E3 2004: Gradius V Impressions

E3 2004: Gradius V Impressions

Another game marking its second E3 appearance, Gradius V is the elusive shooter that continuously misses its release dates. Fans of the Gradius series have been eagerly waiting to get a taste of the game, but they'll have to wait ...
E3 2004: Sly 2: Band of Thieves Impressions

E3 2004: Sly 2: Band of Thieves Impressions

It’s no secret that the original Sly Cooper has garnered a rather strong cult following ever since its release in 2002. A sequel seemed like a really bleak happening, but lo’ and behold, Sony delivers the goods. Showing off Sly ...
E3 2004: World Rally Championship 4 Impressions

E3 2004: World Rally Championship 4 Impressions

We were somewhat surprised to see World Rally Championship 4 displayed at Sony’s booth, as generally, WRC games have gotten the cold shoulder from SCEA. Needless to say, we were happy to see the game fully playable on the floor ...
E3 2004: Enthusia: Professional Racing Impressions

E3 2004: Enthusia: Professional Racing Impressions

Debuting at E3, Konami’s recently talked about Gran Turismo-killer didn’t leave a very good impression with us. Enthusia: Professional Racing is a game that hopes to achieve the same sort of success that Gran Turismo has. While the physics looked ...
E3 2004: Metal Gear Solid 3 Impressions

E3 2004: Metal Gear Solid 3 Impressions

Arguably the largest game at E3 for the PlayStation 2 was Metal Gear Solid 3. Marking it's second appearance at E3, MGS3 was showed off in both trailer and playable form. The trailer was nearly 15 minutes long and houses ...
E3 2004: Death by Degrees Impressions

E3 2004: Death by Degrees Impressions

Displaying Nina Williams’ (of Tekken fame) game at their booth and at Sony’s, we had a chance to go hands on and see how well Death by Degrees is coming along. To be frank, our first impressions of the game ...
E3 2004: Devil May Cry 3 Impressions

E3 2004: Devil May Cry 3 Impressions

After a not so impressive sequel, Dante returns for the third time. But he returns in a prequel that takes place sometime before the first Devil May Cry. Fans of the series will be happy to hear that Devil May ...
E3 2004: The Getaway: Black Monday Impressions

E3 2004: The Getaway: Black Monday Impressions

Two years after it debuted in playable form at E3 2002, Sony’s sequel to The Getaway is being displayed as well. We went hands-on with the game, and weren’t dissatisfied. People who enjoyed the original will definitely enjoy the sequel ...
E3 2004: Killzone Impressions

E3 2004: Killzone Impressions

Having been touted as the game that will triumphantly enter Sony into the first person genre, Killzone was fully playable at the show. First thing’s first: Killzone is not a Halo killer. The game’s have very little in common, other ...
E3 2004: Gran Turismo 4 Impressions

E3 2004: Gran Turismo 4 Impressions

Making its second appearance at E3, Gran Turismo 4, yet again, delivers the goods. Since last year and since the release of GT4: Prologue, Polyphony Digital has tightened up the physics even more, and has made the handling feel even ...
E3 2004: Monster Hunter Impressions

E3 2004: Monster Hunter Impressions

Capcom’s ambitious action/adventure game was on display in full force. Monster Hunter looked downright fantastic. The character detail was spectacular. The monsters themselves were superbly detailed, arguably some of the best on the PS2. The detail on the human characters ...
E3 2004: MGS3 and Ratchet 3 Online

E3 2004: MGS3 and Ratchet 3 Online

Earlier today at Sony's E3 press conference, Sony announced that Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and Ratchet and Clank: Up Your Arsenal will attribute online supportability. Though information on Metal Gear Solid's online features were non-existent, many speculate that ...
E3 2004: PS2 Price Drop and Sales

E3 2004: PS2 Price Drop and Sales

Effective immediately, Sony has dropped the price of the PS2 to $149.99 nationwide. Both PS2 SKUs (stand alone console and network adapter bundled console) have received a price drop. With the recent price drop of the Xbox, Sony's price drop ...
E3 2004: PSP Support and Launch Dates

E3 2004: PSP Support and Launch Dates

At their press conference today, Sony announced that nearly 100 developers and publishers from all around the world are on-board with development for the PSP. Utilizing an all new medium called UMD (Universal Media Disc), the PSP is scheduled for ...
E3 2004: Acclaim Announces E3 Lineup

E3 2004: Acclaim Announces E3 Lineup

Acclaim today released a partial list of games they plan to show at E3. At least four titles are slated to be annouced at the show, two of which are installments of previously popular brands. The other two unannounced titles ...
E3 2004: Codemasters Announces Second Sight

E3 2004: Codemasters Announces Second Sight

Codemasters today announced that they have obtained the global publishing rights to Second Sight, a new project from Free Radical Designs. Best known for TimeSplitters, Free Radical will once again be using their trademark character designs in Second Sight. Labeled ...
E3 2004: Eidos Announces E3 Lineup

E3 2004: Eidos Announces E3 Lineup

Eidos today announced a list of PlayStation 2 titles that will be on display at the upcoming E3. In an attempt to promote Backyard Wrestling, adult film star Tera Patrick and ICP will be on hand during the show. Unfortunately, ...
E3 2004: Vivendi Universal Announces E3 Lineup

E3 2004: Vivendi Universal Announces E3 Lineup

Vivendi Universal has announced the PlayStation 2 titles they plan to display at E3. The list is rather diverse, offering something for just about every demographic out there. Titles include: ...