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 →

Atari, Stormfront Studios Bring D&D to PS2

Atari and developer Stormfront Studios have announced plans to develop Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone, an action-adventure PlayStation 2 game set in the popular Dungeons & Dragons ... Continue Reading →

Pandemic Pipeline Pushes Softimage|XSI

Softimage, the Avid subsid, says that Los Angeles-based Pandemic Studios–creators of the upcoming console titles Full Spectrum Warrior, Mercenaries and Star Wars Battlefront–is ... Continue Reading →

Filmmakers Put Secret Game Code in Scooby-Doo 2

The Warner Bros. sequel Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed will reveal a secret code that unlocks special features in THQ’s Game Boy Advance and PC games based on the live-action/CG ... Continue Reading →

QuakeCon 2004 Details Announced

Gamers can start making travel plans for their annual pilgrimage to the "Woodstock of gaming." The 9th annual QuakeCon video game festival and tournament will be held August ... Continue Reading →

Splinter Cell Sequel Goes Big-Screen

No, it’s not yet another announcement of a feature film deal based on a popular video game. The long-awaited Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow is going to theaters ... Continue Reading →