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|Halo||Microsoft Game Studios (Bungie Studios)||2001||textured polygons||You are the last of your kind. Bred for combat, built for war, you are master of any weapon, pilot of any vehicle... and fear no enemy.
Bent on Humankind's extermination, a powerful fellowship of alien races known as the Covenant is wiping out Earth's fledgling interstellar empire. You and the other surviving defenders of a devastated colony-world make a desperate attempt to lure the alien fleet away from Earth. Shot down and marooned on the ancient ring-world Halo, you begin a guerilla-war against the Covenant. Fight for humanity against an alien onslaught as you race to uncover the mysteries of Halo.
* Attack on all fronts—on foot or with a powerful array of assault vehicles.
* Seamless, hyper-real indoor and outdoor environments.
* Intense multi-player team battles: 4-player split-screen or multi-player system link play.
* Unleash destruction with incredible human and alien weapons.***European version
***Unlike the Mac and Windows ports of the game, the original Xbox version had only LAN multiplayer available.***The first game out for the X-Box and the best. Will be the best until its sequel, Halo 2.
|Max Payne||Take 2 Interactive (Remedy Entertainment)||2001||textured polygons||labelimageminimize|
|GunValkyrie||Sega (Smilebit)||2002||textured polygons||Unlike in reality, British Empire saw no decline, but rather flourished, conquering Earth and expanding even into extraterrestrial colonies.***Originally developed for Dreamcast.***In GUNVALKYRIE for the Xbox, you're needed on the colonized planet of Tir na Nog to restore order. Once the Imperial Space Forces arrived to investigate the severed communication ties between the British Empire and the small planet, their worst fears were realized. The esteemed yet dangerous Dr. Hebble Gate was missing, along with the entire population of colonists, and the planet was overrun with vicious insect-like life forms. Dr. Gate had been using his Hebble Technology to extract vast amounts of energy from Halley's Core, a powerful substance left behind after the passing of Halley's Comet. |
It was later learned that Halley's Core can also radically alter the DNA of humans, and many suspect it was the Core that changed the colonists into the violent creatures running rampant around Tir na Nog. Lieutenant Meridian Poe of Dr. Gate's GUNVALKYRIE Organization is the 27-year old daughter of the mad scientist who will lead two elite fighters Kelly O'Lenmey and Saburouta Mishima on many dangerous encounters with the huge grotesque arachnids while they search for the Halley Core to restore the colonists to human form. Since her father beheaded her, stole her body, and left her for dead, Meridian is especially interested in seeing her father stopped from further meddling.
Did the deranged scientist who had a fascination with genetics know about the disastrous DNA effects of putting humans in contact with Halley's Core? Or did something go terribly wrong? Report for duty to find out.
|Blood Omen 2||Eidos (Crystal Dynamics)||2002||textured polygons||labelimageminimize|
|The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind||Bethesda Softworks||2002||textured polygons||Morrowind is an epic, open-ended single-player role-playing game where you create and play any kind of character you can imagine. Your actions define your character, and your gameplay changes and evolves in response to your actions. Confront the assassins' guild, and they take out a contract on you. Impress them, and they try to recruit you instead. No two sagas are the same in the world of Morrowind. The end result is the most open-ended RPG possible--one with an infinite number of possible paths through the game.***One of the most eagerly anticipated RPG?s of all-time is now on the Xbox, in the form of Morrowind. This 1st person RPG will leave your jaw on the floor with its rich gameplay, smooth graphics and open-ended story. As you progress in the game the story and characters will change depending on your actions. Develop your character with an incredibly deep character system, and gain experience points as you win battles and complete quests. Morrowind utilizes the graphical power of Xbox, and features realistic textures and polygon counts, real-time shadows, vast landscapes, skeletal based animation, and a dynamic weather system. This game is another reason you?re happy you bought an Xbox.|
[R2D2-A]***"Morrowind is an epic, open-ended single-player game where you create and play any kind of character you can imagine. Your actions define your character, and your gameplay changes and evolves in response to your actions. Confront the assassins' guild, and they take out a contract on you. Impress them, and they try to recruit you instead. No two sagas are the same in the world of Morrowind. The end result is the most open-ended RPG possible - one with an infinite number of possible paths through the game."
