'Okami' (PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

Okami, an action adventure game for the PlayStation 2, tells the story of a mythical sun god who sets out to restore a dismal world, decimating the forces of evil that stand in the way by commanding the elements and mythical abilities the deity possesses. Mixing Japanese folklore and a stunning traditional Japanese art style, players must utilise an inventive control scheme to overcome the challenges and evil that awaits. Okami is the brainchild of Capcom's Clover Studio which is renowned for such ground-breaking and critically acclaimed titles including the Steel Battalion and Viewtiful Joe series.

'Infernal' - Features, Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

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„Infernal” tells the story of Ryan Lennox with a terrific tempo. You’re a top intelligence agent, but also a devil straight from hell. You use the latest hitech gadgets, hack computers, fight hand-to-hand or provide cover fire. And when all this becomes insufficient, let yourself use your supernatural infernal powers. Ryan Lennox turns into a ghost, feeds himself with defeated souls and every weapon in his hands becomes a truly devilish gun...

Unique atmosphere, unbelievable graphics, great amount of possibilities combined with simple intuitive steering, and a hero never seen before –

'Just Cause' (PS2/Xbox/X360/PC) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

Your world…Your rules! In Just Cause, you are a field operative and specialist in regime change backed by a top US secret government agency who will overthrow the corrupt government of San Esperito. The rogue South American state is suspected of stockpiling Weapons of Mass Destruction, and it’s your mission to negate the threat this poses to world peace. It could be to your advantage that the tropical paradise is about to implode as various factions vie for power – it just needs a gentle nudge in the right direction.

Just Cause offers the freedom to tackle your assignments

'Urban Chaos: Riot Response' (PS2/Xbox) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

A city on the brink of total anarchy is being held hostage by the increased threat of organized gang violence. Nick Mason and his elite T-Zero unit, specially trained in all areas of urban combat, are the last line of defense. Take control and be the hero in this high velocity, explosive action shooter.

'Rogue Trooper' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

Set on the war-torn, poisoned atmosphere of Nu Earth, Rogue Trooper is a genetic infantryman (G.I.), one of an elite squad of biologically-engineered clone troops, created to overcome the planet's hostile atmosphere, unhindered in their fight against the enemy, the Nort Republic. After witnessing the betrayal and annihilation of his squad at the Quartz Zone Massacre, Rogue has gone AWOL, determined to hunt down the traitor who sent his brothers-in-arms to their deaths.

Armed with the latest experimental weapons, Rogue's arsenal offers him one extra special advantage over his opponents; encoded bio-chips containing the digitised personalities of his fallen

'Reservoir Dogs' (PS2/Xbox/PC) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

Reservoir Dogs is about a gang of six thugs, brought together to carry out an armed robbery on a diamond store – their identities are closely guarded, masked behind colored codenames (Mr. Blonde, Mr. White, Mr. Pink, etc.) The plan starts to fall apart when the alarm is tripped and the cops show up within moments.

'Tomb Raider: Legend' (GBA/NDS/PSP/NGC) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

Follow Lara down a path of discovery as she travels the globe to remote, exotic locales in search of one of history’s greatest artifacts that unleash unwelcome figures from Lara’s mysterious past. Lara must use her athletic ability and intellectual wits to explore vast, treacherous tombs, riddled with challenging puzzles and deadly traps.

'Battlestations: Midway' (PS2/Xbox/X360/PC) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

BattleStations: Midway is an immense action game that drops players into massive air, sea, and undersea battles from Pearl Harbor to Midway. Players command massive fleet attacks and take direct, real-time, control of every plane, battleship, and submarine in the battle.

Battlestations: Midway’s blends intense 3rd-person action with epic, large-scale naval combat and brings to life the great Pacific battles of the World War II. From the chaos of Pearl Harbor, through the Philippines, Java and the Coral Sea all the way to the epic Battle of Midway.

