Judy's Articles


'Sly 2: Band of Thieves' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on July 16, 2004 @ 12:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sly 2: Band of Thieves is a comic crime caper, action-adventure game designed exclusively for the PS2. Sly 2: Band of Thieves incorporates many of Sucker Punch's signature talents including award winning toon-shaded animation and art direction, visual style, immersive storylines, strong characters, and highly interactive worlds.

'Shade: Wrath of Angels' - Screens

by Judy on July 16, 2004 @ 12:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cenega Publishing's Shade: Wrath of Angles is a third person horror / action adventure, which has been in development for a while now! Since last year’s E3 the development studio, Black Element Software, have re-worked the graphic’s engine and storyline to produce a greater gaming experience in every possible way. The new engine supports all the latest technology, including full compatibility with DirectX 9.

'The Roots' - Screens

by Judy on July 16, 2004 @ 12:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Roots combines a classic RPG with dynamic gameplay and the fast paced plot characteristic of action-adventure games. The Roots has a complex, multi-threaded storyline and a vast world, which the player discovers whilst traveling with his party, fighting various monsters and living through great adventures. Read more for some new screens ...

'Ultima Online: Samurai Empire' Announced

by Judy on July 15, 2004 @ 7:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that the next expansion pack for Ultima Online will be called Ultima Online: Samurai Empire. Ninjas and samurais and killing, oh my! Read on for more information ...

'Gates of Troy' Available - Screens

by Judy on July 15, 2004 @ 4:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gates of Troy is currently available from the Slitherine Online store. Games are shipped worldwide as part of the price. Read more for some new screens.

'Cycling Manager 4' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Judy on July 15, 2004 @ 3:41 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Cyanide Studios has released the first patch for the latest installment in the Cycling Manager franchise, 'Cycling Manager 4'. This update patch brings your retail game to v1.1 and addresses a slew of editor, gameplay, and database issues with old/new careers (thanks Gamershell). Read more for download links ...

'Xbox Live' - More than 1 Million Served

by Judy on July 15, 2004 @ 2:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft Corp. today announced that more than 1 million people are now members of the worldwide Xbox Live online video gaming service. With peak usage time for Xbox Live between 7:30 and 9 p.m., this thrill-seeking throng is showing that they prefer to play TV.

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on July 15, 2004 @ 1:31 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 :

  • WWX: Rumble Roses - Trailer #3
  • Second Sight - Gimmicks & E3 Trailers (2)
  • Nexuiz - Trailer #2

Valve Shuts Down WON Authentication Servers

by Judy on July 15, 2004 @ 11:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Starting July 26th, the shutdown of the WON authentication servers will begin. This process will be completed on July 31st. This means players will no longer be able to access Internet features of Valve games, such as Counter-Strike 1.5, using the WON authentication servers. Users can continue using Valve games on the Steam service by downloading the Steam installer and setting up a Steam account. Counter-Strike 1.5 players will be upgraded to Counter-Strike 1.6 free of charge through Steam.

EA's Hot Summer Night - Screens (part 1)

by Judy on July 15, 2004 @ 10:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA is holding their summer press event today, and here are a deluge of screens from the titles that were presented:

  • Armies of Exigo
  • Battlefield 2
  • Burnout 3: Takedown
  • Catwoman
  • Def Jam: Fight for New York