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.
by Thomas Wilde on Dec. 13, 2004 @ 12:55 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Team Ninja has created the ultimate Dead or Alive fighting experience, Dead or Alive Ultimate, by coupling the original version of Dead or Alive with a completely redesigned Dead or Alive 2 on the Xbox to create one of the first 3-D online fighting games to date. Both games will be Xbox Live multi-player compatible enabling you to test your fighting skills against a vast community of gamers from around the world.
by Mark Crump on Dec. 12, 2004 @ 3:32 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
EverQuest II returns to the culturally diverse world of Norrath in the future of the original EverQuest, with the sheer size and graphical detail greater than ever seen before. Larger in scope than its predecessor, EverQuest II will allow players from every corner of the earth to explore familiar areas and new, undiscovered territories of Norrath.
Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 combines the game's proprietary voice recognition technology – which judges and scores players as they sing their way to stardom – with a variety of new characters, outfits and venues, including many hidden and bonus items. In addition, Karaoke Revolution Volume 3 includes more than 35 new songs.
by Gordy Wheeler on Dec. 11, 2004 @ 1:47 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Experience the first console RPG set in The Lord of the Rings universe in The Lord of the Rings, The Third Age. Travel in the wake of the Fellowship in a unique structure that allows players to explore their own path while periodically intersecting the major events of New Line Cinema’s film trilogy.
As King, it is your duty to lead your people in their struggle to raise your kingdom from its humble beginnings to a position of power and prestige. War, diplomacy and a burgeoning economy are the means by which you increase your power and expand your influence.
by Nathan Mourfield on Dec. 10, 2004 @ 1:41 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
TY the Tasmanian Tiger 2 picks up where the original popular action platform game left off. The cast of characters from Down Under has grown, and so has the action! Evil Boss Cass has broken out of Currawong Jail and hatched a plan to take over the world with an army of Uber Reptiles. It's up to our boomerang-wielding hero, TY, and his newly formed team of Burramudgee Bush Rescue mates to stop him!
by Geson Hatchett on Dec. 10, 2004 @ 12:24 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Going where no previous James Bond game has dared to tread, the upcoming GoldenEye: Rogue Agent first-person shooter from Electronic Arts breaks all the rules by transporting players to the dark side of the Bond universe to experience life as a high-rolling, cold-hearted villain.
In Ultra Bust-A-Move, players launch randomly colored balls from the bottom of the field in an attempt to attach them to bubbles of the same color. Once three bubbles of the same color are touching, they pop, causing all connected bubbles to drop. Players keep going until all the bubbles are gone.
by Kris Graft on Dec. 9, 2004 @ 12:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
For the first time, the MGS franchise is set in a sweltering jungle where players must fight for survival by battling relentless natural elements, as well as an onslaught of ruthless enemy soldiers. Suspenseful stealth action delivers heart-pounding sequences like never before. The game's extraordinary gameplay and intense plot combine with riveting music, high-definition sound and astonishingly detailed graphics for a completely unique interactive gaming experience.
by Ricardo Chimal on Dec. 8, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
With its diverse offering of music and variety of skill levels, TAIKO: Drum Master delivers a unique experience filled with flexibility and fun for players of all ages. The game offers more than 30 songs in its catalog, including well-known hits from today’s current chart-toppers and yesterday’s favorites.
by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on Dec. 8, 2004 @ 12:32 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Alpha Black Zero is a fast-paced mission based 3rd person tactical shooter with a gripping storyline to test both your fighting abilities and your intelligence. Dozens of different enemies, all possessing strong Artificial intelligence, will punish your mistakes across huge and challenging levels.
World of Warcraft is an online role-playing experience set in the award-winning Warcraft universe. Players assume the roles of Warcraft heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest across a vast world. Whether adventuring together or fighting against each other in epic battles, players will form friendships, forge alliances, and compete with enemies for power and glory.
by Thomas Wilde on Dec. 7, 2004 @ 12:20 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Call of Duty: Finest Hour takes console players to the frontlines of combat to experience the cinematic intensity, chaos of battle and epic moments of World War II across new campaigns across the North African, Western and Eastern Fronts.
The story of Baten Kaitos takes place at a time when lands exist in the sky. It is an era in which the once-vast oceans have become mere legend among men. This is the world in which Kalas and Xelha meet: A world in crisis, where a conspiracy for power may lead to its destruction.
Five years ago Carl Johnson escaped from the pressures of life in Los Santos, San Andreas...a city tearing itself apart with gang trouble, drugs and corruption. On his return to the neighborhood, a couple of corrupt cops frame him for homicide. CJ is forced on a journey that takes him across the entire state of San Andreas, to save his family and to take control of the streets.
by Gordy Wheeler on Dec. 5, 2004 @ 1:52 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Packed with new features, Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 is the third in the successful PlayStation 2 series developed by DIMPS, and promises to be the ultimate DBZ fighting experience on next-generation consoles.
by Mark Crump on Dec. 5, 2004 @ 1:34 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews
Star Wars Galaxies: Jump To Lightspeed dramatically expands the Star Wars Galaxies franchise by adding a whole new level of twitch-based gameplay to an already deep role-playing game. Jump To Lightspeed allows players to engage in fast-paced, real-time space dogfights against faction-aligned opponents or AI controlled ships while traveling throughout 10 content rich space sectors.
'Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex' is Bandai's upcoming PlayStation 2 action game based on the seminal anime series by Masamune Shirow. Featuring a stunning 3D game world and over 20 minutes of breathtaking CGI, the game allows players to assume the role of Major Kusanagi as she shoots her way through an army of tough as nails enemies.
Blinx 2: Masters of Time & Space throws players into the shoes of a heroic cat bravely taking control of time in order to face tough battles and puzzling challenges. Just like using a VCR remote control, players' customised cats have the power to slow down the action, pause, review, fast-forward, record and even combine them in challenging situations.
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