E3 2004: Codemasters Announces E3 Lineup

E3 2004: Codemasters Announces E3 Lineup

Codemasters today announced their E3 lineup, promptly confusing various journalists that stumbled across it. You see, they plan to show Colin McRae Rally 2005 for the PlayStation 2, yet the Colin McRae series is an Xbox exclusive in North America ...
E3 2004: Rockstar Announces Midnight Club 3

E3 2004: Rockstar Announces Midnight Club 3

Rockstar today announced two key details regarding Midnight Club 3. First, and most importantly, they announced its existence. The other announcement deals with a newly formed partnership with DUB, an "automotive lifestyles" magazine. This partnership inevitably leads to Midnight Club ...
E3 2004: Prince of Persia 2 Site Launches

E3 2004: Prince of Persia 2 Site Launches

The official website for Prince of Persia 2 went live today. Greeting visitors with an ominous flash animation, they are then able to access the whopping two screenshots released thus far. The world of Prince of Persia appears much darker ...
E3 2004: Another Three KOF:MI Characters Unveiled

E3 2004: Another Three KOF:MI Characters Unveiled

You really have to hand it to SNK. By strategically issuing press releases every few weeks, they gurantee that their upcoming King of Fighters: Maximum Impact appears in headlines. Today they revealed three more characters, two of whom, K' and ...
E3 2004: Tony Hawk's Underground 2 On The Way

E3 2004: Tony Hawk’s Underground 2 On The Way

In a financial report issued today, Activision formally acknowledged the existence of Tony Hawk's Underground 2 for the first time. With the strong sales of the original Underground, a sequel was only a matter of time. Underground 2 should be ...
E3 2004: EA Announces E3 Lineup

E3 2004: EA Announces E3 Lineup

Electronic Arts today announced their lineup of PlayStation 2 titles for the upcoming E3 show. Unsurprisingly, the list is rather large as EA plans to retain their position as the number one third-party publisher in the video game industry. The ...
E3 2004: More NICO Evidence Surfaces

E3 2004: More NICO Evidence Surfaces

First screenshots from an internal showing leak. Then, almost a year later, Amazon.co.uk puts up a listing for it. This week, Sony has trademarked the title "NICO" in Japan, providing even more evidence that the sequel to ICO is on ...
E3 2004: Atari, EA Plan PSP Launch Titles

E3 2004: Atari, EA Plan PSP Launch Titles

Electronic Arts today reconfirmed that it plans to supply at least four titles upon the launch of Sony's PSP next year. Previous estimates had the company supplying between four and six titles, with a further ten to twelve titles estimated ...
E3 2004: Sega Announces E3 Lineup

E3 2004: Sega Announces E3 Lineup

Sega today announced a list of upcoming titles to be displayed at E3. A mixture of original titles and sequels, Sega's lineup looks quite promising. "Our multi-platform lineup at E3 2004 underscores a new global publishing initiative that combines our ...
E3 2004: Altered Beast Reconfirmed

E3 2004: Altered Beast Reconfirmed

First mentioned at E3 last year, Sega had been rather quiet about the PlayStation 2 update of Altered Beast since. So quiet, in fact, that many assumed the title had been cancelled. Not so, according to a media-filled update over ...
E3 2004: New Smackdown! Title Revealed

E3 2004: New Smackdown! Title Revealed

THQ today announced WWE Smackdown! vs. Raw the sixth installment in the incredibly popular Smackdown! franchise. As is standard fare, the title will include new options and game modes, though no specifics are available at this time. Yuke's, once again ...
Four 989 Franchises Placed on Hiatus

Four 989 Franchises Placed on Hiatus

In a statement issued today, Sony announced that the NFL GameDay, NCAA GameBreaker, NBA ShootOut, and NCAA Final Four franchises have been placed on hiatus until next year. Not to worry though, Sony intends to debut a new NHL series ...
Madden NFL 2005 and ESPN NFL 2005 Cover Athletes Revealed

Madden NFL 2005 and ESPN NFL 2005 Cover Athletes Revealed

Ray Lewis, linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens, will be featured on the cover to Madden NFL 2005. This information comes to us care of SportsBusiness Journal. Past legal trouble prevented Lewis from being featured on previous covers, though he has ...
EyeToy: Chat Announced

EyeToy: Chat Announced

The pioneers at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe today announced that they'll be bringing the EyeToy to the online arena with the upcoming EyeToy: Chat. By utilizing the EyeToy and PlayStation 2 Network Adapter, Chat will allow you to hop online ...
EA Reveals GoldenEye: Rogue Agent

EA Reveals GoldenEye: Rogue Agent

Electronic Arts today announced the long-rumored GoldenEye 2, which has been renamed to reflect the fact it bears no relation to the Nintendo 64 game. Retitled GoldenEye: Rogue Agent, the game tosses you into the role of villain rather than ...
E3 2004: Activision announces E3 Lineup

E3 2004: Activision announces E3 Lineup

As with every other game producer under the sun, Activision has announced the lineup of games they will have on display at E3. The PlayStation 2 titles on that list include: Check back next week for more details, including hands-on ...
Rise to Honor Review

Rise to Honor Review

Graphics: 8.2 Gameplay: 7.5 Sound: 7.8 Control: 6.0 Replay Value: 7.0 Overall Rating: 7.2 Online Gameplay: Not Rated rom their earliest days in the arcades and on the Nintendo Entertainment System, Beat'em ups have come a long way. It seems ...
E3 2004: Sony Announces Champions: Return to Arms

E3 2004: Sony Announces Champions: Return to Arms

Accidentally a few weeks ago, Sony today officially announced Champions: Return to Arms. The sequel to Champions of Norrath, Return to Arms will follow the events that occurred in the first game. Players now must stop the followers of Innoruuk ...