PSP Preview - 'Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror'

by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 10, 2006 @ 12:31 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror will not only see the return of Gabe Logan, but also Theresa, Lipan and Lian Xing. The PSP version will allow you to give commands to the rest of your team a la SOCOM, and a multiplayer wi-fi mode is also par of the new features.

PS2 Preview - 'Shadow Hearts: From The New World'

by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 9, 2006 @ 12:50 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Shadow Hearts: From The New World takes place in the US during the Great Depression. With an improved Judgment Ring System, a gripping and inspirational storyline, players can expect to run into a unique set of characters at famous, real-world locations including Chicago, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and New York.

PC Preview - 'EverQuest II: Kingdom of Sky'

by Keith Durocher on Feb. 8, 2006 @ 1:25 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Kingdom of Sky is the second expansion for EQ II and features a structured achievement system of skills and abilities, expands the arena challenges with four deadly new arena champions and two new arena zones, 10 new adventure zones, 25 new enemies, and troves full of new treasures.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Full Auto'

by Alicia on Feb. 7, 2006 @ 12:15 a.m. PST | 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 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.

PC Preview - 'Star Wars: Empire at War'

by David Wanaselja on Feb. 6, 2006 @ 12:55 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Control the fate of the galaxy in LucasArts' RTS game Star Wars: Empire at War. Set a few years before the events of Episode IV: A New Hope, the game will let players rewrite history as well as experience the aftermath of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, the creation of the Rebel Alliance, and Darth Vader's rise to power.

PS2 Preview - 'Black'

by Joe Keiser on Feb. 4, 2006 @ 4:12 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

You are Sergeant First-Class Jack Kellar, seasoned veteran of the US military and a leader of a BLACK ops team. Your squad have been sent into the heart of Eastern Europe on a dangerous mission, drawn in to the midst of a relentless combat zone to bring in a traitor.

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Sonic Riders'

by Geson Hatchett on Feb. 3, 2006 @ 7:32 p.m. PST | Filed under Previews

In Sonic Riders, Dr. Eggman challenges Sonic and his friends to a Worldwide Grand Prix, and the prize for coming out on top is an ultra-rare Chaos Emerald! Gliding on air boards gamers will experience a heightened sense of Extreme sports-style racing tension as Sonic and his pals perform tricks and stunts over treacherous wide-open terrain.

Arcade Preview - 'DDR: SuperNOVA'

by Alicia on Jan. 26, 2006 @ 1:08 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Dance Dance Revolution (DDR) SuperNOVA, the first arcade version to be released in North America in more than six years, uses a completely new hardware engine that has been refined to deliver vibrant 3D backgrounds, cool music videos and crisp high-resolution graphics.

Xbox/PC Preview - 'Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers'

by Matt Mefford on Jan. 24, 2006 @ 12:36 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers builds upon the ground-breaking, genre-blending game play of the original, integrating an all new robust multiplayer system, player-controlled coalition forces, mechanized units and enhanced character abilities and advanced enemy A.I.

PS2 Preview - 'Grandia III'

by Alicia on Jan. 20, 2006 @ 1:56 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Grandia III is the newest title in Game Arts' role-playing series, using an all-new engine, N3, allowing for larger and more detailed environments. In Grandia III you play as Yuuki, a 16-year-old boy who dreams of being a pilot. When Yuuki meets Alfina, an elven shaman who can talk to holy beasts, he gets involved in a mission to find her brother Emilious, who turned evil and wants to conquering the world.

Xbox Preview - 'Black'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Jan. 17, 2006 @ 1:53 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

You are Sergeant First-Class Jack Kellar, seasoned veteran of the US military and a leader of a BLACK ops team. Your squad have been sent into the heart of Eastern Europe on a dangerous mission, drawn in to the midst of a relentless combat zone to bring in a traitor.

PC Preview - 'Star Heritage 1: The Black Cobra'

by Dan Barrow on Jan. 16, 2006 @ 4:54 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Star Heritage is an adventure game in which you play the role of Earth’s secret agent, helping human coalition in the struggle with alien invaders. As fate would have it, you have found yourself on an unknown planet, not registered in any space catalogue, a long way away from any space trade lines. Your main goal is to leave the planet and continue the struggle for Mankind’s freedom.

PSP Preview - 'Field Commander'

by Alicia on Jan. 15, 2006 @ 1:18 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

You play as a Field Commander working for the Global Defense League, an independent organization established by the Allied Nations to defend the world against covert organizations whose goals include terrorism, genocide, and global domination. Your main enemy in these scenarios is Shadow Hold, an evil terrorist organization bent on inciting wars, illicit arms deals and global domination.

Xbox Preview - 'Painkiller: Hell Wars'

by Inexhist on Jan. 11, 2006 @ 3:00 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Painkiller is a first-person horror shooter, designed to satisfy the gamer's hunger for intense, fast-paced action. You are Painkiller, a mercenary for hire, charged with cleaning out nests of the undead. But an unholy pact with a demon unknowingly puts you square in the middle of a fight for control of the underworld... with the future of humanity hanging in the balance.

PC Preview - 'Gene Troopers'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on Jan. 3, 2006 @ 12:08 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Gene Troopers puts the player in the heart of a unique, vibrant and living science fiction universe, which is entangled in the greatest conflict ever witnessed. A terrifying elite battle force named Gene Troopers (GT) sets out to mercilessly fulfill its task: to find, gather and secure life forms.

Wii Preview - 'Super Swing Golf Pangya'

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2006

Super Swing Golf Pangya is a wholly rebuilt version of a golf game that's super-popular over in Japan and Korea. It promises to make use of the Nintendo Wii's new controller in order to make playing this golf game an experience in your very own living room.

PS3 Preview - 'PixelJunk Racers'

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2007

PixelJunk Racers is a slot racing game in which players control the action from an overhead view. It features 10 tracks, a dozen play modes, and support for up to seven players on the same console.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'BioShock 2'

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2009

BioShock was one of the more interesting games to hit in the past few years. A pseudo-sequel to the cult PC hit System Shock, it combined survival horror and first-person shooter elements in an interesting and exciting way.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Def Jam Rapstar'

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2009

Def Jam Rapstar delivers players a hip-hop experience that allows them to take on the role of a rapstar so you can rhyme and sing along with the greatest hip-hop tracks. But the game also offers opportunities where it’s also about creating all new rhymes, sharing your creativity and expressing yourself to the wider community and the world.

NDS/PSP/PS2/Wii Preview - 'Marvel Super Hero Squad'

by Rainier on Jan. 1, 2006 @ 1:30 a.m. PST | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2009

Marvel Super Hero Squad is a multiplayer adventure game that will feature nonstop action-adventure gameplay and epic battles, as well as a breadth of the new, super-stylized Marvel characters.