News: The former Take Two wants to show off their new name with a bang.
2K Games has released their E3 lineup as E3 week opens and they definitely plan to put their muscle behind the Xbox 360 with seven games in development.
The other big surprise was that 2K announced they would be publishing 24 The Game in America. It's still on track for a fall release.
Prey: Developed by Human Head Studios and produced by 3D Realms, Prey is a revolutionary first person shooter for PC and the Xbox 360. Prey is being exclusively showcased by ATI in a movie theater-style exhibition in booth #600 in the South Hall.
Sid Meier's Pirates!: In Sid Meier's Pirates! for Xbox, players take the leading role of a Pirate Captain in the 17th century Caribbean ? amassing fortune and fame in an attempt to seize a rightful place as one of the most revered and feared pirates in history. Players test their skills as a sea captain exploring the high seas and exotic ports in a richly detailed 3D world. Some of the many additions for the Xbox version of the game include two new 2-4 player console-exclusive mini-games, Xbox Live leaderboards and content downloads, support for Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound and HDTV resolutions and much more.
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion: In development for PC and a next-generation console system, the fourth title in the best-selling Elder Scrolls series brings the RPG genre to new heights with its combination of freeform gameplay and cutting-edge graphics. Oblivion features a 3D engine that can render stunningly realistic environments, groundbreaking AI for all characters in the game, and the same open-ended gameplay style that has made The Elder Scrolls one of the most critically acclaimed franchises of all-time. Oblivion will be shown by appointment only at Bethesda Softworks' meeting room, #2352 in the West Hall.
Serious Sam II: Sam "Serious" Stone returns to PC and Xbox in this first person shooter from Croteam, the creators of the Serious Sam franchise. Serious Sam II features a brand new 3D engine, over 40 new levels, new vehicles and crazy weapons, and the waves upon waves of enemies that the series is known for.
24: The Game: Set between seasons two and three of the hit series on FOX, 24: The Game puts gamers in the shoes of Jack Bauer, a counter terrorism agent dealing with the longest day of his life, with jaw-dropping revelations for fans of the series and thrilling, non-stop time-pressure gameplay.
Shattered Union: Set atop the smoldering ruins of a fictional United States torn apart by civil war, Shattered Union is an action-packed turn-based strategy game for console and PC. Gamers will play through an exciting single player campaign to reunite the country by force or online in one-on-one matches.
Conflict: Global Terror: The Conflict series joins the war on terrorism in this highly anticipated entry in the successful franchise which has shipped over 2.5 million units in North America alone. In fall 2005, the original Delta Force members from the Conflict series will return to fight alongside players on consoles and PC in a variety of locations around the world where terrorism is present.
Snow: A gritty strategy game for PC and Xbox that follows the tradition of classic movie and television crime dramas and requires players to oversee every aspect of the criminal organization. This will surely make for an intense, paranoid and most importantly, strategic gaming experience.
Zathura: Based on the highly anticipated film of the same name, Zathura will be released for PlayStation 2 and Xbox in conjunction with the theatrical release of the movie in late 2005, and will allow players to create their own high-action space adventures in a visually stunning 3D game environment.
Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth: A first-person horror game for Xbox that combines intense action with adventure gameplay, Call of Cthulhu: Dark corners of the Earth draws upon the rich mythology created by author H.P. Lovecraft that has been enjoyed by fans around the world for nearly 80 years.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360
NBA 2K6 hits the hardwood with all the ingredients necessary to continue its reign as the #1 rated pro basketball game***. Ballers achieve NBA superstar status with the new 24/7 mode, where created players now participate in training camps, competitions and even land endorsement deals. Players elevate their game by utilizing the innovative V.I.P. System to challenge profiles of friends and other NBA 2K6 gamers across the country that match their gameplay tendencies down to the most minute detail. With the industry leading online experience and unrivaled franchise control, NBA 2K6 offers the most comprehensive and entertaining roundball experience anywhere.
Platform: PlayStation 2
Top Spin, the top-rated tennis game, slams its way onto the PlayStation 2, once again serving up everything you love: flawless gameplay, effortless controls, stunning venues and a fully customizable player creator made even better using the power of Eye Toy to get you in the game. Top Spin is the only tennis game on the PlayStation 2 that gets you online competing against your friends and players everywhere. Play as one of the top professional tennis players in the world, or create your own to challenge and earn the title of the #1 ranked player.
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360
The champion of video game hockey is back! NHL 2K6 continues its legacy as the #1 rated and now #1 selling NHL game with more control, more emotion and more detail than ever before. Puck fans take command of tape-to-tape passing, behind-the-net plays and precision give-and-go attacks. Players dominate the ice with NHL caliber goaltending, skating, checking and puck handling with the deeply enhanced animation system. Featuring all-new presentation elements, commentary and cut-scenes, NHL 2K6 is the ultimate hockey experience.
College Hoops 2K6
Platforms: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Xbox 360
It's that time of year again-the time of year where basketball courts around the nation are filled with excitement, slam dunks, unbelievable athletes, Cinderella stories, and championship dreams. Nothing captivates the nation quite like the NCAA Basketball Tournament and no other game captures the collegiate atmosphere and pageantry like College Hoops 2K6. The only college basketball game to capture the feel of a last-second buzzer-beating basket, the euphoria of winning to play another day, and the agony of losing and going home, out coach your competition with College Hoops 2K6.
World Poker Tour 2K6
Platforms: PlayStation 2, PSP system, Xbox, Game Boy Advance
Take a seat at the world's most prestigious poker tournaments with World Poker Tour 2K6. Feel what it's like to play with the world's best as you compete against real WPT players, in real life WPT venues. Custom create poker games by setting rules and limits with the innovative poker editor, and take your games online to set up poker leagues with your friends. An exclusive presentation system modeled after the popular World Poker Tour broadcast, with insightful commentary by WPT commentators, turns your living room into a seat at a WPT table. It's time to Shuffle Up and Deal!
Platform: Xbox 360
Snowboarding is more than a sport, it's a lifestyle. Amped 3 features the most authentic snowboarding gameplay with perfected controls and the elements of a true extreme sports sandbox. Throw down stylish tricks, white-knuckle sled rides, and experience death-defying crashes as you earn your world ranking online. Tweak your tricks, gear, runs, music, and special effects while saving your crew in this twisted story that defines Amped 3.
Top Spin 2
Platforms: Xbox 360, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS
One of the top Xbox sports games, in both sales and popularity returns for another victory on Xbox 360. Everything you loved about Top Spin is back and made even better. The peerless player-creator is reborn with the powerful Digital Identity that truly puts you in the game. Experience Grand Slam events in venues that are alive and dynamic with environmental elements that react to your play. Characters are even more stunning with the addition of HD technology and the inclusion of the top players in the world like Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams, Andy Roddick, Lleyton Hewitt and Roger Federer. Put it all online and you once again have the greatest tennis game ever created.