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PC Preview - 'Company of Heroes'

by Thomas Wilde on July 3, 2005 @ 1:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Company of Heroes gamers will experience the journey of the brave men of Able Company in a deep single-player campaign that begins with the invasion of Normandy through their fight across Europe, all set against the most dynamic battlefield ever seen in a game. Company of Heroes' completely destructable environment means no two battles ever play out in the same way.

Xbox Preview - 'Sid Meier's Pirates!'

by Kris Graft on July 2, 2005 @ 2:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Pirates! you take the leading role of a Pirate Captain in the 17th century Caribbean trying to become the most revered and feared pirate in history - exploring high seas and exotic ports, overtaking enemies in fierce naval battles, engaging in duels and attempting to seize valuable booty.

PC Preview - 'Tony Tough 2: A Rake's Progress'

by Judy on July 1, 2005 @ 2:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Tony Tough 2: A Rake's Progress covers one day in the life of young Tony, on which he gets himself and his hometown into small and big catastrophes, but uncovers mysteries about a thief, ancient Indian cultures, UFOs, an abduction, and more ...

Xbox/PC Preview - 'Snow'

by Thomas Wilde on June 30, 2005 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Snow, you become a drug kingpin who earns fame and fortune selling illegal goods across the United States. As an up and coming drug lord you can order various characters to procure, smuggle and ultimately distribute "the goods" for you. You build structures like corrupt law firms and money-laundering nightclubs to compete for greater market share against your rivals. You also will need to "take out" certain key enemies in order to protect your interests and further expand your growing drug empire.

PS2 Preview - 'Colosseum: Road to Freedom'

by Geson Hatchett on June 29, 2005 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Gamers will experience first hand the thrill of fighting in the violent spectacle of gladiatorial combat. Taken into slavery, the player must earn their freedom through battle. The choice is yours - enter the arena to bask in glory or bathe in blood. Fight man or beast or re-enact glorious military victories. The crowds are hungry for entertainment and death. But be warned - a conspiracy that will shake the very foundations of the Roman Empire is brewing around you.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Conflict: Global Terror'

by Rainier on June 28, 2005 @ 2:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Teaming up once again with the original Desert Storm Delta Force - Bradley, Foley, Connors and Jones - your four men now form part of an elite anti-terrorist unit tasked with minimising the worldwide threat from active global terrorist groups. The game takes place across the world, in a number of different and hostile locations and against a merciless and corrupt enemy; this is your squad's greatest challenge to date.

PC Preview - 'Titan Quest'

by Judy on June 27, 2005 @ 2:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Titan Quest is an action role-playing game set in the ancient mythical worlds of Greece and Egypt. With an arsenal of more than a thousand pieces of unique and legendary equipment, players will have to overcome terrifying monsters and mythical beasts in their quest to save humankind from the Titans.

PS2 Preview - 'Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome'

by Alicia on June 27, 2005 @ 1:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The latest in the line of Nippon Ichi strategy RPGs that began with La Pucelle and brought Disgaea to the US is about to hit. Makai Kingdom merges the devilish humor of Disgaea with the free-roaming gameplay of Phantom Brave, and throws in a host of new gameplay options like vehicles, buildings, and a whole new class of offensive weaponry.

PSP Preview - 'Dead to Rights: Reckoning'

by Alicia on June 25, 2005 @ 6:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Dead to Rights series finally makes its move to the PSP, with an all-new storyline set before the events of the original game. Dead to Rights: Reckoning brings the fast-paced action of an intense FPS into portable form, with wireless multiplayer and a gripping single-player campaign.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Fantastic Four'

by Rainier on June 23, 2005 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Fantastic 4 film's storyline and expands the adventures by letting players stretch, control fire and use invisibility and brute force to defeat evil Super Villains in new environments and familiar comic book locales. Challenged to master the individual powers of each Super Hero and combine them to level even more devastating attacks, players must battle some of Marvel's most notorious Super Villains, including, the ultimate evil - Doctor Doom - to save the human race from disaster.

