July 2004 Archive

    1. USA Chart July 2004
    1. GamesPress to provide online press office for EGN
    2. Atari talks up Matrix titles as figures disappoint
    3. THQ posts low results, moves key titles to 2005
    4. First-half revenues slide for VU Games
    5. Acclaim faces NASDAQ delisting
    1. Retailer drops Manhunt after media frenzy over teen murder
    2. Epic brings Unreal franchise to Midway
    3. Nintendo reports doubled profits as Cube shipments surge
    4. Ubisoft optimistic on full year despite slow first quarter
    5. Konami revenue and income falls in the first quarter
    6. Midway reports first-half loss, drops full-year projections
    1. Interview: McMillan and Lau-Kee on RenderWare's future
    2. Focus: EA sets the Criterion
    3. Sony surprises markets with first-quarter profit
    4. Atlus reports first quarter losses
    5. Square Enix polls consumers on DS titles
    6. EA buys Criterion; deal includes game studio and RenderWare
    7. Nintendo DS - final hardware design revealed
    8. Nokia launches QD in the USA
    1. Kuju brings Sensible classics to mobiles
    2. Toptronics growth outpaces Nordic markets
    3. Game revenues, development costs both fall in Japan
    4. Conspiracy clears $2.6 million debt, signs new title
    5. UK Charts: Spider-Man 2 stays on top through release drought
    1. Nintendo Game Boy Colour Top 20 - 24TH JULY 2004
    2. PSone Budget Top 20 - 24TH JULY 2004
    3. PC Budget Top 20 - 24TH JULY 2004
    4. PS2 Top 20 - 24TH JULY 2004
    5. Top 40 All Formats - 24TH JULY 2004
    6. Top 40 All Formats - 24TH JULY 2004
    7. Top 40 All Formats - 24TH JULY 2004
    8. PC Full Price Top 20 - 24TH JULY 2004
    9. Game Boy Advance Top 20 - 24TH JULY 2004
    10. XBox Top 20 - 24TH JULY 2004
    11. GameCube Top 20 - 24TH JULY 2004
    12. PS2 approaches a million in South Korea
    13. Sony Online Entertainment signs Asian deal with Gamania
    14. Game Stars Live to host school competition winners
    15. Pre-Christmas console price cuts possible in Europe - EA
    16. Japan Charts: Konami's Jikkyo Power Pro Baseball lifts market from seasonal slump
    17. LucasArts appoints new marketing VP
    1. Nintendo DS - Closed View (Large)
    2. Nintendo DS - Open View (Large)
    1. Focus On: Edinburgh International Games Festival '04
    2. Far Cry developer signs with EA
    3. Bennett slams ECTS as more names sign up to EGN
    4. Nintendo reveals strong Christmas schedule for Japan
    5. Sega signs Italian distribution deal with Leader
    6. Electronic Arts reports $432 million revenues in Q1
    7. Microsoft reports strong Q4 results; Xbox growth lags other divisions
    8. Visual Science reports full-year profit as turnover rockets
    1. Final Fantasy creator announces new studio
    2. Leisure Suit Larry bound for pocket fun
    3. Warthog shows off new IP developments
    4. Record Q1 results for Activision as Spider-Man and Shrek sell millions
    5. Nintendo to skip Japan's autumn game shows
    6. Record prison sentence for UK game pirate
    1. Sony denies 2004 launch for ICO sequel
    2. EA plans major Asian expansion
    3. Ubisoft reveals Christmas retail assault plans
    4. Infinium agrees $50 million credit line
    5. US Charts: Spider-Man 2 tops June sales ranking
    6. Women's Game Conference to run in Austin this September
    7. SCEE wins case against mod chip sales
    1. Horizons developer files for bankruptcy protection
    2. Zoo Digital plans GTA-style title for GBA
    3. UK Charts: No change at No.1 as Spider-Man 2 breaks Activision records
    4. Nintendo Game Boy Colour Top 20 - 17TH JULY 2004
    5. PSone Budget Top 20 - 17TH JULY 2004
    6. PS2 Top 20 - 17TH JULY 2004
    7. Top 40 All Formats - 17TH JULY 2004
    8. Top 40 All Formats - 17TH JULY 2004
    9. Top 40 All Formats - 17TH JULY 2004
    10. PC Budget Top 20 - 17TH JULY 2004
    11. PC Full Price Top 20 - 17TH JULY 2004
    12. Game Boy Advance Top 20 - 17TH JULY 2004
    13. XBox Top 20 - 17TH JULY 2004
    14. GameCube Top 20 - 17TH JULY 2004
    15. Next Tomb Raider title due Summer 2005?
    16. Korean MMORPG giant establishes European presence
    1. Japan Charts: Summer sees weekly sales at lowest point in 2004
    2. Majesco delays Advent Rising to 2005
    3. Gameloft signs Vijay Singh for mobile title
    4. Spector and Muzyka to headline European Developers Forum
    5. Konami to debut new titles in Leipzig
    6. Half-Life 2 source theft details emerge
    1. Square Enix plans European invasion
    2. Focus On: Square Enix Ltd.'s John Yamamoto
    3. Redstone's Midway stake passes 80 per cent
    4. Nokia announces sales slump; N-Gage titles to appear at EIGF
    5. Australia Charts: Atari Driv3n from the top by Spider-Man 2
    6. Xbox Live passes a million users
    7. EA to bring Sims franchise to Nintendo DS
