Alan Butterworth's Articles

PC Preview - 'Undercover:­ Operation Wintersun'

by Alan Butterworth on Aug. 7, 2007 @ 4:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Undercover is an adventure game set in the heart of war-torn Europe in 1943, and sees players take on the role of British physicist Dr. John Russell, who is sent into the lion’s den by the MI6 to follow leads on German research into a devastating weapon of mass destruction.

PC Review - 'Call of Juarez'

by Alan Butterworth on July 19, 2007 @ 2:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Call of Juarez is situated in 19th-century Wild West featuring fast-paced revolver duels using historically accurate firearms, horseback riding, and memorable locations combined with top-notch graphics and an enthralling soundtrack to immerse both casual and hardcore players.

PC Review - 'Dead Reefs'

by Alan Butterworth on July 4, 2007 @ 12:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Dead Reefs is a stunningly beautiful mystery adventure which takes place on an island off of England’s coast, set in the tumultuous 18th century. Immerse yourself into a murder investigation following the discovery of an old relic more evil than the corrupt island ruler himself.

PC Review - 'SpaceForce: Rogue Universe'

by Alan Butterworth on June 5, 2007 @ 12:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

SpaceForce: Rogue Universe is a 3D space experience set you on your path through a yet unknown universe, where you can fight, trade or smuggle to earn respect, wealth and fame. In the end, your reputation is all that counts – your goal is to become the best-known pilot in space.

PC Review - 'ArmA: Combat Operations'

by Alan Butterworth on May 17, 2007 @ 2:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Armed Assault features a new engine with a fresh modern setting, and will reacquaint gamers with the ultimate in realistic, combat gaming. Freedom of action and immersive complex environments, blended with a unique touch of total simulation.

PC Review - 'Warhammer: Mark of Chaos'

by Alan Butterworth on Nov. 17, 2006 @ 3:15 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Warhammer: Mark of Chaos is an RTS game set in the renowned Warhammer world, featuring epic battles within massive landscapes, while offering an astounding level of detail, from a bird's eye view down to the insignias on a warrior's armor.

PC Review - 'Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales'

by Alan Butterworth on Oct. 14, 2006 @ 4:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The world of Age of Pirates exists on 16 islands and the endless seas of the Caribbean. The two main characters each have their own spectacular story. Age of Pirates embodies the freedom of sailing, trading, fighting, colonization and the unlimited exploration of the real Caribbean.

PC Preview - 'Alpha Prime'

by Alan Butterworth on Oct. 5, 2006 @ 6:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Alpha Prime is a first person action game with an emphasis on the single player experience. At its core is a Science Fiction story written by the foremost Czech Sci-fi author Ondrej Neff. Game play will be a varied balance of combat and more technical activities such as hacking and remotely controlling robotic devices.

PC Preview - 'Microsoft Flight Sim X'

by Alan Butterworth on Sept. 27, 2006 @ 2:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Flight Simulator X will present players with a wide array of new aircraft to fly in a beautifully rich and believable world which will contain greater detail than past entries in the franchise.

PC Review - 'Wildlife Park 2'

by Alan Butterworth on Sept. 17, 2006 @ 1:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Wildlife Park 2 builds on the foundations of the original game and adds a whole new level of organic simulation, making your livestock even more life-like. Add in realistic weather conditions, botanical gardens and a highly advanced strategic and business simulation engine, and you have the ultimate Wildlife Park tycoon game.