EA Sports is set to release their latest in the Tiger Woods series for the PS3 the well-known launch day, and those who get their hands on one of the consoles will probably want to check this one out. Although the 2007 version has been out for some time on the Xbox 360, any fans who do not own Microsoft's console will be happy to get a copy as soon as possible. Read More.
Previews By Jason Murphy
The GamingExcellence team recently had the opportunity to take a quick look at this new game just before it hit store shelves along with the long-awaited PS3 console. Based on the PS2 title, Genji: Dawn of the Samurai, this PS3 launch title from Sony is set three years after the original is very similar in style and gameplay. Read More.
The first known game to use Microsoft's new Live Anywhere technology is an online only first-person action game called Shadowrun. Based on the popular Role Playing Game, Shadowrun is an FPS that blends traditional gameplay with spells and magic, while allowing players on both the PC and Xbox 360 to go head to head online. Read More.
If you like a dark, story driven game with an abundance of blood and gore, is this ever one for you. Based on the popular comic book series by Top Cow, The Darkness follows the story of mafia hitman Jackie Estacado who was adopted by the don of a crime family. On his 21st birthday, Jackie finds himself possessed by The Darkness, a demonic entity that gives him supernatural powers. Read More.
We recently had the opportunity to go hands on with this upcoming title by Eidos, and to say the least it looks like it may just blow us all away. Battlestations: Midway is a pleasant mix of the action and strategy genres that leaves the decision up to the individual player to decide how to play the game. Read More.
A few hundred years into the future, two nations are battling for control over several unexplored planets. Your task is to choose a side and strategically create and deploy units in order to defeat your opponent. It's a story that has become fairly common, but one to which we all keep coming back to for more. Read More.
The newest version of Microsoft's extremely popular flight simulation game, Flight Simulator X, is set to release this Holiday season. Even without the massive list of new features and updates, this game would still be highly-anticipated by fans of the series. But, is it worth the price for those who are still enjoying 2004's A Century of Flight? Read More.
We recently got the chance to sit down and try out the open beta for the soon to be released martial arts-based MMO, Hero Online. Already released elsewhere in the world by Korean developer and publisher MGame Corporation, Hero will now be available in North America. Read More.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be in full command of the historic Roman Empire, controlling the day to day lives of the Roman people? Or better yet, to punish an entire civilization by watching their world fall into complete and utter chaos? If either of these thoughts caught your attention, or if you're not quite as crazy minded as I am but are still intrigued, then read on to find out more about this soon to be released empire building simulation game. Read More.
This year's E3 seemed to mark the year of the MMO; there was probably the largest collection I've ever seen on display, all types from the classic fantasy-based game to more realistic shooter-based offerings. It's not surprising that so many companies are competing for this large market where most games generate a monthly user subscription and the hit titles amass a large, dedicated fan base, what is surprising is the innovation we are now seeing in the gameplay of these titles. Read More.
With the pending theatrical release of the sequel to Pirates of the Caribbean, it's no surprise that this year brings an influx of pirate-based games to all of our favorite platforms. From handhelds to consoles to the PC, they're everywhere. It's also no surprise then that Akella, who seem to have the high seas under their control with an extensive library of pirate games, are showing us the latest builds of two games based on this common theme. Read More.
At this year's E3, I got a chance to take a look at what is probably the single most exciting upcoming game in not only my mind, but also the minds of five million other gamers worldwide. Although this is only an expansion, the game itself is without a doubt one of the largest MMOs released to date and the developers are world renowned for the quality of their games. Read More.
It seems that NCsoft is at it again; attempting to steal the market from other venerable leaders through incredible innovation and providing gamers with a fun experience that does not punish them after hundreds of hours of effort just because that's the way it has to be. Read More.
My first real introduction to the PC gaming world did not occur until a friend recommended that I check out a game called Diablo by a few guys at Blizzard Entertainment. At that time, all of my gaming took place on consoles, and the only PC gaming I had done was playing either Wolfenstein 3D or Doom. Read More.
With the upcoming release of the sequel to the popular 2003 movie, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Buena Vista Games is giving us a title for the PSP, DS and GBA based on the new film. Although it will follow the movie script fairly closely, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest is also going to give players some room for exploring other parts of Jack Sparrow's adventure that are not seen in the screen version. Read More.