warcraft at E3

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 5:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Blizzard Entertainment will unveil design enhancements for World of Warcraft, its massively multiplayer online role-playing game set in the rich fiction of the Warcraft universe.