Judy's Articles


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.

'Karaoke Revolution Volume 2' (PS2) Ships to Stores

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 10:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Konami Digital Entertainment - America today announced that Karaoke Revolution Volume 2 for the PlayStation 2 has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. It's time to step up to the mic!

Microsoft Brings 'OutRun2' (Xbox) to North America - Screens

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 10:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Microsoft today announced that it will publish the Xbox version of Outrun2 in North America, due to ship to retail stores this October. OutRun2 is the sequel to the famous game that made its first appearance in arcades across the world 17 years ago.

'Tales of Symphonia' (NGC) Ships to Stores

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 9:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Video games developer and publisher Namco Hometek Inc. announced today that its popular role-playing game, Tales of Symphonia, has shipped to North American retail outlets.

'Athens 2004' (PS2) Now Available In Stores

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 8:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

PlayStation announced today the launch of Athens 2004, The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games, from 989 Sports. Featuring a variety of game modes and venues that have been recreated down to the smallest detail, players will be able to choose one of 64 countries and 800 different athletes while attempting to break an Olympic or World Record in 25 events.

'Battlefield: Modern Combat' (PS2/Xbox) Delayed, Single Player Mode Added

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 7:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts and Digital Illusions announced today that Battlefield: Modern Combat will feature a single-player mode when it ships in fall 2005. The game is currently in development for the PS2 and Xbox. Originally slated for a fall 2004 release, this means EA delayed the title for a year!

'Test Drive: Eve of Destruction' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 7:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Test Drive: Eve of Destruction blends the best elements of racing and demolition and is packed with 25 different events, including Demo Derby, where the last car standing wins; Gauntlet, where the player climbs behind the wheel of a hearse and tries to finish a set number of laps while the rest of the field attempts to stop them; Trailer Race, a new brand of racing event, where players compete while towing various types of trailers and must finish the race with something resembling a trailer still attached.