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.
Players assume the roles of RJ the raccoon, Verne the turtle, Hammy the squirrel and Stella the skunk and turn a suburban neighborhood loaded with dangerous obstacles and traps into their personal playground.
by Kenny Bartlett on April 5, 2006 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Dreamfall: The Longest Journey is an action-packed thriller set in a large and varied game world mixing gritty reality with imaginative fantasy. The game features three worlds, three distinctly different playable characters, and exciting action-adventure gameplay wrapped in a mature, exhilarating, and innovative storyline.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on April 4, 2006 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
After two years of development Climax's Warhammer Online was cancelled after which Games Workshop granted its license to Mythic Entertainment. Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning is an MMO game for PC and console set in the fantasy world of Warhammer.
The Collection includes ports of the arcade shoot 'em up versions of the original four Gradius titles along with a port of the PlayStation's Gradius Gaiden. The port is enhanced with a new save feature and 16:9 display modes for the original two Gradius titles.
In Tomb Raider: Legend, Lara comes alive with intricately animated expressions, moves and abilities. An arsenal of modern equipment, such as a magnetic grappling device, binoculars, frag grenades, personal lighting device and communications equipment.
by Keith Durocher on March 31, 2006 @ 12:57 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews
Liquidator is action packed and appeals to gamers that enjoy first person shooters, as well as those that enjoy action adventure games with RPG elements. The game features massive shooting sequences and action elements.
Battlefield 2: Modern Combat will drop players into the heat of battle on the high tech frontlines, entering a new modern era of combat with more firepower and new expansive environments.
by Kenny Bartlett on March 28, 2006 @ 2:34 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews
Winback 2: Project Poseidon is a pulse-pounding thriller where every moment and every shot counts. When negotiations are no longer an option and the world’s most dangerous weapons are compromised, it’s time for the Winback assault team to neutralize the threat.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on March 23, 2006 @ 1:47 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews
Parkan II is a 3D space simulator combined with first person action planet side. In the game players will get an opportunity to explore a vast universe, visit different planets, their satellites, huge space stations and immense space destroyers.
by Kenny Bartlett on March 22, 2006 @ 12:45 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews
Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny is a sequel RPG to Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana for the PS2. Atelier Iris 2 takes synthesizing to a new level, with new gameplay, features, and improved graphics. Experience an epic adventure that crosses two different worlds, and battle evil to save the world from utter destruction.
by Dan Barrow on March 21, 2006 @ 4:54 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews
Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends promises to immerses players in a unique new fantasy world embroiled in an epic war between the forces of Magic and Technology. Gamers fight through towering cities, flame-swept deserts and brutal ice plains in battles filled with mystical creatures, devastating machines and incredible acts of magic.
Act of War: High Treason introduces new features and content to enhance and extend the overall experience. High Treason will expand into naval warfare with over a dozen different vessels, such as AEGIS cruisers, frigates, aircraft carriers and submarines. Less scripting, better AI and camera handling.
by Paul Reith on March 17, 2006 @ 3:47 a.m. PST | 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.
by Geson Hatchett on March 16, 2006 @ 3:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews
In Dynasty Warriors 5 Empires, the armies of the kingdom are at your command! The player's ultimate goal is to conquer the 25 regions of Ancient China and build an entire Empire using cunning diplomacy and uncompromising force. Before each battle, the player will meet with the war council to decide upon military and political policies for the kingdom;, then it's time for war.
by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on March 15, 2006 @ 2:49 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews
The world of Age of Pirates exists on 16 islands and the endless seas of the Caribbean. The two main characters each have their own spectacular story. Age of Pirates embodies the freedom of sailing, trading, fighting, colonization and the unlimited exploration of the real Caribbean.
by Kenny Bartlett on March 14, 2006 @ 6:02 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews
AND 1 Streetball will raise the bar for sports videos game with its revolutionary I-Ball Controls, an intuitive control system that gives you fluid and precise command over every offensive and defensive move. Not only will you do it, you will also feel it, and it will feel good.
by Paul Reith on March 13, 2006 @ 3:58 a.m. PST | 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 Keith Durocher on March 12, 2006 @ 4:25 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews
In SpellForce II you take over both roles, Commander of your troops and also a front fighting hero, solving quests and overcoming obstacles as in classical RPGs, but also leading armies as in an RTS. Your character is supported by up to 5 heroes who can be summoned at special monuments - these will become available in stronger versions as you progress and reveal more of the epic storyline.
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