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PS3/X360 Preview - 'The Darkness'

by Hugh McHarg on June 16, 2006 @ 5:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In The Darkness, based on the popular comic book franchise, you play a fearless Mafia hitman who is suddenly possessed by the powers of The Darkness, which you must learn to control in order to overthrow the vicious mob boss and fulfill your destiny.

PC Preview - 'Magic: The Gathering Online III'

by Hank on June 15, 2006 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Rather than simply updating the existing title, the Magic Online III team is rebuilding the game from the ground up. The new game features much greater accessibility and flexibility for the players. Veterans have more control over how they play the game while new users get a smoother introduction to the online world of Magic: The Gathering.

PC Preview - 'Call of Juarez'

by Alicia on June 14, 2006 @ 1:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Call of Juarez is situated in 19th-century Wild West America and requires a combination of both intelligent stealth and pure shooting. Fast-paced revolver duels using historically accurate firearms, horseback riding, and memorable locations combine with top-notch graphics and an enthralling soundtrack to immerse both casual and hardcore players.

PC Preview - 'Dominions 3: The Awakening'

by David Wanaselja on June 13, 2006 @ 2:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Dominions 3 will build on the foundation of Dominions II, taking an already proven formula of addictive strategic gameplay and enhancing it in many ways, either from the input of the Dominions community, or straight from the minds of Illwinter.

X360 Preview - 'Chromehounds'

by Alicia on June 12, 2006 @ 2:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Chromehounds is a squad-based action title puts gamers in control of giant mechanized military weapons of war. With a strong focus on cooperative and competitive online gameplay, the game is sure to satisfy players looking for a deep, involving Xbox Live experience.

Xbox/PC Preview - 'Bad Day L.A.'

by Alan Butterworth on June 10, 2006 @ 2:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

American McGee Presents: Bad Day L.A., a third-person action/adventure game with a tongue-in-cheek comedic twist. Set in modern day Los Angeles, Bad Day L.A. combines a fantastical art style, groundbreaking collaborative gameplay elements and a heavy dose of dark satire to create a truly unforgettable experience.

PSP/NGC/PS2/PC Preview - 'Pac-Man World Rally'

by Reldan on June 9, 2006 @ 5:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Pac-Man World Rally is an original kart racing game that puts players behind the wheel as Pac-Man or one of 14 other classic Namco characters racing for the checkered flag while using unique power-ups and items to prevent their opponents from claiming victory.

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

by Hank on June 8, 2006 @ 4:23 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.

PC Preview - 'Dark Messiah of Might and Magic'

by Alicia on June 7, 2006 @ 5:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Dark Messiah of Might and Magic, players will be introduced to the world of Ashan, the new setting for all future Might & Magic games. Ashan is a dark and unforgiving world, scarred by a bloody history and threatened by an apocalyptic prophecy: the Dark Messiah.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Enchanted Arms'

by Hugh McHarg on June 6, 2006 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Enchanted Arms, you will embark on an epic adventure filled with unique characters and more than 75 special controllable creatures that players can unlock as they progress. Take on the role of Atsuma, an Enchanter-in-training who will transform from a naieve student to the most powerful savior in a war 1,000 years in the making.

PSP Preview - 'Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops'

by Geson Hatchett on June 6, 2006 @ 1:14 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.

PC Preview - 'Armed Assault'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 5, 2006 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Operation Flashpoint creators Bohemia Interactive Studio will reacquaint gamers with the ultimate in realistic, combat gaming. Armed Assault features a new engine with a fresh modern setting. Freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Brothers In Arms: Hell's Highway'

by Alicia on June 4, 2006 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Delivering on the franchise's compelling story, unrivaled authenticity and intense squad-based action, Brothers In Arms Hell's Highway drops you into Operation Market-Garden, the largest airborne operation of World War II.

Xbox/PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Splinter Cell Double Agent'

by Alicia on June 3, 2006 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent will completely revolutionize and reinvent the spy action genre by introducing an unprecedented double agent concept and an entirely new breed of game play that adds an exciting new dimension to the gaming experience.

NDS Preview - 'Elite Beat Agents'

by Geson Hatchett on June 3, 2006 @ 12:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Code-named "Elite Beat Agents," these men in black are heroes' heroes and the coolest group of guys this world has ever known. Their leader scans the world for cries of help, dispatches the agents, who assist their targets by performing a song and dance. The hypnotic nature of their rocking revives the targets with "Groovy" energy that boosts their willpower and helps them overcome their obstacles.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Army of Two'

by Geson Hatchett on June 2, 2006 @ 5:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Army of Two will throw gamers into hot spots ripped from current day headlines where they will utilize unique TWO man strategies and tactics while seamlessly transitioning between playing with intelligent Partner AI (PAI) and a live player.

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Urban Chaos: Riot Response'

by Thomas Wilde on June 2, 2006 @ 5:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Urban Chaos: Riot Response, previously known as Zero Tolerance, is a high velocity, first person shooter where the player confronts real terror in an American city.

Wii Preview - 'Red Steel'

by Alicia on June 1, 2006 @ 4:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Red Steel is an action-packed first-person experience with the weapon in their hand – literally. An engaging storyline unfolds as you learn that your fiancĂ©e has been kidnapped and her father – a Japanese mafia kingpin – murdered by a rival gang. The only way to save your loved one and defend your honor is to journey from Los Angeles to Japan and confront the Tokyo underworld.

PC Preview - 'Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War'

by Arkalem on June 1, 2006 @ 4:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War is a detailed real-time strategy game that lets players completely command one of the four mightiest empires of the ancient world: Greece, Rome, Egypt, and Persia.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'BioShock'

by Thomas Wilde on May 31, 2006 @ 4:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

BioShock is 2K Games' hybrid first-person shooter, in the works over at System Shock 2 developers Irrational Games, combining elements of sci-fi and role-playing genres.