Curse of Darkness introduces players to an entirely new storyline and main character – Hector, one of two Devil Forgemasters, who had once refined his skills under Dracula. Told in true Castlevania style, this action-packed tale of betrayal and revenge takes players on a journey through an expansive world filled with formidable foes and beautifully rendered environments to the ruins of Dracula's castle.
by Hugh McHarg on Nov. 14, 2005 @ 12:28 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
A mission-based game with puzzle-solving elements, Atomic Betty features a three character control scheme that allows players to enjoy all of their favorite characters at once, utilizing their individual skills to save the universe.
by Bill Lange on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 1:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Cold War follows the story of Matt Carter a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R. Using only recovered weapons and improvised gadgets, he must now evade or overcome elite Soviet forces and defeat the conspiracy before he is sent to a Siberian prison camp or killed.
by Joe Keiser on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 1:12 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
The tireless underground hero Dig Dug returns in Dig Dug Digging Strike as a group of nasty monsters have infested his home island. Navigate a series of islands above ground, avoiding enemies while seeking out tunnels to head below the surface. Once underground, the action heads to the lower screen, where Dig Dug must activate a series of fault lines to break apart the islands and send his enemies to the bottom of the sea.
by Geson Hatchett on Nov. 13, 2005 @ 1:02 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Play as one of the five Teen Titans, testing their superhuman strength and attack moves across multiple levels in hostile environments filled with notorious enemies from the show. Enjoy “super-deformed” characters, power-ups, hidden collectibles and non-stop adventure in this side-scrolling thriller for Teen Titans fans and action gamers alike.
As additional story and side quests await in Fable: The Lost Chapters, so too does the path of righteousness, as well as the life of evil. With every choice, a character transforms into a reflection of his actions and decisions. There are new quests to conquer, areas to explore, creatures to slay and story elements to discover.
Lunar: Dragon Song brings the cult classic RPG series back for an outing on the Nintendo DS. Follow martial Jian on an adventure through a 2D fantasy world, populated by exotic beastmen and watched over by the benevolent Goddess Althena. A score of unusual play mechanics and the ability to fight enemies in Virtue Mode or Combat Mode makes Lunar: Dragon Song an RPG not quite like anything else out there.
Prepare for bigger battles and even more dangerous enemies. DBGT: Transformation is the first of two new thrilling DBGT games. Take control of up to three characters in your self-created team, switching to each member on the fly, and face off against General Rilldo, Luud, Baby and other intergalactic villains.
Dragonshard will incorporate classic role-playing themes, a powerful and dynamic real-time strategy engine all woven together with a rich storyline involving a global conflict for an immensely powerful artifact with the power to change the fate of Eberron itself.
by Hugh McHarg on Nov. 11, 2005 @ 12:27 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Pit the most legendary Marvel characters against The Imperfects, a group of super heroes created collaboratively by Marvel, EA, and top comic book industry talent, in all-out duels to determine who among them is the most powerful of all.
Star Wars Battlefront II takes one Imperial-walker step forward with all-new space combat, playable Jedi, and never-before-seen environments straight out of the Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith film. Enjoy an all-new single-player experience that takes players through an epic, story-based saga where every action the player takes impacts the battlefront and, ultimately, the fate of the Star Wars galaxy.
Resurrection of Evil picks up two years following the events of the original in a once forgotten and remote UAC research facility on Mars. Players wage a brutal war against an army of new demons and zombies including Hell's own Hunters, while utilizing incredible new weapons like the physics defying "grabber" and the return of the classic double-barreled shotgun.
by David Wanaselja on Nov. 10, 2005 @ 12:40 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Easy to learn, hard to master! Encounter the ultimate zoo experience in Zoo Tycoon DS! Get up close and personal while collecting and caring for the world's most popular animals in a custom zoo you create! Manage your environment properly and achieve the ultimate goal of a zoo full of happy animals and customers.
The first-ever Battlefield console installment 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. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of over 30 vehicles, including tanks, helicopters and fast attack vehicles, to engage in major conflicts in some of the largest online battles.
by Kris Graft on Nov. 9, 2005 @ 12:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
The latest DDR installment not only includes the innovative EyeToy USB Camera support found in the original DDR EXTREME but also features an all-new soundtrack as well as an online component that lets players connect and compete head-to-head for the first time.
Burnout Legends sets the bar for on-the-go automotive anarchy, combining the series' trademark speed, destruction and depth with new PSP-only features, gameplay refinements and connectivity. Gamers can look forward to eight gameplay modes, including crash, road rage and pursuit, with white-knuckle multiplayer via WiFi, and a GameShare option allowing players to wirelessly share a demo level of the game with friends.
Ultimate Spider-Man allows players to take on the role of Spider-Man AND a super-villain in an original storyline. The game's expanded, free-roaming environments deliver a deep adventure with a variety of challenging missions, diverse game play and an improved combat system that allows players to face off against the largest number of characters from the Spider-Man universe ever assembled.
Disney's Toontown Online is the first massively multiplayer 3D online game created for kids and kids of all ages. Although not targeted to hard core gamers, Toontown is built on the principles of traditional Role Playing Games (RPGs) and Massively Multiplayer Games (MMPs). Its game play, however, has been expanded and modified to appeal to casual gamers and through several years of testing, Toontown has developed a core fan base among the gaming community.
SOCOM 3, developed by Zipper Interactive, captures the reality of modern day warfare, and features three Areas of Operation: Southern Asia, Northern Africa and Eastern Europe and is packed with over 10 missions, over 30 new weapons, larger maps, improved AI, allow you to drive/operate vehicles and you can now also go for a swim.
The X-Arcade is an authentic classic arcade style controller that works on PC, MAC, Xbox, Playstation 1&2, GameCube, and Dreamcast and injects the classic experience into the home, like it was ripped straight from an arcade machine.
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