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X360 Preview - 'Chromehounds'

by Thomas Wilde on May 11, 2006 @ 2:08 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.

X360/PC Preview - 'Monster Madness'

by Inexhist on May 10, 2006 @ 2:15 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.

NGC/PS2 Preview - 'Super Monkey Ball Adventure'

by Thomas Wilde on May 9, 2006 @ 1:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Super Monkey Ball Adventure is an all-new narrative driven and platform based style of gameplay, along with brand new Monkey Ball abilities and a bunch of fresh new characters, adding 50 new and original puzzles to this new and exciting gaming experience.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Arthur and the Minimoys'

by Alicia on May 8, 2006 @ 4:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Arthur and the Minimoys allows players to relive the fantastic adventures of young Arthur and his two pals, Selenia and Bétamèche, in their mission to save the Minimoys’ world from destruction. The game will incorporate filmmaker Luc Besson’s entire Minimoy universe and its tiny inhabitants with the richness and extraordinary visuals of the film.

PS2 Preview - 'Yakuza'

by Thomas Wilde on May 7, 2006 @ 12:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Yakuza (known in Japan as Ryu Ga Gotoku) is a thrilling, PS2 exclusive, 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.

X360/PC Preview - 'Alone in the Dark: Near Death Investigation'

by Alicia on May 6, 2006 @ 4:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Alone in the Dark returns with a heart-stopping survival experience realized through the use of state-of-the-art real-time physics and unprecedented environmental interaction combining to deliver an exhilarating action-orientated experience within a highly detailed, open environment.

PSP Preview - 'Dungeons & Dragons: Tactics'

by Alicia on May 5, 2006 @ 4:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Dungeons & Dragons: Tactics offers an original, intriguing Dungeons & Dragons storyline. Players take on the role of a mortal child caught in a conflict of two competing dragons striving for godhood. Alignment is critical, as it affects the end of the story and allows players to change from good to evil, or the other way around, depending on which quests they choose.

PS2 Preview - 'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2'

by Alicia on May 4, 2006 @ 4:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Combining action, fighting and light RPG elements, Budokai Tenkaichi 2 will send players into a rich story mode that spans the entire Dragon Ball, DBZ, and Dragon Ball GT series.

PC Preview - 'City Life'

by Alan Butterworth on May 4, 2006 @ 3:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Create exactly the city you want: build uniquely-designed structures, from residences to corporate skyscrapers. Improve the quality of life by providing recreational and entertainment opportunities-without letting taxes spiral out of control.

PC Preview - 'Neverwinter Nights 2'

by Alicia on May 3, 2006 @ 6:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Neverwinter Nights 2 is an RPG set in the fantasy world of the Forgotten Realms, one of the popular campaign settings of Dungeons and Dragons. It takes the player from the tiniest of villages into a sweeping tale of danger and war, chronicling their rise from a peasant to a full-fledged hero of the Realms, defending it against one of the greatest threats of the age.

PC Preview - 'World in Conflict'

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

World in Conflict is a strategy game that delivers intense action and coordinated team play amidst the war the world feared most – an apocalyptic showdown between the Soviet Union and the United States, with completely destructible 3D battlefields, aggressive team-based multiplayer action and a focus on fast, hard-hitting battles.

NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Eragon'

by Alicia on May 1, 2006 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Eragon is an epic fantasy-adventure which centers on a young farm boy named Eragon whose destiny is revealed with the help of a dragon. Based on the upcoming movie, Eragon, now a Dragon Rider, is swept into a world of magic and power, discovering that he alone has the power to save -- or destroy -- an Empire.

Xbox/PC Preview - 'WarPath'

by Thomas Leaf on April 30, 2006 @ 1:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

WarPath is a fast-paced FPS game featuring a unique single player mode that allows gamers to battle for control of different territories, with each providing distinct strategic advantages. Once players have honed their skills in the single player missions, they can jump online and let the real action begin

NDS Preview - 'Crash Boom Bang!'

by Thomas Wilde on April 29, 2006 @ 3:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Crash Boom Bang! will allow players to roll the dice and dive into one of 40 action-oriented, outrageously funny, multiplayer mini-games, as they communicate with and bet against opponents through the never-before-seen DS Motion Panel Communicator.

PC Preview - 'Glory of the Roman Empire'

by Alan Butterworth on April 28, 2006 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Glory of the Roman Empire is an empire-building simulation set during the height of the glorious Roman Empire. In the game, the player assumes the roles of city planner, governor and military leader.

PC Preview - 'Night Watch'

by Keith Durocher on April 27, 2006 @ 3:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Night Watch is a tactical RPG using the Silent Storm engine, and based on material from Russian writer Lukyanenko. Situated in the not-so-distant future, the game will have you battling vampires, werewolves and other creatures throughout various European cities.

PC Preview - 'FreeStyle Street Basketball'

by Thomas Wilde on April 26, 2006 @ 3:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

FreeStyle Street Basketball is a fast-paced online basketball game where players meet on virtual courts to challenge each other in a dynamic pick-up game environment, featuring cutting-edge music, fashions and gravity defying basketball moves.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'FlatOut 2'

by Alicia on April 25, 2006 @ 1:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The sequel to the destruction racer is set to accelerate its way onto the PS2, Xbox, and PC in the nitrous charged form of FlatOut 2 this June, courtesy of Bugbear Entertainment and Empire Interactive, while Vivendi Universal Games will distribute the title in the U.S.

NGC/PS2/Xbox Preview - 'The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning'

by Thomas Wilde on April 24, 2006 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Discover the true origin of Spyro as he evolves into a living, breathing weapon of explosive destruction! In The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning, Spyro embarks on an epic quest to uncover his roots and realize his destiny.

PC Preview - 'Joint Task Force'

by Thomas Wilde on April 23, 2006 @ 2:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Joint Task Force is a story of modern war where players match superior tactics and military technology against dangerous unconventional forces around the globe. The game’s exacting attention to detail – from buildings that dynamically collapse to military vehicles modeled down to the last rivet – will create a new benchmark for modern-day RTS games.