This week brings you more games than ever before. First up, and I offer our impressions from a violent barrage of multiplayer sessions with developer Red Storm and Ubisoft. After the beating we took, they treated The 1UP Show (and you) to a first look at a brand-new map you won't see anywhere else -- "Hydrodam."

Many of you might know by now that 1UP Executive Editor has a not-so-secret love of Japanese game tapes. He got us excited about one that didn't get lost in translation -- Mielke learns that 1UP Editor doesn't need much encouragement to enjoy a game that asks you to use bazookas to destroy giant ants that are attacking Tokyo. Would you?

Giant bugs not your bag of apples? How about an exclusive peek at, the upcoming expansion to the award-winning, best-selling RPG The Elder Scrolls IV Oblivion? I sat down with fellow Oblivion-maniac to ask the one guy in the office who's played the new content, 1UP Managing Editor, what's going down in the land of Cyrodiil.

So, we've been keeping a secret and it hasn't been easy's Executive Editor teased the reveal of a brand-new PSP game a few weeks ago on, but we weren't able to talk about it...until now. That game? We have an exclusive peek at a couple of levels with our resident Castlevania experts Shane and 1UP's Features Editor

We end this week on a celestial note. 1UP's Previews Editor is a self-proclaimed super-fan. So, when we got a demo disk for in the office, he was hot to play it. EGM's Previews Editor and our own sit down to share their feelings about Kratos' fall from Heaven and his violent tendencies.

All of this, plus a dramatic showdown between Mielke and Bettenhausen before the Office Tournament of Champions(ish). You'll have to wait until Feb 16. for the startling conclusion to that story line, though -- next week we'll be at the D.I.C.E. conference, so no episode.

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