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Crysis

09 Apr 2008 0

So what do you get when you can be Superman, Batman, and Rambo all at once? Enter the life of a top secret operative in Crysis! Read on to see if this state-of-the-art game has enough superpowers to overcome the hype.

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Empires in Arms

05 Feb 2008 0

To win, players must step outside of their comfort zone to gain PP's and accumulate victory points. By doing so in essentially a zero-sum game, they will deny their worthy opponents of Political Points, create friction and conflict, and, if it is a particularly fun and exciting game, lead to a long-term race to the finish for one lucky player. It has been the dynamics of such multiplayer diplomacy and nail-biting resolutions of major battles that have kept playgroups of Empires in Arms hooked ever since the original board game was released. If this is the kind of gameplay new players are looking for, then this is the game for them to play.

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Armageddon Empires

18 Jan 2008 0

It’s been a long time since a new game’s come along that demands such a commitment of time, effort, and intelligence, yet repays that commitment with gameplay of hypnotic intensity and gratifying unpredictability, but Armageddon Empires does exactly that.

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Battlestar Galactica

07 Dec 2007 0

Diehard fans of the popular Battlestar Galactica TV series have a new action-packed, space combat interactive game available for Windows PC and Xbox LIVE® Arcade.

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Sci-Fi and turn-based. What’s not to love? Find out as SgtShaggy heads for a Galactic Assault.

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World in Conflict

04 Nov 2007 0

One of the most highly anticipated strategy games of the year has been released. World in Conflict, based on a hypothetical hot war between the USA, USSR, and NATO, offers gamers a chance to get in some RTS lovin’ without the peasant pushing and in a modern setting. Does it work?

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Over two years in the making, Advanced Tactics: World War II is the successor to Vic Reijkersz’s People’s Tactics, a turn-based wargame. With operational and theatre-sized campaigns, Advanced Tactics: World War II boasts a versatile engine that enables gamers to recreate any battle, past, present, or future. Read as Andrew Glenn describes this new title.

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Find out why Bill Trotter says, “Commander: Europe at War is a stone gas of a game, a real sweetheart title that should woo new multitudes to the wargaming genre just as Panzer General did in days of yore.”

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The highly anticipated next generation of Combat Mission has arrived. Will bugs kill it, or will the patches help it rise above its initial release? The Wargamer’s Jim Cobb shares his insight.

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The difficult jungle battlefield was an enemy all by itself to both sides. World War II Jungle Warfare Tactics covers the experiences of the US, British, Japanese, and Commonwealth troops and examines how the tactics on both sides developed over the course of the war.

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