Neverwinter Nights 2 is an RPG set in the fantasy world of the Forgotten Realms, one of the popular campaign settings of Dungeons and Dragons. It takes the player from the tiniest of villages into a sweeping tale of danger and war, chronicling their rise from a peasant to a full-fledged hero of the Realms, defending it against one of the greatest threats of the age.
by Thomas Wilde on May 2, 2006 @ 2:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
World in Conflict is a strategy game that delivers intense action and coordinated team play amidst the war the world feared most – an apocalyptic showdown between the Soviet Union and the United States, with completely destructible 3D battlefields, aggressive team-based multiplayer action and a focus on fast, hard-hitting battles.
Eragon is an epic fantasy-adventure which centers on a young farm boy named Eragon whose destiny is revealed with the help of a dragon. Based on the upcoming movie, Eragon, now a Dragon Rider, is swept into a world of magic and power, discovering that he alone has the power to save -- or destroy -- an Empire.
by Thomas Leaf on April 30, 2006 @ 1:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
WarPath is a fast-paced FPS game featuring a unique single player mode that allows gamers to battle for control of different territories, with each providing distinct strategic advantages. Once players have honed their skills in the single player missions, they can jump online and let the real action begin
by Thomas Wilde on April 29, 2006 @ 3:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Crash Boom Bang! will allow players to roll the dice and dive into one of 40 action-oriented, outrageously funny, multiplayer mini-games, as they communicate with and bet against opponents through the never-before-seen DS Motion Panel Communicator.
by Alan Butterworth on April 28, 2006 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Glory of the Roman Empire is an empire-building simulation set during the height of the glorious Roman Empire. In the game, the player assumes the roles of city planner, governor and military leader.
by Keith Durocher on April 27, 2006 @ 3:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Night Watch is a tactical RPG using the Silent Storm engine, and based on material from Russian writer Lukyanenko. Situated in the not-so-distant future, the game will have you battling vampires, werewolves and other creatures throughout various European cities.
by Thomas Wilde on April 26, 2006 @ 3:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
FreeStyle Street Basketball is a fast-paced online basketball game where players meet on virtual courts to challenge each other in a dynamic pick-up game environment, featuring cutting-edge music, fashions and gravity defying basketball moves.
The sequel to the destruction racer is set to accelerate its way onto the PS2, Xbox, and PC in the nitrous charged form of FlatOut 2 this June, courtesy of Bugbear Entertainment and Empire Interactive, while Vivendi Universal Games will distribute the title in the U.S.
by Thomas Wilde on April 24, 2006 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Discover the true origin of Spyro as he evolves into a living, breathing weapon of explosive destruction! In The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning, Spyro embarks on an epic quest to uncover his roots and realize his destiny.
by Thomas Wilde on April 23, 2006 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Joint Task Force is a story of modern war where players match superior tactics and military technology against dangerous unconventional forces around the globe. The game’s exacting attention to detail – from buildings that dynamically collapse to military vehicles modeled down to the last rivet – will create a new benchmark for modern-day RTS games.
Miami Vice The Game is a third-person action shooter inspired by the Universal Pictures crime drama, Miami Vice. Set in present-day Miami, players will go deep undercover as narcotic officers Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs in the rich, glamorous and decadent world of Miami Vice, a place where badges don't count.
by Keith Durocher on April 21, 2006 @ 1:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Seed is a new and genre-shattering massively multiplayer game featuring advanced AI, interactive story, no combat, no dungeons, no elves, and a truly mutable world.
Caesar IV takes the city-building genre into the 21st century, with new gameplay and features, and a cutting edge 3D graphics engine developed specifically for the title.
Scarface is a third-person action shooter now coming for the first time to game consoles & PC worldwide. In a complex world filled with excess and greed, players can take the role of Tony Montana, one of the most ruthless gangsters ever depicted on film.
Paradise, developed by Benoit Sokal's White Birds Productions, is an adventure game which immerses the player in the heart of Africa, at once eternal and terribly contemporary. A young woman, the daughter of a fierce dictator, crosses the continent in the company of a leopard, to take him to the place of his birth, the peaks of Kilimanjaro.
by Thomas Wilde on April 19, 2006 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
In Bulletproof, 50 gets caught in a web of corruption, double-crosses and shady deals that lead him on a bloody path through New York's drug underworld. Working with the unlikeliest of allies, the streets heat up as 50 Cent takes on the most dangerous crime families in the city, uncovering an international conspiracy with devastating implications.
by Mark Crump on April 18, 2006 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
A Texas Hold 'em game that captures the spirit of the professional poker tour, Stacked utilizes an advanced learning artificial intelligence system that adapts to each player's style of play and a detailed tutorial mode to deliver a thrilling and realistic poker experience.
X-Men: The Official Game ties in with the upcoming movie X-Men: The Last Stand and provides the backstory. The new X-Men game, written by screenwriter Zak Penn and comic book writer Chris Claremont, lets you play as either Wolverine, Nightcrawler, or Iceman.
Controlling an army of lemmings, the aim is to get as many of these cute characters as you can from the entrance point to the exit point of a level within a time limit. Easy to learn, difficult to master; Lemmings is a test of strategy and fast thinking as you make 'on the spot', life or death decisions for your band of trusting little creatures.
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