|Enclave||Conspiracy Entertainment (Starbreeze Studios)||2002||textured polygons||The people of Light and Dark are divided by a bottomless rift that split the earth many millennia ago. The Lands of Light are an Enclave of truth and order surrounded by the twisted and barren lands of the Dark, known as the Outlands. Over the centuries the rift has started to close... It is only a matter of time before the forces of Light and Dark clash in an unprecedented, merciless struggle for survival! Experience incredibly atmospheric and intense medieval combat action! Go ahead and enter a new world, the award-winning world of Enclave!***Enclave features two mortally opposed teams, light and dark, each with their own unique story driven campaign spread out over 25 plus levels. Each team is populated by six different classes for a total of 12 unique playable characters. Purchase equipment upgrades for your character from a collection of hundreds of different weapon, armor and item types, both traditional and magical.|
|Turok: Evolution||Acclaim (Acclaim Studios Austin)||2002||textured polygons||Turok: Evolution is a prequel that travels back to the origins of the Turok lineage. In the beginning of the game, we see our hero, Tal'Set, fighting his nemesis Captain Tobias Bruckner in 1886 Texas. During the battle, a rift between their world and the Lost Lands opens and Tal'Set is sucked into it. Turok: Evolution is an epic adventure of treachery, exploration, and war in a land of lush jungles, suspended cities, mysterious temples, reptile armies, and towering dinosaurs. This shooter features tons of cool weapons like the including the Variable Payload Cruise Missiles, Gravity Disrupter Beams, and the Swarm Bore each with unique traits and damage. There are over 32 different types of prehistoric and indigenous life in the game. You?ll also have the ability to shoot down trees onto enemies and collapse massive rock spires onto dinosaurs. The Turok legacy is in safe hands with Turok: Evolution.|
|BloodRayne||Majesco (Terminal Reality)||2002||textured polygons||Half human, half-vampire, Agent BloodRayne has superhuman strength, agility and senses that make her capable of skills far beyond the scope of a normal human. This formidable huntress works for the Brimstone Society--an underground organization that seeks out and destroys supernatural threats. Two missions, five years apart, turn out to be connected by one man: Jurgen Wulf. For years, he's been searching for powerful occult artifacts that would bring Nazi Germany into a new age of domination during WWII. BloodRayne is the world's only chance to defeat his elite Nazi army and prevent them from releasing untold horror upon its people.***As Agent BloodRayne, you'll travel through the eerie swamps of Louisiana, to Argentina and Germany in this battle-heavy, 3rd person thriller. All the while, satisfying her passionate lust for human blood.***Censored having the Third Reich symbolism removed.||labelimagesubject|
|Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast||LucasArts (Vicarious Visions)||2002||textured polygons||In the tradition of the multi-award-winning Star Wars: Jedi Knight, Star Wars: Jedi Knight II, Jedi Outcast features rebel agent Kyle Katarn in exhilarating first-person action. Several years have passed since Kyle avenged his father's death and saved the Valley of the Jedi from Jerec and his band of Dark Jedi. Allowing his Force powers to languish for fear of falling to the dark side, Kyle entrusted his lightsaber to Luke Skywalker, vowing never to use it again. But when a new and menacing threat to the galaxy emerges, Kyle knows he must reclaim his past in order to save his future.***|
|Deus Ex: Invisible War||Eidos (Ion Storm)||2003||textured polygons||Fifteen years following the events depicted in the multi-award-winning Deus Ex, the world is just beginning to recover from catastrophic depression.
As an elite anti-terrorist agent, you must fight numerous militant factions bent on violently reshaping the world to suit their own agendas. Using high-tech gadgetry and futuristic body modification (or bio-mods), you are granted near superhuman powers.
Travel the globe, while uncovering fiendish plots of world domination. Unmask the conspirators, and discover the shocking truth behind your own origins
|The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay||Vivendi Universal Games (Starbreeze Studios;Tigon Studios)||2004||textured polygons||labelimageminimize|
|Doom 3||Activision (id Software)||2005||textured polygons||A massive demonic invasion has overwhelmed the Union Aerospace Corporations' (UAC) Mars Research Facility, leaving only chaos and horror in its wake. As one of only a few survivors, you struggle with shock and fear as you fight your way to Hell and back in an epic clash against pure evil. Built on a revolutionary new 3D graphics engine, Doom III draws you into the most frightening and gripping 3D gaming experience ever created. Dripping with atmosphere and changing the look of 3D games forever, Doom III features realistic physics, 6-channel surround-sound, and real-time dynamic lighting and shadows that create an environment of ever-changing fear and uncertainty. Compete in vicious multiplayer action where light, shadows, and a totally dynamic world can be used to your advantage or peril.|
* Struggle with shock and fear as you fight your way, in an epic clash against pure evil
* Incredible, advanced 3D graphics and physics, with surround sound and real-time dynamic lighting
* Compete in vicious multiplayer action where you'll use light, shadows, and a totally dynamic world to your advantage
* The most intensely realistic and visually stunning game yet -- with the look and feel of a computer-rendered animated movie
[R2D2-A]***Science has unlocked the gates to the unknown. A Sci-Fi horror masterpiece, DOOM 3™ is like nothing you've ever experienced. Dramatic storyline, pulse-pounding action, incredible graphics, and revolutionary technology combine to draw you into the most frightening and gripping first person gaming experience ever created. Fight for your life in single player, online multiplayer, or the Xbox® LIVE™ exclusive co-op mode.
