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GameTrailers Reveals the 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2008

Capcom's Resident Evil 5, Konami's Metal Gear Solid 4 and
> Bethesda Softwork's Fallout 3 Cap Off the List
> WHAT:
> GameTrailers (GT), the reigning video destination for gamers, announced today
> the
> Top Ten Most Anticipated Games of 2008. The GT editorial department poured
> over
> hundreds of upcoming releases and selected the superlative ten based upon
> time spent
> with the game at media gatherings as well as the reputations of a given
> series.
> To honor the ten chosen games, GT has debuted all-new videos that showcase
> gameplay
> highlights and editorial commentary on the merits of each -- viewable now at
> GameTrailers.com
>
> "We thought it would be difficult to top 2007, but after examining all of
> 2008's
> upcoming releases, we were surprised to find that this year could end up
> having
> just as strong a line-up of games as last year," said Shane Satterfield,
> Editor
> in Chief of GameTrailers. "With all three consoles hitting their stride,
> the quality
> and quantity of software will be incredible, and narrowing down the choices
> to just
> ten was no t an easy task."
> Without further ado, the most anticipated games of 2008 are:
> 10. Super Smash Bros. Brawl
> - A dozen new characters, including Solid Snake, Sonic and Olimar as well as
> online
> play, expanded single player and co-op modes and a stage builder puts this
> highly
> anticipated game on the list
> 9. Ninja Gaiden 2
> - Blood, blood and more blood is included in this Xbox 360 exclusive sequel
> where
> lopping off limbs modifies enemy behavior resulting in dynamic and dangerous
> combat
> situations that will test gamers ninja reflexes like never before
> 8. Prototype
> - All the action takes place in a war torn New York City where infected
> mutants
> and the military are vying for control, providing a perfect backdrop for
> gameplay
> chaos
> 7. Grand Theft Auto IV
> - The latest GTA touts new cover systems, transportation methods,
> communication
> tools in a spit-polished Liberty City
> 6. LittleBigPlanet
> - The big draw for this highly anticipated title is that gamers can easily
> create
> their own objects and levels to share with their PSN friends
> 5. StarCraft II
> - The game, in production since 2003, will boast new units, a new non-linear
> story
> campaign and a glossy new 3D veneer powered by the Havoc physics engine
> 4. Final Fantasy XIII
> - Not much is known about this highly anticipated sequel but gamers can look
> forward
> to an intricate narrative, fantastic characters and a new combat system upon
> its
> release
> 3. Fallout 3
> - Fallout returns, and it's packing mushroom clouds and other amazing
> features,
> like having your father generated based on your character's features
> 2. Metal Gear Solid 4
> - Sure to be a fan favorite for its stellar production values, the series'
> stealth-action
> gameplay as well as an intriguing plot rife with mystery and monkeys
> 1. Resident Evil 5
> - Topping the list at number one, the horror title Resident Evil 5 is sure to
> capitalize
> on the excellence of its predecessor with outstanding weapon upgrades,
> headshots
> and a creepier story line
> WHEN:
> AVAILABLE NOW - Thursday, February 21
> WHERE:
> [HD]http://www.gametrailers.com/player/30915.html
>
> [SD]http://www.gametrailers.com/player/30916.html
>
> About GameTrailers
> GameTrailers (GT) is the premier video destination for gaming entertainment
> and
> information. GT delivers timely, high-resolution broadband video content for
> gamers
> including original shows, video reviews, game trailers and comprehensive
> video coverage
> of gaming events from around the world. GT also has a robust community that
> features
> user-generated content, a community marketplace and a variety of
> communication tools
> so gamers can talk to friends and share media such as fan movies, machinima
> and
> daily blogs. GT has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York and
> is a
> division of Viacom Inc.'s (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B) MTV Networks Entertainment
> Group.

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