Let's not mince words. NHL 2K8 was pretty lousy hockey game. Luckily, this year 2K Sports has seen fit to reboot the franchise, instead of letting the series flounder under the weight of the competition for another year. Best of all, Wii puckheads will finally have a hockey title to play on their little waggle machines, and guess what? Read More.
If you find yourself easily captivated by puzzles and bright colors, D3's Puzzle Quest Galactrix might just be the game for you.
In this so-called 'cousin' of the original title, Galactrix combines an RPG battle with a color based puzzle board to surprising success. Read More.
Opting not to partake in the official E3 festivities this year, Activision held a media event the first night of the show, and had a few big titles to present. One of the revealed titles was the new James Bond game: Quantum of Solace based on the upcoming film of the same name. Read More.
When Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 was released a few years ago, it was nothing short of the revelation that the fledging World War II shooter genre needed. Instead of playing as a single solider ready to take down the entire Nazi Regime, players were forced to tactically map out the battlefield, use real military tactics, and most of all, trust in the man next to you. Read More.
Teamwork. Remember being taught as a child to not stray too far from a group and to help your friends when they're in need? Welcome to Left 4 Dead. Sticking together is key for survival, producing fantastic team dynamics in the effort to stay alive. It's four versus hundreds upon hundreds of zombies, and the most fun I've had in a FPS in a long time. Read More.
Since the Halo series of FPS titles was announced as a trilogy, fans constantly pondered what was next for the series. Microsoft was not about to let its most profitable franchise lay dormant, and announced a radical shift for the formerly fast paced shooter game. Read More.
For the past few years, Activision has had a golden egg by the name of the Call of Duty series. However, unlike the disappointing Call of Duty 3 of two years ago, this new Treyarch developed title seems much closer in quality to last year's superlative Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. Read More.
At the Activision Showcase in Los Angeles on July 14th, no punches were pulled and all the stops were pulled out in the reveal of Guitar Hero World Tour, the latest in the mega popular franchise. Read More.
Spore. The long-awaited new creation of Will Wright, who brought us the wonderful world of The Sims. However, instead of people, the player will be creating their very own creatures to use to interact with the world. EA has recently released the Creature Creator in anticipation of Spore, and players can see the full number of possibilities in customization as well as how the final finished creature will walk, roar and. Read More.
What happens when you take Heroes of Might and Magic and strip out the strategic aspects, then emphasize and strengthen the RPG parts? You get King's Bounty: The Legend, a reimagining of a classic 1990s title that is actually considered the precursor to the HOMM series. Read More.
It's been seven years since the critically acclaimed flight simulator IL-2 Sturmovik hit the shelves. The flight simulation franchise set the bar for combat realism in its day, one of only a handful of competitors to Microsoft's Flight Simulator and Combat Flight Simulator franchises. Read More.
Xbox gamers looking for a Diablo-style hack and slash game needn't wait much longer to get their fix. Sacred 2 is coming to an Xbox 360 near you, and holds the distinction of being the first game that CDV is publishing on a console after years of staying exclusive to the PC market. Read More.
At a CDV press event in San Francisco California, CDV Software was gracious enough to take us through the latest Sacred 2 build, including a detailed run through on the multiplayer aspects of this anticipated title. Read More.
Continuing its tradition of creating point-and-click adventures based on fictional characters, developer Frogwares has cashed in on a well-known myth to create Dracula: Origin. Published by The Adventure Company and Focus Home Interactive, Dracula: Origin centers around believable characters in a fictional world. Read More.
Likely the best known game on Nintendo's latest platform is Wii Sports, given it's the first thing most people played after unpacking the console and a good demonstration of the system's unique controls. We've seen a few other sports compilations released since that time, most of which have simply fallen fell short. Read More.