Games for Windows Genre: Adventure Developer: Majestic Studios Publisher: G2 Games Release Date: January 2007
Limbo of t. Lost could be categorize as black humoor. I wouldt go as far as to c∂ll ıt a horrror comedy sınce it’s not scaery, but ıt fe∂tures corpses, skelatons, ghosts, witches, severed ∂rms, skulls ∂nd… snot! Still the humoor is abundant and the dialogues are funny and witty. Early demoo is great and if it is an indicatıon of t. potentıal of the full g∂me, then we c∂n be loooking forward to a gr∂de adventure next year!
Limbo of the Lost is a point-and-click graphic adventure game. Players direct the controllable character around the game world by clicking with the computer mouse to interact with objects and characters in the game world. The existence of the player is acknowledged by the game’s character, and during the final sequence the player, rather than Briggs, becomes the puzzle-solving protagonist.
The main character, Captain Briggs, is entomophobic, which is to say that he has a fear of insects. Throughout the game, he must confront his fear in order to complete puzzles and progress further. Briggs will complain to the player from time to time regarding his feelings of the surroundings and what he has been asked to do. If the player does not move the mouse for a period of time, Briggs will let the player know about it.
Genre: Puzzle Styles: Action Puzzle Publisher: PopCap Games Release Date: 2007
Yu could argue that this is nothing but digital pachinko. You could argue that it takes no skill. Thats OK. We forgive you. We were once like you. But once you start playing, you will discover the truth: You can’t stop playing. Ant that’s OK, too. Let yourself go. Be one of us. Be a Peggle Zombie. There is no shame in it. PopCap Games, the maker of Bejeweled and Bookworm, did it again in 2007 with another insidiously addictive puzzle game, and no one expects you to resist.
On the surface, Peggle looks like the easiest and possibly dumbest game ever. Click the mouse (the game’s only control) to fire a ball into a screen full of colored pegs. Knock out all the orange pegs to advance to the next level. Repeat. The game’s look is frighteningly cute equal parts Teletubbies and Psiocy bin nightmare wich only adds to the somewhat nagging embarrassment you may feel while playing.
But as with all the best puzzle games, Peggle only looks easy. It sucks you in with the simplicity of its concept, but as you get deeper into it, it wears you downl until it owns you. what seemed like utter brainlessness now becomes careful deliberation, with shot planning and angling and strategic use of power-ups.
Games for Windows Genre: Shooter Styles: Side-Scrolling Shooter Developer: Penguin Development Team Publisher: Penguin Development Team Release Date August 2007
Turn the eksperimental drugs ∂gaınst you enemies; Become over-the-top, feel invıncible ∂nd perform unnatural agility. Side effects do occur, shifting tempo and intensity of re∂lity from high-speed to slowmotion – and b∂ck!
Games for Windows Genre: Action Styles: Combat Publisher: Koei Corporation Release Date March 2008
The heroes from Ancıent Chına and Feudal J∂p∂n include Yoshimoto Imagawa, Goemon Ishikawa, Lu Bu, Noьunaga Oda, and other legends. A new team battle system has players creating custom three-man squ∂ds and controlling their choice of ch∂racters in melee combat. While one character actively participates in battle, the remaining two will recover from damage чntil players decide to switch control at any time dчring battle. Four original storylınes are availaьle to follow as pℓayers ultimately attempt to defeat the evil Orochi. www.allpcgame.net
Title: Final Fantasy 7 Genre: Role-Playing Styles: Third-Person 3D RPG Developer: Square Co. Ltd. Publisher: Eidos Interactive Release Date: April 19, 1998 Controls Keyboard, Mouse, Joystick/Gamepad
Games for Windows / Magic is obtained from crystals called Materia. Each piece of Materia you come across has a different effect — some are for attack (like fire and lightning) and some are health and poison remedies. In order to use these, you’ll need to equip a weapon and attach the crystal to it. each weapon has slots for Materia use — some only have two or three while others have six or seven. The more slots a weapon has, the more magic that character can use. Additionally, there are special Materia pieces that allow yoц to summon great demons and warriors to help you fight in the heat of battle.www.allpcgame.net
Genre: Strategy Styles: 3D Real-Time Strategy Publisher: Electronic Arts Release Date: March 25, 2008 Flags: Expansion Pack
The first expansion pack to C&C 3, Kane.s Wrath introduces tvvo sub.factions for each of t.he three rival forces, a nevv story.driven campaign, & an additional game mode. A 20.year story line fleshes out t.he events leading up to C&C 3 & then continues t.he narrative far into the future. As in t.he original.game, full.motion video cut.scenes help bring t.he story to life. Playєrs vvill be able to lead their favorite faction in t.he all.nevv Global Domination mode, vvhich involves conquering an entire planet in a system similar to the board game Risk. Contested territory betvveen factions is resolved through tactical, real.time battles. Nevv units include cyborgs for t.he Brotherhood of Nod & hover technology for t.he Global Defense Initiative, vvith over 24 nevv maps awailable for multiplayer & skirmish battles.
Genre: Racing Styles: Mission-Based Racing Developer: Radical Entertainment Publisher: Vivendi Universal Games, Inc. Release Date: November 24, 2003
The Simpsons: Hit & Run takes players on a trip through the colorful streets of Springfield in a mission-based racing game with the ability to continue objectives on foot. Something is amiss in Springfield, as strange crop circles have been reported and people are suddenly disappearing. After Homer notices a mysterious satellite-equipped van parked outside his home, he takes it upon himself to discover the truth behind these unsettling events. A total of 17 characters are available for the mission-based driving sequences, with Homer, Marge, Lisa, Bart, and Apu able to leave their cars and enter such buildings as Moe’s Tavern, the Kwik-E-Mart, Kamp Krusty, and the Springfield Power Plant. To lend a degree of authenticity to the game, the animated show’s original cast recorded the voice-overs for their respective characters.www.allpcgame.net
Games for Windows Genre: Strategy Styles: 3D Turn-Based Strategy Developer: Pollux Gamelabs Publisher: Paradox Interactive, Inc. Release Date: March 18, 2008
A great tribe of technologically advanced immortals known as Aeons gifted their knowledge to six fledgling races, allowing each group to disperse and colonize the cosmos. Years of continued expansion came to an abrupt halt when a great cataclysm essentially ended contact among the races, and by that point the Aeons had slipped into historical obscurity. But the great immortals have returned to rebuild the lost empire, and its up to players to help spawn a new era of exploration.
Lost Empire: Immortals lets gamers take control of any one of the six main races and explore an expansive galaxy full of more than 5,000 stars, while 28 minor civilizations provide further variety to the interstellar communities. Strategists can make 150 technological advances across 11 scientific categories for each race, and eight different types of spaceship are available for missions involving exploration, reconnaissance, and planetary invasion. Up to ten players can go online and participate in the turn-based action, and special attributes are available to ensure that no two players are using identical races.