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: ...
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 ...