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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.

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 fiancée 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.

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.

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.

PS3/X360 Preview - 'Indiana Jones'

by Alicia on May 23, 2006 @ 3:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Set in 1939, this epic, original Indy story puts you in the fedora of the legendary adventure hero as he unravels the clues found in ancient artifacts spanning the globe. From San Francisco's Chinatown to the world's most sacred ground, Indy must use his fists, whip and trusty revolver to fight through ruthless opposition and piece together a mystery of biblical proportions.

No Quake Or Blizzard Fan ? There's Always ClancyCon

by Alicia on May 23, 2006 @ 3:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Games Media Properties today announced a partnership with Ubisoft to launch ClancyCon, bringing together fans of the Tom Clancy video game franchises that include Splinter Cell, Ghost Recon and Rainbow Six. At each WSVG US event, attendees will have a chance to compete in playing Clancy titles and see previews of upcoming games.

PS2 Preview - 'Super Dragon Ball Z'

by Alicia on May 11, 2006 @ 2:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Developed by former Street Fighter II producer Noritaka Funamizu’s new studio, Crafts & Meister, Super DBZ promises fans and gamers incredible on-screen damage and an abundance of intense combos.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Arthur and the Minimoys'

by Alicia on May 8, 2006 @ 4:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Arthur and the Minimoys allows players to relive the fantastic adventures of young Arthur and his two pals, Selenia and Bétamèche, in their mission to save the Minimoys’ world from destruction. The game will incorporate filmmaker Luc Besson’s entire Minimoy universe and its tiny inhabitants with the richness and extraordinary visuals of the film.

X360/PC Preview - 'Alone in the Dark: Near Death Investigation'

by Alicia on May 6, 2006 @ 4:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Alone in the Dark returns with a heart-stopping survival experience realized through the use of state-of-the-art real-time physics and unprecedented environmental interaction combining to deliver an exhilarating action-orientated experience within a highly detailed, open environment.

PSP Preview - 'Dungeons & Dragons: Tactics'

by Alicia on May 5, 2006 @ 4:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Dungeons & Dragons: Tactics offers an original, intriguing Dungeons & Dragons storyline. Players take on the role of a mortal child caught in a conflict of two competing dragons striving for godhood. Alignment is critical, as it affects the end of the story and allows players to change from good to evil, or the other way around, depending on which quests they choose.