A deranged scientist is abducting students from the Psychonauts boot camp and a powerful new cadet named Raz stands alone against the lunatic. Raz must develop and unleash an arsenal of paranormal powers, including the ability to launch himself telepathically into someone else's mind -- and take on their inner demons, nightmares and secret memories.
In Hugo - The Evil Mirror, players embark on an adventure through 60 different game levels and three unique worlds in order to free main character Hugo who has been trapped in a mirror by the evil witch Scylla. The title features three levels of difficulty, numerous power-ups, a unique monster system and strong puzzle elements involved in each level design.
by David Wanaselja on May 12, 2005 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Rise of the Kasai, the sequel to The Mark of Kri, builds upon the original with new storylines, characters, weapons, and cooperative online gameplay - offering a game three-times larger than the original. Taking place both 10 years before the original game's storyline and 10 years after, Rau joins his younger sister, Tati and the other cast of characters as they battle the Kasai through 10 dynamic levels in search of the events that led up to his death.
by David Wanaselja on May 12, 2005 @ 1:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Yu-Gi-Oh! 7 Trials to Glory: World Championship Tournament 2005 lets gamers travel to different areas in Battle City to challenge a variety of characters to duels and participate in tournaments, unlocking and collecting new cards with every victory.
Empire Earth 2 will build upon the award-winning formula of its predecessor by adding features requested both by casual game players interested in a brief spin through history and by more hard core gamers who demand a real-time strategy game that will challenge them for dozens, if not hundreds, of hours.
by Chris "Fozz" Breci on May 10, 2005 @ 2:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
The WWE experience has never been more lifelike with Superstar voice-over and commentary, an all-new pro-reversal system and motion capture technology making this the most realistic looking grappler to date. Create the ultimate Superstar and watch him evolve as you earn new move-sets, costumes and abilities in your quest for the WWE Heavyweight Championship.
Enjoy all the fun of dungeon-crawling combined with all the fun of being a robot with a gun in your head in Konami’s Rengoku: The Tower of Purgatory. Climb through the countless floors of the Tower of Purgatory, defeating enemies and seizing their body parts for your own use. The surreal and disturbing designs from Jun Suemi make Rengoku one of the most distinctive PSP games yet on the market
by Thomas Wilde on May 9, 2005 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Pariah focuses on a robust immersive storyline that weaves survival elements into the traditional run-and-gun style of first-person action games. Unsurprising will be the graphic marvel and fine-tuned gameplay of Pariah.
Developed by Ubisoft's Shanghai studio, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon 2 lets players embody Captain Scott Mitchell, leader of the elite Ghost Recon Special Forces team, in a crucial mission to defuse a dangerous situation in North Korea in 2007.
by Angus Cormack on May 7, 2005 @ 2:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
EverQuest: Dragons of Norrath returns EverQuest to its original foundation with appearances from a familiar cast of characters who find themselves at the forefront of events transpiring across the world. With enhanced graphics, bold storylines, updated creatures, and all-new guild management tools.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on May 6, 2005 @ 1:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Red Ninja: End of Honor is an action-adventure title, developed by Tranji, which will feature a variety of innovative game-play features blending action, adventure, stealth, seduction and fighting. These elements have been placed in a historical Japanese environment with an event-driven story written by famed Japanese feature film director, Shinsuke Sato.
by Kris Graft on May 6, 2005 @ 1:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
In the style of Hollywood’s popular horror movie genre, Obscure tracks a group of five all-American high school students who discover the halls they walk each day are anything but safe from their most horrifying nightmares. A string of mysterious disappearances and unexplained events set the stage for a night more horrifying than any trip to detention...
by Geson Hatchett on May 5, 2005 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Quick, what's the first thing you think of when someone says "Star Wars?" Whatever it is, it's probably not "Lego"… but after playing Lego Star Wars, that might be different. Relive the Star Wars saga as retold in Lego form, guiding an increasingly large cast through everything from adventures on Naboo to the Pod Race on Tatooine. Sure, the ships are made out of bricks and your characters are all little guys with detachable plastic hair, but that just makes Star Wars better.
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, lightning-fast hand-to-hand and special weapons combat, secret and returning characters, moves and combinations with new death-dealing battles and fatalities.
A deadly mist called the "Miasma" spreads across the land, killing all in its path. Having forsaken hope, the inhabitants simply await their deaths. Spero, a member of the Imperial Legion, has been given the task of hunting spirits to further the alchemic studies of his friend Viser. The young soldier hopes this will bring an end to the Miasma. Meanwhile, a shaman warrior named Linea believes that she can save the world by opening the fabled Gate of Eternity.
by David Wanaselja on May 2, 2005 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Midnight Club 3: Dub Edition is the quintessential racing game for any true aficionado of the automotive and racing lifestyle, and is the only game to offer a full range of street vehicle culture including over 50 fully customizable licensed vehicles. The full spectrum includes import tuners, motorcycles and luxury rides all of which are fully customizable in both style and performance.
In Elite Warriors: Vietnam, you will fight along side Green Beret commandoes as you conduct classified missions deep in Southeast Asia. By using patrol techniques still being used today in Iraq and Afghanistan you will rescue downed pilots, ambush convoys, seize enemy prisoners, and discover targets for air attacks.
Spy vs. Spy is one of MAD Magazine's longest-running and best-known features. For nearly four decades, the Black Spy and White Spy have been building their bizarre, elaborate contraptions in an endless parry of "Joke and Dagger." Since 1961, award-winning cartoonist Antonio Prohias' Spies have been silently turning tables on each other in crazier and ever-more bizarre schemes of one-upmanship.
Full Spectrum Warrior began as a training aid for the U.S. Army to reinforce Army doctrine and team effort within the troops. It is the most realistic portrayal of contemporary urban warfare. Players become the Squad Leader, commanding Alpha and Bravo squads. There is potential for danger down every alley, behind every window. It's not about how many kills you have, it's about getting your men home in one piece!
by Thomas Leaf on April 28, 2005 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
MLB 2006 features numerous new gameplay enhancements, and returning gameplay favorites, including EyeToy functionality, online playability, and Voice Recognition, MLB 2006 promises to provide gamers with a true-to-life experience from the diamond.
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