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'Vivendi Universal Games' 2004 E3 Lineup

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 4:30 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Vivendi today announced its multi-platform product line-up for the 2004 E3. The company will showcase 18 highly anticipated titles, including: Blizzard's World of Warcraft, StarCraft: Ghost; Half-Life2; Crash Twinsanity and Spyro: A Hero’s Tail; Van Helsing and The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay; Fight Club and also a yet unannounced title from Monolith (revealed as a mix between The Matrix meets The Ring). Read more for details on each title ...

Various 'Game Trailers' Available NOW

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 4:07 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 :

  • The Urbz - Trailer
  • Sudeki - Trailer
  • Panzers - Trailer
  • True Crime: Streets Of LA - Trailer
  • Soldiers: Heroes Of WW2 - Trailer
  • Thief: Deadly shadows - Trailer
  • Defjam Vendetta: Fight For NY - Trailer

'Gotcha' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 3:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Gotcha, under development for PC/Xbox by Sixteen Tons Ent., features no real weapons but air compressed weapons and color ammunition, also known as paintball guns. Choose from 18 players (male and female), work your way through the league based single player campaign, challenge others in a duel, or play against friends over the internet, LAN or Xbox Live.

'Vanguard: Saga of Heroes' Licenses Unreal Engine

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 2:02 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sigil Games Online, Inc. today announced that the company is using the Unreal Engine as one of several licensed technologies used in their flagship product, the massively multiplayer RPG "Vanguard: Saga of Heroes."

'IndyCar Series 2005' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 1:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Officially licensed by the Indy Racing League, IndyCar Series 2005 gets a boost with a host of new features to complement the action-packed oval track racing at speeds up to 235mph! The game's new online racing will see up to 12 players getting fiercely competitive out on the circuits on Xbox, with up to 8 players on PS2.

'TimeSplitters: Future Perfect' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 1:03 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

While already revealed a few weeks ago, Electronic Arts announced today the return of one of the most critically acclaimed console first-person shooters with TimeSplitters Future Perfect, in development by Free Radical Design Ltd. and slated to ship in early 2005 under the EA GAMES brand. Read more for details and screens...

Juiced (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 12:59 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Combining the best elements of simulation and arcade-style play, Juiced will feature more than 50 licensed vehicles; real-time modding with hundreds of authentic aftermarket parts; realistic car physics and damage; and online head-to-head play, including for the first time ever, "crew based" team racing. Read more for 90+ new screens...

'Everquest: Omens of War' Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 11:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SOE today announced EverQuest: Omens of War, a new expansion for the incredibly popular PC MMORPG, EverQuest. This expansion will feature new high-level Epic weapons while raising the player level cap to level 70. EverQuest players will also enjoy a new visual appearance thanks to the use of the new next-generation graphics engine. EverQuest: Omens of War is scheduled to be available at retail and for digital download from SOE for $29.99 in July.

'Encore' E3 2004 Lineup

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 10:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Encore today announced its title lineup for the 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo, May 12-14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This year, Encore (Booth #510, South Hall) debuts a new brand of intense wartime flight combat for console and PC, a successful survival horror hit to the PC, as well as fast-paced multiplayer tactical combat for FPS fans on the PC.

'Dark Age of Camelot: New Frontiers' - Open Beta Available NOW

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 10:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised Mythic Entertainment has launched the Dark Age of Camelot: New Frontiers Open Beta.The closed beta will be followed with an extended open beta period, warning that this open beta version is unfinished, nor that the add-on is almost finished. In order to participate you must have either Dark Age of Camelot: Shrouded Isles or Trials of Atlantis installed. Read more for download links ...

'Planeta DeAgostini' E3 2004 LineUp

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 10:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Planeta DeAgostini Interactive heads out to the E3 show in Los Angeles to premiere its new titles. The company will be presenting :

  • Professional Manager 2005
  • Fallen Lords: Condemnation
  • Yume

'Prince of Persia 2' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft today announced that the company’s award-winning Montreal studio is currently developing Prince of Persia 2 (working title), a follow-up to the most critically acclaimed game of 2003, Prince of Persia The Sands of Time.

'The Settlers V' Now Called 'Settlers: Heritage Of Kings' - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The latest Settlers game takes the franchise and pushes it to the next level. Fans will enjoy fully animated 3D technology and enhanced gameplay features, but still be able to relive the experience that makes the Settlers series such a big hit. The game will take the player to a medieval setting, to re-conquer the kingdom currently under the domination of an evil tyrant.

