Dragon Age: Origins represents BioWare’s return to its roots, delivering a fusion elements of existing fantasy works with emotionally-driven narrative, heart-pounding combat, powerful magic abilities and credible digital actors. The Dragon Age Toolset provides players with developer-grade tools that will allow them to produce their own epic stories and fate-defining conversations.
Today, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, marks the 13th anniversary of the Command & Conquer franchise, and to celebrate, EA is giving away the original C&C Red Alert for free.
Set 500 years after the original game, Fable 2 will offer even more choices and features, while building on the core gameplay theme of Fable where every choice continually defines who you become, allowing you to truly live the life you choose. Lionhead revealed that when the game’s official website relaunches it will include a web game or two that allows you to earn Fable 2 gold and unlock 6-7 special items, like dye pots and a chicken suit, for the game.
Check out the following new screens and trailers from dtp's Games Convention 2008 lineup:
by Reggie Carolipio on Aug. 31, 2008 @ 5:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Exodus from the Earth is a sci-fi first-person shooter, where the player will have to solve numerous quests and eventually to find out if human life and civilization are possible beyond the Earth's confines.
by Richard Poskozim on Aug. 31, 2008 @ 5:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Originally created by Last Day of Work, as an online PC game, Fish Tycoon is a fish-breeding simulation game that lets players raise and crossbreed fish in real-time, virtual aquariums to sell in their virtual stores as new breeds.
Crystal Dynamics has made Tomb Raider Underworld more realistic with fluid movements due to motion capturing. Set a few years after the last game, it also features persistent destruction and lush locales across the globe. Lara gets muddy in the game, but with the weather system, rain will wash it away.
Harmonix and MTV Games announced a very special set of downloadable content to celebrate the three day Penny Arcade Expo. The “PAX 2008 Collection”, launching on September 2, 2008, contains tracks from celebrated nerd-folk artist Jonathan Coulton, nerdcore rapper MC Frontalot, and lovecraftian doomsayers The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets.
by Mark Melnychuk on Aug. 31, 2008 @ 1:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Marathon: Durandal is a compelling sci-fi first-person shooter cult classic that continues the tradition of great gameplay while remaining faithful to the spirit of Bungie lore as the predecessor to the Halo franchise.