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PSP Review - 'Smart Bomb'

by Reldan on July 3, 2005 @ 12:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Smart Bomb is an intense, adrenaline pumping, explosive experience for the PSP handheld! As a member of the Bomb Disposal Unit (B.D.U.), you are tasked with diffusing a highly intricate series of bombs which have been planted in various locations around the world. With over 150 different 3D puzzles, Smart Bomb will test your concentration, wit, and problem solving skills.

Xbox Review - 'Madagascar'

by Jordan Van Nest on July 2, 2005 @ 2:10 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

At New York's Central Park Zoo, a lion, a zebra, a giraffe, and a hippo are best friends and stars of the show. But when one of the animals goes missing from their cage, the other three break free to look for him, only to find themselves reunited ... on a ship en route to the island of Madagascar. When their vessel capsizes off the coast, however, the friends, who have all been raised in captivity, learn first-hand what life can be like in the wild.

PS2 Review - 'Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana'

by John Curtis on July 1, 2005 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Have you been wanting a bit of humor in your RPGs lately? Look no farther than Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana. Featuring a light-hearted storyline, charming characters, and a complex gameplay engine, Atelier Iris is a gaming experience that's both retro and refreshingly unique. With its alchemy system, you'll do everything from summoning meteors to refining bread recipes.

PSP Review - 'NFL Street 2 Unleashed'

by David Wanaselja on June 30, 2005 @ 12:19 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

NFL players are free from their real-world constraints to dominate the streets one stylin' move and one field at a time. Raise your game to the limits with up-the-wall passes, off-the-wall catches, and highlight-reel wall jukes that are sure to solidify your place as football's greatest urban legend.

Xbox Review - 'Batman Begins'

by Jordan Van Nest on June 30, 2005 @ 12:04 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Batman Begins explores the origins of the Batman legend and the Dark Knight's emergence as a force for good in Gotham. Gamers will play as both Bruce Wayne and his alter-ego, Batman, hunting evil-doers from the shadows, using strength, intellect and an array of high tech gadgets to fight the sinister forces that threaten the city.

PS2 Review - 'Samurai Western'

by Agustin on June 29, 2005 @ 12:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Samurai Western is an action-packed adventure game developed by Spike, the creators of the original Tenchu and The Way of the Samurai series. Featuring improved graphics and a multitude of gameplay additions such as a First Person Mode, an Insane difficulty level, and Bushido Sense, Samurai Western will tar and feather all but the most experienced gamers.

PC Review - 'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on June 28, 2005 @ 1:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Five years ago Carl Johnson escaped from the pressures of life in Los Santos, San Andreas...a city tearing itself apart with gang trouble, drugs and corruption. On his return to the neighborhood, a couple of corrupt cops frame him for homicide. CJ is forced on a journey that takes him across the entire state of San Andreas, to save his family and to take control of the streets.

Xbox Review - 'Conker: Live and Reloaded'

by Tim "The Rabbit" Mithee on June 27, 2005 @ 12:43 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

'Conker: Live and Reloaded' features intense deathmatch and campaign storyline modes via Xbox Live and system link, players can compete as one of six combat specialists across multi-mission campaigns covering Old War and Future War. Also included is the critically acclaimed single-player game, "Conker's Bad Fur Day," completely recreated for the Xbox with stunning graphics and unparalleled attitude.

Xbox Review - 'Medal of Honor European Assault'

by David Wanaselja on June 26, 2005 @ 1:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Europe 1942. These are desperate hours for Allied forces as the Nazi war machine rages across a devastated European landscape. You are US Army Lieutenant William Holt, hand-picked by William “Wild Bill” Donovan to be the first field agent of the newly formed Office of Strategic ServicesĀ­the OSS. Medal of Honor European Assault makes you the driving force in the struggle to liberate Europe.

