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Epic Games, co-creator of the popular Unreal game franchise, and NVIDIA Corp. will hit the road with the $1,000,000 NVIDIA Make Something Unreal Buzz Tour, a nationwide educational tour for would-be game developers interested in getting a head start on their first million. NVIDIA is hosting a year-long contest that [...]
Big Idea Prods., creators of the popular VeggieTales direct-to-video and feature film franchise, have teamed up with ValuSoft, a division of THQ Inc., to release a PC game featuring the trademark silliness and wholesome messages of the VeggieTales brand. Minnesota Cuke and the Coconut Apes is rated “E” for Everyone [...]
Fans of the popular weapons-based fighting game SOULCALIBUR will be happy to know that Namco Ltd. has shipped the sequel to stores nationwide. The highly anticipated SOULCALIBUR II is now available for PlayStation 2, GameCube and Xbox. Featuring more than 15 characters from the original game, SOULCALIBUR II introduces Necrid, [...]
In a move that will undoubtedly bring more “bump” for a gamer’s buck, San Jose, Calif.-based Immersion Corp. announces two new licensing agreements in Taiwan for its haptic feedback technology. ShenZhen Futime Co. Ltd. is now shipping its first Immersion licensed product, a multi-platform force feedback wheel for PlayStation2, GameCube, [...]
Just in time for the retail-doldrums of late August, Sony Online Entertainment is releasing an all-inclusive package of EverQuest software guaranteed to keep all the game geeks off the beach. SOE is billing EverQuest: Evolution as an affordable, all-inclusive collection that includes the original game as well as the five [...]
Even if you’ve been a participant in the phenomenon, you might want to check out (or buy) a new legerdemainic book on the history of the video game from two of the industry’s long-time observers. Recognizing the cultural impact that computer and video games have had on popular culture, Brad [...]
Following its big Hollywood launch party in mid-August, the Global Gaming League is holding live auditions in Cleveland, Ohio this weekend for gamers looking for a shot at instant celebrity. Winners will get to compete for cash and prizes at the upcoming Gravity Games to be held in Cleveland Sept. [...]
In a move intended to solidify Nokia’s presence in the game world, the phone giant is acquiring assets of Sega.com Inc., a subsidiary of SEGA. The integration of Sega.com’s multi-player technology into Nokia’s soon-to-be-released N-Gage game deck is intended to enhance online games and service offerings from Nokia. “Online multi-player [...]
Looking to put some heat into the slow PC market, Gateway has a new computer specifically juiced-up and aimed at the game-playing market. Among other things, the Gateway 700X Gaming PC features the new Nvidia GeForce FX 5900 Ultra Graphics processing unit. With the enhanced graphics capabilities, Gateway says the [...]
Matching the vid game industry’s increasing focus on wireless platforms, this year’s Austin Game Conference is offering a comprehensive side-bar on the subject. The confab’s Mobile Track will feature some top industry pros speaking about the business and development issues of taking games into the universe of cell phones and [...]