Mass Effect is a science-fiction action-RPG created by BioWare, previously known for Jade Empire, KotoR, and Neverwinter Nights. Mass Effect will deliver an immersive story driven gameplay experience with stunning visual fidelity.
In Resistance: Fall of Man, the U.S. and Britain band together in a last-ditch effort to save Europe and Asia from a horrific scourge. Humanity’s hope for survival is slim, and the tide of the battle rests on the shoulders of U.S. Army Ranger, Sgt. Nathan Hale.
by Hugh McHarg on May 18, 2006 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Assassin's Creed is set in 1191 AD, when the Third Crusade was tearing the Holy Land apart. Shrouded in secrecy and feared for their ruthlessness, the Assassins intend to stop the hostilities by suppressing both sides of the conflict. You assume the role of Altair and have the power to throw your immediate environment into chaos and to shape events during this pivotal moment in history.
by Thomas Wilde on May 18, 2006 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
In Superman Returns: The Videogame, you explore and protect the truly living city of Metropolis, one that is not only expansive (with 80 sq miles and over 9,000 buildings), but also changes dynamically with you as you affect gameplay.
Field Ops is the perfect mix between strategy and fast-paced military action. Move into the fascinating world of anti-terrorism and manage every aspect of gameplay from strategic planning to taking out the main bad guy with your sniper rifle.
The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar allows players to explore the most famous fantasy world of all time, fight the evil minions of the Dark Lord Sauron, and advance their heroes by adventuring through the vast reaches of Middle-earth.
In Warhawk, players experience the thrill of white-knuckle aerial combat with hundreds of enemy fighters, bone-crunching armored assaults and high-intensity infantry combat in a massive, all-out war fought both on the ground and in the skies.
by Hugh McHarg on May 16, 2006 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Star Trek: Tactical Assault features real-time spaceship combat from the universe of the original Star Trek series. With a wide array of authentic Star Trek races, ships, and weaponry, you can engage in single-player battle through either the Federation or Klingon campaigns or in head-to-head wireless multiplayer combat.
by Geson Hatchett on May 16, 2006 @ 2:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Sonic The Hedgehog melds top-tier animation production values with next generation art, physics and game design to create the most intense, high velocity Sonic adventure yet! Featuring interactive 3D environments, a large cast of new and returning characters, and a blistering sense of speed, get ready for the reinvention of Sonic The Hedgehog!
by Thomas Wilde on May 16, 2006 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Currently celebrating its twelfth year as one of the most popular fighting video game franchises in the history of gaming, The King of Fighters 2006 will continue to build on the series' rich history with several new characters, as well as many returning favorites.
by Thomas Wilde on May 15, 2006 @ 3:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Justice League Heroes is an action adventure game with role-playing customization featuring Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Martian Manhunter, Zatanna and other unlockable Justice League super heroes.
Sword of the Stars is a breakthrough Space Strategy game that seeks to reinvigorate the sub-genre. Players will explore planets, manage their empire and research new technology. Sword of the Stars provides quick, intuitive play, state-of-the-art graphics and tactical combat that make the game instantly involving and rewardingly fun.
by Hugh McHarg on May 15, 2006 @ 2:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom will set the standard for next-gen action-RPGs by delivering an immersive fantasy experience through its breath-taking graphics, dramatic storyline, and action-packed battles filled with heart-pounding combat, magical spells and brilliant SFX.
by Hugh McHarg on May 14, 2006 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Titan Quest is an action role-playing game set in the ancient mythical worlds of Greece and Egypt. With an arsenal of more than a thousand pieces of unique and legendary equipment, players will have to overcome terrifying monsters and mythical beasts in their quest to save humankind from the Titans.
by Thomas Wilde on May 14, 2006 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin, the latest installment in the action series lets players control two different characters as they attempt to thwart a terrible plan to resurrect Dracula’s Castle and bring a reign of darkness upon the world.
by Alan Butterworth on May 13, 2006 @ 1:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Rush for Berlin is a tactical real time strategy game, set on the European battlefields of World War II, during 1944-45. The player's goal; to capture the German capital, as either the British/US/French alliance or the Red army of the Soviet Union.
In Cooking Mama, you take on the role of a female chef who has to prepare food and cook it on the stove. Via the touch-screen, you can perform culinary tasks such as slicing vegetables, meat, shaking the skillet, dipping tempura into oil, and more.
by Hugh McHarg on May 12, 2006 @ 5:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
In Company of Heroes gamers will experience the journey of the brave men of Able Company in a deep single-player campaign that begins with the invasion of Normandy through their fight across Europe, all set against the most dynamic battlefield ever seen in a game.
by Geson Hatchett on May 12, 2006 @ 5:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Guitar Hero II is the follow-up to 2005's award-winning Guitar Hero and will offer a new track list, new venues, and more features and multiplayer modes.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on May 12, 2006 @ 5:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Set in the 23rd Century, Fatal Inertia mixes street racing, demolition derbies and rallying with a futuristic setting where machines no longer need wheels and the laws of physics govern all. The sport is called Inertia and it's one that offers a heady mix of speed, combat and real world environments that can be used to make your victory and break your opponents.
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