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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.

Star Wars Galaxies for Xbox Live and PlayStation 2

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 5:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

LucasArts Entertainment Company LLC today announced its intent to develop versions of the company's highly anticipated first game of its Star Wars Galaxies online series for Xbox Live and PlayStation 2. Specific release dates for the Star Wars Galaxies-branded massively multiplayer games for the two next generation console platforms will be announced at a later time. This December LucasArts will release a Windows PC version of the game, developed by Sony Online Entertainment, titled Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided.

'Freedom: The Battle for Liberty Island'

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 4:28 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announces development has begun on Freedom: The Battle for Liberty Island (working title), an third-person action-adventure game set in the grim reality of an alternate history. As the hero, the player takes the role of a mild mannered, blue-collar worker who finds himself hurled into the position of a fearless freedom fighter as he battles an invading Soviet Red Army on the besieged streets of New York City. The game is currently in development for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system and Xbox video game system from Microsoft, from Io Interactive and is slated for a worldwide release fall 2002. A first-person version of the game is also in development for the PC and is scheduled for a winter release.

Rainbow Six: Lone Wolf (PSX) - Screens

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 4:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

We got our hands on some screens and boxshots from Ubi Soft's upcoming Playstation One title, Rainbow Six: Lone Wolf. Release date listed over at amazon.com is set to June 2002! Read more below for the screens!

Arush Picks Up 'Devastation' Shooter

by Rainier on May 20, 2002 @ 3:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

ARUSH Entertainment, in conjunction with Groove Games and Digitalo, today announced Devastation, a new team-based first-person shooter (FPS) built on a heavily modified next-generation Unreal engine. Set on a post-apocalyptic Earth, Devastation pits teams of rebelling gang leaders, street fighters, mercenaries, and ex-military operatives together against armies of corrupt, high-tech corporate police in a battle to win control of a devastated world.

Dark Summit (GameCube) - Screens & Features

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 2:44 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ send us a bunch of screens from their upcoming GameCube title Dark Summit "release date May 24". Read more below for 26 screens and game features.. Njoy!

THQ Unveils Blockbuster Lineup

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 2:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

THQ Inc. is set to debut its 2002 product line up, its strongest and most diverse to date, at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles May 22-24, 2002. The company will unveil games in all genres across multiple platforms for every type of videogame fan. From original content like Red FactionII, Alter Echo, and Tak and The Power of JuJu, to the most expansive mass-market kids product portfolio in the industry, featuring favorite television, music and motion picture characters like SpongeBob SquarePants, Scooby-Doo!, World Wrestling Entertainment and Britney Spears, THQ has something for everyone. All viable game platforms will be represented in the THQ booth (Petree Hall #4001), including the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube and Game Boy Advance, and PC/Mac. In addition, THQ Wireless will demonstrate several new games on the latest mobile devices.

'Knight Rider' Announced (PC/PS2/XBX/GC/GBA) - Screens

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 12:51 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Davilex Games is delighted to announce a licensing agreement with Universal Studios Licensing, Inc., negotiated through Universal Studios Consumer Products Group, to produce a brand new Knight Rider based game for the PC and next-generation platforms. The Knight Rider game incorporates elements from racing, action and adventure genres and is slated for release on the PS2, PC, XBox, Gamecube and GBA in Q4 of 2002.

TDK Mediactive To Bring TONKA Brand To Nintendo

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 12:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

TDK Mediactive announced today that it has added the TONKA brand from Hasbro Inc. to its strong stable of licensed properties. The company has gained exclusive rights to develop and publish interactive games using the TONKA MONSTER TRUCKS and TONKA SEARCH AND RESCUE license for Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance and Game Boy Color video game and handheld systems. TDK Mediactive will produce these titles under a sub-licensing agreement with Infogrames, Inc. the master licensor and publisher of CD-ROM games based upon Hasbro's intellectual property.

'Star Ocean: Till the End of Time' Announced US

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 12:06 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

One of the most highly touted and successful video game franchises has been confirmed for the North American market as Enix America Inc. today announced it will be publishing Star Ocean: Till the End of Time for the PS2. The game will make its official North American debut at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, May 22-24.

Xenus - Game Features & Story

by Rainier on May 20, 2002 @ 11:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deep Shadows "Xenus" is coming together nicely. Periodically they feed us some screens and today they informed us about the actual game features, storyline and the hit calculation ... read on soldier!

E3: GameCube Price Cut!

by Thomas on May 20, 2002 @ 11:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo of America announced this morning that they are dropping the price of their GameCube console system to $149.95, beginning May 21, 2002. Not to bad! Check out full pressrelease over at GameSpyDaily!