Thomas's Articles


'Justice League: Chronicles' (GBA) Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 5:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Midway Games announced today that Justice League: Chronicles, based on the hit Cartoon Network series and DC Comics favorite, shipped today for the Game Boy Advance.

In Justice League: Chronicles, it's up to the greatest Super Heroes of all time to save the world from danger. Super Villains have unleashed a triple threat for global domination and the Justice League must join forces to combat the evil menace. Gamers will take control of their favorite DC Comics Super Heroes including Batman, Superman, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Hawkgirl and Martian Manhunter, using each character's superpowers, skills and special weapons to battle the combined forces of their greatest foes.

Acclaim Signs 'The Bard's Tale' In Europe (PC/CONSOLE) - Screens

by Thomas on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 3:45 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Bard's Tale combines the development team's collective knowledge of compelling RPG gameplay with brilliant graphics and major motion picture quality story and dialogue. The Bard's Tale eschews genre cliches in favor of intelligent humor for an original and truly entertaining experience.

Fund4Games Deal (PC/CONSOLE)

by Thomas on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 3:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Juice Games and Fund4Games have announced a major multi-million pound collaboration, which will fund Juice's first console project.

The deal involves the formation of a partnership that will be responsible for financing and developing the game. Due for completion in Q4 2004 the game is headed for PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC. The partnership will deliver the completed game to the publisher using resources provided by Juice and Fund4Games.

The Road Beyond Shadowlands

by Thomas on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 2:04 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Funcom has announced the appointment of Marius Enge as Game Director for Anarchy Online. Marius had been in the position of Assistant Game Director since Gaute Godager assumed duties related to a new, as of yet, undisclosed Funcom project. In his new role, Marius will be responsible for maintaining the creative vision and direction for AO. He explains the current status of the game, priorities for the near future and hints as to what the future may hold for AO Shadowlands.

GUSTO GAMES ADOPTS NXN Alienbrain Studio

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Gusto Games, the newly formed start up development house, based in Bloxham in Oxfordshire is pleased to announce that they have now adopted NXN alienbrain Studio for all of their studio's asset management requirements.

35 Million Euro European Marketing Campaign

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:09 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo is set to reveal an enormous and hugely impactful marketing campaign in the run up to Christmas. In a far-reaching and innovative campaign, Nintendo are investing 35 million Euros across Europe in high impact marketing activities. The campaign is expected to drive NINTENDO GAMECUBE sales, create noise around the Game Boy Advance SP, drive software sales and focus on some of Nintendo's top games in the key Christmas period.

Club Manager - Your Club - Your Game

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 9:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Just Football have pulled off what must be the biggest multi sku release of a PC game ever. With 17 versions of Club Manager shipping out of their warehouse in the last week, Just Football have completed a logistical challenge bigger even than some of their main stream publishing competitors.

Mulberry GBA SP Case

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 5:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Game Boy Advance SP, the most stylish games console in the world, can now be seen in the most luxurious carry case in the world. Leather specialist Mulberry has designed this winter's number one fashion accessory – the Game Boy Advance SP carry case.

'SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs' More Than 2 Million Units Sold

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 5:07 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced today that SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs, the sequel to the number one online console game and "Greatest Hit" title, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs, set a new standard for online console gaming in its first two days of release, even before the title was in full retail distribution. Expanding on the success of the original, which has sold more than two million units worldwide, the highly anticipated sequel, released on November 4th, quickly bumped its predecessor from the number one online console game spot. On November 4th, the two titles in the SOCOM franchise ranked as the number one and number two online console games in terms of simultaneous players, and the user base is quickly growing.

Experience The Fear Factor With 'Ghosthunter'

by Thomas on Nov. 7, 2003 @ 5:03 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe invites you to step into the deadly world of Ghosthunter, a ghoulish action-adventure game developed for PlayStation2 by SCEE Studio Cambridge, the Bafta Award winning developer behind Primal, C-12: Final Resistance and the MediEvil Series.