|Destroy All Humans! One Giant Step On Mankind||THQ (Pandemic Studios)||2005||textured polygons||From official site:
Use destructive weapons and innate mental powers to take on the most feared enemy in the galaxy—mankind! Play as Crypto, an alien warrior sent to Earth to clear the way for the Furon invasion force. Your mission is to infiltrate humanity, control them, harvest their brain stems, and ultimately destroy them. You choose the method: infiltration or disintegration.
|BloodRayne 2||Majesco (Terminal Reality)||2005||textured polygons||* New acrobatic action on poles and rails offers variations for fast-paced blade and gun combat. |
* Advanced melee combat for deeper, more precise fighting with more than 30 combos. Do the combo you want, when you want to do it. After earning a combo, its added to a reference menu accessible on the Pause screen so skilled fighters can test out all of her available moves.
* 12 fatality finishing moves like the cleave and stab and behead let you end feeding sequences with a flair.
* Motion-captured movements and new soft body physics system for more dynamic and realistic kills.
* New devastating powers include Enhanced Blood Rage and Ghost Feed.
|Doom 3: Resurrection of Evil||Activision (Vicarious Visions)||2005||labelminimizeminimize|
|Half-Life 2||Electronic Arts (Valve)||2005||textured polygons||Valve Software/Vivendi Universal Gameswon the 5th annual (2005) Game developers Choice Awards - Best Writing. Marc Laidlaw was designated in the nomination.|
[Zerothis]***Defining a new benchmark in gaming with startling realism and responsiveness. Half-Life 2 opens the door to a world where the player's presence affects everything around him. * DIGITAL ACTORS: Advanced animation technology delivers the most sophistocated in-game characters ever witnessed.
* ADVANCED AI: Friends and foes assess threats, master tricky terrain and fashion weapons from what is at hand.
* PHYSICAL GAMEPLAY: Objects from trucks to desks obey laws of gravity, friction and buoyancy.
* STUNNING GRAPHICS: Simply amazing special effects ignite incredibly-realistic environments.
|Bad Day L.A.||Enlight||2006||raster||labelminimizeminimize|
|Tomb Raider: Legend||Eidos (Crystal Dynamics)||2006||textured polygons||The gaming world's sexiest and most intrepid adventurer makes her triumphant return in Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend! |
Follow Lara down a path of discovery as she travels the globe to remote, exotic locales in search of one of history's greatest artifacts that unleash unwelcome figures from Lara's mysterious past. With guns blazing, Lara must use her athletic ability and intellectual wits to explore vast, treacherous tombs, riddled with challenging puzzles and deadly traps. Experience the beginning of the new Legend in the most adrenaline-fueled Tomb Raider adventure ever!Features:
* Lara Croft evolved! – the sexy, dual-pistol wielding heroine is presented like never before with new graphic and animation sets, presenting Lara in the finest fidelity to date
* Return to the tombs! – discover and explore living breathing, lost ancient realms that hold clues to the secrets of Lara's past. Physics, Water and Fire systems bring the perilous environments of Lara's world alive, and challenge the player to improvise solutions to obstacles
* The Intuitive and Fluid Control System movement allows you to keep Lara in continuous motion; seamlessly handle any obstacle and interact dynamically with any surface
* Experience the new legend of the Tomb Raider series! – the future of the adrenaline-fueled adventure meets the promise of the next generation gaming systems.
* Utilize strength and intelligence on your quest! – use the grappling hook, an arsenal of new weapons, communications devices, and other tools to achieve your goals.
* Travel the globe to the world's most exotic locales! – explore ancient tombs, treacherous jungles, snowy mountain ranges, and much more.
|Tomb Raider: Anniversary||Eidos Interactive (Crystal Dynamics)||2007||textured polygons||labelminimizeminimize|