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The Secret World is Norwegian developer Funcom's next game, and unlike the studio's other fantastical forays into the world of massively multiplayer games, this one will take place in a modern world setting. Except that every old wives' tale and every superstition you've ever heard of is actually true. The Holy Grail existed, witchcraft really works, and there are, in fact, secret societies controlling the world. In fact, your character will belong to one of them--either the Illuminati, the...Continue Reading »
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Do you like blowing up robots? High Moon Studios, developer of Transformers: War for Cybertron, sure does, and it's putting that passion to work in the upcoming Transformers: Dark of the Moon video game. This game will bridge the gap between the previous film, Revenge of the Fallen, and the upcoming summer action flick.
Our hands-off demonstration featured several snippets from the game's campaign mode, which will cycle between the...
With a name like Shoot Many Robots, the title says it all. It's a game with lots of robots and lots of bullets, and when the two come together, it's lots of fun. Developer Demiurge Studios, a Boston-based studio that has worked behind the scenes on such games as Borderlands and Mass Effect, is hoping to do for Metal Slug what Shadow Complex did for Castlevania. A faithful reimagining, a modern-day update…whatever you want to call it, we had a blast going hands on with it...Continue Reading »
We've seen games individually based on the Lord of the Rings films and books, but we haven't seen a game that encompassed nearly all major media birthed from Tolkien's fantasy universe until now. Warner Bros. and Snowblind Studios have license to use both the films and the books in their upcoming action role-playing game Lord of the Rings: War in the North. While this ostensibly lets the development team at Snowblind borrow visual elements from the films and stay closer to the lore of the books,...Continue Reading »