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Updates (May, 2004)

May 28th, 2004

North America Finally Gets SEGA Ages
In bundle packs, no less.

HD Loader Announced
No doubt skirting the edges of legality.

May 27th, 2004

Hands-On With State of Emergency 2
Brought to you by a slow news day.

May 26th, 2004

Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater's Camouflage Campaign Begins
Do you have what it takes?

Get Ready to Overdose on Gungrave
The sequel arrives stateside later this summer.

Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War Dated
Anticipated game to arrive in anticipated month.

May 25th, 2004

Action Replay MAX Features Revealed
Turning your PS2 into the entertainment center you always wanted it to be.

May 23rd, 2004

Goldeneye: Rogue Agent Preview
Even though it wasn't playable at E3, we went behind the scenes and played EA's newest.

Darkwatch: Curse of the West Preview
Sammy displayed an incredible 15 demonstration of their FPS in action.

Call of Duty: Finest Hour Preview
Activision had a 10 minute trailer demonstrating what the console versions will feature.

Crash Bandicoot: Twinsanity Preview
Vivendi and Traveller's Tales place Crash into his fifth adventure.

May 21st, 2004

E3 2004: Final Fantasy XII
Hands-on with Chris' pick for Game of the Show.

E3 2004: AntiGrav
Impressions of the latest title from Harmonix. Can you say "sleeper hit"?

E3 2004: Area 51
A first person shooter with aliens. No wait, come back, it's good!

E3 2004: Sega Superstars
Remember EyeToy: Play? Imagine that with Sega characters.

May 20th, 2004

Devil May Cry and Viewtiful Joe on PSP
Capcom puts big franchises on the next big thing.

Free Disgaea Art Book
When was the last time you were rewarded for buying a good game? And no, gameplay doesn't count as a reward.

AGETEC Announces KUON
And in the process, reaffirms their capitalization fetish.

AGETEC Announces WILD ARMS Alter code: F
This winter, they say.

Sony Announces The Getaway Motion Picture
It's just a game-movie kind of week.

New Music Forum Launched
We've made some changes to our forum by adding a spot solely for music discussion, including guitar and bass talk. Stop by and register.

May 19th, 2004

Over 100 Million Served
Sony's little machine that could reaches a new milestone.

Xenosaga Episode II Preorder Bonus Revealed
Now you can watch the first game on DVD, an experience oddly similar to actual gameplay.

More Spider-Man Games From Activision
Well, who would've thought?

May 18th, 2004

Sega and Sammy Announce Merger Plans...Again
I hereby declare thee "Mr. and Mrs. Sega Sammy Holdings Inc."

E3 2004: Rise of the Kasai
In case you missed it the first time - a detailed look at the upcoming Mark of the Kri sequel, complete with developer commentary.

New Life for Disgaea
Atlus announces a second printing and a FREE Strategy Guide. That's right, free.

Metal Gear: Comic from IDW Publishing
Yup, today is all about comics and movies.

Death Jr. Film and Comic Adaptations Underway
Well, he certainly seems friendly.

Tekken Movie Reconfirmed
It's not all bad, there's another new Tekken game on the way. Maybe.

May 17th, 2004

E3 2004: Prince of Persia 2
A detailed look at the sequel to one of the best games in recent memory.

May 16th, 2004

More E3 Impressions On The Way
Just because E3 is over doesn't mean our coverage is.

May 14th, 2004

E3 2004: Kingdom Hearts 2 Impressions
We saw the lengthy trailer and we report our sights.

E3 2004: Samurai Legend Musashi Impressions
The sequel to Brave Fencer was revealed.

E3 2004: Mortal Kombat: Deception Impressions
Midway displayed their newest MK title.

E3 2004: TimeSplitters: Future Perfect Impressions
Free Radical's third will be online!

E3 2004: God of War Impressions
Incog. Inc.'s newest game was playable. See how it is.

E3 2004: Burnout 3 Impressions
Was Burnout 3 on the slickest racers at E3?

E3 2004: Jak III Impressions
The third Jak and Daxter game was on the floor.

E3 2004: Dance Dance Revolution: Extreme Impressions
Feet-on with Konami's latest entry in the DDR Extreme series.

