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Keith Durocher's Articles

PC Review - 'Spellforce 2: Shadow Wars'

by Keith Durocher on June 5, 2006 @ 12:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In SpellForce II you take over both roles, Commander of your troops and also a front fighting hero, solving quests and overcoming obstacles as in classical RPGs, but also leading armies as in an RTS. Your character is supported by up to 5 heroes who can be summoned at special monuments - these will become available in stronger versions as you progress and reveal more of the epic storyline.

PC Review - 'Gene Troopers'

by Keith Durocher on May 30, 2006 @ 12:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Gene Troopers puts the player in the heart of a unique, vibrant and living science fiction universe, which is entangled in the greatest conflict ever witnessed. A terrifying elite battle force named Gene Troopers (GT) sets out to mercilessly fulfill its task: to find, gather and secure life forms.

PC Review - 'GT Legends'

by Keith Durocher on May 21, 2006 @ 12:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Numerous different game types as well as five levels of difficulty promise a high degree of long-term motivation for both beginners and pros. With a new engine, improved graphics and an extended list of features, GT Legends will provide high authenticity, a detailed presentation and thrilling entertainment behind the steering wheel of an untamed racing beast.

Editorial - Can't We All Just Get Along?

by Keith Durocher on May 14, 2006 @ 12:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Editorials

In this weekend's editorial piece we take a look back at the fallout of the Sony E3 briefing and the reactions from fanboys and brand-lovers alike. Sony's stock has dropped nearly 20% since the official unveiling of the PS3, its title lineup, and especially, its familiar-looking controller.

PC Review - 'Etrom'

by Keith Durocher on May 9, 2006 @ 1:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Etrom is an epic adventure among realms and cities, democracies and “nazi” dictatorships, a journey through space-time portals, among the Thrones of the Abyss, beyond the gates of the City of Light and many more locations, situations, rituals, secret-services plots, dark spells.

PC Review - 'War World: Tactical Combat'

by Keith Durocher on April 29, 2006 @ 3:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

War World is the battleground where ancient enemies must settle age old conflicts through clashes of mechanized warriors in a unique combination of all-out action and active strategy.

PC Preview - 'Night Watch'

by Keith Durocher on April 27, 2006 @ 3:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Night Watch is a tactical RPG using the Silent Storm engine, and based on material from Russian writer Lukyanenko. Situated in the not-so-distant future, the game will have you battling vampires, werewolves and other creatures throughout various European cities.

PC Review - 'UberSoldier'

by Keith Durocher on April 25, 2006 @ 12:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

UberSoldier is a high-tech first-person 3D shooter, which takes place in an alternate universe where the fascist Germany won in the Second World War. A soldier of the German Resistance, Karl Stolz, turns out to be involved in the deadly play of mysterious powers, and at stake is control over the entire world.

PC Preview - 'Seed'

by Keith Durocher on April 21, 2006 @ 1:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Seed is a new and genre-shattering massively multiplayer game featuring advanced AI, interactive story, no combat, no dungeons, no elves, and a truly mutable world.

PC Review - 'Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach'

by Keith Durocher on April 15, 2006 @ 1:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Dungeons & Dragons Online will provide players with the definitive online "Dungeons & Dragons" experience, complete with dramatic dungeon crawling, terrifying monster combat and challenging puzzles, character advancement and guild-based power struggles.