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PS3/X360 Preview - 'Rio'

by Thomas Wilde on March 7, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Rio is a 3D comedy adventure about Blu, a rare domesticated bird who travels to the exotic land of Rio. Blu goes on the adventure of his life with the help of his female counterpart, Jewel, and a group of wise-cracking, smooth-talking city birds.

X360 Multiplayer Preview - 'Gears Of War 3'

by Adam Pavlacka on Feb. 24, 2011 @ 12:00 p.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Gears of War 3 plunges players into a harrowing tale of hope, survival, and brotherhood that concludes the current story arc for "Gears of War." With the last human city destroyed and the remaining survivors stranded, time is running out for Marcus and his comrades as they fight to save the human race from the jaws of extinction.

PC Preview - 'Total War: Shogun 2'

by Greg Hale on Feb. 21, 2011 @ 2:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Total War: Shogun 2 takes long-time veterans and newcomers to the next level of strategy gaming. Based on 10 years of experience in making Total War, Shogun 2 is the perfection of the series with a new AI, revolutionary multiplayer modes, brand-new campaign map options and epic 3-D real-time battles.

PS3 Preview - 'PlayStation Move Heroes'

by Brian Dumlao on Feb. 18, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

For the first time ever, PlayStation Move Heroes brings together a cast of PlayStation’s most beloved characters from three iconic franchises — Ratchet & Clank, Jak & Daxter, and Sly Cooper — to compete in a series of intergalactic challenges and events.

PS3 Preview - 'Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel'

by Dustin Chadwell on Feb. 14, 2011 @ 6:50 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Ar tonelico Qoga is the final installment in the Ar tonelico series. In Sol Cluster, a kingdom is ruled by Clustania, an organization with an ultimate goal of enslaving humans and ruling the world. Two key Reyvateils (humanoids) fight back against the injustice.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Duke Nukem Forever'

by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 9, 2011 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Duke Nukem will bring his signature brand of babe-lovin’, cigar-smoking, beer-chugging and ass-kicking action as he once again saves the Earth and our babes from hordes of invading aliens.

PS3 Preview - 'Hyperdimension Neptunia'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Feb. 6, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Idea Factory came up with a very interesting world setting in Neptunia called "Gamindustri," and Neptunia features game consoles personified as goddesses, CPUs (Console Patron Units). You can customize visually with equipment to enhance their stats.

NDS Preview - 'Monster Tale'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 13, 2011 @ 6:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Monster Tale mixes platform gameplay on the top screen with a deep pet-raising game on the touch-screen to create a dynamic, one-of-a-kind adventure. The heroes of this intriguing tale are little Ellie and a mysterious young monster named Chomp, who set out together to reclaim the Monster World from the Kid Kings and their enslaved creature pets.

PSP Preview - 'The 3rd Birthday'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Dec. 27, 2010 @ 4:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Mysterious creatures called the Twisted are trying to take over and destroy New York, and the only one who can stop them is Aya Brea. Aya has an impressive selection of weaponry, so the game is chock-full of action.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Stacking'

by Adam Pavlacka on Dec. 23, 2010 @ 9:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Stacking is a third-person adventure puzzle game that makes players laugh while challenging their perception and intellect.

PSP Preview - 'Prinny 2: Dawn of Operation Panties, Dood!'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Dec. 21, 2010 @ 2:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Prinny 2 is a side-scrolling hack-and-slash action game. Players control a demon penguin that is known to be the "weakest monster in the netherworld." Players can run, jump, slash, execute special skills and ride tanks and jets to battle enemies.

PC Preview - 'Heroes of Newerth 2.0'

by Adam Pavlacka on Dec. 2, 2010 @ 1:50 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Heroes of Newerth is a session-based multiplayer Action-RPG heavily inspired by the popular Warcraft 3 mod, Defense of the Ancients (DotA), but with vast improvements in graphics and gameplay.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'TRON: Evolution'

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Set during the era between the two TRON films, TRON: Evolution conveys the story of significant events within the TRON mythology. The game features an epic adventure across a massive digital world filled with high-mobility disc-based combat and advanced light cycles.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Mindjack'

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 19, 2010 @ 3:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

With this unique action shooter set in 2031, MindJack offers a distinctive experience that throws players into a revolutionary playing field where an engaging solo campaign transitions seamlessly to thrilling, cooperative multiplayer gameplay.

PC Preview - 'Dungeons'

by Liam Craig on Nov. 18, 2010 @ 3:50 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Dungeons is a strategy/simulation title that takes players on a devious adventure through the depths of the underworld. Prepare to have the roles reversed as you play a despicable Dungeon Lord whose job is to create fiendish dungeons to lure and trap heroes who dare to try and steal your treasure.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Mafia II: Joe's Adventures'

by Adam Pavlacka on Nov. 12, 2010 @ 11:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Mafia II immerses players in the mob underworld of a fictitious late 1940s-early 1950s scenario by fusing high-octane gunplay with white-knuckle driving and an engaging narrative. The Joe's Adventures DLC continues the story through the eyes of Joe Barbaro, Vito Scaletta’s best friend, during the time that Vito spends in prison.

PSP Preview - 'Z.H.P.: Unlosing Ranger vs. Darkdeath Evilman'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Oct. 8, 2010 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Z.H.P. is an all new IP developed by the same team that brought the Disgaea series. The game retains the same hardcore SRPG aspects of Disgaea, but with a deeper customization feature for the character and even more randomly generated contents in battles.

PS3 Preview - 'Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes'

by Thomas Wilde on Oct. 7, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Set during a tumultuous period of Japanese history, Sengoku Basara Samurai Heroes follows players as they fight their way to the dramatic battle of Sekigahara. Players will take up the swords and spears of more than a dozen fierce samurai warriors in huge battles against hundreds of opponents in many exciting stages that lead up to the main event.

Ubisoft Kinect Preview Event

by Judy Kwong on Oct. 6, 2010 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Kinect, previously known as Project Natal, is the controller-free gaming and entertainment experience from Microsoft for its Xbox 360 console.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring'

by Alicia on Oct. 3, 2010 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Lucha Libre AAA: Heroes del Ring, developed by Immersion Games using the Unreal Engine 3, features the most popular wrestlers from the quintessential and world-famous Mexican sports event.