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'Medal of Honor Pacific Assault' Gets Delayed

by Judy on Aug. 6, 2004 @ 5:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA has listened to the feedback of critics and consumers who have played an early build of Medal of Honor Pacific Assault; their high expectations encouraged us add some extra time to the development schedule in order to add new features and an extra coat of polish to the game. Read more for extra details...

'Sacred' - v1.7 beta 31 Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 6, 2004 @ 10:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A new beta patch for Sacred, bringing the US/UK edition of the game to v1.7 beta 23. A complete up-to-date fix list is not available, but we'll assume it addresses more bug fixes and game crases, game balancing and general improvements (thanks 3DGamers). Read more for download links ...

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

by Judy on Aug. 6, 2004 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cut off behind enemy lines during the 1968 Tet Offensive with no way to contact help, four young, barely trained soldiers realize their only hope for survival is to head into the heart of darkness. With few rations and dwindling ammunition, the only thing that separates them from freedom is 100 miles of ruthless terrain, crawling with unseen enemies and filled with hidden booby traps. Their goal isn’t to win the war. They just want to make it home alive.

'War World' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 6, 2004 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

War World is a fast paced, third person online shooter where players build and battle the ultimate mech warriors. Designed for multiplayer mayhem, War World lets players challenge other warriors online as they try to work their way up the War World rankings ladder. As players move up the ladder, they will be able to earn and purchase upgrades and enhancements for their mechs. War World will also offer several single player modes, 3D arcade style games, where players can upload their scores to the web site for bragging rights

'Psychonauts' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 6, 2004 @ 9:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

A deranged scientist is abducting students from the Psychonauts boot camp and a powerful new cadet named Raz stands alone against the lunatic. Raz must develop and unleash an arsenal of paranormal powers, including the ability to launch himself telepathically into someone else's mind -- and take on their inner demons, nightmares and secret memories. Ultimately he must enter the mind of his worst enemy and destroy his dark plans at their source, while trying not to lose his sanity in the process.

'Bet On Soldier' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 6, 2004 @ 9:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bet On Soldier is a first-person shooter which presents something considerably different in order to stand out from the crowd. With a corporation-takes-over-the-world-style plot, Bet On Soldier allows players to do exactly what it promises with its title - that is, bet on the outcome of encounters with specific enemies. Before entering battle, players can wager on which particular enemy soldiers they are going to kill.

'Atomic Planet' Developing 'The Guy Game' (PS2)

by Judy on Aug. 6, 2004 @ 8:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atomic Planet are proud to announce they are developing the PS2 version of The Guy Game for TOPHEAVY Studios, and Gathering, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.

'Get On Da Mic' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 6, 2004 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Get On Da Mic allows players to live the fantasy resulting from their rap superstardom, embracing the famous excesses of the hip hop lifestyle. Gamers must wow the crowds with their ‘dope’ rapping style as they go from the street, play “da clubs,” record at the studio, shoot the video, and ultimately perform for thousands of fans in order to acquire the fantastic material wealth that comes with unimaginable success. Powerful producers, shady agents, and innumerable groupies line the road to fame.

'NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 6, 2004 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup challenges players to battle through a ground-breaking new story mode to rise from entry-level series to NASCAR stardom. Drivers compete for opportunities in NASCAR Featherlite Modified, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, and NASCAR National rides before competing for million-dollar purses in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series.

'WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 6, 2004 @ 2:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Yuke's is working on a SmackDown game that will add new features and bring enhanced graphics to the series. WWE SmackDown! vs. Raw will combine characters from the WWE's Smackdown! and Raw franchises. Expected release date is holiday season 2004. Check out these screens ...

'El Matador' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 6, 2004 @ 2:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

El Matador is a third person, stealth action game, where the player takes on the role of a DEA agent, whose aim is to bring down the narkomafia, an organised crime syndicate in South America. Driven by revenge for what the narkomafia did to his brother, the player will progress through a story which weaves its way throughout the adventure, combines all the essential features of surprise, unexpected twists and dramatic developments. It is a tale of corruption, revenge, moral ambiguity and ultimate justice.

'Twilight of Lareleth' (Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 6, 2004 @ 2:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Twilight of Lareleth is an upcoming Xbox 3D Action/RPG currently in development by Spinning Reality. Boasting a number of unique unrevealed and revealed design innovations, this is the game Xbox RPG fans have been waiting for! As the official public announcement, Twilight of Lareleth is currently set to hit store shelves next year with a to-be-announced publisher (thanks VE3D). Read more for details & screens ...

'Final Fantasy XI' Gets Euro Release Date

by Judy on Aug. 6, 2004 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Square Enix Ltd. announced today that 'Final Fantasy XI' for the PC will be released to retailers on September 16, 2004. The cross-platform, cross-continent 'massively multiplayer online role-playing game' (MMORPG) is Square Enix's first online FINAL FANTASY title, and has already become a massive hit both in Japan and North America, with an online community of over 500,000 registered users and 1.2 million active characters.

'Pure Pinball' (Xbox) Ships to Stores

by Judy on Aug. 6, 2004 @ 12:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Iridon Interactive and XS Games LLC announced today that Pure Pinball for the Xbox has shipped to stores in North America. Pure Pinball, the only pinball game on the market for Xbox, will be on store shelves as of August 9th for the MSRP of $20.

Pixar and THQ Announce Multi-Property Publishing Agreement

by Judy on Aug. 5, 2004 @ 5:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Pixar Animation Studios and THQ Inc. today announced an exclusive multi-property publishing agreement granting THQ the interactive rights to four upcoming Pixar animated feature films.

'Madden NFL 2005' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Adds EA Sports 'Premium Pass'

by Judy on Aug. 5, 2004 @ 5:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Madden NFL 2005 announces the most robust online feature set ever available to gamers with the launch of EA SPORTS Premium Pass. The new Premium pass, which is sponsored by dodge thus free of charge, gives extra features to Madden players who subscribe. Read more for details ...

Toby Gard Joins 'Tomb Raider' Developers Crystal Dynamics

by Judy on Aug. 5, 2004 @ 4:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Eidos has sent out a small update regarding Tomb Raider : "I wanted to give you all the heads up that Toby Gard has joined Crystal Dynamics as one of the senior designers on the Tomb Raider team. Toby will complement the existing talented team creating the next Tomb Raider title. As the creator of the Lara Croft character, he brings a unique perspective to the development process. The Tomb Raider team is drawing upon a great deal of research, consumer and editorial feedback, and game development talent to build a title they'll be proud of...and one you'll want to play."

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on Aug. 5, 2004 @ 4:11 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 :

  • Dungeon Lords - Trailer
  • Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines - Walkthrough Trailer
  • Nexus: The Jupiter Incident - Trailer

'Starship Troopers' (ALL) - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 5, 2004 @ 3:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed internally by Empire's award-winning Strangelite Studio, the game will be released on PC, and all current and next generation consoles. The length of the agreement will allow Empire to produce multiple titles. The game will be based on the movie of the same name and animated series franchise.

'Vivisector: Beast Inside' - Screens

by Judy on Aug. 5, 2004 @ 3:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

1C Company and Pointsoft Interactive have signed a Pan-European distribution deal for Vivisector: Beast Inside. Vivisector: Beast Inside developed by Action Forms (creators of Chasm and Carnivores series) is a unique mixture of 3D Action/Horror. The game blends a thrilling interactive story with intense, high-adrenaline action and immerses players in a rich and fascinating storyline.