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'Madagascar' (ALL) - 12 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 1:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

At New York's Central Park Zoo, a lion, a zebra, a giraffe, and a hippo are best friends and stars of the show. But when one of the animals goes missing from their cage, the other three break free to look for him, only to find themselves reunited ... on a ship en route to the island of Madagascar. When their vessel capsizes off the coast, however, the friends, who have all been raised in captivity, learn first-hand what life can be like in the wild.

'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 12:33 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Bethesda today announced plans to release a sequel to its Pirates of the Caribbean game based on Walt Disney film, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow will feature a blend of fast-paced action and adventure that captures the entertaining characters, settings, and spirit of the first movie.

StarGate SG-1's Richard Dean Anderson At E3

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 11:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JoWooD Productions today announced that the world-famous actor Richard Dean Anderson will be appearing at Jowood's booth (South Hall 724) at this year’s E3 in Los Angeles. Richard Dean Anderson will be appearing between 11:30am and 2:30pm on Wednesday, May 18, 2005.

'Cold Winter' (PS2) Gets Some Retail Action

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 11:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

VU Games announced today that the shockingly gritty first-person shooter Cold Winter has shipped to retail nationwide, and will be fully distributed in stores by June 1. Developed exclusively for the PS2, the intense FPS action thriller immerses gamers in a modern and deep story set in the shadowy world of international espionage.

Hip Games Brings 'Jackie Chan Adventures' (PS2) To North America

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 11:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hip Games is proud to announce the addition of Jackie Chan Adventures to its release schedule for summer 2005. Developed exclusively for the PS2, the official game of the world's greatest Kung Fu star promises to deliver the same kid friendly mix of fast-paced adventure Jackie made famous.

'Rugby Challenge 2006' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 10:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hip Interactive is pleased to announce the forthcoming release of Rugby Challenge 2006 from the much acclaimed developers of World Championship Rugby, a top-5 selling release in the United Kingdom and France since its launch last year. Read more for details and screens ...

'SnoCross 2' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 10:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Crave Entertainment today announced the upcoming release of SnoCross 2 for the PS2 and the Xbox. Offering the most realistic experience in snowmobile racing, SnoCross 2 features three-time Winter X Games gold winner "Air" Blair Morgan, the most dominant and influential rider in the history of snocross.

Microsoft's E3 Lineup Reveals 'Zoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species'

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Microsoft Game Studios revealed its lineup for the coming E3 convention in Los Angeles. Amongst previously announced titles such as Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends Age of Empires III, Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, Dungeon Siege II and Fable: The Lost Chapters, MGS will also be showing Zoo Tycoon 2 expansion pack ZT2: Endangered Species. Read more for details on the lineup...

Namco Signs 'Curious George' License

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 10:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Namco announced today its agreement with Universal Studios Consumer Products Group to develop titles on major video game systems including console, handheld and PC for Universal Pictures' and Imagine Entertainment's February 10, 2006 animated feature film release, Curious George. Read more for details ...

'Alpha Prime' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 11, 2005 @ 10:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alpha Prime is a first person action game with an emphasis on the single player experience. At its core is a Science Fiction story written by the foremost Czech Sci-fi author Ondrej Neff. Game play will be a varied balance of combat and more technical activities such as hacking and remotely controlling robotic devices.