Innovative gameplay lets players take direct control of over 60 different warships,

'Hitman: Blood Money' (PS2/Xbox/X360/PC) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

Agent 47 is back and this time he's paid in cold, hard cash. How the money is spent will affect his passage through the game and the weapons at his disposal, resulting in a unique gameplay experience for each player. Powered by a new version of Io's stunning Glacier engine, Hitman: Blood Money will deliver the most brutal and realistic simulation of life as the world's deadliest assassin.

In Hitman: Blood Money, Agent 47 finds himself in the midst of a war between two rival contract agencies. When assassins from his contract agency, the ICA, are systematically eliminated in

'Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales' - Features, Screens & Trailer

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“Age of Pirates – Caribbean Tales” is a naval game devoted to pirate adventures on the Caribbean seas of the 17th century. It models all the details of the pirate life and misses nearly no part of a swashbuckler’s sword swinging adventures.

Taking the role of reckless fortune-hunter Blaze or redheaded daredevil Beatrice – the player will navigate his sailor through the Caribbean, trade multiple goods, plunder merchant convoys, accomplish quests, build up his fleet, capture and rule colonies and much more.

Following his lucky star he lives a

'PRISM: Threat Level Red' - Features, Screens & Trailer

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PRISM: Threat Level Red, developed under official license of the U.S. Army National Guard, is a PC first-person shooter in which the player takes the lead role as a PRISM operative, defending homeland America against a growing terrorist threat.

PRISM takes place in the near future with the player becoming the newest member of a highly secretive homeland defense unit. The game features a unique blend of stealth operations and fast action game play. The core PRISM experience focuses on the unconventional application of new and emerging weapons and

'Ancient Wars: Sparta' - Features, Screens & Trailer

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Ancient Wars: Sparta is based on the history of the ancient ages and their main nations. Spartans, Persians and Egyptians are fighting for influence around Asia Minor, Europe and North Africa. Following historical events, the action takes place with different campaigns for all three races. Sparta represents 3D strategy in real time with the newly developed “Ancient Wars Engine” (AWE), where the player will have to use each nation’s powers to be superior over other competitors and build up a dominant culture and civilisation.

The main emphasis is on large-scaled

'Age of Pirates: Captain Blood' - Features, Trailer & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

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"Age of Pirates: Captain Blood" is a pirate action game. The player is supposed to assume the role of brave and noble pirate captain, Peter Blood, and follow his intiguing and amazing adventures in 1685 on the Spanish Main.

The game is based on the story of the novel "Captain Blood" from Rafael Sabatini: an epic Odyssey about an English surgeon who was framed and condemned to a penal servitude on Barbados. Passing through hard times, he got a chance to become a pirate and used it to

'Ultimate Ghosts 'n Goblins' (PSP) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

Created by members of the original Ghost 'n Goblins team, the long-awaited fourth installment to the favored franchise sees the triumphant return of valiant knight, Sir Arthur, as he must save the princess from the clutches of evil. Specifically recreated from the ground up, witness the evolution of the series with the inclusion of exciting upgrades and new gameplay features, all the while retaining its legendary qualities. Ultimate Ghosts 'n Goblins is scheduled for release throughout PAL territories and North America in Q3 2006.

'Street Fighter Alpha Anthology' (PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

Street Fighter Alpha Anthology for the PlayStation 2 features direct conversions of Street Fighter Alpha, Street Fighter Alpha 2, Street Fighter Alpha 2 Gold and Street Fighter Alpha 3 which have never before been available together in one package. As an added bonus, the “pint-sized” Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix (also released on consoles as Pocket Fighter), is included which brings the total to five action packed games on one disc. To date, the Street Fighter franchise has sold more than 27 million units worldwide.

