Square Enix has revealed a new MMORPG called Fantasy Earth: Ring of Domination which will try to combine RTS, RPG and Action, allowing you to forge alliances, build fortresses and citadels and duke it out with your allies against huge armies. It's still a ways off, as it is only vaguely scheduled for 2005, but in the meantime, read more for 48 new screens...
Electronic Arts announced today NFL Street 2 from the EA SPORTS BIG brand will be on store shelves by December 26. The original NFL Street sold over a million copies and introduced gamers to playing football with style and flash and NFL Street 2 has reinvented itself by dramatically changing the way the game is played with the new game modes and the gameplay itself.
Merely a month after it was announced by publisher Ignition Entertainment, Mercury is a refreshingly unique game with roots in many genres, has gone gold (thanks Eurogamer). Mercury provides an addictive challenge through its simple gaming mechanic. Players "tilt" each level to maneuver the blobs of mercury, with various switches, platforms, obstacles, and hazards standing between level goals.
SCEI is working on a sequel to what a lot of people call one of the best games of all time, ICO. Carrying a somewhat odd name, 'Wanda And The Colossus' is situated in the same universe as its prequel, but will follow a totally different story line. Not much details are available yet, but with the Tokyo Game Show in progress, there should be more info coming soon. In the meantime, check out the new screens...
European developer Frogwares has announced that it is working on yet another title in the Sherlock Holmes adventure series. After its recently released Sherlock Holmes: The Silver Earring, this will be the third game in the series. "Great news for all adventure game fans - Frogwares started work on third part of adventures of the greatest detective of all time, Sherlock Holmes. Incredible graphic[s], gripping story and unexpected ending."
"Blitzkrieg II" is created with a new focus on fast-paced gameplay, a strategic layer and new tactical opportunities. A completely new engine takes WWII into full 3D where players can command famous aces and units, strategically plan battles in multiple theatres, choose their reinforcements and use a wide range of new unit types such as aircraft and ships.
by Gordy Wheeler on Dec. 26, 2004 @ 12:40 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Although half the size of a fully grown human, Alien Hominid has a voracious capacity to digest human skulls and is an expert marksman. The FBI and their mechanical marvels have been designed to keep A.H. from retrieving its UFO, but it will not be deterred. Hominid befriends the most unlikely of humans, who aid it with insane weapon upgrades. Alien Hominid will shoot, bomb, toss, eat and slash anything in its path - and bring on the heat in multiplayer co-op mode at any time.
by Geson Hatchett on Dec. 26, 2004 @ 12:36 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
King Arthur is based on one of the summer’s most anticipated films. The King Arthur video game will utilize footage from the Touchstone Pictures/Jerry Bruckheimer Films movie and feature likenesses of characters from the film.