E3 Nets 62,000 Attendees

More than 62,000 industry professionals from more than 80 countries gathered at the Los Angeles Convention Center for the ninth annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3Expo), the world’s premier interactive entertainment trade show. According to the show’s owner, the Interactive Digital Software Association (IDSA), approximately 400 exhibitors showcased thousands of software titles, including more than 1,350 never-before-seen computer and video game related products, occupying 520,000 net square feet of exhibit space. Exhibitors reported 83 percent of these products will be found on store shelves this holiday season. "The 62,000 industry insiders who attended this year’s E3Expo were treated to a preview … Continue reading E3 Nets 62,000 Attendees

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

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

Gotham Games Announces Starsky & Hutch Title

Gotham Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), announced today that it will release the thrilling driving shooter Starsky & Hutch(TM), under license with Sony Pictures Consumer Products, for the PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox(R) video game system from Microsoft, and PC in North America this fall. Co-published by Take-Two’s Gotham Games label, through a distribution agreement with Empire Interactive, players will relive the non-stop action of the renowned TV series, which in its four-year run established itself as a pop culture phenomenon. Donning the bell-bottoms of detectives Dave Starsky and Ken Hutchison, gamers control … Continue reading Gotham Games Announces Starsky & Hutch Title

Vice City Ships For PC

Rockstar Games, the world-renowned publishing division of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) has started shipping Grand Theft Auto: Vice City for the PC. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is set to be in stores May 13th in North America and May 16th in Europe. "We are truly humbled by the success of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City on the PlayStation 2 as it has pushed us to work harder to ensure that the gameplay, production values and audio experience that have become synonymous with the Grand Theft Auto franchise are maximized for the PC audience," said Sam Houser, President … Continue reading Vice City Ships For PC

Hong Kong Gets First E3 Pavillion

Innovative digital entertainment works from Hong Kong will be showcased at the first Hong Kong Pavilion in the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2003 (E³) – the world’s largest event of its kind – to be held in Los Angeles, USA, from May 14 to 16, 2003. The Hong Kong Pavilion will present the latest technologies, products and services from 70 local digital entertainment companies of Hong Kong. Located at the Kentia Hall (Booth no. 6451) of the Los Angeles Convention Center, the Hong Kong Pavilion is jointly organised by the Hong Kong Digital Entertainment Association (HKDEA) and Hong Kong Productivity Council … Continue reading Hong Kong Gets First E3 Pavillion

Logitech Shows New PS2 Controllers

"PlayStation gamers are used to having an expansive choice when it comes to the excellent games available for the system. We wanted to make sure they also have a broad range of excellent choices when it comes to purchasing a controller," said Fred Swan, Director of Marketing for Logitech’s Audio and Interactive Entertainment Business Unit. "Our goal is to provide a range of innovative, high-quality controllers that satisfy the varying tastes and priorities of gamers. We therefore provide everything from a reliable 2.4GHz radio frequency in our cordless product to added features such as leather grips in our new corded … Continue reading Logitech Shows New PS2 Controllers

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