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'Cellblock Squadrons' - Screens & Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 11:58 p.m. PST | Filed under News

As a convicted anti-government rebel you are forced to repay your debt to society by flying fighter missions against an invading alien force. With each successful mission you are one step closer to freedom. Enjoy all the action you would expect from a space combat game with a fun and witty storyline brought to you in your cell by e-mail each "week" of play. This demo features 3 missions, with 3 difficulty settings.

'EuroCops' Revealed - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 7:54 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fan site Seriously has the first word of an all new 3rd person shooter, in the word at independent Dutch developer CrazyFoot, using Croteam's Serious Engine. We'll have more details soon, in the meantime, read more for some screens...

SEGA Sells Visual Concepts to Take-Two

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 7:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA of America today confirmed that SEGA Corp. has agreed to transfer all common stock and related assets of Visual Concepts, the developer of the ESPN 2K5 series of sports games, to Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Last year it was already revealed that Take wo had the option of buying Visual Concepts after Sega and Take Two went into a codistribution deal for the ESPN titles.

'Musashi Samurai Legend' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 6:03 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The second release of the Musashi series makes its debut on the PS2 featuring exhilarating, fast-paced, action-packed gameplay utilizing manga shaded graphics. Like a true samurai, Musashi's powers of observation will pay off in the heat of battle as he channels this energy to learn his opponents' techniques. A new mode of his protective services has also been employed, in which he literally carries his characters to safety.

Various Game Trailers #420

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 4:34 p.m. PST | 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 :

  • Darkwatch - Trailer #7

'FIFA Street' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 4:29 p.m. PST | Filed under News

'FIFA Street' is a combination of arcade action blended with the culture of freestyle street football. By removing the rules from the simulation football experience, 'FIFA Street' exposes the heart of the world's beautiful game, on-the-ball flare and individual style.

'Mashed: Fully Loaded' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 4:20 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Empire has announced an optimized version of last year's Mashed, a top down racing game that pits up to four players against each other in a gladiatorial racing battle. Mashed: Fully Loaded, is not a sequel as the new version will mostly have the same content, just with an updated gfx, optimized camera controls, improved power-up system, additional tournament and training mode, new tracks, and a total of 15 cars each with their own specific handling. A release date has not been announced yet, but it is due first in the UK. Read more for some new screens...

'Make Something Unreal' Contest Winners Announced

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 2:25 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Epic Games today announced the grand prize winners of the $1,000,000 NVIDIA Make Something Unreal mod-making contest. The grand prize for Best Mod is awarded to Red Orchestra, an immersive combined arms infantry and armored vehicle combat simulation set on the eastern front of World War II. The development team behind the winning entry receives $50,000 in cash and a coveted Unreal Engine commercial license worth approximately $350,000.

'God Of War' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 12:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

God of War is a new action/adventure game developed by SCEA's Southern California studio previously known for developing Twisted Metal. You play as a yet unnamed hero, surrounded by Greek mythology. Hacking your way through hordes of enemies by means of swords and Spawn-like chains you are on a quest to kill the Greek "God Of War", Ares. Read more for a few new screens...

'Rainbow Six Lockdown' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Developer Q&A #2

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 10:54 a.m. PST | Filed under Interviews

In this new episode you lead Team Rainbow as they are called into action and unfamiliar territory to battle a bioterrorist threat. Stakes escalate as they are personally targeted by an evil terrorist organization. Used to protecting the lives of others, Team Rainbow must now embark on a mission to fight and save some of their own. Ubisoft sends along yet another pre-canned Q&A with designer and writer Rafael Chandler, talking about story development, dialogue, briefings, and cinematic concepts.

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

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 10:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In TimeSplitters Future Perfect, Cortez - the hero from previous installments - returns with humanity on the brink of destruction. With the help of some familiar faces (some very familiar!) he must chase a mystery foe across different time periods to trace the origins of the TimeSplitters and save the day.

'Death By Degrees' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 10:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Death By Degrees is an action adventure featuring Nina Williams from the multi-million selling Tekken series. Set prior to the first Tekken game this prequel focuses on the events that lead up to Nina's involvement in the Iron Fist Tournament.

'World Cyber Games' 2005 Lineup

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 10:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The World Cyber Games Committee announced eight game titles that will serve as official games for the World Cyber Games 2005 (WCG 2005) to be held in Singapore this coming November. Six PC games and two console games were chosen for the competition, which organizers expect to attract more than 1.25 million competitors worldwide. Read more for details ...

