Previews

E3 08 Preview: Free Realms

The first thing I noticed about Sony Online Entertainment's family-oriented MMO, Free Realms, was the inviting and pretty art style--cartoony, but not obnoxious; colorful,...

Hands-On Preview: Pro Bull Riders: Out of the Chute

Look out for the Italian Stallion! Range: Ok, I'll be the bull and you be the rider. Me: *squint* Yes, Pro Bull Riders: Out of the Chute,...

Hands-On Preview: Princess Debut

Every 6-12 year old female wants to be princess of a world with talking animals, right? A dancing, fancily dressed princess with a sexy...

Hands-On Preview: Dark Void

In our last E3 podcast, we talked about how shooting in and out of cover is definitely in this year. But what about fighter...

Hands-On Preview: Wario Land: Shake It!

When the Shake King of the Shake Dimension captures the all the cute little Merfles, he misses one. If only that poor guy could've...

E3 08 Hands-On Preview: Mirror’s Edge

Mirror’s Edge was easily one of the most highly profiled games by EA at this year’s E3, and it rightly deserved to be. First-person action...

E3 Update: The Agency

While the E3 demo of the online shooter, The Agency, wasn't playable or live, just a walkthrough of a pre-recorded video, Sonly Online Entertainment...

Hands-On Preview: Killzone 2

With all the buzz around LittleBigPlanet, we didn’t want to forget another of Sony's big games at E3, Killzone 2. The highly anticipated and long-awaited...

In Defense of Wii Music

If you've been keeping up with Ripten's E3 coverage, you may have come across the majority opinion on Wii Music... Range: no rhythm, no tone,...

Hands-On Preview: Mortal Kombat vs. DC

Superman proceeded to beat Sonya like she stole something - and she liked it. Andrew, JZ, and I made our way into the Midway press...

Hands-On Preview: Imagine Party Babyz

New from Ubisoft's Imagine line up of games aimed squarely at the tweeny girls comes Imagine: Party Babyz for the Wii. It's a mini-game...

Video Preview: Two Guidos Agree, Madden 09 Better Than Cannoli

E3 08 bestowed upon us a great gift. Madden 09. With the ability to do backyard-football-like "do-overs" and an emphasis on teaching...

Hands-On Preview: Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts

I only played Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts for a couple minutes on the floor, but it was definitely enough to pique my interest. I...

Hands-On Preview: Fallout 3

A lot of times you'll hear about religious lunatics who can't wait for the impending apocalypse. I never understood how they can look forward...

Hands-On Preview: LittleBigPlanet

One of the most popular games among the Ripten E3 crew (check out our last day of E3 podcast) has to be Sony’s LittleBigPlanet. Honestly,...