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'Formula One 04' (PS2) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sony Europe (SCEE) is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Formula One 04, the only officially licensed game of the FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP. Entering the second year of a four Championship season partnership with the Formula One Administration Ltd, SCEE maintains the exclusive rights to develop the Formula One franchise for next gen systems. Read more for details & screens ...

'Gametrak: Dark Wind' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 8:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In2Games, which will launch the revolutionary Gametrak 3D control system for PS2 in Q3 this year, today announces a change of name for the launch title, previously codenamed Black Wind. Henceforth, the first-person beat-em-up game will be known as Gametrak: Dark Wind. The name change was prompted by a statement made by a terrorist group linked to Al Qaeda, which spoke of a "Black Wind of death" against the west. Read more for details & screens ...

New Sims Title 'The URBZ' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 8:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced that The URBZ is in development for the PlayStation2, the Xbox, the Nintendo GameCube, and the Nintendo Game Boy Advance. 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.

'Test Drive: Eve of Destruction' (PS2) Announced

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 8:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. announces the unpredictable new racing game, Test Drive: Eve of Destruction for the PlayStation2. Developed by Monster Games, Test Drive: Eve of Destruction captures the raw, unfettered thrill of no-rules competition and is based on real-life extreme racing events.

Battlefront Announces 'Down In Flames' & 'Modern Naval Battles'

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlefront.com and Dan Verssen Games are combining their talents to bring two classic tabletop game series' into the world of computer gaming. Read more for details on both titles ...

Warlords Battlecry III - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Warlords Battlecry III builds upon the unique features that have made this series renowned throughout the RTS genre. Further expanding on the Battlecry traditions, this next title will feature a new hero development system, 3 new spheres of magic that entails over 30 new spells, a new lair system, as well as 5 new races. Read more for details and some new screens ...

Daily Dose Of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'MLB Slugfest: Loaded' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 1:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MLB SlugFest: Loaded is the newest title in the adrenaline-style baseball series which, for the first time, takes America’s Pastime online with a host of new gameplay features. Also new for 2004, MLB SlugFest: Loaded will include the addition of the Baseball Mogul engine into its franchise mode, adding great depth and endless re-playability to the game. Midway also today unveiled Sammy Sosa as the cover athlete for MLB SlugFest: Loaded, establishing a relationship with one of baseball’s all-time greats.

'The Punisher' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on April 21, 2004 @ 1:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Driven by a hatred of crime bordering on insanity, Frank Castle became The Punisher, a one-man army whose mission goes far beyond revenge. Taking on the city's high-powered crime lords, he wreaks havoc on the corrupt with methods reserved for those on the wrong side of the law. "The Punisher" video game represents the best of over 30 years of "Punisher" comic books and depicts some of the grittiest storylines in the Marvel Universe.

'Call of Duty' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 7:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Activision has released the previously announced patch for Infinity Ward's WWII based FPS Call of Duty. This update patch brings your retail game to v1.4 and adds a new multiplayer map (mp_stalingrad), the eagerly anticipated Punkbuster support, as well as some additional multiplayer tweaks and other fixes. Read more for download links ...