The Saboteur Preview

Written by igcompany on Saturday, 07 November 2009 08:10.

BECOME THE SABOTEUR

Pandemic Studios invites you to experience the ultimate open-world action/adventure—as The Saboteur. Avenge the loss of your loved ones by hunting down your sworn enemies in Nazi-occupied Paris. Fight, climb, and race your way through this unique world to destroy the lives of those that have taken everything from you. Enter the seedy world of a saboteur living in a stylized 1940s Paris, where the women are sexy, the missions are epic, and the revenge is satisfying.

DESCRIPTION

Welcome to Nazi-occupied Paris, a unique open world where you are The Saboteur. Play as Sean Devlin, a street-tough Irish racing mechanic seeking personal redemption on a Nazi officer that has taken everything away from him. Now, it’s time for payback—with the help of the French Resistance, British intelligence, an arsenal of weaponry, your own street smarts and brawn, you must exact revenge on those who aimed to destroy your life. Motivated by retribution and armed with tactics of sabotage, blow up zeppelins, derail trains, implode bridges, destroy armored tanks, and level enemy facilities in the name of vengeance.

FEATURES

  • 1st Ever Open-World Paris – Fight, climb, and prowl through the dark alleys, rooftops, burlesque houses, and seedy streets of the City of Lights—the ultimate playground for The Saboteur.
  • The Art of Sabotage – Being The Saboteur is all about attacking while staying unnoticed. Get your mission intel at underground clubs and cabarets. Eliminate your adversaries with stealth attacks, disguise, distractions, and explosives. Master a variety of weapons, automobiles, and skills to sabotage enemy operations.
  • The Will to Fight – An action-packed experience and thrilling storyline are made even more engaging by an innovative visual style, characters, and the new “Will to Fight” technology. Experience how the city reacts and changes around you as you free it from Nazi oppression. Only you can restore hope and grandeur to Paris.
The game will be released on Dec 8, 2009.

Bioshock 2 Preview

Written by igcompany on Sunday, 01 November 2009 08:45.

Bioshock 2 Box

Story

Set aproximately 10 years after the events of the original BIOSHOCK, the halls of rapture once again echo with sins of the past. Along the Atlantic coastline, a monster has been snatching little girls and bringing them back to the undersea city of rapture. You are the very first Big Daddy as you travel through the decrepit and beautiful fallen city, chasing an unseen foe in search of answers and your own survival.

Multiplayer in Bioshock 2 provides a rich prequel experience that expands the award winning Bioshock gameplay. Set during the fall of rapture, players assume the role of a plasmid test subject in the underwater city that was first explored in the original Bioshock. Players will need to use all the elements of the game's toolset to survive as the full depth of the Bioshock experience is refined and transformed into a unique multiplayer experience that can only be found in rapture.

Information

Step back into the unforgettable world of rapture in Bioshock 2, the next installment in the franchise that has won more than 50 game of the year awards and has sold more than 2.5 million units worldwide. Developed by 2k Marin, 2K Australia and Digital Extremes, Bioshock 2 provides players with the perfect blend of explosive first person shooter combat, compelling storytelling and intense multiplayer to form one of 2009's most highly anticipated titles.

Features

Single Player Features:

  • Evolution of the genetically enchanced shooter: Innovative advances bring new depth and dimension to each encounter. New elements, such as the ability to dual-wield weapons and plasmids, allow players to create exciting combinations of punishment
  • Return to rapture: Set approximately 10 years after the events of the original Bioshock, the story continues with an epic, more intense journey through one of the most captivating and terrifying fictional worlds ever created
  • You are the Big Daddy: Take control of Bioshock's signature and iconic symbol with the original Prototype Big Daddy, and experience the power and raw strenght of rapture's most feared denizens as you battle powerful new enemies
  • Continuation of the award-winning narrative: New and unique storytelling devices serve as the vechicle for the continuation of one gaming's most acclaimed storylines

Multiplayer Features:

  • Genetically enchanced multiplayer - Earn experience points during gameplay to earn access to new weapons, plasmids and tonics that can be used to create hundreds of different combinations, allowing players to develop a unique character that caters to their playing style.
  • Experience rapture's civil war - Players will step into the shoes of rapture citizens and take direct part in the civil war that tore rapture apart.
  • See rapture before the fall - Experience rapture before it was reclaimed by the Ocean and engage in combat over iconic environments in locations such as Kashmir restaurant and Mercury suites, all of wich have been reworked from the ground up for multiplayer.
  • FPS veterans add their touch to the multiplayer experience - Digital Extremes brings more than 10 years of first person shooter experience including development of award-winning entries in the Unreal and Unreal Tournament Franchise.

