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Xbox/PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'Splinter Cell Double Agent'

by Alicia on June 3, 2006 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent will completely revolutionize and reinvent the spy action genre by introducing an unprecedented double agent concept and an entirely new breed of game play that adds an exciting new dimension to the gaming experience.

NDS Preview - 'Elite Beat Agents'

by Geson Hatchett on June 3, 2006 @ 12:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Code-named "Elite Beat Agents," these men in black are heroes' heroes and the coolest group of guys this world has ever known. Their leader scans the world for cries of help, dispatches the agents, who assist their targets by performing a song and dance. The hypnotic nature of their rocking revives the targets with "Groovy" energy that boosts their willpower and helps them overcome their obstacles.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Army of Two'

by Geson Hatchett on June 2, 2006 @ 5:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Army of Two will throw gamers into hot spots ripped from current day headlines where they will utilize unique TWO man strategies and tactics while seamlessly transitioning between playing with intelligent Partner AI (PAI) and a live player.

PS2/Xbox Preview - 'Urban Chaos: Riot Response'

by Thomas Wilde on June 2, 2006 @ 5:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Urban Chaos: Riot Response, previously known as Zero Tolerance, is a high velocity, first person shooter where the player confronts real terror in an American city.

Wii Preview - 'Red Steel'

by Alicia on June 1, 2006 @ 4:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Red Steel is an action-packed first-person experience with the weapon in their hand – literally. An engaging storyline unfolds as you learn that your fiancĂ©e has been kidnapped and her father – a Japanese mafia kingpin – murdered by a rival gang. The only way to save your loved one and defend your honor is to journey from Los Angeles to Japan and confront the Tokyo underworld.

PC Preview - 'Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War'

by Arkalem on June 1, 2006 @ 4:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Rise & Fall: Civilizations at War is a detailed real-time strategy game that lets players completely command one of the four mightiest empires of the ancient world: Greece, Rome, Egypt, and Persia.

PS3/X360/PC Preview - 'BioShock'

by Thomas Wilde on May 31, 2006 @ 4:13 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

BioShock is 2K Games' hybrid first-person shooter, in the works over at System Shock 2 developers Irrational Games, combining elements of sci-fi and role-playing genres.

PC Preview - 'Ultimate Baseball Online 2006'

by Nicolus Baslock on May 31, 2006 @ 3:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Ultimate Baseball Online 2006 lets sports fans and gamers play a virtual version of baseball in a real-time environment on any PC with a broadband connection. UBO players can compete in tournaments to win cash and other valuable prizes.

PS2 Preview - 'Final Fantasy XII'

by Alicia on May 30, 2006 @ 1:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under E3 - Post - E3 2006

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.

PSP Preview - 'Tekken: Dark Resurrection'

by Reldan on May 30, 2006 @ 12:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Tekken: Dark Resurrection takes all the top elements from the latest arcade version and introduces a host of new features to deliver great mobile gaming. You'll need to fight harder than ever before to rise through the ranks and beat down all opposition.

Xbox 360 Multiplayer Preview - 'Gears of War'

by Eric on May 29, 2006 @ 12:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Gears of War blends the best of tactical action games with the best of survival horror titles, thrusting gamers into the harrowing story of humankind's battle for survival against the Locust Horde, creating cinematic, high-definition visuals so intense and powerful, it feels like the gamers are controlling a blockbuster action movie.

PSP Preview - 'Silent Hill Origins'

by Thomas Wilde on May 29, 2006 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Silent Hill makes its handheld debut with a brand new adventure that reveals many of the series' most hallowed secrets. Assuming the role of a lone truck driver trapped in Silent Hill while making a routine delivery, players must escape the city's horrific inhabitants and confront the strange hallucinations that have haunted him since childhood.

PS3 Preview - 'Full Auto 2: Battlelines'

by Hugh McHarg on May 28, 2006 @ 2:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Full Auto 2: Battlelines puts high-speed vehicles outfitted with weapons and armor into fully realized and fully destructible urban street environments. Fierce combat-racing will ensue as you strategically use destruction to win races as well as leave massive devastation in your wake.

PC Preview - 'The Movies: Stunts & Effects'

by Alan Butterworth on May 27, 2006 @ 5:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Movies: Stunts & Effects adds new features such as stuntmen, a movie-making toolset, a diverse selection of dangerous stunts, astounding visual effects, impressive new sets and a number of brand-new techniques and technologies that can be used when making a movie.

Wii Preview - 'Super Swing Golf Pangya'

by David Brothers on May 26, 2006 @ 3:29 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Super Swing Golf Pangya is a wholly rebuilt version of a golf game that's super-popular over in Japan and Korea. It promises to make use of the Nintendo Wii's new controller in order to make playing this golf game an experience in your very own living room.

PC Preview - 'Crysis'

by Thomas Wilde on May 26, 2006 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In Crysis, shooter fans will face a new kind of gameplay challenge requiring adaptive tactics and customization of weapons and armor in dynamic, hostile environments as mankind struggles to survive in the face of a horrific alien invasion.

X360 Preview - 'Far East of Eden Ziria: Tales from Distant Jipang'

by Alicia on May 25, 2006 @ 4:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The remake of Far East of Eden: Ziria for the Xbox 360 involved a complete visual overhaul from 2D sprites to 3D polygonal world, in addition to a complete revision of the first-person combat system to a more contemporary third-person.

PSP Preview - 'Sonic Rivals'

by Geson Hatchett on May 25, 2006 @ 2:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Rip through tracks in some high-spirited single player and wireless multiplayer action against friends as Sonic returns in a whole new racing-platformer with classic 2D gameplay in true 3D environments for gamers on the go.

Wii Preview - 'Madden NFL 2007'

by Geson Hatchett on May 24, 2006 @ 5:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Madden NFL 07 is being custom-designed for Nintendo's next-gen console, Wii. Using the console's unique remote to pass, kick, snap, throw, catch and run, players will interact with the game in an entirely new way.

PC Preview - 'Infernal'

by Inexhist on May 24, 2006 @ 5:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Infernal is a third-person action adventure that is set in a present-day scenario, with stunning environments and strong characters. The story relates to the eternal conflict between good and evil, confronted in supernatural intelligence agencies.