Beatmania is a revolutionary new interactive DJ simulation game for the PlayStation 2, which combines high-energy pulsating music with cutting-edge videos. Utilizing a specially designed DJ controller and featuring more than 50 tracks, Beatmania lets gamers feel the vibe, drop the beats and create the pulsing energy of a club in their own homes.
by Geson Hatchett on June 6, 2005 @ 5:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
The book by Mario Puzo and classic film by Paramount Pictures serve as inspiration for The Godfather game as gamers will join the Corleone family and earn respect through loyalty and fear as they rise through the ranks to become Don in 1945-1955 New York.
Prepare for the ultimate video game power fantasy in Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction. Smash your way across urban cityscapes, fighting every tank, monster, and puny human that dares to cross your path. Earn points by performing the most spectacularly destructive stunts imaginable.
Kingdom Hearts II follows Sora, Donald, and Goofy on their continuing quest to find their friends and King Mickey. Sora and friends are joined by a vibrant new cast of characters, including the king himself! In the effort to help Mulan and stop the villain Hades' devious plots, they will encounter countless dangers both familiar and brand-new.
by Thomas Wilde on June 4, 2005 @ 1:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Dragonshard will incorporate classic role-playing themes, a powerful and dynamic real-time strategy engine all woven together with a rich storyline involving a global conflict for an immensely powerful artifact with the power to change the fate of Eberron itself.
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 4, 2005 @ 12:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Parkan II is a 3D space simulator combined with first person action planet side, in which you will get an opportunity to explore a vast universe, visit different planets, their satellites, huge space stations and immense space destroyers. Be it in the cockpit of the spaceship, inside a tank or just with a laser rifle in hand, gamers will have to fight against multiple enemies in outer space, on planets' surface and inside military bases.
Razer designs, manufacturers and markets high-end peripherals that provide professional and amateur gamers with the competitive edge in computer gaming, through a combination of proprietary technology, innovation and ergonomic industrial design.
An unidentified paramilitary force infiltrates a multi-billion dollar aerospace compound, the government responds by sending in Special Forces, but loses contact as an eerie signal interrupts radio communications. When the interference subsides moments later, the team has been literally torn apart. Your mission is simple: Eliminate the intruders at any cost. Determine the origin of the signal. And contain this crisis before it spirals out of control.
by Thomas Wilde on June 3, 2005 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
'Conker: Live and Reloaded' features intense deathmatch and campaign storyline modes via Xbox Live and system link, players can compete as one of six combat specialists across multi-mission campaigns covering Old War and Future War. Also included is the critically acclaimed single-player game, "Conker's Bad Fur Day," completely recreated for the Xbox with stunning graphics and unparalleled attitude.
In this next chapter of Ty, players will embark on a series of missions and challenges filled with new and upgraded weapons and vehicles. Like its predecessors, TY the Tasmanian Tiger 3 will feature a unique array of interesting native animals inspired by the Australian Outback.
by Geson Hatchett on June 2, 2005 @ 3:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Pit the most legendary Marvel characters against The Imperfects, a group of Super Heroes created collaboratively by Marvel, EA, and top comic book industry talent, in all-out duels to determine who among them is the most powerful of all. Control a number of characters from Marvel's library of Super Hero families including Spider-Man, Wolverine, and Iron Man. Pummel and ultimately crush adversaries in fully interactive and highly destructible arenas and experience what it's like to fully posses each Hero's super powers.
Gears of War blends the best of tactical action games with the best of survival horror titles, thrusting gamers into the harrowing story of humankind's battle for survival against the Locust Horde, creating cinematic, high-definition visuals so intense and powerful, it feels like the gamers are controlling a blockbuster action movie.
by Thomas Wilde on June 1, 2005 @ 12:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Curse of Darkness introduces players to an entirely new storyline and main character – Hector, one of two Devil Forgemasters, who had once refined his skills under Dracula. Told in true Castlevania style, this action-packed tale of betrayal and revenge takes players on a journey through an expansive world filled with formidable foes and beautifully rendered environments to the ruins of Dracula’s castle.
by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on May 31, 2005 @ 12:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Utilizing the next generation of the Invictus engine which incorporates its new real-time physics module, Cross Racing Championship (CRC) will allow the player to experience the thrills of high-speed on and off road racing across vast open terrains.
by Geson Hatchett on May 30, 2005 @ 4:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow will feature a blend of fast-paced action and adventure in which you will slash and hack their way through a dozen locations, with fully interactive levels and varied gameplay. Action will take place in a variety of lush, immersive settings, including burning buildings, wrecked ships, and misty moonlit caves.
by Geson Hatchett on May 30, 2005 @ 4:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Ultimate Spider-Man allows players to take on the role of Spider-Man AND a super-villain in an original storyline. Dive into an immersive adventure as you experience a living comic-book illustrated with 3D Comic Inking Technology. The game's expanded, free-roaming environments deliver a deep adventure with a variety of challenging missions, diverse game play and an improved combat system that allows players to face off against the largest number of characters from the Spider-Man universe ever assembled.
by Gordy Wheeler on May 29, 2005 @ 2:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Use destructive weapons and innate mental powers to take on the most feared enemy in the galaxy - Mankind! Play as Crypto, an alien warrior sent to Earth to infiltrate humanity, control them, harvest their brain stems and ultimately destroy them. You choose the method - infiltration or disintigration!
Want to play the bad guy in Paragon City? Turn the tide on all the heroes and heroines and lead your crime syndicate into battle in the impressive 3D backdrop of Paragon City.
by Thomas Wilde on May 28, 2005 @ 3:47 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews
Oblivion is the quintessential role-playing game for the next generation and another leap forward in gaming. Step inside the most richly detailed and vibrant game-world ever created. With a powerful combination of freeform gameplay and unprecedented graphics, you can unravel the main quest at your own pace or explore the vast world and find your own challenges.
Auto Assault combines vehicular combat with role-playing elements. Players explore a post-apocalyptic future in customizable cars, motorcycles, semis and even tanks. Players battle other players both in arenas and in epic race vs. race wars for control of the regions in a devastated Earth.
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