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PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'True Crime: Hong Kong'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 3, 2010 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

True Crime follows the story of detective Wei Shen as he infiltrates one of Hong Kong's notorious Triad crime syndicates. As a newly hired thug within the Triad organization, Wei must do whatever it takes to stay undetected and survive, balancing his moral duty as a cop with the objectives of the assignment.

XBLA Preview - 'Plants vs. Zombies'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 3, 2010 @ 2:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Plants vs. Zombies combines real-time strategy, tower defense and collectible card games, but in a casual context.

NDS Preview - 'Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 2, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Ghost Trick blends fun logic puzzles with the world of the supernatural, making for an entirely new and unique experience in the handheld gaming space. Part adventure game, part puzzle game, Ghost Trick's gameplay will challenge players' brains while its distinct art elements and character designs will deliver the fun.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Armada of the Damned'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on Aug. 2, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Armada of the Damned is an entirely new experience within the Pirates of the Caribbean universe. The game takes place before the events of the blockbuster films. Players will take on the role of a pirate and embark on epic land and sea adventures.

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

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 1, 2010 @ 8:05 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/X360/PC Preview - 'Shank'

by Adam Pavlacka on Aug. 1, 2010 @ 8:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Shank is an over-the-top action/adventure, built with all the things that the devs over at Klei Entertainment are passionate about: amazing control, great animation, immersive environment, and everything else that we feel like, and none of the stuff we don't.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Mafia II'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 31, 2010 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | 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. Players will easily become engaged in the game's cinematic Hollywood movie experience with strong, believable characters in a living, breathing city.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Dead Space 2'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 30, 2010 @ 1:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Isaac Clarke returns for another heart-pounding adventure, taking the fight to the Necromorphs in this thrilling action-horror experience using gruesome new tools, empowering him as he meets new characters, explores Zero-G environments, and fights against a relentless necromorph onslaught.

Wii Preview - 'Deca Sports 3'

by Thomas Wilde on July 29, 2010 @ 4:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Deca Sports 3 will introduce 10 completely new sporting events, with support for the Wii MotionPlus accessory, as players will compete in springboard diving, indoor volleyball, giant slalom, racquetball, air racing, kayaking, lacrosse, logging, halfpipe and fencing.

PS3 Preview - 'Atelier Rorona: The Alchemist of Arland'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 28, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The anime style characters and backgrounds from previous Atelier titles remain, but they have been upgraded with a stunning cell-shaded animation style. The basic game play carries over the tradition of the series, using alchemy as the main focal point, where players can craft new items and also battle enemies using the power of alchemy.

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

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 25, 2010 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

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.

Wii/PS3/X360 Preview - 'DJ Hero 2'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 23, 2010 @ 5:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Living rooms will transform into nightclubs to let budding beat chemists, singing sensations and all of their friends party together by firing up two turntable controllers and a microphone to experience their favorite music as they've never heard it before in DJ Hero 2.

Wii/PS3/X360 Preview - 'Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 22, 2010 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock redefines music gaming with an all-new, story-driven Quest Mode, a completely redesigned rock-inspired guitar controller, the biggest on-disc selection of rock music ever in a Guitar Hero game and Quickplay+, which invites challenge-starved fanatics to test their rock skills.

PSP Preview - 'Cladun: This is an RPG'

by Adam Pavlacka on July 20, 2010 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Cladun is a retro-style dungeon crawler game. Players can create their own main character from scratch using a graphics editor and the dungeons that you will be adventuring in are randomly created for infinite replay value.

PC Preview - 'The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 19, 2010 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings features all new dialogue, updated graphics engine, realistic environment, revamped day/night cycle, actions that affect AI behavior, more dynamic/spectacular/bloody finishing moves and plenty more.

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

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

Call of Duty: Black Ops will put gamers in the boots of CIA-backed operatives that are dropped into the shadowy world of deniable operations with an expansive arsenal of weapons at their disposal.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Blade Kitten'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 17, 2010 @ 4:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Blade Kitten, based on Steve Stamatiadis' comic book series, is an action adventure game that invites players into the world of Hollow Wish, where they take on the role of Kit Ballard, one of the best bounty hunters in the business.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Test Drive Unlimited 2'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 16, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Test Drive Unlimited 2 expands on the traditional racing experience providing gamers with M.O.O.R.: Massively Open Online Racing; immersing drivers in a persistent online environment and revolutionizing multiplayer racing communities as players compete, team up, and share their achievements and creations online.

NDS Preview - 'Professor Layton and the Unwound Future'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 15, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Professor Layton and his apprentice, Luke, receive a confounding letter — from Luke 10 years in the future. But the message inside is even more troubling: London of the future is in disarray, and the only person who can help set things right is Professor Layton.

Wii Preview - 'Metroid: Other M'

by Erik "NekoIncardine" Ottosen on July 14, 2010 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 2010 - Post - E3 2010

Metroid: Other M looks at the classic franchise from a new perspective: While much of the game is reminiscent of 2-D side-scrollers, players can switch the perspective into 3-D at any time as they explore the twisting passages of a derelict space station and delve deep into a cinematic, never-before-told story of bounty hunter Samus Aran’s past.