LEGO Universe [(Intel) Article]
“[LEGO Universe is] really about the creative mind shaping the universe around us — shaping a pile of bricks into something meaningful is an expression of this idea,” says creative director Ryan Seabury. He also calls LEGO “a language all its own,” one you’ll become highly fluent in after spending time in this massively multiplayer online role-playing game. Not only will you complete missions and earn lots of cool loot, but you’ll also have the chance to make a major impact on the game with a personal piece of property where you can build awesome creations to your heart’s content.
Assassin’s Creed II [(Intel) Article]
“We always come back to the assassin’s creed: nothing is true, everything is permitted,” development team member Jean-Francois Boivin tells us. Dig deep into a centuries-old conflict between assassins and Templars in Assassin’s Creed II. Desmond Miles again revisits an ancestor’s memories to learn an assassin’s ways and seek out the artifacts known as Pieces of Eden. This time, that ancestor is a man named Ezio in fifteenth century Renaissance Italy. Travel with us and learn what it means to be a blade in the crowd.
Battlestations: Pacific [(Intel) Article]
Return to the Pacific theater of World War II in Battlestations: Pacific, which features a pair of 14-mission action/strategy campaigns: lead the Allies beyond 1942’s Battle of Midway and through the climactic Battle of Okinawa in 1945, or ask “What if?” and control the Japanese navy as it scores several key victories and returns to Hawaii for a final confrontation. Five multiplayer modes let you take your strategic thinking online for fast-paced combat with up to seven other gamers.
Supreme Commander 2 [(Intel) Trailer]
Supreme Commander 2 boasts numerous game enhancements, in-depth Campaign Mode, multiplayer online and a unique storyline that represents a new dimension in real-time strategy gaming.
Supreme Commander 2 [(Intel) Article]
“Supreme Commander 2 allows you to create huge armies of units, whether they’re land, sea, or air, and take them into large, outrageous, and over-the-top battles,” explains lead designer Chris Taylor. “When you add a feature like Strategic Zoom, which supports small units and very large units on screen at the same time, you have an RTS experience like no other.” Twenty-five years of peace among the United Earth Federation, Cybran Nation, and Aeon Illuminate have ended with a single shot, and now you’re about to oversee the next stage in this intergalactic war.
Dragon Age: Origins: Awakening [(Intel) Article]
The death of the archdemon should have also meant the defeat of the Darkspawn he commanded, and yet they’ve returned. Someone or something is behind their latest invasion, and it’s up to you to learn the truth in Dragon Age: Origins: Awakening. Import your character from the first game or create a new one and embark on an adventure that will once again change the face of the kingdom of Ferelden. What could The Architect and Mother want?