Take your Sims to an online world where you get to be yourself or whoever you want to be. In this world you have your own piece of land to do with as you please. Create a house, coffee bar, dance club, museum, or whatever you can imagine. Explore the neighborhoods around you and meet scores of Sims along the way. Build a network of friends to enhance your power, wealth, reputation and social standing. Be a peacemaker or pest, a recluse or rabble-rouser. In this open-ended, online world, you choose your role, your attitude and your destiny.
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Massively Multiplayer Gaming takes on a new face in PlanetSide, where thousands of players wage war in a battle of planetary proportions. A newly designed 3D engine drives PlanetSide's first-person player-to-player combat and vehicular warfare across ten continents. The stage has been set, the battle lines have been drawn, and orbital drop pods are ready to deploy you PlanetSide. Ready for combat we joined the hundreds of others troops for online war, read more to find out if our mission was successful or not ...
by The Cookie Snatcher on July 8, 2003 @ 11:39 p.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
In 'Sonic Advance 2,' Dr. Eggman is up to his old tricks again, and the world's fastest hedgehog must put a stop to it. Sonic, Tails and Knuckles are back with new character Cream the Rabbit, racing through new environments and battling new foes. Sonic is always good for some fun times, but is it as good on the GBA? Read more and find out!
In a time long ago the whole world was ruled by the Empire Of Magic. There lived many mages and the most powerful amogst them held the power in his hands. One day however his fate fullfilled. Mayhem and terror took control over the land as everyone was fighting for power. Read more to find out wether the game is magical .. or not ...
A century has passed since the Iridion Empire was defeated. Humans have populated the old Iridion galaxy giving mankind freedom and peace. Suddenly, all communications with the human outposts are lost. The Iridions are back! Planet Earth is too far away to offer help. The only chance? A lone powerful spaceship. . . Yours!
by Chad Ballew on July 7, 2003 @ 12:14 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Disciples II: Guardians of the Light is a stand-alone expansion that lets you dive into the fantastical world of Disciples II as either the Empire or the Mountain Clans. Read more to find out how our visit to the fantastical realm of turn-based-strategy went ...
With a virtual treasure chest of awards and accolades to its credit, Bioware’s 2002 role playing magnum opus Neverwinter Nights finally gets its first expansion pack, complete with a brand new, original module, new tile sets, prestige classes, and several new monsters. But does the new addition enhance an already great game, or simply deliver more of the same? Read more to find out for yourself.
MotoGP 2 offers eight different racing modes including: stunt, GP, time trial, training challenges, tag, live, multi-player & single race, customizable bikes and all of the riders from the real 2002 MotoGP class. Players can create custom riders and race them online with up to 16 riders on one track during a single race. All sounds delicious so it was time to take it to the tracks and put this puppy to the test!
Since his creation by Stan Lee in 1962, the Hulk has become one of Marvel’s most well known and popular characters around the world. Expanding from his comic-book origins, the Hulk has been seen in video games, books, TV and countless other media. Throughout gaming history, there have been a lot of attempts at movie tie-ins with video games. Unfortunately, where the movie usually does well, the game does not. So how does this latest blockbuster move fare? Read on, and find out.
by Thomas Wilde on July 2, 2003 @ 12:46 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Resident Evil: Dead Aim sees search and pursuit team agent, Bruce McGivern spearheading a shady anti-Umbrella organization’s attempt to infiltrate and investigate a gigantic sea-cruiser as it makes its way across the Atlantic. Bruce McGivern is a brand new character to the Resident Evil series and along with his mysterious female partner must battle against the hoards of relentless zombies that confront them for the first time.
Rocko’s Quest is a fun-filled 3D action adventure game where you are Rocko, a big man of few words and even fewer thoughts, with a heart of gold. Rocko’s girlfriend has been kidnapped from right under his nose, and he is on a mission to get her back safely and rid the world of all the ugly creatures. Even though Rocko may have a big heart, his brain is the size of a pea so you’ll have to do all the thinking for him! Read more to find out whether the game is worth more than a pea ...
by The Cookie Snatcher on June 30, 2003 @ 12:16 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Conflict: Desert Storm is a third-person squad combat game that has unprecedented realism and depth and is a careful balance of fast-paced action, stealth and tactical warfare. A year after the other platforms, the war is finally coming to the Gamecube. Was it worth the wait? Read more and find out!
by Thomas Wilde on June 28, 2003 @ 2:11 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Tetris Worlds places the player in a universe where Tetris is played in different ways on six different planets. Test your Tetris skills in the most popular versions of Tetris, or the latest cutting-edge variations, such as Hot-Line Tetris, Cascade Tetris and Fusion Tetris. Tetris on the Xbox, there is only so much to say, after all it IS (only) Tetris ..
At the end of World War I, a group of Nazi war criminals fled to South America. There, they heard rumors of strange creatures in the area … and what they uncovered promised to give them the ability to reclaim their intended glory. For almost 20 years, they have developed an immense facility near the coast of Argentina to excavate an ancient temple containing horrific powers.
It will take nerves of steel and lightning fast reflexes to make your way through these crowded streets. Introducing Speed Kings, the full-on adrenaline rush of street motorcycle racing, right in your living room. It’s a mixture of Burnout meets Road Rash that will have players weaving through traffic, pulling off insane stunts, running from police and racing to the finish line. Do you have what it takes to be a Speed King? Does the GAME have what it takes? Read more and find out!
Blitzkrieg is a breathtaking RTS game set during the Second World War. Similar to Sudden Strike, the gamer commands Allied, Russian or German troops. 3D surroundings and 3D units offer brand new tactical possibilities. From the historical point of view, this RTS game is even more accurate than Sudden Strike. With its generated missions and adaptive degree of difficulty, it has everything a war gamer could possibly wish for. Sudden Strike is a lot to live up to, so read more and find out if Blitzkrieg is up to the challenge...
by The Cookie Snatcher on June 23, 2003 @ 12:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Troubled scientist Bruce Banner and his enraged alter ego, Hulk, battle against the terrifying forces of the Leader - a gamma villain intent on using the Hulk’s gamma energy to unleash a relentless army of gamma creatures on the world.
by Thomas Wilde on June 22, 2003 @ 1:38 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews
Radical Tactics Experts, who evolved out of the military's special forces, are the smartest and toughest members of the armed services, uniquely known for their strategic thinking, adaptability, and pure military muscle. Individuals from this elite unit are trained for insertion into undefined combat situations where even a small team is too large and unwieldy. In RTX Red Rock players immerse themselves into the role of Wheeler, who engages in fierce tactical combat, investigates mysterious, foreboding environments, and solves challenging puzzles to reclaim the Red Rock colony on Mars.
When it comes to racing games, the Xbox seems to have all bases covered. It launched with the excellent, original Project Gotham Racing, which took street racing to heights previously unseen. Then there was the strangely fun Rallisport Challenge, featuring an arcadey feel mixed with a fair amount of physics. Then THQ's excellent motorcycling simulation, MotoGP, hit the bullseye on gameplay and also started up an online community, being the first racer playable on Xbox Live. And just earlier this year, we saw the excellent Burnout 2. Now, Midnight Club II attempts to join the ranks of the best racing titles.
Stake boasts a deep action combat experience, intriguing characters and superior graphics. This game represents the essential elements of a fighting game but goes beyond that with multiple power-up weapons, lots of collectable items, insane combo attacks, special tricks, secret characters, inspiring graphics, 3-D isometric camera views, exciting locations and multiple multi-player modes. Sound like it could be good!? Read more and find out if it actually IS.
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