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PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Def Jam: Fight For New York'

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 11, 2004 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Def Jam Fight For NY challenges players to step into the shoes of a ruthless street fighter battling for control of the hip-hop underground. The game features an all-new fighting engine including weapons, interactive environments and five unique fighting styles that can be combined to form dozens of customized hybrid styles for the ultimate edge on the streets.

PS2 Preview - 'Final Fantasy XII'

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 7, 2004 @ 1:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Bringing with it a wide array of new gameplay elements, Final Fantasy XII will change the way players think about the Final Fantasy series. Numerous possibilities abound within each scenario, allowing for a less linear, more unique experience for each player. True to the series’ tradition of progress and change, Final Fantasy XII will move the role-playing genre forward and establish itself as another landmark title for Square Enix.

PS2 Preview - 'WWX: Rumble Roses'

by The Cookie Snatcher on June 30, 2004 @ 1:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Starring the sexiest female models ever to grace the ring, Rumble Roses - the first and only all-female wrestling game - is a sexy grappler set to deliver intense girl-on-girl wrestling action with jaw-dropping graphic detail. Each of these vicious vixens comes with an arsenal of moves, as well as a little jiggle in all the right places, that will knock gamers off their feet.

PC Preview - 'Star Wars: Battlefront'

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Star Wars Battlefront is an action/shooter game that gives fans and gamers the opportunity to re-live and participate in all of the classic Star Wars battles like never before. Players can select one of a number of different soldier types, jump into any vehicle, man any turret on the battlefront and conquer the galaxy planet-by-planet online with their friends or offline in a variety of single player modes.

PC Preview - 'Xpand Rally'

by Alanix on June 25, 2004 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Xpand Rally races take place in different parts of the world, the player gets to race in different environments – from deserts to polar snows. Techland has today revealed the next of Xpand Rally features – diversity of tracks. 5 different sceneries and over 60 tracks on which players will compete are one of the most important game’s aspects. We had a chance to take a recent build for a spin, read more for the verdict...

Xbox Preview - 'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude'

by John Curtis on June 23, 2004 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Larry Laffer's nephew, Larry Lovage, is a typical college student. He lives in a dorm, has a crush on his biology professor, and goes to bars with his buddies. But when a TV dating show comes to campus, Larry gets a chance for national sexposure. If he can show that he can make any girl on campus swoon, he will become a campus legend. Follow Larry's hilarious exploits and misadventures in the wackiest college story since Animal House.

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Spider-Man 2'

by Rainier on June 21, 2004 @ 11:35 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Based on the highly anticipated movie sequel from Columbia Pictures and Marvel, "Spider-Man 2" allows players to swing into action as the famous "web-slinger" and protect the city of Manhattan from Doc Ock and his evil minions. Activision and Treyarch gave us a guided tour at a recent press event, after which we had some hands on time Read more for our initial impressions

PC Preview - 'Golden Land'

by Alanix on June 21, 2004 @ 2:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

GoldenLand is a role playing game with a global gameworld, developed role system, divaricated storyline allowing multiply passes of every quest, and turn-based battle system. The multiplayer mode allows players to join their energies on struggles against the enemies, to fight against each other and even to establish economical relations with other players.

Xbox Preview - 'Samurai Warriors'

by Thomas Wilde on June 21, 2004 @ 2:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Play as the brave Yukimura Sanada or other legendary warriors including the mysterious Nobunaga Oda, and the ninja, Hanzo Hattori. Your quest will take you to the sprawling Japanese battlefields of Okehazama and Kawanakajima and inside the embattled walls of Osaka Castle. Come face-to-face with gun-toting troops, echelons of ninja, and deadly kunoichi (female ninja).

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Mortal Kombat: Deception'

by Thomas Wilde on June 20, 2004 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Shocking and evil, Mortal Kombat: Deception pushes martial arts-style fighting and the Mortal Kombat franchise to new heights with an innovative fighting system, unparalleled depth and brutally intense action that will appeal to long-time Mortal Kombat fans as well as next-generation gamers. The game features lightning-fast hand-to-hand and special weapons combat, secret and returning characters, moves and combinations with new death-dealing battles and fatalities.

