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Xbox Review - 'Hitman: Contracts'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 26, 2004 @ 3:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Hitman: Contracts delivers more action-packed and suspense-filled missions, with a greater variety of ways to make the perfect kill and an increased arsenal of firearms and close-combat weapons. A new graphics engine showcases your 'work' in brutal detail and brings the new locations to life. An improved control system and more gradual learning curve will ensure that the game is accessible to all aspiring hitmen.

Xbox Review - 'Full Spectrum Warrior'

by Corey Owen on June 23, 2004 @ 2:02 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Full Spectrum Warrior is based on a light infantry-training simulator designed by Pandemic Studios for the U.S. Army as a tool to reinforce Army doctrine and squad tactics amongst troops. Full Spectrum Warrior is a squad-based, tactical-action game that delivers the experience of squad level command in the heat of battle.

Xbox Review - 'MTV Music Generator 3'

by Paul Reith on June 22, 2004 @ 1:24 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

MTV Music Generator 3 lets you generate original music tracks and remix some of the biggest hip-hop, rap and dance tracks on the fly. Bring some of your favourite artists together combining samples from different songs and take them head-to-head in a unique remixed track. Snoop Dogg, OutKast, Sean Paul, Carl Cox and more headline Codemasters' MTV Music Generator 3.

PC Review - 'Horizons'

by Mark Crump on June 21, 2004 @ 2:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Horizons, an online epic adventure, is based in the massively multiplayer fantasy world, Istaria. A world of legend and lore filled with humans, fiends, dragons and many other traditional fantasy roles, Horizons allows thousands of players to adventure together in the civilized and untamed regions of the world.

Xbox Review - 'Future Tactics: The Uprising'

by Agustin on June 20, 2004 @ 12:59 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Viewed from a third person perspective players must take turns using the available time, energy and weapons to defeat the enemy. With unique line of sight AI and fully destructible environments no two games are ever the same. Add to this a team of characters each with different skills and you get a game of infinite possibilities and compulsive playablity.

PS2 Review - 'Strike Force Bowling'

by Agustin on June 18, 2004 @ 12:27 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Strike Force Bowling is the state-of-the-art in videogame bowling, featuring the most authentic real-time pin physics ever created. Straightforward arcade-style control and multi-player performance for up to four players make Strike Force Bowling a great family or party game that anyone can pick up and play. But, the fun doesn't stop there. Strike Force Bowling also offers six modes of play, eight lane environments and a host of other features designed to make this virtual bowling experience second to none.

Xbox Review - ' The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay'

by Corey Owen on June 17, 2004 @ 1:22 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Set before the events of both Universal Pictures' upcoming summer release, The Chronicles of Riddick, starring Vin Diesel, and the 2000 breakout hit Pitch Black, which first introduced Diesel as enigmatic anti-hero Riddick, the game tells the story of Riddick's dramatic escape from the previously inescapable triple max security slam Butcher Bay, home to the most violent prisoners in the universe.

Xbox Review - 'Metal Slug 3'

by Geson Hatchett on June 17, 2004 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In addition to everything that made the arcade original a worldwide hit, the Xbox version of METAL SLUG 3 will have some brand new features and original missions accessible once you've cleared certain conditions. Players can choose from over 10 new slug vehicles exclusive to METAL SLUG 3, including the Slug Copter and the very unusual Elephant Slug, which comes complete with a trunk-spray weapon.

PC Review - 'Beyond Divinity'

by Ben Zackheim on June 17, 2004 @ 12:41 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Beyond Divinity is Larian Studios’ new role playing game set in the award-winning Divinity universe. In Beyond Divinity, you become soul-forged with a Death Knight. Your fate is to spend the rest of eternity bonded to this creature of evil, unless you can undo this curse. You and your unlikely companion embark on a great adventure to unlock the secret of riftrunning... your only answer to this life of darkness!

PC/Xbox Review - 'Thief: Deadly Shadows'

by Thomas Wilde on June 15, 2004 @ 2:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Once again, Garrett finds himself without allies, standing alone between the City and the forces that would crush it. Will his skills be enough to save the dying City? Can he survive betrayal, assassins, and war in the labyrinthine city streets? Will he destroy or be destroyed by the evil he awoke? And finally, what must he do to get what he wants most of all: to be left alone plying his trade as the City’s greatest… Thief?

