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16. 'Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth' (Xbox/PC)

by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2005 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Misc Events - Most Anticipated Games of 2005

Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth is an eagerly anticipated first-person horror adventure based on the award winning RPG from Chaosium that in turn is based on the writings of the acclaimed American horror author H. P. Lovecraft...

15. 'Battlefield 2' (PC)

by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2005 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Misc Events - Most Anticipated Games of 2005

Battlefield 2 features immense, richly detailed, destructible environments, from city streets to remote forests, in some of the most notorious hot spots around the world. Each map in Battlefield 2 adjusts in scale to support the number of players in the world, providing the ideal vehicle-to-player ratio and an optimized game play experience. Enhanced team play features allow players to enter the action on the front lines as part of a formal squad, or work behind the scenes in Commander Mode to direct the strategic assaults of their team mates. With in-game success, players increase their rank from recruit all the way to General and unlock awards, including new weapons, vehicle decals, medals, and more.

14. 'GTA: San Andreas' (Xbox/PC)

by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2005 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Misc Events - Most Anticipated Games of 2005

Five years ago Carl Johnson escaped from the pressures of life in Los Santos, San Andreas. On his return to the neighborhood, a couple of corrupt cops frame him for homicide. CJ is forced on a journey that takes him across the entire state of San Andreas, to save his family and to take control of the streets.

13. 'Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30' (PS2/Xbox/PC)

by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2005 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Misc Events - Most Anticipated Games of 2005

Created by Texas-based Gearbox Software, Brothers in Arms is the most realistic and authentic WWII shooter ever. While other WWII games have sugarcoated the war experience, Brothers in Arms is based on a true story and will immerse gamers into the gritty, uncensored and emotionally-charged side of war.

12. 'Forza' (Xbox)

by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2005 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Misc Events - Most Anticipated Games of 2005

Forza Motorsport gives Xbox gamers who are passionate about cars and racing the opportunity to own, customize, and race their favorite cars in a realistic driving simulation. From sport compacts to LeMans prototypes, players use earnings from hundreds of races to buy upgrades and aftermarket parts so they can transform real production cars into high-performance race cars.

11. 'F.E.A.R.' (PC)

by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2005 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Misc Events - Most Anticipated Games of 2005

An unidentified paramilitary force infiltrates a multi-billion dollar aerospace compound, the government responds by sending in Special Forces, but loses contact as an eerie signal interrupts radio communications. When the interference subsides moments later, the team has been literally torn apart. Your mission is simple: Eliminate the intruders at any cost. Determine the origin of the signal. And contain this crisis before it spirals out of control.

10. 'S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl' (PC)

by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2005 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Misc Events - Most Anticipated Games of 2005

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. provides players with dynamic gameplay of fast and tough combats, where you face intelligent enemies, wield a diversity of weapons, control machinery, in a team based story-driven single player game, and multiplayer with numerous modes.

9. 'Final Fantasy XII' (PS2)

by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2005 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Misc Events - Most Anticipated Games of 2005

Final Fantasy XII shakes the series to its core with the introduction of a unique new combat system, while still honoring the franchise's reputation for epic storytelling, incredible spectacle, and compelling characters. Final Fantasy XII is undeniably FF, but it's also something completely different.

8. 'Doom 3' (Xbox)

by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2005 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Misc Events - Most Anticipated Games of 2005

Built on id's revolutionary new 3D graphics engine, DOOM III draws players into the most frightening and gripping 3D gaming experience ever created.

7. 'Devil May Cry 3' (PS2)

by Rainier on Feb. 13, 2005 @ 12:30 a.m. PST | Filed under Misc Events - Most Anticipated Games of 2005

Devil May Cry 3 unfolds an earlier chapter in Dante's history, before the original Devil May Cry, to the fateful clash between Sparda's twin sons, divided by the divergence of their chosen paths.