Featuring strategic team play, persistent character promotions, day and nighttime combat missions, and the universe's most powerful weapons and vehicles, Enemy Territory: Quake Wars transports players to the front lines of an epic new war for Earth.
by Mark Crump on June 19, 2006 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | 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.
Sparta: Ancient Wars is a real time strategy based on historical events and timelines, and not to feature myths or legends. Based on the historical background of Spartans' high culture, there will appear huge ancient battles on your screen, enabled by a brand new stunning 3D engine.
by Hugh McHarg on June 16, 2006 @ 5:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
In The Darkness, based on the popular comic book franchise, you play a fearless Mafia hitman who is suddenly possessed by the powers of The Darkness, which you must learn to control in order to overthrow the vicious mob boss and fulfill your destiny.
Rather than simply updating the existing title, the Magic Online III team is rebuilding the game from the ground up. The new game features much greater accessibility and flexibility for the players. Veterans have more control over how they play the game while new users get a smoother introduction to the online world of Magic: The Gathering.
Call of Juarez is situated in 19th-century Wild West America and requires a combination of both intelligent stealth and pure shooting. Fast-paced revolver duels using historically accurate firearms, horseback riding, and memorable locations combine with top-notch graphics and an enthralling soundtrack to immerse both casual and hardcore players.
by David Wanaselja on June 13, 2006 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Dominions 3 will build on the foundation of Dominions II, taking an already proven formula of addictive strategic gameplay and enhancing it in many ways, either from the input of the Dominions community, or straight from the minds of Illwinter.
Chromehounds is a squad-based action title puts gamers in control of giant mechanized military weapons of war. With a strong focus on cooperative and competitive online gameplay, the game is sure to satisfy players looking for a deep, involving Xbox Live experience.
by Alan Butterworth on June 10, 2006 @ 2:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
American McGee Presents: Bad Day L.A., a third-person action/adventure game with a tongue-in-cheek comedic twist. Set in modern day Los Angeles, Bad Day L.A. combines a fantastical art style, groundbreaking collaborative gameplay elements and a heavy dose of dark satire to create a truly unforgettable experience.
Pac-Man World Rally is an original kart racing game that puts players behind the wheel as Pac-Man or one of 14 other classic Namco characters racing for the checkered flag while using unique power-ups and items to prevent their opponents from claiming victory.
As the SEAL commander, the player will be supported by AI teammate executing traditional SOCOM team-based tactical, stealth and action gameplay. Multiple players will once again be able to form clans and take on their friends for team-based high-action gameplay.
In Dark Messiah of Might and Magic, players will be introduced to the world of Ashan, the new setting for all future Might & Magic games. Ashan is a dark and unforgiving world, scarred by a bloody history and threatened by an apocalyptic prophecy: the Dark Messiah.
by Hugh McHarg on June 6, 2006 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
In Enchanted Arms, you will embark on an epic adventure filled with unique characters and more than 75 special controllable creatures that players can unlock as they progress. Take on the role of Atsuma, an Enchanter-in-training who will transform from a naieve student to the most powerful savior in a war 1,000 years in the making.
by Geson Hatchett on June 6, 2006 @ 1:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops for the PSP features an original storyline that follows the events of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and includes online play that lets gamers recruit their own comrades to form a unique fighting force.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 5, 2006 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Operation Flashpoint creators Bohemia Interactive Studio will reacquaint gamers with the ultimate in realistic, combat gaming. Armed Assault features a new engine with a fresh modern setting. Freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation.
Delivering on the franchise's compelling story, unrivaled authenticity and intense squad-based action, Brothers In Arms Hell's Highway drops you into Operation Market-Garden, the largest airborne operation of World War II.
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent will completely revolutionize and reinvent the spy action genre by introducing an unprecedented double agent concept and an entirely new breed of game play that adds an exciting new dimension to the gaming experience.
by Geson Hatchett on June 3, 2006 @ 12:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Code-named "Elite Beat Agents," these men in black are heroes' heroes and the coolest group of guys this world has ever known. Their leader scans the world for cries of help, dispatches the agents, who assist their targets by performing a song and dance. The hypnotic nature of their rocking revives the targets with "Groovy" energy that boosts their willpower and helps them overcome their obstacles.
by Geson Hatchett on June 2, 2006 @ 5:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Army of Two will throw gamers into hot spots ripped from current day headlines where they will utilize unique TWO man strategies and tactics while seamlessly transitioning between playing with intelligent Partner AI (PAI) and a live player.
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