Dragon Age: Origins represents BioWare’s return to its roots, delivering a fusion of elements from existing fantasy works with emotionally-driven narrative, heart-pounding combat, powerful magic abilities and credible digital actors.
Not only did Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo have E3 briefings, but to make up for its missing UbiDays, the publisher/developer decided give us a brief look at their upcoming titles, and what to expect from E3 itself. James Cameron was on hand to talk about Avatar, Pelé was introducing a new soccer game for kids, and plenty more looks at the 2009, and beyond, lineup.
Taking you on a suspenseful ride in the vein of James Bond, Jack Bauer, and Jason Bourne, Obsidian's Alpha Protocol has you work your way up the ranks as rookie agent Michael Thorton to become a bona-fide super spy.
Phantom EFX's Darkest of Days, using 8Monkey Labs' proprietary Marmoset game engine, is a story-rich, first-person shooter presenting an intriguing story of time-travel to some of the darkest periods in the history of mankind.
by Reggie Carolipio on June 9, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under
L4D2 promises to set a new benchmark for co-operative action games, adding melee combat to enable deeper co-operative gameplay, with items such as a chainsaw, frying pan, axe, baseball bat, and more.
A witch with powers beyond the comprehension of mere mortals, Bayonetta faces off against countless angelic enemies, many reaching epic proportions. With magnificent over-the-top action and outlandish finishing moves that are performed with balletic grace, Bayonetta brings to life some fast-paced, dynamic climax combat.
by Reggie Carolipio on May 13, 2009 @ 5:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Fallout 3 puts you in the role of a Vault-dweller, venturing from your secluded, underground survival Vault into a post-apocalyptic world of mutants, radiation, gangs and violence. The Broken Steel DLC lets you continue the adventure past the main quest by joining the ranks of the Brotherhood of Steel and ridding the Capital Wasteland of the Enclave once and for all.
by Reggie Carolipio on May 10, 2009 @ 6:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Set in World War II, Velvet Assassin is a third-person shooter combining intense battles with guerrilla missions, featuring extensive stealth elements and challenging puzzles.
by Reggie Carolipio on April 26, 2009 @ 7:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Drakensang: The Dark Eye, developed by Radon Labs, brings back epic party-based RPG gameplay in a breathtakingly detailed world, based on one of the world’s biggest pen & paper franchises.
by Reggie Carolipio on April 14, 2009 @ 9:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under
Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim will focus on reinventing many aspects of the original game, updating the franchise for the 21st Century. A key element that will permeate the game is the charm and humor of the original Majesty.