Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is an epic, open-world role-playing game set in Amalur, a mysterious and magical new fantasy world created by New York Times best-selling author R. A. Salvatore, bringing a new level of intense action combat to the RPG genre.
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Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 continues Konami's determination to create a truly realistic, immersive and utterly playable take on the modern game. Thus, the focus in PES 2012 is the instinctive way the game can be played and on teamwork in particular.
Cabela's Adventure Camp is a motion-based game that delivers engaging, easy to learn gameplay with summer camp activities for everyone! You’ll feel the warmth of the summer sun and excitement in the air as you compete in many exciting camp related mini-games from biking to water sports.
Speeding out of the past from its 1993 debut, Daytona USA has been tuned up and overhauled with enhanced graphics, steering wheel support and, for the first time on home consoles, online multiplayer.
Rift: Planes of Telara is a graphically stunning online game is set in a world being torn apart by dimensional "rifts" that tear into the land of Telara, releasing powerful forces that threaten the very existence of the entire universe.
Twister Mania on Kinect combines the colorful, expressive and cooperative gameplay of the original Twister board game and updates it for the digital generation.
In Battlefield 3, players step into the role of the elite U.S. Marines. As the first boots on the ground, players will experience heart-pounding missions across diverse locations including Paris, Tehran and New York.
Set at the end of the 12th century and centered around a pair of cursed warriors fighting to save their souls, The Cursed Crusade marries the beauty and wonder of medieval Europe with thrilling adventure and dark fantasy.
Created by a team of only five, Rayman comes back again, but this time in his original 2D glory roots. Rayman Origins features a cartoony art style, evocative of claymation, and will include some sort of cooperative platforming as he now has a sidekick, Globox the chubby frog.
Guild 01 features four games intertwined, each developed by luminaries such as Suda 51 (Killer7, No More Heroes), Yasumi Matsuno (Final Fantasy XII), and Yoot Saito (Seaman). Guild 01 will mix shooter, RPG and gesture based mechanics all into one.
While in the original you played as Alex Mercer, the tables will be turned in the sequel as you will control Sergeant James Heller with the sole mission of finishing off the protagonist of the first title by becoming a a mutated monster yourself.
DanceDanceRevolution II is the definitive Music & Motion game that combines fun, fitness, competition, dance and music for everyone, offering up a unique and high-energy dancing experience.
Rocksmith is the first and only game where players can plug any real guitar with a standard quarter-inch input jack, and play through an in-depth library of music including everything from the latest hits to classic rock songs.
With the devious, all new playable character Relius Clover, new story scenarios, new gameplay modes, and competitively balanced action, BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend makes a grand return to home consoles and the new frontier!
In The Thirty Nine Steps, based on John Buchan's spy novel, players will step into the world that exists in the book and experience the incredible adventure of Richard Hannay in an interactive-cinematic way.
Sony issued a statement that it has detected attempts on Sony Entertainment Network, PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment services to test a massive set of sign-in IDs and passwords against our network database.
Tribes: Ascend, developed using the Unreal 3 engine, is being positioned as the multi-player successor to the much lauded Tribes 2 and a re-introduction of the franchise to the gaming world.
Airline Tycoon 2 sees the player take the reins of an airline which they must bring to financial success. As well as managing staff, buying new aircraft and opening up new air routes, players must deal with crabby passengers and engage in corporate espionage against their competitors.
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception blurs the entertainment boundaries, delivering the cinematic scale, adrenalin rushes, thrills and mystery that are the Uncharted trademark; together with its unique and enhanced multiplayer experience.
Delivering the definitive gaming experience for Sonic fans old and new, Sonic Generations sees Sonic the Hedgehog playable as both the much loved classic 1991 character, and the modern day video game hero he has become in this exciting new fast paced adventure.
Microsoft announced the acquisition of Austin, Texas-based game developer Twisted Pixel, the creative minds behind Xbox LIVE Arcade titles such as “Splosion Man” and the recent Kinect for Xbox 360 title, “The Gunstringer.”
The War of the Worlds is an upcoming 2D cinematic platformer inspired by the seminal work of beloved author H.G. Wells that pits players in a story of survival as a lone person trying to escape chaos and destruction amidst an alien invasion in 1950s London.
by Sanford May on Oct. 12, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
FIFA 12 is the latest installment in the soccer franchise, adding a slew of new features such as a new impact engine to improve hit detection, a brand new passing system, improved AI, new lighting effects, a more ergonomic menu interface, and presentation matches to emphasize the atmosphere of the game.