Ninety-Nine Nights II (N3II) is a high-energy action adventure game featuring epic battles against massive armies in a unique fantasy realm. This highly-anticipated sequel is the latest follow-up to the internationally-acclaimed Xbox 360 title, Ninety-Nine Nights (N3).
In a mystical world of miracles and magic, humans co-exist alongside many other races including the elves, goblins, and ogres. But when the “Lord of the Night” suddenly appears, in a mere 3 months the fertile fields of the land are reduced to scorched earth. Before long, Orphea, the sacred land to the north, is besieged by the Army of the Night. Amidst the roar of battle, one man thunderously bursts through the ranks of a legion like a bolt of lightning – he is “Galen,” the ultimate warrior. Alone, he storms forward as he lays waste to the dark forces, letting nothing stop him in his path to Orphea Castle. Galen must battle through the hordes of enemies that await him and this onslaught escalates with imposing monstrous creatures that join the fray. Centering on “the inheritance of life,” a new battle between light and dark begins!
Encounter Massive Epic Battles: Staying true to its predecessor, N3II will pit players against hundreds of enemies on screen for some of the most prolific ‘Hack & Slash’ gameplay to date!
Enjoy Dramatic Visual Upgrades: Improved graphical presentation on the Xbox 360 featuring more enemies on screen, over-the-top destruction (Orb Attack), and uncompromised levels of violence including a blood camera system.
Select from a Multitude of Fighting Styles and Weaponry: Campaign with various characters, each equipped with customizable weaponry/accessories allowing for enhanced combo attacks and features that progressively change enemy battles.
Form Alliances in Online Co-Op: Combat relentless enemies with a friend in fully supported online Co-Op play for 2 players via Xbox LIVE.
The day started with a preview of the new Gears of War 3, and the besides the blood thirsty gore expected out of the game, the best new feature by far was the franchise’s new Beast Mode. For those that are familiar with GOW2, Beast mode is the complete reverse of Horde. Now, you are the Locusts trying to penetrate a COG fortress, and success is only met by the complete destruction of the Seran base.
Final Fantasy XIV was a demo that was reserved specifically for the press, and we couldn’t wait to get our greedy paws all over it. FF14 will be an online MMO similar to FF11, but with one different aspect… 3D. Although they were careful to mention that the 3D game play is not yet confirmed, the demo we played was completely 3D as a “proof of concept”, and it was nothing short of spectacular. In the artistic world of Final Fantasy, I would compare it to walking through a three dimensional world of Pandora from Avatar. The colors and characters popped out flawlessly and only left us wanting more. Although Sony’s version of 3D differs from Nintendo’s by the use of glasses, it was nice to be able to see a 3D world regardless of where I stood in relation to the screen. The application was a little choppy at first, but it was just a beta, and after the kinks are worked out it will be very easy to see 3D technology force its way into the gaming world with the launch of the next generation of consoles.
Also on the agenda today were interviews with the development teams of the new Parasite Eve and Final Fantasy. Unfortunately, our interview with Final Fantasy was pushed back until tomorrow, but all interviews will eventually be posted to the site.
And of course, there was the game that was not only one of the most anticipated by all of us, but also one of the most exclusive and hardest to get access to… Portal 2. Valve’s booth was entirely closed off to the public eye, and even limited access was given to the Press. However, the Hyphytek E3 team happened to be one of the chosen few. We sat down for a semi-private screening of Portal 2 and recorded 15 minutes of the game due to be released in 2011. The video will soon be posted in full, but for the time being… it was everything we hoped for. Nothing changed, and everything changed. GLaDOS is back and hilarious as ever, and her mazes have a few new surprises to get around. It’s rather difficult to put in words, so you’ll see.
In the last day of E3, we’ll be focusing on Nintendo and Sony, and will hopefully beat the lines to test out the new Zelda. Stay tuned for more great content.
Sid Meier’s Civilization® V is the fifth offering in the multi-award winning Civilization strategy game seriesfeaturing the famous “just one more turn” addictive gameplay that has made it one of the greatest game series of all time.
With over nine million units sold worldwide, and unprecedented critical acclaim from fans and press around the world, Sid Meier’s Civilization® is recognized as one of the greatest strategy franchises of all-time. Now, Firaxis Games will take this incredibly fun and addictive strategy game to unprecedented heights by adding new ways to play and win; new tools to manage and expand your civilization; extensive modding capabilities; and intensely competitive multiplayer options. Civilization V will come to life in a beautifully detailed, living world that will elevate the gameplay experience to a whole new level making it a must-have for gamers around the globe!
In Civilization V, players strive to become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the dawn of man into the space age, waging war, conducting diplomacy, discovering new technologies, going head-to-head with some of history’s greatest leaders and building the most powerful empire the world has ever known.
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Spec Ops®: The Line™ is the next big shooter from 2K Games, the publisher responsible for award-winning franchises such as BioShock® and Borderlands™. Currently in development at YAGER, Spec Ops: The Line is a provocative, cinematic third-person military shooter that challenges players’ own morality by putting them in the middle of unspeakable depravity where brutal life-or-death choices take them on a journey into the heart of darkness.
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Platform: PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft, Games for Windows® LIVE
ESRB Rating: M for Mature
Release Date: August 24, 2010 (North America), August 27, 2010 (International)
Web Site: http://www.mafia2game.com
From the developers of the award-winning Mafia comes Mafia II, a beautifully crafted look into the dark and unforgiving world of the Mafia where clothing, cars, music and advertising are meticulously created to replicate an American city in the ‘40s and ‘50s. Players will easily become engaged in the game’s cinematic, Hollywood-style experience with strong, believable characters in a living, breathing city that transports them to a time when rock-n-roll first strummed its guitar and chrome-plated hot rods roared down boulevards.
Powered by 2K Czech’s next-generation Illusion Engine built specifically for Mafia II, players will experience the true evolution of the game. Gunfights, hand-to-hand combat and vehicular exploration feature new depth and dimension that allow players to experience the world of Mafia IIin a way that will keep them coming back for more.
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Quote from Mugzz12 —” June 14, 2010 — Microsoft at E3 2010 showing off Kinect (Project Natal). There are some new games. There is video kinect which is a video chat. They show off zune and movie controls with voice and face/body recognition. also ESPN on 360. All footage was taken from Gametrailers. Obviously i have created none of this and take no credit.This is part 1. Microsoft E3 Conference, all rights reserved Microsoft 2010″