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'Shadow Ops: Red Mercury' (Xbox) Gets THX Certificate

by Rainier on May 15, 2004 @ 11:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari's Shadow Ops: Red Mercury, the cinematic first-person action game for the Xbox, has earned the coveted "THX Certified Game" status. THX ensures that the game has the potential to deliver the immersive and compelling audio and video experience typically found in blockbuster Hollywood films. Shadow Ops: Red Mercury will be available June 22 and will offer players a gripping action movie-style experience through its unprecedented Hollywood production values and ground-breaking sound and visual effects.

'Aladdin Chess Adventures' Announced

by Rainier on May 15, 2004 @ 11:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fluent Entertainment, Vivendi and Disney Interactive today announced Disney's Aladdin Chess Adventures, which was showcased at this week's E3. Following up on its 2003 hit Hoyle Majestic Chess, Disney's Aladdin Chess Adventures features one of Disney's most recognizable characters, Aladdin. Disney's Aladdin Chess Adventures will be released in October 2004 to coincide with the DVD release of the "Platinum Edition" Ten Year Anniversary Aladdin animated feature film.

'Civilization's Dawn' Announced

by Rainier on May 15, 2004 @ 11:29 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

iEntertainment Network announces Civilization's Dawn, a Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG). The new title is being developed to generate revenue at retail and through online subscriptions.

KumaWar Launches 'Iran Hostage Rescue Mission Part 2'

by Rainier on May 15, 2004 @ 11:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

KumaWar, the online game service that allows players to experience real world events through advanced gaming technology, has launched its newest mission, Iran Hostage Rescue Part 2. Based on the April 24, 1980 failed attempt to rescue 53 American hostages held in Tehran, the Iran Hostage Rescue Mission Part 2 offers players the opportunity to execute the Pentagon's actual plan to storm the American embassy and to bring the hostages home.