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'Manhunt' (Xbox/PC) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 9:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games has shipped Manhunt for PC and for the Xbox to North American retailers. Manhunt for the PC and Xbox will reach retail shelves in Europe on April 23, 2004. Manhunt was developed by Rockstar North, the team behind the global blockbuster Grand Theft Auto franchise.

'EyeToy: Groove' (PS2) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 9:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SCEA announced today the release of EyeToy: Groove, available exclusively for the PlayStation2. Developed by SCEE's London Studio, EyeToy: Groove, is the first interactive videogame that enables players to dance in time with one of the 28 licensed songs, from such artists as Elvis, Madonna, Jessica Simpson, Village People, and Fatboy Slim, with no controller or dance pad necessary.

Midway Signs 'COLD' To Promote 'Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy'

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 9:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Underscoring its creative marketing vision and leveraging its strong entertainment ties, Midway Games Inc. today unveiled the details behind the innovative marketing campaign for Psi-Ops, the third-person, action-thriller scheduled to hit retail shelves nationwide in June.

Vidis Signs 'Restricted Area' - Screens

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With the Hamburg based developing team "Master Creating" Vidis won its newest software partner and signed up for the co-publishing and exclusive distribution rights for the promising Action-RPG "Restricted Area" for the German speaking territories.

'Moscow Rush' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Today Buka continuous their announce streak with yet another new title, the racing game Moscow Rush. Have you ever been to Moscow? Even if you have been, but moved around in a taxi, you will certainly enjoy the experience of street racing around the real Moscow in the Moscow Rush game. Read more for details and screens ...

'Battlefield 2' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 9:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA and Digital Illusions today announced that development is underway on the sequel to the award winning Battlefield 1942 PC game. Battlefield 2, scheduled for release in spring 2005, moves the franchise forward in time to invade the high tech frontlines of modern warfare. Powered by an all-new game engine, Battlefield 2 brings the intensity and excitement of its predecessors, Battlefield 1942 and Battlefield Vietnam, into the modern era with the latest, most technologically advanced vehicles and weapons systems available to man.

'Spartan' - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 9:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Slitherine Strategies has released a singleplayer demo for their strategy game Spartan. This update brings your retail game to v1.009 and adds a new mercenary barracks feature, makes difficulty and tech level adjustments, fixes AI and crash bugs, applies control improvements, etc. Read more for download links ...

'Xpand Rally' Gets Delayed - Screens

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Techland informed today about rescheduling the game’s release date. The title announced for Q2 will be available in September 2004. The change of the release date is connected with the intense co-operation with beta testers submitting many interesting comments and suggestions. Read more for extra details ...

'Serious Sam: The Second Encounter' (PS2/NGC) - Developer Q&A

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 8:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Interviews

An abandoned mothership of Sirian origin is sending strange signals from the past, and there's only one man with the guns big enough to investigate Sam "Serious" Stone. If Mental's forces beat Sam to this powerful time-traveling artifact, itís last call for humanity! To celebrate the recent shipping to stores Take 2 sent out a Q&A with Matt Cooper, Sam's producer at Climax. Read more to check it out, and some new screens to go with that ...

'War in Afghanistan' Announced

by Rainier on April 20, 2004 @ 8:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Shrapnel Games and ProSIM would like to announce the next title in the ATF Engine series of modern real-time strategy titles for Windows, War in Afghanistan. War in Afghanistan is possibly the most ambitious and informative ATF game yet, featuring over a century of regional conflict in one amazing package. Read more for details ...