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'Def Jam: Vendetta 2' & 'TimeSplitters 3' Renamed

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 5:38 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Earlier today EA released their financial results (and as expected they are doing great, making more money as we speak), and while no new hidden titles were disclose it did reveal that 'Def Jam: Vendetta 2' is now known as mention 'Def Jam: Fight for New York'. On top of that Free Radical's Timesplitters 3 also got its final name and will henceforth be known as 'TimeSplitters: Future Perfect'

'Codename: Panzers' - MultiPlayer Modes Revealed

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 4:53 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Codename: PANZERS will not only with thrill you with its 30 exciting singleplayer missions, but also with a multiplayer mode that'll knock your socks off!! Along with the familiar modes like Assault, Skirmish and Deathmatch, two other modes (2 player Coop & Domination mode) will put PANZERS players to the test. Read more for details ...

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

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 4:45 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mashed is a top down racing game that pits up to four players against each other in a gladiatorial racing battle extravaganza. Compete over 13 challenging and diverse environments using whatever means necessary to batter and bruise your opponents into submission, and claim victory for yourself. Using a plethora of weapons or just your driving skills unleash your fury, cause absolute carnage and send your friends to a humiliating defeat!

'Samurai Warriors' (Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 4:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Previously only available on Playstation 2, KOEI Corporation today announced that it is publishing 'Samurai Warriors' for the Xbox. The title is slated to ship to North American retailers this Summer.

'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 4:32 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Developed by Reflections Interactive, DRIV3R is an action-packed driving adventure game that stays true to its roots, incorporating the cinematic gameplay and gritty street crime of its predecessors with ground-breaking graphics and three mammoth, wide-open city environments: Miami, Florida; Nice, France; and Istanbul, Turkey (thanks Junker). Check out some new screens.

'Atlantis Evolution' - Screens

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 2:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atlantis Evolution, developmened by Atlantis Interactive Entertainment, is a highly-anticipated adventure game, the first episode of a new Atlantis series that features a range of engaging and challenging puzzles to solve, across five fascinating destinations, each with its own culture and mysteries. Read more for some new screens...

'Transformers' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 1:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

The year is 2010 and the war for supremacy between the Autobots and Decepticons continues. On Earth, a group of kids find a Transformer ship that crash landed long before the dawn of mankind. Accidentally, they activate the ship's long-dormant cargo of Mini-cons, not knowing that the Autobots and Decepticons once schemed to keep this ship and its payload from ever being found. Read more for 40+ new screens...

'Call of Duty: United Offensive' - Developer Chat

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 12:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Acitivsion sent out notice that GameSpy is hosting a chat with Gray Matter today about Call of Duty: United Offensive. "On Thursday, April 29th, 2004, 2004 at :00 p.m. PST, 8:00 p.m. EST, GameSpy Arcade is pleased to welcome the Gray Matter Developers Team (Gray Matter Studios, makers of Return to Castle Wolfenstein, Kingpin, and Quake II: The Reckoning) into the Call of Duty lobby (Death Match) for an exclusive Chat their upcoming release." More details, where to go and what to do can be found right here.

'Far Cry' Mod Support Channel Launched

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 12:12 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced the launch of the mod section within the official Far Cry community site hosted by Ubi.com. Far Cry (PC, Rated-M, $39.99 MSRP) features the intuitive Sandbox Editor, a powerful tool that allows users to create new Far Cry levels and mods. The CryENGINE technology which the game and editor are based on allows for the easiest, most user-friendly map-editing tools ever created.

New Publisher 'O-3 Entertainment' Formed

by Rainier on April 29, 2004 @ 12:01 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today game industry veteran Bill Gardner revealed the formation of his new publishing and distribution company, O-3 Entertainment. The company intends to bring high caliber independently developed games to a variety of gaming platforms, including PC, Playstation 2, Xbox, GameCube and WiFi/mobile through a unique game publishing model.