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Gary Coleman Pitches Postal 2 At E3

Explosive videogame developer Running With Scissors, creators of the top-selling PC game POSTAL 2, laid more than waste to the 2003 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles this week with a combo of balls and beauty as they whipped through the expo halls avoiding staff security. "Uh, it ain’t what it looks like," said a dapperly dressed Gary Coleman as the girls known as the POSTAL BABES unzipped their pants to show off their POSTAL 2 thongs. Thousands of fans snapped their best shots of Gary and the girls as the Running With Scissors entourage made its way around the … Continue reading Gary Coleman Pitches Postal 2 At E3

America Online And Sony Preview Broadband Entertainment Experience For Sony Playstation 2

America Online, the world’s leading interface services company, announced that it is participating in a demonstration of a comprehensive broadband service for the PlayStation 2 system that shows AOL’s ability to bring its complete entertainment offering into the living room. The demonstration features a range of exclusive and original programming including games, music, movies, television, and radio, as well as “AIM Talk”, an application that allows PS2 owners with a headset to communicate using AOL Instant Messenger on either the PS2 or on a PC. Building upon an existing relationship between AOL and Sony, the demonstration will show the capabilities … Continue reading America Online And Sony Preview Broadband Entertainment Experience For Sony Playstation 2

Electronic Arts Extends James Bond Rights

Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:ERTS) today announced an extension of the relationship with MGM Interactive and Danjaq LLC to extend the exclusive worldwide rights to develop, publish and distribute the ongoing series of interactive games based on the world-renowned James Bond franchise. The agreement, for one of the most popular video game licenses in history, will be continued until 2010. The agreement allows EA to create games based on the world of James Bond, including the entire library of Ian Fleming books, the existing 20 feature films produced by MGM and Danjaq and all new James Bond films released during the term … Continue reading Electronic Arts Extends James Bond Rights

Healing, Holistic Game Shown At E3

The Journey to Wild Divine, a groundbreaking, new genre of computer gaming that allows people to explore and grow their own human potential, debuts May 14, 2003 at the e3expo in Los Angeles, CA. "We're at the front of a wave of independent games, that appeal to the growing and diversified base of game players that include men, women and children who are looking for healthy, positive alternatives that go beyond the usual violent, action-oriented game," said Kurt Smith, founder and CEO of The Wild Divine Project, producers of The Journey to Wild Divine. The Journey integrates the power of … Continue reading Healing, Holistic Game Shown At E3

NCsoft Giving Away $10,000 Trips At E3

NCsoft Corporation, the world’s top developer and publisher of online computer games, announced today the company’s special events planned for the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo, the largest video and computer game trade show in the world taking place May 14-16 in the Los Angeles Convention Center. Ever wanted to float along the Nile, run with the bulls or visit the North Pole? Well, now NCsoft is turning people’s dreams turn into a reality through a special Ego-Trip give-away each day of the show. NCsoft’s games allow players to travel to other universes and be whatever and whoever they want to … Continue reading NCsoft Giving Away $10,000 Trips At E3

Adventure Company To Publish Broken Sword

The Adventure Company today announced that it will publish Broken Sword:The Sleeping Dragon in North America on PC-CD. Terms of this exclusive deal with Revolution Software were not discussed. The Broken Sword series has drawn critical acclaim from hard-core and adventure gamers alike, and the third in the series is set to further broaden this appeal. Broken Sword:The Sleeping Dragon brings a unique and fresh approach to adventure games, with a revolutionary interface, strong story-line and stunning graphical presentation. "The success of the first two titles in the series speaks for itself, and we're confident that the latest incarnation will … Continue reading Adventure Company To Publish Broken Sword

JoWood Games Featured

At the Electronic Entertainment Exposition taking place here next week, Encore, a leading interactive videogame and PC CD-ROM publisher, will showcase Marvel Comics’ "Daredevil"(TM), "Grooverider: Slot Car Thunder"(TM), and games created by JoWooD, including "AquaNox 2: Revelation," "Cold Zero," and "Chaser." These exciting new games will be at Encore’s booth, #1624, in the South Hall. Said Michael Bell, Encore’s CEO: "Encore’s game lineup is bigger and better than ever. With premium titles such as `Daredevil’ and value titles such as `Grooverider’, coupled with a gaming pipeline of close to a dozen titles from JoWooD, Conspiracy Entertainment, and Prolific Publishing, Encore’s … Continue reading JoWood Games Featured

Warner Bros Showing Looney Tunes Game

Rabbit Season! Duck Season! The classic exchange of wits in the epic rivalry between Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck transcends time. Now, Electronic Arts and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment are bringing the antagonistic relationship from the big screen to video game consoles with the co-published title Looney Tunes: Back in Action. The lively, single-player platform game is based on the upcoming Warner Bros. action movie of the same title. The game offers dynamic gameplay and vibrant, rich Looney Tunes visuals that will attract and entertain fans of all ages. Longtime rivals Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are united under a … Continue reading Warner Bros Showing Looney Tunes Game

Intel Shows Pentium 4 Enhanced Games At E3

Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO), a leading global Internet company, and Intel Corporation today announced that Yahoo! Games will showcase online PC games that take advantage of the power of the Intel Pentium 4 processor. Intel will also be the sponsor of Yahoo! Games on Demand, an online gaming destination that offers streamed rental of PC games from various publishers including Activision, Atari Inc., and Vivendi Universal Games. Games that are designed for maximum performance on a Pentium 4 processor typically feature advanced audio and visual effects, smoother animation, and life-like 3D graphics to deliver a more compelling gaming experience. Yahoo! Games … Continue reading Intel Shows Pentium 4 Enhanced Games At E3

Atari To Bring Sinbad Movie To Game

The swashbuckling action of one of this summer’s highly-anticipated movies will be coming to life in an interactive PC action adventure game, Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR) announced today. The Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (TM)game will be based on the upcoming DreamWorks animated film of the same name and will combine the epic adventure of the movie with the latest innovation in PC technology from Intel to deliver a state-of-the-art game experience. The Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas game will follow the storyline from the film and feature non-stop action, engaging gameplay and state-of-the-art visual effects. As Sinbad, … Continue reading Atari To Bring Sinbad Movie To Game

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