'NBA Street Vol 3' (NGC/PS2/Xbox) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 9:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Featuring NBA legends, today's top stars, and original characters from past editions, NBA Street Vol 3 reaches new heights by making over-the-top, larger-than-life moves even bigger in this action-packed, arcade-style game. Customize your baller, build courts from the ground up, throw one down in an all-new dunk contest and go online to put your reputation to the test.

'MediEvil Resurrection' (PSP) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 9:16 a.m. PST | Filed under News

One hundred years have passed since the evil Sorcerer Zarok was defeated at the Battle of Gallowmere, heroically cut down by a mortally wounded Sir Daniel Fortesque. Or at least, that's what the people were told; in fact poor Sir Dan was a bit of a coward, falling in the very first wave of arrows. Now Zarok has returned, turning day into night, and raising an undead army to conquer the land. As a side effect Dan has also been resurrected... now, he has the chance to defeat Zarok and in death become the hero he never was in life.

Take Two Snags 7-Year Exclusive MLB License

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 8:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As was being rumored last week already, The Major League Baseball Players Association ("MLBPA") today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle to grant sweeping rights to Take 2 to develop and publish a broad portfolio of products that are expected to drive the baseball video game business to unprecedented heights.

Korean MMO Developer Webzen Brings 'Sun' To North America

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 8:06 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Korea-based online games company Webzen announced today it is entering the U.S. online games market and is immediately opening a U.S. operation in Los Angeles. Webzen will be a full-scale game developer, publisher and distributor. Its first title, SUN, specifically designed for North America will be unveiled in the next few weeks...

'SpellForce' - v1.52 Landscape Editor Available NOW

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 7:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jowood has released an updated v1.52 landscape editor for its RTS/RPG game SpellForce, intended for SpellForce users to create additional deathmatch (PvP) and free game (cooperative) maps. You can not load or modify existing Single Player Campaign maps, or create a new Single Player Campaign. Breath of Winter expansion pack is required. Read more for download links ...

'Boiling Point: Road to Hell' - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 7:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Boiling Point: Road to Hell, previously known as Xenus, will combine intense armed combat with exploration and interaction with a vast and seamless open-ended gaming world. Boiling Point: Road to Hell is in development by Ukrainian developer Deep Shadows and is scheduled for release in Spring 2005.

'S.C.A.R.: Squadra Corse Alfa Romeo' (PS2/Xbox/PC) Announced

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 7:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Black Bean announced today that it has signed an exclusive deal with Alfa Romeo to develop a racing videogame based on the prestigious Italian car brand. Black Bean's acquisition of the worldwide Alfa Romeo rights underlines its determination to make an impact in the world of multiplatform videogame development and publishing. Read more for details ...

'Champions: Return to Arms' (PS2) Goes Gold - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 7:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Sony Online Entertainment today announced that Champions: Return to Arms, the sequel to the critically acclaimed Action/RPG, Champions of Norrath, has gone gold. Champions: Return to Arms, available exclusively on the PlayStation2, will ship to U.S. and Canadian retail stores on February 7, 2005.

'Far Cry Instincts' (PS2/Xbox) Delayed

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 1:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Far Cry Instincts will introduce wide open environments and unique, immersive gameplay elements that are destined to become the definition of survival action. In addition to the PC version's signature locations, non-scripted A.I., and unprecedented view-distance, Far Cry Instincts will feature brand new gameplay scenarios that will challenge players to use an even broader range of strategies and survival tactics in order to uncover the many secrets within the beautiful-but-deadly islands. Ubisoft has pushed back the Far Cry Instincts release date from Q1 to Q2 2005.

'F.E.A.R.' - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 1:27 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Developed by Monolith Productions, F.E.A.R. (First Encounter Assault and Recon), is an intense first person close-quarters combat experience with rich atmosphere and an engaging storyline. Read more for some new screens ...

'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl' - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 1:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The game will provide players with extremely dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where players are to oppose dangerous and wise enemies, a large set of multifarious weaponry, possibility to control various machinery, incredible detailing and game world interactivity, story-driven single player with original team gameplay, a well-balanced multiplayer with numerous modes: DeathMatch, CTF, Cooperative, various team games and much more.

'Outlaw Volleyball Remixed' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 24, 2005 @ 1:17 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Choose your team, choose your court, choose your bikini and then serve up the attitude. Scantily-clad babes and seriously twisted dudes bring their famous "Outlaw" vibe onto the court as they bump, set, spike, AND throw punches on their way to total victory. Outlaw Volleyball provides fast, furious, and uncouth action via PS2's network adapter and everyone can experience the outrageous humor and fantastic gameplay that the "Outlaw" gang is known for.