Tag: action

Grand Theft Auto V’s Main Characters each get Story Trailers
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Grand Theft Auto V’s Main Characters each get Story Trailers

The series that popularized the open world action-adventure genre of video games will be returning for its fifth installment later this year. Grand Theft Auto V is set in fictional Los Santos in the state of San Andreas and its surrounding areas, based on modern-day Los Angeles and Southern California. GTA V's single-player story is told through three player-controlled protagonists. They are Michael, Trevor and Franklin, criminals whose stories interconnect as they complete missions together. Rockstar has released three new trailers, one for each of the main protagonists which gives some backstory to their plight and shows off the gorgeous graphics, high quality voice-over and gamepaly mechanics of one of the most anticipated video games of the year. Trailers embedded below. Grand Th...
Exploring the Path of Exile beta
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Exploring the Path of Exile beta

Path of Exile is an action role-playing game from Grinding Gear Games set in a dark fantasy world. It popped unto my radar because many were calling it the spiritual successor to Diablo II, a game that sucked away dozens of hours of my life back when it was released. The open beta for Path of Exile started in late January and from following the media and news releases I was intrigued enough download and try the game and I do not regret doing so. Path of Exile is free-to-play but has excellent graphics and hack and slash gameplay that coupled with a unique gem based ability system is an interesting online game. The player takes control of one of six "Exiles" (hence the name) - a witch, marauder, ranger, duelist, shadow and my favorite a templar. The classes focus one or two of 3 main sta...
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning gets dated
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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning gets dated

After good showings and the 2011 Electronic Gaming Expo, Gamescom and other gaming related events 38 Studios  has recently revealed the launch dates for their epic action adventure RPG Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. The Game will launch for the PC, PS3 and Xnox 360 on February 7th 2012 in North America and February 10th in Europe The minds of New York Times bestselling author R.A. Salvatore, Spawn creator Todd McFarlane, and Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion lead designer Ken Rolston have combined to create Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, a new role-playing game set in a world worth saving. Build the character you’ve always wanted and continuously evolve it to your style of play with the revolutionary Destiny system. Choose your path and battle through a master-crafted universe featuring so...
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Preview
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Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Preview

Resident Evil is a very successful survival horror video game that was originally released in 1996 by Capcom and was a critical success spawning various sequels on various platforms as well as expanding into movies, comics, action figures and more. Resident Evil" Operation Racoon City is an upcoming game in the series that promises a new experience for longtime fans as well as attracting new fans to the franchise. About the Game Resident Evil" Operation Racoon City is being developed by Canadian studio Slant Six Games and takes place during the happenings of Resident Evil 2 and Residet Evil 3: Nemesis. Raccoon City has been infected with the T-Virus -  a biological weapon illegally developed by the pharmaceutical company Umbrella. Two teams have been deployed to investigate the outbrea...