Our favorite formidably endowed, morally questionable Indiana Jane is back. Underworld is an account of Ms. Croft’s search for the Hammer of Thor (“Mjölnir,” for the Marvel-inclined), a powerful artifact with a mysterious connection to Lara’s past.
Russian publisher 1C recently announced plans to launch an attack on the West with a massive collection of new titles. Partnering with Atari, 1C hopes to serve the West's insatiable appetite for games with a wide selection of titles ranging from fresh first-person shooters to big rig truck simulators and medieval warfare titles. Read on for our impressions on their nine new titles and follow the links for new screens and trailers.
Cryostasis: This first-person shooter places you aboard an
Runic Games' dungeon crawler sequel is less than a week away from launch. Our hands-on demo highlights new outdoor environments, co-op gameplay, and exciting new classes with which to slay hordes of loot-laden monsters…
Yarrr. Its a crying shame that National Talk Like A Pirate Day only occurs once a year. So we were mighty pleased to get our hands on an early build of Ascaron Entertainments latest piratical adventure, Tortuga: Two Treasures. Filled with more ships, sails, and sharp swords than you can shake a parrot at, Tortuga sits at the top of our list of remedies to cure our pirate withdrawal
You shouldn't expect the same sort of free form adventure - where you can go anywhere to do anything you want, anytime - that you got with Sid Meier's Pirates! in Tortuga: Two Treasures. But then again, you also won't find yourself aimlessly sailing at a snails pace against the wind as your pantalooned pirate grows into a decrepit old man.
Instead, Tortuga carves its own path through the Caribbean, taking a more structured approach to gameplay which focuses on its story, as you alternate
The next installment in the revered Total War series is at least a year off - but already it's looking spectacular. With an emphasis on giving individual units personality and gravity, you'll be experiencing this RTS in a whole new way...
After spending way too much time playing a pre-beta build of Total War: Shogun 2, it seems that Creative Assembly’s latest entry in the Total War series is shaping up to be the best one yet. Part real-time, part turn-based, Shogun 2 continues to carry the torch of the series’ hybrid gameplay, walking the line between both genres with gorgeous visuals and epic battles...
Thereve been plenty of “ultimate” editions of games in the past. Often the last squeeze of milk out of the cash cow, these desultory compendia typically comprise the original game, the official expansion pack, a crap sequel and one or two “never before seen!” levels. TrackMania: United, on the other hand, is a beautiful amalgam of the games previous forms, caught in the prime of its life rather than as a decaying elder
Weve been dumbfounded by the online play in TrackMania United. We found ourselves playing online on a downloaded map within a single solitary minute of booting up the game. For speed, intelligence, community-thinking and sheer effortless design, Nadeo has pretty much trumped the online systems of every game weve ever played including Steam and EA Downloader. But thats just the beginning of why were impressed with this wacky, slot-car-stunt-tracks-in-real-life racing
Straight from the San Diego Comic Con comes our first hands-on impressions of Transformers: Fall of Cybertron's multiplayer. How's High Moon Studios soon-to-release sequel looking?