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Various GameCube Games Ship

by Thomas on Dec. 2, 2003 @ 1:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Capcom today shipped Resident Evil Code Veronica: X for GameCube. This time you play as Claire Redfield from Resident Evil 2. After narrowly surviving the horrific onslaught in Raccoon City, Claire now seeks clues in search of her missing brother, Chris. To her horror, she discovers Umbrella Corporation’s insidious activities are not isolated to the remote, mid-western city... Capcom also today shipped Gotcha Force for GameCube. It’s toy versus toy in this over-the-top 3-D action shooter. You can create your own fighting force with over 100 unique characters. Use strategy to build the toughest force. Character collecting becomes addictive as the combinations are endless! Four players can battle for control in 4 player battle mode or 2 against 2. Play against your friends or work together to defeat the baddest toys on the block.

New Game Research Lab In San Francisco

by Thomas on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 11:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

A new Game Research Lab is now open at The Art Institute of California - San Francisco to support students studying in its Game Art & Design and Visual & Game Programming degree programs. The lab is available for use by students to examine the latest 3-D animation, computer graphics, game level design and other elements of successful video games.

'SpellForce: The Order of Dawn' – The Official Hint Book

by Thomas on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 11:31 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Just in time for the release of "SpellForce - the Order of Dawn", JoWooD Productions Software AG will publish the official strategy book for this unique mix of genres. The 170-page book shall provide players with the easiest possible introduction to the new genre of role-play games (RPG) and also guide genre newbies through the extensive gaming world of SpellForce.

BMW Launches On-Line Game Starring New X3

by Thomas on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 11:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BMW of North America, LLC today launches the next phase of an aggressive marketing campaign for its newest entry into the Sport Activity segment, by introducing an unprecedented on-line gaming experience that centers around the adventurous personality of the X3. Experts say The BMW X3 Adventure is the richest on-line gaming experience any automotive company has ever created for promotional use, featuring three different in-car driving experiences and outdoor sporting activities, including mountain biking, snowboarding and kayaking adventures. The game -- available free -- was designed to mirror the active lifestyles of the vehicles' prospective purchasers. The new X3 debuted in dealerships on Friday, November 28th... Read more for details and download links!

'Knights Of The Old Republic' - Major Success On The Xbox

by Thomas on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 11:21 a.m. PST | Filed under News

BioWare Corp. is pleased to announce that its Activision (UK) published smash hit Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, has won a Golden Joystick Award for the Xbox Game of the Year. It was also one of two finalists in the category Ultimate Game of the Year.

Two New Sonic Adventures To Game Boy Advance In 2004

by Thomas on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 11:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

THQ Inc. and Sega Corporation today announced a co-publishing agreement through which the companies will release two new Nintendo Game Boy Advance adventures based on one of the biggest videogame icons of all time, Sonic the Hedgehog. The games are scheduled to ship in North, Central and South America in the first half of 2004. The companies previously released two other Sonic-branded games for the Game Boy Advance that boast combined sales of approximately a million units.

Design A Game For 'EyeToy: Play 2'

by Thomas on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 2:47 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Have you ever wanted to design a video game? Or ever played the award winning 'EyeToy: Play' and thought of a fantastic idea that would make a great mini game? Well here's your chance to do just that and get to see your idea come to life on the next 'EyeToy: Play' compendium!

New N-Gage Games

by Thomas on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 2:44 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nokia today announced new game titles for the N-Gage mobile game deck, including previously unannounced Nokia published games. Coming during 2004, the latest additions to the portfolio bring mobility to the strategy, action, sports, and racing genres, allowing mobile gamers to play a range of both exclusive N-Gage games and blockbuster titles in a new and exciting way... Details listed below!

'RuneScape 2' - Beta Goes Live

by Thomas on Dec. 1, 2003 @ 1:20 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Jagex Ltd. is pleased to announce that the public beta of RuneScape 2 goes live today. RuneScape 2 is a completely updated version of the hugely popular online adventure game RuneScape, where players have monsters to skill, map to explore and quests to complete. RuneScape 2 features vastly improved graphics and a completely new game engine... Read more for details!

Kuju Restructuring

by Thomas on Nov. 26, 2003 @ 8:18 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Kuju Entertainment today announced that it is making its core business units more autonomous and defined by creating four separate divisions within the overall corporate structure. The four divisions are Action, Wireless, Racing and New Projects.

Jonathan Newth, Managing Director of Kuju plc, stated, "As Kuju continues to grow and develop, we feel it is crucial for each area of the business to stay focussed on its core technical and creative area as well as on its bottom line."