PC Preview - 'Outfront II'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 22, 2005 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Outfront II immerses players right in the heat of WWII action. The game includes all the highlights of the original and provides even better physics and unit models, complex team AI and new tactical opportunities. New unit commands such as move to cover and charge position help team survival while new personal moves like climbing over fences and aimed-shots keep individual soldiers fighting.

PC Preview - 'Vanguard: Saga of Heroes'

by Mark Crump on June 21, 2005 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes will be the premier third generation massively multiplayer RPG. A vast, seamless, immersive virtual world filled with elements of familiar High Fantasy, including traditional themes and more, all depicted using cutting-edge graphics technology. Sigil’s expertise and experience in the field will bring groundbreaking static and dynamic content to the genre.

PS2 Preview - 'Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Zeta Gundam'

by Gordy Wheeler on June 20, 2005 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Seven years after the end of the devastating One Year War.... The victorious Earth Federation has become corrupt and oppressive, and the elite Titans police force has taken on dictatorial powers. As the A.E.U.G. rebel group struggles to defeat the Titans, the heroes and villains of the original Mobile Suit Gundam series find themselves on the same side of this new conflict.

NGC/PS2/Xbox Preview - 'The Sims 2'

by Geson Hatchett on June 19, 2005 @ 1:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Maxis-EA is redefining this highly-acclaimed franchise and will deliver classic open-ended gameplay along with exclusive new features. Aspirational gameplay and fully customizable content will give players the most authentic Sims experience to date on console, and will allow players to make their dreams come true while avoiding their innermost fears. And, for the first time, players will be able to take direct control of their Sim without having to use their cursor.

Xbox/PC Preview - 'Serious Sam II'

by Thomas Wilde on June 18, 2005 @ 3:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Picking up where Serious Sam: Second Encounter left off, Sam has rocketed off towards the conquered planet of Sirius, the new home of the notorious Mental. While en route, the Great Wizards Council of the nearly eradicated Sirian civilization telepathically contacts Sam to aid him in his quest to destroy Mental and help restore Sirius. He is then sent on a quest to find the fragments of a mystical medallion scattered throughout the galaxy that will bestow Sam with the power to defeat Mental.

PC Preview - 'Irth Online'

by Mark Crump on June 17, 2005 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Irth Online is a virtual world in which players role play characters in a free form, fantasy-based storyline. Players join Irth’s history at a period when a fragile truce exists among the far flung civilizations of the snowy Arcadians in the north, the southeastern swamps and marshes of Morbus, and the southwestern tropical region of Mezoteks – and determine the course of history for each civilization.

PC Preview - 'Joint Task Force'

by Mark Crump on June 16, 2005 @ 1:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Joint Task Force is a state-of-the-art military RTS with a contemporary setting. The game will consist of 20 missions that will take us to 5 different parts of the world such as the Middle East, Central Asia and the Balkans.

PC Preview - 'Pathologic'

by David Wanaselja on June 16, 2005 @ 1:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Pathologic is a unique example of a dramatic game, which directly affects the player's state of mind. Featuring a bizarre combination of first-person game, role-playing features, non-linear plot and real time flow, three unique campaigns and multiple endings.

PS2 Preview - 'Pump It Up: Exceed'

by Alicia on June 15, 2005 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Get ready to dance up a storm with Pump It Up: Exceed. Dance to 86 songs on six different difficulty levels, using the custom Pump It Up dance pad produced by Mad Catz and bundled in with the game. Pump It Up's five-button control scheme offers a unique twist on the usual dance action gameplay.

GameCube Preview - 'The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess'

by Chris "Fozz" Breci on June 14, 2005 @ 1:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

A more grown-up Link returns to Nintendo GameCube in a new adventure, and an impressive new 3-D look. Solve challenging puzzles, explore vast lands and hunt for treasure. Immerse yourself in the deep storylines and rich graphics that the franchise is known for.