Yesterday rumors started surfacing that Brothers in Arms developer Gearbox Software was laying off people and that work on SEGA's co-op FPS Aliens: Colonial Marines had been halted. Upon inquiry Gearbox president Randy Pitchford stated that the Aliens game is not canceled, and while there were some layoff they are considered "transformative" and "talent" changes.
by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 22, 2008 @ 7:34 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews
Powered by an enhanced proprietary Essence Engine 2.0, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II will take players to the brutal frontlines of war where they’ll experience intense action and visceral combat through a non-linear single player experience and a fully co-operative multiplayer campaign.
Square Enix's Dragon Quest IX: Defender of the Stars, developed by Level 5, is the first title on any Nintendo system since Dragon Quest VI, 10 years ago, now featuring WiFi support for four players in co-op.
by Reggie Carolipio on Nov. 22, 2008 @ 1:14 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Valkyria Chronicles, known in Japan as Valkyria of the Battlefield, is set in a fictitious continent reminiscent of 1930s Europe - divided in two and ruled by the Empire and the Federation. The game follows a hero named Welkin and his fellow soldiers of the Federation's 7th Platoon as they engage in a series of epic battles.
A remake of the original 1998 PSOne title, Klonoa: Door to Phantomile keeps its 2D platforming gameplay, set in a 3D environment.
In FFXI you embark on numerous adventures through vast environments in Vana'diel: a persistent world with over a hundred areas to explore, ranging from mountains, forests, to oceans, castles, and dungeons. The new expansions have been created by Masato Kato, one of the original FFXI storyline creators, spanning from its very beginning through to the Rise of the Zilart expansion.
by Richard Poskozim on Nov. 22, 2008 @ 12:40 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Featuring the largest selection of playable Nickelodeon characters from the most popular TV shows including SpongeBob, Danny Phantom, and Jimmy Neutron, players must defeat Professor Calamitous' vast army of evil toys based on the Nicktoons Heroes in this fast-paced action platform game.