Posts Tagged ‘preview

14
Apr
11

Press conference showcases Witcher 2 gameplay, Witcher 1 for $5

The Witcher” will be $5 on GOG.com from May 10-24, and, once released, “The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings” will have an optional registration process that will provide those who take part with free DLC. This information was announced in a joint press conference today held by CD Projekt RED and GOG.com.
Thomasz Gop, a senior producer for CD Projekt RED, started off the conference by reiterating that “The Witcher 2,” which will be released worldwide on May 17, is a game that takes advantage of its platform.
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05
Apr
11

Dawn of Discovery heads for the future in Anno 2070

Anno2070 - playwisegaming.comKiss the kings and colonies of yesteryear goodbye. The Anno series, an RTS world-sim known as “Dawn of Discovery” in America, is headed for the year 2070.

“Anno 2070” will be set in the near future, but will still retain the traditional world-building mechanics of the previous entries in the series. With the last game being set an ominous 666 years earlier, it’s safe to say this will be a pretty big leap for the franchise.

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09
Feb
11

Seedy underbelly of L.A. Noire’s gameplay exposed in lengthy new trailer

LA Noire - playwisegaming.com

After viewing Team Bondi’s recently released trailer for the upcoming detective action-adventure title, “L.A. Noire,” very little investigating is needed to decipher what exactly this game is all about.

The video does an incredible job of detailing all the minutia of the game, from chasing criminals down a dark alleyway to full-on interrogation of suspects. Continue reading to see the three-and-a-half-minute video orientation in action.
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23
Dec
10

Valve, EA work out distribution deal for Portal 2

It’s pretty much understood that “Portal 2” is one of the most anticipated games of 2011.  Yesterday, Valve announced an official release date for the title and a finalized distribution deal with EA.

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19
Dec
10

Slugging It Out in the DC Universe Online Beta

Immovable Rock vs. Unstoppable Force

The heroes and villains realized within DC’s comic books are some of the most popular and recognizable icons throughout the world. There have been many attempts by various developers to create videogames based on some of the most well-known among these characters, the most obvious being Batman and Superman.

Generally, these projects culminate in less than stellar results, with only a few bright stars shining through. Now, Sony Online Entertainment is gathering all of these heroes and villains and releasing them in one big MMO universe where players will traverse the iconic locations alongside them with their own player made characters. Welcome to “DC Universe Online.”

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13
Dec
10

Mass Effect 3 officially announced at the VGAs, will launch on all platforms simultaneously


“Mass Effect 3” has been making the rounds in the rumor mill as of lately, but it has finally been officially announced with a launch date of “Holiday 2011.”

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10
Sep
10

A first look at Firefall

Firefall,” the first game from Red 5 Studios, was announced a few days ago at the 2010 Penny Arcade Expo. According to a Red 5 press release, the game “combines intense competitive multiplayer and large-scale cooperative gameplay,” which basically means it’s an MMO shooter.

The development team includes a few industry veterans, including Mark Kern who worked as lead developer for World of Warcraft. The game’s most appealing aspect may not be its development team but rather its price: $0.

Since the game won’t be officially released for over a year, little else is known about “Firefall”. However, a gameplay trailer has been released which contains some enticing details.

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