Under the Radar - Indie Games

by Tim McDonald on March 16, 2008 @ 7:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

In the past weeks, we've delved into some of the games you haven't played (but really should), taking in some of the best of the unknown horror and comedy games. With those two extremes out of the way, this time, we're going to focus on independent games, which are PC-only, with one pseudo-exception. For those of you who didn't read the previous articles, these are games that you've probably not played, but you really should.

'Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge' - 16 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on March 16, 2008 @ 7:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Hired Guns: The Jagged Edge, previously known as JAZZ: Hired Guns, is a game that best describes the life of risk and danger that you’ll lead in this action-packed turn-based tactical game where you’ll be in control of leading a group of seasoned mercenaries through the African countryside.

'Prey 2' (PS3/X360/PC) First Details Revealed

by Rainier on March 16, 2008 @ 6:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Abandoned and framed for the disappearance of his family, Tommy, the Cherokee warrior who saved Earth from alien invasion in Prey, escapes an Earth that no longer wants him for a future that cannot survive without him. Building on the mind-bending portal and gravity-defying gameplay of the original with several new innovative twists, Prey 2 promises to once again take players into a compelling sci-fi world with breathtaking visuals and adrenaline-pumping action gameplay (thanks Shack).

'Sledgehammer' - 6 New Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2008 @ 6:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sledgehammer is a pure action game on wheels, a festival of demolition and speed, all in one. Drive the most powerful truck and destroy every opponent that you’ll find on the road or go to the multiplayer mode and decide who is the king of the highway.

Wii Review - 'The Sims 2 Castaway'

by Tim McCullough on March 16, 2008 @ 6:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The journey in The Sims 2 Castaway begins when your Sims are washed ashore on an uncharted tropical island, and must overcome the forces of nature, craft tools for survival, and explore their surroundings to unravel the island's mysteries.

'World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King' - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on March 16, 2008 @ 6:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

WoW: Wrath of the Lich King will open the forbidding wasteland of Northrend to exploration by the hardiest adventurers. New levels of power, challenging new dungeons and encounters, an exciting new character profession, and the game’s first hero class are just some of the new features awaiting players in Wrath of the Lich King.