Taking place in the midst of a decades-long interplanetary struggle, Sigma Star Saga casts players as a human double agent deep in enemy territory on a mission to subvert the Krill armada from the inside. Featuring an engaging storyline of love, betrayal and revenge spanning the entire galaxy, Sigma Star Saga allows players to explore their surroundings and outfit their character, with powerful weaponry that will prove indispensable in their quest for victory.
by Evan Kaigle on Aug. 29, 2005 @ 1:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
The eighth and ninth installments of the wildly popular King of Fighters franchise makes their way to the PlayStation 2 in this ultimate double pack collection of 2D fighting. This collection features famous characters, all of the great fighting teams, and introduces the now-popular Multi-Shift System.
In Hello Kitty Roller Rescue players will be able to save Earth from the misinformed Block-O with the much loved Hello Kitty and Badtz-Maru. More than 20 popular Sanrio characters will help Hello-Kitty throughout her travels. Kitty will also be able to partner up at various stages to fight enemies. And, for the first time, players will be able to enjoy the beautiful Sanriotown in a completely 3-D world that is interactive.
GTR – The Ultimate Racing Game is a next generation racing simulation, based on the FIA GT Championship and includes all the cars that race in the series. In addition to the most accurate racing simulation on the planet, GTR has a completely separate Arcade mode for those gamers who love to throw the car around with wild abandon.
by Mike Davila on Aug. 25, 2005 @ 1:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Guild Wars is a Competitive Online RPG with an emphasis on rewarding player skill. In large head-to-head guild battles, cooperative group combat, and single player missions, players will explore a fantasy world while pursuing professions and acquiring skills to develop their own personalized character. Unique items, special abilities, and a wide variety of skills add meaningful value for the player and for their comrades.
Graffiti Kingdom is an Action / RPG like no other. The story begins when an ancient evil is awakened and corrupts the world. Players take on the role of Prince Pixel, a young prince who has the ability to transform into anything players can draw, and embark on an epic adventure to return the kingdom back to normal.
by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 2:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Flat-Out is an adrenaline-inducing racing game with an exciting story line, spectacular crashes and a not-too-serious attitude in the best movie-like fashion. One of the 'Flat-Out' features is the "stunt" event where you race your car, and catapult the driver at a specific moment using him as a dart, bowling ball and other projectiles.
by Mark Crump on Aug. 23, 2005 @ 2:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
In Battlefield 2, players will choose to fight for one of three military superpowers: the United States, China, or the newly formed Middle East Coalition. Armed with the latest modern weaponry, players can take control of any of the game's 30+ vehicles to engage in major conflicts with over 100 players in some of the largest online battles on the PC.
In DF: BHD players will take on the role of an elite Delta Force Operative as they participate in a number of daring raids against the oppressive Somali warlords in and around Mogadishu. Black Hawk Down brings the intensity of Modern Warfare to Xbox and PS2 with a range of intense single player and multiplayer missions.
by Dan Barrow on Aug. 21, 2005 @ 4:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Experience the primitive world through the eyes of Arok, a young boy who aspires to become more than just a hunter/gatherer like the people of his clan. Inspired by the paintings of Klem, the "Michelangelo" of his time, Arok is propelled on a journey in search of his mentor which leads him to the heart of a mysterious cavern.
Dungeon Siege II casts players into a land deeply scarred by civil war, where they will lead an elite battle party against a vicious marauder hell-bent on bringing the world under his control, no matter the cost. Dungeon Siege II raises the bar for action-RPGs by introducing a deeper storyline, an extensive quest system and a new AI system creating more challenging and cunning foes.
The sequel to Shaman King: Master of Spirits, players return in the role of Yoh Asakura as they traverse multiple stages filled with perils, enemies and traps in order to stop a diabolical shaman from resurrecting the evil "Guardian of Demons." To assist Yoh in his quest, players can collect the spirits of vanquished opponents and use these spirits to help him in battle.
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.
by Hugh McHarg on Aug. 17, 2005 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Europe 1942. These are desperate hours for Allied forces as the Nazi war machine rages across a devastated European landscape. You are US Army Lieutenant William Holt, hand-picked by William "Wild Bill" Donovan to be the first field agent of the newly formed Office of Strategic Services the OSS. Medal of Honor European Assault makes you the driving force in the struggle to liberate Europe.
by Keith Durocher on Aug. 15, 2005 @ 2:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Domination features a renewed global conflict between the Free Nations Union and the Phantom League on distant planets, including sci-fi land, sea and air warfare at a grand-strategy level. The game inherits all of the remarkable features of the original game and deepens the Massive Assault player experience through increased gameplay options and new strategic challenges.
A 3D sci-fi shooter, Nanostray boasts a wide array of weapons, un-lockable features and game modes, as well as an online ranking system that tracks the game's top players. Nanostray's touch screen features will allow players to track enemy movement via interactive radar and manage the various weapons and other special pick ups.
The Bomberman series returns with Bomberman for Nintendo DS, boasting the first eight-player wireless LAN action for the Nintendo DS system and supporting the DS microphone. Bomberman's addictive blend of strategy and action will keep puzzle fans and players of all ages and skill levels drawn to the 100 stages of gameplay.
by David Wanaselja on Aug. 12, 2005 @ 12:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Your quest for the Heisman Trophy begins with NCAA Football 06. Create an Impact Player and lead him from high school summer camp all the way to Bowl victories as a collegiate legend. With all-new Breakaway Controls, in-game analysis, and studio commentary, this is college football like you’ve never seen or heard.
Laser Squad Nemesis is a tactical warfare game which combines a unique and innovative turn-based combat system with the action of real-time strategy games. The North American retail version includes 20+ missions in 4 single campaigns, and a complimentary 3-month subscription to additional online campaigns and updates.
by Corey Owen on Aug. 10, 2005 @ 1:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Advent Rising is the first in an epic trilogy of action/adventure games, presented in a stunning cinematic format to deliver an unprecedented variety of game play experiences. Built on the Unreal Warfare engine, it offers precise, refined play-dynamics with action-packed adventure and style, wrapped in a visually imaginative universe.
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