Bioshock 2 will be released on february 9 2010 on PC, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3.

Stoked: Big Air Edition Preview

Written by igcompany on Sunday, 18 October 2009 07:05.

Stoke: Big Air Edition Box

Stoked, which has the highest Metacritic score of any advanced-generation snowboarding game, is now faster, bigger, easier to control, and even more gorgeous in Stoked: Big Air Edition. New features include racing, marked trails that make it easy to find great runs, lots of park objects to use for tricks, two new mountains, better visuals, and faster and smoother riding.

Single Player Race Modes

All New Racing Modes
Race against the world’s top riders in single-player mode, or race online against up to seven other players via Xbox LIVE®. Depending on race type, you can race through gates or carve your own route fastest to the bottom.

Marked Trails
Stoked: Big Air makes it easy to find great runs on every mountain. Each mountain includes eight runs with marked and groomed trails, lots of park objects to trick off and on-screen highlighting of kickers and jumps.

Get Massive Air in all-new Big Air Events

All New Big Air Competitions
Players can also compete in a variety of Big Air and Grind-fest events, compete on behalf of their sponsor to take control of a mountain in the Battle of the Brands, ride for media exposure, build a scrapbook of pictorial exploits, free-ride the mountain for high scores, and complete a variety of technical trick challenges.

The Burton European Open
Compete on the awesome new mountain LAAX in the Burton European Open. Get massive air in the new television-style presentation.

2 New Incredible Mountains, Laax and the legendary K2

Stoked: Big Air includes all five mountains from the original Stoked, plus two new mountains: Laax and K2. Together, these seven mountains give players over 500 square miles to explore. While every mountain has marked and groomed trails, players can also fly their helicopter to carve their own lines anywhere on any mountain.

Stoke: Big Air Edition Screenshot

MX vs ATV Preview

Written by igcompany on Sunday, 18 October 2009 06:31.

Game Overview

Platforms: Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3, PSP and Nintendo DS
Genre: Racing
# Players: 1-12 (online)
Developer: Rainbow Studios
ESRB: E for Everyone (Expected)
Release date: Holiday 2009

MX vs. ATV Reflex marks the highly anticipated return of the best-selling off-road racing franchise and features the all-new Rhythm Racing 2.0 physics engine, Rider Reflex control system and real-time terrain deformation. The dual-stick Rider Reflex control system allows you to control your rider and steer your bike independently for the first time ever. Unprecedented terrain deformation creates ever-changing courses as off-road vehicles carve lines and deep ruts that have a real-time impact on gameplay and remain persistent through the full length of each race.

Game Features

Rider Reflex
•Dual analog stick controls allow you to control your rider as you steer your vehicle independently
•Lean in to take tighter turns and sit back to catch more air off jumps
•Think fast and wrestle your ride back from the verge of catastrophe

Terrain
•Real-time deformation continuously changes the track beneath you with every lap
•Ruts remain persistent throughout each race as you fight to find the fastest race lines
•New terrain engine provides unprecedented driving surface detail never achieved in any other racing game

Tricks
•Dual controls let you tear it up with death-defying tricks and high-flying freestyle action
•Intuitive gestures in the Reflex Trick System let you pull off the most extreme stunts ever

For more details about the game and for screenshots & video read more.

Mass Effect 2 Released Date Confirmed

Written by Saky G on Friday, 16 October 2009 19:53.

Bioware has confirmed the release date for Mass Effect 2

The wait is almost over, Mass Effect 2 will be released in January 26, 2010 for the PC and XBOX360

Keep reading to find out about the sweet pre-order bonus

 

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