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PC Review - 'Undercover:­ Operation Wintersun'

by James King on Nov. 9, 2007 @ 2:49 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Undercover is an adventure game set in the heart of war-torn Europe in 1943, and sees players take on the role of British physicist Dr. John Russell, who is sent into the lion's den by the MI6 to follow leads on German research into a devastating weapon of mass destruction.

PC Review - 'Attack on Pearl Harbor'

by James King on Sept. 14, 2007 @ 4:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Attack on Pearl Harbor, history's yours to shape: Either nation can win the war depending on your actions as players battle for supremacy behind the cockpits of some of the most prolific fighters, bombers and torpedo-bearing aircraft of the WWII Pacific Theater.

PC Preview - 'The History Channel: Great Battles of Rome'

by James King on Aug. 25, 2007 @ 2:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

The History Channel: Great Battles of Rome, developed by Slitherine Software, allows players to fully immerse themselves into history as never before by combining cutting-edge gameplay, historical footage and battle simulation, allowing players to take control of a series of campaigns against Barbarian hordes, while carving out the Roman Empire.

PC Review - 'Ingenious'

by James King on Aug. 10, 2007 @ 2:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Based on the work of internationally renowned game designer Reiner Knizia, the board game version of Ingenious has been an international best seller. Incredibly easy to learn and just as addictive, Ingenious provides hours of challenging and thrilling fun for one to four players.

PS3 Review - 'Ninja Gaiden Sigma'

by James King on Aug. 1, 2007 @ 2:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Developed by Tecmo’s Team Ninja, Ninja Gaiden Sigma is the first next-generation game in the series, following the adventures of Ryu Hayabusa, the original Ninja.

PC Review - 'Trainz Railroad Simulator 2006'

by James King on June 16, 2007 @ 1:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Trainz Railroad Simulator 2006 players can decide how far to get involved – from simply watching the railway in action, managing the drivers and their workload or even taking direct control of the trains and driving them.

PC Preview - 'Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2'

by James King on June 4, 2007 @ 3:08 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 will feature changing climate, improved AI, an advanced Cross-Com system, air strikes from jet fighters, new weapons and a new soldier class, the Medic.

PC Review - 'Whirlwind Over Vietnam'

by James King on May 28, 2007 @ 1:33 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Gamers will instantly transform into fearless military soldiers as they go head-to-head with the Viet Cong Army as either a pilot, co-pilot, or gunner. The power to rewrite history and save the pride of the Vietnamese lies in the hands of those courageous enough to pilot into the Whirlwind Over Vietnam.

PC Review - 'Penumbra: Overture'

by James King on May 18, 2007 @ 12:25 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Penumbra: Overture is an enthralling first person action adventure using an advanced and internally developed real-time 3D engine which conveys player freedom and immersion aiding an already captivating storyline where the player has to use his/her wits to guide the protagonist on his quest to unravel the past.

PS3 Review - 'Armored Core 4'

by James King on April 25, 2007 @ 1:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Armored Core 4 will allow you to create your own mech from a few hundred components, including color, to give it an exclusive looks. Successfully completing missions, and purchase even more powerful parts to make your mech stronger.