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'MotoGP4' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 22, 2005 @ 11:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

As the 2004 MotoGP championships reach their thrilling conclusion, motor sport fans now have even more reason to look forward to the start of next year's season. Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is delighted to announce the spring 2005 release of MotoGP4, developed exclusively for the PS2 by Namco. Read more for some new screens ...

'Star Wars: Empire at War' - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 22, 2005 @ 11:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Control the fate of the galaxy in LucasArts' all new RTS game Star Wars: Empire at War. Set a few years before the events of Episode IV A New Hope, the game will let players rewrite history as well as experience the aftermath of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, the creation of the Rebel Alliance, and Darth Vader's rise to power. Read more for details and screens ...

'The Roots' (Xbox/PC) Gets Delayed

by Judy on Jan. 22, 2005 @ 11:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Roots combines a classic RPG with dynamic gameplay and the fast paced plot characteristic of action-adventure games. The Roots has a complex, multi-threaded storyline and a vast world, which the player discovers whilst traveling with his party, fighting various monsters and living through great adventures. Cenega has updated The Roots product page with a new release date, pushing it back from its original February 2005 date back to Q2 2005.

'UFO: Aftershock' - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 22, 2005 @ 12:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

UFO: Aftershock follows directly from one of the endings of UFO: Aftermath, where the player agrees to hand over the Earth to the Alien scientists, who are trying to change the planet into a giant living organism. The Council of Earth and their followers take refuge on an orbiting satellite prepared for them by the aliens, but not all the survivors of the original invasion where re-located.

'El Matador' - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 22, 2005 @ 12:41 a.m. PST | Filed under News

El Matador is a third person, stealth action game, where the player takes on the role of a DEA agent, whose aim is to bring down the narkomafia, an organised crime syndicate in South America. Driven by revenge for what the narkomafia did to his brother, the player will progress through a story which weaves its way throughout the adventure, combines all the essential features of surprise, unexpected twists and dramatic developments.

Blizzard President Sends 'World Of WarCraft' Players An Apology

by Judy on Jan. 21, 2005 @ 9:51 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard President Mike Morhaime has addressed the WoW community to shed some light on the recent downtime and apologies for the problems some of the players may have been experiencing on the servers. "I am sure that many of you are wondering what has been going on with the World of Warcraft servers, as there was another period of extended downtime during peak hours last night.... Last night, we took down 20 realms for emergency maintenance.... Players on these same 20 realms also experienced service interruptions earlier in the week... Therefore, in addition to the three days already credited to these players as a result of the server issues earlier in the week, players on these realms will be receiving an additional four-day credit to their accounts." Read the full statement on the official WoW forums...

'Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Zeta Gundam' (PS2) Announced

by Judy on Jan. 21, 2005 @ 4:47 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Seven years after the end of the devastating One Year War.... The victorious Earth Federation has become corrupt and oppressive, and the elite Titans police force has taken on dictatorial powers. As the A.E.U.G. rebel group struggles to defeat the Titans, the heroes and villains of the original Mobile Suit Gundam series find themselves on the same side of this new conflict. The focus, however, is on a new hero named Kamille Bidan, the pilot of the transforming Zeta Gundam.

'Rise of the Kasai' (PS2) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Jan. 21, 2005 @ 4:41 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rise of the Kasai, the sequel to The Mark of Kri, builds upon the original with new storylines, characters, weapons, and cooperative online gameplay - offering a game three-times larger than the original. Readm ore for screens and trailer ...

'Soldner: Marine Corps' - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 21, 2005 @ 1:56 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Soldner: Marine Corps, you become part of a special operations squad or could even command the team. Equipped with the best weapons in modern warfare the player joins one of two teams who combat each other in an action driven tactical war. With ground, airborne and water vehicles available, it’s the players choice how to support the team and how to achieve victory.