PC Review - 'TrackMania'

by Justin on June 14, 2004 @ 12:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Brand new concept, TrackMania drags the player in a funny universe of track building and driving. For the first time, the player has to build his track before racing. Will he find the right way to do the best time ? He has to collect all the blocks of the Trackmania set, a truly virtual construction game enabling the creation of increasingly larger and higher tracks with a capacity exceeding 2000 blocks!

PS2 Review - 'Shrek 2'

by Hank on June 13, 2004 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Shrek 2 takes players on a wild adventure with Shrek and his buddies. Gamers revisit key scenes from the movie sequel while discovering all-new locations and characters. Shrek2: The Game combines squad-based action with traditional action-adventure elements. Players can control a team of four and play as Shrek or any of his seven friends, switching between each to best utilize the character's unique abilities to solve puzzles, fight monsters and complete dangerous and thrilling adventures.

PC Review - 'Cold War Conflicts'

by Thomas Leaf on June 11, 2004 @ 12:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

'Cold War Conflicts' is a real-time strategy game set in the historical period of the Cold War era from 1950 to 1973. In four campaigns you take control of the military forces of eight different nations. Some of the campaigns are non-linear which means that success or failure in some missions’ results in a different starting point and strength of military forces in the following mission.

PC Review - 'Singles - Flirt Up Your Life'

by ToAstA on June 7, 2004 @ 1:49 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The goal in Singles - Flirt Up Your Life is to develop a relationship between Mike and Linda, which is only possible if both are happy. What kind of relationship it becomes is up to the player, there are five different aspects: Romance, Friendship, Sex, Fun and also Trouble - not doing the housework WILL cause friction! A positive relationship between the couple will start from friendship, moving to flirting, intimacy and finally 'erotic' actions!! BEWARE: Adult content ahead!

GBA Review - 'River City Ransom EX'

by Tony "OUberLord" Mitera on June 6, 2004 @ 2:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

River City Ransom (RCR) is an exciting fighting game where you take the role of a High School student whose school and town has been taken over by punks. You roam the town fighting the various gangs and bosses who stand in your way. You do, however, have the entire town at your disposal—meaning you can shop at any of the various outdoor malls and buy food to increase your abilities and new techniques to enhance your fighting arsenal.

Xbox Review - 'Strike Force Bowling'

by John Curtis on June 6, 2004 @ 1:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Strike Force Bowling is the state-of-the-art in videogame bowling, featuring the most authentic real-time pin physics ever created. Straightforward arcade-style control and multi-player performance for up to four players make Strike Force Bowling a great family or party game that anyone can pick up and play. But, the fun doesn't stop there. Strike Force Bowling also offers six modes of play, eight lane environments and a host of other features designed to make this virtual bowling experience second to none.

Hardware Review - 'FPS Master'

by Thomas Wilde on June 5, 2004 @ 1:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Designed specifically for Next-Gen First Person Shooter games, the FPS gives you unparalleled control. Featuring symmetrical left and right analog sticks, rubber grips, easily programmable buttons, and ergonomic shape, the FPS gives gamers what they want most: more control and comfort. Works with all Xbox games.

PS2 Review - 'Samurai Warriors'

by Hank on June 4, 2004 @ 1:12 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Samurai Warriors takes the techniques and expertise gained during the production of the award-winning Dynasty Warriors series and combines it with new energy to create the next evolution of Tactical Action games. For the first time players will enter the world of ancient Japan to fight in both historical and fictional battles.

PC Review - 'The Alamo'

by Justin on June 4, 2004 @ 12:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The Mexican Government has stripped Texas of its independent status and banned further immigration, effectively making legal immigrants illegal immigrants. After parlaying the Mexican Government, Stephen Austin is arrested and thrown into jail on suspicion of inciting a rebellion. Upon his release, he declares “war is our only recourse…”. Texan volunteers must come to arms and defend the Alamo against a Mexican invasion in an effort to achieve independence from Mexico.

PS2 Review - 'Transformers'

by Agustin on June 3, 2004 @ 12:45 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The year is 2010 and the war for supremacy between the Autobots and Decepticons continues. On Earth, a group of kids find a Transformer ship that crash landed long before the dawn of mankind. Accidentally, they activate the ship's long-dormant cargo of Mini-cons, not knowing that the Autobots and Decepticons once schemed to keep this ship and its payload from ever being found.