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PS2 Preview - 'Need for Speed Most Wanted'

by Hank on Oct. 6, 2005 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets.

PS2 Preview - 'SSX On Tour'

by Hank on Oct. 5, 2005 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Reach breakneck speeds, catch huge air, and become an icon with SSX On Tour. Create a rider or skier and build a career as you progress from a slope-side wannabe to a black-diamond-dominating rockstar. Compete for medals or just tear up the massive new mountain, but make sure you look good doing it because your reputation is always on the line.

PS2 Preview - 'Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King'

by Hank on Oct. 4, 2005 @ 2:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Dragon Quest VIII, the first time on the PS2, old meets new, as classic gameplay is married to sumptuous graphics, delivering a sweeping adventure. Characters designed by Akira Toriyama are brought to life by "cel-shading," bringing gamers of all ages into a world straight out of Japanese anime.

X360/PC Preview - 'Call of Duty 2'

by Paul Reith on Oct. 3, 2005 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Call of Duty 2 is an all new epic title which delivers an unparalleled portrayal of the chaos and intensity that was World War II. CoD 2 is powered by a proprietary new engine featuring striking new visuals, advanced A.I. technology, the most realistic squad combat and explosive action in new historic campaigns.

Xbox Preview - 'Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Oct. 2, 2005 @ 11:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Resurrection of Evil picks up two years following the events of the original in a once forgotten and remote UAC research facility on Mars. Players wage a brutal war against an army of new demons and zombies including Hell's own Hunters, while utilizing incredible new weapons like the physics defying "grabber" and the return of the classic double-barreled shotgun.

X360 Preview - 'Saints Row'

by Thomas Wilde on Sept. 30, 2005 @ 12:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

An evolution in open world gaming, Saints Row provides an unprecedented amount of freedom to experience the game as the player sees fit. The game, based in the fictional urban surroundings of Still Water, is action adventure with its core as a third-person shooter.

PC Preview - 'X³: Reunion'

by David Wanaselja on Sept. 29, 2005 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

X³: Reunion utilises a new generation game engine, developed to immerse the player into the most realistic, living universe, ever experienced. The economy model in X³: Reunion is more complex than any previous X game. Coupled with the massively enhanced A.L. (Artificial Life) system, X³: Reunion will present players with an ever changing, evolving universe; where a player’s actions really can shape the future of the universe.

PC Preview - '80 Days'

by David Wanaselja on Sept. 28, 2005 @ 12:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Journey on every existing means of transport, making you to use all inventiveness ingenuity, full of discoveries of unseen and unheard beauties. New gentleman, new bet, but it is up to you to choose itinerary. Would you do it in 80 days? Maybe you would rather make a stop at Bahamas, and give up the race for good? Based on Jules Verne's novel Around The World In 80 Days.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Brothers in Arms: Earned In Blood'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Sept. 27, 2005 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood builds upon the elements that have made Brothers in Arms Road to Hill 30 a runaway success by adding new features and game modes. Featuring a new single-player narrative, new multiplayer missions, an all-new cooperative-style game mode, and new weapons and vehicles.

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Chicken Little'

by Judy on Sept. 26, 2005 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Disney's Chicken Little brings the excitement of the film to life and allows gamers to master unique gadgets and play as the key characters from the film in an endless variety of action-packed game play.

Xbox/PC Preview - 'Serious Sam II'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on Sept. 21, 2005 @ 2:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The series famous for relentless intensity is returning bigger, better looking and more frantic than ever before. Sam Stone is back to rescue the universe one bullet at a time against overwhelming hordes of time traveling enemies in Serious Sam 2. Built from the ground up with a completely new engine, Serious Sam 2 will be a shot of adrenaline to the hearts of first-person shooter fans across the world.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Total Overdose'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Sept. 20, 2005 @ 2:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Through stylized Mexican neighborhoods and jungle hideouts 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 father's killer, hot-wire tractors, eat Burritos, catch planes, drink tequila; the Mexican heat can make people do the strangest things.

X360/PC Preview - 'Quake IV'

by Paul Reith on Sept. 19, 2005 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Quake 4 the Strogg are quickly regrouping, however the Strogg’s planetary defenses still destroyed, Earth's forces can deliver a full and final assault. This time, you're not alone. You are Matthew Kane, an elite member of Rhino Squad, and part of Earth’s next invasion wave. An army of soldiers are fighting with you and an arsenal of weapons and vehicles are at your disposal in this heroic and epic battle between worlds.

NGC/PS2/Xbox Preview – 'Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 3'

by Geson Hatchett on Sept. 18, 2005 @ 12:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

PS2 Preview - 'Ratchet: Deadlocked'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on Sept. 17, 2005 @ 1:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Ratchet: Deadlocked, Ratchet and Clank are captured and forced to compete on an underground reality combat sport show. The show, which features abducted heroes fighting for their lives against a gruesome gang of deadly Exterminators, is run by a deranged media mogul named Gleeman Vox, who intends to use Ratchet and Clank as his next contestants.

PS2 Preview - 'Jak X: Combat Racing'

by Thomas Leaf on Sept. 15, 2005 @ 1:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Jak X: Combat Racing, created exclusively for the PS2 by Naughty Dog, introduces head-to-head car combat and incorporating both multiplayer and online functionality to deliver a refreshingly new experience to fans of both the Jak and Daxter series and car combat gameplay.

PC Preview - 'Age of Empires III'

by David Wanaselja on Sept. 14, 2005 @ 4:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Age of Empires III is set in 1500 A.D. and chronicles the Age of Discovery that started around the time that Columbus "discovered" the new world. The single player campaign follows American history up through 1850, and in multiplayer mode, you'll be able to choose from among eight different civilizations, and there will include free-for-all and team-vs-team matches for up to eight players.

PC Preview - 'Brigade E5: New Jagged Union'

by Keith Durocher on Sept. 13, 2005 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Brigade E5: New Jagged Union is a tactical turn-based game. The scene of action is a small country called Palinero somewhere in the tropics. Recently a coup d'etat has happened in the country and civil war is about to break out. The main character of the game has to hire a band of mercenaries and take control of the situation.

PSP/PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse'

by Judy on Sept. 12, 2005 @ 12:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

X-Men Legends II introduces the epic storyline of an uneasy alliance between the X-Men and the hated Brotherhood in a fight to reclaim Earth from Apocalypse's grasp. Impressive gameplay enhancements include more than double the superpowers and customization capabilities, the debut of several new playable characters, over 100 diverse types of enemies, and a breathtaking range of exotic and real-world environments—from the Madri Temple to Egypt.

PS2 Preview - 'Romancing SaGa'

by Alicia on Sept. 10, 2005 @ 1:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Visit the vast world of Mardias in Square-Enix's Romancing SaGa. Select from one of eight playable main characters to follow through a series of amazing adventures, with the outcomes of your decision forever altering the future of Mardias. Fully customize your characters in battle with proficiencies, multi-class training, and purchasable skills and spells. Guide a party of up to five characters in battle, inviting and dismissing new warriors as you see fit.