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May 2018


'Crysis' - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 25, 2006 @ 2:46 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Crysis, shooter fans will face a new kind of gameplay challenge requiring adaptive tactics and customization of weapons and armor in dynamic, hostile environments as mankind struggles to survive in the face of a horrific alien invasion.

Tuesday 'World of WarCraft' Maintenance Being Removed?

by Rainier on Dec. 25, 2006 @ 2:44 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Blizzard announced that recent hardware upgrades and retrofits might allow them to begin testing the ability to go longer than a week between maintenance periods. Instead regular maintenance tasks will run during off-peak with realms live, starting Dec. 26. Off-peak rolling restarts might be needed if necessary; however the downtime for each realm would be less than 10 minutes if it was required.

'The Darkness' (PS3/X360) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 25, 2006 @ 2:21 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Fearless Mafia hitman Jackie Estacado is part of the Franchetti crime family helmed by vicious cousin Paulie. On the eve of his 21st birthday, Jackie is suddenly possessed by the terrifying and spectacular powers of the Darkness.

Square Enix Bans 7,450 'Final Fantasy XI' (PS2/X360/PC) Accounts

by Rainier on Dec. 25, 2006 @ 1:30 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Final Fantasy XI, players embark on numerous adventures through vast environments in Vana'diel: a persistent world with over a hundred areas to explore, including mountains, forests, glaciers, deserts, oceans, rivers, castles, and dungeons. Square Enix has terminated over 7,450 accounts held by players involved in the usage of 3rd party tools or cheats, or engaged in RMT (Real Money Trading) activities.

'Making History: The Calm & the Storm' - Updated Demo No Longer Available

by Rainier on Dec. 25, 2006 @ 5:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Making History: The Calm & the Storm puts players in control of global conflict, combining a highly sophisticated AI with rich historical detail. This updated demo has been pulled due to an installation bug, a proper version is expected shortly...

Worthplaying Wishes A 'Merry Christmas' To All!

by Judy on Dec. 25, 2006 @ 4:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The entire Worthplaying staff would like to say "MERRY CHRISTMAS" to our readers all around the world. We hope everybody has a wonderful holiday, loads of good food, and a joyful time with friends & family. May Santa bring you all the games you wished for, but above all, stay safe! Our news coverage will not slow down, but the news itself might be lacking. If there is anything worthy of your attention, you can be sure to read it here ...

PC Preview - 'Infernal'

by Mark Buckingham on Dec. 25, 2006 @ 3:47 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Infernal is a third-person action adventure that is set in a present-day scenario, with stunning environments and strong characters. The story relates to the eternal conflict between good and evil, confronted in supernatural intelligence agencies.

Wii Review - 'Elebits'

by Andrew Hayward on Dec. 25, 2006 @ 3:39 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Mysterious and tiny creatures, the titular Elebits have been the source of the world's power for the past 10,000 years. While humans and Elebits have always lived in harmony, these friendly beings love to cause trouble, and it's up to players to track them down and put an end to their mischief.