Activision Inks Publishing Deal With Spark Unlimited

Activision Inc. has signed an exclusive, long-term agreement to publish games developed by newly-formed Spark Unlimited. Under the terms of the agreement, Spark will develop three console-based ... Continue Reading →

LucasArts Goes to Jedi Academy for PC and Xbox

LucasArts, a Lucasfilm Ltd. company, announces the coming of Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, the follow up to the best-selling title Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast. The ... Continue Reading →

Tri Synergy Ships Bandits: Phoenix Rising

Videogame co-publisher Tri Synergy has shipped the post-apocalyptic, Mad Max-like title Bandits: Phoenix Rising. is rated T (Teen) and will be available at retail outlets nationwide ... Continue Reading →

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Game Laying in Wait

This summer, video game publisher Ubi Soft Ent. will release a game based on director Ang Lee’s Academy Award-winning martial arts epic Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The action/adventure ... Continue Reading →

Indiana Jones Brawls On Xbox

Lucas Arts’ latest installment in the Indiana Jones interactive saga is now available for Xbox. Developed in collaboration with The Collective Inc., Indiana Jones and the Emperor’s ... Continue Reading →

Empire Interactive Fists Bulletproof Monk Games Rights

Empire Interactive has licensed interactive videogame rights to the upcoming martial arts flick Bulletproof Monk. The game, which is being developed by U.K.-based Mucky Foot Prods, ... Continue Reading →

Metroid is Game Developers’ Prime Choice

Retro Studios’ Metroid Prime nabbed Game of the Year as the international community of game developers honored their own last night in San Jose, Calif. Part of the Game Developers ... Continue Reading →

Next Stop: Holodeck

Anyone who has seen Star Trek: Next Generation has fantasized about stepping into the virtual reality structure known as the “holodeck” and taking a vacation from the real ... Continue Reading →

Animators Schooled on Character Movement at GDC

Day two of the Game Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. was devoted to day-long tutorial workshops such as Leslie Bishko’s and Jana Wilcoxen’s seminar, “Making ... Continue Reading →

Nokia Launches Game Platform At GDC

Nokia announced at the Game Developers Conference the launch of its first dedicated games platform. The Nokia N-Gage game deck is a color enabled handheld device that combines personal ... Continue Reading →