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E3 2004 Where Business Gets Fun

by Thomas on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 4:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3Expo), the world's leading interactive entertainment trade show, today invited industry leaders from across the globe to apply to speak at the show's conference program. E3Expo conference speakers provide hands-on training and expertise to the industry professionals who gather annually to acquire insight from this esteemed faculty and to preview thousands of never-before-seen computer and video game related products. The 10th annual E3Expo, "Where Business Gets Fun," is scheduled for May 11-14, 2004 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Nokia Game 2003 Begins On November 19

by Thomas on Nov. 12, 2003 @ 4:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

On November 19, gamers will begin competing in Nokia Game 2003, a 10-day interactive multimedia game competition that includes a series of challenges, turn-based role play games, as well as arcade-style action. Last year, Nokia Game registered a record number of gamers – over 1 million. Registration for Nokia Game 2003 has already begun, with capacity expanded to accommodate more participants than ever before. The top winners in each participating country will receive a Nokia N-Gage mobile game deck as a prize.

Various Games Ships For CONSOLE

by Thomas on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 11:39 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of games is released.

  • Medal Of Honor Rising Sun - Xbox, PS2 & NGC
  • Goblin Commander - PS2 & Xbox
  • Beyond Good & Evil - PS2
  • Culdcept - PS2
  • Onimusha Tactics - GBA
  • Mario Party 5 - NGC
  • Disney's Magical Quest 2 Starring Mickey And Minnie - GBA

ATI/AMD Cyber X Games Regional Qualifier Comes To LA

by Thomas on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 11:22 p.m. PST | Filed under News

The Western Regional Qualifiers for the ATI/AMD Cyber X Games, the world's largest computer gaming tournament, will be held Friday - Sunday, Dec. 5 - 7 at the LAX Renaissance Hotel.

The best-of-the-best game players will battle it in a marathon of 54 straight hours of hectic double elimination rounds in Counter-Strike, Unreal Tournament 2003 and America's Army. In addition to the chance to take home thousands of dollars in prizes, the winners of the Los Angeles event will advance to the ATI/AMD Cyber X Games Championships on Thursday - Sunday, January 8 - 11 at the Riviera and Stardust hotel casinos in Las Vegas.

Windows XP Game Advisor

by Thomas on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 8:53 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Today Microsoft Corp. ignites the Windows gaming world with a trio of new tools and content just for Windows XP, the best version ever of Windows for PC gamers. Microsoft Windows XP users can now complete their holiday gift list with the Windows XP Game Advisor, a new Web-based tool that sorts through a variety of genres and age-group choices to present the best matches for them from more than 100 of the hottest titles available for Windows today. Gaming enthusiasts will enjoy Windows XP Extras, a free collection of cool downloadable game add-ons from publishers of some of the season's hottest games including "TRON 2.0" from Buena Vista Interactive, "FINAL FANTASY XI" from Square Enix, and the much-anticipated "Half-Life 2" from Valve.

Tune In To Just Flight's 'In-Flight' Videos

by Thomas on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 8:49 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Just Flight, the popular British-based flight sim publisher, has released 3 video clips showing a variety of exciting elements of its recent flight sim releases.

The videos available for download come in both high-res and low-res flavours and give an overview of the excitement when flying in the B-17 Memphis Belle, Search and Rescue 4 and 727 Professional.

'Fairly OddParents: Breakin' Da Rules' (CONSOLE) Ships

by Thomas on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 5:37 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ and Nickelodeon today announced the release of The Fairly OddParents: Breakin' Da Rules for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system, Microsoft's Xbox game console and Nintendo's GameCube and Game Boy Advance. Based on Nickelodeon's chart-topping show, The Fairly OddParents: Breakin Da Rules is currently available at retail outlets throughout North America.

'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2' (PS2) Ships In Europe

by Thomas on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 5:33 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Atari is delighted to announce that copies of Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 on PlayStation 2 are currently being shipped to retailers across Europe to hit the shelves on November 14th.

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 2 is the sequel to the hugely successful Dragon Ball Z: Budokai which sold over 3.5 million units worldwide, enthralling gamers with its recreation of fighting scenes from the Dragon Ball Z cartoon series that have captured the imaginations of children and adults alike all over the world.

'Clash Pads' Controller Pack For PS2

by Thomas on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 5:26 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Radica have unveiled a brand new controller pack for PS2 that will create havoc for gamers, changing the way multiplayer games are played! Available now at an SRP of £39.99, Clash Pads contain two specialist controllers and a unique central console unit that gives players the ability to disrupt the opposition controller- creating an Unfair Advantage!

'Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon' (PS2/XB/PC) Game Signing

by Thomas on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 5:23 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In a move that sees traditional book launch techniques enter the world of computer games, THQ today announced that the release of the three times BAFTA Games Award-nominated Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon for PS2, Xbox and PC on 14th November, will run alongside a real and virtual 'game signing' by Charles Cecil, MD of Revolution Software, the game's creator.