Myelin Media Signs 'Immortal Cities: Children of the Nile' - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Myelin Media today announced its first title, Immortal Cities: Children of the Nile for PC will debut this month during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) and will ship this fall. Created by Tilted Mill Entertainment, an innovative development studio comprised of industry vets who pioneered the category, Children of the Nile is a quantum leap in city building games via its use of 3D and unique human behavior technologies.

'Wish' - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Unlike conventional MMORPGs that confine players to a server with only a few hundred other players, Wish defines the new category of online gaming called UMMORPG. A highly-scalable server cluster infrastructure enables Wish to support tens of thousands of simultaneous players in a single shared world. Read more for new screens ...

'Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition' (PS2/Xbox) Announced

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Rockstar Games is pleased to announce Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition, the third installment in the Midnight Club racing franchise. Rockstar Games has also announced a partnership with DUB, America's premiere automotive lifestyles magazine, to infuse Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition with an unparalleled level of expertise and understanding of the latest and hottest trends in the automotive industry and street customization scene. Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition will be available for the PS2/Xbox and is expected to hit retail shelves this holiday season.

'Isle of Man TT Superbikes' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Isle of Man TT Superbikes will feature on the channel around the launch along with a strong presence at this year's TT event in June. There will be several promotions including prize give-away copies of the game to Men and Motors viewers. The game will also feature the Men and Motors Suzuki superbike, which will race at this year's event.

'Atari' Announces 'Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure'

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Atari, Inc. and fashion pioneer Marc Ecko, creator and founder of the urban lifestyle brand Ecko Unltd. and publisher of COMPLEX magazine, are joining forces to create the first truly authentic video game based on urban culture and graffiti art. A sneak peek at Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure will be available exclusively at Atari's booth at the E3 in Los Angeles May 12-14. In graffiti terms, "getting up" means getting your name (or tag) out and visible.

DreamCatcher Signs 'Cold War' - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

DreamCatcher Games today announced that it will publish Cold War for PC. Cold War is a single-player game and will feature downloadable content for Windows. The game has an expected ESRB rating of ‘T’ for Teen and will ship in winter 2004. An Xbox version of this title is planned for 2005. This title will be shown as part of DreamCatcher’s line-up at the 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo. Read more for details & screens...

'Hip Games' E3 2004 Lineup

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hip Games today unveiled its lineup of top-tier software titles to be showcased at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Leading the charge of over 20 games, are two new titles: Dog’s Life, a PlayStation2 exclusive by cutting-edge developer David Braben, and Around the World in 80 Days for Game Boy Advance, an action adventure based on the soon-to-be released Disney blockbuster. Read more for details ...

'Fahrenheit' (PS2/PC) - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 9:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fahrenheit, a spectacular interactive thriller, set in New-York, gives gamers the unique chance to play both hunter and fugitive, which in turn leads them to speak, explore, interact, fight and confront unknown dark forces. Read more for screens & details...

'Electronic Arts' E3 2004 Lineup

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 8:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Electronic Arts today announced its unrivalled E3 line-up of Sports, Action, Racing, Role-Playing, Fighting and Real-time Strategy games. EA's 23 E3 titles will debut next week at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). EA also will announce its support for Sony Computer Entertainment's PlayStation Portable (PSP) hand-held game machine, delivering four EA titles at the system's launch with 10-12 additional titles following within the year.

'Sega' E3 2004 Lineup - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

SEGA today announced a selection of its showcase lineup of entertainment and sports titles to be featured at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), May 12-14, 2004. Extending its reach as an independent content publisher, SEGA Europe's E3 2004 lineup features titles developed for a broad base of platforms including PlayStation2, the Xbox and PC.

'Earth 2160' - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 1:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EARTH 2160 is an RTS game based on the popular and successful EARTH series. Including single and multiplayer modes. The game uses the latest Earth III engine. Storing objects in a format based on the mathematical model of Bezier-curves instead of polygons. Giving an as yet unseen level of detail, only limited by the hardware used.

'Spy Fiction' (PS2) - Screens

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 12:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring exciting espionage action, "Spy Fiction" follows the exploits of two special agents in an underground spy agency. As members of the elite S.E.A. Phantom strike squad, Bishop and Sheila are dispatched to disable a diabolical plot that begins with an ominous message sent to world governments. To spare millions of lives from a new horrific biotech weapon, they must embark on missions spanning the globe to seek and destroy a shadowy terrorist organization.

'FirePower' Ships To Stores

by Rainier on May 6, 2004 @ 12:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

GMX Media announced today that it’s amazingly beautiful, critically acclaimed WWII air-combat game FirePower for the PC is now available at North American Retail outlets. Read more for details or check our FirePower review...