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'SEGA GT Online' (Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Jan. 27, 2004 @ 2:36 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America today announced the launch of "SEGA GT Online" exclusively for the Xbox. The first simulation racer on Xbox to offer Xbox Live support, SEGA GT Online allows up to 12 players to compete simultaneously in white knuckle, dead-heat races guaranteed to challenge both their driving skills and their ability to trash talk.

'Second Life' Game Developer's Competition Launched

by Rainier on Jan. 27, 2004 @ 2:13 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Linden Lab and The Game Initiative, an organization that supports game developers worldwide, today announced the Second Life Game Developer’s Competition designed for aspiring game developers. The competition begins January 31, 2004 and coincides with the Game Initiative’s “How To Break Into Video Game Industry: Mini-Conference and Resume Workshop” taking place on that day in San Francisco. Winners will be announced on June 14, 2004.

'DRIV3R' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Gets Delayed

by Rainier on Jan. 27, 2004 @ 2:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. today announced that it has elected to move the ship date of DRIV3R, the latest installment of the Company's Driver franchise, from the end of March to June 1, 2004.

'Astro Boy' (PS2/GBA) Coming To North America

by Rainier on Jan. 27, 2004 @ 1:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. today announced a partnership with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to bring Tezuka Productions' legendary Japanese comic Astro Boy to life on the PlayStation2 and Game Boy Advance. Astro Boy, created by Osamu Tezuka in 1951, is one of the most recognized characters in Japanese animation and is poised to captivate television audiences as the star of a brand-new animated series on the Kids' WB!.

'I Of The Dragon' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 27, 2004 @ 1:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Play as one of three possible dragons, each with their own unique abilities. Use spells and brute force to hunt down and destroy the evil creatures that threaten the peaceful Nimoans. Build new towns or destroy them, create mountains or bring them crumbling to the ground. Summon creatures to fight for you or rely on your own powers. Use all means available to help in your quest to unmask the source of evil that plagues the land. Read more for some new screens ...

'Sonic Heroes' (PS2/Xbox) Ships To Stores

by Rainier on Jan. 27, 2004 @ 12:02 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. today announced the availability of "Sonic Heroes" on the Xbox and PlayStation2 . The first original Sonic The Hedgehog console game in three years is also the legendary speed demon's first appearance on Xbox and PlayStation 2 consoles. "Sonic Heroes" on GameCube was released on January 6.

'Samurai Jack: The Shadow of Aku' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on Jan. 27, 2004 @ 11:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America, Inc. has announced that Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have awarded it the license to publish a console game based on the popular Cartoon Network series Samurai Jack. The videogame developed by Amaze Entertainment, named "Samurai Jack: The Shadow of Aku," will be available on Microsoft Xbox, PlayStation2, and GameCube in March 2004.

Rainbow Six 3: Ravenshield - Update Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Jan. 27, 2004 @ 10:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Ubi Soft has yet again released a patch for Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield. This upgrade brings your retail game to v1.53 (US & UK versions) and this patch should finally resolve the wall-peeking issue as well as address the problems users of the OEM discs have been having. Read more for download links ...

'Rainbow Six 3' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 27, 2004 @ 10:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Ubisoft's Shanghai studio, the game offers the most thrilling and realistic single- and multi-player counter-terrorist experience available anywhere. The PS2 version features exclusive content (single- and multi-player missions) and a very cool split screen feature for 2-player, offline cooperative gameplay. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 will be released for the PlayStation2 in March 2004, in the meantime, check the new screens ...

'Airborne Troops' - Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 27, 2004 @ 9:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Airborne Troops is an absorbing infiltration action-adventure game that takes place in occupied France during the Second World War. On a mission to drop two secret agents into occupied territory the Sergeant’s aircraft is shot down leaving one of his agents seriously wounded. It is now the Sergeant’s duty to replace the ailing agent and complete the stealth missions himself. The gamer takes part in commando missions based on real events in the places where they actually happened, accurately recreated from archives and historical documents. Read more for a batch of new screens ...