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PS2 Preview - 'Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2'

by Alicia on May 4, 2006 @ 4:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Combining action, fighting and light RPG elements, Budokai Tenkaichi 2 will send players into a rich story mode that spans the entire Dragon Ball, DBZ, and Dragon Ball GT series.

PC Preview - 'Neverwinter Nights 2'

by Alicia on May 3, 2006 @ 6:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Neverwinter Nights 2 is an RPG set in the fantasy world of the Forgotten Realms, one of the popular campaign settings of Dungeons and Dragons. It takes the player from the tiniest of villages into a sweeping tale of danger and war, chronicling their rise from a peasant to a full-fledged hero of the Realms, defending it against one of the greatest threats of the age.

PS2 Review - 'Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny'

by Alicia on May 2, 2006 @ 12:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny is a sequel RPG to Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana for the PS2. Atelier Iris 2 takes synthesizing to a new level, with new gameplay, features, and improved graphics. Experience an epic adventure that crosses two different worlds, and battle evil to save the world from utter destruction.

NGC/PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Eragon'

by Alicia on May 1, 2006 @ 2:58 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Eragon is an epic fantasy-adventure which centers on a young farm boy named Eragon whose destiny is revealed with the help of a dragon. Based on the upcoming movie, Eragon, now a Dragon Rider, is swept into a world of magic and power, discovering that he alone has the power to save -- or destroy -- an Empire.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'FlatOut 2'

by Alicia on April 25, 2006 @ 1:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The sequel to the destruction racer is set to accelerate its way onto the PS2, Xbox, and PC in the nitrous charged form of FlatOut 2 this June, courtesy of Bugbear Entertainment and Empire Interactive, while Vivendi Universal Games will distribute the title in the U.S.

PSP Preview - 'Miami Vice: The Game'

by Alicia on April 22, 2006 @ 12:55 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Miami Vice The Game is a third-person action shooter inspired by the Universal Pictures crime drama, Miami Vice. Set in present-day Miami, players will go deep undercover as narcotic officers Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs in the rich, glamorous and decadent world of Miami Vice, a place where badges don't count.

PC Preview - 'Caesar IV'

by Alicia on April 21, 2006 @ 12:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Caesar IV takes the city-building genre into the 21st century, with new gameplay and features, and a cutting edge 3D graphics engine developed specifically for the title.

PS2/Xbox/PC Preview - 'Scarface: The World is Yours'

by Alicia on April 20, 2006 @ 4:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Scarface is a third-person action shooter now coming for the first time to game consoles & PC worldwide. In a complex world filled with excess and greed, players can take the role of Tony Montana, one of the most ruthless gangsters ever depicted on film.

PSP Preview - 'Gradius Collection'

by Alicia on April 3, 2006 @ 1:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The Collection includes ports of the arcade shoot 'em up versions of the original four Gradius titles along with a port of the PlayStation's Gradius Gaiden. The port is enhanced with a new save feature and 16:9 display modes for the original two Gradius titles.

PS2 Review - 'Kingdom Hearts II'

by Alicia on April 3, 2006 @ 12:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Kingdom Hearts II is here after a long, long wait, featuring over 100 hours of giant boss fights, mini-games, and mook-bashing action. Picking up one year after the events of the Chain of Memories GBA title, Sora once again ventures out with sidekicks Goofy and Donald to try and track down his missing friend Riku. Battle across nearly two dozen special worlds that representing Disney properties from Winnie the Pooh to Tron.