PS2 Review - 'In the Groove'

by Hank on June 25, 2005 @ 6:30 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In the Groove is an interactive dance video game that combines music, video, and a dance pad controller. Players spin, swivel, slide, and dance their way to earning points instead of just moving a game controller. In the Groove features exclusive, never before seen features like arrow modifiers that make the game arrows spin, change speeds, boomerang, and move in 3D along with over 40 other amazing effects that create additional challenges and endless customization for dance game fans.

PS2 Review - 'Enthusia Professional Racing'

by Kris Graft on June 24, 2005 @ 1:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Get behind the wheel and experience the sensation of racing actual cars. As in the real world, Enthusia emphasizes pure driving skills and ensures that winning is a result of ability rather than how much money has been spent tuning a car. Maintaining a subtle balance between the power of the car and the driver’s skill, Enthusia promises to deliver the ultimate driving experience for racing fans of all abilities.

PS2 Review - 'Rugby 2005'

by Thomas Leaf on June 21, 2005 @ 12:09 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

EA Sports' Rugby 2005 incorporates all the major Rugby teams, players, and tournaments, including the Tri-Nations, Super 12 and many more authentic and prestigious events from the world of Rugby.

Xbox Review - 'Close Combat: First to Fight'

by Evan Kaigle on June 20, 2005 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Lead a four-man fireteam of US Marines through the perils of modern urban combat in a Middle-Eastern urban battleground. This is an action-oriented, first-person 3D shooter that is being developed under the direction of the US Marine Corps as a training simulation for use by the Marine Corps.

PC Review - 'Settlers: Heritage Of Kings'

by Angus Cormack on June 19, 2005 @ 1:53 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The latest Settlers game takes the franchise and pushes it to the next level. Fans will enjoy fully animated 3D technology and enhanced gameplay features, but still be able to relive the experience that makes the Settlers series such a big hit. The game will take the player to a medieval setting, to re-conquer the kingdom currently under the domination of an evil tyrant.

PC Review - 'Kao the Kangaroo: Round 2'

by Gordy Wheeler on June 18, 2005 @ 3:51 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In Kao 2, there are fighting techniques to master, from boomerang throwing to devastating tail attacks, and over 30 challenging enemies to overcome. You have to rescue all the animals that have been captured by an evil hunter and his wicked henchmen. So grab your boxing gloves and get ready for action!

Xbox Review - 'Raze's Hell'

by Inexhist on June 17, 2005 @ 1:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Raze's Hell is a darkly comic third-person shooter set in a fantasy world overrun by fiendishly cute creatures, Raze's Hell follows the exploits of Raze, a monstrous anti-hero who takes a no-holds-barred approach to stopping an onslaught of adorable characters and restore his planet to its naturally ugly state.

GBA Review - 'Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones'

by Thomas Wilde on June 16, 2005 @ 1:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

For generations, the nations of Magvel have lived in perfect peace. Now, defying all reason, the Grado Empire has invaded neighboring Renais. Twin heirs to the throne of Renais, Eirika and Ephraim, fight to free their kingdom and uncover the secret behind their former ally's treachery.

PC Review - 'Dangerous Waters'

by David Wanaselja on June 15, 2005 @ 12:52 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Dangerous Waters allows the player total control over multiple air, surface and subsurface platforms in a modern-day naval environment. The game shipped with dozens of single player missions and a full campaign, as well as a powerful full-featured mission editor.

PS2 Review - 'Metal Slug 4 & 5'

by Evan Kaigle on June 14, 2005 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Metal Slug 4 & 5 was released as a bundle pack this summer, giving you twice the action, and twice the fun. Help stop the distribution of a computer virus that threatens the world's militaries, and recover Metal Slug secrets and destroy a paramilitary syndicate!

PC Review - 'Still Life'

by Judy on June 13, 2005 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Still Life lets you play the role of FBI agent Victoria McPherson. Situated in Chicago, you are on the heels of a serial killer, much like your grandfather did 80 years earlier in Prague (Microids' Post Mortem). By means of flashbacks and timewarps, you will travel to locations like Eastern Europe to interrogate suspects, or North America, to scrutinize dead bodies.