Category Archives: News and Industry Happenings

Jill Arrington Joins Madden 2005 Team

Adding to the unprecedented depth of Madden NFL 2005, Jill Arrington joins the leading duo of sportscasters, John Madden and Al Michaels, on the Madden NFL sidelines. She spent 2 full-days in the recording booth providing audio for the game. Arrington currently serves as sideline reporter for ESPN's ‘College Football Thursday' as well as feature reporter on ‘College Gameday' and ‘Sportscenter'. Arrington spent three years as the sideline reporter for TNN's coverage of the Arena Football League, hosting the halftime show for the AFL on TNN and sideline reporting the AFL's national weekly syndicated games. Arrington served as CBS Sports … Continue reading Jill Arrington Joins Madden 2005 Team

HP Enhances Pavilion

HP today announced new enhancements to its HP Pavilion desktop PC line, delivering consumers the right balance of security, power and performance right out of the box. The enhanced HP Pavilion 600 series desktop PC provides an ideal platform for organizing digital content such as personal music collections, home videos and family photos, as well as offering families’ increased Internet protection. The HP Pavilion 600 series now enables Internet pop-up blocking, in addition to the already robust security software included on HP Pavilion desktop PCs. For increased security, the HP Pavilion 600 series offers comprehensive Intermute Protection Suite, guarding consumers … Continue reading HP Enhances Pavilion

Mastiff Announces Gungave

Video Game publisher Mastiff today announced Gungrave: Overdose for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. Gungrave: Overdose features more of everything that made its predecessor great: more adrenaline, more over-the-top action, more cell-shaded coolness, more outrageous story, more pumped-up volume, and more non-stop gameplay. The game features the character design of noted anime artists Yasuhiro Nightow (Trigun) and Kosuke Fujishima (Sakura Wars) and a soundtrack composed by Tsuneo Imahori (Trigun, Hajime No Ippo). Gungrave: Overdose ships in early fall 2004. Beyond-The-Grave, our favorite undead-Mafioso-turned-almost-good-guy, is back to kick ass against the Corsione family and prevent them from using the Seed … Continue reading Mastiff Announces Gungave

Blizzard Readies European Beta Test

Blizzard Entertainment today announced July 5th as the date players can start signing up for the European closed beta of its eagerly awaited MMORPG, World of Warcraft. Potential testers will be able to register online through the official European Blizzard Web sites for the English-, French-, and German-speaking markets:, and The final selection of testers will be chosen randomly to ensure a broad base of playing skills, locations, and system requirements to address compatibility and game-play issues. All submissions will receive equal consideration at any time throughout the sign-up period, which will run for approximately three weeks. … Continue reading Blizzard Readies European Beta Test

Realore releases AquaWords Game

Realore Studios is excited to announce the release of AquaWords, the latest version of the highly acclaimed word puzzle, which has won the hearts of a broad range of audience from casual players to cross-word lovers and language learners. In this challenging and highly addictive game you must help Aquatic make up a word from a pile of randomly scattered letter bubbles. Once you linked letters into a word, bubbles burst and you score! AquaWords lets you visit sunny Hawaii and meet your old buddy – Aquatic who is taking his first steps in learning English. Your objective here is … Continue reading Realore releases AquaWords Game

Zodiac Selling in CompUSA

The Tapwave Zodiac mobile entertainment console, its accessories and games were rolled out in all 227 CompUSA stores today. The Zodiac will be placed in the mobile computing section of the CompUSA stores. Along with the Tapwave Zodiac being available at retail, it will also be available on CompUSA's website. According to David Wenning, VP of Sales for Tapwave, "CompUSA’s focus on mobile computing technologies made them a great partner to bring this exciting new Palm-Powered entertainment system to consumers across the country. Now consumers will be able to experience first hand the brilliant high-resolution display, amazing half-VGA graphics performance, … Continue reading Zodiac Selling in CompUSA

Missing Ships

The Adventure Company today announced that MISSING: Since January has shipped for Windows in North America. Journalist, Jack Lorski and his companion disappear while investigating a series of serial killings. Soon after, SKL-Network, the agency Jack works for, receives a disturbing CD-ROM showing video footage obtained during his investigation. More than a simple CD, this disc marks the start of a chilling game of cat-and-mouse with a mad killer known only as "The Phoenix." One of the most innovative games on the adventure market, MISSING: Since January features an innovative blend of Windows and internet gameplay, making for a disturbingly … Continue reading Missing Ships

IEMA Show Sells Out

The trade organization representing the video and computer game industry’s category-leading retail companies, the IEMA (Interactive Entertainment Merchants Association), today announced that the 2004 IEMA Executive Summit – the association’s annual conference – has sold-out for the fifth straight year. Additionally, the retail and publisher attendee numbers and overall participation from industry leaders too is at an all-time high for the three-day event. The Summit was moved from its previous location at the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, California which it had outgrown last year, to its new home at the Hyatt Regency in the new upscale community of Lake Las … Continue reading IEMA Show Sells Out

Warthog Hires Frazer Nash

Warthog, the leading international games developer, announced today that they have hired the well respected PR agency, Frazer Nash Communications, to handle all their corporate communications. "Warthog has a great reputation for creating brilliant games" said Frazer Nash, Director of Frazer Nash Communications…"I have worked with this company before when I was the UK PR Manager for Vivendi Universal Games. You can really get your PR teeth into Warthog games as you know the journalists are going rate them highly." "We are really glad to have Frazer on board" said Steven Law Chief Operating Officer. "He has a great understanding … Continue reading Warthog Hires Frazer Nash

Matrix Games at Origins

Matrix Games will be present in force at Origins Games Convention 2004 this year in Columbus, Ohio from June 24th through June 27th. Located in the wargaming section in Booth 1106, the company will be showing a line-up of new game releases, demos, previews and special guests for wargamers to enjoy. On hand from 2 by 3 Games will be Keith Brors to discuss War in the Pacific and World At War. From Australia, we will be joined by two of our most respected developers, Dave O'Connor and Paul Scobell of Panther Games to present Conquest of the Aegean and … Continue reading Matrix Games at Origins

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