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Xbox/PC Preview - 'Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth'

by Thomas Wilde on May 25, 2005 @ 3:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

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...

PS2 Preview - 'Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure'

by Thomas Wilde on May 18, 2005 @ 5:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure combines combat, action, adventure and stealth, using a thrilling graffiti-driven framework to tell its story of self-expression and the fight for creative freedom. A thug, an outcast, a rebel...the lead character, Trane, is all of these in Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure. He sets out to earn his street cred by getting his graffiti tag up throughout the politically oppressive city of New Radius but as events unfold, Trane becomes the unlikely leader of an urban revolution.

Xbox/PC Preview - 'TimeShift'

by Thomas Wilde on May 16, 2005 @ 3:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

TimeShift is an innovative first-person shooter in which players control time to complete missions and defeat foes, is in development by Saber Interactive for the PC and Xbox. TimeShift will leverage first-of-its-kind gameplay abilities and functionality, the latest graphics technology, and high production values to create a truly unique action game experience.

Xbox Review - 'Pariah'

by Thomas Wilde on May 9, 2005 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Pariah focuses on a robust immersive storyline that weaves survival elements into the traditional run-and-gun style of first-person action games. Unsurprising will be the graphic marvel and fine-tuned gameplay of Pariah.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Indigo Prophecy'

by Thomas Wilde on May 6, 2005 @ 1:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

A free-flowing game during which players can assume the role of multiple characters and experience the game from multiple viewpoints, Indigo Prophecy allows players' actions to affect the plot by offering a scenario driven interactive experience. Through motion picture techniques such as actor direction, multi-camera views, motion tracking and a contextual music score, players find themselves intimately immersed in the game.

Xbox Review - 'Obscure'

by Thomas Wilde on April 26, 2005 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In the style of Hollywood’s popular horror movie genre, Obscure tracks a group of five all-American high school students who discover the halls they walk each day are anything but safe from their most horrifying nightmares. A string of mysterious disappearances and unexplained events set the stage for a night more horrifying than any trip to detention...

PS2/Xbox Review - 'Dead to Rights II: Hell to Pay'

by Thomas Wilde on April 12, 2005 @ 12:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Dead to Rights II marks the return of action-hero Jack Slate and his K-9 companion, Shadow. In this super-charged sequel, Jack and Shadow find themselves once again in the squalid, mean streets of Grant City, ensnared in a labyrinth of crime, corruption and betrayal.

Xbox/PC Preview - 'Psychonauts'

by Thomas Wilde on April 3, 2005 @ 12:59 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

A deranged scientist is abducting students from the Psychonauts boot camp and a powerful new cadet named Raz stands alone against the lunatic. Raz must develop and unleash an arsenal of paranormal powers, including the ability to launch himself telepathically into someone else's mind -- and take on their inner demons, nightmares and secret memories. Ultimately he must enter the mind of his worst enemy and destroy his dark plans at their source, while trying not to lose his sanity in the process.

PS2 Review - 'Project: Snowblind'

by Thomas Wilde on April 1, 2005 @ 12:55 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Project: Snowblind is a the first-person action shooter putting you in the role of an elite super soldier, fighting on the front lines of a near-future war using unique weapons, abilities and high-tech gadgetry that inject depth and variety to gameplay.

Xbox/PC Review - 'Splinter Cell Chaos Theory'

by Thomas Wilde on March 28, 2005 @ 12:28 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Chaos Theory tells the conspiracy-ridden story of black ops agent Sam Fisher as he explores the world of international espionage. The game will offer a high adrenaline experience thanks to never seen before close range attacks, a totally open level design, a completely immersive and interactive environment, and challenging advanced AI. In addition, it will offer the best graphics in this generation of games and a unique, collaborative multiplayer mode available for online and offline.