Atari Plays Ball with Alex Rodriguez

Atari and Major League Baseball have shipped their Backyard Baseball for PlayStation 2. Starring newly acquired New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, the latest game in the ... Continue Reading →

Epic Games Gets Unreal with NovodeX AG

Epic Games has selected Novodex AG, creators of the NovodeX Physics SDK, to provide advanced physics and simulation technology for its Unreal Engine technology. “The NovodeX ... Continue Reading →

EA, Def Jam Wage New Vendetta

Electronic Arts and urban music and lifestyle powerhouse Def Jam are ready to bring the pain again with a sequel to the hit game Def Jam Vendetta. The title, in development under the ... Continue Reading →

Flashbang Studios Wins Project Goldmaster

Patterned after HBO’s Project Greenlight, Project Goldmaster from Cartoon Network and America Online is designed to give an up-and-coming game development studio the opportunity ... Continue Reading →

Star Wars Shows Force at Game Developers Awards

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic from LucasArts and developer BioWare corp. emerged as the big winner Wednesday night at the fourth annual Game Developers Choice Awards, held ... Continue Reading →

Savage: The Battle for Newerth, Oasis Grab Top IGF Honors

Top honors for the 6th Annual Independent Games Festival (IGF) went to Savage: The Battle for Newerth (Open category) and Oasis (Web/Downloadable category) at the Game Developers Choice ... Continue Reading →

Stargate: SG-1, Predator Inspire New Games

MGM’s popular Stargate: SG-1 series, which airs on the Sci Fi Channel and in syndication will be the basis of a new game published by Austrian outfit JoWooD Productions Software, ... Continue Reading →

Sony Introduces Internal Hard Drive for PS 2

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) announced today a new 40GB internal hard disk drive for PlayStation 2, which will come pre-installed with the popular online title Final ... Continue Reading →

Square Enix Acquires UIEvolution

Square Enix Co. Ltd., the Tokyo-based developer of such popular video game franchises as Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest, has acquired wireless software company UIEvolution Inc. of Bellevue, ... Continue Reading →

Xbox Price Cut Coming

Microsoft plans to lower the price of its Xbox game console in coming weeks, according to The Dow Jones Business News. The move is intended help the company compete better with Sony ... Continue Reading →