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Xbox Review - 'X-Men: The Official Game'

by Hugh McHarg on July 22, 2006 @ 1:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

X-Men: The Official Game ties in with the upcoming movie X-Men: The Last Stand and provides the backstory. The new X-Men game, written by screenwriter Zak Penn and comic book writer Chris Claremont, lets you play as either Wolverine, Nightcrawler, or Iceman.

PC Preview - 'CivCity: Rome'

by Hugh McHarg on June 28, 2006 @ 5:28 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

CivCity: Rome, developed by Firefly Studios, is new city building strategy game inspired by the world of Sid Meier's Civilization, allowing you to recreate the glory of Rome by building a small settlement into a mighty imperial city.

PC Preview - 'Sid Meier's Railroads!'

by Hugh McHarg on June 21, 2006 @ 1:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Combining the best of real-world and model railroads, Sid Meier's Railroads! puts you in charge of building your own railroad empire, running everything from steam-powered locomotives to more modern diesel and electric trains, managing cargo and your bottom line, all while engaging in corporate warfare against rival tycoons, slick entrepreneurs and robber barons.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'The Darkness'

by Hugh McHarg on June 16, 2006 @ 5:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In The Darkness, based on the popular comic book franchise, you play a fearless Mafia hitman who is suddenly possessed by the powers of The Darkness, which you must learn to control in order to overthrow the vicious mob boss and fulfill your destiny.

Xbox 360 Preview - 'Enchanted Arms'

by Hugh McHarg on June 6, 2006 @ 1:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Enchanted Arms, you will embark on an epic adventure filled with unique characters and more than 75 special controllable creatures that players can unlock as they progress. Take on the role of Atsuma, an Enchanter-in-training who will transform from a naieve student to the most powerful savior in a war 1,000 years in the making.

PS3 Preview - 'Full Auto 2: Battlelines'

by Hugh McHarg on May 28, 2006 @ 2:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Full Auto 2: Battlelines puts high-speed vehicles outfitted with weapons and armor into fully realized and fully destructible urban street environments. Fierce combat-racing will ensue as you strategically use destruction to win races as well as leave massive devastation in your wake.

PS3 Preview - 'Assassin's Creed'

by Hugh McHarg on May 18, 2006 @ 1:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Assassin's Creed is set in 1191 AD, when the Third Crusade was tearing the Holy Land apart. Shrouded in secrecy and feared for their ruthlessness, the Assassins intend to stop the hostilities by suppressing both sides of the conflict. You assume the role of Altair and have the power to throw your immediate environment into chaos and to shape events during this pivotal moment in history.

NDS/PSP Preview - 'Star Trek: Tactical Assault'

by Hugh McHarg on May 16, 2006 @ 3:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Star Trek: Tactical Assault features real-time spaceship combat from the universe of the original Star Trek series. With a wide array of authentic Star Trek races, ships, and weaponry, you can engage in single-player battle through either the Federation or Klingon campaigns or in head-to-head wireless multiplayer combat.

PS3 Preview - 'Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom'

by Hugh McHarg on May 15, 2006 @ 2:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom will set the standard for next-gen action-RPGs by delivering an immersive fantasy experience through its breath-taking graphics, dramatic storyline, and action-packed battles filled with heart-pounding combat, magical spells and brilliant SFX.

PC Preview - 'Titan Quest'

by Hugh McHarg on May 14, 2006 @ 1:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Titan Quest is an action role-playing game set in the ancient mythical worlds of Greece and Egypt. With an arsenal of more than a thousand pieces of unique and legendary equipment, players will have to overcome terrifying monsters and mythical beasts in their quest to save humankind from the Titans.