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'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater' Goes Mobile

by Rainier on April 5, 2005 @ 8:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

JAMDAT and Activision announced today that JAMDAT has acquired the worldwide publishing and distribution rights, excluding Korea, to Activision's Tony Hawk's Pro Skater. Under the terms of the agreement, JAMDAT has the exclusive rights to publish a 3D version of the popular sports title for wireless.

'The Sims 2 Nightlife' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2005 @ 7:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA announced today that The Sims 2 Nightlife is under development from Maxis studio. With The Sims 2 Nightlife, players will be able to take their Sims out to hit all the swanky hot spots in the all new downtown location and spice up their lives with an all new dating gameplay and a new life goal focused on pleasure seeking.

'ALFA: Antiterror' Official Website Launched

by Rainier on April 5, 2005 @ 7:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

ALFA: Antiterror is a turn based tactical combat simulator that lets the player control this special operations force through a four episode campaign based on the real life experiences of former ALFA members from 1984 to 2001. Check out the freshly launched ALFA: Antiterror website.

'Dragonshard' - 2 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on April 5, 2005 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dragonshard will incorporate classic role-playing themes, a powerful and dynamic real-time strategy engine all woven together with a rich storyline involving a global conflict for an immensely powerful artifact with the power to change the fate of Eberron itself.

'Aeon Flux' (PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2005 @ 1:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Aeon Flux is an action-packed game that combines speed stealth with acrobatic combat. The game bridges the fever-dream essence of the animated TV series with the mass-market appeal of the upcoming feature film featuring Oscar Winner Charlize Theron. Read more for details ...

Daily Dose of Boring Q&As

by Rainier on April 5, 2005 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

'Pennant Chase Baseball' (NGC) - Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2005 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nintendo Pennant Chase Baseball includes players from every Major League Baseball team. Players will be able to compete in all 30 current Major League ballparks, as well as in a few from the past. To ensure a completely authentic experience, the game has been licensed by Major League Baseball Properties, the Major League Baseball Players Association and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, with statistics and ratings provided by STATS, Inc.

Various Game Trailers #473

by Rainier on April 4, 2005 @ 11:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers were released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for :

  • Splinter Cell Chaos Theory - Release Trailer
  • Dragonshard - Trailer #5
  • Empire Earth 2 - Peter Calabria Dev Diary Part 2
  • Boiling Point: Road to Hell - Trailer #7
  • Guild Wars - Trailer #5

Win A Free Trip To E3

by Rainier on April 4, 2005 @ 8:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

What better way to pass the time before E3 than with a little friendly competition? With the industry's biggest event right around the corner, Xbox.com and Xbox Live have teamed up to present two amazing E3 contests for its most enthusiastic game fans: "Xbox.com Apprentice Contest" and "Major Nelson and TriXie's L.A. Sweepstakes". Read more for details ...

Mythic Entertainment Appoints New DAOC Executive Producer

by Rainier on April 4, 2005 @ 8:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Dark Age of Camelot developer and publisher Mythic Entertainment today announced that Jeff Hickman has been named executive producer of "Dark Age of Camelot." In this new role, Hickman will report to Matt Firor, vice president of development, and will manage the overall direction of "Dark Age of Camelot" by being responsible for design decisions and ongoing expansions to the game. Hickman has been with Mythic since 2001.