    8. Sudeki gone gold, US retail date of July 20th
    1. NVIDIA appoints new European developer liason
    2. Confounding Factor to disband, claim reports
    3. Microsoft announces Fable launch date, pre-order bonus
    4. "I bet we can take Sony next generation" - Ballmer
    5. Austin Game Conference promises detailed PSP discussion
    6. Doom 3 gold, due at US retail August 3rd
    1. Retail reports indicate Nintendo DS pricing, launch date, software
    2. Kuju on the move as two studios expand
    3. New research highlights game market leaders
    4. Ex-Rare duo plan downloadable title
    5. VU Games divides into three business units
    6. UK Charts: Spider-Man 2 knocks Driv3r off the top spot
    7. PSone Budget Top 20 - 10TH JULY 2004
    8. PC Budget Top 20 - 10TH JULY 2004
    9. PC Full Price Top 20 - 10TH JULY 2004
    10. XBox Top 20 - 10TH JULY 2004
    11. Nintendo Game Boy Colour Top 20 - 10TH JULY 2004
    12. Top 40 All Formats - 10TH JULY 2004
    13. Top 40 All Formats - 10TH JULY 2004
    14. Game Boy Advance Top 20 - 10TH JULY 2004
    15. GameCube Top 20 - 10TH JULY 2004
    16. PS2 Top 20 - 10TH JULY 2004
    17. Top 40 All Formats - 10TH JULY 2004
    18. EA's Battlefield: Modern Combat slips a year
    1. PlayStation 3 to be revealed by end of 2004
    2. Sony reveals PSP translation software, wireless multiplayer
    3. Bethseda licenses Fallout rights, announces Fallout 3
    4. Zoo Tycoon goes double Platinum in the USA
    5. September launch for new GBA Pokemon in Japan
    1. EIGF announces Game Screening schedule
    2. New PS3 details emerge; console to be playable at E3 2005
    3. Valve announces Half-Life 2 specs, plans CS:Source beta
    4. US PSX launch delayed to 2005
    5. FTC gives mixed report to video game marketing
    6. Jenson Button endorses Gizmondo F1 title
    1. Focus On: Elkware
    2. Day 1 Studios grabs key Microsoft Game Studios exec
    3. Square Enix to launch mobile games in Europe
    4. Intrepid Games planning Live-enabled B.C. sequel
    5. Florin and Lowenstein to headline EGN conference
    6. Japan Charts: Sega's Let's Make J-League... '04 takes a second week at the top
    7. SNK NeoGeo range Ignites in Europe
    8. MFORMA establishes Chinese subsidiary
    9. Comment: How the once-mighty might fall
    1. Swingin' Ape to complete StarCraft: Ghost
    2. Software piracy cost $29 billion in '03 - study
    3. Australia Charts: Driv3r beats challenge from Spider-Man 2
    4. European distribution deal signed for Gametrak
    5. Activision ships 2 million units of Spider-Man 2
    6. Dini slams industry's failure to champion development talent
    7. VU Games to distribute Novalogic in North America
    1. Analysts expect decline in 05/06, but industry sources remain optimistic
    2. GAME Group reports sales decline in first half, expects strong full year
    3. Sony to stop PSone LCD manufacture
    4. BCMA to host European conference on advertising in games
    5. Driv3r tops French, German game charts
    6. From Software buys Tenchu rights
    7. Konami to debut Pro Evolution Soccer 4 at Game Stars Live
    1. World of Warcraft opens European beta signups
    2. UK Charts: Second week at number one for Driv3r
    3. GameCube Top 20 - 3RD JULY 2004
    4. PS2 Top 20 - 3RD JULY 2004
    5. Nintendo Game Boy Colour Top 20 - 3RD JULY 2004
    6. PSone Budget Top 20 - 3RD JULY 2004
    7. PC Budget Top 20 - 3RD JULY 2004
    8. PC Full Price Top 20 - 3RD JULY 2004
    9. Game Boy Advance Top 20 - 3RD JULY 2004
    10. XBox Top 20 - 3RD JULY 2004
    11. Top 40 All Formats - 3RD JULY 2004
    12. Top 40 All Formats - 3RD JULY 2004
    13. Top 40 All Formats - 3RD JULY 2004
    14. N-Gage European summer tour announces UK dates
    15. Final Fantasy XI to launch in Europe in September
    1. Acclaim loses Turok, Baseball licenses
    2. JAMDAT files for $86 million IPO
    3. NHL Eastside Hockey Manager to be Softwrapped
    4. "Customers do not want online games" - Iwata
    5. Future reports rising revenues; extends Official Xbox deal to 2011
    6. Acclaim announces full-year loss, bankruptcy a possibility
    1. Focus On: DC Studios' Mark Greenshields
    2. Comment: Developer working conditions hide a cancer in the games industry
    3. Digital Jesters cast a GameShadow
    4. Japan Charts: Major new releases buoy software market after tough month
    5. Golden Joysticks returns for 2004
    6. Vivendi confirms Riddick PC; franchise in the making?
    7. Square Enix announces European reorganisation
    1. Vivendi sued by programmer over employment law breaches
    2. Analysts predict tough competition in Xmas '05 market
    3. World of Warcraft launches European beta test
    4. Japanese arcade giants announce ALL.net
    5. Sony denies delay to PSP launch
    6. MMORPG cull continues as EA cancels Ultima X: Online