Archives by Day

Advertising





Xbox Preview - 'MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf'

by Paul Reith on Aug. 18, 2004 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

"MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf" continues the massive destructible environments, intense combat and addictive online multiplayer gameplay that gamers have been praising since "MechAssault" first hit Xbox. Continuing in the 31st century, "MechAssault 2" allows gamers to encounter entirely new experiences in the epic BattleTech world. This third-person action/shooter game defines immense destruction taken to another level, as each environment in the game's five worlds is fully destructible.

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone'

by Paul Reith on Aug. 16, 2004 @ 2:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone is an action adventure game set in the popular D&D world created by Wizards of the Coast. Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone will place players in the middle of a heated battle between two demonic armies set to overrun the world of Faerun.

PS2 Preview - 'Spy Fiction'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 13, 2004 @ 2:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Spy Fiction is a fully 3D stealth-action game combining exciting espionage action with a thrilling storyline. Spy Fiction delivers a brand new experience with the ability to steal identifying characteristics and assume the identity of any character in the game.

PC Preview - 'Tribes: Vengeance'

by Ricardo Chimal on Aug. 9, 2004 @ 2:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Tribes: Vengeance’s single-player campaign, gamers become immersed in a roiling galactic thriller. The player is given the opportunity to experience the full scope of the single-player story through multiple viewpoints and characters. Powered by an enhanced version of the Unreal Engine, the world is brought to life with characters that have facial expressions and fully-realized personalities, vehicles that kick up dust as they pass by, and weapons that display spectacular effects.

PS2 Preview - 'Phantom Brave'

by Paul Reith on Aug. 8, 2004 @ 1:49 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Phantom Brave improves upon the tactical gameplay found in Disgaea and La Pucelle in every way. Its redone, open-ended battle system is limited only by the user’s imagination. If you fell in love with Disgaea, you definitely won’t want to miss out on what’s sure to be this year’s best Strategy RPG.

Xbox Preview - 'The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 4, 2004 @ 10:42 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Set in Hazzard County, step into the shoes of Bo and Luke Duke as they race to win prize money in order to save the local orphanage from Boss Hogg’s latest crooked scheme. Just like the television show, The Dukes of Hazzard: Return of the General Lee is filled with wild off-road action, gravity-defying stunts and adrenaline-pumping car chases.

Xbox Preview - 'Guilty Gear X2 # Reload'

by Thomas Wilde on Aug. 3, 2004 @ 8:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Guilty Gear X2 # Reload revives the fighting tournament designed to find humans skilled enough to thwart the Gear threat. Take over 20 playable fighters, with 6 outrageous new characters. Use electrifying new moves and features, like Psych Burst, Faultless Defense, the all-new Burst Gauge system and more. The popular fighting franchise makes its debut on Xbox with head-to-head Xbox Live support!

Xbox Preview - 'Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on Aug. 2, 2004 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Set 50 years after the War of Heroes, players assume the role of a general in a fantasy battlefield. Players must fight alongside their troops and use catapults, dragons or any means necessary to crush the Dark Legions and put an end to the terror they've unleashed on the sacred Holy Grounds. Read more and check our indepth preview...

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'ShellShock: Nam '67'

by Thomas Wilde on July 31, 2004 @ 8:08 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

ShellShock: Nam '67 depicts the true horrors of the Vietnam War for the first time in a video game. ShellShock: Nam '67 focuses on one man's experience of the most controversial war of modern times. You take on the role of a rookie soldier on his first tour of duty as he experiences the fear, chaos and atrocities of the Vietnam War.

PC Preview - 'Dungeon Lords'

by Mark Crump on July 29, 2004 @ 3:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

"Dungeon Lords" blends the depth of an epic Fantasy RPG with the flexibility of an FPS-style control system. Gamers journey through a land of ancient castles and dungeon lairs to engage in real-time tactical combat with a variety of deadly foes. It's not just about the battles though, as magic spells and hundreds of powerful weapons and artifacts play a huge role in the game.

