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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.

PS2 Review - 'UEFA EURO 2004'

by Hank on May 30, 2004 @ 2:35 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

In EURO 2004 mode players can play as any of the 51 European nations. Players can arrange and play friendly matches against other nations or play through the tournament going from qualifying, to playoffs and into the finals. In addition to tracking injuries and suspensions, a new dynamic morale system will track players' morale, which will fluctuate based on individual and team performances and affect player abilities on the field.

PS2 Review - 'Onimusha 3: Demon Siege'

by Hank on May 29, 2004 @ 1:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

The year is 2004 and Jean Reno as Jacques Blanc is the man who has arrived. A peaceful French city is suddenly attacked by demons. In the blink of an eye, the city is transformed into a nightmarish nest of Genma demons who are slaughtering civilians and soldiers one by one. Within this nightmare, appears one man, a man who stands up against the Geman demons.

PS2 Review - 'La Pucelle: Tactics'

by Hank on May 28, 2004 @ 1:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

La Pucelle: Tactics is a tale of betrayal and double cross, monsters in human form and humans in monster form, set in an alternate medieval Europe. The unlikely hero is a smart mouthed and undisciplined sixteen year old who just passed her exorcism exams and her comrades in La Pucelle, a demon hunting squad.

PS2 Review - 'Van Helsing'

by Agustin on May 28, 2004 @ 1:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Van Helsing, the third-person action game, transports players to a new world of fantastical reality set in 19th century Transylvania - home to the legendary Dracula, Frankenstein's Monster and the Wolf Man. As the renowned monster hunter Van Helsing, players must hunt down and destroy the evil that inhabits these ancient lands before darkness engulfs the world.

Hardware Review - 'Game Boy Advance SP Game Changer'

by Thomas Wilde on May 28, 2004 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Radiks Game Boy Advance SP Game Changer is one of those products that, at first blush, you wonder why it was invented. The Game Changer is sort of like a CD turntable for your Game Boy Advance SP. You can plug the SP into it, and up to three games, allowing you to switch between those games with a switch on the side of the unit. We recently had a chance to check one out, read more to find out the final verdict ...

PS2 Review - 'Bombastic'

by Hank on May 25, 2004 @ 2:21 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Prepare yourself for the most frenzied and explosive puzzle experience that will leave you gasping for air. Bombastic puts you in control of a veritable minefield of explosive, moving dice. Roll the dice around the field to link them in like combinations. Once they connect, the dice are detonated and will explode.

Xbox Review - 'Red Dead Revolver'

by Agustin on May 24, 2004 @ 2:48 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Red’s family is slaughtered before his eyes, his mother burned, his father shot down. Red has only revenge on his mind. Red Dead Revolver is a blazing third person gun slinging action game, fueled by a revenge driven storyline punctuated with humor. The arcade style gameplay blends seamlessly with the elements of the Wild West era. Full motion capture cutscenes fuel the cinematic ambition of the game.

PC Review - 'Pax Romana'

by ToAstA on May 24, 2004 @ 2:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Pax Romana is an historical strategy game set in ancient Rome, designed by the creators of Europa Universalis. There are two sides to this epic game – political and strategic. The strategic side is very much a battle of cunning and well-planned military tactics, whereas the political side involves the manipulation of senators and generals alike, as politicians seek to gain military and financial power.

PC Review - 'True Crime: Streets of L.A.'

by Mark Crump on May 23, 2004 @ 1:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

True Crime: Streets of L.A. for the PC thrusts players into the role of rogue Elite Operations Division operative Nick Kang, a no-holds-barred badass, whose brutal reputation and lethal skills have landed him the nasty task of taking down the Chinese Triad and Russian Mafia cartel that have turned Los Angeles into a war zone. The PC version takes the driving, fighting and shooting action online with all-new multiplayer features, as well as new weapons and unlockable characters.

Xbox Review - 'Shrek 2'

by Geson Hatchett on May 21, 2004 @ 1:59 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. Shrek2TM: 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 - 'Battle for Troy'

by Justin on May 20, 2004 @ 1:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Paris, King of Troy, has stolen the heart and soul of Helen, Queen of Sparta. Feel the wrath and fury of a king betrayed as Menelaus rages to return his queen. Now two great legions stand poised on the brink of war. May the Gods be with you as you choose sides in an alliance that will soon drown the city of Troy in a sea of blood, all for the love of a woman.

PS2 Review - 'Red Dead Revolver'

by Alanix on May 19, 2004 @ 2:26 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Red’s family is slaughtered before his eyes, his mother burned, his father shot down. Red has only revenge on his mind. Red Dead Revolver is a blazing third person gun slinging action game, fueled by a revenge driven storyline punctuated with humor. The arcade style gameplay blends seamlessly with the elements of the Wild West era. Full motion capture cutscenes fuel the cinematic ambition of the game.

PC Review - 'Kill.Switch'

by Thomas Leaf on May 18, 2004 @ 2:39 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

kill.switch is an innovative military shooter game that emphasizes realistic cover tactics and awesome firepower for the ultimate experience in combat gaming. Featuring the unique Offensive Cover System and utilizing the Blindfire combat mechanic, kill.switch demands the use of modern warfare tactics, forcing players to utilize surrounding environments and quickly adjust on-the-fly through each intense and challenging mission.

PS2 Review - 'UFC: Sudden Impact'

by Agustin on May 17, 2004 @ 4:31 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Authentic fighting action is coming back to PlayStation 2 with UFC: Sudden Impact. This mixed martial arts fighter brings with it more realistic damage models than ever before, with lifelike bruises and cuts. Fighters can be created from scratch in the greatly enhanced Story Mode, while the Tournament Mode allows for up to eight human and/or computer controlled fighters to compete in elimination matches.

Xbox Review - 'Manhunt'

by Corey Owen on May 16, 2004 @ 1:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

America is full of run down, broken rust-belt towns where nobody cares and anything goes. In Carcer City, nothing matters anymore and all that's left are cheap thrills. The ultimate rush is the power to grant life and take it away, for sport. This time James Earl Cash, you are the sport. They gave you your life back. Now, they are going to hunt you down.

PC Review - 'The Egyptian Prophecy'

by Ben Zackheim on May 10, 2004 @ 2:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

'The Egyptian Prophecy' is a first person adventure has an easy to use point-and-click interface with high quality cinematics, and integrated 3D real-time puzzles. Ramses is doomed by what appears to be an evil curse surrounding this pact. His fate lies in the hands of one… Maia, a beautiful young sorceress favoured by the gods. If she fails to uncover the mystery, Ramses will die, and with him Egypt shall fall.

Xbox Review - 'All-Star Baseball 2005'

by Eric on May 9, 2004 @ 1:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

All-Star Baseball 2005 is the most realistic baseball simulation that’s easier and more fun to play. All-Star Baseball 2005 is packed with exclusive feature innovations and online head-to-head play plus the deepest franchise mode of any baseball video game.