2004/2005 Xbox News Archive
Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory coming to Xbox
Ubisoft announced today that the next chapter in the Splinter Cell series will be coming to Xbox in time for the 2004 holiday season.
Florida mass murder blamed on Xbox
A stolen Xbox results in grisly murders. Read the full story at GameSpot.
Midway Announced Mortal Kombat Deception Limited Edition
Xbox version of MK Deception gets four special edition covers plus lots of goodies.
Official Game List for Midway Arcade Treasures 2 Revealed
Midway finally gave us an official list of titles in Midway Arcade Treasures 2. Check it out.
Madden NFL 2005 Ships To Stores
Madden is here!
DoA Ultimate LE Xbox console coming to Japan
Japanese gamers are going to get a special Dead Or Alive themed Xbox later this year to celebrate the release of Dead Or Alive Ultimate. The set includes an Xbox, the game, and a crazy pillow thing with Kasumi on it. Children, cover your eyes.
Does Bill Gates Want Nintendo?
Bill Gates' off hand remark sends Nintendo and Xbox fanboys into a frenzy. Check out GameSpy's news story.
Street Racing Syndicate goes gold
Street Racing Syndicate has reached gold status and is on track for release later this month.
Microsoft to hold FIFA Soccer 2005 World Cup on Xbox Live
Microsoft and EA plan to hold a virtual World Cup via Xbox Live. Read GameSpot's full news article here.
Xbox Live's "Game With Fame" at MTV VMAs
Want to play games against celebrities during the MTV Video Music Awards? Just hop on Xbox Live!
Fable is Gold
Microsoft announced today that Fable has reached gold status.
Atari ships Test Drive: Eve of Destruction
Atari's latest Test Drive game has shipped to retail.
Midway Announces L.A. Rush
Midway has announced the latest entry in the Rush series. This time its in L.A.
Guilty Gear X2 #Reload site is live
The website for the newest Xbox fighter, Guilty Gear X2 #Reload is live. Check it out.
NASCAR 2005 has shipped
Electronic Arts' latest NASCAR simulation has shipped to retailers nationwide. Check out our full article here.
Street Racing Syndicate Races to Retail
Namco's Street Racing Syndicate has shipped to retail. Check out our full news story here.
Xbox and PS2 Ghost Recon 2's to be Different
Ubisoft announced today that the Xbox and PS2 versions of Ghost Recon 2 will be completely different. Check out our full news article for more.
Second Sight is Gold
Codemasters' newest title, Second Sight, has reached gold status and is on track for a September 21st release. Read our full news article for more.
Prince of Persia 2 news
Ubisoft has finally revealed the official title for Prince of Persia 2. It will be called Prince of Persia: Warrior Within. Read our full news article for more.
Star Wars Battlefront is Golden
LucasArts' Star Wars themed shooter has gone gold and is on track for a September 21st release.
Silent Hill 4: The Room in Stores Now
Konami shipped Silent Hill 4: The Room to retailers this week.
Atari Announces Atari Anthology
Atari revealed plans today to release a compilation disk in time for the holidays containing all of the best and most memorable Atari games.
Destroy All Humans news
The Destroy All Humans website has been updated with some strange new information. Actual reports of alien encounters from the people who experienced them. Amazing stuff.
LucasArts Confirms December Release for KOTOR II
LucasArts confirmed reports that the Xbox version of Knights of the Old Republic II will be hitting store shelves in December.
THUG 2 Pre-Order DVD Info
If you pre-order Tony Hawk's Underground 2 at EB or GameStop you can get a special DVD filled with all sorts of goodies. Check it out.
Mortal Kombat: Deception Coming on October 4th
Midway announced that Mortal Kombat: Deception has reached gold status and will ship to retailers on October 4th.
Midway Arcade Treasures 2 has Gone Gold
Midway's latest collection of classic arcade games has gone gold. Read our full article for more.
NBA Live 2005 Arriving in Stores Next Week
EA announced today that NBA Live 2005 will ship to stores on September 28th. Read our news article for more.
Tiger Woods 2005 in Stores Now
Electronic Arts announced today that Tiger Woods 2005 has shipped to retailers and is available for purchase. Read our news article for more.