E3 2004: Driv3r Impressions
Hands-on with the final version of Driv3r.

E3 2004: Sonic Mega Collection Plus Impressions
Well, they're old Sonic games.

E3 2004: Madden NFL 2005 Impressions
We take a look at the newest Madden game.

E3 2004: 25 to Life Impressions
Did Eidos display one of the worst games of the show?

E3 2004: MTV Music Generator 3: This Is The Remix Impressions
Codemasters' third 'Generator is almost here.

May 13th, 2004

E3 2004: Sly 2: Band of Thieves Impressions
Take a look at what we think of Sly 2.

E3 2004: Enthusia: Professional Racing Impressions
Konami's sim racer seems to have potential.

E3 2004: World Rally Championship 4 Impressions
Surprisingly, Sony was showing off their rally racer this year.

E3 2004: Katamari Damacy Impressions
"Almost certain" for a domestic release.

E3 2004: Viewtiful Joe 2 Impressions
The sequel was playable and we have a hands-on look.

E3 2004: Viewtiful Joe Impressions
The Playstation 2 port was up and running.

E3 2004: Street Fighter Anniversary Collection Impressions
Capcom's quasi-remake and arcade port of SFIII are almost here.

E3 2004: Neo Contra Impressions
The next Contra game delivers the goods.

E3 2004: Nanobreaker Impressions
Konami's action title has a good deal of potential.

E3 2004: Gradius V Impressions
Marking its second E3 appearance, Gradius V was playable.

E3 2004: Ace Combat 05: The Unsung War Impressions
Namco's series returns for its fifth flight.

E3 2004: Time Crisis: Crisis Zone Impressions
The long awaited port is on its way.

E3 2004: Street Racing Syndicate Impressions
Formerly 3DO's, Namco's and Eutechnyx's racer showed up at E3.

E3 2004: The Nightmare Before Christmas: Oogie Boogie's Revenge Impressions
Hands on with Capcom’s direct sequel to the cinema classic.

E3 2004: Notorious: Die to Drive Impressions
A few laps with Ubisoft's racing shooter.

May 12th, 2004

E3 2004: Metal Gear Solid 3 Impressions
Konami displayed Metal Gear Solid 3 in two forms.

E3 2004: Gran Turismo 4 Impressions
We check out GT4's second appearance at E3.

E3 2004: Devil May Cry 3 Impressions
Take a look at our first thoughts on DMC3.

E3 2004: Killzone Impressions
Sony's huge FPS game was playable. We go hands-on.

E3 2004: Monster Hunter Impressions
Capcom's action/adventure title was great. See the details.

E3 2004: The Getaway: Black Monday Impressions
The sequel was playable. See what we thought.

E3 2004: Death by Degrees Impressions
Namco's action title starring Nina Williams was fully playable.

E3 2004: Rise of Kasai Impressions
A hands-on preview and developer commentary The Mark of Kri sequel.

May 11th, 2004

E3 2004: PSP Revealed
We have the first images of the actual PSP unitl.

E3 2004: PSP Final Specs
Sony reveals the final specs of the PSP.

E3 2004: PSP Support Not Lacking
Sony says nearly 100 developers and publishers are game.

E3 2004: PS2 Sales and Price Drop
Sony drops the price of the PS2 and reports sales.

E3 2004: Metal Gear Solid 3 and Ratchet 3 Online
Sony says that both MGS3 and Ratchet 3 will have online support.

E3 2004: Devil May Cry 3 Screenshots
Capcom delivers the first three shots of DMC3.

E3 2004: The Getaway: Black Monday Screenshots
Check out new shots of the second in action.

E3 2004: Kingdom Hearts 2 Screenshots
Check out the first images of Kingdom Hearts 2.

May 9th, 2004

E3 2004: Gran Turismo 4 Screenshots
Check out new screenshots of GT4 in action.

E3 2004: Enthusia: Professional Racing Revealed
First images of Konami's simulation racer in action!

E3 2004: Madden NFL 2005 Screenshots
A plethora of Madden NFL 2005 shots.

E3 2004: Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow Revealed
Check out the first 10 images of the PS2 version in action.

E3 2004: Xenosaga Episode II Screenshots
More images of Xenosaga II are here.