PC Preview - 'Virtual Skipper 3'

by Justin on July 28, 2004 @ 1:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Sailing has never been for the fainthearted. However, with this latest version of Virtual Skipper, it doesn’t matter if you are an inexperienced or skilful navigator, you are joyfully transported from the colourful horizons of Sydney, to the choppy English Channel around the Isle of Wight… the worldwide waterways have never looked so good.

PC Preview - 'Vanguard: Saga of Heroes'

by Mark Crump on July 14, 2004 @ 12:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Imagine a vast, detailed world of swords and sorcery, of dragons and knights, of fiery swords and chests overflowing with treasure… a world in which a myriad of sentient races and creatures, many of whom players will be able to base a character on, live and affect change. A place where players can follow very different paths of advancement, including assuming the roles of adventurers, crafters and merchants.

PC Preview - 'Dark and Light'

by Mark Crump on July 13, 2004 @ 1:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Dark and Light is a real-time 3D massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) set in the heroic fantasy and medieval fantastic worlds on a 15,000 square mile area, which has been divided into 10 Kingdoms of discovery and adventures and two protected learning Kingdoms. Two alignments are opposed to impose their magic, the Dark one and the Light one ...

PC Preview - 'Blood Magic'

by Mark Crump on July 12, 2004 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Blood Magic is an original 3rd person perspective RPG where the weapon of choice is magic. In this game, the player controls an Unlikely Hero in an ambitious search through many hostile environments looking for Modo, the ethereal being bent on destroying the world. The game is one of rich story-telling in a mostly medieval world, allowing the player a wide variety of choices both in individual quests and character development.

PC Preview - 'EverQuest II'

by Mark Crump on July 12, 2004 @ 12:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Larger in scope than its predecessor, EverQuest II will be able to host hundreds of thousands of simultaneous users from all over the world. And, due to increased localization features including real-time translation in English, French, German, Japanese and Korean, as well as localized servers in select countries, players from every corner of the earth will be able to explore familiar areas and new, undiscovered territories of Norrath.

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Def Jam: Fight For New York'

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 11, 2004 @ 1:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Def Jam Fight For NY challenges players to step into the shoes of a ruthless street fighter battling for control of the hip-hop underground. The game features an all-new fighting engine including weapons, interactive environments and five unique fighting styles that can be combined to form dozens of customized hybrid styles for the ultimate edge on the streets.

PS2 Preview - 'Final Fantasy XII'

by The Cookie Snatcher on July 7, 2004 @ 1:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Bringing with it a wide array of new gameplay elements, Final Fantasy XII will change the way players think about the Final Fantasy series. Numerous possibilities abound within each scenario, allowing for a less linear, more unique experience for each player. True to the series’ tradition of progress and change, Final Fantasy XII will move the role-playing genre forward and establish itself as another landmark title for Square Enix.

PS2 Preview - 'WWX: Rumble Roses'

by The Cookie Snatcher on June 30, 2004 @ 1:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Starring the sexiest female models ever to grace the ring, Rumble Roses - the first and only all-female wrestling game - is a sexy grappler set to deliver intense girl-on-girl wrestling action with jaw-dropping graphic detail. Each of these vicious vixens comes with an arsenal of moves, as well as a little jiggle in all the right places, that will knock gamers off their feet.

PC Preview - 'Star Wars: Battlefront'

by Rainier on June 25, 2004 @ 2:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Star Wars Battlefront is an action/shooter game that gives fans and gamers the opportunity to re-live and participate in all of the classic Star Wars battles like never before. Players can select one of a number of different soldier types, jump into any vehicle, man any turret on the battlefront and conquer the galaxy planet-by-planet online with their friends or offline in a variety of single player modes.

PC Preview - 'Xpand Rally'

by Alanix on June 25, 2004 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Xpand Rally races take place in different parts of the world, the player gets to race in different environments – from deserts to polar snows. Techland has today revealed the next of Xpand Rally features – diversity of tracks. 5 different sceneries and over 60 tracks on which players will compete are one of the most important game’s aspects. We had a chance to take a recent build for a spin, read more for the verdict...