THUG 2 Soundtrack Revealed
The music in the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater games has always been top notch, and the soundtrack for THUG 2 looks to continue that trend. Full list inside.
Rocky Legends in Stores Now
Ubisoft announced today that Rocky Legends has shipped to retailers nationwide. Read our full news article for more.
FIFA 2005 Cover Athletes Chosen
EA revealed the cover stars for FIFA 2005 today. Read our full news article to find out who.
SNK vs Capcom: SVC Chaos News
SNK revealed plans today to give away an SNK vs Capcom: SVC Chaos arcade machine to one lucky fan to coincide with the Xbox release of the game. Find out more inside.
Mortal Kombat Kontrollers Coming to PS2 and Xbox
Midway and NubyTech plan to bring the first "M" rated controllers to retailers in time for the holiday season. For full details, check out our full news article.
BloodRayne 2 Ships to Stores
Majesco announced today that it has shipped BloodRayne 2 to retailers nationwide. Read our full news article for more.
Midway Ships Midway Arcade Treasures 2
Midway announced today that it has shipped Midway Arcade Treasures 2 to retailers nationwide. Read our full news article for more.
Halo 2 is GOLDEN!
Microsoft announced today that Halo 2 has gone gold. Only a month to go before you can get your grubby mitts on it. Read our full article for more.
Song List for Xbox Karaoke Revolution Revealed
Konami today announced the official song list for the Xbox version of Karaoke Revolution. It features 40 songs from the PS2 version along with an additional 10 Motown classics that are exclusive to Xbox. For full details, read our full news article.
Forza Motorsport Set for February Release
Microsoft announced today that Forza Motorsport will be released exclusively for Xbox on February 2005. Read our full article for more.
Need for Speed Underground 2 Soundtrack Revealed
Electronic Arts revealed the soundtrack for NFSU2 and it looks pretty good. The game will also include an exclusive song by Snoop Dogg. For the full list, check our our full news article.
OutRun2 Races to Store Shelves
Sega's OutRun2 racing game has shipped to retail and is available for purchase. Read our full news article for more.
Tron 2.0: Killer App Ships for Xbox
The highly anticipated FPS Tron 2.0: Killer App for Xbox has shipped to retailers nationwide. Read our full article for more.
Microsoft Announces MechAssault 2 Lilmited Edition
Microsoft announced today that a limited edition of MechAssault 2 will be available. The set includes a "making of" feature and 2 maps exclusive to the limited edition. Find out more in our news article.
Majesco Ships Ultra Bust-A-Move for Xbox
Majesco has shipped its Xbox Live enabled puzzle game Ultra Bust-A-Move to stores today. With a MSRP of $19.99. it is going to be hard to pass up.
LotR: The Third Age In Stores Now
Electronic Arts has shipped Lord of the Rings: The Third Age to stores nationwide. Read more about this Middle Earth-based RPG in our full news article.
Blinx 2 Has Gone Gold
Everyone's favorite time shifting cat is back in Blinx 2: Masters of Time and Space. The game has gone gold and will ship to stores on November 16th. Find out more in our full news article.
Winning Eleven 8 Coming to Xbox in Spring 2005
Konami made it official today and announced Winning Eleven 8 for the Xbox. For more, including who the cover athlete will be, check out our full news article.
NFL Street 2 - Gone Gold
EA's latest street football game has gone gold and will hit stores on December 26th. Read our full article for more
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Announced for Xbox
GTA: SA is coming to Xbox in June 2005. Read all about it right here.
Pelican Announces Wireless Arcade Stick
Pelican today announced the launch of its new 2.4GHz wireless arcade stick. Find out all of the details in our full news article.
Beastie Boys to Appear In NBA Street V3
Electronic Arts announced today that the Beastie Boys will be playable characters in NBA Street V3 and will provide a song for the game's soundtrack. The full soundtrack was also announced. Find out more in our full news article.
Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath in Stores Now
The latest game in the Oddworld series has shipped. Find out all about it right here.
Unreal Championship 2 News
Unreal Championship 2 is scheduled to hit stores in April. Read all about it right here in our full news article.
