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PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Mortal Kombat: Armageddon'

by Thomas Wilde on Sept. 17, 2006 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Mortal Kombat: Armageddon will be the final franchise installment on current generation systems, featuring the most extensive cast of playable characters in the series to–date and an all–new create–a–fighter mode.

PSP Preview - 'Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops'

by Thomas Wilde on Sept. 16, 2006 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops for the PSP features an original storyline that follows the events of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and includes online play that lets gamers recruit their own comrades to form a unique fighting force.

PSP Preview - 'SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 2'

by Agustin on Sept. 13, 2006 @ 1:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

As the SEAL commander, the player will be supported by AI teammate executing traditional SOCOM team-based tactical, stealth and action gameplay. Multiple players will once again be able to form clans and take on their friends for team-based high-action gameplay.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Samurai Warriors 2'

by Alicia on Sept. 12, 2006 @ 6:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

It's time to conquer ancient Japan on your Xbox 360! Samurai Warriors 2 introduces a host of new gameplay options, like the multiplayer strategy board game Sugoroku, integrated Castle levels, cooperative play, and the dungeon-crawling Survival Mode. New to the 360 version is competitive online play via Xbox Live.

PC Preview - 'Mage Knight Apocalypse'

by Arkalem on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 3:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Mage Knight Apocalypse is an action RPG based on the collectible miniature game from WizKids Games. Designed with a unique character leveling system and an unprecedented focus on team play, Mage Knight Apocalypse allows up to five players to embark on a cooperative or competitive journey through a war-torn fantasy setting.

PSP Preview - 'Gangs of London'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on Sept. 10, 2006 @ 11:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Sony London's PSP-exclusive Gangs of London is an all-new spin-off title takes the setting and criminal themes of the legendary Getaway franchise but offers gamers a whole new handheld gang warfare experience.

PS2 Preview - 'Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria'

by Geson Hatchett on Sept. 9, 2006 @ 4:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria's captivating story takes place long before the events of Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth with ties to Norse mythology, producing a perfect synergy of exploration, plot development, fast paced action, and control multiple combatants with an innovative battle system.

PC Preview - 'War Front: Turning Point'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Sept. 8, 2006 @ 1:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

War Front: Turning Point explores an alternate World War II, one in which Hitler is assassinated in the early days, and you will take command of experimental weapons, prototype vehicles and units rarely seen in strategy games in an attempt to alter or secure the historical outcome of World War II.

PSP Preview - 'WTF'

by Andrew Hayward on Sept. 7, 2006 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

WTF is a crazy collection of fun and addictive mini-games that drive the player to perform sometimes trivial, sometimes mind-bending, but always fun jobs in pursuit of the almighty dollar.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy'

by Alicia on Sept. 6, 2006 @ 6:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy takes the fun and endless customization of LEGO and combines it with the epic story, characters and action from the original Star Wars movies that revolutionized pop culture forever.

PS2 Preview - 'Samurai Warriors 2'

by David Brothers on Sept. 5, 2006 @ 2:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Samurai Warriors 2 will feature several changes compared to the original. You will be able to select from 20 characters each offering different ways of fighting, no load times when the action changes from interior to exterior battles, and new combo configurations and better special attacks.

NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Avatar: The Last Airbender'

by Geson Hatchett on Sept. 4, 2006 @ 7:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Based on Nickelodeon's hottest new show, fans will play as Aang, Katara, Sokka and Haru as they grow into an unstoppable team utilizing the kung fu inspired bending arts through the Avatar universe. Players will explore the four Avatar nations in beautifully detailed environments and battle new enemies.

PSP Preview - 'Hot PXL'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 30, 2006 @ 1:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Bringing fast and furious bite-size gaming, Atari's PSP-exclusive Hot PXL is comprised of 200 deviously crafted micro-games based on a quirky and original story premise, drawing inspiration from street culture and the digital lifestyle.

PS2 Preview - 'Yakuza'

by Geson Hatchett on Aug. 29, 2006 @ 5:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Yakuza is a thrilling, action-adventure game created by producer Toshihiro Nagoshi and award-winning novelist Seishu Hase, taking players deep into the world of Japan's infamous underground organization.

PSP Preview - 'Silent Hill Origins'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 28, 2006 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Silent Hill makes its handheld debut with a brand new adventure that reveals many of the series' most hallowed secrets. Assuming the role of a lone truck driver trapped in Silent Hill while making a routine delivery, players must escape the city's horrific inhabitants and confront the strange hallucinations that have haunted him since childhood.

NDS Preview - 'Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 27, 2006 @ 4:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin, the latest installment in the action series lets players control two different characters as they attempt to thwart a terrible plan to resurrect Dracula’s Castle and bring a reign of darkness upon the world.

X360 Preview - 'Bullet Witch'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 27, 2006 @ 4:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Bullet Witch is an action adventure taking place in the exceedingly bleak near future of 2013. Civilization is on the brink of extinction after demons begin appearing on the earth, and the player wades into the fray as a witch named Alicia.

Xbox 360/PC Preview - 'Test Drive Unlimited'

by Alicia on Aug. 26, 2006 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Test Drive Unlimited challenges players online to experience the most exotic and fastest vehicles on more than 1000 miles of diverse Hawaiian roads. Gamers win races, challenges, missions and tournaments to earn credits and purchase new cars, bikes, rare performance parts, clothes, apparel, homes and garages.

PC Preview - 'Paraworld'

by Keith Durocher on Aug. 25, 2006 @ 4:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Paraworld combines a setting never seen before with personalized unit management, bringing new life to the real-time strategy genre. Modern elements blend with primeval conditions in a long forgotten, incredibly beautiful prehistoric world. Creatures long extinct come to life once more, a constant danger to anyone living in the area.

PC Preview - 'Pat Sajak's Lucky Letters'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 25, 2006 @ 4:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Based on one of the most popular online games, Pat Sajak's Lucky Letters combines the excitement of a game show with the challenge of a word puzzle. Pat Sajak's Lucky Letters is the first in an all-new series of games from Pat and his team of game experts.