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PS3 Review - 'Demon's Souls'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Oct. 6, 2009 @ 5:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Unprecedented in its depth and subtlety, peerless in its relentlessly challenging gameplay, unforgiving yet beautiful and compelling, Atlus USA's PS3 exclusive Demon's Souls is the ultimate action RPG.

PSP Review - 'Colin McRae: DiRT 2'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Oct. 3, 2009 @ 7:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Colin McRae: DiRT 2 benefits from tuned-up car-handling physics system, a new damage engine effects, a new level of visual fidelity, with cars and tracks twice as detailed as those seen in the original, as well as a roster of off-road events, taking players to the most diverse and challenging real-world environments.

X360/PC Preview - 'Lucidity'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Oct. 2, 2009 @ 7:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Lucidity, players take a trip into the imagination of Sofi, a young girl who is filled with a persistent desire to explore new worlds and overcome all obstacles in her way.  In this challenging puzzle platform game, players are tasked with keeping Sofi safe as she drifts deeper into the strange new world of her dreams.

PSP Preview - 'Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Sept. 24, 2009 @ 1:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

This latest PSP installment picks up where Metal Gear Solid 3 for the PS2 leaves off as players take control of the famed Naked Snake. Taking place in 1974, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker features original game design, story and scenario by Hideo Kojima.

PS3 Preview - 'Demon's Souls'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Sept. 22, 2009 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Demon's Souls is a groundbreaking PS3 exclusive action RPG experience. Beautiful, compelling, and unforgiving, Demon's Souls is the hardcore RPG experience PS3 fans have been waiting for.

PS2 Review - 'Mana Khemia 2: Fall of Alchemy'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Sept. 13, 2009 @ 7:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Mana Khemia evolves to a new level with the ultimate 2D graphics blended with anime influenced 3D environments. Game play is as excellent as its looks with plenty of action and tons of item crafting. Players can indulge in the hardcore world of gaming with the highest degree possible on the PS2.

X360/PC Preview - 'Tropico 3'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Sept. 10, 2009 @ 6:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Tropico 3 you will again be able to play the role of “El Presidente” taking over the control of a tropical island. You decide whether you want to use your army to secure your power base in the best traditions of corrupt, unscrupulous tyrants everywhere, or alternatively to lead your people to prosperity in your role as generous elder statesman.

PSP Preview - 'SMT: Persona'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Sept. 8, 2009 @ 8:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Completely remastered for PSP, SMT: Persona boasts a fully redone localization, all-new music from composer Shoji Meguro, beautiful new animated sequences overseen by famed artist Kazuma Kaneko, enhanced graphics optimized for the PSP system's widescreen aspect ratio, and extra content.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Borderlands'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Sept. 4, 2009 @ 4:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Borderlands is an extraordinary cooperative experience, allowing for multiple players to share the same game experience simultaneously online. Players can freely join or leave each other’s games at anytime, or choose to play in the full single-player mode. Borderlands features life-like character animations, impressive real-time physics, and customizable vehicles.

Xbox Live Arcade Preview - 'Ion Assault'

by Chris "Atom" DeAngelus on Sept. 2, 2009 @ 6:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Black Inc.'s Space combat action game Ion Assault, instead of conventional weapons, players use the free energy particles that are abundant in space to fend off swarms of aliens.