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PC Review - 'Assassin's Creed: Director's Cut'

by Alan Butterworth on April 16, 2008 @ 3:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Shrouded in secrecy and feared for their ruthlessness, you play the role of Altair, an Assassin intend to stop the hostilities by suppressing both sides of the conflict and throw the environment into chaos and shape events during this pivotal moment in history. Assassin's Creed on PC features four brand new exclusive types of investigations.

PS3/X360/PC Review - 'Lost: Via Domus'

by Alan Butterworth on March 18, 2008 @ 3:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Lost is a third-person action/adventure that will have you take on the role as a survivor of Oceanic Flight 815, allowing you to experience an untold adventure of "Lost" in an immersive, interactive world.

PC Preview - 'Overclocked'

by Alan Butterworth on March 11, 2008 @ 4:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Overclocked, developed by House of Tales team, known for The Moment of Silence, is a psychological thriller which uses many technical innovations and a surprising narrative approach to form an eerily real gaming experience.

PC Preview - 'Simon the Sorcerer 4: Chaos Happens'

by Alan Butterworth on March 7, 2008 @ 6:34 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

In Simon the Sorcerer 4: Chaos Happens players take control of the witty sorcerer during his new quest in the Magic World. In this point and click adventure the story unravels when Simon travels around and interacts with dozens of characters, solves puzzles and brings order to the chaos his double has caused.

PC Review - 'Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties'

by Alan Butterworth on Jan. 20, 2008 @ 1:46 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In addition to the introduction of playable Asian civilizations, the expansion pack will provide new content and several new gameplay elements that include new ways of winning and trading, random map styles that feature remixes of classic “Age of Empires” game styles, and 15 new Asian “Wonders.”

PC Preview - 'Jack Keane'

by Alan Butterworth on Jan. 9, 2008 @ 6:40 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Jack Keane, developed by Deck 13, is a classical adventure game with their rich story-telling and fun gameplay. As the player you guide hero Jack Keane as he faces some of his toughest challenges yet.

PC Preview - 'Hellgate: London'

by Alan Butterworth on Oct. 18, 2007 @ 5:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Flagship Studios' Hellgate: London is an RPG set in the immersive first-person perspective. With a completely randomized world that offers a unique experience every time you play, Hellgate: London introduces a demon-ridden place where the last survivors of the human race must meld science and magic to survive.

PC Preview - 'Team Fortress 2'

by Alan Butterworth on Oct. 1, 2007 @ 5:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Team Fortress 2 is a class-based, multiplayer team warfare game, delivering new game types, a signature art style powered by Valve's next generation animation technology, persistent player statistics and more.

PC Preview - 'Clive Barker's Jericho'

by Alan Butterworth on Sept. 20, 2007 @ 6:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Clive Barker's Jericho is a squad-based horror FPS devised by the master mythmaker, novelist and filmmaker Clive Barker. The Jericho Team is a seven-man strike force that protects government interests from paranormal threats.

PC Preview - 'Instinct'

by Alan Butterworth on Aug. 18, 2007 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

This fast-paced FPS features state-of-the-art 3D graphics and an intense storyline that engrosses the player in its world, maintaining the deep and vivid story with the original Russian voices. The same appeal that moviegoers have for foreign films is brought to life to create a truly unique experience.