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.
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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 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.
by Judy on July 13, 2004 @ 7:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews
World War II springs to life as you experience the most epic battles in the history of mankind. For the first time, the world's five superpowers battle for control on truly global scale. Direct the military and economic destiny of Japan, England, Germany, Russia or Germany. With each battle fought in real-time, comes the opportunity to create a new destiny as you change the course of history itself. Atari has released a small gameplay Q&A with TimeGate Studios, read more to check it out...
SCRAPLAND is an action game. In third-person, the player controls D-Tritus when he goes on foot and his gunship when he pilots on Chimera streets. The player, by hacking into the GDB, can transform himself into 15 different characters, acquiring then the special ability of every one of them. The player can also drive any gunship he finds and can create his own collection of unique gunships, freely combining pieces he finds aboard the ship.
Enter the covert world of the Star Wars infantry for the first time and become a member of an elite Republic Special Operations unit in LucasArts new squad based first-person shooter, Star Wars Republic Commando. Set during the Clone Wars, between Attack of the Clones and the upcoming Star Wars: Episode III, Star Wars Republic Commando will be released fall 2004 for the PC and Xbox. Read more for new screens ...
Ubisoft today announced Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell 3, the third blockbuster in the millions-selling Splinter Cell franchise, will officially be called "Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos Theory." The game will be available on Xbox and PC for Christmas 2004, and on other formats in Q1 2005 (PAL territories), including the N-Gage platform, published by Gameloft.
- Fallout III Q&A with Bethesda's Pete Hines on Gamespy
- The Matrix Online Q&A with Monolith's William Westwater on HomeLan
- Champions: Return to Arms Q&A with Sony Online on HomeLan
- The Punisher Q&A with Volition's James Tsai on TVG
- D-Day Q&A with Digital Reality's Norbert Szabo on Gamer's Pulse
- Tabula Rasa Q&A with NCSoft's Carly Staehlin on RPGVault
- BC Q&A with Intrepid Games' Joe Rider on Eurogamer
- Half-Life 2 Q&A with Valve's Doug Lombardi on Computer Games Online
- Bet on Soldier Q&A with Kylotonn Entertainment on Xequted
- A Vampyre Story Q&A with Autumn Moon's Mike Kirchoff on Adventure Gamers
- Stalingrad Q&A with DTF's Max Maslov on Gamebiz
- Splinter Cell 3 interview Q&A with Ubisoft's Mathieu Ferland on 1UP
- Iron Phoenix Q&A with Sammy Studios' Tim Hess a on GameZone
Using an all-new fluid player kinetic system, a player's first touch becomes a key advantage for players who can think quickly and act fast to outsmart the competition. An all-new animation system reacts to every button press with authentic responsiveness, directly translating to the speed and vision of the world's greatest players.
The latest Settlers game takes the franchise and pushes it to the next level. Fans will enjoy fully animated 3D technology and enhanced gameplay features, but still be able to relive the experience that makes the Settlers series such a big hit. The game will take the player to a medieval setting, to re-conquer the kingdom currently under the domination of an evil tyrant.
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