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PC Preview - 'The Mark'

by Lee Berlik on Oct. 8, 2006 @ 1:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Mark, a first-person shooter, is about the real threat from today – terrorism. The war of the 21st century is now being fought; and it’s here. US Marine corps officer Steve Fletcher and top-rated mercenary Austin Hawke join up in a thrilling battle against international terrorism.

PS3/X360/Wii Preview - 'Marvel: Ultimate Alliance'

by Thomas Wilde on Oct. 8, 2006 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance features a deep, rich gameplay experience by offering total team customization, where players create their own team name, icon and vehicle, as well as establish their team reputation as they play throughout the story.

PS3/X360/Wii Preview - 'Call of Duty 3'

by Thomas Wilde on Oct. 7, 2006 @ 7:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Call of Duty 3 delivers the intensity of being closer than ever to the fury of combat during the battle for the Liberation of Paris, the most harrowing campaign of WWII, known as The Normandy Breakout. Earlier this week Activision gave us a chance to try out the next-gen CoD3, and also tossed all new screens & a trailer our way ...

PC Preview - 'EverQuest II: Echoes of Faydwer'

by Keith Durocher on Oct. 7, 2006 @ 7:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Echoes of Faydwer introduces a new playable race, The Fae, as well as over 350 new quests, new hats, cloaks, armor, and new horse mounts available to players of all levels, over 40 new types of creatures, more than 20 new zones and adventure areas, new PvP rewards, plus all-new items, equipment, spells and tradeskill recipes.

PSP Preview - 'ATV Offroad Fury Pro'

by Andrew Hayward on Oct. 6, 2006 @ 5:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In addition to the adrenaline rush of pure ATV racing, players can now choose from more than 30 total vehicles to race, including MX bikes, buggies, and Trophy Trucks to compete on 64 all-new tracks, including tracks from the original ATV Offroad Fury titles.

PC Preview - 'Alpha Prime'

by Alan Butterworth on Oct. 5, 2006 @ 6:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Alpha Prime is a first person action game with an emphasis on the single player experience. At its core is a Science Fiction story written by the foremost Czech Sci-fi author Ondrej Neff. Game play will be a varied balance of combat and more technical activities such as hacking and remotely controlling robotic devices.

PC Preview - 'Evidence: The Last Ritual'

by Lee Berlik on Oct. 4, 2006 @ 5:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Set in the heart of a murder investigation, Evidence: The Last Ritual is an astonishing psychological thriller that blurs the line of reality and fantasy. The notorious serial killer “The Phoenix” is back and the authorities need your help to catch him once and for all.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Scarface: The World is Yours'

by Andrew Glenn on Oct. 2, 2006 @ 6:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

They thought you were dead, but Tony Montana don’t die so easy. Sosa took everything you had. Now you’ve got nothing, but that never stopped you before. You’re back with a vengeance, ready to reclaim your turf and rebuild your empire. All you’ve got are your balls – and your word.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007'

by Alicia on Oct. 1, 2006 @ 3:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007 enables players to experience the intensity of being a WWE Superstar like never before with key updates and new game play features. Environmental hotspots let players select and control multiple objects in and around the ring, as well as from crowd members, to inflict damage on their opponents.

PS2 Preview - 'Tales of the Abyss'

by Gordy Wheeler on Sept. 30, 2006 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

An epic tale and deep storyline, Tales of the Abyss follows the life of lead character Luke fon Fabre, the sole heir to a family of aristocrats, as he learns of friendship and sacrifice that could ultimately save or destroy the world.

PC Preview - 'Microsoft Flight Sim X'

by Alan Butterworth on Sept. 27, 2006 @ 2:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Flight Simulator X will present players with a wide array of new aircraft to fly in a beautifully rich and believable world which will contain greater detail than past entries in the franchise.

PS2 Preview - 'Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner'

by Agustin on Sept. 22, 2006 @ 12:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Raidou Kuzunoha is a private detective in Japan's Taishou Period of the 1910s and 1920s, but he's much more than just a well-dressed crime scene investigator; he also has the power to capture and conjure demons to do his bidding.

PSP Preview - 'Dynasty Warriors Vol. 2'

by Agustin on Sept. 20, 2006 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Dynasty Warriors Vol. 2 includes the complete pantheon of all 48 Dynasty Warriors, with branching story paths for each kingdom. The game also gives players a full view of the battlefield action using the PSP system’s wide-screen display.

PC Preview - 'Europa Universalis III'

by David Wanaselja on Sept. 19, 2006 @ 6:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Europa Universalis III delves deeply into the areas of exploration, trade, warfare and diplomacy and is an epic strategy game where players take control of a nation and guide it through the ages to become a great global empire.

PC Preview - 'Battlefield 2142'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Sept. 18, 2006 @ 1:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Fight an all-out war for survival in the year 2142. In Battlefield 2142, players choose to fight for one of two military superpowers - the European Union or the newly formed Pan Asian Coalition -in an epic battle for survival.

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Mortal Kombat: Armageddon'

by Thomas Wilde on Sept. 17, 2006 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Mortal Kombat: Armageddon will be the final franchise installment on current generation systems, featuring the most extensive cast of playable characters in the series to–date and an all–new create–a–fighter mode.

PSP Preview - 'Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops'

by Thomas Wilde on Sept. 16, 2006 @ 12:52 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.

PSP Preview - 'SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 2'

by Agustin on Sept. 13, 2006 @ 1:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Samurai Warriors 2'

by Alicia on Sept. 12, 2006 @ 6:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

It's time to conquer ancient Japan on your Xbox 360! Samurai Warriors 2 introduces a host of new gameplay options, like the multiplayer strategy board game Sugoroku, integrated Castle levels, cooperative play, and the dungeon-crawling Survival Mode. New to the 360 version is competitive online play via Xbox Live.

PC Preview - 'Mage Knight Apocalypse'

by Arkalem on Sept. 11, 2006 @ 3:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Mage Knight Apocalypse is an action RPG based on the collectible miniature game from WizKids Games. Designed with a unique character leveling system and an unprecedented focus on team play, Mage Knight Apocalypse allows up to five players to embark on a cooperative or competitive journey through a war-torn fantasy setting.