'Power Stone Collection' (PSP) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

The Power Stone Collection for the PSP is a compilation including enhanced versions of Power Stone and Power Stone 2 , which were originally released for the Sega Dreamcast and arcades. These fast and furious 3D brawlers put a new spin on "last man standing" as characters take each other on in frenzied match ups amidst fully interactive environments. Utilising a simple control scheme, players can execute standard moves such as punches and kicks but the deeper power struggle comes in the form of "power stones." Fighters vie to collect these gems in order to tip the scales

'Mega Man Battle Network 6: Cybeast Gregar/Falzar' (GBA) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

Mega Man Battle Network 6 for the GBA is available in two versions – Cybeast Gregar and Cybeast Falzar. The popular net battle series reaches a dramatic climax as familiar heroes, Lan and Mega Man, find themselves on unfamiliar terrain both in the real and cyber worlds. They will face the mightiest threats the series has ever seen but also wield the greatest power ever available.

In Mega Man Battle Network 6, Lan’s father has received a job transfer and the family moves to Cyber City, a town known for conducting various technological experiments. Lan will meet new people

'Mega Man ZX' (NDS) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

In Mega Man ZX for the Nintendo DS, a dynamic Biometal system plays the central role, offering players the ability to transform into different Model types, each with their own unique abilities and advantages. Utilising new Models presents a variety of gameplay experiences, allowing players access to different powers and the ability to expand the game field, opening new and hidden areas for exploration. In addition, there is an option to play as either a male character or, for the first time ever in the Mega Man series, a female main character.

'Lost Planet' (X360) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

Set within the merciless frozen tundra of a hostile planet, humans struggle for survival as conflicts arise between man, the surrounding indigenous creatures and the monstrous beings that have invaded. With a gripping single player campaign and numerous multiplayer modes, Lost Planet for Xbox 360 promises to deliver an intense cinematic gameplay experience when it is released.

In Lost Planet, human snow pirates navigate VS through hostile ice-covered environments, fighting against the indigenous Akrid creatures for the precious thermal energy they need to survive. For one such pilot named Wayne, death almost seemed imminent until he was fortunately rescued.

'Dead Rising' (X360) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

An action horror game that brings new meaning to the phrase "retail hell," Dead Rising follows the harrowing tale of Frank West, an overly zealous freelance photojournalist on a hunt for the scoop of a lifetime. In pursuit of a juicy lead, he makes his way to a small suburban town only to find that it has become overrun by zombies. He escapes to the local shopping mall, thinking it will be a bastion of safety but it turns out to be anything but. It will be a true struggle to survive the endless stream of enemies, but

'God Hand' (PS2) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

With great power comes great responsibility. Play as a drifter bestowed with supernatural-like abilities who must confront the fate and responsibilities inherent with this new found power. Hand-to-hand combat is at its best when gamers unleash the power of the God Hand to deliver righteous punishment onto worthy enemies.

Centuries ago, the world was in imminent doom until a man defeated Angra and sealed away his godly powers into his own arms. People feared and revered

'Capcom Classics Collection Vol 2' (PS2/Xbox) - Features

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

Delve into the past and get acquainted with some of the finest arcade classics around as Capcom today announced Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2 for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox. The sequel to the acclaimed 2005 compilation, Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2 offers up more legendary and rare classics of yesteryear. Witness old school gaming at its best as this eclectic collection contains 20 golden titles of the past that wait to challenge a player’s skill. There’s something for everyone as Capcom Classics Collection Vol. 2 delivers an assortment of masterpieces for the brawler, side-scrolling shooter or platformer

'Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded' (PSP) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

Featuring an ensemble of more than 18 select hits from Capcom Classics Collection for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox, Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded for the PSP drives the nostalgia factor home with a host of new titles including Eco Fighters, King of Dragons and Knights of the Round. Satisfying the most discriminating of retro connoisseurs, Capcom Classics Collection Reloaded serves up a hearty spread of genres ranging from side scrolling brawlers to vertical shooters; providing enough flavor to please any gaming palate.

'Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Justice for All' (NDS) - Features & Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - E3 2006 May 11th

In Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Justice For All players resume the role of Phoenix Wright, a defense attorney who must prove his client’s innocence against the toughest of odds and most ruthless of adversaries. Players must exercise their legal prowess as they collect evidence, examine witnesses, analyze testimonies and seek the truth to ensure that justice prevails.