E3 2004: Prince of Persia 2 Images Revealed
UbiSoft reveals the sequel to the incredible original.

E3 2004: Colin McRae Rally 5 Screenshots
The fifth McRae game is on its way.

E3 2004: Test Drive: Eve of Destruction Screenshots
Atari's newest Test Drive game is a departure.

E3 2004: Street Racing Syndicate Screenshots
Under Namco's control, SRS is born again with not so pretty results.

E3 2004: DRIV3R Screenshots
We have more shots of DRIV3R in action.

E3 2004: Crisis Zone Screenshots
Namco reveals the first images of Crisis Zone for PS2.

E3 2004: Lord of the Rings: The Third Age Screenshots
EA's newest 'Rings game may please many fans.

E3 2004: Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2 Screenshots
Ty gears up for his second outting.

E3 2004: Virtua Fighter: Cyber Generation Screenshots
Check out Sega's spin on the Virtua Fighter series.

E3 2004: Death by Degrees Screenshots
Tekken's Nina Williams stars in his first adventure game.

E3 2004: Spider-Man 2 Screenshots
Activision shows off a few new screens from the second game.

May 7th, 2004

E3 2004: Eidos Announces E3 Lineup
Now with porn.

E3 2004: Codemasters Announces Second Sight
If they only had the foresight to include this in yesterday's announcement.

E3 2004: Acclaim Announces E3 Lineup
Hey, everyone else is doing it.

May 6th, 2004

E3 2004: Sega Announces E3 Lineup
Ten PlayStation 2 titles to be shown.

E3 2004: Atari, EA Plan PSP Launch Titles
Atari, EA also plan to rake in the cash, and Argonaut hops on.

E3 2004: More NICO Evidence Surfaces
Could they be any more obvious?

E3 2004: EA Announces E3 Lineup
And what a lineup it is.

E3 2004: Tony Hawk's Underground 2 On The Way
Seriously, who didn't see this coming?

E3 2004: Another Three KOF:MI Characters Unveiled
Mai best be 'bouncy' or heads will roll.

E3 2004: Prince of Persia 2 Site Launches
With a flash intro and some screenshots.

E3 2004: Rockstar Announces Midnight Club 3
DUB'd!

E3 2004: Codemasters Announces E3 Lineup
It seems everyone is jumping on the "Announce E3 Lineup" bandwagon.

E3 2004: Vivendi Universal Announces E3 Lineup
Yup, another list of upcoming titles.

May 5th, 2004

Rise to Honor Review
Aaron Thomas reviews Jet Li's first PS2 game. See how it faired.

E3 2004: Activision announces E3 Lineup
Another list of titles inside.

E3 2004: EA Reveals GoldenEye: Rogue Agent
See, the main character is actually named GoldenEye.

EyeToy: Chat Announced
For those that really enjoy seeing themselves on television.

Madden NFL 2005 and ESPN NFL 2005 Cover Athletes Revealed
The cover curse prepares to strike again.

Four 989 Franchises Placed on Hiatus
Citing quality issues, which no one will argue with.

E3 2004: New Smackdown! Title Revealed
WWE Smackdown! vs. Raw, in case you were wondering.

E3 2004: Altered Beast Reconfirmed
Giving a whole new meaning to "rise from your grave."

May 4th, 2004

E3 2004: Namco Announces E3 List
Tekken 5. Need I say more?

E3 2004: Rise of the Kasai Confirmed As Mark of Kri Sequel
Somewhere, someone loves us.

E3 2004: Sony Announces Champions: Return to Arms
Two new playable races in the sequel to Champions of Norrath.

May 3rd, 2004

Weekly Rewind: #2
Aaron takes us back to last week for a quick recap. Don't miss Weekly Rewind: #2.

E3 2004: Square Enix Announces E3 Showings
Dates for FFXII and KH2...kinda. Plus another new FF7 game?

Official Enthusia: Professional Racing Site Launches
A few new details revealed on Konami's racing sim.

E3 2004: KCEJ's E3 Lineup Announced
Surprise! Metal Gear Solid 3.

La Pucelle: Tactics Ships
Over 120 hours of strategic role-playing goodness.

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