Midway to Publish Games Based on Adult Swim Shows
Midway has announced that it will publish games based on shows in the Cartoon Network's Adult Swim late night programming block. Read our full news article for all of the details.
Jade Empire Release Date Announced
Microsoft finally revealed a date for the release of Jade Empire. Find out when it will hit stores inside ...
Official Winning Eleven Website Opens
Konami has opened the official Winning Eleven website to the public. Find out all about it in our full news article.
Hitting Stores This Week - March 21st 2005
Find out what games are hitting the shelves this week right here. TimeSplitters: Future Perfect, Iron Phoenix, MX vs. ATV Unleashed, and a lot more. Check it out.
Midway Announces Midway Arcade Treasures 3
After the amazing success of Midway Arcade Treasures 1 and 2, it was only a matter of time before we'd see number 3. Click here for more details.
Microsoft Announces New Maps Pack For Halo 2
Microsoft today announced that nine new multiplayer maps for Halo 2 will be available in late June. Read our full news article for more details.
Hitting Stores This Week - March 28th 2005
Only a handful of Xbox games are hitting the shelves this week. Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory is the only real highlight.
Hitting Stores This Week - April 4th, 2005
Another good week for Xbox owners. Some more budget titles along with a couple of big releases. LEGO Star Wars and DOOM 3.
EA Announces Burnout Revenge
After the amazing success of Burnout 3: Takedown, you knew it was only a matter of time before EA announced a sequel. Scheduled for a September release, Burnout Revenge adds a few new tricks to the Burnout gameplay we all know and love. Click here for the full story.
Hitting Stores This Week - April 11th, 2005
Four games are hitting the shelves this week including Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition and BioWare's latest RPG Jade Empire.
EA Annouces Need for Speed Most Wanted
EA announced today the next game in the long running Need for Speed series. Read on for more details.
Win a Trip to E3 From Xbox.com
Normally, E3 is only open to people working in the videogame industry, but Xbox.com and Xbox Live have teamed up for a copule of contests that can get you (yes you!) into E3 this May. Read on for more details.
Hitting Stores This Week - April 18th, 2005
Wrestlemania XXI, Stolen, Psychonauts, and Unreal Championship 2. Oh my! Things are definitely looking good this week.
Hitting Stores This Week - 4-25-05
The last week of April only has three Xbox releases, but it is all about quality over quantity, right? Check it out.
Hitting Stores This Week - 5-2-05
Only three games again this week, but the quality definitely makes up for the lack of quanitity here. Star Wars, Forza, and Pariah. Oh yeah.
Tom Savini to Star in City of the Dead
City of the Dead is a zombie game from Hip Interactive and Kuju Entertainment, so who better to star in it than the king of splatter himself, Tom Savini. Read all about it in our full news article.
Buena Vista Games Snags Turok License
Buena Vista Games today announced that it has acquired the rights to the Turok license. Find out how they plan to restore this one great series to it's former majesty right here.
GameRiot Video Game Tour Coming Soon To Your Town
GameRiot is the world's largest travelling video game festival and competition, offering gamers the chance to play the hottest new and unreleased game titles. Find out everything you need to know right here in our full news article.
Far Cry Instincts Interview - A.I.
Far Cry Instincts' Technical Creative Director Laurent Mascherpa revealed some key information about the artificial intelligence for Far Cry: Instincts in this release from Ubisoft. From the sound of it, we can expect some very cool stuff when the game is released in September. Find out all about it right here.
Hip Games Announces "Who Wants To Be A Zombie" Contest
Hip Games is running a contest that will allow three lucky winners to be immortalized as zombies in the upcoming zombie horror game, City of the Dead. Find out how to enter right here.
Electronic Arts to Publish Half-Life 2 for the Xbox
Electronic Arts and Valve have announced a new agreement that gives EA publishing rights to the Half-Life franchise. This deal includes, of course, the Xbox version of Half-Life 2 scheduled for releae in October. For more information, check out our full news article.
Fable: The Lost Chapters Coming to Xbox This Fall
Lionhead Studios is adding some extra features and giving the game the coat of polish it lacked in its original release for Fable: The Lost Chapters. The best part is that this enhanced and updated version of Fable is only going to be $20. Find out all about it right here.
