Viewed from a third person perspective players must take turns using the available time, energy and weapons to defeat the enemy. With unique line of sight AI and fully destructible environments no two games are ever the same. Add to this a team of characters each with different skills and you get a game of infinite possibilities and compulsive playablity.
MLB SlugFest: Loaded is the newest title in the adrenaline-style baseball series which, for the first time, takes America’s Pastime online with a host of new gameplay features. MLB SlugFest: Loaded will include the addition of the Baseball Mogul engine into its franchise mode, adding great depth and endless re-playability to the game.
by Michael Bragg on July 15, 2004 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
A journalist investigating a string of gruesome murders mysteriously disappears with his companion. Soon after, the production company he works for receives a disturbing CD-ROM containing video footage captured during his investigation. More than just a CD, this disc is in fact the beginning of a terrifying game with a maniacal killer known only as "The Phoenix."
by The Cookie Snatcher on July 14, 2004 @ 12:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Blitzkrieg: Burning Horizon throws you in even more dramatic battles of WWII. Burning Horizon offers a huge 18-missions-campaign around General Rommel, giving you the opportunity to play famous battles like Ardennes, Tripolis, Tobruk, El Alamein, Sicily and, of course, Normandy. Furthermore, the add-on contains 8 single missions, with an entire new nation at war: Japan.
by Geson Hatchett on July 13, 2004 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Officially licensed by the Indy Racing League, IndyCar Series 2005 gets a boost with a host of new features to complement the action-packed oval track racing at speeds up to 235mph! The game's new online racing will see up to 12 players getting fiercely competitive out on the circuits. IndyCar Series 2005 is the only game to feature the full IndyCar Series season including the Indianapolis 500.
DRIV3R is an action-packed driving adventure game that recreates the excitement of a Hollywood blockbuster car chase and plays like an interactive movie. Developed by Reflections Interactive, the masterminds behind Driver and Driver 2, DRIV3R stays true to its roots, incorporating the cinematic gameplay and gritty street crime of its predecessors with ground breaking graphics and three mammoth, wide-open city environments.
by Mark Crump on July 11, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Set in Indonesia in the near future, Joint Operations takes the player to a country on the verge of disintegration. Regional independence movements have acquired advanced weaponry as the nation's military splits into competing factions. Escalating violence threatens innocent civilians and Western economic interests.
by Thomas Leaf on July 10, 2004 @ 2:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
"D-Day 1944" is the work of an international team from Canada, Britain, Australia and New Zealand. With new aircraft, new sound, new effects, new scenery and new campaigns, "D-Day, 1944" captures the flavor of those spring days that saw the beginning of liberation for Europe.
Control a host of the biggest, meanest monsters ever to feature in a game including a gigantic angry gorilla, a monstrous insect and armoured robots as big as skyscrapers. Fight in knuckle-wrenching multi-monster battles in fully destructible 3D environments bustling with traffic, people and military defences.
“Nitro Family” is a new hardcore First Person Shooter powered by the world-renowned Serious Sam Engine. “Nitro Family” mainly focuses on images of the deepest desires of man like violence, sensuality and beauty, with a pure enjoyment of game.
by Ben Zackheim on July 8, 2004 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
In the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban videogame, Harry Potter and his friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger return to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As teenagers back for their third year of study, they are engaged in the mystery surrounding Sirius Black, who has recently escaped from the infamous wizard prison of Azkaban.
Based on the highly anticipated movie sequel from Columbia Pictures and Marvel, "Spider-Man 2" allows players to swing into action as the famous "web-slinger" and protect the city of Manhattan from Doc Ock and his evil minions...
by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on July 5, 2004 @ 11:47 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Unleashing the horror throughout nine levels, The Suffering features dynamic lighting that illuminates frightening visions of horror-filled exploration and frantic combat sequences. In the dark world of The Suffering, creatures attack from the shadows and emerge from jail cells, chambers, the ground and trees, surprising the player in the most disturbing ways possible. As Torque, the main character, players encounter a cast of uniquely hardened criminals, prison guards and grotesque apparitions.
In Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 for the GameCube players lead an elite team of multinational counter-terrorist operatives in 15 intense missions against deadly, intelligent foes. When a terrorist plot threatens to tilt the balance of peace between the United States and Saudi Arabia, Team RAINBOW is the only answer. In locations around the world, from Europe to the United States to South America, execute Team RAINBOW's missions with deadly force and precise tactics in order to protect the innocent and ensure peace.
by Nathan Mourfield on July 5, 2004 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
In the Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban videogame Harry Potter and his friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger return to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As teenagers back for their third year of study, they are engaged in the mystery surrounding Sirius Black, who has recently escaped from the infamous wizard prison Azkaban.
by Michael Bragg on July 3, 2004 @ 1:14 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
City of Heroes is the first superhero themed online RPG and will offer a host of exciting and compelling gameplay features. Players create their own heroes, choosing from hundreds of different powers, skills, abilities, and items and design their own unique costumes. Then they can band together with other players to fight evil, build their own secret headquarters and strive to become the premiere hero group in the city.
by Thomas Wilde on July 2, 2004 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
As Nick Scryer, players must conquer a programmed super soldier army and its psychic agents while using Psi powers. In addition to Psi capabilities, players have access to traditional weapons such as handguns and automatic weaponry. As players strategically navigate seven huge immersive levels within four distinct compounds, they encounter multiple ways to solve missions, which greatly adds to the replay value.
by Geson Hatchett on July 2, 2004 @ 1:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Memorick, The Apprentice Knight is an innovative 3D action adventure platformer based on the Arthurian legends. The Apprentice Knight unfolds upon the Island of Avalon, a land of magic where anything is possible and home to the Fays, an ancient race led by Morgan le Fay. You will take on the role of Memorick, a 15-year old young boy who chooses to defend his native land from the dark armies raised and trained by Morganna, sister to King Arthur, and her son, Mordred.
Based on the popular McFarlane's Monsters line of toys from world-renowned artist Todd McFarlane, McFarlane's Evil Prophecy brings the toys to life. Tasked with ridding the world of evil, players control four McFarlane-designed monster hunters as they face off against more than 150 monsters, including six beasts from McFarlane's Monsters, including Dracula, Mummy, Werewolf, Frankenstein, Sea Creature and Voodoo Queen. It's time to get medieval on these fiends!
Whether you wish to play through a career and progress through the professional tennis rankings, or go head-to-head with your friends in an arcade match, Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament 2 offers a complete set of compelling modes and features. Pick your favorite pro player or create your own and prepare to take the sport by storm!
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