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Sega Signs 'The Matrix Online'

by Rainier on May 10, 2004 @ 12:13 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sega of America, Inc. and Warner Bros. today announced an agreement to co-publish The Matrix Online, the first massively multiplayer online game based on Warner Bros. Pictures' popular Matrix property. SEGA will manage distribution of The Matrix Online, while Warner Bros. will oversee content development and manage the live game operations. Both companies will supervise ongoing game development and marketing activities for the game. The Matrix Online is expected to launch in Nov 2004.

'Dreamfall' - Screens

by Rainier on May 10, 2004 @ 12:05 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dreamfall continues the story of one of the most critically acclaimed adventure games ever made, and will bring adventure gaming into a new era. Focusing on story and characters, Dreamfall features unparalleled 3D visuals, advanced character animations, stunning audio, and innovative gameplay - wrapped in a unique and magical ambience. Check out the freshly launched official website or read more for some new screens ...

'Pitfall: The Lost Expedition' Coming To The PC

by Rainier on May 10, 2004 @ 11:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Deep in the Peruvian Jungle, assume the role of Pitfall Harry, a fearless, rough-and-ready treasure seeker who battles evil using his athletic ability and a knapsack filled with adventure gear. Your mission: race against a rival explorer to find hidden treasures, which in the wrong hands could spell doom for you and your friends. Laugh in the face of danger as you search for lost treasures and rescue those in distress from deadly foes.

'Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell 3' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 10, 2004 @ 11:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that Ubisoft's Montreal studio is currently developing Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell 3 (Working Title), the next installment in the now-legendary Splinter Cell franchise. The Splinter Cell titles have consistently received some of industry's highest-ever review scores and most prestigious awards, and have sold, cumulatively, more than 6 million copies worldwide. Splinter Cell 3 will be shown for the first time ever in a theater-style demo at Ubisoft's E3 booth - #1046 in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center, and is scheduled for a PC launch in late 2004.

Midway 2004 E3 Lineup

by Rainier on May 10, 2004 @ 11:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Midway Games Inc. today announced its roster of titles scheduled for exhibit at the annual E3. Headlining the selection is Mortal Kombat: Deception, the next product in the top-selling, history-making franchise. For the first time ever, Mortal Kombat will be going online and full product details will be unveiled at a special, invitation only event the Tuesday night before E3. On the show floor, Midway will also be showing off a near final version of the much anticipated Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy and the first-person action thriller Area 51, which will feature online play for up to 16 players.

'GoldenEye: Rogue Agent' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 10, 2004 @ 3:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Going where no previous James Bond game has dared to tread, the upcoming GoldenEye: Rogue Agent first-person shooter from Electronic Arts breaks all the rules by transporting players to the dark side of the Bond universe to experience life as a high-rolling, cold-hearted villain. The highly anticipated game is scheduled to ship later this year 2004, on the PS2, Xbox, and GameCube under the EA GAMES brand.

Trinigy's Licenses 'Vision Game Engine' For New MMORPG

by Rainier on May 10, 2004 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today the German middleware developer Trinigy GmbH announced that it just signed its first licensing deal in the Asian entertainment market. The Chinese company Tianjin Naga Digital Software Development, located close to Peking, purchased a full license of the versatile and powerful Vision Game Engine for the development of a massively multiplayer online role-playing game.

'Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus' - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2004 @ 11:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ground Control 2 : Operation Exodus takes place during the year 2741 AD, roughly 300 years after the events in the original game. The democratic and freedom caring Northern Star Alliance (NSA) is being hard pressed by the warmongering Terran Empire. The war has recently entered a new stage; a brutal and deadly ground war, as the Empire has managed to land their first troopships on the last NSA controlled planet – Morningstar Prime...

'Lagsters' - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2004 @ 11:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Lagsters is an arcade racing title, where the action takes place in closed environments - tubes. The player will be able to use a vast number of different weapons and upgrades to their cars to become the winner of one of the 32 races. The tracks are compiled into 4 different championships of the single player mode. The multiplayer mode will offer three different modes of play: 'Last Man Driving', 'Fox and Hounds' and 'Divided Glory' where up to 8 players may participate in one race.

'Project Freedom' - Screens

by Rainier on May 9, 2004 @ 10:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

"Project Freedom" is a space combat game that offers adrenaline pumping gameplay coupled with stunning graphics. The campaign is built around an original storyline that features several unexpected twists and turns. A stand alone tutorial mode and a simple, intuitive user interface let you immerse yourself in the game world without irritating delays. 21 complex missions will provide all players with many hours of exciting entertainment. Read more for some new screens ...