Namco Announces Ridge Racer 6 for Xbox 360
Namco today announced that it is bringing Ridge Racer 6 to the Xbox 360. Find out all of the details right here.
LA Rush Car List Announced
Midway is reinventing the Rush franchise and it is looking pretty good. We have the official car list as well as information on celebrity talent and music right here.
Josie Maran to Star in Need For Speed Most Wanted
EA announced today that actress/model Josie Maran will star in Need for Speed Most Wanted. Find out all of the details right here.
"Hot Coffee" Puts GTA: San Andreas and Rockstar in Hot Water
Code was recently uncovered in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas that unlocks a sex minigame. Politicians have been in an uproar ever since and the game has been slapped with an "AO" (Adults Only) rating from the ESRB. Find out all of the details right here as well as our thoughts on why this isn't as big of a deal as some would like you to believe.
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 Info
EA has finally revealed the course list and roster for Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06 and it is very impressive. Find out all of the details right here.
Quake 4 Fan Art Contest Info
Activision and ID Software are holding a fan art contest for Quake 4. Find out all of the details right here.
Evolution Fighting Game Tournament 2005
The Evolution fighting game tournament is held each year and crowns champions for several different games. Marvel vs. Capcom 2, Tekken 5, Street Fighter III: Third Strike, Guilty Gear X2, and Soul Calibur II are just some of the titles that have been featured. The 2005 tournament is in Las Vegas, Nevada August 12-14. Find out all of the details right here.
Tony Hawk's American Wasteland Soundtrack CD Announced
Activision today announced that a soundtrack CD featuring songs from Tony Hawk's American Wasteland will be released alongside the game this fall. Find out all of the details right here.
Advent Rising $1,000,000 Contest Cancelled
After lackluster sales and some serious technical issues, Majesco has cancelled the $1,000,000 Race to Save Humanity Advent Rising contest. As consolation for cancelling the contest, Majesco is offering two free games to anyone that can prove they participated. Find out all of the details right here.
EA Announces Burnout Revenge Soundtrack
Electronic Arts today revealed the full track list for the Burnout Revenge soundtrack. Find out all of the details right here.
Perfect Dark Novels Coming Soon
Microsoft and Tor Books have reached an agreement that will see the release of three novels based on Perfect Dark. Find out all of the details right here.
Halo Triple Pack Coming In October
Starting in October you can buy a bundle that includes Halo, Halo 2, and the Halo 2 Multiplayer Map Pack. Find out all of the details right here.
Microsoft Announces Perfect Dark Zero "Limited Collector's Edition"
Microsoft and Rare have jump started the hype train with the announcement of a limited collector's edition of Perfect Dark Zero. Find out all of the details right here.
EA Reveals Need for Speed Most Wanted Collector's Edition
EA is joining the collectors/limited edition craze by offering a special version of Need for Speed Most Wanted. Find out all of the details right here.
Prince of Persia 3 Gets a Name
Ubisoft today announced the official title for Prince of Persia 3. Find out all of the details inside.
Full Soundtrack for Tony Hawk's American Wasteland Announced
Activision has revealed the full song list for the Tony Hawk's American Wasteland soundtrack and it looks like another classic. Find out all of the details right here.
EA To Hold $250,000 Battlefield 2 Tournament
Electronic Arts announced today a $250,000 online tournament for the newly released Battlefield 2: Modern Combat. Find out all of the details right here.
Halo Character and Level to be Featured in Dead or Alive 4
Tecmo and Bungie today announced that character and level from Halo will be appearing in Dead or Alive 4. Find out all of the details right here.
Need for Speed Most Wanted Soundtrack Revealed
EA has finally revealed the track listing for the Need for Speed Most Wanted soundtrack and it looks pretty good. Find out all of the details right here.
DDR Ultramix 3 Soundtrack List
Konami has revealed the song list for DDR Ultramix 3 and it looks to be the best Ultramix yet. Find out all of the details right here.
True Crime: Streets of New York Song List
Activision announced today the official track listing for True Crime: Streets of New York. Find out all of the details right here.
Midway Grapples Exclusive Rights For TNA Wrestling Videogame
Midway announced today that it has acquired the rights to make wrestling games using the TNA license. Find out all of the details right here.