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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.

PSP Preview - 'Gangs of London'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on Sept. 10, 2006 @ 11:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Sony London's PSP-exclusive Gangs of London is an all-new spin-off title takes the setting and criminal themes of the legendary Getaway franchise but offers gamers a whole new handheld gang warfare experience.

PS2 Preview - 'Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria'

by Geson Hatchett on Sept. 9, 2006 @ 4:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria's captivating story takes place long before the events of Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth with ties to Norse mythology, producing a perfect synergy of exploration, plot development, fast paced action, and control multiple combatants with an innovative battle system.

PC Preview - 'War Front: Turning Point'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Sept. 8, 2006 @ 1:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

War Front: Turning Point explores an alternate World War II, one in which Hitler is assassinated in the early days, and you will take command of experimental weapons, prototype vehicles and units rarely seen in strategy games in an attempt to alter or secure the historical outcome of World War II.

PSP Preview - 'WTF'

by Andrew Hayward on Sept. 7, 2006 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

WTF is a crazy collection of fun and addictive mini-games that drive the player to perform sometimes trivial, sometimes mind-bending, but always fun jobs in pursuit of the almighty dollar.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy'

by Alicia on Sept. 6, 2006 @ 6:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy takes the fun and endless customization of LEGO and combines it with the epic story, characters and action from the original Star Wars movies that revolutionized pop culture forever.

PS2 Preview - 'Samurai Warriors 2'

by David Brothers on Sept. 5, 2006 @ 2:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Samurai Warriors 2 will feature several changes compared to the original. You will be able to select from 20 characters each offering different ways of fighting, no load times when the action changes from interior to exterior battles, and new combo configurations and better special attacks.

NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Avatar: The Last Airbender'

by Geson Hatchett on Sept. 4, 2006 @ 7:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Based on Nickelodeon's hottest new show, fans will play as Aang, Katara, Sokka and Haru as they grow into an unstoppable team utilizing the kung fu inspired bending arts through the Avatar universe. Players will explore the four Avatar nations in beautifully detailed environments and battle new enemies.

PSP Preview - 'Hot PXL'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 30, 2006 @ 1:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Bringing fast and furious bite-size gaming, Atari's PSP-exclusive Hot PXL is comprised of 200 deviously crafted micro-games based on a quirky and original story premise, drawing inspiration from street culture and the digital lifestyle.

PS2 Preview - 'Yakuza'

by Geson Hatchett on Aug. 29, 2006 @ 5:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Yakuza is a thrilling, action-adventure game created by producer Toshihiro Nagoshi and award-winning novelist Seishu Hase, taking players deep into the world of Japan's infamous underground organization.