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X360/PC Preview - 'Monster Madness'

by David Wanaselja on Oct. 15, 2005 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Monster Madness is a four-player cooperative online-enabled action game for the Xbox 360 and PC. Mix local and online players as you try to survive the monsters' invasion. Each player character has unique items and affects how the story plays out.

PSP Preview - 'X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse'

by Alicia on Oct. 14, 2005 @ 1:11 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.

X360 Preview - 'Kameo: Elements of Power'

by Alicia on Oct. 13, 2005 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Kameo: Elements of Power is an action-adventure game with role-playing elements for gamers of all ages and skill levels. From legendary game developer Rare, Kameo: Elements of Power sends players on a magical and epic journey full of intense combat, magnificent exploration and innovative morph-into-warrior action.

PC Preview - 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent'

by Judy on Oct. 12, 2005 @ 2:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Law & Order: Criminal Intent, players scour the crime scenes for evidence, interview witnesses and interrogate suspects in hopes of tracking down the elusive killers. This thrilling third-person mystery/adventure game features beautifully rendered graphics and voices and likeness from members of the show's cast.

PS2 Preview - 'Shadow of the Colossus'

by Evan Kaigle on Oct. 11, 2005 @ 1:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Shadow of the Colossus, players take the role of a young man seeking the truth of an ancient tale of power hidden in a mystical land. Shadow of the Colossus is a majestic journey through ancient lands to seek out and destroy gigantic mythical beasts.

PS2 Preview - '007: From Russia With Love'

by Hank on Oct. 10, 2005 @ 1:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

James Bond 007: From Russia With Love will be the first game to put players in the universe of the classic James Bond films. Set in the original 60’s Bond era, the game features movie-based missions as well as original, action-intensive sequences, a broad and deep variety of gameplay, fully-integrated vehicles, social multiplayer experiences, gorgeous women, and classic, upgradeable weapons and gadgetry with modern mechanics.

Xbox/PC Preview - 'Land of the Dead: Road to Fiddler's Green'

by Thomas Wilde on Oct. 9, 2005 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Land of the Dead: Road to Fiddler's Green is a FPS featuring zombies, frightening effects, and key environments seen in George A. Romero's Land of the Dead horror film. The game sets players in the midst of a gruesome adventure in which they battle to save themselves – and a quickly-diminishing living population - from an army of the dead bent on spreading a zombie plague.

PC Preview - 'Serious Sam II'

by Justin on Oct. 8, 2005 @ 1:54 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.

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.