X360 Preview - Xbox Live 2010 Fall Update

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 29, 2010 @ 12:00 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Xbox Live 2010 Fall Update will give X360 owners a revamped experience, Zune Pass integration, and additional ESPN content — and puts more entertainment at their fingertips than any other device connected to the TV.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Call of Duty: Black Ops'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 23, 2010 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Call of Duty: Black Ops takes players behind enemy lines in an entirely new chapter in the first-person action series. Black Ops is set during the Cold War era featuring at least two main characters, multiplayer that will go beyond the single-player story, as well as a two- to four-player co-op mode.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Deca Sports Freedom'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Sept. 18, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Deca Sports Freedom takes sports gaming to the next level with 10 new sporting events designed especially for Kinect, allowing gamers to compete controller-free against friends and family.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Enslaved: Odyssey to the West'

by Thomas Wilde on Sept. 17, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

A tactical action-adventure game, Enslaved centers on the complex relationship between the two main characters and challenges players to employ a mix of combat, strategy and environment traversal.

PSN/XBLA Preview - 'Costume Quest'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 16, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Costume Quest is a rollicking Adventure/Role-Playing game that unfolds on Halloween night across seemingly peaceful suburban neighborhoods, a mysterious village carnival, and a monster-infested shopping mall.

XBLA Preview - 'Hydrophobia'

by Jason Grant on Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Hydrophobia is a survival adventure about conquering fear in a series of entirely dynamic flooded environments, its story  divvied up into three parts, each about 5 hours long, expected to be released within a 12-month period.

Wii Preview - 'Lost in Shadow'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Lost In Shadow is an mystery/platform title that follows a shadow of a boy as he attempts to climb around and up a mystical tower. Along the way, players must solve mysteries, puzzles and fight off enemies that try to impede the boy’s progress.

X360/PC Preview - 'Fable III' - The Next Two Hours

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 10, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Since its inception, the Fable franchise has offered players the opportunity to choose their own destinies as a hero, villain or someone between, where the possibilities are limitless and the consequences can weigh heavily on the path to greatness.

X360/PC Preview - 'Fable III' - The First Two Hours

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 9, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Fable III you will be called upon to rally and fight alongside your people, ascend to the seat of power, and experience the true meaning of love and loss.

Wii/PS3/X360 Preview - 'Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions'

by Adam Pavlacka on Sept. 4, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions will allow players to travel through four different worlds as distinctly different versions of Spider-Man from four universes across Marvel lore, including The Amazing Spider-Man and Spider-Man Noir.

PSP Preview - 'Knights in the Nightmare'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Aug. 31, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Knights in the Nightmare requires players to throw out everything they know about RPG and strategy games and embrace something altogether new and fresh. Frantic, energetic action mixes with thought-provoking tactical gameplay, all within a beautifully-rendered fantasy setting and presented through a captivating, emotional narrative.

Wii Preview - 'Oops! Prank Party'

by Brian Dumlao on Aug. 24, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Oops! Prank Party features 100 party games that test the wits and reflexes of up to four players. The uproarious twist is a variety of family-friendly pranks that allow the winner to taunt the competition, bringing a whole new level of hilarity to the gameplay!

Xbox 360 Preview - 'DanceMasters'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 21, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

DanceMasters uses the Microsoft Kinect to offer users the ultimate dance club vibe. It boasts the most realistic and exhilarating dancing experience to date.

PC Preview - 'Battlestar Galactica Online'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 20, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Battlestar Galactica Online is tactical space combat and adventure MMOG, inspired by the science fiction TV series, offering state of the art graphics that can be played directly in a browser. Battlestar Galactica is the gripping saga of humanity's last remnants and their struggle to find a new home while fleeing from their deadly Cylon enemies.

PS3 Preview - 'Twisted Metal'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 17, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

With four factions battling for control, players step into the combat boots of a twisted disciple in a high octane, highly destructible world. Players fight for the prize of one wish fulfilled by the stylishly evil Calypso, the mastermind behind the Twisted Metal tournament.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'R.U.S.E.'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 16, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In R.U.S.E., players use their brain as the ultimate weapon, fighting a war of perception, where the ability to deceive and mislead the enemy determines success. A first in a strategy game, R.U.S.E. reinvigorates the genre by using deception to give new-found depth to the gameplay.

PC Preview - 'Patrician IV: Conquest by Trade'

by Liam Craig on Aug. 13, 2010 @ 12:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Patrician IV, the player takes on the role of a young merchant in the area of the Baltic and North Sea during the late Middle Age, the zenith of the Hanseatic League and its naval trading empire.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Portal 2'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 12, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Portal 2 is a stand-alone, full-price retail release with new gameplay mechanics, story line, and some surprising new twists.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Driver: San Francisco'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 10, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Gamers play as Detective John Tanner on a relentless manhunt for crime lord Charles Jericho through the hills of the City by the Bay. With its timeless setting, unique car handling and renewed playability, and over 100 licensed vehicles, Driver San Francisco will revitalize the classic free-roaming, cinematic car chase experience.

PS3/X360/PC Multiplayer Preview - 'Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 8, 2010 @ 6:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Live and breathe as Ezio, now a legendary master assassin, in his struggle against the Templar order. Lead your own brotherhood of assassins and strike at the heart of the enemy, Rome.