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'MTV Music Generator 3: This Is The Remix' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codemasters and MTV: Music Television announced today that the highly anticipated "MTV Music Generator 3: This Is The Remix" video game has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. The latest installment in the series offers the ability to create, remix and display personalized music creations and is now available for the PlayStation2 and the Xbox.

'Nexus: The Jupiter Incident' - Screens

by Rainier on June 22, 2004 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Immerse yourself in "Nexus - The Jupiter Incident", a real-time mission-based tactical space game featuring spectacular real time battles and breathtaking motion picture quality. Focus on tactics and action as you control up to a dozen battleships encountering aliens, unknown solar systems and astrophysical phenomena in your struggle to save Earth.

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Spider-Man 2'

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 11:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Based on the highly anticipated movie sequel from Columbia Pictures and Marvel, "Spider-Man 2" allows players to swing into action as the famous "web-slinger" and protect the city of Manhattan from Doc Ock and his evil minions. Activision and Treyarch gave us a guided tour at a recent press event, after which we had some hands on time Read more for our initial impressions

'Astro Boy' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 9:15 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Join Astro, the robotic superhero with a human mind, in a jet-fueled adventure to reunite the robotic race with humans. Working with Tezuka Productions and Sony Pictures Television, SEGA's SONICTEAM studio has faithfully recreated the Astro Boy universe, lending authenticity to the franchise and paying homage to a classic icon of Japanese anime that is now a featured series on Cartoon Network.

'NovaDrome' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 8:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Situated on planet Nova, The NovaLords need new "volunteers" for their brutal gladiatorial racing sport. Your character has been abducted by the aliens and taken to Nova. You are given a vehicle, and sent straight into combat. The game consists of a series of automotive battles in many, varied purpose-built arenas, pursuing your unwanted career as an alien race’s source of sick entertainment.

Nihilistic No Longer Working On 'StarCraft: Ghost'

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 6:57 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

HomeLAN has gotten more information regarding Vivendi's announcement about the 'StarCraft: Ghost' delay. Blizzard's PR people had no comment but HomeLAN has gotten word from Nihilistic that they are no longer involved with 'StarCraft: Ghost'. "Nihilistic has completed its contribution on StarCraft: Ghost. They are contracted to begin work on another project in the months ahead. Due to the requirements of that obligation and the delay of StarCraft, it was mutually determined that now would be the best time for them to complete their work."

'Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow' - v1.3 Patch Coming Soon

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 5:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft has announced that within the next couple of days, a new update to the PC version of Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow will be available for download. Among other things, this update will add new ranking features (thanks Joe!). Read more for details ...

'Spider-Man 2' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailers

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 3:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Spider-Man 2 is the first game to fully immerse players in the role of Spider-Man and propels them into a living city teeming with common criminals, super villains and pedestrians. Set in a massive free-roaming, do-anything, virtual city, players swing from buildings, sling webs on structures, dive from roof tops to sidewalks, jump across skyscrapers and scale tall heights as they patrol and protect the city from the nefarious Doc Ock. Based on the plot of the movie and extending beyond the film with other diabolical Marvel villains, additional missions and random events, Spider-Man 2 is the most in-depth Super Hero game to date.

'Guilty Gear Isuka' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 3:46 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Guilty Gear Isuka introduces revolutionary upgrades such as 4-player simultaneous fighting, allowing for 2-on-2, 3-on-1 and 2-player co-op battles. The title also adds new characters to a full roster of returning fighters, all-new fight arenas and multiple new modes of play, including an exciting side-scrolling action game called Boost Mode. Check the freshly launched offcial website, or read more for new screens....

'Zoo Empire' - Screens

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 12:56 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Tend to your animals' health, happiness and nutrition by hiring employees, and adopt new animals as you unlock the numerous features hidden within the game. Attend to visitors by providing facilities for them to eat, drink and buy souvenirs from as they revel in your zoo.