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Digital Jesters Signs 'Moment Of Silence'

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"The Moment of Silence" is an espionage thriller under development at German "House of Tales." Set in the near future, The Moment of Silence mixes real and fictitious locations, Orwell’s 1984, Kubrick’s 2001, technological visions and typical mystery themes. These ingredients are fused to form a true-to-life, highly immersive conspiracy theory with a variety of surprising twists in the plot.

'Medal of Honor Pacific Assault' - Director's Ed. DVD Announced

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Armed with an exclusive real-world weapon, keen insight into WWII history and an arsenal of bonus features, the Medal of Honor Pacific Assault Director's Edition DVD from Electronic Arts puts gamers in the boots of a U.S. Marine as he lives the war in the Pacific Theater.

'Crusader Kings' - North American Release Date Announced

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 8:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developer Paradox Entertainment announced today that the highly anticipated turn-based strategy game Crusader Kings is now scheduled to ship to retail outlets in North America on September 21, 2004.

'The Red Star' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 8:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Red Star takes place in a parallel fantasy universe in which a mythic empire based on the Soviet Union sets the landscape for an epic battle of militarized sorcery and monolithic technology. Currently under development with Acclaim Studios Austin for the next-generation gaming systems. Read more to see the latest screens ...

'Close Combat: First to Fight' (Xbox/PC) - Q&A

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 8:02 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. Take-Two has released a small Q&A with Frequently Asked Questions. Read more to check it out...

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 7:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Packed with new features, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 is the third in the successful PlayStation 2 series developed by DIMPS, and promises to be the ultimate DBZ fighting experience on next-generation consoles. Read more for another helping of screenshots ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Destroy All Humans!' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 14, 2004 @ 12:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Use destructive weapons and innate mental powers to take on the most feared enemy in the galaxy - Mankind! Play as Crypto, an alien warrior sent to Earth to clear the way for the Furon invasion force. Your mission is to infiltrate humanity, control them, harvest their brain stems and ultimately destroy them. You choose the method - infiltration or disintigration!

'The Bard's Tale' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 11:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bard's Tale combines the development team's collective knowledge of compelling RPG gameplay with brilliant graphics and major motion picture quality story and dialogue. The Bard's Tale eschews genre cliches in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience.

'Need For Speed Underground 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 11:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking place in a massive, free-roaming city featuring five distinct interconnected neighborhoods, Need for Speed Underground 2 delivers an immersive game world where the streets are your menus. As players explore the city, they’ll encounter rival racers who will school them in the ways of the underground and tip them off to the hottest racing spots in town.

'The Urbz' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 11:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

For the first time, Sims are living in the city where reputation (rep) is everything. Players will custom-create these new Sims, called Urbz, by customizing their unique style and building their status to become the biggest "player" in the city. Read more for a few new screens...

Australian Defence Department Licenses 'Uncommon Valor'

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 9:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and 2 by 3 Games are pleased to announce that the Australian Defence Simulation Office (ADSO) has decided to purchase Uncommon Valor: Campaign for the South Pacific as an aid to help Australian officers in the area of historical education.

'The Sims 2' Limited Ed. DVD Available Via Pre-order

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 9:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts, today announced that it will release a special limited edition DVD for the highly anticipated The Sims 2. The game is the next generation sequel of The Sims, the best selling PC game of all time and will be in stores by September 17th.

'Juiced' - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 5:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining the best elements of simulation and arcade-style play, Juiced will feature more than 50 licensed vehicles; real-time modding with hundreds of authentic aftermarket parts; realistic car physics and damage; and online head-to-head play, including for the first time ever, "crew based" team racing. A few weeks ago there was a leaked beta demo, but today Acclaim has released the official Juiced demo, featuring one track and three available cars. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 3:04 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:

  • Second Sight - Trailer
  • Dragonball Z: Supersonic Warriors - Trailer
  • Armies of Exigo - Trailer

'Shark's Tale' (ALL) - Screens

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 2:08 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.

Third Wave Games Launches 'War World' - Screens

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 1:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Video game veterans, Morten Brodersen, Johnni Christensen and Phillip Tavel have pooled their many years of experience in creating multimillion unit-selling franchises, and formed the new video game development house, Third Wave Games. The company's first game introduction will be War World, a mech-on-mech online combat game for the PC that will be available this fall.

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

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 1:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Leisure Suit Larry videogame franchise began in 1987 with The Land of the Lounge Lizards, the first of seven games in the series. Since then, the Leisure Suit Larry games have sold more than 35 millions of units worldwide, and its games are considered collector items. Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude is scheduled for release on next-generation consoles and the PC in late 2004.

'Samurai Warriors' (Xbox) Ships to Stores

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 10:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

KOEI today announced that Samurai Warriors for the Xbox is shipping to North American retailers. Gamers can order the title now at ebgames.com and gamestop.com.

'Star Wars Trilogy: Apprentice of the Force' (GBA) Announced - Screens

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 10:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that it is developing a videogame based on the blockbuster Star Wars Trilogy for the Game Boy Advance in cooperation with LucasArts. Star Wars Trilogy: Apprentice of the Force is set to release late September 2004 to coincide with the launch of the highly anticipated Star Wars Trilogy DVD.