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PC Preview - 'Titan Quest'

by Judy on June 27, 2005 @ 2:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Titan Quest is an action role-playing game set in the ancient mythical worlds of Greece and Egypt. With an arsenal of more than a thousand pieces of unique and legendary equipment, players will have to overcome terrifying monsters and mythical beasts in their quest to save humankind from the Titans.

PS2 Preview - 'Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome'

by Alicia on June 27, 2005 @ 1:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The latest in the line of Nippon Ichi strategy RPGs that began with La Pucelle and brought Disgaea to the US is about to hit. Makai Kingdom merges the devilish humor of Disgaea with the free-roaming gameplay of Phantom Brave, and throws in a host of new gameplay options like vehicles, buildings, and a whole new class of offensive weaponry.

PSP Preview - 'Dead to Rights: Reckoning'

by Alicia on June 25, 2005 @ 6:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Dead to Rights series finally makes its move to the PSP, with an all-new storyline set before the events of the original game. Dead to Rights: Reckoning brings the fast-paced action of an intense FPS into portable form, with wireless multiplayer and a gripping single-player campaign.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Fantastic Four'

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Fantastic 4 film's storyline and expands the adventures by letting players stretch, control fire and use invisibility and brute force to defeat evil Super Villains in new environments and familiar comic book locales. Challenged to master the individual powers of each Super Hero and combine them to level even more devastating attacks, players must battle some of Marvel's most notorious Super Villains, including, the ultimate evil - Doctor Doom - to save the human race from disaster.

PC Preview - 'Outfront II'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 22, 2005 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Outfront II immerses players right in the heat of WWII action. The game includes all the highlights of the original and provides even better physics and unit models, complex team AI and new tactical opportunities. New unit commands such as move to cover and charge position help team survival while new personal moves like climbing over fences and aimed-shots keep individual soldiers fighting.

PC Preview - 'Vanguard: Saga of Heroes'

by Mark Crump on June 21, 2005 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes will be the premier third generation massively multiplayer RPG. A vast, seamless, immersive virtual world filled with elements of familiar High Fantasy, including traditional themes and more, all depicted using cutting-edge graphics technology. Sigil’s expertise and experience in the field will bring groundbreaking static and dynamic content to the genre.

PS2 Preview - 'Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Zeta Gundam'

by Gordy Wheeler on June 20, 2005 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Seven years after the end of the devastating One Year War.... The victorious Earth Federation has become corrupt and oppressive, and the elite Titans police force has taken on dictatorial powers. As the A.E.U.G. rebel group struggles to defeat the Titans, the heroes and villains of the original Mobile Suit Gundam series find themselves on the same side of this new conflict.

NGC/PS2/Xbox Preview - 'The Sims 2'

by Geson Hatchett on June 19, 2005 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Maxis-EA is redefining this highly-acclaimed franchise and will deliver classic open-ended gameplay along with exclusive new features. Aspirational gameplay and fully customizable content will give players the most authentic Sims experience to date on console, and will allow players to make their dreams come true while avoiding their innermost fears. And, for the first time, players will be able to take direct control of their Sim without having to use their cursor.

Xbox/PC Preview - 'Serious Sam II'

by Thomas Wilde on June 18, 2005 @ 3:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Picking up where Serious Sam: Second Encounter left off, Sam has rocketed off towards the conquered planet of Sirius, the new home of the notorious Mental. While en route, the Great Wizards Council of the nearly eradicated Sirian civilization telepathically contacts Sam to aid him in his quest to destroy Mental and help restore Sirius. He is then sent on a quest to find the fragments of a mystical medallion scattered throughout the galaxy that will bestow Sam with the power to defeat Mental.

PC Preview - 'Irth Online'

by Mark Crump on June 17, 2005 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Irth Online is a virtual world in which players role play characters in a free form, fantasy-based storyline. Players join Irth’s history at a period when a fragile truce exists among the far flung civilizations of the snowy Arcadians in the north, the southeastern swamps and marshes of Morbus, and the southwestern tropical region of Mezoteks – and determine the course of history for each civilization.

PC Preview - 'Joint Task Force'

by Mark Crump on June 16, 2005 @ 1:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Joint Task Force is a state-of-the-art military RTS with a contemporary setting. The game will consist of 20 missions that will take us to 5 different parts of the world such as the Middle East, Central Asia and the Balkans.

PC Preview - 'Pathologic'

by David Wanaselja on June 16, 2005 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Pathologic is a unique example of a dramatic game, which directly affects the player's state of mind. Featuring a bizarre combination of first-person game, role-playing features, non-linear plot and real time flow, three unique campaigns and multiple endings.

PS2 Preview - 'Pump It Up: Exceed'

by Alicia on June 15, 2005 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Get ready to dance up a storm with Pump It Up: Exceed. Dance to 86 songs on six different difficulty levels, using the custom Pump It Up dance pad produced by Mad Catz and bundled in with the game. Pump It Up's five-button control scheme offers a unique twist on the usual dance action gameplay.

GameCube Preview - 'The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess'

by Chris "Fozz" Breci on June 14, 2005 @ 1:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

A more grown-up Link returns to Nintendo GameCube in a new adventure, and an impressive new 3-D look. Solve challenging puzzles, explore vast lands and hunt for treasure. Immerse yourself in the deep storylines and rich graphics that the franchise is known for.

PC Preview - 'Bet on Soldier'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 13, 2005 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Bet On Soldier is a first-person shooter which presents something considerably different in order to stand out from the crowd. With a corporation-takes-over-the-world-style plot, Bet On Soldier allows players to do exactly what it promises with its title - that is, bet on the outcome of encounters with specific enemies. Before entering battle, players can wager on which particular enemy soldiers they are going to kill.

PS2/Xbox/X360/PC Preview - 'Tiger Woods PGA Tour 06'

by Geson Hatchett on June 12, 2005 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Is Tiger Woods the best golfer of all time? With licensed golfers, authentic PGA TOUR courses, and Tiger Woods himself, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 06 for mobile challenges you to call out your rivals and prove yourself as the greatest golfer ever. He's ready to settle the debate once and for all and only you can stop him.

PC Preview - 'Mojo Master'

by Alicia on June 11, 2005 @ 1:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Want to spice up your love life without having to leave your PC? Or just want to play a MMO about something really different? Then check out Wild Tangent and AXE’s upcoming online dating game, Mojo Master. Visit a variety of scenic and strange locales, and test your seductive might by trying to get phone numbers from 100 women in this free web game, including 2005 Playboy Playmate of the Year, ├╝bergirl Tiffany Fallon.

NGC/PS2/Xbox Preview - 'The Chronicles of Narnia'

by Hank on June 10, 2005 @ 1:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is inspired by the upcoming highly anticipated motion picture from Walt Disney Pictures and Walden Media. The games will launch this holiday season in conjunction with film's release.

Xbox Preview - 'Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis'

by Alicia on June 10, 2005 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

How realistic is Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis? According to Bohemian, the military uses a version of the game’s software in troop training. This game is a military simulation for the hardest of the hardcore, featuring a staggering array of real-world weapons, situations, and ways to experience the battle.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Total Overdose'

by Thomas Wilde on June 9, 2005 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Through stylized Mexican neighbourhoods and jungle hide-outs to the swanky Californian coast; Total Overdose is an over-the-top, adrenalin-fuelled, free-style action, 3rd person cinematic adventure with a strong whiff of tequila. Crash cars, steal hats, shoot bad guys with style, jump bikes, fight in the street, meet girls, shoot more bad guys, find your fathers killer, hot-wire tractors, eat Burritos, catch planes, drink tequila; the Mexican heat can make people do the strangest things.