Judy's Articles


'Cold War: Behind The Iron Curtain' Gets UK Release Date

by Judy on July 26, 2004 @ 3:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cold War follows the story of Matt Carter a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R. Using only recovered weapons and improvised gadgets, he must now evade or overcome elite Soviet forces and defeat the conspiracy before he is sent to a Siberian prison camp or killed.

'Far Cry Instincts' (PS2/Xbox) Gets New Developer

by Judy on July 26, 2004 @ 3:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As we reported last week, Electronic Arts has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Far Cry developers Crytek, which made us wonder what would happen with the 'Far Cry Instincts' console edition. Recently, Ubisoft announced that Far Cry Instincts was pushed back for both Xbox and PlayStation2 to Q1 2005, which makes sense in light of the new developments. Today it came to our attention that Crytek is no longer in charge of the 'Far Cry Instincts' project, but it is instead under the internal wings of Ubisoft Montreal.

'Advent Rising' (PC/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 26, 2004 @ 2:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In Advent Rising, a common legend pervades the galaxy - that of a powerful, ancient race that will one day unite the universe. Millions of cultures from vastly distant worlds revere and hallow these mythological beings known as humans. One race, the Seekers, know humans actually exist and are threatened by their potential power. Under the guise of benevolent explorers, the Seekers travel throughout the galaxy in a desperate attempt to eradicate any human society they unearth.

'World Championship Tennis' - Screens

by Judy on July 26, 2004 @ 2:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Enter the world of professional tennis and become the champion you always dreamed of being! This revolutionary new title not only lets you hone your grand slam skills, you can import your own photo and actually become one of the players in the game. Enter the heat of competition, win money, and climb up the rankings. Expected to be released in North and South America in late summer 2004.

'Lineage 2' Guide Writing Contest

by Judy on July 26, 2004 @ 2:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lineage 2 Online is holding a Guide Writing Contest for all Lineage 2 fans. We're looking for the best guides to any Lineage 2 topic, it can be for a specific part of the game or about Lineage 2 in general. The contest will only run for a month so submit your entries as soon as possible! Original work only. Win cash prizes! The winner will receive USD $100, the 2nd and 3rd place winners will also win cash prizes. Read the rest of guidelines on the contest page for how to submit contest entries.

'AirHockey 3D' Coming To PC

by Judy on July 26, 2004 @ 2:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Avalanche Team announced today the release of AirHockey 3D, the PC remake of a massively popular classic game Air-Hockey. In this game the player must outwit the opponent's ever changing play technique and score 12 goals into the opposite gates to win the game. With advanced levels of player/opponent detail and responsiveness, futuristic visual effects and on-line gameplay support, AirHockey 3D offers the most "In Your Face" air hockey experience ever.

Sony Online Goes To China

by Judy on July 25, 2004 @ 9:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gamania and Sony Online Entertainment announced what is potentially the largest global strategic alliance in the history of online gaming. The alliance of Gamania and SOE will include four primary undertakings: establishing a joint venture, Asia Pacific products operation, core technology transfer, and potential investment in China.

'The Urbz' (GBA) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on July 25, 2004 @ 7:45 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. Check the new screens or get the trailerpack.

'GoldenEye: Rogue Agent' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 25, 2004 @ 2:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Going where no previous James Bond game has dared to tread, the upcoming GoldenEye: Rogue Agent first-person shooter from Electronic Arts breaks all the rules by transporting players to the dark side of the Bond universe to experience life as a high-rolling, cold-hearted villain.

Liquid's D&D RTS Gets Named 'Dragonshard Wars'

by Judy on July 25, 2004 @ 2:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Reporting directly from the Comicon (ends today), IGN brings us the news that Liquid Entertainment's unnamed D&D RTS title, announced a while ago, has finally gotten an official name, Dragonshard Wars. Here's the snip : "In case the suspense has been killing you, the official title for the fantasy strat is Dragonshard Wars, and like its Forgotten Realms console brother, Demon Stone, seems to have lost its inspirational D&D branding to help popularize it with the mainstream crowd."