PC Preview - 'The Roots'

by The Cookie Snatcher on June 18, 2004 @ 12:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Roots is a third-person perspective fantasy-role-playing, action-adventure experience. The game leans heavily on classic role playing within a mystical world where arena style turn-based, real time combat action is coupled with exploration to create an intriguing and fantasical adventure.

PC Preview - 'SuperPower 2'

by Alanix on June 15, 2004 @ 2:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

SuperPower 2 is the only global geopolitical simulation game which allows players to control entire countries. Players control countries in 3 major areas: political, economic and military, but this time, in a beautiful real-time 3D environment. Players build up their own countries and increase their influence in the broader world while competing against sophisticated A.I.

PS2 Preview - 'Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude'

by Paul Reith on June 13, 2004 @ 2:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Larry Laffer's nephew, Larry Lovage, is a typical college student. He lives in a dorm, has a crush on his biology professor, and goes to bars with his buddies. But when a TV dating show comes to campus, Larry gets a chance for national sexposure. If he can show that he can make any girl on campus swoon, he will become a campus legend. Follow Larry's hilarious exploits and misadventures in the wackiest college story since Animal House.

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'X-Men Legends'

by Thomas Wilde on June 11, 2004 @ 1:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The first 3D action-RPG based on the popular Marvel characters, the X-Men, X-Men Legends challenges players to master the attributes of their favorite X-Men by creating, customizing and controlling teams of four mutants in real time. Assuming the role of more than a dozen popular Super Heroes, each with individual mutant powers and fighting skills, including Wolverine, Gambit and Storm, players lead teams of mutants as they battle the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants and other Marvel villains on a quest to stop the extinction of mankind and determine the fate of the world.

Gamecube Preview - 'Resident Evil 4'

by Thomas Wilde on June 10, 2004 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Announced almost 3 years ago, Resident Evil 4 is giving us another glimpse at what we can expect from Capcom's gamecube exclusive title. Resident Evil 4 will further probe the carnage-filled complications caused by the zombie-spawning T Virus and its creator, the sinister Umbrella Corporation.

Xbox Preview - 'Jade Empire'

by Eric on June 10, 2004 @ 1:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

"Jade Empire is a martial-arts-influenced action role-playing game set in the ancient, mysterious world of mythical China. Only by mastering the greatest fighting styles and defeating the most powerful enemies will players earn their place as a master of martial arts in the world of "Jade Empire."

PC Preview - 'Auto Assault'

by Mark Crump on June 9, 2004 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Auto Assault combines vehicular combat with role-playing elements. Players explore a post-apocalyptic future in customizable cars, motorcycles, semis and even tanks. Players battle other players both in arenas and in epic race vs. race wars for control of the regions in a devastated Earth.

PC Preview - 'Tabula Rasa'

by Mark Crump on June 9, 2004 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Tabula Rasa is the latest massively multiplayer entertainment experience to come from the legendary creative mind of Richard Garriott and the all-star team of industry professionals at Destination Games. Developed from the ground up to be stable, fast and fun, Tabula RasaTM represents a refreshing new approach to the design of multiplayer online games.

Xbox Preview - 'MTV Music Generator 3'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 7, 2004 @ 2:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

MTV Music Generator 3 will let you generate original music tracks and remix some of the biggest hip-hop, rap and dance tracks on the fly. Bring some of your favourite artists together combining samples from different songs and take them head-to-head in a unique remixed track. Snoop Dogg, OutKast, Sean Paul, Carl Cox and more headline Codemasters' MTV Music Generator 3 - a new generation in console music creation coming this June from Codemasters for Xbox.

PC Preview - 'COPS 2170: Power of Law'

by Alanix on June 7, 2004 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

'COPS 2170: Power of Law' is a mix of turn-based RPG and tactical strategy game. The storyline is based on the future time cyberpunk culture and urban community. The main hero is a police lady Katrin and her squads of different agents, soldiers, policemen. The war against criminal world from the side of Law.