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PC Preview - 'CSI: Dark Motives'

by Judy on March 14, 2004 @ 2:37 a.m. PST | Filed under Previews

CSI: Dark Motives is a first-person adventure game that will test players' nerves and intellect as they examine crime scenes, question witnesses and analyze evidence utilizing the latest in forensic equipment. The new CSI PC game features a number of gameplay improvements including in-depth evidence examination, scalable difficulty and more interactive lab functionality. CSI: Dark Motives will once again feature the likenesses and voices of the entire CSI cast. Read more for a full preview!

WorthPlaying Contests Return with a Vengeance!

by Judy on Dec. 5, 2003 @ 12:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

WorthPlaying is trying to spread the holiday joy by giving away bunches of goodies in two contests, sponsored by Electric Artists and Strategy First! Good luck to everyone ... both contests end December 19th! Read more for details, or click on the banners above.

Xbox Review - 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds'

by Judy on Nov. 10, 2003 @ 1:47 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds is a 3rd person action-adventure game based on the successful cult series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Just like the show, the adventure takes place at ground zero for all things vampire – Sunnydale, California. Developed with the show's writers as a 'lost episode' from season 5, Chaos Bleeds involves an unraveling tale in which a dimensional bleed has been enabled by Pure Evil to consume humanity once and for all. It's up to Buffy and her friends to stop it all from happening...again!

PC Preview - 'Law & Order II: Double or Nothing'

by Judy on Sept. 20, 2003 @ 2:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

Law & Order II: Double or Nothing offers a unique blend of adventure and mystery as it explores the intricate worlds of criminal investigation and legal prosecution. With game play divided between the investigation and trial, the player experiences the storyline from a variety of angles. Legacy Interactive provided us with a build, so read more for our preliminary findings ...

PC Preview - 'Midnight Nowhere'

by Judy on Aug. 22, 2003 @ 1:42 a.m. PDT | Filed under Previews

In this suspenseful, story-driven adventure you will solve numerous puzzles and battle creatures of the dark to reveal the ultimate mystery. Besides the main character seems to have nearly a limitless supply of witty comments, which luckily makes the game a tad less serious. The mix of humor and violence works very well though, keeping you on the edge of your seat, both laughing and in fright. We recently had a look at an early build ... read more for the result!

PC Review - 'CSI : Crime Scene Investigation'

by Judy on April 13, 2003 @ 12:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation game, you become a CSI agent working alongside Gil Grissom, Catherine Willows and the rest of the CSI team. A classic, first-person adventure, the CSI game will test players' nerves and intellect as they question witnesses, examine crime scenes, and analyze evidence utilizing the latest in forensic equipment. Is the game a hit, as is the tv -series? Or is it another tv-to-game bust?

PC Preview - 'Post Mortem'

by Judy on Jan. 23, 2003 @ 11:56 p.m. PST | Filed under Previews

Keep an eye open and don’t turn off the lights ... there might be something behind you! The game is set in Paris, between the two World Wars, a time that would change the world forever, a time of clashing ideas: new versus old, strong versus weak. Microids & DreamCatcher bring us another adventure game by the name of Post Mortem. Today we had a chance to check out a preview build, and our resident adventure guru was all over it like a cheap skirt...

PC Review - 'Zanzarah : The Hidden Portal'

by Judy on Dec. 3, 2002 @ 8:49 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

An exciting tale of two fantastical, the other the world as we know it today. Once they were joined as one, but they now exist separately without knowledge of their former link to each other. Yet there exists a person able to reunite the two worlds: A girl, soon to turn 18, unaware of her power and her significance to both realms. Our resident mastah editor had her go with it, read more for the conclusion!

PC Review - Syberia

by Judy on Sept. 24, 2002 @ 9:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Today we serve up a brand new review of Dreamcatcher's recently released adventure game, Syberia. Previously released in Europe by Microids, it finally made its way to North America. Was it worth the wait? Check the verdict and find out!