'Mafia II' (X360/PC) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2008 @ 11:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

2K Games' Mafia 2 features a deep mobster-driven narrative packed with both behind-the-wheel and on-foot action, developed by the original creators Illusion Softworks.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Saints Row 2'

by Adam Pavlacka on April 5, 2008 @ 9:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

THQ's Saints Row 2, using Volition's proprietary open-world engine, will offer vastly expanded customization options, a totally transformed and expanded city of Stilwater, all new vehicles, sandbox tools and toys as well as both online co-op and competitive multiplayer.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Destroy All Humans! Path of the Furon'

by Adam Pavlacka on April 5, 2008 @ 8:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Destroy All Humans! Path of the Furon follows Crypto on a journey of enlightenment and hi-fi destruction as he faces his most dangerous enemy yet and lampoons the pop culture of the Funked Out 1970s.

'Alone in the Dark ' (ALL) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on April 5, 2008 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Alone in the Dark returns with a heart-stopping survival experience realized through combining the use of real-time physics and environmental interaction to deliver an exhilarating action-orientated experience within a highly detailed, open environment.

PSP Review - 'Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on April 5, 2008 @ 8:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Pursuit Force brings Hollywood-style movie action to life by delivering high-speed vehicle chases, thrilling shootouts and new multiplayer capabilities, all in the quest for justice. In Take the role of a young rookie police officer, responsible for tracking down and thwarting five criminal gangs in and around Capital City.

Castaway Entertainment to be Voted Off the Island

by Rainier on April 5, 2008 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Over the years various Blizzard developers left to seek fortune on their own. After the closure of Blizzard North Michael Scandizzo set up Castaway Entertainment, and recruited studio lead Rick Seis. Credited with titles such as Diablo, Diablo II and Diablo II: Lords of Destruction expansion, Castaway signed with EA for an action-RPG it was working on. Like several other projects things went sideways along the way, and since it was founded in 2003 only managed to ship one title, Yaris for Xbox Live Arcade. All this misfortune is taking its toll as Scandizzo confirmed the studio has laid off 20 people and if no new projects surface, only has a few weeks left until it will shut down.