How realistic is Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis? According to Bohemian, the military uses a version of the game’s software in troop training. This game is a military simulation for the hardest of the hardcore, featuring a staggering array of real-world weapons, situations, and ways to experience the battle.
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by Thomas Wilde on June 9, 2005 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Through stylized Mexican neighbourhoods and jungle hide-outs to the swanky Californian coast; Total Overdose is an over-the-top, adrenalin-fuelled, free-style action, 3rd person cinematic adventure with a strong whiff of tequila. Crash cars, steal hats, shoot bad guys with style, jump bikes, fight in the street, meet girls, shoot more bad guys, find your fathers killer, hot-wire tractors, eat Burritos, catch planes, drink tequila; the Mexican heat can make people do the strangest things.
Perfect Dark: Zero is the prequel to the hugely popular and critically acclaimed Perfect Dark. Set in the year 2020 — years before the original hit game — Perfect Dark: Zero reveals the origins of Joanna Dark, one of the most lethal special agents.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 8, 2005 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Combine fully-automatic, weapon-equipped vehicles with highly detailed and interactive urban environments and you have Full Auto, the most destructive racing action ever experienced in a video game. This racer allows players to choose from a wide selection of unique vehicle designs and arm them with any combination of machine guns, cannons, and other deadly weapons.
Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas: Oogie's Revenge is an action-adventure game that continues the story of Jack Skellington and his arch-nemesis, Oogie Boogie. Players take on the role of Jack, who must battle bizarre and vicious enemies in order to stop the diabolical Oogie Boogie from kidnapping the leaders of all the holidays.
Prepare to journey through a living, breathing fantasy world in the Square-Enix/tri-ACE co-production Radiata Stories. Explore a living, breathing fantasy world where time passes and NPCs all have their own daily routines. Recruit allies and pick sides in the war between humans and the faerie. The future's riding on your decisions.
Beatmania is a revolutionary new interactive DJ simulation game for the PlayStation 2, which combines high-energy pulsating music with cutting-edge videos. Utilizing a specially designed DJ controller and featuring more than 50 tracks, Beatmania lets gamers feel the vibe, drop the beats and create the pulsing energy of a club in their own homes.
by Geson Hatchett on June 6, 2005 @ 5:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
The book by Mario Puzo and classic film by Paramount Pictures serve as inspiration for The Godfather game as gamers will join the Corleone family and earn respect through loyalty and fear as they rise through the ranks to become Don in 1945-1955 New York.
Prepare for the ultimate video game power fantasy in Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction. Smash your way across urban cityscapes, fighting every tank, monster, and puny human that dares to cross your path. Earn points by performing the most spectacularly destructive stunts imaginable.
Kingdom Hearts II follows Sora, Donald, and Goofy on their continuing quest to find their friends and King Mickey. Sora and friends are joined by a vibrant new cast of characters, including the king himself! In the effort to help Mulan and stop the villain Hades' devious plots, they will encounter countless dangers both familiar and brand-new.
by Thomas Wilde on June 4, 2005 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Dragonshard will incorporate classic role-playing themes, a powerful and dynamic real-time strategy engine all woven together with a rich storyline involving a global conflict for an immensely powerful artifact with the power to change the fate of Eberron itself.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 4, 2005 @ 12:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Parkan II is a 3D space simulator combined with first person action planet side, in which you will get an opportunity to explore a vast universe, visit different planets, their satellites, huge space stations and immense space destroyers. Be it in the cockpit of the spaceship, inside a tank or just with a laser rifle in hand, gamers will have to fight against multiple enemies in outer space, on planets' surface and inside military bases.
Razer designs, manufacturers and markets high-end peripherals that provide professional and amateur gamers with the competitive edge in computer gaming, through a combination of proprietary technology, innovation and ergonomic industrial design.
An unidentified paramilitary force infiltrates a multi-billion dollar aerospace compound, the government responds by sending in Special Forces, but loses contact as an eerie signal interrupts radio communications. When the interference subsides moments later, the team has been literally torn apart. Your mission is simple: Eliminate the intruders at any cost. Determine the origin of the signal. And contain this crisis before it spirals out of control.
by Thomas Wilde on June 3, 2005 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
'Conker: Live and Reloaded' features intense deathmatch and campaign storyline modes via Xbox Live and system link, players can compete as one of six combat specialists across multi-mission campaigns covering Old War and Future War. Also included is the critically acclaimed single-player game, "Conker's Bad Fur Day," completely recreated for the Xbox with stunning graphics and unparalleled attitude.
In this next chapter of Ty, players will embark on a series of missions and challenges filled with new and upgraded weapons and vehicles. Like its predecessors, TY the Tasmanian Tiger 3 will feature a unique array of interesting native animals inspired by the Australian Outback.
by Geson Hatchett on June 2, 2005 @ 3:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Pit the most legendary Marvel characters against The Imperfects, a group of Super Heroes created collaboratively by Marvel, EA, and top comic book industry talent, in all-out duels to determine who among them is the most powerful of all. Control a number of characters from Marvel's library of Super Hero families including Spider-Man, Wolverine, and Iron Man. Pummel and ultimately crush adversaries in fully interactive and highly destructible arenas and experience what it's like to fully posses each Hero's super powers.
Gears of War blends the best of tactical action games with the best of survival horror titles, thrusting gamers into the harrowing story of humankind's battle for survival against the Locust Horde, creating cinematic, high-definition visuals so intense and powerful, it feels like the gamers are controlling a blockbuster action movie.
by Thomas Wilde on June 1, 2005 @ 12:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Curse of Darkness introduces players to an entirely new storyline and main character – Hector, one of two Devil Forgemasters, who had once refined his skills under Dracula. Told in true Castlevania style, this action-packed tale of betrayal and revenge takes players on a journey through an expansive world filled with formidable foes and beautifully rendered environments to the ruins of Dracula’s castle.
by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on May 31, 2005 @ 12:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Utilizing the next generation of the Invictus engine which incorporates its new real-time physics module, Cross Racing Championship (CRC) will allow the player to experience the thrills of high-speed on and off road racing across vast open terrains.
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