Fatal1ty Game System Created

Auravision Inc., a pioneer computer peripheral developer, today announces the first products from the Fatal1ty line of professional gaming products, including the Fatal1ty/PWX system and a motherboard and graphics card created by ABIT Computer Corporation, a world leading manufacturer of award-winning motherboards, video cards, and server products. Auravision's gaming division signed an exclusive licensing agreement with leading gamer and three-time World Champion Gamer from the Cyberathlete Professional League, Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel. Together, they will launch a new line of products for professional gamers under the Fatal1ty brand. "The Fatal1ty Team has helped me with my dream of making my ultimate … Continue reading Fatal1ty Game System Created

Humagade Gets Six Title Deal

Humagade, a leading videogame developer based in Canada specializing in the creation of videogames on wireless platforms, today announces a six-title deal with Airborne Entertainment, a Montreal-based creator, aggregator and distributor of mobile games and other entertainment for mobile devices. This specific deal extends Humagade's and Airborne Entertainment's relationship which has previously seen Humagade develop several titles for the publisher, including Snowboard Park Tycoon, Skateboard Park Tycoon and Tough Trucks 4×4 Racing. "What an incredible experience it has been working with the Humagade team!" enthused Airborne President Andy Nulman. "Not only do they do great work, but they are a … Continue reading Humagade Gets Six Title Deal

Kutoka Announces New Kids Game

Kutoka Interactive, producer of the award-winning Mia edutainment software series, announces the launch of Didi & Ditto Kindergarten, the first installment in its new grade-based series. The title stars two zany beavers and grabs and holds children's attention with fun activities related to math, literacy, music, logic, creativity and memory. Didi & Ditto Kindergarten continues the Mia series' tradition of high-quality production values: engaging characters, unique and distinctive graphics, feature-film quality animation and solid educational content that builds on the basic classroom curriculum. Each title in the Didi & Ditto series covers multiple subjects at a single grade level and … Continue reading Kutoka Announces New Kids Game

MumboJumbo Brings Aesop’s Fable To Life

MumboJumbo, a subsidiary of United Developers announced the release of The Hare and Tortoise, and educational title for Windows. It features a retelling of the well-known Aesop's fable, two activities and three games. All six components offer different ways for children to engage their imaginations and develop essential learning skills, including reading and listening and thinking and logic. The Hare and the Tortoise accompanies The Fox and The Pussycat, another children's title also released today. Both are part of MumboJumbo's North American distribution agreement with British publisher Pheonix Games. The company also plans to release other Phoenix titles for Windows, … Continue reading MumboJumbo Brings Aesop’s Fable To Life

Hitachi To Sponsor CPL

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies was at E3 this week promoting their new gaming initiatives. Among them was the news that they have become a global sponsor of the Cyberathlete Professional League, one of the largest competitive gaming groups in the world. "We are pleased to be standardizing on Hitachi hard drives because they are extremely well regarded among PC gamers," said Angel Munoz, founder and president of the CPL. "The use of Hitachi Deskstar will allow us to continue pushing the performance envelope in our tournament machines." CPL tournaments are held around the world. Events: E3 2004

Dark And Light Prepares For 2004 Release

Dark and Light, a 15,000-square-mile medieval world of gameplay, could be one of the biggest ever created. Dark and Light expands the creativity of earlier games in this genre, and has eliminated the zone effect that plagued online games in the past. It is not only a classical combat game but is a virtual world where players can make their characters evolve both in politics and trade. The horizon in the game cab be at more than 30,000 miles which gives players a unique sensation of immersion in an amazing virtual fantasy world. In the fall of this year, Dark … Continue reading Dark And Light Prepares For 2004 Release

HP To Enter Gamer PC Market

For PC gamers who want an unparalleled gaming experience, HP today introduced Compaq X Gaming PC. Gamers can now customize Compaq X from a choice of cutting-edge hardware, including the hottest Intel and AMD processors, latest graphics cards and audio. The Compaq X pushes imagination to the limit and delivers leading-edge performance with customized mixes of best in class PC components in a sleek aluminum-brushed Cooler Master case. "The choice of component offerings for the Compaq X is based on performance to allow for the most vibrant, powerful and visual PC gaming experience possible," said Tom Markworth, product manager for … Continue reading HP To Enter Gamer PC Market

Singles Game To Feature Full Nudity

Singles – Flirt up your Life is the simulation of the exciting relationship between Mike and Linda. The game shows them in their shared flat, which means that everyday routines are focused as well: Cooking, watching TV and cleaning are as important as talks and a cuddle. And of course the two have to work for a living as well " Enjoy playing Cupid. The PR folks at Eidos described Singles as kind of an adult sims. It will be the first mainstream game to feature full frontal nudity and even sex. And it might be the only game in … Continue reading Singles Game To Feature Full Nudity

SEGA To Co-Publish Matrix Online

Sega of America, Inc. and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, today announced an agreement to co-publish The Matrix Online, the first massively multiplayer online game (MMOG) based on Warner Bros. Pictures’ popular Matrix property. Under the terms of the worldwide exclusive deal, SEGA will manage distribution of The Matrix Online, while Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will oversee content development and manage the live game operations. Both companies will supervise ongoing game development and marketing activities for the game. The Matrix Online is expected to launch in November 2004. "We are pleased to combine SEGA's seasoned gameplay, game production and distribution experience … Continue reading SEGA To Co-Publish Matrix Online

EA Joins Xbox Live

EA and Microsoft have struck an agreement that will allow players of EA SPORTS and EA GAMES titles to compete and play online through Xbox Live. Players will have access to voice communication, tournaments, ladders and all the fun of online play. The first game to include Xbox Live capability will be NCAA Football 2005, scheduled for release in July. Madden NFL 2005, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 2005, NASCAR 2005: Chase For The Cup, NBA LIVE 2005, NHL 2005, and NCAA March Madness 2005 will follow. EA GAMES titles on Xbox Live include GoldenEye: Rogue Agent, Need for Speed Underground … Continue reading EA Joins Xbox Live