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Corey Owen's Articles


PC Review - 'Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords'

by Corey Owen on April 11, 2006 @ 3:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Galactic Civilizations II takes place in the distant future, when mankind has become a space-faring civilization and must contend with other extraterrestrial powers for domination of the galaxy. The sequel is a true evolution for the series, with rethought fundamentals and exciting new changes.

Xbox Review - 'Indigo Prophecy'

by Corey Owen on Jan. 2, 2006 @ 12:01 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In Indigo Prophecy, New York City is stunned by a series of mysterious murders, all following the same pattern: ordinary people are killing absolute strangers in public areas. Lucas Kane becomes another one of these murderers when he suddenly kills a stranger in a men’s bathroom. Hunted by police, Lucas must uncover the dark forces behind his crime before being incarcerated for life.

Xbox Review - 'Advent Rising'

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.

Xbox Review - 'Still Life'

by Corey Owen on July 10, 2005 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Still Life lets you play the role of FBI agent Victoria McPherson. Situated in Chicago, you are on the heels of a serial killer, much like your grandfather did 80 years earlier in Prague (Microids' Post Mortem). By means of flashbacks and timewarps, you will travel to locations like Eastern Europe to interrogate suspects, or North America, to scrutinize dead bodies.

X360 Preview - 'Kameo: Elements of Power'

by Corey Owen on May 25, 2005 @ 3:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Kameo: Elements of Power is an action-adventure game with role-playing elements for gamers of all ages and skill levels. From legendary game developer Rare, Kameo: Elements of Power sends players on a magical and epic journey full of intense combat, magnificent exploration and innovative morph-into-warrior action.

Xbox Preview - 'Delta Force: Black Hawk Down'

by Corey Owen on May 20, 2005 @ 3:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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 with a range of intense single player and multiplayer missions.

Xbox Review - 'Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30'

by Corey Owen on March 21, 2005 @ 12:56 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Set during the famous airdrop before the invasion at Normandy, Sgt. Matt Baker and his squad of 101st Airborne paratroopers were scattered over the French countryside. As the story unfolds, the player (Baker) must choose between the success of his mission and the lives of his men – his brothers in arms.

Xbox Review - 'MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf'

by Corey Owen on Jan. 7, 2005 @ 1:22 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

In MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf gamers will be able to step outside the 'Mech and live the life of a human pilot in a fresh new single player game. Tanks, VTOLs and BattleArmor will offer players plenty of opportunities to rain destruction on their opposition in both single and multiplayer games.

Xbox Review - 'Knights of the Old Republic II'

by Corey Owen on Dec. 20, 2004 @ 3:25 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords is the next chapter to the award winning game of 2003. Set in the unique timeframe of the Old Republic, 4,000 years before Star Wars Episode I, The Sith Lords features an all-new more perilous storyline, new characters, classes, locations and force powers.

Xbox Review - 'Second Sight'

by Corey Owen on Nov. 8, 2004 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Bringing a new dimension to stealth action games, Second Sight gives players control of a character endowed with incredible psychic abilities. The game offers multiple approaches to completing levels either via stealth, dramatic gunplay, psychic powers or a combination of all three. The ability to psychically influence characters and remotely manipulate objects and individuals provides for a totally fresh gameplay dynamic.