Gaming preview: 'Half Life 2: The Orange Box' Video
Originally known as Aftermath, Half-Life 2: Episode 1 is a sequel/expansion pack that picks up where the cinematic first-person shooter left off. It focuses on Alyx Vance, who was merely a supporting character in the previous game. Look for it on the PC i
Ninja Blade puts you in the role of a ninja soldier who must help fight off an alien invasion. Set in modern-day Tokyo, the action game features a cinematically focused over-the-top presentation where you continually defy the laws of physics. Ninja Blade slices into stores April 7, exclusively for Xbox 360.
Alien invasion and artificial hearts.
Valve Software's Half-Life 2 is still selling like hotcakes, but the company is already readying the inevitable expansion pack. Aftermath picks up where the cinematic first-person shooter left off and, as with the expansion packs to the original game, foc
After almost five years since the original, the "Killzone" franchise is back with a brand new story and gorgeous visuals. In "Killzone 2," you'll battle the Helghast on their home planet Helghan in an effort to eliminate the enemy military. The first-person shooter is developed by Guerrilla Games and will blast into stores on February 27 exclusively for PlayStation 3.
Marcus Fenix and company are back and ready to finally rid Earth of its Locust alien invasion. New weapons, bigger bosses, and more action promise to make "Gears of War 2" one of the most advanced third-person shooters of all time. Fight the good fight exclusively on Xbox 360 when "Gears of War 2" is released November 7.
The saga of Rapture continues as BioShock 2 hits store shelves February 9. This time around you'll suit up as a Big Daddy as you chase the creature known as Big Sister.
"Ghostbusters: The Video Game" is perhaps one of the most ambitious efforts to continue a film franchise via a video game. The title will take place two years after the events of Ghostbusters 2 and stars all four original cast members. Also reuniting from the original films are Brian Doyle-Murray, William Atherton, and Annie Potts. "Ghostbusters: The Video Game" will be released on all gaming platforms in June 2009.
The Conduit is a first-person shooter built from the ground up exclusively for the Nintendo Wii. You play as a government agent who must investigate a recent alien invasion by using their weapons and technology. The Conduit lands in stores June 23.
The 'Lego Star Wars' series has become an industry phenomenon, and now you can play through all six episodes of 'Star Wars' in 'Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga' for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, and Nintendo DS. 'The Complete Saga' is available now.