Judy's Articles

European Games Network Gains Traction with 300+ Companies

by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 6:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

With two months to go, organizers of European Games Network (EGN), an industry event for everyone in the business of games, have confirmed that over 300 companies from 30+ territories around the world have committed to exhibiting or attending EGN in London, September 1-5, 2004. Read more for further details ...

'Counter-Strike: Source' - Beta Coming Soon

by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 4:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The beta will first be open to subscribers of the Valve Cybercafe Program, and then extended to owners of Counter-Strike: Condition Zero. The next installment of the world's number 1 online action game, Counter-Strike: Source blends CS's intense teamplay with the advanced technology of Valve's Source engine. For more information, please visit www.steampowered.com.

Vivendi To Distribute Novalogic Titles

by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 4:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Entertainment software developer and publisher NovaLogic, Inc. and Vivendi today announced an exclusive multi-year strategic agreement, under which VU Games will become the sole distributor of NovaLogic products in North America. NovaLogic will continue to oversee development, production, marketing and PR for its products.

Sony Online Says 'PlanetSide' Holds FPS World Record

by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 11:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Last week, it was reported that another company's title had set a "world record" by having 160 simultaneous players in an online FPS server. Not only is this not a record, it's not even an average play session in PlanetSide, the world's first (and only) MMO first person title.

'Euro Rally Champion' (PS2/PC) Gets UK Release Date - Screens

by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 7:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dirty drivers must test their skill against the elements, as well as against the clock, in the Championship mode raced across densely wooded forest trails, treacherous Alpine passes and the extremes of the African desert. With a high-performance engine under the bonnet and a whole boot-full of features, Euro Rally Champion is set to scream away from the starting line on September 10th. Read more for 40 new screens!

'Chaos League' - Screens

by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 7:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Chaos League combines sports, fantasy and brutal, chaotic action on a playing field where the primary objectives are typical but the gameplay is anything but. Players must score points, win games, advance to championship rounds, and of course compete for the ultimate trophy, but Chaos League serves up some extra excitement with its absence of rules, corrupt referees and mythical, powerful opponents.

'D-Day' - Demo Coming Friday & Screens

by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 7:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

D-Day is a Tactical game in real-time 3D with highly realistic graphics, dynamic shadows, damage localization, explosions, weather effects etc. The game was developed in collaboration with the Normandy Mémoire association, the official body of the commemoration of the Libération battles. D-Day will be launched on June 6th 2004, on the 60th anniversary of D-Day. A demo is coming on Friday the 9th of July 2004, and here are some screens taken from what to expect...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Judy on July 7, 2004 @ 7:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'King Arthur' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 11:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

“King Arthur,” under development by Krome Studios PTY, Ltd., is based on one of the summer’s most anticipated films. The King Arthur video game will utilize footage from the Touchstone Pictures/Jerry Bruckheimer Films movie and feature likenesses of characters from the film. The game is being developed for the PlayStation2, Xbox and GameCube. Read more for 16 new screens ...

'Black' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on July 6, 2004 @ 11:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Criterion is working full speed on their latest Burnout 3 edition, but a few months ago at E3 it was also revealed that they are developing a brand new console shooter, "Black." While Criterion is new to the FPS genre, they have the utmost confidence that their modern day shooter will bring never before seen intensity to the PS2 & Xbox. In "Black," expected late 2005, you play as an American Covert Ops soldier going up against all sorts of foes in an Eastern European setting. Read more for the first screens ...