by Thomas Wilde on March 13, 2005 @ 1:38 a.m. PST | Filed under
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...
by Thomas Wilde on March 7, 2005 @ 12:36 a.m. PST | Filed under
Battlestations: Midway is a new tactical multi-player game focusing on the naval and aerial battles of World War II leading up to one of the greatest naval victories of all time, the Battle of Midway, which saw the highly outnumbered US Naval and Air forces take on the might of the most powerful naval force in modern history: the Imperial Japanese Navy.
by Thomas Wilde on March 4, 2005 @ 2:29 a.m. PST | Filed under
Red Ninja: End of Honor is an action-adventure title, developed by Tranji, which will feature a variety of innovative game-play features blending action, adventure, stealth, seduction and fighting. These elements have been placed in a historical Japanese environment with an event-driven story written by famed Japanese feature film director, Shinsuke Sato.
by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 17, 2005 @ 12:49 a.m. PST | Filed under
In Nanobreaker's futuristic world, Nano technology was originally developed to enrich humankind, but the nanomachines suddenly went awry. The machines began to harvest the blood of humans and the iron of buildings in an effort to construct an army of monster machines. It's up to the player to combat this threat and save the world from apocalypse.
by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 16, 2005 @ 12:39 a.m. PST | Filed under
Rengoku: The Tower of Purgatory is a third-person action game that places players in a dark and distant future. Modeled in a compelling blend of Eastern and Western sci-fi/fantasy, Rengoku puts gamers in the role of a well-armed battle android that must fight its way to the pinnacle of a great tower to confront a mysterious foe.
by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 8, 2005 @ 1:40 a.m. PST | Filed under
Coded Arms is a first person shooter in where you take the role of a computer hacker who infiltrates the abandoned virtual reality system. Gamers will use weapons and power-ups that they discover while exploring the expansive single player mode. Coded Arms will also utilize the PSP handheld system's wireless capabilities for multiplayer action for up to four people. We had a chance for some hands-on time, read more for our report ...
by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 7, 2005 @ 1:26 a.m. PST | Filed under
Constantine tells the story of John Constantine, a man who has literally been to hell and back. When he teams up with sceptical policewoman Angela Dodson to solve the mysterious suicide of her twin sister, their investigation takes them through the world of demons and angels that exists just beneath the landscape of contemporary Los Angeles. Caught in a catastrophic series of otherworldly events, the two become inextricably involved and seek to find their own peace at whatever cost.
by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 4, 2005 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under
Metal Gear Acid is a turn-based, tactical espionage game that requires players to collect cards and strategically construct their own decks to complete various missions and objectives. Boasting a compelling storyline filled with new characters and incredible cut scenes, Metal Gear Acid will draw players into an all-new adventure packed with intrigue – designed specifically for the portable gaming enthusiast.
by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 2, 2005 @ 1:18 a.m. PST | Filed under
Death Jr. is a new action platforming game that seamlessly blends elements from first-person shooters with the exploration of a third-person platformer and serves up a large dose of intense gameplay and weapon heavy combat for the PSP.
by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 1, 2005 @ 2:24 a.m. PST | Filed under
Last Thursday in San Francisco, Konami held their annual Gamers' Day event to announce the games in their 2005 lineup. Arguably the biggest announcement of the event was Castlevania: Curse of Darkness.