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PS2 Preview - 'Red Ninja: End of Honor'

by Thomas Wilde on March 4, 2005 @ 2:29 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

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.

PS2 Review - 'NanoBreaker'

by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 17, 2005 @ 12:49 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

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.

PSP Preview - 'Rengoku: The Tower of Purgatory'

by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 16, 2005 @ 12:39 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

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.

PSP Preview - 'Coded Arms'

by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 8, 2005 @ 1:40 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

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 ...

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Constantine'

by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 7, 2005 @ 1:26 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

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.

PSP Preview - 'Metal Gear Acid'

by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 4, 2005 @ 12:37 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

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.

PSP Preview - 'Death Jr.'

by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 2, 2005 @ 1:18 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

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.

PS2 First Impression - 'Castlevania: Curse of Darkness'

by Thomas Wilde on Feb. 1, 2005 @ 2:24 a.m. PST | Filed under News

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.

NDS Preview - 'Castlevania'

by Thomas Wilde on Jan. 31, 2005 @ 1:03 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Castlevania for DS will continue the storyline that first emerged in the critically acclaimed Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow. Taking place a year after Aria of Sorrow ended, Castlevania for DS will take players on a harrowing and challenging journey of selflessness.

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Area 51'

by Thomas Wilde on Jan. 19, 2005 @ 1:57 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Area 51 is set in the U.S. government's most top-secret and secure facility located in the Nevada desert. Players take on the role of Lt. Nick Cross, a hazardous biological waste specialist sent to investigate.