A 3D sci-fi shooter, Nanostray boasts a wide array of weapons, un-lockable features and game modes, as well as an online ranking system that tracks the game's top players. Nanostray's touch screen features will allow players to track enemy movement via interactive radar and manage the various weapons and other special pick ups.
The Bomberman series returns with Bomberman for Nintendo DS, boasting the first eight-player wireless LAN action for the Nintendo DS system and supporting the DS microphone. Bomberman's addictive blend of strategy and action will keep puzzle fans and players of all ages and skill levels drawn to the 100 stages of gameplay.
by David Wanaselja on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Your quest for the Heisman Trophy begins with NCAA Football 06. Create an Impact Player and lead him from high school summer camp all the way to Bowl victories as a collegiate legend. With all-new Breakaway Controls, in-game analysis, and studio commentary, this is college football like you’ve never seen or heard.
Laser Squad Nemesis is a tactical warfare game which combines a unique and innovative turn-based combat system with the action of real-time strategy games. The North American retail version includes 20+ missions in 4 single campaigns, and a complimentary 3-month subscription to additional online campaigns and updates.
by Corey Owen on Aug. 10, 2005 @ 1:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Advent Rising is the first in an epic trilogy of action/adventure games, presented in a stunning cinematic format to deliver an unprecedented variety of game play experiences. Built on the Unreal Warfare engine, it offers precise, refined play-dynamics with action-packed adventure and style, wrapped in a visually imaginative universe.
by Gordy Wheeler on Aug. 9, 2005 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
At New York's Central Park Zoo, a lion, a zebra, a giraffe, and a hippo are best friends and stars of the show. But when one of the animals goes missing from their cage, the other three break free to look for him, only to find themselves reunited ... on a ship en route to the island of Madagascar. When their vessel capsizes off the coast, however, the friends, who have all been raised in captivity, learn first-hand what life can be like in the wild.
by Geson Hatchett on Aug. 8, 2005 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Europe 1942. These are desperate hours for Allied forces as the Nazi war machine rages across a devastated European landscape. You are US Army Lieutenant William Holt, hand-picked by William “Wild Bill” Donovan to be the first field agent of the newly formed Office of Strategic Servicesthe OSS. Medal of Honor European Assault makes you the driving force in the struggle to liberate Europe.
Mythic Blades is a 3D real-time fighting game that places the player in the role of Legendary Hero or Terrifying Monster during combat to determine the fate of the Olympus. Ares has challenged his father; if Ares wins, he will take over Zeus' place and rule over the Olympus - but the battle does not take place there. Instead it will be fought between Man and Monster.
Forget everything you think you know about racing on the PSP, Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition PSP is a full scale, full speed experience unlike anything out there. The intense, chaotic sense of speed, the living, breathing cities, and the deepest and most stylish vehicle customization ever is taken to a new level and delivered into the palm of your hand.
by Nathan Mourfield on Aug. 5, 2005 @ 12:43 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.
In Risk Your Life, players assume the role of a Warrior, Cleric, Wizard, or Thief (over 20 classes) and explore the many beautiful and exotic locations within the game where they meet other players, complete quests, fight monsters and other players.
Ghost Recon 2: Summit Strike will expand the gameplay with more maps, missions, and weapons. Eleven new exciting mission single player campaign and expanded Xbox LIVE multiplayer content.
by Thomas Leaf on Aug. 2, 2005 @ 1:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
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.
Stronghold 2 will bring the the castle-sim and siege-warfare RTS series to life in glorious 3D. Stronghold 2 will also offer players a "castle-life" campaign, enhanced multiplayer capability and a new, innovative and exciting single player campaign ...
The Halo 2 Multiplayer Map Pack adds nine all-new multiplayer maps, additional bonus content showcases previously unreleased footage including an animated feature highlighting an unseen battle in Old Mombasa and a mini documentary showcasing the creative process behind the new multiplayer maps. The map pack disc also contains the Halo 2 Auto Update, providing non-Live gamers with the ability to enjoy recent gameplay enhancements and improvements.
by Kris Graft on July 31, 2005 @ 1:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
In Pirates!, you take the leading role of a pirate captain in the 17th century Caribbean trying to become the most revered and feared pirate in history - exploring high seas and exotic ports, overtaking enemies in fierce naval battles, engaging in duels and attempting to seize valuable booty.
by Angus Cormack on July 30, 2005 @ 3:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars returns one of the most successful strategy games of the past years to the real-time battlefield - with reinforcements: Meet Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France and probably the most ingenious strategist in European history! Enter the battle on the side of one of 10 great European nations and rewrite European history in six exciting campaigns.
by David Wanaselja on July 29, 2005 @ 1:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
In Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Chaos Theory, the year is 2008. Citywide blackouts, stock exchange sabotage, electronic hijacking of national defense systems: This is information warfare. To prevent such attacks, operatives must infiltrate hostile territory and aggressively collect critical intelligence, getting closer than ever to enemy soldiers.
by Mike Davila on July 28, 2005 @ 12:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
The year is 2010 and the Major Powers of the world as we currently know them have disintegrated into bickering economic and military regions. The United Nations has disappeared, and in its place an organization with far sharper teeth referred to simply as "The World Market" has taken its place. Individual Regions are left to fight for power to dominate their neighbors, their countries, their continents, and then the world.
Nippon Ichi’s latest strategy game is a return to their roots – sort of. Makai Kingdom breathes new life into the Phantom Brave engine by adding in elements from their classic Disgaea. Now you can enjoy the Free Movement system along with true turn-based gameplay. A lot of old favorites from past games are back, with the addition of the new TEC stat, vehicles to pilot, facilities to build, and a host of completely new character types.
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