PC Preview - 'Pirates of the Caribbean Online'

by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 2, 2007 @ 1:54 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

In Pirates of the Caribbean Online, players try to become the Caribbean's most legendary pirate, all while forging alliances, hunting for buried treasure, battling evil undead forces and facing off against enemies from the movie franchise.

PC Preview - 'Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning' Part 2

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Feb. 2, 2007 @ 1:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

After two years of development Climax's Warhammer Online was cancelled after which Games Workshop granted its license to Mythic Entertainment. Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning is an MMO game for PC and console set in the fantasy world of Warhammer. Earlier this week, we examined the PvP aspect, and in today's preview, we take a closer look at PvE.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Stranglehold'

by Thomas Wilde on Jan. 31, 2007 @ 3:58 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

A spiritual sequel to Woo's action masterpiece, Hard Boiled, Stranglehold allows gamers to play a John Woo-directed action blockbuster movie. Dual-wielding and stunt-laden gunplay combined with massive destructible environments ensures that Stranglehold will be a true tour-de-force.

PC Preview - 'Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning' Part 1

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Jan. 30, 2007 @ 5:51 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

After two years of development Climax's Warhammer Online was cancelled after which Games Workshop granted its license to Mythic Entertainment. Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning is an MMO game for PC and console set in the fantasy world of Warhammer. In today's preview we take a closer look at WHO's PvP, and later this week PvE.

PC Preview - 'Supreme Commander'

by James King on Jan. 29, 2007 @ 5:36 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Supreme Commander features a riveting, action-packed storyline, ground-breaking gameplay and genre-defining online multiplayer battles. In the 37th Century, the galaxy is torn apart by three rival factions, each vying to eradicate its enemies from the universe, end the Infinite War and become the reigning power supreme.

PS2/PC Preview - 'Th3 Plan'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 25, 2007 @ 6:26 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Th3 Plan introduces an entirely unique style of gameplay, enabling gamers to control up to three characters at once. The innovative split screen gameplay offers new ways for characters to work in precise coordination, from setting up clever deceptions to distract security guards to timing anti-security measures down to the split second.

PS2/Wii Preview - 'Medal of Honor Vanguard'

by Alicia on Jan. 24, 2007 @ 6:31 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

In Medal of Honor Vanguard you reprise the role of Frank Keegan, Corporal of the 82nd Airborne Division and engage in behind enemy lines missions throughout Europe, epic battles that turned America’s first paratroopers into heroes of WWII.

Wii/PS3 Preview - 'The Godfather'

by Alicia on Jan. 22, 2007 @ 5:24 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

The Godfather The Don's Edition (PS3) includes The Corleone Expansion Pack with new gameplay and missions while The Godfather Blackhand Edition (Wii) gives an enhanced combat experience with Wiimotion-based Blackhand Control

PS3/X360 Preview - 'NBA Street Homecourt'

by Alicia on Jan. 21, 2007 @ 6:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

NBA Street series expands on the fast-paced and larger-than-life 3-on-3 basketball gameplay, creating a hyper-real world that merges legendary courts with the hometown courts of your favorite NBA stars into one seamless city of streetball moments.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Def Jam: Icon'

by Alicia on Jan. 20, 2007 @ 1:57 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Def Jam: Icon infuses hip-hop music, culture and lifestyle into the gameplay, bringing unique and innovative content to the next generation of gaming.

Wii Preview - 'SSX Blur'

by Alicia on Jan. 19, 2007 @ 2:46 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

SSX Blur, developed exclusively for Wii, is the newest version of the critically acclaimed snowboarding franchise. The huge air, blurring speed and insane tricks that SSX is known for return and the fun-factor is amplified by the unique capability of the Wiimote...

PSP/PS2 Preview - 'Burnout Dominator'

by Alicia on Jan. 18, 2007 @ 4:17 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Burnout Dominator is an all-new installment of the Burnout series, loaded with intense racing action and dozens of retina-searing World Tour events.

PC Preview - 'Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar'

by James King on Jan. 14, 2007 @ 1:42 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar features an expanded feature list such as new units, new maps, a new story-based campaign, user-created opponents, an epic generator, espionage agents, asteroid fields, new diplomatic treaties, unique planet environments and others based on fan feedback and suggestions.

PS2 Preview - 'Rogue Galaxy'

by Alicia on Jan. 11, 2007 @ 5:45 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Rogue Galaxy is a fantasy-themed RPG which revolves around the game's main character, Jester Rogue. Players follow Rogue as he planet-hops around space, visiting a number of planets, each with their own unique ecosystem populated by various unusual creatures.

PC Preview - 'Tortuga: Two Treasures'

by Keith Durocher on Jan. 10, 2007 @ 2:27 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Tortuga: Two Treasures will have players setting sail as pirate captains in search of action, adventure and of course, treasure. You play Thomas ‘Hawk’ Blythe and after you get betrayed and captured, a dramatic battle for power, romance, treasure and truth commences aboard the Jolly Roger.

PS2 Preview - 'Ar Tonelico: Melody of Elemia'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Jan. 2, 2007 @ 1:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Banpresto's PS2 exclusive sim RPG, Ar tonelico, marks a new approach to the RPG genre by seamlessly combining simulation with role-playing. Gamers can not only customize weapons and items, but now design their character’s personalities, skills, and appearance through virtual interaction. Also past events will intersect with future game play as well as the outcome of the game.

PC Preview - 'Infernal'

by Mark Buckingham on Dec. 25, 2006 @ 3:47 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Infernal is a third-person action adventure that is set in a present-day scenario, with stunning environments and strong characters. The story relates to the eternal conflict between good and evil, confronted in supernatural intelligence agencies.

PC Preview - 'Vanguard: Saga of Heroes'

by Keith Durocher on Nov. 26, 2006 @ 7:43 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes is an MMORPG with a vast, seamless, immersive virtual world filled with elements of familiar High Fantasy, including traditional themes and more, all depicted using cutting-edge graphics technology. Sigil’s expertise and experience in the field will bring groundbreaking static and dynamic content to the genre.

PC Preview - 'UFO: Afterlight'

by Keith Durocher on Nov. 24, 2006 @ 5:49 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

UFO: Afterlight is a mixture of squad based tactical action and global strategy with the gamer controlling the actions of elite ground troops, and the running and construction of an intricate network of interlinking bases while collecting resources.

Wii Preview - 'Elebits'

by Thomas Wilde on Nov. 7, 2006 @ 12:58 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Mysterious and tiny creatures, the titular Elebits have been the source of the world's power for the past 10,000 years. While humans and Elebits have always lived in harmony, these friendly beings love to cause trouble, and it's up to players to track them down and put an end to their mischief.