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'The Bard's Tale' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 11:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Bard's Tale combines the development team's collective knowledge of compelling RPG gameplay with brilliant graphics and major motion picture quality story and dialogue. The Bard's Tale eschews genre cliches in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience.

'Need For Speed Underground 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 11:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Taking place in a massive, free-roaming city featuring five distinct interconnected neighborhoods, Need for Speed Underground 2 delivers an immersive game world where the streets are your menus. As players explore the city, they’ll encounter rival racers who will school them in the ways of the underground and tip them off to the hottest racing spots in town.

'The Urbz' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 11:51 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. Read more for a few new screens...

Australian Defence Department Licenses 'Uncommon Valor'

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 9:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Matrix Games and 2 by 3 Games are pleased to announce that the Australian Defence Simulation Office (ADSO) has decided to purchase Uncommon Valor: Campaign for the South Pacific as an aid to help Australian officers in the area of historical education.

'The Sims 2' Limited Ed. DVD Available Via Pre-order

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

Electronic Arts, today announced that it will release a special limited edition DVD for the highly anticipated The Sims 2. The game is the next generation sequel of The Sims, the best selling PC game of all time and will be in stores by September 17th.

'Juiced' - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 5:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining the best elements of simulation and arcade-style play, Juiced will feature more than 50 licensed vehicles; real-time modding with hundreds of authentic aftermarket parts; realistic car physics and damage; and online head-to-head play, including for the first time ever, "crew based" team racing. A few weeks ago there was a leaked beta demo, but today Acclaim has released the official Juiced demo, featuring one track and three available cars. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers Available NOW

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 3:04 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:

  • Second Sight - Trailer
  • Dragonball Z: Supersonic Warriors - Trailer
  • Armies of Exigo - Trailer

'Shark's Tale' (ALL) - Screens

by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 2:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Based on the upcoming fall release of DreamWorks' "Shark Tale," the game takes you on a new adventure as Oscar, a bigger-than-life fish working his way up the food chain, who becomes an unlikely hero as he searches for an easy path to fame and fortune. With a blend of original and film-inspired gameplay, players immerse themselves in a hip, underwater urban culture featuring the gritty environments of Reef City and funky tunes inspired by the film.

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.