'The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion' (PS3/Xbox2/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 21, 2005 @ 1:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Bethesda Softworks today announced that The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is currently in development for PC and future generation consoles (PS3 & Xbox 2). In development since 2002, Oblivion is another leap forward in role-playing with its combination of freeform gameplay and cutting-edge graphics.

'NASCAR SimRacing' - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Jan. 21, 2005 @ 12:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

NASCAR SimRacing is the perfect combination of realism, true racing ‘feel’, depth, and advanced EA SPORTS presentation. Thunder down the straightaway at Daytona International Speedway alongside 42 other live drivers online as Voice Over IP smack talk mixes with the roar of V8 engines in glorious surround sound. This demo features the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Kansas Speedway tracks, with 10 different drivers and car colors to choose from. Read more for download links ...

Various Game Trailers #419

by Judy on Jan. 21, 2005 @ 11:30 a.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 :

  • Nibiru: Messenger of the Gods - Trailer #1

'Batman Begins' (ALL) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 21, 2005 @ 10:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, DC Comics and Electronic Arts are bringing Batman Begins to multiple videogame platforms in 2005. In this exclusive co-publishing agreement, a game based on the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures' film starring Christian Bale will be released day and date with the film on the PlayStation 2, the PSP, Xbox, GameCube and GBA. Read more for the first few screens...

'GTR: The Ultimate Racing Game' (Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 21, 2005 @ 10:52 a.m. PST | Filed under News

SimBin Development Team is nearing completion of the first ever official racing game based on the FIA GT racing series. GTR – The Ultimate Racing Game represents the most intense and immersive racing experience ever to grace a PC or games console. GTR is scheduled to ship in North America in late Q1, 2005 for the PC. Read more for 20 new screens ...

Euro Release Dates For 'Project Zero 2' and 'DOA Ultimate' (Xbox)

by Judy on Jan. 21, 2005 @ 10:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Xbox today announced European release dates for two Xbox exclusive titles from Tecmo. The first to hit European shelves is Project Zero 2, available from 4th February. The second title is the latest offering from Team Ninja's popular Japanese fighting series, Dead or Alive Ultimate, which will be available from 18th February.

'Rainbow Six: Lockdown' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 21, 2005 @ 10:08 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In this new episode, you lead Team Rainbow, the world's most elite counter-terrorist unit, 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.

'Darwinia' - Demo Available NOW

by Judy on Jan. 21, 2005 @ 9:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Combining fast paced action with strategic battle planning, Darwinia features a novel and intuitive control mechanism, a graphical style ripped from '80s retro classics, and a story concerning a tribe of video game sprites trapped in a modern 3D game world (thanks VE3D). Read more for download links ...

'Super Monkey Ball Deluxe' (PS2/Xbox) - Screens & Trailer

by Judy on Jan. 21, 2005 @ 8:59 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Super Monkey Ball Deluxe, for the first time on PS2 and Xbox consumers for the first time, features 300 stages (114 from Super Monkey Ball, 140 from Super Monkey Ball 2, and 46 Deluxe-exclusive boards). Check out the freshly launched Super Monkey Ball Deluxe website, or read more for new screens and trailer.

'Tekken 5' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 21, 2005 @ 8:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Tekken 5 promises to deliver the ultimate, most visually stunning fighting game experience ever seen in a TEKKEN game. Tekken 5 brings back the popular cast of characters from the previous TEKKEN games, along with three new characters, for a total of 20 default characters to start and more to unlock as players progress in the game. Tekken 5 allows players to use their fight money to customize their characters with various accessories such as hats, glasses and an assortment of different costumes.

'Dynasty Warriors 5' (PS2) - Screens

by Judy on Jan. 21, 2005 @ 8:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Based on Luo Guanzhong's historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms, the Dynasty Warriors series of action games takes players back in time and onto the battlefields of Ancient China. In the games, players experience the thrill of fighting single-handedly against nearly endless legions of enemy soldiers in historical battles that shaped an empire.